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Posted By drewrockstarr

Trek Singletracks chromoly are awesome city urban...

Trek Singletracks chromoly are awesome city urban bikes. Had 930 and 970 but the latter was markedly heavier. Paid $55 for the 930. Mate even used it on proper mtb bike challenged and outpaced guys...
10-23-16, 03:47 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

I just started using the as well. Just need lots...

I just started using the as well. Just need lots of practice. I am experimenting clipping my left foot from standing position, then doing the right as I take off as I am "right footed" and less...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Lovin every minute

I have been riding my CB 531 nonstop. It is like a drug. I feel I can cycle forever and don't mind climbing hills. My PSV will hibernate this winter til I switch back thr original and shorter atax...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

I have had two 900 series Trek, even the highest...

I have had two 900 series Trek, even the highest model 970. They are solid bikes for city commuting. However not all the alloys are the same weight even if the name was the same. One was...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you all for feedback. I think I am very...

Thank you all for feedback. I think I am very happy with having a PSV and 531in my stall :-)
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks BikeMig. I really prefer this for every...

Thanks BikeMig. I really prefer this for every day commute over the PSV which is too light and feel I will be blown away. The front tyre needs changing but happy it is not tubular like my PSV. Will...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Claud Butler 1988 Reynolds 531 Rigida rims AS23...

Claud Butler 1988 Reynolds 531
Rigida rims AS23 alloy
Shimano brake set
Shimano gears
Shimano Altus C20 rear derailleurs
Laprade seat post
Alloy Sakae handlebar
Japan Tange headset
Maillard...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks BikeMig. I collected the blue PSV last...

Thanks BikeMig. I collected the blue PSV last weekend dream very light bike. Bought 82 P10 but inch too short still like Carbolite. Absolutely nothing wrong with it. I also have a 78/79 teal 10 speed...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Claud Butler Reynolds 531 info&worth please

Couldn't pass up this bike for $140 and it is near work and not100 miles away this time. Finally will experience the uber hype about 531 tubing in relation to my Peugeot PSV. Any info on Claud B 531...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

70s mystery Peugeot. Info & worth please

Up for sale for $65 at moment. Blurry photos sorry. The cranks and pedals look odd. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you.
10-14-16, 11:10 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks GB and OddJ. Think I need to take massive...

Thanks GB and OddJ. Think I need to take massive chill and enjoy my bikes. I miss riding my '82 P10 when I moved her to a more secure fully enclosed bike storage. Very little rust but tad too short...
10-14-16, 04:26 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you. Will look at his site again. Seems...

Thank you. Will look at his site again. Seems that different folks have somewhat leanings about certain brands i.e. love hate relationship with Campy s parts. Why? Or love for Simplex gear set over...
10-13-16, 03:12 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

History mystery of Simplex Huret Campagnolo Maillard

Hi I'm just starting to learn more about vintage Peugeots. These vintages bikes come with different brand names parts. How are these brands rated or were they available certain eras until better...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks much especially to Sky Dog. I am not...

Thanks much especially to Sky Dog. I am not mechanic so it would entail more expenses. Seems to be steady stream of bikes that come up in England. There's an 531 that is on for $85. Will check out...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you all as always. So much useful...

Thank you all as always. So much useful information. Cannot do without your knowledge.
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Peugeot 531 Optimum 14 mystery? Worth $100

Hi never heard of this model? What year is this? When did Peugeot change the fork design by not having flat top that is sometimes chrome? Unsure if to buy. But bland looking. Any information would be...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Here are what comes with the bike

Here are what comes with the bike
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Posted By drewrockstarr

I happened to love GF mountain bikes. Best...

I happened to love GF mountain bikes. Best vintage hardtails IMHO. I had 1999 Big Sur have 2006 now. Mate had 90s KaiTai model which was super light and outpaces guys on $1000+ bikes on month long...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you. I have asked the seller what all he...

Thank you. I have asked the seller what all he has done to it. I am unfamiliar of year of bike and original parts. There is so much to consider with old bikes and repair costs
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Peugeot 531 worth $300?

Hello. Pug 531 up for sale in my size. Unsure if it is Frankenbike. The fork looks odd to me. Please help.
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Posted By drewrockstarr

The factor here in England is that most do not...

The factor here in England is that most do not own cars to go collect a bike from all over the country unless you are a nutter like me that takes trains for a cool bike. Thus collect only bikes sit...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

So far no one has touched or bidded on it on...

So far no one has touched or bidded on it on eBay. Most guys over here are looking for more road/racer types. Michigander based in UK
10-10-16, 01:41 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks MState. I actually ended up getting...

Thanks MState. I actually ended up getting wheelset that came off a Pug Ventoux which was pretty good model. I only ride weekends for 20 miles. In the far future I will consul with my LBS who...
10-10-16, 01:33 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Just collected my '83 PSV weighs at 9.5kg/21#,...

Just collected my '83 PSV weighs at 9.5kg/21#, better than 31# of my '79 P10speed.
10-09-16, 10:21 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Dear GB. Thanks for post. Sheldon s article was...

Dear GB. Thanks for post. Sheldon s article was alarming about broken spokes and cone wearing out. I do not ride often or hard maybe twice a month and only less than 20 miles. However I plan on using...
10-09-16, 06:54 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Dear V thank you for info and photos especially....

Dear V thank you for info and photos especially. See you are from SF. Went to Cal for 5 years but been in UK for 11 years and loving every minute. The South Downs national park is in my back yard and...
10-09-16, 03:54 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you all for well wishes. Added two photos,...

