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03-26-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By simontemplar

What kind of wheel for a 1982 Peugeot PSV10?

I have a 1982 Peugeot PSV10 and am looking to get a new rear clincher wheel. I had a new Shimano Alivio rear derailleur installed six years ago, and kept the original friction shifters. I would like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By simontemplar

motivation

Sometimes, especially during the early season, I need extra motivation to ride. When feeling like this, I usually put in the "Breaking Away" dvd. Something about watching it gets me excited about...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,771
Posted By simontemplar

I almost never ride in groups. At best it is such...

I almost never ride in groups. At best it is such a bore listening to those chaps. My longest ride was 72 miles on my Peugeot.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By simontemplar

Lafayette is a FINE town.

Lafayette is a FINE town.
01-02-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By simontemplar

80's peugeot

Can anyone tell me what year Peugeot started using the checkered design on their downtubes? And can you tell me what was the first year peugeot switched to english threading? thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-06, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,409
Posted By simontemplar

I have a late 80's Peugeot Versailles with the...

I have a late 80's Peugeot Versailles with the HLE frame. Being Peugeot's base model steel, I'm assuming the tubes were straight guage. This bike is quite heavy at 27lbs but it has the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-06, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,409
Posted By simontemplar

thanks pigmode for your reply. more demanding to...

thanks pigmode for your reply. more demanding to weld heat treated manganese molybdenum (753).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,409
Posted By simontemplar

Reynolds 753, 853

Was Reynolds 853 developed from 753 ?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,682
Posted By simontemplar

I bought a nashbar brand seat for $20. It seemed...

I bought a nashbar brand seat for $20. It seemed like a good value- with cromo rails and plenty of gel padding. Very comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-05, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,486
Posted By simontemplar

In my stable I have 5 road bikes. I have 2...

In my stable I have 5 road bikes. I have 2 peugeot's- one is a versailles and the other is a triathlon frame awaiting buildup. Also have a new giant ocr3 and just bought a lemond alp d'huez off ebay....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,082
Posted By simontemplar

I have 4 bikes. The alp d'huez is in the...

I have 4 bikes. The alp d'huez is in the livingroom; my peugeot is on the trainer in the livingroom and the giant is in my bedroom. Also have an early 60's puch touring bike in the basement.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-05, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By simontemplar

My dream bike would have to be a mid 1970's...

My dream bike would have to be a mid 1970's Peugeot PX10. I see it as a timeless bike representing an era long gone.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,727
Posted By simontemplar

853 vs. 531

Which is better, Reynolds 853 or 531? I'm only asking because I've never ridden a 531 frame before but just bought an 853 framed LeMond. I love the feel of it but still can't help but wonder what a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-05, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By simontemplar

My bike is green and white with LeMond decals on...

My bike is green and white with LeMond decals on the tops of the seat stays and on the front of the forks. It looks quite similiar to the '03 but without the striped decals on the fork and elsewhere....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-05, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By simontemplar

alp d'huez

I just bought a LeMond Alp d'Huez off ebay. It is a Reynolds 853 frame with 105 components. Not having had the chance to ride the bike, I've been wondering how stiff an 853 frame is. This bike is my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By simontemplar

How much?

I'm thinking of buying a used steel bike. I would prefer to get a Bianchi or a LeMond no more than 4-5 years old. What kind of prices will I most likely encounter ?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-05, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By simontemplar

Time to get a new bike ?

I have a 2004 Giant OCR3 with 3k miles on it. Is that high mileage? I've been thinking of selling the aluminum Giant and buying a used steel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By simontemplar

I never carry supplies. Being a Republican, I...

I never carry supplies. Being a Republican, I have to be negligent and complacent in all things.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-05, 10:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,743
Posted By simontemplar

Amen to that. I loathe hearing a Harley going by....

Amen to that. I loathe hearing a Harley going by. It's the most vile noise i can think of.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-05, 11:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,215
Posted By simontemplar

September was my best month ever- 724 miles in 16...

September was my best month ever- 724 miles in 16 days of riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-05, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By simontemplar

wheelset upgrade

I want to upgrade the wheelset on my Giant OCR. What set is the overall best value ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-05, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By simontemplar

Upgrade or not?

I have an '04 Giant OCR3 with nearly 3k miles on it. It's been a very good ride but I'm not sure whether to upgrade the wheelset and drivetrain or just buy a new bike. I've been thinking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-05, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By simontemplar

the frame I have is a 2004 Giant OCR3 made with...

the frame I have is a 2004 Giant OCR3 made with 6061 fluidform alloy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-05, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By simontemplar

are you saying that 6000 is better ?

are you saying that 6000 is better ?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By simontemplar

You should not have stopped riding. Bite the dog...

