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Old 06-29-20, 09:18 AM
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Viscount gran sport

Viscount gran sport,
no death fork and wrong back wheel but the frameset is pretty darn light!

Just got home with it.





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Old 06-29-20, 09:27 AM
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Looks like it has a conventional BB unit, too (another plus) but watch out how you handle the seat cluster "ears" those have been a known weak spot on most of these "fillet brazed" frames.

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Nice pick up. One of those front derailleurs came stock on a 70s Sekine SHS 271 I picked up. It did a crummy job shifting. I picked up a second one used; it also did a crummy job. So I switched to a suntour FD which works fine. Hopefully your mileage will vary from mine.
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Originally Posted by unworthy1 View Post
Looks like it has a conventional BB unit, too (another plus) but watch out how you handle the seat lug "ears" those have been a known weak spot on most of these "fillet brazed" frames.
ive read that much of the frame might be delicate so i am going to be careful.


Blurry but u get the idea.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
Nice pick up. One of those front derailleurs came stock on a 70s Sekine SHS 271 I picked up. It did a crummy job shifting. I picked up a second one used; it also did a crummy job. So I switched to a suntour FD which works fine. Hopefully your mileage will vary from mine.
i just like that 32s and fenders will fit no problem. Will put 700c wheels on it.
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That's one reason why I like 60s and 70s era bikes with center pull brakes; they typically have a crazy amount of tire clearance.
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Very nice pick up!! Love that dark red color too
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