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Old 12-14-08, 02:41 PM
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This subject often comes up in conversation.

I'd think that a Rene Herse or Alex Singer Randonneur of full Touring bike from the 1950s or 1960s with all the custom fitted bells and whistles would be the true jewel in my collection... Especially, if it happened to fit me just right... which would always be a concern with any vintage made-to-measure bikes.

For a bike from a big manufacturer, this Peugeot "City" bike - apparently a Prototype or Show-bike from the 1950s - has a huge number of very trick fittings and accessories (such as all the concealed brake and derailleur cable routing)... although it never went into actual production.

With 650B wheels, and with the welded steel frame... it surely must weigh 50 pounds.

I'd still love to ride around town regularly on THIS baby!

Maybe a good bicycle counterpart to a Rolls Royce, too?

Seen at a 2007 Paris bike show...

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