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Forum: Framebuilders
05-17-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Cynikal

They are now showing as in stock. Go crazy!

They are now showing as in stock. Go crazy!
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Cynikal

Yup, not yet but they are in the order. Just...

Yup, not yet but they are in the order. Just save some for me when they pop up.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Cynikal

I pinged them on instagram if they were getting...

I pinged them on instagram if they were getting those blades and got this response. "Once we post - check out #202941 (https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/202941/)"
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Cynikal

Nova Restocking

Just a FYI to all that Nova is currently restocking a fresh shipment. This does include their disk fork blades that many have been waiting for.
05-13-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,119
Posted By Cynikal

Google "double boiler". If you go the sauce pan...

Google "double boiler". If you go the sauce pan route, make sure you heat it in a pot of water otherwise it could catch fire.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-06-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Cynikal

Don't use P-clamps but look at King Cage's...

Don't use P-clamps but look at King Cage's website for his hose clamp mounts.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
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
04-20-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Cynikal

Mine is the modern reproduction, came out in 2011...

Mine is the modern reproduction, came out in 2011 I believe.
04-18-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Cynikal

I agree with above statement. Most bikes that fit...

I agree with above statement. Most bikes that fit a 48 were built to fit that. A 42-43mm tires would be more doable on a conversion frame.

I have a 55cm Raleigh record ace that I'm about to list....
03-31-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Cynikal

I raced SS cyclocross for about 5 years on a ENO...

I raced SS cyclocross for about 5 years on a ENO wheel. Those things are bombproof.
03-28-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,172
Posted By Cynikal

I like them for city riding as I rarely am in the...

I like them for city riding as I rarely am in the drops for this type of riding. They feel both fast and upright. Have tried for longer rides and and always went back to a nice set of drops.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Cynikal

Translated by google below: Hello everyone,...

Translated by google below:

Hello everyone, I am starting the construction of a road bike with a shimano 105 with a columbus T zone and I have a small detail with the tolerances on the inner wheel...
02-28-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,746
Posted By Cynikal

I found out since posting a few years ago that...

I found out since posting a few years ago that this is an 84, not an 85. It does have cantis and is built for 27" wheels.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-07-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By Cynikal

Can you powder a carbon frame? I'm not sure who...

Can you powder a carbon frame? I'm not sure who in our area in doing wet paint. I think Steve Rex usually send to someone out of state for paint.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Cynikal

I let the size of the gap tell me what to use but...

I let the size of the gap tell me what to use but in the couple of forks I've built I had to open up sockets to get parts to fit. Big gaps weren't an issue.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Cynikal

I'm trying really hard not to buy some of these,...

I'm trying really hard not to buy some of these, but failing. I need to see what I have before I PM.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By Cynikal

I brazed a kickstand plate (with a fender mount)...

I brazed a kickstand plate (with a fender mount) on my town bike. I mounted a pletscher 2 leg kickstand to it and love it. I don't agree with the statement "Custom built bikes don't get them",...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Cynikal

The Allotec A17-1 is a flat crown and has a 42 mm...

The Allotec A17-1 is a flat crown and has a 42 mm inside width.

https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/fork-crowns/products/1-fork-crown-flat-with-long-inner-tang-42mm-inside-width
Forum: Framebuilders
01-23-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Cynikal

I just did that on a fork that I built. Built...

I just did that on a fork that I built. Built the fork a couple of years ago and just added the wiring ports with stainless washers.
01-09-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By Cynikal

I've been tempted to try to fit a bike with rinko...

I've been tempted to try to fit a bike with rinko bits in a standard suitcase. Anyone here tried that?
01-05-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Cynikal

That is the adapter that I have. The other one...

That is the adapter that I have. The other one looks like it would work but it's always hard to tell from a photo. The one thing to note is that you will need the flat attachment washers (are they...
01-05-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By Cynikal

That is generally called a "B" mount. Shimano...

That is generally called a "B" mount. Shimano made a converter for standard DT shifters for them but they might be hard to find now. I have one but it is in use. I can take a photo if you need.
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12-19-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,366
Posted By Cynikal

I'm with you on all three of those and I do them...

I'm with you on all three of those and I do them all as well. The biggest item that is not practical for me is building frames and forks. I'm 5' 10" and common proportions, don't really need...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-07-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Cynikal

142mm is the standard rear spacing for thru axle...

142mm is the standard rear spacing for thru axle frames. 110mm is used for a newer MTB standard for front forks called boost spacing. 120mm is the current track standard for rear spacing. I don't...
12-03-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By Cynikal

I've taught LCI classes and one of the hardest...

