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  • BSA/Tandem 1936

    £360.00

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    BSA/ Triumph Tandem, 1936, Green, All Original in Ride Away Condition!!
    This All Original Tandem was Handbuilt in the UK Around 1936, Upgraded Post War,
    Most Early BSA Tandems were Branded ' Piled Arms ' Referring to the BSA Symbol of 3 Rifles Propped up into a tripod.
    It has a Solid Steel Frame that has Survived the Test of Time!!
    The 5 Speed Shimano Eagle Gears and Top Tube Mounted Friction Shifters,
    Probably Upgrade in the late 1960's/ Early 1970's,
    Mafac 'Criterium' Center Pull Cantilever Brakes were First available in 1946,
    Fitted as an Upgrade to the Original Front & Rear Drum Brakes some time later,.
    This Tandem Retains the Original Drum Rear Wheel Which is Controlled by the Stoker Sitting on the Rear with a foot Brake Pedal.
    The Front & Rear Mafac's were Controlled By the Pilot up Front for Sharp Braking,
    The Front Steel Riser Bars and Both Stems are Correct and Most likely Original.
    The Rear Aluminium Bars are not,
    The Rear Saddle Padded with Horse Hair is Original and the Front is not.
    Both need Recovering,
    The Front Seatpost/Stem and Headset are Correct and Original,
    All Steel Racing Pedals are Period and Possibly an Early Upgrade when Purchased
    Both Cranksets are Correct and Probably Original,
    Front Offset Bottom Bracket Spins Smoothly, is Tight and Original, Rear Likewise,
    The Bluemels ' Club Special ' Plastic Mudguards are Probably a Later Addition,
    She is in Very Good Condition for Her Age ( over 80 Years Old!!)
    This will make a Fantastic Winter Project to Restore
    Could Retain the Shabby Sheek Look if you Prefer!! ,
    Either Way it Offers the Next Owner another 80 Years of Wonderful Rides!!!
    She is in Very Good Condition for Her Age ( over 80 Years Old!!)
    Ready to Ride Away!!
    Yours for the Bargain Price of £ 360


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