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05-27-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By RichSPK

I rode the Peugeot 7+ miles last night. Near the...

I rode the Peugeot 7+ miles last night. Near the end, my knee was starting to ache. Maybe the fit isn't close enough, after all.
05-25-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By RichSPK

Great! Thank you! I'll try to remember you can...

Great! Thank you!
I'll try to remember you can mark a forum read.
05-25-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

It looks more like 56 to me than 54, but probably...

It looks more like 56 to me than 54, but probably not 58.

I didn't see anything on their website to help me figure it out, but this is it:
https://www.habcycles.com/index.html
05-25-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By RichSPK

It says the last post in the thread is by a user...

It says the last post in the thread is by a user who doesn't show up in the thread. His profile says he's made 1 post, but that post doesn't show up.

This is the thread:...
05-25-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By RichSPK

Mark a thread read?

There's a thread that keeps showing up as having new unread messages, but I've read the whole thread. Is there any way to manually mark it read?
05-25-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By RichSPK

13mm cone wrench was a good call. It was still a...

13mm cone wrench was a good call. It was still a minor struggle with my stamped-steel Harbor Freight set, but they did the trick.
05-24-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

The light reflected from cat eyes in the dark...

The light reflected from cat eyes in the dark isn't reflecting off their irises, so I doubt it has anything to do with what we usually think of as the color of their eyes. Maybe it has to do with the...
05-24-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By RichSPK

I do kind of like it. 28" wheels aren't 700C,...

I do kind of like it. 28" wheels aren't 700C, though, are they?
I don't have any other flat-bar bikes, or bikes with fat(-ish) tires. It's neat sitting higher than on my road bikes. On the other...
05-23-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 824
Posted By RichSPK

No cameras, but it's because of budget, not...

No cameras, but it's because of budget, not philosophy. Some day, I probably will mount a camera.
05-23-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By RichSPK

Peugeot Safari - more info?

Worcester Earn-A-Bike recently had a $20 bike sale where they sold off excess donated bikes. I picked up a Peugeot Safari and now I'm trying to find out whatever I can about it.

I'm guessing it's...
05-23-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By RichSPK

Huret Allvit rear derailleur

I'm trying to disassemble a Huret Allvit RD just to clean it up, re-lube, and re-assemble. I'm stuck on the jockey wheels. I've got one free of the cage, but I'm not sure how to get to the ball...
05-23-22, 07:03 AM
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Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

And location. Size would be nice, too, but I can...

And location. Size would be nice, too, but I can estimate that much of the time.
05-10-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,892
Posted By RichSPK

What exactly is that? Does it go in front of or...

What exactly is that? Does it go in front of or behind the chainrings? Or is it, perhaps, a spoke protector?

Oh, here we go - I found a picture:...
05-10-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By RichSPK

Yeah, I saw that mentioned in listings for...

Yeah, I saw that mentioned in listings for similar mounts. I expected to need to improvise a spacer between the mount and the bar, although I didn't expect to wrap the inner tube so many times. It...
05-08-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,892
Posted By RichSPK

Does that MAFAC bag contain a toolkit? What kind...

Does that MAFAC bag contain a toolkit? What kind of derailleur is that?
05-06-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

Nah, that's leaning into a high-speed sweeper!

Nah, that's leaning into a high-speed sweeper!
05-03-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By RichSPK

This mount did include some self-adhesive rubber...

This mount did include some self-adhesive rubber pads that I didn't use. There's not much point, with all the inner tube I wrapped around the bar.

Aluminum is pretty soft; you have to be careful...
05-02-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By RichSPK

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220502_151551_b7863baaa4a602e9c1b5aeac399dd2e7fa2747ab.jpg
Contents of hardware bag showing opposite side of sheet of pre-cut...
05-02-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By RichSPK

Chinese out front combo mount

I bought one of the cheapest out front combo mounts I could find on eBay. It had no instructions, so when I figured out what went where, I took a bunch of pictures.

The mount has no branding...
05-01-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,714
Posted By RichSPK

Yeah, it wouldn't shift at all with rubber...

Yeah, it wouldn't shift at all with rubber wrapped around the chain stay. And if it had, it probably would have scraped the cable along the underside of the chain stay, which doesn't sound like a...
04-30-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,714
Posted By RichSPK

I don't remember exactly when I got it, but I got...

I don't remember exactly when I got it, but I got my Performance around 10 years ago from a dentist in Natick, if I recall correctly. It's got Shimano 105 components. I think the rims are Mavic...
04-25-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Neat bike! I guess they were made in Maine, and...

Neat bike! I guess they were made in Maine, and the company got their start building OCLV stuff for Trek, if I remember what I read yesterday.
04-25-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

That's a very furry sandwich!

