Tech Specs: 1947 Hobbs of Barbican Superbe

Hobbs of Barbican Superbe Frame

  • Reynolds 531 Tubing
  • Hand Cut Lugs
  • Rear Derailleur Mount
  • Rear Brake Mount
  • Fender/Rack Mounts
  • Dynamo Mount
  • Cable Guides

Hobbs of Barbican Fork

  • Reynolds 531 Tubing
  • Elegant Rake
  • Minimalist Box Crown
  • Front Brake Mount 
  • Fender Mounts
  • Mid-Rise Rack Mounts

Brampton Headset (Steel)

Reynolds Twin Bolt Stem (Aluminum)

GB Handlebar (Aluminum)

Williams Crankset (Steel, Cottered)

Period Bottom Bracket (Steel, Cottered)

Huret Svelte Rear Derailleur (4 Speed)

Cyclo Derailleur Lever (1 X 4 Speed)

Philips Pedals (Aluminum, Single Sided)

Period Chain

Period Freewheel (4 Speed)

GB Brake Levers (Aluminum)

GB Caliper Brakes (Aluminum)

Period Rims (Aluminum, 32H, 700c)

Harden Front Hub (32H)

Airlite Rear Hub (32H)

Replacement Tires (700c)

Brooks Professional Saddle (Steel)

Period Seat Post (Aluminum )

Notes: Frame Number A7 1671, January 1947 Build Date, Mint Restored Condition, Red Finish, Gold Lug Lining

Special Thanks

Robert Frith, Chairperson of the Western Australian Historical Cycle Club
Alan Johnson for his wonderful bikes and words about bikes

Ebykr Article Reference

Western Australian Historical Cycle Club (WAHCC) Member Bikes

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