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Peugeot PX10 (~1975) bottom bracket and crankset

I have couple of questions about my Peugeot PX10. What is the modern bottom bracket compatible with this bicycle? It's 35mm diameter and it's a French threaded BB. Having a quick look at the ...
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Identify this late 1980s Peugeot

I bought this bike off Ebay in Germany. The previous owner said his father owned it. What year and exact model is it? There is "Paris" written on the frame. I looked through the German ...
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Peugeot Performance 30 Information

Recently bought an old(-ish) Peugeot in need of love and am trying to find out about it. On the frame, it says Peugeot, Performance and 30. So I assume the model is 'Peugeot Performance 30', but I ...
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Fixed cup bottom bracket removal

I have a square tapered bottom bracket which I am trying to remove but the fixed cup is proving difficult to loosen. The bike is a Peugeout Princeton from the early 90s. I have heard older French ...
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What bike Pump can I use for the Peugeot Savoie?

I'm trying to find a hand pump that will fit the top tube of the frame, In the model manual attached is the Bike pump that says 'Zefal Competition HP pump' however could i use a standard 'Frame Pump' ...
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Replacing vintage bike tyres

I have a 1980 Peugeot road bike and the tyres need replacing. The existing tyres say: 700 x 25c 25-622 Which I thought was pretty standard? Someone in the Decathlon bike shop told me this was niche ...
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Upgrade Peugeot 5-speed to indexed flat bar shifters

My girlfriend got a vintage Peugeot with original 5-speed cassette (2 front gears) and friction stem-shifters (with a flat bar). She's struggling with the shifting. I'm considering the following ...
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Should I rather treats single spots to conserve the original paint or go for a repaint with a restoration project?

I'm working on a '76 Peugeot PL8/E and am debating whether I should leave the paint as is, give all the small spots manual treatment or try to restore by getting it repainted/decaled. There are some ...
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Should there be grease in my steel frame's tubes?

I've taken apart a road bike from the 70s with a (french) ball bearing bottom bracket. Looking inside I found (what I thought to be) absurd amounts of grease in the tubes coming into the bottom ...
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tubular tire replacement

So two days ago I bought this Peugeot vintage bike (from the '80s) and it has tubular tires on it that aren't usable anymore. Is it possible to install a normal tire on the same rim instead? I'm a ...
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What model Peugeot is this?

Anyone know what model this bike is? I am trying to replace the front wheel of my fg/ss converted vintage Peugeot road bike. I've measured the spacing at 98mm, but because I don't know the correct ...
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70's Peugeot to Fixed Gear Conversion

I have an old 1970's Peugeot frame (originally a 10-speed, I believe) that I have been slowly trying to convert to a fixed gear bike. I am at a complete loss for which wheelset is appropriate. I have ...
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Can anyone give me some information on this Peugeot frame I bought this weekend?

I've been looking through old Peugeot brochures and searched the numbers on the frame but I cant find any pictures of any Peugeot bikes that look like this one. The chrome section with the flags of ...
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How to improve/restore vintage Peugeot bike, or is it even worth it?

I've got an old Peugeot bike I've been riding, and I like it but I'd like to make it better for long rides. I'd like to replace some parts, the steel rims aren't good for braking and I'd like ...
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Please help me identify this bicycle (Peugot)

I recently finished a renovation project on a classic Peugeot road/touring bike and was wondering what the model and production year of this bicycle is. I tried but could not find anything myself. ...
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Replacing/Upgrading brakes on ‘80s Peugeot road bike

I have a Peugeot road bike that I commute on every day. I’m not sure of the exact model, but from some digging around online I believe it is a 1986 or so. It has single pivot side-pull brakes, Shimano ...
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Old Peugeot brakes not working in rain

I have an old Peugeot bike that's pretty awesome but the brakes are bad. In good conditions they are weak, and when wet they stop working entirely. I wasn't sure what the issue was with this, and ...
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How to hold brake

How can I hold this brake? I can’t hold it on the holds because of the angle of the brake and the nature of it being an old brake. I know that the suicide levers are dangerous so I’m confused about ...
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Measuring chainline without cranks?

I just bought a 1970s Peugeot Mixte UE-18 for $10 at my local bike co-op. It's in great shape, but is missing the bottom bracket and cranks. I'd like to upgrade to a cotterless crankset. However, I ...
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French thread BB

I am commuting and training on an old Peugeot road bike. I really like it but as training rides are getting to be 100km or more, I need to add shorter cranks and clipless pedals. Problem is these old ...
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Update gearing Atom 77 freewheel 1989?

I have an old French Peugeot 12 speed (pbn) that I would love to have an easier (is that how I say?) lowest gear? The hills on southern France really kills my knees today. The freewheel says atom 77 ...
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Mafac Racer Brake Replacement

I am getting tired of my Mafac Racers on my old Peugeot UO-8 and am looking for a modern side pull style brake upgrade. Are there any brakes that are good conversions to replace Mafacs? Anything I ...
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