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07-22-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 558
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Posted By gugie

First ride, 9 miles to work ...

First ride, 9 miles to work

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First impressions:
Fairly smooth...
07-22-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 25,823
Posted By gugie

I bought a couple pair of these cheap at the big...

I bought a couple pair of these cheap at the big auction site awhile back. I'm worried they came from the same factory as these:
...
07-21-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 25,823
Posted By gugie

Rideable Super Course MkII

The build
After tearing this bike down, cleaning the frame, regreasing the main bearings, straightening the frame and fork a bit, and torching up a 7 o'clock stop on the Huret rear derailleur...
07-21-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By gugie

I never could leave well enough alone.

I never could leave well enough alone.
07-21-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By gugie

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that...

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that want a bike all original are treating their bike as museum pieces, not that there's anything wrong with that.

"Back in the day" there were a lot of...
07-19-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

Eastern Oregon, stay in Sisters, ride up McKenzie...

Eastern Oregon, stay in Sisters, ride up McKenzie Pass - it's a relatively short and easy ride up to the pass, and it's really unique and interesting. There's a campsite ouside of town that ...
07-19-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,439
Posted By gugie

Watching this thread, the thing that really bugs...

Watching this thread, the thing that really bugs me is the few and far between pics of bicycles.

Now that's a C&V cardinal rule.
07-17-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 25,823
Posted By gugie

With my publicist Andy_K pimping a 100km ride...

With my publicist Andy_K pimping a 100km ride from Col d'Kaylor to Vernonia, I figgered it was time to enter the insane asylum of the Clunker Challenge. His ride is next weekend, so I figured it...
07-17-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By gugie

That'll chisel out.

That'll chisel out.
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By gugie

Love it when abused, quality bikes get saved by...

Love it when abused, quality bikes get saved by someone who cares.
07-13-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 908
Posted By gugie

I had planned on taking the Lejeune I purchased...

I had planned on taking the Lejeune I purchased from obrentharris, if I had time to tripleize the cranks, put on a long cage on the NR derailleur, and swap out the tires for wider sewups, but I've...
07-11-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,396
Posted By gugie

Andy_K, it's time to start monetizing the...

Andy_K, it's time to start monetizing the Gugificazione! brand.

Start sending some marketing collateral to this Texas guy, perhaps we can both retire early...
07-07-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By gugie

I bought a bike once for the frame. Sold the...

I bought a bike once for the frame. Sold the Shimano 600 Arabesque group for more than what I paid for the entire bike, so I got a free frame and wheels.
07-07-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By gugie

Actually, it kinda did. Frames and parts were...

Actually, it kinda did. Frames and parts were breaking all the time, which lead to designs that wouldn't break, and they were no longer Klunkers.
07-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,278
Posted By gugie

There's a scene in the movie Brazil where someone...

There's a scene in the movie Brazil where someone is throwing a big party for herself after replacing every body part, one by one.
07-05-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By gugie

My 1948 Peugeot PH-60: ...

My 1948 Peugeot PH-60:

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You can find earlier examples from...
07-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By gugie

Fork steerers are beefy, the amount of material...

Fork steerers are beefy, the amount of material on a lower headset that presses in is relatively thin. I think you'd end up with a misshapen headset. In addion, how would you turn the headset? How...
07-05-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 925
Posted By gugie

And yet, even if so, one of them would be a Gran...

And yet, even if so, one of them would be a Gran Sport, the other a Grand Sports, one would have a derailleur hanger, the other, not...
07-04-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

I'm sure that Thomas has grown a lot since I last...

I'm sure that Thomas has grown a lot since I last saw him at scozim's Palouse ride! It'll be great to see you two again.
07-04-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By gugie

Without pictures, I'll assume your SLX Rossin has...

Without pictures, I'll assume your SLX Rossin has typical Italian geometry from the 80's, which means short chainstays and forks made for short reach brakes. I highly doubt a 650b x 38 tire will fit...
07-03-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By gugie

Well, if'n you were to ask me, yeah, I'm on call...

Well, if'n you were to ask me, yeah, I'm on call weekends and holidays, as the business I'm in is 24x7 (similar to the internet). But it would depend on the level of service agreement BF has.
07-03-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 925
Posted By gugie

Along with other gear... ...

Along with other gear...

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I know it ain't a vintage t-shirt,...
07-01-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By gugie

I've got one of those, and I wouldn't use it on a...

I've got one of those, and I wouldn't use it on a lower cup flange

Chemical shim ftw!
07-01-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

I told a buddy of mine my lowest gear on my bike...

I told a buddy of mine my lowest gear on my bike was 24 inches.

He told me his was two feet.
06-29-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

Time has no meaning in those parts. ;) In...

Time has no meaning in those parts. ;)

In 2019 I got a late start Sunday, rode/walked up 9 mile hill, spent a lot of time drinking beer and a martini resting at the top, probably got into Kila...
06-29-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

northbend's description is even better. Holding...

northbend's description is even better. Holding his thumb and forefinger a couple of milllimeters apart, he told me "Symes Hot Springs is this close to being too skanky."

In other words, perfect...
06-27-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,757
Posted By gugie

I bought a Raleigh International a few years back...

