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Forum: Commuting
07-22-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By bikeaddiction1

The whole chain would need to be made of this.

The whole chain would need to be made of this.
07-08-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I completely agree. I have had through axles on...

I completely agree. I have had through axles on my mountain bikes since 2013 and do nothing more than make sure they are clean when I put them in. I also have them on my gravel bike which can get...
07-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Check the frame alignment. It is easy to do and...

Check the frame alignment. It is easy to do and can be done with sting and a tape measure. I won't bother to explain how as there are a number of videos online detailing how to do this. As this is a...
07-02-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Good to know, thanks.

Good to know, thanks.
07-02-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Sheldon says they are the same....

Sheldon says they are the same. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-spacing.html
07-02-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By bikeaddiction1

SRAM, Shimano, and Suntour 7 speed cassettes all...

SRAM, Shimano, and Suntour 7 speed cassettes all have 5.0mm center to center gear spacing so it should work. Personally I would not go to twist grip shifters as in my experience they may work when...
07-02-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Nice job. I like seeing bikes brought back to...

Nice job. I like seeing bikes brought back to full glory.
06-30-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Make sure the hanger and derailleur are straight....

Make sure the hanger and derailleur are straight. So many weird shifting issues are a result of poor derailleur alignment.
06-28-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Is the noise at one part of wheel rotation or all...

Is the noise at one part of wheel rotation or all the way around. I have a bike that the Easton EA70 SL Disc wheels made a noise at one spot right from new. Initially thought it was a disc rubbing...
06-27-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By bikeaddiction1

It is going to be dependant on use. If you leave...

It is going to be dependant on use. If you leave the bike sitting in a nice environment and never ride it you may never visually detect anything. If it is ridden hard structural deficiencies will...
06-23-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Are the pedals new and do they spin freely? A...

Are the pedals new and do they spin freely? A properly lubed pedal that spins freely should turn the treads in as you pedal keeping them tight. If the pedal is really dirty or has a broken bearing...
06-11-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,219
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Cool. I was given a 72 PX-10 by the original...

Cool. I was given a 72 PX-10 by the original owner a year or so ago. It is complete except he had 700c rims laced to the original hubs. It was ridden a fair bit and not in the condition yours is in....
06-06-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,178
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Nice.

Nice.
06-05-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,178
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I can't see anything obvious wrong. I am not...

I can't see anything obvious wrong. I am not familiar with the apex derailleurs, but is the cable clamped properly on the derailleur. It looks like it goes too far under (below) the clamp screw when...
Replies: 41
Views: 1,973
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Based on the pictures the bike looks like it had...

Based on the pictures the bike looks like it had little use and and is in good shape. The only cable I can see is the front brake cable and it is not corroded, I would say the bike lived inside....
05-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Thanks, I had just figured it out before I read...

Thanks, I had just figured it out before I read your post. I don't know how I got in there in the first place though.
05-20-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I think I am maybe getting the mobile version on...

I think I am maybe getting the mobile version on my desktop, but I don't know how that happened or how to switch back?
05-20-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I am getting an entire new look with everything...

I am getting an entire new look with everything changed. I have not changed my link to the forum so something has happened.
05-20-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By bikeaddiction1

What is with this new format?

This week bikeforums seems to have changed its format. I don't know why but I find it a major downgrade for use on a desktop or laptop computer. The information in the threads list seams to be...
05-12-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By bikeaddiction1

No, I haven't. I just watched the trailer and...

No, I haven't. I just watched the trailer and will have to see the movie now. Thanks.
05-12-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Kudos to Marinoni

I have to give a shout out to Marinoni. I have a Vintage Marinoni road bike that I got from a neighbor who's son was the original owner. She was not sure of it's age, but based on the 7 speed Shimano...
05-09-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 478
Posted By bikeaddiction1

The group I ride with spans from late 50's to 70....

The group I ride with spans from late 50's to 70. Mostly backroads, touring, and mountain biking. You are right, it is not always about the speed.
05-09-20, 06:32 PM
05-09-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 478
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I would offer to help but I don't have any Mavic...

I would offer to help but I don't have any Mavic tools. You could try Mike at Vita Sports on Edmonton Trail.
https://vitasportcycles.ca/shop/ols/categories/vintage-bikes
He specialized in Vintage...
05-09-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By bikeaddiction1

To bring things full circle I thought I would...

To bring things full circle I thought I would post the finished bike. The new owner is happy/...
05-06-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Nice! Very good deal.

Nice! Very good deal.
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Hey Fraba, I have a 1977 PY10 hanging on the...

