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05-28-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,736
Posted By miamijim

Well, donít know what to sayÖ. I got a Ďyouíve...

Well, donít know what to sayÖ. I got a Ďyouíve been quotedí email for a 10 year old quote that I previously replied toÖ.
05-28-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,736
Posted By miamijim

Bought then off eBay. They were manufactured by...

Bought then off eBay. They were manufactured by a machinist up North. NJ if I remember correctly and were for 126mm spacing. Never used them and resold on eBay a few years later.
05-22-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By miamijim

If Iím seeing it correctly in the first set of...

If Iím seeing it correctly in the first set of pics the BB shell has the Rossin logo.
04-22-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,963
Posted By miamijim

+10 to that Reeves Callaway said something...

+10 to that

Reeves Callaway said something like, "everything your car does goes through the tires, braking, accelerating, cornering steering." Same thing with a bike. High quality expensive...
04-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By miamijim

PM me your contact info, I'll send a mystery box.

PM me your contact info, I'll send a mystery box.
04-22-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By miamijim

Yes, they are. But made of multiple pieces. The...

Yes, they are. But made of multiple pieces. The 'crown' has extensions or fingers that extend down into the legs..
04-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By miamijim

Out of curiosity whoís building a lot of wheels?

Out of curiosity whoís building a lot of wheels?
04-21-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By miamijim

Dont tensioin it. Just pull at 3 o'clock. Its a...

Dont tensioin it. Just pull at 3 o'clock. Its a bike sprocket not a rocket ship. Dont over analyze.
04-21-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By miamijim

If mounted on a bike pull the chain tight at...

If mounted on a bike pull the chain tight at 3:00. If you can see light at the tip of a tooth the rings are toast. Or 12:00 as in your pics..

I've never compared new large n small rings side by...
04-20-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By miamijim

John there's a loose correlation between number...

John there's a loose correlation between number of digits and decade produced but I've seen enough verified bikes/frames that contradict it as well.


In '63 and '64 Peugeot earned World Champion...
04-20-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By miamijim

Pre Ď64

Pre Ď64
04-19-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By miamijim

So.... Those forks have aluminum extension...

So....

Those forks have aluminum extension running about 1/3 down the leg. Its been a long time but I once broke one apart on a bench vice. Assemble, ride.
04-19-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,963
Posted By miamijim

$437ea. for my Dodge. Eh.

$437ea. for my Dodge. Eh.
04-14-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By miamijim

Same company.....sort of. Somewhere around 2000?...

Same company.....sort of. Somewhere around 2000? Peugeot ended their licensing agreements. Licensing was renewed later in the decade 2011?, Distributed by Cycleurope. Following Peugeots licensing...
04-14-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By miamijim

IIRC Peugeot holds the top speed at...

IIRC Peugeot holds the top speed at LeMans...251mph
04-13-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By miamijim

Peugeot Legend ?

Legend - Peugeot Cycles (https://cycles.peugeot.com/legend)
LC01 - Peugeot Cycles (https://cycles.peugeot.com/urban/legend/lc01)
...
03-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By miamijim

Looks ok to me but.... low res pics from a...

Looks ok to me but.... low res pics from a distance along with multiple angles can throw perception off.
02-23-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,058
Posted By miamijim

Exactly. How many hobbies are free? Not many.

Exactly. How many hobbies are free? Not many.
02-23-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,058
Posted By miamijim

Not relevant. If you have nothing else to do...

Not relevant. If you have nothing else to do what difference does it matter? Spare time is free, it has cost.
02-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,058
Posted By miamijim

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if...

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if your chasing $20 but its not like it was. A few years back our local supply dried up over night. Nothing. I haven't found any good bikes in years,...
02-20-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,991
Posted By miamijim

Surprisingly, 'wacking' them left a nice clean...

Surprisingly, 'wacking' them left a nice clean edge and they could still be easily tightened/loosened. Too often, using a nipper, a spoke end would bend versus nipping clean. That sucked. Too do...
02-20-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By miamijim

Naval Jelly in the pink bottle.

Naval Jelly in the pink bottle.
02-20-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,991
Posted By miamijim

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes...

