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10-21-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By peugeot mongrel

note the the hole in the block for the chain...

note the the hole in the block for the chain hanger. Also contact points to the frame are at the bridge and dropout. It takes very little force so shoot for under then take the block off and look at...
10-20-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Use caution, go slow, common sense is good, it's...

Use caution, go slow, common sense is good, it's easy to fix.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x890/bent_frame_1_f5222edb3ce24ad395fa091fc823c475634e2b4d.jpg...
10-19-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By peugeot mongrel

They make a fun fixed ride....

They make a fun fixed ride. https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/936x702/peugoet_fixie2_a96d8f514fe048f2e6d76b9ed3143bcac43556d7.jpg
07-21-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By peugeot mongrel

PM sent thanks Marvin sorry I just saw size...

PM sent thanks Marvin

sorry I just saw size in the title. A little too big. bummer mm
07-14-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By peugeot mongrel

They are not getting your emails for whatever...

They are not getting your emails for whatever reason call them or use another method of contact like support on their website they are a reliable co
05-22-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By peugeot mongrel

With Shimano 6-10 speed spiders are the same...

With Shimano 6-10 speed spiders are the same thickness. The tip spacing difference comes from different offset on the different speed rings. I run 9-10 speed rings on early Shimano cranks with STIs....
05-20-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Troll or not no matter, to the OP It's easier to...

Troll or not no matter, to the OP It's easier to get the clips out with your feet in the shoes.
05-20-18, 08:25 PM
02-17-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By peugeot mongrel

You can cut a plastic shrader cap in half and it...

You can cut a plastic shrader cap in half and it makes a grommet that just fits.
01-12-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,825
Posted By peugeot mongrel

A very simple +1

A very simple +1
12-06-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By peugeot mongrel

iab They came today! They are great! Thanks...

iab They came today! They are great! Thanks Marvin
11-30-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By peugeot mongrel

PM sent thanks Marvin

PM sent thanks Marvin
10-28-17, 10:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,612
Posted By peugeot mongrel

There website Customer service is a bit tedious....

There website Customer service is a bit tedious. They have a chat line if you can't call.
I had a problem with a very slow return item. When I finally got in touch with them they were VERY...
10-25-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Thanks I mostly ride the hoods which is common...

Thanks
I mostly ride the hoods which is common and comfortable with STI's. If you are in the drops just slide forward & use a little more swing. I'm 66 & really don't like DT shifting. I do however...
10-25-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I think better guns will always offer better...

I think better guns will always offer better control and reliability. I think a small gun with a smaller tip and cup works best for the tubes of a bike. The inadequacies a cheap gun may have will be...
10-25-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By peugeot mongrel

These were all done with auto 2 part base coat /...

These were all done with auto 2 part base coat / clear coat, both with hardeners, polyurethane I think. It is as durable as any modern auto finish. It does take some equipment and doing it to spec. I...
10-24-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Here's the Pinarello I refurbed for my other...

Here's the Pinarello I refurbed for my other daughter.

http://mmaygraphics.com/Transfer3/Pinarello-1985.jpg
10-24-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I got it at a local auto paint supply. A Dupont...

I got it at a local auto paint supply. A Dupont dealer will sell Nason which is their economy line. 2013 Ford Red Candy is the color. All the auto paint dealers will have a code for that color in...
10-12-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,824
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I always use the "term site:www.bikeforums.net" ...

I always use the "term site:www.bikeforums.net" RideWithGPS site:www.bikeforums.net (http://www.bikeforums.net)
with google
works pretty well
10-04-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I use a small (trim) HVLP sprayer and have 1/2...

I use a small (trim) HVLP sprayer and have 1/2 left over out of 1/2 pint basecoat. I'm not professional and know I spray less efficiently. Everything 02Giant said is excellent information and right...
09-11-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,730
Posted By peugeot mongrel

seems legit to me. I sure wouldn't worry about...

seems legit to me. I sure wouldn't worry about it. Shimano makes a lot of different pully sets.

For Dereo XT M773 / Deore XT M781 / Deore XT M786
...
08-27-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,859
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I fell the first time in traffic. A little...

I fell the first time in traffic. A little nervous is an understatement.

If you have fallen twice you are about finished with the learning curve. I bet we have all fallen twice. That seems to be...
08-27-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By peugeot mongrel

If it's one of these It's best to get it apart...

If it's one of these It's best to get it apart and see what you've got. You can carefully tap the bearings out and match them.
Hopefully being loose didn't ruin the chamfer. Make sure it's not your...
08-27-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Google is your friend. Pure Fix has assembly...

Google is your friend. Pure Fix has assembly instructions on there website. Pure Fix (https://www.purecycles.com/pages/bicycle-assembly-instructions)
Don't ride it f...up it will hurt you. Good...
08-26-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,708
Posted By peugeot mongrel

This is pretty cool: Two Brakes, One Hand: How To...

This is pretty cool: Two Brakes, One Hand: How To Stop a Polo Bike (https://www.wired.com/2010/06/two-brakes-one-hand-how-to-stop-a-polo-bike/)

...
08-26-17, 04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,708
Posted By peugeot mongrel

An idea like this takes a lot of "Devil's...

An idea like this takes a lot of "Devil's Advocate" thrown at it. The framebuilders forum might give some interesting advice. They don't have near as much traffic and dual posts can be less...
08-26-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By peugeot mongrel

The links work for me. For length double check...

