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Forum: Texas 02-08-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 783
Posted By David Cheakas
Volunteers for Mardi Gras Parade Sunday

Southwest Frameworks is looking for volunteers to walk or ride their bikes with us in the Bishop Arts District Mardi Gras Parade this Sunday. The parade is 4:00-6:00 pm, is slow paced and about a...
Forum: Texas 04-06-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey Marty, Over here by Love Field it really...

Hey Marty,

Over here by Love Field it really wasn't too bad. It got real dark, the wind picked up, and we got some hard rain for a bit but no damage that I'm aware of. It did look pretty scary...
Forum: Framebuilders 06-10-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By David Cheakas
It's been my experience that baking only speeds...

It's been my experience that baking only speeds up the cure time and raises the electric bill. All the formulators I know say that baking doesn't make the clear more durable, or glossy. I still...
Forum: Texas 02-25-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey Marty, Good idea about having another...

Hey Marty,

Good idea about having another get-together. If we ever want to have another evening at my place like we had for Dale Brown just let me know. We can either order pizza, or my...
Forum: Framebuilders 01-12-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By David Cheakas
This is a very easy thing to do, and when...

This is a very easy thing to do, and when properly done has little to no chance of damaging the chrome. It's best to just put your faith in the framebuilder. If you can't do that, find another...
Forum: Texas 01-01-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
I was thinking about trying to organize a vintage...

I was thinking about trying to organize a vintage ride to the Super Bowl Sunday West End ride this year. I've never done the ride as I for the most part hate the cold weather. I thought it might be...
Forum: Texas 10-26-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey guys, I've finally posted the pictures...

Hey guys,

I've finally posted the pictures from the picnic. I think Tim did a great job with the pictures. They can be found at the website under the "Gallery" link www.southwestframeworks.com ...
Forum: Texas 10-16-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey guys, The other day Tim the photographer...

Hey guys,

The other day Tim the photographer brought a cd with the photos on it. I tried posting them to Flicker, but there were too many of them to post without upgrading the service. I then...
Forum: Framebuilders 10-10-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By David Cheakas
Lengthening a steerer is a pretty straightforward...

Lengthening a steerer is a pretty straightforward thing. I've done about a dozen or so in the last two or three years. You just have to be careful about where you place the internal sleeve so it...
Forum: Texas 10-08-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
There were some pretty nice bikes there. Many of...

There were some pretty nice bikes there. Many of the people who also came last year brought different bikes this year. I should have a bunch of pictures to post as soon as the photographer get they...
Forum: Texas 10-05-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
No, that wasn't me, but I seem to think I know...

No, that wasn't me, but I seem to think I know someone who does have a fixed Look. I just can't think who it is right now.
Forum: Texas 10-05-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Thanks to all who showed up yesterday. The...

Thanks to all who showed up yesterday. The weather wasn't really as bad as they had predicted. Near the end it had pretty much stopped raining enough for an outside group picture. Although I don't...
Forum: Texas 10-04-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey guys, I think we're good to go. It'll...

Hey guys,

I think we're good to go. It'll be a little wet, but we're still planning on being there.

David
Forum: Texas 10-03-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey guys and girls, A quick update on the...

Hey guys and girls,

A quick update on the Retro Ride & Picnic for tomorrow.

The picnic is still on, weather or not (get it?!) Of the over fifty people
who have RSVP'd, most have said they...
Forum: Texas 09-30-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Right now there's a chance of scattered storms. ...

Right now there's a chance of scattered storms. The Old Farmer's Almanac was calling for cool and sunny with chance of rain to the north. They're 80% accurate on their long range forecast so we'll...
Forum: Texas 09-27-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Right now we have about 35 RSVP's and several who...

Right now we have about 35 RSVP's and several who MAY attend. Last year it worked out to where about the number of people who didn't show up offset the number of people who attended without an RSVP....
Forum: Texas 09-27-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Talking I hope you can make it in from Houston. I just...

I hope you can make it in from Houston. I just heard from a friend in Houston and he had to cancel due to a business trip.

The route around the lake is about 10 miles, give or take, plus a...
Forum: Texas 09-01-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
We finally got more picnic information on our web...

We finally got more picnic information on our web page, at www.southwestframeworks.com Feel free to repost to the local forums, the more the merrier. Joanna and I did a ride from the pavilion to...
Forum: Texas 08-21-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey David, Sorry I forgot to get back with...

Hey David,

Sorry I forgot to get back with you on that. My mother fell and broke her arm last week so I've been dealing with that. I spent over four hours at the various doctors offices just...
Forum: Texas 08-21-09, 12:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Hey Jerry, This weekend I was planning on...

Hey Jerry,

This weekend I was planning on adding a information page to our website, so maybe wait until next week and I'll have all the information by then. Last time I talked to Hans, he said...
Forum: Texas 08-19-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By David Cheakas
Smile DFW Retro Ride and Picnic - Oct 4, 2009

Hey riders,

It's almost time for the 2009 Retro Ride and Picnic, so start polishing the old beauties. This year we're planning it for Sunday, October 4th., at noon. We're thinking about holding...
Forum: Framebuilders 08-13-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By David Cheakas
That fork looks pretty bad. You should be able...

That fork looks pretty bad. You should be able to determine if it was damaged in shipping or not. If it wasn't, it never should have been sent out of the workshop. It should be considered...
Forum: Texas 11-12-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,586
Posted By David Cheakas
My girlfriend and I are thinking about doing this...

My girlfriend and I are thinking about doing this rally. I haven't been on one in at least 15 years, and she's never been on one, so I think it's about time we did one. Most likely we'll do the...
Forum: Texas 11-12-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By David Cheakas
I may be interested in renting a booth. Can you...

I may be interested in renting a booth. Can you send me some information please?
Forum: Framebuilders 11-12-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By David Cheakas
There should be no problem bending it back. I've...

There should be no problem bending it back. I've done that several times with no problems. It's 304 stainless steel and it's pretty ductile. If you need any help let me know.
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