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12-02-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 454
Posted By AdventureManCO

Friday Find: Peugeot Super Competition

I wasn't looking for another bike. I already don't have room.

That's how it started. I'm betting most of you know where it goes from there...:lol:

I innocently stopped by the local co-op on the...
12-02-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,096
Posted By VRJAKE

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Rally to this cause...
12-01-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Writenride

Gosh, man, I don’t know…I looked at the photos...

Gosh, man, I don’t know…I looked at the photos pretty closely on eBay, and it looked like braze ons for the fenders and rear rack. I can’t imagine Colnago doing this on a race frame. It’s pure...
12-01-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By jeirvine

Both 68 and 70 cups come in thick (rifled) and...

Both 68 and 70 cups come in thick (rifled) and thin. Thin cups came with triples and pista BBs, but also with GS cranks. Any will work fine with an x3 spindle.
12-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I used Frankford for some SOMEC forks, and they...

I used Frankford for some SOMEC forks, and they did a really good job. 4 years back?
...
12-01-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Biketiger

Good question. I plan to remove the remains of...

Good question. I plan to remove the remains of the existing decal and place a new one in its place. It will not be under a clear coat.
Should I therefore splurge on the UV coating?
12-01-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By kunsunoke

Two other options you might consider: ...

Two other options you might consider:

https://www.ogdenchrome.com/services

https://www.frankfordplatinginc.com/

The preparation process is going to be the determining factor in how the part...
11-30-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,336
Posted By grant40

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11-29-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By cyclophilia

The bottom bracket spindle you need will be...

The bottom bracket spindle you need will be marked:

70-SS-120
X3

where "X3" indicates a triple.

Here is a photo, for reference, of the comparable part for a 68mm bottom bracket:
...
11-27-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21,370
Views: 4,081,430
Posted By SurferRosa

Giant nutria?!! Run away!! ...

Giant nutria?!! Run away!!

https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_eI11MTNvnQVz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
Giant nutra - $95 (Bremerton) (https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/7551062856.html)

...
11-27-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By roadcrankr

May as well measure the toptube,...

May as well measure the toptube, center-to-center, and possibly standover height.
People like to see these dimensions. I recommend putting all these in the body of your original posting.
That way,...
11-26-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By plonz

Here are the sizes listed for the PSN 10 in the...

Here are the sizes listed for the PSN 10 in the 1985 catalog. I would have guessed OP’s to be a 62cm but maybe 64cm is right.

...
11-25-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By santa fe 2926

Looks much larger than my PSV-10, 1982, it’s 58.5...

Looks much larger than my PSV-10, 1982, it’s 58.5 ctc. And the Super Vitus 980 is a sweet frame set. Good choice by your dad, good luck with the sale.
11-25-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,643
Posted By 52telecaster

Really let's you know what a deal we are getting...

Really let's you know what a deal we are getting with a vintage Reynolds or Columbus frame when you find a used one that fits.
11-25-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By beicster

Sorry for your loss. Good luck with the sale.

Sorry for your loss. Good luck with the sale.
11-25-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By plonz

That there has all the earmarks of a 1985 Peugeot...

That there has all the earmarks of a 1985 Peugeot PSN10. Campy Triomphe drivetrain is original. Modolo Speedy brakes switched out for the 600s, which from what I hear, would have been an upgrade...
11-24-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By 52telecaster

Coops are the coolest garage sales every day.

Coops are the coolest garage sales every day.
11-23-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,712
Posted By merziac

Maybe so, but it is however in very good hands. ...

Maybe so, but it is however in very good hands. ;)
11-21-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,264
Posted By nlerner

I think I've solved that problem:...

I think I've solved that problem:...
11-16-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 571,280
Posted By JohnDThompson

The axle locknut thread is a somewhat unusual 7mm...

The axle locknut thread is a somewhat unusual 7mm x 0.75mm thread; maybe source from a place like McMaster-Carr? Otherwise, other pedal hardware e.g. Campagnolo Gran Sport, Gipiemme Dual-Sprint,...
11-13-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By downtube42

I rode Portland to Olympia yesterday, 200km, then...

I rode Portland to Olympia yesterday, 200km, then took Amtrak home. Slight headwind most of the day, but all things considered a great ride. A November day without any precipitation is a win. Add...
11-11-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,264
Posted By bikingshearer

As near as I can tell, no M71 pedal has ever...

As near as I can tell, no M71 pedal has ever caused actual death death of anyone. Doesn't mean they haven't tried, mind you . . . .
11-10-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By robobike316

I have been using an old Super Record with a...

