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07-29-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,373
Posted By msu2001la

Just got off the phone with an LBS about some...

Just got off the phone with an LBS about some lead times for wheelsets.

Chris King hubs = 9 months, minimum.
White Industry hubs = 12-16 weeks

Ouchy.
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By antimonysarah

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car...

I...spent over 600 miles on the road in a car scouting roads for a new 600k last weekend? (yes, miles, because a: scouting multiple options and b: had to come home as I couldn't get it all done in...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-26-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By duanedr

Painting is one rabbit hole I have successfully...

Painting is one rabbit hole I have successfully avoided although I'm rethinking it after dropping the latest frameset off for powder coat. The prices seem to have jumped up over the past 4-8 months!
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By clasher

Got my 300k for 2021 done. I designed the course...

Got my 300k for 2021 done. I designed the course so luckily only a 6km ride to the start... we had a good turnout, around 12 folks for a miserable forecast. The route itself is very scenic and a bit...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Show your home paint booth

Painting can be a messy task so I guess there are many home made solutions. Whatís yours?

Here is mine! 😃👍

https://youtu.be/zlxDnVSpUuQ
Forum: Framebuilders
07-19-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 270,581
Posted By tuz

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/20210719_090335_88e01896b4ab6d3f4ae27a1226eba6266de514af.jpg
Here's a tandem I made a few years ago...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By guy153

I think that's a head-tube. Some of these are...

I think that's a head-tube. Some of these are supplied very long and they're the only non-butted tubes in the Reynolds catalogue. Also those dimensions work out to a 34mm ID (which is HT sized).
Forum: Framebuilders
07-16-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By duanedr

You don't say what the bike is used for so, that...

You don't say what the bike is used for so, that may change the following. As mentioned, 1-3/8 1mm 4130 tubing is VERY stout and heavy! You will have much better success trying to bend smaller tubes...
07-15-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Ronkc45

Messages not coming in on the Bolt almost always...

Messages not coming in on the Bolt almost always happens to me after an app update...
Forget phone on Bolt
Forget Bolt in app
Forget Bolt in bluetooth settings
Scan QR and add phone
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By duanedr

Davidson Cycles in Seattle offers Ti. Ti Cycles...

Davidson Cycles in Seattle offers Ti. Ti Cycles near Portland Oregon would be another. Both have 35+ years in the business designing and building bikes
.
Replies: 49
Views: 5,863
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/03b32b70acc7b1b38486a762e92...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/03b32b70acc7b1b38486a762e92950d2/c1f661a31e35c75bb222f7befc38f797/s800.jpg

My first real summer ride this year. It got as hot as 33 C (91F). For the past couple of weeks we...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By dsaul

Laser cut gravel yokes

My personal preference for riding "Gravel" bikes on MTB trails, and other places that are not smooth gravel roads, has led me to use increasingly wider/higher volume tires on my gravel bikes. This...
07-03-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By atwl77

The only sounds from Zwift are the environmental...

The only sounds from Zwift are the environmental and road sounds for immersion purposes, and the annoying ding! sounds when someone gets a kudos. And the various sounds that players can trigger (e.g....
Replies: 60
Views: 2,640
Posted By UncleG

I was walking around Yorktown this afternoon in...

I was walking around Yorktown this afternoon in between raindrops and significant storms last night and much to my surprise look who came riding up to the Yorktown finish and here's his picture I...
06-30-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By Troul

Very interesting you mention this. Just this...

Very interesting you mention this. Just this morning while getting in some miles, I decided to just hammer it from a green light. A 2nd gen Equinox that was sitting at that light didn't seem to...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By guy153

Unicrown fork mitring jig

Having found the last time that these are very tricky to do by hand (at least for me) I thought I'd have a go at making a jig to hold things steady for mitring with a hole saw. Actually worked out...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By guy153

Nice work to do it with a spreadsheet! I wrote...

