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04-22-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,962
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...
04-19-21, 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.
04-14-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
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...
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.
02-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,057
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, 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...
08-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,261
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,425
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
01-29-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By miamijim

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS ...

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS

VeloBase.com - Component: FT Extra Rolling (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=8fc75ff9-1954-4d01-ba6a-8fb9efaf158e&Enum=110)
11-22-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,301
Posted By miamijim

There's a little truth to what he says. If a...

There's a little truth to what he says.

If a chain and cassette/freewheel are gunked up the gunk/dirt/grease/grime/oil takes up a tick small amount of space between the link/rollers/pins. Think...
11-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By miamijim

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only...

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only reasonable to expect wide variety, nicks, scratches and other imperfections. The pictures provided very clearly depict the overall condition.

2. ...
11-21-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By miamijim

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay...

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay only lets you go down to like a -1 so why bother. I do FREE shipping to Continental U.S. International depends on the item. Sometimes its a pain...
11-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,462
Posted By miamijim

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any...

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any spare hubs, no wooden dowels etc.

I don't bother to block them anymore. Again, I'll update my 'how to pack a frame 101' thread with my revised...
11-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,462
Posted By miamijim

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If...

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If one were to cut off the lower section how different would it be from a vertical dropout? Differences for sure but what does the lower portion really...
11-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,462
Posted By miamijim

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it...

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it came directly from this thread, I was just an intermediary as the frames 1,000 miles away. I really like the '2 axle technique'. As a side note,...
10-30-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,357
Posted By miamijim

Prologue with Tange Prestige

Prologue with Tange Prestige
10-28-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,462
Posted By miamijim

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them...

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them in the past. This is being done 'remotely' but I think we'll get it worked out. Definitely will add heat to the mix. Back in the day I'd hook the...
10-09-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,854
Posted By miamijim

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup...

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup then install cartridge. Go back and forth but make sure the cartridge fully seats before the adjusting cup.

Sometimes cartridges will hit an...
05-23-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,531
Posted By miamijim

Function of the 2 concave washers is firm a type...

Function of the 2 concave washers is firm a type of ‘spring’ to keep the system from loosening up.

Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a fan of Campy dt indexing levers. That plastic insert, if I...
04-10-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,969
Posted By miamijim

Yes. But, some have a rubber ring seal on the...

Yes. But, some have a rubber ring seal on the backside. Those models will NOT flush well unless the rubber seal is removed. Simply flick it out with a pick and then reinstall when your done.
04-10-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,969
Posted By miamijim

I've pulled freehub bodies part and highly...

I've pulled freehub bodies part and highly suggest NOT to. Flush, spin, flush, spin and repeat until the effluent isn't dirty. Lub, spin, lub, spin repeat until the effluent isn't dirty.
02-06-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,969
Posted By miamijim

That tool wont do much of anything different than...

That tool wont do much of anything different than an in situ repair as mentioned earlier. The only reason to remove the freehub is because it needs replacement or your going to swap it to another...
07-14-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,545
Posted By miamijim

Pitty bump for pic update... So.... ...

Pitty bump for pic update...

So....

Since first posting the tutorial I've come across new information pertaining to servicing cartridge bearings. Enduro, a cartridge bearing manufacturer, uses...
11-01-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 48,477
Posted By miamijim

1983 Ridge Runner ...

1983 Ridge Runner

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr314/jimr2527/Diamond%20Back/DSC05964_zpstiemy777.jpg...
06-10-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By miamijim

Stay away from anything 9s. Very good value...

Stay away from anything 9s.

Very good value can be found in both Shimano and Campagnolo 10s groups.

Everything is going 11s so if you go that route it's likely you'll be outdated anytime soon.
03-13-12, 05:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,175
Posted By miamijim

Mine with Super Record: ...

Mine with Super Record:

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr314/jimr2527/Basso/DSC03795.jpg
http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr314/jimr2527/Basso/DSC03796.jpg
11-14-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,567
Posted By miamijim

'N' is Peugeot speak for clincher tires ...

'N' is Peugeot speak for clincher tires

82-83 PSV10 with tubulars. Normal seat post pinch bolts. French/Swiss threading.

84 there were 2 models PSV10N with clinchers and PSV10L with tublars. ...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,657
Posted By miamijim

It depends on your market. I've seen local...

It depends on your market. I've seen local flippers buy and re-sell the same bike on CL the very same day!!!

Do you plan on refurbishing them first or do you plan to simply re-list them with...
03-04-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,817
Posted By miamijim

Dura Ace freehub ID 7400 7402 7403 101

This is brought up fairly frequently so I thought I'd throw something together. Shimano offered 3 different version of the 740X series freehubs, 7400, 7402 and 7403. There is NO 7401 hub. First...
11-08-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,545
Posted By miamijim

Let me start off by clarifying a few things about...

Let me start off by clarifying a few things about 'sealed cartridge' hubs:

'Sealed': For all intents and purposes sealed cartridge/sealed bearing hubs use sealed bearings. The bearings...
11-08-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,545
Posted By miamijim

Give me 30 minutes to write the tutorial.....

Give me 30 minutes to write the tutorial.....
10-05-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,931
Posted By miamijim

Running 10-speeds with 126mm spacing is actualy...

Running 10-speeds with 126mm spacing is actualy easy to do. I did my conversion with an 8-speed Shimano 600 Ultegra hub. The conversion when using a Dura-Ace hub is very similar. The most...
07-09-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,382
Posted By miamijim

U-Haul or a Home Depot truck.

U-Haul or a Home Depot truck.
03-07-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 28,621
Posted By miamijim

My schematic breakdown is slightly different than...

My schematic breakdown is slightly different than the OP's. It appears my levers are missing 1 thin washer and the lock washers under the outer bolts. My lever are a different version of the OP's...
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