Freecycle: Claude Butler F&F, flared head tube

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  • Ello,

    I have a 56.5cm squared 1960's claude butler frame and fork for sale. Beautiful 531 steel frame with nice lugs and pencil-thin seatstays but a flared headtube which means i can't get a headset cup to fit properly. Still rode it for months like this, constantly tightening the cups, without any problems. Original paint a bit tatty but no rust! Takes 27' wheels.
    Not sure what it's worth to anyone but could be used as is or repaired by someone with the skills...

    Pick-up Homerton E5.

    PRICE £free

    Sorry for shit photos. Let me know if i've missed anything..



  • Chrisking lock or gripnut headset might solve no?

  • Oh, dunno about that shit. Will look into it. Cheers!

  • Still have this. Can't find original forks but will throw in some black 531 forks I have lying around.

    My lbs successfully shimmed some headset cups in and I rode it with no issues for months.

    Free to anyone who can collect from e5

  • PM'd you.

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Freecycle: Claude Butler F&F, flared head tube

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