October 2011

A Guvnor was born…

by The Cycling Photographer on 30, October, 2011


Our very own Mr. Wheeler has been busy leafing through the history books and kindly put together a time line to date for the Guvnor (Illustration kindly provided by Mr Cycling Photographer)


Summer 2008  

Single Speed. 42t/18t, Sturmey Archer X-RD hub.

Three Speed. 42t/20t, Sturmey Archer X-RD3 hub.

20.5”, 22.5” & 24.5” frames sizes.

Early pre-production promotional photos of single speed model featured ‘Pashley’ gold script logo on down tube and Gripfast wing nuts, but these were not used on production models.

Spring 2009

Plus Four. Limited Edition of 50. 27t-45t/20t, Schlumpf Speed-Drive, Sachs Duomatic coaster brake hub.

20.5” & 22.5” frame sizes.

Brass frame detail, issue number plate on bottom of seat tube. Brooks honey coloured B17 saddle, leather taped handlebars, ‘bar end brake lever and Gripfast wing nuts fitted to front axle.

Spring 2011

Plus Two. 46t/20t, Sturmey Archer S2C coaster brake hub.

20.5”, 22.5” & (24.5?) frame sizes.

Brooks honey coloured leather taped ‘Major Taylor’ handlebar and ‘bar end brake lever.

? 2011

“Pashley Guv’nor John Boultbee Limited Edition”.

Single speed model, 22.5” frame in grey.

Brooks black contour embossed saddle and brown slender grips.

Autumn 2011

“The Rugby 2011 Tweed Run” in connection with NYC event.

46t/20t, Sturmey Archer S2C coaster brake hub.

20.5 & 22.5” frames in blue.

Event graphics on frame, leather taped grips and ‘bar end brake lever.






Guvnor Country

by The Cycling Photographer on 28, October, 2011


“Rule Brit-Guvnor, Brit-Guvnor Rules The Lanes”


Manners Maketh the Man

by The Cycling Photographer on 26, October, 2011


The Saltaire Guvnor Ride

October 23, 2011 Jollies

This months ride started from Salts Mill in Saltaire, built by Titus Salt in 1853 along with the surrounding model village to house his workforce, Saltaire is now a World Heritage site and host to a permanent David Hockney exhibition well worth a visit on or off the bike. Unfortunately Mr Martin was unable to […]

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New York City Tweed Run

October 18, 2011 Jollies

  From Lady Leah, our reporter on the spot: Tweed Run NYC 2011 – Leah Umansky Turning the corner onto University Place to the Ralph Lauren RUGBY store for the 2011 Tweed Run NYC on Saturday October 15th was like walking back in time and “across the pond” (so to speak). I could have planted myself […]

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New York Tweed Run – hot off the press

October 15, 2011 Jollies

Dispatches from our intrepid reporter on the East Coast. Lady Leah is tip tapping away at the typewriter as we speak, expect a full report on the NYC Tweed Run shortly…

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Dromarti Le Grande Bicycle Mitts

October 9, 2011 Attire

Purchasing the Guvnor is only the first step of ownership, as a rider the chances are you will soon want to start wanting little extras for you and your bike, some of these are a little hard to find, others just require a bit of ingenuity. To get the ball rolling please find enclosed a […]

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