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09-24-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By Cynikal

I think you are looking for one of these. This is...

I think you are looking for one of these. This is a Shimano part to mount DT shifters to the aero or B mount from the mid 80's.
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09-17-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 328
Posted By Cynikal

Not finding a great solution for a headlight...

Not finding a great solution for a headlight mount on my basket bike I made this. Basically some hardware store steel and an piece of a True Temper toptube (because it's laterally stiff and...
09-14-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By Cynikal

Ha! I think I actually have a set of these in my...

Ha! I think I actually have a set of these in my parts bin. They were too weird not to pick up.
09-14-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By Cynikal

While the roller-pull are great and look...

While the roller-pull are great and look fantastic they won't solve your problem. You basically have two options (assuming that the wheel is straight and the pivots are functioning correctly as...
09-12-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Cynikal

I'm sure I have a set of 42's. Not sure if they...

I'm sure I have a set of 42's. Not sure if they are 2's or 3's but I'll check. They are brand new, I bought them by mistake. I usually ride 44's. PM me.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By Cynikal

I did not make it, a friend of mine did. He...

I did not make it, a friend of mine did. He worked under the logo Cycletracks for a while but I'm not sure he is still doing it.
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Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By Cynikal

Before you settle on a trike you should ride one....

Before you settle on a trike you should ride one. I personally hate them because they are difficult to ride on a standard street with a crown. I have a longjohn style cargo bike and the streering...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-03-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,085
Posted By Cynikal

If you listen to the Cobra Framebuilding podcast,...

If you listen to the Cobra Framebuilding podcast, Paul did one where he goes into the motos in detail. Pretty cool stuff.
08-30-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Cynikal

Have you reached out to a local framebuilder? ...

Have you reached out to a local framebuilder? Coast or Porter have the correct tools for this and can walk you through the pros and cons.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-30-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,085
Posted By Cynikal

If you haven't already, watch Paul Brodie's last...

If you haven't already, watch Paul Brodie's last video. While he is using power tools he does a good job of showing how to carve the initial grove to start the radius. Of course he makes it look...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-24-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Cynikal

Don Walker was also looking for a set of these on...

Don Walker was also looking for a set of these on the Facebook Framebuilders group recently.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Cynikal

I would think it would be easier to have a...

I would think it would be easier to have a framebuilder build a new one from scratch. You can still find SLX tubesets.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Cynikal

I've seen someone fix a dent in a headtube with a...

I've seen someone fix a dent in a headtube with a quill stem as the expander. I don't know how much space a S&S allows into the tube but , in theory, if you can get inside you could push out a dent.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,523
Posted By Cynikal

I have since sold them, sorry.

I have since sold them, sorry.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By Cynikal

I have a couple of sets of these chainstays if...

I have a couple of sets of these chainstays if who ever takes this on needs a set.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-14-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,085
Posted By Cynikal

Well played sir, well played.

Well played sir, well played.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-12-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,085
Posted By Cynikal

Butt checkers are fairly easy to build. Here is...

Butt checkers are fairly easy to build. Here is the one that I built.
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08-12-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,808
Posted By Cynikal

You can also look for the few modern bikes that...

You can also look for the few modern bikes that are built with a vintage aesthetic. I have a lugged Raleigh Record Ace frame with a first gen SRAM Rival kit (silver levers). Looks vintage but with...
08-06-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Cynikal

If that Italian BB is left stranded PM me. I'm...

If that Italian BB is left stranded PM me. I'm currently looking for one.
08-03-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,970
Posted By Cynikal

If you are looking for a new SSCX, drop me a...

If you are looking for a new SSCX, drop me a line. I'm selling my Sycip as I'm not racing anymore.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

I'm getting this third hand so take it as such. ...

I'm getting this third hand so take it as such. Lon sold to someone but is still there for the transition. Sounds like they are restocking most parts but also starting some in-house production. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

I cross posted this to the FB framebuilder's page...

I cross posted this to the FB framebuilder's page and Alex Meade pointed me to what I needed at Ceeway with model numbers. Super helpful. I've copied it below.

Lugs LT07, LD07 and either...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

I completely agree with this. I'm a little...

I completely agree with this. I'm a little surprised with how nice those lugs are that it's not an option. I also don't focus on sloping top tubes that much but for this bike it seems like they way...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Cynikal

Those cups would make a really nice addition to a...

Those cups would make a really nice addition to a Bringheli jig. I may have to do this.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

That may be my best route. Thanks.

