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10-26-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By gugie

Naw, OP sez Isentort, famous Bay Area lawyer at...

Naw, OP sez Isentort, famous Bay Area lawyer at that time.
10-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,158
Posted By gugie

I made a custom decaleur once for someone in...

I made a custom decaleur once for someone in Canada. After a few weeks they pinged me to check if I'd shipped it. I went into my USPS account and noticed that I accidentally clicked on Cambodia...
10-23-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 896
Posted By gugie

I typically braze them on 10cm off the center of...

I typically braze them on 10cm off the center of the head tube. I'm pretty sure a centimeter or two off either way wouldn't make much of a difference, at least to me. No one's complained so far.
10-23-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,928
Posted By gugie

Imma cheap bastard. Buying chains in bulk means...

Imma cheap bastard. Buying chains in bulk means having to choose.
10-23-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,529
Posted By gugie

Riding home from work, saw this magnificent bird....

Riding home from work, saw this magnificent bird. As I rode up alongside we stared at each other.
...
10-23-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,063
Posted By gugie

My bicycle bell party continues. ...

My bicycle bell party continues.

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10-23-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,928
Posted By gugie

I stopped at 8 when I realized 9 speed chains...

I stopped at 8 when I realized 9 speed chains were pricey. Neal's modernization trend has got me thinking, though.
10-22-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,038
Posted By gugie

Oh no, I had this discussion with Andy_K ....

Oh no, I had this discussion with Andy_K . Becoming a cicerone requires spending a lot of time, money and structured study.

Andy's just a beer sommelier.

:D
10-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By gugie

:D Gran(d) Sport(s) trail will probably vary...

:D

Gran(d) Sport(s) trail will probably vary from year to year, fortnight to fortnight, maybe even day of the week. The ones I have are probably around 40mm of trail, so Classtime 's guesstimate...
10-20-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,038
Posted By gugie

Just wanted to point out that Andy_K is not only...

Just wanted to point out that Andy_K is not only a good friend, but holds several jobs:

1. He's my publicist...
10-20-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,715
Posted By gugie

Mt. Tam up Railroad Grade. Yep, never ends. We...

Mt. Tam up Railroad Grade. Yep, never ends. We stopped at West Point Inn for a break.

Above Fresno there's a lot of dirt/gravel roads. My sister built a house near Friant, plenty of places to...
10-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,715
Posted By gugie

A bit of an overstatement. When I lived in the...

A bit of an overstatement. When I lived in the Bay Area I found plenty of dirt roads in most of the counties ringing the bay.

Bolinas Ridge is as good an example as you'll find anywhere, with...
10-18-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By gugie

Quick perusal: Grant Petersen writing in to...

Quick perusal:

Grant Petersen writing in to the editors, thanking them for the "compliments" of Fred Zahradnik's article calling him a retrogrouch. Quick note: Fred's now into "digital performance...
10-09-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 927
Posted By gugie

I've filed off my share of lawyer lips, and I'll...

I've filed off my share of lawyer lips, and I'll do it again.

What's odd is that the tab style double eyelet dropout that Framebuilder supply sells has them. You're building a fork from scratch...
10-08-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By gugie

Every, and I mean every powder coater and wet...

Every, and I mean every powder coater and wet painter I know media blasts. It removes a fine layer of rust, roughens the tubing for better adhesion, and is the easiest, quickest way to prep a frame...
10-06-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By gugie

Looks like I may be too late, but why choose? You...

Looks like I may be too late, but why choose? You need more than one...
10-06-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By gugie

Groody Brothers did a great job powder coating a...

Groody Brothers did a great job powder coating a couple of mine. Media blast takes the paint off very easily.
...
09-30-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,605
Posted By gugie

After a certain age, we all do.

After a certain age, we all do.
09-30-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,723
Posted By gugie

Oof! Rene Hubris, indeed!

Oof! Rene Hubris, indeed!
09-30-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,236
Posted By gugie

I have no idea why I commented on a zombie...

I have no idea why I commented on a zombie thread. Adult beverages may have been involved...as they were that evening. All I remember is Choke defending Campagnolo's honor against the heathen hoards...
09-29-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,236
Posted By gugie

Well, unless you want to call Jim Merz a liar,...

Well, unless you want to call Jim Merz a liar, several of us at the 2019 Eroica California heard the story from the horse's mouth. Jim said that Campy had something like 1 or 2 engineers, Shimano had...
09-27-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,227
Posted By gugie

The frame mod/custom rack business has been busy...

The frame mod/custom rack business has been busy as ever. Just when I think I only have one or two jobs to finish before I can start building one of the three frames for I want for myself, another...
09-25-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,155
Posted By gugie

Here in the PNW, that would limit our vintage...

Here in the PNW, that would limit our vintage bike riding to 3 months. Fenders are where it's at.

