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01-22-23, 06:27 PM
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Posted By santa fe 2926

From the bikeboom Peugeot French catalogs, 1988...

From the bikeboom Peugeot French catalogs, 1988 was Carbon and 531P, the Columbus SLX doesn’t show up till 1989 as ‘Dolomites’.
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01-22-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By santa fe 2926

According to the French catalog, bikeboom...

According to the French catalog, bikeboom Peugeot, the top five models all had the Reynolds 531 Pro, differed in color, name, and component group. 25 is the biggest tire the sloping front fork will...
01-22-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By santa fe 2926

Peugeot Dolomites 1987

A purchase from EBay.Fr, 215 euros, including shipping. All English threads, 26.4 seatpost, 22.2 stem. Transferred a Mavic group from unrideable Mercian. Except couldn’t remove Mavic bottom bracket...
12-25-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 310,130
Posted By santa fe 2926

A couple of questions on tubulars. Got a nice...

A couple of questions on tubulars. Got a nice set of tubulars wheels from eBay.Fr, and purchased some of the Kendra Veloflex tubs, 28’s. Riding the other day, 94 lbs in rear tire, and 4 miles from...
12-15-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,758
Posted By santa fe 2926

Alex Singer, bikes and culture, a fine blog...

Alex Singer, bikes and culture, a fine blog indeed!
12-14-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By santa fe 2926

Another picture of a clamp on derailleur...

Another picture of a clamp on derailleur https://www.instagram.com/reel/Ci2gIqpoO3a/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=

seems to work fine….
12-13-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,501
Posted By santa fe 2926

From Disraeligears, advertising picture of the...

From Disraeligears, advertising picture of the Nivex, showing the clamp on version, I.e. no welding of mounting, and the chain holder, allowing easy removal of rear wheel for flat repair. Collier ou...
12-02-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By santa fe 2926

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The freewheel hub

Grand Bois makes some nice...
11-27-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,575
Posted By santa fe 2926

Born in Evanston, when dad was going to...

Born in Evanston, when dad was going to Northwestern, in 1950.
11-25-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By santa fe 2926

Looks much larger than my PSV-10, 1982, it’s 58.5...

Looks much larger than my PSV-10, 1982, it’s 58.5 ctc. And the Super Vitus 980 is a sweet frame set. Good choice by your dad, good luck with the sale.
11-24-22, 03:09 PM
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Views: 2,522,575
Posted By santa fe 2926

Did a nice solo 35 miles out to NE Oklahoma City....

Did a nice solo 35 miles out to NE Oklahoma City. Passed the Frontier City Park, been there...
11-07-22, 01:21 PM
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Views: 2,522,575
Posted By santa fe 2926

It was 70, with a 2-3 mph wind, here in Oklahoma...

It was 70, with a 2-3 mph wind, here in Oklahoma City, and Sunday, light traffic, so I did the Jones Oklahoma 50 mile loop. On the OKC Trek ride list. Just a lovely day it was! Rode the 1970 Charlie...
11-05-22, 02:40 PM
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Views: 2,522,575
Posted By santa fe 2926

Back from nice trip to Great Barrington MA. Took...

Back from nice trip to Great Barrington MA. Took my Roberts, regeared with 47-30 front rings. Well packed, no damage, flights on time, pretty nice fall weather. Very nice roads, drivers were well...
07-24-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By santa fe 2926

And that’s a pretty nice Reynolds 531...

And that’s a pretty nice Reynolds 531 professional Peugeot next to Anquetil.
05-29-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By santa fe 2926

Lafayette wanted to be buried in American soil,...

Lafayette wanted to be buried in American soil, and indeed he was. An American flag waves over his grave. And during the Nazi occupation of Paris, the caretakers of his grave flew the American...
05-24-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By santa fe 2926

I have had many wonderful experiences in France,...

I have had many wonderful experiences in France, rides all over the country, in Paris, plus seven successful shipments of wine, 12 cases each. Viva la France! Many thanks for sharing this, a lovely...
03-13-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,701
Posted By santa fe 2926

Keep up the good work! And in the older days...

Keep up the good work! And in the older days before there were Anglo coffee shops, we always stopped at Verlet for a kilo or two. Not a fresh roaster, no dates, but very good light roasted,...
03-06-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By santa fe 2926

Nice touring bike, I’ve got the same model, in...

