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Motobecane Grand Touring

The first pic of all the parts broken down was from a few years ago. it was the first time i built the bike up after getting the bare frame off craigslist. the bike has had a few upgrades since then

Frame:
Motobecane: Grand Touring 1970's

Fork/Headset:
stock fork

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
vintage swiss threaded BB, 170mm TA Specialites french crankset

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
16t cog, 46t chainring

Handlebars/Stem:
Pivo stem, steel bars

Saddle/Seatpost:
Velo Fulcrum saddle, vintage aluminum post

Brakes:
Tektro R539 calipers, vintage Campagnolo Nuevo levers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun Rims Swift TA1 20 hole, Bitex hub, Sapim spokes

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
unknown gold rim 36 hole, unknown flip flop hub

Added by mepufw. Last updated almost 4 years ago.

5 Comments

sloman

sloman says:

Fine the way it is,no need for a modern front wheel. This is a classic messenger bike the way it is. Enjoy

Posted over 4 years ago

mepufw

mepufw says:

Thanks! that actually IS the new wheel ;p. i just updated the picture today.

Posted over 4 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

Cool,sounded like you were going for a star type hoop. That would have been terrible lol. Again classic ride.

Posted over 4 years ago

thisisbenji

thisisbenji says:

Not bad; I was expecting some bikesdirect action when I clicked the link.

Posted almost 5 years ago

mepufw

mepufw says:

Thanks. Shes still a work in progress... Working on getting a nicer front wheel

Posted almost 5 years ago