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by Ong1960
29 May 2011, 3:35pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: A vintage wheel rebuilder in London, Bucks or Essex ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1330

Re: A vintage wheel rebuilder in London, Bucks or Essex ?

Thanks to all who responded. Yes, I did consider doing the rebuild myself but my home made truing jig expired a long time ago so thought I might keep another old bike enthusiast in business !!. I've now got enough names and ideas to do either and despite having been a CTC member for a few years, am ...
by Ong1960
28 May 2011, 3:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 388158

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Like another member I bought an Aerospace Sport in 1978 for £89 . Loved that bike with its chrome moly frame, light weight and fast ride. Went touring on it in 1981 then had it stolen from my flat in London. Never saw it or another again but luckily didn't fall foul of the forks either ! Thanks for ...
by Ong1960
28 May 2011, 1:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: A vintage wheel rebuilder in London, Bucks or Essex ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1330

A vintage wheel rebuilder in London, Bucks or Essex ?

I've got an old Claud Butler majestic with 27inch wheels . The bike is an old friend and was built for touring back in the early 1980s. The wheels are Wolber supoer Champion rims with 42 hole cross laced spokes to prvid eextra strength. The problem I have is that I need the rear wheel rebuilt and no...