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Forum: Touring
12-13-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By ullearn

And fixed the broken video: ...

And fixed the broken video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDjGvmJZsdA
Forum: Touring
04-02-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Thanks, I finally got around to fixing the...

Thanks, I finally got around to fixing the previous broken pictures.
Forum: Touring
03-30-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Hey DJB, I know it's years later, but I just went...

Hey DJB, I know it's years later, but I just went back to re-read this whole post (noticed a bunch of broken pics) and have to say Thanks Again!!!! You were really great about giving good advice and...
Forum: Touring
01-25-12, 12:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Thanks for the compliments and also wanted to let...

Thanks for the compliments and also wanted to let those touring know that I decided to end up going with a Sugino XD 600 46-36-24t crank and it was perfect; rarely if never spun out of the top end...
Forum: Touring
08-07-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Just wanted to add to this thread that the bike...

Just wanted to add to this thread that the bike performed without failure or issue on my TransAmerica Cross-Country Adventure, more on the ride here - www.work2ride.com (http://www.work2ride.com)
Forum: Touring
02-10-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

I set out my gear -...

I set out my gear - http://work2ride.wordpress.com/about/my-gear/

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4102/5434742541_360dfb1db5_z.jpg

And loaded it up, but is it too heavy @ 48lbs? I may start a...
Forum: Touring
02-09-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Updates to the bike since last post: - Seat...

Updates to the bike since last post:
- Seat raised, yes I do prefer the height it is at now more
- Put 80 miles on the new brooks and it's feeling better every time I ride it
- Put the plastic...
Forum: Touring
01-24-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Do you have a picture of this setup?

Do you have a picture of this setup?
Forum: Touring
01-17-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Djb, Thanks for checking out the site. ...

Djb, Thanks for checking out the site.

Saddle Height
I haven’t had such an issue with my knees, but at the same time I ride at the appropriate “road” seat height on my other bikes where my legs...
Forum: Touring
01-10-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

This wasn't as true as I thought, I used the...

This wasn't as true as I thought, I used the Tiemeyer calculator for a couple pieces; Seat Tube Length and angles. The Tiemeyer top tube was to short in my opinion for me and the rest I stole from...
Forum: Touring
01-10-11, 05:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Funny you say that, the buddy who helped me cable...

Funny you say that, the buddy who helped me cable it said the same thing.

The seat is still low as compared to road bikes, meaning I am almost flat footed at the height seen in the picture, so...
Forum: Touring
01-10-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

I couldn't decide if I liked the bar tape color...

I couldn't decide if I liked the bar tape color or not, but as far as the frame size I used the http://www.tiemeyercycles.com/fit.htm calculator to help come up with mine and then compared to a LHT...
Forum: Touring
01-09-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Well it took some time to get around to the final...

Well it took some time to get around to the final pieces, but the bike is cabled and ready to roll. Some fine tuning still needed and have to cut the fork stem, but otherwise all that is left to add...
Forum: Touring
11-16-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Very interesting, looks like a hybrid between a...

Very interesting, looks like a hybrid between a Bike Friday and 700c , I bet you can do some serious climbing with that bike.
Forum: Touring
11-15-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Do you have any pics of this setup? I am having...

Do you have any pics of this setup? I am having trouble picturing it.
Forum: Touring
11-14-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

It took forever to get the bars in from Nashbar...

It took forever to get the bars in from Nashbar and the build still isn't done, but here are some updated build pics. The fork needs cutting too.

For the traditional look
...
Forum: Touring
11-14-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Sorry to take so long to reply, I didn't notice...

Sorry to take so long to reply, I didn't notice any alerts from bikeforums that showed anyone responded.



It's my first Brooks and I hope the break in goes well, I have found I am not too...
Forum: Touring
10-05-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Build update

Having trouble getting the Trekking handlebars in from Nashbar (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_175533_-1_201521_10000_200388) otherwise the build would be complete. Here is the...
Forum: Touring
09-13-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

I will still probably mount a kickstand, but not...

I will still probably mount a kickstand, but not worried about it scratching the paint. I figure by the time I am done with a cross country tour I will have beat the crud out of the paint. Tim and...
Forum: Touring
09-10-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

The bike is back from the paint shop, again. I...

The bike is back from the paint shop, again. I am happy to say the paint shop gave me no hassles about redoing it and after another weeks wait I am glad I sent it back.

This is what it looks...
Forum: Touring
09-06-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

The headset should fix that, the fork is just...

The headset should fix that, the fork is just resting in the head tube for the picture. Plus the rear dropouts are not all the way on the rear axle, another affect of the paint is that I now have to...
Forum: Touring
09-05-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Frame back from the paint shop 372499 ...

Frame back from the paint shop

372499

It's nice from a distance, but up close I notice some blemishes. I won't got into the details yet as I want to first talk to the powder coating shop to...
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Just a quick update, before sending it off to...

Just a quick update, before sending it off to paint this week I cleaned it up some and couldn't help a loose assembly.

Amazing how quick the humidity hits the tubes (before filing)

372495
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Forum: Touring
08-11-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

I probably won't be building another frame...

I probably won't be building another frame anytime soon, but could see maybe 1-2 more in my lifetime. My goal for this frame is to ride it coast to coast (Trans-Am or Northern Tier) next April or...
Forum: Touring
08-09-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,374
Posted By ullearn

Day 4 Update - Well it's sad to say the...

Day 4 Update -

Well it's sad to say the build is over, but the experience and learning was great, plus now I truly have MY bike (with a lot of www.SannerCycles.com (http://www.SannerCycles.com)...
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