Here is another completed reconditioned Peugeot “super competition” lugged Reynolds 531 tube beauty from the 80’s. A wonderful light blue metallic frame with a chrome fork and complete Campy drivetrain and Modolo speedy brakes.
A quick assessment exemplifies the Raleigh Technium of one method of manufacturing technology that was innovative during the 80’s. The bicycle frame has swaged tubes and bonded with industrial adhesives, somewhat of tinker toys i.e. a frame tube would be inserted into a socket [lug] then an adhesive would be injected through a porthole or […]
The following reconditioning was used on an 85-87 Bianchi SX Sport bicycle. The following photos 617, 618, 619, 621, and 623 display the original condition of the bicycle. We began by removing all the components. This process can get worrisome especially with older bikes that rusted or cold seized. Parts can get stuck. If a […]