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08-15-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,954
Posted By SvenMN

eBay, but then that was back in 2011... The...

eBay, but then that was back in 2011... The white ergonomic Modolo hoods are quite scarce. The gum colored versions are out there now in 2019.

The pictured PSN-10T now is ridden all over...
06-23-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 108,486
Posted By SvenMN

The frame is a 60 cm 1985 model PSN-10, French...

The frame is a 60 cm 1985 model PSN-10, French Super Vitus 980 steel. The pic was taken after the 2013 Inspiration 100 gravel race here in Minnesota. I've since passed it along to my son who rides...
03-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By SvenMN

Cmarchand It went to a friend who owns the...

Cmarchand
It went to a friend who owns the local bike shop. Gets plenty of comments and inquiries. I checked and he is not interested in selling it.
01-03-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,112
Posted By SvenMN

Here is my "tripilized" Trek 700. 53-42-30...

Here is my "tripilized" Trek 700. 53-42-30 chainrings. Long cage on the SR RD. Victory triple FD. Pic is showing 13-23 freewheel, but now has 13-28, could go >28t with more chain length.
...
Replies: 871
Views: 211,900
Posted By SvenMN

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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20+ inches of snow here, so drooling on the bikes here.
Figured I'd post my...
12-04-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,247
Posted By SvenMN

Yep. Plus long arms help :-)

Yep.

Plus long arms help :-)
05-03-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,092
Posted By SvenMN

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Enjoy it Non-fixie!

Another red machine... it was not expensive, but also not...
04-29-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By SvenMN

Thanks Plonz plonz. It is the best of the three...

Thanks Plonz plonz. It is the best of the three I've owned.

Hudson308Hudson308, tarsi tarsi and other members from the region... I'll be down at the NSC in Blaine for the next 4 Tuesday evenings...
04-28-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By SvenMN

FS: Peugeot PSN-10 1985 Super Vitus 980 60cm

For sale is my 1985 Peugeot PSN-10. $425 plus actual continental US shipping.

Overall good to excellent condition. Ready to ride.

Details below...
...
04-26-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 347,519
Posted By SvenMN

1983 Trek 700 "sport touring", with Red Clover...

1983 Trek 700 "sport touring", with Red Clover tripilizer 53/42/30 (@jonwvara). Mainly parts bin build.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,636,169
Posted By SvenMN

First ride yesterday (58 degrees F) and IT FITS! ...

First ride yesterday (58 degrees F) and IT FITS!
Back to the trainer today (currently 22 F)

Folks at LBS want to weigh it on their Park scale, and then take it for a rip :-)
03-21-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,155
Posted By SvenMN

Naw, dragged it out from the dark basement for a...

Naw, dragged it out from the dark basement for a picture.
03-21-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,155
Posted By SvenMN

Tricolor 7 speed ...

Tricolor 7 speed
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee180/SvenMN/IMG_6758.jpg (http://s235.photobucket.com/user/SvenMN/media/IMG_6758.jpg.html)
03-20-17, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 189,617
Posted By SvenMN

rccardr Just ran into your Prologue post here. ...

rccardr
Just ran into your Prologue post here. I was really hoping that a true C&V enthusiast would wind up with the frame! Very nice!! :thumb:

I bought it as a complete bike off CL from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,327
Posted By SvenMN

Over a year on my Flare R with plenty of rain...

Over a year on my Flare R with plenty of rain exposure, including a very wet first 50 miles of a century last September. Zero issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,636,169
Posted By SvenMN

I honestly never considered that......

I honestly never considered that... interesting...

I need to ride this frame, and would have no qualms about flipping over the stem and even cutting the steerer down some more.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,636,169
Posted By SvenMN

Thanks all for your comments on my Super 6. I've...

Thanks all for your comments on my Super 6. I've made a few tweaks to maybe bring the temp up a few degrees... :rolleyes:
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee180/SvenMN/IMG_1293.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,636,169
Posted By SvenMN

A bit more conventional than some of the recent...

A bit more conventional than some of the recent posts. Zero miles on it since build, winter continues here. Still playing with saddle/bar position.
...
01-24-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By SvenMN

Agreed, looks like a replacement. Of my 3...

Agreed, looks like a replacement.

Of my 3 past/present PSN-10s all have had the pantographed chrome fork with the small SV980 decal. Here is a PSN-10T example:...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,290
Posted By SvenMN

Thanks all for you informative replies. I agree...

Thanks all for you informative replies. I agree that $135 is likely on the strong side here on the "frozen tundra"... but then spring is just around the corner :-)

This bike needs to be ridden...
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By SvenMN

(Removed pictures hosted while OP got pics up)

(Removed pictures hosted while OP got pics up)
Replies: 10
Views: 5,290
Posted By SvenMN

Raleigh Record value?

I was given a 1975 Raleigh Record, their bottom of the line road bike at the time. In fairly nice original "in-the-garage" condition except for a dent in the top tube. My size with the 23.5" frame,...
12-02-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,615
Posted By SvenMN

Enjoying this thread Robbie. Here are my...

Enjoying this thread Robbie.

Here are my pair of '85 Peugeot PSN-10s... one original, and one more modern. Many miles between the two with daily commutes, club rides, and centuries on the road...
10-13-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By SvenMN

I stripped it to the bare frame. Then cleaned,...

I stripped it to the bare frame. Then cleaned, touched up and polished... new cables, chain, hoods, bar wrap, etc.

Interesting toolkit from Velocolour.

And the quill seatpost is original, and...
10-13-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By SvenMN

1986 Peugeot PSN-10T Redux

Just thought I'd share...
Just completed a major "tune" on my son's Peugeot. It has seen several years of hard use commuting around the Twin Cities and was due.

Has anyone ever seen the original...
09-19-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,266
Posted By SvenMN

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee180/SvenMN/IM...