I have been using an old Super Record with a Rally cage for a long time with a TA triple. I love it-works great and looks great. Having said that the Rally looks great also and I wish I had one! Any...
11-10-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By VRJAKE

Wacky, the trends in this thread. Too new to it...

Wacky, the trends in this thread. Too new to it to not be somewhat astonished. Yet, may as well add a pic of fenders...woody style

...
11-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By tricky

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely...

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely need a drink. I am glad she's gonna be ok. I will say that if your bar serves mojitos in Moscow mule mugs then I think you should find a different bar. :D
11-10-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By merziac

Good to here that Greta should be ok. :)

Good to here that Greta should be ok. :)
11-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By 52telecaster

I was a production welder for most of my working...

I was a production welder for most of my working life. I appreciate your sentiment.
11-10-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By tombc

Design school did a good job making me feel...

Design school did a good job making me feel strongly about things that don't really matter that much. You get personally offended by bad typography and things that are designed by committee or...
11-10-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By Maohaus

I have this exact bike, in black with yellow...

I have this exact bike, in black with yellow lettering. I was working at Yellow Jersey in Madison (in the late 70's) and Andy asked if I was interested in the frame. I was a poor college student but...
11-10-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By fishboat

+1..another member for my ignore list. at...

+1..another member for my ignore list.

at least Andy Rooney was entertaining..and most often had a point.
11-10-22, 12:21 AM
11-09-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By top506

I like hammered fenders. You don't. I'm OK...

I like hammered fenders.
You don't.
I'm OK with that.

Top
11-09-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By clubman

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11-09-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By nlerner

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered...

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered fenders" thread!
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11-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By gugie

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics...

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics of a product, don't purchase it. No need to tell everybody about it.

As for fenders, you lucky souls that ride your bike in areas that are dry...
11-09-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By tricky

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still...

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still made and appreciated by folks.
Examples:
Tomii's USA made hand hammered bells that are always sold out despite their high cost:...
11-09-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,899
Posted By BFisher

I resisted, but oh, what the hell. Bicycle...

I resisted, but oh, what the hell.

Bicycle Specialization Syndrome, or BSS. It's a collection of bs beliefs I see circulate. Examples:

-Bicycles require special lubricants. No, they don't. It's...
11-09-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,027
Posted By cudak888

The VO fenders are aluminum, not plastic. ...

The VO fenders are aluminum, not plastic.

Angry much? Lots of threads started complaining about stuff that nobody has complained about before.

-Kurt
11-08-22, 08:55 PM
11-08-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Bad Lag

That would add almost an inch to the stack...

That would add almost an inch to the stack height.

It must be a replacement fork that is too large,... or something like that.

Some people should not work on bikes.
11-08-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,482
Posted By tremolo1965

Early Selle Royal CX, well broken-in and very...

Early Selle Royal CX, well broken-in and very comfortable. Caveat - this design needs to be very finely adjusted and can be very uncomfortable otherwise. Prior to dialing in, this would have been a...
11-08-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,899
Posted By Bianchi84

Bars taped bottom to top

Bars taped bottom to top
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By URCinelliIsFake

Little over $100

These sell on evilBay for around $100. They are nice looking though; kinda like early Superbe.
11-07-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By bibliobob

Big love to Greta and strength to both of you! ...

Big love to Greta and strength to both of you! Best wishes for a speedy recovery for her.....
11-07-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By jdawginsc

I think Rob needs to have those bars tilted...

I think Rob needs to have those bars tilted upwards a bit...better grip...

What do y’all think?
11-07-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By merziac

She is fantastic, had the great pleasure of...

She is fantastic, had the great pleasure of meeting her in person, I think I passed the sniff test. ;)
11-07-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By cudak888

The bottom one is a thick-cup spindle for...

The bottom one is a thick-cup spindle for Nuovo/Super Record, the top is thin-cup - Nuovo Gran Sport, Triomphe, etc.

Given that you have it together now, I take it you discovered it's the thick...
11-07-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By jdawginsc

Greta looks like a sweet girl.

Greta looks like a sweet girl.
11-07-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By cb400bill

As I am a person who is also fighting cancer,...

As I am a person who is also fighting cancer, please tell Greta that I am rooting for her.
11-07-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By beech333

Get well Greta. Cancer sucks! I may get...

Get well Greta. Cancer sucks!

I may get in trouble for this, but there was a "**** Cancer" RAGBRAI team a few years ago. It was my favorite jersey that I spotted on the ride.
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