‘Ellie-Mae’ a step-through Hercules of mature years and a reluctance to stop came with a request to bring it up to daily use condition. The wheels were rusted and worn and were the obvious place to start the refurb. A pair of new stirrup brake compatible wheels were sourced and an 18 tooth sprocket fitted. Read more about ‘Ellie-Mae’ Needs New Wheels[…]
It’s time to start a new project and I have this rather excellent Raleigh — with rod brakes and three-speed Sturmey Archer rear hub. I am looking forward to stripping it down to the frame, rebuilding and seeing it working for another 50 years.