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1977 Motobecane Track

€2,250.00

1977 Motob├ęcane Track Bicycle – fully restored

This rare track bicycle was fully restored by Santucci Cycles to show quality.

The frame was professionally painted with metallic copper pearl and contrast head tube/seat tube in white. The lugs are lined in gold. The decals are from two reputable decal artists who supply much of the classic bicycle community. Every part was meticulously cleaned, scratches were buffed out, and finally polished to a mirror shine.

While I am not certain of the exact build year, the Normandy hubs are stamped 1977. Using stamped components gives a good indication of the fabrication year.

This bicycle was featured at one of the premier bicycle blogs, CycleEXIF

http://www.cycleexif.com/santucci-cycles-motobecane

Specification:

Frame: 1977 Motob├ęcane Track with Bocuma lugs, 58cm center to top
Handlebars / Stem: unknown track 25.0 / unknown lugged steel 22.0/25.0 (NOS)
Fork / Headset: Motobecane fork w/ Stronglight Super Competition headset
Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: 36H Normandy HF laced to Super Champion Record du Monde tubulars and Wolber Profile TB tubular tires (NOS)
Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: 36H Normandy HF laced to Super Champion Record du Monde tubulars and Wolber Profile TB tubular tires (NOS)
Crankset / Bottom Bracket: Spidel 165mm (French threaded) w/ 46T Stronglight chainring (NOS) / Stronglight 700A Cartridge
Saddle / Seat Post: Brooks Professional / Gipiemme fluted 25.0 (NOS)
Pedals / Chain: Olimpic Track (French threaded) / Miche 1/8″ chain
Gearing / Chainring / Misc.: 46/16 at the time of photo

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