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10-08-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By jcb3

Pm incoming for the barely ridden chain

Pm incoming for the barely ridden chain
09-27-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By jcb3

You are aware of the “thin cup” issue with the...

You are aware of the “thin cup” issue with the Stronglight 93?

french bottom brackets have “thin cup” walls and thus the spacing between races on the spindle are wider than std English cups (56mm...
09-23-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By jcb3

+1 I probably have the correct size (or...

+1

I probably have the correct size (or close enough) in inventory (my garage stash)
08-23-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

no separate tube on the tufo so can't patch old...

no separate tube on the tufo so can't patch old way.

Can use a traditional car tire-type plug patch like they use for patching larger holes on tubeless tires (see photo)

I see no issue patching...
08-23-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

Brand name contact cement

Brand name contact cement
08-18-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By jcb3

The hoarding element definitely applies to other...

The hoarding element definitely applies to other areas for me.

I recently discovered I am a wood hoarder - You never know when this little scrap will come in handy.....
08-18-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

Tufo's can't be repaired in a traditional sense,...

Tufo's can't be repaired in a traditional sense, because as you say, the tube and tire is a "unibody"

That said, the concept is that the "unibody" makes them more durable and "designed" to work...
08-15-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

I have had a hop appear as a result of a poor...

I have had a hop appear as a result of a poor glue job (by me).

I've heard barge cement is the ticket for gluing the basetape back on
08-15-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

Merlin is blowing out 25mm and 27mm green...

Merlin is blowing out 25mm and 27mm green sidewall Pave tubulars for $40 - I picked up a half dozen or so of the 27mm blackwalls while they were in stock.

The 27mm ones measure closer to 25mm.
08-15-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By jcb3

I've had good luck with the Rustines half hoods

I've had good luck with the Rustines half hoods
08-15-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By jcb3

Pull cables unavailable? Never heard that....

Pull cables unavailable? Never heard that. Straddle cables can be made from derailleur cables.

Not it too hard to find a simplex long cage for extra gearing range - Simplex cages are all...
08-13-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,324
Posted By jcb3

LY denotes cog type of the Aris family. This is...

LY denotes cog type of the Aris family. This is one I have:

13(LY), 15 (IY), 17 (HY), 20 (BY), 24 (GY), 28 (AY), 32 (AY)

something like this:

LY = 12-14
IY = 13-16
HY = 14-17
BY = 15-18
08-12-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By jcb3

Dia Compe brakes on a Peugeot? Blasphemy! ...

Dia Compe brakes on a Peugeot? Blasphemy!



Please don't grind - keep it French - Simplex aren't that hard to find and don't scared by the plastic ones.

Bottom bracket is likely French, so...
08-10-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,474
Posted By jcb3

Seems to me it would be easier (and sure to work)...

Seems to me it would be easier (and sure to work) to get a hub with a freehub, build a new wheel, and then get an 8 speed cassette, although I think you would be left with either needing to go with a...
08-08-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 851
Posted By jcb3

I have had good luck with the cheap handlebar...

I have had good luck with the cheap handlebar bags on amazon or eBay. Usually $10-15

they attach with a Velcro strap, so can be spaced for hands gripping the top of the bar.

I tie a shoelace...
08-08-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 113,597
Posted By jcb3

Tufo S33 Pros are great starter tires - $30 each,...

Tufo S33 Pros are great starter tires - $30 each, nearly impossible to flat, last forever, and constructed such that sealant works very well.

Ride like gator skins, and not a lot of love to be...
08-06-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,103
Posted By jcb3

I’ve had good luck using small aluminum shims (2...

I’ve had good luck using small aluminum shims (2 little squares - on adjacent faces) between the spindle and crank on a Stronglight that was bottoming out.
07-30-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,876
Posted By jcb3

Gearing depends where you are and what the hills...

Gearing depends where you are and what the hills are like.

Although you you can probably go to a 28 freewheel without needing to change other components.

No benefit to a 7 speed freewheel other...
07-30-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By jcb3

Tektro Alloy Brake Cable Triangle Solved...

Tektro Alloy Brake Cable Triangle

Solved all my cantilever setup issues
07-24-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,649
Posted By jcb3

Because I could? I was riding the 26 one day...

Because I could?

I was riding the 26 one day and got to thinking that it would handle better with a bigger wheel (to match the big guy riding it). Indeed it was better. I also did a drop...
07-24-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,649
Posted By jcb3

+1 - and you can go in either direction, a...

+1 - and you can go in either direction, a 700c>>650 or 26erMTB>>650

Iíll put in a pitch for an early 70s Peugeot Px 10 as the base frame - plenty of room for 32s and fenders, really nice ride on...
07-12-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By jcb3

+1 on the UN55. I initially got a 127 for a...

+1 on the UN55.

I initially got a 127 for a shimano 62xx triple, but it was too wide - 124 was better
07-07-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By jcb3

I owe you one for digging up that symmetric...

I owe you one for digging up that symmetric shifter bolt a few years ago. You may have the saddle if you want it.

Joe
07-07-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By jcb3

I'll take it - wanting to build up the naked...

I'll take it - wanting to build up the naked Peugeot Frame

PM incoming
06-20-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By jcb3

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/875x775/b3e9c49d_3aab_45c6_b626_aba6ffd9ea8d_f921b6aaded1633a0f807936c283fceb172291a3.jpeg


+1 on the cheap ones - but I installed a rod...
06-14-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By jcb3

Seems a haiku is needed Thunderstorm...

