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01-20-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By plonz

Well crap, I don't see a wider spline on my rear...

Well crap, I don't see a wider spline on my rear hub. They're all the same size.
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01-19-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By plonz

I have a Record 8 speed hubset. My notes say...

I have a Record 8 speed hubset. My notes say HB/FH-(0-2)0RE Record 8 speed hubs (orig pattern). Any idea if this is what you’re looking for? I can dig them up and take pics if you think they’re...
01-10-23, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By plonz

This Sameness steel stem was in rough shape. I...

This Sameness steel stem was in rough shape. I sanded it down to bare metal and did a couple coats of primer, color and clear. The fresh paint on the length of quill that got inserted did not hold up...
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By plonz

Nice bike in great condition. There’s what we...

Nice bike in great condition. There’s what we want it to be worth and then there’s what the market will pay. I just don’t see someone offering $500 for this bike. Feels like $350ish to me. I want...
12-05-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By plonz

Light, roll forever and mostly bomb proof. Hadn’t...

Light, roll forever and mostly bomb proof. Hadn’t noticed the market price coming down on these yet but it must be if this set is any indication. Seems like a good deal. GLWS!
12-02-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,044
Posted By plonz

Jan Heine found that 32s will spin longer than...

Jan Heine found that 32s will spin longer than 23s.
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By plonz

The lug cutouts resemble some Mercian models.

The lug cutouts resemble some Mercian models.
11-27-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By plonz

jamesdak , thanks to you we’re all taking second...

jamesdak , thanks to you we’re all taking second looks at the $150 Techniums for sale locally!

Do we know if there are any differences in the frame composition across the Technium lineup? 420,...
11-26-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,916
Posted By plonz

All I know is when I’m showing up to a group...

All I know is when I’m showing up to a group hammerfest, I’m not looking for “Casually” to trigger fear and self-doubt in others!
11-26-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By plonz

I’d be hanging the Ultegra or 105 mentioned...

I’d be hanging the Ultegra or 105 mentioned earlier. I might even try polishing one of them to a chrome gleam with no labels. Keep the fans guessing.

You know full well something else will come...
11-26-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By plonz

Here are the sizes listed for the PSN 10 in the...

Here are the sizes listed for the PSN 10 in the 1985 catalog. I would have guessed OP’s to be a 62cm but maybe 64cm is right.

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11-25-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By plonz

That there has all the earmarks of a 1985 Peugeot...

That there has all the earmarks of a 1985 Peugeot PSN10. Campy Triomphe drivetrain is original. Modolo Speedy brakes switched out for the 600s, which from what I hear, would have been an upgrade...
11-23-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By plonz

I’ve moved out of state numerous times using...

I’ve moved out of state numerous times using professional movers. 4 moves ago the company “lost” my tandem. I received a settlement but still couldn’t believe it.

In my last two moves, my C&V road...
11-21-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By plonz

As an owner of a PSN10, I was surprised at how...

As an owner of a PSN10, I was surprised at how light Super Vitus 980 is. My 58cm PSN10 frame is lighter than the 57cm Trek 760 Reynolds 531c frame I once owned. I think the absence of a seat cluster...
11-21-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By plonz

Those brifters look really clean. Whole group...

Those brifters look really clean. Whole group looks great for that matter. Anything STI seems to be crazy pricey these days. Makes this set a real value. GLWS!
11-19-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By plonz

That’s a unique one for sure. Looks like a PR...

That’s a unique one for sure. Looks like a PR 6000 until you start picking apart the details. My uneducated guess it’s a custom build through theIr PICS process. I’ll take a track frame with road...
11-19-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,376
Posted By plonz

This one has tortured me for a while now. Would...

This one has tortured me for a while now. Would look great in my cave. Just not $599 great.
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By plonz

I sold a Technium Chill MTB 2 years ago for $120....

I sold a Technium Chill MTB 2 years ago for $120. It was in very good condition with good rubber. I suppose I might have gotten closer to $150 but I’m a bird-in-hand guy.
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By plonz

I’m still recovering from my inexplicable...

I’m still recovering from my inexplicable obsession with the one linked below. I’ll toss out $350 for the Bill Cartwright model pictured above. Someone is bound to come by and double this.
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Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By plonz

The price of new rubber

I haven’t been building much lately so quite the shocker when I saw top-end race rubber like Conti 5000s listed at more than $100 per tire! Gone are the days of stocking up on them (4000s) at $35. ...
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By plonz

When you look at early 70s catalogues for Miyata...

When you look at early 70s catalogues for Miyata and Fuji, their high end models are spec’d with what they referred to as French pattern valves (aka presta). I guess that’s why I was surprised to...
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By plonz

Beautiful bike. No others online with the chrome...

Beautiful bike. No others online with the chrome head tube lugs that I can find.

I’ll assume the wheels are not original. They’re quite boxy. Hard to tell from the pics but the wheels appear to...
10-31-22, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By plonz

My 1985 PSN10 has made me a Super Vitus 980...

My 1985 PSN10 has made me a Super Vitus 980 believer. It is the lightest of all my frames and rides terrific. Enjoy your new ride!
10-30-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By plonz

I had a similar problem with changing a single...

I had a similar problem with changing a single spoke and then having another break repeatedly. In my case, I re-tensioned all the spokes but was not sufficiently stress-relieving like I would...
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By plonz

I see chrome Voyagers list around $300 fairly...

