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Billie - Motobecane Mixte SS Conversion

My girlfriend's bike, built entirely from scrap and beautified best I could. Sanded, rattlecanned duo-tone, lacquered. Minus a lot of time sanding/ painting/ restoring, spent ~$100.00.

Frame:
70's Motobecane Mirage Mixte, found for $15.00.

Fork/Headset:
Mismatch salvaged fork, Unknown Headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Old Sugino Road Cranks, Original BB

Pedals:
Mismatch, salvage. To be matched/ toe-clipped shortly.

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
40t Chainring riding 18t on the freewheel, Crappy Z-Chain.

Derailleurs/Shifters:
n/a

Handlebars/Stem:
Unknown Japanese Steel Handlebars, chopped & bullhorn'd. "Natural Cork" bar tape. SR Stem.

Saddle/Seatpost:
Trek Pillow-on-a-stick. Couldn't talk her out of that one.

Brakes:
No-name brakes, BMX lever.

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
27x1 1/4 32h UKAI Rims and odd sealed-bearing hubs that came original from a 70's Lotus.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
27x1 1/4 32h UKAI Rims and odd sealed-bearing hubs that came original from a 70's Lotus.

Accessories:
Cateye Front & Back lights, Chrome Electra Fenders

More Info:
Found a laminated "L" on the street that functions as a spoke-card of the owner's first initial!

Added by sdoiuasd. Last updated over 9 years ago.

1 Comment

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

nice work on the paint love the color scheme

Posted over 9 years ago