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05-18-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,615
Posted By DorkDisk

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Blue line is where 27.2 should be. Red line is the measurument, and it reads what?...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-23-24, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By tangerineowl

Thanks, all. Helpful points.

Thanks, all. Helpful points.
04-06-24, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,539
Posted By Polaris OBark

This again.

This again.
03-14-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,017
Posted By tomato coupe

Two type of cyclist I just dont understand I...

Two type of cyclist I just dont understand

I suspect there are a lot more than two types of riders you don’t understand.
01-30-24, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Duragrouch

Knowledge. I love it when someone has a perfect...

Knowledge. I love it when someone has a perfect thread-killer answer. :)
01-20-24, 11:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,468
Posted By VegasJen

This.

This.
01-19-24, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,468
Posted By VegasJen

Altered my geometry.

In honor of my biggest forum critic, I thought I would repost this here. Enjoy.

One of the things I've noticed on all my bikes, both conventional road and my tri bikes, is I always feel like I...
01-11-24, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By GoinCircles

That came up with the shops lol. Initially one...

That came up with the shops lol. Initially one told me they had the proper size reamers when I purchased the head tube, turned out they donít.

I would change corse, however currently I have the...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-24, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The stays were Deda Zero Uno. They offer a few...

The stays were Deda Zero Uno. They offer a few different versions with various amounts of bends and shapes. I believe they were called the MtB oval 1mm, sorry but I didn't record a specific part...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-18-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By unterhausen

That looks really nice. I want a sander like...

That looks really nice. I want a sander like that, but I don't have any place to put it and I probably wouldn't use it. Nestor C. is doing good work with his, I assume most people here follow him...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-17-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By spclark

Outstanding solution there dsaul! (Let's all be...

Outstanding solution there dsaul! (Let's all be waiting to see what that rider breaks next!)
Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Bad Brazing Repair... Mine

Yes, it is my bad brazing that I am repairing. Built this frame a few years ago. Wanted a drop bar but IGH townie bike with 559x1.5 tires. This bike had a fair amount going on with hub powered...
12-01-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,451
Posted By john m flores

Ducati tried designing a MotoGP bike with a...

Ducati tried designing a MotoGP bike with a carbon-fiber frame several years ago. They failed miserably because riders piloting 250hp motorcycles at the limit of adhesion need fine-tuned feedback...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-23, 07:06 AM
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By guy153

Well here's how I got on. I think it worked out...

Well here's how I got on. I think it worked out very well. I drilled a couple of 5mm holes in my trusty bit of 5mm plate, and then widened them into slots with that carbide burr thing:


...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By guy153

Thanks! But I'm in UK. The cost would be rather a...

Thanks! But I'm in UK. The cost would be rather a lot. Plus it will be quite fun to try and make something.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-19-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By unterhausen

People always talk about silicon bronze TIG...

People always talk about silicon bronze TIG brazing, but I'm not sure why you wouldn't be able to braze with other fillers. Heat control maybe?
If it's flowing out, I don't know why there would be...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-07-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By unterhausen

When I heard that breaking frames on purpose was...

When I heard that breaking frames on purpose was something that BMX riders were prone to do, I lost interest in building BMX frames. My son wanted me to make him one, but tbh, I didn't do it because...
10-05-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By veganbikes

It is a very cheap bike that someone branded for...

It is a very cheap bike that someone branded for Lamborghini. Yes it has some shaped tubes but it is cheap parts. They wanted it to appear semi-premium to match the branding on it but if you look up...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By unterhausen

That's not quite true. There was someone that...

That's not quite true. There was someone that actually made a prototype of a bike with no spokes, just a super-heavy rim and an elaborate bearing system to support it. If there is a cliche in...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By unterhausen

You don't indicate your location. Have you...

You don't indicate your location. Have you considered powder coat? Schwinn cruisers weren't exactly known for their fine paint jobs, and I think a powder coat would be a good match.
07-26-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,705
Posted By rosefarts

Every company wishes they could fire certain...

Every company wishes they could fire certain customers
Forum: Framebuilders
07-25-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Switchback Replacement Fork Blades

In early Feb this year Smokinapancake (Jody) posted a want for replacement fork blades for his NOS Tange Switchback fork crown/steerer. Here's that thread Fork blades needed/fabricated. Who can and...
07-24-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,084
Posted By cyccommute

It amazes me that we in the US use a decimal...

