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Been handed down this 1958 road bike

The-Rusted-ClusterThe-Rusted-Cluster Posts: 13
edited May 2011 in Road general
Ive been told its an E.A.Bolt frame, handmade made in england in 1958, it was powdered coated in 1975 and the decals were not replaced ( dang!) the bottom bracket has NERVEX stamped on it, thats all i know about it lol heres a few pics to see if anyone knows what brand of bike it is and what it would be worth if i were to sell, only reason being im 6ft odd and its a 21 inch frame otherwise id keep it.


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  • Monty DogMonty Dog Posts: 20,614
    Hard to see from the detail whether this is indeed a 1958 frame - looks more like 1975 unless some new brazings were added when it was rebuilt. Other parts look contemporary with respray. Value Would suggest is nothing special, perhaps £120 for frame and forks if Reynolds 531 or £200 for the whole bike. Try asking on Retrobike road forum or search Classic Lightweights. The name isn't listed on Classic Rendevous and every major town had a local builder, there were literally thousands of framebuilders in the UK post war.
    Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..
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