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Old 02-04-12, 07:37 PM   #1
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anyone heard of luxtube tubing?

http://wichita.craigslist.org/bik/2792250902.html

This guy says the bike is made of luxtubing but ive never heard of it. I was wondering if anyone knows anything about it. Maybe its like carbolite tubing on peugeot??? Also whats everyones opinion on this bike and the price?
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Old 02-04-12, 08:06 PM   #2
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Good price For a Louison Bobet bike. I would be all over it.
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Mercier used "Special Luxtub" tubing on lower end models like the 200, 100, and 90 in the late 60s/early 70s. The model 300 used Reynolds 531. I've no idea whether it was hi-ten or chromoly, or whether it was straight gauge or double butted.

Here's a Special Luxtub label:

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Good price For a Louison Bobet bike. I would be all over it.
Ditto.
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Old 02-04-12, 08:22 PM   #5
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get better pics. i am sure it is just the angle and the crappy CL pic but that fork looks funny
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