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Jack Taylor 'Clubman' - 1974



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Frame
Jack Taylor Clubman - 1974 frame no. 6769;  seat tube 22½"(57) CTC
23"(59) CTT, wheelbase 41¾" (106), chainstays 17¼"(44), fork rake 68mm; Reynolds brazed frame with Campagnolo ends, original paint with Gothic decals.
Wheels
Campagnolo Record large (high) flange hubs with straight-lever quick release on Super Champion 27" HP rims with textured sidewalls. Panaracer Pasela tyres.
Chainset TA Pro 5 Vis cranks, half-step with 53/45  double rings. Early Phil Wood 74 bottom bracket
Pedals N/A at this time
Gears Rear Campagnolo Nuovo Record 'Pat 74', front Campagnolo Nuovo Record post-cspc clamp-on (with lip). 5-speed freewheel.  Simplex Retrofriction levers (2nd version) with NOS Weinmann cables
Brakes Universal Extra brakes and levers with Clarks cables and outers
Stem/Bars 3TTT Record stem with 41mm Grand Prix bars, Nouvo Record headset
Saddle  Brooks B5N, 26.4 Nuovo Record seatpost

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Left: Seat cluster; Right Simplex Retrofriction levers, 'Clubman 531' sticker

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Gothic decals and box lining detail

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Front and rear ends with Campagnolo hubs with early straight levers

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Double-box lining detail