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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,178
Posted By Jon T

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Yes, that's the Queen Mary hiding behind the saddle.
07-09-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,952
Posted By Jon T

I don't remember off-hand for sure. I'll have to...

I don't remember off-hand for sure. I'll have to check but methinks they're black oxided. Maybe I just lucked out and got the one-in-a-million good one.
Jon
07-09-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,935
Posted By Jon T

I haul mine in a full size F150 with 8' bed. I...

I haul mine in a full size F150 with 8' bed. I use the Top Line UG2500 rack for it. No disassembly required and it's held in place (upright) so it doesn't slide around in the bed.
Jon
07-09-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,719
Posted By Jon T

I changed to a Brooks B17 saddle. It's by far the...

I changed to a Brooks B17 saddle. It's by far the most comfortable saddle I've ever ridden. BTW, I'm 6'6" and 245# so I'm not a petite guy.
Jon
07-09-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Jon T

Is the jersey still available?

Is the jersey still available?
07-09-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,952
Posted By Jon T

I don't understand all the hate towards the...

I don't understand all the hate towards the Maillard Helicomatic system. I have an '84 Peugeot PH10LE that I bought new. I'm still riding the Helicomatic system (13-28) and the Sedisport chain that...
04-04-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By Jon T

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'84 PH10LE. Bought it brand new.
05-14-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By Jon T

My '84 Pug PH10LE has a Helicomatic 13-28 6 gear...

My '84 Pug PH10LE has a Helicomatic 13-28 6 gear cassette.
Jon
05-06-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,085
Posted By Jon T

Carbon forks on a steel frame is akin to putting...

Carbon forks on a steel frame is akin to putting disc wheels on a Model T Ford. Sure it'll work, but it just ain't right.
Jon
05-04-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Jon T

Why not put them in the garage? Jon

Why not put them in the garage?
Jon
05-04-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,712
Posted By Jon T

I tried the cat ears and found out that if the...

I tried the cat ears and found out that if the strap in front of your ears isn't right up on them, as in almost touching, the cat ears are worthless.
Jon
04-29-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 27,012
Posted By Jon T

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It's my one and only velo so it's the one most often ridden. '84 Pug...
03-23-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By Jon T

Teach it the lyrics and maybe it'll stop...

Teach it the lyrics and maybe it'll stop whistling. (Sorry--couldn't resist).
Jon
03-09-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,230
Posted By Jon T

I wouldn't go as far as to say I hate them--I...

I wouldn't go as far as to say I hate them--I have no NEED for them. I ride dt friction shifting (after 50 yrs it's second-nature any way). Having the controls separate makes repairs a LOT simpler....
11-30-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jon T

My '84 Pug has a braized-on chain holder. It's...

My '84 Pug has a braized-on chain holder. It's not a hook per se, more like a nail head.
Jon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,844
Posted By Jon T

A 1941 Johnson rifle to compliment my M1 Garand...

A 1941 Johnson rifle to compliment my M1 Garand collection.
Jon
11-17-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 205,422
Posted By Jon T

I'd like the Bike Bag Book if you'll split up the...

I'd like the Bike Bag Book if you'll split up the pair. I still have my copy of Anybody's Bike Book so don't really need it.
Jon
11-15-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,423
Posted By Jon T

I already have my dream bike. I've had it for 35...

I already have my dream bike. I've had it for 35 years. No need to drive any time or distance.
Jon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,696
Posted By Jon T

I'll never be convinced that I need to stop...

I'll never be convinced that I need to stop riding steel or using dt shifters. Been doing both for 50-plus years. There's nothing wrong with my 35 year old Pug that I bought new. Like the saying...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 878,206
Posted By Jon T

For those in the LA, Orange County area, Roam...

For those in the LA, Orange County area, Roam Cyclery in Westminster on Golden West St. is folding up his tent. Right now every thing is 30% off and bikes are priced to sell. He hopes to be done by...
11-05-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,425
Posted By Jon T

'84...

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11-04-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jon T

It should be covered under "Comprehensive"....

It should be covered under "Comprehensive". That's the "catch-all" for items not specifically listed.
Jon
11-04-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jon T

Better check the receiver welds to make sure...

Better check the receiver welds to make sure they're not cracked.
Jon
11-01-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,159
Posted By Jon T

For vintage bikes get a copy of Tom Cuthbertson's...

