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Forum: Pacific Northwest 03-28-16, 08:10 PM
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Posted By orangegore
2016 Portland Bike Swap!

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The Swap:

The Portland Bike Swap is back! Come experience Oregonís biggest bike parts garage sale, Sunday April 17th at the Rosewood Initiative (16126 SE Stark St). There will be great...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-18-15, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By orangegore
Anyone know what the number in the box stamped on...

Anyone know what the number in the box stamped on the back of the crank arms means?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-18-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By orangegore
Did Croce D'aune ever have pinned chainrings? ...

Did Croce D'aune ever have pinned chainrings? Anyone know what year they started doing that? I can't find it in any of the catalogs online.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-17-15, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By orangegore
Help identify this Campy crankset

They have the "C" diamond stamp on the chainrings and a "93" in a box on the back of the crank arms.
https://i.imgur.com/1OxU9Ok.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/5JB2HE3.jpg

Any ideas? Can't tell if...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By orangegore
Oh my god, that's truly genius. Can you imagine...

Oh my god, that's truly genius. Can you imagine switching the brake and shifter cables on a bike with STI shifters? That would be hilarious!!!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-16-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By orangegore
Haha, what the hell is going on there?

Haha, what the hell is going on there?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-15, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By orangegore
Sorry to hear that! Who do you hang out with...

Sorry to hear that! Who do you hang out with that mocks your bike riding?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-14-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By orangegore
Some of the worst bikes ever...

A nice collection of some poor decisions: TRAVESTY BIKES (http://travestybikes.tumblr.com/)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By orangegore
The Opposite of "bike porn"

Thought y'all might appreciate some of the goofy stuff on this blog: TRAVESTY BIKES (http://travestybikes.tumblr.com/)
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 12-13-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By orangegore
Where'd you find those hoods?

Where'd you find those hoods?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-26-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,214
Posted By orangegore
I've built a bunch of bikes with KMC 7 speed...

I've built a bunch of bikes with KMC 7 speed chains and new 6 or 7 speed shimano freewheels and they always feel like complete garbage, but seem to calm down some after they wear together, but the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-13-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,940
Posted By orangegore
Do Dropouts really matter?

I am wondering what makes a forged steel dropout nice, or not nice as far as ride quality and performance go. Is a Suntour GT going to deliver a different ride than a Campagnolo? I assume they're...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-10-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By orangegore
Yeah, I build bikes properly so that jazz isn't a...

Yeah, I build bikes properly so that jazz isn't a factor. That's why I'm so confused! And the weirdest thing is that not ALL the freewheels feel like garbage, just most. I've only tried one 7...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-10-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By orangegore
Well, they're made in China, so it's possible! ...

Well, they're made in China, so it's possible! The issue is generally in one of the middle gears and the chain is either brand new or has a thousand or so miles on it. I've used lots of different...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-10-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By orangegore
Problems with New Shimano Freewheels and Cassettes

I've bought a bunch of new Shimano 6 and 7 speed freewheels as well as 7 and 9 speed cassettes. The freewheels, in certain gears feel like they're "broken" when I'm riding them, like there's a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-31-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,443
Posted By orangegore
Thanks Y'all. I'll do some more poking arond.

Thanks Y'all. I'll do some more poking arond.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-29-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,443
Posted By orangegore
Bike RENTAL business insuance companies

Can anyone recommend a bike rental liability insurance company in the US other than ISU Westlake? Thanks!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-25-12, 02:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,978
Posted By orangegore
I don't think it's the same tubing. The new...

I don't think it's the same tubing. The new Tange Prestige is sorta basic 4130 cro-mo just like 520, right?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-24-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By orangegore
Who made this Novara Viaggio?

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/3016150329.html
This looks like something Panasonic might have made. Anyone have any ideas? Rear derailleur originally was a cyclone MKII or the previous...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By orangegore
Bike swaps in the NW

Does anyone know of any upcoming Bike Swap Meets in OR, WA, or Northern CA?
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-27-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By orangegore
Check out Everybody's Bike Rentals...

Check out Everybody's Bike Rentals (http://www.pdxbikerentals.com) in inner NE just off Alberta. It's a good place for inexpensive vintage road and commuter bikes.
Forum: Northeast 02-27-12, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By orangegore
In case you're in Portland, OR, Everybody's Bike...

In case you're in Portland, OR, Everybody's Bike Rentals (http://www.pdxbikerentals.com) is a good place for inexpensive vintage road and commuter bikes.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-11-11, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By orangegore
Thank you, Stalag!

Thank you, Stalag!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-10-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By orangegore
T-Mar, do you have any idea what the frame is...

T-Mar, do you have any idea what the frame is worth with the chainstay cleaned up?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-10-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By orangegore
it's just adhesive from the chainstay protector. ...

it's just adhesive from the chainstay protector. Can you give me a value assuming I just cleaned it?
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