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Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By BigPoser

I'm 170lbs. One bike has Scope R3 wheels with...

I'm 170lbs. One bike has Scope R3 wheels with Hutchinson Sector 28's and they run at 65f and 70r. Second bike has Schwalbe Pro 1 28's and I run them at 70f and 75r.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By BigPoser

Yup, that's what I was thinking. Thanks for the...

Yup, that's what I was thinking. Thanks for the pic.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By BigPoser

Sorry I should've mentioned that it'll be steel.

Sorry I should've mentioned that it'll be steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By BigPoser

Di2 grommet hole size

Hi All,


I have a steel gravel build coming up and I'm going to go 1x Di2 and am wondering what size hole is needed for the wire grommets. Since it's 1x I'll need to have one hole on the DT and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for the responses. It sure looks weird...

Thanks for the responses. It sure looks weird though, but I haven't had any performance loss of any kind. I'll see what happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By BigPoser

The WTO are wider, tubeless, and more aero. They...

The WTO are wider, tubeless, and more aero. They have the same bearings but the Ultra have carbon hubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By BigPoser

Is this bad? If so, what to do?

This is a picture of the side of my Sector 28 tire. Both the front and rear have developed this "parting" on the sidewall. Tires don't have more that 700 miles on them. They are run tubeless and have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,844
Posted By BigPoser

Pricing on these seem to be really good. Very...

Pricing on these seem to be really good. Very tempted to get some 46mm with Novatec for a solid budget race wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,844
Posted By BigPoser

Those really look good!

Those really look good!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 31,844
Posted By BigPoser

Those look pretty good. Either going the NA...

Those look pretty good. Either going the NA option or the Global. Under $700 with the Novatec hubs. These seem similar to Hunt wheels that I'm looking at as well.

Either are priced well for sure.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-19-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By BigPoser

Morning. Last night I went and played with the...

Morning. Last night I went and played with the frame a bit and through some gentle massaging I was able to cold set the angle do the desired setting. I was careful not to overdo it, and kept...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks once again for the replies. I have some...

Thanks once again for the replies. I have some new pieces coming my way and will attempt to work on it. I have to admit that with the frames I've been building (all for me), I've been trying...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks all. Yes this build is for me. Had I not...

Thanks all. Yes this build is for me. Had I not had this issue, I would totally feel comfortable with it going to someone else though.
doug - I pretty much did the same (or so I thought) thing,...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Andy. The filler is silver and currently...

Thanks Andy. The filler is silver and currently there is only one pin in the DT joint. I was afraid that I'd have to start over after this all happened. Could I try to heat up the joint a bit and try...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By BigPoser

Lug angle question/help

I am seeking help and have some questions regarding the lug angle on the BB at the DT. The ST is already brazed in the BB. It's good. I will state that I checked and rechecked the set up with all of...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BigPoser

Just saw this. Thanks I'll go grab some.

Just saw this. Thanks I'll go grab some.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BigPoser

We don't have a Doit, but do have Home Depot. I...

We don't have a Doit, but do have Home Depot. I think this should work:
...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BigPoser

I agree and would rather use non SS caps. I'll...

I agree and would rather use non SS caps. I'll have to look around for non SS sheet metal in 16 ga.

Thanks Andy.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks guys! I came across this and...

Thanks guys!

I came across this and wondering if it would work. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By BigPoser

Making your own caps

I'd like to make my own seat stay caps. What size steel would I use and where would I find it? I've looked around the interweb, but I'm not seeing anything good.

Thanks a lot.

Brandon
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By BigPoser

PRO Turnix carbon saddle

I have a Scott Foil Disc that has there proprietary seat post on it that has a side clamp. I would like to put my Turnix saddle on it, but can't find anywhere that states if it will work with a side...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-23-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By BigPoser

Best way to clean tubes and prevent rust

Hi All,

After you all cut your tubes and are ready to put them together, what do you all do to clean out your tubes? Pipe cleaners, air, water, etc?

Once you have everything together, do you...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-23-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By BigPoser

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Just wondering if those of you that are producing frames for the public have your frames tested with the CPSC. Is it necessary for insurance or another reason?

Thanks.

Brandon
Forum: Framebuilders
01-18-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,382
Posted By BigPoser

Here are the pics. I got a little silver happy...

Here are the pics. I got a little silver happy but overall, I'm very pleased.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/length_af59feba11b1645076d56e3f3e76746d301821fd.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-16-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,382
Posted By BigPoser

Thank you! Do you happen to have a pic of the...

Thank you! Do you happen to have a pic of the tubing you run in the top tube? Last night I ran my first brass tubing for the brake cable. It will be for the full housing. It came out really good...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-04-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks all. Checked with a machine shop and was...

