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Posted By Poguemahone

We'll need much more information, starting with...

We'll need much more information, starting with pictures (you will be unable to post them until you have ten posts, but if you post a link to them on a third party site someone will help post them)....
03-30-19, 03:17 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

When was England great? asking for a friend,...

When was England great? asking for a friend, Ireland.
03-29-19, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

If you truly enjoy this hobby, shifting your...

If you truly enjoy this hobby, shifting your interests inevitably happens, usually towards the rarer end of the spectrum. Have fun!
03-28-19, 10:50 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Damn, but I could deal with more threads like...

Damn, but I could deal with more threads like this. The eye candy on this thread is way off the charts. The needle's all the way in the red, etc.
03-28-19, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

There is metric Columbus tubing. My Alain Michel...

There is metric Columbus tubing. My Alain Michel takes a 26.2. It is Columbus tubed.

Gorgeous Carre, BTW; I like it even more with the obscure shop sticker.
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Posted By Poguemahone

Jeunet 620 (Not butted tubing; straight gauge...

Jeunet 620 (Not butted tubing; straight gauge gaspipe. Cool looking bike, entry level. Typical nice french rider. To check, check post diameter, but I'm pretty sure on this id)
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Posted By Poguemahone

Assuming all is well, that's a very nice buying...

Assuming all is well, that's a very nice buying price. Go.
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Posted By Poguemahone

Tain't worth 200$. Others have explained it.

Tain't worth 200$. Others have explained it.
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Posted By Poguemahone

Might be swiss at that point. Might be English....

Might be swiss at that point. Might be English. Only one way to find out, likely. Probably takes the dreaded 24.0 seatpost.

If you're selling, take much better pictures.

If you're buying make...
03-26-19, 04:57 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

You ought re-ask this in the regular classic and...

You ought re-ask this in the regular classic and vintage forum. This one is for valuations and as a result has less traffic.

They're like us (in fact, we are them, just a smaller subset) and will...
03-25-19, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I didn't see it but might have made a run at it...

I didn't see it but might have made a run at it had I noticed it. Don't think the price was ridiculous.

I've been keeping an eye out for a couple of things, and this SHOULD have shown up in my...
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Posted By Poguemahone

Low end. If the seller is trying to pass off the...

Low end. If the seller is trying to pass off the Russian bike as undamaged, I wouldn't trust this one either.
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Posted By Poguemahone

The Russians apparently had some framebuilding...

The Russians apparently had some framebuilding techniques that involved riding the bike into a curb to get the proper bend in the top tube and down tube.

(Looks badly damaged. Pass big time. Real...
03-24-19, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Today I started the slow and gentle process of...

Today I started the slow and gentle process of putting the Alain Michel together. There's a box with some parts coming from chain reaction in England, due Wednesday. I sanded down the stem and...
03-24-19, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

The Elan and Romic connection

Awhile back, I picked up the pictured Elan bicycle. It is clearly French-- Vitus tubing, Super Vitus drops, Prugnat lugs-- although it is threaded English. The exact origins of this bike are...
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Posted By Poguemahone

You're probably not going to be able to sell that...

You're probably not going to be able to sell that for anything approaching real value in the Beloit/Janesville market. (I am familiar with both locales, having lived off what was then Exit 0 for four...
03-09-19, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I spent just under 200$. 2 Bars, 3 saddles, 2...

I spent just under 200$. 2 Bars, 3 saddles, 2 cranks, 2 pair reverse brake levers, Tektro levers, water bottle cage, chain guard, a stem, some cables, a few oddball odds and ends.
03-09-19, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Okay, but only because you axed for it ...

Okay, but only because you axed for it https://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/713185.jpg
02-25-19, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

(Alfio) Bonanno...

(Alfio) Bonanno http://i872.photobucket.com/albums/ab285/1967PeugeotPX10/Bonanno/bonnanodone006.jpg
01-23-19, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

In my experience? Likely five guys you've never...

In my experience? Likely five guys you've never heard of.
01-21-19, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

It's not shocking. I think a lot of this depends...

It's not shocking. I think a lot of this depends on what infrastructure communities build.

I live in a moderate sized US city that has paid lip service to the idea of bicycle commuting but does...
01-19-19, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

It was a quarter, in a pile with some other blues...

It was a quarter, in a pile with some other blues and string band 78s. The bike frame was only 1,000x more!
01-19-19, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Truly an amazingly amazing collection of amazing...

Truly an amazingly amazing collection of amazing finds thus far. Great eye candy, this thread.

May 2019 be as excellent for you lot!
01-18-19, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1198/20180604_165257_91af3dfea1fbf766be94e085f01364c96b82b19a.jpg


Oh, you mean bikes? Maybe this, I dunno, or the Osell or the other...
01-17-19, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Glad this stayed on the board, if only for the...

