BXs at the Tour de France!

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BXs at the Tour de France!

Post by KevR » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:52 am

Well, not quite....
Went to see a couple of stages in Brittany last week, camped by the side the road, and in the field alongside found these two:

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And here's a tip - if you want to get loads of free junk thrown at you by the pre-race publicity caravan, I can recommend turning up in something like this.... Usually gets on the telly as well!

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1990 BX TZD Estate ('the grey one', 1991 BX TZD Estate ('the white one'), 1982 2CV6 Charleston (in bits), 1972 AZU Serie B (2CV van), 1974 HY72 Camper, 1990 Land Rover 110 diesel LWB, 1957 Mobylette AV76, 1992 Ducati 400SS, 1966 VW Beetle, 1990 Mazda MX-5, 1996 Peugeot 106D, 1974 JCB 2D MkII, 1997 BMW R1100RS, 1987 Suzuki GSX-R1100, 1978 Honda CX500A, 1965 Motobecane Cady, 1988 Honda Bros/Africa Twin, 1963 Massey Ferguson 825, and a lot of bicycles!

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Re: BXs at the Tour de France!

Post by Thread Bear » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:34 am

They always say cycling is the best way to find stuff in the countryside. Not sure they quite meant following the TdF
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Re: BXs at the Tour de France!

Post by rutter123 » Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:54 pm

Im sure there are many more bx's hidden in undergrowth in and around France, a shame really as most are prob less rusty than our uk cars.
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Re: BXs at the Tour de France!

Post by KevR » Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:12 pm

The ones in Normandy and Brittany are at least as rusty - it's usually wet here!
1990 BX TZD Estate ('the grey one', 1991 BX TZD Estate ('the white one'), 1982 2CV6 Charleston (in bits), 1972 AZU Serie B (2CV van), 1974 HY72 Camper, 1990 Land Rover 110 diesel LWB, 1957 Mobylette AV76, 1992 Ducati 400SS, 1966 VW Beetle, 1990 Mazda MX-5, 1996 Peugeot 106D, 1974 JCB 2D MkII, 1997 BMW R1100RS, 1987 Suzuki GSX-R1100, 1978 Honda CX500A, 1965 Motobecane Cady, 1988 Honda Bros/Africa Twin, 1963 Massey Ferguson 825, and a lot of bicycles!