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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By ChiapasFixed
ai ai ai! well, nothing to do but wait for the...

ai ai ai!
well, nothing to do but wait for the spokes to get here and see!
thanks for your help!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-05-10, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By ChiapasFixed
uh, oh! I went with 395 and ordered 180mm spokes,...

uh, oh! I went with 395 and ordered 180mm spokes, per the formula than came with the hub that said: L = r2 - 17.5mm. I hope I didn't make a mistake, they should arrive tomorrow!

BTW: it is not a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-10, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By ChiapasFixed
found an online spreadsheet that states the ERD...

found an online spreadsheet that states the ERD for the Sun CR18 406 rim is 395.
should I trust this? Oh, and spoke count is 32, not 36 as i mistakenly typed above.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By ChiapasFixed
spoke count is 36. The measurements for the hub...

spoke count is 36.
The measurements for the hub are 50mm flange to flange, 27mm from axle to holes. I know the well on the rim is 17.5mm, but I cant figure out the radius (short of dis-assembling...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By ChiapasFixed
sondelux spoke lenght for 20" wheel. HELP!

I am having a hard time calculating the spoke length I will need for building my new Sondelux dynamo hub into my 20" Sun CR18 rim (ertro 406).

Any help would be greatly appreciated as i need to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-06-10, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,600
Posted By ChiapasFixed
damn, I spend over 3k on my UGADA Tikit, and it...

damn, I spend over 3k on my UGADA Tikit, and it dosen't even have a Rohoff!
Damn!
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-31-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,102
Posted By ChiapasFixed
I seem to remember seeing a 7kh tikit on a...

I seem to remember seeing a 7kh tikit on a Japanese website somewhere....
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-05-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By ChiapasFixed
I would caution you to try out any bars and/or...

I would caution you to try out any bars and/or bar ends with the fold before committing. I have the bike friday break apart H bars, and they do interfere a bit with the folded package (making it a...
Forum: Framebuilders 10-30-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,664
Posted By ChiapasFixed
surprisingly little flex, similar to a steel...

surprisingly little flex, similar to a steel frame but with the vibration dampening of a carbon one.
i understand the rear triangle can be stiffened further by wrapping the chainstays in carbon...
Forum: Framebuilders 10-28-09, 03:39 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,664
Posted By ChiapasFixed
i built three frames out of bamboo back in 2007 ...

i built three frames out of bamboo back in 2007
one broke due to undetected worm infestation
the other two are doing fine!
i had a couple threads about them and other's 'boo bikes here
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-27-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,071
Posted By ChiapasFixed
great guys! thanks for all the responses and the...

great guys! thanks for all the responses and the great info Grifterek!
I do like the f1's, although my original intent is to see if one can build a little urban commuter from discarded frames with...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,071
Posted By ChiapasFixed
hey gnome, that is nice! advantage being that...

hey gnome, that is nice!
advantage being that bike was intended to be ridden over long(ish) distances, hence the adequate seatpost, unlike a BMX...
I still think using BMX frames is fine, and am...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-23-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,071
Posted By ChiapasFixed
cool man, thanks for that! i am thinking...

cool man, thanks for that!
i am thinking something like this:
http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/may/ChrisThomas.htm
and this is just the most beautiful conversion I've seen:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-23-09, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,071
Posted By ChiapasFixed
Interested in BMX mini-velo conversions

I think this could be a really great way to recycle discarded BMX frames and make nice little commuters that can go on the train or in the trunk of a car.

Also a great way to experiment before...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-21-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,459
Posted By ChiapasFixed
That first bike looks seriously badass! I am...

That first bike looks seriously badass! I am thinking of doing this, there are so many potential frames to use, from kids bikes to discarded bmx's!
This is the new mini velo!
only problem i see is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-13-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,153
Posted By ChiapasFixed
do you mean something like this?: ...

do you mean something like this?:
http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/mar/1/DustinCocco.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-13-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By ChiapasFixed
oo, that "coming model" looks like a mini-velo...

oo, that "coming model" looks like a mini-velo with an alfine hub, nice!!
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-18-09, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By ChiapasFixed
how much higher that the seat do your bars need...

how much higher that the seat do your bars need to be?
I am 6 feet tall, have a large tikit, and have the bars at the same height as the seat. I find this position puts very little weight on my...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-17-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,815
Posted By ChiapasFixed
jajajaja:lol: actually, you dont know how true...

jajajaja:lol:
actually, you dont know how true that is. I dashed my last mobile to pieces over a year ago, and after reading this:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-17-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,815
Posted By ChiapasFixed
Rolling the Tikit with the new brace is no...

Rolling the Tikit with the new brace is no problem for short distances. Try rolling it around the mall for two hours while your wife shops, and you really start wishing the f@#*g thing was not there!
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-06-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By ChiapasFixed
super easy to remove the nexus cable IF you have...

super easy to remove the nexus cable IF you have a very thin allen key to slip into the special hole and move the spring loaded cam... doing it this way literally takes 1 second.
otherwise it is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-31-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,587
Posted By ChiapasFixed
get a bike that you will enjoy riding, and will...

get a bike that you will enjoy riding, and will not be a royal pain to get up and down the stairs. This will mean you will ride it more, therefore use less pubic transport, get healthier and save...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-30-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,484
Posted By ChiapasFixed
skidding is a good way to stop a fixie fast when...

skidding is a good way to stop a fixie fast when you have to... I recommend learning how to do it. Then again, the front brake is usually sufficient, and will stop you faster.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-30-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By ChiapasFixed
like this?

like this?
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-27-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,484
Posted By ChiapasFixed
so, can you skid with this settup? how does...

so, can you skid with this settup? how does backpedaling feel? how is the tensioner holding up?
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