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04-11-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By gugie

Bikepacking, computer generated riding routes,...

Bikepacking, computer generated riding routes, fenders on touring bikes...are you sure this is the 1981 issue?
04-11-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Today's ride, 47 miles with Andy_K over roads old...

Today's ride, 47 miles with Andy_K over roads old and new, paved and gravel, flat, climbing, and downhill. In all cases it's superior to the unicrown fork it came with. More flex on bumpy roads so...
04-11-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Note that there's a difference between giving up...

Note that there's a difference between giving up and giving on only vintage, for those keeping score at home. And I agree. There's a place for both in our quivers.



Great name, they really do...
04-11-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Your wish is my command. ...

Your wish is my command.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/51108876305_8bf0f6b7fd_b_0e5c67d274163280edf1359d22ceae96319cd18f.jpg

I should get some full bike pix...
04-10-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Update! Put a fork in it

Fork completed, and my powder coat guy turned it around in 1 day! I've never asked him for discounts or fast turnaround. I guess I've been nice enough to him that he did this for me - it helped that...
04-10-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By gugie

Framebuilder Supply. Not just for framebuilders. ...

Framebuilder Supply. Not just for framebuilders.

https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/housing-clips
04-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,677
Posted By gugie

And the greatest bike shop poster ever: ...

And the greatest bike shop poster ever:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/607x800/004_velo_sport_5f1d7fc73270ddd15c6d583b24b892f704234a75.jpg...
04-09-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By gugie

Velocals (https://velocals.com/raleigh/) has all...

Velocals (https://velocals.com/raleigh/) has all the decals you need.

Search images for Raleigh Professional and you'll find all you need to know about placement.
04-09-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By gugie

Which is why you don't see builds done this way...

Which is why you don't see builds done this way anymore, excellent analysis however.
04-09-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By gugie

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of...

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of the students was building just such a thing.
...
04-08-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By gugie

I doubt it's a drain plug. Collecting water in a...

I doubt it's a drain plug. Collecting water in a BB for later removal doesn't make sense, just use the BKM and put a hole on the bottom for drainage.

Rear fender attachment also doesn't make...
04-08-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By gugie

Your answer is here: 99% of your...

Your answer is here:




99% of your issues are solved by chamfering the top. On an older bike, the inner surface of the tubing may have been dinged from a poor installation of a stem. Expander...
04-07-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

Another reason I like shipito.com. The buyer is...

Another reason I like shipito.com. The buyer is responsible for shipment details, they're shipping to themselves. Gets me out of the pointing fingers if something goes south on shipment. I just drop...
04-07-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

It's the only way I can afford my frame mod...

It's the only way I can afford my frame mod business.

I can hardly wait until I retire, when $2.50/hr sounds like a good rate.
04-06-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

The Bike Friday hadn't been ridden in 3 years....

The Bike Friday hadn't been ridden in 3 years. Well, Andy_K borrowed it for a business trip, but for once I couldn't talk him into buying something from the Ateier. Besides, I had to fund the Ritchey...
04-06-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,764
Posted By gugie

Here's the one I rode last 2 Eroica Californias: ...

Here's the one I rode last 2 Eroica Californias:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/41846130290_e89cfc649e_b_f889ba18f6f1cb938b9fb835d584ae51c2a6134b.jpg
1973 Raleigh...
04-06-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

I recently sold a bike to ship to China. The...

I recently sold a bike to ship to China. The buyer had used a local Oregon company, shipito.com. The buyer has to set up an account, you ship it to Oregon, the customer makes arrangements to ship...
04-04-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,677
Posted By gugie

Don Milberger...

Don Milberger (https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/eastbaytimes/obituary.aspx?n=donald-j-milberger-don&pid=137354542) is part of American cycling history - he owned that shop as well as Bicycle...
04-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By gugie

These bits are still available through...

These bits are still available through Framebuilder Supply (https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/spoke-holders/products/spoke-holders-2-10-packs) and others. They were spec'ed on a few higher...
04-04-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,898
Posted By gugie

That's how I do it. As long as one is consistent...

That's how I do it. As long as one is consistent you can compare frames.
04-03-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16,996
Views: 1,811,054
Posted By gugie

Damn, that sounds harder than riding up!

Damn, that sounds harder than riding up!
04-03-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 801
Posted By gugie

^^^this The "cyclocross" gambit.

^^^this

The "cyclocross" gambit.
04-03-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16,996
Views: 1,811,054
Posted By gugie

Andy_K met me in Troutdale for an assault on...

Andy_K met me in Troutdale for an assault on Larch Mountain. Riding down the Gorge several times I've bypassed the turnoff for this classic, local climb. Lately I've been taking the one less...
04-03-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,898
Posted By gugie

Since posting that mine was a '73 (back awhile on...

Since posting that mine was a '73 (back awhile on a different thread) I have discovered that it is actually a '71, once I figured out the Raleigh secret decoder ring. That and the big clue of the...
04-02-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By gugie

Next time I ride in the Berkeley hills, I'm...

Next time I ride in the Berkeley hills, I'm riding with Dave. Roving bands of thieves are clearly afraid of him.
04-01-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,207
Posted By gugie

Red Sox tix are hard to find. You gotta know...

