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10-18-19, 06:35 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Here was mine. Forum member Cinco identified it...

Here was mine. Forum member Cinco identified it as a PSN-10. Lots of similarities to your bike......
10-03-19, 11:07 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Itís not the length of the stem that is...

Itís not the length of the stem that is problematic. The standover height is the issue. Just too close for comfort...
09-30-19, 08:59 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Trade 56cm Peugeot PS(N)-10 for something smaller

I picked this bike up at an estate sale, cleaned it up and rebuilt bearings and, itís too large for me. :(
New tires, bar tape and brake pads. Reynolds 531 tubing 3 main tubes plus fork.
Id...
09-30-19, 11:17 AM
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Posted By orcas island

Itís the next bike in line for some work after I...

Itís the next bike in line for some work after I get the current project off of the bike stand. Both tires are totally shot on this one. Aside from being ridiculously dirty, everything seems fine...
09-30-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By orcas island

Ritchey- not sure of the exact year or model. A...

Ritchey- not sure of the exact year or model. A bit too small for me, will probably go up to the cabin. This came as a result of following up a ďfree Ritchey bikeĒ ad on CL. I thought, what sort of...
09-29-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By orcas island

Amazing craftsmanship! These racks will make...

Amazing craftsmanship! These racks will make this bike a ďone of a kindĒ beauty
09-29-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

The saddle does have a plastic base. The covering...

The saddle does have a plastic base. The covering isnít torn, and is pretty well adhered so I think I may try to dye it back to its original black color.
09-29-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

The Unicantor saddle has a thin leather covering....

The Unicantor saddle has a thin leather covering. It shows discoloration from use and sunlight, Iíd suppose...
09-29-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Thanks! Like most here, I like to fix things (Iím...

Thanks! Like most here, I like to fix things (Iím a building contractor) and I really enjoy salvaging/bringing back to life old things that many folks feel are ready for the scrap heap.
Good call on...
09-29-19, 05:39 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Photo of marking on the steering stem. Looks like...

Photo of marking on the steering stem. Looks like a stamping of a two digit code of sorts and a handwritten 22,5. Can anyone help interpret? Thanks!...
09-29-19, 02:43 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Nice!! Thanks for sharing that photo!

Nice!! Thanks for sharing that photo!
09-29-19, 12:51 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Just getting started with the cleaning and...

Just getting started with the cleaning and rebuilding of hubs and headset after finishing up another bike. The date code on the Campy front hub locknut was stamped ď69Ē; a little earlier than I had...
09-27-19, 11:42 AM
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Posted By orcas island

1984 Specialized Expedition ...

1984 Specialized Expedition
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09-26-19, 02:48 PM
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Views: 122
Posted By orcas island

Fire road usage, most likely.

Fire road usage, most likely.
09-26-19, 01:03 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Ritchey mountain bike

I picked this up on my way to work this morning. A small Tom Ritchey mountain bike. No frame decals save for the TR logo on the headtube. Chainstay rear U Brake makes me think it dates from the mid...
09-25-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By orcas island

Not as old as some pictured in these pages, but a...

Not as old as some pictured in these pages, but a really solid 1994 Stumpjumper that just arrived. One of their early dual suspension approaches. ...
09-24-19, 07:29 PM
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Views: 6,003
Posted By orcas island

Lazzaretti- Italian, early 1970ís headbadge. ...

Lazzaretti- Italian, early 1970ís headbadge.
The firms founders likeness above the wolf nursing Romulus and Remus...
09-14-19, 11:41 AM
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Posted By orcas island

^ That bike is a beauty^. Iím overhauling...

^ That bike is a beauty^.

Iím overhauling hubs and bottom bracket on a 1978 Peugeot PSN-10 I picked up 2 weeks ago. No surprises so far, but these parts were filthy and had lots of the original...
09-12-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Juvela- I get your point about the smaller...

Juvela- I get your point about the smaller builders and the perception of their bikes desirability. Iíve been a fan of vintage bikes since before they were vintage, and I had never heard of the...
09-11-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

So, given the likelihood of Columbus tubing, the...

So, given the likelihood of Columbus tubing, the described lugs, and the Campy components, where might a bike like this fall in the heirarchy of Italian builds from the 1970ís? Iím imagining that the...
09-10-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Did frame builders mix and match lugs from...

Did frame builders mix and match lugs from different makers, or did they more routinely build frames using all of a certain category/make of lug?
09-10-19, 10:33 AM
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Posted By orcas island

1976 Centurion Semi-Pro with a few modifications...

1976 Centurion Semi-Pro with a few modifications for the...
09-09-19, 03:25 PM
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Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Thanks to all who shared information about this...

Thanks to all who shared information about this bike. I appreciate it!
09-08-19, 05:47 PM
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Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Thanks for the link to the Unicantor saddles....

Thanks for the link to the Unicantor saddles. Iíve included a photo of the underside of mine, s well as one of the bb lug....
09-08-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

^ Thanks for the link to that article about...

