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08-21-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,287
Posted By mpetry912

here's a pic of my clean, well organized shop ...

here's a pic of my clean, well organized shop

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA USA
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08-21-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,210
Posted By mpetry912

I think this whole story is a learning experience...

I think this whole story is a learning experience about not getting overly swayed by a seller's hyperbole ("rare", "appraised value" etc) and doing your due diligence before buying. there are...
08-16-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,883
Posted By mpetry912

I think there's a trend in the market that is...

I think there's a trend in the market that is driven by marketing, fashion, and the cycling industrial complex.

While I understand that all the magazines say you gotta have clearance for 50mm +...
08-06-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 944
Posted By mpetry912

What Cuda and others said above. You're getting...

What Cuda and others said above. You're getting lots of good advice but without pics or measurements the chances of us helping you solve the problem is small.

To me it sounds like the two...
07-28-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By mpetry912

The Stronglight A9 can be had for 50 bucks or so...

The Stronglight A9 can be had for 50 bucks or so and the old "roller bearing" type are really good units. I have them on most of my vintage bikes.

besides replacing the caged bearings with loose...
07-21-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,164
Posted By mpetry912

It was a great gathering and perfect weather. The...

It was a great gathering and perfect weather. The four of us did an alternate loop that had little if any traffic. Maybe 3 cars passed us entire ride ? was nice.

Several folks got to ride the new...
07-20-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,388
Posted By mpetry912

Interesting thread about "getting your money...

Interesting thread about "getting your money back. There are lots of flippers out there. While I don't think one can reasonably expect to recover the cost of a restoration if you buy a candidate...
07-14-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,779
Posted By mpetry912

Gugie's comment about defects in the material is...

Gugie's comment about defects in the material is very telling. In the aerospace industry, component parts are subjected to non destructive test (ultrasonic, CAT scan, etc) to ensure that there are no...
07-13-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,321
Posted By mpetry912

A lot of good opinions here. Thank you for at...

A lot of good opinions here. Thank you for at least posting a picture. Whether you repair and ride this frame, or chose to scrap it, has a lot more to do with your acceptance of risk than the...
07-09-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By mpetry912

Cinelli Cork Bar Tape

Probably my favorite bar tape, now available in "Natural" cork. I really like it.

I'm a terrible bar tape-er. Keeping the tension even and the wind level seems to be a continuing challenge...
07-09-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,164
Posted By mpetry912

+1 on this. It's a great event and superb riding...

+1 on this. It's a great event and superb riding with a great group. I'm looking forward to seeing the gang.

a pic from last year

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA USA...
05-25-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,286
Posted By mpetry912

I enjoyed seeing this green DiNucci ! Here's a...

I enjoyed seeing this green DiNucci ! Here's a peek at a newly completed DiNucci frame that is currently in paint. It will be House of Kolor burgundy metallic.

Mark now builds the "Allez 2.0"...
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