Peugeot Restoration

The bicycle is one of the most respectful and interesting vehicles that exist, especially for short distances, do not pollute, are silent, occupy little, allow you to be in form without needing a gym, with its use release endorphins that improve your mood, Are free to use and are much cheaper than any motor vehicle. With all these characteristics, why not build one adapted to the uses you are given and your own aesthetic tastes, creating a strong emotional bond with it.


In this personal project it has been tried to obtain a reliable vehicle for the daily use and even for trips of long distances, for this reason a classic steel frame of the 70s was chosen for its resistance and reliability, in spite of its greater weight, factor not so determinant for journeys were is more important to enjoy the wey than the speed.

On this frame were mounted components of the original bike, such as the Olimpic 70 brakes, stem, power, ..., which once polished and removed its aged matt coating, shone like an organic aluminum jewel. The laborious process of polishing, began with the use of rough sandpaper, to remove the deepest imperfections, and gradually refined, until the brilliance began to appear and was finished with a mechanical polisher thanks to the collaboration of Judit Veral, With which the last imperfections were finished.


For the parts in contact with the body, components of the firm Brooks were chosen, as was the leather strap of the handlebar, for its durability and pleasant touch, and the classic leather saddle B17, which with its use, instead of deteriorating as the plastic, this, is adapting to your body and is improving its cushioning performance and ride comfort use after use.

As for the wheels were chosen wheels of 28 mm wide, but with drawing and reinforced to enable their use in any type of terrain not excessively complex.

Finally, the choice of colors came from the choice of the brown leather, which was what conditioned the use of light blue to contrast and reinforce the classic and timeless style of the same.


To complete the project, the original stickers were reproduced and it was maintained some details like the headlight for the dynamo, rear reflector, road handlebars to allow different positions, classic races, with leather straps, to allow the use of all types of footwear.

Year: 2018