Re: [CR] Help ID a 1950s Track bike?


Example: Framebuilding:Norris Lockley

In-Reply-To: <cfc.4d79d5b8.36be96f4@aol.com>
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Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2009 06:30:41 -0500
From: Edward Albert <ealbert01@gmail.com>
To: <Stronglight49@aol.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Help ID a 1950s Track bike?


Once again, Its a Sieber. Post war. No doubts. Edward Albert Chappaqua, New York, U.S.A.

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 2:49 AM, <Stronglight49@aol.com> wrote:
> At this point, the six photos I have are almost
> only a tease. I shot these a while back, in great
> haste, and have not had a chance to examine
> this bike more closely.
>
> Thought you folks might like a chance to guess
> at the builder and possibly even ID the components.
> I plan to return for a better look at the bike soon,
> and to take some measurements and of course
> better and more detailed photos.
>
> The owner thought the bike was Swiss made,
> but there are no markings at all. The frame and
> fork are full chrome or nickel plated. Even the
> components have no clear markings - at least
> not in these photos.
>
> Would welcome any guesses. Very nice lugs...
> which I don't recognize at all. Perhaps 1950s?
> 3-piece hubs, wood rims, steel cranks...
> Worth a look.
>
> http://flickr.com/photos/stronglight/sets/72157613428677081/detail/
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