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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-04-13, 01:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,367
Posted By vvup
post it to provence.

post it to provence.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-04-13, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By vvup
noooooooooooo

noooooooooooo
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-24-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,879
Posted By vvup
Cool collection, cooler philosophy. One...

Cool collection, cooler philosophy.

One thing I noticed, the bikes look highly exposed to the sun. Red paint can fade to pink in a year if left in a sunny room so I would advise cover's for none...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-13, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By vvup
Since I started trying to get more organised with...

Since I started trying to get more organised with my bike collection I aimed to try and get all the main groupset. I still have yet to even see mavic ZAP! Good job hanging onto this one, very special.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,448
Posted By vvup
campy NR or if you can afford/find it Super...

campy NR or if you can afford/find it Super Record.

I actually dislike the brakes on mine, Currently I prefer the braking abilities and comfort of aero levers.

Photo from a wet day on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,018
Posted By vvup
any idea what the correct levers are, LAM course?

any idea what the correct levers are, LAM course?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-23-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,580
Posted By vvup
Is a NIP 1970's team Peugeot Jersey from the...

Is a NIP 1970's team Peugeot Jersey from the amateur team unwearable?

http://i.imgur.com/qEN7IYq.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-20-13, 12:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,512
Posted By vvup
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/mir...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/mirage_xi_steel.htm

Vintage bikes tend to be inferior to modern bikes, especially the brakes. If you want a better bike go modern, but if you want a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-05-13, 12:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,348
Posted By vvup
Stephan Roche - battagalin last man to win...

Stephan Roche - battagalin

last man to win the TDF with toe clips. (1987)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BrvsSOs920
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 09-04-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,450
Posted By vvup
It might be tough at 42 to get a contract, why...

It might be tough at 42 to get a contract, why sign a rider who is past it and proven not to be the next best thing, or get an injury and never ride at his best again? (Plus an older riders name may...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-30-13, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By vvup
Todays stage 7 a late break got away. The Vueta...

Todays stage 7 a late break got away. The Vueta is a climbers tour, and the big time sprinters have not turned up and nor have their entourage. The peloton is not working in the way we are used to...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-29-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By vvup
Such an epic ride. I can't relate to time trials...

Such an epic ride. I can't relate to time trials with all that expensive area bits and long walm ups. But this was road cycling, on a road bike. The most epic solo ride I have ever seen.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-29-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By vvup
Tony Martin, stage 6 - Vuelta.

Did you see that?
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-29-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By vvup
glad you had fun. Watching a bike race live is a...

glad you had fun. Watching a bike race live is a strange thing as the riders wizz by and not only do you not see the action, you don't know whats even happening. My friends think I am a bit crazy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-27-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,507
Posted By vvup
I am trying to guess which road that it, looks...

I am trying to guess which road that it, looks like it could be clsoe to aix.

My 1972 px10 is the oldest bike I have been riding hard this year.

http://i.imgur.com/VlHO3aC.jpg
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-13, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,106
Posted By vvup
Pretty sure yesturday there was a thread about...

Pretty sure yesturday there was a thread about wearing a jock strap or not when cycling, and a youtube video posted of photos of visible mens parts in lycra.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By vvup
She's french and learned to speak english via an...

She's french and learned to speak english via an american.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-13, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By vvup
We did ventoux in 2009 and will be there the 13th...

We did ventoux in 2009 and will be there the 13th and 14th this year, its great.

The main roads to and from bedoin get reallly busy. They will also be closed from either 9/10am on the 14th or from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By vvup
I have sat and counted, and I think its either...

I have sat and counted, and I think its either 892 or 893.

Before you ask it was pretty easy as it is well layed out, the wheel stuff in the rims was easy/mathematical and the headset bearings...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-10-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,636
Posted By vvup
I was too busy to watch the racing this week, but...

I was too busy to watch the racing this week, but I did see him cross the line on the TT, and the saturday mountain finish. Both times he theatrically wiped his nose, knowing that the last 10 meters...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,691
Posted By vvup
58cm 1972 px10 322424 but a french version...

58cm 1972 px10

322424
but a french version preferably.

Finding the parts should be possible in american, but roughly on ebay.fr you can buy the following from the same seller,
+ mafac racers...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-13, 01:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By vvup
There's NO way I will be opening my NOS in the...

There's NO way I will be opening my NOS in the pack, seal up, Peugeot team kit which came from an official peugeot team in france, with musette amd hat... oh no.

http://i.imgur.com/gnTTq2A.jpg
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-09-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By vvup
is the front shifter cable operated? brb, going...

is the front shifter cable operated? brb, going to do some research.

edit, its a cable operated but its bolted onto the frame rather than clamped. If you find out what that is it should give the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-13, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,535
Posted By vvup
I asked my friend where he got things like cables...

I asked my friend where he got things like cables for his 80+ year old bikes, he said for many bike now he strips the vinyl outer layer off leaving the stainless coil.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-04-13, 03:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,122
Posted By vvup
I knew I was athletic when I was a child, but...

I knew I was athletic when I was a child, but could not understand why I would lose in a 60meter race against other people, such as Suzie Wilkinson - a girl who did no sports.

From then I figured...
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