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04-05-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By gugie

Good point, sometimes I forget that we're in...

Good point, sometimes I forget that we're in strange times.
04-04-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By gugie

Back to the OP, I know of 2 powder coaters that...

Back to the OP, I know of 2 powder coaters that can send a frame out for chemical strip (https://www.powdercoatguide.com/2013/07/stripping-powder-coat.html#.Xok4NYhKjIU). I think cost was around $40
04-04-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By gugie

I've heard this arguement before, and it doesn't...

I've heard this arguement before, and it doesn't make much sense to me. Who doesn't want a lifetime paint job? I don't know many people who plan to repaint. Perhaps somebody somewhere wants to...
04-04-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 669
Posted By gugie

Maybe a litmus test is you bring your bike in to...

Maybe a litmus test is you bring your bike in to a bike shop and they're not quite sure how to work on it.
04-03-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By gugie

I've gone through 4 different powder coaters, one...

I've gone through 4 different powder coaters, one went out of business, one moved out of the area, one is in Kansas City, the other is local and still in business (I think, we'll see hopefully in a...
04-02-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 541
Posted By gugie

Or the Campy version. I've gone almost...

Or the Campy version. I've gone almost exclusively to sealed BB's, but if I were doing lot of BB overhauls, I'd shell out the big bucks for that type.
04-02-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By gugie

Wearing a mask is recommended when out in public...

Wearing a mask is recommended when out in public (ie, around other people). I'm only riding where there aren't many people (out in the countryside, >>6 feet from others), so no mask for me.
04-02-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 541
Posted By gugie

Hozan BB pliers ftw! ...

Hozan BB pliers ftw!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/419x203/31kdlmbx1cl_ac__d9b6e24ad74d78a115d498092dad9b7646eca6c0.jpg

Properly used, they don't slip off easily like...
03-30-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By gugie

A trifecta on Universal...

A trifecta on Universal (http://www.universalcycles.com).
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/840x121/universal_0745800cba1ecbddb887ca30d76fbfe2bb224e21.png

Just ordered and...
03-30-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By gugie

I have no doubt that Rudi can releather this, but...

I have no doubt that Rudi can releather this, but if the seatpost OD has to be 0.81", I think you'll need a lathe, which I don't have.
03-30-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By gugie

Tidy workshop! Liking it.

Tidy workshop! Liking it.
03-29-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 86,656
Posted By gugie

Ah, to be 50 again... Happy birthday...

Ah, to be 50 again...

Happy birthday Crapmaster!
03-29-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By gugie

Simplex dropouts have the Campy standard 7...

Simplex dropouts have the Campy standard 7 o'clock stop.
Huret used a 4 o'clock stop.
03-29-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

That's the cleanest than I've ever seen your man...

That's the cleanest than I've ever seen your man cave!

So, you've got three zero bikes down there for a friend?
03-29-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By gugie

Meeting up in the time of Quarantine

One of the many things I miss is getting together with my C&V friends. Last weekend I rode over to Andy_K 's house. We shared a beer at a social distance, watching below his house as many people...
03-29-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,475
Posted By gugie

MAFAC centerpulls, adjusted poorly with old, hard...

MAFAC centerpulls, adjusted poorly with old, hard pads, are the words

MAFAC centerpulls, with new Koolstop pads, adjusted properly, are the best combo of stopping power and modulation around. I...
03-28-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By gugie

Yeah, over the top details! Those rack braze-ons...

Yeah, over the top details! Those rack braze-ons will never, ever come off - so much surface area to silver in!
03-28-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By gugie

Pretty much anything that Brian posts is worth...

Pretty much anything that Brian posts is worth dropping everything and drooling over.
03-27-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By gugie

Got plenty of dorks out here, thanks. ...

Got plenty of dorks out here, thanks.

:bike2:

Ah, a fork you say. PM me. Seems I do a couple a month, three currently in l'Atelier. I can usually turn them around fairly quickly.
03-27-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By gugie

Man, thought I’d started enough threads on this...

Man, thought I’d started enough threads on this so you didn’t have to ask this question.

The Jobst method works sometimes. Oftentimes the problem is one blade is slightly longer than the other -...
03-25-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

But how does that help George Bailey?

But how does that help George Bailey?
03-25-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

Specifically, beeswax from the Riv and Dell Cult,...

Specifically, beeswax from the Riv and Dell Cult, cause, Savings and Loan gotta keep in business.
03-25-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By gugie

I've had the same type of issue on some bikes. On...

I've had the same type of issue on some bikes. On a tour I noticed that every once in awhile the chain would hit the head of a screw that attached the fender to the dropout. When the outer link just...
03-25-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

The work bench is just some kitchen type...

