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Posted By Yelbom15

Peugeot Pista/Track Find?

Did not realize Peugeot even had track frames? Are they relatively common or collectible?

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12-10-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By Yelbom15

Here in Florida, bikes practically have an...

Here in Florida, bikes practically have an expiration date. Dealing with a warranty because of corrosion is a nightmare. Some companies don’t even bother the second they see the guest is located in...
12-07-21, 06:57 PM
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Views: 1,912
Posted By Yelbom15

Example of “Toxic Sweat”

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12-03-21, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Yelbom15

Never thought my tubes would get a compliment....

Never thought my tubes would get a compliment. :lol:

love the bike so far. I’ll keep the tubes. Maybe place them in a shadow box or something.

thank you guys
12-02-21, 10:54 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By Yelbom15

Unknown frame at the moment. Possible Automoto...

Unknown frame at the moment. Possible Automoto based on head lugs.
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12-01-21, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

Vintage Pirelli Inner Tubes

Is there any history on these? I pulled them out of a bike I had come in from the 1920s. I know the tires and inner tubes are not from that time but can’t seem to find anything on these. At least as...
11-29-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

Pcampeau Thank you for the advice. Someone on...

Pcampeau Thank you for the advice. Someone on this site generously sent me a Benelux. I have a couple parts coming in to get it running like new. A spring from Greece came in today. Replacing the...
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Posted By Yelbom15

Best Ideal Condition for Profit?

I really want to know some of your opinions on what makes a bike “valuable”.

I’m leaning towards the quality of the bike that determines it’s worth and profit and whether or not you should buy.
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11-11-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,160
Posted By Yelbom15

I may just be a fool for quality metals shaped...

I may just be a fool for quality metals shaped into bicycle frames and paint schemes and a particular brand stuck onto a visible sight. I wish I could slap myself out of it when I withdraw cash from...
11-10-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

Pcampeau Now that you say that, is it possible...

Pcampeau Now that you say that, is it possible that this bike was supposed to be a 4 speed freewheel? Somewhere down the road the previous owner “upgraded” to five speed and tossed the original...
11-10-21, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

A Somec that I found at a thrift store for 100...

A Somec that I found at a thrift store for 100 dollars. I had no clue what I was riding at the time either. “Just some old bike”.I stuttered trying to say what the group set was which was, of course,...
11-10-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Yelbom15

After some patience on EBay, a reasonable ...

After some patience on EBay, a reasonable posting came up for a Benelux rear derailleur however on the cage, it states 3 to 4 gears. Would this derailleur still work with a 5 speed? I can’t imagine...
11-06-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,108
Posted By Yelbom15

:lol: Relax, dude. Literally everyone is saying...

:lol: Relax, dude. Literally everyone is saying the same thing. You’d make a work place awkward as hell. Don’t take life too seriously.
11-05-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,108
Posted By Yelbom15

:popcorn Yikes. Got a bit defensive in here.

:popcorn

Yikes. Got a bit defensive in here.
11-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,108
Posted By Yelbom15

I’m seeing a lot of pretentious comments. Like we...

I’m seeing a lot of pretentious comments. Like we haven’t seen this happen a million times in bike shops from people trying to install pedals themselves. Don’t read the negative comments. Happens all...
11-05-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Yelbom15

We’re carrying KMC X11. We also managed to get a...

We’re carrying KMC X11. We also managed to get a huge batch of Shimano 11HG-X11.

Slowly but surely we’re coming back to normal.
11-04-21, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

My late 1950s/Early 1960s Dunelt Fleur-de-Lys....

My late 1950s/Early 1960s Dunelt Fleur-de-Lys. I’m not going to restore it but so far just maintenance. Last thing on the list is the correct rear derailleur and hood covers. Other than that, I love...
11-04-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Yelbom15

Stay away. After searching through google, found...

Stay away. After searching through google, found the exact photos on Pinterest.

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11-04-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By Yelbom15

My bike shop has to now buy 11 speed chains at...

My bike shop has to now buy 11 speed chains at cost to keep them in stock and then having to up that just to make a snug of profit. KMC 11-Speed chains are currently 99.00 dollars if that gives you...
11-04-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By Yelbom15

iab That makes a lot of sense. It seemed odd to...

iab That makes a lot of sense. It seemed odd to see a crank arm covering a letter and not over the shape where the space is. This is my first time hearing about a press-fit system this far back. I...
11-04-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By Yelbom15

kroozer Thank you. It was by luck looking at...

kroozer Thank you. It was by luck looking at Netherlands eBay. It was titled just as a 1930s bike. Nothing on it said Automoto. It’s also coming from Italy. The lugs after doing some photo editing to...
11-04-21, 10:35 AM
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Views: 611
Posted By Yelbom15

I’m trying to figure out the Automoto as a whole...

I’m trying to figure out the Automoto as a whole but not a lot on them. Here’s some more pictures. The bike should be here in a couple weeks. I thought it may be a ‘Course’ or a ‘Tour De France’...
11-03-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,202
Posted By Yelbom15

That amazed me! Holy smokes, didn’t realize press...

That amazed me! Holy smokes, didn’t realize press fit went so far back!
...
11-03-21, 08:16 PM
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Views: 611
Posted By Yelbom15

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11-03-21, 07:58 PM
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Views: 611
Posted By Yelbom15

I’m trying my best to figure out the origin is....

