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10-20-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By dsaul

If those are the actual model numbers of the...

If those are the actual model numbers of the shifter and rear derailleur, there should not be a compatibility issue. I'm not sure if it matters on Shadow RD's, but is the cable on the correct side...
10-20-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By dsaul

Shimano Bio Pace rings had the clocking of the...

Shimano Bio Pace rings had the clocking of the oval wrong and were not effective. I'm not sure what clocking Rotor uses, but Absolute Black seem to have it right. I have one of their oval rings on...
10-18-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By dsaul

I agree that its more economical to source a new...

I agree that its more economical to source a new crankset, but if you want new chainrings, they should be 64/104 BCD 4 arm chainrings. The small chainring will be a 64mm BCD(bolt circle diameter)...
10-18-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By dsaul

Sounds like a freehub problem. What hub is on...

Sounds like a freehub problem. What hub is on the rear wheel?
10-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By dsaul

The axle to crown length on the Soma is a bit too...

The axle to crown length on the Soma is a bit too long to replace a Mag 21 fork. The Carver is a more reasonable replacement. Its a steel fork, I don't know what kind of problems you could have...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By dsaul

Keep scrolling down on the Ceeway page. They...

Keep scrolling down on the Ceeway page. They have the exact same pieces as the TiCycles page in a braze on version. They are located just below the ones for carbon and aluminum.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By dsaul

1/4" mild steel would work fine, but its so much...

1/4" mild steel would work fine, but its so much easier to just buy one made from 1018. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By dsaul

It happens every time. Less with brazing than...

It happens every time. Less with brazing than with TIG, but I always wedge the bridge in tight and try to do the acute angle of the joint last, so the shrinking of the filler material pulls the...
10-15-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dsaul

I don't know if the bearing angle is the same,...

I don't know if the bearing angle is the same, but this Cane Creek crown race would be better than not using one. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By dsaul

Those motorcycle fixture cones may seem like a...

Those motorcycle fixture cones may seem like a good choice, if you don't have access to a lathe, but they are difficult to mount and secure on a home built frame jig. It just creates a new problem...
10-14-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By dsaul

There are two listed on ebay. ...

There are two listed on ebay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-TL-FH10-Dura-Ace-free-hub-body-removal-tool-/372783486580?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c20#viTabs_0
...
10-11-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By dsaul

The cable connects to the remote with a pinch...

The cable connects to the remote with a pinch bolt. Maybe try tightening the pinch bolt to keep the cable from slipping through it.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

My local powder coater charges me between $100...

My local powder coater charges me between $100 and $150 for a frame, depending on the color and how many layers it requires. Some colors are translucent and require a base color of silver or chrome,...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By dsaul

If you search through Richard Sachs albums on...

If you search through Richard Sachs albums on Flickr, he has numerous pictures of the 3d printed samples of his lugs and other cast frame parts. Those 3d printed models(which appear to be PLA) were...
10-08-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By dsaul

It should have a knob like this on it....

It should have a knob like this on it. https://www.amaincycling.com/rockshox-knob-kit-compression-damper-motion-control-dna-20122016-sida-rl-r-11.4015.547.020/p347107

If it doesn't have a knob, it...
10-08-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By dsaul

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and...

Detaching the cable at the derailleur and re-installing it at the shifter would be the first thing I would try. You only need to push the cable out far enough to be able to re-seat the head in the...
10-08-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By dsaul

Looks very nice. I've been wanting to go check...

Looks very nice. I've been wanting to go check out the finger lakes region. I'm not sure about the bikepacking thing, but it would be a nice one day ride with some friends. TCX file saved
10-08-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By dsaul

There have been a few threads on this recently,...

There have been a few threads on this recently, but you are the first to admit shifting without pedaling and that is the key to the problem. SRAM road shifters don't seem to have a very deep recess...
10-07-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dsaul

The only silver thing on that hub is the axle end...

The only silver thing on that hub is the axle end cap. It is not what I would refer to as a "ring". It is a threaded fastener. One of its jobs is to secure the freehub body onto the hub. I don't...
10-07-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By dsaul

There should be a knob on top of the right(drive...

There should be a knob on top of the right(drive side) fork leg with a small lever extending from it. That is used to turn the lockout off or on. The only other adjustment on that fork is rebound,...
10-06-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By dsaul

Loose headset? Put on the front brake and rock...

Loose headset? Put on the front brake and rock the bike forward and back to see of there is play in the headset.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By dsaul

When I was fillet brazing, I liked the Cycle...

When I was fillet brazing, I liked the Cycle Design rod with Gasflux Type B flux. I was not a fan of the Cycle Design flux. No matter where you source your filler material, you should always clean...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By dsaul

Its a well engineered tool, but bike specific in...

Its a well engineered tool, but bike specific in the amount of bend that is possible. It is well worth the price he is asking for it and I'd own one if I had the money to buy it. His braze on...
10-05-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By dsaul

It rained at Keystone Gravel this year. I would...

It rained at Keystone Gravel this year. I would have loved to have had at least a front fender to keep the mud out of my eyes on the long descents. Glasses didn't help much, because the mud found...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By dsaul

Even a cheap spray gun is way better than brush...

Even a cheap spray gun is way better than brush painting a frame. I've used one of these cheap Harbor Freight guns to paint several frames. ...
10-04-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By dsaul

Of the two, I would go with the GX components,...

