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08-11-19, 11:45 AM
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Posted By The Thin Man

Price updated

Price updated
07-22-19, 12:15 AM
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Posted By The Thin Man

https://corvallis.craigslist.org/bik/d/albany-schw...

https://corvallis.craigslist.org/bik/d/albany-schwinn-world-voyageur-turned/6937275589.html

The best part about my new location (I recently moved out of Portland 6 months ago after living there 15...
06-03-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By The Thin Man

Davidson for the win. Sold my cherished...

Davidson for the win.

Sold my cherished Pinarello Record after I took a few spins on my "new" Davidson Impulse a few years back. The Davidson is now my go-to fast club bike. I couldn't imagine...
06-01-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

What a journey it was too! But, you are correct,...

What a journey it was too! But, you are correct, sir. This one is ready to blaze the asphalt once again.
05-23-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Despite some serious inquiries and paths down...

Despite some serious inquiries and paths down purchasing, the stars were not aligned for the buyers and this gorgeous bicycle remains unsold.
Please send a note if you are interested.
05-06-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By The Thin Man

No problem! I edited the original post to also...

No problem!
I edited the original post to also include the plans as an attachment.
05-06-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By The Thin Man

I would imagine you are correct on the top level....

I would imagine you are correct on the top level.
The slider/caster concept in my original post would be an attempt to mitigate that by allowing easier access to the bottom level. I would envision...
05-06-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By The Thin Man

Try that, JoeTBM. I was hoping linking to a...

Try that, JoeTBM.
I was hoping linking to a Google Doc wasn't a problem so long as permissions were set properly. If it fails to cooperate, I can PDF it and attach it to the thread.
05-06-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By The Thin Man

Plans for a 2-tier bike rack. What can you add?

I'm always on the hunt for a more efficient shop storage. One area I haven't improved on is bicycle storage. I've been using the same 'ole hook in the joist technique since the beginning and although...
05-01-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,015
Posted By The Thin Man

My wife and I did a small tour a few years ago....

My wife and I did a small tour a few years ago. She complained about cars in the adjacent lane coming too close as they zipped by. While stopped, we found a few American flags on wooden dowels. I...
03-31-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Back up to the top.

Back up to the top.
03-18-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks for getting to that, Northbend. I...

Thanks for getting to that, Northbend. I sometimes lag on replies due to that whole work thing. And yes, you nailed it. I was told the frame was repainted in the 80's but the coat has some age to it...
03-17-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Updated price. Happy Spring!

Updated price.

Happy Spring!
02-28-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,499
Posted By The Thin Man

You rock those Roller Cams, TenGrainBread! I...

You rock those Roller Cams, TenGrainBread!

I can't tell you how many comments I've had on them. Sometimes even while riding.

And don't listen to the naysayers either. When Roller Cams are set...
02-26-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By The Thin Man

A tip of my hat to you, sir! That must have been...

A tip of my hat to you, sir! That must have been quite the labor of love but journey's of that magnitude are always worth the steps. No matter how many weeks, months or years they take.

Now, your...
02-26-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,648
Posted By The Thin Man

All that and no mention of the rear bag!? Don't...

All that and no mention of the rear bag!? Don't leave us, or at least me, in suspense. Do tell!
02-14-19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Now that is a tall drink of water! And I do love...

Now that is a tall drink of water! And I do love an orange frame!

Thanks for sharing such a fine machine.
02-10-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Also, as was pointed out to me through private...

Also, as was pointed out to me through private message, for all you Bicycle Quarterly fans, BQ did a story about a reader's restoration of his father's Urago and some history of the French brand and...
02-09-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks for the feedback, gang. Much obliged! ...

Thanks for the feedback, gang. Much obliged!

PilotFishBob, the Campagnolo bits, I felt, were necessary to stray from French lineage only because at the time, it really was the parallelogram...
02-09-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By The Thin Man

FS: 1963 Urago (62cm)

A "spare no expense" effort was made making certain this build was done to the highest standard and as period, and part, appropriate as possible.
Consumables (brake pads, cables, housing, bar tape,...
12-16-18, 01:26 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 52,873
Posted By The Thin Man

What a pleasure knowing the legacy of this fine...

What a pleasure knowing the legacy of this fine machine is safe in the hands of "one of our own". I'm thrilled you are the recipient, RobbieTunes.

Enjoy the ride!
10-30-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By The Thin Man

Haha! It's true. I haven't been super successful...

Haha! It's true. I haven't been super successful in fitting a Portage and this one will be no different. It's a 53.5cm and got my wife's name on it. Mine, that I built and had up for sale over the...
10-29-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By The Thin Man

The jury is back in and it is clear that the...

The jury is back in and it is clear that the gentle clean up (mask areas + file to contours), remove all rust/burrs, paint and cover with a bolt on cable stop is the hands down winning solution.
...
10-28-18, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By The Thin Man

Purposefully Busted Bosses?

I picked up a Raleigh Portage the other day. Overall, the bike, especially the paint and decals are in excellent shape. Wonderful news! But then, I come across what looks to be both shifter bosses...
10-28-18, 12:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,559
Posted By The Thin Man

That is an incredible color. I'm smitten. Thank...

