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09-04-17, 03:57 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Hi, There was no guide at all under the...

Hi,

There was no guide at all under the bottom bracket, just one bare cable. I didn't want the cable and frame metal to devour eachother, so I decided to line the cable with a 'sleeve'. :) That...
08-28-17, 07:37 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thank you!

Thank you!
08-28-17, 07:36 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

There's always tweaking to be done, but I'm...

There's always tweaking to be done, but I'm pretty happy with it now. :)
07-14-17, 04:00 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks, Gomango!

Thanks, Gomango!
07-14-17, 03:59 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

She has seen the battlefield, yes. :lol: I'm...

She has seen the battlefield, yes. :lol: I'm still trying to figure out how many cyclocrossers were actually built by Flandria. Not much on the interwebs...
07-13-17, 01:26 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Last pics.

Last pics.
07-13-17, 01:24 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Here are the pictures of the finished Flandria...

Here are the pictures of the finished Flandria cyclocross. The lady is ready for the ride!

Specs:

Year: somewhere between 1974 and 1983

- Frontblade: Sugino Super Mighty Track
- Bottom...
07-07-17, 08:32 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

1981/1986: 1980s - Economic Downturn...

1981/1986: 1980s - Economic Downturn (http://www.flandriabikes.com/about-us/1981-bankruptcy) So technically my bike could be from 1983.
07-06-17, 10:02 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

I don't know much more about the advertised bike....

I don't know much more about the advertised bike. Only that it carries the same headbadge and lettering as my newly acquired Flandria cyclocross does. I'm still guessing my frame dates from around...
07-03-17, 03:45 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Also, quite interestingly, I found an advert for...

Also, quite interestingly, I found an advert for a Flandria roadbike for sale online, with exactly the same headbadge and stickers as my cyclocrosser has. The roadbike is advertised as stemming from...
07-03-17, 03:37 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Working on the brakes... step by step! In the...

Working on the brakes... step by step! In the last picture you can see that there are the letters AB in the braze-on for the brakes. Does this indicate the frame-builder or just the braze-on producer?
07-01-17, 06:44 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks! Haven't done any braking yet, but that...

Thanks! Haven't done any braking yet, but that will come soon, I hope. Still in the phase of rebuilding :)
07-01-17, 06:43 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

No lettering anywhere, except for the Sugino...

No lettering anywhere, except for the Sugino logo. I figured it to be a Super Mighty track, but I could be mistaken?
06-30-17, 02:38 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

This bike is rather a mystery. For example: what...

This bike is rather a mystery. For example: what do the numbers mean on the back of the pedal? And has anyone seen the headbadge sticker before? Can't seem to bring it home. The Flandria has these...
06-29-17, 12:45 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Hello friends! New lady in the stable! Found a...

Hello friends! New lady in the stable! Found a Flandria cyclocross bike, probably from around 1983 but not sure yet. Lots of work to do and I already started to clean, polish and renew. I've never...
05-08-17, 03:23 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Great idea! Would love to participate, but am...

Great idea! Would love to participate, but am already elsewhere in the NL. Wish you a beautiful ride and keep us posted for other/more rides! :)
04-07-17, 11:46 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Yes, those are BCM lugs. Thanks for the help...

Yes, those are BCM lugs. Thanks for the help guys! The fork crown however remains in clouds... I'll keep searching! :)
04-06-17, 04:46 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

And that such a beautiful bike was made there! I...

And that such a beautiful bike was made there! I know, I'm in love. :rolleyes:
04-06-17, 04:45 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

New discovery. Barely visible through the paint,...

New discovery. Barely visible through the paint, but on the front of the bike there is an inscription. It's a square with -I think- the letters J and V in it. Could these possibly be the initials of...
04-04-17, 12:39 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Finally took the lady out for a spin. The weather...

Finally took the lady out for a spin. The weather was fine, the Liberty ready and the road whispering to me. This bike is such a delight! She rides (glides!) very smooth and lightly, the steering is...
03-23-17, 08:09 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

A 161 it is then! Deal. :thumb:

A 161 it is then! Deal. :thumb:
03-22-17, 03:50 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

As far as I know it's these: VeloBase.com -...