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes that are too long for 2021. I say 'for 2021' because back in the day before spoke cutters and internet calculators and the expectation that life is...
02-13-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,598
Posted By miamijim

'E' in Peugeot speak means 'different than'. ...

'E' in Peugeot speak means 'different than'. Different than what? Don't confuse fork 'curvature' for 'rake'. Two different things. I have a document that states 'E' and 72/72 angles. But as with...
02-13-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By miamijim

Dumpster.

Dumpster.
08-08-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,265
Posted By miamijim

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the...

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the sheaths slip out or into the tubes it extremely difficult to replace them. The cables are braided and difficult to find if originality's a concern. I'd...
08-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,265
Posted By miamijim

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have...

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have unique serial numbers. The stamped number matches the paper sticker number.

Original bar tape was white pearl cello/Bennoto style. The one I...
08-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,426
Posted By miamijim

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total...

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total adjustment!! Sharp bike though.....
08-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By miamijim

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to...

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to straighten it. Probably French thread. There're a bunch on eBay.
08-07-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,426
Posted By miamijim

Nice bike. A lower profile saddle and higher...

Nice bike.

A lower profile saddle and higher profile pedals will help with the seat post height.
08-07-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By miamijim

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it...

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it could be a PL8

P=Peugeot
L=Lux (fenders generator etc)
8= sport series
08-07-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By miamijim

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a...

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a link in firearms website.

https://www.glocktalk.com/threads/corrosion-in-g48-fp-channel.1847266/page-2#post-29332720

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08-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By miamijim

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm...

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm worng, that both ISO and JIS have the taper angle. The childs toy, with the colored rings, ISO is like the top rings while JIS is the bottom rings.
08-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By miamijim

Rust Prevention: A test of popular treatments Part 2

A long time ago I did this:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/595758-rust-prevention-test-popular-treatments.html

Today I found this:
Dead link killed......

In alphabetical order:...
06-03-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,470
Posted By miamijim

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean...

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean forward.
06-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,746
Posted By miamijim

Subíd I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post...

Subíd

I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post up later or tomorrow
06-03-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,470
Posted By miamijim

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat...

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat angles on both bike It seems as if thereís a fit issue, both seats are probably too high.

ive never been a fan of trying to make a bike into...
05-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By miamijim

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price...

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price to.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Suntour-Winner-Freewheel-Assembly-Chart-and-Cog-Display-Board-NOS/233583280742?hash=item3662a60266:g:YmgAAOSwOPVetvga
05-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,509
Posted By miamijim

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or...

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or 3 of what you have pictured but I do have an angled prong Campy and a 6 - prong Suntour.
05-11-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By miamijim

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has...

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has all the details.
05-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By miamijim

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've...

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've extended threads on.....use a lot thread cutting oil. I use to clamp forks in a vice.
05-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By miamijim

Simplex Ball Bearing jockey Wheels NOS

2 pairs available. New never been used. Ball bearing style with centered teeth. There were a few versions of these..bushing of ball bearing, centered or offset teeth.

$28 per pair shipped to...
05-06-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,799
Posted By miamijim

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and...

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and there's nothing worth flipping. Maybe there's 1 Campy equipped bike worth parting out but its $900....
05-05-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,799
Posted By miamijim

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and...

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and irrelevant. If you have nothing else to do what difference does it make?
05-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,799
Posted By miamijim

Who's still flipping and fixing?

Nothing going on down here in Tampa. Nothing good for sale. Bought maybe 3 bikes in the last 4 years. Works been busy as well so not as much time.
04-29-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By miamijim

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era...

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era brake levers.

Fork steerer = head tube length + headset stack height. Iíd add a little for wiggle room. And Iíd go threadless.
04-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By miamijim

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is...

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is Sheldon.




Year, ring on cup and its not yellow/gold-ish
04-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By miamijim

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the...

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the fixed cup is 'left' hand thread its British or Swiss. In this particular instance its British.
04-16-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By miamijim

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale...

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale 'ring' on the fixed cup so 'British'. '78 is very early for British so as 'Tmar' suggested probably Canadian made.
04-16-20, 11:32 AM
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