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06-24-15, 07:13 AM
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Posted By joe v

First real test ride with 'Purple Haze' (though...

First real test ride with 'Purple Haze' (though she refuses to look purple in half the pictures I take) - long stroll mostly along the canal -bliss!
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06-23-15, 02:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,236
Posted By joe v

Back in the 1960's a journalist once commented on...

Back in the 1960's a journalist once commented on the superior stopping power of the Mafac brakes compared to the Campagnolo side-pulls. A Campagnolo mechanic replied : 'Ah, but you got the...
06-22-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,106
Posted By joe v

http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx100/veejoe/na...

http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx100/veejoe/naamloos_zpsx3iecbro.png (http://s745.photobucket.com/user/veejoe/media/naamloos_zpsx3iecbro.png.html)

As a lot of us are C&V ourselves:p
06-22-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,616
Posted By joe v

let me join everybody else here and tell you it's...

let me join everybody else here and tell you it's a thing of beauty (and an excellent choice to go for a white saddle - very classy!) Also, IMHO the very last beautiful Peugeot series - after...
06-17-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By joe v

Don't know about any close-up shots of the setup,...

Don't know about any close-up shots of the setup, but I managed to find a picture of him riding, taken a couple of years ago :
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06-16-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By joe v

Happy birthday Eddy!

Today, June 17th Eddy Merckx turns 70. The greatest cyclist of all time, no doubt about that, but a decent human being too –ask his former teammates and competitors. This may be a fitting opportunity...
06-16-15, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 764,623
Posted By joe v

Hi plonz, thanks for the compliment! The saddle...

Hi plonz,
thanks for the compliment! The saddle is branded 'Ducas', made by the 'Velo' brand. Search ebay for 'ducas saddle' or 'velo rivets saddle'; there are several versions of these, not the...
06-16-15, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 764,623
Posted By joe v

As promised : Changes made : -replaced...

As promised :

Changes made :

-replaced those crappy 'prestige' shifters by Hurets.
-replaced Simplex FD (broken clamp - what's new eh!) with Huret model.
-new 'retro' saddle to replace...
06-15-15, 03:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,801
Posted By joe v

Exactly, that's why these should be called...

Exactly, that's why these should be called 'retro' (newly produced, old-style frames) as opposed to 'vintage' (built x years ago). Many people ignore the difference...
06-12-15, 03:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,801
Posted By joe v

WHAT!! And miss all the fun???:(

WHAT!! And miss all the fun???:(
06-01-15, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 764,623
Posted By joe v

Hi all! It's been a while, but I've got me a...

Hi all!
It's been a while, but I've got me a new project here: 1974 Gitane Interclub; a bit on the heavy side (being a gaspipe frame), but I could not resist the colour :love:. Pretty good...
04-02-13, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,167
Posted By joe v

- when offered for sale :)

- when offered for sale :)
03-28-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 199,574
Posted By joe v

307386 Elli, doing what she does best -...

307386

Elli, doing what she does best - nothing much :)

ps there seem to be a LOT of cat lovers among the C&V crowd!
09-04-12, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By joe v

Ferdinand Bracke broke the 'hour' record in 1967...

Ferdinand Bracke broke the 'hour' record in 1967 (first to cover more than 48 km) riding for the Peugeot team. Peugeots would carry the 'record du monde' tag for several years in honour of this...
08-22-12, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By joe v

Talk you out of it? You're on the wrong forum,...

Talk you out of it? You're on the wrong forum, mate, we're all suffering from the same disease here!:p
06-21-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 702,603
Posted By joe v

+1 certainly one of the loveliest bikes ever to...

+1 certainly one of the loveliest bikes ever to grace these pages:thumb:

joseph
06-15-12, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 702,603
Posted By joe v

Pretty sure; downtube decals are pre-'75 and the...

Pretty sure; downtube decals are pre-'75 and the gold-striped lugs are specific to the '74 'LE' version.

Joseph

http://cyclespeugeot.com/images/1974_Peugeot_PX10LE.jpg
05-24-12, 04:50 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 33,507
Posted By joe v

http://www.cyclesportmag.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://www.cyclesportmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/36-Tomorrow-We-Ride.jpg


Absolutely beautiful read; I knew it would be as soon as I read this excerpt in a bookreview :


'Shoulder to...
05-16-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,588
Posted By joe v

any exceptions for slightly older ones?:innocent:...

any exceptions for slightly older ones?:innocent:

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/203/471506036_3057cbfcb8_b.jpg
05-09-12, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 702,603
Posted By joe v

That's a very nice blue PX10, :thumb: And that...

That's a very nice blue PX10, :thumb: And that Arctic/Stella - wow!
05-08-12, 06:43 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 113,082
Posted By joe v

Ain't that something! Now don't tell me you've...

Ain't that something! Now don't tell me you've got a red PR10 too:p

Joseph
05-07-12, 02:59 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 113,082
Posted By joe v

1974 PX10LE ...

1974 PX10LE

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7133/7001732902_e46aa8eb41_b.jpg

1981 PXN10

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4032/4578010211_8856e628a4_b.jpg
05-07-12, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 702,603
Posted By joe v

Just added another frenchie to the 'stable' : ...

Just added another frenchie to the 'stable' :

1974 Peugeot PX10LE (frame & fork won on ebay) :

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5345/7147819537_3f5602fb5f_b.jpg
...
05-06-12, 05:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,777
Posted By joe v

Just finished this build : 1974 Peugeot PX10LE...

