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Old 02-26-12, 10:49 AM
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That is one Dandy Frejus!
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No no. I meant, what was that bag originally? I had started to make a pattern, to cut some leather I have so I could make a bag that would fit the oval VO rear rack. I still may do that project if I ever get around to the nine hundred other projects ahead of it. Then, I remembered I had something stashed away, picked up at an estate sale years ago, which might just fit. Added a couple of straps off an old Dooney Bourke ladies hand bag also picked up at a yard sale for the fine leather in it. Some real nice, heavy brass hardware on that bag too. The rear bag is a little funky looking, but it's just the right size for a small tool kit, spare tube and a granola bar or two.
First of all: fantastic Frejus! Don't see too many these days, and certainly not as superbly-preserved as this beauty. I'm partial to the color just like everyone else, too

Second, I got good and bad news from your post above: I can get one of those lovely racks from VO, but not the bag "Custom made", I see. Whatever, that rear-end setup is the perfect topper!

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So pretty. On a less exciting note, but what bar tape is that? I never can find tan cloth tape.
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One of the classiest bikes I've seen here yet.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
First of all: fantastic Frejus! Don't see too many these days, and certainly not as superbly-preserved as this beauty. I'm partial to the color just like everyone else, too

Second, I got good and bad news from your post above: I can get one of those lovely racks from VO, but not the bag "Custom made", I see. Whatever, that rear-end setup is the perfect topper!

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Thanks D. Dude. Well, not custom made. Not yet. That bag is an old DOPP KIT I had laying around here collecting dust. Picked it up years ago. I'll bet it's from the 40. given its construction and style. Fit right on there !
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So pretty. On a less exciting note, but what bar tape is that? I never can find tan cloth tape.
Thanks. That not tan. That is actually pale pink, with a very light wash of orange shellac over it, followed by a light coat of clear.
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One of the classiest bikes I've seen here yet.
What's so special about it?

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Thanks. That not tan. That is actually pale pink, with a very light wash of orange shellac over it, followed by a light coat of clear.
Brilliant, whatever it is. I will be stealing that.
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That's bike porn if there ever was such a thing.

But how does it ride!? Does it give an unusual ride in any way? It's one of my holy grail bikes.
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Unusual ride? Not that I'm aware of Noglider. Though I only have my Motobecane to compare it with. It's a lot heavier, of course, and to tell the truth I haven't got that many miles on it yet. Seems to handle fine.
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