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'88 Peugeot Frankenbike final version.

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Old 04-11-10, 03:53 PM
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'88 Peugeot Frankenbike final version.

I finished the cosmetic restoration on this bike, which is going to be my best rider. I hope the red bar tape isn't too loud.



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I like it!

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Looks great, the bar tape is niiiicceee.
Is it 531 professional? I've always wanted a late 80's peugeot with that tube set.
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Looks great, the bar tape is niiiicceee.
Is it 531 professional? I've always wanted a late 80's peugeot with that tube set.
Yep. It's light as a feather. It also dents real easy.
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Very nice, indeed!
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Purty indeed. I've always held older Peugeots in very high esteem - they ride far better than their price or reputation would suggest. But then I'm not an Italo-snob.

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Lovely job. Any reason you held on to the original brake levers/bars, rather than swapping them out for aero levers and newer handlebars?
The one big mistake I made when restoring my Pug was not swapping out the original bars - next year, when I change the bar tape, a set of ergo bars are definitely going on.
But, just to repeat, fantastic resto job, what a looker.
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I like it. The tape looks good; with the red bag they balance each other.
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Thanks to everyone for the compliments. Barchettaman, it wouldn't be a Pug without those bars!
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