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05-21-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,185
Posted By 1simplexnut

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Love the blue on this
05-12-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By 1simplexnut

anyone else weirded out by the reversed Peugeot...

anyone else weirded out by the reversed Peugeot in the background ! ????
:wtf:
Friday the Thirteenth !?
05-08-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi there , Just a suggestion with regard to...

Hi there ,
Just a suggestion with regard to reaming .
I have a used a flap wheel with surprising success in the past with tight posts .
Go from grrrr backward and forward to ahhhh nice easy...
04-30-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By 1simplexnut

hi again , Down in the cave messing about...

hi again ,
Down in the cave messing about with the hoods and levers.
Popped a single cane creek hood I had on a lever for comparison .
Then realised I had not got the black ebay offering on...
04-29-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By 1simplexnut

had a quick look at it . The fit is ok - ish ....

had a quick look at it .
The fit is ok - ish .
Could do with a packer on top where I would rest my hands . there is a gap between hood and lever body.
the front looks a little odd with the lever...
04-29-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By 1simplexnut

Ok ? Are they these levers with the half hoods...

Ok ? Are they these levers with the half hoods ?

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04-27-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,684
Posted By 1simplexnut

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courtois just about done . Will be an enjoyable ride once dialed in .
04-16-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

Great picture !! :) Thanks for sharing .

Great picture !! :) Thanks for sharing .
04-07-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By 1simplexnut

Naaaah its just FRENCH !!!!!! :rolleyes: ...

Naaaah its just FRENCH !!!!!! :rolleyes:

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vitus 979
...
04-06-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By 1simplexnut

Courtois Master Pro . French ? Any info ?

Working on a new project .
Courtois master pro
Could find very little information.
PO brought it in from overseas and said it was french .
Some of its quirks make it seem to be pretty likely ...
03-22-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,940
Posted By 1simplexnut

Not my fork but I saw it online while searching...

Not my fork but I saw it online while searching for a fork for my Bertin.
Thought it was worth showing .
Almost bought it but 10mm too short darn it !

...
03-22-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,940
Posted By 1simplexnut

1980S MONGOOSE ATB ...

1980S MONGOOSE ATB


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03-21-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,940
Posted By 1simplexnut

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peugeot 753 fork crown ...
03-14-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi , have a couple of frames with those bosses...

Hi ,
have a couple of frames with those bosses .
One I kept the six speed altus levers that were specific to it ( koga miyata)
The other is a Peugeot which came with shimano 600 kit.
I did manage...
03-13-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By 1simplexnut

Avanti clunker ! ...

Avanti clunker !
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plus I have a Avanti sprint road frame...
03-08-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By 1simplexnut

Snap! :) ...

Snap! :)
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:)
03-08-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

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Quill seat post can be a pain if stuck .
The end of the main body has a...
03-08-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hiya , I remember selling those when they...

Hiya ,
I remember selling those when they were new . Would have been 1987 ,1988 Penny Farthing Cycles .
There were two levels of frame as I recall . One was full vitus 980 and the other...
03-04-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By 1simplexnut

my boy had an alloy framed Trek hybrid machine...

my boy had an alloy framed Trek hybrid machine .
He complained about it wallowing while at speed downhill .
Frame was fine but the tension on the rear wheel spokes was completely out of whack...
03-03-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By 1simplexnut

hiho - will double check and report back ::) ...

hiho - will double check and report back ::)
I know my somewhat later Bertin is bsc
...
02-17-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,798
Posted By 1simplexnut

Ouch ! I paid about $500 NZ for mine a couple...

Ouch ! I paid about $500 NZ for mine a couple of years ago.
Plain lugs but original and tidy .
$990.00 sounds a bit steep to me .
...
02-13-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By 1simplexnut

That is a nice looking Peugeot . Colour is...

That is a nice looking Peugeot .
Colour is unusual . Champagne I think they call it ?
If it was the right price I would be sorely tempted to purchase .
Looks like my size too !
I have a black...
02-12-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,006
Posted By 1simplexnut

I had a Gitane break on me in exactly the same...

