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01-23-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By merziac

I scrub it off carefully with carb or brake...

I scrub it off carefully with carb or brake clean. ;)

And the wire wheel for the fugly Mega billboard freewheels.
01-23-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By tiger1964

A lot to like about that bike. I'd get some black...

A lot to like about that bike. I'd get some black paint to cover up "The S Word" on the brake housing...;)
01-23-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By sfazio

Great looking ride!

Great looking ride!
01-23-23, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By merziac

Nice score, hard to beat a good Pug deal. ...

Nice score, hard to beat a good Pug deal. :thumb:

I would get that front flint flicker turned around or removed. ;)

Ever seen what happens if one wads up bad? :twitchy:
01-22-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By icemilkcoffee

215 euro including shipping!! What a deal!

215 euro including shipping!! What a deal!
01-22-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By georges1

Nice bike, the Reynolds made Peugeot were among...

Nice bike, the Reynolds made Peugeot were among the best
01-18-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By jdawginsc

Does the Mavic have a shell size (Italian, BSA or...

Does the Mavic have a shell size (Italian, BSA or French) based on how thick it is?
12-28-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 667
Posted By bikingshearer

Nothing to offer other than to say "good luck." ...

Nothing to offer other than to say "good luck." I hope this special bike comes back to you.
12-28-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 667
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh man, that sucks.

Oh man, that sucks.
12-26-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 310,130
Posted By Drillium Dude

Were it me, I'd always carry a bit of extra tape...

Were it me, I'd always carry a bit of extra tape just in case some pulls off the rim during the removal process of the flatted tire. I always lose a bit of tape from the rim, as bits tear and stay on...
12-25-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 310,130
Posted By DiabloScott

KaPow means the tube bubbled out of the slit...

KaPow means the tube bubbled out of the slit before it popped - not a simple puncture where the tread and tube get cut at the same time.
Certainly not caused by too much pressure. Possibly some torn...
12-18-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By repechage

the current RH cranks are very different from the...

the current RH cranks are very different from the originals. They share a BCD and appearance from 2 meters away, are a complete rework and retooling. In plan view the cranks flare- better Q factor-...
12-17-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,778
Posted By daviddavieboy

It might not be 100% but you need to get...

It might not be 100% but you need to get incredibly close to see any issues. This was a bike I wanted in the 70's and with the powder coat I am not afraid to ride it on the pavement and dirt roads...
12-16-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By OldForerunner

Jeunet Captivante Restoration

Dropped off a Jeunet Captivante frame and fork at Southwest Frameworks and had a nice chat with Mr. Cheaklas today.

The bike: Jeunet Captivante 'gas pipe' straight tube frame. My guess is it's a...
12-14-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By SurferRosa

This part of his writing resonates with me: ...

This part of his writing resonates with me:

When I cook, using a great knife is more fun than a KitchenAid. When I ride my bike, I pull the lever and feel the chain mesh with the new cog as a...
12-12-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By gugie

Operators at the switchboard at the Bike Butcher...

Operators at the switchboard at the Bike Butcher of Portland's Atelier are standing by for the first frame mod order.

It's not like I can't be talked into doing crazy stuff to a frame...
12-12-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By JulesCW

I'm not at all surprised at the scoffing tone...

I'm not at all surprised at the scoffing tone here... BF C&Vers are, for the most part, cheapskates. This is pricy, yes. So is the top line Dura-Ace Di2 and SRAM eTap. This, unlike those, is...
11-27-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By zookster

Took both of my 3 speed bikes out for a ride this...

Took both of my 3 speed bikes out for a ride this morning in downtown Birmingham. 1984 Vista Cavalier and 1965 Schwinn Racer.

...
11-26-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By thinktubes

Got a nice late November day to burn some turkey....

Got a nice late November day to burn some turkey. 40 degrees at the start, 55 degrees at the finish. Rode 56 miles up to Rondout.

Clear blue sky, all the plants have been killed off by frost.
...
11-26-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By nlerner

Got out today in Boston suburbs with three...

Got out today in Boston suburbs with three friends, all of us on old Brit steel. I was on my ‘61 Hetchins:
...
11-25-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By beech333

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1392x872/seat_tube_measurement_e76cd0aea643d1ef7dc6d6331900b0092566965a.jpg

I don't know what method Peugeot used, but a lot of makers used...
11-25-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By l3m4nt

Autumn-ride in Flanders-Belgium :) ...

Autumn-ride in Flanders-Belgium :)

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11-25-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By thinktubes

Give the guy a break - he had to literally had to...

Give the guy a break - he had to literally had to walk on water, and then thereís the supply chain issues (wine, loaves, fishes, etcÖ)
11-25-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By SurferRosa

As a kid, I used to love the fake, but loud...

As a kid, I used to love the fake, but loud gunfire with cowboy actors falling to the ground from a second floor balcony. :lol:
11-24-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By beech333

I would guess 63-65, but I admit I am not...

I would guess 63-65, but I admit I am not familiar with Peugeots of this era. I do wonder what it is like to ride Vitus 980 though.
11-24-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By Drillium Dude

Central Phoenix to Dobbins Lookout on South...

