1967 Vade Mecum III

Vade Mecum III
touring bike
Tottenham, 1967

This 22" frame was first sold on 31st August 1967. It was resprayed at some point after 1972 (note the Southend transfer on the seat tube) in orange enamel with gold panels, black and gold trim, full chrome fork, and 3/4 chrome stays.

It features vertical dropouts (which would suggest a racing format) but also mounts for mud guards or paniers.

The components include Weinmann type 730 brakes; Stronglight cranks; GB stem; Unicanitor saddle (in matching color to the frame); Campag NR mechs, seat pin, hubs, bar-end shifters.