Of the two, I would go with the GX components, simply because of the cable routing to the rear derailleur. The GX cable routing is more of a straight run into the rear derailleur vs. the traditional...
10-04-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By dsaul

The GX 11 speed shifter will not work with the...

The GX 11 speed shifter will not work with the Rival 1 rear derailleur. The GX uses X-Actuation and the Rival 1 uses Exact Actuation(different cable pull amounts)

The only flat bar shifter that...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By dsaul

I have that same mill, but mine has a Jet label...

I have that same mill, but mine has a Jet label on it. I have had a DRO on the wish list for a while, so I don't have to deal with the huge amount of backlash on the X axis. Otherwise, it has...
10-02-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By dsaul

I don't know what you consider low cost, but Hunt...

I don't know what you consider low cost, but Hunt has some nice wheelsets for the price.
https://www.huntbikewheels.cc/collections/mtb-wheels
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By dsaul

Reading Terminal Market is a block away, but its...

Reading Terminal Market is a block away, but its always a bit too crowded in there for me.

If you like German food and craft beer, Bru is just a few blocks away. BrĂ¼ Craft & Wurst -...
10-02-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By dsaul

Your first point about multi-shifts is valid, but...

Your first point about multi-shifts is valid, but the above quote is incorrect. The same lever will work against the spring in both cases, its just the direction that the RD moves that changes. ...
10-02-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By dsaul

I ran rapid rise XTR derailleurs on my mountain...

I ran rapid rise XTR derailleurs on my mountain bikes for years and never had any problem with them. I used them with regular shifters that had no gear indicator(if it had one, I took it off). This...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By dsaul

I use 1/2"(12.7mm) .035" for the seat stays on my...

I use 1/2"(12.7mm) .035" for the seat stays on my gravel and road frames. There is no noticeable flex when riding those bikes. I only go up to 16mm stays for MTB frames.

As Andrew says, the rear...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By dsaul

I'll probably be going, but not as an exhibitor. ...

I'll probably be going, but not as an exhibitor. I live fairly close in South Jersey, so its less than an hour trip for me.
09-28-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By dsaul

Shimano makes one in their Pro line. They are...

Shimano makes one in their Pro line. They are available in 1 1/8 and 1 1/4 steerer sizes. You will probably have to have a shop order one for you. ...
09-28-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By dsaul

Paragon sells those barrel nuts. ...

Paragon sells those barrel nuts.
https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/bk1010-stainless-steel-brake-ring-2608.html
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By dsaul

I like the idea to slot and use a seat post...

I like the idea to slot and use a seat post clamp. A 34.9 clamp should work fine. The insert would need to be a machined part that goes from 30.5 to 28.6, so a standard 1 1/8" stem would fit.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By dsaul

Most professional framebuilders are one man shops...

Most professional framebuilders are one man shops and their only source of income is from building frames for customers. If they are not building a frame for a customer, they are not making money. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By dsaul

I see absolutely no benefit to adding a bottle...

I see absolutely no benefit to adding a bottle boss to this situation. There is functionally no difference between butting a cable ferrule against that hole in the dropout or putting that ferrule in...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By dsaul

I'm not that far from you in South Jersey I...

I'm not that far from you in South Jersey I could do the aluminum welding, but I don't have any way to heat treat it afterward. I would be willing to re-create the whole part in steel, if that...
09-25-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By dsaul

Tiagra 4700 uses the same cable pull as road 11...

Tiagra 4700 uses the same cable pull as road 11 speed, so you'll need an 11 speed road rear derailleur or your Tiagra 4700 rear derailleur. Your Sora 3000 Rear derailleur won't work with the Tiagra...
09-25-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By dsaul

If the derailleur is properly adjusted, try a new...

If the derailleur is properly adjusted, try a new chain or just ride it until the cogs wear to match the chain. This can even happen when both the chain and cassette are brand new. Manufacturing...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By dsaul

I make my own chainstays out of 3/4" .035 tubing,...

I make my own chainstays out of 3/4" .035 tubing, but you should not have a problem making clearance for a 38 tire at 420mm with oval chainstays and some dimpling. The chainstay length in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By dsaul

I put those numbers into Rattlecad and it shows...

I put those numbers into Rattlecad and it shows 9.9mm between the tire and the seat tube with a 700 x 38 tire.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By dsaul

Those dropouts were made in the USA, but that...

Those dropouts were made in the USA, but that hole was made by the builder. It looks like a Di2 sized port, but it should work fine with a cable housing ferrule butted against it. There are shifter...
09-23-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,456
Posted By dsaul

As someone who builds his own frames, I have the...

As someone who builds his own frames, I have the opportunity to build something, ride it and make adjustments on the next frame. My current frame has a 70.5 degree head tube angle with a long...
09-22-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By dsaul

They are usually fairly tight. Lube the o-ring...

They are usually fairly tight. Lube the o-ring and slide it on the steerer, then wipe the lube off the steerer. It also helps to make sure there is no sharp edge on the cut end of the steerer.
09-22-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By dsaul

Totally normal. When pedaling forward, the...

Totally normal. When pedaling forward, the derailleur pulleys align the chain with the selected cog. When pedaling backward, the top run of chain has nothing to keep it aligned with the selected...
09-22-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By dsaul

Leave it as is.

Leave it as is.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By dsaul

The 1 1/4" crown race seat is 33mm, so I doubt...

The 1 1/4" crown race seat is 33mm, so I doubt you will find a cup that fits in a 34mm head tube without interfering with the steerer.
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