Hey Fraba,
I have a 1977 PY10 hanging on the wall in front of me, and the one you are looking it is a PY10. I did a lot of research to confirm mine to be to be a PY10 and the "Prestige Peugeot" ...
05-04-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,178
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Yea, I don't doubt that. I overhauled a Bianchi...

Yea, I don't doubt that. I overhauled a Bianchi with shimano cranks and both bearing cups where RH thread. Through me off for a bit.
05-04-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,178
Posted By bikeaddiction1

As Marinoni are custom made they may have...

As Marinoni are custom made they may have switched BB thread based on customer request. I have not taken mine apart yet but as it has a Shimano crank that it will not be Italian thread. Note that...
05-04-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,178
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Great looking bike. Are you sure this is late...

Great looking bike. Are you sure this is late 90's. It looks very much like mine, which I believe is an 88. Coincedently, I sent pictures of my bike and the serial number to Marinoni just last week....
04-30-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,779
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I weigh about the same as the OP and this is...

I weigh about the same as the OP and this is about what I run on 40mm Clements (now Donnelly). I am running tubeless.
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I have the exact same bike in the same colour,...

I have the exact same bike in the same colour, only a larger frame. It also does not have that seat, so mine might not be original. It has been sitting in my project pile for a while.There is good...
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By bikeaddiction1

To me it looks decent for $50. It does look like...

To me it looks decent for $50. It does look like it will need a complete overhaul (hubs, BB, Steerer). From the look of it you will need a new chain (rusted), tires, bar tape, and possibly hood...
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I have a 25" viscount that was given to me. As I...

I have a 25" viscount that was given to me. As I am 6'4" it will fit me. It is actually in pretty good shape. It is a ways back in the rebuild pile. I know I should change out the fork if I am going...
04-19-20, 07:28 PM
04-19-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 584
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I occasionally have that happen. Sometimes there...

I occasionally have that happen. Sometimes there is a loose enough tolerance in the threads that the cup nut gets pushed down tighter. There are two things I do to remedy this.
1. After you tighten...
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Cranks and chain rings can be anodized. Most new...

Cranks and chain rings can be anodized. Most new aluminium ones are, but in silver or black. One issue with anodizing gold, black, or any colour that is different than the base metal is, if it is on...
04-15-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By bikeaddiction1

If you have not hit the fibers the structural...

If you have not hit the fibers the structural integrity of the frame has not been compromised. What you are doing is sealing the damaged are and restoring the cosmetics. The recommended repairs above...
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Yes, the PY10 was hand built in the "Prestige...

Yes, the PY10 was hand built in the "Prestige Peugeot" workshop. Each PY10 was custom ordered. I am the third owner of mine. It was ordered with gold anodized drive train and brake components....
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I have a 77 PY10. I am not considering selling...

I have a 77 PY10. I am not considering selling it, but I would not sell it for $495. I paid $300 Canadian and did a total tear down. It is original except for new Cables and housing, new cotton bar...
04-14-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Overthinking - Yes Being stupid - There are no...

Overthinking - Yes
Being stupid - There are no stupid questions, just stupid mistakes.
04-13-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By bikeaddiction1

The freewheel is not a Campagnolo, but a Suntour....

The freewheel is not a Campagnolo, but a Suntour. The derailleur was not making into onto the low cog, and when I adjusted it it would not go down to the high cog, so even though I was getting 6...
04-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I have overhauled dozens of 30-40 year old bikes...

I have overhauled dozens of 30-40 year old bikes that look in good condition but have never had the bearings cleaned and greased. Even though the bearings don't need to be replaced, after a decade or...
04-12-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Good to know. I refer to it as six speed as the...

Good to know. I refer to it as six speed as the right down tube shifter is indexed for 6 speeds. I can not tell for sure with my limited Campagnolo experience the derailleur model but here is a...
04-11-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By bikeaddiction1

They could not have filmed many of the shots...

They could not have filmed many of the shots without a drone.
04-11-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By bikeaddiction1

I agree that the 28 mm tires will be an...

I agree that the 28 mm tires will be an improvement for the reasons already stated, But I would not change out from your 25 mm tires until it is time to replace them.
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Just from the pictures this bike looks like it...

Just from the pictures this bike looks like it has not been ridden very much. Center mold line on the tires still there (could just be new tires), very little sign of brake pad or rim wear, not beat...
04-10-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,459
Posted By bikeaddiction1

This is an important point. I have been with...

This is an important point. I have been with riders who used gym shorts or hiking shorts who snag the crotch on the seat as you point out. I have even seen a wipe out caused by this. It is a helpless...
04-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By bikeaddiction1

On the hydraulic version these are visible from...

On the hydraulic version these are visible from below and you don't need to peel the hoods back.
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