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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-03-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,257
Posted By ftwelder
Hi!~ how are you guys? Thanks for the kind...

Hi!~ how are you guys? Thanks for the kind words! I filled the requests I got for two frames and in the mean time the company that drew the tubes closed it's doors. In addition, 2.5" diameter .065"...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-16-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By ftwelder
stainless junk needed.

Hi, I hope you are all well! I had someone ask me to make them a stainless seat post. I am thinking of using a bike frame tube for the mast. I figured someone out there may have a 31.8mm butted tube...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-06-14, 05:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,097
Posted By ftwelder
As many of you know, there are several price...

As many of you know, there are several price levels between the manufacturer and the end user. The price your LBS pays is only one step below retail. Online sellers goods are often purchased directly...
Forum: Framebuilders 05-06-14, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,081
Posted By ftwelder
If I need it tomorrow Mcmaster-carr, if a week is...

If I need it tomorrow Mcmaster-carr, if a week is fine, aircraft spruce, online metals or ....I forgot the other one..

Plymouth tube is offering a very high quality tube called "promoly" that is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-14, 04:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,552
Posted By ftwelder
I went to the list of posts you started and read...

I went to the list of posts you started and read a couple. One had nothing but a link to a newspaper article and no content. I would have deleted that one (I am not a source of good opinions...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-04-14, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By ftwelder
It was one of those electric bikes with the motor...

It was one of those electric bikes with the motor in the hub.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-25-14, 05:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,734
Posted By ftwelder
I take an herbal preparation that my DR says...

I take an herbal preparation that my DR says lowers my T level. I have been on it for a couple of years and it has improved my life quite a bit. I have more patience than ever before and know what...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-18-14, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By ftwelder
I have painful tendons in my upper leg. It only...

I have painful tendons in my upper leg. It only hurts when I lift my foot to put it on the clutch of my automobile. I treat it like tendonitis and jam my thumb in there and press on it or if at home,...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-15-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By ftwelder
Rest could mean a lot of things. It should mean a...

Rest could mean a lot of things. It should mean a day on the couch with your legs up. Two of those would be helpful to everyone! :)
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-11-14, 04:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,474
Posted By ftwelder
A gel wrapper will never degrade no matter where...

A gel wrapper will never degrade no matter where you put it.

funny, last year I brought all my banana peels and threw them in a pile in front of the shop. I thought the big rat under the floor...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-10-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By ftwelder
I actually enjoy using my Computrianer or rollers...

I actually enjoy using my Computrianer or rollers even when the weather is decent. I have 45 years of riding outdoors under my belt and sometimes I just want to do the leg work without the ritual....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-10-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,475
Posted By ftwelder
Hi, Usually the serial numbers are also located...

Hi, Usually the serial numbers are also located on the seat lug. Many of the Golden Arrow examples discovered have been all different. For example, your has capped and brazed seat stays while mine...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-09-14, 04:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By ftwelder
useful timer/clock

After reading carbonfiberboy's post on the warm up interval, I found a website that has several configurable timers including an interval timer. I inserted a link but I am not sure it will work.
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Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-09-14, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By ftwelder
My coach instructed me to ride rollers on...

My coach instructed me to ride rollers on Mondays and/or times I need to spin a bit without hitting any hills. There are few level roads around here.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-05-14, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,308
Posted By ftwelder
I am trying to improve my performance through...

I am trying to improve my performance through increasing efforts but I haven't the experience yet to really tell what kind of condition I am in most days. This will be helpful!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-04-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By ftwelder
We had some delays with a special fork we had...

We had some delays with a special fork we had designed the bike around. We are over that now and the frames/forks are at paint. Overall I am stoked with the project. I have some support for a new...
Forum: Framebuilders 04-03-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By ftwelder
wow, very nice!

wow, very nice!
Forum: Framebuilders 04-03-14, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By ftwelder
You would need to find a replacement dropout from...

You would need to find a replacement dropout from the same material and have it welded on. You can't really fix cracks in aluminum dropouts with welds as you already guessed. Since the original...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-30-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By ftwelder
Thanks, I have been looking for something special...

Thanks, I have been looking for something special to add to my pre-ride feedings, this looks like the ticket with some Vermont maple syrup (it's sugaring season!!)
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-30-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By ftwelder
I have been uploading all my data from the...

I have been uploading all my data from the various devices and spend time looking at it and identifying features on the charts that show changes in tempo and the result in HR and power output. The...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-27-14, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By ftwelder
I just stated with Golden Cheetah a couple of...

I just stated with Golden Cheetah a couple of days ago and really like it and it seems to cover everything.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-25-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By ftwelder
Power tripper

I started with a powertap hub in the fall and added a used computrainer when the hard winter hit around January. I relegated my trusty Schwinn spin bike for a Cyclops 400P indoor bike when an...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-25-14, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By ftwelder
When substituting indoor for outdoor "hours" the...

When substituting indoor for outdoor "hours" the amount of time in each effort zone is what you are hoping to replicate since you don't coast indoors. . You may want to do your ride at or near the...
Forum: Framebuilders 03-24-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,842
Posted By ftwelder
I went to welding school and got a TIG welding...

I went to welding school and got a TIG welding cert. I practiced a lot and thought about bikes all the time and raced a lot as an amateur and accepted work job welding frames for start-up ventures. I...
Forum: Framebuilders 03-24-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By ftwelder
It's like an idea bomb just exploded in my face....

It's like an idea bomb just exploded in my face. What size tires are you planning to use? Is this for dirt or pave?
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