I had a Gitane break on me in exactly the same place while giving it some herbs going uphill from a dead stop.
Was a most unusual sensation .
Wheel went all wobbly and jammed on chain stays ....
02-08-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By 1simplexnut

I would be more worried about the sidewalls on...

I would be more worried about the sidewalls on the tyres !!!
Chainrings look good from here :)

More pics of the bike would be appreciated by this crowd :speedy:
02-05-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,352
Posted By 1simplexnut

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half the bike room !
02-05-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,411
Posted By 1simplexnut

Nice !! I wish we had barns like that in my...

Nice !!
I wish we had barns like that in my part of the world ! :love:
02-03-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,519
Posted By 1simplexnut

it has a french flavour . :) Will reveal all...

it has a french flavour . :)
Will reveal all once I get my sticky mitts on it .
Hopefully I wont have any unwanted surprises :twitchy:
02-03-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,519
Posted By 1simplexnut

New(old) one on its way to me shortly . ...

New(old) one on its way to me shortly .

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02-02-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By 1simplexnut

Yes indeed !!!!!! ONLY one ride ! The mind...

Yes indeed !!!!!! ONLY one ride ! The mind boggles :eek:
01-27-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

Here is a publicity shot showing him riding a...

Here is a publicity shot showing him riding a machine oh so similar to the one I have , :)
...
01-26-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

here is my 1984 ...

here is my 1984

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01-26-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

I echo that sentiment from way down in the...

I echo that sentiment from way down in the antipodes :-)
01-26-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi Has a plastic? plug in the fork instead of...

Hi Has a plastic? plug in the fork instead of a wood one .
Only other marking is on the fork steerer ....
01-25-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

I love that Sparrow ! Inspired me to get...

I love that Sparrow !

Inspired me to get on with the Mitchell Professional restoration I did a couple of years ago...
01-25-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

how about this ? ...

how about this ?


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PY10FC
01-25-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

MAFAC GT ! :speedy: ...

MAFAC GT ! :speedy:

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01-24-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

yes - Managed to sneak it out of France right...

yes - Managed to sneak it out of France right amongst the first covid outbreak .

...
01-24-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,698
Posted By 1simplexnut

How about a french racing machine .? I dont...

How about a french racing machine .?
I dont know for sure it was raced , but it was ridden by a Peugeot team member .
Rides damn nicely too !

...
01-12-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi all,:bike2: thanks for the feedback , Will...

Hi all,:bike2: thanks for the feedback ,
Will reach out to the seller andd see what happens .
01-09-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

That is stunning ! . The red looks like it...

That is stunning ! .
The red looks like it has been kept away from the dreaded UV .
Coincidentally I have two of these top tube cable guides in my spares :-)

Thanks for sharing
01-08-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

Curiouser and curiouser !

Thanks for sharing that .
Have an "ALAN" that I had always thought was different from others .
Was aware of the Donnay connection , But not the Peugeot .
All very interesting ....
01-05-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,728
Posted By 1simplexnut

agreed !!!! ...

agreed !!!!

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half the bike room !
01-02-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,628
Posted By 1simplexnut

Happy January Everyone . ...

Happy January Everyone .


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12-23-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,470
Posted By 1simplexnut

Only green one I have is this monstrosity !...

Only green one I have is this monstrosity !
Only ridden at 4am in the morning when no-one can see it !
( I sort courier parcels in the wee smalls)

Merry Christmas everyone from ...
12-18-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By 1simplexnut

I,m a Kiwi and I avoid that particular word . ...

I,m a Kiwi and I avoid that particular word . Veranda is safer. :p
11-27-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi actually unearthed the frame this morning in...

Hi actually unearthed the frame this morning in the cave .
No serial on seat tube . Will check BB when/ while I try and locate the fork !

All good fun
11-20-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,743
Posted By 1simplexnut

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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gold sharpie permanent marker used . Very happy with result.
11-18-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

ah that looks good . makes me want to pull...

ah that looks good .
makes me want to pull the frame I have out of storage and get it built up .
Thanks for sharing.
11-17-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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this one is fun :-)
11-16-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

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here is an early 1970s ALAN. I never really got it grips with...
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