Nice work to do it with a spreadsheet! I wrote mine in Python. It does render a scale drawing (more for sanity checking) and mitre templates. You save the bike design (in an .ini file) and then it...
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By antimonysarah

Well, I've officially now DNFed at each main ACP...

Well, I've officially now DNFed at each main ACP distance with this past weekend's ride. Lovely day, lovely course, and 75 miles into a 400k I just was massively sleepy, did not want to ride a bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By dsaul

FreeCad is what I use for 3d modeling and now for...

FreeCad is what I use for 3d modeling and now for 2d sketches for the plasma table. It has the ability to export models and sketches in a large number of different formats, so you could surely...
06-22-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,450
Posted By Badger6

He might be...but while he was amusing himself, I...

He might be...but while he was amusing himself, I was all over the Schwarzwald. This weekend, I'll be straddling the border between the Ardennes Forest and the Eiffel Naturpark. I won't be able to...
Replies: 60
Views: 2,640
Posted By adamrice

Yeah. The problem set in near the end of Day 1...

Yeah. The problem set in near the end of Day 1 when I stopped for dinner—when I got back on the bike, I realized my Achilles' tendons felt really tight. I stayed in the race another three days, but...
Replies: 60
Views: 2,640
Posted By adamrice

I was in the race myself, but had to drop out in...

I was in the race myself, but had to drop out in Baker City OR due to inflamed Achilles' tendons. Looks like I'm going to need PT for a while to get back to normal. Never had anything like that...
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By atwl77

I'm still stuck at home due to stricter lockdown...

I'm still stuck at home due to stricter lockdown measures from recent spikes from a couple of weeks ago, and the 1300k that was supposed to happen yesterday, is unsurprisingly postponed to some...
06-15-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Hypno Toad

Way overdue update! Back in March I made my...

Way overdue update! Back in March I made my vEversting attempt (spoiler alert: it was a major fail). If you enjoy mediocre blog posts, this is for you:
...
Replies: 60
Views: 2,640
Posted By rhm

Looks like she did! :beer: Just passed the...

Looks like she did! :beer:

Just passed the 1000th mile.
06-10-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By antimonysarah

There's been some recent changes to the launcher...

There's been some recent changes to the launcher (security-related, I think) that were "minor" to some people and absolutely a major pain to others -- none of them were supposed to have any visible...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-09-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By duanedr

About 10 years ago I had a disc brake Ti Davidson...

About 10 years ago I had a disc brake Ti Davidson made. About the same time I was starting to revisit my earlier desires to build a bike for myself. When I bought my bike I talked to him about...
06-09-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,540
Posted By livedarklions

Worst worded poll ever. Also, it's pretty...

Worst worded poll ever. Also, it's pretty obvious now that the subforum is attracting interest, so the ship has sailed.
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By SapInMyBlood

I completed my first Audax ride back in May...

I completed my first Audax ride back in May (600k), and I've just completed another one this past weekend (600k).The first one was quite flat (600k / 2800m) so I signed up for the second one to see...
05-30-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,447
Posted By Ed Wiser

Finished the last route I needed to complete them...

Finished the last route I needed to complete them all today. So glad I donít have the clim the Temple KOM for a while. 🤣Other badges to get.
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By downtube42

I just realized I'm just a 600k, SR600, and 1000k...

I just realized I'm just a 600k, SR600, and 1000k from earning the ACP Randonneur 10000 award.

2018: fleche, 1200k
2019: PBP, SR + 1000k
2021: 200,300,400 (600k next weekend)
Distance since...
05-28-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,447
Posted By Doomrider74

Beware the Spirit Forest route, though: its...

Beware the Spirit Forest route, though: its labeled as 8.4km with 134m of climbing, but there's a 4km lead in that adds another 116m of climbing. I thought I'd got lost :foo::D
Replies: 70
Views: 5,746
Posted By downtube42

May 22nd, Cesar and I rode the SIR "Fear is the...

