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marrac

Member since Apr 2021 • Last active May 2022
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  • in Mechanics & Fixin'
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    Little update, I've tried to fit the 25mm seatpost from other bike, no luck with that even after opening up the slot with screwdriver. Still the both of 24mm seatpost just having a gap around the tube. I think there is no different seatpost size between 24 and 25mm?

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    If it's already deformed by using wrong seatpost, it can be fixed to slide the bigger seatpost or not?

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    I've tried with other 25.4 seatpost but it doesn't fit at all even with the slot opened up with screwdriver when the slot lines is parallel, maybe it's like 24. something or 25mm size? I've ordered the 24mm seatpost for Peugeots when I didn't check if the frame is pinching down, because the original one that came with the bike was also 24mm. All information that I readed online about Peugeot size from 80's low tier bikes is 24mm. I need to find some 25mm post and try with it maybe.

  • in Mechanics & Fixin'
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    Hey, I've got a problem with seatpost slot pinching at the top when I'm tighten the binder bolt. I think measurement of the seatpost is good (24mm Peugeot size), because I've checked inner size of the tube, it goes in nicely and I think bigger size won't fit because it's already a tight fit with little bit of play, but when I tighten it down, the seatpost slot pinching at the top, so when I want to change the height of the seatpost I need to open it up with the screwdriver what is frustrating, because without it the seatpost won't move at all or be scratched a lot from the frame. I've tried with carbon paste, shim made from can but it's too tight to go in with a shim. I don't have any more ideas what to do with it. Some guy told me that I need to cut down the seatpost slot few mm down, but I don't know if it is a safe idea.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Thanks, I'm thinking of painting the seatpost to black to match the stem and whole bike also. Originally the crankset was chrome/white, but I needed to change it because of the front derailleur problems.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    From not knowing if that's gonna even work, to already after 2000km and still going, my first ever bike build without any experience (thanks to youtube videos and forums), 1987 Peugeot PHE 20.

  • in Mechanics & Fixin'
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    So maybe I'll try with the old QR, they looked more solid for me, and about the dropouts reset, I was looking for someone in the LBS to do that, but no one want to do a cold setting even the frame is steel, so I dont know where I could find some help with that.

  • in Mechanics & Fixin'
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    Hey, so I've finally finishing my Peugeot build with modern components, but another problem appeared. The rear wheel sliding to the left side under a pedaling pressure. I've got horizontal dropouts and using the QR that came with new wheels. Also I'm just squeezing the wheel in because I've got 124-125mm rear dropouts and 130mm wheel. What can be a problem there? There is not enough bite on the modern QR? I've also got the old QR from previous 6 speed wheelset. maybe I could try with them.

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