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Let's see your Pashley Guv'nor style bikes!

Discussion in 'SHOW ME YOUR...' started by Hammond Eggz, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. ej599

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    Here's my '65 Hercules. Not quite a Guv'nor bike but all British. I'm running a ' 69 Sturmey S-5 Five speed hub I laced to a Raleigh hoop in the back. I have since put some more aggressive 'knobbier' tires on it. I use it on the rail trail in town. It flies!

    Build thread: http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic. ... =+hercules

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  2. Crank!Basti

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    Thanks! -- SturmeyArcher /w drum brake up front and Sturmey Archer 3-Speed /w drum brake in the back.
     
  3. frameteam2003

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    While my up-dated roadster does not share the Guv'nors turned down bars/fast look,it does share the 40-635 rim size of the original english roadsters.And in alum rims too.I added modern V brakes and a 5 speed derailer.Lighting is a S/A dyno to a vintage tea cup headlight.
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  4. eccles

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    some of mine that have also been made more modern with newer parts as i ride em all, i ride a bike everyday

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  5. C.S.

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    Looking at all of your pictures I think mine will do.
    '62 Union

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    And even this one: early 50' Gazelle

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    What makes the Pashly special is that they still make old style bikes, but we can build our own. (imagine smily here)
     
  6. stepper

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    What kind of handlebars are these?
     
  7. hubgearfreak

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    more to the point, what kind of gear ratio is that. eccles must have stronger knees than me :D

    they're lauterwasser bars i think
     
  8. eccles

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    vintage drop bars from a malvern star path racer around the late forties

    the gear ratio is 52 16 and its a freewheel, its the high speed straight down the highway bike

    takes some time to get it up there but once you got her wound up she humps along very very nice
     
  9. hubgearfreak

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  10. Crank!Basti

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    weather was nice today so I took my guv'nor-look-alike out for a spin

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  11. FunkyStickman

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    I absolutely love your bike, man... you did a great job with it! Did you build the wheels yourself?
     
  12. udallcustombikes

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  13. Hammond Eggz

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    NIIIICE!!!
     
  14. Crank!Basti

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    Thank you. Yeah I did almost everything myself.

    Thanks!
     
  15. anon

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    not quite as vintage looking now with adj. stem but here we go....
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  16. Alppiapina

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  17. Hammond Eggz

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    VERY cool! 8)
     
  18. DesignIt

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  19. SlyRed

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    Blackadder is my take on the classic English path racer. I set myself the challenge to build the bike with mostly new parts for less than its handbuilt English counterpart. Sure, Blackadder doesn’t have a Reynolds 531 frame and a long wheelbase, but it’s not too shabby. Actually I started with a Raleigh Record Ace frame, supposedly a non-export frame since it has pump pegs under the top tube. I laced the wheelset myself using Sturmey Archer hubs and Sun CR-18 rims. The project was finished so late in the season that I’ve only logged a couple of miles. I’m looking forward to some excellent rides starting in the spring.
     
  20. oldgreaser

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    Great job ! You nailed the Guv'nor look, Epic !
     

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