Some people have a rainy day bike in their quiver. I have a sunny day bike, the rest are all...
09-24-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,155
Posted By gugie

Get a hold of nlerner. He needs some math help....

Get a hold of nlerner. He needs some math help. But in case you're not 100% sure about past participles, he's your guy.
09-22-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By gugie

Mods should close this one down, obviously gone...

Mods should close this one down, obviously gone political. I come here to discuss bikes, not politics.
09-21-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By gugie

Wonderful trip on your own, but with the wealth...

Wonderful trip on your own, but with the wealth of knowledge, both local and general on this site, consider announcing your trip here before you leave. You'll be amazed at how many local riders will...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By gugie

Operators are standing by.

Operators are standing by.
09-21-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By gugie

Too late for the OP, but here's a tool I bought...

Too late for the OP, but here's a tool I bought from The Savings and Loan (https://www.rivbike.com/collections/tools/products/stein-frame-quill-for-repair-stands) for $65
...
09-21-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By gugie

First time in the Bay Area, I assume?

First time in the Bay Area, I assume?
09-21-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By gugie

I think "ride it like you stole it" is the...

I think "ride it like you stole it" is the appropriate thing to say here.
09-21-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By gugie

Was just going to suggest that myself....

Was just going to suggest that myself. Richmond/San Rafael has been open since last November, I believe.

Boxing Day, 2019
...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By gugie

Yeah Mark, I've done that a few times before....

Yeah Mark, I've done that a few times before. Last time I did a chromed one I reamed out the original steerer, if you try to heat it up so it'll come loose the blades will fall out as well!.

The...
09-20-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,012
Posted By gugie

Andy_K, our friend John and I did a Neal Lerner...

Andy_K, our friend John and I did a Neal Lerner Invitational ride (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1097120-pdx-march-19-nlerner-town-ready-ride.html), but rather than stop at the South...
09-20-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 520
Posted By gugie

In my head, yes, out loud, no. But I've ridden...

In my head, yes, out loud, no.
But I've ridden with @bicycleKitty a few times, and she definitely does. Here she is with 15 minutes of fame on an OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting) story.
...
09-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By gugie

Brian would have been proud to build a custom for...

Brian would have been proud to build a custom for her.
09-19-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,285
Posted By gugie

Mmmm, bacon.

Mmmm, bacon.
09-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,012
Posted By gugie

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-18-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By gugie

Andy, the Caveman said it better than I could....

Andy, the Caveman said it better than I could. The riders are rare that are, at once, il Capo and Super Domestique. Matt is a combination of LeMond and Roll. Or should I say, LeMond and Roll combined...
09-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By gugie

More Gravel! ...

More Gravel!

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09-17-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By gugie

Hand cut lugs can be both extremely time...

Hand cut lugs can be both extremely time consuming and very fulfilling at the same time. I did this seat lug while building a friend's frame. The extensions down low were reinforcement for brazing a...
09-17-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By gugie

Makes you think that they should add a jersey -...

Makes you think that they should add a jersey - why not give points to those that forego the help of mechanical support and fix their own problems on the road? How about a 5 minute bonus if you fix...
09-17-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By gugie

Gravel Grinding in the TdF!

Stage 18, retro Cino/Eroica style!

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09-13-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By gugie

Practically, no. Go grab a paper clip. Bend...

Practically, no.

Go grab a paper clip. Bend it just a bit, it springs right back. That's elastic deformation.
Take that same paper clip, Bend it until it straightens out a bit and doesn't spring...
09-12-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,012
Posted By gugie

Best news today is that Canby and Oregon city...

Best news today is that Canby and Oregon city evacuation notice has been lowered. Right now rain is predicted for Tuesday, but any weather forecasts beyond 48 hours is a guesstimate. AQI is right...
09-12-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,012
Posted By gugie

Is there ANYONE riding on the West Coast today?

Mexico to Canada, the entire West Coast air quality just sucks. Heck, even up into British Columbia, and down into Baja California. Many people have lost their homes, over 40,000 have been evacuated...
09-10-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By gugie

1948 Peugeot PH-60 ...

1948 Peugeot PH-60

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09-10-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By gugie

Tools required: 1. Hole saw - "one size...

Tools required:
1. Hole saw - "one size smaller" than your fender radius
2. 2X4

Cut the hole close to the edge of the 2X4, drill bit to hit just below the edge. The piece you cut out we'll call...
09-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 207,931
Posted By gugie

As usual, your build is beautiful!

As usual, your build is beautiful!
09-08-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,680
Posted By gugie

Rae Dawn Chong don't need to flip a bike upside...

Rae Dawn Chong don't need to flip a bike upside down for a wheel change.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA3DZ0v9Kw8
09-06-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By gugie

Merckx would beat the '85 Bears.

Merckx would beat the '85 Bears.
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