While not a pretty example, not filling the tubes at the fork joints is kind of a nice approach in my opinion. The examples I have seen of these Peugeot track bikes are a bit nicer than a PX10 (maybe not the later high end ones. I think some companies worked a little harder on track bikes. My 64 Schwinn Paramount track bike was nicer than my 64 road bike.
At 04:10 PM 7/26/01 -0700, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
>Keith Kessel wrote:
>> It's hard to tell from the pics I saw but the bike in question appears to be
>> from the 1980's. Most 70's Italian bikes did not have braze ons for a water
>> bottle on the seat tube. Also the seat post is an aero design and the brakes
>> are not period correct for the 70's. If the derailleur cables go under the
>> bottom bracket rather than the typical above bracket Campy braze ons, I
>> think you can assume that this is an 80's bike. I would love to have that
>> tandem or even the track bike though!
>Yes, I too thought it would be neat to get a n.o.s. 70s Peugeot Track
>Bike to go with my other Peugeots until I saw this jpeg of the
>chainstay/forkend detail... YIKES!!!
>South Pasadena, Southern California