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Motobecane "Tour de France", 1972

Found in a cellar room. Abandoned for over 20 years. Fully restored to its former glory. Thanks to Volker for the wonderful photos.

Frame:
Reynolds 531 full

Fork/Headset:
Campagnolo "Record"

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Campagnolo "Record"

Pedals:
Campagnolo "Record"

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Chain: Sedis "Pro" Cog: Regina "Oro"

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Campagnolo "Nuovo Record"

Handlebars/Stem:
Stem: Cinelli "1a" Handlebar: Cinelli "Giro d'Italia"

Saddle/Seatpost:
Saddle: Cinelli "Unicanitor" Seatpost: Campagnolo "Record", 26.8mm

Brakes:
Campagnolo "Record"

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Hub: Campagnolo "Record" High Flange Rim: Mavic "Monthlery Route" Tires: Vittoria "Rally"

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Hub: Campagnolo "Record" High Flange Rim: Mavic "Monthlery Route" Tires: Vittoria "Rally"

More Info:
Made by "atelier artisanale". It is the same material that was used for the bikes for the team "BIC". These bicycles were not shown in the normal catalog and they were only made to order and made to measure. In 1972, this bicycle cost DM 2.800 ≈ $ 877.

Added by Vintage-Racer. Last updated almost 3 years ago.

3 Comments

zippy2012

zippy2012 says:

Really fascinating! The catalog is great.

Posted almost 3 years ago

Vintage-Racer

Vintage-Racer says:

Thanks for the kind words.

Posted almost 3 years ago

Ashok_Captain

Ashok_Captain says:

Incredible bike (and restoration)! Thank you for sharing.

Posted almost 3 years ago