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Mercier

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Reynolds 531 tubes / 57.

BF handlebar / Lepper stem.

Simplex drop-outs.

Maillard Normandy high flange hubs / Araya 700C rims / Continental Sport 1000 tires.

Maillard Normandy high flange hubs / Araya 700C rims / Continental Sport 1000 tires.

Stronglight TS. 23.35 mm extractor thread.

Brooks B17 Champion narrow.

Maillard Atom 600 pedals. 14 mm x 1.25 mm thread.

Simplex SJ friction shifters / Simplex SXA 32 front derailleur / Simplex LJ 1000 rear dearilleur.

MAFAC 2000 centre-pull brakes / MAFAC Course 519 Competition brake levers.

received the frame from France. acquired the rest from different shops and built the bicycle from the frame up.

People who friended this bike Smiley, Splined, vqstaphbeard, cicadashell, moik, parkman14, campystamp

Awesome French Bike

Awesome French bike with French parts.

thanks. tried to keep the

thanks. tried to keep the parts as original as I could. I've seen a couple Mercier Raynolds 531 with Campagnolo derailleurs but I just could not afford it. Would also love to get the Simplex Super LJ gold edition on this bike, but again, it is just too expensive. I was however able to get the MAFAC 2000 gold editon, which I won on eBay for no more than 25 dollars including the brake levers.

Worth Hunting For

The deals are worth hunting for. Your bike looks great.

nice work

our bikes are cousins!

That's really cool! A proper

That's really cool! A proper Frenchy. I also like the way your saddle seems to say giggety.



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