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee180/SvenMN/IMG_7297.jpg (http://s235.photobucket.com/user/SvenMN/media/IMG_7297.jpg.html)

From my son's PSN10T
09-19-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

Bianchigirll Any thoughts on the model, timing...

Bianchigirll
Any thoughts on the model, timing and origin of this apparently very early SLX frame would be appreciated.
09-12-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

Now that the summer is pretty much over here in...

Now that the summer is pretty much over here in Minnesota my wife finally test rode her Bianchi. She was smiling pretty much the whole 10 mile ride, especially when we swung through the state park...
03-07-16, 01:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,512
Posted By SvenMN

With pointers from the LBS owner, then on my own...

With pointers from the LBS owner, then on my own with referencing back to Sheldon.
02-08-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

The carnauba wax just adds one more layer of...

The carnauba wax just adds one more layer of protection after the cleaner wax. Probably makes little difference, but I feel better knowing it is there when I sweat all over my steel frames.

...
02-05-16, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

@scale...

@scale (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=116596): You mentioned that you thought it was a good one... you were certainly correct! It drew little attention because of its small size and shoddy...
02-05-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

A few more... I am marveling at the brazing and...

A few more... I am marveling at the brazing and filing on this bicycle frame.

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02-05-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

Thanks for you comments all. Great initial ID...

Thanks for you comments all. Great initial ID non-fixie & italianbiker, and great info as usual with a nice find with the German PDF T-Mar. Much appreciated.

Finished with a thorough clean up of...
02-03-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

I appreciate the insight everyone! Thanks! ...

I appreciate the insight everyone! Thanks!

Last night I disassembled the bicycle. I was hoping to find some more stampings on the frame or fork... Only additional one besides the AX185 on the BB...
02-02-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

The no-name aero brake levers, Sora brakes, and...

The no-name aero brake levers, Sora brakes, and indexed shifter & rear derailleur will not go back on this bike. If I can determine that this bike came with the Victory gruppo then I will be going...
02-02-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

Thanks all for your responses. @T-Mar...

Thanks all for your responses.

@T-Mar (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=20650):
I pulled the BB to check the tubing. Definitely has the SLX helical ridges (maybe 5 or 6, hard to count...
02-02-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By SvenMN

Extra small Bianchi - Just what is this?

I have been looking for a proper sized C&V bike for my wife for a long time. A challenge because of her small size, with her modern ride being a size 44 cm CF frame.

Last week we had a discussion...
01-12-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 15,688
Posted By SvenMN

Bikedued: Great to see another flathead Ford......

Bikedued: Great to see another flathead Ford... Here is my '37. Currently prepping the dash for woodgraining, and then on to final reassembly.
...
10-20-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,510
Posted By SvenMN

Another vote for the Feedback Sports stand. A...

Another vote for the Feedback Sports stand. A Christmas gift from my wife 3 or 4 years ago. She ordered through the LBS, and he upgraded the clamp to what they were using in their shop... (they...
08-19-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By SvenMN

Congrats on the 25th. My wife and I did the same...

Congrats on the 25th. My wife and I did the same for our 25th back in December 1999.

Some of the craziest traffic I've experienced in Europe... Being unfamiliar with the roads I'd not consider...
08-18-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 10,734
Posted By SvenMN

I'll confess I too like the looks of Victory...

I'll confess I too like the looks of Victory groupsets.

And I have a penchant for Helicomatic (gasp).
06-27-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,066
Posted By SvenMN

Congrats on a great ride! Looks like a blast! I...

Congrats on a great ride! Looks like a blast! I am pretty disappointed that I couldn't be there.

I was worried about the date because of a chaotic move we still have in progress, and my concerns...
06-03-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By SvenMN

I have a slightly used 24" Tufo tubular. Kept as...

I have a slightly used 24" Tufo tubular. Kept as a spare for my Schwinnasonic. In a pinch I'll be happy to drop at USPS.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee180/SvenMN/IMG_6758.jpg...
02-09-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,919
Posted By SvenMN

Another enjoyable TC Bike Swap. Fifth year in...

Another enjoyable TC Bike Swap. Fifth year in attendance, first year with a table. And it was especially nice to spend the day with my adult son.

gomango Missed you this year Grady!
...
01-13-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By SvenMN

Agreed, nice wheelset! I have been running...

Agreed, nice wheelset!

I have been running Tufos and Continental tubulars on both my modern wheels and my vintage wheels... I've never had an issue with "beading in the centre of the tyre", but...
01-11-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,919
Posted By SvenMN

I will be there and will fall into the seller...

I will be there and will fall into the seller category. I need to move along a good deal of the stuff I bought there the last 4 years.
01-07-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,634
Posted By SvenMN

Another possibility may be Nico van de Klundert...

Another possibility may be Nico van de Klundert at Nicolor (http://www.nicolor.nl) in Hoogerheide. It looks like a simple inquiry is possible using the web-form, but he may require that you go...
12-29-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,511
Posted By SvenMN

Excellent write-up. I have done this on most...

Excellent write-up.

I have done this on most of my "keeper" bikes (PX-10, etc).

Maybe I am being overly anal, but I then follow up crimping on a new cable end. It can easily be removed without...
12-29-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,118
Posted By SvenMN

non-fixie has provided useful evidence of fitting...

non-fixie has provided useful evidence of fitting gravel tires to an 80s vintage Atala. Hopefully I can add a bit more...

My current project is a '90 Atala, 52cm Columbus SL frame... 650...
12-22-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,925
Posted By SvenMN

WOW! I sure hope we can have another MN ride...

WOW!

I sure hope we can have another MN ride next spring... I'd really enjoy looking at this craftsmanship in person. And maybe a concours, where the Anderson would be a front runner.
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