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05-24-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,534
Posted By santa fe 2926

I have had many wonderful experiences in France,...

I have had many wonderful experiences in France, rides all over the country, in Paris, plus seven successful shipments of wine, 12 cases each. Viva la France! Many thanks for sharing this, a lovely...
04-10-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 256,395
Posted By santa fe 2926

Beautiful, TA crankset, Huret Jubilee, wow!

Beautiful, TA crankset, Huret Jubilee, wow!
04-10-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By santa fe 2926

I’ve purchased from Cyclomondo, excellent! And...

I’ve purchased from Cyclomondo, excellent! And my Simplex derailleurs on the PSV-10 are sweet!
03-25-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By santa fe 2926

PM sent

PM sent
03-13-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,534
Posted By santa fe 2926

Keep up the good work! And in the older days...

Keep up the good work! And in the older days before there were Anglo coffee shops, we always stopped at Verlet for a kilo or two. Not a fresh roaster, no dates, but very good light roasted,...
03-06-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By santa fe 2926

Nice touring bike, I’ve got the same model, in...

Nice touring bike, I’ve got the same model, in green, 60cm. Repainted by Chas Roberts, used his decals rather than Charlie’s. Been to a lot of places, England, France, NZ, and Oz. I think it’s from...
03-06-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By santa fe 2926

I have ordered pump spares from Zefal, no...

I have ordered pump spares from Zefal, no problems, recommended.
02-21-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,658
Posted By santa fe 2926

Beautiful job, Greg at Cyclomondo, is great to...

Beautiful job, Greg at Cyclomondo, is great to deal with, highly recommended, and this is one location for simplex/Huret brake cables, ...
02-20-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,043
Posted By santa fe 2926

Ordered some Santini full leg zip tights, took...

Ordered some Santini full leg zip tights, took about 3 weeks, no problem.
02-20-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 74,581
Posted By santa fe 2926

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A very nice natural Bordeaux, lovely.
01-30-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,674
Posted By santa fe 2926

Amarillo Craig’s list, 1974 Gitane, 22.5 seat...

Amarillo Craig’s list, 1974 Gitane, 22.5 seat tube, no decals, appears in very good condition. Corespondent with owner, he would like for someone to keep it intact, but it’s too small for me.
...
01-23-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,692
Posted By santa fe 2926

Another shot of Chas Roberts from a 1985 trip...

Another shot of Chas Roberts from a 1985 trip thru London,15 minutes into the car…...
01-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 74,581
Posted By santa fe 2926

yes the wine was excellent, 30+ years of age, no...

yes the wine was excellent, 30+ years of age, no Brett, sourness, or prune, just nicely aged Syrah fruit. When coach still had 2 checked bags per person, brought back a lot of wine at good prices! ...
01-02-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 74,581
Posted By santa fe 2926

NewYears Eve, bought 6 in Tain la Hermitage, back...

NewYears Eve, bought 6 in Tain la Hermitage, back in 1990, for about $20.00 apiece. The wine shop still used a roller, tissue and carbon paper Amex ‘reader’. Lovely wine, ...
12-28-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By santa fe 2926

Very nice bike! Gugie did a great job, who...

Very nice bike! Gugie did a great job, who painted, where did the decals come from?
12-28-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,939
Posted By santa fe 2926

If you’d like to see some Ford France cars...

If you’d like to see some Ford France cars (especially the mustang) then check out the French movie A Man and a Women. Ford France should have gotten a Caesar for best supporting actor….
12-02-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,660
Posted By santa fe 2926

the yellow Jo Routens, ...

the yellow Jo Routens,

https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/2079009441.htm


there, I finally got the link!
12-02-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,660
Posted By santa fe 2926

The yellow Jo Routens is for sale on Le Bon Coin,...

The yellow Jo Routens is for sale on Le Bon Coin, couldn’t link the ad so here’s the screen shot,

...
11-28-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,660
Posted By santa fe 2926

Thanks for the visit, lovely pictures, beautiful...

Thanks for the visit, lovely pictures, beautiful bike, looks like my wine room, the inventory is in my head….
11-23-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,465
Posted By santa fe 2926

indeed, I’ve spent many an hour reading his blog,...

indeed, I’ve spent many an hour reading his blog, and the bikes he made.
11-23-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,809
Posted By santa fe 2926

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Looks like the Simplex derailleur mount has been...
11-21-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By santa fe 2926

Paris Bicycle Shop

Have a friend in Paris who’s looking for a wool jersey. Any suggestions? Sent him the link on Alex Singer, do they sell wool jerseys?
11-15-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By santa fe 2926

Been using cardboard tubes, cut to fit the inside...

Been using cardboard tubes, cut to fit the inside of box, all around the frame, to keep box from being squeezed.
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11-08-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By santa fe 2926

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas
11-07-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,534
Posted By santa fe 2926

On the wife’s only bicycle trip to France, we...

On the wife’s only bicycle trip to France, we were riding thru the Bois du Boulogne park and one of the ladies, was displayed in a shaft of light between the trees, perfect picture, even the wife...
10-08-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By santa fe 2926

The 120 is a Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo low flange,...

