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07-25-18, 08:03 AM
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Posted By voor9

Actually I should have known it already from the...

Actually I should have known it already from the cranks, those Maxy's.
07-25-18, 08:00 AM
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Posted By voor9

I guess singlespeed.

I guess singlespeed.
07-25-18, 06:04 AM
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Posted By voor9

Hi! Yes, Sugino it is, checked it out.

Hi!

Yes, Sugino it is, checked it out.
07-22-18, 11:19 PM
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Posted By voor9

No markings. Got same thing with one Peugeot. It...

No markings. Got same thing with one Peugeot. It indicated Swiss bb and was (got a groove around the cup), but two other similar frames had French bb's. This doesn't look like those, but is from same...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 01:05 AM
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Posted By voor9

Built this summer from the scratch: 2001 Peugeot...

Built this summer from the scratch: 2001 Peugeot Pulse G400. Being used as a cyclocross, partly in towntraffic, so the mtb...
07-16-18, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By voor9

Hi! Thanks for the information Sorry for the...

Hi!

Thanks for the information Sorry for the late answer. And as can be seen, even the cable guides are Simplex. The stem looks suspiciously 22.0mm, because it has this little thinner lower part....
07-10-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,731
Posted By voor9

And the space the cassette use is same as, say...

And the space the cassette use is same as, say 11speed cassette? Narrower cogs mean you have to change all the gear parts to make this work?
07-10-18, 01:56 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By voor9

Nakamura Tornado Sport series

Hi everybody.

I decided to start from here. I have a frame, that I can't find any info from the net. Before I start to do anything to it, I just would like to know what I have in my hands.
The...
07-10-18, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By voor9

Batavus Sprint BB size

Hi everybody. I have a Batavus Sprint, probably from the early eighties. The bike has french parts all over (Simplex), but the bike is made in Holland. Before I start to open and convert the BB, just...
11-16-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By voor9

Yeah, sad but true. Otherwise a decent if not...

Yeah, sad but true. Otherwise a decent if not good bike at the time being was ruined with horrible brakes.
11-16-17, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By voor9

Here is a test from Finnish magazine where they...

Here is a test from Finnish magazine where they tested sporty bikes. The test is from 1982.

Bikes they tested:
Bianchi Sprint 80
Crescent Competition 12
Dawes Echelon
DBS Super Sport
Helkama...
11-16-17, 04:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By voor9

Vow! Would definitely like to see those in action...

Vow! Would definitely like to see those in action how they work. They have interesting pulling system. With that system they lost the pulling power somewhere.
11-15-17, 02:34 PM
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Posted By voor9

Thanks. The color is a sort of sky blue. Got it...

Thanks. The color is a sort of sky blue. Got it cheap and not driven with it yet, the adjustments are made by the previous owner. This SR stem has pretty long reach, one of the longest I've ever...
11-15-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By voor9

Full Altus. Really narrow Rigida alloy wheels....

Full Altus. Really narrow Rigida alloy wheels. Nice looking crank set. Here stripped down for single speed conversion...DBS gives lifetime warranty against rusting, so no rust on the frame, but on...
11-15-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By voor9

Yeah, it's pretty heavy if compared to other...

Yeah, it's pretty heavy if compared to other similar. Taken from DBS Super Sport, their top model from the 80s and quite good bike with Japanese frame. And they put Lee Chi on bike to keep cost lower?
11-15-17, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By voor9

Lee Chi brakes

Here is a front brake. Made by Lee Chi. Adjustment was done with very thin metal and it had a reputation of breaking down even when new...see two last pics.
11-15-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,305
Posted By voor9

I know the feeling. Have now the 7th one....

I know the feeling. Have now the 7th one. Building it for coming summer. My parents bought me the first one way back in '81. I wanted a moped, they bought me a road bike! Man I was angry teenager for...
11-10-17, 08:23 AM
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Views: 16,305
Posted By voor9

Hi! You also have Peugeot Pulse. I have one...

Hi!

You also have Peugeot Pulse. I have one (frame only, used to have Campy all over on it) Trying to figure out what it is. Got it in a trade.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 615,087
Posted By voor9

It is now...

It is now elsewhere...https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1127636-peugeot-pulse-2001-a.html as a new thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 615,087
Posted By voor9

Yes I know. Tried to figure out where to put it....

Yes I know. Tried to figure out where to put it. But I also think it was a hot deal too, even it was just a frameset, the full bike is pictured elsewhere by the seller whom I got it from.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By voor9

Peugeot Pulse 2001?

Hi!

Traded this to myself with the Dunlop frame and a pile of parts, including 26" wheels. Would like to find out more about this frame/bike. How long it possibly was produced with this frame...
11-01-17, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By voor9

Usually anything apart from multiple shiny...

Usually anything apart from multiple shiny colored bikes are of better quality. Building your own bike is not necessarily cheap. It can turn out really expensive. You have to think what you really...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 02:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By voor9

This is similar what I had when I was 15. This...

This is similar what I had when I was 15. This was bought a couple years ago just because it was same looking bike. Pic taken the day I received the bike. 10 speeds only. Maybe that's why I prefer...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 02:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By voor9

Oh, I see the trouble sometimes with that that my...

Oh, I see the trouble sometimes with that that my native language is not english. So between the lines there are something unintentional. Sorry 'bout that. The number of gears is much about the thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By voor9

Yes, I usually myself try to go uphill parts...

