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Old 01-01-10, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver
My 1976 UG10 Fg conversion...

That's quite a stem on your Pug, Sixty Fiver! What is that?
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Old 01-01-10, 10:24 PM
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Gitane Interclub cyclocross conversion
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What did you do for the brake tabs, or was it like that? I actually race cross on a vintage conversion, but just use the old style brakes. Lots of clearance, but not favorable.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex
What did you do for the brake tabs, or was it like that? I actually race cross on a vintage conversion, but just use the old style brakes. Lots of clearance, but not favorable.
I had a framebuilder braze on the cantilever brake bosses. The brakes are French CLBs. Also, I had the rear stamped plate dropouts replaced with Campy horizontal road with derailleur hanger. This was all done over 25 years ago.
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This is my 1988 Peugeot, which I use as my commuter. Miamijim identifies it as a P8 variant. It was a Shopgoodwill.com auction win at $15, plus tax.



This is a Motobecane mixte of uncertain vintage, also a Shopgoodwill auction win. I forget how much, but around $20 or so. This I intend to flip.

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This is my '73 Gitane Tour d' France commuter. It came into the bike co-op after spending 20-some years in a machine shop. It looked like it got stuck in a dryer lint trap. Anyway, with all the french parts, sew-up rims, and the red paint being faded to silver on the side facing the window, no one would take it but me :-). I changed the bars and pedals, glued on new tires, switched the 5-speed cluster to an Ultra-six and swapped the big chain-ring so it is now half-step. The old rat-trap rack and saddle bag I had. The saddle is actually quite comfortable for being baked. I'm on it nearly 20 miles almost every day and quite like it!











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Originally Posted by Primitive Don
That's quite a stem on your Pug, Sixty Fiver! What is that?
It is a custom made stem that was produced by a local frame builder (Arvon Stacey) some years back... it was designed for mtb but mated up nicely to the Major Taylor bars.

The nut is in the bottom of the stem and needs to be set / tightened with a ratchet and extension... it has a great feel and is very nicely made.
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my px10



My Gitane




Waiting to build up not sure what year it is


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Ooo La La Canada...

Vitus 979 - SOLD
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1963 Peugeot PX10 - Collection
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197? Peugeot UO8 - SOLD
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Originally Posted by umpire54
Lots of fun to ride and fast. Probably one of my favorite frame shapes

https://www.flickr.com/photos/umpire5...7622021869133/



Your Gitane looks good - but Solly is brilliant!
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1974 Motobecane Grand Record

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Old 01-02-10, 08:18 AM
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Gitane GS DeLuxe
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1984 Gitane Sprint - blue (local time trial bike)
1984 Gitane Tour de France - red (the hill climber)
1984 Peugeot PSV10 - dark gray - just a tad tall, but from my dad
1988 Peugeot Triathlon - white/purple - sister's bike - overhauling today
1972 or 73 - Peugeot PL8 - the big project bike - also from my dad
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Damn, those Gitanes are nice.
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1974 PA10. Soon to receive a new French tubular wheelset thanks to Neal Lerner.



1974 PX10. Paint by Dr. Deltron. Now wearing a Suntout V GT Luxe RD.



1971 Gitane Tour de France with new Cinelli Priest bars and Simplex Retrofriction shifters.


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Lotsa really nice & interesting bikes on this thread!
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Where are all the PR/PK 10 Peugeots at?
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A Singer

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Two of my super bargain bikes: A '76 Motobecane Gr Jubile, still awaiting a cleanup and overhaul, and my blue PX10, languishing, untouched in my basement, complete with a flat and rusty cables.

(One of these days soon I'm going to work a little on my own bikes, instead of the flips.)





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Not fully completed 83 Peugeot PX-10 (only pics I have)

I no longer have the frame.

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60's Terrot Dijon

Also no longer in my possession.

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Cannot forget my humble 1987 Peugeot P4-Corbier, with HLE tubing.

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My '83 Peugeot UE8M

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