The 120 is a Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo low flange, the 126 is a Campagnolo record low flange, (according to Velobase came in either 120 or 126).
10-08-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By santa fe 2926

The hubs are both campagnolo, from different...

The hubs are both campagnolo, from different years.
10-08-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By santa fe 2926

Campagnolo 126 rear hub to 120

I have a nice older Roberts with a 120 rear axle spacing. But the wheel set is 27”, and not enjoying the panaracer tires, could I take the axle and cones out and put them into one of my campag 126mm...
10-06-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,674
Posted By santa fe 2926

Don’t want to miss this Bianchi, no seat, bent...

Don’t want to miss this Bianchi, no seat, bent forks, starting bid 1000.00!...
10-04-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,674
Posted By santa fe 2926

that’s a nice bike, too big though. The ad is...

that’s a nice bike, too big though. The ad is ‘Good’, bought from a MD, who said he paid $3000 for it. Wonder how many unnecessary procedures, or tests he prescribes? 😂
09-29-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By santa fe 2926

Would guess, shake, rattle, and a little roll….

Would guess, shake, rattle, and a little roll….
09-28-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,430
Posted By santa fe 2926

How about another yellow Roberts, also 1984. ...

How about another yellow Roberts, also 1984. Refinished by Groody brothers a few years ago, and put on hold… ...
09-26-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By santa fe 2926

So I bought two of these, we’ll see… ...

So I bought two of these, we’ll see…
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/EXEAAOSwKDZZ09xz/s-l400.jpg
Hover to zoom
09-26-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By santa fe 2926

I was assuming, since there weren’t instructions...

I was assuming, since there weren’t instructions on the store sight, it would be a simple one for one replacement of a campagnolo bolt.
09-26-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By santa fe 2926

The good news, on my ‘84 Roberts audax, the bolt...

The good news, on my ‘84 Roberts audax, the bolt hole will take the Sachs bolt nicely, but the serrated end will not fit a Merckx, Mercian, or my 85 Roberts...
09-25-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By santa fe 2926

Little zip lock bags, with instructions,...

Little zip lock bags, with instructions, greasing, reaming, and good luck.
09-25-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By santa fe 2926

needed a seat post bolt, so I ordered two from...

needed a seat post bolt, so I ordered two from Richard Sachs. Unfortunately for me, they require reaming the ears with an eight millimeter drill bit.
I don’t have any machinists skill, nor do I make...
09-15-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,733
Posted By santa fe 2926

How do you get the polished finish on the...

How do you get the polished finish on the components, excellent work..
08-29-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By santa fe 2926

Did they get easier to put on?😂

Did they get easier to put on?😂
07-03-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 233,231
Posted By santa fe 2926

Anyone in the Barnstable, Devon area?

Anyone in the Barnstable, Devon area?
06-14-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,368
Posted By santa fe 2926

Still enjoy riding the 1982 PSV-10. I think the...

Still enjoy riding the 1982 PSV-10. I think the Vitus 980 is very nice tubing, I was researching the tube set before buying the bike, and I read somewhere that Brian Bayless thought it was one of the...
06-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By santa fe 2926

What an honor, to have a request of the President...

What an honor, to have a request of the President to build a bike for the PM of England. I think Bilenky did a great job, in a short amount of time, using his skills making steel frames. Maybe, Boris...
06-08-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 233,231
Posted By santa fe 2926

Anyone around the Dunkirk, Coudekerque-Branche,...

Anyone around the Dunkirk, Coudekerque-Branche, area to facilitate a bike on Leboncoin, shipped back to US?
William
05-01-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 30,897
Posted By santa fe 2926

Wow, spent, almost two hour’s struggling to get a...

Wow, spent, almost two hour’s struggling to get a 700x32 gravel king slick on. I knew it would be tuff, because I went thru the same thing replacing one last year. Squeezing the beads in, Kool Stop...
04-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,674
Posted By santa fe 2926

I think my wife recognizes it too!

I think my wife recognizes it too!
03-15-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By santa fe 2926

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Charlie from 1970, purchased off eBay ...
03-15-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,395
Posted By santa fe 2926

Been away so long, I hardly knew the place gee...

Been away so long, I hardly knew the place
gee it’s good to be back home
leave it till tomorrow to unpack the case,
honey, disconnect the phone
I’m back in the US, back in the US,
Back in the...
03-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Posted By santa fe 2926

In her restoring vintage bike blog, Nola...

In her restoring vintage bike blog, Nola mentioned that if you didn’t get the adjustment correct then you had to start over. I guess that Jan Heine’s article assumed that if you got that far, you’d...
03-02-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Posted By santa fe 2926

Just wondering if any shops or individuals...

Just wondering if any shops or individuals performs overhauls on maxicar hubs.
03-02-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Posted By santa fe 2926

Sorry about the order, and double posting page...

Sorry about the order, and double posting page 26, there aren’t any more pages on the overhaul, the last page (28) of Summer 2004 is about steel frames by Mike Kone. I got the issue to learn about...
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