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09-24-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,349
Posted By scozim

Great score. That's one of my favorite looking...

Great score. That's one of my favorite looking cottered cranksets.
09-23-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,178
Posted By scozim

Pretty much all I've done is change the gearing. ...

Pretty much all I've done is change the gearing. I am not a masher due to prior knee problems. Instead I keep a pretty high cadence, often over 100 all the time. I have changed most of my gearing...
09-20-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,956
Posted By scozim

Yes, these are awesome looking and would be fun...

Yes, these are awesome looking and would be fun to have and haul a C&V bike around.

From a modern perspective I've had two that worked well - 2012 Subaru Forester and a 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan...
09-19-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 155,477
Posted By scozim

Still looking for the above swap

Still looking for the above swap
09-19-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,281
Posted By scozim

Shoot, it wasn't a lecture Tim. Actually thought...

Shoot, it wasn't a lecture Tim. Actually thought the "after your dead" comment was kind of funny since you accused me of trying to kill you guys on the Tour de Palouse. :)
09-19-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By scozim

That was the model info for the bike from what I...

That was the model info for the bike from what I remember including the frame size
09-19-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,281
Posted By scozim

Yes, Tim, I could do it for sure. 20-25 miles is...

Yes, Tim, I could do it for sure. 20-25 miles is my normal ride distance here. But, at 10:00 on Sunday I will be at a softball field with my daughter.
09-19-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,281
Posted By scozim

Yep, last two kids will be gone in 3 yrs so we're...

Yep, last two kids will be gone in 3 yrs so we're downsizing some and moving closer to town. With the condition of my low back the maintenance on this place is just too much. Moving to a flat 3 acres...
09-19-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By scozim

Rebuilt this one to be the yard sale bike last...

Rebuilt this one to be the yard sale bike last spring (sorry about the non-drive side photo). It's now back with my nephew for college as he was a little upset my brother had given it to me. It was...
09-18-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,281
Posted By scozim

I guess it's a good thing my daughter has a...

I guess it's a good thing my daughter has a softball tourney this weekend in the Yakima area. Otherwise I'd be tempted to come over and get embarrassed by all of you thanks to the drastically out of...
09-06-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 51,972
Posted By scozim

+1 for the Bontrager T1's

+1 for the Bontrager T1's
09-02-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14,392
Views: 1,336,905
Posted By scozim

Been a crazy summer with very little posting here...

Been a crazy summer with very little posting here and inconsistent saddle time on the road. Got out today for a gravel "time trial" after yesterday's harder ride as I try to get myself back into...
07-06-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 90,246
Posted By scozim

Swapped out some noisy, non-aero Weinmann levers...

Swapped out some noisy, non-aero Weinmann levers (just couldn't get them to stop rattling) for some Shimano aero on an 84 Peugeot and then swapped a Campagnolo Chorus rear derailleur (delivered...
07-06-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,170
Posted By scozim

Glad everyone made it back. I had a great time...

Glad everyone made it back. I had a great time riding the short distance with you that I could.
06-15-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,940
Posted By scozim

Well that looks familiar. This is the 1984 I got...

Well that looks familiar. This is the 1984 I got from my brother free last fall. It's now my yard sale bike. Comfortable, stable ride. Far from fast, but also far from slow. A few adjustments...
06-14-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,364
Posted By scozim

I've retired a couple of cranks with cracks...

I've retired a couple of cranks with cracks similar to those. One heavier rider I know here crashed a few years ago as he stood to accelerate and the crank arm broke. He ended up with a concussion...
05-30-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By scozim

Great looking bike. My Olympic came off the wall...

Great looking bike. My Olympic came off the wall a couple of weeks ago for a few rides. Agree, with bikemig, it's nice to see these high end Gitanes popping up recently. They have a really nice...
05-28-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By scozim

PM sent

PM sent
05-27-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24,737
Views: 2,348,372
Posted By scozim

30.5 miles on my 1981 Nishiki Maxima. Longest...

30.5 miles on my 1981 Nishiki Maxima. Longest ride after the C5/C6 fusion in January. Other than some sore muscles it went great.
05-27-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By scozim

Nice Campagnolo high flange track hubs

Set of Campagnolo 1036 high flange track hubs 36h. These were mounted to a set of Mavic GL280 rims but never ridden. I can ship the spokes with them too if desired. $110 shipped Sold
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05-27-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By scozim

Campagnolo English thread bb - $15 Sold ...

Campagnolo English thread bb - $15 Sold

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Freewheels - to be cleaned before shipping. I've only had one on my bikes. The others...
05-27-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By scozim

Parts sale - pedals, freewheels, LX fd, barends

I've spotted another bike I'd be interested in (I must be crazy, I know. And, yes, it's French). Got some parts up for sale that I'm not planning on using. All prices are shipped. Everything will be...
05-26-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,170
Posted By scozim

Will be back fresh from another of my daughter's...

Will be back fresh from another of my daughter's softball tournaments but should definitely be able to spare a couple of hours to ride with you all. Looking forward to it.
05-17-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 732,732
Posted By scozim

In Honolulu for a few days for my oldest...

