Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: 1970's Peugeot UO8 - is it worth it?


From: Philcycles@aol.com
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 22:47:29 EST
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: 1970's Peugeot UO8 - is it worth it?
To: maryp@pfeifferpframes.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 11/30/0 3:33:47 AM, maryp@pfeifferpframes.com writes:
>I have a customer that is considering restoring a Peugeot UO8 (mid 1970's).
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>He is uncertain about the value of it once it is restored and whether it
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>would be worth the cost. He has already polished and rechromed the 3 arm
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>cotter cranks, Mafac center pull brakes and the Simplex Nylon derailleurs.
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>Can anyone give me any information or feedback I can pass on to him.
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>I can easily reproduce the decals and yellow paint job.
>Mary Pfeiffer

Good question. I know a guy who spent $1000 to have Cyclart restore a UO-8 but it was his childhood bike. They weren't great bikes but if he wants to... Phil brown