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  1. you may have to get a stem adapter if you change...

    you may have to get a stem adapter if you change the bars. Velo Orange offers one for a threadless stem. see Sheldon Brown French Bikes section for "death stem" warning - take it for what you will....
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    qell bummer indeed ....but the good news is that...

    qell bummer indeed ....but the good news is that i was able to order the UM from ebay - 29.98 - estimated shipping time two weeks. the Peugeot will live to ride another day!

    thanks for the good...
  3. since the seatpost was oodles too long and i've...

    since the seatpost was oodles too long and i've got short legs, i was able to cut about 100 mm off the post and still have that much in the seat tube when it will be inserted to ride height.

    i...
  4. Peugeot mixte + drop handlebar replacement

    the '84 has steel bars. anyone know of a set of dropped randonneur style bars in aluminum that will fit the 25 mm stem opening? is it safe to stretch it to 25.4 mm?

    anyone want the original steel...
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    whew; thanks. the first 7 posts of this thread...

    whew; thanks. the first 7 posts of this thread spun me dizzy!
  6. i think i got the hairy wazoo from YJ. Sheldon...

    i think i got the hairy wazoo from YJ. Sheldon Brown site contends the Peugeot seatpost is 23.4 mm. guy at YJ says 24 mm, and his old friend Sheldon isn't around anymore to confer. so i believed him....
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    so the guy at Niagra boned me when he said the...

    so the guy at Niagra boned me when he said the 700 tubes will work on 27" x 1 1/4" .... ordered them a week ago and got shipping confirmation today. canceled my already delivered to the store REI...
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    thanks. i'll pay more attention to things as this...

    thanks. i'll pay more attention to things as this restoration project unfolds. least now i don't feel as anxious.
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    Surly does not recommend; overtightening crushes...

    Surly does not recommend; overtightening crushes the chainstays.

    Kickstands On Long Haul Truckers | Spews | The Information Hole | Surly Bikes
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    peugeot gears wobble

    just got a peugeot mixte at a flea market last weekend. i don't think it's old, but have not researched it yet.

    everything major looks surprizingly good but have two questions:

    were nylock nuts...
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    I'm still working on getting 20 to equal 30....

    I'm still working on getting 20 to equal 30. maybe it's "new math".

    I find it quite interesting that the original question goes unanswered, yet the personal attacks are prevalent. doesn't anyone...
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    that's very helpful; hope to see you on the...

    that's very helpful; hope to see you on the bikepath soon
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    how would that relate to my question?

    how would that relate to my question?
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    please see that it doesn't happen again. ...

    please see that it doesn't happen again.

    invoices are paid on the 1st & 15th of every month.
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    I really don't need to be told what to, or not...

    I really don't need to be told what to, or not to, think.
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    that's the crux; which one is the stronger...

    that's the crux; which one is the stronger mounting if installed on the front?

    i'll add the book to my reading list; thanks
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    as I stated in my initial post, I consider the...

    as I stated in my initial post, I consider the expertise on the Forum to get me on the right path. if this has become annoying to you, don't continue to reply. if I had complete information, there...
  18. I've has 2 respiratory infections from using...

    I've has 2 respiratory infections from using Simple Green. I believe it's one of the top ten most hazardous household cleaners available.
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    I've used sailing gloves & weight lifting gloves...

    I've used sailing gloves & weight lifting gloves (only crochet backs). gloves don't seem to notice what they're gripping!
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    thanks; very helpful

    thanks; very helpful
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    I don't think his passing changed the laws of...

    I don't think his passing changed the laws of physics, but if you have a link to an article I'd certainly read it.
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    this is helpful; thanks. can I feel confident...

    this is helpful; thanks.

    can I feel confident with the conclusion that a forward traveling bike (any type of brake system) the rear brake (mounted to the seatstays or bridge) will be under...
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    I understand what you mean even though I did have...

    I understand what you mean even though I did have to google "booster arches"!

    I was under the impression with cantilever brakes the force would bend the bosses & mounting bolts downward, not out,...
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    I appreciate your input

    I appreciate your input
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    brake mounting & frame design

    I read an in depth article (but cannot remember where!) - maybe by Fred Delong? - regarding the stress placed on different types of brakes, especially their mounting points with regard to rim...
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