Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles


Christmas Update

Record breaking high temperatures here in Toronto have extended the riding season.

This 1972 Eatons Glider started off as a 3 speed but now sports a 1967/68 Torpedo 2 speed Kick Back hub with a coaster brake. I’ve added a caliper up front for safety.




I’ve inverted some shortened north road bars and a vintage Speedic saddle.


The tires are inexpensive Chao Yang brand from China supplied by George at Parkdale bikes.


All in all an interesting ride but I do prefer a 3 speed.


2 responses

  1. Bike looks original nice basic ride.

    December 24, 2015 at 12:40 pm

  2. What is this “riding season” you talk about? You mean, it ends? 😉

    December 24, 2015 at 1:36 pm

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