That is an incredible color. I'm smitten. Thank you for posting the numbers and details on it.
Also, fantastic build. All the right boxes checked even making an incredibly modern derailleur look...
09-21-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,840
Posted By The Thin Man

Wrong forum, dude.

Wrong forum, dude.
09-21-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,840
Posted By The Thin Man

My favorite things about this image are the 1)...

My favorite things about this image are the 1) Russian River beer sign (wonderful brews!) and 2) the shallow shelf with clear tubs for organizing parts. Great idea. Depth really isn't necessary as...
09-17-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 650,275
Posted By The Thin Man

You got rid of the confetti tape!?! You should be...

You got rid of the confetti tape!?! You should be ashamed of yourself!! ;)

Bang up job, Ryan! Watching the transformation has been a true joy.

Enjoy it!
09-11-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By The Thin Man

I also have no need for a set but am strangely...

I also have no need for a set but am strangely attracted to ordering one "just in case".
09-08-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 146,193
Posted By The Thin Man

I have been LOVING watching this come together,...

I have been LOVING watching this come together, blog post after blog post. If not for you, ryansu, that frame would still be collecting dust in my basement. I'm so happy it went to the right fella....
08-25-18, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By The Thin Man

Now that is a hell of a frameset!

Now that is a hell of a frameset!
07-31-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By The Thin Man

It's been a hard pill to swallow coming to that...

It's been a hard pill to swallow coming to that conclusion. I feel that maybe, just maybe, if I bring it back down with drops, it could fit. But, I know the odds are slim and I've slightly given in....
07-30-18, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks again for the kudos, everyone. There...

Thanks again for the kudos, everyone.

There has been interest but still nobody has pulled the trigger.

To the top!
07-25-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,797
Posted By The Thin Man

The space is odd already but perhaps, if it was...

The space is odd already but perhaps, if it was cut in half, another bike shop could make a viable go at it.
07-25-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,797
Posted By The Thin Man

So long Velo Cult!

I'm sure some will shed some tears for this one!

https://theradavist.com/2018/07/port...-online-sales/...
07-11-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By The Thin Man

Still available!

Still available!
07-11-18, 12:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,917
Posted By The Thin Man

Sadly, I won't be attending this year. I've got...

Sadly, I won't be attending this year.
I've got a 5-month old and leaving him with my wife would mean mutiny on the bounty. Taking them with isn't a hot idea either as a 4+ hour car drive would be...
07-10-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,840
Posted By The Thin Man

Ditto!

Ditto!
07-06-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,489
Posted By The Thin Man

Pure class!! Wonderful job. I'm happy I could...

Pure class!! Wonderful job. I'm happy I could help get those bar ends back on a machine of worth then back on the mean streets.

Now, get out there and enjoy the ride!
07-06-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,840
Posted By The Thin Man

Ryan, you do realize you may not be getting your...

Ryan, you do realize you may not be getting your apartment deposit back, right?! ;)
07-05-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,840
Posted By The Thin Man

I look forward to seeing the final product of...

I look forward to seeing the final product of your second tier. Great idea to maximize that space!
06-29-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks for the shout out, ryansu!

Thanks for the shout out, ryansu!
06-29-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By The Thin Man

Where is the "Like" button?? Perfection in that...

Where is the "Like" button?? Perfection in that post!
06-29-18, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,455
Posted By The Thin Man

Crazy question but is the paint original? Maybe...

Crazy question but is the paint original? Maybe the frame is a brand we know and after being repainted, the owner used the pre-exsisting holes to put on a custom badge...?
My initial knee-jerk...
06-21-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By The Thin Man

That is a fantastic looking mixtie, vixen....

That is a fantastic looking mixtie, vixen. Nothing on there I don't like. Well done!
That one should be scooped up pretty quick in our hot Portland market. But, of course, having "one of our own"...
06-20-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks everyone for the flattering words on the...

Thanks everyone for the flattering words on the post.
Not looking for accolades or anything like that but simply trying to pay homage to a good man.
06-19-18, 12:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By The Thin Man

A small bit of time has passed since Jon's sudden...

A small bit of time has passed since Jon's sudden and tragic departure. Not like I want to be the one to bring up such a painful post but I too wanted to pay my respects. I did it in the best way I...
06-17-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By The Thin Man

Thanks, gang. This was a true labor of love...

Thanks, gang.
This was a true labor of love starting from the absolute ground up so I spec'd it out with the intention of keeping it as a permanent fixture in the fleet. Guess I should have really...
06-17-18, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By The Thin Man

FS: 1985 Raleigh Portage; 59/56cm

Back in 1985, as you likely know, the Raleigh Portage was the upper echelon of the Raleigh touring line. In fact, this was the very first, modern, mass produced 650B bike and up until just a few...
05-11-18, 11:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,917
Posted By The Thin Man

I'm still working on confirming a "yes" but I'm...

I'm still working on confirming a "yes" but I'm in enough to get on the list!

I'll connect offline, Scott.
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