Some Bernard Dangre Bikes

Some Bernard Dangre Bikes

  Who was Bernard Dangre?   I must admit, I always thought Bernard Dangre was a professional rider. I imagined he was another of those French cyclists, tough and gnarly, who turned to making bikes after a career on the road. Well, that was wrong! Dangre was not a...
Overhauling a French Bottom Bracket -Video Tutorial

Overhauling a French Bottom Bracket -Video Tutorial

I’ve uploaded another repair video to youtube: overhauling a French bottom bracket video tutorial. I hope this is useful and can provide some easy visual steps to how best service your vintage bottom bracket.     Notes and Tools   I only used two tools for this...
Mystery Bike.. Restored

Mystery Bike.. Restored

 The Mystery Bike     It was in a shoddy state. Unridden for a long time, I’d guess for more than twenty years. The tyres were flat, the rear derailleur was locked up with thick dirt; the chain was off; the Stronglight headset was rusty and so loose that the...

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