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05-07-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By jyl

What!?! Are we getting Guglielmana tattoos...

What!?!

Are we getting Guglielmana tattoos too?
05-06-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,299,787
Posted By jyl

Thatís lovely. 992 is a great frame!

Thatís lovely. 992 is a great frame!
05-04-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 2,299,787
Posted By jyl

It is very cool to have owned a bike since new,...

It is very cool to have owned a bike since new, or close to it!
05-03-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By jyl

Whaaat - bike shops pay? whatís the world coming...

Whaaat - bike shops pay? whatís the world coming to?
05-01-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Hereís the bike after itís maiden ride, an easy...

Hereís the bike after itís maiden ride, an easy 1.5 cruise into work. As you can see from the blue tape, Iím adjusting the saddle - it went up another cm and got leveled after this picture.
...
04-29-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By jyl

This is how we derive BFCVís Law Of Minimum N: ...

This is how we derive BFCVís Law Of Minimum N:

The minimum ĒnĒ shall be such that each bike shall require maintenance no more than once per year.
04-26-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

After some distractions . . .

Where were we?

Letís see, it was Feb 1, shortly after my last post in this thread. I quit my job. Opened my own office. Started nervously watching my cashflow.

Oh, I also began picking up a few...
01-02-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/07094771_a3df_4e61_bd45_389b03238cce_6c2c5cc397d7c5b8415fa60dc2929d420148bff2.jpeg
Temporary wheels...

Here is a progress pic. ...
01-01-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,660
Posted By jyl

Yeah, in the newly built apartment buildings the...

Yeah, in the newly built apartment buildings the vacancy rate is as much as 20%, and 6-8 weeks free rent offers for a 1 year lease are common. Lots of new ground floor retail is also sitting vacant....
01-01-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,660
Posted By jyl

That is the simplistic Econ 101 analysis: price...

That is the simplistic Econ 101 analysis: price (rent) is just demand vs supply, so more supply -> lower rent.

In reality, in the real estate development industry, supply is determined by price,...
12-31-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,660
Posted By jyl

Losing More Bike Shops

In the past year or so, we've lost many bike shops in Portland OR.

Partial listVelocult (our C&V Camelot)
Performance Bicycle (3 locations)
CityBikes Coop (the larger location, the original...
12-23-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Cabling in process. Need to make bar tape...

Cabling in process.

Need to make bar tape decisions.

The frame is white with the big blocks of primary colors (pics upthread).

The saddle will be white with World Champion stripes - it's the...
12-09-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,949
Posted By jyl

I recall the crack was in one of the chainstays. ...

I recall the crack was in one of the chainstays.

They sure are beautiful frames.
12-03-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By jyl

I think that is great. Any other C&V decor...

I think that is great.

Any other C&V decor pics?
12-02-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,545
Posted By jyl

Try placing one end of the tape on the right side...

Try placing one end of the tape on the right side bar top, with the rest of the tape roll pointing forward and to the left at an angle. Use scotch tape to tape that end to the bar. Then fold the...
11-23-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

The right shifter boss needed to be more securely...

The right shifter boss needed to be more securely reattached to the frame. My friend drilled and tapped the downtube where the boss mounts, and used a longer bolt that both mounts the housing stop...
11-20-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By jyl

Why use the lock nut at all? The valve isn't...

Why use the lock nut at all? The valve isn't going anywhere if the tire is inflated.
11-19-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By jyl

So, with the "best" pads, how is emergency...

So, with the "best" pads, how is emergency braking in the wet with carbon rims?

Let's say
1 is wet steel rims with dried up old pads - don't brake, swerve!
5 is wet alloy rims with old pads -...
11-14-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

I went over to my friend's basement shop and we...

I went over to my friend's basement shop and we picked out some components:
...
11-13-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Is a mystery to me as well. I've seen an eBay ad...

Is a mystery to me as well. I've seen an eBay ad for one of these frames that stated 130 mm spacing. Maybe some of them got coldset, whether recommended or not. This is one of the details that...
11-11-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Are you saying the serial number could have...

Are you saying the serial number could have gotten spliched in the transporter?
...
11-11-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Thoughts about square taper vs Ultra-Torque?...

Thoughts about square taper vs Ultra-Torque? Looks like I have a choice between carbon Record 9/10 cranks w/ square taper, or carbon Chorus 9/10 w/ Ultra-Torque.

I'm slightly leaning toward the...
11-08-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,853
Posted By jyl

Starting with the frame, here it is. Just like...

Starting with the frame, here it is. Just like almost all the bikes ridden in the Parallel Universe Tour de France 2019, it is lugged steel - Reynolds 753 in this case. The dropouts are "BREV...
11-05-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,293
Posted By jyl

Battle of The Quill Open-Face Stems!

Okay, after a long hiatus, I'm building a bike.

Actually, I'm not personally building my bike, but my friend is.

What happened is, he got tired of seeing the ex-Velocult NOS Look Bernard...
11-09-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 27,072
Posted By jyl

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/309e6265_bd75_4d28_81f6_162905f13d34_99e157753c5b404f0f80c880b94ce8a9fb5cc71b.jpeg...
06-07-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,534
Posted By jyl

I was thinking venting. Every little bit of...

I was thinking venting. Every little bit of weight reduction helps too.
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