Brought back to life after twenty years in a shed, this is the bike that owner Mick Nash broke the Inter Armed Forces Land’s End to John O’Groats time-trial team record on back in the 1979.  Since Dead Rats Cycles restored his cherished bike in 2012, Mick has completed a number many L’Eroica & sportive events in Spain as well as hauling it up Montjuic on a regular basis…

Frame: 1978 Peugeot Reynolds 531 (63cm) resprayed
Fork: unknown French fork (fitted back in very late 1970s) resprayed
Decals: reproduction Peugeot set plus French 531 decal by Gil M, lacquered over top
Headset: original French threaded
Stem: Atax
Handlebar: Primo Giro Di Sicilia
Brake Levers: Mafac
Brake Calipers: Weinmann Vainqueur 610 with original straddles & yokes
Brake Pads: Weinmann 1741
Bar End Shifters: Campagnolo
Front Derailleur: Simplex (NOS)
Rear Derailleur: Simplex SX610
Freewheel: Atom 77 Compact 6 speed 14-24t
Chain: KMC (new)
Cranks: TA Specialities
Chainrings: TA Specialities 50/42t
Bottom Bracket: Stronglight (new bearings)
Pedals: TBC
Rims: Mavic Module 700c
Hubs: Campagnolo 36 hole
Spokes: Sapim Race DB with Sapim PG on driveside rear (new)
Tyres: IRC Road Tour 700x28c (NOS)
Saddle: TBC
Seatpost: Nitor
Geek Corner: Simplex lower gear cable guide and Campagnolo upper gear cable stop, customised front brake cable hanger, new rear brake cable clips, new bar tape, new cables, new inner tubes & rim tape, NOS replica brake lever hoods, wheels built by Alex
Weight: 24lbs