I’m trying my best to figure out the origin is. In Spanish it means the bug ‘fly/mosquito’. Italian is handsome. A couple other things such as bullseye. There’s also a saying that it means to win...
11-03-21, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

It’s attached to an Automoto frame based on the...

It’s attached to an Automoto frame based on the steerer tube. I can’t imagine another manufacturer was making clover designed lugs.

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11-03-21, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

What Crank is This?

I can’t really sort out the lettering but I’m sure I’ll slap my face when I find out.
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11-01-21, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

Unfortunately no luck on that Peugeot. Owner gave...

Unfortunately no luck on that Peugeot. Owner gave me everything to send a wire transfer and when I asked shipping, he said 50 euros…That’s 60 USD to send a bicycle from Italy to the United States…
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10-30-21, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

27! :lol:

27! :lol:
10-28-21, 07:30 PM
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Views: 2,586
Posted By Yelbom15

martl That is a gorgeous one. I’m curious if this...

martl That is a gorgeous one. I’m curious if this bike I’m looking at is new then based on the wheel nuts. I take it they got rid of the butterfly axle nut and stuck with solid axle nuts further down...
10-28-21, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Yelbom15

Mechanical FD can be fixed fairly easily and if...

Mechanical FD can be fixed fairly easily and if in need to be replaced, will be cheap,

And what I mean by “forever group” is a group set you can have for twenty years down the road. I can’t...
10-28-21, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Yelbom15

I gotta say, and it sucks to say, Di2 is...

I gotta say, and it sucks to say, Di2 is definitely not a forever group set. I’ve had countless guys come in with their first or second gen systems with a problem such as yours. Countless times of...
10-28-21, 08:38 AM
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Views: 8,752
Posted By Yelbom15

Now that is a bike people want!!! I love the...

Now that is a bike people want!!!

I love the clever battery compartment!
10-28-21, 08:26 AM
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Views: 17,368
Posted By Yelbom15

I believe a lot of it, especially new bike...

I believe a lot of it, especially new bike owners, want the peace of mind of less mechanical hassle. Besides rear derailleur hangers breaking, front derailleurs as a whole tend to be fussy.

Now...
10-28-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By Yelbom15

Peugeot

May have just found someone from France willing to ship. We’re talking about it “google translate” such as a bank transfer and using Colissmo to ship. Sound like he may have shipped out before. Here...
10-25-21, 09:27 AM
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Views: 2,586
Posted By Yelbom15

martl Thank you for that source. I just contacted...

martl Thank you for that source. I just contacted the individual selling the Gladiator. I can see how a language barrier may get in the way of this plus shipping.

In the United States, especially...
10-24-21, 10:19 PM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By Yelbom15

Severe ‘Getting Off Bike’ Knee Pain

For a while now, I’ve always been told that my knee pain is minor and I need to “suck it up”.

I know I can’t find answers here but I at least want to find common ground with others who also...
10-24-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By Yelbom15

iab Your bike, the 1915 Rola, is incredible...

iab Your bike, the 1915 Rola, is incredible really and is exactly what I’ve been drooling over lately. I found your post on it as well. If you don’t mind me asking, how much did you pay you friend...
10-24-21, 05:12 PM
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Views: 2,586
Posted By Yelbom15

How Rare Are 1900s - 1920s Road Bikes?

After running into a late 50s/early 60s Dunelt bicycle that this forum helped out tons towards me learning about, I kinda got myself sucked into wanting to dive deeper into vintage bikes.

Do many...
10-22-21, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Yelbom15

I believe there’s another recall for their...

I believe there’s another recall for their Specialized Roll series as well. They went really cheap on the stem this year.
10-22-21, 08:39 PM
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Views: 1,284
Posted By Yelbom15

A huge part is just moisture in the air. You do...

A huge part is just moisture in the air. You do not need a great deal of water to damage components. I don’t mean damage severely but more like cosmetic such as surface rust.

However, humidity...
10-22-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,004
Posted By Yelbom15

Y’all gotta try some 63 year old saddles. Not too...

Y’all gotta try some 63 year old saddles. Not too bad!
...
10-21-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

clubman I agree and may have found that answer as...

clubman I agree and may have found that answer as well. Once rubbing away a crank, I believe I see a Raleigh logo on the non-drive side. It’s either a man on a horse/bike or something totally else...
10-21-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

The cranks I can’t really make out. I see “48”...

The cranks I can’t really make out. I see “48” and “49” which I take is the tooth count and what looks to be a rocket that shows EBW and of course the name Williams stamped. The rims states “Dunlop....
10-21-21, 11:50 AM
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Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

79pmooney Ill probably still be slower than your...

79pmooney Ill probably still be slower than your dads Jeep on this thing! I’ll be lucky enough to pull 14 mph even with good wind. Lol

And when you mean cheaper version, was this them just trying...
10-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

Insidious C. Thank you for guiding me towards the...

Insidious C. Thank you for guiding me towards the right direction. I’ll have to take a look around Ebay. What I’m seeing as possible replacements scares my wallet. On the dropout there is a stamp on...
10-21-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

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10-21-21, 09:02 AM
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Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

Thank you for that information. The stem...

Thank you for that information. The stem definitely needs to be lowered and seat raised a bit. If it’s not too much to ask, would you send me a photo of the rear derailleur that is original? I’ve...
10-20-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By Yelbom15

Dunelt Fleur-De-Lys Information?

Hello,

Just picked this bike up and really enjoy it however I don’t have a clue what I have. I’m pretty knowledgeable on Italian bikes 1970s and onward but nothing such as this. Everything seems...
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