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Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Nate998

Steel tubing in Europe?

Hello! Does anyone know some reliable sellers of quality bike tubes in Europe? I live in Romania so it's kind of hard to get something outside EU. Suggestions are much appreciated.
Many thanks!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-13-18, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By Nate998

Thanks for all the replies! The jig is from...

Thanks for all the replies!
The jig is from one of my college teacher (I'm studying industrial design) and he is also an inventor. He owns a jig and is currently forking on a new bike. He told me...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By Nate998

Paying a framebuilder or going to a welding company?

Hello!
I planned on building my own frame, designed around my needs. It's more of a curiosity and not something revolutionary... just yet! I would like to know how reliable would a welding company...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Nate998

Can I use my own dropouts? I would like to create...

Can I use my own dropouts? I would like to create them by myself since I have a wacky idea, but my only available material would be just plain steel. Would it be okay?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Nate998

Using tubes from different manufacturers/ different models?

Hello!
I started the process of building my first frame and I'm currently working on the bike's geometry. Can you please tell me if it is possible to use different tubing from different...
10-08-18, 09:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

Believe it or not, I remembered today that I'm...

Believe it or not, I remembered today that I'm selling a Stronglight 80 crankset so I'll check if that would run on my drivetrain and if it's fine, I'll just keep it.
10-05-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

Nice work over there! I will give it go for some...

Nice work over there! I will give it go for some fun since I have some components laying around.
Honestly you almost convinced me to go the square tapered route. but it needs to be a 10 speed...
10-05-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

Sorry to be out of the context here but what kind...

Sorry to be out of the context here but what kind of wheel lacing is that? I really like the looks
10-04-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

That sounds right, but what kind of polish do you...

That sounds right, but what kind of polish do you use? I could do some diy project since I enjoy doing these things
10-04-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

Wouldn't deanodizing leave the metal unprotected?

Wouldn't deanodizing leave the metal unprotected?
10-04-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

I'm not going to alter the chainrings :))) I...

I'm not going to alter the chainrings :))) I prefer doing thing the right way
10-04-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

I already have the hollowtech II tool. I'm using...

I already have the hollowtech II tool. I'm using SRAM on my other bike and since the tools are the same I have no problem with it. The GXP tools was expensive considering the fact that I barely used...
10-04-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

I prefer outboard bearings because their easier...

I prefer outboard bearings because their easier to service, IMO. I also prefer the cup-and-cone square tapered bottom bracket since it doesn't have the same weight as a brick does but I cannot afford...
10-03-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,118
Posted By Nate998

Modern crankset to suit a vintage frame?

Hello! I am planning on changing the crankset on my vintage build since they've seen better days and I am no fan of internal bearings. (I would be if I could change the chainrings) So I'm looking for...
09-24-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,816
Posted By Nate998

Well I have the BL-Z306 brake levers. Not the...

Well I have the BL-Z306 brake levers. Not the Golden Arrow ones since there aren't any "Golden Arrow" markings. The levers are from a KTM fully equipped with this Z stuff (FD-Z, RD-Z, etc.).
09-23-18, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Nate998

Campagnolo 11 sp crankset on 10 speed shimano drivetrain?

Hello! Will an 11 sp Campagnolo crankset work on a 10 speed shimano drivetrain? Reading other forums and posts I've found that cranks are quite universal but will an 11 speed one make me problems?
I...
09-21-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

USAZorro I used calipers

USAZorro I used calipers
09-20-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Nate998

Remerx Magic 29er rim ERD?

The question says it all. Does anyone know it?
09-04-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,816
Posted By Nate998

Are Shimano vintage hoods interchangeable?

Hello! I just finished building an awesome Koga-Miyata Gent's Luxe S with a frankgroup of vintage Shimano Dura-Ace, moderns Sram Rival stuff, etc. and I would like to get some hoods for the brake...
09-03-18, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By Nate998

Old chainrings are wobbling, why?

It looks like every old crankset I come across has some degree of wobble in the chainrings. Even my Sram Rival 1 that I only started using 6 months ago has a nanometric wobble.. Why is this so?
I am...
09-03-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

Could it be a homemade frame?

Could it be a homemade frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Nate998

Thanks, mate!

Thanks, mate!
09-02-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Nate998

Dura Ace 7200 Bottom Bracket too short..

So I have this koga miyata gent's luxe s and after I found the right shifters I wanted to install a Thun Coronado double crankset and surprise: the crank bolts rub on the frame. I found out that this...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Nate998

Dura Ace 7200 Bottom Bracket too short..

So I have this koga miyata gent's luxe s and after I found the right shifters I wanted to install a Thun Coronado double crankset and surprise: the crank bolts rub on the frame. I found out that...
08-26-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Nate998

How do downtube shifters wear out?

Out of curiosity, how do those things wear out? They seem pretty long lasting but I think there's a point in life when they give up... or don't they?
08-26-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Nate998

The frame has type A 4.5 mm bosses. I put my...

