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05-11-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By klhada

Spoke to the previou owner. The paint was EXACTLY...

Spoke to the previou owner. The paint was EXACTLY like that. Just repainted and with all the decals rebuilt. He says it's a PR60. Catalogs show P60 PR60 PX60 and PY60. P60 and PY60 use Peugeot...
05-11-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By klhada

never said it would be a fixie. A single speed at...

never said it would be a fixie. A single speed at this moment, without touching any mount or brazed on piece.

and I think the 'cleanliness' of no derailleurs and just the mafac racers would make...
05-11-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By klhada

Identifying a Peugeot touring bike

Hi there, need some help;

Bought this bike from a friend. He got it with another vintage bike, from an old guy who bought this bike brand new in France. I'm polishing things, and will mount it as...
01-14-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 67,047
Posted By klhada

well, since I'm the original poster of the actual...

well, since I'm the original poster of the actual responses, I might say that I still use double brakes, but now use SPDs ;) Less pratical, but easir on the mind, and specially helpful on the climbs...
01-13-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 67,047
Posted By klhada

yeah, everything works fine. Today I rode 94km...

yeah, everything works fine. Today I rode 94km with the bike, and nothing out of ordinary.

BUT, then it hits me. If the frame flexed that much, it would be impossible to ride, since I use a rear...
01-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 67,047
Posted By klhada

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

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Upping this tread with a question: how much can my frame flex? Bike is a...
01-07-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 30,469
Posted By klhada

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190106_081612_e4682a5cebce1d405749767745cc51f226912474.jpg

at the highest point in town. Some roadies really don't like to be...
01-02-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By klhada

already got some. But since I was a blues/rock...

already got some. But since I was a blues/rock player, still got lots to learn. But the journey is fun! ;)
01-02-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By klhada

No more alcohol, less sugar intake, 50km a day...

No more alcohol, less sugar intake, 50km a day fixed (already started).

Learn to play jazz guitar. 10 standards is my goal for this year.

Change jobs.

Get healthier and happier :D
12-19-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

Today I rode my FG with a wide riser handlebar....

Today I rode my FG with a wide riser handlebar. DAMN, talk about fun. It's just like an anorexic bmx :P
12-16-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 67,047
Posted By klhada

Messing with my bike psetup. Tried my FG with...

Messing with my bike psetup. Tried my FG with bullhorns. Nice, but could be better. Tried today the highest climb in town, with dropbars and normals shoes, strapless. HATED. The position in the hoods...
12-14-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

yeah, I like the drops better. The tape I knew a...

yeah, I like the drops better. The tape I knew a mistake was made the moment I saw it installed :P

will use black tape and just green bar end plugs, just for that little hint of green.
12-14-18, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20181214_084716_a7ad3313e523192df597b274926d52f13eb1cec9.jpg

trying to make a stock bike work with my T-rex proportions. I really...
12-13-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,421
Posted By klhada

I choose my gear based on the highest climb I...

I choose my gear based on the highest climb I ride. Right now 48X18 works really nicely. In the crazy descents, I just use my "gasp" brakes, and keep the cadence under control. But sometimes in the...
12-09-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

yup! Still got some to go until the mininum...

yup! Still got some to go until the mininum insertion ;)
12-06-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

Bought a Sram Omnium crankset for my Langster! ...

Bought a Sram Omnium crankset for my Langster!

sorry for the NDS picture. Was showing my friendly sticker :P

Also, I'm all legs. The frame is a 58, with a 90mm stem, and the sky high...
11-17-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x384/specialized_langster_street_263969_1_ee012c96e5d6539bbea0be1743671378bab43850.jpg

go to the LBS just to buy some drops and ask for a...
01-09-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By klhada

this weekend I learned the hard way that ESI...

this weekend I learned the hard way that ESI chunky are not ideal for heavy rain. In normal use, you can see they absorb the sweat (easy to see, since the black one is actually gray). But in heavy...
12-06-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By klhada

Stick-On Guides | Jagwire...

