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01-20-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By scarlson

From what I have found on the duckduckgo, it's a...

From what I have found on the duckduckgo, it's a pressurized hydration system for triathletes. The bulb would be used to pressurize the bladder, which went in that cloth sack and mounted somewhere on...
01-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 542
Posted By top506

The bend to the stop is rather abrupt. Just...

The bend to the stop is rather abrupt. Just say'n....

Top
01-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Andy_K

It takes an odd sized lock ring. Don't lose that....

It takes an odd sized lock ring. Don't lose that. People ask around $50 for those lock rings on eBay if they know what they are.



I think it's really nice if you like or want to try indexed...
01-20-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By WGB

Brooks B17 Standard "Special of the day" ...

Brooks B17 Standard "Special of the day"
Regular $135 (cheaper often elsewhere) today $84.99
biketiresdirect

Only allowed me to copy underside.......
01-20-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By MiloFrance

I have a 1990 one of these in a 58cm, resprayed....

I have a 1990 one of these in a 58cm, resprayed. It's one of my favorite riding bikes, although the price asked for this one is a little steep imho.
01-19-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,753
Posted By garryg

I bought four bikes last Saturday. A Devinci...

I bought four bikes last Saturday. A Devinci comfort bike that is brand new basically,never ridden,maybe two years old. A 1984 Stumpjumper. A late 70 s Maruishi roadace 707 all 600 Arabesque.And...
01-19-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,753
Posted By obrentharris

Those of us who were riding these bikes when they...

Those of us who were riding these bikes when they were new have already seen the market for bikes with downtube shifters and toe clips plummet once. Hopefully this time I'll be wise enough to take...
01-19-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 882
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll just leave this here... ...

I'll just leave this here...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x812/48625146698_feb99529a4_b_77eb4fadb0ca001fbdffa3263bb0cd0c33fd16c0.jpg

DD
01-19-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By crank_addict

Clicked to the provided link. Good description...

Clicked to the provided link. Good description and sort of follows my convention noted above.

Personally, wouldn't be afraid of it and actually recognize the seller as I've purchased from in the...
01-19-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By velomateo

First off, thanks for giving me something to do...

First off, thanks for giving me something to do today - on a trip for work and didnít feel like doing any sight seeing, plus itís cold out.

Searched for vintage Merlin images, and found nothing...
01-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By JohnDThompson

The V-shaped crown race was intended to be more...

The V-shaped crown race was intended to be more durable than a traditional parabolic race by providing two bearing tracks in the race to spread the wear. The problem with it was that it was very...
01-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By UKFan4Sure

1. Early Bird Gets the Worm 2. Sometimes You...

1. Early Bird Gets the Worm
2. Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose
01-18-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By alexihnen

Vintage 1984 VITUS 979 vintage race bike 58.5ST 56.5TT / Full Campagnolo Record

Excellent Vitus 979 with all original Campagnolo Record components and Vitus pantographed seatpost. Original brake hoods need to be replaced and there is some wear on the bike. Wheel nipples and rim...
01-18-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By cqlink

Love provided. Picked it up for $80 and found a...

Love provided. Picked it up for $80 and found a correct groupset for another $100:
...
01-16-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By cb400bill

Thread title fixed

Thread title fixed
01-16-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By LBCwanabe

Yeah sorry about the duplicate listing. I figured...

Yeah sorry about the duplicate listing. I figured Iíd better consolidate rather than listing individual. And, I didnít mean to write dale 😂. At least youíll remember the thread name
01-15-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By squirtdad

not sure if I am happy or sad that it is too small

not sure if I am happy or sad that it is too small
01-15-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By cb400bill

We are a bicycing forum, not a motorcycling...

We are a bicycing forum, not a motorcycling forum. Good luck with your search.

Thread closed.
01-14-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By deux jambes

Frames from the era will commonly show two sets...

Frames from the era will commonly show two sets of stampings, one at each end of the bb shell. One set notes the year and size. In my case that shows up as ď84 54.Ē The other set is most likely...
01-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,710
Posted By ScottRyder

Yes, there is an archive page that you can view...

Yes, there is an archive page that you can view and search the previous posts. https://classicfuji.posthaven.com/archive

And since it's a new week, I've posted the 1973 catalog as well.

Thanks...
01-11-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,403
Posted By clubman

This is why social media is such a failure. Every...

This is why social media is such a failure. Every fool thinks they own the real sword of truth as they wield and share with reckless impunity. Then they get data-mined.
I don't bundle this forum in...
01-10-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By imabeliever1

Answer my own question, for others future reference.

Turns out that there are 2 sets of pawls in the hub. Those on the non drive end of the hub were sticking .
Clean and degrease makes all everything work like a dream.
01-10-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By BillyD

No Illegal Sales

This thread *may* have been started with good intentions but it almost immediately turned into an illegal, open air For Sale thread, illegal in the sense that it violates ALL of the forum guidelines...
01-09-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm fighting with a few sellers right now who...

I'm fighting with a few sellers right now who have high shipping costs. They have some inflated idea about what they are selling, and the bin price is ok but the shipping is equal to the item for...
01-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By T-Mar

Araya did contract manufacture some of the...

