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Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By GrayJay

Mock-up the joint with tubes in the lugs an...

Mock-up the joint with tubes in the lugs an measure the angle of the protruding tubes. Most lugs will have a bit of slop in the fit to the tube so it is not exactly a high-precision measurement.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By unterhausen

Process pics: 1st is where I have bent the socket...

Process pics: 1st is where I have bent the socket out. There is a pretty big gap between the socket and stay on the inside. If you are using a typical bench vise with metal jaws, I would use soft...
08-20-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Wulf

I had my frame bead blasted. If you do this,...

I had my frame bead blasted. If you do this, make sure you get the primer on within a day. Rust works quick.
I used an automotive etching primer. 3 coats with sanding in between. I used small...
08-19-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,066
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Edited. And thanks for the heads up. He is...

^ Edited. And thanks for the heads up. He is witty. I enjoyed this one:

https://youtu.be/UB0eRYHtpYo.
08-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,066
Posted By sdn40

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs,...

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs, red meat, and cut the tags off my pillows.
Forum: Foo
08-15-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,298
Posted By JAG1

Perhaps because the 12-odd billion cars on the...

Perhaps because the 12-odd billion cars on the planet need gas. Big oil did the math, and as long as electric cars tether their owners to 400-500 mile maximum distances, the greatest portion of those...
08-14-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,032
Posted By genejockey

I have frames from flexy (SL) to MAX, and I love...

I have frames from flexy (SL) to MAX, and I love them all. They encourage different riding styles - the MAX begs me to stand on the pedals, whereas the SL is cushy and just not 'crisp'. The MAX is...
Forum: Foo
08-13-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,298
Posted By JAG1

Working for Schlumberger I can say that until...

Working for Schlumberger I can say that until elecrical vehicles has acres of charging every 100 miles on every interstate, state highway, and Farm to Market roadway to charge said 100-million...
08-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By JohnDThompson

I have a Bicycle Research CT-2 you can have for...

I have a Bicycle Research CT-2 you can have for US$10, shipped:
08-06-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By IPassGas

+1 for the bikehubstore and the owner.

+1 for the bikehubstore and the owner.
08-05-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By nlerner

The Campy rep’s excuses for the performance of...

The Campy rep’s excuses for the performance of the Croce d’Aune components are pretty lame.
08-05-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1989) LeMond TSX

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1460x2000/bicycling_sep_1989_road_test_lemond_tsx_p72_75pct_000c50340de44b25b4fd75190ef031be37db0f9e.jpg
...
08-04-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By GhostRider62

I get more miles out of GP5000 than GP4000 but to...

I get more miles out of GP5000 than GP4000 but to compare apples to apples, you also have to realize the GP5000 is narrower. A 28 mm GP5000 is the same size as a 25mm GP 4000

I am getting around...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By 8aaron8

I have built a couple of lugged gravel bikes. ...

I have built a couple of lugged gravel bikes. Unterhausen is correct that you will likely need to bend the chainstay ports outward to accommodate wider tires. If you build the fork yourself there a...
07-31-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By JohnDThompson

I could use one of those in my garden, to deal...

I could use one of those in my garden, to deal with all the rodents enjoying my vegetables.
07-27-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By davethelefty

An update tonight -- Canyon is going to replace...

An update tonight -- Canyon is going to replace my fork, as they see "no external forces or incorrect assembly that could have caused this" steerer tube crack. That's the good news. Now the...
07-27-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By alcjphil

Shimano 10 speed cassettes require a 1 mm spacer...

Shimano 10 speed cassettes require a 1 mm spacer be installed before you install the cogs. SRAM 10 speed cassettes do not require this spacer. Is it possible that you have one of these thin 1 mm...
07-27-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By cxwrench

No need to check that, it's not possible.

No need to check that, it's not possible.
07-25-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By indofulioh

Evapo-Rust has been the best product Iíve found...

Evapo-Rust has been the best product Iíve found for rust removal. Submerge the rust for at least a couple hours for best results. Repeat as needed or increase submerge time.

RJ the bike guy on...
07-25-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By oneclick

OK, here's the list of common methods and their...

OK, here's the list of common methods and their characteristics:

Vinegar (ph ~3) - not much effect of either rust or steel, pretty much harmless to humans
Citric acid (ph ~2.5) - will remove rust...
07-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By sced

Evaporust works amazingly well

Evaporust works amazingly well
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

drying is always a challenge. When you paint...

drying is always a challenge. When you paint several objects and you donít want over spray places to hang from are always needed. The laundry room is a bittoo much of dust for my satisfaction though...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By shelbyfv

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy...

If you liked 4000s you will be perfectly happy with 5000s. The sizing difference is real. My 28mm 5000s are no larger than the 25mm 4000s I used previously. They measure 28mm. The 5000s may be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By KLiNCK

Not to detract from the OP's question, but: I...

Not to detract from the OP's question, but:
I am still using the GP4000SII 's as well.
25mm on my Roubaix and 28mm on my Sirrus.
I've been very happy with them.
Knowing that the 4000's run "a...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By bulgie

Here's mine: ...

Here's mine:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x522/how_bikes_are_painted_5004d08965f58777719390766b09b529e2864d6b.jpg

OK not really. But not all that far off either.