Stick-On Guides | Jagwire (http://jagwire.com/products/small-parts/stick-on-guides)

used those one time, and it worked really nice! :D
09-06-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By klhada

really? I use a narrow wide on a hybrid with rear...

really? I use a narrow wide on a hybrid with rear derailleur and it works nice. But I built a bike for the wife with a single road chainring and it also works nice. Maybe i was fooled, and for road...
09-06-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By klhada

hmm, would a single cog from a cassette and a...

hmm, would a single cog from a cassette and a normal road chainring work properly if I got a nice tension on the chain? Later on I can always buy optimal parts (like a narrow wide chainring and a...
09-05-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By klhada

Single speed questions

so, I got my hands on a nice Cr-mo KHS frame. Rode lot of fixed gear bikes, but also like some SS, wich I would build now (I used to ride my FG as road training, and some of that long descents at...
01-16-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 110,126
Posted By klhada

messed a lot with saddle height, but started with...

messed a lot with saddle height, but started with the measured in my last bike fit, and the cleats were in the same position as before (instaled on said bike fit). I'm running Spd-Sl, with the basic...
01-16-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 110,126
Posted By klhada

with clipless, my knees hurts (used clipless for...

with clipless, my knees hurts (used clipless for lots of years, so I know it's not a fit problem). But I hate the feel of straps. Should I use straps fairly loose (just as a safety measure in...
01-04-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 179,149
Posted By klhada

https://s24.postimg.org/upymn1nyd/15800675_1214915...

https://s24.postimg.org/upymn1nyd/15800675_1214915035255012_1340565623425053229_o.jpg

NOS 2011 Langster. Bought just the frame, and used cheap parts laying around to build the bike. Now I will...
12-20-16, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

bought from a local builder. Asked (and paid) for...

bought from a local builder. Asked (and paid) for a 4130 cr-mo with bilaminate lugs, 56 in orange. Received a 48 1020 steel lavender lo pro frame. Not happy with that trade :lol:
12-19-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,667
Posted By klhada

my custom frame project was aborted. Some delays,...

my custom frame project was aborted. Some delays, and then the builder send me the wrong frame :@

asked for my money back, and at my LBS (SPZ dealer) they had a NOS 2011 Langster frame. Nice :D
12-13-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,321
Posted By klhada

cleaning and rebuilding hubs. Maybe if I dif it a...

cleaning and rebuilding hubs. Maybe if I dif it a lot I would get the hang of cone adjustment and such, but since I just do that a few times, I suffer every time. Looking for a hope-to-be-soon future...
12-06-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

well, it's not my place. The picture is from the...

well, it's not my place. The picture is from the builder workshop. I guess those blocks are used just to hold the bare tubes for something :foo:
12-05-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

https://s15.postimg.org/9gi0jwf97/image.jpg ...

https://s15.postimg.org/9gi0jwf97/image.jpg

today I got the final picture of my nem frame! Cr-mo, custom geo :love::love:
09-14-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,762
Posted By klhada

maybe the thief would be scared of that bar tape...

maybe the thief would be scared of that bar tape :lol::lol:
09-12-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

today I bought some new levers, to mount front...

today I bought some new levers, to mount front AND rear brakes on my FG. I like to ride long distance with hills and don't give a damn about "street cred" or some BS like that. :p
08-07-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,252
Posted By klhada

update, with front rack. Noisy as all hell :@...

update, with front rack. Noisy as all hell :@ Will mount it again, with tube pieces around all the contact points.

and it was dead flat at home.

http://i.imgur.com/zmiI2u2.jpg...
08-05-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 33,723
Posted By klhada

http://i.imgur.com/3vLC7qB.jpg should I...

http://i.imgur.com/3vLC7qB.jpg

should I leave this handlebar, or find some bmx styled ones? I searched for bmx handlebars, but those things are like boat anchors. :@ Since I will put a basket in...
08-05-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,252
Posted By klhada

will do. Sorry for messing up this thread :S

will do. Sorry for messing up this thread :S
08-05-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,252
Posted By klhada

I'm debating here. Should I just leave this...

