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06-07-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By eyemkeith

Thanks all. I knew I came to the right place. ...

Thanks all. I knew I came to the right place.

In my crash course in Peugeot bikes over the last 24 hours, this model seems to have numerous devotees. The seller is asking $350, which I think is...
06-07-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By eyemkeith

Very helpful. Thank you!!

Very helpful. Thank you!!
06-07-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By eyemkeith

The photo isn't mine. It's what the seller is...

The photo isn't mine. It's what the seller is using. I would have shot the drive side for certain. But thanks for the info. Very helpful.
06-06-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By eyemkeith

Identifying a Peugeot

Hi all.

I'm wondering if anyone could ID this bike. The seller knows nothing about it and can't even tell me if the frame is lugged, because I can't actually tell from the picture. I'm hoping...
05-21-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By eyemkeith

Thanks for checking, mister. I really appreciate...

Thanks for checking, mister. I really appreciate it.
05-14-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By eyemkeith

Wow. Thatís beautiful!

Wow. Thatís beautiful!
05-14-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By eyemkeith

Thanks, mister! Good question on the fork length....

Thanks, mister! Good question on the fork length. I wish I had a good answer, other than "what the old gal came with in 1992." lol. I'll see if I can take 'er apart before Sunday. Much appreciated.
05-14-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By eyemkeith

I had seen that. And it is all kinds of pretty....

I had seen that. And it is all kinds of pretty. I'm not smart enough to know if that would work with my 26'' wheels. There are plenty of smart people here I hope can shed some insight.

Of course,...
05-14-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By eyemkeith

Lugged fork unicorn

Hi all.

I'd love to replace the unicrown fork on my old bridgestone with a lugged fork. But it seems looking for a 1-inch, threaded fork with canti bosses for a 26'' wheel is akin to looking for a...
04-25-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By eyemkeith

Handlebar mount mirror suggestions

Hi all. I ride an old bike with north road bars and I’m looking for a handlebar mounted mirror.

I know everyone has opinions, and I don’t wanna turn this into a “mirrors are stupid/no, you’re...
03-25-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By eyemkeith

Not necessarily. If you know of anything, let me...

Not necessarily. If you know of anything, let me know. I know its difficult to get your hands on even the simplest things right now, let alone weird old stock.
03-25-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By eyemkeith

Older Bike Seat Post

Hi all.

I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a 26.2 seat post that has a good bit of set back? I'm not finding anything in the usual haunts.

Thanks!
03-01-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By eyemkeith

Good advice. Thank you!

Good advice. Thank you!
02-28-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By eyemkeith

Thanks, guys. Too cool of all of you. And thanks...

Thanks, guys. Too cool of all of you. And thanks for taking it easy on someone who clearly has no clue what heís doing. It all helps!
02-28-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By eyemkeith

Bottom bracket question

Hi all.

I did something impulsive and stupid and won an auction on a crankset that, as it turns out, wonít fit my bottom bracket. Itís a Shimano Ultegra 6500 Crankset. I failed to see that it...
02-26-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By eyemkeith

Oh, awesome. That's great!

Oh, awesome. That's great!
02-26-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By eyemkeith

I think I am leaning toward the 9-speed...

I think I am leaning toward the 9-speed cassettes, actually. Seems like that fits me best. Plus, they're about $20 cheaper.

And to answer questions: I run a triple up front and use bar ends,...
02-26-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By eyemkeith

Thanks, guys. I should have been clearer, tho. If...

Thanks, guys. I should have been clearer, tho. If it fits, I'd just as soon go with a 10-speed and give the old girl a little upgrade.
02-26-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By eyemkeith

Modern Hub on old bike

Hi all. I'm hoping you smart people can help me.

I'm looking at a new set of wheels for my 90s Bridgestone XO-2 - its first ever new set of shoes -- and I've found a set that I like but I'm not...
Forum: For Sale
07-21-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By eyemkeith

It actually stands for "No Brainer." It's an...

It actually stands for "No Brainer." It's an oddity in the Bridgestone world, only produced in 1993 and added to that year's offerings AFTER the catalog came out, so it's not even in there. It's a...
07-17-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By eyemkeith

Wheel Upgrade questions

HI all.

I'm tapping into the collective base of institutional knowledge once again, as I'm considering upgrading my wheelset. I have the original wheels on my '92 Bridgestone XO-2 -- Ritchey...
Forum: For Sale
07-17-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By eyemkeith

I don't know if you were waiting for a response,...

I don't know if you were waiting for a response, but sure, of course you could come by for a test ride.
Forum: For Sale
07-15-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By eyemkeith

Ah, I didn't realize there was a post requirement...

Ah, I didn't realize there was a post requirement to PM someone. Apologies.

I'm selling it because its wrong that no one is riding it. Like lots of people who get into bicycling, I found another...
Forum: For Sale
07-14-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By eyemkeith

I am in NJ. PM me for details.

I am in NJ. PM me for details.
07-13-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By eyemkeith

That's pretty cool! Yah, I'd have to go with...

That's pretty cool!
Yah, I'd have to go with brakes that have more reach, probably.
I'm not committed to doing it, but the thought appeals to me. The size says to me more like road bike, but with...
07-13-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By eyemkeith

I'm not necessarily buying them. But I am...

I'm not necessarily buying them. But I am interested. I currently have 1.95 tires on my XO, which baaaaaarley fit, but they do. They're nice, but, if I'm honest, a little bit overkill. I've heard...
07-13-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By eyemkeith

Geeze. I've looked at that catalog a hundred...

