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05-16-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 917
Posted By gugie

You guys are so Cino in that pic. Wood rims and...

You guys are so Cino in that pic. Wood rims and cork brake shoes on steep, gravel descents is a bit insane.
05-16-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,782
Posted By gugie

I've been avoiding the Clunker Challenge, too...

I've been avoiding the Clunker Challenge, too busy, lots of other projects, etc., but with Andy_K rescuing the Vernonia Takara, which we've both been eyeing for several years, I think I need to...
05-15-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By gugie

If I'm not mistaken, isn't the solution to your...

If I'm not mistaken, isn't the solution to your problem to replace the Rally with a long cage SunTour derailleur? That's how we did it BITD.

:D
05-15-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

"Hey man, I just follow what my Garmin tells me...

"Hey man, I just follow what my Garmin tells me to do".
05-15-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 917
Posted By gugie

As northbend told me awhile back, bringing a bike...

As northbend told me awhile back, bringing a bike that wasn't made for the dusty gravel roads of Montana is Cino (using Cino as a verb).

Full suspension mountain bike? Not Cino.
Schwinn Varsity?...
05-15-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

At least it wasn't Dustin Hoffman driving an Alfa...

At least it wasn't Dustin Hoffman driving an Alfa Romeo over the top deck over the Bay Bridge when he was supposed to be driving into Berkeley.

SLO is a wonderful place to live. My wife and I...
05-14-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

I don't think the poster implies that it...

I don't think the poster implies that it represents Cambria, it's about the ride. That and it's just art. I double checked, you can see Morro Rock from the pier in Cayucos, so everything's...
05-14-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

Well, the email came out today. The Grupetto ride...

Well, the email came out today. The Grupetto ride down he coast has had to rearrange skanky motel accomodations for the ride down the coast, and the Palazzo V2.0 had to be rearranged, but I think...
05-14-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 568
Posted By gugie

Portland has a great number of vegan restaurants....

Portland has a great number of vegan restaurants.
It also has a goodly amount of pork based places, such as Lardo's and the People's Pig, not to mention Killer Burger where every burger comes with...
05-14-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,782
Posted By gugie

Well, there aren't any gaps I can see, so the...

Well, there aren't any gaps I can see, so the frame is held together by actual brazed on material rather than flux and paint, so it's definitely better than most every early 70's Raleigh I've had in...
05-14-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

I'll just rename the next Ride Wrench and Grill...

I'll just rename the next Ride Wrench and Grill and call it done.
05-14-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

Eroica Oregon, anyone?

Eroica Oregon, anyone?
05-13-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By gugie

Time for another one of these! ...

Time for another one of these!

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05-12-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

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05-12-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

I think I'm at the point in my life where I don't...

I think I'm at the point in my life where I don't think I'll be interested in these types of events anymore unless I know the organizers personally (talking about you, mountaindave!) My favorite...
05-12-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,159,622
Posted By gugie

As my Publicist...

As my Publicist (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1122513-gugificazione-definitive-history.html), I understand your need to respin my tales into something resembling the truth, but one of...
05-12-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

Eroica 2021 date change! Now Sept. 19

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Time to rebook accomodations if you can...

Registration is opening...
05-12-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,058
Posted By gugie

Fillet brazing a headtube in, then hacking it out...

Fillet brazing a headtube in, then hacking it out to create a "lug" on one end, slipping another tube in...insane skills.
05-11-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By gugie

But he was such a cute little monster.

But he was such a cute little monster.
05-11-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,793
Views: 2,159,622
Posted By gugie

fify! I was hoping you'd fix that flat...

fify!

I was hoping you'd fix that flat quickly before the farmer's wife's husband returned. He did, and I had to shift to a discussion about current filbert and grass seed prices before he'd pull...
05-11-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By gugie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvgN5gCuLac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvgN5gCuLac
05-11-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By gugie

Glad to have helped relight the n+1 desire!

Glad to have helped relight the n+1 desire!
05-11-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By gugie

So, it's the ol' throw the keys in a bowl, pass...

So, it's the ol' throw the keys in a bowl, pass it around and pick one out?
05-11-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By gugie

The Pacifica Mirage was a rebranded Bridgestone...

