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11-23-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Pcampeau

Yes, in wet conditions alloy rims provide a much...

Yes, in wet conditions alloy rims provide a much better braking surface than steel.
11-13-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,136
Posted By Pcampeau

jjhabbs Iím going to guess that in your...

jjhabbs Iím going to guess that in your collection there are likely some other bikes with Nervex Pro Lugs. Actually, if I recall from another one of your videos you have a Chrome 72 Paramount, so...
11-05-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 863
Posted By Pcampeau

Hereís another 531c. This one is from 1987. ...

Hereís another 531c. This one is from 1987.
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10-17-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,266
Posted By Pcampeau

Unless these come up often in your area in better...

Unless these come up often in your area in better shape for less money I donít think overpaid at all. Iíd $175 for that, even with the driving. Nice bike!
10-16-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,266
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations! Canít wait to see some better...

Congratulations! Canít wait to see some better pics.
10-14-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Pcampeau

Well now youíve got a facilitator here in...

Well now youíve got a facilitator here in Minneapolis if you ever do find a need to go broke.
10-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Pcampeau

1980s Spidel equipped Reynolds 531 Peugeot

For anyone who isnít tired of answering ďWhich model Peugeot do I have?Ē Iíd really appreciate your input. PX? PY? PFWZQRS? I donít know. For all of my Peugeot research I still canít manage to make...
10-13-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Pcampeau

Most kids that age Iíve been around love riding...

Most kids that age Iíve been around love riding in the trailer. I hope you both had fun despite all your hill climbing.
10-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By Pcampeau

Nice! Iíve got an 83 too and I like it quite a...

Nice! Iíve got an 83 too and I like it quite a lot. Yours looks like itíll be in great condition after you clean it up and replace those crispy tires and lever hoods. Did you get anything nice from...
10-06-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Pcampeau

I like this Falcon quite a lot! Though Iím sure...

I like this Falcon quite a lot! Though Iím sure other manufacturers probably used them too, and Iíve seen online a few Falcons with Haden birdís mouth lugs; Iím more used to seeing them on Carlton...
10-03-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Pcampeau

That was great! Now Iíd like to hear 55 minutes...

That was great! Now Iíd like to hear 55 minutes of a freewheel ticking.
10-03-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 807
Posted By Pcampeau

I love it! If you ever want to ďget that out of...

I love it! If you ever want to ďget that out of your basementĒ thereís room in mine.
09-24-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 143,283
Posted By Pcampeau

While powder coat may improve the bikes looks...

While powder coat may improve the bikes looks overall, moneywise it will likely hurt the value. If the bike is not a keeper for you, youíre best off selling as is and letting the new owner handle the...
09-17-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pcampeau

That is beautiful paint and transfer work! This...

That is beautiful paint and transfer work! This is really turning out to be something special. Iíd love to see a pic of the male bars.
09-14-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks to you all for noticing and for all the...

Thanks to you all for noticing and for all the comments. I did some measuring and the seat post size is 26.4mm. I think Charles Wahl is correct that the headset is not original either, which means I...
09-13-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Pcampeau

Frejus frame, 1960 maybe?

Bought this today after seeing it sit on Craigslist for a few weeks with no takers. The seller was only asking $40 so I finally bit. Iím not well versed in Frejus bikes but I think itís a lower end...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By Pcampeau

Which model Centurion do you have? The sellers...

Which model Centurion do you have? The sellers wheels are 27Ē, are the wheels youíre replacing 27Ē or 700c? This will matter when it comes to brake reach. It sounds like the spacing is correct and...
09-12-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By Pcampeau

Are you sure that road isnít named after aluminum...

Are you sure that road isnít named after aluminum foil?
08-27-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Pcampeau

According to Kohl57s ďOn The DropsĒ blog, the...

According to Kohl57s ďOn The DropsĒ blog, the Fleur De Lys was made from 1959-61. Sorry Iím not sure how to link it here. These hardly ever pop up, so itís nice to see one here.
08-21-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 342,894
Posted By Pcampeau

I definitely agree about the saddle replacement....

I definitely agree about the saddle replacement. It looks 1000% better!
Thatís not a mistype, 1000% better!
08-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 342,894
Posted By Pcampeau

[QUOTE=oldbikenewbike;21648945]According to the...

[QUOTE=oldbikenewbike;21648945]According to the Catalog page, the '79 model had chrome tip forks. So I guess that my frame was a left over and sold as a 1980 model. :rolleyes:[/QUOTE

Could be, or...
08-18-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 342,894
Posted By Pcampeau

It looks like great paint remaining on this one...

It looks like great paint remaining on this one oldbikenewbike. $60 is quite a good deal. I like everything about it but the saddle. Serial indicates 1979, catalog says the color is copper. This one...
08-10-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,762
Posted By Pcampeau

Campy Record (no Record) hubs for my 1960 Carlton...

Campy Record (no Record) hubs for my 1960 Carlton Franco Suisse. Iíve got some Nisi tubular rims Iím gonna lace these to eventually along with some Vittoria Corsa G+ Tubular tires. If itís not fast...
08-09-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful ...

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful ďquandaryĒ! I need problems like this. Hmmm...What to do? What to do?
08-05-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Pcampeau

Iím glad youíll be removing the red orange...