I...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Back in the day we painted our frames on the shop...

Back in the day we painted our frames on the shop roof. We tried to stay up wind for both spray ending up on the tubes and to minimize our breathing the fumes (Imron). We had a mask with charcoal...
07-22-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 700
Posted By cxwrench

No...there should be no noticeable difference...

No...there should be no noticeable difference that you could feel between pretty much any 2 rims much 2 rims that are basically the same thing. If a certain wheel 'feels' much more comfortable than...
07-21-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By dsaul

Tighten the "b" screw to move the jockey wheels...

Tighten the "b" screw to move the jockey wheels further from the cassette.
...
07-20-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By seypat

https://store.haloheadband.com/

https://store.haloheadband.com/
07-19-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,788
Posted By drlogik

Steel lugged or welded frames are too retro....

Steel lugged or welded frames are too retro. Carbon is so...Millennial. Aluminum creaks more than grandpa's knees. The future of bikes is bamboo I tell you. Yep, bamboo butted with carbon lugs,...
07-18-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By 79pmooney

I use marine grease on both the spoke threads and...

I use marine grease on both the spoke threads and the nipple seats on the rim. (Q-tips are perfect for those seats.)

The big plus - the nipple turn guaranteed. Number of years, weather, road...
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,244
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark...

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark Force's' bondage. Go forth and enjoy your new-found freedom to engage with real people and things!
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By bulgie

OK, I'll sell you my old one as soon as I make a...

OK, I'll sell you my old one as soon as I make a new one, some time in the next 10 years or so.
07-13-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,765
Posted By RobiEli

Final

I ordered just about everything from Aliexpress except the wheelset. A number of things have to be replaced already like the bottle cages and brake calipers, absolute garbage quality. The idea was to...
07-13-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Iride01

Probably. But if you had or have doubts...

Probably.

But if you had or have doubts about something that is such an easy thing to remedy. Especially now with them not installed.

It wouldn't matter to me if they were new or old. If I...
07-12-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By dsaul

The X10 has additional chamfering on the outer...

The X10 has additional chamfering on the outer plates, which requires more machining time and is probably responsible for the lighter weight. Otherwise, its the same as all bicycle components, the...
07-12-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By bikingshearer

SL, SP, SLX and SPX are all the same steel, or at...

SL, SP, SLX and SPX are all the same steel, or at least they were into the 1980s, maybe later. SLX is SL with added helical ribs at tube ends for added stiffness at the joints. SP is SL with...
07-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I...

Sapim Race are 14/15, not 14/16.. That said, I did come across one bag of Race blanks that were 1.7 mm just like the Wheelsmiths. That was an anomaly however among the many thousands of them I have...
07-11-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Keefusb

I am going to take a whack at building them...

I am going to take a whack at building them myself. I figured that for all the time and effort that would potentially go into these wheels, that when I finished I would have a strong, high quality,...
07-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By roadsnakes

Could have used one of these 60 years ago!

My buddies and me were always doing Wheelies.
Too bad I went too far sometimes , and landed on my rear end way too often!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWDprSdH2xQ
07-09-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,900
Posted By GlennR

It's the press that is hyping this. Cav never...

It's the press that is hyping this. Cav never compared himself to Merckx. At the end of today's stage a reporter asked "What's it like to be the equal of Eddy Merckx?". That's a stupid question, Cav...
07-09-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would use butted spokes and standard brass...

I would use butted spokes and standard brass nips, 3x. For the front and LH side of the rear 1.8/1.6 spokes with 2.0/1.8 on the RH rear.

My tandem, commuter, travel and touring bikes (well one of...
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,919
Posted By Axeman88

As part of my service to other forum members, I...

As part of my service to other forum members, I am accepting your unwanted, unused, full beer containers, and will dispose of them at my own expense.
07-05-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By easyupbug

Good advice from Nessism, another good sealer is...

Good advice from Nessism, another good sealer is Wolfgang MetallWerk Concours Metal Sealant.
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,919
Posted By tyrion

There's no taste under 5%. That's just basic...

There's no taste under 5%. That's just basic science.
07-04-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,420
Posted By PeteHski

Yes, Iím surprised how few people have commented...

Yes, Iím surprised how few people have commented on this. No healthy person should bonk at this sort of distance. I would be visiting my doctor for sure to discuss what was happening.
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,919
Posted By tyrion

Boycott any beer with less than 5% alcohol.

Boycott any beer with less than 5% alcohol.
07-03-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By ThermionicScott

My Weller 100/140W iron was made in Mexico, and...

My Weller 100/140W iron was made in Mexico, and my Radio Shack 15/30W iron was made in Taiwan. Can we discuss specific problems, other that where this stuff is made?
07-03-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,420
Posted By woodcraft

I have never bonked, but can't really imagine...

I have never bonked, but can't really imagine doing so after having ridden 10 miles-

wouldn't this be like "hitting the wall" at mile two of a marathon?
07-02-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By verktyg

Loctite Bearing Mount Products

Back in the 80's went through several 1 week long Loctite factory product training/engineering seminars covering all of their products from that era.

mstateglfr the loose bottom cup on your...
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