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07-11-20, 04:45 PM
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Posted By gugie

https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums

https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums
07-11-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,589
Posted By gugie

Folks, it's simply "Gugificazione." ...

Folks, it's simply "Gugificazione."

Branding is a fickle thing.
07-11-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By gugie

Shifted into neutral for fast descents.

Shifted into neutral for fast descents.
07-11-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,598
Posted By gugie

The Sneetches? ...

The Sneetches?

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07-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,598
Posted By gugie

Whaaaaaaa? I've been doin' it wrong? A test:...

Whaaaaaaa? I've been doin' it wrong? A test: Andy_K Let me know if you get notificationzione.
07-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,380
Posted By gugie

You've found the bike of my youth! ...

You've found the bike of my youth!

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Except my SC MkII didn't...
07-09-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,598
Posted By gugie

And here I thought the Italian translation for...

And here I thought the Italian translation for blasphemy was Gugificazione...

How about a 1961 Bianchi Specialissima turned into a 45 speed randonneur...
07-08-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Pretty much everyone in this section of the...

Pretty much everyone in this section of the forums are retro by definition.
Some are more grouchy than others.
07-08-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Thanks for the date fix - I had it right on my...

Thanks for the date fix - I had it right on my edited post, I'll just leave the other one to show that I'm getting old, just like my bikes.
07-08-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Charles, I found it and edited my response,...

Charles,

I found it and edited my response, just above yours. July 1990 Bicycling magazine has it.
07-08-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

My answer was to the OP, but I'm sure the concept...

My answer was to the OP, but I'm sure the concept of retrogrouch was around when the first caveman to strike fire to cook meat, Grob said to Bleek, "what, you can't just eat it raw?"

I don't gripe...
07-08-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Found it: Retrogrouch: Retrogrouch: Etymology,...

Found it: Retrogrouch: Retrogrouch: Etymology, Definition, Reference (http://retrogrouch-fzahradnik.blogspot.com/2008/09/retrogrouch-etymology-definition.html)

Fred Zahradnik:

"Those who use...
07-08-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Perfesser Lerner ftw!

Perfesser Lerner ftw!
07-07-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,479
Posted By gugie

rccardr Doc, that's a real doc's assessment.

rccardr Doc, that's a real doc's assessment.
07-07-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,479
Posted By gugie

I'm in!

I'm in!
07-07-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,479
Posted By gugie

Stay there, Teach! I'll need to rebuild my...

Stay there, Teach! I'll need to rebuild my Portland riding clan.
07-07-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

The question: Originally Posted by SpeedofLite...

The question: Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1109637-when-do-you-realize-you-were-retro-grouch-5.html#post21568771)
"I wonder when the term...
07-07-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Disagree. Please show a link to the term...

Disagree. Please show a link to the term retrogrouch (as it pertains to cycling) prior to the attribution to Grant (who did not invent the term). I'm not giving credit to Grant, the credit for...
07-07-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,479
Posted By gugie

I'm in a 2023 retirement timeframe, looking at...

I'm in a 2023 retirement timeframe, looking at Atascadero to move the Atelier, if things go to plan, we might be riding a lot together then!
07-07-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,479
Posted By gugie

1/3 of Cambria's population is over 65, one more...

1/3 of Cambria's population is over 65, one more thing to consider.

I hate to be that guy, but Eroica 2020 anywhere is a pipe dream.
07-07-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 877
Posted By gugie

jpjpjp Where do you live? One of the great...

jpjpjp

Where do you live? One of the great benefits of this forum is that you may be very close to someone with lots of experience in the very problem you're trying to solve. If you were within...
07-06-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,982
Posted By gugie

Pretty much this, but all of my bikes fit me, but...

Pretty much this, but all of my bikes fit me, but comfort is important as well. Fat, supple tires make a world of difference,
07-06-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,583
Posted By gugie

Why, Grant Petersen...

Why, Grant Petersen (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/whatthehellisabob.html), of course.
...
07-03-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,796
Posted By gugie

Two corrections; 1. Competition was above the...

Two corrections;
1. Competition was above the Gran(d) Sport(s).
2. Gran(d) Sport(s) - I've got a Gran Sport, a Grand Sport, and a Grand Sports (all made in the same year!). Heck, I've even got a...
07-02-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By gugie

All that alignment work won't damage any paint....

All that alignment work won't damage any paint. Brazing will, of course. If you can get a good paint match on your World Voyageur, you could just do a touch-up job on it. You could always try the...
07-01-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By gugie

It ain't the bike that makes it gravel-worthy,...

It ain't the bike that makes it gravel-worthy, it's the tires. Fat, high volume, low pressure. But then you've got to fit those tires into the frame, so long chainstays help.

I think too many...
07-01-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By gugie

Well done, sir! Now I don't feel so bad...

Well done, sir!

Now I don't feel so bad about giving you that bunky 3 pulley LePree.
06-30-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By gugie

Camera angles can sure make something look worse...

