[CR]re: ebay PX-10

Example: Component Manufacturers

Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 14:57:13 -0700 (PDT)
From: Chris Kulczycki <chris@velo-orange.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <MONKEYFOODyki4jsGvs000085e1@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]re: ebay PX-10

Though I have nothing against Peugeot, I
> must agree with Charles that the lugs on the
> Peugeot in question are a particularly egregious
> example of the "French Style" of frame building
> (exceptions being Singer, Herse et al). And just
> so the Francophiles don't throw rocks in my
> direction, I just took delivery of a 1978
> Motobecane Grand Record. And the lugs and brazing on it are very
> presentable.
> George Allen
> Lexington, KY

I have always thought that Motobecane build quality was a cut above that of similar Gitanes and Peugeots. Having have owned several Motobecanes I find them well brazed. In fact the workmanship on my current Grand Jubilee borders on nice. Opinions?

Chris http://velo-orange.blogspot.com/ http://www.velo-orange.com/

Chris Kulczycki
Velo Orange
109 Colonial Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401