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12-03-20, 09:34 AM
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Posted By PeterLYoung

1948 Humber Beeston Clubman

UPDATE 3rd December 2020

I invited Frank to visit and see his bike now it was finished. He was over the moon to see it looking so good.
I am pleased to say we have become friends.
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09-20-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-20-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-17-20, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is...

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-14-20, 03:33 AM
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Views: 2,120,536
Posted By PeterLYoung

1992 Trek 970 MTB

Here is my 1992 Trek 970 MTB which I bought new in March 1992. It is one of my favourite rides amongst my bike collection. A few years back I found I was really only riding it on metalled surfaces so...
09-14-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: UPDATE, I have sent the frame to Bob Jackson for re enamelling with a set of transfers to be fixed and clear coated, awaiting its return.
At the same time I managed to acquire a pair of Dunlop...
09-14-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: UPDATE: I have sent the frame to Bob Jackson for re enamelling with a set of transfers to be fixed and clear coated, awaiting its return.
At the same time I managed to acquire a pair of Dunlop...
06-30-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By PeterLYoung

Yes your Rudge is the later version and your...

Yes your Rudge is the later version and your paintwork is in much better condition. Looks totally restorable with those transfers in such good condition, must have been well stored/looked after. Wish...
06-29-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I was given this bike by a gentleman in his eighties who told me he bought it new in 1948. He no longer can ride it and as I restored bikes he offered it to me for free. After taking a look at it I...
06-29-20, 07:14 AM
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Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

1948 Humber Beeston Clubman

I was given this bike by a gentleman in his eighties who told me he bought it new in 1948. He no longer can ride it and as I restored bikes he offered it to me for free. After taking a look at it I...
05-05-20, 12:28 PM
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Posted By PeterLYoung

That would be a very nice and generous thing to...

That would be a very nice and generous thing to do. As one gets older we tend to reflect on our past and he would love to see his bike in its former glory and know when the time comes it will go to...
05-04-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Here is an informative article "On the Drops'...

Here is an informative article "On the Drops' (https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-clubmans-1946-1951.html) on the range of Clubmans Raleigh produced after the war, 1946 to 1951. There were...
04-27-20, 09:20 AM
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Posted By PeterLYoung

This bike has Sunbeam Centrepull Brakes, BSA took...

This bike has Sunbeam Centrepull Brakes, BSA took over Sunbeam in 1943, one can only assume the made use of Sunbeam components on their own models. My 1949 Sunbeam WA3 Wayfarer has these brakes. A...
01-29-20, 07:05 AM
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Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam W3 Wayfarer No S48571 1949/50 Part 3

I have now ridden this Sunbeam Wayfarer a few times and it has proved to be a very nice ride. I have also added a 1950's NOS Lucas Challis Bell and a NOS 'Ever Ready' Rear Lamp which I have converted...
01-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam W3 Wayfarer No S48571 1949/50 Part 3

I have now ridden this Sunbeam Wayfarer a few times and it has proved to be a very nice ride. I have also added a 1950's NOS Lucas Challis Bell and a NOS 'Ever Ready' Rear Lamp which I have converted...
01-15-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 799
Posted By PeterLYoung

Throw the cage and fit all balls grade 25. loose...

Throw the cage and fit all balls grade 25. loose balls work fine, they can take more load than equivalent cage.
01-15-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam W3 Wayfarer No S48571 1949/50

I have now rebuilt this Sunbeam Wayfarer about which I posted earlier, Rather than post whole write up here it can be seen at:...
01-15-20, 10:05 AM
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Views: 633
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam W3 Wayfarer No S48571 1949/50 Part 2

I have decided that for now this Sunbeam is going to get the oily rag treatment plus a full strip and clean, replacing all ball bearings and lubrication. The reason is I am doing a full restoration...
01-08-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By PeterLYoung

The bike is very heavy, I have not weighed it but...

The bike is very heavy, I have not weighed it but it could easily weigh circa 40lbs, this type of bike was built to last a long time and weight was not a consideration. having said that the weight is...
01-06-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By PeterLYoung

Restoring a 1936 BSA Light Roadster 2

This is the completion of the restoration of my 1936 BSA Light Roadster written about earlier.

You can see this at:-...
12-12-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

I never remove the nut and washer just slacken it...

I never remove the nut and washer just slacken it a little (say quarter to half a turn) then use the press every time the press pushes the nut down onto the crank slacken it a little until the cotter...
11-18-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam Wayfarer 1949/50

Just acquired another Sunbeam at a bike jumble. looks all to be original except for the SA Shifter as it is a BSA built Sunbeam and has a BSA 3 Speed. It has flat North Road bars and Sunbeams own...
09-27-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,483
Posted By PeterLYoung

1955 Dayton Roadmaster Amalgam Road Bike - UPDATE

I have finally finished this restoration bringing the final parts, gear changer cable & cable and bar end friction shifter back from USA with me on my return last week.
I could not find a...
09-10-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By PeterLYoung

Sunbeam Wartime Austerity Bicycle

I have recently acquired a Wartime Austerity Production Sunbeam at an Auction. Robert Champ at V-CC has provided all the knowledge I really have about this bike (thanks Bob). It has a transfer...
07-21-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,972
Posted By PeterLYoung

Did you ever finish this bike? and did you ever...

Did you ever finish this bike? and did you ever find out more about Dayton?

I have nearly finished restoring a Dayton Roadmaster and did do some research which brought up information that others...
07-17-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Philips 1957 Step Thru Bike Frame No K651746

Just completed the refurbishment of my 1957 Phillips P2 step thru bike which I have previously written up and posted.

I don't know where it was kept but it survived in good cosmetic condition, all...
07-07-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24,321
Views: 2,888,338
Posted By PeterLYoung

Phillips 1957 Step Thru, Frame No K651746

I have been restoring in the USA a 1957 Phillips Model P2 Sports step through on and off this last 9 months or so. It was in apparent good condition when I obtained it but when I stripped it I found...
05-30-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 794,010
Posted By PeterLYoung

Dayton Roadmaster c1955. UK London, Park Royal.

I posted me with my Freddie Grubb Meteor (1955), (London Maker) a little earlier in this Blog but here is my Dayton Roadmaster (circa1955) (also a London UK maker) that is currently undergoing...
05-28-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,483
Posted By PeterLYoung

This Dayton is a UK maker based in North Acton,...

This Dayton is a UK maker based in North Acton, Londonhttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1628x1230/dayton_1939_advertisement_bc74ab891cf89624bfea73ac9b23006427d8f6b4.png
1939...
05-05-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 794,010
Posted By PeterLYoung

Me & My 1955 Freddie Grubb Meteor

Me with my 1955 Freddie Grubb Meteor at Bexhill-on-Sea recently. Campagnolo Vintage Components, Gran Sport & Record except Weinmann Rims, Brooks B17 Saddle, GB Biba Stem & Cinelli Bars....
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