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Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By ezikwa

Thanks guys very much appreciated!!!

Thanks guys very much appreciated!!!
Forum: Framebuilders
09-06-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 895
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks, I was trying to remember who had...

Thanks, I was trying to remember who had recommended a welder here. The one I have my eye on right now is the Primeweld TIG225X as discussed recently on the framebuilder's list.

Mostly to do...
08-22-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By rosefarts

The bacon is a more tactile secure method for me....

The bacon is a more tactile secure method for me. I prefer it but wanted to ride and only dyna plugs were available. So far It does seem fine.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-02-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,833
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Update- Here are a few shots of the current...

Update- Here are a few shots of the current status on my build.

The forks went badly, twice. I hate making stupid mistakes let alone a second time. The first set of blades are scrap now and the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 290,624
Posted By Devin Rickey

Bike number 2 is in the books. This is a bit...

Bike number 2 is in the books. This is a bit gravel and a bit commuter with a little bike packing thrown in. It is all my friend said that he wanted. It was a fun project as I didn't have a clue...
07-20-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By Plainsman

Well dsaul, from a re-assurance standpoint, I...

Well dsaul, from a re-assurance standpoint, I like that answer. I have a Giant Defy road bike, size L, which is a perfect fit (at max seat post insert, so I'm top of range). My new gravel bike is a...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By unterhausen

There was a thread in here about a bb shell...

There was a thread in here about a bb shell replacement where the owner of Franklin Frames was quoted as saying "young guys can't do this" or something like that. I'm not young, but I took that as a...
07-10-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,446
Posted By Rolla

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing...

Since you're of the opinion that past gearing advances were simply the result of chasing "fashion," I can't imagine that you actually care what's next. You seem to be more interested in grinding an...
07-05-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By Rolla

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks...

I haven't found any finishing tape that sticks nearly as well as electrical tape, unrefined and inelegant as it may be.
06-29-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By ThermionicScott

I've purchased directly from Schwalbe NA before,...

I've purchased directly from Schwalbe NA before, no complaints. :thumb:
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By duanedr

Quill Stems

I have a few older bikes that have configurations that i'm not that fond of and I'd like to replace the stem/bar combo. What better excuse to make a few quill stems. All told, I'll make 4. 1 will...
06-26-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By Racing Dan

Spraying all sorts of oil or homebrew is a waste...

Spraying all sorts of oil or homebrew is a waste of time and money. No amount of spraying and waiting will unstick the post. - You need brute force or the slightly less ham fisted method, that is...
06-21-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,508
Posted By cxwrench

I'll never understand why people need numbers or...

I'll never understand why people need numbers or some other indication to tell them what gear they're in. Road shifters don't have this. Mountain shifters don't have them. If you need to shift,...
06-15-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,921
Posted By cxwrench

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what...

Nomenclature is not the correct word for what you're talking about. Look it up.
06-15-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By cxwrench

Looks pretty simple. Thru axle threads into the...

Looks pretty simple. Thru axle threads into the piece that fell out. That piece is (supposed to be) held in by the set screw. I'm failing to see any mystery at all here.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-22, 03:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,532
Posted By unterhausen

If we are going to talk about history of...

If we are going to talk about history of steerers, people used to be so afraid their steerers would break that they put broom handles inside. I assume there was some reason for that. I'd rather this...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-28-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By unterhausen

tl;dr: it all depends on how much risk you want...

tl;dr: it all depends on how much risk you want to take.

It's not too hard to find pics on the internet where a blade has folded because of a disc brake. The solution a lot of people use is to put...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Here's the last bent ring I did, also the first:)...

Here's the last bent ring I did, also the first:) Don't think a bash guard would have made any difference. Andy...
05-18-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By scale

$120.....and the shape of them is a bit odd...

$120.....and the shape of them is a bit odd honestly....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By iandusud

Thank you, that was just what I was looking for....

Thank you, that was just what I was looking for. Cheers, Ian
Forum: Framebuilders
05-07-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Tandem Tom

I passed the Topeak suggestion on to this fellow....

I passed the Topeak suggestion on to this fellow.
My part in this is complete!
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By Richmonder

It's a beauty! Stoked to get back to it.

It's a beauty! Stoked to get back to it.
05-03-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,303
Posted By cxwrench

You are utterly and completely clueless about...

You are utterly and completely clueless about carbon frames/forks and how they're made/what they're made of.
04-29-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,110
Posted By Polaris OBark

Invariably, they are all in line in front of me...

Invariably, they are all in line in front of me at the checkout. To conserve ink, they also never put in any of the details beforehand, and they are very careful, slow, and methodical. They dot...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By Doug Fattic

A report from a fellow framebuilder in Ukraine

As I'm sure everyone knows (because I post about it all the time), I do a charity bike project in Ukraine. We started this project 22 years ago by buying bicycles from the XB3 company in Kharkov....
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By Richmonder

That would be great I'll take some measurements...

