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  1. Do you have any specific issues that you would...

    Do you have any specific issues that you would like addressed?

    How comfortable and confident are you with your current fit?

    "Fit"s can range across a large spectrum, from simply adjusting...
  2. Jarrett2 , So glad everything seems to be...

    Jarrett2 ,

    So glad everything seems to be working for you. DT makes good stuff. But, don't think that there aren't plenty of other good components out there. This may simply be a case where...
  3. Thread: Hot r Not

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    :innocent:

    :innocent:
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    That's "Not".

    That's "Not".
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    Haven't you kept up? We're not allowed to...

    Haven't you kept up?

    We're not allowed to judge on such things any more.

    Nor, details like colour coordination, bar or stem angles, frame colour, tire mismatching, never mind alignment of...
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    BoSoxYacht , Do you know how many different...

    BoSoxYacht ,

    Do you know how many different chain and seatstay layups Enve provided for your builder to pick from? i.e. light, medium, firm flex
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    I'm very familliar with the technique. I only...

    I'm very familliar with the technique. I only introduced the possibility of a cosmetic layer because you expressed a desire for a gloss finish, but, concern that if the outer layer crept or shifted...
  8. With clincher tires (tubulars are different due...

    With clincher tires (tubulars are different due to the nature of them being stiched closed) the tube exerts an equal compressive force on the rim to that being exerted against the tire.

    With a rim...
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    Fair enough. I would agree that concern about...

    Fair enough.

    I would agree that concern about the tube joining method is misplaced beyond concern for the individual builders experience and expertice. Overwrapped joints have been around a long...
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    So, you can trust them to make reliable rims,...

    So, you can trust them to make reliable rims, but, not frame components?



    Is that all. That's a pretty small pool to draw from.



    You need to get out more. And, ride with a few open...
  11. Fair enough. We tend to lump them all together.

    Fair enough. We tend to lump them all together.
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    :) How would you feel about some Enve rims...

    :) How would you feel about some Enve rims instead of those Zipps? :p
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    I'm not starting a new thread to discuss my fit,...

    I'm not starting a new thread to discuss my fit, because, it doesn't need discussing. I've been riding 30+ years. My position has been honed over that time and has remained within a small box for...
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    That's pretty much exactly what I was assuming. ...

    That's pretty much exactly what I was assuming. As much fun as it would be to discuss the geometry decissions you are making, in what is a thread about a custom frame, mentioning either...
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    The vacuum bagging is necessary for structural...

    The vacuum bagging is necessary for structural layers. But, a "cosmetic" overlay does not need to be vac bagged. It can be wetted out with a clear epoxy, allowing all the adjuestment and fiber...
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    Yep! With stock 300mm steerer tubes and a +10...

    Yep! With stock 300mm steerer tubes and a +10 stem I'm still running approx. 130mm of bar drop. The move to one of the very few forks that feature a 350mm steerer necessitates a long headtube if...
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    Have you discussed the possibility of a cosmetic...

    Have you discussed the possibility of a cosmetic overlay with your builder? If, you really want the gloss finish.
  18. The industry standard for spoke tension balance...

    The industry standard for spoke tension balance is +/- 20%. To know if the wheel were within that as delivered you would have needed to measure it before mounting a tire and riding it. Depending on...
  19. ^^^This^^^^^ Over and over again! There should...

    ^^^This^^^^^ Over and over again! There should be 0.00-0.10mm of play between the spoke and the notch that corresponds to a column on the chart. Subsequently the go/nogo gauge should be 0.05mm...
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    Campag4life I need a bike with approx. 640mm...

    Campag4life

    I need a bike with approx. 640mm of stack, 395-400mm of reach, a seat tube angle that hasn't been relaxed below 73 degrees and, here's the kicker, bottom bracket drop of no more than...
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    BSY, Add me to the list who subscribed to this...

    BSY,

    Add me to the list who subscribed to this thread, because it is of great personal relevence to me. But, who are really challenged to continue to ignore Campag's rant.

    I look forward to...
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    The only thing alloy gains you is the savings of...

    The only thing alloy gains you is the savings of a few grams, but, at the cosequence of decreased durability.

    Brass, unless there's a real weight weenie reasons justification for alloy.

    Even...
  23. :thumb: Well done mate. Too bad you had to...

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    Well done mate. Too bad you had to learn how to do what the LBS mechanic should have been capable of. But, we'll just add you name to the list of clydes who can do a better job than the...
  24. What purpose does knowing seat tube length serve?...

    What purpose does knowing seat tube length serve?

    Effective Top Tube, Stack and Reach are all you really need to pay attention to unless you're in jepardy of running out of seatpost adjust in...
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    On event fueling: Caloric Intake - Proper...

    On event fueling: Caloric Intake - Proper Amounts During Endurance Exercise | Hammer Nutrition

    I know it's completely biased and I could easily provide other articles that espouse other...
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