Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: dukeofearl
Showing results 1 to 47 of 47
Search took 0.01 seconds.
03-21-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By ehcoplex

....like I need a hole in the head.....! (PX-10)

....but I couldn't resist rescuing another PX-10. '69, I think. Total basket case, frame quite rough, but sound. Seller planned to restore, but realized it was going to be a bigger job than he wanted...
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By SurferRosa

Depends on pics and your local market. Maybe...

Depends on pics and your local market. Maybe "$250 obo" and drop it $10 every few weeks.
03-19-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By sloar

1970 chrome Paramount

This has been a grail bike for me for a long time. I finally found one in my size, itís in great condition, but not so pristine that Iíd be afraid to ride it. Iíve been after this one for several...
03-17-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By iab

I also ordered Papillon rims through Scott. I...

I also ordered Papillon rims through Scott. I was in no rush so I don't recall timing.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50698393763_fb3b818610_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kf3wai)Wheels...
03-17-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By fender1

Unrelated to Grand Bois but another interesting...

Unrelated to Grand Bois but another interesting data point regarding buying direct from a Japanese supplier:

I bought a Sugino, Alpina crankset from directly from Sugino. It was at my house,...
03-17-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By USAZorro

I bought the Papilion rims through Scott Davis -...

I bought the Papilion rims through Scott Davis - along with the red Hetre tires for the build of my Gugified 650B build. Back then he was ordering from them annually. I am not certain whether this...
03-17-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By El Chaba

Yes, I have ordered from Grand Bois on a number...

Yes, I have ordered from Grand Bois on a number of occasions. Great, quality products and when you receive your package take a moment to marvel at the care taken with the packaging.
03-17-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By nlerner

I’ve bought those rims directly from Grand Bois,...

I’ve bought those rims directly from Grand Bois, and the process was as described (and shipping was fast to the east coast US). One example of their attention to detail is that they emailed me before...
03-17-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CV-6

There is a US distributor. Scott Davis. ...

There is a US distributor. Scott Davis. francopedia@gmail.com Give him a shot.
03-17-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By ehcoplex

I bought tires from Grand Bois (IIRC the shipping...

I bought tires from Grand Bois (IIRC the shipping wasn't bad at all, and surprisingly fast), and have also considered getting rims. I can't remember why I decided against the rims- I think the...
03-13-23, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By gaucho777

Fwiw, I have a '90 Merlin (back when Tom was...

Fwiw, I have a '90 Merlin (back when Tom was signing the frames with a sharpie) and mine can only fit 25mm tires comfortably. I had 27mm tires installed for a little while, but it was very tight near...
03-12-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By roadcrankr

I run 28's, with ease. The rear looks like it...

I run 28's, with ease. The rear looks like it will take up to 32, but I never tried. My EMS fork maxes out at 28.
03-12-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By Kontact

My '96 has a fair amount of clearance above the...

My '96 has a fair amount of clearance above the 25c Continentals I have mounted. Wider rims can also give you more volume without making the tire as tall.

Merlin and Tom Kellogg say that the EL...
03-12-23, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 587
Posted By seagrade

The 2002 Extralight at the top of this thread has...

The 2002 Extralight at the top of this thread has an actual 28mm GP5000 at present and room for an actual 30mm. From memory I used actual 27mm Conti Competition tubulars in my c. 1995 Merlin Road...
03-07-23, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By stevel610

I have a pair. I see you are in my neck of the...

I have a pair. I see you are in my neck of the woods. Message me your number or email and we can arrange to meet up. Have a dirt drop stem for them as well if you'd like to see it.
02-25-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,485
Posted By 52telecaster

In praise of gugie

This bike is nowhere near done but I will probably tour a bit with it like this... Plus bottle cages. Thing is it's going to be the lightest touring rig I've ever had. Gugie 650b-a-fied my Austro...
02-22-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Catnap

PM incoming....

PM incoming....
02-22-23, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Chombi1

My mistake.....I was thinking of the SX610, which...

My mistake.....I was thinking of the SX610, which I had on my 1982 PH10S.I guess the 630s got rid of the delrin and used SLJ all aluminum derraileur arms.​​arms.which kinda makes these 630 RDs much...
02-22-23, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By top506

If they don't work for merziac I'm in. Top

If they don't work for merziac I'm in.

Top
02-18-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By merziac

No expert and minimal experience with them but...

No expert and minimal experience with them but most versions seem to work well enough IME.

Have 3-4 in use but no Deore's that old so....

I am of the mind that these fall into the "sympathetic"...
02-18-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By daverup

We've got one of these with low miles, it seems...

We've got one of these with low miles, it seems fine.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/deorerd_e33b4955758af02a4c69f4a904daf6dcd330ab82.jpg
02-04-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By juvela

----- looking great! :thumb: "nothing...

-----

looking great! :thumb:

"nothing can stop you now, 'cause you're --- ---- -- ----!"


-----
02-03-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By JohnDThompson

The hole is 5mm diameter. If you can source a 5mm...

The hole is 5mm diameter. If you can source a 5mm plastic rod, you could drill a 2.5mm hole across the rod, tap 3 x 0.5mm thread in the hole, and slice it off to fit the hole.
02-03-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if it were me, I would use the little...

