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10-18-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,100
Posted By Insidious C.

Interesting brake cable routing thru pulley....

Interesting brake cable routing thru pulley. Maybe this is not uncommon and I am not cool enough to be in the know? Reminds me of statics class problem. 2x mechanical advantage.
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Insidious C.

A few years ago I sold a nice looking step thru...

A few years ago I sold a nice looking step thru Murray Monterey for $30. It was not a collector who bought it but rather someone wanting a "burning man" bike. There is something classic looking about...
10-17-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By Insidious C.

To me it looks like a sawed off section of...

To me it looks like a sawed off section of seatpost that got pounded down into the seat tube.
10-17-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,248
Posted By Insidious C.

Confusion indeed. I see many LC's just like your...

Confusion indeed. I see many LC's just like your that have riveted headbadges rather than foil. It is heartbreaking to see such damage, especially with the lovely finish. Mine is opposite- straight...
10-13-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Insidious C.

Think proofide will bring this one back? ...

Think proofide will bring this one back?

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10-07-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Insidious C.

The Trek has rolled off into the sunset!

The Trek has rolled off into the sunset!
10-07-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Insidious C.

'86 Trek Tri Series 500 21" in Portland

University Campus survivor. Lots of sloppy paint touch up done. Wheels not original. NDS crank not original. Seatpost shortened. Includes one brake lever not pictured, saddle not included. 3 tube...
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to Bike Forums!

Welcome to Bike Forums!
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Insidious C.

a number of pics in OP's album...

a number of pics in OP's album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/15385648)
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10-02-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52,457
Views: 7,080,355
Posted By Insidious C.

The "International" is an early 80s made in Japan...

The "International" is an early 80s made in Japan Grand Sport.
09-29-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By Insidious C.

There is an early 70s TDF...

There is an early 70s TDF (https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-gitane-tour-de-france10-sp-26/6984929271.html) for sale by original owner on Portland CL Looks 58-60cm and good shape....
09-25-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,914
Posted By Insidious C.

"Helping" others by gifting multiple, large...

"Helping" others by gifting multiple, large bicycle parts could be a strategy for making room for more stuff in your garage. You gotta keep the hoard fresh, ya know. ;)
Replies: 14
Views: 2,825
Posted By Insidious C.

Other than the transfer on the TT, does the...

Other than the transfer on the TT, does the Quattro frame differ somehow from the Cd'I? Were the two models offered concurrently?
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm not so sure that fork was intended for 700c....

I'm not so sure that fork was intended for 700c. As pictured there seems hardly enough room for a tire between rim and crown.
09-17-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By Insidious C.

Such a lovely Fuji. Props to a very generous...

Such a lovely Fuji. Props to a very generous since6.
09-17-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,976
Posted By Insidious C.

I reluctantly agree with Wildwood on larger...

I reluctantly agree with Wildwood on larger frames feeling smoother as a general rule. Reluctantly, because I am self concious about beeing seen riding "French fit." Fortunately for me there seem to...
09-10-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Insidious C.

My recent experience thinning my bikes on CL...

My recent experience thinning my bikes on CL leads me to believe 90% of CL buyers right now are flippers. I'm puzzled how they expect to profit by relisting on CL.
09-06-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Insidious C.

Congrats on your find! It is a fine looking bike....

Congrats on your find! It is a fine looking bike. I have a very similar Legge and it is a pleasure to ride.
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Insidious C.

Where I live a bike like this would fetch less...

Where I live a bike like this would fetch less than $100 (I paid $60 for my Dawes). It does have charm and I expect someone would enjoy owning it. Best of luck!
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09-02-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

A quick update on this bike. I was able to break...

A quick update on this bike. I was able to break loose and remove the seatpost today. It is 27.2mm, not 26.8 as I first thought. On the BB shell is stamped "ALAN."
08-29-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Insidious C.

That's like free plus shipping. When do expect to...

That's like free plus shipping. When do expect to receive it?
08-26-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By Insidious C.

"S works" in this case is a reference to the...

"S works" in this case is a reference to the reshaped fork blades. One may speculate that the rider had his hands atop the hoods when the fork modification occurred, resulting in the unorthodox bar...
08-23-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,525
Posted By Insidious C.

Here ya go. This bike is lesser quality Italian....

Here ya go. This bike is lesser quality Italian. Prolly older that subject bike. ...
08-23-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,525
Posted By Insidious C.

I wonder if Campania of Van Nuys is related...

I wonder if Campania of Van Nuys is related somehow to Campanale of Canoga Park (10 miles from VanNuys). Campanale I have has similar chrome panels on seat tube and down tube.
08-18-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Insidious C.

Frame built in 84, June or earlier, so likely 84...

Frame built in 84, June or earlier, so likely 84 model year. Exercise patience with the seatpost. That's such a nice bike.
08-17-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By Insidious C.

Look at the location of the relief cut into the...

Look at the location of the relief cut into the top head lug. That looks structurally weak. Whoever built the frame started with plain lugs and added the cutout.
08-16-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Insidious C.

