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Lighting for Vintage Darwins

Old 09-25-23, 08:12 PM
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Lighting for Vintage Darwins

Does anyone have knowledge or experience with 1960s Darwin fork mounted lighting systems? Iím contemplating a restoration for a frameset I have at hand.
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Old 09-29-23, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Motogoosie
Does anyone have knowledge or experience with 1960s Darwin fork mounted lighting systems? Iím contemplating a restoration for a frameset I have at hand.
pictures, drawings, or anything to give us a hint?

There were British fork mounts on the right fork blade. There were some right angle brackets that attached to a threaded stud on the fork, and the lamps had a fitting that slid over the bracket.

I've got an old oil bike lamp that fits on these brackets... I think. Kinda cool.



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Old 09-29-23, 06:08 PM
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I have seen both the flat plate mounts and round mounts. I guess for the round mounts, you probably could use any light with a handlebar mount. For the flat plates, it's going to take more work to find anything.
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