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07-30-22, 04:13 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Thus my shame... Hopefully, I have moved...

Thus my shame...

Hopefully, I have moved back under the radar and Narhay will have pity upon a well-meaning soul.
07-29-22, 04:44 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

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07-24-22, 03:30 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

As embarrassed as I am, wondering if anyone has a...

As embarrassed as I am, wondering if anyone has a need for a 52 cm Fuji del Ray, before I accept my shame and sell it locally.
...
07-23-22, 12:37 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

i will get my buttocks out and ride a few...

i will get my buttocks out and ride a few kilometers to get you over the top.
07-22-22, 03:48 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I can donate my 5.8 miles since I won’t be...

I can donate my 5.8 miles since I won’t be finishing on time...again...
07-21-22, 08:13 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Haha. Firstly, the cages are cool...do a...

Haha.

Firstly, the cages are cool...do a blue lug line or paint the head tube panel to match!

Decals look good. I don't prefer decals, which is why Trixie Trek will never get any! I like the...
07-20-22, 08:40 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Life happens. It happened with me two summers in...

Life happens. It happened with me two summers in a row unfortunately. At the moment, my mothers house is being rehabbed but me alone. she had to relocate to an assisted living facility.

Key thing...
07-18-22, 03:38 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I realized I am going to fail again to meet the...

I realized I am going to fail again to meet the deadline. Life happens. At least retirement SHOULD make my summer freeeeee next year.

I still intend on finishing 100km for this one and last year's...
06-27-22, 06:46 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

And a shakedown ride of a few miles. Not a fan of...

And a shakedown ride of a few miles. Not a fan of bullhorns, but it is a decent ride nonetheless. Good thing is I live in the low country. Any hill of consequence would result in braking death.
06-27-22, 06:07 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Ready to roll I think...

So, here is the re-imagined clunker Fuji del Ray. I have never owned a Fuji, nor do I think I have ever ridden one.

As is, it comes in at a relatively svelte 22 pounds.

Had to discard a few...
06-21-22, 01:54 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Thank you sir. I will let you know if I can use...

Thank you sir. I will let you know if I can use it under the budget. I am experimenting with a few other items, so it might be I circle back around.

Anything YOU need right now?
06-20-22, 05:07 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Luck would have it, in the stash... ...

Luck would have it, in the stash...


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No clue how to valuate it since it came in...
06-20-22, 04:07 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

ironically, I had one up until 2 months ago when...

ironically, I had one up until 2 months ago when I told myself I would never
have a head tube long enough for it to be useful...

...
06-20-22, 03:10 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

i think I might have a solution for a stem, which...

i think I might have a solution for a stem, which will be bullhorns I think, or straight bar.

The seatpost stash might turn up something.

i am definitely going to have to be strategic and...
06-19-22, 07:31 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

JDawg needs advice for the silliness that is the...

JDawg needs advice for the silliness that is the Fuji DelRay...can I do something with a 52 cm when my usual size is 56.

Firstly, not a Fuji fan at all, but the workmanship on this lower end bike...
06-18-22, 04:35 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

New Approach

Thought I would try something different. After disassembling the Fuji, I came across a single speed bike (charge) that had a few interesting tidbits. So my goal is to combine elements to make an...
06-07-22, 07:29 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Andy_K nice write up and pictures. Can’t believe...

Andy_K nice write up and pictures. Can’t believe that Mt Hood is 60 miles away in that picture. Living in the low country, scale is really not something to consider.

How much did you end up...
06-06-22, 07:29 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I think you mean $93?

I think you mean $93?
06-02-22, 04:16 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Nice job Andy, Looks great for the second year in...

Nice job Andy, Looks great for the second year in a row!. I like how you used extra handlebar tape to cushion the levers in lieu of the pricier hoods!

Love especially the extra long cables for...
05-30-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Yep. I agree. Official shifters of the CC. ...

Yep. I agree. Official shifters of the CC.

I’ve been working on a few other peoples bikes (4) and then the Trek Mad Honk traded me, so I didn’t get to do a run down.

Might do a straight bar...
05-29-22, 07:26 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

First steps tearing down Fuji clunker.

Another teacher asked for a bike since she was jealous of the other...so getting one from the porta-storage, I decided to start the process of breaking down the Fujisimo!

...
05-27-22, 08:53 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Andy_K Warhol!

Andy_K Warhol!
05-27-22, 06:47 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I had to look back to the thread to remind myself...

I had to look back to the thread to remind myself what model it is. Any lug-lining to be done?
05-23-22, 10:17 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Dang. That Bikeworks is a treasure trove. ...

