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10-14-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 636
Posted By gugie

Having put together a few group tours the last...

Having put together a few group tours the last few years, I can tell you that the key is to pimp it early and often. Giving it a funky name helps as well. Shotgun a PM to the usual suspects, add a...
10-14-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 636
Posted By gugie

East coast, west coast, pick one and we'll...

East coast, west coast, pick one and we'll finally get that ride in!
10-14-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 636
Posted By gugie

Looks like Jamie Swan's Dossche Sport. Got to...

Looks like Jamie Swan's Dossche Sport. Got to spend some time with him last year, great guy!

I'm already starting to pimp FFD 2020 with the PNW crew. northbend will be hearing more from me as he...
10-13-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By gugie

Just checked, site can't be reached.

Just checked, site can't be reached.
10-11-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,981
Posted By gugie

I had one of those. It was underwhelming.

I had one of those. It was underwhelming.
10-11-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By gugie

Great pic of all the riders!

Great pic of all the riders!
10-10-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By gugie

Touring on a bike. If I didn't have any...

Touring on a bike. If I didn't have any responsibilities, I'd spend most of any year doing it.

Chapéu!
10-10-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By gugie

There’s nothing sacrosanct about having a...

There’s nothing sacrosanct about having a perfectly level top tube. When I rerake front forks on vintage bikes, the front end typically drops a few mm. Almost no one notices unless I point it out.
10-10-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By gugie

Peter White has more info about generator lights...

Peter White has more info about generator lights than anywhere else. He points out, correctly, that it's not just the lux or lumens, it's where the optics place the light. Most people agree that B&M...
10-07-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,899
Posted By gugie

It's nice to go back sometimes to these threads...

It's nice to go back sometimes to these threads to relive the memories. For every tour, there's a money shot.

This one's ours (courtesy of SquireBlack)
...
10-07-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,495
Posted By gugie

Now don't tell me that you're going after missing...

Now don't tell me that you're going after missing out on the last few...and this year I'm not. I've burned up all of my vacation time and wifely chits for the year.

FFD 2020 or bust...and I plan...
10-06-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By gugie

Andy_K and I should take more pix. Mosts rides...

Andy_K and I should take more pix. Mosts rides end up with rehydration.

But you did ask for a pic. I'm claiming this is the record number of BFer's to sit and imbibe at one setting....
10-06-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By gugie

I posted here once about a seller that had a mint...

I posted here once about a seller that had a mint Raleigh Professional except the steerer was obviously bent. Wrote the seller, his reply was "it is what it is."

At least everyone here had the...
10-06-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By gugie

Uh, you do know that is still +1? ;)

Uh, you do know that is still +1?

;)
10-06-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By gugie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmywwiZth5E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmywwiZth5E
10-05-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By gugie

For an excuse to meet another local BF'er, sure!

For an excuse to meet another local BF'er, sure!
10-05-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By gugie

scarlson already offered the cheap cure... ;)

scarlson already offered the cheap cure...

;)
10-04-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,722
Posted By gugie

@tgenec86...

@tgenec86 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/tgenec86-506848.html)

Welcome to the forum! Looks like you'll be posting knowledge soon, glad to have you. Now get up to 10 posts so we can see before...
10-03-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By gugie

Cambria to the Piedras Blancas lighthouse and...

Cambria to the Piedras Blancas lighthouse and back is just easy rolling hills. You could do it with a corncob. Any of the other rides include some very steep gravel climbs.
10-02-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,773
Posted By gugie

Pocket sized digital cameras are practically...

Pocket sized digital cameras are practically disposable nowadays. You can get a good 10MP camera for $25 on eBay.
09-30-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By gugie

Or do like me, get an old bike fromthe 70's and...

Or do like me, get an old bike fromthe 70's and change to lower gearing and fatter tires.
09-30-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By gugie

https://eroica.cc/en/california/regulation ...

https://eroica.cc/en/california/regulation

There is no age requirement for the bike. A brand new steel framed bike with toe clips and straps and friction shifters might still qualify (see rules)
09-30-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

Damn, we’ve been outed.

Damn, we’ve been outed.
09-30-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,925
Posted By gugie

It's only 10 miles up Hwy 1 (PCH for the SoCal...

It's only 10 miles up Hwy 1 (PCH for the SoCal folk), and hotels are about half the price of Cambria.

BTW, Spaghetti Legs was at Eroica last year with his Moser. Bob Freeman...
09-29-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

Prolly changed when the forum sw changed.

