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Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
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: 209
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: 4
Views: 218
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: 157
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: 610
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: 426
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: 743
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: 219
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: 292
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: 465
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: 292
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: 191
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: 219
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: 202
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: 486
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: 162
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: 13
Views: 455
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: 426
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: 165
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: 165
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: 204
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: 154
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: 296
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: 881
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: 881
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: 1,345
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: 296
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: 330
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: 473
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: 591
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: 400
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: 538
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: 591
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: 176
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: 158
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: 423
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: 423
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: 538
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: 1,412
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: 158
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: 334
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: 226
Posted By dsaul

Leave it as is.

Leave it as is.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
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.
09-20-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By dsaul

I can't picture a scenario where the bar tape...

I can't picture a scenario where the bar tape would not have to be removed to replace the cable housing, even if the housing were run through the bars. There is no way to make it run directly from...
09-20-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By dsaul

Buy these...

Buy these https://www.amazon.com/SRAM-Derailleur-pulley-07-09-Force/dp/B001CJX6D6 Press out the steel bearings and press in your ceramic bearings. They are the exact same pulleys as the SRAM Red...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By dsaul

I use this attachment that I made for my frame...

I use this attachment that I made for my frame fixture. The dummy tire can be replaced with a flat plate to hold the stays in position. Its a bit fiddly to get it positioned just right, but it...
09-18-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By dsaul

Yes, they do. I prefer them, because the...

Yes, they do. I prefer them, because the derailleur mounts securely to it and then acts just like a band clamp FD.
09-18-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By dsaul

This ^^^ I'm currently using an 11/34...

This ^^^

I'm currently using an 11/34 cassette on my road bike with Shimano 10 speed road shifters and a Deore 9 speed MTB rear derailleur.
09-18-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By dsaul

Shimano makes braze on adapters that are...

Shimano makes braze on adapters that are specifically designed for Di2 use. It has a flat for the mounting bolt to prevent any rotation, so the frame bolt is not necessary.
...
09-16-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By dsaul

Nope.

Nope.
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