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08-23-21, 01:18 PM
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Posted By camjr

My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring as it currently...

My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring as it currently sits.

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08-23-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26,037
Views: 2,707,844
Posted By camjr

It had been a while since I had taken the '76...

It had been a while since I had taken the '76 Moto Grand Touring out (my riding is curtailed quite a bit during the Texas summers). I left the house early, and met up with our local mayor (his orange...
08-23-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

It had been a while since I had taken the '76...

It had been a while since I had taken the '76 Moto Grand Touring out (my riding is curtailed quite a bit during the Texas summers). I left the house early, and met up with our local mayor (his...
06-13-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 132,912
Posted By camjr

Caught this big boy cruisin' the creek bed last...

Caught this big boy cruisin' the creek bed last weekend.

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06-06-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17,880
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Posted By camjr

A great solo ride north to Denton, TX and back,...

A great solo ride north to Denton, TX and back, but pretty brutal with the headwind and humidity on the return leg. 30.5 miles. It had been a while since I had taken the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring...
06-02-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 567,997
Posted By camjr

This is insanity! I disappear from the Hybrid...

This is insanity! I disappear from the Hybrid forum for a while and this great thread goes dormant for nearly a year?? I'll resurrect it.

Last Sunday I invited a friend of mine that just moved...
05-27-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,767
Posted By camjr

Ergon GP2 grips Upgraded tires from factory to...

Ergon GP2 grips
Upgraded tires from factory to Schwalbe Marathon after the originals wore down
pedals with straps and cages
12-04-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,015
Posted By camjr

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

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11-29-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,960
Posted By camjr

Well, I'll take the high road with my response...

Well, I'll take the high road with my response and simply say Lewisville, Texas USA.

Now, feel free to unbunch your knickers.
11-29-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 79,754
Posted By camjr

I looked like this today... ...

I looked like this today...

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11-29-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,335
Posted By camjr

11/7 19.46 11/8 21.92 11/11 18.23 ...

11/7 19.46
11/8 21.92
11/11 18.23
11/14 17.67
11/22 16.62
11/27 1.78 (something popped, and it wasn't my bike. Had to turn around and hope nothing was wrong physically)
11/29 ...
11-29-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26,037
Views: 2,707,844
Posted By camjr

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind....

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind. Chased by a mastiff mix. 20 miles. Still a good day on the Motobecane's saddle in Lewisville, TX.
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11-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,960
Posted By camjr

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11-29-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind....

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind. Chased by a mastiff mix. Still a good day on the Motobecane's saddle in Lewisville, TX.
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11-22-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,335
Posted By camjr

Thanks - that original frame color and trim was...

Thanks - that original frame color and trim was tailor-made for the Brooks saddle and bar-tape.
11-22-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,960
Posted By camjr

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11-22-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,335
Posted By camjr

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11-16-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By camjr

I have both and ride both. I have a 2013 Fuji...

I have both and ride both. I have a 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 that got me back into riding, and my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring I restored back in early 2018 (my father purchased it new, so it's got a...
11-13-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,183
Posted By camjr

Schwalbe Marathons for me. I do a lot of pre-dawn...

Schwalbe Marathons for me. I do a lot of pre-dawn and night rides, and appreciate the reflective sidewalls. They've been extremely durable, have excellent puncture protection, and have been great on...
11-12-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,699
Views: 2,562,281
Posted By camjr

I had the 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 out yesterday...

I had the 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 out yesterday and took a few shots.
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11-12-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,132
Posted By camjr

18 quick miles after work yesterday on my 2013...

18 quick miles after work yesterday on my 2013 Absolute 2.1 on a perfect day to ride. I can't think of the last time I rode with ZERO wind!

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08-15-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am...

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am when it was only 86 degrees outside. 21.5 miles up to my favorite area along the shoreline of Lewisville Lake north of DFW. Easy access from the house....
08-14-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,308
Posted By camjr

107 degrees at 3pm here in DFW, Texas. That's...

107 degrees at 3pm here in DFW, Texas. That's why my weekday rides are starting at 4:45am when it's a nice, brisk 85 degrees...
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08-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,539
Posted By camjr

4:45am because ellipticals suck and it will be...

4:45am because ellipticals suck and it will be 103 degrees this afternoon when I stop working for the day. My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring.
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08-10-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,132
Posted By camjr

Nice! I still ride the hell out of my 2013 2.1...

Nice! I still ride the hell out of my 2013 2.1 (blue)
08-10-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,295
Posted By camjr

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08-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

Out for a pre-dawn ride on the '76 Motobecane...

Out for a pre-dawn ride on the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. I left the house at 5:45am to beat the Texas heat. Great ride until the big red wasp hit and stuck to the inside of my left knee and...
06-17-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,780
Posted By camjr

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's...

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's already very comfortable. My 225 pounds is apparently speeding the break-in process along.
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06-12-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,539
Posted By camjr

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06-10-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,802
Posted By camjr

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents...

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents and personal touches are always spot on.

Cheers.
06-08-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By camjr

It's a bit of an older thread, but here is my...

It's a bit of an older thread, but here is my 1976 Grand Touring as it currently sits (yeah, it's not drive side, but it's a nice shot). It's a fantastic ride and gets between 50-75 miles a week.
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06-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,295
Posted By camjr

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06-07-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 887,139
Posted By camjr

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06-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat...

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat the North Texas heat. No wind at all, but the humidity was brutal, although it was quite comfortable as long as I was moving. I stopped for a...
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26,037
Views: 2,707,844
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and...

I decided to take a few days off work, and decided to break out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning...
06-04-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke...

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning and sitting...
06-03-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 874,295
Posted By camjr

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks...

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks B17, Brooks microfiber bar tape, and a new, shorter reach quill stem from Origin8.
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06-03-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 874,295
Posted By camjr

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides...

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides around here north of DFW, Texas that rides a similar looking Guerciotti.
06-03-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,960
Posted By camjr

Lewisville, Texas ...

Lewisville, Texas

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06-03-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,854
Posted By camjr

I would still start with a long established bike...

I would still start with a long established bike shop that has experience in older bikes and have them take a shot of "adjusting" the bent fork and build it back for you as the earlier post...
06-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26,037
Views: 2,707,844
Posted By camjr

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride...

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride Saturday (grass clippings on a curve, and I wasn't paying attention). Luckily I ended up in the grass and weeds before I hit the ground. No road rash, no...
06-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 887,139
Posted By camjr

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05-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,780
Posted By camjr

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days...

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days ago and took my first ride on it yesterday after work. I had already treated with Proofide when I received it before I put it on the bike along with...
05-21-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 741,117
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber...

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. Comfortable right out of the box!
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05-21-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 55,539
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape...

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. The nice thing about being 225 pounds is that the break in time for the saddle is sped along!
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05-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,335
Posted By camjr

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state. ...

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state.

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05-19-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 874,295
Posted By camjr

I installed the new Brooks B17 saddle and...

I installed the new Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber bar tape on my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring. I also took the opportunity to install a shorter reach stem. I think the saddle and tape look better...
05-17-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 720,675
Posted By camjr

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for...

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring!
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05-10-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76...

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76 Moto GT. I wanted to get into the lake when dawn was breaking. Riding up to the west side of the lake gives me some great sunrises.
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05-05-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,353
Posted By camjr

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles...

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles after work today. I can't think of the last time we had a stout north wind this late in the year in DFW. It certainly made the return leg easier.
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