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01-09-19, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Cycologist

Well, If you get depressed and want to talk about...

Well, If you get depressed and want to talk about vintage bikes I'm a trained Cycologist.

​​​​​​​Good luck my friend.
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Views: 1,177
Posted By Cycologist

750

750
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Posted By Cycologist

No Chrome, that is interesting. It also looks to...

No Chrome, that is interesting. It also looks to be SLX tubing. The catalog I have does show chrome for the rear chain stay. But certainly this is a Superleggera.
12-12-18, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Cycologist

Yes, Joe Bell does do great work. I just hate to...

Yes, Joe Bell does do great work. I just hate to have a JB on the rear chain stay. I also would not want to spend 500 for touch ups. I have a completely restored frame redone by CycleArt and they...
12-12-18, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Cycologist

Thank you for responding. The paint and decals...

Thank you for responding.
The paint and decals are all original and want to keep the bike as original as possible. The frame is a vintage Peugeot PX10 from the late 50's. I believe it's actually a...
12-11-18, 08:39 AM
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Views: 447
Posted By Cycologist

Frame Color matching and Color repair

I have a blue metallic 1957-58 Peugeot with yellow lugs and want to send it out for color repair. On other bikes I don't mind doing it myself. But, on this bike, I don't want to do a complete...
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Views: 1,066
Posted By Cycologist

From what I remember reading, the number "1"...

From what I remember reading, the number "1" designated it was a higher level bike, I think Specialissima. Also, only the top end bike frames had the rear chromed chain stay. This bike would be...
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Views: 1,177
Posted By Cycologist

Ok, thank you for the information. I don't have...

Ok, thank you for the information. I don't have clear photos yet. But I don't see a red tubing sticker, so more than likely this is not the SLX. That would make it the 88 SL
It must be outfitted...
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Views: 1,177
Posted By Cycologist

Late 1980's Bianchi Top Models

I am looking at what appears to be an 1989 Bianchi Superleggera. The right chain stay is not chrome and the bike has the Superleggra label on top tube (other years the right chain stay was chrome)....
12-08-18, 10:08 PM
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Views: 605
Posted By Cycologist

Very nice, thanks for posting.

Very nice, thanks for posting.
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Views: 907
Posted By Cycologist

I picked up a full Campy Trek with Reynolds 531...

I picked up a full Campy Trek with Reynolds 531 for 300 from about the same year. You should be able to get this for less.
12-03-18, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Cycologist

Thank you. I found them in an old bike bin that...

Thank you. I found them in an old bike bin that was tucked away behind the French Wines. I remember they we're not that common and thats why I kept them if I recall. SX was my first thought and Alpha...
12-03-18, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Cycologist

Help me ID White Simplex Front Derailleur and Shifters

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I came across these and have not been able to ID them. I think they might be the...
12-02-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Cycologist

Yes, you both are correct. It looks like I have...

Yes, you both are correct. It looks like I have the wrong list. The master spec list looks like it was from a 61-62 catalog. I'll post pictures of the bike w/ Serial Number to get a better date,
12-01-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Cycologist

Parts list for 1957 PLX10 Metallic Blue

I'm putting a parts list together for a 1957 PLX10 build and in the process of touching up areas of exposed frame. I've been holding the frame for sometime and have a lot of 1960's PX10 components...
11-30-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Cycologist

Good to know. I have a pair I'm getting together...

Good to know. I have a pair I'm getting together for a 1950's PLX10. Although not original to the bike. Finding the original parts are cost prohibitive.
11-30-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Cycologist

Excellent information from everyone. I was on a...

Excellent information from everyone. I was on a quest to find some Record Hubs for the bike but after reading the comments, It doesn't seem like I will achieve much. The Lux is probably what Eddy...
11-29-18, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Cycologist

Normandy Lux Competition Hubs opinion

I have been using these hubs since they are standard on my 60-70's Peugeot PX10's. But was wondering how good are these hubs actually. I took my new 71 PX10 with Normandy L. Competition hubs laced to...
11-26-18, 01:30 AM
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Views: 594,393
Posted By Cycologist

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I have to say I'm very impressed with the ride. Normandy Lux Comp. Hubs w...
11-24-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

Looks like all the squeaking now has gone on the...

Looks like all the squeaking now has gone on the MAFAC's and the new pads really do a nice job. I like the idea of sanding the washer down a bit to adjust for the toe in. I think combination of...
11-18-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

Thank you. I'm going to look for that SJ,...

Thank you.

I'm going to look for that SJ, and it will keep it all French!
11-18-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

Thank you. I think that will solve it. I was...

Thank you. I think that will solve it. I was thinking about using a small piece of inner tube on one side to adjust for the toe in.
11-18-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

As far as toe in. I don't have much toe in. I...

As far as toe in. I don't have much toe in. I can't seem to get the proper adjustments. When I tighten the bolts the pads shift ever so slightly.

How do you properly adjust for toe in. What step...
11-18-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

With the first Simplex front derailleur I wasn't...

With the first Simplex front derailleur I wasn't able to shift from the high gear to the low gear. So, Im messing around with the configurations. I know the SunTour installation gave me some...
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Views: 435
Posted By Cycologist

Olmo bike

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Views: 1,000
Posted By Cycologist

Yes, I would certainly buy it for that price.

Yes, I would certainly buy it for that price.
11-17-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

Ok, thats what I was contemplating. I'll start...

Ok, thats what I was contemplating. I'll start with a Brillo Pad and see if that does the trick.
11-17-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 935
Posted By Cycologist

MAFAC Brakes and Squeaking

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Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Cycologist

Nice bike, I've been looking at one for myself...

Nice bike, I've been looking at one for myself also.
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Views: 1,000
Posted By Cycologist

If your getting into biking, the simple answer is...

If your getting into biking, the simple answer is yes. For flipping, no.

You can buy a bike at Costo for 199.00, so 150 go for it.
11-11-18, 12:10 PM
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Views: 125,994
Posted By Cycologist

71 PX 10. Hopefully I can post pictures soon.

71 PX 10. Hopefully I can post pictures soon.
11-11-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By Cycologist

All of my 60's Peugeots have the Ideal Saddle. My...

All of my 60's Peugeots have the Ideal Saddle. My early 70 PX I believe it has the Brooks. Will post pictures soon.

As far as comfort. I believe they are similar I've never had a comfort problem...
11-11-18, 11:38 AM
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Views: 1,211,113
Posted By Cycologist

Malibu fires are pretty intense, One I post 10...

Malibu fires are pretty intense, One I post 10 times I'll be able to upload pictures.
Forum: Introductions
11-10-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Cycologist

Hello from CA

New handle, my email does not seem to be recognized
11-10-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,325
Posted By Cycologist

For me it's dependent on parts I can source and...

For me it's dependent on parts I can source and condition of the frame. If I plan on keeping a vintage frame original than I try and refresh parts. This was the patina look is even throughout.
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