I bought a Raleigh International a few years back that had cross threaded cups (how does that happen???) Fixed cup was on the non-drive side! I clamped it on my vise and used the frame to torque it...
06-25-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,757
Posted By gugie

I try, really, I do try. If you really want...

I try, really, I do try.

If you really want to laugh, follow my publicist's (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1122513-gugificazione-definitive-history.html) posts. Now THAT guy is funny....
06-25-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,757
Posted By gugie

And here I thought that the proper method was...

And here I thought that the proper method was just to ride the bike and wait for it to unscrew itself. I believe this is known informally as the Andy_K method.
06-25-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By gugie

PM sent. The problem is almost certainly...

PM sent.

The problem is almost certainly that the distance from dropout (axle) to fork crown (A-C distance) is slightly mismatched. The solution is to match them. My method...
06-23-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

I believe those are Rene Herse prototoypes.

I believe those are Rene Herse prototoypes.
06-23-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

Inside joke. Day 3 I pooped out and only rode...

Inside joke. Day 3 I pooped out and only rode halfway to Charlottesville, so I rode into Montpelier (James Madison's estate) to cool off and rest. After the rest of the crew rode the rest of the way...
06-22-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,149
Posted By gugie

I think we're missing the obvious answer, that...

I think we're missing the obvious answer, that is, if you want to line the logo up with the valve hole.

Step 1. Remove old label by any means necessary
Step 2. Apply small sticker with said label...
06-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By gugie

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing...

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing Crank Brothers pedals (https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B5SlN_kdqL8/Uk6ZKn6E3mI/AAAAAAAARbE/Iin8BFu4xFo/s320/CBmanual.jpg). One would think that something...
06-21-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,149
Posted By gugie

See, the mistake you're making is that you just...

See, the mistake you're making is that you just want a straight, dished and evenly tensioned wheel, you know, one you can ride thousands and thousands of trouble-free miles on. But tradition!
...
06-19-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,811
Posted By gugie

Iím in! Flights and room booked at the almost too...

Iím in! Flights and room booked at the almost too skanky Symes in Hot Springs.

Thanks Dave!
06-18-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,149
Posted By gugie

What, no one's mentioned that you're supposed to...

What, no one's mentioned that you're supposed to look through the valve hole and see the Campagnolo logo directly underneath? That little bit of information is in a wheelbuilding book somewhere...
06-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

Day 2 I spent a lot of time with Dolly Madison....

Day 2 I spent a lot of time with Dolly Madison. Based on Hugh's luck with Crank Brothers pedals, he should consider this repair method...
06-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By gugie

Anodization won't flake off. Stolen from the...

Anodization won't flake off. Stolen from the interwebs:

"Anodizing is an electrochemical process for producing controlled aluminum oxide films on aluminum. ... Unlike paint, which can flake off if...
06-16-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

I don't recall the other 2 pedal problems, but...

I don't recall the other 2 pedal problems, but Neal's was a potential ride stopper (for him). Day 3 we blasted out of Casa de Colvin Spaghetti Legs) on beautiful gravel roads just outside of...
06-15-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer...

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer Science, Doctorate in English, Medical Doctor, and a guy we call Doc
...
06-15-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

Full disclosure, I didn't make it all the way to...

Full disclosure, I didn't make it all the way to Charlottesville on Day 2. It hit 94F with fairly high humidity, the last 20 miles or so was a death march for me. I made a new BFF at a country store....
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,505
Posted By gugie

5 guys, 5 days, 500km in Virginia

Back in the beginning of the year, Spaghetti Legs sent out an email to the usual suspects titled "Bustin' out in 2021", anticipating vaccines, ability to travel, etc. sometime in the late...
06-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,824
Posted By gugie

"you should see my collection of...

"you should see my collection of e-bikes"
06-13-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 685
Posted By gugie

Good job on the paint! Good thing I have a set of...

Good job on the paint! Good thing I have a set of MAFAC cantilevers to do a test fit. Those MAFAC bosses on a fork are just wrong, IMO.
06-12-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,252
Posted By gugie

That'll buff out. Building a fork is just...

That'll buff out.

Building a fork is just like building a frame, but is very different. ;-)

I just built a fork for my Ritchey Breakaway to replace the early 80's looking ultra-beefy mountain...
06-12-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,692
Posted By gugie

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the...

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the Classic Rendevous (CR) site - t least that's where someone's posted them. Here, it's whatever you want them to be. As I've stated before, the CR site is...
06-11-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,914
Posted By gugie

Sad day when Johnny Ace loses his fred threads,...

Sad day when Johnny Ace loses his fred threads, memories of drafting behind his big motor on a 50 year old french bike, passing a solid line of crapon and lycra on a metric century and asking, loudly...
06-11-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By gugie

Hi Jacob! Good to see youíre testing the...

Hi Jacob!

Good to see youíre testing the waters here at the dive bar after spending so much time at wine bar (CR).

I try to be rationally upset at French components.
06-02-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,432
Posted By gugie

Velo Orange handlebar rack with a bolted on...

Velo Orange handlebar rack with a bolted on Nantucket bike basket is her favorite feature.
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