[CR] Been offered a LeJeune Tandem... Anyone got info?

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Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:22:10 +0100
From: Hans Joergensen <haj@nathue.dk>
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Subject: [CR] Been offered a LeJeune Tandem... Anyone got info?


I have been offered this tandem for about $250 including shipping to my house.. I know danish prices will be a bit different but does that seem fair? The bike need a bit of work as you can see.

http://pluto.bananas.dk/~haj/tandem/tandem1.jpg http://pluto.bananas.dk/~haj/tandem/tandem2.jpg http://pluto.bananas.dk/~haj/tandem/tandem3.jpg

As I'm unable to see it before purchase I'm wondering if anyone here knows LeJeune Tandem's?

Should I expect it to be build by a reasonably light tubeset? Is this in any way a rare or valuable bike?

How old would you say this is? I'd guess 60's?

It seems to have good paint so I guess that if I get it I'll try to restore it to a more authentic gear-setup and get dropbars for both the front and the rear.. I have a thing for racing/touring tandems :)

Anyone able to estimate the size of the bike from the picture? it looks to me like it's about 50-52cm seattube ctc on the stoker..

Hans Joergensen
Copenhagen, Denmark