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Posted By Gdogpdx

1969 Schwinn "Breeze" and "Speedster"

I just went to an estate sale and purchased a pair of his and hers Schwinn bikes that had never been used. They still have the original owners manual for each. No dents, scratches just flat tires. I...
03-04-15, 12:44 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

I think Performance is a step up from a sporting...

I think Performance is a step up from a sporting goods store. I wouldn't trust the mechanics with my bikes. I have purchased from them in the past but with so many options where I live i look...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-15, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Measure twice, braze once. In my case, I usually...

Measure twice, braze once. In my case, I usually measure 8X...put one on my first frame w/o issues. The hanger I have has a slotted hole like most of em' so you do get a little slop.
02-25-15, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

I still don't get how I can order a pair of Campy...

I still don't get how I can order a pair of Campy shifters from the UK for $105 w/ free shipping which is $100 LESS than a US outfit that still wants to charge for shipping?! Seems like a big markup...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-25-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Yes I think I agree...certainly gives you the...

Yes I think I agree...certainly gives you the most options. The Problem Solver hanger and a braze on derailleur is what I had in mind. Would suck if it wasn't brazed in the perfect position for...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-25-15, 12:50 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Front dérailleur hanger opinion

I originally thought I would omit it on my latest frame. Now realizing that most modern dérailleurs don't come in a 28.6 clamp and requires a shim, I'm considering adding one. Modern steel frames...
02-21-15, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

So what does a brokerage fee end up costing on a...

So what does a brokerage fee end up costing on a $200 order!? I'm planning to buy some Campy parts.
02-21-15, 01:42 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Ribble or Wiggle?

Which one is better?
10-20-14, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

My guess: BB

I have the similar issue on a new Aluminum frame with 600 miles on it. I'm 94% confident it's emanating from the BB shell. It's a PF30 with BB30 crank. I think the whole BB assembly design has...
08-21-14, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Rides great. Really stable on loose terrain and...

Rides great. Really stable on loose terrain and fast. Have a gravel grinder race in 2 days and will really put it to the test.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Gdogpdx

It keeps getting better and better...if you keep...

It keeps getting better and better...if you keep to a regular routine and watch what you eat the weight will continue to come off. I'm now 20 pounds lighter than a few years back.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-14, 12:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,931
Posted By Gdogpdx

I love my 400 lumen Cygolite for many reasons but...

I love my 400 lumen Cygolite for many reasons but primarily because I can see the road and others CAN see me!! I ride a variety of roads, streets and trails on my commute. I noticed a better...
07-31-14, 11:45 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Look like the USH tires I just got...roll great...

Look like the USH tires I just got...roll great on pavement can't wait to put them to the test on gravel!
Forum: Commuting
07-31-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,471
Posted By Gdogpdx

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=396504&d=1406823628 (http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=396504&d=1406823628)

Here's what I would get...it comes w/ mounts...
07-31-14, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=396504&d=1406823628 (http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=396504&d=1406823628)
Here's my new (custom build) RLT9 for commuting,...
07-31-14, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

396504Here's my new (custom build) RLT9 for...

396504Here's my new (custom build) RLT9 for commuting, gravel grinding and whatever comes my way...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,356
Posted By Gdogpdx

Doh! Good thing it wasn't in front of a crowded...

Doh! Good thing it wasn't in front of a crowded cafe. Lucky that the bike wasn't hurt and the worst is a scraped knee.
03-30-14, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Sealed hub maintenance help

I have a set of Campy Vento clinchers with at least 6K miles. I had the rear wheel off changing a flat. Spinning the axle by hand I can feel some friction in the bearings. Anybody have any tips...
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Here's just a few of the many portables that I...

Here's just a few of the many portables that I have experimented with. Personally, staying fueled is critical for me. As soon as I start to get a slight hungry feeling I know it's important to get...
01-24-14, 01:11 AM
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Views: 3,119
Posted By Gdogpdx

Cable Donuts please

I just had my brifters replaced and realized I didn't get any cable donuts!! Are there any after the install products or solutions?! I've had them also fall off from old age but haven't ever gone...
11-12-13, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

This whole discussion thread makes me cringe... ...

This whole discussion thread makes me cringe...
:wtf:
11-12-13, 12:40 AM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

I agree with Linus - don't make it difficult, and...

I agree with Linus - don't make it difficult, and do it properly. The drivetrain should be all Campy. Get the compact Athena crank and the 12-29 and you'll be happy. Trust me.
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Anyone else getting ready for Death Ride 2013?!

Just about five weeks away. Looking forward to it now but probably not 8 hours into it.
04-30-13, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Hahaha...."custom painted by Panasonic" - wtf...

Hahaha...."custom painted by Panasonic" - wtf does that mean?! My very first road bike was a DX-2000 (1983?). It came in a chrome plated finish but for some reason I went with the maroon.
04-23-13, 11:51 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Honjo!!