In Honolulu for a few days for my oldest daughter's wedding (first for our family). This is the view from our rental home.
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05-14-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,523
Posted By scozim

I'm not usually a matte paint fan - but I like...

I'm not usually a matte paint fan - but I like the look of that, alot.
05-08-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,921
Posted By scozim

Excellent score. That should ride great once...

Excellent score. That should ride great once it's refurbished.
05-06-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,412
Posted By scozim

1984 Gitane Sprint - it's back to having a proper...

1984 Gitane Sprint - it's back to having a proper stem now

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1984 Gitane Tour...
05-06-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By scozim

It's definitely a Tange headset. The bike is...

It's definitely a Tange headset. The bike is definitely in need of a good overhaul after sitting for 15 yrs
05-06-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By scozim

From memory I think that may have been the bike...

From memory I think that may have been the bike shop sticker but I didn't pay that much attention to it. Sorry.

The post above about KOM Touring has me curious especially because of the double...
05-06-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By scozim

Some more photos: ...

Some more photos:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47789708701_1484a08c47_b.jpg

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05-06-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By scozim

Inspected the bike this morning. I've got to say...

Inspected the bike this morning. I've got to say it's pretty nice. Wish I was in the market. 53cm frame with paint in quite good shape. My size but I'm not really in the market right now. There's a...
05-04-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By scozim

Mercian ID help

Well, another call from a bike shop customer who was given my number because she has a vintage bike. I need to talk to the shop owner about this. In any case, I will probably inspect this on...
05-01-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 155,477
Posted By scozim

Thanks - I prefer the Sakae version as it's a...

Thanks - I prefer the Sakae version as it's a little lighter.
04-29-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 155,477
Posted By scozim

Have: Sakae CR triple crankset 175 mm arms. It...

Have: Sakae CR triple crankset 175 mm arms. It could use the anodizing stripped off the arms. Chainrings are 48/44/28

ISO: Sakae CR triple or double crankset with 170mm arms.

...
04-18-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,860
Posted By scozim

That's a really cool Peugeot. One of my grail...

That's a really cool Peugeot. One of my grail bikes is the PY10FC. Any idea on the date of this - I would suspect 90's just based on the decals.
04-16-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,860
Posted By scozim

Very cool - looking forward to other pics...

Very cool - looking forward to other pics including that Peugeot that was on the back of the car.
04-15-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,129
Posted By scozim

Homeless story on Rebecca Twigg

Saw this article today in the Seattle Times...
04-14-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 115,084
Posted By scozim

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I've ridden Sprinters and Sprinter Gatorskins for the past 6-7 yrs or so...
04-14-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,071
Views: 630,235
Posted By scozim

Finished (just need bar tape) up the free UO-9...

Finished (just need bar tape) up the free UO-9 from last weekend. Gonna give it to a kid who used to live with us and wants to commute to work this spring and summer. Told him to ride this first...
04-13-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 155,477
Posted By scozim

Not sure how easy these are to come by but...

Not sure how easy these are to come by but looking for a 24.0 ally Laprade style seat post.
04-13-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 190,892
Posted By scozim

Started working on cleaning up the free UO9 from...

Started working on cleaning up the free UO9 from last weekend. Pulled off the steel wheelset and will swap in the Rigida alloy unit from last fall's PH10. The brake levers with suicide bars were...
04-08-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 25,130
Posted By scozim

Great looking bike! And you route your cables...

Great looking bike! And you route your cables from the bar end shifters like I do. Nice and clean.
04-07-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By scozim

So, here's a question on the Stronglight 99 -...

So, here's a question on the Stronglight 99 - does it take a separate extractor to pull the cranks like the 93?
04-07-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By scozim

The nice thing is it was free. He doesn't do it...

The nice thing is it was free. He doesn't do it very often. Usually just calls me and says "I have an old Gitane, mixte, parts, etc if you're interested". Since it was French he probably decided...
04-07-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,365
Posted By scozim

I think the Gitane gold of the early 70's is...

I think the Gitane gold of the early 70's is stunning if done right.

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04-06-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By scozim

Yep, but still less than my 87 Trek 800 Antelope...

Yep, but still less than my 87 Trek 800 Antelope that I use for yard sales occasionally. That thing is a tank
04-06-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By scozim

I guess I have a reputation - Peugeot stuff

I guess I've got a good reputation with the LBS owner here in town. 'On my way to my daughter's high school double header today I get a text from my wife to call some lady about a bike. I guess she...
03-31-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By scozim

Definitely ride better than clinchers. Maybe a...

Definitely ride better than clinchers. Maybe a little stiffer than normal Sprinters but not by much. The tubular ride is so nice I've got them on 6 different bikes.

Here's a review that helped me...
03-31-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By scozim

I picked up a set of Sprinter Gatorskin tubulars...

I picked up a set of Sprinter Gatorskin tubulars last year and really like them. They're a little heavier but ride great over the tougher chip seal areas we have around here on our roads. I would...
03-31-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By scozim

Glad to hear the recovery is progressing - stay...

Glad to hear the recovery is progressing - stay patient.
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