Central Phoenix to Dobbins Lookout on South Mountain and back with a couple forum members ( RCMoeur and Saguaro ) and about 60 new pals :)

Turkey Day Ride 2022:
...
11-13-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By ascherer

Iíve had overly busy schedules these last two...

Iíve had overly busy schedules these last two weekends but managed to get out today for 30 miles around the reservoir. Itís a beautiful rolling ride with views to kill. Could be the last decent ride...
11-07-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By fabiofarelli

Comin' back from a ride I passed something new in...

Comin' back from a ride I passed something new in the neighbourhood.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20221107_153219_1731d08050cf93ca3d1f3d8ac45b7ef977d57e06.jpg...
11-07-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By fabiofarelli

This is so great. Since I was 18/19 years I like...

This is so great. Since I was 18/19 years I like Woody and his music. Even got Joe Klein's biography from 1980.
11-05-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By nlerner

Mid-70s and sunny here today in the Boston area,...

Mid-70s and sunny here today in the Boston area, weirdly warm for early November. I was on my Fitz:
...
11-04-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By zookster

2nd Stop

My second stop was at Chief William C. "Billy" Hewitt Park, a small park I have been wanting to ride for sometime, just never stopped by. Nice little park that has a short section of the Five Mile...
11-04-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

We didn't amass as much as I thought we would. ...

We didn't amass as much as I thought we would. Lots of new books, some nice small things, but the Singer is my souvenir in the truest sense. I'll never ride it without remembering France.

I'm...
11-03-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Clouds moved out last night and nice, sunny and...

Clouds moved out last night and nice, sunny and warm today. I'd yet to clean off my bike from last weekends gravel ride so I decided to double down and ride some more dirt before the bike bath....
10-31-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I...

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I just accepted a reappointment to my old job at the Dept. of State, so I'm leaving Paris. It was an incredible experience to meet the folks at Singer...
10-06-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,314
Posted By DaCox

Got it. It honestly doesnít look that rusted or...

Got it. It honestly doesnít look that rusted or corroded. I donít know why it was such a pain in the ass to remove. Took 2.5 hr to get it out. I let it soak in ammonia for 2 days but when I came back...
08-24-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By Kilroy1988

Mercet 1980 - Link to Bike Porn

Follow the link and stare for a couple minutes at least. That's all.

EDIT: Wow, I haven't been active in a couple weeks and just realized there's literally an ongoing and quite crazy thread...
07-27-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,710
Posted By iab

This thread needs a bump. The one bike I wanted...

This thread needs a bump. The one bike I wanted to sell is out because of some unfortunate circumstances. But this is what I plan to show.
...
07-25-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

Yeah, I have to control myself when I go there...

Yeah, I have to control myself when I go there and only pick out one bike to shoot per visit. If I started down that slope I'd be there forever...

But that was a cool Pew Goat.
07-23-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,007,298
Posted By ascherer

I canít part with it. It belonged to the person...

I canít part with it. It belonged to the person that taught me to ride and wrench 50 years ago in high school. I thought it was the catís spats back then, and I still do! We reconnected in 2011 and...
07-23-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By gugie

For some reason I had never seen your Flickr...

For some reason I had never seen your Flickr site, now it's on my "follow". Such wonderful pictures, and knowing you spent some time in Portlandia years ago makes me happy.

On a business trip...
07-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

A couple more of the JA: ...

A couple more of the JA:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_8059_f17c2ec343f98365f41cdf77cd76a774016fee60.jpg
Love, love, LOVE the hand done line work...
07-23-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

And finally, yet another super cool old steed in...

And finally, yet another super cool old steed in for minor tweaks and repairs. This one is ridden daily. A Jaques Anquetil (known for asking for a woman and champagne after each stage mid-tour)...
07-23-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

A trip to Alex Singer wouldn't be complete...

A trip to Alex Singer wouldn't be complete without a few shots of tools and the like:
...
06-12-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

And in case anyone is interested in the fox/crow...

And in case anyone is interested in the fox/crow thing:
The great fable is all about vanity and how important it is to not be obsessed with your looks and yourself. A raven is perched in a tree and...
06-03-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

Update: with Olivier's blessing Jen Green is...

Update: with Olivier's blessing Jen Green is working her magic

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/810x1080/jen_green_headbadge_4_258d942182097cc3c0972d08bab0c7164b7b6b53.jpg...
06-02-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,517
Posted By thinktubes

https://c.tenor.com/NqtDXFtjZ2UAAAAd/looking-binoc...

https://c.tenor.com/NqtDXFtjZ2UAAAAd/looking-binoculars.gif
05-28-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

I had enough time for a quick ride this morning...

I had enough time for a quick ride this morning before starting the weekend stuff. I will be heading out tomorrow for work, but wanted to get in a few miles.

What would that be worth without pics?...
05-24-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,259
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Restored this bike about a year ago. I replaced the cotter crank with the 49D. Timeless design.

...
05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

So the day after... Once the white smoke...

So the day after...
Once the white smoke cleared from above the Vatican and the angels ceased their melody, I collected my thoughts and committed to a group ride with the "slow group" of the ACBO....
05-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By poprad

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and...

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and tweaked until it's perfect. Tomorrow morning early will be the first real ride. It was an incredible day, filled with new friends, new bike, and...
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