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05-17-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Millstone

Maybe this helps? ...

Maybe this helps?

https://machiine.com/2015/benotto-classic/


At the end of that article there are some links to other essays (as they put it). Might be worth your while.
05-13-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By Millstone

You HAVE to enter this in the Cluncker Challenge!...

You HAVE to enter this in the Cluncker Challenge! :)

Basically NOS indeed,... I'd put it back on the shelf "just in case" :lol:

I think it needs an OA bath though. Nice find nevertheless.
05-13-22, 12:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 796
Posted By Millstone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUEaN9FKGLE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUEaN9FKGLE

Dylan has something to say :-)

Then again, when doing a triathlon I go SPD otherwise I'm likely to go flat.
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Millstone

I have no idea what it's worth but the bike...

I have no idea what it's worth but the bike really appeals to me, must be the blue... :)

Nice! :thumb:
04-07-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,637
Posted By Millstone

Looks fine. :-) And still French. That's a...

Looks fine. :-) And still French. That's a win-win.

I'd wager that the shimano RD threads are fine. My 1986/87 Peugeot had a 105 RD. Worked like a charm.

Seatpost: leave it if the owner...
04-05-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 722
Posted By Millstone

We need pics from the drive side please

We need pics from the drive side please
03-29-22, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Millstone

A big "Thanks!" for those links! :) I am a...

A big "Thanks!" for those links! :)
I am a real sucker for those types of stories, modern or "ancient". :thumb:
03-14-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,637
Posted By Millstone

If not Vitus, then probably Reynolds 501.

If not Vitus, then probably Reynolds 501.
03-10-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Millstone

Thanks for the photos! I've been to Berlin...

Thanks for the photos!

I've been to Berlin a few times, once slightly before the fall of The Wall and one also a few years later. Quite a difference.
I remember playing frisbee on the...
03-07-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 370,258
Posted By Millstone

Just found this: ...

Just found this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mq7Skbfv08

Because I can only find a 1991 catalogue. And mine is from 1992 (time of this footage). But fun to watch. In Dutch though.
03-07-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,637
Posted By Millstone

BB is probably standard. Seatpost quill is...

BB is probably standard.

Seatpost quill is a "wedge" type.

Threads for RD is probably standard i.e. normal.

Heliomantic freewheel is "special". I'd spread the frame a tad and use a normal...
03-07-22, 03:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,637
Posted By Millstone

Looks like my Triathlon peug. That was from 1987....

Looks like my Triathlon peug. That was from 1987.
Had the same seatpost.

IIRC I had a Dura Ace RD installed at some point. And the BB was "normal" threaded, I think I replaced it with a Shimano...
03-05-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 370,258
Posted By Millstone

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_20220305_164749377_0442b9d01718ac0b8a552693e9326b8563df585d.jpg
Duell Professional with (finally!) the brake cable through the top...
03-05-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 370,258
Posted By Millstone

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fiets_2_1d76065677c11cccd225d3b861ff9892b0a68c45.jpg
Old Gazelle, 1964 I believe.
02-25-22, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Millstone

Lovely! :thumb:

Lovely! :thumb:
Forum: Triathlon
02-15-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Millstone

Get a bike fit (even online should give you some...

Get a bike fit (even online should give you some ballpark numbers) and ride it.
So, first: make sure it fits.

See what needs to be replaced (rear cassettes are easy to do it yourself with some...
02-15-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,153
Posted By Millstone

How does it look on the top? The part that you...

How does it look on the top? The part that you sit on?
Nice repair btw. :thumb:
02-04-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7,610
Views: 820,159
Posted By Millstone

Octalink BB for installing on my commuter, so...

Octalink BB for installing on my commuter, so that I could reuse a cranckset from my old MTB. Replacing the old chain with the MTB chain and cassette in one go, ... unfortunately the RD didnt fit......
02-04-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Millstone

That IS cool... :thumb:

That IS cool... :thumb:
01-26-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Millstone

You might find here something... My guess is...

You might find here something...
My guess is 1993-1995 ish.

https://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/Brochures%20Germany/Peugeot%201993%20Germany%20Brochure/Peugeot%201993%20Germany%20Brochure.htm
...
12-20-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,510,146
Posted By Millstone

Same. It works... a bit. But enough to, indeed,...

Same. It works... a bit. But enough to, indeed, save your ass. :) No more skunk stripe / mud butt :D
12-20-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,510,146
Posted By Millstone

It actually does... ...

It actually does...

https://www.canyon.com/nl-nl/gear/accessories/bike-accessories/fenders-and-mudguards/canyon-ass-saver/168324.html

:)
12-09-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Millstone

Oh wow... that is my kind of race! :-)

Oh wow... that is my kind of race! :-)
11-29-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Millstone

Original link: ...

Original link:
...
11-23-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,785
Posted By Millstone

"To quote the first draft of John F. Kennedy...

"To quote the first draft of John F. Kennedy famous speech (he eventually decided to go to the moon instead of do Cino): We choose to ride the Cino on bikes older than a decade, and do the other...
11-23-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Millstone

Rest of the article. Enjoy! In Dutch/Belgian, so...