Thank you all for well wishes. Added two photos, I added Weinmann shorties fenders not that I'll ever take her out in rain. I read on Sheldon B's web about the rear hub, fingers x. Blue skies in...
10-08-16, 04:38 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Hi Due Route It is a Peugeot Super Vitus 980

Hi Due Route

It is a Peugeot Super Vitus 980
10-08-16, 01:11 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks GB and Chase. Had no choice but had to...

Thanks GB and Chase. Had no choice but had to ride her through central London thru a massive roundabout with buses and taxis. Nerve racking. But she performed! Glad to be home by the coast after 10...
10-08-16, 06:56 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Peugeot PSV Dream come true

Still making my way back from 3.5 hour train journey but cannot contain my excitement about long awaited PSV. It's my fourth Pug in 3 months. It is crazy light. Getting so much unwanted attention....
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks all as usual. I cannot read enough about...

Thanks all as usual. I cannot read enough about Vintage Pugs. Thanks to all the SM on this forum
10-08-16, 05:03 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

My 78 Peugeot 10 speed weighs staggering 31#...

My 78 Peugeot 10 speed weighs staggering 31# Prefer my 82 Carbolite 103 Pug which is less than 25# have yet to weigh it. Both have racks and fenders
10-08-16, 03:12 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Sweet bike! New to vintage Pugs and complete...

Sweet bike! New to vintage Pugs and complete layman to bike terms. What parts were hardest to source? Getting my PSV today with tubulars and looking for appropriate clincher wheels set was a pain....
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you for posting photos of your bike. May I...

Thank you for posting photos of your bike. May I ask how much you paid for it? I have the exact same bike but rust everywhere pedal were so bad they had to be replaced as was the cassette and chain....
10-08-16, 12:34 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Just started being a vintage Peugeot enthusiast...

Just started being a vintage Peugeot enthusiast two months ago. I'm constantly reading threads from the senior members thank you. Why did Peugeot make different bikes for USA Canada and French...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Mixte are popular here in southern England but...

Mixte are popular here in southern England but not many come up for sale. That one in photo looks in good condition very little to no rust. If tires and brakes are in good condition I'd pay $130 for...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks Billy and Randy for providing a more...

Thanks Billy and Randy for providing a more balanced view. Whilst I am new to vintage Peugeot pricing I have bought and sold my fair share of bikes from high range MTB ie Santa Cruz to vintage...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks Alex. Seems that Reynolds 531 is the holy...

Thanks Alex. Seems that Reynolds 531 is the holy grail as average price in England starts at $250. This bike is 103 Carbolite. I do like the internal cable routing though such clean look.
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Peugeot Centennial bike. Any value or purely sentimental?

Collecting my PSV in two days. Saw this for $150. Any value in terms of quality of tubing used and components? Saw HLE today and impressed at how much lighter than my 1978/79 road bike I just bought....
10-02-16, 07:27 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks Ron. I will have proper chat with the guy...

Thanks Ron. I will have proper chat with the guy I bought bike from to pick his brain on how to replace tubulars. He wanted to keep the PSV in its most accurate and historical sense
10-02-16, 04:11 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks all. I will talk to local LBS and get...

Thanks all. I will talk to local LBS and get their feedback on pros and cons of tubulars. Then if I am convinced they're too much work then I will source out used 80s wheel sets. Seems least hassle...
10-02-16, 01:58 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thanks Retro G. I was advised from the guy I...

Thanks Retro G. I was advised from the guy I bought the bike from to get similar rims wheelset from 80s era. However in the future if when rims need replacing I need to buy more current rims or am I...
10-02-16, 11:59 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

1984 Peugeot PSV: buy wheelset or build wheels?

Hi I will pick up a PSV 12 speed next week. It has tubular tyres. Unsure if I can deal with changing a flat with tubulars. Thinking of replacing the rims with 700c clinchers. Is it cheaper to buy...
10-01-16, 12:39 PM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Mixte s are super

I like my Peugeot Riviera. Got it for a steal as well as the French Motobecane. Sold the Moto, slighty heavier to ride.
10-01-16, 10:29 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Thank you all again for your wisdom. 70s Pug I...

Thank you all again for your wisdom. 70s Pug I was referring is the bike in the photo. It had 5 gear but local LBS replaced it with 7 gear sprocket. This is the bike with two different crank arms
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Hi Mike Thanks loads for the information. Much...

Hi Mike Thanks loads for the information. Much appreciated :-))) Michigander based in UK
10-01-16, 07:29 AM
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Peugeot crank arm mixed with BSA? Is that possible or destructive/unwise?

I bought late 70s Pug 5turn7 gear last week. I noticed today whilst unlocking my bike that one crank arm has BSA engraved. Am I right into thinking someone blended BSA crank bottom bracket and...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Sorry for oversight. I removed the wrong photos...

Sorry for oversight. I removed the wrong photos and uploaded the right ones Drewrockstarr
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Hi Mike Thanks for feedback. I will double check...

Hi Mike Thanks for feedback. I will double check if I uploaded the right photos. At any rate my newfound obsession of vintage Pugs needs to be curtailed :-) Too much info overload and I need to give...
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Posted By drewrockstarr

Blue Peugeot Riviera is mine but will sell on....

Blue Peugeot Riviera is mine but will sell on. Will stick to men's road bikes. The French Motobecane was stunning great paint finish but heavier to ride than the Pug. Sold it on immediately and sold...
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