Hetchins Lightweight Cycle Specialists,
the company founded by Hyman Hetchin,
continues under the name
It is managed by David Miller.
For new production or renovation
Click here for production web site.
Hetchins Lightweights are represented in USA by
Creekside Bikes, Parker CO:
The current model is the Magnum Opus Mk iii.
Other lug patterns,
color, chroming, etc.
to customer specification.
Below: Magnum Opus Mk iii,
stainless steel tubing.
Below: Magnum Opus De Luxe.
Below: Magnum Opus Anniversary edition,
first offered as a limited edition in 1994
commemorating the patent on the curly stays (1934).
Below: Magnum Opus De Luxe track frame,
full chrome finish,
New frames can be produced to meet old specs;
these are permitted at vintage cycling events (including L'Eroica).
Below: 2016 frame to fit NOS Campagnolo NR components.
For over 75 years, Hetchins have built superior quality
lugged steel frames for the discerning enthusiast and racer.
Then as now, Hetchins is the standard by which others are judged.
Click here for an article on why anyone would want a steel bike these days.
See the link below for an article on lugged steel frames: