Liberia 531 Classic Road Bike 1970s

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Liberia 531 Classic Road Bike 1970s

Top class frame. Excellent parts. L'Eroica-Ready.
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  • Manufacturer: Liberia
  • Size: 54 cm
  • Eroica Approved Bicycle
  • Description:
    Cycles Libéria has been founded in 1918 in Grenoble, France.
    The name refers to the new-found freedom after the first world war and is a small tribute to the first independent African Republic at the same time.

    Like many companies which were founded as bicycle manufactures, Libéria tried to get a foothold in motorcycle production, too. But still they might be most famous for their bicycles.
    In the 1950s they started to sponsor their own small team and subsequently managed to win the Critérium du Dauphiné twice.
    Still, the whole company employed not more than 50 people in between 1950 and 1970 which is a surprisingly small number for a more famous French bicycle producer.

    Maybe quality was more important than quantity here and so it is no surprise that our Libéria road bike was sold in what was probably the most famous bicycle shop of Southern France, Cycles Payan of Marseille. The label of which can be found on the head tube.

    The frame itself is made of - what else than - Reynolds 531 tubing. One of the most famous ingredients of competitive racing bikes for many decades.
    The tubes are connected by elegant lugs, and the headlugs are chromed as is the head tube and the fork ends of both front and back.
    As componentry, some of the finest French parts have been installed, from Stronglight to Mafac, Simplex and Maillard.

    We thoroughly checked all components and assured that this bike is good for all types of riding, including the rough roads of L'Eroica. »See Details
  • Condition: Used. The bike is in good condition. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bent. Paintwork and decals are original. All parts have been thoroughly checked and are working fine.
  • Era: 1970s
  • Storage: BMO
Frame & Fork Liberia; Reynolds 531 tubing
Front Derailleur Simplex
Rear Derailleur Simplex
Headset Stronglight
Crankset Stronglight 93; 170mm; 52/42
Bottom Bracket Stronglight
Stem Fact; 65mm
Stem Bar Deda; 42
Shifters Simplex
Brakes Mafac
Brake Levers Mafac
Hubs Maillard Normandy; Freewheel 14-25
Rims Mavic; 700c clincher
Tires Panaracer Pasela PT; 28-622 clincher
Seat Post Sakae Custom
Seat Arius Gran Carrera Special
Chain YBN Classic
Handlebar Tape Cotton cloth
Pedals Kyokuto
  • Seat Tube (c-t): 54 cm
  • Top Tube (c-c): 54 cm
  • Head Tube: 11 cm
  • Standover: 78 cm
Size of a classic bicycle

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