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12-08-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,001
Posted By CV-6

I would not recommend Challenge tires to anyone. ...

I would not recommend Challenge tires to anyone. My experience with them is dismal, and I will leave it at that.

I think you should consider the Specialized Turbo Cotton which last check come in...
12-07-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,148
Posted By CV-6

Monostay, also. Glad it is too big.

Monostay, also. Glad it is too big.
12-06-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,332
Posted By CV-6

My contribution to the thread. ...

My contribution to the thread.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8821/28681150685_86c746e13e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KGsoS2)Lejeune Pro Pancake 2 (https://flic.kr/p/KGsoS2) by L Travers...
12-05-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

There is some rust on it. I put a WTB out on...

There is some rust on it. I put a WTB out on another forum and actually got two at a steal of a deal. The second one needs some TLC before use.
12-05-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

Unveiling today. Plan to go for a ride after this...

Unveiling today. Plan to go for a ride after this is posted. Rear wheel got the "new" rim swapped on with minimal fuss. Newbaum's tape. I do have some TriColore bar ends coming for it. My Pelforth...
12-04-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18,117
Views: 2,881,154
Posted By CV-6

Gotta admire the optimism...

Gotta admire the optimism (https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d/wildwood-rare-vintage-batavus/7031953571.html)

...
12-02-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,675
Posted By CV-6

Yup. More than once.

Yup. More than once.
11-30-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 716
Posted By CV-6

70 degrees. I rode in the basement.

70 degrees. I rode in the basement.
11-30-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By CV-6

Bump for a lower price of $20 shipped

Bump for a lower price of $20 shipped
11-30-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By CV-6

Bump for reduced price of $35, $30 if you buy...

Bump for reduced price of $35, $30 if you buy francophile Cyclone drive train.
11-26-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By CV-6

Bullseye pulleys

Bullseye pulleys
11-22-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By CV-6

And I will knock $5 off the calipers if you buy...

And I will knock $5 off the calipers if you buy francophile's stuff.
11-21-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,699
Posted By CV-6

Don't you mean two cars and a bike workshop? ...

Don't you mean two cars and a bike workshop?

Ooops I have been zombied.
11-17-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By CV-6

Okay. If someone buys francophile's goodies,...

Okay. If someone buys francophile's goodies, then I will drop $5 off the calipers. Package deal only at this time.
11-17-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By CV-6

Suntour Cyclone Brake Calipers. $40 shipped CONUS

Adding to the recent flood of Suntour. Calipers only, no adjusters.$35 OBO shipped in CONUS. PP is F&F. Drop to $30 if you buy francophile Cyclone drive train
...
11-17-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By CV-6

One thing to consider is that you will need to...

One thing to consider is that you will need to take care of any dings and the like on the frame before you ever send it to the plater. I sent a frame to a local plater who did an overall nice job....
11-16-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,198
Posted By CV-6

I guess my worst was a barn find Lejeune CdM. A...

I guess my worst was a barn find Lejeune CdM. A literal barn find. It is one of two that were found by Mike Frayssee and sold. I spent a lot of hours cleaning up the frame, starting with 2000 wet...
11-16-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By CV-6

Suntour Superbe Pro 44T chain ring.

Very lightly used. See photos. $25 shipped CONUS. If PP, then F&F


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49066901413_6b34cf1693_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hKSGjR)20191114_205211...
11-15-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By CV-6

I am not going to be able to help you with that...

I am not going to be able to help you with that info. Those cranks are long gone...back to Japan even, and I no longer have the pic. They were nice cranks.

I will suggest that there would not have...
11-14-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 170,649
Posted By CV-6

As shared in a different thread. Bernard Carré...

As shared in a different thread. Bernard Carré frame tarted up as a Sauvage-Lejeune. Wheels and brakes courtesy of my tandem that does not get ridden. I may go back to the 47/34 or a 47/27 double...
11-14-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By CV-6

Suntour Cyclone FD. $25 shipped CONUS

Braze on type excess to my needs. I will be posting more items at $25 and if you buy more than one I will knock off $5 on the second item. Lowered price to $20. Drop another $5 off if you buy some of...
11-13-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By CV-6

The TriColore is a little less bright today.

The TriColore is a little less bright today.
11-11-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By CV-6

Agreed. I have a John Howard and I consider the...

Agreed. I have a John Howard and I consider the frame to be my best.
11-06-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By CV-6

Congrats. Always good to see someone find their...

Congrats. Always good to see someone find their grail. Looking forward to the build.
11-05-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 53,212
Views: 7,331,263
Posted By CV-6

63cm Raysport Super Corsa on St Louis Craigslist...

63cm Raysport Super Corsa on St Louis Craigslist (https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d/saint-louis-63cm-raysport-super-corsa/7014346332.html)

Later production frame. Does not have the long...
11-05-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,243
Posted By CV-6

This is the final config for now. I may yet go...

