So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

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So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby NITR8s » Wed Mar 06, 2013 08:41 am

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Paid £20 for it, needs new bar tape and tyres plus some TLC.

Anyone have any idea of age, i suspect about 1985 but not been able to find another example in the same design.

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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby gavsman » Wed Mar 06, 2013 08:50 am

some hint's of where to check for date's : http://www.cyclespeugeot.com/SerialNumbers.html

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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby NITR8s » Wed Mar 06, 2013 14:23 pm

Would do but sticker with number on is missing.

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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby Teddy Westside » Wed Apr 10, 2013 08:23 am

I'd agree with mid-80s as it's a bit more "retro" than my 525 Comp, as in the example here.
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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby Rolf F » Wed Apr 10, 2013 08:29 am

I'd go a touch earlier than 1985. Peugeots are tricky but I think suicide levers started disappearing in the early 80s. but then the printed head badge means it can't be too early.

What I would do is google image search "Peugeot 198x" etc for every possible year and see what comes up. You might get lucky and find an identical model but otherwise, suicide levers, non aero brakes, printed head tube badge, the front and rear mechs and chainset will all help to narrow it down.
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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby Jack93 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:09 pm

Is it this one? http://www.peugeotshow.com/1983ca/1983ca_04.jpg
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This site is also useful http://cyclespeugeot.com/ModelID.html
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Re: So bought an old Peugeot bike, trying to determine year.

Postby alan sherman » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:53 pm

I had one, second hand around '87, possibly earlier. Used to cycle to school on it.

Not a classic bike - cheap components and gas pipe tubing. £20 seems fair.

That isn't my old one as I hit a dog and bent the forks, which were replaced with chrome ones! Also it was smaller.


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