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10-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By greg3rd48

OK so I may be close on my identification. I am...

OK so I may be close on my identification. I am not sure how stock I am going to go with this build but I will definitely keep the Mafacs and the Stronglight 93. I will probably swap out the Simplex...
10-20-19, 11:38 AM
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Views: 199
Posted By greg3rd48

Thanks!

Thanks!
10-20-19, 10:59 AM
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Views: 199
Posted By greg3rd48

I believe it was but I found it on CL. I wend...

I believe it was but I found it on CL. I wend back and forth on it but the location was on my drive home so I went for it. Once I finally finish the Gitane this will fill the project void. :thumb:
10-20-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 199
Posted By greg3rd48

N+1 LeJeune Pro (as far as I can deduce)

On the way home from riding a 200K with Rudi in New Jersey I picked this bike up. The owner said that he bought in used from the original owner in around 1972 or 73 and made some adjustments. This...
10-20-19, 09:49 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

We weren't riding C&V this time but rhm on his...

We weren't riding C&V this time but rhm on his Rawland and I on my Fuji Gran Fondo rode a scenic, very windy 200K permanent in NJ on Friday. Nice route with plenty of places to refuel.
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10-20-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,017
Posted By greg3rd48

It is back!

It is back!
10-20-19, 08:15 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I mean that bike is pretty and easy on the eyes...

I mean that bike is pretty and easy on the eyes but I ain't paying that kind of money for it. Certainly some folks happily would but I would rather build up a C&V bike.
10-20-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,640
Posted By greg3rd48

Free in Brooklyn ...

Free in Brooklyn

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10-20-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 37,165
Posted By greg3rd48

Picked up this 4 pack of Broken Bow IPAs...

Picked up this 4 pack of Broken Bow IPAs (Tuckahoe, NY) at the NYBG Farmers’ Market on Thursday.
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10-20-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By greg3rd48

Great looking build! That Moto paint combination...

Great looking build! That Moto paint combination and headbadge is classic.
10-20-19, 05:50 AM
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Views: 114,401
Posted By greg3rd48

I spotted this Peugeot mixte locked up by the...

I spotted this Peugeot mixte locked up by the Governor’s Island Ferry yesterday.
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10-20-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By greg3rd48

I am glad this story had a positive ending. since...

I am glad this story had a positive ending. since I didn't know what I was clicking into. Great find and definitely an ideal NYC commuter bike. My brother has a Dahon that he uses for that purpose...
10-20-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14,300
Views: 1,311,070
Posted By greg3rd48

As a native NYC fella that slice is a bit...

As a native NYC fella that slice is a bit difficult for me to recognize as pizza but it sure does look tasty! It looks like your Sat. tandem rides end at an ideal spot to refuel. :thumb:
10-15-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,506
Posted By greg3rd48

Very nice find and stellar refurbishment!

Very nice find and stellar refurbishment!
10-14-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By greg3rd48

nlerner I only hope that FFD continues for some...

nlerner I only hope that FFD continues for some time. I already am looking forward to next year and the people who will show up.
10-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,208
Posted By greg3rd48

I really love the appearance of the PX10 and the...

I really love the appearance of the PX10 and the ride feel. I just wish it were a size larger. I can ride it due to the long top tube but a 56cm would fit me much better than a 54cm. Still 75 miles...
10-14-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By greg3rd48

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10-14-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By greg3rd48

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10-14-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By greg3rd48

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10-14-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By greg3rd48

J.P. Weigle’s French Fender Day 2019 (some photos)

Early Sat. morning I drove from NYC up to Branford, CT where I met with Sir_Name to begin our ride to Weigle’s location in Old Lyme. I on my PX10 and he on his International. This was our third year...
10-13-19, 07:12 AM
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Views: 180,208
Posted By greg3rd48

Installed fenders on the PX10 for the French...

Installed fenders on the PX10 for the French Fender Day ride and festivities.

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10-09-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,325
Posted By greg3rd48

I know I am late to the game but this bike is...

I know I am late to the game but this bike is just sublime to look at.
10-09-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 444,776
Posted By greg3rd48

Brake shoes and Gran Compe straddle cable hangers...

Brake shoes and Gran Compe straddle cable hangers for my current project.
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10-09-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 89,145
Posted By greg3rd48

Cleaned my 5 in rotation while my two year old...

Cleaned my 5 in rotation while my two year old cleaned her C&V trike. 👍🏻🧒🏽...
10-09-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,854
Posted By greg3rd48

The current count is 5 in rotation and one work...

