Urago

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Update (29 April 2015): the asking price has now been lowered by half (to $749).

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1953-Urago-French-Track-Bicycle-60cm-Steel-Lugged-Stronglight-Simplex-Vintage-/371316101121

Original post (6 March 2015):

For sale is a used Urago “Nice” Vintage Track Bicycle with beautiful lug work, wrap-around seatstays, and original components; it is rare and in very good functional condition given its age. It would make for a perfect restoration project, and nicely compliment any vintage collection.

SPECS:
Brand: Urago
Model: Nice
Year: *Unknown*
Size: 60cm
Seat Tube (c-t): 62.5cm
Seat Tube (c-c): 59cm
Top Tube (c-c): 57cm
Head Tube: 182mm
Steer Tube: 212mm
Wheel Size: 700c
Speed: Single, Fixed
Serial: NERVEX 58°64°022538

COMPONENTS:
Frame: Urago Nice handmade in France with Reynolds 531 steel tubes; “178” and “60” are stamped on left rear track fork end
Fork: Urago Nice (matching)
Headset: Stronglight Marque Depose
Seatpost: Simplex 27.2mm
Stem: AVA Adjustable Track Stem 165mm
Crankset: Stronlight Depose Track Skip Tooth 170mm
Chain: Skip Tooth chain (1cm width)
Wheelset: Porthor Tour De France Hubs laced to 36h tubular rims
Tires: Pneumatic Clement Super Condor tubular
Saddle: Ideale TB BTE S.G.D.G.

CONDITION: GOOD
– used with normal signs of wear
– bicycle is covered in scratches and scuffs; paint is lifting and is chipped throughout; surface oxidation is evident throughout
– drivetrain is functional and smooth; chain is heavily oxidized, but bearings in bottom bracket and rear hub are smooth
– saddle has held its shape nicely
– wheels show noticable runoff but are in good shape overall (should likely be able to be trued without issues, spokes and nipples are in good shape); bearings in both hubs are smooth
– no dents, dings, cracks, or other structuall issues anywhere on frameset or components (frame was never drilled for brakes)
– unknown miles

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Urago-Nice-French-Track-Bicycle-Steel-Lugged-Stronglight-Simplex-Rare-/121588219715

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