For vintage bikes get a copy of Tom Cuthbertson's book ''Anybody's Bike Book". It's probably out-of-print but can be had cheaply on-line. I got a copy if it 40-plus years ago and have rebuilt more...
10-31-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,434
Posted By Jon T

My '84 Pug. My N bike. Bought it new for $189....

My '84 Pug. My N bike. Bought it new for $189. Amortize that over 35 years--I think that was a good deal.
Jon
10-31-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 952,156
Posted By Jon T

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My N bike. '84 PH10LE purchased new. I love the ride and handling. Jon
10-29-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,875
Posted By Jon T

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25" frame. '84 PH10LE.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,310
Posted By Jon T

Are they wireless or hard-wired units? If...

Are they wireless or hard-wired units? If wireless they're "stepping" on each other and fouling up the readings.
Jon
10-28-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,794
Posted By Jon T

You won't catch me on ANY cf---EVER!! Jon

You won't catch me on ANY cf---EVER!!
Jon
10-28-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jon T

Do you "fit" the bike correctly? Jon

Do you "fit" the bike correctly?
Jon
10-28-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,030
Posted By Jon T

Check out the Topline model UG-2500. Holds the...

Check out the Topline model UG-2500. Holds the bike securely in the bed away from harm's way. Cost is in the $75 range. I have one and like it-a LOT.
Jon
10-28-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 155,376
Posted By Jon T

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My '84 Pug. Purchased new.
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Jon T

Rose Bowl Ride

The monthly Rose Bowl classic and vintage ride is coming up this weekend-Sunday Nov 3rd. Any takers?
Jon
10-28-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Jon T

Found these NOS NIW Detto cleats with hardware...

Found these NOS NIW Detto cleats with hardware for $10 on evilpay. I should be good to go for another 30 years.
Jon
10-28-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Jon T

And In With the New

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10-28-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Jon T

Out With the Old.....

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,048
Posted By Jon T

The first thing to evaluate/work on is probably...

The first thing to evaluate/work on is probably the motor itself. All the new bikes and upgrades in the world won't help if the motor isn't tuned and hitting on all the cylinders. I'm just...
10-27-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,153
Posted By Jon T

Not trying to revive an old thread, but...... ...

Not trying to revive an old thread, but......
If you need slotted cleats for modern 2 or 3 bolt shoes, try the Yellow Jersey bike shop in Arlington, WI. (I have no affiliation with them).
I still...
10-24-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By Jon T

I still ride my "last bike". It's an '84 Pug...

I still ride my "last bike". It's an '84 Pug purchased new. I'm 64 yo. It's lasted this long. It's like the Energizer Bunny--it keeps going, and going, and going............
I have no doubts it will...
10-21-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By Jon T

Detto Cleats

Deleted. Found a NOS set on ebay.
Jon
10-21-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By Jon T

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'84 PH10LE.
10-21-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jon T

I put a triple on my old Pug road bike 25 or so...

I put a triple on my old Pug road bike 25 or so years ago. Rear cluster is a 6 speed 13-28. Front WAS 32-42-52. The rear is the same but the front now is a 26-42-50. There aren't too many hills I...
10-21-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By Jon T

How about trying some TSP (tri sodium phosphate)....

How about trying some TSP (tri sodium phosphate). Available where ever cleaning supplies are sold (even in the grocery store). It's a good grease and grime cutter.
Jon
10-20-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By Jon T

After 20 years of riding eliptical rings the best...

After 20 years of riding eliptical rings the best thing I did was to go back to round rings. Just for the record I'm 64 yo so I know about bad knees. The round rings are easier on MY knees and better...
10-20-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,226
Posted By Jon T

I ride an '84 Pug with Carbolite frame. I'm built...

I ride an '84 Pug with Carbolite frame. I'm built like "Big John", 6'6" and weigh 245.
Jon
10-19-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By Jon T

Thanks again to all. Jon

Thanks again to all.
Jon
10-19-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Jon T

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The logo.
10-19-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Jon T

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Another view.
10-19-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Jon T

Show Your C&V Shoes

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Bought them new in '85 when I bought my. Pug. I still wear them every...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,178
Posted By Jon T

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From today's ride. Long Beach, Ca. Jon
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