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1980's D.Louis pursuit track (sold)

This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a truly unique, very light, classic French pursuit track bike. The frame was custom made by famed builder Didier Louis in the 1980's for a racer who competed on the bike from approximately 1980 to 1986. Frames by Didier Louis of this era are extremely rare and collectible. . This is not your everyday collector's bicycle -- it is one of a kind and the frame was handmade. Notice the curved top tube. absolutely beautiful paintjob. This bike is a work of art and rides as good as it looks. The bike has Columbus tubing and Cinelli lugs, and top of the line components throughout. . . Some history on Didier Louis: He started his frame-building business in Le Flers, Normandy in 1975, and in the early 1990s moved to the Parisien suburb of Montreuil where he took over the workshops of the renowned builder Bernard Carre. Didier also supplied frames to better-known riders such as Marc Madiot, Thierry Marie and Charlie Mottet. . . Cycles Charlier Av de Geneve 56 Dole shop tranfers on the frame because of sponsor reasons. Cycles Charlier was a cycle shop based in Dole France. . Really nice paintjob with some nice fades. 53cm center center 54cm center top 53cm top tube

Frame:
Columbus

Fork/Headset:
Columbus / Shimano

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano Dura Ace NJS / Shimano Dura Ace NJS BSA 1,37x24tpi

Pedals:
Look Keo2

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
52-14 / Dura Ace NJS 14T / Dura Ace 52T / Sedis

Handlebars/Stem:
Mavic pursuit / Mavic 95mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
26,6mm

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic GP4 / Mavic pista / Vittoria corsa CX

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic GP4 / Mavic pista / Vittoria corsa CX

More Info:
*sold*

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2.

Added by kobe. Last updated 12 months ago.

As of 12 months ago, kobe has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

2 Comments

dvnns

dvnns says:

Oooh I would if I could..

Posted 12 months ago

kobe

kobe says:

Yes you can ;)

Posted 12 months ago