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05-17-19, 12:57 AM
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Posted By scozim

In Honolulu for a few days for my oldest...

In Honolulu for a few days for my oldest daughter's wedding (first for our family). This is the view from our rental home.
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05-14-19, 10:06 PM
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Posted By scozim

I'm not usually a matte paint fan - but I like...

I'm not usually a matte paint fan - but I like the look of that, alot.
05-08-19, 08:51 PM
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Posted By scozim

Excellent score. That should ride great once...

Excellent score. That should ride great once it's refurbished.
05-06-19, 10:21 PM
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Posted By scozim

1984 Gitane Sprint - it's back to having a proper...

1984 Gitane Sprint - it's back to having a proper stem now

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1984 Gitane Tour...
05-06-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By scozim

It's definitely a Tange headset. The bike is...

It's definitely a Tange headset. The bike is definitely in need of a good overhaul after sitting for 15 yrs
05-06-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By scozim

From memory I think that may have been the bike...

From memory I think that may have been the bike shop sticker but I didn't pay that much attention to it. Sorry.

The post above about KOM Touring has me curious especially because of the double...
05-06-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By scozim

Some more photos: ...

Some more photos:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47789708701_1484a08c47_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47789708391_2cd71d5505_b.jpg
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05-06-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By scozim

Inspected the bike this morning. I've got to say...

Inspected the bike this morning. I've got to say it's pretty nice. Wish I was in the market. 53cm frame with paint in quite good shape. My size but I'm not really in the market right now. There's a...
05-04-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By scozim

Mercian ID help

Well, another call from a bike shop customer who was given my number because she has a vintage bike. I need to talk to the shop owner about this. In any case, I will probably inspect this on...
05-01-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 89,641
Posted By scozim

Thanks - I prefer the Sakae version as it's a...

Thanks - I prefer the Sakae version as it's a little lighter.
04-29-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 89,641
Posted By scozim

Have: Sakae CR triple crankset 175 mm arms. It...

Have: Sakae CR triple crankset 175 mm arms. It could use the anodizing stripped off the arms.

ISO: Sakae CR triple crankset with 170mm arms.

Willing to trade just the arms and I keep the...
04-18-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,234
Posted By scozim

That's a really cool Peugeot. One of my grail...

That's a really cool Peugeot. One of my grail bikes is the PY10FC. Any idea on the date of this - I would suspect 90's just based on the decals.
04-16-19, 07:20 AM
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Views: 1,234
Posted By scozim

Very cool - looking forward to other pics...

Very cool - looking forward to other pics including that Peugeot that was on the back of the car.
04-15-19, 11:12 AM
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Views: 19,785
Posted By scozim

Homeless story on Rebecca Twigg

Saw this article today in the Seattle Times...
04-14-19, 08:08 PM
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Views: 97,712
Posted By scozim

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I've ridden Sprinters and Sprinter Gatorskins for the past 6-7 yrs or so...
04-14-19, 03:08 PM
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Views: 585,622
Posted By scozim

Finished (just need bar tape) up the free UO-9...

Finished (just need bar tape) up the free UO-9 from last weekend. Gonna give it to a kid who used to live with us and wants to commute to work this spring and summer. Told him to ride this first...
04-13-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 89,641
Posted By scozim

Not sure how easy these are to come by but...

Not sure how easy these are to come by but looking for a 24.0 ally Laprade style seat post.
04-13-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 112,876
Posted By scozim

Started working on cleaning up the free UO9 from...

Started working on cleaning up the free UO9 from last weekend. Pulled off the steel wheelset and will swap in the Rigida alloy unit from last fall's PH10. The brake levers with suicide bars were...
04-08-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,049
Posted By scozim

Great looking bike! And you route your cables...

Great looking bike! And you route your cables from the bar end shifters like I do. Nice and clean.
04-07-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By scozim

So, here's a question on the Stronglight 99 -...

So, here's a question on the Stronglight 99 - does it take a separate extractor to pull the cranks like the 93?
04-07-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By scozim

The nice thing is it was free. He doesn't do it...

The nice thing is it was free. He doesn't do it very often. Usually just calls me and says "I have an old Gitane, mixte, parts, etc if you're interested". Since it was French he probably decided...
04-07-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,064
Posted By scozim

I think the Gitane gold of the early 70's is...

I think the Gitane gold of the early 70's is stunning if done right.

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04-06-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By scozim

Yep, but still less than my 87 Trek 800 Antelope...

Yep, but still less than my 87 Trek 800 Antelope that I use for yard sales occasionally. That thing is a tank
04-06-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By scozim

I guess I have a reputation - Peugeot stuff

I guess I've got a good reputation with the LBS owner here in town. 'On my way to my daughter's high school double header today I get a text from my wife to call some lady about a bike. I guess she...
03-31-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By scozim

Definitely ride better than clinchers. Maybe a...

Definitely ride better than clinchers. Maybe a little stiffer than normal Sprinters but not by much. The tubular ride is so nice I've got them on 6 different bikes.

Here's a review that helped me...
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