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09-14-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 826
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.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
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: 3,122
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.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-30-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,122
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
08-12-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,122
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.
...
08-12-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,830
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
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
07-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
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
06-26-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
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...
06-19-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By Cynikal

Ritchey?

Ritchey?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Cynikal

Nice to see all the local folks here.

Nice to see all the local folks here.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Posted By Cynikal

I think you are missing an opportunity here. Why...

I think you are missing an opportunity here. Why not install the internals of a pump into the seattube with an external hose. Just loosen the seat binder bolt and use the seat to pump.
05-26-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By Cynikal

Please don't move the Sacramento. Some of us like...

Please don't move the Sacramento. Some of us like it here.


But seriously, depending on where his internship is, I would be thinking about bike security. If he is working Downtown make sure he...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By Cynikal

With boost, the BB shell is wider, thus the...

With boost, the BB shell is wider, thus the spindle, so you avoid the crank conflicts with the stays. This with the wider rear end allows for additional tire clearance.

I've been in the same...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By Cynikal

That bike makes it look easy because it has boost...

That bike makes it look easy because it has boost spacing.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,223
Posted By Cynikal

Probably important to note that he is not using...

Probably important to note that he is not using 56% silver for this. Read through the notes on the instagram post. He mentions what he uses.
06-04-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 670,394
Posted By Cynikal

Here is mine. Also doubles as my race bike. 05...

Here is mine. Also doubles as my race bike. 05 Poprad recently powdercoated.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7315/8950144573_7793a76ec0_h.jpg
04-04-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 781,374
Posted By Cynikal

Here is the before and after. 85 Nishiki cresta...

Here is the before and after. 85 Nishiki cresta touring frame. I pull this out of our local co-op. The stem and bar are temporary. The only addition I'v made since the picture was a silver...
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