Late 1950s Ephgrave Super No.1 bicycle. Les Ephgrave was a London, England from builder starting at Harry Rensch of Paris Cycles just before WWII and then moved onto Claud Butler before starting to build under his own name. The Super No.1 was the top end model that he built and is known for it's embellished … Continue reading late 1950s Ephgrave Super No. 1
Shellwin hubs are some of the coolest,weirdest hubs out there. They were British made, post war(1948-1949), and used traditional bend spokes.Here is an article written about them- here on Classic Lightweights UK.
Classic Lightweights UK website is an awesome resource guide and great place for vintage British eyecandy. I have linked some items before while blogging to this website, but I feel that it deserves it own post. It is valuable to collectors and restorers much the same way Classic Rendezvous is, but they have taken a … Continue reading Classic Lightweights