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08-14-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,354
Posted By CV-6

86 Waterford Paramount ...

86 Waterford Paramount

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51945036721_53262486d3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp)56cm Paramount first ride (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp) by L Travers...
08-08-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By CV-6

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil. ...

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7416/11408446023_785d665168_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe)TA 002 (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe) by L Travers...
08-08-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,395
Views: 288,933
Posted By CV-6

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the...

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the road. The first time, I did not leave a blank spot of tape opposite the valve and did struggle to get the tire off. Funny part there. A kind soul...
07-07-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two...

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two stents last week. Bike is ca 1972 Lejeune Champion du Monde purchased NOS, NIB in 2007.

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07-05-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,491
Posted By CV-6

Missouri River near St Charles ...

Missouri River near St Charles

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50075457818_20e5b24863_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o)TC HOTN (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o) by L Travers...
07-04-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,491
Posted By CV-6

Forgot about this one. ...

Forgot about this one.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5609/30587181891_d2ec2d86b3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2)DSCN1983 (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2) by L Travers...
07-01-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,908
Posted By CV-6

Appropriate for the weekend. ...

Appropriate for the weekend.


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06-30-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By CV-6

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set...

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set up as a three speed IIRC. That one is a Turismo.

Link to Raysport Strada post on BF...
06-22-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,673
Posted By CV-6

Although not a long cage, it is the model where...

Although not a long cage, it is the model where the pivot is near the upper jockey wheel rather than centered on the cage. I believe it is designated as a "T" model.
06-17-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By CV-6

A Visit To Billy Goat Bikes StL: Raysport Content

Billy Goat Bikes in St Louis is the shop once known as A-1 Bicycles. A-1 was owned by Ray Florman, a remarkable person to say the least. He was born without a left hand but never let that stop him....
06-11-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The...

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The Katy.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/gravel_lejeune_june_2022_62cbef3a499471dbc25a748d49633e5dc2216fa2.jpg
06-10-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

40 miles in Illinois. Great day. ...

40 miles in Illinois. Great day.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52135583427_44703a9524_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nr3uzr)20220609_151805 (https://flic.kr/p/2nr3uzr) by L Travers...
06-07-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,883
Posted By CV-6

What is there to discuss?

What is there to discuss?
06-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,351
Posted By CV-6

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel...

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel as guilty owning more bicycles than I really need. A
06-06-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,544
Posted By CV-6

Shimano dual pivots for sure. If you are not...

Shimano dual pivots for sure. If you are not hung up on brand, Tektro makes calipers that would fit the bill. You can always remove the logo.
06-03-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,351
Posted By CV-6

And there are more now. ...

And there are more now.

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06-01-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By CV-6

Suntour 5 spd freewheel, French thread. 14-32

French thread Suntour Perfect 8.8.8 five speed in decent condition. 14-17-21-26-32 Smooth and lots of life left . $35 shipped CONUS. SOLD

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06-01-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,346
Posted By CV-6

Box of Crap on its way to the next recipient. I...

Box of Crap on its way to the next recipient. I did not remove anything for my own use. I did remove some items that I felt were truly crap. I have placed several items in the box that someone...
06-01-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,800
Posted By CV-6

A short ride on a ca1965 Sauvage Lejeune on 5/31....

A short ride on a ca1965 Sauvage Lejeune on 5/31.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52112805712_7034861622_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2np2Kyd)Sauvage Lejeune 31 May 2022...
05-30-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,319
Posted By CV-6

Forgot I actually have two bikes that meet the...

Forgot I actually have two bikes that meet the criteria.

79 Motobécane Team Champion. Wheels have been swapped to SF Campag.

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05-28-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 14,346
Posted By CV-6

28 pounds of crap received. ...

28 pounds of crap received.


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Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By CV-6

No need to pre-emptively replace the Pivo bars or...

No need to pre-emptively replace the Pivo bars or stem. This from 50 years of riding on them. That said, do examine the stem for cracks.
05-17-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By CV-6

Check your PMs

Check your PMs
05-16-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,610
Posted By CV-6

How did I miss this thread for so long. Bernard...

How did I miss this thread for so long. Bernard Carré masquerading as a Sauvage Lejeune.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49943399516_85b9af7465_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j6jYF7)Carré Sauvage...
05-14-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,071
Posted By CV-6

My original posts sums it up. It's over 10 years...

My original posts sums it up. It's over 10 years since I dealt with Handlebra. It is on two bikes that frankly do not get ridden much. So of course it looks great. I went with Leh this time because...
05-13-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

Twenty-five miles last evening on the Masi. ...

Twenty-five miles last evening on the Masi.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52071481625_5d276c559e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nknXkX)Masi May 2022 (https://flic.kr/p/2nknXkX) by L Travers...
05-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,353
Posted By CV-6

The one that started it all. Purchased for $200...

The one that started it all. Purchased for $200 from a local racer in Columbia, MO 1972. Sort of an anniversary ride Saturday.

