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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By BigPoser

That is a great looking machine!

That is a great looking machine!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 82,969
Posted By BigPoser

Ordered a set of the WR38's the other day for my...

Ordered a set of the WR38's the other day for my gravel build. I went with the Novatec hubs because I've heard great things (except for the bearings if you ride in the rain; which I don't). Can't...
10-11-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks. I'll be tubeless for sure.

Thanks. I'll be tubeless for sure.
10-11-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By BigPoser

What are the pros and cons of hooked vs hookless?

What are the pros and cons of hooked vs hookless?
10-11-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks. I was kind of leaning that way as well....

Thanks. I was kind of leaning that way as well. Funny thing is the i9 wheels are lighter than the LB.
10-11-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By BigPoser

Wheel and tire selection help needed

Hi All,

I'm building up my gravel machine and have everything except my wheels and tires and that is where I need some advice. I've narrowed it down to a couple wheels and a couple tires. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 827
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks all. I'm going Di2 and 1x. Mtn Di2 rear...

Thanks all. I'm going Di2 and 1x. Mtn Di2 rear derailleurs will most certainly work with road Di2 shifters. Common actually.

I ended up finding a 38t chainring from Wolftooth so I'll go that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 827
Posted By BigPoser

Will GRX handle a 11-46 cassette?

Getting GRX for my gravel build and want to put an 11-46 cassette on it. Thinking that an adjustment of the B screw would allow it.

I can't find anything that shows if it's possible.

Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By BigPoser

I have both and really enjoy them. There is only...

I have both and really enjoy them. There is only one thing that I don't like and that is when in Zwift, the Climb doesn't go down as far as it should. Meaning it doesn't match the decent grade...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By BigPoser

Praxis is awesome! I've bought many items from...

Praxis is awesome! I've bought many items from them and had a bunch of questions and they are always willing to help out. Top notch for sure! Other companies should learn from them.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By BigPoser

Thank you John! I was thinking of something...

Thank you John! I was thinking of something similar to this with some sort of hooks. Regarding the trough, I was taught that in frame school and did it here as well. It certainly helped the zip ties...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Andy. I'll filter through photos and see...

Thanks Andy. I'll filter through photos and see what I see. I've pinned a couple times and seemed to work well, but just trying to open up my mind a bit and get some more ideas.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By BigPoser

Holding devices for seat stays

As I'm trying to become more efficient during my build processes, I've been thinking of coming up with tools, jigs, or devices that hold tubes and bits where I need them so I can then tack/join them...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By BigPoser

Wuss-cream and all, I use it on race days and on...

Wuss-cream and all, I use it on race days and on rides that are long and taxing. IMO, it works amazing. I have tested it to some degree by not using it on hard training days, and my legs just feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By BigPoser

Here is a pic of my sidewall. Doesn't look good. ...

Here is a pic of my sidewall. Doesn't look good.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/tire_2_2f44fc96ceff6fee1526bfc9a68c4e1b51c17f82.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By BigPoser

Vittoria Corsa or Corsa Control?

I'm in the market for some new tires as my Sector 28's have a strange sidewall issue and it's freaking me out a lot. They have been great as I've never had a flat in a year and a half with them, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By BigPoser

What size bike for my son?

I want to build my son a bike who will be turning 10 at the end of Oct. I'm not sure if I should run 24" or 26" inch wheels. His current 20" bike is maxed out on the seat post and needs more so I'm...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks all. Yes I have version 4.0.xx. I don't...

Thanks all. Yes I have version 4.0.xx. I don't only use Stack and Reach for a design, but I did notice it and it totally threw me off. I'm still learning the new version, and although I've Manfred...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By BigPoser

Frame Stack and Geometry Stack

Ok so this may be a dumb question, but what is the difference between Frame Stack Height and Geometry Stack Height? Same for Reach as well. I ask because Rattlecad is giving me two different numbers...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-30-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks all. I'll have to get that shim I guess....

Thanks all. I'll have to get that shim I guess. Because of the custom work I did on the ST, the shim will have to be modified to look right. Looks like I'm stuck on this. Pic shows the top of the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-30-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By BigPoser

Well crap. I believe this is the ST that we used...

Well crap. I believe this is the ST that we used in my frame school: https://www.bikefabsupply.com/seat-tubes/317-ext-butted-dr-zero-seat-tube-969-rid-272. It says 31.7, but I keep measuring 31.9...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,053
Posted By BigPoser

Why on Earth would you ride in the small...

Why on Earth would you ride in the small chainring and the small cog?
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By BigPoser

31.6 seat post in a 31.9 ID seat tube?

Just making sure I'm good here.

This will work right?

Thanks in advance.

Brandon
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By BigPoser

Seat tube wall thickness

What's a good wall thickness for a ST that is good for a fillet that will help reduce warpage at the top tube? I fully understand that heat controls rules all, but I still want to be a cautious as...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for the replay dsaul. I did think of that,...

