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Postby jacksparrow » Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:46 pm
Sunbeam Scorcher COMPLETE.
Black. All original components except tyres. In excellent condition considering age.
This is a reluctant sale, has been only ridden a few times to the milk bar!!
Please PM any expressions of interest.
Apologies for no price but this is a very reluctant sale.
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â€œThe Scorching Sunbeamâ€ appeared in 1899. It was a cheap machine without brakes, mudguards, or gear case. An important introduction in 1900 was the roller type free-wheel, with the bearings continuously lubricated by oil dripping from the cog and splashing up from the chain. The introduction of the free-wheel meant that more effective braking was required, so two brakes were introduced, a rod operated front rim brake and a pedal operated (back-pedalling) rear brake. Free-wheel and back-pedalling brake were an optional extra on all models. (according to Wolverhampton Heritage & History Website)
Can you pm me some details (ie $) please
Postby jacksparrow » Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:27 pm
Just in regards, to this bike, I am posting as a favour to a mate. So apologies if the info is a little wishy washy.
I feel like the meat in the sandwich!!
I will upload pics as soon as I can get em.
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