Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Framebuilders
Reload this Page >

SS Coupler on old frame

Framebuilders Thinking about a custom frame? Lugged vs Fillet Brazed. Different Frame materials? Newvex or Pacenti Lugs? why get a custom Road, Mountain, or Track Frame? Got a question about framebuilding? Lets discuss framebuilding at it's finest.

SS Coupler on old frame

Old 01-19-06, 09:46 AM
  #1  
poopncow
MADE IN HONG KONG
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Washington DC
Posts: 1,763

Bikes: some but not enough

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
SS Coupler on old frame

Basically, I'm interested in having S&S coupler installed in an old (steel) frame (mid 80's Bianchi). Any ideas on who to go to and how much it will cost would be a great help. I am in the Washington DC area, and have no issues waiting 3-6 months... or more. The intended bike will be a single speed /fix gearfor long all day hauls.
poopncow is offline  
Old 01-19-06, 10:10 AM
  #2  
mmerner
okay maybe not.
 
mmerner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: waukesha, wi
Posts: 598

Bikes: oh a bunch.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
http://www.sandsmachine.com/fbplist.htm
__________________
question everything.
mmerner is offline  
Old 01-26-06, 10:55 PM
  #3  
kesroberts
Senior Member
 
kesroberts's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Worcester, Mass.
Posts: 294

Bikes: Several

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Bilenky in Philly advertises that they do retrofits. Cost is 395, plus more for re-painting. This is in the card for me one of these days . . .
kesroberts is offline  
Old 01-28-06, 07:36 PM
  #4  
zonatandem
Senior Member
 
zonatandem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 11,019

Bikes: Custom Zona c/f tandem + Scott Plasma single

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 73 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Yup, all good advice above.
However, there may not be any S&S fittings available to fit your older tubing.
zonatandem is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
RichardD
Classic & Vintage
12
07-31-17 01:45 PM
lotekmod
Classic and Vintage Sales
3
11-22-16 08:50 AM
Tandem Tom
Bicycle Mechanics
8
09-29-14 07:34 PM
murphy20
Classic & Vintage
21
10-18-11 04:22 PM
dator97
Bicycle Mechanics
13
04-27-10 07:40 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.