Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the May Giveaway for DERUIZ LAVA e-bike worth $1699

Want to upgrade '84 Peugeot Monaco
I want to upgrade my Peugeot Monaco that I got from a craigslist deal. I started by stripping it down and repainting it.
I would just put the same components back on, but most of them came rather half-assed (like one break and crappy broken shifters along with plastic junk).

I saw another topic that sort of addressed the general question I have about how to go about making everything match, but I have a more specific one. I'm getting kind of frustrated with picking through parts and would just like to just buy a matching set... but the problem is: will the new set match the frame?

Specifically, if I just get a set of Shimano Sora or Tiagra components would it fit this bicycle frame (aside from the bottom bracket, I already realize I'd have to replace that with one of their crazy shaped ones)?

Thanks a lot,

No, not everything will fit.

What will fit:
- rear derailleur
- STI levers (probably with a bit of tweaking, the handlebar diameters are different!)
- breaks (probably, cannot tell from the pictures)
- front wheel

What will not fit:
- crank set
- front derailleur (due to different seat tube width)
- rear hub (frame spacing, though this can be fixed, see http://sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html)

I included the hubs for a complete list of things you might want to replace, the usually not part of a component set.

Oh, and nice paintjob

Possibly Related Threads...
Last Post
09-08-2019, 06:58 PM
Last Post: Papa Dom
06-26-2019, 10:31 AM
Last Post: JoJoJo
10-03-2015, 10:45 AM
Last Post: JanJ
04-27-2015, 02:12 AM
Last Post: eastman
05-15-2014, 01:15 AM
Last Post: 1FJEF

Forum Jump:

10 Latest Posts
Brake problems
Today 06:34 PM
Biking and running apps
Today 04:52 PM
Posting images
Today 03:34 PM
What are your thoughts on E-bikes?
Today 09:24 AM
Entry level triathlon bike recs?
Yesterday 12:39 AM
How much do you bike a year
05-20-2022 06:55 AM
Please help me identify my '80's Bridges...
05-19-2022 11:27 PM
Installed Shimano Zee on GT Transeo 5.0
05-18-2022 07:57 PM
05-18-2022 02:50 AM
Unknown brand, should I buy or not?
05-18-2022 02:01 AM

Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
28 posts
no avatar 2. ReapThaWhirlwind
23 posts
no avatar 3. tran thanh
15 posts
no avatar 4. ichitan
11 posts
no avatar 5. JR Namida
5 posts