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Pennine Richmond - 1964

Owned by: Patricia Killiard

PK Pennine 1 RB


Frame 1964 19” ‘Richmond’ road frame; No 64041 with 21” top tube; 16 ¾” chainstays; braze-on cable eyes top tube, pump pegs (19”) down tube and fork lamp boss; Agrati front and rear ends; 6 ½” band on seat tube; 5 ½” band on down tube. The Richmond frame has the more commonly used 72' parallel angles and the Reynolds 531 butted tubing is linked: with elaborately cut Prugnat lugs. Drop-outs and brazed-on fittings are to choice. With Benelux or Agrati plain fork ends the Richmond frame set costs £13 15s., but Campagnolo ends are 15s. extra.
Wheels Fiamme sprint rims on Airlite LF G/F hubs 40/32 with 15/17 spokes
Chainset Stronglight alloy cotterless cranks with TA double rings 40/34
Pedals Campagnolo quill
Gears Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear changer with 14-28 sprockets. Campagnolo Front changer.  Simplex Retrofriction down tube levers - a combination used by many road racers
Brakes Universal stirrups with Weinmann levers and rubber hoods
Stem/Bars Short lapped steel stem with Maes alloy bars
Headset Stronglight
Saddle Lycett Swallow
Extra details This machine has been built with low gears for use on hilly rides.  It was faithfully restored by Chris Marshall who had worked for Pennine in the past.  There is a page on Whitaker and Mapplebeck (became Pennine in 50s) under 'Classic Frame Builders'. 

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Detail shots of lugs with lining around top of lug, a Pennine trademark. Also topeye decoration which was done by
Johnnie Mapplebeck's wife for favoured customers