The current count is 5 in rotation and one work in progress. They were given a thorough cleaning yesterday.
‘72 Peugeot PX10
’78 Fuji Newest
’89 Fuji Ace retro roadie
’94 Cannondale R600 retro...
10-08-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,553
Posted By greg3rd48

I shall be in attendance again.

I shall be in attendance again.
10-02-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,403
Posted By greg3rd48

So I am in no way staying close to OEM on this...

So I am in no way staying close to OEM on this build. I am just enjoying the process and probably will adjust many aspects later on as usually happens. I found a bit of free time to install the...
10-02-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By greg3rd48

I am in search of the rear brake bridge cable...

I am in search of the rear brake bridge cable stop seen in this exact photo. I have plenty to trade just ask. Otherwise I will settle for an aftermarket piece.
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10-01-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,862
Posted By greg3rd48

Gorgeous bike and nice work. I am currently...

Gorgeous bike and nice work. I am currently working on my Gitane Super Corsa build. Do you know where I could find the cable stop for the rear brake bridge or an appropriate substitute?
10-01-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,403
Posted By greg3rd48

Tom, I FINALLY have come around to this project...

Tom, I FINALLY have come around to this project and it is on its way. Do you happen to have that brake bridge doodad?
10-01-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,640
Posted By greg3rd48

I will serve as the enabler and say "Go for...

I will serve as the enabler and say "Go for it!"
09-28-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,640
Posted By greg3rd48

If it were my size I might be making room in the...

If it were my size I might be making room in the stable...
09-28-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,640
Posted By greg3rd48

https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/bik/d/1971-rale...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/bik/d/1971-raleigh-international-all-campy/6987178117.html
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09-23-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 182,740
Posted By greg3rd48

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09-21-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14,300
Views: 1,311,070
Posted By greg3rd48

I met up with a fellow BF friend in Midtown on...

I met up with a fellow BF friend in Midtown on Thurs. morning for a bit then headed home to take the little ones out to the park to practice on their respective bike and scooter. A nice 40 mile day...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By greg3rd48

Fizik... Sorry I took a break from the computer...

Fizik... Sorry I took a break from the computer for a few weeks!
08-27-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By greg3rd48

Yet another vote for KMC chains.

Yet another vote for KMC chains.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By greg3rd48

This black Knog Oi bell fits the all black theme...

This black Knog Oi bell fits the all black theme and is nice and unobtrusive.
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08-26-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By greg3rd48

A very nice looking Gitane! If you do get it keep...

A very nice looking Gitane! If you do get it keep us updated.
08-26-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By greg3rd48

Great looking bike! Good luck. I love mine.

Great looking bike! Good luck. I love mine.
08-25-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By greg3rd48

No idea here but definitely a cool bike!

No idea here but definitely a cool bike!
08-24-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 624,752
Posted By greg3rd48

^^ Sweet!

^^ Sweet!
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By greg3rd48

Do what makes you happy on any given day. We have...

Do what makes you happy on any given day. We have an electric vehicle which comes in very handy with small children and going together somewhere as a family when the subway and bus are impractical or...
08-23-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,081
Posted By greg3rd48

I've used these Exustars on two bikes where I...

I've used these Exustars on two bikes where I wanted to stay with the classic look. One-sided SPD pedals that really look great and are very comfortable. I prefer the two sided SPD pedals that I use...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,598
Posted By greg3rd48

I always smirk like an adolescent when passing...

I always smirk like an adolescent when passing this intersection. The city planners must have realized... :hug:
08-17-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By greg3rd48

See if my thread helps you. I had a similar issue...

See if my thread helps you. I had a similar issue a few years ago and the tutorial from another member worked like a charm!
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08-16-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By greg3rd48

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Forum: Commuting
08-15-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,095
Posted By greg3rd48

Retired life in NYC should be grand combined with...

Retired life in NYC should be grand combined with the extra time to travel and see/cycle the world. The benefit of having free airfare is spectacular! If only! I also used to help teach classes at...
08-15-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By greg3rd48

I did exactly what you are thinking of doing and...

I did exactly what you are thinking of doing and rode my Peugeot U08 happily and comfortably on hilly 10 mile each way daily commutes for over 4 years and 8K miles. I swapped out the original steel,...
08-14-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By greg3rd48

You could probably just squeeze in the 130...

You could probably just squeeze in the 130 wheelset vs. cold set the drops. I have done both and both ways have worked fine.

P.S. Very attractive Pug!
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