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Posted By :andrew

From what I understand many frame builders used...

From what I understand many frame builders used Cinelli BB shells on their bikes, so I do not know what kind of frame this is.
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Posted By :andrew

Shogun ...

Shogun
http://blog.sugarnipple.com/2010/07/shogun-500-city-bike-project.html
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Posted By :andrew

Can anyone identify this bike with Columbus tubing?

I'm not sure what kind of bike this is. It has Columbus tubing and Shimano 600 components...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/48906223@N07/8590601494/in/photostream/...
07-27-11, 06:27 PM
06-14-11, 12:15 AM
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Posted By :andrew

I was going to replace the jockey wheels on my...

I was going to replace the jockey wheels on my Simplex derailleur, but found it was cheaper just to buy a whole new derailleur. Most people will suggest that you upgrade from that model of Simplex...
05-09-11, 10:43 AM
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Posted By :andrew

Help me identify these bikes.

I was doing some work at my grandparent's former house this weekend and then found these out in the shed. They look pretty cool, but I have no idea what they are or what year they are from. ...
05-04-11, 08:02 PM
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Posted By :andrew

Wow! I am so glad that is not near me.

Wow! I am so glad that is not near me.
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Posted By :andrew

Yeah, I definitely noticed the rust. I sent him...

Yeah, I definitely noticed the rust. I sent him an email requesting detailed pictures of the components.
Forum: Touring
05-04-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By :andrew

Trust me, I know. I was just mentioning the gear...

Trust me, I know. I was just mentioning the gear I already have.
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Posted By :andrew

1985 Batavus Professional

I don't really need another bike, but this guy keeps lowering the price. Is this a really good deal that I should not let pass?
http://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/2359638056.html
Forum: Touring
05-03-11, 07:24 PM
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Views: 610
Posted By :andrew

I am 27, but I agree I think Asheville would be...

I am 27, but I agree I think Asheville would be way too difficult for my first long ride. I can comfortably ride about 30 miles, but that is without gear of course. Thanks for posting a link to your...
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Posted By :andrew

I'm pretty sure that fork is a replacement.

I'm pretty sure that fork is a replacement.
05-03-11, 10:01 AM
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Posted By :andrew

I really like this bike.

I really like this bike.
Forum: Touring
05-03-11, 09:37 AM
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Views: 610
Posted By :andrew

Advice/suggestions for first small tour.

My friends and I are planning on taking a little tour this summer and I would like to get some advice from some of you. We are in Columbia, SC and are either going to be riding from here to...
05-02-11, 08:07 AM
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Posted By :andrew

Beautiful bike.

Beautiful bike.
05-01-11, 05:54 PM
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Posted By :andrew

What is he doing at the end? Carrying it to the...

What is he doing at the end? Carrying it to the buyer's house? It seems like he is walking for a while.:lol:
05-01-11, 02:45 PM
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Posted By :andrew

ISO: I'm not sure what these are called, but I...

ISO:
I'm not sure what these are called, but I am looking for two of these plastic adjuster pieces pictured on this Simplex shifter.
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5023/5677343702_65275ba038.jpg...
04-28-11, 10:56 PM
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Posted By :andrew

Yeah, I plan on using it on the bottom since I...

Yeah, I plan on using it on the bottom since I don't have fenders. The only reason I was worried about using it is because I thought since Proofide is used primarily to loosen saddles up, that it...
04-28-11, 10:51 PM
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Views: 2,535
Posted By :andrew

Wow! Great job! I saw this when you first posted...

Wow! Great job! I saw this when you first posted it. What did you use to clean the frame, just soap and water?
04-28-11, 01:01 PM
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Posted By :andrew

I agree. I usually don't like bars when they are...

I agree. I usually don't like bars when they are chopped like that, but those look great.
04-28-11, 12:53 PM
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Posted By :andrew

Great looking bike.

Great looking bike.
04-27-11, 07:20 PM
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Views: 1,394
Posted By :andrew

Ok, thanks everyone. I'm going to order some.

Ok, thanks everyone. I'm going to order some.
04-27-11, 09:44 AM
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Posted By :andrew

I understand not wanting to buy the cotter press...

I understand not wanting to buy the cotter press if you don't use it that often. Usually, I borrow one, but last time I couldn't so I had to use a hammer. I hit the Grade A cotters extremely hard...
04-27-11, 09:35 AM
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Views: 1,394
Posted By :andrew

Should I use Proofide?

I just got an Ideale saddle for my Peugeot last week and was thinking about buying a tin of Brooks Proofide for it. Although, I noticed that there are very slight cracks in the saddle and was...
04-27-11, 08:52 AM
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Views: 3,312
Posted By :andrew

Just give Mark Stonich at bikesmith time to reply...

Just give Mark Stonich at bikesmith time to reply to your email. IMO he has the best cotters. I have bought cotters from him before and he shipped them very quickly. I would recommend getting the...
04-26-11, 02:09 PM
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Posted By :andrew

I have used Testors model paint on several bikes...

I have used Testors model paint on several bikes and it came out really good.
04-25-11, 10:52 PM
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Posted By :andrew

Here is my girlfriend's 1974 Peugeot U0-18. ...

