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by montague
26 May 2017, 9:39am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
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Re: Viscount bicycles!!

I used to work there (Trusty's) & have every Road Test, Brochure, Poster, Badge, Sticker, Decal, that was ever made! rsvp: montaguemontgomery2000@yahoo.co.uk
by montague
26 May 2017, 9:32am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

I'm interested in any unwanted 'Viscount' Bicycles rsvp: montaguemontgomery2000@yahoo.co.uk
by montague
25 May 2017, 9:53am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

I'd love a (free) Viscount Bicycle any make, any style, any size, any Colour. Mr Anthony J Collett 72 The Fairway Southgate London N14 4NU
by montague
23 May 2017, 4:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
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Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Dear Sir I used to work for Trusty Viscount Cycles & have many good memories, was/is there anyone out there who had an old style Viscount frame that they didn't want, i'd love-it thanks! Please send me a PM.
by montague
22 Apr 2017, 1:02pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

The working week at Viscount's was 8-5pm Mon, 8-4.30pm Tues-Thurs 8-4.00pm Fri. There were 2 sittings for lunch/Tea The Production Lines always went 1st There were 4/5 Foremen/Charge-hands: Vic Franklin (Production) Fred Sutton (Paint) George Connelly (Welding) Peter Loader Toolroom/Maintenance plus...
by montague
21 Apr 2017, 3:03pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
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Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

There were all types of 'Hand Operated' Air Tools some 'Desoutter' other's 'AIR PRODUCTS' some to screw together the Bikes others to 'Linish' the Frames prior to Shot-Blasting, Powder Coating, then Paint Spraying (All Air Powered) Bicycle Frames were manufactured using Oxy-Acetylene Torches & Ar...
by montague
21 Apr 2017, 2:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles

There was a Generator, Compressor & Air Receiver at Trusty's all of which sometimes required maintenance.
by montague
21 Apr 2017, 2:43pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

There were about 3 Wheellacing M/Cs & 2 'Robot' (Wheeltreuing) M/Cs (All Dutch) Pneumatically & Electrically Powered which could easily be altered according to the size reqd.
by montague
21 Apr 2017, 2:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Dear Sir, I used to work at Trusty Viscount's Cranborne Rd. Potter's Bar Herts. My whole life was 'Cycling' related as I 1st joined the Southgate CC when I was 14. My 1st race being the Kingsdale CC 10 on the F4 (37.56) & so I needed a job to suit & 6 miles up from me was Trusty's. It was Fa...
by montague
21 Apr 2017, 9:51am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

I used to work at Trusty's having known their ex Professional as a training partner. I was in their Toolroom/Maintenance Dept. & made/fixed everything. Spray Plant, Offices, Production Line, Warehouse, De-Greasing, Press Shop, Welding, Storage, You name-it and I did it! There were many Trade/Pub...
by montague
20 Apr 2017, 9:54am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

'CYCLING' Magazine did a 'Trusty Viscount' special with loads of Pics. Etc. In the 80s & I have 1 here.
by montague
20 Apr 2017, 9:44am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2752
Views: 373733

Re: Viscount bicycles

I was a Trusty Viscount Ltd. Viscount Cycles ex Employee from 1979 until 1983 when it finally closed-down. I have many Company Brochures, Road Tests, Letters etc. & a Trusty Team Road Frame as ridden by 1 of our 'Pro's' I worked in the Company Tool-Room & was alone responsible for the total ...