Red Sox tix are hard to find. You gotta know somebody...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/23767730298_fd08516f29_b_92f8d0f0cea55c02d020caddcbf37a303c578deb.jpg
04-01-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,207
Posted By gugie

It's the perfect bike to ride down to watch a Red...

It's the perfect bike to ride down to watch a Red Sox game.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/36932552683_072912d4ec_b_208a7c8763c77e8de389ce129b41e76a4948daca.jpg...
03-30-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 851
Posted By gugie

Not me, but I just figured out my next business...

Not me, but I just figured out my next business venture...
03-30-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,144
Posted By gugie

There's some real beauty in that weld! Nothing...

There's some real beauty in that weld! Nothing hidden. That brazed lug of mine took a lot of filing to look good.



That's the holy grail of bike finishes. Unfortunately no one's figured out how...
03-30-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,144
Posted By gugie

and used for comic effect in Bull Durham. ...

and used for comic effect in Bull Durham.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-guv9Pd_RA

I thought the wink at the end of my post might have tipped one off to the sarcasm...

BTW, fillet brazing...
03-30-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,144
Posted By gugie

Someone once told me that lugs are like...

Someone once told me that lugs are like strikeouts - they're fascist. ;-)

Fillet brazing and TIG welding opens up the design possibilities, but I do like the look of a vintage, lugged frame.
03-30-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By gugie

Local knowledge is the best knowledge! That...

Local knowledge is the best knowledge!

That pic of strada bianca makes me want to go ride.
03-29-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By gugie

OP is in Europe. Shipping would greatly add...

OP is in Europe.

Shipping would greatly add to the cost.
03-28-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,462
Posted By gugie

Seconding 35-38mm wide tires for light gravel...

Seconding 35-38mm wide tires for light gravel riding. I'd go as wide as you can fit. You can use a vintage "sport touring" geometry bike, or do a mountain bike conversion with dropped bars. If you go...
03-28-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By gugie

Looks like Spaghetti Legs is branching out!

Looks like Spaghetti Legs is branching out!
03-27-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By gugie

That's a SunTour S-1 hanger. rhm has one, I...

That's a SunTour S-1 hanger. rhm has one, I modded an old CERA frame (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157712484653933) for him to add it.
03-27-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By gugie

[QUOTE=canklecat;21987019] Due to chronic neck...

[QUOTE=canklecat;21987019]
Due to chronic neck pain (old injuries) getting worse and keeping me off the bike for a few months, this is starting to sound more appealing./QUOTE]

Years ago I slipped...
03-26-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,402
Posted By gugie

Good knowledge Anton! I can imagine a situation...

Good knowledge Anton! I can imagine a situation where it might take a bit of fender bending and a bit of fork crown massaging.

Perhaps we can call it the Tutter-Guglielmana Effect. Publish a paper...
03-25-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

discs and cantis front and rear. Belt &...

discs and cantis front and rear. Belt & suspenders ftw!
03-25-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,402
Posted By gugie

Sure thing, and this is something you can do to...

Sure thing, and this is something you can do to improve a fenderline on your own.

Wheels, and therefore fenders don't intercept the fork crown at a tangent. Vertical front fender clearance at the...
03-25-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

With some help from RiddleOfSteel and an email...

With some help from RiddleOfSteel and an email to Ritchey's galactic headquarters, colors have been ascertained. The orange is Pantone 159, the grey is Pantone 431 for those keeping score at home....
03-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 658
Posted By gugie

Hub and spoke system, algorithms to figure out...

Hub and spoke system, algorithms to figure out the fastest/least expensive way to get you from point A to B. The optimal route might vary from day to day depending on supply/demand.

Fred Smith...
03-25-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,402
Posted By gugie

Always good to see Frek in the house. It's one of...

Always good to see Frek in the house. It's one of my inspirations for doing 650b conversions.
03-25-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By gugie

Or camping fuel. If you select the right camping...

Or camping fuel. If you select the right camping fuel, it can double as an evening warmer.
03-25-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Hadn't thought of putting 3 cage mounts on the...

Hadn't thought of putting 3 cage mounts on the fork, I'll add that to the list!

Way ahead of you with dimensions. I've already done a back of the envelope design for the fork, I need to pull it...
03-25-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

That would be a major change to the entire bike....

That would be a major change to the entire bike. In reality, I have room for maybe 700c x 44 tires on this frame without fenders. 700c x 35's is a good sweet spot for road/occassional gravel. Remove...
03-24-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,040
Posted By gugie

Segmented forks just look a bit too Frankenstein...

Segmented forks just look a bit too Frankenstein for my taste, and I know where I can get more of those fork crowns if I want, but they're too narrow for 42+ and fenders.
03-24-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 658
Posted By gugie

nlerner can tell the story of a jersey I sent him...

nlerner can tell the story of a jersey I sent him several weeks ago. Alright, I will. For some reason I sent it to the FedEx office that's walking distance from his house rather than his home...
03-24-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,402
Posted By gugie

Here's some from my collection. First, let's...

Here's some from my collection.

First, let's see how the experts did it back in old France. This one is all original except the tail light and tires.
...
03-24-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 999
Posted By gugie

Ruth's still there, I've stopped by with 2-3 jobs...

Ruth's still there, I've stopped by with 2-3 jobs over the past couple of years. She and her husband are cyclists, really nice people.
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