Hobbs of Barbican Superbe (1946)
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Example Model: Superbe
Brand: Hobbs of Barbican
Frame Model: Hobbs of Barbican Superbe
Category: Time-Trial
Years: 1946
Built In: England
Weight: 
Production: Individual Hand Built
Sold As: Bare Frameset
Material: Steel
Construction: Lugged
Drivetrain: Fixed Gear
Wheel Size: not known
Added By: azorch on 07/16/16
Updated By: azorch on 07/16/16
ConstructionLuggedBottom BracketEnglish/ISO: 1.370 x 24
Wheel Sizenot knownBrake MountingExterior Nutted
Rear DropoutsSeat Stays
Main TubingReynolds 531 buttedFork Tubing
Brake BridgeFork Style
Derailleur Cable RoutingN/ABrake Guides
Fork Crown Style  
General Information

Painted on top tube:

A BURNET

MIDDX R.C.

 

Indicating this to be the Middlesex Road Club. A quick internet search yields an interesting result: in 1947, a cyclist named A Burnet clocked a club record for 24 hours TT.

Some ham-fisted previous owner attempted to hand paint over the head badge so I had to recreate a waterslide decal from scratch.

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Head Badge
Head Badge:Hobbs of Barbican Head Badge from Superbe
Badge Type:Painted or Decal
Frame Types:
Frame Types:
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