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08-12-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,049
Posted By SurferRosa

rip

rip
08-11-22, 03:55 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

I go past it almost every ride on my cool-down...

I go past it almost every ride on my cool-down route. Tricky question because it looks much different than in the movie. Riding on the North Shore is like being in a John Hughes movie.
08-11-22, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Roger M

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08-11-22, 11:42 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

Local-ish to me. Answering would be like stealing...

Local-ish to me. Answering would be like stealing candy from a baby.
08-09-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By curbtender

How tall are you? ...

How tall are you?
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-ed-litton-custom-local/7503801761.htmlEd Litton, Custom Local Bike, Clean & Classic, Dura Ace, 56cm - $895 (mission...
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-20-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,998
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here are a couple of pictures already on my...

Here are a couple of pictures already on my desktop so I don't have to go looking for them. The 1st one is a close up of a fillet brazed frame one of my framebuilding class students did about 10...
07-17-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By geomiko

Marcus is still very active, I just went to...

Marcus is still very active, I just went to Yojimbo's on Friday and hung out with him for an hour and picked up a NOS Chris King 1" headset. Great guy, tons of knowledge and great bikes/parts/tools....
07-16-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By randyjawa

Two big issues regarding purchase. First, the...

Two big issues regarding purchase. First, the mechanical condition and geometry are, at best, questionable. Second, for commuting and, of course, parking conditions, the presence of Campagnolo...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Darth Lefty

Manzanita Cycles interview on a bike ride with Hardtail Party

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iNnflX9PSg&ab_channel=hardtailparty

with Doug Fattic name drop around 1:10!
07-14-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By Doug Fattic

I would suggest altering your bicycle position to...

I would suggest altering your bicycle position to take some of the weight of holding up your body off of your wrists. This is done by raising the handlebars while correspondingly moving your saddle...
07-04-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Ex Pres

Newest pickup - 67 Atala - correct decals?

I found on the web that smontanaro has had one of these pass thru his hands.
If the first 2 digits are the year then this is a 1967 Model Competizione, the oldest bike in my shop.
Though the NR...
06-25-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,996
Posted By VintageSteelEU

The 2 spacers / washers between the cone and the...

The 2 spacers / washers between the cone and the locknut seem to be about 2mm combined. So it looks like it could do in a pinch. But I certainly would appreciate a lot having a parent to give me a...
06-24-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,772
Posted By SwimmerMike

Thanks for posting this. I picked it up today. I...

Thanks for posting this. I picked it up today. I kept looking at it and couldn’t figure out how the wheels got on it. It came with high flange campy “no record” Record hubs with “open C” skewers. ...
06-24-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,772
Posted By SoCaled

Univega Super Speciale - $175 - Lake Havasu, AZ ...

Univega Super Speciale - $175 - Lake Havasu, AZ
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/563125002127645/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post

Should be Miyata frame, was top...
06-16-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,772
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Dura Ace high flange 32h hubs $120 ...

Dura Ace high flange 32h hubs $120

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06-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,337
Posted By CV-6

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel...

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel as guilty owning more bicycles than I really need. A
Forum: Framebuilders
05-27-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Doug Fattic

Fine thanks, I didn't get an email from you...

Fine thanks, I didn't get an email from you recently. Maybe you sent it to my old qtm.net address instead of my latest gmail.com address? I always forget to check my Juno account. Yes I let the...
05-23-22, 09:43 PM
05-23-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,414
Posted By RustyJames

That’s very good

That’s very good
05-23-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,414
Posted By Doug Fattic

The student frames I posted, the graphics were...

The student frames I posted, the graphics were done with painting masks. Typically the lettering color was painted 1st and then covered with a mask and they the frame's primary color was painted...
05-22-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 205,421
Posted By Mad Honk

The orphaned arm that Skip sent me had more than...

The orphaned arm that Skip sent me had more than just a start of a crack. The crack actually went across the arm and needed some help in finding it. Needless to say the arm is now retired from any...
05-22-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,414
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm in Niles, Michigan just above South Bend...

I'm in Niles, Michigan just above South Bend Indiana and Notre Dame University. I'm about 100 miles from Fort Wayne. I'll be one of the speakers at Auburn Classic Bicycle show in Auburn, Indiana the...
05-22-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,414
Posted By jdawginsc

I love the trillium lugged purple,white and green...

I love the trillium lugged purple,white and green one. It is exquisite.
05-22-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,772
Posted By merziac

"good" people is an understatement, they have...

"good" people is an understatement, they have been in business since 1954.

The original owner, Spence Wolf was legendary and the shop has been a mecca for decades.

I made a pilgrimage there on...
05-19-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By bulgie

Impractical at 37t, pretty much not possible...

