L'eroica and the Claud Butler...

 We sourced a 1981Claud Butler majestic that fitted the bill perfectly. The bike came from its original owner of 36 years and had been immaculately maintained and kept. After a full stripdown the bike was fitted with new parts including chain and freewheel, sealed bottom bracket, the heavy brake calipers were swapped for lighter versions, Wolber alloy wheels with Campagnolo record hubs were hand poished and fitted and the whole Suntour gearing system stripped, cleaned and re-assembled and fitted. The original GB handlebars and stem were in excellent shape and were wrapped in Brooks honey micro fibre bar tape, to be matched to a Brooks B17 saddle by Steve, our customer upon collection. Now begins a three month period of getting used to the bike and the big 115k ride in Italy in October...

 

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This project was a joy to work on, and is the kind of work we really enjoy. Get in touch if you are looking for a classic road bike or require a similar build for L'eroica or a similar event. !

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PHONE: 07786 540911 - Please call or email to make an appointment.

EMAIL: vintagehaus@gmail.com - adrian@vintagehausbicycles.co.uk 

ADDRESS: Vintage Haus, Regent Studios, 1 Thane Villas, London, N7 7PH