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Old 10-24-09, 03:51 PM
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Show us your builds

I'll start with my first bamboo frame.

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Old 10-24-09, 05:28 PM
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Old 10-24-09, 08:34 PM
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Those are beautiful, Nessism.
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Old 10-25-09, 04:40 AM
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My fixed gear bike from this spring:



Build progress is here: http://picasaweb.google.com/JohnDThompson/FixedFrame#
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Old 10-25-09, 11:51 AM
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French style randonneur builds.



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Old 10-25-09, 06:54 PM
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Are you using French bottom brackets too?
Gorgeous.
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Old 10-25-09, 07:53 PM
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No, I used Henry James until they switched suppliers. Now I use Long Shen.
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Old 10-25-09, 08:01 PM
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I wish I was a better photographer, because this frame looked a lot sweeter in person than in my crappy photos. Did the paint all in powder, which is why it's only a simple 2 color.





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Old 10-25-09, 11:16 PM
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Some super nice frames you guys. Truly fantastic. Keep those photos coming.
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Old 10-30-09, 02:47 PM
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Lighthouse cycles fixie

New personal bike
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Sweet bikes Nessism! You also have very good taste in saddles, I have been building a collection of those over the past few years so that I am never without one. Nice builds.
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Old 11-06-09, 12:45 PM
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650B belt-drive

Here is the first and only mountain bike that I have built as a custom builder. Ian wanted to try out the Carbon Drive System's belt-drive and here it is.
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Old 11-06-09, 01:49 PM
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This is my new touring bike currently set up as a 1x9 commuter.

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Old 11-06-09, 01:55 PM
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How tall are you and what is the size of those rims?
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Old 11-06-09, 02:27 PM
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Im about 5'9" tall. The rims are 700c (mavic A719) - the bottom bracket is about 23" off the ground (seat height ~51" off the ground)

I would provide some geometry, but all the plans are just hand drawn 1x1 on paper - which are lurking somewhere. I dont remember almost any of the exact measurements off hand.
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Old 11-06-09, 02:32 PM
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Right on. May be the only purpose built tall touring bike I've ever seen. Cool.
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Old 11-06-09, 05:37 PM
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Cool! What did you use for chainstays?

How do you like the height? I had a touring bike with a high BB at one point, at least 10 inches lower than yours. Still gave me a feeling of being up high and seeing everything. I slightly resented it when it got really windy.
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Old 11-11-09, 04:13 PM
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Old 11-16-09, 10:00 PM
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It does more than tour

Are those 650s on the bamboo frame? Also, glad to see the dynamo/planetary geared hubs.

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Old 11-16-09, 10:39 PM
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700c x 32

Thanks, I'm a dynamo/IGH diehard.
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Old 11-24-09, 03:15 PM
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Hello

[IMG][/IMG]Hello,
New to the forum,but have been lurking for a while.
Been building frames for almost 2 years now.
Here are a couple of my builds;

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First time loading pics here,so having some teething pains.

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Old 11-28-09, 01:50 PM
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Built in June of '04, this one is affectionately called my "Beater", implying it's a daily a driver and NOT a parade bike. Weighs a smidgen over 11 kg.




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Old 11-28-09, 04:00 PM
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Johnny, those are astounding.
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Old 12-05-09, 04:06 AM
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^^^ fast in a wind tunnel - faster in a wind tunnel facing downhill.

slick builds.
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Old 12-07-09, 03:43 AM
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Is this the Bat-mo-cycle?
Cool builds
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