The Pacifica Mirage was a rebranded Bridgestone RADAC. I was repping Veltec-Boyer in the Bay Area the couple of years they were around and sold a few. They were a nice riding frame. One flaw was the...
05-11-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By gugie

It would depend on the date, but if I'm around,...

It would depend on the date, but if I'm around, I'm in!
05-11-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By gugie

Yeah, well worth $20+. OU? Unfamiliar with...

Yeah, well worth $20+.

OU? Unfamiliar with that TLA.
05-11-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By gugie

You can get away with not masking, even with...

You can get away with not masking, even with powder coat. A very fine file will remove the powder without damaging the faces if you're careful.
...
05-10-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By gugie

Might just clean, derust, and paint over what you...

Might just clean, derust, and paint over what you have.

Alternately powder coat can achieve the same type of effect using a first coat of "chrome" powder coat then a second coat that gives a...
05-10-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By gugie

If you want to stay vintage, the old standard...

If you want to stay vintage, the old standard MAFAC tool kits have the wrenches you need.
...
05-09-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,782
Posted By gugie

Andy's grandson can fill in for the tubular...

Andy's grandson can fill in for the tubular chewer, his daughter can easily pull of the J-framed ladies bike, but I think we'll need to scrounge the neighborhood for an 8-9 year old to be the kid on...
05-07-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,782
Posted By gugie

Hey, that first gen Cyclone rear derailleur is...

Hey, that first gen Cyclone rear derailleur is worth $70 min. on eBay right now.
05-07-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By gugie

Ditto. Mine have been on the back of my...

Ditto.

Mine have been on the back of my bike chauffeur's* car for thousands of miles with no issues.

*aka my publicist, Andy_K
05-07-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By gugie

:thumb:

:thumb:
05-06-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By gugie

I give up. Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of...

I give up.

Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of kerosene around the Atelier and lighting a match...
05-05-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By gugie

That crackled enamel paint is spot on!

That crackled enamel paint is spot on!
05-05-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By gugie

I read the title as the OP dating Brooke (with...

I read the title as the OP dating Brooke (with typo), perhaps Shields.
05-05-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By gugie

Just checked, my pencil and paper method still...

Just checked, my pencil and paper method still works.

The calculator is a bit slower, however.
05-04-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By gugie

For $150, Doug mighta bought it back himself!

For $150, Doug mighta bought it back himself!
05-04-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By gugie

+1 on 35mm Bon Jon Pass tires. They work well...

+1 on 35mm Bon Jon Pass tires. They work well even on relatively well maintained gravel roads with a bit of washboard. I've got them on two bikes.
...
05-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,733
Posted By gugie

A few other colors ...

A few other colors
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05-02-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,101
Posted By gugie

I'm sure scarlson is breathing a sigh of...

I'm sure scarlson is breathing a sigh of relief...

Nice score!
04-30-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,590
Posted By gugie

Now I know why my Ritchey Breakway feels so fast ...

Now I know why my Ritchey Breakway feels so fast

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04-30-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By gugie

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04-28-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By gugie

And don't forget the rare Hurex dropout. ...

And don't forget the rare Hurex dropout.

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John D. Thompson,...
04-28-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,503
Posted By gugie

Sorry to hear that, we'll miss you.

Sorry to hear that, we'll miss you.
04-27-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By gugie

When is it ok to repaint?

+1 on both counts.

I do a lot of frame mods to vintage frames, but do my best to stay away from frames in very good to excellent shape. I like it when I get a ratty frame with good bones or...
04-27-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By gugie

And you'd ruin a perfectly good paint job in a...

And you'd ruin a perfectly good paint job in a classic color.

Hmm, I've got an International frame hanging up in the Atelier in my size...
04-26-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By gugie

I've felt both the weight and the sloshing. I'm...

I've felt both the weight and the sloshing. I'm pretty sure it had nothing to do with the bike, however.

:p
04-26-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By gugie

Handlebar mount waterbottles seem to be way...

Handlebar mount waterbottles seem to be way underrated, and look "right" on a vintage bike. A lot less work than brazing some bosses on and touching up the paint, and no need to bend down to grab...
04-26-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By gugie

All I can add is :foo: cudak888, the fender...

All I can add is :foo:

cudak888, the fender mod you're thinking of is commonly referrered to as part of the "rinko" solution, which allows a standard bike to be broken down fairly quickly into a...
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