Re: [CR]Ebay: What era Motobecane? 56cm, red 5-spd

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Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 07:09:02 -0800 (PST)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Ebay: What era Motobecane? 56cm, red 5-spd
To: Donald Gillies <>,
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Don't think this is much before 1970 if at all. Maybe late 60's, but could be early 70's also. A lot of the equipment is similar to that on my first lightweight, a 1972 Peugeot UO-8.


Jerry Moos Big Spring, TX

Donald Gillies <> wrote: This is a gorgeous pre-1970's? motobecane tourist bike. Wing nuts and "M" nuts, svelto rear derailleur, low flange hubs, candy apple red paint with white panels. What era? I think it predates my era (~ 1972 - onward.)<blah>

- Don Gillies
San Diego, CA