.
...if it were me, I would use the little dropout spacer thingies. I have some in a parts drawer that I saved.
02-03-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By hazetguy

the inserts are plastic of some sort. the screws...

the inserts are plastic of some sort. the screws are 3 x .5 x 30. the cap nuts are hexagonal.
the plastic inserts fit in the holes, the screws thread through them snugly, almost as if the screws...
01-22-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,496
Posted By Sierra

Yup, you're right. I had myself turned around. ...

Yup, you're right. I had myself turned around.
Apologies for my confusion.
01-20-23, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mtbikerjohn

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220822_103741_f30e656a2af51dd4a313c20c46e91df1919bcc39.jpg
Here is mine after a trip to Groody Bros. for a refinish and downtime...
01-15-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,496
Posted By gugie

Oh no, that's one of the big reasons to be here -...

Oh no, that's one of the big reasons to be here - the amount of knowledge from the "BITD" contingent always amazes me.
12-08-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By juvela

----- addendum(b) - duke, forgot...

-----

addendum(b) -

duke,

forgot to mention above that there is no possibility of Italian thread in this case to be concerned about as Etablissements Maillard made no hubs or gear blocks...
12-08-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By JohnDThompson

The freewheel bodies are often marked with thread...

The freewheel bodies are often marked with thread spec. Older Atom/Normandy/Maillard English thread freewheels would have a rectangular punch mark on the back of the body; metric thread bodies would...
12-07-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By jdawginsc

Just put sold in the first post (edit)

Just put sold in the first post (edit)
12-06-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By oneclick

"w" = 9/16"

"w" = 9/16"
11-29-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 112,588
Posted By majmt

Just got a very nice freewheel from dukeofearl . ...

Just got a very nice freewheel from dukeofearl . Looks like the package went through the USPS torture chamber but the part arrived in good shape thanks to a great packing job. :thumb:
11-19-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 199,506
Posted By hazetguy

Ross Signature 210. "As purchased", with some...

Ross Signature 210.
"As purchased", with some original Dura Ace components.
Ishiwata 022 tubing. January 1982 build date.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52509803302_686a99044d_h.jpg
...
11-11-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Kabuki12

Yes , at this point disassembly would be your...

Yes , at this point disassembly would be your best bet. You may find that after loosening the front nuts that it moves freely. I would still take it apart and clean/ reassemble. I have not put any...
10-26-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,496
Posted By oneclick

If you have a good spanner and it's held on with...

If you have a good spanner and it's held on with a bolt and a pair of stout washers, just try harder alternating each direction until it shifts. When it does, if it shifts easier, keep going. If it...
10-15-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 323,515
Posted By markwesti

I'm a fan of Continental Giro's , they are 22mm ....

I'm a fan of Continental Giro's , they are 22mm .
(Both rims I have are 20mm Mavic and a Faimme Ergal) . They are tan walls though the last pair I bought the wall was very light , seems to be...
10-11-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By Sactown_Albert

PX10 is original paint

The PX10 is the original paint and Peugeot decals. The Reynolds decals are replicas from Velocals. I did do some touch up spray paint on the white parts of the frame that had bad paint damage. Had an...
10-10-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Suntour Mountech is inexpensive and works well

The Velo Orange fenders fit really well. I am running 700/28s so a nice comfy gauge with some speed. I got the Suntour Mountech after the 1st generation Dura Ace I tried at first was not up to the...
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By himespau

Good luck, it is an interesting bike.

Good luck, it is an interesting bike.
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's not unusual for a single speed, either...

...it's not unusual for a single speed, either with a track hub or with a flip flop hub, to have a nutted axle in the back. Most of mine have been set up that way.
10-07-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,490
Posted By Charles Wahl

BTW, if the hubs need any attention, Phil Wood...

BTW, if the hubs need any attention, Phil Wood (the company) will do that, including things like modifying the axle length; they did on mine anyway, a few years back. Just email them with scope of...
10-06-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,490
Posted By Charles Wahl

Definitely early Phil Wood hubs. The center...

Definitely early Phil Wood hubs. The center portion of the hub is plated steel (nickel?), not aluminum, and prone to corrosion -- so if not already rusty anywhere, keep them waxed or oiled! I have a...
10-06-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,490
Posted By Road Fan

There certainly was an eye for quality in the...

There certainly was an eye for quality in the parts chosen, and it seems to be matched in the frame spec.
10-06-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,490
Posted By 3alarmer

...at a certain point in time, they started using...

...at a certain point in time, they started using rear dropouts with an integral stop on the hanger, but I don't know what year that was. I cannot tell from your photo if yours is modified or one...
10-06-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,490
Posted By ehcoplex

It does seem like a kind of odd mix of...

It does seem like a kind of odd mix of components- I wouldn't expect tubular rims to be matched up with Phil hubs & pedals and bar-end shifters!
09-20-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By AdventureManCO

I have an older PX-10. I'm so used to seeing...

I have an older PX-10. I'm so used to seeing them in white, that it is super cool to see a black one!
Showing results 1 to 47 of 47


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.