The links work for me. For length double check the old chain it's probably right but you never know.
To check length thread the chain big to big not going through the derailleur....
08-26-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,708
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Impressive. Am I missing something? With a hand...

Impressive. Am I missing something? With a hand cycle don't you need to drive/steer/brake from the same touch points with your hands? Is this design lean steer? I'm not seeing that either.
08-25-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By peugeot mongrel

You have 2 problems. As maddog said you are...

You have 2 problems. As maddog said you are missing the last piece of cable housing so it can't shift. The slipping when peddling hard is most likely freehub pawls worn or gummed up.
...
08-14-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Why post then? unless only to insert negative...

Why post then? unless only to insert negative input
08-14-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By peugeot mongrel

So what is the purpose of this comment? Somehow...

So what is the purpose of this comment? Somehow it doesn't seem positive or constructive to me.
08-09-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,603
Posted By peugeot mongrel

If the cassette isn't loose with side play and...

If the cassette isn't loose with side play and same with the crank they were most likely installed fine and not the problem. Might be cable binding somewhere causing the fine adjustment to walk in &...
08-04-17, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,744
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Looks late 70s to me. The chainestay dimple under...

Looks late 70s to me. The chainestay dimple under the crank went away in 81. It's a Super. If it were an early Mexico the bare frame would weigh in the 1700g range. A Super frame will weigh around...
08-01-17, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,807
Posted By peugeot mongrel

When my wife got on a bike after lots of years...

When my wife got on a bike after lots of years the things that helped were:

lower the seat. It really helped with her confidence. Later set it back up to fit you because it's harder to ride with...
07-27-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By peugeot mongrel

That's gotta be a pretty obscure brand. It looks...

That's gotta be a pretty obscure brand. It looks new but Here's one just like it with a pix posted in 2013 (https://bigbenta.com/stores/kronos-bike)

Looks nice enough and $100 seems fair, but keep...
07-27-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I just put 2.35s on a 2003 Raleigh M80. The 1.5w...

I just put 2.35s on a 2003 Raleigh M80. The 1.5w rims I have make them a little taller. It came with 2.1s. The V brake cables cleared but seemed too close so I put calipers with longer arms and now...
07-27-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,566
Posted By peugeot mongrel

A lot of road bikes started out as frame only....

A lot of road bikes started out as frame only. Vintage to current. My favorite rides are old classy frames with modern drive so they certainly didn't to me come as complete bikes. Somebody built...
07-26-17, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 28,139
Posted By peugeot mongrel

:eek: Make sure that when you pedal...

:eek:




Make sure that when you pedal forward it's not pulling the wheel to the left and binding the tire against the chain stay in the front. If the rear axle is a little loose it can do...
07-26-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Probably this: Limit screws have to be...

Probably this:


Limit screws have to be reset - possibly even changed out for longer screws on 6 speed.

This pretty much sums it up:


10 speed road RD is also the same pull - 11 speed has...
07-07-17, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,428
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I did too. Six or seven issues now. It's just...

I did too. Six or seven issues now. It's just ads.
I live in a high end zipcode. I also get fancy real estate mags and a few huge catalogs for fancy stuff. I shop at Home Depot, Lowes & Wallmart so...
05-30-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,741
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Welcome to the forum. That's some really...

Welcome to the forum.

That's some really good process tips on a tricky subject of interest. I do computer graphics for a living and have made a few decal sets. Your tips are very informative and...
05-30-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By peugeot mongrel

While looking for this info I stumbled on this...

While looking for this info I stumbled on this very comprehensive article

Tubeless Tape Thread (http://forums.mtbr.com/wheels-tires/tubeless-tape-thread-926021.html)


Here is some info I...
05-25-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,863
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I did my first a few days ago, I did have to go...

I did my first a few days ago, I did have to go step by step to understand it. I had to go at it more than once, googling in between, to get it right. It works really nice.

You need the dealer...
05-22-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,258
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Not as nice as a proper tool, but you can use a...

Not as nice as a proper tool, but you can use a spare rear wheel by screwing the axle in the hanger and measure the space between the rims in 4 places.
05-19-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,170
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I did my first 11 speed a few days ago. For the...

I did my first 11 speed a few days ago. For the high tension step I found this trick and it makes it really easy to get close for high tension. Watch this.

Use a 6mm allen wrench to hold the...
05-13-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By peugeot mongrel

I re-rimed a pair old Cosmic Elite with Kinlen...

I re-rimed a pair old Cosmic Elite with Kinlen 279 s. Kept the spokes. I used washers. It worked well but I was at the end of threads when done. Mine had those funny oversized spoke washers that had...
04-30-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,463
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Can't buy it but it's pretty easy to make and...

Can't buy it but it's pretty easy to make and easy to use.

http://mmaygraphics.com/Transfer3/wheel-dish-tool.jpg
04-24-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,848
Posted By peugeot mongrel

The 2016 cat has them at 1575g If you have...

The 2016 cat has them at 1575g
If you have broken 4 spokes already chances are it will get worse not better.
04-24-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By peugeot mongrel

BTW - welcome to the forum. I hope you enjoy...

BTW - welcome to the forum. I hope you enjoy accumulating the knowledge it has to offer.

The "Standards" sort of sort by manufacturers, groups of manufacturers and time ranges with country of...
04-24-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By peugeot mongrel

Given the frame is carbon respacing is not an...

Given the frame is carbon respacing is not an option.
As long as the rear is 130mm between the inside of the dropouts you can add more rear gears. Depending on the freehub on your current rear wheel...
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