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02-23-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,928
Posted By miamijim

Exactly. How many hobbies are free? Not many.

Exactly. How many hobbies are free? Not many.
02-23-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,928
Posted By miamijim

Not relevant. If you have nothing else to do...

Not relevant. If you have nothing else to do what difference does it matter? Spare time is free, it has cost.
02-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,928
Posted By miamijim

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if...

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if your chasing $20 but its not like it was. A few years back our local supply dried up over night. Nothing. I haven't found any good bikes in years,...
02-20-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,056
Posted By miamijim

Surprisingly, 'wacking' them left a nice clean...

Surprisingly, 'wacking' them left a nice clean edge and they could still be easily tightened/loosened. Too often, using a nipper, a spoke end would bend versus nipping clean. That sucked. Too do...
02-20-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 950
Posted By miamijim

Naval Jelly in the pink bottle.

Naval Jelly in the pink bottle.
02-20-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,056
Posted By miamijim

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes...

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes that are too long for 2021. I say 'for 2021' because back in the day before spoke cutters and internet calculators and the expectation that life is...
02-13-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,873
Posted By miamijim

'E' in Peugeot speak means 'different than'. ...

'E' in Peugeot speak means 'different than'. Different than what? Don't confuse fork 'curvature' for 'rake'. Two different things. I have a document that states 'E' and 72/72 angles. But as with...
02-13-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By miamijim

Dumpster.

Dumpster.
08-08-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By miamijim

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the...

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the sheaths slip out or into the tubes it extremely difficult to replace them. The cables are braided and difficult to find if originality's a concern. I'd...
08-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,857
Posted By miamijim

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have...

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have unique serial numbers. The stamped number matches the paper sticker number.

Original bar tape was white pearl cello/Bennoto style. The one I...
08-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,870
Posted By miamijim

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total...

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total adjustment!! Sharp bike though.....
08-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By miamijim

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to...

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to straighten it. Probably French thread. There're a bunch on eBay.
08-07-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,870
Posted By miamijim

Nice bike. A lower profile saddle and higher...

Nice bike.

A lower profile saddle and higher profile pedals will help with the seat post height.
08-07-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By miamijim

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it...

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it could be a PL8

P=Peugeot
L=Lux (fenders generator etc)
8= sport series
08-07-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By miamijim

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a...

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a link in firearms website.

https://www.glocktalk.com/threads/corrosion-in-g48-fp-channel.1847266/page-2#post-29332720

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08-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By miamijim

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm...

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm worng, that both ISO and JIS have the taper angle. The childs toy, with the colored rings, ISO is like the top rings while JIS is the bottom rings.
08-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By miamijim

Rust Prevention: A test of popular treatments Part 2

A long time ago I did this:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/595758-rust-prevention-test-popular-treatments.html

Today I found this:
Dead link killed......

In alphabetical order:...
06-03-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,697
Posted By miamijim

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean...

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean forward.
06-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,297
Posted By miamijim

Subíd I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post...

Subíd

I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post up later or tomorrow
06-03-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,697
Posted By miamijim

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat...

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat angles on both bike It seems as if thereís a fit issue, both seats are probably too high.

ive never been a fan of trying to make a bike into...
05-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By miamijim

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price...

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price to.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Suntour-Winner-Freewheel-Assembly-Chart-and-Cog-Display-Board-NOS/233583280742?hash=item3662a60266:g:YmgAAOSwOPVetvga
05-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By miamijim

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or...

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or 3 of what you have pictured but I do have an angled prong Campy and a 6 - prong Suntour.
05-11-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By miamijim

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has...

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has all the details.
05-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By miamijim

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've...

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've extended threads on.....use a lot thread cutting oil. I use to clamp forks in a vice.
05-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By miamijim

Simplex Ball Bearing jockey Wheels NOS

2 pairs available. New never been used. Ball bearing style with centered teeth. There were a few versions of these..bushing of ball bearing, centered or offset teeth.

$28 per pair shipped to...
05-06-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,572
Posted By miamijim

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and...

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and there's nothing worth flipping. Maybe there's 1 Campy equipped bike worth parting out but its $900....
05-05-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,572
Posted By miamijim

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and...

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and irrelevant. If you have nothing else to do what difference does it make?
05-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,572
Posted By miamijim

Who's still flipping and fixing?

Nothing going on down here in Tampa. Nothing good for sale. Bought maybe 3 bikes in the last 4 years. Works been busy as well so not as much time.
04-29-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By miamijim

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era...

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era brake levers.

Fork steerer = head tube length + headset stack height. Iíd add a little for wiggle room. And Iíd go threadless.
04-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By miamijim

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is...

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is Sheldon.




Year, ring on cup and its not yellow/gold-ish
04-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By miamijim

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the...

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the fixed cup is 'left' hand thread its British or Swiss. In this particular instance its British.
04-16-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By miamijim

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale...

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale 'ring' on the fixed cup so 'British'. '78 is very early for British so as 'Tmar' suggested probably Canadian made.
04-16-20, 11:32 AM
04-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By miamijim

Nice find. There may be several dates codes to...

Nice find. There may be several dates codes to narrow down the year.....and maybe not. Late 60's....

RD: Jockey wheel cage
Hubs: Center
Handle bars: End down near plug area
Rims: near...
04-16-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By miamijim

Probably British and probably the headset to....

Probably British and probably the headset to. Pull the stem, if its stamped 22.2 its British, 22.0 its French. See the ring around the circumference of the headset top nut? Probably British. Most...
04-15-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By miamijim

Swiss

Swiss
03-31-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By miamijim

Thatís about right...

Thatís about right...
01-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,019
Posted By miamijim

Any color that picks up from the decals.....

Any color that picks up from the decals.....
01-29-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By miamijim

Pretty slick. I like it.

Pretty slick. I like it.
01-29-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By miamijim

FUSO Without question the best craftsmanship...

FUSO

Without question the best craftsmanship I've ever seen.
01-29-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By miamijim

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS ...

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS

VeloBase.com - Component: FT Extra Rolling (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=8fc75ff9-1954-4d01-ba6a-8fb9efaf158e&Enum=110)
01-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,986
Posted By miamijim

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of...

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of 70's/80's BMX bikes.
12-26-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By miamijim

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized...

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized tubes, like an 18c in a 32c, have to stretch a lot to fill the tire. They can get very thin and stiff thus more susceptible to punctures. Kind of like...
12-24-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,513
Posted By miamijim

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here...

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here crashed and crashed hard. It was odd in that supply dried up almost overnight. There's still a few high end classics that show up but not like they...
12-07-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By miamijim

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.
12-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,939
Posted By miamijim

I see what your seeing in regards to decal...

I see what your seeing in regards to decal placement. But, 1974 'Inoxydable' decals are very low on the seat tube. Prior to re-location of the '531' decal to the DT it was on the ST sometimes below...
12-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,097
Posted By miamijim

What wrk said in post #40...

What wrk said in post #40 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=40) makes a lot of sense and its something I've done in the past. Sometimes it can be profitable to...
12-07-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By miamijim

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. ...

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. September 1988 would make that a 1989 model year cassette.
12-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,939
Posted By miamijim

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork...

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork crowns and lug sets. Some frames were built with mixed lug sets!! I have no doubts thats an original PX10 fork.

Iíd have to go through my pics but,...
11-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,683
Posted By miamijim

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds...

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds the chain skipped? It happens to me all the time here in Tampa. Clear all the weeds out it works fine. Same concept, when all the cruds cleaned away...
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