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Extremely casual DIY chainstay dimpling -- Hey, it works!

Old 05-25-20, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
I suspect that "Drew" was the now-unknown Ur-Mensch who gelded all the braze-ons and derailleur hanger off his Colnago or Jack Taylor to make it a fixie, and posted it on a forum. With enough research (maybe this could be a modern-day PhD project) a picture of his grinning face might be found.
Sadly I'm meant to be getting my PhD in something else right now! Only the darn virus stopping me..
However, here's a photo of the ur-mench for Dilberting, to save the next guy some trouble!



Wasn't there a troll thread some years back about a René Herse fixie conversion? A quick google did not turn it up so maybe I'm recalling yet another covid19 nightmare (had one the other night in which Al Capone pushed my Honda into the Mystic river). I do know at least a few René Herses got their lever-operated front derailleurs cut off long ago. Someone even hacked into my Dujardin to de-Nivex it (which is the reason I got it so cheap). Plus ça change...
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Old 05-25-20, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by scarlson
Sadly I'm meant to be getting my PhD in something else right now! Only the darn virus stopping me..
However, here's a photo of the ur-mench for Dilberting, to save the next guy some trouble!
Yeah, Peter Weigle screwed that one up bad. At least I had the sense to do wet paint on it...

Damn, you pulled that one outta the wayback machine there, Sherman.

edit: in the back on the left you can see Andy_K wearing his hideous Maryland jersey.
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Old 05-26-20, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by gugie
Damn, you pulled that one outta the wayback machine there, Sherman.
That is just what comes up when I google you!
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Old 05-27-20, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by gugie
Hmm, I have a lot of them, paid under a dollar each on average. I’d be happy to share...even at retail you can get them at framebuildersupply.com for tree-fiddy a pair.
I bought some a few months ago from framebuilders, they are totally worth the price, but a fair bit more than a standard cable stop, enough so that I didn't just buy a dozen to have them on hand like the standard cable stops.

Thanks for the offer! I'm not in need of any cable stops at them moment, pretty happy with all the bikes I have set up, just need to ride them more!
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