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Old 03-18-18, 05:09 PM
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My latest errand bike project

I originally bought my old Peugeots with the idea of using them as shopping and errand bikes. That worked well, until I realized how nice they were to ride and spent rather too much money fixing them up! So I needed another errand bike, and I came up with an old Astra that was in appropriately ratty shape. I have the usual triple crank in front, but it is a TA clone this time. I used the Mafac brakes and levers, some old cheap racks, and a Suntour GT rear derailleur. I put most of it together today at the local co-op, and now need to add the chain and derailleur cables. Then figure out where I want those Mafac levers to sit on the bars. They look awkward where they are now.

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