Wester Ross frame 402 FGF.

Gavin Bailey has kindly sent me details of his superb Wester Ross touring bike. The frame was refinished in the original dark blue in the late 80’s and had a few extra braze-ons added; threaded mounts for mudguards to avoid brake-mount clips, water bottle underneath downtube, gear lever bosses, concealed dynamo wiring tube inside down tube, rear rack mounting bosses.The frame-number has the suffix 'FGF' which indicates that it was made by Furgus Forsyth, John Connell's assistant frame-builder. Gavin also owns another Wester Ross, a racing bike, frame number 403

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The spec.
Wheels: Super champion 27” rims, 40 hole rear (4x); 36 hole front (3x), with plain gauge s/s spokes to Maxicar hubs, 27 x 1 1/8 Specialized Turbo Touring Folding tyres.
Phil Wood triple bottom bracket.
Specialized triple chainset.
Specialized touring pedals.
Campag Super Record seatpin, Brooks Pro saddle.
Campag Corsa C Record headset, Cinelli Pro stem.
Huret Duopar Titanium Rear Mech, Huret Jubilee front Mech (with extension cage), Huret Jubilee gear levers.
Modolo Pro brakes, Shimano Dura Ace Levers.
Blackburn front & rear racks.


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