Thanks all. Checked with a machine shop and was told about $400. It's all in the set up. Waiting to hear back from my last shop in town as to whether the mechanic has the tool or not. He's old school...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-03-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By BigPoser

Reaming a 44mm head tube

My third frame is built and I need to get the head tube reamed. It's a Paragon. I called my LBS that has done my other frames and they don't think they'll be able to do the job. So, my question is if...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-02-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By BigPoser

It looks great! What did you make it out of and...

It looks great! What did you make it out of and how thick?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-02-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks. Yes it rides fine, and the bike isn't a...

Thanks. Yes it rides fine, and the bike isn't a racer. Just struck me as odd. I found something from Sheldon Brown showing that many forks have as much as 5mm or so of longitudinal deflection and...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-02-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks guys. I would have preferred a 1 1/8"...

Thanks guys. I would have preferred a 1 1/8" however the HT is 31.7 and won't allow it. It just seems like a little much for my liking. I'll check out Ouzo Pro too. What other carbon forks are...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By BigPoser

Fork deflection

Hi All,

I have been riding my second frame for about 200 miles so far and notice that there seems to be quite a bit of front deflection in the fork. Additionally, if you hold the front brake and...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-19-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BigPoser

I suppose it did, but it just didn't look right...

I suppose it did, but it just didn't look right to me. Something that is supposed to have a nice gradual bend to it, had a much greater angle on it than I felt it should have.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-15-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BigPoser

That would be great Doug, thank you! I'll DM you...

That would be great Doug, thank you! I'll DM you my address.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-15-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BigPoser

From my very limited experience, what I noticed...

From my very limited experience, what I noticed was that the smaller part was longer than what the depth of the divers helmet and I noticed a gap of sorts, which I'm not a fan of. That was the reason...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BigPoser

I actually had one of those and the housing fits...

I actually had one of those and the housing fits like it should, the smaller portion that would go into the helmet, is actually too long and I destroyed it trying to shorten that part. Thanks for the...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By BigPoser

Cable ferrules for divers helmet cable stops

Where in the world do I get cable ferrules for divers helmet rear cable stop? I can't find any and Campy housing it too small and too big with the Campy ferrule.

Neither of the helmets from Nova...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By BigPoser

Dsaul, thanks for the great words of advice. The...

Dsaul, thanks for the great words of advice. The frame came out pretty good, but for next one will be making some changes for sure.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-12-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By BigPoser

TIG welding sequence and set up

After just about finished tig welding one frame I started wondering if (and I'm sure there is), there is a proper sequence when TIG welding a frame. As in, which weld do you start, and which weld do...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By BigPoser

Scott Foil 20 Disc

Hey all,

I'm looking for some feedback on the Scott Foil Disc. I've never ridden one, but hear great things. The Foil Disc is our team bike for next year and thinking about grabbing either the 20...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

A quick update: I've been recovering from a small...

A quick update: I've been recovering from a small medical procedure and haven't felt like doing anything. So today I was finally able to get in the shop and work on aligning everything. All in all, I...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

That is good to hear. If you think the dents can...

That is good to hear. If you think the dents can be filled and cleaned up then I'll give that a go for sure. That would sure save me a lot of time and I'm thinking my wife really won't be putting the...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

Andy, you are correct. The difference is at the...

Andy, you are correct. The difference is at the BB where the stays meet so they are off the entire length of the stays. The tubing is Nova so not sure if they are heat treated but will say that they...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

Me too! Don't think I'll get it done before...

Me too! Don't think I'll get it done before Christmas now.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

So after some further investigation it turns out...

So after some further investigation it turns out that one of the chainstays is in fact higher than the other. Turns out they were welded on the BB about 1mm off. Rookie mistake. Of course I figured...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-30-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Doug. I didn't get to spend much time on...

Thanks Doug. I didn't get to spend much time on it this evening, but I did put up a square up to the drops outs and there is about a 1-1.5mm difference. When trying to bend them, I notice that the BB...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-30-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

I'll have a closer look at the height of the...

I'll have a closer look at the height of the dropouts when I get home today. Frame is actually for my wife, so I really want it to be correct.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-30-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for the comments. So a few things. The...

Thanks for the comments. So a few things. The dropouts are fully welded. I think I do have some wiggle room if I needed to cut the dropouts off and start again. I'm limited with my alignment tools,...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By BigPoser

Am I hosed?

So in my quest to try new things while building, I've been putting together a frame and TIG welding it this time around. I have the front triangle together with the chainstays. The front came out...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By BigPoser

I have the Life stays you posted. When I put them...

I have the Life stays you posted. When I put them in the dropouts, they just seem like they'd be an awkward fit. Almost like the bends need to happen at shorter intervals than where they currently...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By BigPoser

S Bend seat stays

I've been curious about the orientation of S bend seat stays. I really like the look of them and have been toying with the idea of using some. The question is about which way the bend actually goes....
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