Iím glad youíll be removing the red orange paint....thatís what youíre doing right? Cool find! I donít have anything to add about the serial number but Iím rooting for this bikes salvation.
08-05-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,515
Posted By Pcampeau

Those are silly looking stickers and their only...

Those are silly looking stickers and their only function is to ruin the beauty of that lovely chrome fork. You are never ever going to meet the sticker stickler who would care about retaining such...
06-30-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Pcampeau

I agree that itís a pre 1970 Super Course with a...

I agree that itís a pre 1970 Super Course with a replacement fork. The earliest Super Courses didnít even have chromed fork crowns, although I think that by 1970 they did, but this one is not...
06-29-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,074
Posted By Pcampeau

What a beautiful frame, and I love the 4 speed GS...

What a beautiful frame, and I love the 4 speed GS idea.
06-18-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations, it turned out great!

Congratulations, it turned out great!
06-15-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,472
Posted By Pcampeau

Oh. Now I know.

Oh. Now I know.
05-27-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By Pcampeau

I absolutely love the paint color! I agree that...

I absolutely love the paint color! I agree that looks like the Reynolds ďFrame TubesĒ sticker indicating plain gauge. Nice save.
05-25-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,945
Posted By Pcampeau

The worst Raleigh Pro MKIV build for is better...

The worst Raleigh Pro MKIV build for is better than the finest unused MKIV frame collecting dust, besides that youíve got enough Dura ace, Superbe Pro, Nuovo Record, and Brooks to make this...
05-20-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,661
Posted By Pcampeau

My small shop in Minneapolis had 25 bikes ready...

My small shop in Minneapolis had 25 bikes ready to go in mid March and we sold out by mid April. Right now Iím selling complete overhaul packages and tune ups for people who bought bikes on Facebook...
05-19-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,749
Posted By Pcampeau

No previous ďShow Your FalconĒ thread is...

No previous ďShow Your FalconĒ thread is surprising, thanks for filling the void. That bike is a very nice thread starter SurferRosa! Those Campy components are beautiful. Iíd like to help make this...
05-12-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Pcampeau

I have a 68 Super Course with a 67 serial number...

I have a 68 Super Course with a 67 serial number and the same decal dilemma...
05-05-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Pcampeau

Since itís your thread and you asked, okay. ...

Since itís your thread and you asked, okay.
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05-05-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks Juvela The color is much different...

Thanks Juvela

The color is much different from my 1975 Copper Raleigh International. Too me itís slightly more red and a bit less yellow. Youíve now got me curious as to what it looks like in...
05-05-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Pcampeau

Iím glad that it works. Now Iím looking forward...

Iím glad that it works. Now Iím looking forward to build photos.
05-05-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Pcampeau

Beautiful!! Yours might be like my 1960 Carlton...

Beautiful!! Yours might be like my 1960 Carlton Franco Suisse. I too wondered about the threading so just for fun I pulled a bolt out of this Campagnolo clamp on shifter and it threaded perfectly on...
04-20-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 12,843
Posted By Pcampeau

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Former railway at sunset.
04-18-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 12,843
Posted By Pcampeau

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Cedar Lake bike trail and Burlington Northern...
04-15-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By Pcampeau

You should have hidden something on the floor for...

You should have hidden something on the floor for us to find...or maybe you did...hmmm?
04-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pcampeau

I love chrome bikes! I and a friend of mine...

I love chrome bikes!

I and a friend of mine refurbished his 81 Voyageur when he wanted me to teach him how to work on bikes. Normally I prefer this bike without decals (which is how mine is) but...
03-31-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 12,843
Posted By Pcampeau

Empty due to a flood in South Minneapolis. Not...

Empty due to a flood in South Minneapolis. Not much much distance here but itís obviously vacant. This is normally a very busy place....
03-24-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,079
Posted By Pcampeau

Beautiful frame! Canít wait to see the build....

Beautiful frame! Canít wait to see the build. Will you be stealing GB stem from your Uncles 72 Pro to affix it here? Itís a pretty stem.
03-12-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,758
Posted By Pcampeau

Iíve already posted these in another thread but...

Iíve already posted these in another thread but for those who havenít seen Iíll gloat again. 72/73 Motobecane Grand Record and 72/73 Motobecane Le Champion. I bought the Grand Record for $75.00 and...
03-05-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,122
Posted By Pcampeau

ďPlanet DestroyerĒ. Not my door and not my bike,...

ďPlanet DestroyerĒ. Not my door and not my bike, but that is me. A friend and I refurbished this old Raleigh Technium for his daughter. This mural was on a loading dock garage door that was attached...
02-29-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 342,894
Posted By Pcampeau

Velocals has them and they look great. I had to...

Velocals has them and they look great. I had to replace the ones on my 68 and Iím very pleased with them....
02-08-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By Pcampeau

I love ďNew Frame DayĒ and thatís a pretty one!...

I love ďNew Frame DayĒ and thatís a pretty one! Nice find!
02-03-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By Pcampeau

F serial number indicates a 1971 frame. The...

F serial number indicates a 1971 frame. The international was introduced for the 1970 model year so the earliest an international could be is late 69. Wrap around seat stays and chrome nervex lugs...
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