Camera angles can sure make something look worse than it is. If you want to drop it off at the Atelier, I'd be happy to diagnose. If the steer is straight and the fork crown isn't bent up, I can get...
06-30-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 497
Posted By gugie

If the seatpost fit fine prior to powder coating...

If the seatpost fit fine prior to powder coating do not use a screwdriver, or anything else to pry open the slot. It was fine before, remove the powder coat, it should slip right back in. If it...
06-29-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By gugie

Next time you're in Portlandia you could just...

Next time you're in Portlandia you could just drop it off with me, or directly to CC Coatings (https://www.powdercoatingportlandor.com/) and save yourself a coupla Benjamins. Heck, even if you...
06-28-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By gugie

Pics or it didn't happen, I'm hearing. ...

Pics or it didn't happen, I'm hearing.

Pulled a frame down from the Atelier, this is an early 80's KHS touring frame with cantilevers. The cantilever bosses on the fork are typical for this era. I...
06-28-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,265
Posted By gugie

Matt, with Eroica, Cino, and every other...

Matt, with Eroica, Cino, and every other organized ride shut down, and knowing my annual one or two multi-day credit card rides with buddies probably not a good idea, I think you'll see me up north a...
06-28-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,265
Posted By gugie

Maybe just a typo: it's Eroica, not Erotica....

Maybe just a typo: it's Eroica, not Erotica. Eroica is Italian for heroic. :rolleyes: If you want Erotica, Portland has it's Naked Bike Ride (cancelled this year).

People riding narrow tires on...
06-28-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By gugie

The 50mm spacing can be worked around with the...

The 50mm spacing can be worked around with the proper brake, but the brake spring stop feature make it very narrow to get a wider tire in and out without deflating, as brake pads won't swing out far...
06-28-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By gugie

Something I'm pretty sure you know, BITD I was...

Something I'm pretty sure you know, BITD I was taught that if you did something non-standard like this, leave a note inside the BB so that future mechanic will know. Odds are they wouldn't double...
06-28-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,157
Posted By gugie

Having spent considerable time in Neal's Man...

Having spent considerable time in Neal's Man Cave, one could bin build a bike out of what's stuck in the dark corners.
06-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
Posted By gugie

Seattle Powder Coat is expensive compared to most...

Seattle Powder Coat is expensive compared to most everywhere I've used. I can get a frame media blasted for $40 locally. $275 for a stocked color is pretty high. Locally in Portland I use CC...
06-27-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By gugie

French: 35 x 1mm Italian: 36 x 24tpi

French: 35 x 1mm
Italian: 36 x 24tpi
06-25-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By gugie

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1067126...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1067126-gugie-s-taking-ubi-framebuilding-course.html
06-25-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By gugie

It ain't chrome. Rather than "chrome powder coat"...

It ain't chrome. Rather than "chrome powder coat" to replace crappy chrome, you're better off just powder coating over with color, IMO.

What "chrome powder coat" is good for as an undercoat for a...
06-25-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By gugie

Oof, you're in Vancouver B.C., so close, yet so...

Oof, you're in Vancouver B.C., so close, yet so far away from Portland, Oregon where I'm at.

I do it pretty much like Peter Weigle does (that's his picture from Flickr you posted). And yes,...
06-24-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By gugie

Cheap and fast? http://diylettering.com/ is my...

Cheap and fast? http://diylettering.com/ is my go-to for rub on vinyl.
...
06-24-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By gugie

This fits under the saying "beware of geeks...

This fits under the saying "beware of geeks bearing gifts."

I gave the LePree to Andy awhile back as gratitude for hauling my bike from Portland to Cambria for Eroica California. He installed it...
06-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,673
Posted By gugie

Go for a long, hot ride. The first beer you have...

Go for a long, hot ride. The first beer you have will instantly be the greatest you've ever had*.

*Andy_K
06-21-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By gugie

I've overhauled a few of those headsets, qty 25...

I've overhauled a few of those headsets, qty 25 of 5/32" top and bottom. noglider is correct, don't overpack. They used this headset on several models, and it's actually quite serviceable. All of the...
06-20-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By gugie

Oof! Hope to see it sometime in the near future!

Oof! Hope to see it sometime in the near future!
06-20-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,629
Posted By gugie

Note that most parts are interchangeable between...

Note that most parts are interchangeable between Racer, RAID, 2000, and Competition (and others). The plastic bushings are the same. You can find some models with pressed in brass bushings, but...
06-20-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By gugie

The Bicycling magazine articles about touring...

The Bicycling magazine articles about touring stirred my wanderlust in my younger days. I'm finding making more time nowadays to scratch that itch. My bliss is going on a tour with friends, and I...
06-19-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By gugie

That's my method. The one problem with it is the...

That's my method. The one problem with it is the stigma of low price.
06-19-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By gugie

Very sharp color! The gold decals go quite well...

Very sharp color! The gold decals go quite well with that.

Powder, wet, rattle can?
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