Rest of the article. Enjoy! In Dutch/Belgian, so maybe you want an online translator. Babelfish..? :D


Marcel Maes won de Vredeskoers, goed voor één van de merkwaardigste zeges uit het Belgische...
11-23-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Millstone

https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20200625_05001083...

https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20200625_05001083

Roughly translated:

1967. the Cold War is in full effect. In the West the "capitalistic" pros ride the Tour de France. In the East the...
11-23-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Millstone

650C no, but I really like that bike on the...

650C no, but I really like that bike on the second row :)
11-23-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Millstone

That's one of the first chains IIRC. Like 1890 or...

That's one of the first chains IIRC. Like 1890 or so.
It was one of the few "options" that were there for bikes, but in the end this design didn't "win" and we got the chain and cogs like we...
07-20-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 370,258
Posted By Millstone

Nice bikes. :thumb: Makes me glad I have a...

Nice bikes. :thumb:
Makes me glad I have a Duell frame stashed away for later this year/next year, to built it up. Hopefully half September.
Still, I'd like a Union or RIH in my size (60/62).
I...
01-15-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,442
Posted By Millstone

"The accidental ironman" OK, not only biking...

"The accidental ironman"
OK, not only biking but also swimming and running but the writing is very good. At least I liked it a lot. Book by Martyn Brunt.
...
01-14-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,036
Posted By Millstone

You've got 10 posts, you should be good by now :)

You've got 10 posts, you should be good by now :)
12-15-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By Millstone

Cool bike. My daughter has a Union bike, 4...

Cool bike.

My daughter has a Union bike, 4 speed. Forgot the name atm. That bike also has a double stand... Or had, I replaced it with a more normal one. The old one was quite a bit anodized and...
12-01-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,001
Posted By Millstone

Thanks all. Wheel is correctly dished btw....

Thanks all.

Wheel is correctly dished btw. And (I should have mentioned that), I did check with strings. it's a tad off.
Going to M-gineering (Doug: thanks for the suggestion, I've spoken to him...
12-01-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,001
Posted By Millstone

Overspreading a steel frame? Rear wheel not inline anymore...

Hi all,

I have a steel Benotto 800 from 1978 or there about. I spread the frame to 130 mm but I think I should have been a tad more careful.
I might have overspread on the right (ND) side. The...
12-01-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Millstone

Overspreading a steel frame? Frame rear bend?

Hi all,

I have a steel Benotto 800 from 1978 or there about. I spread the frame to 130 mm but I think I should have been a tad more careful.
I might have overspread on the right (ND) side. The...
11-23-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,821
Posted By Millstone

If a bike is "over here" (Arnhem) I dont mind...

If a bike is "over here" (Arnhem) I dont mind looking over it, for you. It's probably too big for me anyway (I'm in the range of the 60-62 cm bikes :-))...
11-23-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,432
Posted By Millstone

What a story! Great ending..? Well, we do...

What a story! Great ending..?

Well, we do need to see the resprayed bike of course :D
11-13-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 33,449
Posted By Millstone

Nice. Are you coming this way (Arnhem, Veluwe,...

Nice. Are you coming this way (Arnhem, Veluwe, Lingewaard..)? It's beautiful here at the moment if it's NOT raining :).
11-09-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,684
Posted By Millstone

Nice bike! Now you have me looking on MP...

Nice bike!

Now you have me looking on MP for something like this, in the 60-62 cm range.
Not that I'd buy it but you know... just because.
...
:)
11-03-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,104
Posted By Millstone

Following this for sure! :)

Following this for sure! :)
11-03-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,432
Posted By Millstone

Please keep us posted :) and a sort of "thank...

Please keep us posted :) and a sort of "thank you" for saving it because it is a very nice frame. It deserves some attention.
10-02-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,616
Posted By Millstone

I have no idea how far it is and where (should...

I have no idea how far it is and where (should look it up though :)) but I really love these threads with photos.

And I like the look of the big canvas saddle bag. Where's it from/manufacturer?
09-28-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By Millstone

Interesting! :) And nice bike. Looking...

Interesting! :) And nice bike.

Looking forward to see it fixed up, rideable and all.
07-30-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By Millstone

You might want to look at this too: ...

You might want to look at this too:

https://www.koga.com/nl/service/brochures/oude-brochures/ouder-(2000-1976)

Cheers,

Jan
07-08-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,313
Posted By Millstone

Nice. I wonder if that will work if the tension...

Nice.
I wonder if that will work if the tension bolt is at it's end...

No harm in trying though :-)
07-08-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By Millstone

I think I have these......

I think I have these... https://ambrosiowheels.com/en/rims/classics/excellence/

Modern width, so 130 mm. I've only had them for a few weeks, havent ridden them a lot. They are not that heavy but I...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,669
Posted By Millstone

Yes. Might be the angle though. If it still...

Yes. Might be the angle though.

If it still has the original steel wheels, it'll be heavy.
Without them also, but hey... :)

If the bike "works", no play in the spindle, everything lubed and...
07-02-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By Millstone

Hmm... not too sure. Fork looks bent.

Hmm... not too sure. Fork looks bent.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,669
Posted By Millstone

Possibly. Most likely. :) Posting your...

Possibly. Most likely. :)

Posting your whereabouts makes it easier for members to advise on parts, prices, options, etc. So that is something you might do (put them in your general info so it's...
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