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Grand Jubilee upgrade and repair (farmer style)

Old 09-09-21, 07:16 AM
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Grand Jubilee upgrade and repair (farmer style)

Since I built the bike I've been in search of a proper Huret Jubliee derailleur and shifter set. I've also been horrified by what they can fetch on the open market. When one of my customers gifted me with his 'old French bike' I didn't even think it would be a GJ. The frame was too big and in less than stellar cosmetic condition.





At last my Jubliee bits!




The rear went right on, was even the Campagnola drop out compatible one(both bikes had Campy DOs)




The former owner had installed Campy bar-ends......





...... but nlerner was kind enough to sent me a set of the right shifters, which cleaned up nicely:






I was less lucky with the FD. Like so many of them it had cracked at the hinge. But in farm country you make things work with what's at hand.




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Old 09-09-21, 07:38 AM
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Man, you had me all ready to ask about the too big frame until I saw the "set screw".
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The ''repaired' FD was never on the old frame. FWIW, the screws don't make contact with the seat tube. I dressed them off flush with the ID of the mounting band.

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Nice save, Top!
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What did you do with the too big frame?
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It will shortly be listed here in search of a new home, along with a Grand Record frame and fork. Both look to be 56cm or so.

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