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12-06-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Recently put a used cambium c15 carved natural on...

Recently put a used cambium c15 carved natural on my bike. Not quite as warm as a padded leather saddle, but... Super comfy for my narrow sit bones. Perhaps one of the more comfortable seats I've...
12-06-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

​​After looking into it more, it began to appear...

​​After looking into it more, it began to appear that there's a bit of inconsistency regarding the subject. Conflicting reports. Surprise, right?

Anyhow, I decided to attempt a straight swap...
12-05-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Nitto - 2 Bolt Dirt Drop Stem - Black - 1987 - Rare

Lovely condition with only minor signs of gentle usage. Clamp fits 25.4mm bar section. Quill fits 22.2mm steerer tube. Reach is 110mm

UNAVAILABLE
12-05-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

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12-04-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

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11-22-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 656,497
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Things are really a mess over here right now. ...

Things are really a mess over here right now.
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11-17-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Oversized bolts and Record crank arms.

I made the mistake of assuming that the Record crank arms on my PX-10 would have been fixed to the bb spindle with typical Campy 15 mm bolts. And so I scored a peanut butter wrench off eBay.
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11-17-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

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11-17-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 656,497
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Good eye. Both the 52 and 42 rings are Ofmega....

Good eye. Both the 52 and 42 rings are Ofmega. You can barley see the branding at the upper right here:
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11-16-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Been riding the Peugeot almost daily since...

Been riding the Peugeot almost daily since bringing it home. Mostly just to work and back. It's been a pleasure despite a few issues which have been waiting to be addressed.

Most notably, the...
11-16-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20,018
Views: 2,533,758
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Wrapped the bars with fresh Newbaum's yesterday....

Wrapped the bars with fresh Newbaum's yesterday. Rode to the hardware store this morning looking for amber shellac. No luck.

It was brisk. High 30's. Stopped for a hot cup of coffee on the way...
11-16-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,597
Views: 589,074
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

730's. Part of a '87 groupset that I pulled off a...

730's. Part of a '87 groupset that I pulled off a Cimarron.
11-15-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5,597
Views: 589,074
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Those would certainly make a good placeholder if...

Those would certainly make a good placeholder if I didn't already have pair of deore xt for that purpose. If only I wasn't such a Suntour snob, I could be totally happy with the Shimano.

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11-15-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,715
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Sad that we no longer have a co-op here in...

Sad that we no longer have a co-op here in Eugene.

C.A.T. (Center for Appropriate Transportation) was a fantastic place that met the needs of so many cyclists of every type. All the tools. All the...
11-15-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 656,497
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Nearly 6 weeks since procuring the frameset and...

Nearly 6 weeks since procuring the frameset and aside from a pair of fenders which haven't shipped yet, I've collected just about everything else I need for the Trek build. Gave it a mock up assembly...
11-07-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8,030
Views: 905,134
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Gotta love Mondays when the mail is good! ...

Gotta love Mondays when the mail is good!

NOS Stronglight 45t chainring. Planning to try this out as part of a 1x6 drivetrain with a 14t-28t freewheel in back.
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11-02-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8,030
Views: 905,134
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Parts for the next build are currently incoming....

Parts for the next build are currently incoming. One day ago, a 26" 6 speed Richey Vantage / Suntour XC 9000 wheelset (rear came with an Alpha 14t-28t FW), and today a complete set of fairly fresh...
10-14-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Huge fan of early Superbe. I'd gladly choose them...

Huge fan of early Superbe. I'd gladly choose them over Mafac in many cases. This is definitely such a case.

The light shade of metallic blue complimented by sherbet orange has become one of my...
10-13-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

​​​​​​These tires are definitely killing the...

​​​​​​These tires are definitely killing the bike's potential. I might spring for a set of turbo cottons. I ran those on a Columbus SL tubed Benotto build, and while they're spendy, they're worth...
10-13-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

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10-13-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

1979 Peugeot PXN10LE "Super Competition"

Found this this little gem October 1st, 2022. Purchased it October 2nd. The seller picked it up at an estate sale way up river. He said he knew the original owner and merely wanted to save the bike...
10-12-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Yikes! I'd be checking the integrity of that fork...

Yikes! I'd be checking the integrity of that fork very carefully.
10-12-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 83,073
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

1934 Kalamazoo KG-11 Spruce, mahogany. and...

1934 Kalamazoo KG-11
Spruce, mahogany. and Brazilian rosewood. Ebony nut.

It's had it's neck reset, a bridge replacement, a brace replacement, and a full refret. Tuners are Golden Age...
10-12-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,126
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Any bike that's sporting Suntour barcons is worth...

Any bike that's sporting Suntour barcons is worth at least 45 bucks!
10-08-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8,030
Views: 905,134
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

During the great purge of early 2022, I sadly...

During the great purge of early 2022, I sadly liquidated just about every bike specific tool I had in my possession. Now that life is rolling along again, it's time to replace what is long gone.
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10-07-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8,030
Views: 905,134
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Haven't had a large, odd box delivered in a long...

Haven't had a large, odd box delivered in a long time.
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10-05-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,444
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Almost never. And on average I only use about...

Almost never. And on average I only use about half of my rear cogs too (usually 6 or 7 speed clusters). But that said, when the rare occasion comes up that I need the big chainring or any of the...
10-03-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20,018
Views: 2,533,758
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Today marked the first morning with the new...

Today marked the first morning with the new Peugeot. It got me to work on time before sun up. It carried me home safely through rush hour traffic.

Immediate observations: Rear brake is soft, and...
10-02-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Unopened box of Cinelli cork tape too. This is...

Unopened box of Cinelli cork tape too. This is the third time I've been fortunate enough to run into such a deal. But its the first time that I wound up with a frame that fits me. I didn't bother to...
10-02-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

​​​​​​ Of course. Rules are rules. But being a...

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Of course. Rules are rules. But being a newbie I've had to wait anxiously to get my post count up to 10. I think we're there now, so let's give it a try...

I checked CL last night just...
10-02-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Isn't Portland really just an excess of bikes? ...

Isn't Portland really just an excess of bikes?



So, a quick these...

Got a frame that fits that bill en route via UPS. Picked it up on the bay a couple nights ago.

Also happened upon a...
10-02-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

This a wonderful invitation, and would make a...

This a wonderful invitation, and would make a great personal goal!

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Happy to report that as things tend to go, that status has pleasantly changed already!
10-01-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Yes, both terms work by my experience. ...

Yes, both terms work by my experience.




Not quite. I want a crowned fork.
10-01-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Lol I stand accused! Hamstrung is right. I'm...

Lol I stand accused!

Hamstrung is right. I'm not an athletic rider, and I'm way too nervous on pretty bikes that feel a tad delicate to be able to enjoy them to their fullest.
09-30-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Hi, Lattz. I was never a heavy poster in the main...

Hi, Lattz. I was never a heavy poster in the main forum here. A few build threads perhaps, and the random reply comment here or there. Otherwise, I was often too busy in the sales forum. I hope to...
09-30-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 989
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Greetings, enablers!

Hello, all. Some of you may remember an account here that went by the handle "deux jambes." Well, that was me. When life necessitated the sale of my last steed nearly a year ago, I logged outta here....
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