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03-01-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,881
Posted By SkyWave

Very nice build, but why build if you are not...

Very nice build, but why build if you are not going to ride it!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This! The few frames I've built for others I have...

This! The few frames I've built for others I have taken care to represent that the color that was the goal will not be the exact tint/tone/shade (very close but not exact) that the frame ends up...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By guy153

Good luck! I always find paint looks a bit...

Good luck! I always find paint looks a bit different depending on what it's on whether that's a wall or a bike frame. Probably something to do with that gold dress illusion. So it's not worth...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By 8aaron8

I've purchased a lot of paint and I can say I...

I've purchased a lot of paint and I can say I understand the frustration. My local paint shop seems better stocked in terms of chip books than others I've been to. I've been to some shops where they...
08-11-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,253
Posted By Barry2

My 1979 vintage steel is 63.5cm (25") So when...

My 1979 vintage steel is 63.5cm (25")
So when I went looking for a "modern" bike I asked around the LBS's at what they had to offer in that size.
To my surprise they recommended a 58cm frame size....
08-11-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,253
Posted By Reflector Guy

Think of all those times when you were a kid and...

Think of all those times when you were a kid and you asked for some really cool toy for Christmas, only to have Santa bring you instead the cheaper version of it with less features.
08-11-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,253
Posted By Retro Grouch

"Buy nice or buy twice."

"Buy nice or buy twice."
06-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,869
Posted By rosefarts

I thought it was cast iron?

I thought it was cast iron?
06-26-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,869
Posted By mstateglfr

Surly, Soma, Black Mountain, All City, Cinelli...

Surly, Soma, Black Mountain, All City, Cinelli all deal exclusively or almost entirely in steel frames.
You also have mass produced steel offerings by niner, bianchi, colnago, fuji, fairlight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,462
Posted By puma1552

This is the biggest benefit of bibs over shorts. ...

This is the biggest benefit of bibs over shorts.

Muffin top owner here.

Lycra shorts made it worse by squeezing it up and out, bibs completely keep everything tucked in all around, so much...
05-14-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,754
Posted By dedhed

Gonna be a lot of lightly used bikes for sale in...

Gonna be a lot of lightly used bikes for sale in a year or so. I'd hold off on a new purchase if you can.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,550
Posted By Doug Fattic

If you can afford it, I would recommend getting a...

If you can afford it, I would recommend getting a size run of American Pattern half round bastard cut files. More specifically that would be a 4", 6", 8", 10" and 12". In addition I would suggest...
03-18-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,251
Posted By j0e_bik3

reposted from the framebuilders forum: ok...

reposted from the framebuilders forum:

ok here ya go (and when you speak of me, speak well :D )

the trick is to get a gun that has a CFM rating that the compressor will handle, for a bicycle...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By j0e_bik3

no unfortunately harbor freight hasn't reverse...

no unfortunately harbor freight hasn't reverse engineered the motorguard filter (yet?), but I can tell you, I have had mine for 28 years, and have gone through 3 compressors, and that thing is still...
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