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08-16-22, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Classtime

Well, I rebuilt the wheels of my Clunker PA-10e...

Well, I rebuilt the wheels of my Clunker PA-10e with original hubs and rims, plus used spokes that needed a little grinding on the rear DS. Then I put on my trusty Brooks Pro, Lg MKS clips and old...
07-06-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Challenge Complete 101 miles

Now I can put the tubulars, clips, and straps back on and take that saddle off. (Not all leather saddles can be saved.)
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07-06-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Did 42 miles on the Clunker PA-10E this morning...

Did 42 miles on the Clunker PA-10E this morning before the tourists sign their e-bike waivers. 13 miles to go. This Peugeot is my Fantasy TDF EroicaCA bike. On stage 6 today, I heard that many riders...
07-05-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

OK! IO'm Back. Used tires (from my Motobecane...

OK! IO'm Back.
Used tires (from my Motobecane which will get some folding paellas)-- $8.00
Rim Strips: $4.00
A tube with 4 patches--$2.00 And I'll be replacing the other tube that hissed at me...
06-14-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

I failed with my PA-10E. There was a 10 dollar...

I failed with my PA-10E.
There was a 10 dollar Univega with suspect tires downtown and I almost went for it. Instead I glued up a couple thread bare Sprinter Gatorskins on a mismatched wheel set,...
06-11-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Did 30 miles on the PA-10 but only expected to do...

Did 30 miles on the PA-10 but only expected to do half of that on THIS tire. The co-op had zero used 27 inch tires and I had no room in the budget for a new Kenda. I’ll be stuck at 35miles until...
06-06-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

OOPS! Corrected. Nicer bike than I thought. (And...

OOPS! Corrected. Nicer bike than I thought. (And less cushion in the budget.)
06-05-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

$30 Entry $20 Kool Stops $10 brake adjuster ...

$30 Entry
$20 Kool Stops
$10 brake adjuster
$20 is market rate for a 22.0 SR stem from my Grand Jubile.
$3 SS fasteners for top tube brake cable clips
$5 75%worn Sedis chain
$3 Misc. cable...
06-05-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

he he My Ideale 80 is like a piece of shale. If...

he he
My Ideale 80 is like a piece of shale. If I manage to un-weight for every bump the saddle and my spokes might get me through 95 more miles. (At the co-op next week I will
check out the saddle...
06-05-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Matcha Matchy. ...

Matcha Matchy.

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13/21 O.G....
06-05-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

3 coats of wax on the PA10 and it looks good...

3 coats of wax on the PA10 and it looks good enough to start assembly. The headset was a struggle—I must of damaged something while I was banging out the remnants of the death stem and had to use the...
06-01-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

I popped a spoke today so I’ll be attempting the...

I popped a spoke today so I’ll be attempting the challenge on as-is wheels with one front spoke replaced. My 78 Motobecane also has galvanized spokes and every nipple turned so it was worth reaching...
06-01-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Reading about the jettisoned Peugeot worries me...

Reading about the jettisoned Peugeot worries me some. I plan on doing some serious commuting on my post challenge Clunker. Any Peugeot with a fork like this cannot ride crappy.
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05-30-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

the generator feels good in the hand 🤞 Im...

the generator feels good in the hand 🤞
Im putting the wood bleach and baking soda off budget (12 bucks for a little box of arm and hammer? Wtf?) The OA bath worked wonders on the cranks, pedals...
05-29-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Avoiding Certain Death

I lucked out. Clunkerism would have had me riding 100mi with this stem, bars, and OG tape.
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05-28-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

The Schwinn Impact was Boring. This Peugeot PA10E...

The Schwinn Impact was Boring. This Peugeot PA10E is sure to be more interesting. A local found it at the curb thinking hed use the wheels but sold the whole package to me for $30.

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05-07-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

THAT is a very cool clunker. $8 in the budget for...

THAT is a very cool clunker. $8 in the budget for pedals.
05-05-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Finished the Challenge today with my pm commute...

Finished the Challenge today with my pm commute for 117 miles. I'm glad that I didn't attempt the 100 miles on this saddle before Eroica. My butt is killing me.

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05-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

I got almost 40 miles on my Impact Pro MOS....

I got almost 40 miles on my Impact Pro MOS. Pretty sweet commute with my 510s. Two more days and I'll have my 100. Then to decide if I keep it around awhile. Maybe pulling the trailer for shopping...
04-23-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

I've read in a couple places that you can't make...

I've read in a couple places that you can't make up for missed training so I cut my ride short to work on the Impact Pro. Picked up some MTB brake cables at REI for $6, and some shift housing at...
04-22-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

BB is fine😂

Ive never see a BB-CS20 before. I came out of my Schwinn Impact Pro easily which is a plus. It is not real crunchy but it does bind every couple of rotations in the hand. I removed the seals,...
04-18-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Winner!

Winner!
04-16-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Join the fun with this:...

Join the fun with this: https://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/d/columbia-antique-brooks-bicycle/7463907483.html
this is somewhere in S.C.
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04-15-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Thanks for the offers guys and I may take you up...

Thanks for the offers guys and I may take you up on it depending on the direction this one takes me. An attempt to use my Oxford bars and the 300 Exage levers was a failure--too far away from the...
04-15-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

I spent another $8.80 today to build a Faux Nitto...

I spent another $8.80 today to build a Faux Nitto threadless stem adapter. At first I was disappointed with the 1 1/8 always obsolete threaded steerer but it turned out that 1 6061 tubing is...
04-14-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

It is good that solvents and other cleaning...

It is good that solvents and other cleaning products are not budget items. I tried several toxic mixes to remove gel saddle ooze from my hands after transporting the Impact Pro.
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04-14-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,499
Posted By Classtime

Andy Ks n-1 post got me dredging for $2-$100...

Andy Ks n-1 post got me dredging for $2-$100 bikes and I scored. I need a judgment regarding selling the Roadmaster to augment my budget for the Impact Pro MOS.
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