Glad this stayed on the board, if only for the selfish reason I get to see more pictures of it. Congrats, guys!
01-15-19, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I shall be there. Have gone for years.

I shall be there. Have gone for years.
01-15-19, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Cruel fate; too bloody small. Jaysus, at 350 that...

Cruel fate; too bloody small. Jaysus, at 350 that thing would be gone if it were 62. Ouch, looking at this hurts.
01-14-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I get components more than bikes. Two that stand...

I get components more than bikes. Two that stand out are a complete group of Campy Super Record (minus pedals) and a set of Phil Wood CHP pedals.
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Posted By Poguemahone

To be absolutely honest, I don't think this is...

To be absolutely honest, I don't think this is the best place to get an appraisal of this one.There's a couple of BMX related boards; it is a very different market from what most of us are used to...
01-13-19, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

By ignoring it, of course. Is there any other way?

By ignoring it, of course. Is there any other way?
01-12-19, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Alain Michel. If you want a French made, hand...

Alain Michel. If you want a French made, hand made, randonneur, you ought be all over this one. It would be gone were it a proper size.
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01-12-19, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I see them quite regularly (a friend picked one...

I see them quite regularly (a friend picked one up for 15$ at a thrift last year, and they show at the Goodwill auction regularly). But this is a town with one of the nation's larger art schools....
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Posted By Poguemahone

It's not worth 600. If he gets such an offer, he...

It's not worth 600. If he gets such an offer, he ought take it immediately. As T-Mar said, you can buy a hell of a bike for six hundred.
01-04-19, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Have two UO8s, which negate need for varsity.

Have two UO8s, which negate need for varsity.
01-04-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

We'll see. Got two bikes in the queue: a 1975...

We'll see. Got two bikes in the queue: a 1975 Eisentraut and an eighties Alain Michel. Gonna have to be something that eclipses those.

I'm open, but it best be fantastic. Life's too short to waste...
01-01-19, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Without pictures, nothing, because we can't make...

Without pictures, nothing, because we can't make any sort of judgement.

I realize as a new poster you cannot yet post pictures. You must get to ten posts to do this. The standard advice is to hop...
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Posted By Poguemahone

Quite a nice buy! Low, but not ridiculously...

Quite a nice buy!

Low, but not ridiculously off, I think. Most American Customs are somewhere in the 200-350 range with a (very ) few names pulling more. For frame/fork, natch.
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Posted By Poguemahone

This is true in general for American customs. ...

This is true in general for American customs.

OP, we really need pics (multiple) as well as size and a components list.
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Posted By Poguemahone

Very nice dumpster dive find. Look, whatever...

Very nice dumpster dive find.

Look, whatever you decide to do, you are going to come out ahead here, either in cash dollars or experience. Most of us here would opt for the experience.

Great...
12-14-18, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I hate to be old and cranky, but I was here on...

I hate to be old and cranky, but I was here on the day this forum was founded. Thankfully, it's never been a nasty place or really even much less than really, really kindly. I am sure there's been...
12-10-18, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Drowning in drool here. Fantastic, just...

Drowning in drool here. Fantastic, just fantastic. I'd tell you to have fun, but you're clearly already there!
12-05-18, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

Interesting story, thanks! There's a great book...

Interesting story, thanks! There's a great book called "Do Not Sell at Any Price" which details a woman's hunt for a Paramount record (she doesn't find any; she's hunting in the wild). She of course...
12-04-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 183
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Posted By Poguemahone

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1198/20180604_165438_4711ae1e649877db73f4b40637e656433c5b9d5c.jpg...
12-03-18, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

I dunno about epic, but I am quite happy. I built...

I dunno about epic, but I am quite happy. I built up a nice Romic in 650b in the spring. I'd had the frame for years. In the fall, I put together a Terry Osell frame and fork with DA 7400. I also had...
12-03-18, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Poguemahone

thanks guys. Think you hit it.

thanks guys. Think you hit it.
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Posted By Poguemahone

Give us some detail shots: headtube area, Crank...

Give us some detail shots: headtube area, Crank area, rear derailleur area, seat stay/seat tube junction, and any blemishes/etc.
12-03-18, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

American customs porn thread! Excellent!

American customs porn thread! Excellent!
12-03-18, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Poguemahone

What is this crank?

Only photo I have alas, but the collected knowledge of this board always trumps my measly collection of bits and...
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Posted By Poguemahone

Romics are quite nice and are what I'd call an...

Romics are quite nice and are what I'd call an American Semi-custom; but valuation is impossible w/o pictures. Here's mine, a bit...
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