Honjo!!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-13, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Inspirational

Mr. Sachs, your images never cease to amaze. How much of your work is brazed in a fixture if any?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By Gdogpdx

I did a little experiment last night with a...

I did a little experiment last night with a tin/silver solder on a scrap tube and made a nice blob no problem, with minimal heat. It files nicely, very hard and is definitely adhered to the steel. :)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-01-13, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

I'm planning to paint this frame, no powder coat...

I'm planning to paint this frame, no powder coat or plating involved. What solder, if any, will bond to steel without reheating the joint to full brazing temp?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-01-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By Gdogpdx

Acceptable Filler Materials?

Are there are any accepted fillers for filling small inconsistencies at a joint? Low temp solder or epoxies (bondo?). This notion of filling with anything other than metal makes my toes curl a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Gdogpdx

I'm sure it's toast. Please box it up immediately...

I'm sure it's toast. Please box it up immediately I will pick it up in the morning.
03-01-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Gdogpdx

I have the same problem with my 11 speed Campy....

I have the same problem with my 11 speed Campy. There's no master link and not meant to be broken.
02-27-13, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

http://www.duplicolor.com/products/automotiveMetal...

http://www.duplicolor.com/products/automotiveMetallic/

Let there be chrome paint!!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,194
Posted By Gdogpdx

At $750 I think we could have a deal...of course...

At $750 I think we could have a deal...of course I'm sure my wife feels differently...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-13, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,194
Posted By Gdogpdx

Looks great. I will be your first customer, how...

Looks great. I will be your first customer, how do I place my order?! :)
01-01-13, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

291326 Just added this beauty to the library...

291326
Just added this beauty to the library...
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Death Ride 2013!

Registration is still open but probably not much longer!
12-11-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,451
Posted By Gdogpdx

I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned this but I...

I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned this but I would urge those interested to look at www.evaporust.com (http://www.evaporust.com) It is non-toxic, biodegradable, made in USA and a much safer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By Gdogpdx

Yeah, the decision is easy really - Campy Athena...

Yeah, the decision is easy really - Campy Athena 11speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,864
Posted By Gdogpdx

She's a beauty. The best part of riding a...

She's a beauty. The best part of riding a Cinelli is that there are so few of 'em out there on the road. Mine got a lot of looks for sure. It's waiting to be rebuilt as my winter / training bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-28-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,683
Posted By Gdogpdx

Excellent point. I would also like to stress...

Excellent point. I would also like to stress that it's important we give credit where credit is due. These parts are someone's design property. Covering an imprint is being less honest about the...
05-24-12, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Just buy the Athena carbon crank - you'll love it!

Just buy the Athena carbon crank - you'll love it!
05-09-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,851
Posted By Gdogpdx

Simple green!

Simple green!
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Posted By Gdogpdx

Looking for people in the Portland, OR area who...

Looking for people in the Portland, OR area who will be in this year's DR and may be looking for carpool and / or training partner. I'm getting excited!
Forum: Framebuilders
03-12-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Gdogpdx

Looks great. I think this is a very useful tool....

Looks great. I think this is a very useful tool. How about seeing a grass green pearl w/ yellow head tube?
03-07-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Gdogpdx

Yep. I went through the same issue on a bike of...

Yep. I went through the same issue on a bike of mine. There was not enough space between top cap and steerer tube. Add a spacer and I bet it works fine.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-24-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 228,699
Posted By Gdogpdx

Nessism, those are beautiful frames. I've been...

Nessism, those are beautiful frames. I've been looking for a good example of a carbon fork on a lugged frame - you executed it perfectly. What size / manuf. of tubing did you use? I'm planning my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,298,913
Posted By Gdogpdx

Experience

2011 Cinelli Experience
Campy Vento wheelset
Campy 11 mix: Athena, Chorus, Record
Ritchey bars
3T stem
Cinelli Vai seat post
01-04-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,461
Posted By Gdogpdx

Thanks for all the input everybody. I agree with...

Thanks for all the input everybody. I agree with the latest thoughts that something is not quite parallel. It could be that my bearing cups are not set perfectly parallel. As a result when the...
01-01-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,461
Posted By Gdogpdx

This is a Campy Record threadless headset -1". ...

This is a Campy Record threadless headset -1". I'm 99.5% I've got the bearings in correctly. In fact everything goes together great without the steerer tube. As soon as I slide the steerer tube in...
Replies: 35
Views: 4,199
Posted By Gdogpdx

Hello everybody. Good discussion - I'll be...

Hello everybody. Good discussion - I'll be participating in the 2012 DR!! Anybody, interested in training around Portland just let me know. I'm a little worried about the effect of the altitude in...
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