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05-08-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,088
Posted By OrangeHorse

I love my bike and size 49 is great! I definitely...

I love my bike and size 49 is great! I definitely did not need the larger size.
04-03-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,842
Posted By OrangeHorse

Go for the Space Horse!

Go for the Space Horse!
03-15-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,126
Posted By OrangeHorse

Thanks! I love my Outback. We were somewhere in...

Thanks! I love my Outback. We were somewhere in between Denver and Salida, CO.
03-15-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,126
Posted By OrangeHorse

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8108/8560199265_baab...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8108/8560199265_baabb98c07_b.jpg
10-27-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By OrangeHorse

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
10-01-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,572
Posted By OrangeHorse

Yes, just do this. This is what I did for mine....

Yes, just do this. This is what I did for mine. It really won't take long.

(I had to laugh at your post's title, because it is so true...)
09-27-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By OrangeHorse

I love that thing.

I love that thing.
09-21-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By OrangeHorse

If you are keeping the handlebars, I would find...

If you are keeping the handlebars, I would find an old Pivo, Atax, or Philippe. I wanted to change out my handlebars, so I sanded down a Kalloy stem which had a 25.4 clamp area.
09-12-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,080
Posted By OrangeHorse

And just for fun, the catalog pic of the UO-18. ...

And just for fun, the catalog pic of the UO-18.

http://media-cache-lt0.pinterest.com/upload/271623421246373818_5zgwtfoB_f.jpg
09-12-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,080
Posted By OrangeHorse

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8313/7981337239_6f8f...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8313/7981337239_6f8f78ccdd_z.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8316/7981335089_3e1c50207a_c.jpg
09-12-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,080
Posted By OrangeHorse

Selle Royal Ondina saddle

I have been looking for a decent, inexpensive saddle for my Pug mixte... something for an upright bike, preferably not leather, but still in keeping with the C&V style. Somewhere along the way I...
09-10-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,285
Posted By OrangeHorse

Cross Check

Cross Check
09-10-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By OrangeHorse

Public makes some nice bikes, and they have...

Public makes some nice bikes, and they have 8-speed IHG.
http://publicbikes.com/p/PUBLIC-C8-2012
http://publicbikes.com/prodimages/800/83201_1.jpg
09-09-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 321,815
Posted By OrangeHorse

Thought I'd share pics as I finally have my new...

Thought I'd share pics as I finally have my new Velo Orange Montmartre handlebars on, and I think she's looking quite spiffy.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8460/7966203956_c0046a009b_c.jpg...
09-08-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By OrangeHorse

Maybe a PX-8. Have you looked at...

Maybe a PX-8.

Have you looked at www.cyclespeugeot.com? Specifically the old catalogs, like http://www.cyclespeugeot.com/images/1967_Fench_001.jpg
09-08-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,191
Posted By OrangeHorse

Newbaum's dark blue would be nice, but honey...

Newbaum's dark blue would be nice, but honey leather would be super classy.
09-05-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By OrangeHorse

It is a step-through, not a mixte, and they...

It is a step-through, not a mixte, and they usually go for less. But the fenders and lights are cool.
09-05-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By OrangeHorse

Seems to be a 1984. I don't think I'd pay more...

Seems to be a 1984. I don't think I'd pay more than $75-100 US.
09-04-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,335
Posted By OrangeHorse

Well, I'm an enabler, so I say, go for it. :)

Well, I'm an enabler, so I say, go for it. :)
09-04-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,335
Posted By OrangeHorse

It is a '73 or '74 UO-8 (I have the mixte...

It is a '73 or '74 UO-8 (I have the mixte version). Is it in good working condition? And is it your size? A UO-8 is a solid bike if it is tuned and ready to go.
09-04-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,921
Posted By OrangeHorse

Very cool!

Very cool!
09-02-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,712
Posted By OrangeHorse

You just got your new bike a week ago, you'll...

You just got your new bike a week ago, you'll become less paranoid with time. :)

As an aside, when I brought my bike to the LBS and asked for help getting it off the roof (it is old, steel, and...
09-01-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,178
Posted By OrangeHorse

I was wondering the same. Embrace the patina.

I was wondering the same. Embrace the patina.
09-01-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,178
Posted By OrangeHorse

Looks like a 73-74 UO-8. I like that blue. Check...

Looks like a 73-74 UO-8. I like that blue. Check out this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/640329-The-no-P-content-UO8-appreciation-thread

To me it would be worth rebuilding, but...
09-01-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,684
Posted By OrangeHorse

Maybe the bike I have would be worth a try:...

Maybe the bike I have would be worth a try: All-City Space Horse

Other thoughts:

Bianchi Volpe
Salsa Casseroll
09-01-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 703,394
Posted By OrangeHorse

Waffle! <3 We had a greyhound named Toasty....

