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07-15-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Cynikal

It's like 2006 drunk texted asking to get back...

It's like 2006 drunk texted asking to get back together.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,960
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. That's perfect.

Thanks. That's perfect.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,960
Posted By Cynikal

Saul, would you share your rattlecad file? I'm...

Saul, would you share your rattlecad file? I'm curious about your geometry, especially how you kept a 59 degree bottom lug angle with a 400 mm axle to crown.
06-12-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 608,165
Posted By Cynikal

I don't know...The riveted cranks and department...

I don't know...The riveted cranks and department store bike Shimano group make it pretty jackass to me.
06-10-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 608,165
Posted By Cynikal

I really don't understand why people build things...

I really don't understand why people build things like this.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/bugatti_chiron_bike_1_6400814e2731eb3c576c39023eeae94647843dbd.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,200
Posted By Cynikal

I had the pleasure of meeting on a few occasions....

I had the pleasure of meeting on a few occasions. He was always fun to chat with. I will miss his spirit.
04-08-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By Cynikal

Some assembly required. :) You may want to...

Some assembly required. :)

You may want to cross post in the Framebuilders section.
03-22-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,412
Posted By Cynikal

Tom is an incredible artist with steel. This...

Tom is an incredible artist with steel. This thing blew my mind. So many details. He was also very gracious with his time and advise. We talked for 30 min after I told him that I'm an amateur frame...
03-21-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,412
Posted By Cynikal

Super weird but he was really cool. He rode his...

Super weird but he was really cool. He rode his show bike to all the after parties too.
03-21-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,412
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed. His bikes at the show were great except...

Agreed. His bikes at the show were great except for the wonky stays. The new material is interesting and I'm curious if it's accepted by the industry. NAHBS was weird this year, way more industry...
03-20-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,412
Posted By Cynikal

Magnesium is real?

Magnesium is real?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,878
Posted By Cynikal

That Porter was the highlight of the show for me....

That Porter was the highlight of the show for me. He was really cool. It's amazing to have this show 2 miles from house every few years.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-12-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By Cynikal

I sent a PM with my email.

I sent a PM with my email.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-11-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By Cynikal

I will add that watching his videos is painful. ...

I will add that watching his videos is painful. He works with several large mills and advanced tools and give good advise on how to use them but if you are a file and vise kinda person, they can be...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-11-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By Cynikal

No worries. Keep responding here and get your 10...

No worries. Keep responding here and get your 10 posts!
Forum: Framebuilders
03-08-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By Cynikal

I have the lugless DVD set. Drop me a PM, let's...

I have the lugless DVD set. Drop me a PM, let's talk.
02-07-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By Cynikal

Is it me or is the toptube ovalized going into...

Is it me or is the toptube ovalized going into the lug?
Forum: Framebuilders
02-02-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By Cynikal

I was just reading a post from Richard about how...

I was just reading a post from Richard about how he has never built a bike without an 80mm BB drop. That was the only measurement on his jig that didn't move.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,409
Posted By Cynikal

Let me measure it and send you a PM. I think if...

Let me measure it and send you a PM. I think if I remember correctly, it was a little small for me. Worked for a CX race but not a long ride. I'll report back.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,409
Posted By Cynikal

What size are you looking for? I have a Sycip CX...

What size are you looking for? I have a Sycip CX bike with eccentric BB but all the bits needed to run geared. I ride a 56cm road frame personally and it fits well. PM me for more info.
01-22-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 608,165
Posted By Cynikal

That is coming next. ...

That is coming next.

https://electrek.co/2019/01/21/uber-autonomous-electric-bicycles-scooters/
01-03-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,412
Posted By Cynikal

You are not wrong.

You are not wrong.
01-02-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,113
Posted By Cynikal

The only way it will change is if gas becomes...

The only way it will change is if gas becomes more expensive. It's hard to justify for most people if they own the car and are paying insurance to not use it. Additionally, urban centers have been...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By Cynikal

dsaul, If I may ask, how much does something...

dsaul, If I may ask, how much does something like that cost? I have some additions I'd like to make to my Bringhelli jig in the next few months.
12-05-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By Cynikal

I fought shudder with carbon forks (Easton EC90)...

I fought shudder with carbon forks (Easton EC90) and eventually installed the TRP mini-V brakes. Best thing I did for my CX bike.
12-04-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

I'm sure you are correct. The OEM OX Plat tubes...

I'm sure you are correct. The OEM OX Plat tubes were traditionally thicker from what a custom builder would spec. It's is definitely standard OS and not double OS.

Here are the old recommendations...
12-04-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

Yup, almost all off road. Raced CX on it for a...