Prolly changed when the forum sw changed.
09-29-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

Last year, planning to fly from PDX to San Jose...

Last year, planning to fly from PDX to San Jose then rent a car and drive down to Cambria for Eroica California, out of the blue I got an email:

"My Uncle and I are planning to ride to Cambria...
09-29-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

Rule 41? "Quick-release levers are to be...

Rule 41? "Quick-release levers are to be carefully positioned"
09-29-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,722
Posted By gugie

I'm a Torr guy when it comes to pressure. It's a...

I'm a Torr guy when it comes to pressure. It's a semiconductor fab thing.
09-29-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 986
Posted By gugie

Dialing in true and round to perfection rarely...

Dialing in true and round to perfection rarely results in the strongest wheel. You have to balance tension, true and round, but I'd err on a less round wheel if it keeps the tension relatively even....
09-28-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 985
Posted By gugie

:innocent:

:innocent:
09-28-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By gugie

Anyone else notice that the race and training...

Anyone else notice that the race and training scenes were ridden all out? Honor Blackman was flying in several scenes.
09-27-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By gugie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x605/7bu35s9acb711_ad8518c9cb9059c19aa6f81e120f9756da9216e2.png
09-27-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By gugie

That Continental cable going into the top tube,...

That Continental cable going into the top tube, that's proper looking.
09-27-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 38,866
Posted By gugie

Some gorgonzola picante with polenta is a great...

Some gorgonzola picante with polenta is a great side dish as well.
09-27-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By gugie

7 bikes, consider removing wheels, pedals, and...

7 bikes, consider removing wheels, pedals, and possibly the handlebars, and building one plywood container for the bikes, another for the wheels. 2x6 screwed and glued to the bottom, cut down to...
09-27-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By gugie

BTW, spade drill with extension is the way to get...

BTW, spade drill with extension is the way to get it out if it's stuck.
...
09-27-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By gugie

Which is why you don't see this on more modern...

Which is why you don't see this on more modern bikes.
09-27-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By gugie

When working on jyl's '61 Bianchi Speciallisima...

When working on jyl's '61 Bianchi Speciallisima 650b conversion, I ran into the same thing.
...
09-26-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

​​​​ Ah, that's why I like him so much!

​​​​
Ah, that's why I like him so much!
09-26-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By gugie

My suggestion: Flickr. Text is fine, but pictures...

My suggestion: Flickr. Text is fine, but pictures are what we want to see. If your goal is to have a personal database, do whatever you want. If your goal is to share the information, pictures!
...
09-25-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By gugie

Sure, but I can unscrew a cassette and throw a...

Sure, but I can unscrew a cassette and throw a new one on just as quickly, so that's a wash, at best. Ben, you're one of those skinny guys that probably have never bent or broken a rear axle, but I...
09-25-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By gugie

Damn, nice collection! Add a URL link to...

Damn, nice collection!

Add a URL link to pictures - Would love it if you were to post to Flickr or some other photo share site!
09-25-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By gugie

The perfect freewheel is a cassette. :D

The perfect freewheel is a cassette.

:D
09-24-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By gugie

Why do we help each other out so much?

The generosity of our small clan continues to amaze me. I get stuff sent to me randomly sometimes, and I try to return the karma.

I think we just hate to see somebody not riding a classic bike,...
09-24-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,653
Posted By gugie

35 lbs ago I did the Markleeville Death Ride on a...

35 lbs ago I did the Markleeville Death Ride on a 39-26 low gear. I did my last tour in the PNW with a 24-30 granny gear. Cino was done with a 30-32, at times I switched to two feet.

The old gray...
09-24-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 878
Posted By gugie

We should keep politics out of this forum. :D

We should keep politics out of this forum.

:D
09-24-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By gugie

Oof! And both just about my size!

Oof! And both just about my size!
09-24-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,943
Posted By gugie

You weren't looking hard enough at Bob Freeman's...

You weren't looking hard enough at Bob Freeman's collection. There has to be a few of them in one of his sheds.
09-24-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By gugie

I posted some pix on the 650b google group....

I posted some pix on the 650b google group. Someone asked about the "fenderack", Bruno from France replied with this catalog page. It's a Comodo brand rack, and I'm told it's quite rare.
...
09-24-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By gugie

juvela is of course correct, but here's a...

juvela is of course correct, but here's a close-up anyways:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/48778164833_8af1f8ced5_b_762fd81f50af29a666a47644ef7d8abf8823cd8f.jpg
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