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Late 70's (?) Motobecane Grand Touring

Old 08-22-10, 04:36 PM
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Late 70's (?) Motobecane Grand Touring

Because I am a sucker for classic Motobecanes, I found what I am guessing is a late 70s Grand Touring. Bought it from the original owner, who rode it alot. Vitus tubing, Suntour components. Bike does have some surface rust here and there, but is in decent shape overall.

Any idea as to it's age? Thanks!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/42119664@N04/4918283446/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/4211966...n/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/4211966...n/photostream/

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Is it champagne color?
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Is it champagne color?
It's white...as in where are the photos.
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Hmmm...for some reason the photos won't upload from my flickr account...I added links to the pics instead...thanks!
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How many cogs on the freewheel? Any date codes on the rear derailleur or the cranks? I am guessing late 1970s, as well.
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looks to me like its a 1979 grand touring. check out this website for some the old catalogs.

http://www.velobase.com/Resource_Too...alogScans.aspx
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