That may be my best route. Thanks.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. I looked at his stuff but he only spec's...

Thanks. I looked at his stuff but he only spec's 1" had tubes for standard OS lug sets. I already have most of the tubes that I want to build with.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Cynikal

Sloping Top Tube OS Lug Set

I'm currently designing a touring bike for both on and off road and want to use a lug set with a sloping top tube. I'm using single OS tube set (28.6 TT, 31.8 DT, 36mm HT, ect..) I can't seem to...
07-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,358
Posted By Cynikal

To clarify, to common filler we call "silver" is...

To clarify, to common filler we call "silver" is usually 56% silver which does not build up well but has great capillary action (filling lugs and what not). There are other silver fillers like 50n...
07-14-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,358
Posted By Cynikal

Ha!, I've done several things like this. ...

Ha!, I've done several things like this. Recently I was bending a fork blade after brazing on the dropout and ended up bending it the wrong direction. Stuff happens and you have to laugh about it.
07-14-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,358
Posted By Cynikal

Ok, I give up. How do you remove the threaded...

Ok, I give up. How do you remove the threaded rod once they are brazed on?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Cynikal

Not to completely hijack this thread, but I have...

Not to completely hijack this thread, but I have yet to find a framebuilding website that has everything that I want. I think BFS is getting pretty close but they don't cater to the lugged frames...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed and they just refreshed their website,...

Agreed and they just refreshed their website, bummer. Lon is great and full of info when you talk to him. Nova is local for me so I try to use them as much as I can.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. I can see that now. I really do wish...

Thanks. I can see that now. I really do wish that Nova's web site was better.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Cynikal

Can you adjust the width of the canti placement...

Can you adjust the width of the canti placement with the Nova Jig?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cynikal

The first question is what has your frame builder...

The first question is what has your frame builder said about this and what tube set (or tube mix) are they recommending? Getting this off the internet is a little like walking in to the kitchen of a...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Cynikal

I would agree with that. That remaining paint...

I would agree with that. That remaining paint would protect the surface. I've never used a Phil BB.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Cynikal

Yes, both. They are done for different reasons. ...

Yes, both. They are done for different reasons. Facing while building is for checking alignment. Facing after painting is to ensure that the BB sits square against the BB shell.
07-01-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Cynikal

There is also a bolt on pulley that allows you to...

There is also a bolt on pulley that allows you to use any bottom pull FD.

Edit: Here is a link to one. https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=31009&category=1613
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Cynikal

For the angle I would suggest experimenting with...

For the angle I would suggest experimenting with your 76.67 degree top tube joint, printing out and fitting it up to make sure it looks right. You may need to use the 103.33 angle instead. Some...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Cynikal

Here is the link. ...

Here is the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0luwCUpeRhA
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Cynikal

I had thought that I would braze feet on it so it...

I had thought that I would braze feet on it so it would stand on it's own. Turns out I just put that part in the vice like yours. Maybe I'll cut it off and repurposed it, who knows.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed, the Farr gauge is really nice like all of...

Agreed, the Farr gauge is really nice like all of his tooling. I'm hoping he makes the Bringheli add-ons again. They would make my jig much more useful.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Cynikal

Homemade Tools

As I move through the process of building my first few frames, I'm spending much time making tools to make this easier. I'm seeking some inspiration for how others solve similar issues. I'll start...
06-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Cynikal

You can use a freehub wheel with two single speed...

You can use a freehub wheel with two single speed cogs spaced 5 mm apart then use two chainrings (with are spaced 5 mm apart). The trick is to get the same length of chain to work for both combos. ...
06-19-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By Cynikal

Ritchey?

Ritchey?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks for this. These are rough times, rougher...

Thanks for this. These are rough times, rougher for some more than others. For some of us bike stuff is a welcomed distraction others, not so much. Try to take care of yourself where you can.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. That is helpful.

Thanks. That is helpful.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. That's what I have done in the past.

Thanks. That's what I have done in the past.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cynikal

Fair enough. I guess I assumed a few things and...

Fair enough. I guess I assumed a few things and limited it to my experience. I've only built a fork with a crown with a 7 degree angle, straight blades and socket dropouts. Now I understand what...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Cynikal

I have done the same but the fork I built was...

I have done the same but the fork I built was around 390-395 A-C but I had a really tight fit with mine which I preferred because I was using silver Anyway, that's good info, I'll switch to brass...
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