The first two digits are the week of the year. Bikes of that era were such crap compared to bikes today. This is the same date system used by Huret before being acquired by Sachs. Some, if not all, Sachs-Huret derailleurs have an open dating system stamped on the back of the derailleur. He is also a beach comber.
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The Grand touring was a drop bar road bike. Plenty of road bikes got converted to flat bars over the years. The Motobecane decals, type face.
This example of the Motobecane Grand Touring is really really cool to me. What I find to be so cool about this Motobecane is the component.
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In the second form, the two numerals are the last two digits of the year.
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On rear derailleurs the code is stamped on the back side of the inner parallel arm. Plastic bicycle seats often have a date code molded into the underside of the plastic core of the seat. Originally Posted by rplace I can't remember what I got in trade Date codes were also submitted by Clive Marks and tony Nishiki Olympic 12 - bought it new in
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The last two digits indicate the year. The code is on the outer flange or the center shaft of hubs, on the backside of crank arms, below the insertion mark on at least some seatposts, and on chainwheels. My 's Royce Union spent years in an uncle's garage and then was hauled away as junk.
Of course, all this assumes the bike has the original component.
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Trek History. An SR Custom crankset, reported by Alan Burnett, has the back of one arm marked only with a 1 and the other arm with a 2.
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but "R" for Suntour would betherefore I suspect this is a Suntour made. The second tire came today.
I mounted it on the rim and took the newly cleaned and adjusted Motobecane on a ride. It is all good, but the. Vintage MOTOBECANE GRAND TOURING Bicycle Made in France $. Buy It Now. female Motobecane Grand Jubilee.
Grand Jubilee vintage.
But far prefer my mid 80's Bob Jackson. Don't all cyclists have boxes and boxes of old components in their garage?
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Naturally, for information provided by others, such as for the Campagnolo and Williams codes, the original source should be cited. Kirt Murray noticed a date code on the back of his Sachs-Huret Rival rear derailleur mounted on an Trek. Is it a result of Sugino subcontracting out the manufacture of some crank models at various times? Need more samples.