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Fender/Rack recommendations for my 1980s Lotus Classique

Old 09-07-18, 11:28 AM
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Fender/Rack recommendations for my 1980s Lotus Classique

Hi all,

Just wondering if you can reccommend a nice set of fenders and rack for my 1984 lotus classique below. I love this classy ride and want to class it up a bit more. Tires on it are 23c, IIRC.

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I have a Classique. Fender clearance would be very tight. It's not an ideal bike for racks, but if that's the bike you've got to put one on, a 3 point connection (dropout rack mounts and brake bridge) Blackburn or copy would be the way to go.
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No. More to follow (driving)
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OK, home.

Fenders and racks on one of these?



No wonder I drink.
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It's been done. Bike model not named but it looks like Classique when I use a magnifying glass. Sounds like Lotus used the name on more and less racy frames.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...693445538.html

Lotus Bicycle - $200 (Manchester)






bicycle type: road
frame size: ?
wheel size: other/unknown
found in my dads garage. he never used it. he's about 6 ft tall.
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Maybe race blade fenders?
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes
OK, home.

Fenders and racks on one of these?



No wonder I drink.


haha, i hope i didn't offend by wanting to put fenders on my lotus. I have upright bars on it and i just wanted to add a touch of class to it w/chrome fenders. I am in love with so many bikes on this forum and i'm trying to build something that i love just as much

thank you for reading this. you can get back to your whiskey now.

ps- just saw your lotus on pedalroom. that thing is gorgeous!
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(Cog)nitive Dissonance: Lotus Classique Update this guy took his classique and turned it into something crazy.

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