Impractical at 37t, pretty much not possible unless you're willing to trim the spider tabs all the way down until you break through into the hole.
Probably completely impossible at 36t, unless...
05-19-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By JohnDThompson

You can file a little material off the end of the...

You can file a little material off the end of the spider arm to prevent this. Ofmega actually machined their 144mm BCD cranks to provide clearance for a 41T ring, which was otherwise subject to the...
05-07-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 14,230
Posted By ascherer

And it’s off to the next lucky forumite! 26...

And it’s off to the next lucky forumite! 26 pounds and 10 ounces per the friendly USPS helper. My take, in two passes:

...
05-06-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By philbob57

Thanks for the invite. I'm probable ... June 26...

Thanks for the invite. I'm probable ... June 26 is so far in the future that anything can happen between now and then.:)
05-04-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,120
Posted By steelbikeguy

that's what I did for my touring/commuting frame...

that's what I did for my touring/commuting frame 22 years ago. No regrets at all... other than not anticipating the trend towards very wide tires. I'm still happy with 28 mm tires, fortunately.
...
05-03-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,494
Posted By iab

I don't think there has been anything said about...

I don't think there has been anything said about ECA that would make me want to attend. It's either an endless discussion about gearing or a complete lack of organization.

But the comparison is...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Doug Fattic

This is the life of our translator today May 3,...

This is the life of our translator today May 3, 2022. She often translated for us when I was working with Yuriy to make bicycle frames in our shop in Bucha. She got married to a pastor and they have...
05-03-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By Rooney

Since the seller won’t play nice I’d say contact...

Since the seller won’t play nice I’d say contact Panaracer directly and see if they’d replace it. That’s either an egregious manufacturing defect, or somewhere along the way that sidewall was nicked...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Doug Fattic

Another amateur framebuilder that lives in Kyiv...

Another amateur framebuilder that lives in Kyiv has written me about his circumstances. He and his wife had left Kyiv to stay in the countryside when the invasion started. Several times he rode his...
05-02-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By CV-6

Bernard Carré

I bought the frame because it had decent chrome in all the right places. It started life as a shop brand (Abel Borne) and I would have finished it as such if I had some decent photos of the markings...
05-02-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,120
Posted By T-Mar

Shimano introduced SIS commercially for the 1985...

Shimano introduced SIS commercially for the 1985 model year. At that time the vast majority of European pro teams were still using horizontal dropouts. The only exceptions that I recall were were the...
05-02-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,120
Posted By JohnDThompson

I believe that this is the official Campagnolo...

I believe that this is the official Campagnolo "Cambio Corsa" dropout tool:
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Doug Fattic

My Ukrainian friends are now semi safe...

My Ukrainian friends are now semi safe physically. They are not completely safe unless they leave the country of Ukraine. They are also under high stress because they don't know their future and the...
04-30-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By botty kayer

Two nice weekends in a row here in the UK,...

Two nice weekends in a row here in the UK, amazeballs!
Loving the blue skies...
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04-27-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a weekly Sunday gig but if that changes I...

I have a weekly Sunday gig but if that changes I just might make it.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By Doug Fattic

A report from a fellow framebuilder in Ukraine

As I'm sure everyone knows (because I post about it all the time), I do a charity bike project in Ukraine. We started this project 22 years ago by buying bicycles from the XB3 company in Kharkov....
04-16-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By northbend

Continued...Temps became very comfortable (low...

Continued...Temps became very comfortable (low 50’s) in the afternoon

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51995357549_5d6dd0a26c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ndDNiT)me n my mule...
04-14-22, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By Drillium Dude

She's been gone a year now. I took a late...

She's been gone a year now. I took a late night/early morning ride in her memory this evening:
...
04-13-22, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By verktyg

MAFAC Brake Reach - Gitane TdFs & SCs

Perhaps la police française des spécifications du vélo were busy at la boutique des croissants...
...
04-11-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By JacobLee

Dang, those forecasters are getting good. ...

Dang, those forecasters are getting good.

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04-10-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By Ballenxj

That's a beautiful image of the happy couple....

That's a beautiful image of the happy couple. Good job!
04-10-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By majmt

Thanks Doc, she loves that photo you took of us. ...

Thanks Doc, she loves that photo you took of us. She really is pretty intrepid but she’s hinting that she doesn’t think she could do both days of Cino again this year. I don’t know why, this was...
04-10-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By rccardr

She's a pretty intrepid rider... ...

She's a pretty intrepid rider...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51420628962_01f80f379c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mkSawj)P8287247 (https://flic.kr/p/2mkSawj) by Doc Mertes...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,015
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I do like to follow up on threads. The jig clean...

I do like to follow up on threads. The jig clean up and mods is done and the first frame off it is also done. It came out pretty straight so I'm good with the jig's alignment.

The mods were...
03-24-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,522
Posted By Spellscape

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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