Dang. That Bikeworks is a treasure trove.

...we have no coop...this my jealousy is warranted.
05-23-22, 04:50 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Okie dokie. If you change your mind, I will send...

Okie dokie. If you change your mind, I will send it along.
05-22-22, 06:02 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I have a Sugino VP 48/38/28 170 if you want it. I...

I have a Sugino VP 48/38/28 170 if you want it. I probably have a BB that might work with it.

No charge. Just send me your address.

...
05-22-22, 08:13 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Wait, your four “clunkers” are a beautiful...

Wait, your four “clunkers” are a beautiful Mondial, root beer Raleigh, potentially a Gitane, Paramount and now potentially a Bottecchia????

That’s impressive “junk”!!
05-22-22, 06:05 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Is that how the bike came equipped (with the...

Is that how the bike came equipped (with the double)? Someone must have dumped the triple at some point. What are the drivetrain components?

That would be a great bike to update after the...
05-21-22, 02:00 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Man, single speed through the hills. Impressive.

Man, single speed through the hills. Impressive.
05-17-22, 03:40 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

He needed the aero positioning so the insults...

He needed the aero positioning so the insults would flow in the slipstream...
05-17-22, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Haha. For real though, I had a student who...

Haha.

For real though, I had a student who told another teacher I was like his favorite late grandpa last week. That was a first for me...deviating from father figure to grandpa figure.
05-12-22, 06:35 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I use padded gloves for road, flat bars,...

I use padded gloves for road, flat bars, lawn-mower bars, power/hand tools (not bike) and to eat an egg sandwich in the morning. Otherwise, my hands to my elbows and my upper back are numb.

For...
05-10-22, 02:08 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

50g short of a pound. You can always use it...

50g short of a pound. You can always use it fishing. But they were rock solid...or lead solid....

shimano positrons were a bit weighty as well...
05-10-22, 04:41 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Oooo...SunTour Honor...that will survive the...

Oooo...SunTour Honor...that will survive the apocalypse.
05-07-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

HUGE win on the find. I just noticed the...

HUGE win on the find. I just noticed the barcons...for some reason didn't see them first. Let me know if you want to convert to down-tubes; I might have something that matches for you (Also found a...
05-07-22, 05:18 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Wow! Nice find. Early Trek with Phil Hubs???? Add...

Wow! Nice find. Early Trek with Phil Hubs???? Add that to the awesome Vx stuff, an Avocet saddle, and that’s a nice keeper. Is that an Apex crank?

Looks to be around 50cm?
05-04-22, 02:40 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Yeah... it almost looks like it was bent to the...

Yeah... it almost looks like it was bent to the side AND slammed into the tube.

Found the other. Not the same....
05-04-22, 01:06 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Is this the one that was posted in the...

Is this the one that was posted in the Craigslist/FB/Ebay thread for like $30? We were wondering about that fork...looks like it extends forward a bit.
04-27-22, 08:32 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Completely different... One has fenders.

Completely different... One has fenders.
04-27-22, 08:02 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

You just gave me an idea for one of my...

You just gave me an idea for one of my giveaways...
04-26-22, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Late 70s, the late root beer era saw the...

Late 70s, the late root beer era saw the development of pigments that included glistening faux rust speckles to aid in lengthening the useful life of the paint. And you thought it was real rust...?
...
04-23-22, 12:37 PM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

it actually promotes it...

it actually promotes it...
04-23-22, 06:11 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

Those trash bikes are a lot of pressure to live...

Those trash bikes are a lot of pressure to live down to. The Redline reveal was imperfection incarnate.
04-22-22, 09:37 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

It rubs the Citri-strip on it's skin!

It rubs the Citri-strip on it's skin!
04-21-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

Dang, you guys have vision...!

Dang, you guys have vision...!
04-21-22, 02:47 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

That’s good to see work. I like keeping toxic...

That’s good to see work. I like keeping toxic chemicals to a minimum..
04-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

Do you do anything special to get it working so...

Do you do anything special to get it working so well?
04-18-22, 04:16 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

I separate mine into different holding...

I separate mine into different holding containers. Once it becomes nearly black, I put it into a "stage 1: holy rust Batman" container for the really rusty pieces including chains. Then I replace...
04-17-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

Answer...a lot. Longer answer: until the rust...

Answer...a lot. Longer answer: until the rust only turns red-black.
04-16-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By jdawginsc

So...another quandary clunker for Dave

Fun and inventive ideas accepted and welcomed!

Welp, i usually have a good idea but there must have been a fog since I though it was closer to 54 cm. It is not. It is 52. Oops.

Since I always...
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