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08-06-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Cynikal

Modern Raleigh Record Ace Frameset - $300

For sale is a 55cm pearl white Raleigh Record Ace frameset. $300 + whatever actual shipping. This is a lugged frame with a 1 1/8th threadless steerer, Cane Creek headset included. In overall great...
08-03-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks Albert. I'll keep an eye out for the...

Thanks Albert. I'll keep an eye out for the group. I joined the FB group as well.
08-03-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

And the amount of access he gives people on his...

And the amount of access he gives people on his Insta page is amazing. I love watching him work. He really is leading the next generation of constructeurs in the US.
08-03-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,668
Posted By Cynikal

That is impressive. Just holding a lug to ream...

That is impressive. Just holding a lug to ream out an old brazed tube takes a lot of force and lugs are fairly pliable.
08-02-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

All of this is 100% spot on.

All of this is 100% spot on.
08-02-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

At least three others who have responded are...

At least three others who have responded are framebuilders as well. There is a tremendous amount of knowledge in this sub-forum.

I have built with tubing down to .7-.4-.7 which is why I tend to...
08-02-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

Currently I use 56% silver as much as I can due...

Currently I use 56% silver as much as I can due to the lower temperatures. I keep the lugs and braze-ons to silver but use brass on cantilever studs. There are great silver alloys that buildup like...
08-02-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

It would depend on the Schwinn. There are fillet...

It would depend on the Schwinn. There are fillet brazed Paramounts and other nice examples but I wouldn't include the electraforged (sp?) frames like the Varsity.
08-02-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,668
Posted By Cynikal

That stainless BB cluster with the gusset is the...

That stainless BB cluster with the gusset is the stuff of dreams. He is very talented.
08-02-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

Have you ever picked up a torch and tried it?...

Have you ever picked up a torch and tried it? (serious question, not trying to be flippant) I build lugged frames and fillets are significantly harder. The heat control needed to simultaneously...
08-01-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Cynikal

FS - Selle Anatomica Titanico -$60

For sale a gently used Selle Anatomica Titanico. Looking for $60 plus actual shipping cost if out of the Sacramento area. Overall good condition, two minor scuffs which are shown on the photos....
08-01-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

The Krik is stainless and quite amazing as his...

The Krik is stainless and quite amazing as his work is. I can't confirm for the others but they look like they are post finishing and pre paint. It takes a bare steel a bit for surface rust to form.
07-31-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

For fillets, I've always been partial to our...

For fillets, I've always been partial to our local builder Steve Rex.

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07-31-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,033
Posted By Cynikal

All I get from looking at the cable routings and...

All I get from looking at the cable routings and parts specs of the OP's posts is a profound hatred for bike mechanics.
07-25-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,668
Posted By Cynikal

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Future projects
07-22-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,697
Posted By Cynikal

If memory serves, Ibis used "Moron" tubing which...

If memory serves, Ibis used "Moron" tubing which was a jab at the Columbus "Genius" tubing of the time. Their tubing had slightly longer butting for the MTB's or rougher applications. Ibis always...
07-20-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed, this was a bummer. Can't wait for it to...

Agreed, this was a bummer. Can't wait for it to come back to Sacramento.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-15-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Cynikal

I have a small O2 tank you could use in the mean...

I have a small O2 tank you could use in the mean time if you want to test a set up. I'm in the Downtown Sac area.
07-14-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Cynikal

I believe this can also be used for 10 speed road...

I believe this can also be used for 10 speed road shifters and a 10 speed cassette, if anyone here cares about such things.
07-06-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Cynikal

If you have vertical dropouts then your best...

If you have vertical dropouts then your best option is a wheel built with the White Industries ENO hub. It's a fantastic hub but not cheap and nor is a complete wheel build.
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06-30-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,524
Posted By Cynikal

My running assumption is that larger tires dull...

My running assumption is that larger tires dull all the nuances in frame materials. All these details can be easily felt on 120psi 23mm tires but I doubt it for 38mm 40 psi tires.
06-27-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 44,500
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks T-Mar, That is super helpful.

Thanks T-Mar, That is super helpful.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-20-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks for the report on the tool. I bought one...

Thanks for the report on the tool. I bought one a few months ago and haven't had a chance to use it yet. Hopefully that will change soon.
06-14-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Cynikal

You could take a recessed both and drill it out...

You could take a recessed both and drill it out to use it as a sleeve.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By Cynikal

Any reportable info on using the Incepi jig?

Any reportable info on using the Incepi jig?
Forum: Framebuilders
05-31-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Cynikal

To add to that, any bike of mine with disks will...

To add to that, any bike of mine with disks will have at least a 40mm tire. I really doubt that I would gain any comfort from a more compliant blade with a tire of that size.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-17-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
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: 12
Views: 792
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: 12
Views: 792
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: 12
Views: 792
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: 83
Views: 2,245
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: 672
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: 1,335
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: 461
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: 461
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: 636
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: 1,448
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: 673
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: 110
Views: 44,500
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: 2,416
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: 1,201
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: 1,201
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: 1,182
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: 641
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: 452
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: 1,013
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: 603
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: 603
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: 4,846
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: 1,081
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...
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