Yup, almost all off road. Raced CX on it for a decade (both SS and geared) and weekly gravel rides. In race mode it's under 20 lbs. In the past few years I built up a Some Double Cross Disk for...
12-03-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks for the advise. I'll compare the buttings...

Thanks for the advise. I'll compare the buttings for the different tube sets. I'm currently riding a Lemond Poprad (OX Plat) and have for 12 years without issue.
12-03-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

The Spirit tube set for lugs is .75-.45-.75...

The Spirit tube set for lugs is .75-.45-.75 (which is on-par with Zona) while the standard Spirit is .5-.38-.5. I ride pretty light and weight just under 170 at 5' 10". Do you think I'm being...
12-03-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

Not sure on the BB yet, I think most will work as...

Not sure on the BB yet, I think most will work as long as it is designed for oval chain stays. Nova Cycles is local to me so I can drive over and look at the bits I need. I'm planning on a 2x...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,252
Posted By Cynikal

For a 1mm difference in height, can't you just...

For a 1mm difference in height, can't you just file .5mm on the low side and add .5mm on the high side?
12-03-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,270
Posted By Cynikal

I currently have a design on paper (really...

I currently have a design on paper (really rattlecad) for a lugged gravel/CX racer. I'm still new at this so I'm sticking with lugs on this one. I'm using a Ritchey WCS carbon disk fork and Paragon...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By Cynikal

I would think that would be considerable more...

I would think that would be considerable more complicated than just building a frame from scratch.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Cynikal

There is probably 2 mm on either side. The tires...

There is probably 2 mm on either side. The tires are mounted on H plus Son Archetypes. I've ran this setup for about 5 years without issue but it definitely doesn't work when mud is involved.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By Cynikal

I'm glad to see that others are having the same...

I'm glad to see that others are having the same problems that I'm having. I wish that the tubing makers would publish a scaled drawing of the stays since I don't use BikeCad. RattleCAD allows you...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Cynikal

How much clearance are you trying to get? I have...

How much clearance are you trying to get? I have 40 mm Nanos on 23 mm rims on my OX Plat Poprad. They are snug but work really well.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Cynikal

I'm surprised you aren't taking it back to him...

I'm surprised you aren't taking it back to him for a new fork. If you want to build a fork, order a kit from Nova and go crazy but don't try to fix a broken project.
10-29-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By Cynikal

Could be a number of builders but that shifter...

Could be a number of builders but that shifter mount dates it around 84-86.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,598
Posted By Cynikal

The routing through the seat post was an old CX...

The routing through the seat post was an old CX thing. Keep in mind that this was for NAHBS so it was done for effect. There is a benefit of making the seatpost and saddle more theft proof. I am...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,414
Posted By Cynikal

I have dozens of friends who have had really good...

I have dozens of friends who have had really good results with https://us.spray.bike/ . My friends at Squid have done some amazing spray jobs with it.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-23-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,488
Posted By Cynikal

1. With a road bike disc build, which is better...

1. With a road bike disc build, which is better for rear spacing, 135mm or 142mm? What kind of complications should be considered? (I really want to build an endurance frame with disc)
I let my...
08-22-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cynikal

More specifically, 31.8 mm or 1 1/4 inches which...

More specifically, 31.8 mm or 1 1/4 inches which is the standard size for an oversized tube set.
08-22-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Cynikal

There are some great trails along the ARBT but be...

There are some great trails along the ARBT but be careful, the majority of those trails are not legal to ride. A group of us worked hard to open up the section by Woodlake as demonstration area. We...
08-17-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 463,034
Posted By Cynikal

Nice job. That's one of my favorite seat lugs. ...

Nice job. That's one of my favorite seat lugs. I'm in the middle of my second frame.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-14-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks for posting this. I'm about to start a...

Thanks for posting this. I'm about to start a new Gravel/CX frame and I was wondering which stays to use. I'm hoping to be able to switch between 700's and 650B's. Have you mocked up the seat stays...
06-12-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,759
Posted By Cynikal

Actually, if you can address the rust, those are...

Actually, if you can address the rust, those are in a good location for some S&S couplers.
04-23-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,634
Posted By Cynikal

I have an 05 poprad as well. I normally ride a...

I have an 05 poprad as well. I normally ride a square 56cm road bike with a 100mm stem and the Poprad (with a 90mm stem) fits perfectly. The fit is different than most CX bike that I've ridden. I...
03-15-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 608,165
Posted By Cynikal

It really should have a Lauf fork on it just to...

It really should have a Lauf fork on it just to complete the design.
03-12-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,025
Posted By Cynikal

Are there frames that are not handmade?

Are there frames that are not handmade?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,426
Posted By Cynikal

Looks like more of a tool for bike fitting than...

Looks like more of a tool for bike fitting than for frame building as mentioned above.
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