Seems a haiku is needed


Thunderstorm summer
before wet derosa race
watching the road grit



----Haiku Generator
06-06-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By jcb3

Itís been modified. Looks like UO-8 wheels,...

Itís been modified.

Looks like UO-8 wheels, stem mounted suntour shifter, and the ends of the quill pedals hacked off to accommodate Bigfoot.

What kind of a price are we talking about?
06-06-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By jcb3

I’d clean it up with the components it came with...

I’d clean it up with the components it came with and ride it a bit. This will tell you where to start.

New cables, brake pads, clean and grease all bearings.

Good luck
06-05-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,448
Posted By jcb3

Chuck the mountech. Really nice rd but you...

Chuck the mountech.

Really nice rd but you need to keep the upper jockey wheel really clean - they are known to blow up and replacements are not available on the road. Same issue with the knuckle...
06-05-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 140,772
Posted By jcb3

Thatís the one- pm incoming

Thatís the one- pm incoming
06-05-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 140,772
Posted By jcb3

ISO single mafac lever, old style for half hoods....

ISO single mafac lever, old style for half hoods.

No hood needed
05-27-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By jcb3

never mind, they are 36

never mind, they are 36
05-27-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By jcb3

I think I have a decent pair of shimano 6207...

I think I have a decent pair of shimano 6207 laying around

how soon do you need them?

Joe
05-18-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,149
Posted By jcb3

Good luck davester

Good luck davester
05-18-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jcb3

Mine came with black sidewalls.

Mine came with black sidewalls.
05-15-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,566
Posted By jcb3

Naphtha, paint thinner, Coleman fuel, petroleum...

Naphtha, paint thinner, Coleman fuel, petroleum distillates (all the same stuff) works much better than acetone.

I frequently had “cocked” valve stems until I took care to evenly stretch both...
05-09-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,063
Posted By jcb3

Expanding on the chainline concept a bit, my...

Expanding on the chainline concept a bit, my issue on the Peugeot was always middle ring rub when on granny, this with a 42 middle. Issue was solved by pushing the crank out a few mm.

Seems same...
05-09-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,063
Posted By jcb3

I’d try a longer spindle - pushing the chainline...

I’d try a longer spindle - pushing the chainline out a few mm always helped me with pesky triple setups

I ran a mountech on a traditional 50-40-30 and I really liked it - would place it up there...
05-09-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By jcb3

Serial number is probably under the plastic cable...

Serial number is probably under the plastic cable guide under the bottom bracket

my guess is an 1983 500

nice bike
05-07-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,173
Posted By jcb3

Great bike - I had a 25.5 model. Only issue...

Great bike - I had a 25.5 model.

Only issue I had was ghost shifting when standing on the pedals - you will note few bikes have chainstays as long as the 700, so I attributed the shifting issue...
05-06-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 154,718
Posted By jcb3

2 heilcomatic cassettes and hubs (bad cones) ...

2 heilcomatic cassettes and hubs (bad cones)
Blue line RD for parts, missing upper pivot bolt (I since put it back together)

Yours for shipping
Joe...
05-05-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jcb3

PSA - Vittoria Pave tubulars in stock @ Merlin

Looks like Merlin has Vittoria Pave tubular tires back in stock for a blow out price of $41.40

https://www.merlincycles.com/en-us/vittoria-pave-evo-cg-tubular-tyre-92388.html

Although they...
05-01-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By jcb3

I ran the plastic ones for a while and had no...

I ran the plastic ones for a while and had no problems.

Some are wary of the plastic bodies but the Mafacs generate so much braking leverage with little pull effort (if the straddle is set up...
05-01-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By jcb3

Rustines work great on the old style (first...

Rustines work great on the old style (first picture) - I don't know if cane creek hoods will work on these because the lever is thinner (vertically)

I also have a pair of newer Mafac levers...
05-01-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By jcb3

I’ve not had much luck stretching a tube of glue...

I’ve not had much luck stretching a tube of glue to 2 tires, always wasn’t enough glue.

never tried Panaracer, but have used Tubasti, Vittoria, Continental.

I love Tubasti, nice thick coat on...
05-01-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By jcb3

I picked up a few of these for the 600 freehub...

I picked up a few of these for the 600 freehub body

https://www.loosescrews.com/product/shimano-6-speed-hyperglide-freewheel-cog-set-14-16-18-21-24-28/

just a little grinding to get them to fit...
04-29-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By jcb3

I can’t remark on the campy headset but french...

I can’t remark on the campy headset but french steerer is 25mm od. “Standard” od is 25.2.

Leaving wall thickness at 1.5mm each, you end up either with a 22 or 22.2 id

isn’t much work to sand...
04-19-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,566
Posted By jcb3

+1 on stretching as shown from the top i did...

+1 on stretching as shown from the top

i did a quick search to see of Panaracer makes 650 tubulars, in case there was a mfg mistake, doesn’t
look so
04-17-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,930
Posted By jcb3

There’s a big ugly sharp hunk of metal under the...

There’s a big ugly sharp hunk of metal under the shifter body, so adapting stops to the body is way more elegant than taking it off. (See link below)

Dont lose the Allen screw that holds the...
04-17-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By jcb3

PM me if you are interested in the 1/2" spindles,...

PM me if you are interested in the 1/2" spindles, I really don't have any use for them. Bonus- they are chromed on the crank end for extra bling.

Will fit mod 23 and 45
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