It amazes me that we in the US use a decimal monetary system that replaced the confusing English monetary system from the inception of our country and have no issues with using it. The metric system...
05-10-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,352
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^ this is what I was going to post. Super...

^^ this is what I was going to post. Super bargain! I have them on two bikes now, a Specialized CruX and a Trek 520.
04-22-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,819
Posted By smd4

Donít take it personally. Probably 95% of BF...

Donít take it personally. Probably 95% of BF members are on Kapaunís ignor list. Itís what he does. I consider it a badge of honor, myself. He makes it sound like you should be upset that he wonít be...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-15-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,222
Posted By bulgie

Yeah I could have saved myself a lot of work if I...

Yeah I could have saved myself a lot of work if I hadn't been so hung up on the idea of holding the tube block squarely in the vise. I guess it's the old "because that's the way we've always done it"...
04-04-23, 02:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,477
Posted By himespau

eBayers will do that when they're temporarily out...

eBayers will do that when they're temporarily out of stock but expect to get some more in soon. Raise the price so no one will buy it and that way they don't have to take down a constantly repeating...
03-16-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,928
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Come on. Just how often does a brand new hanger...

Come on. Just how often does a brand new hanger need to be bent and aligned? Just slap it on and go.
03-10-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,965
Posted By Kontact

Chain checker trumps a ruler. You're attempting...

Chain checker trumps a ruler. You're attempting to avoid wearing out your sprockets, and sprockets run on the rollers the checker measures, not the pins a ruler measures.

And this is what that...
03-10-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 9,553
Posted By DonkeyShow

Riding bicycles is not that serious. Do what you...

Riding bicycles is not that serious. Do what you want it doesn't matter at all.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Unicycle Build

One of the projects I have been working on for a while is done. First and likely last unicycle. Parts sourced from Unicycle.com and Full Moon Vista. Tire is a 559x2.1. Current pedal placement might...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-05-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Grovel Bike Done

I call this a grovel bike as a dig at what is being claimed as the newest thing but us oldies know it is what was the norm when we were kids. Might not make sense to you but I have a smile when I say...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-02-23, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By Trakhak

No one, I believe, directly addressed the OP's...

No one, I believe, directly addressed the OP's saying something about how it's common knowledge that the ride of a frame built by hand by a skilled builder is "obviously" going to be superior to that...
01-27-23, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By well biked

The trick is to push the rubber grommet/seal with...

The trick is to push the rubber grommet/seal with as much force as you can muster "into" the valve stem hole from the other side of the rim as you tighten the presta nut, as you're installing the...
01-14-23, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By fujitasummers

Just to close this off... I went to the Scott...

Just to close this off... I went to the Scott dealer here who happen to have the best techs. There they said as dsaul says above you take the sleeve off - they key thing is to have the measurement of...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By unterhausen

Guilty. Still rather not have rust.

Guilty. Still rather not have rust.
12-19-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By alcjphil

Was the wheel reinstalled with the disc on the...

Was the wheel reinstalled with the disc on the wrong side?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-02-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Eric- I have pondered on a BF Framebuilder...

Eric- I have pondered on a BF Framebuilder gathering over the years. When Don Walker created NAHBS I had hoped for a less public and more congenial meet up then what the Huston show (and every other...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,769
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

WTF. Try 3 x that number as a start. Doing all...

WTF. Try 3 x that number as a start. Doing all that work in under a hour is ridiculous, plus shop supplies much less some profit for the tradesmen who does the work.
10-22-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,007
Posted By staehpj1

I am not necessarily suggesting others should do...

I am not necessarily suggesting others should do as I do, but I am presenting this as food for thought.

My personal experience is that the times when folks "need to be unclipped like on narrow...
10-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,955
Posted By Rolla

How redundant.

How redundant.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By ezikwa

Thanks guys very much appreciated!!!

Thanks guys very much appreciated!!!
Forum: Framebuilders
09-06-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,012
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: 495
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: 34
Views: 4,026
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: 460
Views: 314,407
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: 2,877
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: 897
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: 5,572
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...
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