We recently got this bike and I offer it for sale today. It is a Humber Special with a large size frame. It has the Humber cranks and fork. What is really cool about the bike is the steering dampener on the non-drive side of the headtube. See photo. Basically there is a band … Continue reading For Sale: Humber Special with steering dampener
1950s Raleigh Industries pedals. Raleigh, Rudge, Dunelt, Humber and Hercules. Slight variations and different pedal dustcaps. All made in England.
I recently found this illustration a publication Raleigh put out in the 1950s. It illustrates how Raleigh Industries owned most of the manufacturers of British built bikes that were imported in the United States, and as much as one might have thought it was cool to have a Rudge or Triumph rather than a Raleigh, … Continue reading Raleigh’s Monopoly on ‘English Racers’
some random pictures of some cool things around the shop and some recently sold pieces.A nice display of handlebar double waterbottle cages.(Coloral, Simplex, etc)I have never seen this Huret Allvit decal before, found on a lower end French bicycle.Gran Compe 450 front brakeBSA Continental De Luxe front hub.Humber headbadge.