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Forum: Framebuilders 10-25-10, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Thylacine
Shouldn't be a problem. If you ever decide...

Shouldn't be a problem.

If you ever decide to go ahead, please consider us!
Forum: Framebuilders 10-18-10, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Thylacine
If you get a frame made in China I'll hunt you...

If you get a frame made in China I'll hunt you down and kill you, assuming it doesn't kill you first! There is no warranty with the Chinese made frames, and they have no idea when it comes to...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-10, 02:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,496
Posted By Thylacine
I have no idea. We design bikes to fit people,...

I have no idea. We design bikes to fit people, so I have almost no idea what constitutes 'normal' or what 'regular geometry' really is.....short of the historical mean 405mm chainstays, 73/73...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-10, 03:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,496
Posted By Thylacine
It's more than just trail. Trail was figured out...

It's more than just trail. Trail was figured out decades ago - there's only really a handful of acceptable HTA/Rake/Trail combos that work in the real world.

The factors that other companies...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-23-10, 02:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,054
Posted By Thylacine
Any fit system set up by a major bike...

Any fit system set up by a major bike manufacturer to fit you to one of their 5 or 6 different size bikes is a complete joke. How can this possibly be in your best interests? How could it actually...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-17-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,496
Posted By Thylacine
Neither of those are properly designed. In fact,...

Neither of those are properly designed. In fact, they're exactly what not to do.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,496
Posted By Thylacine
Absolutely. One of the key motivators to me...

Absolutely. One of the key motivators to me starting a custom bike company was just how bad bikes are for almost anyone over 6ft.

The bigger you are, the 'wrong-er' they get. Mainstream...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,496
Posted By Thylacine
Here's one we prepared earlier...

Here's one we prepared earlier (http://www.flickr.com/photos/thylacinecycles/sets/72157624740793176/)....
Forum: Framebuilders 06-08-10, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Thylacine
You have probably zero chance, and I don't see...

You have probably zero chance, and I don't see why you'd want to compromise, seeing you've just bought the most advanced, most expensive group-set ever made.

Supercharging a Hyundai, and all that.
Forum: Framebuilders 06-08-10, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Thylacine
You have probably zero chance, and I don't see...

You have probably zero chance, and I don't see why you'd want to compromise, seeing you've just bought the most advanced, most expensive group-set ever made.

Supercharging a Hyundai, and all that.
Forum: Framebuilders 01-25-10, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Thylacine
It's because the seat tube is too thin. Just...

It's because the seat tube is too thin.

Just imagine....the seatstays are in compression and they cycle a hundred times a minute, pushing an pulling that piece of tube......until they work harden...
Forum: Framebuilders 01-25-10, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Thylacine
Dave Levy Ti Cycles Fabrication Cedar Ridge...

Dave Levy
Ti Cycles Fabrication
Cedar Ridge Fabrication
15707 NW McNamee Road
Portland OR 97231
503-621-9670


Is your man.
Forum: Framebuilders 12-07-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,331
Posted By Thylacine
lolz. Sucker for punishment.

lolz. Sucker for punishment.
Forum: Framebuilders 11-30-09, 04:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,331
Posted By Thylacine
How long do you think it takes to write and send...

How long do you think it takes to write and send a very small 'piece of mind' email? Say you have 20 builds on the go and you send one 60 second email to each customer.....a whole 20 minutes out of...
Forum: Framebuilders 11-24-09, 04:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,331
Posted By Thylacine
Curtlo's are 'utilitarian'. You haven't payed...

Curtlo's are 'utilitarian'. You haven't payed for Customer Service, so don't be too miffed when you don't get much.

Message to anyone considering buying a custom frame - If you want good Customer...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-27-09, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Thylacine
Is there somewhere where you can vote for the...

Is there somewhere where you can vote for the dumbest threads ever?
Forum: Framebuilders 07-20-09, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Thylacine
Overlay the geometry of every bike made in SE...

Overlay the geometry of every bike made in SE Asia? Have fun with that.
Forum: Framebuilders 07-13-09, 02:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Thylacine
Anyone who's ever gone to the Taipei bike show...

Anyone who's ever gone to the Taipei bike show could probably answer most questions as to 'who makes who'.

However, I just see it as fairly pointless act of being a smarmy pants in the vain of...
Forum: Framebuilders 06-15-09, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By Thylacine
This smells Minty.

This smells Minty.
Forum: Framebuilders 05-25-09, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By Thylacine
It's really hard to give much advice because...

It's really hard to give much advice because there's too many variables.

If you're after lugs or a 'traditional' look, then you're limited to smaller diameter tubing which means you have to have...
Forum: Framebuilders 05-11-09, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Thylacine
I'd suggest Chris Herting of 3D Racing, or Carl...

I'd suggest Chris Herting of 3D Racing, or Carl Strong maybe if he's still doing Al.
Forum: Framebuilders 05-11-09, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By Thylacine
DO NOT RIDE THAT BIKE. That's an atrocious...

DO NOT RIDE THAT BIKE.

That's an atrocious job. Man, not even the paint can hide how bad of a job that is. This guy is taking peoples' money??

Send those photos to them and ask them to...
Forum: Framebuilders 04-14-09, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,244
Posted By Thylacine
My Mods in RED

I'm assuming this is a steel frame....


Frame Angles
*Headangle = 72.5∞
*Seatangle = 72.5∞ (71.5 if using a straight post)

Major Lengths
Wheelbase = 1088.5549 mm
*Seat tube length...
Forum: Framebuilders 04-14-09, 05:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,639
Posted By Thylacine
Bruce Gordon makes Titanium lugged frames -...

Bruce Gordon makes Titanium lugged frames - titanium 'lugs' with titanium tubes bonded in - but any competent builder could do that as it's no different to bonding carbon to carbon or Ti to carbon.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-13-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,226
Posted By Thylacine
Nah, but you can send them to me instead!

Nah, but you can send them to me instead!
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