This is the final config for now. I may yet go back to the 47/34 double and put the fenders on it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49021586102_b3ba6c988d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hFSrEo)...
11-03-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By CV-6

Is CPSC a consideration?

Is CPSC a consideration?
11-02-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,142
Posted By CV-6

We knew it was. You didn't start with TINS. :)

We knew it was. You didn't start with TINS. :)
11-02-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,776
Posted By CV-6

Nice job Really like the color.

Nice job Really like the color.
11-02-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

Thanks for all the suggestions on cable. I had...

Thanks for all the suggestions on cable. I had ordered what I needed some time back.

AFA the rim. I have a suitable Super Champion already tie wrapped to the old rim. Just not thrilled about...
11-01-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 38,026
Posted By CV-6

https://live.staticflickr.com/3725/13275780434_b5c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3725/13275780434_b5c369b692_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/me8R17)
Gazelle 001 (https://flic.kr/p/me8R17) by L Travers (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cv-6enterprises/), on...
11-01-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

Thanks but neither blue or red are available.

Thanks but neither blue or red are available.
11-01-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

Definitely.

Definitely.
11-01-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,142
Posted By CV-6

Similar experience. Riding on the shoulder of a...

Similar experience. Riding on the shoulder of a highway up a hill at oh dark thirty coming home from work. Moving along about 20 MPH (we were all once young and skinny, weren't we) when I notice a...
11-01-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

For those of you who have been following this...

For those of you who have been following this thread, work has kind of kept me from doing much. It is approaching completion as the drive train is complete and shifting nicely. I mentioned in a...
11-01-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,508
Posted By CV-6

Hi and welcome. Most Lejeunes built in the time...

Hi and welcome. Most Lejeunes built in the time period of interest had no serials on them. If you have some photos of yours, we would love to see them. Just post around to get your 10 needed to...
10-31-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,142
Posted By CV-6

Not from a bystander, but from a pace line going...

Not from a bystander, but from a pace line going by. First ride on my first Jan De Reus. I love my Lejeunes, but for some reason Dutch bikes make me get up and go. Getting onto a long stretch, I...
10-31-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By CV-6

That brings back some memories. My first...

That brings back some memories. My first "lightweight" bicycle and multi-speed bicycle. The chain guard would never stay on properly. I took it to college with me and hot-rodded it with drop bars...
10-30-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,239
Posted By CV-6

I have given serious thought to getting a big...

I have given serious thought to getting a big print of this and putting up in my family room. Don't think the wife would care for it,...
10-29-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,708
Posted By CV-6

What they need is a sign in the cow pasture...

What they need is a sign in the cow pasture pointing down to a cow pie.
10-28-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By CV-6

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmMaxiCar. :)

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmMaxiCar. :)
10-24-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By CV-6

Yours looks, from what I can see, to be a pretty...

Yours looks, from what I can see, to be a pretty close match to my 531 AA frame which has the same style front fork. Yours does not have a number tang, but that does not preclude it being an AA frame...
10-22-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By CV-6

A monostay Zunow. Wow. Nice find.

A monostay Zunow. Wow. Nice find.
10-21-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By CV-6

Custom work is available also. Chuck...

Custom work is available also. Chuck (Velo-Retro.com) has done custom Lejeune and B. Carré shirts for me. I consider his pricing reasonable.
10-21-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By CV-6

You, sir, have good taste in bikes. Kind of glad...

You, sir, have good taste in bikes. Kind of glad your size does not match mine. :thumb:
10-21-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,003
Posted By CV-6

Age 66, 220 lbs. Resting heart rate around 45. ...

Age 66, 220 lbs.
Resting heart rate around 45.
Max I have seen is 156
Typical on a ride is in the 130s. Some time spent in the 140s.

Have had two stress tests and both times the people testing...
10-20-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 977
Posted By CV-6

I would call it a Pro, at the earliest 72. It is...

I would call it a Pro, at the earliest 72. It is pretty much the same as the first Lejeune I bought in 72/73. Derailleurs, brakes, crank all match. Mine has the more colorful "Championat du Monde"...
10-19-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,362,787
Posted By CV-6

If that Leica is too much for you, you can send...

If that Leica is too much for you, you can send it to me. It would be a nice book end for my IIIf. :)
10-17-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,352
Posted By CV-6

That is sweet. northbend Two questions...

That is sweet.


northbend Two questions on the crank. That looks like a Stronglight 49 but it also looks like the arms are a bit more slender. Or is that just photo angle? And what is that ring...
10-16-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,194
Posted By CV-6

Well done. I hope you have enough seat post left...

Well done. I hope you have enough seat post left in the tube. That is a lot of post showing. :eek:
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