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09-14-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 18,692
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

89 Trek 420 650b conversion

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09-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Thank you all, I am not concerned about the...

Thank you all, I am not concerned about the stamped dropouts and I agree the upgrades are well chosen. The man I bought it from swore it was a Gand Prix but also had owned it since the late 1980s...
09-13-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Raleigh Gran[d] Sport with stamped dropouts?

I just acquired this Raleigh and have a question. It appears to be a 73 Grand Sport save for one detail: it has stamped dropouts where the catalog appears to show forged Simplex dropouts. The white...
09-12-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 132,169
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

From my Saturday ride

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HMS Surprise featured in the Russel Crowe film...
09-11-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Just found this

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09-10-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,945
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

More:

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Atom made in Italy freewheel....
09-10-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,945
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

More pictures.

Looks like I owe some of you a few more photos, I’ve got to pick my son up from school and was hoping to finish a wheel I’m building for another bike (also crunchy and French) but I’ll upload these...
09-09-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,945
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Similar model

Resurrecting this old thread as this is the first example Ive been able to find of a Follis that with a frame and fork that resembles the one I just acquired. The key details being the plane lugs,...
09-08-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 260,070
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

89 Trek 420

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09-04-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,014
Views: 624,193
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

62 CM Davidson Impulse

EDIT: NLA I traded it locally for a Follis.
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08-28-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,414
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

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Not pristine but a fine example.
06-13-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Eddie Koepler Randonneur

Well since only a few vague references appear to have ever been made regarding this marque I thought Id be the first to devote a thread to one. I purchased this machine on CL for the rack and...
02-14-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,304
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Thank you, It droops more than a bit and I...

Thank you,

It droops more than a bit and I have a Soma long cage kit but I haven't found the need for it as I don't use those gear combinations. On the tall chainring I have the three highest...
02-08-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Ataching the tool to the bottom bracket by...

Ataching the tool to the bottom bracket by threading a long bolt to the spindle (as you have done) is a great start, use washers and be sure the tool is held tighly in place. I once had one so...
02-08-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,304
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

More Pictures

From when I first put it together.
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02-07-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 2,868,485
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Salsa Dos Niner

My old Salsa Dos Niner, it rode like a quality hybrid and in this form I mostly used it to haul my todler son up the local mountain in a trailer, before this it had an upside down Velo Orange english...
02-07-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 36,174
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

1991 Miyata Elevation1000

My Nieces's bicycle, I'd say it qualifies as pink.
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02-06-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,304
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Sx 76

Since moving to San Diego last year I have discovered that high end French bicycles are quite pleniful and under apreciated. I'd always stayed away from French bicycles in the past but now I'm in...
02-06-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 885,092
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Bob Jackson

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02-06-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 77,224
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

My last flat happend on my way home from work, I...

My last flat happend on my way home from work, I thought I have a pump and a patch kit with with two tubes of cement (one unopened) no problem. So find a grassy spot and set the bike upside down. The...
02-06-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,926
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

High end Peugeots didn't have the most perfect...

High end Peugeots didn't have the most perfect fit and finish when new, its all part of thier charm. I find the solid paint is far more durable that metalic and pearl colors used on later models.
02-06-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

I can certainly see the first combination...

I can certainly see the first combination creaking, the EDCO cups look correct could you post a picture of the other side of them? Does your cartridge have the circlips on both side of the axle? ...
02-05-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Cool, Friction shifters are fantastic and...

Cool,

Friction shifters are fantastic and after reading your other thread it appears that the evidence once again points to long spinle excessive chain line error, even if marginally so. Your...
02-05-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Thats a hell of a deal. I agree that lower end...

Thats a hell of a deal. I agree that lower end Peugeots are fine bicycles.
02-04-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Yes, it will work, it may be worth trying to...

Yes, it will work, it may be worth trying to source a better quality used or NOS one IMO. Just be sure the replacement is 118 and Version Two, you could even use 73mm with a drive side spacer if you...
02-04-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

What do you have for shifters? Are you sure...

What do you have for shifters?

Are you sure the limit screws are set properly and the cable cable length is adjusted correctly?

I find it best to initaily set the front derailer lower limit...
02-04-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Your asumptions are correct, I recal in the days...

Your asumptions are correct, I recal in the days of ISIS bottom brackets many manufactuers only offered them in the 73mm variety with a spacer and instructions to use it on the drive side with a 68...
02-04-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

What size is the small cog? What is your gearing...

What size is the small cog? What is your gearing up front?

The culprit could be chain length and or that you've exceeded the derialeurs total capacity. It could also be that your smallest cog...
02-04-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

I once bent a Campy hanger much worse than that...

I once bent a Campy hanger much worse than that when my chain went over the largest cog while coasting downhill at about 25mph+. While I had to get more creative to return it to its original shape...
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