Thanks for the replay dsaul. I did think of that, but I wanted the center line of the stay to remain centered. I feel it looks strange when the stays and dropouts aren't "straight". Also the tabs on...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By BigPoser

Hooded drop out positioning

Hi All,

I have a couple questions regarding the positioning of these hooded dropouts in the pics. How much forward rotation should there be before it's too much? My concern is the lack of hooded...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,289
Posted By BigPoser

Rear disc spacing

Hey All,

I'm trying to grasp the disc brake spacing for building. It's my understanding that discs are most easily achieved in a 135mm and 142mm rear spacing. I keep seeing/reading that 142mm is...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-03-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Doug. That's what I had figured. I have...

Thanks Doug. That's what I had figured. I have some here so that's good. Likely have it turned down just a tad for my liking.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-03-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks guys. I think I should have clarified that...

Thanks guys. I think I should have clarified that the sleeve will be for the outside of my ST. I'll have a 27.2 post.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-03-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By BigPoser

Seat tube sleeve

I putting the finishing touches on a new build and it will have a sleeve for the ST. The ST itself is 1.125.

For a sleeve, will a 1.25 OD tube with a .049 wall work well or should I use a 1.25 OD...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,447
Posted By BigPoser

I've used them and it's pretty good stuff. They...

I've used them and it's pretty good stuff. They say you don't need a primer, but I wouldn't attempt that. Use primer. Also, be careful when using their flouro colors as they have more powder in them...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By BigPoser

I would like them to tell me what the hell is...

I would like them to tell me what the hell is happening to them and maybe they can offer something in return. Tell me not to use them anymore. Tell me they're good to go. I don't know exactly, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By BigPoser

Dedaccai is another option that comes to mind. ...

Dedaccai is another option that comes to mind.

Why do you need a 1.125-1.5 taper? You could also put in a 1.125-1.25 as well with a different headset. That might open up some options.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By BigPoser

Hutchinson Warranty Contact

Does anyone have some reliable contact info for Hutchinson Tires? I've emailed them, sent these pictures via Instagram, and have had my LBS contact them as well and still crickets.

What the hell...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By BigPoser

Gotcha. Many thanks. That's kind of what I...

Gotcha. Many thanks.

That's kind of what I was thinking but I wasn't sure. Now I am.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks. Will the ZS44/30 fork for my lower with a...

Thanks. Will the ZS44/30 fork for my lower with a 1 1/4" fork?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By BigPoser

Sorry. Fork is a 1 1/8 on top and 1 1/4 on...

Sorry. Fork is a 1 1/8 on top and 1 1/4 on bottom. HT has a 34mm ID on top and a 44mm ID on bottom. I know I need a EC34 on top, but the bottom is a mystery for me.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,534
Posted By BigPoser

Which headset?

I put this up in the wrong section. Should have been here instead.

Having trouble figuring out which lower headset I need from Cane Creek for a 1 1/4" tapered fork and a 44mm head tube. Ideally I...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

Thank all. I put the 6mm hole on the DT and the...

Thank all. I put the 6mm hole on the DT and the larger 7x8mm hole on the CS. The 6mm wasn't big enough to fish out the wire. Working well now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By BigPoser

Which headset?

Having trouble figuring out which lower headset I need from Cane Creek for a 1 1/4" tapered fork and a 44mm head tube. Ideally I want a 110 series ZS44 and CC only lists one, the ZS44/30. Will that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By BigPoser

I do this as well. I use a good dry lube on the...

I do this as well. I use a good dry lube on the cleats themselves. Maybe I'm just hard on my cleats? They are only 3-4 months old however.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By BigPoser

I'm not, but I can put my shoes on the pedals by...

I'm not, but I can put my shoes on the pedals by hand and the movement remains. I re-lube about every 6 months or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By BigPoser

How long should Speedplay Zero bodies last?

I have three bikes that all have Speedplay Zero pedals. How long should the bodies last? The bike on my trainer has developed a nice in to out movement while clipped in. The cleats are still pretty...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

I'd think it would be easier to fish the wire...

I'd think it would be easier to fish the wire through the larger hole. Maybe I'll use the 6mm for the entry and the 7x8 for the exit.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

Does is matter which to use? I've not used them...

Does is matter which to use? I've not used them so I'm clueless.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By BigPoser

I'm 170lbs. One bike has Scope R3 wheels with...

I'm 170lbs. One bike has Scope R3 wheels with Hutchinson Sector 28's and they run at 65f and 70r. Second bike has Schwalbe Pro 1 28's and I run them at 70f and 75r.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

Yup, that's what I was thinking. Thanks for the...

Yup, that's what I was thinking. Thanks for the pic.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

Sorry I should've mentioned that it'll be steel.

Sorry I should've mentioned that it'll be steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,030
Posted By BigPoser

Di2 grommet hole size

Hi All,


I have a steel gravel build coming up and I'm going to go 1x Di2 and am wondering what size hole is needed for the wire grommets. Since it's 1x I'll need to have one hole on the DT and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for the responses. It sure looks weird...

Thanks for the responses. It sure looks weird though, but I haven't had any performance loss of any kind. I'll see what happens.
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