SOLD: 1966 Hercules Balmoral

Vintage British ladies 3 speed light roadster in highly original condition.

Built in Raleigh’s Nottingham factory, this lovely, well-equipped burgundy town bike is freshly cleaned and serviced.  Very good mechanically despite 54 years of use – a testament to the high quality of these machines; they were built to last, and they do.  Fantastic patina, chrome could be improved further.

Ideal summer bike for short trips and vintage rides – just add basket!

Lugged steel step-thru frame

New chain and brake cables (upgraded with vintage top tube clips)

Sturmey Archer AW 3 speed internal hub gears, with new toggle chain

26 x 1 ⅜” (650A) Michelin World Tour tyres

Wrights sprung mattress saddle

Chromed Hercules ⅛” chainset

Hockey stick chainguard

Solid original sidepull brakes with John Bull pads

Chromed one piece handlebars & stem, with lamp bracket

Full length colour coded mudguards


6 month guarantee

2 thoughts on “SOLD: 1966 Hercules Balmoral”

  1. Hello,

    I’m interested in looking at some bikes, the Hercules Balmoral might be suitable for me. Would it be convenient to come down and have a look at it on Monday 30th at about 2pm?



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