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Pollard Superlite track machine 1959

Owned by: Bill Corbett

Pollard 1

Frame Pollard Superlite track frame No. 59-3064  022(2)E38;  seat tube 24"; wheelbase 39"; Reynolds 531 DB tubing with Nervex professional lugs;
Wheels Harden huds with Ambrosio sprint rims - spokes tied and soldered
Chainset Williams
Pedals (not fitted)
Gears Single-speed fixed
Brakes N/A
Stem/Bars Cinelli steel track - dropped - Vinelli steel track bars
Saddle Nitor
Extra details I found this Frame/Fork hanging in a bike shop in Canada. I had to have it because of the Nervex lugs.  It was also in its original paint which was hard to resist. It has never been restored, just well taken care of.  It is a pure Track machine as it is not drilled for brakes.

Head showing track fork rake and Professional lugs
Pollard 3
Fork crown - undrilled in true track style

Pollard 4
Rear-facing track ends
Pollard 5
Harden hubs and tied and soldered spokes