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07-29-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By jays35

I have pressed the old bearings out of the BB...

I have pressed the old bearings out of the BB from the captains BB (yes it is a standard GXP, but the bearings are on opposite sides) and identified both of them. They can be purchased at a...
07-14-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,316
Posted By RobiEli

Thanks for posting. I ordered the same groupset...

Thanks for posting. I ordered the same groupset for my custom build (by the way, great job on your frame!) and so far very happy with it. I'm using it with a 11-52T in the rear and the shifting is...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By unterhausen

Those look great. The place I have been...

Those look great.

The place I have been using recently is Send Cut Send https://sendcutsend.com/
I had something I wanted cut that was too expensive for me at oshcut, but much cheaper at send cut...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,182
Posted By unterhausen

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko...

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko Engineering, probably because of linuxcnc

On edit: I guess I had the most recent stable and upgraded it. Hopefully not too much of a mistake. I am...
06-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,830
Posted By unterhausen

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero...

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero length. I once told a 'bent rider that their idea of a zero length stem was a bad idea, and then decided to draw a free body diagram and check. It...
05-27-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,684
Posted By jgwilliams

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful....

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful. None of my bikes have ever had a derailleur with a clutch and I've never had an issue like this, even on my mountain bike. Clutches are for bikes that...
05-06-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By jolly_codger

Yep, I'm an idiot. Thank you icemilkcoffee (got...

Yep, I'm an idiot. Thank you icemilkcoffee (got me thinking) and JoeTBM (once I saw the FD in that video I knew I had egg on my face) for making me realize it. The FD is actually a 5700 with the...
04-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By unterhausen

I would go for a 395mm A-C fork, it's the most...

I would go for a 395mm A-C fork, it's the most common size for this kind of bike. The dimension you give is not A-C. A-C is the hypotenuse of the 45mm-388mm triangle. Many gravel forks now have 55mm...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By KPacenti

Great looking bike, well done!

Great looking bike, well done!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Nessism

Thanks for the comparison dsaul. With a...

Thanks for the comparison dsaul.

With a non suspended frame how much difference in ride can there be anyway? My question about that was predicated on your comment early in the thread mentioning...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This last post should be read by every rider who...

This last post should be read by every rider who hangs on popular media madness about weight, stiffness and other trendy measurements that have little real effect on riding joy. Andy (sounding...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Nessism

Fantastic build thread! Thanks for sharing! ...

Fantastic build thread! Thanks for sharing!

How about a comparison with your similar steel bike? Please share, including info about the builds in terms of tubing used.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Nice work and story! Andy

Nice work and story! Andy
04-20-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,316
Posted By Mobilebike

Nice work, impressive.

Nice work, impressive.
04-19-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,316
Posted By unterhausen

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a...

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a build thread.

Have you thought of home hydroforming :)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-17-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By apollodriver

Dear DSaul many thanks for the quick reply...

Dear DSaul

many thanks for the quick reply - i am glad to hear from you



thanks - for helping out - " adjustable handles - " - that was missing here - this term.

thanks #
have a...
04-13-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By cxwrench

You have it backwards. And you have a basic...

You have it backwards. And you have a basic misunderstanding that most people have. The cable always remains the same length, the housing effectively becomes shorter or longer depending on which...
04-11-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,316
Posted By jonathanf2

I've been watching reviews on Youtube on the...

I've been watching reviews on Youtube on the Sensah SRX Pro. While not perfect it seems perfectly useable. Also I believe this is the same derailleur State bikes use on their State Off-Road gravel...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,196
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,...
03-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,092
Posted By Amt0571

It's more than tight enough. There are no marks...

It's more than tight enough. There are no marks of movement in the dropout.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-27-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,091
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork...

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork will see a visit to my sandblaster (in sister's garage who is recovering from C-19, she has a week to go in her quarantine), get a final touch up...
02-27-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By JMH714

Updated: I received a Ritchey part almost...

Updated:

I received a Ritchey part almost similar with above and it fits perfectly. I haven't put saddle on it yet - but the clamp slide in bottom perfectly.

I couldn't even find it without any...
02-25-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By oj.

I used to have access to one in high school, and...

I used to have access to one in high school, and I could probably get one of my friends who's an art student to get them cut for me. Unfortunately the Scottish First Minister has placed us all under...
02-24-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By JMH714

Thank you, guys, for being helpful. Ordered...

Thank you, guys, for being helpful.

Ordered one and hopefully it worked out.

Again, thank you!
02-24-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By RichardHaven

Perfect Thanks

Perfect

Thanks
02-24-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Iride01

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.
02-23-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By Geepig

So, hot enough to leave a mark on the skin, but...

