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08-03-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,218
Posted By KenNC

Nice bike! Less common blue PX10, and with the...

Nice bike! Less common blue PX10, and with the fancier lug style to boot! And great handlebar/stem upgrade to eliminate the "death stem" issue. I hear you don't want to get into the mechanical...
07-29-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By KenNC

I likewise have found chain the width to be key...

I likewise have found chain the width to be key to this problem, with 7.1mm chains (8 speed) skating, and 7.3mm chains solving the problem. The 7.3mm is actually the pin length.
07-22-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,776
Posted By KenNC

I agree, clean, polish, wax, and don't repaint. ...

I agree, clean, polish, wax, and don't repaint. However, I would add some replacement down tube and seat tube decals from a source like Velocals, and I MIGHT attempt to find a reasonably close touch...
06-27-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 31,369
Posted By KenNC

1972 Paramount tandem: ...

1972 Paramount tandem:
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06-09-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By KenNC

I like Bespokechainrings on ebay, he has...

I like Bespokechainrings on ebay, he has Stronglight, TA, and standard dust caps: https://www.ebay.com/usr/bespokechainrings?_trksid=p2047675.l2559 Sometimes eBay goofs up the shipping price on...
06-09-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By KenNC

Gosh, my vote fwiw on a pre "bike boom" frame...

Gosh, my vote fwiw on a pre "bike boom" frame like this is part out some of the non-original parts and replace them with later, but still French, parts. It is such a nice looking frame, with good...
06-08-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,353
Posted By KenNC

I really enjoy seeing something that looks that...

I really enjoy seeing something that looks that far gone, being brought back to life!
05-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By KenNC

That seems like a great deal to me and one of the...

That seems like a great deal to me and one of the more interesting posts lately. Hadn't heard of Roy Thame before, but a quick search revealed an interesting history:...
04-26-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 365
Posted By KenNC

Really enjoyed this. I derive as much pleasure...

Really enjoyed this. I derive as much pleasure from restoring the little bits, as I do from a re-assembling the complete bike. Of course then the little bits need to go somewhere....
Have an...
04-03-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,217
Posted By KenNC

I like the Shimano PD-A520. While single sided,...

I like the Shimano PD-A520. While single sided, I don't find flipping the pedal to clip in a problem--I'm not trying to win any races!! And I think the style of the A520 is much more in keeping...
04-01-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,841
Posted By KenNC

Wow great photo of your dad, and what a great...

Wow great photo of your dad, and what a great collection of bikes! SO many interesting things! I really like the biplane fork crown on the pink frame. And I also really like the lugs on the Ted...
02-19-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 114,552
Posted By KenNC

Just built this one up from a frame. Alot of...

Just built this one up from a frame. Alot of touch-up, and still not perfect, but original paint, and all original decals except for the Reynolds and Nervex decals. Kept the shifters and derailleurs...
02-19-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 713,357
Posted By KenNC

Going to put detailed shots of this one on the...

Going to put detailed shots of this one on the PX10 thread:
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02-16-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 641,439
Posted By KenNC

A 1069 (or there abouts) PX10 frame that I am now...

A 1069 (or there abouts) PX10 frame that I am now building up, as posted on Ebay, and after some cleaning, touch-up, and new Nervex and Reynolds decals. All the Peugeot decals remain original:...
02-13-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 62,737
Posted By KenNC

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/712x938/sugden_lynch_0e4fe620caa03bb68859ae8bf364dd123869e2b6.jpg
On the 1969 PX10 I am currently building up.
02-12-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By KenNC

DIY alignment tool for Simplex Derailleur Hanger

Am building up an old Peugeot, and wasn't real confident the derailleur hanger was aligned. My Park tool won't thread on, so I built up this tool from a 5/16 hardened bolt, nuts & washers, and a 4'...
01-29-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By KenNC

Check out "Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII...

Check out "Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation" by McConnon & McConnon. It is available on Amazon, eBay, etc. I read it last month and...
01-09-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,103
Posted By KenNC

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!
01-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By KenNC

Golly I had to look at that 2 or 3 times to...

Golly I had to look at that 2 or 3 times to figure it out. Very interesting, thanks for posting! Found some more info here in case anyone is interested: ...
12-31-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By KenNC

1972 Paramount tandem update

I posted on this previously here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1188362-1972-paramount-tandem-some-interesting-features.html but here are pictures of the near final version. Tried...
07-12-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By KenNC

Wow that is a really nice bike, and for 100 bucks...

Wow that is a really nice bike, and for 100 bucks what a deal! Do you have any particular plans for it?
07-08-18, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By KenNC

1970 Witcomb rebuild--Suggestions?

I purchased this 1970(ish) Witcomb off eBbay several years ago, and have finally built it up: Only had the original pics from eBay....
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