Clearing away some bike grime
I’ve been doing a little digging online and cleaning on the bike in search of clues as to what the old orange bike used to be. I’ll add pics later.
Bicycle Parts Info:
The bike is from 1954 an was probably a Raleigh Sports or maybe a Club. Or, maybe it was a Speedwell from Australia or CCM from Canada (due to the fact that it has a Williams chainset.) It’s lost all of it accessories, so I may never know.
Brakes. Made in England, Phillips style pre 1970’s side pull caliper brakes.
Chainset: Williams steel 5-pin inch-pitch chainset – B100
Wheels: Dunlop 26 x 1 3/8 Made in England – Endrick style – one original tyre.
Hubs: Sturmey-Archer AW July 1954 3 speed hub, with 3 speed deraileur for 9 total speeds.