The frame has type A 4.5 mm bosses. I put my hands on some LB100 shifters and they are missing a clamp. The previous owner used it as such and I wonder why, since after installing the shifters, when...
08-24-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Nate998

Koga Miyata Gent's Luxe S DT Shifters?

I just got my hands on a Koga Miyata Gent's Luxe S 52 cm frame with a Colnago fork and while installing a pair of Shimano 105 1055 DT Shifters I saw that the braze-ons didn't properly fit and the M5...
08-22-18, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

Did you manage to find something?

Did you manage to find something?
08-19-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By Nate998

The Shimano 105, Ultegra and Dura Ace 10 sp...

The Shimano 105, Ultegra and Dura Ace 10 sp cassettes all fit perfectly. The guys at the bike shop said they didn't see such a thing before. One guy at a bike shop said it was marketing crap.
08-19-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

The measures were indeed correct. The seatpost I...

The measures were indeed correct. The seatpost I used was 1" in diameter, so 25.4 mm. I managed to measure the head tube diameter and it is 32.5. The fork steerer tube diameter is 25.0 mm.
This is...
08-19-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

What? I cannot measure the steerer tube diameter...

What? I cannot measure the steerer tube diameter because the frame is in small size and the lugs are too close together but it's fork a 1" fork.
08-18-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

Downtube and seattube are 28 mm in diameter. Top...

Downtube and seattube are 28 mm in diameter. Top tube is 26 mm
08-18-18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

I found that Bertin cycles used this type of...

I found that Bertin cycles used this type of chainstay but I can't find any models to perfectly match my frame.
08-18-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

Nothin except the lugs made me think it's a CB....

Nothin except the lugs made me think it's a CB. The swiss threaded bb and the seatstays only complicated things.
08-18-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

The BB shell has no serial marking. The worst is...

The BB shell has no serial marking. The worst is that I got the frame with no decals on it so I can't even know for sure if it's a Claud Butler. The current paintjob was done by a friend because the...
08-18-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,383
Posted By Nate998

Vintage frame identification

Hello, I have this frame and judging by the lugs, it's a Claud Butler but I can't find the model since the fork has a huge rake and the seatstay end has an odd shape. The frame was modified by a...
08-15-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By Nate998

it's a 10 sp only cassette

it's a 10 sp only cassette. It doesn't fit an 11 sp cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Nate998

Bontrager Lite Race Hub Wheel Lacing?

Hello everyone, I want to build a wheel using this hub (image provided, got it from google images). It's a Bontrager Race hub and I am confused about the doublet spoke pattern since there's a larger...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Nate998

Disassemble sprocket carrier?

I just started playing around with vintage 7 speed cassettes and created my own gear ratios but cassette carriers nowadays don't have screw, they're more like rivets to me. How do you open those new...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By Nate998

How do I avoid building warped frame?

Hello! This is my first post in this sub-forum so please excuse my ignorance if this topic is already discussed. I have a few frame ideas that could fit my needs like a glove and I have the resources...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Nate998

How about Campagnolo G3 wheels? I used to ride a...

How about Campagnolo G3 wheels? I used to ride a Khamsin, later changed to a Vento and had no problems with those 2.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Nate998

I started building wheels half a year ago and I...

I started building wheels half a year ago and I want to learn new patterns. I have a prime hub and a DT Swiss R520 and I have no use for myself with them so I would like to build a wheel and sell it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Nate998

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Nate998

2 cross DS and radial NDS rear wheel lacing?

I would like to lace a rear wheel that is 2 cross on the drive side and radial on the non drive side. How do I proceed? I was thinking of lacing the drive side and then radially lace the NDS. Is this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-18, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Nate998

Chinese CX Canti carbon frameset?

What do you think of the current chinese carbon frames? I was thinking of purchasing a canti cx carbon frameset but I want to know:
1. Are canti carbon forks good? I had heard of something fork...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Nate998

I bought the mech and if I want to "upgrade" I...

I bought the mech and if I want to "upgrade" I only need to change the shifters, the chain and the cassette ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Nate998

Cx frame suggestion?

Hello! I want to purchase a cross frame to get into this discipline (amateur level, for now I don't race) and I would like to know if there are any good carbon frames taking planetx as a reference...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Nate998

You got the idea, mate. The entire point of to...

You got the idea, mate. The entire point of to swap until I get a new groupset which in my case, would take less than a year to buy. The swaps I'd do would be rare, in no way I'd do this daily for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Nate998

2 frames but 1 bike?

How reliable would the idea of having 2 frames for one bike be? I am talking about having 2 frames for different seasons/ purposes ( road bike and cross for example) and have the same groupset for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Nate998

Sram Apex 1 10 and 11 sp simultaneously?

How is it possible for a rear mech to be both 10 and 11 speed? I thought SRAM had a different pull ratio for 10 and 11 speed rear mechs as well shifters.
I have some leftover road parts plus some...
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