That would be great I'll take some measurements and send you the specs via personal message. I'll probably post them here too so they are internet searchable.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By Cynikal

I may ping you about stepped BB cups for my...

I may ping you about stepped BB cups for my Bringheli jig. Thanks
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

dsaul- I like your magnifier lens over the scale....

dsaul- I like your magnifier lens over the scale. I keep a number of hand held magnifying glasses about my shop... Andy
Forum: Framebuilders
04-09-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,386
Posted By scottfsmith

Indeed. I decided to order some full side panels...

Indeed. I decided to order some full side panels in aluminum and use those to prototype. Its $12 a panel including materials, cutting, shipping, and tax .. it seems worth the cost to get a realistic...
03-29-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,012
Posted By Barry2

So there you have it. Removed tire on the...

So there you have it.

Removed tire on the rear.
Scrubbed Rim.
Scrubbed inside of tire to remove Stans No Tubes
Reseated tire and added 35ml Orange Seal Regular.

Overnight it lost only 10...
03-23-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By livedarklions

It'd take me 30 days to struggle through that...

It'd take me 30 days to struggle through that rambling,, but the little bit at the beginning I managed to get through was strictly from the Department of Made-Up Statistics.
03-16-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By jonathanf2

The Nanos despite being heavier than the GK SK+...

The Nanos despite being heavier than the GK SK+ tires, roll so much faster. I was a good 20 seconds slower on an uphill segment with the SK tires versus when I used the Nanos. On the Nanos I can push...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-24-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By lancelegstrong

Thanks everyone for the input, if it won't be a...

Thanks everyone for the input, if it won't be a catastrophic failure I will just keep riding it in that case, if it breaks I'll just replace it, only paid $150 AUD for the frame so not really worth...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-14-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By bt_bp

Although most modern all road frames seem to have...

Although most modern all road frames seem to have oversized tubing, I am partial to the thin lugged steel frames for sure! Thanks for your recommendation.
02-14-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By unterhausen

What dsaul said is correct, all things being...

What dsaul said is correct, all things being equal. 5mm increase in rake is going to make the steering a little faster and it might take a ride or two to get used to that. Lots of people like it. I...
01-27-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By HillRider

If you are using a 160mm rotor with a flat mount...

If you are using a 160mm rotor with a flat mount caliper you most likely have an adapter under the caliper. This adapter bolts to the chainstay and the caliper bolts to the adapter. To use a 140mm...
01-24-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By sdimattia

Got it! For some reason I was thinking of the...

Got it! For some reason I was thinking of the angle backwards. Thanks for clarifying. Found this nifty calculator, plugged some numbers in and it spit this out.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By unterhausen

I would never take a steerer out to re-use it....

I would never take a steerer out to re-use it. I'm not convinced there is a metallurgical reason for that, but it's a hidden part and there is no reason to take any risks with it at all. If I was...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Use the seat post as a go/no go gage as you creep...

Use the seat post as a go/no go gage as you creep up on the final size. But my view is to remove only as much material as needed to best fit the post, not to result in a specific dimension. Andy
01-19-22, 08:27 PM
01-10-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I believe this is correct In every part of the...

I believe this is correct In every part of the system except for the resevoir, which can/should contain some air. Open hydtraulic systems are designed such that fluid from the resevior can move back...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-25-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Schroeder

Thanks. Thatís what I was hoping to hear. Bit...

Thanks.
Thatís what I was hoping to hear.
Bit of snow and ice on the ground now so Iím not riding, but it will probably be about 6 weeks before I get around to finishing paint.

Then it should be...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By Tandem Tom

Here is a pic of my complete "tool"! ...

Here is a pic of my complete "tool"!
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12-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thanks! I'll see what i can find in town today.

Thanks! I'll see what i can find in town today.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By unterhausen

I hate to be that guy, but put discs on it.

I hate to be that guy, but put discs on it.
11-18-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Paul Barnard

Just wanted to come back and say thanks again. ...

Just wanted to come back and say thanks again. The parts arrived today and bolted up perfectly.
11-15-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thank you. I really appreciate you helping me...

Thank you. I really appreciate you helping me figure this out.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-10-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By unterhausen

I used to always go for shorter chainstays. I...

I used to always go for shorter chainstays. I have one bike I really like that probably would still be my main road bike if I had just made the stays 10mm longer. Which is nothing. It does work...
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,156
Posted By Riveting

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not...

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not mutually exclusive.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 290,624
Posted By ShaunJohnson

I shared my first frame...

I shared my first frame (https://www.bikeforums.net/11675374-post92.html) in this thread back in 2010. I thought I would share my second that I completed this summer:

...
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