Araya did contract manufacture some of the Peugeot ATB and cruiser models, which is what I'm presuming this to be. Regardless, this one is April 1985. The Express ATB line was only four models and...
01-05-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By cb400bill

Quick Release Decals

Quick Release Decals
01-03-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By ryansu

Just curious any reason for looking for the parts...

Just curious any reason for looking for the parts list? When a bike has a 30 year life span stuff does get changed out. while its nice to have the original stuff personally I don't think it really...
01-03-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,727
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Some of this is stylistic and preference... ...

Some of this is stylistic and preference...

I have three Mooney frames, and all 3 show thinning to the lugs, but not to the point where they loose character. He typically sculpts the lug to where...
01-03-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,746
Posted By OldsCOOL

Handlebar, stem OA’d, headset lubed and...

Handlebar, stem OA’d, headset lubed and assembled. The chain was soaked and scrubbed to an acceptable degree, lubed with Marvel’s and awaiting a reconditioned rear, wood wheel and tire.

...
01-03-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By cb400bill

Looks like an inexpensive way to get a Super...

Looks like an inexpensive way to get a Super Course. - $20

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/601923413973490/
...
01-02-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By NoControl

Yup! I just got home with it. ...

Yup! I just got home with it.

https://i.imgur.com/pwZue7k.jpg?1
01-01-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By crank_addict

Have the full hoods, dual pull on an early...

Have the full hoods, dual pull on an early Santana.

Not often seen but suggest to keep a watch for them on eBay. Noticed maybe only a few months ago a seller had a complete setup and was listed...
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By obrentharris

The number on the bottom bracket may be a...

The number on the bottom bracket may be a licensing ID from a police department in a town beginning with the letter "K" i.e. "Knoxville Police Department."
Brent
12-31-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By JenniM

Hi, I realize this is an old post, but wanted to...

Hi, I realize this is an old post, but wanted to put in my two pence worth. Ted Pritchard was my uncle. He did have a shop in Chobham, where he and my aunt lived for many years. He did make some of...
12-31-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfBQtKmW0AE1rtp.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfBQtKmW0AE1rtp.jpg
12-30-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,560
Posted By sykerocker

End of the year update: First off, I'm...

End of the year update:

First off, I'm pretty much settled with the insurance company, and they have been a pleasure to work with. The last expected check arrived today, everything's been banked,...
12-30-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By jeirvine

With the Campy NR/SR bits, that is an attractive...

With the Campy NR/SR bits, that is an attractive price. And I love the Star Wars helmet/creature head badge:
...
12-30-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By Mad Honk

Francophile, #53354...

Francophile, #53354 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=53354) Romana's were all over Blooomington in 1971. Brought in as an import to try to fill the void in one of...
12-30-19, 12:58 PM
12-20-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18,270
Views: 2,927,111
Posted By curbtender

New Beautiful Fast Colorful Bike - $80...

New Beautiful Fast Colorful Bike - $80 (Lawrenceville)image 1 of 5...
12-20-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Oh yeah, I forgot to go back and figure out who...

Oh yeah, I forgot to go back and figure out who to thank.

Thanks!
12-20-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,579
Posted By cb400bill

Thread title changed to remove Team.

Thread title changed to remove Team.
12-20-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By T-Mar

In this case, DBS is not in reference to the...

In this case, DBS is not in reference to the Norwegian brand but to Peugeot's internal (i.e. lugless) brazing process. In 1988, Procycle, a manufacturer of Canadian market Peugeot, signed a license...
12-18-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,382
Posted By nomadmax

Man this has been a busy day. Yes, the BB...

Man this has been a busy day.

Yes, the BB was cracked between the downtube and the seat tube. Jack says it happened from incomplete braze penetration at the downtube and BB lug. That allowed the...
12-18-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,382
Posted By nomadmax

I'm so very happy about how this turned out! ...

I'm so very happy about how this turned out!


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/014_a857aae9e892cc318522a2fb04f73471c55c746e.jpg...
12-18-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,335
Posted By repechage

Think macroeconomic, there is a big diversity...

Think macroeconomic, there is a big diversity building in regions, some up, some employment is lagging by a large margin . Bicycles are often beyond basic transportation- a good where demand is quite...
12-17-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By bertinjim

The DCR letters on the head tube are the initials...

The DCR letters on the head tube are the initials of the 3 member frame building team that built the frame and finished it. I had a similar Peugeot Chrono with a similar triad.
12-17-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53,668
Views: 7,500,136
Posted By Mad Honk

Francophile, I was in the shop that has that...

Francophile, I was in the shop that has that taller bike for sale today. Reputable guys and good mechanics. That one will be a safe buy for someone. Smiles, MH
12-17-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By cqlink

Update (for those that may want to follow build...

Update (for those that may want to follow build and cost progress):

As I alluded to during my last Paramount build, touching up a frame takes a bit of time to do "correctly." That said, a good...
12-16-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By 3speedslow

Changing direction with the GT build so the Vetta...

Changing direction with the GT build so the Vetta is still up for grabs.

Good luck with the Sale!
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