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Old 12-23-18, 03:56 PM
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Gazelle finally finished!

I picked up this frame about eight months ago from @Chrome Molly. For some reason the build took foreverrrrr. I finished it up yesterday, took it up and down the block this morning. I can tell already, it's a good one!

1977 Gazelle Champiion Mondial (my second CM), Cyclone derailleurs, GP4 rims w/Veloflex Criteriums, Sugino RT crank. This is my first solo bike with a triple crankset.

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Old 12-23-18, 04:21 PM
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Looking good. Like the triple
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Stunning! One one Gazelle is certainly a favorite of mine.
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That's a good looking bike. Wait you live in the NE and this is your first bike with a triple? Wow my hat is off to you.

There are some serious climbs in that part of the world.
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Old 12-23-18, 04:45 PM
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That came out nice! I prefer the look of the seventies' models over the later models. The look just that bit more C&V.
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Pretty bike - love the color!

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Looks like the one I painted for Gomango years ago.
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Sharp looking bike. Well done!
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Oof. Nice bike. Let me know if you get sick of it!
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Old 12-23-18, 09:51 PM
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Thank you all for the nice comments!

Originally Posted by sloar View Post
Looks like the one I painted for Gomango years ago.
I believe it is.
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That really looks good. I love the color.
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Solid classic Dutch racer - all the good stuff. R531, color, Brooks, Cyclone, choice rubber, oh yeah

Now ride like the 'Champion' Hennie Kuiper!!
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
Looks like the one I painted for Gomango years ago.
It is.

It pleases me a great deal to see this one get some love.

At the time, I was sitting here with bikes coming out of my ears and couldn't justify another build.

Turned out beautifully Jim.

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Add me to the list of admirers Jim. Well done.

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