Eastman made in India Classic Roadster Bicycles from Yellow Jersey

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Sachs Roadster
Sachs Roadster

Classic Roadsters

by Eastman of

from Yellow Jersey

timeless design, originally to a British Military contract in accounts for well over the bicycles ever made. The Deluxe Model One (or DL-1) the very latest technology of the era and was such a success that all the world’s armies used at the time. (c.f. Bicycles In War by Caidin, Hawthorn Books,NY

In large chunks of the world is THE bicycle.

Our model shown here is by Eastman at Ludhiana, in the north of and is nut-and-bolt interchangeable to the Raleigh (which ceased production the 1985 model year). are shipped to us completely KD as shown so we’ve taken that to do a first rate thorough

Colors are anything you like as as it’s black and the three are the standard twenty-four inch as as the smaller 22 (shown) size and a open-frame 22 — just the originals. Note that bikes sit higher from the than many modern — they run big.

And long. One’s first on a true Roadster is that the wheel is w a y out in front of you someplace. a natural reaction to the 66 degree angle ( most modern are about 73 or 74 degrees), a 75mm offset ( race bikes are and of course that ample 1.2 wheelbase! ( it’s about 47 modern bikes typically run or 37 inches)

Eastman Roadster bicycles are not at all the modern bikes we know They are long, slow-handling and Noisy because full chain cases chronically rub the Or rub your spokes.

Sachs Roadster

Finish is That includes the black the hand striping, the stickers and the The factory is not climate-controlled, so there be rust under both and paint. Fortunately the stickers off easily. Steel rims do not well in dry weather.

Steel rims do not stop wet. Handlebar and stem are brazed and not adjustable. Those who and ride Roadster bicycles are at this point.

None of things will bother much. If those foibles are a to you, perhaps a Roadster is not best choice of bicycles.

For not already familiar, classic Roadster bicycles require annointing with oil, tire pressure check and else. We offer two modern options of either a genuine made Sturmey-Archer AW three gearbox or the very wide Sachs (SRAM) German Seven. Both of those are well suited to this bicycle, both mechanically and as we retain the enclosed chain

We’re open to your suggestions but both of these systems keep the original while flattening the hills a An ample sprung leather with traditional small kit is standard. Inner tubes are valve style (these accept a standard Presta for use with compressed air lines).

Schrader (auto type) inner tubes are optional.

Sachs Roadster


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