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12-11-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,088
Posted By Andy_K

I had that same experience. I didn't ask as many,...

I had that same experience. I didn't ask as many, but all I got back was Black Magic and someone else (honestly don't remember who) that used to be good but couldn't be trusted anymore. Black Magic...
12-09-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By Andy_K

Old guys who get fat in winter wear L. Old guys...

Old guys who get fat in winter wear L. Old guys who are fat all year round wear XXL. My race jersey is 4XL. (Nothing like European sizing to make an American feel good about himself.)
12-09-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By Andy_K

Obviously the correct answer is to get the...

Obviously the correct answer is to get the favorite bike refinished AND buy a new bike. That's probably not helpful, is it?
12-09-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,088
Posted By Andy_K

I heard a story somewhere that the monostay thing...

I heard a story somewhere that the monostay thing was originally a pragmatic experiment. Like he was building a frame and there was some problem that he couldn't solve with a traditional arrangement...
11-23-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By Andy_K

I think this is the oldest thing I own. ...

I think this is the oldest thing I own.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49108496161_2bc5b5771c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hPxSZF)

A bit newer, and possibly a fake, but also cool. This was...
11-22-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14,468
Views: 1,360,618
Posted By Andy_K

Management gave us the afternoon off from work to...

Management gave us the afternoon off from work to celebrate an important product release. The weather was perfect, so I headed to Forest Grove and did a loop around Hagg Lake. On a chilly weekday...
11-22-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14,468
Views: 1,360,618
Posted By Andy_K

That's a steep grade you're climbing.

That's a steep grade you're climbing.
11-21-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

You may be right. As soon as itís dry. Maybe June?

You may be right. As soon as itís dry. Maybe June?
11-18-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

This one is 107, which seems to be a good length...

This one is 107, which seems to be a good length for Racing T cranksets. I've gotten kind of lazy about chainline recently, and so far am not regretting it. If the crank clears the chainstays and the...
11-18-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

Sounds like a thread idea..."show me your bikes...

Sounds like a thread idea..."show me your bikes that other BF members have contributed to." Is yours the Zeus?
11-18-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

The ride is fantastic. I've only put about 200...

The ride is fantastic. I've only put about 200 miles on it so far, so there might still be some placebo effect, but this has been comfortable and fun to ride. "Laterally stiff and vertically...
11-18-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

Yes, 28s. I was a bit surprised. I would have...

Yes, 28s. I was a bit surprised. I would have thought this was into the era of unnecessarily restricted tire clearance, but 28s fit with no problem.
11-17-19, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By Andy_K

1989 Bianchi Giro

I've had a thread about this bike before, but now it's finally finished, or as close to finished as my bikes ever get. So, I thought I'd share it again.

I feel like this bike is a bit of a group...
11-16-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By Andy_K

It's got to be the Steyr Clubman I got for the...

It's got to be the Steyr Clubman I got for the 2016 Klunker 100.

It doesn't look so bad here because cameras are forgiving.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7459/27276423720_1195c87682_c.jpg...
11-16-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Andy_K

Iíve got one Iíd be happy to send you, but itís...

Iíve got one Iíd be happy to send you, but itís hella ugly. Itís silver, 110mm, 0 degrees. It has a detachable face plate and visible weld seems (original, not a repair). Itís in good condition. It...
11-15-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 647
Posted By Andy_K

1982 Trek 614 before I separated it from its...

1982 Trek 614 before I separated it from its SunTour Superbe components.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4161/33632185693_7896bdaa64_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TeXK5z)
11-13-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By Andy_K

The Grand Jubilť picture fails to adequately...

The Grand Jubilť picture fails to adequately capture its essence as a 650B rando bike.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33874551148_a41daf4abc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TBnVTj)

Mine had...
11-10-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,924
Views: 166,743
Posted By Andy_K

ISO 26mm Campagnolo cassette lockring. Apparently...

ISO 26mm Campagnolo cassette lockring. Apparently they only made these from 1997-1998 or something. I just finished building a rear wheel, added the rim tape, installed a brand new tire, slipped on a...
11-10-19, 03:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,396
Posted By Andy_K

It's not too late to get one. ...

It's not too late to get one.

https://velocult.com/shop/vc-pint-glass/
11-09-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By Andy_K

Old Germantown Road is one of my favorite ways to...

Old Germantown Road is one of my favorite ways to get up there. From Cornell Rd to Cornelius Pass itís practically crowded with cyclists these days but a lot fewer use the section west of Cornelius...
11-08-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 666
Posted By Andy_K

I've paid for a bike fit twice and both times...

I've paid for a bike fit twice and both times came out with just about the same results. The first time around it was a lot different than what I thought I needed and felt weird at first, but in a...
11-07-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,330
Posted By Andy_K

I facilitated the purchase of one of those for a...

I facilitated the purchase of one of those for a guy on this forum. Here's the frame next to my Sequoia.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1815/44145993461_eb5500b9b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ag2KQi)
11-07-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,396
Posted By Andy_K

We have a rule in my household ó whatever canít...

We have a rule in my household ó whatever canít survive the dishwasher gets destroyed. Well, actually itís more of an observation than a rule. I love a few of these glasses but they arenít heirlooms...
11-07-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Andy_K

That's a beauty. I wish I had a 54 worthy of...

That's a beauty. I wish I had a 54 worthy of trading for it. That's on the short list of bikes I'd like to acquire given the chance.
11-07-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,555
Posted By Andy_K

I had been waiting for this one, but somehow I...

I had been waiting for this one, but somehow I missed it. Better late than never.