Nice touring bike, I’ve got the same model, in green, 60cm. Repainted by Chas Roberts, used his decals rather than Charlie’s. Been to a lot of places, England, France, NZ, and Oz. I think it’s from...
01-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 79,678
Posted By santa fe 2926

yes the wine was excellent, 30+ years of age, no...

yes the wine was excellent, 30+ years of age, no Brett, sourness, or prune, just nicely aged Syrah fruit. When coach still had 2 checked bags per person, brought back a lot of wine at good prices! ...
01-02-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 79,678
Posted By santa fe 2926

NewYears Eve, bought 6 in Tain la Hermitage, back...

NewYears Eve, bought 6 in Tain la Hermitage, back in 1990, for about $20.00 apiece. The wine shop still used a roller, tissue and carbon paper Amex ‘reader’. Lovely wine, ...
12-02-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By santa fe 2926

the yellow Jo Routens, ...

the yellow Jo Routens,

https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/2079009441.htm


there, I finally got the link!
12-02-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,228
Posted By santa fe 2926

The yellow Jo Routens is for sale on Le Bon Coin,...

The yellow Jo Routens is for sale on Le Bon Coin, couldn’t link the ad so here’s the screen shot,

...
11-08-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By santa fe 2926

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas
09-28-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 27,912
Posted By santa fe 2926

How about another yellow Roberts, also 1984. ...

How about another yellow Roberts, also 1984. Refinished by Groody brothers a few years ago, and put on hold… ...
09-26-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,189
Posted By santa fe 2926

I was assuming, since there weren’t instructions...

I was assuming, since there weren’t instructions on the store sight, it would be a simple one for one replacement of a campagnolo bolt.
09-26-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,189
Posted By santa fe 2926

The good news, on my ‘84 Roberts audax, the bolt...

The good news, on my ‘84 Roberts audax, the bolt hole will take the Sachs bolt nicely, but the serrated end will not fit a Merckx, Mercian, or my 85 Roberts...
08-29-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By santa fe 2926

Did they get easier to put on?😂

Did they get easier to put on?😂
06-14-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,210
Posted By santa fe 2926

Still enjoy riding the 1982 PSV-10. I think the...

Still enjoy riding the 1982 PSV-10. I think the Vitus 980 is very nice tubing, I was researching the tube set before buying the bike, and I read somewhere that Brian Bayless thought it was one of the...
06-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By santa fe 2926

What an honor, to have a request of the President...

What an honor, to have a request of the President to build a bike for the PM of England. I think Bilenky did a great job, in a short amount of time, using his skills making steel frames. Maybe, Boris...
03-15-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By santa fe 2926

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Charlie from 1970, purchased off eBay ...
03-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,404
Posted By santa fe 2926

Hope this helps.... ...

Hope this helps....

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01-17-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,069
Posted By santa fe 2926

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From the Roberts files, my SLX, Chas built the...
01-17-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 415,726
Posted By santa fe 2926

Indeed, we were all the young dudes years ago! ...

Indeed, we were all the young dudes years ago!

In the mail today....
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01-12-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 415,726
Posted By santa fe 2926

Here’s one of my heroes Ian Hunter in his Mott...

Here’s one of my heroes Ian Hunter in his Mott the Hoople days...


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11-29-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 31,179
Posted By santa fe 2926

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thought this might be enjoyed
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Posted By santa fe 2926

That might be a PR-10, just below the PX-10, as...

That might be a PR-10, just below the PX-10, as it has Reynolds 531 only on the 3 main frame tubes, and no chrome on rear triangle. That was my first bike, back in 1972. If it fits it would be a...
08-04-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,345
Posted By santa fe 2926

That’s a cool, beautiful, piece of bicycle...

That’s a cool, beautiful, piece of bicycle history. Good luck on your restoration!
05-12-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,007,298
Posted By santa fe 2926

Nice bike, but that 531 decal is not what it...

Nice bike, but that 531 decal is not what it seemshttps://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x400/396c4743_5a37_4b46_bbb2_471e9008c8d0_d47c8ee6919f39b57e01f98c2773465ff0464b4b.jpeg
01-28-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 49,973
Posted By santa fe 2926

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here’s my Torpado SLX, frame from eBay, leftover...
11-18-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 79,678
Posted By santa fe 2926

On Beaujolais Nouveau day, rode the PSV-10 on a...

On Beaujolais Nouveau day, rode the PSV-10 on a nice 27 miler and had a Beaujolais Nouveau that evening! Otherwise I tend to drink French wines.......
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