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Chrome Super LeTour 12.2 Restoration

Old 07-23-22, 03:22 PM
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Chrome Super LeTour 12.2 Restoration

I've been working on this for a while but it's done now. I went with the 600 Arabesque group because I had it, and it's just so good looking. SR Royal stem with SR Road Champion bars, Brooks B17 with a blue accented Rino seat post, Araya alloy wheels with new spokes. I'm not sure of the hubs, I just don't remember now. Enjoy the pics.











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Old 07-23-22, 04:46 PM
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wow, that is in great shape!
So much shiny chrome too!

The SR stem with the grooves on the sides was one of my favorites from the old days. I'm not sure why, since it would be just as strong with a slightly thinner oval cross section, but it does look good!

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Wow!!! Great looking bike! Great pic quality too. Overall, very impressive.
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Lovely bike, and a really well executed build. Anyone know the significance of the "12.2?"
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Originally Posted by poprad View Post
Lovely bike, and a really well executed build. Anyone know the significance of the "12.2?"
I think 12.2 refers to the weight of the bike in kilos.
I am sure someone will be along to confirm or deny shortly.
Nice built and I am a sucker for chrome.
Well done.
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Wow, it's beautiful! Well done!
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Old 07-24-22, 07:28 AM
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Nice job . The chrome is in fantastic shape .
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The arabesque derailleur and chrome stays marry well. Very nice bike.
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Old 07-24-22, 11:18 AM
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The arabesque derailleur and chrome stays marry well. Very nice bike.
Thanks, I've always liked the Arabesque looks.
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