I'm debating here. Should I just leave this handlebar, or should I try some BMX style handlebars? (on that KHS in this page)
08-04-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,252
Posted By klhada

http://i.imgur.com/3vLC7qB.jpg starting to...

http://i.imgur.com/3vLC7qB.jpg

starting to get in jack ass territory I think :(

but it's sooo nice for casual city riding;
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they sell one in this style but polished at my LBS. Would...
07-31-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 949,919
Posted By klhada

well, the biggest hill I ride is something like...

well, the biggest hill I ride is something like 5% and one or two kms. And I never try to get much speed. So I believe it will be fine? How fast those things overheat? I had one sometime ago, but...
07-31-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 127,865
Posted By klhada

:o so, if I build a wheel with 650B, I can...

:o

so, if I build a wheel with 650B, I can use big tires on my tight 700c frame? Damn!!

just need some long reach calipers?
07-31-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 949,919
Posted By klhada

Scrod, for a city bike (speeds below 25km/h -...

Scrod, for a city bike (speeds below 25km/h - even less in traffic), and not everyday use. Light hills. Would just a coaster brake be enough power to stop the bike safely? If not, I will just keep...
07-26-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,252
Posted By klhada

http://i.imgur.com/UT1gAYu.jpg?1 my bike in...

http://i.imgur.com/UT1gAYu.jpg?1

my bike in town bike mode. Still need to get some parts. Maybe a higher handlebar (some cms).

Also, can some kind soul measure the width and height of a 32...
06-28-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By klhada

today I rode my bike (in single speed mode) to...

today I rode my bike (in single speed mode) to the highest spot in town. Unfortunately, stupid me crashed before the climb, so now I'm dealing with some road rash :(

http://i.imgur.com/ajtUgJS.jpg
05-01-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 313,784
Posted By klhada

http://i.imgur.com/AgNNRJv.jpg shame that...

http://i.imgur.com/AgNNRJv.jpg

shame that this ****ty sloping top tube make my bike look like seat post hell :(
04-29-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By klhada

Stick-On Guides | Jagwire...

Stick-On Guides | Jagwire (http://jagwire.com/products/v/Stick-On_Guides)

I bought some of those. Really nice, and I paid 14 dollars with free shipping. Ebay ;)
04-19-15, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,812
Posted By klhada

well, tested: ...

well, tested:

https://www.strava.com/activities/288506620

got one flat tire, and forgot my water bottle in the car :(
so, the final opinion? Meh! Didn't find it was any better. Will keep my...
04-17-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,812
Posted By klhada

well, sunday I will ride the same ride posted, in...

well, sunday I will ride the same ride posted, in single speed mode, and will report results. Let's see what happens :)
04-17-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,812
Posted By klhada

https://www.strava.com/activities/272342196 ...

https://www.strava.com/activities/272342196

this is my "benchmark" training. It shows a lot more ascension, but it's a mobile Strava thing. Running 46X16 in this ride.

So not huge steep hills,...
04-17-15, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,812
Posted By klhada

Performance of single speed X fixed gear

sorry if this was asked before (could't find anything).

So, I just got one bike, fixed gear. Been using it for some time, and love the feel of a single gear. But, I also got a freewheel wich came...
04-15-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,439
Posted By klhada

https://www.strava.com/athletes/1069736 will...

https://www.strava.com/athletes/1069736

will join the group as soon as we got one :D
04-14-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By klhada

yeah, I can find just some chinese crappy full...

yeah, I can find just some chinese crappy full bikes here.

BUT, after some answers regarding the safety, and some thinking, I don't think I can save this frame. It's a really light frame (1360g...
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