Re: [CR] =?iso-8859-1?q?Helyett_Sp=E9ciale?=

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Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 04:28:45 -0500
From: George Hollenberg <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] =?iso-8859-1?q?Helyett_Sp=E9ciale?=

Hi Alex: This is an interesting cycle, but its condition seems very poor to me. The extensive oxidation (rust) etc. would seem to be very tough to repair-or, at the very least very costly to alleviate-- perhaps beyond what the bike is worth? *Please carefully describe all the damage -including that NOT shown in the photos*. My Herse experience has shown me that the hidden damage is more problematic than that which is shown. Thanks, George

2011/1/15 alex m <>
> Ebay item 360336217113
> Interesting selection of parts on this bike fitted with innovative but
> short lived French parts that help date the bike quite precisely : Mafac Top
> 63 brakes (with their correct straddlers...) and Simplex Prestige
> derailleurs.
> I guess the bike is 1963, Anquetil's 1962 win in the Tour de France (he
> moved to Gitane in 1963) must have made this bike a popular choice for pro
> or semi pro riders.
> Alexander March

> Bordeaux

> France