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    Senior Member osiris419's Avatar
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    My New Project (like I need another one)

    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.
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    mixte = jealous...
    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cox View Post
    "You can cheat death a thousand times, but death only has to win once."
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    when maneuvering at speed they feel just like your typical road bike on a country road.
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    "Hey, a fixie!!"
    "tzzzzzzzzzzz...."
    "awwww."

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    Seventies Motobecane mixte screams French threads. It'll be a fun project tracking down parts. Use what you can.

    Rasta basket is essential.

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    Senior Member osiris419's Avatar
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    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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