Geeze. I've looked at that catalog a hundred times and never noticed. I feel kinda stoopit now.

Thanks.
07-13-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By eyemkeith

Bridgestone XO-2 Rear Spacing

Hi all.

This may be covered a thousand times, but I swear I didn't find anything when I searched. I have an XO-2 and I'm eyeing a set of 650b wheels, but I'm unsure of my bike's rear spacing....
07-11-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,941
Posted By eyemkeith

The OP never brought up expanding Strava for...

The OP never brought up expanding Strava for anything, just using it for an unintended, and severely creepy, purpose. So the discussion, for 60-some posts, was never about "a hypothetical scenario."...
07-11-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,941
Posted By eyemkeith

Naturally, if you change entirely the way Strava...

Naturally, if you change entirely the way Strava is set up, I agree, yes, it would of course eliminate the creepiness of it all. But the fact is, Strava is a bike app, marketed to and used by bike...
Forum: For Sale
07-11-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By eyemkeith

yep.

yep.
Forum: For Sale
07-11-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By eyemkeith

Just dropped the price on my bike. It's basically...

Just dropped the price on my bike. It's basically a brand new machine for hundreds less than in the store. Thanks for looking!
07-10-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,941
Posted By eyemkeith

I can't like this post hard enough. Also,...

I can't like this post hard enough.

Also, if there are any women here, I'm guessing its few. And not just because of actual discussion of the supposed merits of strava as a creeper app, which is...
07-09-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,941
Posted By eyemkeith

Yes. You hear that from women all the time. Why,...

Yes. You hear that from women all the time. Why, oh why, aren't there more men around me while I'm running, or at the grocery store, or walking down the street, or at the gym. It's a real problem...
07-09-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,941
Posted By eyemkeith

Is it any great wonder more women aren't into...

Is it any great wonder more women aren't into cycling? Jesus, just let them ride.
07-07-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By eyemkeith

Some (hopefully) Fine Textual Products

Hi all.

If you suffer from insomnia, I have a new (mainly) bike blog to bore you to tears: www.bykeithbrown.com.

I do on occasion write about things that are not bikes. It's rare, but it's...
07-07-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By eyemkeith

Totally did not know that. Thanks, mister!

Totally did not know that. Thanks, mister!
07-07-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By eyemkeith

Former head of Shimano died Friday

Dunno if this interests anyone, but the former head of Shimano died Friday.
https://bykeithbrown.com/2020/07/07/yoshizo-shimano-former-president-of-the-bike-parts-giant-dies/
07-06-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,636
Posted By eyemkeith

Iíve seen several rb-1s upward of $1k with zero...

Iíve seen several rb-1s upward of $1k with zero gold or diamond plated anything on them. What size is your bike?
Forum: For Sale
07-05-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By eyemkeith

2017 REI Co-Op ADV 1.1 (formerly Novara Randonee)

2017 Model. Gray and black with orange highlights. The first year after REI rebranded the Novara Randonee. Absolutely excellent condition. Looks and functions perfectly. Maaaaaaybe 300 miles on this...
07-05-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,636
Posted By eyemkeith

I did see that, yah. But I'm vertically...

I did see that, yah. But I'm vertically challenged. I'd need a 50 to 52 cm frame.
Forum: For Sale
07-05-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By eyemkeith

Bridgestone NB-26

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/0182ea5e_7caf_4fb9_bec9_4fc4e9277ac5_b4dc3b48cf68051b426f4684ad20362c5e972376.jpeg...
07-05-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,636
Posted By eyemkeith

Bridgestone RB-1, minus the cult price

Hi all.

I'd love to get me a 1991 or so Bridgestone RB-1, but man, those prices for a 30-year-old bike are nutty. I hear they ride really nice, and, full disclosure, I'm a full-on Bridgestone...
07-02-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By eyemkeith

True. Copenhagen is light years ahead. But they...

True. Copenhagen is light years ahead. But they started somewhere, right? I think that was all the article was trying to hint at. Perhaps it was hyperbole to shoot that far.

I think if nothing...
07-02-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By eyemkeith

Yep. Same all over. My local bike shop is...

Yep. Same all over.

My local bike shop is barren, and the masked employees are frazzled with mountains of repairs of nearly forgotten old bikes dug out by people driven mad by quarantine. A...
07-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By eyemkeith

That is awesome. Great story!

That is awesome. Great story!
07-01-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By eyemkeith

COVID-19 Pushing Copenhagen-style shift in U.S.?

It's doubtful, but this article from The Detroit News explores this question and covers the recent bike boom better than most I've seen in months. I thought it worth a share. ...
07-01-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By eyemkeith

One of the best books I've ever read. You're...

One of the best books I've ever read. You're always right to mention it, no matter where!
06-30-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,704
Posted By eyemkeith

I don't doubt this is true, but, like CAT7DR,...

I don't doubt this is true, but, like CAT7DR, I've bought several items from Amazon after not being able to find them elsewhere, for cheap, with free shipping and no drama. Don't get me wrong, I'm...
06-30-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By eyemkeith

Dutch bicycle company ad pulled from French TV

Just saw this story on Forbes. It's posted to my blog. (https://bykeithbrown.com/2020/06/30/video-dutch-bike-companys-ad-pulled-off-air-for-telling-the-truth/).

Apparently, French censors don't...
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