[TheThinkTank] Thethinktank Digest, Vol 160, Issue 12 - Color Coding Parts

WRENCH Resource wrenchresource at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 15:04:18 PST 2020


Put picture of WRENCH drawers here , I've found it's certainly helpful!


Patrick Neufeld, Resource Reclamation Coordinator
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>    1. Re: Color Coding Bike parts (eric at bikeerie.org)
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> From: "eric at bikeerie.org" <eric at bikeerie.org>
> To: The Think Tank <thethinktank at lists.bikecollectives.org>
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> Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 13:28:04 -0500
> Subject: Re: [TheThinkTank] Color Coding Bike parts
> Hello Think Tank,
>
> I like the color scheme idea too. It’s one more simple organizational
> step. We have been working hard at our parts bins and while it’s not quite
> done but this is where we’re at with this project today. Presently we have
> the labels and components wired to the bin compartment. Next will be the
> color coding.
>
> There are numerous benefits to our efforts. The obvious one is for parts
> to be able to put away and found easily. The other part of this is
> educational. So we have the word description and the visual. All of this
> should help our youth and our community to prosper.
>
> Eric Brozell
> BikeErie.org
> Erie Recycle a Bicycle
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> On Jan 27, 2020, at 2:35 PM, Bk Mk <panamahvac at mail.com> wrote:
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> I will share the color scheme we've got with anyone interested.
> Any comments / suggestions are welcome
>
> The plan is to use stickers and paint for drawers and bins. to make it
> easy to identify, find, and sort parts.
> It should make it easier for novice volunteers to get involved as well.
>
> Here are the 9 color categories:
>
> Red: Brakes (Levers, pads, cables, calipers, springs, small hardware)
> Yellow: Shifters, Derailers (cables, guides, hangers, small hardware)
> Green: Drivetrain (Bottom Bracket, Crank, Chain, Chain links, Cassette,
> Freewheel, related bearings)
> Orange: Wheels (Rims, tires, tubes, spokes, nipples, hubs, axles, related
> bearings)
> Grey: Frame and Fork
> Purple: Headset and Handlebars (stems, bearings, cups, headset cap, bar
> ends, grips, grip tape)
> Brown: Seats (seatpost, clamps, hardware)
> Pink: Pedals (clips, hardware for clipless)
> Blue: Lights and Accessories
>
> Some parts may have a dual color scheme (like brake/shifter levers) that
> could be put in a two colored bin.
>
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>
> Compartiré la combinación de colores que hemos creado con cualquier
> persona interesada.
> Cualquier comentario / sugerencia es bienvenida
> El plan es usar estickers y pintura para cajones, papeleras, etiquetas
> para facilitar la identificación, búsqueda y clasificación de piezas.
> También debería facilitar la participación de voluntarios novatos.
>
> Aquí están las 9 categorías de colores:
>
> Rojo: frenos (palancas, zapatas, chicotes, pinzas, resortes, hardware
> pequeño)
> Amarillo: palancas de cambio, desviadores (chicotes, guías, patitas,
> hardware pequeño)
> Verde: transmisión (eje del centro, multiplicaccion, cadena, eslabones de
> cadena, cassette / rueda libre, baleros relacionados)
> Naranja: ruedas (llantas, camaras, rines, radios/rayos, tetinas, mazas,
> ejes, baleros relacionados)
> Gris: cuadro y tijera
> Púrpura: eje de direccion y manubrios (baleros, copas, potencia, extremos
> de barra, puños)
> Cafe: Asientos (poste, abrazaderas)
> Rosa: pedales (clips, hardware para clipless)
> Azul: luces y accesorios
>
> Algunas partes pueden tener un esquema de dos colores (como las palancas
> de freno / cambios) que podrían colocarse en un contenedor de dos colores.
>
>
> Mike
> Bicis Disidentes Tijuana
>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:42 AM
> *From:* "Bk Mk" <panamahvac at mail.com>
> *To:* thethinktank at lists.bikecollectives.org
> *Subject:* [TheThinkTank] Color Coding Bike parts
> Hi all.
> To help keep the bike shop organized I have been working on a system of
> color coding parts.
> i.e.: Red for brake related parts
>        Green for drivetrain
>        Yellow for shifter/derailer
>        etc.
>
> The idea is to speed up finding parts as well as sorting out donations,
> etc.
>
> Does anyone already have a system in place?
>
> If there was/is a "standard" color scheme I would be good to go with an
> established one.
>
> I have already started color coding tools with the color scheme on the
> sheldon brown website
> https://www.sheldonbrown.com/*colorcode*.html
> it is a great time-saver
>
> Any thoughts/comments appreciated
>
> Mike
> Bicis Disidentes TJ
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