April 29, 2014

Scan 29 Oct 2020 at 8.01 pm

My Route to Framebuilding

When I was a youngster in the late 60’s, early 70’s, every cyclist wanted a Reynolds 531 steel framed bike, preferably custom built by one …

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Headbadges are maybe old fashioned now but still liked by custom framebuilders. there are makers in the USA who produce them in silver at a …

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Contact Details

All enquiries, offers of content, reviews, questions etc.,  please direct to: stephen@hiltoncycles.com I live in Chorley, Lancashire.

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Internal Cable Routing Updated

I have done this procedure several times on completed frames, but it is sensible to …

Road Legal Fixed Wheel Bike

I had my 1969 Bob Jackson Merlin frame re-instated to an original specification, which left …

Bespoke Saddle Coverings

I have previously mentioned GRAFTON SADDLER in a review of a former Bespoke Bristol, in …