A late 60’s 52cm LeJeune that is in good condition for its age. The bike rides really well, the gear change is slick and it has new tyres and inner tubes. The chrome is in good condition apart from the fork legs where it is quite worn. It has the following list of components.
- Stronglight crankset
- Atom 700 pedals
- Christophe toe clips and straps
- Simplex Prestige rear derailleur
- Huret front derailleur
- Huret Shifters
- Weinmann centre pull brakes
- Weinmann levers
- Phillipe stem
- Phillipe Professionnel bars
- Campagnolo cable guides
- Ideal 2002 saddle
- Mallard hubs with Mavic rims
- Michelin Dynamic Classic tyres
In 1947, the twin brothers Roger and Marcel Lejeune, former amateur racing cyclists, set out to manufacture bicycles.
They were also very active in the racing world and sponsored or co-sponsored professional cycling teams from 1961 through to 1980.
A LeJeune was ridden by Lucien Van Impe in the 1972 Tour de France. There were also LeJeune track bikes in the same gorgeous but simple red paint scheme.