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06-25-22, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Chombi1

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Remember when Velcro was the answer for everything??!
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, I think this is the "Vegan" version of the...

Yes, I think this is the "Vegan" version of the re-issued Turbo saddle with the Lycra covering (instead of leather).
They don't go for that much money these days as they are widely available new and...
06-22-22, 01:04 AM
06-22-22, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Chombi1

Those gloves will go period perfect with an Exxon...

Those gloves will go period perfect with an Exxon Graftek bike!:thumb:
06-20-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Chombi1

SR Laprade seatposts were the most common...

SR Laprade seatposts were the most common "budget" replacement seatposts used in the 80's.
There must have been millions of them made.
Nothing fancy, just got the job done..... At least they looked...
06-19-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Chombi1

That's the tricolor "Coq de sportif" decal right...

That's the tricolor "Coq de sportif" decal right below the bottle mount.
I don't remember it being in that location on these Peugeots, but maybe I just did not notice..
They are usually on the top...
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By Chombi1

I think the values being suggested for this bike...

I think the values being suggested for this bike is way optimistic.
Sure it's unique, but the passion for collecting this type/era of bike has not yet developed to the point as it had with artisanal...
06-18-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By Chombi1

There's a nice classic French race bike under all...

There's a nice classic French race bike under all that "stuff"....
All one needs is a bunch of Mafac, Stronglight and Simplex SLJ components to bring it back
06-16-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Chombi1

I would suspect that it's a touring bike, because...

I would suspect that it's a touring bike, because of the low slung second waterbottle mount under the downtube + the long wheelbase.....
06-16-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, the Tommaso looks gorgeous, but it having...

Yes, the Tommaso looks gorgeous, but it having that pristine and expensive white Almarc leather handlebar cover makes it seem to be "untouchable" to mortal cyclists....
06-16-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By Chombi1

Mehhh!,.... that's pie in the sky valuation by...

Mehhh!,.... that's pie in the sky valuation by the shop that lost it.
Even a bikes ridden to a TDF wins will have a hard time getting valued at $100K.
Makes one wonder if there could be any...
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By Chombi1

The fork does look to be bent...... A possible...

The fork does look to be bent...... A possible sign that the bike's had a hard life.....
The bike's nothing special. Just one of those early hybrid bikes from Peugeot that was made in the millions...
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Chombi1

The components say "mid level" model to me, but...

The components say "mid level" model to me, but the amount of chrome and pantographing on the frame says it could be much better......
Especially if the dropouts are stamped with the the Campagnolo...
06-14-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 799
Posted By Chombi1

No amount of clear coat paint will protect the...

No amount of clear coat paint will protect the steel from eventually rusting.
Paint is organic, thus will eventually let in a certain amount of just ambient moisture.
06-14-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Chombi1

That's the thing,... they just never wore out so...

That's the thing,... they just never wore out so Stronglight might not have made as much money on them, due to slow turnover sales.....
Stronglight strangely changed over to cartridge ball bearings...
06-14-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Chombi1

I've seen quite a few seatposts with this type of...

I've seen quite a few seatposts with this type of rail clamp.
Usually found on seatposts with zero setback, used on bikes with more upright riding positions.
Here's a seatpost that takes the cake...
06-13-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Chombi1

Blackburn's "Competition" racing cage from the...

Blackburn's "Competition" racing cage from the 80's is a classic that looks really good on any race bike from that era.
It is nice because of its very minimalistic all aluminum welded tube design....
06-11-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Chombi1

The corrosion must have gotten under the...

The corrosion must have gotten under the anodizing on your hubs.
Only way to get rid of those white dots and the dark staining is to take the anodizing off and polishing the aluminum.
06-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Chombi1

What was interesting about Puch/AD was that they...

What was interesting about Puch/AD was that they were willing to use Japanese components on their bikes while most other Euro bike companies stay with just Euro components.
06-10-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Chombi1

Is it just me or does that SR crank looks very...

Is it just me or does that SR crank looks very much like Mavic's 630 pre-starfish crankset??
06-09-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,628
Posted By Chombi1

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My Diadoras with mesh tops, from around 1984......with slotted cleats.
I...
06-02-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Chombi1

I just noticed from your pics that your Peugeot...

I just noticed from your pics that your Peugeot Ventoux might have a Stronglight B10 headset that has delrin plastic cups.
You might consider changing it out to a headset with all metal parts, as...
06-01-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Chombi1

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Here's a good pic of the triple version.....
The double version usually go for...
06-01-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Chombi1

Definitely for a double. You can see examples of...

Definitely for a double. You can see examples of the triple version at eBay with its much bigger inner chain plate.....
I have the double version on a few of my 80's C&V French race bikes. That's...
06-01-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Chombi1

I believe that's for a double chainring, not a...

I believe that's for a double chainring, not a triple......
Triple has a much larger inner chain plate.....
05-31-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Chombi1

The pearl white paint and graphics on this era of...

The pearl white paint and graphics on this era of Peugeots were the most beautiful from the company.
These were the Peugeots that attracted me in a big way to the brand in the 80's.
If this bike...
05-31-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Chombi1

Had an NOS Regina FW that knocked on me too. ...

