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Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think you need to use brass for my...

I don't think you need to use brass for my technique. It's not obvious, but I have closed up the socket all the way around. It takes some work. Even though they are castings, bb shells are pretty...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-03-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,028
Posted By duanedr

My understanding from some cursory research (I'm...

My understanding from some cursory research (I'm not an expert on Keirin racing!) is that to be a true 'Keirin' bike, it has to be made by a certified builder of specific sized tubes and lugs so,...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,028
Posted By unterhausen

I think this was the best place for this thread....

I think this was the best place for this thread. Or I probably would have moved it.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,028
Posted By ethet

It seems like I should be able to find someone,...

It seems like I should be able to find someone, doesn't it? Though there isn't anyone—strangely. I am begging for it. Indeed, it is such an odd vacuum that I am considering taking up framebuilding...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-19-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for telling us your experience. Was the...

Thanks for telling us your experience. Was the welding school a general technical school?

Now I'm hungry for some cheese.
08-12-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,234
Posted By gugie

rhm did for me. ...

rhm did for me.

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Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By tuz

I've modded a half-dozen Mafacs using generic...

I've modded a half-dozen Mafacs using generic 8x10x10 brass bushings. Might be worth a try.
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By BFisher

Fillet brazed:...

Fillet brazed:...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
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...
07-02-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By bikemig

You and me both. I'm glad I didn't see this...

You and me both. I'm glad I didn't see this thread earlier. I might have bought all that stuff mainly for those chainrings.
06-22-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 40,397
Posted By Paul Waque

My 89 marinoni. ...

My 89 marinoni.
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The groupset is changed from 6 speed Shimano 105...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Nessism

Stroke of good luck hit today... A guy on...

Stroke of good luck hit today...

A guy on The Paceline forum posted a brand new white label Ouzo Pro fork in 43mm rake today so I grabbed it. Best of all, the seller was 20 mins up the road from...
06-05-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Cougrrcj

Good looking bike! Pretty much how I've...

Good looking bike!

Pretty much how I've finished off my '84 23"(58cm) Univega Grand Tourismo. Same choice of tires, same VO fluted fenders, etc.

Fair price as well

Good luck with the sale! ...
05-30-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Lazyass

Thought it might be. I don't know why that type...

Thought it might be. I don't know why that type of mount never caught on, I think they're cool. I have a Univega the same brown color and it looks really sharp in person.
05-27-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By polymorphself

Bumping for you again just cuz good looking bike.

Bumping for you again just cuz good looking bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By sdimattia

Not too worried about him moving around, he's...

Not too worried about him moving around, he's quite happy being carted around and usually just sits and enjoys the breeze. The guy from the link you sent doesn't seem to have too much issue with...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By dsaul

Finished frame pics. As I said earlier, raw...

Finished frame pics. As I said earlier, raw material in 7005 is not available in the US, so I had to use a cutoff from one of the seatstays for a bridge. I would have preferred to have a curved...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By jimn

I made a version of the setup pictured above...

I made a version of the setup pictured above using Alex Meade's tubing blocks for small oval tubing.

...
04-05-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By unterhausen

There are really very few people that want a CX...

There are really very few people that want a CX bike nowadays. They were always a compromise for people that didn't want to race, but nothing better was available. The other factor going against...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,513
Posted By Aldatroid

Hi guys! It's finally finished and I've taken her...

Hi guys! It's finally finished and I've taken her out on a few trails and seems to handle really well. I don't have that much to compare to so might not be that telling to be honest =)

But yeah,...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-29-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By duanedr

Repairing Bulged Steerer tube

Thought this might be interesting. I had to extract a stem from steerer on an early 80's Columbine. The prior owner buggered up the Campy SR headset obviously not knowing what they were doing. Well,...
02-26-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,535
Posted By justcynn

27’s

27’s
02-23-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Posted By scarlson

Some get it from Aircraft Spruce (Alex Wetmore),...

Some get it from Aircraft Spruce (Alex Wetmore), some get it from McMaster-Carr (they don't give shipping quotes unless you call), and some get it from Ebay (usually cannot get chromoly steel). I'd...
02-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Posted By Reynolds 531

TNT powdercoating in Shingle Springs. ex BMX guy,...

TNT powdercoating in Shingle Springs. ex BMX guy, knows how to powdercat. Incredible selection of colors in stock, including 3 step. (chrome undercoat / candy color / clear)
Insanely busy however.
02-21-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Posted By merziac

Great looking build up you have going there....

Great looking build up you have going there. :thumb:
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,330
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I have trial fit the crankset and only had a...

I have trial fit the crankset and only had a couple of mms of chainstay/inner ring gap. So I made more clearance. If I had really done a best job at the planning and set up I would have done this...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,330
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

More work done. First image is of the binder...

More work done. First image is of the binder collar after brazing and before soaking off flux. It cleaned up well, I'll share an after shot soon. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-14-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By unterhausen

Joe has been posting on FB, so apparently he's...

Joe has been posting on FB, so apparently he's back in business.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-07-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,314
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

It's to hold a number/letter punch in place WRT...

It's to hold a number/letter punch in place WRT the BB shell. I've struck so many times with the letters being off angle, uneven heights and spacing. I have plans for another that clamps to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,404
Posted By JohnDThompson

The Campagnolo #724 pilot sleeve for the BB...

The Campagnolo #724 pilot sleeve for the BB facing tool does this. It's not cheap, but is high precision. If the shell is not on-axis, you will not be able fully insert the sleeve.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,404
Posted By dsaul

I think what most of us are saying is that this...

I think what most of us are saying is that this is a case where "close" is good enough and a tool to measure the level of precision is not really necessary. If it is not right, the only fix is to...
02-02-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,728
Posted By merziac

Those are front and back, both very different and...

Those are front and back, both very different and that front one is highly modified, clearance for 32's, you can see in the first raw pic, the big standoff was removed. ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
02-02-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By vintage cellar

I had no problem at all with a recent Nova order

I did an order for chainstays last week and everything worked perfectly - delivery was quite fast, although I am not that far from Sacramento.

I've been meaning to post that I had a very positive...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-30-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By Bluegenes

There's now a happy ending to my little story. I...

There's now a happy ending to my little story. I was finally contacted (by phone and e-mail) by Nova. My order is now on its way, in its entirety. As new owners, I'm sure they are simply experiencing...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,330
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Here's a shot of an earlier version of this...

Here's a shot of an earlier version of this fixture. I wanted something that would allow quick drop out/blade removal during the end's mitering and also fit various tubes. Version 2 has the dropout...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-14-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By unterhausen

I don't know why you would want to be a supplier,...

I don't know why you would want to be a supplier, but thankfully people do.
01-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,048
Posted By noobinsf

“Those aren’t pillows!”

“Those aren’t pillows!”
01-04-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,694
Posted By J.Higgins

...trapped in your lovely nest, and the things...

...trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you.”
― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/68729)
08-27-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By shelbyfv

Why be vindictive? Just tell her it's over....

Why be vindictive? Just tell her it's over....
06-19-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By mstateglfr

Ritchey is too embarrassed to put his name on...

Ritchey is too embarrassed to put his name on components so he is attaching other's names to his products.***
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