This one came in with mismatched steel wheels, cottered cranks, the wrong rear brake and headlight, but really cool racks and fenders.

   Research showed it to be a 650B bike, so I took some White Industries hubs from Scuba Steve and laced em to VO rims and mounted 37c Pacenti Pari-Motos that fit the fenders perfectly. 

  There was a sale on the ideal IRD crankset. Huret downtube shifters replace Simplex. With the Suntour front derailleur, and a Microshift rear, it makes an attractive 9x2 drivetrain. 

  There’s a modern Soma Brevet bar with pleather tape holding Gran Compe brake levers pulling the original  Mafac Raid brakes. 

Available. $650

   

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