My precious -- 197X Stella SX-76

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11-07-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,396
Posted By Andy_K

Nothing vintage, but I've got a few bike-related...

Nothing vintage, but I've got a few bike-related cups and glasses.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49027650822_074af8c505_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hGpwuw)

The things that makes the Ninkasi...
11-06-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Andy_K

Are you sure the Pinarello is a Treviso? I ask...

Are you sure the Pinarello is a Treviso? I ask because Pinarello was based in Treviso (maybe still is?) and so the old decals said "Treviso" for all models. There was a Treviso model, which was...
10-17-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,341
Posted By Andy_K

That front derailleur is crazy! And awesome! I...

That front derailleur is crazy! And awesome! I also really like the straddle cable handling, especially the upper pulley and routing.
10-16-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Andy_K

A guy I talked to at a swap meet a few years ago...

A guy I talked to at a swap meet a few years ago called that "the doorknob problem" -- you find a doorknob you really like and then you have to build a house to go with it. :thumb:

I've got a...
10-16-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,537
Posted By Andy_K

This is my closest point of entry into this...

This is my closest point of entry into this discussion. I use clinchers and am quite happy with them. High quality clinchers ride great. However, I do have a set of tubular wheels that I built for my...
10-15-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By Andy_K

I've got an Alivio and an SLX, both fairly modern...

I've got an Alivio and an SLX, both fairly modern (9 speed) and NOS. You'd need a shim for 31.8 but the SLX has one in the box.
10-15-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By Andy_K

I've seen people claim that a well-designed...

I've seen people claim that a well-designed carbon frame has better damping, etc., and so delays fatigue. It's a variation of the laterally stiff, vertically compliant claim, I think. Personally, I...
10-15-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By Andy_K

You should really stop thinking such morbid...

You should really stop thinking such morbid thoughts.
10-15-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Andy_K

I think the Veloce shifters should index well...

I think the Veloce shifters should index well with any 8-speed Campy rear derailleur and the "old" 9-speed derailleurs (pre-2001). The thing to look for is a B-screw at the mounting bolt rather than...
10-14-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By Andy_K

Wow! Those two guys with red/orange gravel bikes...

Wow! Those two guys with red/orange gravel bikes must have felt like rebels in that sea of matte black.

What has the world come to when having a front derailleur marks you as a retrogrouch?
10-08-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,391
Posted By Andy_K

I like Campy Ergo stuff on nearly any bike, and...

I like Campy Ergo stuff on nearly any bike, and the second generation hood shape like you've got there is my favorite. I've got it on everything from a 197x Stella...
10-08-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,391
Posted By Andy_K

If I get just shifters and derailleurs can I call...

If I get just shifters and derailleurs can I call it a gruppetto?
10-08-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,099
Posted By Andy_K

I feel like showing Raleighs on this thread is a...

I feel like showing Raleighs on this thread is a bit mundane, but I'm going to do it anyway.

'69 Competition
https://live.staticflickr.com/4844/45417412464_73ac7b906d_b.jpg...
10-08-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,897
Posted By Andy_K

I've got a few representative samples. From...

I've got a few representative samples.

From the Uptown Market, some taps.
https://live.staticflickr.com/1884/43880673634_916efaa44a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29RzVuw)

At the Cruise In Country...
10-01-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By Andy_K

There are few ways to do this, as others have...

There are few ways to do this, as others have described above. I've got experience with several different methods, so I'll chime in with my findings.

If you're going to just respace a Shimano...
10-01-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,548
Views: 2,070,465
Posted By Andy_K

Very nice build. The white brakes are a great...

Very nice build. The white brakes are a great touch.
09-30-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Andy_K

I did that on my Stella. Maybe I used the wrong...

I did that on my Stella. Maybe I used the wrong thickness of 3M trim tape, but it left a little more of a gap than I would have liked. You have to be looking for it, but I know it's there.

I've...
09-29-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By Andy_K

Nice! Those Ultegra+Open Pro wheels used to be...

Nice! Those Ultegra+Open Pro wheels used to be what everyone recommended on the road forum when you wanted a set of replacement wheels.
09-25-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Andy_K

I don't know how you can argue that Perfect isn't...

I don't know how you can argue that Perfect isn't perfect. I mean, it's right there in the name. :innocent:
09-25-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,924
Views: 166,743
Posted By Andy_K

Did you find anything yet? While looking for a...

Did you find anything yet? While looking for a set of tires today I uncovered a box with a couple of cranksets that are pretty close to what you're describing. I've got a nice looking Origin8 crank...
09-25-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,443
Posted By Andy_K

For a more academic leaning explanation, I would...

For a more academic leaning explanation, I would suggest that what we have here is a gift culture (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gift_economy). I first heard about this concept in Eric Raymond's book...
09-25-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,443
Posted By Andy_K

I knew it!

I knew it!
09-24-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,443
Posted By Andy_K

It seems to me that for a lot of people here...

It seems to me that for a lot of people here their passion for vintage bikes isn't so much about possessing said bikes as it is about keeping those bikes alive and on the road. So if I've got a part...
09-24-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,398
Posted By Andy_K

I have to agree with RiddleOfSteel on this one....

I have to agree with RiddleOfSteel on this one. Portland has a strong bike culture, and some really good shops, but our market for C&V parts isn't as good as Seattle. Besides Recycled Cycles and Bike...
09-24-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,398
Posted By Andy_K

Yes, the dream of the 90's is alive in Portland. ...

Yes, the dream of the 90's is alive in Portland.

https://youtu.be/7KUSSIt4eaI
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