Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - My New Project (like I need another one)
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11-01-10, 05:15 PM
I just picked up this gem earlier today. It's an old (somewhere in the 70's) Motobecane Mixte. I'm thinking of making it a Rasta themed fixed gear. Black frame with red green and yellow components.
11-02-10, 03:34 AM
mixte = jealous...
11-02-10, 08:59 AM
Seventies Motobecane mixte screams French threads. It'll be a fun project tracking down parts. Use what you can.
Rasta basket is essential.
11-02-10, 06:42 PM
I think it's late 70's. All the parts are Japanese, so it might not be that bad, unless they made french threaded parts in Japan. The bottom bracket looks like a standard euro bb but I never dealt with French stuff though
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