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80's MBK super leader

Uncommon Motobecane (MBK) frame with oval and conic tubes built up for messenger work.

Frame:
MBK Super Leader " High Power Frame" (made in France) 56/ 80's

Fork/Headset:
Kinesis Aero/ Chris King 1"

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano 600 Arabesque/ Shimano Dura Ace 7400

Pedals:
Shimano 105

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
2x6/ 50,39 x 13-25 / Shimano 600 freewheel/ Gebhardt chainrings / Connex chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
RD: Shimano Dura Ace 7400, FD: Shimano 105 / Shimano XT thumbies

Handlebars/Stem:
Syntace Dura Flite/ ITM Eclypse

Saddle/Seatpost:
Velo Jet titanium/ Shimano Dura Ace 7400 (25.0)

Brakes:
Shimano 105 rear/ Dura Ace 7400 front/ XTR M950 levers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Open Pro/ Shimano Dura Ace 7100 (36h)/ Conti 4000 "special edition 100th tour de France"/ 23"

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Open Pro/ Shimano Dura Ace 7100 (36h)/ Conti 4000 "special edition 100th tour de France"/ 23"

Accessories:
Peaty grips/ Vintage XT SIS-SP cable guide

More Info:
Special 80's MBK frame made in France built up with a blend of Dura Ace and other Shimano stuff over several decades. High speed tt comuter hybrid - I love it...

Added by moik. Last updated over 3 years ago.

As of over 3 years ago, moik has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

5 Comments

vp1337

vp1337 says:

Looks hella fun to ride, good job! There's something in these MBK's that makes me wanna get one...

Posted over 3 years ago

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

Amazing mix of parts

Posted over 3 years ago

moik

moik says:

Thanks!! Mostly from my Shimano & MTB parts boxes in my workshop. Came out quite mixed-up but a great ride it is. Only had to replace the brake levers - performance was to low. It's fitted now with Cantilever levers from Dia Compe - works great :-)

Posted over 3 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

very nice classic ride

Posted over 4 years ago

moik

moik says:

thank you! Beasts like this were the popular bike for messengers when I startet 18 years ago.

Posted over 4 years ago