So, hot enough to leave a mark on the skin, but not hot enough to singe the hair...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,646
Posted By bulgie

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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(Spotted in the workshop of Martin Molin, of...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By unterhausen

I made this its own thread because I thought it...

I made this its own thread because I thought it was interesting and didn't want to derail Andy's thread.

I thought it was interesting that the gap on the other side of the tube opens quite a bit...
02-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By timo888

Thanks for these answers, dsaul and dwmckee ...

Thanks for these answers, dsaul and dwmckee

Then blue threadlocker it will be, as usual. Though I have to say, spinning a pair of lock-wire pliers looks like fun.
01-31-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By leadholder

Thanks dsaul for your information regarding...

Thanks dsaul for your information regarding compatable Shimano cranks and the great link to the Garbaruk website. Awesome!!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,091
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I thought that it would be a few days before I...

I thought that it would be a few days before I had the house to myself and I could make the noise that finishing off the chainstays will produce. But the wife changed plans and I had almost 3 hours...
01-18-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By mack_turtle

Even with a power bank, do you think your phone...

Even with a power bank, do you think your phone will last 8-10 hours? There are some cycle computers with GPS that will last more than 10 hours easily and the prices have come down a lot. I'd save...
01-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By squirtdad

note, dsaul builds a lot of frames he knows of...

note, dsaul builds a lot of frames he knows of which he speaks.

More directly, trash the frame, the success factor of a fix is low, the injury factor of a failure is high.
01-13-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By DaveSSS

I've welded 6061-T6 and can guarantee you that...

I've welded 6061-T6 and can guarantee you that the metal is much lower in strength after welding, in the heat affected zone. It's also easy to anneal this alloy, with a propane torch. It only...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By unterhausen

I don't really think that will be successful ...

I don't really think that will be successful

I don't know of any evidence that extra heat cycles will hurt a steel frame, although it's widely believed. Just received wisdom as far as I know.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-31-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By unterhausen

Isn't that a seat tube? What tube is it?

Isn't that a seat tube? What tube is it?
12-29-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By WizardOfBoz

dsaul, thanks - very interesting. Appreciate...

dsaul, thanks - very interesting. Appreciate your sharing directly relevant experience.
I do recall back in the day hearing that silver-soldered lugs were mega strong.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-29-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By unterhausen

Stem length has very little effect on steering....

Stem length has very little effect on steering. It changes things just a tiny bit at high steering angles, which almost never happen during forward motion. Stem angle has no effect whatsoever. Draw...
12-24-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Koonstheman

Indeed it is a Promax, thank you. Regarding the...

Indeed it is a Promax, thank you. Regarding the picture, yes, I used a program to compress if from 3.5M to 100k, so no, it will not win awards.

I asked because someone built a bike for me a while...
12-20-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By cxwrench

Seatstay...there I go paying attention again....

Seatstay...there I go paying attention again. Good point.
12-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By LMM2855

Thanks so much cobba and dsaul! The adapter came...

Thanks so much cobba and dsaul! The adapter came without any documentation, so I guessed on the orientation, based on how it looked on the front wheel. When I turned it around, the bolt just barely...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-20-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,401
Posted By jhodgson

Behold the abject horror: my first frame (in progress)

Yes! I have decided to finally try to build a frame. It is going well so far ... in that I have not yet blown our house sky high or sliced my face off. I'm nothing like the kind of fabricator folks...
12-20-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By cobba

Why those washers are used above the caliper with...

Why those washers are used above the caliper with that type of adapter...
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11-28-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Troul

It looks like a solution. Not finding it for...

It looks like a solution. Not finding it for under 10.00 as that is what the OOS stores list it at. It'll be put on my x-mas-to-me list to order when it's back in stock.
11-24-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,664
Posted By Kapusta

Here is me trying to explain that modern oval...

Here is me trying to explain that modern oval rings (e.g., Absolute Black) are not the same thing as Biopace...

Me "New oval rings are not the same thing as Biopace"
Them: "But, they are both...
11-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,664
Posted By mstateglfr

At least you are to the point of saying you dont...

At least you are to the point of saying you dont understand. This is progress.
11-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,413
Posted By tomato coupe

Why do cycling newbies think they know everything...

Why do cycling newbies think they know everything about cycling, and feel compelled to educate the world?
11-21-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By azza_333

Thanks for the reply, that actually puts the...

Thanks for the reply, that actually puts the final nail in the coffin.

I guess its a good excuse for a new frame.
11-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By 5teve

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels...

Front hubs are simpler and cheaper. Front wheels are less expensive than back wheels. This isn't complicated or wrong.
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