As far as I know it's these: VeloBase.com - Component: Weinmann AG (drilled levers) (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=B4CA83EE-23D9-4FDE-9AE9-CDE3F58E22BA&Enum=118&AbsPos=267) with a small...
03-21-17, 01:52 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Still working on the Liberty. Put new shoes on...

Still working on the Liberty. Put new shoes on the lady (Vittoria rally tubes, took me 3 days to glue...). Cleaned the handlebar (new tape coming in tomorrow), tried out the new Weinmanns (hope about...
03-17-17, 09:48 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Here you go. :D

Here you go. :D
03-17-17, 09:44 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

You're not going to believe this! Today I again...

You're not going to believe this! Today I again studied the rear brake and it's a Weinmann 500. It's stamped on the back too, although I couldn't trace brakes with a red 'label' in the centre AND...
03-17-17, 03:27 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Ehm... Juvela, I lost you there?

Ehm... Juvela, I lost you there?
03-16-17, 05:21 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

One more piece of the jigsaw... Mr. Wargee was...

One more piece of the jigsaw... Mr. Wargee was born in Tervuren on 24.05.1920 and died there on 04.03.1982. He was an independant Belgian coureur, according to this site: Vital WARGEE données...
03-16-17, 01:07 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks for the picture. Is it safe to assume then...

Thanks for the picture. Is it safe to assume then that the Liberty bike/frame is at least 45 years old, when the shop closed around 1970?
03-15-17, 01:27 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Wow! What a story! Thanks for sharing. This is...

Wow! What a story! Thanks for sharing. This is the essence of this forum: members helping eachother. Yes, it must have been quite some time ago that the shop was there. It was in the fifties and...
03-14-17, 01:51 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Zeus Gran Sport it is! I recognize them clearly....

Zeus Gran Sport it is! I recognize them clearly. And the derailleur group is also Gran Sport, be it Campagnolo :) And Munny, do you have a picture of your Versaevel that you could post? Gives me an...
03-13-17, 03:44 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Looks quite like a Kessels Main d'Or bike indeed:...

Looks quite like a Kessels Main d'Or bike indeed: Main D'Or bicycle (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Benelux/Kessels/Main_D-Or.htm)
03-13-17, 03:26 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Do these pics help to identify the frame?

Do these pics help to identify the frame?
03-13-17, 03:19 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Interesting theory! This crossed my mind too. Or:...

Interesting theory! This crossed my mind too. Or: some parts just broke down after years of (intense professional?) use and had to be replaced. The bike was used by a pro-rider in the Wallon region....
03-13-17, 11:37 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Next clue: freewheel! It's a Maillard. Any...

Next clue: freewheel! It's a Maillard. Any further clues? 1979?
03-13-17, 09:09 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

No respray. Some chips here and there came off,...

No respray. Some chips here and there came off, but no other colours underneath.
03-12-17, 11:30 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Tomorrow I'll start cleaning the back derry....

Tomorrow I'll start cleaning the back derry. Today I cycled around. It's starting to become a habit. :)
03-12-17, 11:28 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

As promised: pics of saddle/seatpost and...

As promised: pics of saddle/seatpost and fork-crown. Hope this helps.
03-11-17, 12:57 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thank you for your replies! The seatpost is a...

Thank you for your replies! The seatpost is a Titan (alu) and the saddle a 3TTT SL. I'll post pics of the fork/crown tomorrow... in one of the brake-handles the date of january 1976 was engraved...
03-11-17, 06:52 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

I'll keep you posted while progressing with the...

I'll keep you posted while progressing with the cleaning! ;)
03-11-17, 06:51 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

I don't know. The construction is interesting,...

I don't know. The construction is interesting, yes. As far as I can see the fork is matching to the frame. No great differences there.
03-11-17, 05:27 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Last pics of the Liberty.

Last pics of the Liberty.
03-11-17, 05:24 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Some more pics. In the frame there is a number...

Some more pics. In the frame there is a number '60'.
03-11-17, 05:22 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Belgian mystery bike

So here goes, on request :) Belgian mystery bike: a LIBERTY. I have attached pictures and will post more. I already found out that 'Fietsen Wargee' was a bike-shop in the Peperstraat (pepper...
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