Had an NOS Regina FW that knocked on me too.
Turned out to be a defect with the FW body the outer body was hitting the inner one at a certain point of its revolution. It was easy. Basically, a high...
05-29-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Chombi1

Looks like it could have been rusting from inside...

Looks like it could have been rusting from inside out.....which means it could be all rotten in other parts, inside the frame......
Try tapping the tubes with a screwdriver all over to check. If you...
05-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By Chombi1

This reminds me of when I was a kid, I'd tape on...

This reminds me of when I was a kid, I'd tape on leftover balloons from or children's parties to my bike's fender stay.
The booming sounds the balloon made as the spokes bumped against it made my...
05-29-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Chombi1

Difference between sand cast and smooth (forged?) seatposts?

While shopping around for a French seatpost (Simplex), I noticed that they come in two versions. One version having what looks like a sand cast finish at the unmachined clamping areas and flutes and...
05-29-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Chombi1

Difference between sand cast and smooth (forged?) seatposts?

While shopping around for a French seatpost (Simplex), I noticed that they come in two versions. One version having what looks like a sand cast finish at the unmachined clamping areas and flutes and...
05-27-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By Chombi1

I remember running a 26 cog with my Cyclone MkII...

I remember running a 26 cog with my Cyclone MkII RD, back in the 80's.
Even though the MkII RD looked and weighed like serious racing tackle, it had a long enough pulley cage to accomodate the...
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Chombi1

The Mundialita model saddle was used by many bike...

The Mundialita model saddle was used by many bike manufacturers as their standard, budget saddle on their mid level bikes.
it's an OK saddle,but not as good quality and comfort-wise as the similar...
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, most likely a respray...... Here's how my...

Yes, most likely a respray......
Here's how my 89 Chorus SL looks like........
05-24-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,490
Posted By Chombi1

Wonder what Rita is up to these days?....... she...

Wonder what Rita is up to these days?....... she looks beautiful in that pic......:)
05-24-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Chombi1

I have these hubs laced on to 28H Wolber Profil...

I have these hubs laced on to 28H Wolber Profil 20 rims for my Vitus Carbone and they are excellent! Glass smooth bearing feel and bomb proof shell construction!
I've also been hoarding a 32H set...
05-24-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Chombi1

Looking at the Vittoria cycling shoe on the ad...

Looking at the Vittoria cycling shoe on the ad makes me think I'd might be very reluctant to even use those shoes on the bike, lest I ruin their perfect sleek looks when the sole and the cleats get...
05-23-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By Chombi1

The Fiamme Ergals are a really cool, period...

The Fiamme Ergals are a really cool, period feature on an older C&V bike, but they can present their own unique challenges.
Notice how the pic of the Ergal rim clearly shows all the flex happening...
05-22-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Chombi1

If nobody here has any for sale, just search at...

If nobody here has any for sale, just search at eBay for Maillard, TA or Lyotard pedals. There's lots of them for sale..... All different styles and price points.
05-22-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By Chombi1

Do not ride those tires..... The sidewalls look...

Do not ride those tires..... The sidewalls look to be dry rotted already. Evident from how the plies of the tire carcass are showing....
05-18-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,955
Posted By Chombi1

Those are the mid model CXC pedals you have on...

Those are the mid model CXC pedals you have on that pic with the staked on permanent cleat plates. The 700 model had screwed on cleat plates that can be removed/replaced. The base model pedals the...
05-18-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,955
Posted By Chombi1

That looks to be the base model version of...

That looks to be the base model version of Maillard CXC aero pedals. They were supposed on mid level Peugeot bikes in the mid 80's.
I don't think the bearings on those are servicable/adjustable. As...
05-17-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By Chombi1

Is Rubis and Bador on the map?

Is Rubis and Bador on the map?
05-17-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Chombi1

I'll take the Modolo brake levers! PM coming.

I'll take the Modolo brake levers!
PM coming.
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By Chombi1

Strange that the decal on the chainstay says...

Strange that the decal on the chainstay says "MTB".....
It sure does not look like a mountain bike.....
Which could mean the decals might not be original to the bike?....so it might not even be a...
05-14-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Chombi1

The Grab-ons did feel quite good on the hands...

The Grab-ons did feel quite good on the hands when I had them on my bike in the early 80's. Thing I did not like about them was they soaked up water when I rode in the wet and the bike gains like 2...
05-14-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Chombi1

Is there an extra zero typo on that price??.....

Is there an extra zero typo on that price??.....
05-13-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,302
Posted By Chombi1

I was hoping someone would post pics of their...

I was hoping someone would post pics of their "Fides" bicycle in this thread..........:D
05-13-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,307
Posted By Chombi1

NOS can sometimes bite you if you are not...

NOS can sometimes bite you if you are not careful.
I remember buying set of NOS laminated Italian Silva toe straps some years ago for what I thought was a decent price.
I figured I was getting a...
05-12-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,567
Posted By Chombi1

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My 1988 Pinarello Montello w/ SLX.......
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