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1982 Velo Sport 'Courier' Porteur

Planning to add a thumb shifter with a 5 or 6 speed rear. Will need new wheelset, rear derailleur, chainring, bottom bracket, etc...

Frame:
1982 Velo-Sport 56cm Tange double-butted

Fork/Headset:
Tange #1 / Tange Levin

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
1st generation Dura Ace "black" / Shimano UNsomething

Pedals:
MKS Sylvan / MKS straps & cages

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
18T Surly / Sugino 44T / KMC Gold.....18T freewheel on the flip-side (used more often than fixed)

Handlebars/Stem:
VO porteur / 3TTT Columbus chro-mo / Cork grips w/ hemp cord wrap

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks Flyer / cheapo

Brakes:
NOS Dia Compe: centre pull calipers, hangers, shoes / Dura Ace cable clips / VO city levers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Generic / WTB All-Terrainasaurus

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Generic / WTB All-Terrainasaurus

Accessories:
fluted VO fenders / brass bell / porteur rack

More Info:
This bike won the "Tweediest" bike award at the first St. Petersburg Tweed Ride & Shuffle. Pretty great feeling

Added by cobrabyte. Last updated over 7 years ago.

As of over 7 years ago, cobrabyte has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

7 Comments

EboniLM

EboniLM says:

such a clean, classic look. i love it!

Posted over 8 years ago

blackeyes

blackeyes says:

looks good!

Posted almost 9 years ago

nwbikerider1

nwbikerider1 says:

very nice build

Posted almost 9 years ago

cobrabyte

cobrabyte says:

Thanks for the kind words guys! I have been going to work on this everyday.

Posted about 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Such a nice build! Great work!

Posted about 10 years ago

maxcrowe

maxcrowe says:

Lovely.

Posted about 10 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

gorgeous.makes me want to go veggy shopping in the village square.or maybe donuts.LOL.very nice feel.

Posted about 10 years ago