You should not have stopped riding. Bite the dog that bit you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-05, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By simontemplar

alloys

Can anyone tell me the difference between a 7000 series alloy and a 6000 series alloy ? thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By simontemplar

alloy grades

Can anyone tell me what the difference is between a 6000 series alloy and a 7000 series ? thanks.
09-11-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 21,771
Posted By simontemplar

My dad won't ride any bike that has a derailleur,...

My dad won't ride any bike that has a derailleur, so all his are 3 spd internal hubs. At the moment he has a 1971 Peugeot UO8 that he converted to shimano nexus 3 spd, a Biria 3spd and a converted...
05-18-05, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By simontemplar

I have a 1990 Peugeot Versailles - MADE IN FRANCE.

I have a 1990 Peugeot Versailles - MADE IN FRANCE.
05-12-05, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,446
Posted By simontemplar

501 frame

Has anyone got extensive experience with Reynolds 501 frames? If so, what can you tell me about their weight and durability ?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By simontemplar

you might as well just go ahead and buy the giant...

you might as well just go ahead and buy the giant ocr2. the trek is made by giant international anyway, so go straight to the source.
05-02-05, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,825
Posted By simontemplar

Raleigh Technium 400

Does anyone remember the Raleigh Technium 400 circa 1990 ?
05-01-05, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By simontemplar

On the front of the headtube underneath where it...

On the front of the headtube underneath where it says Sears, it reads- made in austria.
05-01-05, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By simontemplar

40 year old Puch

A neighbor gave me an Austrian made Sears & Roebuck touring bike. Not totally sure, but i would say that it is no newer than 1964-5. It has some rust- not too terrible. The paint cleaned up...
04-29-05, 02:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

Applehead, she's a runner !!

Applehead, she's a runner !!
04-29-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

those gitanes are awesome.

those gitanes are awesome.
04-28-05, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

Never owned an Italian car. I was referring to...

Never owned an Italian car. I was referring to Ferrari specifying a valve job every 30k miles. and clutches lasting not much more.
04-28-05, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

I just can't believe Italian metalurgy is as...

I just can't believe Italian metalurgy is as durable as French or even American.
04-28-05, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

Hi rootboy. Which do you prefer between the PX10...

Hi rootboy. Which do you prefer between the PX10 and le Champion? It always seemed to me that the best motobecanes had more robust components and better finish than the PX10. Having said that, I...
04-28-05, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,560
Posted By simontemplar

that is a thoroughly gorgeous bike. wish i had...

that is a thoroughly gorgeous bike. wish i had one.
04-27-05, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By simontemplar

i've got the same road bike affliction. got a...

i've got the same road bike affliction. got a 2004 giant ocr3 but still wanted a peugeot. so i bought a mangalloy steel versailles in really nice shape. after 3 weeks riding the versailles, i loved...
04-27-05, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By simontemplar

you may not want to do it, but you OWE it to the...

you may not want to do it, but you OWE it to the bike. are you my pal, mr. scholarship winner ?
04-27-05, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By simontemplar

Peugeot Triathlon

Just got a late 80s Peugeot Triathlon frame (Reynolds 501). Can anyone tell me what to expect when i begin building it up ?
04-27-05, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

30+ years ago, my dad had a px10- now he has a...

30+ years ago, my dad had a px10- now he has a UO8 converted to 3spd. whenever i ask him about the px10, he always denigrates it as "an old bike with plastic parts". he also thought i was crazy for...
04-24-05, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By simontemplar

French bikes

I just got my first French bike 3 wks ago (Peugeot Versailles) and I absolutely love it. The 2004 Giant OCR3 is collecting dust. Just what is it about French bikes that is so addictive ?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-05, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By simontemplar

I still love my 1990 Raleigh Technium even though...

I still love my 1990 Raleigh Technium even though it's too small now. A friend of mine is putting it to good use though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-05, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By simontemplar

I have a 1990 Raleigh Technium 400 12 spd. Solid,...

I have a 1990 Raleigh Technium 400 12 spd. Solid, comfortable ride. Nicely finished.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-05, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By simontemplar

One could say that I've got a gang of bikes at my...

One could say that I've got a gang of bikes at my house: 2004 giant ocr3, 1990 peugeot versailles, 1989 Raleigh Technium 400, 1970 peugeot UO8 and a 1964 austro daimler tourer 3spd (salvaged). Can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-05, 10:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,215
Posted By simontemplar

Just bought a mangalloy steel Peugeot Versailles...

Just bought a mangalloy steel Peugeot Versailles (27lbs). Already I prefer it over my new Giant OCR3 (22lbs).
04-07-05, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By simontemplar

I just bought a Peugeot Versailles off ebay....

I just bought a Peugeot Versailles off ebay. Would like to know more about it. thanks.
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