I see chrome Voyagers list around $300 fairly often. They don’t seem to sell right away so I’d guess they’re transacting mid $200s.
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By plonz

Welcome to the forums and very nice work! I own...

Welcome to the forums and very nice work! I own a mid 80s Peugeot PSN10 but am far from a Peugeot historian. Are you looking for a valuation? My guess is it will be lower than what you invested in...
10-26-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By plonz

I’ll wager a guess OP is looking for the one...

I’ll wager a guess OP is looking for the one stamped Superbe with the cutout slot in the head clamp. Very cool stem.
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10-20-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By plonz

My oh my… gorgeous! The stitched saddle was a...

My oh my… gorgeous! The stitched saddle was a great choice. GLWS
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By plonz

I was going to recommend $150 until I saw the...

I was going to recommend $150 until I saw the posting. $95 is a real good deal for this bike. Anything less would certainly be a score.

Tempos are beloved by many on this forum, me included. The...
10-16-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By plonz

These should clean up fine. Twer 175s, I'd be...

These should clean up fine. Twer 175s, I'd be claiming them. GLWS!
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By plonz

That bike is a head scratcher. Whatever it is,...

That bike is a head scratcher. Whatever it is, that looks like a quality frame. Nice lugs and tight wheelbase. Install a proper cockpit and we’re ready for crit day!
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By plonz

I suspect there may be a few prospective buyers...

I suspect there may be a few prospective buyers for this lot. Maybe a conflict of interest If we start throwing out prices;) Buyers will want to know crank length, cassette teeth and gear count, and...
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By plonz

You might get $150 for it but there are some...

You might get $150 for it but there are some knocks against it that may drive it lower. The seat cover separating from the seat does not look good. The electrical tape on the bar tape also does not...
10-06-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,135
Posted By plonz

The ‘87 Super Sport is a fine machine for...

The ‘87 Super Sport is a fine machine for updating. It’s more of a go-fast racer so I’d plan on using it more for spirited club rides than centuries. Any 9 to 11 speed Shimano STI group would be a...
10-06-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By plonz

Great looking ‘84 Competition! It continues to...

Great looking ‘84 Competition! It continues to be my favorite go-fast bike in my collection. Interesting perspective on the differences between the ‘84 and ‘75.
10-05-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,437
Posted By plonz

Big ringer here until it gets too steep. I fall...

Big ringer here until it gets too steep. I fall in to the psychological camp that with identical gear inches, the big ring combo feels faster than the small ring combo.
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By plonz

We all love this bike but the realities of...

We all love this bike but the realities of selling a high end bike in a local market prevail. Saw it on CL where it’s been for 9 days at $800. Maybe there are a lot of inquiries and it will sell...
09-29-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By plonz

New Bike Day!

Found this one languishing on FBM about two hours north of me. After a handful of price drops, I decided it was time to make the journey and snag this ‘88 Panasonic DX-5000. I’ve hoped to add a...
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By plonz

Potentially really nice bike. Is there front end...

Potentially really nice bike. Is there front end damage though? Those are suspicious paint blemishes on the top and down tubes in the pic.

Barring any damage, I see prices (not necessarily...
09-25-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By plonz

Yep, Circuits are SL. SP down tube on 23” and...

Yep, Circuits are SL. SP down tube on 23” and larger frames.
09-17-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By plonz

Definitely a high cool factor on those. I see...

Definitely a high cool factor on those. I see there was a cransket for this group as well. Hang it on a white Davidson Impulse…. Oh yeah!
09-15-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By plonz

If a larger frame is an option, I’d go with it. ...

If a larger frame is an option, I’d go with it. If stuck with the current frame, a 90 degree stem would be a solution for the stem height. I have a couple of rides outfitted this way. My Peugeot...
09-14-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,949
Posted By plonz

This was common practice by car dealers… 40 years...

This was common practice by car dealers… 40 years ago. The industry eventually learned that satisfied service customers buy vehicles too.

Today’s shortage of Technicians/Mechanics has caused some...
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By plonz

There is one of these in the C&V Sales forum...

There is one of these in the C&V Sales forum right now. Beautiful bike that is listed at $700. Lots of compliments but no transaction.
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Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By plonz

Nice ride sloar ! This thread may answer...

Nice ride sloar !

This thread may answer your question.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1257467-88-bridgestone-rb-1-cobalt-blue-fair-price-ask.html
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By plonz

A De Rosa racing bike or a Miyata tourer with...

A De Rosa racing bike or a Miyata tourer with triple and cantis… :foo:
09-08-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,376
Posted By plonz

At $1,800 you should be able to take your time. ...

At $1,800 you should be able to take your time. At that price, I can’t imagine it sells locally anyway. Course, there was the Rivendell Bleriot listed over the weekend that I was sure was priced...
09-06-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,898
Posted By plonz

My style, my size, my town… just not my budget! ...

My style, my size, my town… just not my budget! This one will haunt me for a minute. GLWS!
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By plonz

Search for Super LeMans using the Search This...

Search for Super LeMans using the Search This Forum link and you’ll get more than a dozen evaluation inquiries for Centurion Super LeMans. Aside from a few starry-eyed outliers thinking it’s a $300+...
09-06-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,212
Posted By plonz

I know that pain! When I rode in SE Texas, I’d...

I know that pain! When I rode in SE Texas, I’d get stung on a bike at least 3x per year. Over the years, I became more allergic to any kind of sting and it became a bit of a problem. It’s part of...
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