is my early 70's J F Wilson. Reynolds 531, handmade in Sheffield,
where I live.
is still going strong, they will mark their 60th year in 2008.
was given the frame and forks by someone who no longer wanted them.
It was in a sorry state with botched touch up paint and the stickers
scribbled out. I stripped it down myself with a heat gun and wire
wool. I loved all the braze ons and the delicate lines I unearthed
and wanted them to be a feature, so I had it clear powder coated.
Original stickers from Wilson's.The components are mainly made up
from vintage parts from the Wilson's shop, stuff I had lying around
and a bit off the net.
Crank from a Bickerton with vintage Belgian back sprocket.
27 x 1 1/4 wheels.
Mavic rims with Campagnolo large flange hubs.
Brooks B5n saddle (1968).
Modolo Flash brakes.
Moustache handlebars and cloth tape.
Grandad's huge Denmark made "get off the cycle path" bell.
for a great site.