May 22nd, Cesar and I rode the SIR "Fear is the Mind Killer" 400k out of Bothel, north of Seattle. This time I splurged for a hotel 3 miles from the start; Cesar stayed at a relative's house. Again...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-22-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By duanedr

[QUOTE=geeteeiii;22068704]Hello Why does this...

[QUOTE=geeteeiii;22068704]Hello
Why does this decal say 'THERMACRDM"
...
05-20-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By fooferdoggie

I battled to get my 1030 to stop giving me the...

I battled to get my 1030 to stop giving me the weather. I would turn it off and it would turn on again. the thing is it would give me the weather when the ride was almost done or after the the...
05-20-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By pdlamb

I treat my Garmin 1030's heat acclimation number...

I treat my Garmin 1030's heat acclimation number the same as I treat it's recovery time. They're both feeble attempts to entertain me with numbers.

I don't remember who said it right now, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By SJX426

unterhausen - The DO are more horizontal than...

unterhausen - The DO are more horizontal than vertical
https://live.staticflickr.com/1844/30604985608_bb2373decd_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NCsxXE)Campagnolo first install (https://flic.kr/p/NCsxXE)...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By downtube42

With SIR this year, starts are not the typical...

With SIR this year, starts are not the typical mass starts. You leave anytime from start time to an hour later, and write down your own start time. At least that's how they ran the 300k. It was super...
05-06-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By gsa103

Below 50V, the resistance of your body will...

Below 50V, the resistance of your body will prevent a lethal shock from occurring. That's a guideline from most electrical safety stuff. A 48V battery is technically above that, 54.6V at full...
05-04-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By dsaul

The taper was never a problem for metal steerer...

The taper was never a problem for metal steerer tubes with star nuts and actually made the cap stronger, while reducing weight. They do pose problem with trying to use them on a carbon steerer with...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By antimonysarah

Yes to medication, but not on the list of side...

Yes to medication, but not on the list of side effects.



Yeah, I get that too, especially on cold-ish spring rides with lots of pollen in the air. But if I put on chapstick more often I'd...
04-29-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,339
Posted By billridesbikes

How much we talking? Build a velodrome.

How much we talking?

Build a velodrome.
04-28-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By Viich

They were almost definitely on a banded ride, in...

They were almost definitely on a banded ride, in which riders stay together regardless of how much power they're putting out (a meetup with 'keep everyone together' checked)
04-26-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By Helderberg

Thank you for your response. No, I am not trying...

Thank you for your response. No, I am not trying to keep up with anyone but I have a lot of long hills where I live and run out of gears with the 46/11 combo. Honestly, at 72 YO I am and should be...
04-25-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Psykal

Thanks a lot for the advice unterhausen . I have...

Thanks a lot for the advice unterhausen . I have uploaded the image to my gallery as well. I appreciate your help in posting it to the thread.
04-24-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,819
Posted By tyrion

This is not the snapped steerer tube thread, this...

This is not the snapped steerer tube thread, this is the happy, clean, well lighted road thread.

;)
04-24-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,684
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It's been fairly well established that not eating...

It's been fairly well established that not eating during a ride of over an hour will backfire, causing one to eat more after the ride, more total calories that if one had eaten during the ride and...
04-24-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,684
Posted By Barry2

I am controlling my calorie intake. Iíve...

I am controlling my calorie intake.
Iíve reduced the intake to permit weight loss.

In order to exercise on a bike I need calories to fuel muscles.
I snack every 20mins while riding.
I burn...
04-24-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,819
Posted By steelbikeguy

Dynamos are great and reduce my worries quite a...

Dynamos are great and reduce my worries quite a bit.
However... one universal rule is "everything can break", so I also carry a small spare headlight in case I have a dynamo wire break or the...
04-22-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,920
Posted By downtube42

OP back to wrap it up. I finally just gave up and...

OP back to wrap it up. I finally just gave up and sent the hub to SP. They fixed it and refunded all shipping charges.

The major downside was having to rebuild the wheel, but it runs smooth as...
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