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Jack Taylor - curved seat tube - 1974

Submitted by Sean Flores

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Frame
 Jack Taylor 'curved seat tube' frame no. 6710 - 1974; seat tube 53cm c-c, top tube 56cm c-c, chainstays 38cm; paint is completely original.
Wheels
Hi E Hi/Lo wheelset laced radial front/radial non drive and 3x drive rear to Super Champion Arc en Ciel rims. Hi E ti QR on front, Zeus QR rear with Vittoria Pro 19 Tubulars
Chainset Stronglight 49D cranks to 58T T.A. chainwheel on 0riginal Style Phil Wood BB with Alloy Cups. Sedispot Chain
Pedals Bob Reedy/Weyless Pedals, Galli Clips, Universal Straps
Gears  Huret Jubilee RD 6-speed with Simplex retrofriction band on single sided shifter with REG cover
Brakes CLB Pro Brakes and Levers
Stem/Bars 3ttt Adjustable stem with 3ttt Giomondi SL bars.
Saddle Selle Italia SL custom drilled saddle with Weyless setpost customized to get the correct angle created by the curved tube
Extra details Terry watch clip and Stopwatch. Wanted to build this without any Campy, just for kicks. Most of the parts are period correct within one or two years max, with the exception of the Alloy Machismo freewheel (still looking for an Everest or Zeus).
Frame bought three years ago from Chuck Schmidt at Pacific Coast Cycles.

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3T adjustable stem, stop watch and Terry clip

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Hi E Hi/Lo rear hub with radial spoking on non-drive side

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Selle Italia SL custom drilled saddle