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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, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
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?...
05-14-21, 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.
05-13-21, 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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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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, 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, 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.
...
05-07-21, 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...
05-04-21, 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!
04-28-21, 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...
04-26-21, 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...
04-25-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By gugie

I've had a few Raleigh GS frames come throught...

I've had a few Raleigh GS frames come throught the Atelier, none had bottle braze-ons. On this frame I disagree with the "it's only original once", it's a fairly common frame, bottle bosses are easy...
04-23-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gugie

I sold them at an LBS in the early 80's, I'm...

I sold them at an LBS in the early 80's, I'm pretty sure they were 700c, but the OP's wheels may not be original.
04-22-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gugie

Sure, PM me if/when you're ready!

Sure, PM me if/when you're ready!
04-22-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By gugie

The engineer in me says you can bend that fork a...

The engineer in me says you can bend that fork a few times and it'll still be good. The pragmatist in me says that eBay fork looks fine and may be a great buy, but your brakes might not reach, as...
04-22-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By gugie

Calling Andy_K

Calling Andy_K
04-22-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,717
Posted By gugie

I see Dead Ghost Cookies

I see
Dead
Ghost
Cookies
04-21-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By gugie

If you're on the Peninsula, you likely know all...

If you're on the Peninsula, you likely know all the big climbs. Just focus on getting your climbing form, Old La Honda, Kings Mountain, Alpine in either direction, and my personal favorite, climb...
04-21-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By gugie

Chainstays are already dented, and if you wanted...

Chainstays are already dented, and if you wanted to use modern gearing on it, spread them to 130mm, which is well within the reach of an ambitious DIYer.
04-20-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By gugie

The dude abides.

The dude abides.
04-20-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By gugie

If the OP can find an early 70's Fuji Finest,...

If the OP can find an early 70's Fuji Finest, even better! Nicer frame, natural low trail.
04-16-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,840
Posted By gugie

The question shouldn't be why bicycle tires can...

The question shouldn't be why bicycle tires can be so expensive (there's always a high priced option in most any product), the question should be are higher priced tires worth it.

In the last few...
04-15-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By gugie

Two new Bontrager tires (I asume) for $10 is a...

Two new Bontrager tires (I asume) for $10 is a good buy.
04-13-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By gugie

Four pounds of..crap. That's probably more than...

Four pounds of..crap. That's probably more than I'd carry in them, but wanted to do a worst case test. They're only 4 liters capacity each, my credit card touring experience is that I want to carry 3...
04-12-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 958
Posted By gugie

If you're looking for a rider, you could remove...

If you're looking for a rider, you could remove the rust in many different ways then have it powder coated. But I think the appeal on this frame is the sexy chrome. Rechroming would be very expensive.
04-11-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,246
Posted By gugie

Bikepacking, computer generated riding routes,...

Bikepacking, computer generated riding routes, fenders on touring bikes...are you sure this is the 1981 issue?
04-11-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By gugie

Today's ride, 47 miles with Andy_K over roads old...

Today's ride, 47 miles with Andy_K over roads old and new, paved and gravel, flat, climbing, and downhill. In all cases it's superior to the unicrown fork it came with. More flex on bumpy roads so...
04-11-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By gugie

Your wish is my command. ...

Your wish is my command.

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I should get some full bike pix...
04-10-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By gugie

Update! Put a fork in it

Fork completed, and my powder coat guy turned it around in 1 day! I've never asked him for discounts or fast turnaround. I guess I've been nice enough to him that he did this for me - it helped that...
04-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 76,482
Posted By gugie

And the greatest bike shop poster ever: ...

And the greatest bike shop poster ever:

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04-09-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By gugie

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of...

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of the students was building just such a thing.
...
04-07-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By gugie

Another reason I like shipito.com. The buyer is...

Another reason I like shipito.com. The buyer is responsible for shipment details, they're shipping to themselves. Gets me out of the pointing fingers if something goes south on shipment. I just drop...
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