Waffle! <3

We had a greyhound named Toasty. Relaxing is what they do best, that is for sure.
08-31-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By OrangeHorse

I like my Linus rack. Sleek, minimalist, and...

I like my Linus rack. Sleek, minimalist, and chrome. It is rated for 40 lbs which is more than enough for my needs.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8147/7458027592_a985f163e4_o.jpg...
08-31-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By OrangeHorse

Nice photos. It is lovely over there.

Nice photos. It is lovely over there.
08-31-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By OrangeHorse

I like the looks of that Univega (if it fits you,...

I like the looks of that Univega (if it fits you, of course). That is just the sort of bike I am looking for for my husband.
08-28-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,247
Posted By OrangeHorse

That Bianchi looks like a great deal (too great?)...

That Bianchi looks like a great deal (too great?) but am I remembering correctly that you are 6'1? Sorry if I have confused you with someone else. That Bianchi is very small!

Good luck in the...
08-27-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,510
Posted By OrangeHorse

Looks awesome.

Looks awesome.
08-27-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By OrangeHorse

Good for you... Sounds like you are smitten, and...

Good for you... Sounds like you are smitten, and that is a good way to be. Def post pics!
08-27-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,247
Posted By OrangeHorse

Please walk away from that Dynacraft. It is junk....

Please walk away from that Dynacraft. It is junk.

Come over to the Classic & Vintage board and do some reading. There are lots of deals to be had on low to mid-level bikes from the 70s and 80s....
08-26-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By OrangeHorse

Obviously you need to try the bike, but my mixte...

Obviously you need to try the bike, but my mixte is 22 in, and it feels fairly snug for me. I am 5'7.
08-26-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,172
Posted By OrangeHorse

Totally agree, and this is exactly why I swapped...

Totally agree, and this is exactly why I swapped out my Pug mixte's stem. It just wasn't worth it to me to take the gamble.

Plus, it gave me a good excuse to get some new Velo Orange bars. Safe...
08-25-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By OrangeHorse

Have you seen this mixte thread? Lots of guys...

Have you seen this mixte thread? Lots of guys with mixtes:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/227038-Show-us-your-mixte-(mhendricks-new-happy-place)

I also would not buy a mixte for that...
08-21-12, 08:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,241
Posted By OrangeHorse

Very, very nice.

Very, very nice.
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By OrangeHorse

Either the Lotus or the Univega. The Sekai is way...

Either the Lotus or the Univega. The Sekai is way too big, and the Peugeot is overpriced.
08-18-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,059
Posted By OrangeHorse

Very classy. Enjoy!

Very classy. Enjoy!
08-14-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,240
Posted By OrangeHorse

Look at all those tiny French road bikes!...

Look at all those tiny French road bikes! Adorable!
08-14-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,088
Posted By OrangeHorse

I'm a 5'7 woman with an annoyingly short inseam....

I'm a 5'7 woman with an annoyingly short inseam. My All-City is a 49 but I could have probably gone at least one size up. My Pug Mixte is a 56 and also fits fine. Totally different style bike of...
08-14-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,070
Posted By OrangeHorse

Wow! I love, love, love it. Very sophisticated....

Wow! I love, love, love it. Very sophisticated. The logo is very elegant. I want one! A Peugeot lion wouldn't be too tricky, right? ;)
08-13-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,232
Posted By OrangeHorse

Oh, I'm sorry, when you said you wanted to go...

Oh, I'm sorry, when you said you wanted to go from 120mm to 100mm, I thought you meant height not reach.
08-12-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,232
Posted By OrangeHorse

Did the bike shop guy try to lower your current...

Did the bike shop guy try to lower your current stem? Quill stems can be lowered and raised. If you want to lower it a couple of centimeters, that seems like the easiest solution.
08-12-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,232
Posted By OrangeHorse

Yes, it will be hard to find a stem that has a...

Yes, it will be hard to find a stem that has a 22.2 steerer size with a 25mm handlebar clamp. But I don't think you'll find a threadless stem with a 25mm clamp either. (Someone feel free to correct...
08-12-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,232
Posted By OrangeHorse

Threadless stems are not pretty. I'd get the...

Threadless stems are not pretty. I'd get the quill stem for your bike.

Was the guy saying that the 25.4 clamp (a modern size) is too big for your existing handlebars? Are your bars a French size...
08-12-12, 07:45 AM
08-11-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,232
Posted By OrangeHorse

Check out Kalloy quill stems. I just got a 100mm...

Check out Kalloy quill stems. I just got a 100mm for my mixte. It has a small but ugly logo on it which came off easily with nail polish remover. Only 10-12 bucks and they seem pretty solid.
...
08-09-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,721
Posted By OrangeHorse

I love this! Beautiful girl and cute bike. :) I...

I love this! Beautiful girl and cute bike. :) I hope my daughter wants to do this sort of thing some day.
07-29-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By OrangeHorse

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
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