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10-01-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By gugie

Charles pretty much hits all the issues and...

Charles pretty much hits all the issues and potential solutions. It can be a rabbit hole. The International I had was a '71, for a long time I thought it was a '73. Somewhere between the two years...
09-30-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 892
Posted By gugie

After a certain age, we all do.

After a certain age, we all do.
09-30-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 892
Posted By gugie

Kinda like shaving your legs. Once you start itís...

Kinda like shaving your legs. Once you start itís hard to stop.
09-30-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,163
Posted By gugie

Oof! Rene Hubris, indeed!

Oof! Rene Hubris, indeed!
09-30-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,762
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...
09-30-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By gugie

That's "one size below biggest" on an...

That's "one size below biggest" on an International. You could ride it, especially if you like your bars quite a bit lower than the saddle. "Rando proper" would have the bars around the same height...
09-30-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 892
Posted By gugie

Dunno, didja twine and shellac the Newbaums? ...

Dunno, didja twine and shellac the Newbaums?

I'm neutral on JagWire.
09-29-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By gugie

PM sent Mark "Gugie" Guglielmana

PM sent

Mark "Gugie" Guglielmana
09-29-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,762
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...
09-29-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

Did someone say Gugificazione? Yeah,...

Did someone say Gugificazione?

Yeah, wouldn't touch that all chrome frame with a 10 foot brazing rod. That doesn't make it a bad frame, it's just not what I'd consider classic rando material.
09-29-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,441
Posted By gugie

Tim's shirt will vary, but the dead giveaway are...

Tim's shirt will vary, but the dead giveaway are the khaki shorts.
...
09-29-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By gugie

Mark B., Dave, thanks for the kind words! ...

Mark B., Dave, thanks for the kind words!

Mark B. has commented personally to me that he had made some decaleurs of the same design some time ago, which lines up with my thinking that everything...
09-29-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By gugie

Operators (http://mark.guglielmana@gmail.com) are...

Operators (http://mark.guglielmana@gmail.com) are standing by.
09-29-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,260
Posted By gugie

No history of Dura Ace is complete without a...

No history of Dura Ace is complete without a mention of Jim Merz (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1131644-jim-merz-shimano-listened-campy-didn-t.html).

Link is from a thread that...
09-27-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,060
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...
09-27-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By gugie

Wide tires, low gearing, can't lose Wide...

Wide tires, low gearing, can't lose

Wide tires, low gearing, can't lose.
09-27-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By gugie

Cost and lead time, if you can afford both, are...

Cost and lead time, if you can afford both, are worth it for that "special" frame. A really good powder coater can approach the level of quality of wet paint. Some color schemes are much better with...
09-25-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 964
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: 964
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.
09-24-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 964
Posted By gugie

Good point, there must be a Moore's Law for...

Good point, there must be a Moore's Law for cogs.. Andy_K is Chief Potato Overlord (https://www.flickr.com/photos/26382505@N08/32452115807/in/dateposted/) over at Intel, perhaps he can elucidate.
09-24-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 964
Posted By gugie

I thought it would end at 10, then 11, 12... ...

I thought it would end at 10, then 11, 12...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKcAYMb5uk4
09-24-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By gugie

I've shipped 2 frames to them after 650b...

I've shipped 2 frames to them after 650b conversions for UK and Continent customers. They've been very pleased with the results.
09-24-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,049
Posted By gugie

That's a brilliant business model.

That's a brilliant business model.
09-24-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By gugie

Looks like that shop only does powder coat? If...

Looks like that shop only does powder coat? If so, and rechrome + wet paint is what you're after, Argos Cycle (https://argoscycles.com/)in Cardiff does a fantastic job.
09-23-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,459
Posted By gugie

I'm amazed that your collar bone has undergone...

I'm amazed that your collar bone has undergone such wear and tear!
09-23-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,685
Posted By gugie

Friends don't let friends build frames without...

Friends don't let friends build frames without them!
09-23-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,685
Posted By gugie

That, of course is the real answer to "why...

That, of course is the real answer to "why horizontal dropouts".
09-23-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,685
Posted By gugie

Horizontal dropouts are the appendix of bicycles....

Horizontal dropouts are the appendix of bicycles. Adjustable screws are almost always set and forget. There used to be a reason for them, perhaps, and they tend to go bad on many frames. I'm always...
09-22-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,377
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.
09-22-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 465
Posted By gugie

Is your headset 26.4 or 27.0 ID? Either the fork...

Is your headset 26.4 or 27.0 ID? Either the fork is cut for 27.0, or it needs to be cleaned up a bit with a crown race face and chase tool. Either way that's not something that all bike shops have...
09-21-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 711
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: 240
Posted By gugie

Operators are standing by.

Operators are standing by.
09-21-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,964
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: 711
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: 647
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: 711
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: 240
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: 171
Views: 4,441
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, 08:39 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,441
Posted By gugie

Orygun, you say? Where 'bouts?

Orygun, you say? Where 'bouts?
09-20-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 414
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.
...
09-20-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,746
Posted By gugie

Oh, it was bent, by me! Was 95mm OLD, now 100mm.

Oh, it was bent, by me! Was 95mm OLD, now 100mm.
09-19-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,746
Posted By gugie

I'm not big on kickstands, but I think it would...

I'm not big on kickstands, but I think it would be appropriate on that bike.

And lose the eggbeater pedals, go platform. This is a quick grocery store run bike. Heck, a Wald basket would look...
09-19-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By gugie

RiddleOfSteel comes to mind, but he snagged his...

RiddleOfSteel comes to mind, but he snagged his already. Anyone else?
09-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,377
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, 11:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,441
Posted By gugie

Pretty sure he was talking about the smoke, which...

Pretty sure he was talking about the smoke, which has spread across the US.
09-19-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,293
Posted By gugie

Mmmm, bacon.

Mmmm, bacon.
09-19-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By gugie

Friend of mine's teenage son started up a garage...

Friend of mine's teenage son started up a garage business fixing bikes late spring. Word of mouth only, and people keep coming by to drop off more repairs. He started patching tubes when they became...
09-19-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,293
Posted By gugie

Yeah, BITD 120 was cheaper. Of course, when 130...

Yeah, BITD 120 was cheaper. Of course, when 130 came out it was much more expensive.
09-19-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,441
Posted By gugie

Thanks for taking one for the team!

Thanks for taking one for the team!
09-18-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,441
Posted By gugie

Interestingly, I've only known Neal personally...

Interestingly, I've only known Neal personally since that particular ride. Since then we've done 2 FFD tours together, The Last Winter Tour of the Willamette Valley, the Magical Mystery Tour, and an...
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