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Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By wsteve464

I used the Incepi fixture. The hardest part was...

I used the Incepi fixture. The hardest part was getting the distance from the dropout to the mounting crimp as it is a specific place on the stay. Other than that no problem bolt the fixture to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By wsteve464

I have used them. The flat mount crimp is kind of...

I have used them. The flat mount crimp is kind of rough but it mostly fills in when brazing, the outside of the stay is a bit uneven from crimping. They are tall/thick at the dropout end but they...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-05-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By wsteve464

Sounds like your builder is trying to sell you...

Sounds like your builder is trying to sell you the top of the line tubing, 853 and Omnicrom are light weight tubing designed more for go fast road bikes. Below are some of the different tubing...
07-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By wsteve464

Pretty standard on external hydro rake hoses...

Pretty standard on external hydro rake hoses saves bleeding new systems when building the bike. You can also get little pincer "C" clips

...
07-04-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By wsteve464

A great fuel for fireworks ...

A great fuel for fireworks

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/us/fireworks-hand-sanitizer-danger-scn-trnd/index.html
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

English is BSA it's pretty much the standard for...

English is BSA it's pretty much the standard for threaded BB most Sram Shimano cranks fit BSA BBs
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

If you do use one I would recommend a BSA...

If you do use one I would recommend a BSA threaded shell. The press fit shells require reaming after attaching to make the bearing fit, this allows for distortion from the heat of welding/brazing....
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

These guys carry blank bottom bracket shells in...

These guys carry blank bottom bracket shells in pretty much any standard you want.

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/frame-building-parts/bottom-bracket-shells.html
07-01-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 879
Posted By wsteve464

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out...

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out of 3 rides in Southern Calif, 40/60 dirt to street riding, very frustrating. Since going tubeless 3 years ago I have had 3 flats, one flat because I...
06-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By wsteve464

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as...

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as hardtail 29er as you can get in a gravel bike.
06-30-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By wsteve464

Buy a GRX 2x crankset and take the big chainring...

Buy a GRX 2x crankset and take the big chainring off and replace with a bash guard. Then you can go 2x if you change your mind down the road.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By wsteve464

If you are going to do it yourself try using a...

If you are going to do it yourself try using a 28mm tapered carrot drift...
06-28-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By wsteve464

I'd go with the hollow axle, outboard bearings as...

I'd go with the hollow axle, outboard bearings as they are very easy to install replace plus a large selection of differing levels of quality, Should be no problem for your weight, I started back...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By wsteve464

Contact forum member Doug Fattic framebuilder he...

Contact forum member Doug Fattic framebuilder he is in your area.

Or you could ship it out for repair to a number of places :)
06-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By wsteve464

Yep buy a new tire. While you have the tire off...

Yep buy a new tire. While you have the tire off check the rim tape that it goes all the way across the rim and covers the flat part of the rim all the way to the side of the rim also check to make...
06-27-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By wsteve464

Sounds like the casing is leaking. The tires that...

Sounds like the casing is leaking. The tires that came on my Salsa where supposed to be tubeless and started leaking sealant out of little pinholes along the sidewall could not get it to stop. The...
06-26-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By wsteve464

GPS cycling computer with heart rate monitor and...

GPS cycling computer with heart rate monitor and a subscription to Strava, keeps track of your improvements, miles, heart rate etc and shows you how you are doing compared to others.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By wsteve464

If you use a regular s bend stay you can use the...

If you use a regular s bend stay you can use the Paragon conical chainstay plugs between the dropout and stay the plugs make it easy to attach everything and don't look too bad when finished.

The...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By wsteve464

From the pics it looks like you plan to cut the...

From the pics it looks like you plan to cut the stays on the BB side of the crimped flat mount for the brakes to convert to ISO mount?
06-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By wsteve464

Are some what mechanically inclined? If so...

Are some what mechanically inclined?

If so convert an old 90s mtb to a mid drive E-bike

https://www.electricbike.com/mid-drive-kits/
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By wsteve464

Not sure where you are looking to get the 25mm...

Not sure where you are looking to get the 25mm but on the PDF of the dimensions I see 16.6 mm where the seat stays attach.

https://paragonmachineworks.com/files/public-docs/DR1102.PDF
06-21-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 869
Posted By wsteve464

Yes. Before going tubeless I'd get a flat...

Yes.

Before going tubeless I'd get a flat about 3 out of 4 rides, goatheads. Since going tubeless I think I have had 1 flat that wasn't a sidewall puncture and it was due to a puncture and dried...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By wsteve464

Here's an article by a stripper manuf. ...

Here's an article by a stripper manuf.

https://www.powdercoatguide.com/2013/07/stripping-powder-coat.html

Personally I'd torch and wire brush it off around the joints then sand to blend the...
06-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By wsteve464

I'll do an Elevate Jersey in a Relaxed Cut 2xl...

I'll do an Elevate Jersey in a Relaxed Cut 2xl long sleeve if possible.

Let me know about payment via paypal.

Thanks
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

LOL Well if it gets done at least you will...

LOL

Well if it gets done at least you will be in great shape .

Ok last idea :) have you thought about a 3/4 inch plywood floor, instead of a metal frame, with a couple of metal cross braces to...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

Based on this and the overall weight you have to...

