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02-27-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,271
Posted By mtbjeff

Motobecane Mirage Mixte ...

Motobecane Mirage Mixte

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6120/6285432586_97ded34a4e_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/6285432586/) Motobecane Mirage Mixte...
02-08-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By mtbjeff

Some gold on a Mixte for the little lady. ...

Some gold on a Mixte for the little lady.

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1235/5121214128_e8fb4e2baa.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/5121214128/) IMG_9090...
01-20-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 39,944
Posted By mtbjeff

This is a set of Huret stem shifters that I...

This is a set of Huret stem shifters that I picked up for my Gitane tandem, Shifting on the tandem can be a little dicey at times with the down tube shifters and extra weight of the stoker behind...
01-20-12, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By mtbjeff

1977 Corgi toys Team Paramount car :) and the...

1977 Corgi toys Team Paramount car :) and the 1968 Renault 16TS film car


https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-7JwvYIIpwhU/TvjiFHT9faI/AAAAAAAABxE/h7k0eJe1iv0/s640/IMG_0863.JPG
01-20-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By mtbjeff

The Rapha support van at the 2011 SSCXWC in San...

The Rapha support van at the 2011 SSCXWC in San Francisco

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6056/6387361067_e7ebdc5d08.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/6387361067/) IMG_0115...
01-19-12, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By mtbjeff

This Peugeot DB4 Ambulance could be modified...

This Peugeot DB4 Ambulance could be modified nicely to make a current CV team vehicle :D

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170763925961+&viewitem=

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01-16-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By mtbjeff

The stock dropouts didn't have a derailleur...

The stock dropouts didn't have a derailleur hanger or axle stops ( thats what I keep telling myself), In retrospect I probably would not change them if I were to do this project over again. :eek:
01-15-12, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 46,195
Posted By mtbjeff

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7146/6702264281_74d3...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7146/6702264281_74d3638487.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/6702264281/) IMG_8882 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/6702264281/) by ibikergal...
01-15-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,554
Posted By mtbjeff

S/N GO683 Nishiki Mixte ...

S/N GO683 Nishiki Mixte

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6705049157_2e1fa4ea18.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/6705049157/) IMG_1678...
01-15-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,909
Posted By mtbjeff

Here's my repainted 1973 Gitane touring Tandem,...

Here's my repainted 1973 Gitane touring Tandem, made of the finest french stove pipe tubing.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7161/6702256311_63b5054399.jpg...
01-15-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By mtbjeff

The decals are not period correct for a 1973...

The decals are not period correct for a 1973 Gitane, I could not stand the Gitane foil decals of the 70's. I picked them up on ebay here, ...
01-15-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By mtbjeff

Thanks everyone, The framebuilder that...

Thanks everyone,

The framebuilder that installed the dropouts and made the Rack is Bronson Silva at Silva Cycles in Campbell California http://silvacycles.com/

I had the frame and rack...
01-15-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,177
Posted By mtbjeff

Gitane Tandem winter project

Last spring a friend gave me this 1973 Gitane touring tandem. It was pretty much a basket case in my eyes at the time. I decided that I would build it up as a around town cruiser and give the bike a...
01-10-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,800
Posted By mtbjeff

This is my wifes Mercier Mixte, she loves it for...

This is my wifes Mercier Mixte, she loves it for a town bike.


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Fs1DyqrRUlc/TMMXtW8_MfI/AAAAAAAAAk4/s0OlWgLzgU8/s640/IMG_8033.jpg
01-04-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,077
Posted By mtbjeff

http://www.flickr.com/photos/singularcycles/403658...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/singularcycles/4036585075/Two bikes that I like are the Singular Gryphon and the Van Dessel WTF. Both bikes have EBB and derailleur hangers. The Singuler doesn't look...
01-02-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,062
Posted By mtbjeff

Nice find, The detail work on the frame is...

Nice find, The detail work on the frame is beautiful and it looks like the bike was stored in a nice dry place all the time.
12-30-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,192
Posted By mtbjeff

Colonel thank you, I do plan to run the tandem as...

Colonel thank you, I do plan to run the tandem as a double and the TA chart for a Tandem might be for a triple at 127 mm ( I noticed that the chart says a double with Shimano is 115 mm and 118.5 mm...
12-30-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,192
Posted By mtbjeff

The 115mm sounds narrow after looking at Sheldon...

