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Peugeot UO 14 - First Updates 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SpfX4-RaPN8/Uggwy3wF73I/AAAAAAAAETo/nI6Pha8tWBg/s1600/100_5214.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-align: center;"><img border="0" height="312" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SpfX4-RaPN8/Uggwy3wF73I/AAAAAAAAETo/nI6Pha8tWBg/s400/100_5214.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Trying to evaluate the stem sizing for eventual upright bars, I discovered the bolt was frozen and no amount of oiling or force would free the mechanism. Rather than strip the bolt completely, a bike shop mechanic worked magic, regreased the post, and raised it to maximum height. Unfortunately 1980's stems are shorties, but now I know what I'll be up against for bars and/or stem replacement when I'm ready.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MJcHT-aS7ow/UggwyvLnypI/AAAAAAAAEUI/jfpUq9my7cA/s1600/100_5208.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MJcHT-aS7ow/UggwyvLnypI/AAAAAAAAEUI/jfpUq9my7cA/s400/100_5208.JPG" width="398" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Adapting to simple pedals.</td></tr></tbody></table>Gone are the toe clips, straps, and touring pedals. I was initially attracted to grey platform pedals because of it's horseshoe-shaped grippy area. Unfortunately, there isn't a silver version, which I felt would look great on this bike. I'll keep looking for the right pedal. For now this inexpensive cruiser pedal should be adequate.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-j00hy0uuEus/UggwywCPdcI/AAAAAAAAET4/Q-nBUI64rec/s1600/100_5211.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="327" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-j00hy0uuEus/UggwywCPdcI/AAAAAAAAET4/Q-nBUI64rec/s400/100_5211.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">I wanted to throw out the cover less gel seat, but I will hold onto it. I already&nbsp;envision&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">it's revival with a leopard print cover, but that's a project for another time.&nbsp;</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><div>The seat post moved easily, fortunately, so I regreased the post, dismantled all seat parts to perform a thorough cleaning. The clamps, screws, and rocker piece were pretty grimy. I have to admit I purchased the lower profile seat for its style and price and since I'm not married to womens' specific saddles, I'm exploring the adjustments that a men's seat presents with longer rails. I presume this will allow more fore and aft movement and could prove invaluable for whatever bar set-up I use.</div><div><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ALXFICoZ9TU/Uggwz10qlAI/AAAAAAAAEUQ/-0_mSnO407E/s1600/peugeot%252C+first+changes-001.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ALXFICoZ9TU/Uggwz10qlAI/AAAAAAAAEUQ/-0_mSnO407E/s400/peugeot%252C+first+changes-001.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Nashbar water bottle cage.</td></tr></tbody></table><div>The elegant lines of this endearing water bottle cage won me over. It's lasted for years on the Miyata and now graces the Peugeot.<br /><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uJaT0xhyVjM/Uggw0HfhIOI/AAAAAAAAEUY/K_NFKvafZvU/s1600/peugeot%252C+first+changes.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uJaT0xhyVjM/Uggw0HfhIOI/AAAAAAAAEUY/K_NFKvafZvU/s400/peugeot%252C+first+changes.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">Pictured, new tires installed in front and rear. Going from 1" to 1.25" tires still allows space for fenders.</span></td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I replaced cracked, aged rubber with Panaracer Pasella tires. There is still clearance for fenders</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LAqU6v2LLn8/UggwzbSSX4I/AAAAAAAAET8/TCB-BbXCFVY/s1600/100_5222.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LAqU6v2LLn8/UggwzbSSX4I/AAAAAAAAET8/TCB-BbXCFVY/s400/100_5222.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">The Peugeot's parking spot, wedged between scooters and mini bike rack in our garage.</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><div>In addition to steering changes, I plan to add front rack and basket. All in good time.</div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SpfX4-RaPN8/Uggwy3wF73I/AAAAAAAAETo/nI6Pha8tWBg/s1600/100_5214.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em; text-align: center;"><img border="0" height="312" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SpfX4-RaPN8/Uggwy3wF73I/AAAAAAAAETo/nI6Pha8tWBg/s400/100_5214.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Trying to evaluate the stem sizing for eventual upright bars, I discovered the bolt was frozen and no amount of oiling or force would free the mechanism. Rather than strip the bolt completely, a bike shop mechanic worked magic, regreased the post, and raised it to maximum height. Unfortunately 1980's stems are shorties, but now I know what I'll be up against for bars and/or stem replacement when I'm ready.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MJcHT-aS7ow/UggwyvLnypI/AAAAAAAAEUI/jfpUq9my7cA/s1600/100_5208.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MJcHT-aS7ow/UggwyvLnypI/AAAAAAAAEUI/jfpUq9my7cA/s400/100_5208.JPG" width="398" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Adapting to simple pedals.</td></tr></tbody></table>Gone are the toe clips, straps, and touring pedals. I was initially attracted to grey platform pedals because of it's horseshoe-shaped grippy area. Unfortunately, there isn't a silver version, which I felt would look great on this bike. I'll keep looking for the right pedal. For now this inexpensive cruiser pedal should be adequate.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-j00hy0uuEus/UggwywCPdcI/AAAAAAAAET4/Q-nBUI64rec/s1600/100_5211.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="327" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-j00hy0uuEus/UggwywCPdcI/AAAAAAAAET4/Q-nBUI64rec/s400/100_5211.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">I wanted to throw out the cover less gel seat, but I will hold onto it. I already&nbsp;envision&nbsp;</span></span><br /><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">it's revival with a leopard print cover, but that's a project for another time.&nbsp;</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><div>The seat post moved easily, fortunately, so I regreased the post, dismantled all seat parts to perform a thorough cleaning. The clamps, screws, and rocker piece were pretty grimy. I have to admit I purchased the lower profile seat for its style and price and since I'm not married to womens' specific saddles, I'm exploring the adjustments that a men's seat presents with longer rails. I presume this will allow more fore and aft movement and could prove invaluable for whatever bar set-up I use.</div><div><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ALXFICoZ9TU/Uggwz10qlAI/AAAAAAAAEUQ/-0_mSnO407E/s1600/peugeot%252C+first+changes-001.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ALXFICoZ9TU/Uggwz10qlAI/AAAAAAAAEUQ/-0_mSnO407E/s400/peugeot%252C+first+changes-001.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Nashbar water bottle cage.</td></tr></tbody></table><div>The elegant lines of this endearing water bottle cage won me over. It's lasted for years on the Miyata and now graces the Peugeot.<br /><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uJaT0xhyVjM/Uggw0HfhIOI/AAAAAAAAEUY/K_NFKvafZvU/s1600/peugeot%252C+first+changes.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uJaT0xhyVjM/Uggw0HfhIOI/AAAAAAAAEUY/K_NFKvafZvU/s400/peugeot%252C+first+changes.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">Pictured, new tires installed in front and rear. Going from 1" to 1.25" tires still allows space for fenders.</span></td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I replaced cracked, aged rubber with Panaracer Pasella tires. There is still clearance for fenders</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LAqU6v2LLn8/UggwzbSSX4I/AAAAAAAAET8/TCB-BbXCFVY/s1600/100_5222.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LAqU6v2LLn8/UggwzbSSX4I/AAAAAAAAET8/TCB-BbXCFVY/s400/100_5222.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">The Peugeot's parking spot, wedged between scooters and mini bike rack in our garage.</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><div>In addition to steering changes, I plan to add front rack and basket. All in good time.</div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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