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Old 08-06-11, 01:31 PM   #1
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Identify this Peugeot?

Can anyone give me the model for this Peugeot?:

Decent, fairly-priced bikes don't come up locally on CL very often ... what do you think of this one? I'm currently riding a mid 70s Motobecane Mirage, and would like something a little newer, with alloy cranks and wheels. Also, is that a "Vitus" sticker on the top tube?

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don't know, but definetly nice to the eye.
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It looks in good nick but it wasn't a flash bike to start with.
The tubing sticker is Carbolite 103 I think, I don't recognise it as Vitus.
Carbolite 103 is a carbon steel, it was replaced by HLE ie Haute Limite Elastique, or high tensile. both are a lot heavier than CrMo.
The frame is either welded or perhaps internally lugged, they certainly did that later. The brake cable goes through a pierced top tube.
Nervar cranks. Some of their big rings were non-replaceable, and were a funny BCD too.
Rear Der looks like Shimano Exage 300EX, heavy but reliable. or possibly an old 105 RD-1050 6-speed.
There are fender lugs, which are hard to find on racier bikes.
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