1962 Brilliant

London, 1962

This is 1962 Brilliant was first sold on 7 April 1962 to an agent in Hull. It measures 23". It was rescued in tatty condition (as the photos above show). The present owner has had it completely restored; the respray was done by Bob Jackson Cycles in Leeds. Rechromed handlebars by a Lambretta specialist in Hull.

Components are as follows: Campag Gran Sport gears (original bank replacement front), Weinmann brake levers, Bayliss Wiley bottom bracket, Cincelli stem (original), Milremo handlebars (original), Normandy Hubs, MP lightweight (England) wheels, 1960s 27" tires, GB Coureur 66 brakes (original), (non period) Brooks saddle, Lyotard pedals, Simplex and Durat drive. The bike was rebuilt and assembled by AD Cycles Horsham.

Fotos courtesy of the owner. For more information on the restoration project, click here.