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11-01-21, 12:11 PM
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Posted By rickrob

Very nice frame-- I have a Jeunet 620 with...

Very nice frame-- I have a Jeunet 620 with Simplex forged dropouts in the same color. I built it up with Campagnolo Nuovo Record. it rides great even for a carbon steel frame.
I have some extra...
09-29-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,163
Views: 2,582,476
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By zukahn1

Final alignment was considered shop assembly work...

Final alignment was considered shop assembly work on this era French and most road bikes. Some shops did it nicely while others didn't bother it is great that this one is aligned and you don't need...
09-25-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,767
Posted By repechage

but you have Campagnolo drops, permission to use...

but you have Campagnolo drops, permission to use Campagnolo.
might have to stay French headset, review the steerer length, and might need Mafac brakes
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By zukahn1

If it has Campy drops it's a 650b . The 600 seems...

If it has Campy drops it's a 650b . The 600 seems to stand for nothing the 50 stands for it is the highest of five models and the B seems to indicate robins egg blue paint not completly sure on...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By juvela

----- thank you so much for this additional...

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thank you so much for this additional information gents! :thumb:

now all lines right up :)


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Views: 1,800
Posted By zukahn1

The sizing threading was done none French to...

The sizing threading was done none French to allow for the the top end Campy and other none French top end components of the time. This is a nice detail that makes these one of the more sought after...
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Views: 1,800
Posted By zukahn1

Great detective work MauriceMoss ...

Great detective work MauriceMoss (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mauricemoss-383399.html)the Jeunet 650 pro is such rare bike that the rest of us here didn't even consider it about the...
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Views: 1,800
Posted By MauriceMoss

Nice frame you got there Retrogrouch731, and a...

Nice frame you got there Retrogrouch731, and a rare-ish bird, too.


The fork crown, light blue paint (including the lining & pinstriping and the contrasting lug color), seat stay caps and the...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By zukahn1

Moto based on lugs as said as for the threading...

Moto based on lugs as said as for the threading bb width they started switching to ISO JIS on some models to allow for Japan and other none French componet,s to save costs as early as 1976 when the...
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Views: 1,800
Posted By repechage

Screams French to me. But of english threading......

Screams French to me. But of english threading...
You verify the fork steerer threading and quill diameter?
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Views: 1,800
Posted By juvela

----- the two things which make me suspect...

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the two things which make me suspect it to be a European model are the livery and the crown

have never seen an MB produced cycle in the U.S., regardless of how badged, exhibiting either...
09-14-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8,163
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Posted By potion

stumpjumped

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How I got it

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Views: 1,800
Posted By juvela

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​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236935-french-bike-identification.html


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09-13-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By T-Mar

The Deore XT and DX mix is correct for a 1992...

The Deore XT and DX mix is correct for a 1992 Canadian market Kodiak. A 1992 advertisement shows it 2nd only to the Evolution in a line of seven adult ATBs but a buyer's guide from the same year...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By juvela

----- this question of the detail of the...

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this question of the detail of the ends finish of the taper tubes came up recently in another forum thread

it was clarified by member verktyg IIRC

if you search under his name and...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By juvela

----- thank you for this inquiry fine...

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thank you for this inquiry

fine job with the pictures

this lug pattern produced bty NERVEX for Motobecane and is proprietary to them

if cycle a U.S. market example it would likely...
08-30-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8,163
Views: 2,582,476
Posted By garryg

Hows bout a 1984 Stumpjumper Sport ...

Hows bout a 1984 Stumpjumper Sport
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10-04-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 252,214
Posted By jamesdak

Took my '85 Opus III out for a relaxed 30 miler...

Took my '85 Opus III out for a relaxed 30 miler today.

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09-06-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 252,214
Posted By steviebee163

Great looking Opus. I bet that bike rides like a...

Great looking Opus. I bet that bike rides like a dream. I know mine does!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,714
Posted By rower2cyclist

Anything that "feels" under 30F. Also don't even...

Anything that "feels" under 30F. Also don't even bother if the wind gusting >15mph if it's around 30F. The ride becomes more of an act of survival than pleasure or training in those temps.
10-31-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 69,604
Views: 11,295,861
Posted By seypat

Maybe the price has some "Weigle" room for...

Maybe the price has some "Weigle" room for negotiations. :lol: Someone had to say it.
10-29-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 69,604
Views: 11,295,861
Posted By J.Higgins

This sort of thing happens to me a lot. Its as if...

This sort of thing happens to me a lot. Its as if the seller has an aversion to working too hard at answering questions, then the sale isnt worth it to them.

Also some people have overly-strict...
10-29-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 69,604
Views: 11,295,861
Posted By due ruote

That bike has been posted forever. I contacted...

That bike has been posted forever. I contacted him when he had it listed for a billion dollars and asked what he actually wanted for it, and was told $1500. But yeah, hard to know what's up. I know a...
10-09-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 568,221
Posted By gil_00000

Brooks!

Theres something about adding a leather saddle that just completes a build. Really nice looking bike to begin with but with the Brooks saddle it looks SO much better. Its the only way to go if you...
10-06-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 568,221
Posted By jamesj

I really dig this build.

I really dig this build.
04-04-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,906
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I too will respectfully disagree with that. ...

I too will respectfully disagree with that. Every single RD I've ever used has worked with a 28T cog, at least. Lots of them are fine with 30T and even 32T, sometimes you have to adjust chain length...
04-04-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,906
Posted By John E

... or a 14-26 5- or ultra-6-speed, assuming you...

... or a 14-26 5- or ultra-6-speed, assuming you can find one.
04-25-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 51,225
Posted By Miyata110

Miyata - end of discussion. INSERT...

Miyata - end of discussion.

INSERT DISCLAIMER HERE
12-07-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,610
Posted By jonwvara

Owwww, my knees...

Owwww, my knees...
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