Here is my girlfriend's 1974 Peugeot U0-18.
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5184/5656575966_0360292213.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/48906223@N07/5656575966/)
IMG_1329...
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Posted By :andrew

1983 Peugeot P6

I picked this bike up a while ago, but the frame is too small for me. It measures 54cm from the center of the bottom bracket to the top of the seat tube. Since I have had it I have replaced the brake...
04-21-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

Wow! I think there will never be a need to ask a...

Wow! I think there will never be a need to ask a question about Simplex derailleurs again. :thumb:
04-21-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

Yeah, I admit when I put this bike together I was...

Yeah, I admit when I put this bike together I was hesitant to buy a new Simplex RD after hearing people say they are trash on here. However, I decided that I would like to keep the bike original or...
04-21-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

I didn't mean to start a derailleur war, but I...

I didn't mean to start a derailleur war, but I feel like crap is a bit strong as well. I can understand why some may say to upgrade, but I just do not see the need to trash a derailleur that can...
04-21-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

Thanks for explaining the history of these...

Thanks for explaining the history of these derailleurs. PDXaero I like how you are so passionate about these derailleurs. I'm right there with you man. As long as mine work fine I will be happy,...
04-21-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

:lol: I know plastic is one reason. I guess I'm...

:lol: I know plastic is one reason. I guess I'm asking is that the only reason they have a bad reputation. Also, has anyone one ever heard of the rear derailleur cracking at the plastic? In defense...
04-21-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,598
Posted By :andrew

Why do Simplex derailleurs have such a bad rep??

I have seen numerous threads on here where a person will post a bike with Simplex derailleurs and the first thing people say is to trash the Simplex derailleurs. I am just wondering what is so bad...
04-21-11, 09:40 AM
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Posted By :andrew

It looks a lot like this color to me. I'm not...

It looks a lot like this color to me. I'm not sure though.
http://www.peugeotshow.com/1986us/1986us_04.jpg
In the specifications they are calling this color champagne....
04-20-11, 07:36 PM
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Views: 2,190
Posted By :andrew

I agree. I was thinking that you must be a...

I agree. I was thinking that you must be a graffiti artist.
04-20-11, 07:01 PM
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Views: 2,190
Posted By :andrew

You did a really good job painting the bike. Nice...

You did a really good job painting the bike. Nice work.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-11, 04:27 PM
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Views: 141,448
Posted By :andrew

I have found a lot of bicycle wheels. The other...

I have found a lot of bicycle wheels. The other day I found $20.
Today I saw this guy, but unfortunately as soon as I saw him my tire rolled over his head.:(...
04-19-11, 09:16 AM
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Views: 2,320
Posted By :andrew

Yeah, on the carpet is a horrible place to work...

Yeah, on the carpet is a horrible place to work on bikes. Nothing hurts worse than a cut piece of brake line stabbing into your foot at 2:00 am when you get up to use the bathroom.
04-18-11, 06:28 PM
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Views: 1,694
Posted By :andrew

I keep mine to keep my bike original as well.

I keep mine to keep my bike original as well.
04-18-11, 06:06 PM
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Posted By :andrew

http://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/2332686151.html...

http://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/2332686151.html

Batavus "Professional" racer - Columbus steel frame - $350 (Columbia)

Date: 2011-04-18, 2:33PM EDT
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04-18-11, 05:20 PM
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Posted By :andrew

Because bikes don't stink. Just kidding. I live...

Because bikes don't stink. Just kidding. I live in a one bedroom apartment also and the place gets smaller each time I get another bike/wheelset etc. I just say that the bikes are decoration.
04-18-11, 08:43 AM
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Views: 1,694
Posted By :andrew

I want one. I probably will buy one when my LBS...

I want one. I probably will buy one when my LBS stops letting me borrow theirs.
04-17-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By :andrew

I am having this problem right now too on my...

I am having this problem right now too on my Peugeot. I filed down two sets of 9.5mm cotter pins and both times they ended up being too loose when I pressed them in. I think the problem was that I...
04-17-11, 02:22 PM
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Posted By :andrew

+1 I learned that 81 is when Peugeot started...

+1
I learned that 81 is when Peugeot started using Swiss threading on some bikes. Also, if your bike was wrecked so bad by your roommate that it smashed all the lights and destroyed the fenders, I...
04-14-11, 09:43 AM
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Views: 990
Posted By :andrew

I have the same tires on my Rigida wheels. When I...

I have the same tires on my Rigida wheels. When I first put them on they didn't seat right so I took them off and cleaned up the bead just like FORDSVTPARTS said and they went on fine. I have not had...
04-13-11, 11:33 PM
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Views: 1,360
Posted By :andrew

Hey I found this. It says these were built by...

Hey I found this. It says these were built by Flash cycles and that they have Nervex lugs.
http://perthvintagecycles.blogspot.com/2011_03_01_archive.html
04-13-11, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,267
Posted By :andrew

Wow! I thought this bike was tall. ...

Wow! I thought this bike was tall.
http://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/2266560188.html
04-13-11, 05:20 PM
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Views: 4,586
Posted By :andrew

Thanks for the info. I will try to post pictures....

Thanks for the info. I will try to post pictures. After looking at it more and noticing that the brakes and crankset are unmarked it does seem pretty low end, but I don't want to tell my Dad that....
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