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Motobecane C5, 1979

Top-tier model, produced in 1979 or 1980. Interestingly, Motobecane top models were usually equipped with Campagnolo parts, while this one has the top French components of the time, with a drillium Stronglight crank, Huret Success Titanium rear derailleur and Weinmann brakes. Called 'Motobecane C5' in Europe, it's American twin, also sporting a top-end model Columbus SL frame, is called 'Team Champion', and was often but not always equipped with Campagnolo components.

Frame:
Columbus SL, Inferno Red #91, seat tube 56cm CC. (22”)

Fork/Headset:
Columbus SL, Inferno Red, 1" threaded Motobecane / Belleri

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Stronglight 105 Bis - with black noir Drillium rings 52-42, 170mm

Pedals:
SR Pedals SP 100 BL- Black, Christope Toe Clips with straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Freewheel 6s (13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22) Sedis Gold chain 1/2 x 3/32"

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Front derailleur: Huret Success Rear derailleur: Huret Success Titanium Shifters: Huret

Handlebars/Stem:
Belleri Hutchinson Stiched Rubber Black bar tape, original

Saddle/Seatpost:
Motobecane Competition Saddle / SR La Prade Fluted Seatpost

Brakes:
Weinmann 605

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Rim: Wolber Super Champion Hub: Pellisier Professional 1000 36H Tire: Vittoria Strada 25mm tubular

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Rim: Wolber Super Champion Hub: Pellisier Professional 1000 36H Tire: Vittoria Strada 25mm tubular

Accessories:
Original bottle cage, pump, bottle

Added by hbn. Last updated over 1 year ago.

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