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Old 06-16-11, 06:20 PM
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Here are some recent photos of my frenchies. Both in 100% commuter service at the moment, and serving very well.


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Old 06-16-11, 06:25 PM
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Speaking of commuters...

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I love the folder! Fess up, how many Gitanes do you have?
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ten right now, plus two vitus ,a melton and a murray serotta and a la vie claire look, then assorted beaters ....tandem mtb, 2mtb's.
looking to add a gitane bmx,2 tandems, a triple seater,when a friend gets back home to france this week its nice to have a eye (someone other than me)out for gitanes in france now.he understands my passion for them .....more like a sickness hehe.
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Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:

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Plus a time machine to get you the right backdrop for your pic? So cool.
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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:
just. perfect.
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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:

Beautiful! I really like the blue fenders, and the shiny gold bits

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Old 08-22-11, 07:29 PM
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1983 Gitane Super Corsa

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How's about a neo-French BB on a classical French bike?

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'75 motobecane grand record
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My kid's Andre Bertin. 28 years old, same as my kid!
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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:

That bike is worth another bump. Fantastic. Initially the blue fenders set me back, but after looking at it for a minute, it just clicked. Beautiful job.
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Late 60's UO-18 Peugeot:



1971 UO-8 Peugeot:



1977 Motobecane Super Merage Mixte:



All three bikes require restoration; the Moto is pretty much finished, just lacking cables and a chain. The Moto was the most expensive of the three French bikes, cost me $10.00 but it also came with another Mixte frame set abd a pair of wheels. The Peugeots were basically free, costing me only labor on a friends bikes
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PVN10? PXN10? Doesn't matter as it's a nice ride. It has Simplex retrofriction shifters which work well with the Simplex SJA102 front/SX410T rear derailleurs. Maillard 14-24 6-sp freewheel, Normandy Luxe Comp hubs laced to Mavic Mod E rims, Stronglight 104(?) cranks, Weinmann 605 sidepulls with Mafac levers, Peugeot labeled Atax stem, Philippe Franco-Italia bars, SR Laprade seat post. Not sure about the headset (cheap Stronglight?). Original Lyotard pedals were replaced with Ofmega (Christophe toe clips) and original saddle (Gallet?) replaced with a Brooks Swift.

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Old 08-24-11, 03:44 PM
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Thank goodness the Gitane I had my eye on locally has been sold. This thread isn't helping me save money one bit. Beautiful bikes.
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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:

Is that an inner tube dispenser mounted on the wall?
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Bonjour mes amis...Regard mon velo Belle Blue UE8M.....I love the ride, ce magnific..ne ces pas?
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Old 08-24-11, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:
That. Is. A. Beautiful. Bike.

I do not recall seeing a Peugeot in that color before.... Maybe I'm just thick or something... I'm still a little bit ambivalent to the white bars tape with the black seat. Perhaps black bar tape would have been a little better. In any case, that is a gorgeous build! Very nice.
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an 80s Sur Mesure Garantie

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Originally Posted by wynklah
Here I want to show you my newest builtup - a Peugeot PX60 from 1975 or 1976:

What bar bag is this? Nice build there.
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My Moto mixte with the new Pasela tires - it makes a daily trip down the gravel road to the mailbox and off with the kids. My daughter laughs and says I'm riding a "girls" bike - but I don't really care. It's a fun bike to cruise on. My oldest son even asks if he can ride it.

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Here's another Motobecane girl's bike

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You tease! How about a pic we can actually see?

Actually, I am pretty sure I saw your bike in person in the ID, and it was stunning indeed...

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