Yes, I usually myself try to go uphill parts faster (and driving from seat, with single speed I drive a lot from top tube partly because the gear ratio is what it is) and I'm coming downhill parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-17, 04:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By voor9

30speed road bike

While looking parts for a road bike project I found a bike that has 30speeds (3x10). It's a road bike. Bike was Haibike, but probably and definitely not the only one out there with more than you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By voor9

Well, main point to this thread was to start talk...

Well, main point to this thread was to start talk around the subject, and how others see it. Maybe it's got something to do with the Finnish mental side (that we think everything so negatively).
...
10-27-17, 07:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,415
Posted By voor9

It is new enough for not to have French threaded...

It is new enough for not to have French threaded bb, seat tube size or stem size. Should be no problem to find parts to it. Normal sealed cartridge bb's can be used, if the plan is not going...
10-27-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By voor9

Hi-Ten. Better use for these cheapies is as...

Hi-Ten.

Better use for these cheapies is as an anchor.
10-26-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By voor9

Thanks for the reply. The newer ones are more...

Thanks for the reply. The newer ones are more designed for mtb than all around.

The bike is coming to me in a week. My first plan was to tear it apart and put parts on two different projects.
...
10-26-17, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By voor9

Merida Crossway manufacturing year

Does anybody know, what time period this one was produced. I don't have the bike yet, so I don't have the frame number to help identifying.

Probably Merida Crossway Woodland Urban Gent. It has...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By voor9

Yes, I agree. Especially the saddles are those...

Yes, I agree. Especially the saddles are those that should be picked for reasons like comfort and also how much to use. Bad saddle easily numbs toes on longer rides, gives back aches and so on. Of...
10-24-17, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By voor9

Well anyway, all this was meant to be ironic...

Well anyway, all this was meant to be ironic...
10-24-17, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By voor9

Nope, neither would I buy any of these cheap...

Nope, neither would I buy any of these cheap bikes. Maybe I spend too much time in the net.:crash:

I build bikes for others, but drive myself with completely different bikes with the exception of...
10-23-17, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By voor9

Export quality part. 2

Here is another part of exported quality. This time the colors are nice, not shiny or anything. Still quite heavy (around 30lbs) for a fixie, but it has steel frame.

Sold through Alibaba, sort of...
10-23-17, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By voor9

Yes, and the saddle position in pics is...

Yes, and the saddle position in pics is hilarious. You probably slide to the top tube while riding from seat. And the net weight, 21kg? For how many bikes? Narrow tyres for offroad? And the wheels...
10-23-17, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By voor9

You have to buy few to get the cheapest price. So...

You have to buy few to get the cheapest price. So guess it's a bit for retailers price. But individual can buy these bikes too. These bikes actually have track bike drop outs rear. But seriously,...
10-22-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By voor9

No, I'm not going to buy myself. These bikes just...

No, I'm not going to buy myself. These bikes just look like fixies with all those shiny colors an all.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-17, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By voor9

Ok. This went to a certain direction, and I am...

Ok. This went to a certain direction, and I am always thinking the worst scenario on things.

I'm happy with Tiagra myself. And sometimes buying a second hand bike is better than buying a new one...
10-22-17, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By voor9

Picked from the net

Found this from the internet. Cheap mountainbike. Interesting colors. Any comments on these ones?

Order 10 and get them at 83USD per piece.

From the seller's page - Specifications/Special...
10-22-17, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By voor9

Some Asian bikes are quite good, but this...

Some Asian bikes are quite good, but this particular one is not among them. Even though the wheels have decals and therefore are not nameless. You can order these by mail at very cheap prices,...
10-22-17, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By voor9

Yes, here too. Few days ago I saw a childrens...

Yes, here too. Few days ago I saw a childrens bike parked outside a grocery store. 33speed hybrid (3x11). Where you need 33speeds? There are several similar gear ratio options on the bike. And...
10-20-17, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By voor9

Ooops! I bought a C****** bike

Once in a while these kinds of bikes pop out...

They are cheap, look cheap, but are sold with overwhelming colors. Like this one in pink. See the tyres and cranks/chainwheel's in pink too.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 04:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By voor9

How the bike buyers are framed

Well, maybe framed is a bit strong word here. Better word would be misconducted. Even though, it's a habit with several manufacturers/retailers.

Bikes are sold with the best part put on bike,...
10-19-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By voor9

I went all those things through, changing...

I went all those things through, changing everything possible, with no help, even the wheels. The bike had lost it's "sturdiness". Tubes from rear fork were finished. Same thing has happened with...
10-19-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By voor9

Everything can be saved. If there is a sense of...

Everything can be saved. If there is a sense of saving an overdriven bike by caterpillar, that can be questioned. But of course it's much easier to start building better frame than the one that has a...
10-19-17, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,486
Posted By voor9

Two great finds from same seller. New undriven...

Two great finds from same seller. New undriven frames:

Scott Speedster Contessa S (20 1/2") (40 bucks).

Pure Fix fixie (22"), seat post, seat, nothing else, luckily. Nice cream color. Can have...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By voor9

Looks a bit like Ishiwata frame. What the rear...

Looks a bit like Ishiwata frame. What the rear fork says, Suntour? Or am I just seeing something??
10-19-17, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By voor9

Nice bikes there! Sometimes a reason to...

Nice bikes there!

Sometimes a reason to throw a bike away is that it is locked (framelock) and no key. Like this one with full Altus parts.
10-19-17, 04:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By voor9

This particular Finnish Tunturi is now living a...

This particular Finnish Tunturi is now living a new life as a single speed. I drove with it myself for a two years. A bit heavy being from'79, but was fun and didn't have to care about the mud and...
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