Just finished this build :
1974 Peugeot PX10LE


http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5345/7147819537_3f5602fb5f_b.jpg
05-04-12, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,231
Posted By joe v

+1. That is one beautiful (and pretty rare)...

+1. That is one beautiful (and pretty rare) bike. Once cleaned up it will look absolutely stunning - congrats on a great find!

Joseph
11-21-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,357
Posted By joe v

What - no ashtray?

What - no ashtray?
11-15-11, 07:49 AM
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Posted By joe v

[QUOTE=austy37;13494478]I found this old girl at...

[QUOTE=austy37;13494478]I found this old girl at the tip today, it has some nice lugs (nervex?), campag nuovo record rd, universal brakes, stronglight crank, brooks seat, campag hubs with ambrosio...
11-15-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,818
Posted By joe v

Fenders AND studded tires, it can be done - with...

Fenders AND studded tires, it can be done - with an older roadbike having a more relaxed geometry :

'70's Novy with Marathon winter tires :
...
11-15-11, 07:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,967
Posted By joe v

No, but I've seen a couple of small Giants at my...

No, but I've seen a couple of small Giants at my lbs!
11-06-11, 03:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,865
Posted By joe v

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6222/6317945866_3c6...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6222/6317945866_3c69d05197_b.jpg

finished!
10-25-11, 01:22 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 103,126
Posted By joe v

Actually, 'Jans(s)en(s)' and 'Pe(e)ters' are to...

Actually, 'Jans(s)en(s)' and 'Pe(e)ters' are to Belgium what 'Smith' and 'Jones' are to the english-speaking world.:)
10-18-11, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By joe v

... you buy bikes for their parts only and then...

... you buy bikes for their parts only and then still find a use for the frame, ending up with resp. a grocery-getter, a rainbike, a REALLY bad weather bike, a winterbike and something still to be...
09-20-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,865
Posted By joe v

I am indeed!

I am indeed!
09-19-11, 02:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,865
Posted By joe v

Another 1970's Norta ('top racer' model) before...

Another 1970's Norta ('top racer' model) before re-build. Very nice 'gios' blue, Ishiwata 022 tubing, mostly dura-ace, some parts to be replaced and a lot of cleaning to do (they always look much...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,808
Posted By joe v

Reviving this thread with another 1970's Norta...

Reviving this thread with another 1970's Norta ('top racer' model) before re-build. Very nice 'gios' blue, Ishiwata 022 tubing, mostly dura-ace, some parts to be replaced and a lot of cleaning to do...
01-06-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By joe v

tsss tsss, young people today!!:):):)

tsss tsss, young people today!!:):):)
12-06-10, 05:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,852
Posted By joe v

Definitely one of THE coolest Peugeots to ever...

Definitely one of THE coolest Peugeots to ever grace these pages!!!
11-30-10, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By joe v

It's from 'La course en tête' a great documentary...

It's from 'La course en tête' a great documentary that basically followed EM during a whole season, including very impressive training footage as well as racing stuff.
...
11-26-10, 02:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By joe v

It certainly is! ...

It certainly is!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aip3836VtZ0
11-16-10, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By joe v

the guy certainly looks the part! ...

the guy certainly looks the part!

http://outnow.ch/Media/Movies/Bilder/2010/HugoKoblet-PedaleurDeCharme/movie.fs/05.jpg
11-16-10, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By joe v

Hugo Koblet film

Something to look forward to!

http://outnow.ch/Movies/2010/HugoKoblet-PedaleurDeCharme/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-zZ3vmLtQ4
11-15-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,111,456
Posted By joe v

Love the description here : 'front end slightly...

Love the description here : 'front end slightly bent':lol::lol::lol:

http://www.2dehands.be/fietsen/fietsen/racefiets/groene-racefiets-81829952.html?list_cat=racefiets&start=147
11-12-10, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By joe v

Replacing the frame on a bike - now THAT'S a...

Replacing the frame on a bike - now THAT'S a restoration! :)
11-09-10, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,692
Posted By joe v

Somebody's confusing 'Mercier' with 'Mercian'.

Somebody's confusing 'Mercier' with 'Mercian'.
11-03-10, 05:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,332
Posted By joe v

I have to go wherever the bikes go, dear, they...

I have to go wherever the bikes go, dear, they need me!:p
06-14-10, 12:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,144
Posted By joe v

Yes it is : 2 fairweather-bikes, 2 rainbikes...

Yes it is : 2 fairweather-bikes, 2 rainbikes (with fenders), 2 very bad weather bikes, 2 for hilly rides (triple or compact geared), etc etc.:)
06-10-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,782
Posted By joe v

Yep, les filles Gitane étaient très belles! ...

Yep, les filles Gitane étaient très belles!

http://www.gitaneusa.com/images/catalog/1975_pg3.jpg
06-10-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,131
Posted By joe v

Very very impressive, it's almost too much (with...

Very very impressive, it's almost too much (with a collection like that you'd spend all your time looking at it and never riding!). Guy needs a bigger garage though:)
06-09-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,782
Posted By joe v

Hallowed be thy frame?

Hallowed be thy frame?
06-09-10, 03:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,782
Posted By joe v

Don't remember that issue. Then again, I only...

Don't remember that issue. Then again, I only read the interviews:p .

Anyway, bike catalogues weren't too bad either back in the day, girl-wise :
...
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