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Oh c'mon... Show me your Motobecane!

Old 03-22-14, 08:10 PM
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Oh c'mon... Show me your Motobecane!

I don't care if it's a Team Champion or Nomade. They're all eye candy to me!
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Old 03-22-14, 08:51 PM
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Latest completion, Grand Touring


I really need to find a 58cm Grand Record.




French market only C41


Well at least it's a lugged frame!


May try to move this at Detroit Bike City next weekend


Can't find a photo of the black and red Jubilee mixte.

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Well, that's 4 of them.
I didn't see them when I last stopped by, OJ... WTH? Are these a NJ purchase?
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1982 Jubile Sport, came stock with Suntour BL (blue line) components. Swiss bottom bracket naturally.




1979 ish Innerclub tandem:

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Ok;

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Haven't you seen enough by now?
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Originally Posted by wrk101
1982 Jubile Sport, came stock with Suntour BL (blue line) components. Swiss bottom bracket naturally.




1979 ish Innerclub tandem:

Nice bikes Bill.... I have to wonder why Swiss threading didn't prevail... Standard metric threads + sensible left hand threading on the fixed cup. Kind'a made sense.
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Originally Posted by sailorbenjamin
Ok;
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I want your bike!!!!
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Originally Posted by auchencrow
Well, that's 4 of them.
I didn't see them when I last stopped by, OJ... WTH? Are these a NJ purchase?
When the weather warms up, come on over again!
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Originally Posted by jimmuller


Haven't you seen enough by now?
Never enough Moto's Jim... BTW - are you holding that bike up or holding it down? Moto's tend to ride like a dream and weigh like a feather.
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Originally Posted by oddjob2
When the weather warms up, come on over again!
You can rely on it. You have snagged a whole lotta cool rides since I last visited, and I need to inspect them ALL!!!!
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Here's my Grand Touring - I like this bike a whole lot.

As found;


Later on:





The bars were bent beyond reckoning, so I put these Peugeot bars with lions on it!
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Originally Posted by oddjob2
^Great color!

Old picture

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Motobecane Mobylette

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Hmmmm. Let me try again. It's a 1974-1975 grand Jubile that's been through some changes.
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My 1977 (I think) Mirage in it's current form.

I'm still not entirely sure about it at the moment. When I converted from 27" to 700c, an old set of MAFAC Racers were all that I had that had sufficient reach. Still fiddling with those bastards, and I haven't quite gotten them to a point where I'm comfortable with them.

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Mines on the way. Still have to lace up the wheels. I considered doing a repaint on the frame but it's only a Nomade and I'm staying all original.


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Originally Posted by Bledfor Days
Mines on the way. Still have to lace up the wheels. I considered doing a repaint on the frame but it's only a Nomade and I'm staying all original.
It doesn't look like it needs paint to me - In fact it looks like it will be a beauty.
(Plus it's unhealthy to spray-paint bikes on the kitchen table )
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Originally Posted by michael k
Motobecane Mobylette





Cute, but will they let you join the club with that?
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My Mirage, when I was trying it out as a single speed. I've since replaced the wheels and added SKS Chromoplastic fenders which nearly match the original Motobecane silver paint.

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I have 2 Moto's, both restored.
Early 70's Le Champion, rescued from oblivion a couple years ago. Shown here as a racer, it's now set up as a sport tourer.



'75 Grand Jubile, which I bought new. It's been extensively modified several times.

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1974 Le Champion. Love this bike!


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