An odd duck

Motobécane—no, Motoconfort Le—no, Super Champion.

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Pretty vintage silver Motobecane Motoconfort “Super Champion” vintage French road racing bike frameset with lots of extras. Silver, original paint……with the original fork, original headset, original bottom bracket, and seatpost binder bolt……….long horizontal rear Huret dropouts, long pointy lugs.  Original “Spidel” bottom bracket and original Stronglight headset.  Rare Reynolds 531 lugged butted frameset……………No water bottle mounts, no braze-on mounts, just nice smooth tubes.  Includes the original Mafac brake cable hangers, front and rear.  Includes the original cable guide clamp on the seat tube down by the bottom bracket, and the clamp on cable guide on the drive-side chain stay.  Has the original “Motoconfort” headbadge too…………….Original paint and decals…………Size is 55-cm (center of crank to center of top tube), 56-cm (center of crank to top of top tube), 56.5-cm (center of crank to top of seat tube)………Top tube measures 57-cm from center of the head tube to center of the seat tube……..Rear dropout spacing is 120. Takes 700C or 27″ wheels, depending on what type of brakes you like………..takes center bolt caliper brakes…..Cool long pointy lugs on the frame………….Has some normal light wear, some small paint chips, no dents, no crashes…….Take a good look at the pictures, that is what is included in the auction. The derailleur threads are in great shape, the headset and bb are smooth, though probably about time for some new grease.  It has bronze pin-stripping along the lugs on the frame.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/55-cm-Vintage-Motobecane-Super-Champion-Motoconfort-Road-Racing-Bike-EXTRAS-/251882629141

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