Could you see yourself riding a touring bike?...

Could you see yourself riding a touring bike? They make good commuters. I commuted on a 96 Novara Randonee for a number of years. It was a great value and tough as nails.
08-16-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,142
Posted By Insidious C.

Beautiful frame, Andy. I was joking about the...

Beautiful frame, Andy. I was joking about the lugs as the color reminds me of Motobecane Le Champion.
08-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,142
Posted By Insidious C.

Something about that color has me visualizing...

Something about that color has me visualizing white lugs ;)
08-14-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Insidious C.

That bike appears to be in great shape. Lately it...

That bike appears to be in great shape. Lately it seems great deals abound. Keep your eyes pealed and one will pop up in your size.
08-13-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

Thank you. I made a booboo. The info about serial...

Thank you. I made a booboo. The info about serial numbers (http://www.kuwahara-bmx.com/kuwahara-frame-and-fork-serial-number-identification/) I referred to related to Kuwahara, not Shogun.
08-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

The steerer is in fact stamped 1C. March 81? I...

The steerer is in fact stamped 1C. March 81? I found surprising amount of info on Shogun s/n's on a BMX site. They listed several frame builders with corresponding s/n location and attributed the...
08-11-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

Yes, it followed me home. I tried rubbing the...

Yes, it followed me home. I tried rubbing the head tube with acetone but the paint is to tough. When I get a chance I will pull the fork and peek inside the head tube and check for rivet holes.


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08-11-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

That sounds very similar. I didn't realize when I...

That sounds very similar. I didn't realize when I started the topic that Shogun was the only marque linked to the S(2) format in the s/n guide. It's strange that so little information can be found on...
08-11-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By Insidious C.

That fork crown has been discussed before. Enough...

That fork crown has been discussed before. Enough examples have been posted that one can assume some px10s left the factory that way. Perhaps this crown was used on the ux10 variants to provide a...
08-10-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Insidious C.

Unusual Shogun (I think) maybe a 3000?

I just found this on OfferUp. And I was doing so well with my purge. Minus six, plus two- I guess I shouldn't beat my self up too badly. I could use a little collective knowledge to tell me if I'm on...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By Insidious C.

Edit: I posted that it was a uo10 but now I see...

Edit: I posted that it was a uo10 but now I see some features that don't seem match that model. I recommend viewing the (many) catalogs on bikeboompeugeot.com and see if you can find a match for this...
08-09-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By Insidious C.

Anyone know what is the widest tire that will fit?

Anyone know what is the widest tire that will fit?
08-05-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Insidious C.

Interesting the praise for Universal brake...

Interesting the praise for Universal brake levers. On this forum I have only read negative remarks.

Thank you for posting the vintage articles. 👍
08-05-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By Insidious C.

I tend to grab the most accessible one. Really...

I tend to grab the most accessible one. Really they are all neglected tho.
07-23-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,876
Posted By Insidious C.

Sure enough...

This Sekine (https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/portland-vintage-sekine-10-speed-road/6938633977.html) is another I sold recently. I sold for $65, same as I paid for it. This guy is asking...
07-21-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By Insidious C.

FS: ~76 Motobecane Grand Touring

23" (to top) frame, champagne color. I think all original except tires. Relatively few scratches and no rust issues. Nose of saddle has damage. Needs typical mainenance and a bath. Sutour geartrain...
07-21-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Insidious C.

WTB 72ish Motobecane head badge

Like the one pictured here (http://velobase.com/ViewHeadBadge.aspx?ID=6087e2d7-ee74-43a8-a089-a8f1349d2a6e&AbsPos=3) . Have a good day everyone!
07-20-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Insidious C.

Great tire. Put lots of miles on a 23mm set on my...

Great tire. Put lots of miles on a 23mm set on my Daccordi. Cannot compare to 4000s as Ive never used them. Much nicer riding than Ultra Sports. I prefer GPs over Gator Skins.
07-19-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,876
Posted By Insidious C.

I sold this Raleigh...

I sold this Raleigh (https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/beaverton-mint-81-raleigh-grand-sport/6937901775.html) just last week for $60. It's a Japanese double-blue that i partially repainted,...
07-09-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Insidious C.

If you could find them, the Stronglight TS...

If you could find them, the Stronglight TS crankset and bottom bracket from a uo10 should work on your uo8.
07-08-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,888
Posted By Insidious C.

Good for you! I have a couple on CL myself.

Good for you! I have a couple on CL myself.
07-07-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,330
Posted By Insidious C.

It is a beautiful bike Geoffroy! The steerer is...

It is a beautiful bike Geoffroy! The steerer is the part of the fork that passes thru the headset.
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07-03-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By Insidious C.

I might try gray on that bike. Or maybe a gray...

I might try gray on that bike. Or maybe a gray pattern.
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07-02-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52,457
Views: 7,080,355
Posted By Insidious C.

Sew-ups and ape hanger bars. Now that's style!

Sew-ups and ape hanger bars. Now that's style!
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