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Bike Overhaul Project

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Austro-Daimler Pacifica

A-D Pacifica

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The good – A well-made vintage road bike, worth restoring

The bad – Same-era vintage parts are rare and expensive

The ugly – It needs a complete overhaul

 

I have a nice road bike that I bought new in the mid-1980s. It’s an Austro-Daimler Pacifica, made by Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Austria. I would estimate my Pacifica as being a 1983 model.

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