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Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-21, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Doug Fattic

Framebuilder and painter here so adding and...

Framebuilder and painter here so adding and removing braze-ons is standard procedure. Man is that some ugly and incompetently brazed on BB bosses. Whoever was using the torch dribbled brass on down...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By 79pmooney

Not a frame builder but I have spent a few hours...

Not a frame builder but I have spent a few hours with those 5" grinders. I'd shield the frame tubes with appropriately cut up and bent tin cans. (I used to build and repair boats. Used them for...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By guy153

I would take them off carefully with the angle...

I would take them off carefully with the angle grinder (cutoff wheel followed by flap disk) until the last bit, where a narrow belt sander (I think sometimes called a "dynafile") is better. A grinder...
11-26-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By juvela

----- may have begun life as a PX-10E of...

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may have begun life as a PX-10E of MCMLXXIII

the manufacturer went back to this lug pattern for one year at this time

the Juy dropouts are another clue

note the "blister" at the...
11-26-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By machinist42

Cat's Out Of The Bag

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11-25-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,892
Posted By obrentharris

I enjoy the variety of interpretations of...

I enjoy the variety of interpretations of "attainable." Makes for an interesting thread.
Brent
11-25-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,892
Posted By tgot

85(?) peugeot

I'm not sure I need, but would very much like to ride and remember, a 1985 Peugeot like the one I had in High School and took touring.

The light blue didn't seem to be present on the low- mid-ends...
11-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,892
Posted By jamesdak

Similar desire for years with wanting a path...

Similar desire for years with wanting a path race, rod brakes and all.

Finally cheated and broke down over the winter and ordered a brand new Pashley Guv'nor. It's such a cool riding bike I...
11-24-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,892
Posted By bikemig

yep, Iíve wanted one as well. I picked up a 50s...

yep, Iíve wanted one as well. I picked up a 50s Claud Butler Jubilee. I have all the parts for a 2 x 5 build with more or less appropriate era parts but Iím tempted to build it as a club racer
11-24-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,363
Posted By Rolla

Personally, I'd go with durability over weight...

Personally, I'd go with durability over weight savings.



A reduction in rotating weight will improve efficiency, but I think weight is often over-emphasized as a means of improving performance...
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