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by hujev
30 Mar 2018, 8:31pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: what's going on with framebuilder steve goff?
Replies: 68
Views: 7852

Re: what's going on with framebuilder steve goff?

Could be as above, but what worries me is long gaps of communication and vague excuses indicating continuous or repeated extreme woe. It sort of felt like he's gotten in some sort of duress that made framebuilding either personally or financially impossible. It felt like the delay would be perpetual...
by hujev
28 Mar 2018, 11:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: what's going on with framebuilder steve goff?
Replies: 68
Views: 7852

what's going on with framebuilder steve goff?

Hope this is OK to ask here... I'm having trouble communicating with the framebuilder steve goff. He's had a considerable deposit on a frame build for about 18 months (we'd been communicating on it for about a year before that), but the only communication I have gotten since is vague excuses after r...
by hujev
7 Dec 2017, 5:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: avocet cycleometer
Replies: 3
Views: 382

Re: avocet cycleometer

Id too difficult, sometimes you see the wiring & mounts on eb... Be sure it's the corect one, of course. I like the old simple small avocets - they doo all I need.
by hujev
16 May 2017, 1:28am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1602
Views: 441387

my Longstaff trike on the shore of Lake Superior

Here's a photo a couple days ago of my new 1993 Longstaff trike on the shore of Lake Superior, Upper Peninsula of Michigan (I am sure the only Longstaff trike in the UP, probably the only English trike, maybe the only Longstaff anything...) Sorry the horizon's a wee crooked; a digicam snapshot un-za...
by hujev
29 Apr 2017, 3:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Photos of your bike by the water.
Replies: 25
Views: 1134

Re: Photos of your bike by the water.

Image
Lake Superior at Grand Marais, Michigan Upper Peninsula, Sept. 2007. 800 speed film (via Olympus XA), with some sort of imperfection to left edge...
by hujev
29 Apr 2017, 2:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Fingerprints - USA
Replies: 12
Views: 529

Re: Fingerprints - USA

Unfortunately everybody is now guilty in americaland except the ruling class and their sycophants, and 'Total Information', especially biometrics and other 'permanent' identifiers is the dream of the power machine. It's the nightmare world of the future.
by hujev
16 Apr 2017, 5:39pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: will the Var RL-27000 chain whip work on 5-8 speed freewheels?
Replies: 12
Views: 523

will the Var RL-27000 chain whip work on 5-8 speed freewheels?

Hi - probably a silly question here but in my decades of cycling & wrenching on cycles I've used most all tools except chain whips, and now need to use them for 5-8 speed Suntour & Sachs freewheels (not freehubs). I don't use anything 'higher' than 7 (but just bought a NOS Sachs 8-speed I mi...
by hujev
19 Mar 2017, 2:25pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: open external links in new page/tab
Replies: 14
Views: 9711

open external links in new page/tab

I wonder why URLs in posts don't open up in a new page/tab anymore... (this is easy to do in code) I like that as you can open several links referred without having to lose the original or wait for a 'open in new tab' right-button menu (it's also standard on most forums too, so expected). Perhaps it...
by hujev
19 Mar 2017, 2:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Custom frame builder - who would you choose?
Replies: 64
Views: 2766

Re: Custom frame builder - who would you choose?

I went a little hog-wild last year and bought or ordered three English frames... The first one was a Kevin Sayles Woodrup - great work of course (he's been building almost 45 years), and a fun plus is that he posted photos from the gathered tubes & lugs to the finished item - here it is (again):...
by hujev
9 Mar 2017, 11:57am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pair of Wheel build price
Replies: 26
Views: 3882

Re: Pair of Wheel build price

I paid not long ago $250 for a pair of 40-spoke wheel builds (I've got this kink for 40-spoke wheels, and front/rear symmetry), which included the spokes and post, from a well-regarded builder. That's probably ~$50-60/wheel for the time once costs subtracted, I considered that fair for the builder's...
by hujev
8 Mar 2017, 1:07pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1" Threaded Headset Recommendations
Replies: 65
Views: 4100

Re: 1" Threaded Headset Recommendations

Tange Levin, my overall favo(u)rite since the early 80s. Made in Japan with expected quality, good looking, durable, and cheap.
by hujev
5 Mar 2017, 2:56pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Clipless MtB pedals; they all have clips!
Replies: 6
Views: 494

Re: Clipless MtB pedals; they all have clips!

Has anyone used toeclips this century?, are you nuts!? (or am I??) I've used only toe clips this century! And the last one too! - well, with the exception of about ten years when I thought Looks, of the style above, were the Cat's meow. (Actually, I might dig them out again if it turns out they are ...
by hujev
3 Mar 2017, 1:23am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Getting curious about Trikes! Where to start?
Replies: 17
Views: 11456

Re: Getting curious about Trikes! Where to start?

A follow-up: after a year's search, I finally found one here in the US, and my new used 1992 Longstaff 2wd arrived today! When I get it all polished up will post pictures. Still have to learn to ride it, but another month before snow's gone here (Upper Peninsula of Michigan). I plan to start very sl...
by hujev
28 Feb 2017, 3:40am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7243
Views: 354337

Re: It's about time we had more fun

turpin tine
by hujev
24 Feb 2017, 4:28am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Five pints?
Replies: 20
Views: 800

Re: Five pints?

But it's sort of a cool design, and just /seems/ 'authentic-like'!