The work bench is just some kitchen type countertop. The vise is an inexpensive 6" Chinese model I picked up on sale + coupon a few years ago. The mechanism was really rough, so I disassembled it,...
03-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

I think if you're at that point, just put it all...

I think if you're at that point, just put it all in the recycle bin.
03-24-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Universal Cycles in Portland is open for...

Universal Cycles in Portland is open for business. Their planned move to Beaverton has been pushed out till May "there was more they had to do to the building before moving" I was told on the phone....
03-24-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

Found these on the interwebs, cheap, but not free...

Found these on the interwebs, cheap, but not free like yours!
03-23-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

Same here, upper managers suddenly have nothing...

Same here, upper managers suddenly have nothing to manage, so they've decided to micromanage. **** rolls downhill.

My manager decided, on a whim, to have a meeting with his 40 or so chain of...
03-23-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,235
Posted By gugie

Quarantine shop cleaning/organizing challenge

Now that a good part of the country is staying home for the near future, we're all looking for something to do related to our hobby.

There's a Quarantine build challenge...
03-20-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By gugie

and we were lucky to dine and drink with one of...

and we were lucky to dine and drink with one of them-seems so long ago now!
03-20-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By gugie

Beat me to it! Really impressed with the...

Beat me to it!

Really impressed with the packing job as well.
03-19-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,327
Posted By gugie

Bu-bu-bu-but... Grant Petersen!

Bu-bu-bu-but...

Grant Petersen!
03-19-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,327
Posted By gugie

My Giant Friend Andy...

My Giant Friend Andy (https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49290981521_860b670a7b_b.jpg) is a card carrying member of the Riv and Dale cult, so of course he has a Wald basket on his 1998 LongLow....
03-18-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,512
Posted By gugie

The MUP behind my house had a lot of people on it...

The MUP behind my house had a lot of people on it when my wife and I went for a walk this afternoon. Since I'm usually at work at this time, I asked Juliana if this was normal. She said no, but it...
03-18-20, 05:38 PM
03-18-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By gugie

It's probably the easiest frame mode one can do,...

It's probably the easiest frame mode one can do, and it's out of sight, out of mind.
03-18-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By gugie

Looks like you're well on the way to fixing your...

Looks like you're well on the way to fixing your issue, but I have an old cyclocross trick to offer.

I see you've got the right shifter going to the right side cable stop (drive side). That gives...
03-18-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Yeah, no place to hide on this C19 topic, sorry!

Yeah, no place to hide on this C19 topic, sorry!
03-18-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,221
Posted By gugie

Dead halt here. Food and bills only.

Dead halt here. Food and bills only.
03-18-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Get back to us next week with with new numbers....

Get back to us next week with with new numbers. Perhaps go online and find out about exponential growth.

The point is which is worse, doing nothing and letting several hundred thousand people in...
03-17-20, 11:06 PM
03-17-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Long drive from Portland. Community Cycle Center...

Long drive from Portland. Community Cycle Center is our big co-op, and they're shut down right now.
03-17-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Wow, Hollister is going shelter in place? What's...

Wow, Hollister is going shelter in place? What's the world coming to when the Haybalers go that route...

Is the Casa de Fruta Cup Flipper on the essential list?
03-17-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By gugie

It's gonna be hard to social distance with that...

It's gonna be hard to social distance with that one! Good choices on components all around. Good on ya to figure out how to make those brakes work.
03-17-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,867
Posted By gugie

Gas stations and auto repair places: essential. Bike shops: not

In the Bay Area they've gone into "shelter in place". But it's not, tons and tons of exceptions, Tesla...
03-17-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,986
Posted By gugie

Yesterday there was a large number of people out...

Yesterday there was a large number of people out on the trail behind our house. It was a nice sunny day, schools are out, and a lot of people working from home. Of course they're going to use the...
03-17-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By gugie

Yeah, remove the paint in the areas of concern,...

Yeah, remove the paint in the areas of concern, otherwise you're guessing.
03-15-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,217
Posted By gugie

The one thing I hate to see is a hacked off...

The one thing I hate to see is a hacked off derailleur hanger by some fixie idjit. Make it a fixie, fine, but don't handicap it for future use.

Of course, this one never had one. Lots of old...
03-15-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,333
Posted By gugie

Our local supermarket stock up the TP shelves...

Our local supermarket stock up the TP shelves every evening. By 9am they're all gone.

Right now there's plenty of food and TP in the supply chain. Some things people are stocking up on all at...
03-15-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By gugie

So, I'm a bit confused. They shut down for...

So, I'm a bit confused. They shut down for seismic retrofit, owner said he would reopen in Pacifica. The website says they're closed, and the shop is for sale. Now it's reopened.

Is this the same...
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