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05-21-22, 03:01 AM
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Posted By 1simplexnut

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Love the blue on this
05-18-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

hI Chomb1 . I also popped the cap off a...

hI Chomb1 .

I also popped the cap off a pair with cast body . It is adjustable .

and

Have a pair of what I thought were 700s also .
Black riveted cleat plate
Screw on cap ( see pic...
05-18-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

As has been quoted around here frequently : " ...

As has been quoted around here frequently : " its not wrong ,its just french ! "

Curiousness got the better of me and i popped the caps off a couple of pairs I have here .
Both are adjustable...
05-18-22, 12:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

hmmm those are interesting ? Those caps and...

hmmm those are interesting ?
Those caps and the pedals look different to the "normal" CXC maillard pedals .
Looks like they have been peened? staked?riveted or similar .
Would make it hard to...
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, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 295,096
Posted By 1simplexnut

Saw this at a bike show here in NZ back in ...

Saw this at a bike show here in NZ back in 2017 ,
Would be interesting to know the back story to how it got here .
Apologies for the rather bad photo .

...
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...
05-07-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi I have an 80s Peugeot parts catalogue ...

Hi I have an 80s Peugeot parts catalogue which mentions a 24.75mm post . Maybe it is what yours should have ?

...
05-04-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By 1simplexnut

Ouch that is a shame ! I feel your pain ....

Ouch that is a shame !
I feel your pain . Have been there a couple of times over the years .
Out of curiousity what is the serial number ?
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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04-29-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By 1simplexnut

hi - i have some those hoods waiting for a home...

hi - i have some those hoods waiting for a home
What levers are you considering putting them on ?
If I have the levers, happy to have a try and post pics
cheers
04-27-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,693
Posted By 1simplexnut

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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courtois just about done . Will be an enjoyable ride once dialed in .
04-24-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By 1simplexnut

Finally got a chance to take it for a hurtle in...

Finally got a chance to take it for a hurtle in between rain showers !

I quite like the ride. Feels especially responsive going uphill .
Need to tweak a couple of things .
Saddle needs to go...
04-23-22, 12:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hmm I wonder if the Weinmann arms were a bit...

Hmm I wonder if the Weinmann arms were a bit narrow for the Clarks ? Bottomed out then rounded maybe ?
I use old school 40mm brake pads on those old weinmanns . Have steel acorn nuts :)

...
04-17-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

Ha need to read properly . What pedals are you...

Ha need to read properly . What pedals are you going to use ?

Also , what happened with the clarks ? Stripped the thread ? Yikes!
04-17-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

looks good ! Are you sticking with the...

looks good !

Are you sticking with the maillard CX pedals ?
If you are , and you need some clips let me know .
I have spare second hand ones in the stash .

Have fun :)
04-16-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,660
Posted By 1simplexnut

Great picture !! :) Thanks for sharing .

Great picture !! :) Thanks for sharing .
04-09-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,904
Posted By 1simplexnut

hiya that is so sad that gotten stolen . Pox...

hiya that is so sad that gotten stolen . Pox on bicycle thieves !

Also do I spot a Courtois frame in behind your first pic of the green frame.??
Any more pictures of that ?

Cheers
04-09-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

I have spare set of the correct Weinmann hoods ...

I have spare set of the correct Weinmann hoods for the price of shipping :)

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04-07-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By 1simplexnut

Also for what it is worth , there is a signature?...

Also for what it is worth , there is a signature? decal on the top tube

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04-07-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi - yes appears to be hardwood . No...

Hi - yes appears to be hardwood .
No makers name on dropouts . front are the same but without the chrome loss .
...
04-07-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,693
Posted By 1simplexnut

Thank you :)

Thank you :)
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
...
04-07-22, 01:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,860
Posted By 1simplexnut

I was wondering today how you got on . Shame...

I was wondering today how you got on .
Shame about the post being stuck !

Also that rear mech does need replacing .
Looks like someone mangled it before you got to it .
The tab washer ...
04-06-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,693
Posted By 1simplexnut

hiya - have just started a new thread about this...

hiya - have just started a new thread about this frame . Just not quite sure how to post a link?
I am guessing it wont be too hard to spot :)
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 ...
04-06-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,693
Posted By 1simplexnut

Just got my sticky paws on this . A ...

Just got my sticky paws on this .
A reasonablly modern (for me) french Courtois frame and forks .
Seems to be a bit of a rare fish .
I like its quirks so far .
Now for the build. Probably...
04-04-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 737
Posted By 1simplexnut

Maybe he bought it just for the fork ?? I...

Maybe he bought it just for the fork ??
I did exactly that recently with a decrepit ALAN :speedy:

...
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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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peugeot 753 fork crown ...
03-16-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi - I got hold of a couple of backing...

Hi - I got hold of a couple of backing plates(see pic) some years ago that allowed me to mount standard shimano levers (not the ones in the pic)
If i understand you correctly you...
03-15-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By 1simplexnut

These guys have the hoods :speedy: brake...

These guys have the hoods :speedy:

brake components ? Around Again Cycles (http://www.aroundagaincycles.co.nz/online-shop-brakecomponents)
03-15-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By 1simplexnut

There is a seller here in New Zealand who has...

There is a seller here in New Zealand who has new old stock Weinmann hoods .
I bought a few off him some time ago.
Happy to facillitate if needed, but suspect freight might be expensive to the...
03-14-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By 1simplexnut

I like that !!!!! Big frame too ! which is...

I like that !!!!! Big frame too ! which is unusual .
Are those 26 " wheels or 700 ?
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...
03-10-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By 1simplexnut

In the words of an Aussie icon no longer with...

In the words of an Aussie icon no longer with us , CRIKEY !!! Would you look at that !!!!!! :thumb:
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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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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...
03-06-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By 1simplexnut

Sorry no majic bullet but, I have a vague...

Sorry no majic bullet but,
I have a vague memory of someone re-making them with a 3D printer ? .
The only other option would be lurking on EBAY ? They do pop up now and then .
I have a couple I...
03-06-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By 1simplexnut

Thats food for thought ! Why didnt I fork...

Thats food for thought !
Why didnt I fork in think of it :roflmao2:
thanks for the humour.
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...
03-04-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By 1simplexnut

For the curious , It is BSC bottom bracket...

For the curious ,
It is BSC bottom bracket thread .
Still on the hunt for a suitable fork . ho hum :deadhorse2:
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
...
03-01-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,132
Posted By 1simplexnut

need to get me some of those chain rings ! ...

need to get me some of those chain rings ! :thumb:
Been off the bike(s) for a week or so with shoulder surgery . Its going to hurt when I get back to it .
02-27-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By 1simplexnut

My 1960s Carlton had a BSF 5/16? socket...

My 1960s Carlton had a BSF 5/16? socket head capscrew !
Looked to be original and is mentioned in the Carlton literature .

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