Newly refurbished single speed vintage Dawes

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by PHL67, 6 Feb 2018.

  1. PHL67

    PHL67 Senior Member

    Frinton on Sea
    IMG_2826.JPG IMG_2827.JPG IMG_2828.JPG IMG_2829.JPG IMG_2830.JPG IMG_2831.JPG IMG_2832.JPG IMG_2833.JPG IMG_2834.JPG IMG_2835.JPG Vintage 1952 Dawes Windrush refurbished into a fantastic single speed with flip flop rear wheel.
    531 frame.
    Size of frame is 57cm.
    SR crank. Sakae handlebar stem.
    Engraved bars.
    Vittoria tyres.
    New cables & bar tape.
    New chain.
    Original head badge.
    Please see pictures for condition.
    This bike is for sale. NOW SOLD.
    Message me if interested.
    Many thanks
    Last edited: 21 Mar 2018
    Toshiba Boy, Alfa GT, Old jon and 4 others like this.
  2. Old Boy in Spain

    Old Boy in Spain New Member

    Costa Del Sol
  3. Old Boy in Spain

    Old Boy in Spain New Member

    Costa Del Sol
    This is my old Freddie Grubb bike. I've owned it for about 40 years. Back in the 70s I repainted it and had new wheels made up with tub tyres. Sadly it has been neglected since thatn time. However I have just got it back on the road after several years of doing nothing. I´m enjoying riding it again, despite the scruffy appearance. Also I weighed it. About 8 kilos. Pretty amazing for its age. It seems to need a bit more effort to get it going now, compared to when I last restored it. Of course it can't be anything to do with me being 40 odd years older!! I would like some help with dating it. I understand that the badge was used from about 54 to 63. I will try and post some pictures of the lugs etc. Any further advice would be appreciated.
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  4. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    @Old Boy in Spain this bike deserves its own thread , so please start one in the vintage and classics section with loads of pictures we can all drool over
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