The 115mm sounds narrow after looking at Sheldon Browns TA chart that calls out a 127mm for a Tandem. It might take a few fit checks to zero in on the size I need.

Below is a screen capture from...
12-29-11, 07:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,192
Posted By mtbjeff

This is my Specialties T.A. Pro 5 Vis Tandem...

This is my Specialties T.A. Pro 5 Vis Tandem crank sets. 170mm long crank arms with french 14mm X 1.25 pedal threads. It was set up as a triple when I received it, I converted it to a double with new...
12-26-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,218
Posted By mtbjeff

Toys from Christmas past

My Corgi Tour de France Paramount team and camera cars. now if I only had some bikes and riders to go with them..
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12-15-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51,230
Views: 6,658,531
Posted By mtbjeff

A 1973 Schwinn Paramount Tandem ...

A 1973 Schwinn Paramount Tandem

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/2750162169.html
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12-04-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 46,195
Posted By mtbjeff

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PdoLUFkTbI8/Ttu...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PdoLUFkTbI8/TtutbOWg7iI/AAAAAAAABwQ/rhbpFYb9dH4/s800/IMG_2850.JPG?gl=US
12-03-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 46,195
Posted By mtbjeff

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-uMOIyiMxn9w/TN4...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-uMOIyiMxn9w/TN4IdV50sgI/AAAAAAAAAs0/lUKu8S6Z9HQ/s800/IMG_3108.jpg?gl=US
12-02-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,076
Posted By mtbjeff

I don't, We were the second owners of the Tower...

I don't, We were the second owners of the Tower Tandem, I believe he was located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The bike was very well built, with Phil Wood Bottom brackets and hubs. My guess is...
12-02-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 321,908
Posted By mtbjeff

The wifes Mercier Mixte town bike, I'm not sure...

The wifes Mercier Mixte town bike, I'm not sure of the year.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Fs1DyqrRUlc/TMMXtW8_MfI/AAAAAAAAAk4/s0OlWgLzgU8/s800/IMG_8033.jpg?gl=US


1977 50cm Motobecane...
12-02-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,617
Posted By mtbjeff

1977 50cm Motobecane Mirage Mixte ...

1977 50cm Motobecane Mirage Mixte


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Ycq-L5fBVII/TMMXxKSzjsI/AAAAAAAAAlA/EUAINjwR0lM/s800/IMG_8995.jpg?gl=US
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12-01-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,076
Posted By mtbjeff

I sold this custom John Tower tandem about a year...

I sold this custom John Tower tandem about a year ago. I always liked the Ferrari red paint job.
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12-01-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 44,289
Posted By mtbjeff

These are a few old bike shop fame decals that...

These are a few old bike shop fame decals that I've come across, sadly most of the shops are out of business today.


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12-01-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,410
Posted By mtbjeff

My 1972 Schwinn Suburban at work. It made it...

My 1972 Schwinn Suburban at work.

It made it into Cyclingnews last week,

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/photos/jones-and-krasniak-top-single-speed-cyclo-cross-championships/197903
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12-01-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By mtbjeff

Thanks cb, I did not look long enough in my...

Thanks cb, I did not look long enough in my search. If a moderator can move my thread into this one that would be great!
12-01-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By mtbjeff

Bike Shop Fame Decals

These are a few old bike shop fame decals that I've come across, sadly most of the shops are out of business today.

please add any that you might have.
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11-30-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,076
Posted By mtbjeff

My 1973 Gitane Tandem thats going through a major...

My 1973 Gitane Tandem thats going through a major overhaul at the moment.


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-LVFhQI5uhtk/TpropAY-CgI/AAAAAAAABrY/SbLzzux7v7k/s640/IMG_0532.JPG?gl=US
11-29-11, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By mtbjeff

Maybe not TA Specialites 5 vis, but very similar....

Maybe not TA Specialites 5 vis, but very similar. Perhaps it is a Lambert crankset. The machined section in the crank arm with the black sticker is wider then the TA Specialites crank arm.

This...
05-03-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,646
Posted By mtbjeff

Mercier Mixte with a few updates ...

Mercier Mixte with a few updates

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_-kW5Zp84ikM/TMMXtW8_MfI/AAAAAAAAAk4/fNFj74h8rTg/s800/IMG_8033.jpg




Motobecane Nomade Mixte
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