I've taught LCI classes and one of the hardest things is teaching people how to do a counter steer or quick steer which involves exactly what they are proving.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Cynikal

I like that idea of sleeving the canti boss. ...

I like that idea of sleeving the canti boss. I'll make a note of that.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cynikal

I generally use this tool. Haven't had those...

I generally use this tool. Haven't had those problems. You may want to check your print settings.

https://dogfeatherdesign.com/ttn_js/
11-21-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,111
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks, that is really helpful.

Thanks, that is really helpful.
11-21-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,111
Posted By Cynikal

Very well done. I just built my first front rack...

Very well done. I just built my first front rack after building a couple of frames and forks. I can see building many more. One question, what tooling did you use for the larger radius bends in...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By Cynikal

Cool idea, too bad it's only for tapered steer...

Cool idea, too bad it's only for tapered steer tubes.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-05-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Cynikal

Cobra makes a tube bender that you can buy today....

Cobra makes a tube bender that you can buy today.

https://www.cobraframebuilding.com/store/toob-bender
Forum: Framebuilders
11-03-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Cynikal

Those socketed dropouts would make for an easy...

Those socketed dropouts would make for an easy replacement if you are able to find the drop out.
10-26-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Cynikal

I have a set of Ultegra 10 speed (silver brake...

I have a set of Ultegra 10 speed (silver brake levers) and a Ultegra octalink (v1) triple with BB gathering dust.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-07-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,461
Posted By Cynikal

I almost just stopped at rack jig. This looks...

I almost just stopped at rack jig. This looks like a nice solution, well done.
10-07-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,841
Posted By Cynikal

I'm not a fan of these for what I build and ride....

I'm not a fan of these for what I build and ride. They fit a modern, fat tubed carbon billboard but that is not I'm into.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,461
Posted By Cynikal

Is it a front rack jig?

Is it a front rack jig?
10-05-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,841
Posted By Cynikal

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.
09-22-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Cynikal

I'm building a rack currently, I'll take some...

I'm building a rack currently, I'll take some photos of the process. It's a mini porteur designed to hold a Wald 137 and a dyno light.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Cynikal

My steel CX bike after a decade of racing (and a...

My steel CX bike after a decade of racing (and a lot of falling) would tell you it's fine.
09-09-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Cynikal

I emailed Marinoni when I found my 89 Special. I...

I emailed Marinoni when I found my 89 Special. I sent the SN# and they replied back in a few hours with the details. I'd try that first.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Cynikal

I started from a bike that I own and was my best...

I started from a bike that I own and was my best fitting. With that as a starting point, I tweaked little things to adjust the handling. Up to a certain point fit and handling can be figured...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-01-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By Cynikal

It's my understanding that most Kirin frame that...

It's my understanding that most Kirin frame that are sold used have been crashed and retired from racing. Doug is correct, there is nothing fancy or exotic about the tubeset used on a NJS cert...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By Cynikal

That makes a little more sense. My understanding...

That makes a little more sense. My understanding of Kirin frames is that they shouldn't hard to duplicate by a framebuilder. The geo is standard track geo and the tubesets aren't anything special,...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By Cynikal

Were your frames retired Kirin race bikes or new...

Were your frames retired Kirin race bikes or new from builders? Seems like a string of bad luck.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-18-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Cynikal

Will do. I'm traveling next week but I'll get up...

Will do. I'm traveling next week but I'll get up there the week after. It is my understanding that Lon was still involved. I believe they are related to him. I will express the love for those...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-18-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Cynikal

Ouch, I didn't realize they were that expensive. ...

Ouch, I didn't realize they were that expensive. I'll ping Nova about them.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-18-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Cynikal

I need to ask Nova if they will ever restock...

I need to ask Nova if they will ever restock them. They seemed very popular. I will be ordering something in the next few weeks so I'll ask when I do pick up. The only other place I have found...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. The scoring is a good idea, I'll give...

Thanks. The scoring is a good idea, I'll give that a shot.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cynikal

Nice work. Did you make enough extra to sell? I...

Nice work. Did you make enough extra to sell? I might be interested as I have a very squeaky set of racers.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Cynikal

I'm sure he would tell you. I met him at NAHBS...

I'm sure he would tell you. I met him at NAHBS in Sacramento, nice guy and gracious with information. I was so awestruck by the bike he brought I was having a hard time talking.
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