real far gone
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Dark Holler, Pennsylvania
Bikes: '74 Peugeot UO-8, '77? Raleigh GrandPrixSuperbeTourist retromod
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Bike is definately mid/late 70's.
brakes and derailleurs sticking, bad cables, no oil, poorly adjusted.
head bearings, front axle, bb spindle rough to turn.
freewheel totally dry and with fragments of dead shim in races, sticking
chain dry/ gummy
Bike is now completely disassembled, being cleaned. All bearings and races are in good condition & just need cleaning, lubrication, and proper adjustment.
LBS had black corky bar tape, giant brand brake pads that fit, a loose derailleur cable, & black cable sheath by the foot. I already had one extra derailleur cable and a pair of brake cables. And plenty of spare bearings in case any got away.