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06-24-15, 07:13 AM
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First real test ride with 'Purple Haze' (though...

First real test ride with 'Purple Haze' (though she refuses to look purple in half the pictures I take) - long stroll mostly along the canal -bliss!
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06-23-15, 02:48 AM
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Posted By joe v

Back in the 1960's a journalist once commented on...

Back in the 1960's a journalist once commented on the superior stopping power of the Mafac brakes compared to the Campagnolo side-pulls. A Campagnolo mechanic replied : 'Ah, but you got the...
06-22-15, 06:15 AM
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Posted By joe v

http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx100/veejoe/na...

http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx100/veejoe/naamloos_zpsx3iecbro.png (http://s745.photobucket.com/user/veejoe/media/naamloos_zpsx3iecbro.png.html)

As a lot of us are C&V ourselves:p
06-22-15, 06:03 AM
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Posted By joe v

let me join everybody else here and tell you it's...

let me join everybody else here and tell you it's a thing of beauty (and an excellent choice to go for a white saddle - very classy!) Also, IMHO the very last beautiful Peugeot series - after...
06-17-15, 07:15 AM
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Posted By joe v

Don't know about any close-up shots of the setup,...

Don't know about any close-up shots of the setup, but I managed to find a picture of him riding, taken a couple of years ago :
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06-16-15, 11:01 PM
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Posted By joe v

Happy birthday Eddy!

Today, June 17th Eddy Merckx turns 70. The greatest cyclist of all time, no doubt about that, but a decent human being too –ask his former teammates and competitors. This may be a fitting opportunity...
06-16-15, 05:12 AM
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Posted By joe v

Hi plonz, thanks for the compliment! The saddle...

Hi plonz,
thanks for the compliment! The saddle is branded 'Ducas', made by the 'Velo' brand. Search ebay for 'ducas saddle' or 'velo rivets saddle'; there are several versions of these, not the...
06-16-15, 02:26 AM
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Posted By joe v

As promised : Changes made : -replaced...

As promised :

Changes made :

-replaced those crappy 'prestige' shifters by Hurets.
-replaced Simplex FD (broken clamp - what's new eh!) with Huret model.
-new 'retro' saddle to replace...
06-15-15, 03:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,605
Posted By joe v

Exactly, that's why these should be called...

Exactly, that's why these should be called 'retro' (newly produced, old-style frames) as opposed to 'vintage' (built x years ago). Many people ignore the difference...
06-12-15, 03:55 AM
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Views: 2,605
Posted By joe v

WHAT!! And miss all the fun???:(

WHAT!! And miss all the fun???:(
06-01-15, 02:51 AM
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Posted By joe v

Hi all! It's been a while, but I've got me a...

Hi all!
It's been a while, but I've got me a new project here: 1974 Gitane Interclub; a bit on the heavy side (being a gaspipe frame), but I could not resist the colour :love:. Pretty good...
04-02-13, 01:12 AM
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Posted By joe v

- when offered for sale :)

- when offered for sale :)
03-28-13, 09:01 AM
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Posted By joe v

307386 Elli, doing what she does best -...

307386

Elli, doing what she does best - nothing much :)

ps there seem to be a LOT of cat lovers among the C&V crowd!
09-04-12, 03:06 AM
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Views: 788
Posted By joe v

Ferdinand Bracke broke the 'hour' record in 1967...

Ferdinand Bracke broke the 'hour' record in 1967 (first to cover more than 48 km) riding for the Peugeot team. Peugeots would carry the 'record du monde' tag for several years in honour of this...
08-22-12, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By joe v

Talk you out of it? You're on the wrong forum,...

Talk you out of it? You're on the wrong forum, mate, we're all suffering from the same disease here!:p
06-21-12, 12:09 AM
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Posted By joe v

+1 certainly one of the loveliest bikes ever to...

+1 certainly one of the loveliest bikes ever to grace these pages:thumb:

joseph
06-15-12, 12:13 AM
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Posted By joe v

Pretty sure; downtube decals are pre-'75 and the...

Pretty sure; downtube decals are pre-'75 and the gold-striped lugs are specific to the '74 'LE' version.

Joseph

http://cyclespeugeot.com/images/1974_Peugeot_PX10LE.jpg
05-24-12, 04:50 AM
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Posted By joe v

http://www.cyclesportmag.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://www.cyclesportmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/36-Tomorrow-We-Ride.jpg


Absolutely beautiful read; I knew it would be as soon as I read this excerpt in a bookreview :


'Shoulder to...
05-16-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By joe v

any exceptions for slightly older ones?:innocent:...

any exceptions for slightly older ones?:innocent:

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/203/471506036_3057cbfcb8_b.jpg
05-09-12, 12:14 AM
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Views: 567,042
Posted By joe v

That's a very nice blue PX10, :thumb: And that...

That's a very nice blue PX10, :thumb: And that Arctic/Stella - wow!
05-08-12, 06:43 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 85,110
Posted By joe v

Ain't that something! Now don't tell me you've...

Ain't that something! Now don't tell me you've got a red PR10 too:p

Joseph
05-07-12, 02:59 AM
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Views: 85,110
Posted By joe v

1974 PX10LE ...

1974 PX10LE

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7133/7001732902_e46aa8eb41_b.jpg

1981 PXN10

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4032/4578010211_8856e628a4_b.jpg
05-07-12, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 567,042
Posted By joe v

Just added another frenchie to the 'stable' : ...

Just added another frenchie to the 'stable' :

1974 Peugeot PX10LE (frame & fork won on ebay) :

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5345/7147819537_3f5602fb5f_b.jpg
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05-06-12, 05:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,939
Posted By joe v

Just finished this build : 1974 Peugeot PX10LE...

Just finished this build :
1974 Peugeot PX10LE


http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5345/7147819537_3f5602fb5f_b.jpg
05-04-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,974
Posted By joe v

+1. That is one beautiful (and pretty rare)...

+1. That is one beautiful (and pretty rare) bike. Once cleaned up it will look absolutely stunning - congrats on a great find!

Joseph
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