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Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By xuwol7

I still remember this post shortly after I joined...

I still remember this post shortly after I joined BF, laughed my @$$ off...classic...

...
10-30-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,078
Posted By xuwol7

Peugeot---10 Gitane-----9 gitaneusa.com ::...

Peugeot---10
Gitane-----9

gitaneusa.com :: View topic - Bicycles that have won the Tour de France (http://www.gitaneusa.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1525)

My original question was did the Gitane...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,274
Posted By xuwol7

lol..cycling is indeed brutal, and you kind of...

lol..cycling is indeed brutal, and you kind of have to have thick skin because the truth can hurt more than your body mind and soul, especially when your lungs and legs are screaming.

Out on the...
10-29-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,078
Posted By xuwol7

Did the Gitane TDF ever win the TDF? I know...

Did the Gitane TDF ever win the TDF?
I know Peugeot won 10 times, more than any other bike.
10-29-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,984
Posted By xuwol7

Wind chill can be very confusing, In North Dakota...

Wind chill can be very confusing, In North Dakota it can get damn cold, some days the wind chill says -40 and below but to me it is just cold...lol

I know that even a little bit of wind can make a...
10-29-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,922
Posted By xuwol7

Great thread. I remember back in the day when I...

Great thread.
I remember back in the day when I was a young teen and the movie Breaking Away (1979) came out, I wondered how Dave could afford a Masi bike, I wanted one of course but my dream bike...
10-27-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,984
Posted By xuwol7

I like that clothing guide a lot, simple and to...

I like that clothing guide a lot, simple and to the point Bat56.
I also like that at 90 degrees and above I can ride naked......
10-27-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By xuwol7

You could also just stand up and pedal all the...

You could also just stand up and pedal all the time or try one of these:

http://sheldonbrown.com/images/stonesaddle.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-14, 01:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,402
Posted By xuwol7

Temp: cold Time: 2hrs Gear: singlespeed ...

Temp: cold
Time: 2hrs
Gear: singlespeed
Was cold, rode faster, got warm, rode slower

I was riding a road bike on the road that I have ridden many times, it was a nice ride
I felt like a...
10-26-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By xuwol7

26" mountain bike is really the way to go. I...

26" mountain bike is really the way to go.
I ride an old mtb with a single speed coaster brake, Nokian W106 studded tires, fenders and a rack.
No cables, gears, brake pads to freeze up, simple and...
10-26-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By xuwol7

WTB Rocket V on my mountain bike, Brooks B17 on...

WTB Rocket V on my mountain bike, Brooks B17 on the rest.
10-26-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,592
Posted By xuwol7

I've run into a problem. I can't seem to get the...

I've run into a problem. I can't seem to get the stem bolt off. Either the bolt head is stripped, or I (and the LBS) don't have the right sized hex key. Does anyone know if the peugeot had an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,583
Posted By xuwol7

Heavy feet-- light hands, keeping my feet heavier...

Heavy feet-- light hands, keeping my feet heavier on the pedals lightens the load on my bottom.
A good saddle is very important, I use the Brooks B17 on all my bikes and can ride all day with no...
10-23-14, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By xuwol7

Yes the old answer of upgrade/tune your engine is...

Yes the old answer of upgrade/tune your engine is true.
My newest bike is 27yrs old and the best upgrade I made was a new wheel set, huge difference.
I just replace everything else as it wears out....
Forum: Commuting
10-22-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,182
Posted By xuwol7

If you have a good job/career and making good...

If you have a good job/career and making good money hang on to it, good jobs are very hard to come by.
If it is just a ho mum job that you don't care about then that is different.
A car is just a...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,702
Posted By xuwol7

Not worth it, I know a guy who bought one and he...

Not worth it, I know a guy who bought one and he hates it.
I bought the cheap sunlite front rack and it was pure garbage, unable to mount it to cantilever bosses and even after modifying it to work...
10-21-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By xuwol7

black

black
10-20-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 13,456
Posted By xuwol7

Thats it oddjob2, Love that Peugeot Mixte, the...

Thats it oddjob2,
Love that Peugeot Mixte, the Brooks sprung saddle, fenders with the dyno lights, classic cottered cranks and the chain guard really sets it off.
I would ride that bike with a big...
10-20-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By xuwol7

Nice, more pictures please. My 1st bike was a...