Based on this and the overall weight you have to pedal I'd seriously think about about a 3 wheeler so I could hook up a motor. Use a cheaper suspension fork in the front and a trailing arm suspension...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

I admire your DIYness but this is way over built,...

I admire your DIYness but this is way over built, is will weigh too much to pedal. Check images online to see what is needed in the way of a frame. Have you thought about making a pan type...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,411
Posted By wsteve464

I don't know what you plan on making it from but...

I don't know what you plan on making it from but it looks heavy, if it were me I'd consider a couple of cheap electric motor hubs for two of the wheels to assist on the up hills.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By wsteve464

If you are talking about standard straight tubing...

If you are talking about standard straight tubing specifically for head tubes you will need to ream it as they are slightly undersize to allow for distortion when brazing. Buy your headset and take...
06-17-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,000
Posted By wsteve464

Both my Intense MTB and my Salsa came to me in...

Both my Intense MTB and my Salsa came to me in boxes, no telling what kind of damage may have occurred in transit if they weren't in a box.
06-16-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,748
Posted By wsteve464

As said above. Rob English Joe's light...

As said above. Rob English

Joe's light weight 13.5lbs

https://www.englishcycles.com/custombikes/joes-lightweight-road-bike/
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By wsteve464

The Xaris fork looks like it is steel so probably...

The Xaris fork looks like it is steel so probably not worth the cost for weight reduction. Try their 451 wheels/tires skinnier rims and tires should weigh less. Road bike seat, carbon bars/seatpost...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By wsteve464

Foot pump in a post. ...

Foot pump in a post.

https://www.ternbicycles.com/us/gear/472/biologic-postpump-20-seatpost
06-14-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By wsteve464

A longer bolt may work, it will get past the...

A longer bolt may work, it will get past the stripped threads and hopefully into any good threads left. If that doesn't work as above helicoil it they are not hard to use. Check the bolt size if it...
06-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By wsteve464

If you have not bought a new fork yet you ca get...

If you have not bought a new fork yet you ca get one of the quill adapters and used the threaded steerer. Just push the adapter in tighten it and put the devil stem over it.
06-13-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By wsteve464

You don't need a quill adapter on a threadless...

You don't need a quill adapter on a threadless headset. There are no threads holding the fork in place. The fork goes through the headset you will need an adapter to get the fork steerer that is...
06-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By wsteve464

They don't need to they are family, Twinzizes :)

They don't need to they are family, Twinzizes :)
06-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By wsteve464

I like the colors and the 65+ but the medicare...

I like the colors and the 65+ but the medicare eligible, meh ( which is spelled wrong you are missing an I or, maybe it's old folks humor that I am missing it)
How about some humor, Medicare Baby or...
06-12-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By wsteve464

OP Amazon will let you use a debit card or sign...

OP Amazon will let you use a debit card or sign up for a paypal account with the debit card. Only problem it makes it so easy to buy stuff that you really need :)
06-12-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By wsteve464

I have a GoPro Hero 7 the battery is good for...

I have a GoPro Hero 7 the battery is good for about an hour. Also they use a lot of memory space even when recording other than 4K video, a 128 GB card is good for 4 hours. I carry a small auxiliary...
06-11-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By wsteve464

Lighting cables, electric motor controls, battery...

Lighting cables, electric motor controls, battery cables
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By wsteve464

Maybe because 90 % of the disc brake bikes sold...

Maybe because 90 % of the disc brake bikes sold use a carbon fork so not much market for a steel one. OTH there is a much larger market for steel frames to use disc brakes, just a thought.
06-10-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By wsteve464

LOL and the Lauf fork isn't ugly :)

LOL and the Lauf fork isn't ugly :)
06-09-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By wsteve464

OPEN beacause of the really cool front brake...

OPEN beacause of the really cool front brake mount :). and the Wow factor
Forum: Framebuilders
06-09-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By wsteve464

If it is better braking you are looking for buy a...

If it is better braking you are looking for buy a chinese carbon disc fork on ebay and some cable actuated hydraulic calipers, either cheap chineseZOOM XTECH HB100 MTB Line Pulling Hydraulic Disc...
06-08-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,005
Posted By wsteve464

[QUOTE=rumatt;21520829]Well I mounted the XT...

[QUOTE=rumatt;21520829]Well I mounted the XT crank with 42/26 chainrings. I can go smaller than 42 because I can't lower the derailleur any further without it hitting the chainstay.

I got it to...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By wsteve464

If those parts you saw are lug sets the 2.4 inch...

If those parts you saw are lug sets the 2.4 inch tire will be a problem let alone getting a fender in there with it. You will need MTB cranks, shaped chainstays, and to make it easier look at Paragon...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By wsteve464

I have had one frame powder coated. I didn't have...

I have had one frame powder coated. I didn't have a problem with it being too thick mine was the opposite. There were a couple of thin places where you could see the metal through the coating and...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By wsteve464

Thanks Doug. I have an 8 1/2 inch one on the way,...

Thanks Doug. I have an 8 1/2 inch one on the way, from a lowrider springer fork. I don't have the frame yet, if what I have coming is the wrong size I'll contact you, appreciate it.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By wsteve464

Thanks John I'll keep a look out on Ebay

Thanks John I'll keep a look out on Ebay
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