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1983 Peugeot P8 X M

Gave this bike to a friend who got into riding to work.

Frame:
1983 Peugeot PX 8 M 61cm Carbolite 103

Fork/Headset:
Carbolite 103 / Original

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
SR / original

Pedals:
Lyotard 136

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
1x5 drive = 40T SR 118mm front ring / 5 speed Malliard freewheel 14x17x19x21x24 / Sedis chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Simplex SX 810 / Simplex SX 810

Handlebars/Stem:
Belleri French Porteur Style / SR 70mm / Cork grips / leather cord wrap / Tressotar cloth wrap

Saddle/Seatpost:
Fujita Belt / Original

Brakes:
Weinmann centre-pull / Weinmann

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Original 700c Rigada / Malliard Normandy / Original Michelin 700x35c

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Replaced at some point 700c Rigada / Malliard Normandy / some old 700x35c

Accessories:
AVA frame pump / french bell *ding!* / soubitez generator lights / ESGE fenders

More Info:
definitely a big bike, but it works out ok needs a better saddle, tires & a saddle bag

Added by cobrabyte. Last updated over 8 years ago.

As of over 9 years ago, cobrabyte has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

4 Comments

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

I love Peugeots myself this is a sweet one the carbolite frames are very nice

Posted over 8 years ago

cobrabyte

cobrabyte says:

Thanks Guys!

I recently gave this bike to a good friend who wanted to get into riding. He's been going everywhere with it...to work, the bar, all over the place. The other day he did almost 30 miles, not bad for a newb! :)

Posted over 9 years ago

edscoble

edscoble says:

I like it, it tick all the right box for general riding, nice work mate.

Posted over 9 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

so nice to see someone who appreciates the old classics ,doesn'chop -paint-aerospoke -color match chain "convert"them to third rate Fixies.thanks for sharing,

Posted over 9 years ago