Nice, more pictures please.
My 1st bike was a Schwinn Stingray and it got me into cycling for life.
10-20-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 13,456
Posted By xuwol7

Of course, I have been looking for a Peugeot...

Of course, I have been looking for a Peugeot Mixte frame for a downtown/coffee shop bike.
I have an old rebuilt 26 x 1 3/8 coaster wheel set, 1950's vintage basket, rack, fenders, etc. all ready to...
10-20-14, 01:33 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,675
Posted By xuwol7

31-0--28KO Golovkin is as exciting as Tyson was...

31-0--28KO Golovkin is as exciting as Tyson was in the 80's, so precise and powerful, I still like watching Klitschko and wonder who will someday beat him.

Back to the LA show...lol
Still...
10-19-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,675
Posted By xuwol7

So true Z-man, I still enjoy both sports (the...

So true Z-man, I still enjoy both sports (the only 2 sports I watch).
I used to box, and was barely a good enough cyclist to be a bottom tier amateur...lol

It is amusing to read all the posts...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,388
Posted By xuwol7

I really like this: Amazon.com : Park Tool...

I really like this:

Amazon.com : Park Tool MTB-3 Rescue Tool - 22 function : Bike Multifunction Tools : Sports & Outdoors (http://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-MTB-3-Rescue-function/dp/B000S6HZBI)
...
10-19-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,675
Posted By xuwol7

Lance Armstrong--->tainted cycling Don...

Lance Armstrong--->tainted cycling
Don King------------>tainted boxing

Its life and we can't look at sports like a little kid believing in santa claus,.
10-18-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By xuwol7

You are going to get a million opinions and a lot...

You are going to get a million opinions and a lot of confusion (don't know why people recommend dyno/hub lights and big bulky light sets with extra batteries etc when you just want a simple answer to...
10-18-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By xuwol7

I don't know your mechanical skills when it comes...

I don't know your mechanical skills when it comes to bicycles but I would recommend a good used rigid 26" mountain bike and studded snow tires.
You can get good deals on craigslist this time of year...
10-18-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,215
Posted By xuwol7

Winter can be brutal on the feet, this is what I...

Winter can be brutal on the feet, this is what I use and have been warm/comfortable down to -40 below (wind chill) in the rain/sleet/snow in the Dakota's.

1. ...
10-17-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By xuwol7

The bike is a 1984 Canyon Express ...

The bike is a 1984 Canyon Express

http://www.cyclespeugeot.com/PDFs/1984pdf.pdf#page=7&zoom=310,-25,235
Replies: 18
Views: 3,663
Posted By xuwol7

Px-10s are not in the same category as some...

Px-10s are not in the same category as some others...like Paramounts, Raleigh pros, Italians or some of the other frenchies. There are more of them and the parts are less desirable for...
10-17-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By xuwol7

Thanks guys, How does straight gauge chro-moly...

Thanks guys,
How does straight gauge chro-moly compare to hit-ten or carbolite?

I like this bike for snow/ice/rain commuting, it seems to be heavy duty and gives me a solid ride in inclement...
10-16-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By xuwol7

1980's Peugeot Mountain Bike Tange tubing question.

I have a Peugeot Mountain Bike with this sticker:

http://www.velocals.com/media/01/a20791d139747a6ffcb83f_m.jpg

It also has a green Mangaloy 2001 tange sticker on the fork.

How does this...
10-15-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,864
Posted By xuwol7

Just dye the chain in orange kool aid like I do...

Just dye the chain in orange kool aid like I do my dog for Halloween.
10-14-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,203
Posted By xuwol7

Lol...john4789 everyone here at BF commutes at...

Lol...john4789 everyone here at BF commutes at 20+mph and rides a century in the snow...

I commute in North Dakota in the winter and you know how crazy the winters are in this neck of the...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,610
Posted By xuwol7

My single speed rain bike is 58 gear inches and...

My single speed rain bike is 58 gear inches and my single speed ice bike is 56 gear inches.
Spinning is really where it is at.
I spin out at around 22-23 mph which is plenty fast for inclement...
10-14-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 27,812
Posted By xuwol7

Huffy Love, I know people that know people that...

Huffy Love, I know people that know people that ride Huffy bikes.

