Motobecane Grand Touring
acquired this bike to replace my 1979 Motobecane that was twisted
and totalsed in a collision with a car. It is the exact same model,
paint combination and frame size.
Night blue with gun metal gray accents (63.5 cm) fully lugged VITUS
888 straight gauge cro-moly steel with chromed tips on the bottom
half of the fork.
Nitto Randonneur Bar 45cm with Specialized pads under the black
Cinelli cork tape. Generic Motobecane alloy stem.
Weinmann Vainqueur 610 center pulls with CoolStop pads. Shimano
600 levers with gum hoods.
Maillard high flange hubs with Spidal quick releases. 36 hole Weinmann
A 124 concave rims mounted with TREK ISOTECH2 100 psi 27 X 1 1/4
and Bottom bracket:
Stronglight model 99 crank with 52, 47, 34 half step gearing chainrings.
Generic bottom bracket.
and Seat Post:
A well worn (but so comfortable) IDEALE 90 saddle that I purchased
new in 1980 with a generic SR "Laprade" style post.
Shimano PD-A550 pedals and toe clips with Lapize straps.
Huret Duopar with Huret downtube shifters. Freewheel: Atom Compact
14-34 six speeds.
VO (velo-orange.com) retro stainless steel water bottle cage, Klean
Kanteen stainless steel water bottle, VO Black Elk hide leather
chainstay protector, VO Japanese brass bell and a Zefal Competition
pictures can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/97652170@N00/sets/72157622453592136/