That's a very furry sandwich!
04-24-22, 09:55 AM
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Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Looks like you'd be able to get a more upright...

Looks like you'd be able to get a more upright riding position without slamming the seat post, and yet...
04-24-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Wut? I've never heard of the brand, so I googled...

Wut? I've never heard of the brand, so I googled it. It's carbon! The seller listed it as a steel bike with 25" wheels (it has 700x25 tires). Expect the price to go up when they find out what...
04-23-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Women's bike? So, is that some kind of stealth...

Women's bike? So, is that some kind of stealth step-through frame?
04-23-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By RichSPK

Thanks guys! I'll probably disassemble it and...

Thanks guys! I'll probably disassemble it and save the metal parts for a year, then decide they're trash, too.
04-22-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By RichSPK

N. S. C. Seat

The plastic base of this seat is cracked. Is it worth keeping the rails and springs or should I just throw the whole thing in the trash?
...
04-21-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,892
Posted By RichSPK

This seems relevant: ...

This seems relevant:
https://twitter.com/PaulMSherman/status/1516936733769801734
04-19-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

I wonder what was on it's collar?

I wonder what was on it's collar?
04-16-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

In the dry desert air of...Indiana!

In the dry desert air of...Indiana!
04-16-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

I'm pretty sure that price isn't for the frame...

I'm pretty sure that price isn't for the frame only. The listing says it's now road ready and lists Mavic wheels. That weld that others have mentioned is concerning, though.
04-16-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

Oh yeah! Great angle, framing, lighting, and...

Oh yeah! Great angle, framing, lighting, and model!
04-15-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

Exactly that. A framer is a picture worth...

Exactly that. A framer is a picture worth framing.
04-14-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

motobecane mirage bike - $50 (Charlton, MA)

Rough guess on my part is that this is from the 80s or 90s, and the frame is 52-54cm. Anyone know what components it's likely to have (assuming they haven't been replaced)?
...
04-10-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Vintage Peugeot Carbolite 103 Men's Racing Bike - $300 (West Townsend, MA)

I don't know what a reasonable price is, but it looks like an interesting bike.
https://worcester.craigslist.org/bik/d/west-townsend-vintage-peugeot-carbolite/7469462966.html
Vintage classic and...
04-09-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

It is kind of an odd build. Lots of eye candy,...

It is kind of an odd build. Lots of eye candy, though.

I've read of bar end shifters mounted as thumbies with an adapter, but those don't look like any bar end shifters I've seen. Did the seller...
04-09-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

San Francisco?

San Francisco?
04-07-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Purple Paramount in Newberg, OR: ...

Purple Paramount in Newberg, OR:
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/483346940154545/
03-31-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

It tells me Clifton Park, NY, not MA.

It tells me Clifton Park, NY, not MA.
03-21-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Does 18 inch seem correct? I would've guessed a...

Does 18 inch seem correct? I would've guessed a bit bigger, and 34.5 inch seat height seems bigger than an 18 inch frame, but I'm not sure. 18 inch is a bit shy of 46 cm, BTW.
03-21-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

The upper jockey wheel looks almost ethereal.

The upper jockey wheel looks almost ethereal.
03-21-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

That reminds me: when my cats were kittens, I had...

That reminds me: when my cats were kittens, I had a pair of enormous Cerwin Vega D9 speakers and the kittens discovered they could crawl through the port tubes in the back. The only way I could...
03-17-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

1999 Cannondale R4000 Team Blue World Championship Proven USA CAAD4 - $150 (Amherst

Kind of tempting, but I have no money, I don't need the seller's attitude, and there's a lot that's not included.
...
03-17-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

That would've been good for Mardi Gras!

That would've been good for Mardi Gras!
03-15-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

What's the black thing on the fork, below the...

What's the black thing on the fork, below the brakes?
03-05-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

I finally got smart and put my cats birthdays...

I finally got smart and put my cats birthdays into my calendar last year, so I didn't miss their 14th birthday yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/2014/2356517350_a7f0a787da_k.jpg...
02-24-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

That's very cool! Would that fork bolt onto a...

That's very cool! Would that fork bolt onto a normal frame? I don't immediately see anything unusual about the frame.
02-12-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 69,036
Views: 11,154,416
Posted By RichSPK

Neat! I've never ridden a skinny-tube aluminum...

Neat! I've never ridden a skinny-tube aluminum bike. It looks bigger than 48cm; is it just because the wheels are smaller than 700?
Looks like it's the GA Aluminum Sprint 105:...
02-10-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 333,038
Posted By RichSPK

Her wide-set eyes (and black coat) remind me of...

Her wide-set eyes (and black coat) remind me of my mom's late cat, Babette. She was significantly bigger, though.
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