I think of this song when I think all things "Huffy"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgCk3bnvO5Y
10-13-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,233
Posted By xuwol7

Nice score, My Holy Grail is also the PX-10, I...

Nice score, My Holy Grail is also the PX-10, I have my '72 hanging on my bedroom wall, (after I am done riding I clean it, lemon pledge it and it is wall art until the next ride...lol).

They do...
10-13-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,367
Posted By xuwol7

My my main commuter is a 1987 Peugeot, my...

My my main commuter is a 1987 Peugeot, my inclement weather bike is a 1986 Peugeot and my fun bike is a 1972 Peugeot PX-10.
I really like the way the Peugeots' ride, I don't even ride my other C&V...
10-12-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,952
Posted By xuwol7

++2 on the Cygolite. I use this combo on my...

++2 on the Cygolite.
I use this combo on my commuter bike (I work the graveyard shift so light is very important).

Amazon.com : Cygolite Metro 360/Hotshot 2W Combo Light Set : Bike Headlight...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,660
Posted By xuwol7

Yes indeed, I have a city bike for just that...

Yes indeed, I have a city bike for just that reason.
For some if you want to ride you have to deal with the city and the crazy traffic, which makes the long quiet roads very nice.
I am one of the...
10-11-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,203
Posted By xuwol7

Studded tires will indeed lure you into a false...

Studded tires will indeed lure you into a false sense of security and with proper balance I also ride on ice, etc with non studded tires sometimes.
I love all the scientists here that spout the...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,246
Posted By xuwol7

LOL...I am going to call a Big BS on you and your...

LOL...I am going to call a Big BS on you and your attitude ruderad, you sound like the epitome of a bike snob.
You choose to use top notch commuter tires but recommend to the OP to just buy...
10-11-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,855
Posted By xuwol7

You are missing the point streetstomper, 26"...

You are missing the point streetstomper, 26" tires will go away when the bicycle chain goes away.
I can see where the 700c replaced the 27 x 1 1/4 wheel, but you can go anywhere in the world and get...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,246
Posted By xuwol7

SpotOn, Never cheap out on good tires, I...

SpotOn, Never cheap out on good tires, I personally would never run a cheap nashbar tire or any discount tire.
It is not worth it unless you like a crappy ride and enjoy changing flats.

I love my...
10-10-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,855
Posted By xuwol7

26" (559) will be around forever, as long as...

26" (559) will be around forever, as long as Walmart etc are selling them they are not engadgered.
I can even go into Ace Hardware and most small hardware stores and find 26" tires and tubes, I even...
10-10-14, 01:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,984
Posted By xuwol7

In North and South Dakota the winters can get...

In North and South Dakota the winters can get pretty brutal.
I have 3 basic levels of clothing when I cycle,
1--72 degrees +
2--40--70 degrees
3--32 degrees down to 40 below (with wind chill...
10-10-14, 01:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By xuwol7

My commute was 10 miles round trip from my...

My commute was 10 miles round trip from my previous apt and 30 miles round trip from my new place.
I also ride year round from the hot/humid summers to the sub zero snow/ice.
I ride every day now...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,228
Posted By xuwol7

[QUOTE=prorobo;17176227]http://youtu.be/QvzVRxlIUL...

[QUOTE=prorobo;17176227]http://youtu.be/QvzVRxlIUL0

WD-40, @ 4:35 of this video he only uses WD-40 to clean and lube.
Interesting, I use WD-40 to clean and Boeshield T9 to lube, anyone just use...
10-09-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,984
Posted By xuwol7

Winter Clothing are you ready for the 2014-2015 season

http://lagranderide.com/lagranderide-history/features/cycling_clothing_temperature_matrix.pdf

I know there is a "sticky" but it is almost 10yrs old and many may not want to wade through all the...
10-09-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,765
Posted By xuwol7

Down tube RH shifter not completely painted on...

Down tube RH shifter not completely painted on the inside.
Nice bike, need to watch Breaking Away again...

1972 Masi (http://www.raydobbins.com/ebay/bike-masi/bike-masi.htm)
Forum: Commuting
10-05-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,891
Posted By xuwol7

Are you saying that guys with no hair is like a...

Are you saying that guys with no hair is like a tree with no leaves???

jk
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