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05-05-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By CV-6

Nice find. Glad you are putting it to use. I...

Nice find. Glad you are putting it to use. I would not clearcoat the fenders. Clean and wax the whole thing. But please keep the patina.
05-02-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By CV-6

Bernard Carré

I bought the frame because it had decent chrome in all the right places. It started life as a shop brand (Abel Borne) and I would have finished it as such if I had some decent photos of the markings...
05-02-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,353
Posted By CV-6

Waiting on a TT clamp. Close enough to call it...

Waiting on a TT clamp. Close enough to call it done. A plug for LEH Leather in Austin, TX. Carson and Sandra ultimately sent me three different tapes in order for me to get what I wanted. Great...
05-02-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By CV-6

Rigida is correct. Likely AL 1320

Rigida is correct. Likely AL 1320
04-25-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CV-6

Chrome lugs were an extra cost option on Lejeune...

Chrome lugs were an extra cost option on Lejeune and Bernard Carré frames. A Carré below.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51382002877_3501fc09bc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mhsckk)PCarre DS...
04-21-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

First ride of the season for the Jan de Reus with...

First ride of the season for the Jan de Reus with the new fit measurements. One thing did not change. I do like how Dutch bikes ride. They just seem to talk to me and say "GO!" One thing did...
04-13-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,651
Posted By CV-6

Essentially says you have a 531 butted triangle...

Essentially says you have a 531 butted triangle and 531 stays. As written, it says only the 3 tubes are butted, not the stays. There was a good deal of discussion on CR about the "S.O", or is it...
04-12-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,464
Posted By CV-6

The link above does work for me. And FWIW, I...

The link above does work for me. And FWIW, I have been to the ACD museum albeit some 30 years ago. Impressive.
04-08-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,910
Posted By CV-6

No it does not end. I have my grail and then...

No it does not end. I have my grail and then some. I had told myself the buying had stopped. Buzzzzz. Wrong answer Hans. Sold one, bought two. And I am still cruising ebay.fr and ebay.nl for...
04-07-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By CV-6

I have been remiss in not sharing the finished...

I have been remiss in not sharing the finished bike. I have put about 35 miles on it and like the ride. But then I rarely do not like the ride. Favorite bike? The last one I rode.

EDIT: I said in...
04-04-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,353
Posted By CV-6

Took a 20+ mile ride on this BaCo built 753...

Took a 20+ mile ride on this BaCo built 753 Lejeune. I have said in the past that Dutch bikes just seem to want to go. I think I have a French bike that thinks it is Dutch.
...
04-03-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 113,029
Posted By CV-6

Almost there. ...

Almost there.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51979339097_3c8ce65f4a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nceGzF)20220403_162208 (https://flic.kr/p/2nceGzF) by L Travers...
04-02-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By CV-6

If one is so inclined, one can remove the...

If one is so inclined, one can remove the Gipiemme markings and replace them with available Simplex markings. It it still going to say Gipiemme on the back, but how often do people look back there...
03-26-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By CV-6

Simplex plays well with all freewheels. Using...

Simplex plays well with all freewheels. Using later Shimano and Sachs freewheels makes the shifts even better. The SLJs I have used handle 7 speed without any issue.
03-22-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,318
Posted By CV-6

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51383775875_80...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51383775875_80c0d8345c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mhBhog)PCarre2 (https://flic.kr/p/2mhBhog) by L Travers (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cv-6enterprises/), on...
03-18-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By CV-6

Bought a "pristine" SR crank. Not so pristine...

Bought a "pristine" SR crank. Not so pristine when it was turned over. He was a horse's you know what about it, too.
03-17-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19,288
Views: 2,424,602
Posted By CV-6

A couple of days ago. First ride for the 56cm...

A couple of days ago. First ride for the 56cm Waterford Paramount. Nailed the fit...no hand issues. Woohoo.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51945036721_53262486d3_h.jpg...
03-05-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By CV-6

I got fitted last summer. I have long been...

I got fitted last summer. I have long been experiencing hand pain after about 45 min. of riding. I could deal with it, but it was not fun. I made changes on my own, but never really got much...
03-05-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By CV-6

Two keepers. SCORE!!!

Two keepers. SCORE!!!
03-05-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By CV-6

56cm Paramount. The Mad Honk Special

Yes I snagged it for the frame. Someone else got the remainder. Needs a good cleaning, but the blue is gorgeous. The photos do not capture the colors as seen in person. Blue is deeper. A 26.4...
03-04-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 381,265
Posted By CV-6

That's going in my desktop rotation. :thumb:

That's going in my desktop rotation. :thumb:
03-01-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By CV-6

You will

You will
02-23-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By CV-6

I have. I did not like the feel of it on my back....

I have. I did not like the feel of it on my back. Maybe just me being an old fart.

RE: Water consumption. The photo I shared was taken on a July 4. It was 95 degrees plus and humid. But what else...
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