1950s British Bike(possibly Claud Butler?) we sold

59cm center to center seattube. 60cm center to center toptube.Looks like a Claud Butler, the bilaminate lug work and seat stay treatment.but it may not be a CB, it does not have Serial # stamped under the bottom bracket shell(Chater Lea BB shell). Also, eyelets are different on this bike, compared to the other CBs … Continue reading 1950s British Bike(possibly Claud Butler?) we sold

old French cycling newpapers

I have always liked to collect paper goods- catalogs, books, magazines and even newspapers on bicycling. They are an invaluable source of information on history and contain facts and clues to properly restore an old bicycle. I have many issues of French newspapers from the late 1940s-late 1950s chronicling the cycling greats at the time. … Continue reading old French cycling newpapers