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Forum: Framebuilders 07-02-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By thedutchtouch
i'm actually a bit more interested in building a...

i'm actually a bit more interested in building a wooden framed bicycle, rather than bamboo, as i have woodworking experience, but figured the question was relatively universal. i'll likely go the...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-02-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By thedutchtouch
i was thinking if it's a steel bike, i could...

i was thinking if it's a steel bike, i could leave a few inches of seatstay and chainstay attached to the dropouts, and either cut some small slits up and down the sides for purchase, or smash the...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-01-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By thedutchtouch
bamboo/wooden bike- hack up old frame for metal bits?

as the title states, if one were to want to give it a go at making a bamboo or wooden framed bike, would it make any sense to take a hack saw to an old/broken/crashed frame for stuff like the BB,...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,096
Posted By thedutchtouch
i think he's referring to the zig-zag lines such...

i think he's referring to the zig-zag lines such as the one that appears on the left hand side of the road (to the right of the bike lane) from 00:21 to 00:27 or so. i know i've seen them in videos...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-18-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,833
Posted By thedutchtouch
eh, i'll keep riding my 722ts. it's got well into...

eh, i'll keep riding my 722ts. it's got well into the 4 digit miles on it and hasn't let me down. if it does, oh well, i got my money's worth out of it.
Forum: Introductions 06-16-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By thedutchtouch
heck, i'm just glad i remembered my password lol....

heck, i'm just glad i remembered my password lol. thanks guys, same here. it's helped that my daughter gets a kick out of being towed around in a bike trailer. the fixed gear isn't the best bike for...
Forum: Introductions 06-16-17, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By thedutchtouch
not really an intro, but i've been inactive for a very long time

getting back into riding on the regular, after life changed things for a few years. hello (again) Bike Forums. i've got a ss/fixed leader 722TS that i built a while ago, but looking to get a 58cm...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-11, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By thedutchtouch
looks a lot like the plastic saddle that came off...

looks a lot like the plastic saddle that came off my old raleigh. i would not buy it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-27-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By thedutchtouch
I'd take your questions over to the touring...

I'd take your questions over to the touring forum. They won't bite and you'll get better feedback/faster help
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-27-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,098,319
Posted By thedutchtouch
Good eyes, that it is. It's a great seatpost for...

Good eyes, that it is. It's a great seatpost for the money, works well with the Brooks shorter rails, and is very easily adjustable, still dialing in the seat position exactly but I figure that will...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 48,152
Posted By thedutchtouch
i enjoy building bikes/wrenching more than...

i enjoy building bikes/wrenching more than riding.

working on fixing that though
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By thedutchtouch
bumping this thread with more info as i'd...

bumping this thread with more info as i'd previously found it while searching/researching these covers, i just installed mine today, VO apparently has a new color "Cortado" that is a great match for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,098,319
Posted By thedutchtouch
58cm Leader 722TS/s803 fork ...

58cm Leader 722TS/s803 fork

http://justinvandenend.com/nonrelated/images/bikes/leader/finishedbike1s.JPG

http://justinvandenend.com/nonrelated/images/bikes/leader/finishedbike2s.JPG
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
sounds like its time to learn to do it yourself....

sounds like its time to learn to do it yourself. it aint hard.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
nice looking bike, i love the leader diversity on...

nice looking bike, i love the leader diversity on this page alone (though i suppose i'm a bit biased)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 787
Posted By thedutchtouch
is 34 your true cycling inseam or your pants...

is 34 your true cycling inseam or your pants inseam? i'm 6'2, just built a 58cm leader722ts. i'm using a 90mm stem and a velo orange grand cru seatpost (decent abount of setback), will be dialing it...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
Thanks guys, it's only been 8 months since I...

Thanks guys, it's only been 8 months since I bought the frame haha
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
finished off my build this morning, had enough...

finished off my build this morning, had enough leather left over from the velo orange elk hide bar wraps(new color cortado, they match the honey brooks much better in real life than the photos, we'll...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By thedutchtouch
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/228112-Fo...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/228112-Fork-rake-how-much-difference-does-3mm-make
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By thedutchtouch
the leader s803 fork comes in chrome, its decent...

the leader s803 fork comes in chrome, its decent (i have one on my leader 722ts)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
yep im dumb i meant top tube. ive found them in...

yep im dumb i meant top tube. ive found them in 31.8 diameter, thinking i may try to pick up a set and see if i can bend them to shape. If not, i'll be attempting to manufacture some shortly.
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 498,651
Posted By thedutchtouch
finishing up my 722ts build, just need to tape...

finishing up my 722ts build, just need to tape that bars and trim the cables. anyone know what the size of the top tube is and if anyone makes brake cable guides that'd fit it? or am i stuck with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-24-11, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By thedutchtouch
they dont fit inside the levers so i bet its jsut...

they dont fit inside the levers so i bet its jsut to make sure tehy fit different styles of brakes. everythings installed and working well
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-24-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,727
Posted By thedutchtouch
sounds like the hub is slipping forward in the...

sounds like the hub is slipping forward in the dropout when you apply pressure.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By thedutchtouch
Leader s803 fork, 28mm gatorskin.

not sure if this is common knowledge, but the leader s803 fork fits a 28mm gatorskin, just barely. the gatorskin rubs on my front nashbar brake when it's not attached to the cable, but when adjusted...
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