^ Thanks for the link to that article about tubular tires. I pumped the existing ones up and they still hold air despite being ancient and pretty corroded.
Not sure what to do with the saddle; itís...
09-08-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

That is good advice about the wheels. Clean up is...

That is good advice about the wheels. Clean up is just going to involve removing 40 years worth of road grease with WD-40 and a soft rag and a toothbrush, a little Meguiars polish on the frame, and...
09-08-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Bingo! ...

Bingo!
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09-07-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

^ I am constantly amazed at the amount of...

^ I am constantly amazed at the amount of information that folks on this forum possess!

Just noticed that the Silca frame pump is embossed with the Lazzaretti name. Cool shop water bottle also. ...
09-07-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

I didnít mean to suggest this was a Galmozzi;...

I didnít mean to suggest this was a Galmozzi; just wondered if this type of lug had a name, and if they were in common use in the early Ď70s?
09-07-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

I took a look at some Galmozzi photos on the...

I took a look at some Galmozzi photos on the forum, and the lugs look similar to some of them. Particularly the headtube legs with the horizontal slice and circle design. Were these in common use by...
09-07-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Interesting, your thought about them possibly not...

Interesting, your thought about them possibly not building their own frames. Conversely, I read someoneís thought on the web that they may have been involved in that same sort of contract building...
09-07-19, 12:37 PM
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Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Hey! The seatpost and stem came right out;...

Hey! The seatpost and stem came right out; huzzah! I was afraid that they would be semi stuck buggers like the ones on the Peugeot. Off to a good start here...
09-07-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

The head badge is interesting. Apparently that is...

The head badge is interesting. Apparently that is a representation of one of the Lazzaretti brothers who started the shop (the other brother was a successful racer). Underneath his likeness is that...
09-07-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

The frame size is 56 ctc with an 82cm standover;...

The frame size is 56 ctc with an 82cm standover; just at my upper limit. A French fit for sure! Iím going to have to try to track down a pair of brake hoods for those Universal levers. Does anyone...
09-07-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,615
Posted By orcas island

Somewhat obscure Italian brand rescue- Lazzaretti

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09-05-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By orcas island

Cinco- Thank you for posting that page and photo....

Cinco- Thank you for posting that page and photo. I think that youíve nailed the model and date. The info on the seatpost is perfect; I was starting to research whether it was some sort of Campagnolo...
09-05-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By orcas island

Thanks for your thoughts about the model...

Thanks for your thoughts about the model identification. I canít find any markings on the pedals, but the toe clips are Christopheís....
09-05-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By orcas island

Derailleurs are interesting; black Suntour...

Derailleurs are interesting; black Suntour Cyclones with a bit of homemade drillum on the rear.
Reynolds ďTres tubesĒ 531 decals, Atax Philippe bars and Atax stem, Weinmann sidepull brakes, Simplex...
09-05-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By orcas island

Can anyone confirm the model? Peugeot content

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I picked this Peugeot up from an estate sale...
09-04-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By orcas island

Really nice work there. I love seeing old bikes...

Really nice work there. I love seeing old bikes like this being brought back into productive service!
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By orcas island

Back to my original estimate of value; thatís a...

Back to my original estimate of value; thatís a $200 bike (after looking at the EBay photos), for someone with a nostalgic soft spot for this model. As wrk101 mentioned, there are a few replacement...
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By orcas island

There are lots of threads on this forum relating...

There are lots of threads on this forum relating to the early Stumpjumpers; search those keywords and be ready to spend a few hours...
Values are quite dependent on your location. A fast moving...
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By orcas island

Iím not an expert by any means, but I think the...

Iím not an expert by any means, but I think the serial number indicates a 1982 frame build date. Looks like your bike was put together during that time of component transition; still wearing the...
08-16-19, 10:30 PM
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Posted By orcas island

PM sent on the Kirtland bag

PM sent on the Kirtland bag
08-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By orcas island

$200 is a deal for that bike. 1984 for sure. It...

$200 is a deal for that bike. 1984 for sure. It looks very original and in great shape!
08-05-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,320
Posted By orcas island

Not entirely sure of the year in this one....

Not entirely sure of the year in this one. Acquired as a bare frame and built up with a few Campy parts I had in the shed, and the balance from a donor Ď76 Centurion Semi-Pro. It looks surprisingly...
08-04-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By orcas island

My two French friends

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08-04-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,926
Posted By orcas island

After 10 years of adding and subtracting I seem...

After 10 years of adding and subtracting I seem to have settled on a roster of bikes that all fit the bill for me. Some are bikes fondly remembered from bike shop drooling as a young teenager, others...
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By orcas island

I have one in a 54cm size and love it. I had been...

I have one in a 54cm size and love it. I had been thinking of building one like yours for my wife. ...
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Views: 582
Posted By orcas island

I was bidding on that bike last week. Good catch!

I was bidding on that bike last week. Good catch!
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