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Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By MrK.

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a...

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a clunker frame similar to my DX that I have posted on this forum but with modern tubing and components. I too want to build a bullmoose bar first. This...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 275,328
Posted By ShaunJohnson

I shared my first frame...

I shared my first frame (https://www.bikeforums.net/11675374-post92.html) in this thread back in 2010. I thought I would share my second that I completed this summer:

...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By elboomero

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Next time I need more coverage. Paint dust everywhere... but I love my result on...
10-08-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By redcon1

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only...

unterhausen it looks like you and I are the only ones concerned, anyway. The OP drops a video and then disappears, LOL.
I would think a quick call to the manufacturer for a new TA adapter would be...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-07-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,904
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Good call but it's a rear rack jig. Here's the...

Good call but it's a rear rack jig. Here's the insitu shot. I still haven't figured out the rack top to jig arms clamping, might just use wire. Andy.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By shelgame

Fillets are done! (Are they ever really done,...

Fillets are done! (Are they ever really done, until the paint is on?)

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Replies: 55
Views: 7,513
Posted By Bulette

Another 90F here in central Texas, but it didn't...

Another 90F here in central Texas, but it didn't start out that way. I waited for the full light of the morning sun to depart, which is getting close to 8:00 am; there was a cool and refreshing...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By dsaul

I measured the Paragon head tube that I have and...

I measured the Paragon head tube that I have and both ends were exactly 43.5mm ID.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By shelgame

I gave up on the breaker arm and just tried to...

I gave up on the breaker arm and just tried to muscle it over. That worked! It's not quite the 20deg sweepback I wanted. More like 15. But, I think it'll work. Pics after I start cutting and...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-03-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By duanedr

Yes, the top is the same as a standard 1-1/8" HT...

Yes, the top is the same as a standard 1-1/8" HT so standard reamers/facers work to get that straight once it's cut. I chuck it up on the section that will be cut off and then just use a parting bit...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By duanedr

Well, when I say 'I trim off as much as I can',...

Well, when I say 'I trim off as much as I can', I'm not really being literal - just that I try to get the taper further down so the transition isn't in the middle of the DT. That miter is already a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By duanedr

Right, the Paragon ones I don't touch - other...

Right, the Paragon ones I don't touch - other than 1 that I relieved internally to save ~50g once. They are pretty thick and beautifully machined. The tube ones (this one is from nova) come with a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By duanedr

I measured a paragon (43.74mm) and one of the...

I measured a paragon (43.74mm) and one of the tapered ones (43.76mm) with telescoping bore thingies and a verified micrometer. My puck is 43.42mm measured with the micrometer. I face both ends of...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By guy153

I've used a few regular size Reynolds HTs now and...

I've used a few regular size Reynolds HTs now and they're all exactly 34mm ID. No reaming required but sometimes a bit of loctite is. Not really a fan of this but since I don't own the reamer the...
09-29-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By atwl77

Just tried it. It's a new app to download and...

Just tried it. It's a new app to download and install - which they did not get right the first time, installer stopped with a cryptic error. Turns out I have to run the installer as Administrator in...
09-28-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By deux jambes

Interesting thing happened. Firstly, my...

Interesting thing happened. Firstly, my Eisentraut frame also requires a drop bolt in back in order to use standard reach brakes with a 700c rim. I had a notion to sell the frame at one point. Tore...
09-26-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By spelger

Just get the trainer and put your bike on and...

Just get the trainer and put your bike on and ride. Unless you spend a lot of time on the trainer you will not wear out a tire. And compared with a wheel, training tire, tube, cassette a new road...
09-25-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By gthomson

Why didn't Zwift do a Belgian Virtual Ride?

I guess this is a bit late to ask but wondering why Zwift completely ignored a Belgian ride to celebrate the 2021 UCI World Championships as they did in previous years?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By shelgame

Filing fillets today. Rough cut is mostly done....

Filing fillets today. Rough cut is mostly done. Still need some work around the seat tube gusset. It's a tough junction to get into.
...
09-24-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By dwmckee

We are west of you near Pittsburgh. We...

We are west of you near Pittsburgh. We specialize in gravel and in a normal year have about 20 or so different models of gravel bike from 9 brands in the shop to try out (Open, Cinelli, Jamis,...
09-24-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By dwmckee

The whole loop is over 80,000 feet of climbing,...

The whole loop is over 80,000 feet of climbing, according to the tracker, but RWGPS says about 75,000.
09-24-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,833
Posted By livedarklions

And then there's the big crank mountain...

And then there's the big crank mountain descenders that must have a name, but I don't know what it is:

https://www.bikeforums.net/20846581-post130.html
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By duanedr

While bamboo bikes aren't my cup of tea, I am all...

While bamboo bikes aren't my cup of tea, I am all for people doing stuff with their dad and if that's a bamboo bike, well, good on you!

In the 'Show Us Your Build' sticky thread, there's a guy who...
09-19-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By classicmds

Perhaps I did it wrong. I've tried again - are...

Perhaps I did it wrong. I've tried again - are you seeing them now?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By GrayJay

Fix would require un-brazing the bent fork legs...

Fix would require un-brazing the bent fork legs from the crown, replace with new legs. While it is possible, unless you can do the work yourself, probably more economical to just find a different...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By shelgame

MTB --> Cargo Bike Conversion

Last year, the local rails-to-trails system was extended to within a mile of my house. The trail already went to the nearby Kroger parking lot.

I've been wanting to build this little...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By shelgame

Fillets! I'm still working on my technique. They...

Fillets! I'm still working on my technique. They don't look so great naked, but they'll clean up.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51484955228_fb35a87847_c.jpg
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Replies: 44
Views: 1,769
Posted By Pulse_

Ok so the installation went flawless. What I...

Ok so the installation went flawless.

What I did:
followed this vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7Ft51fAPR8&t=200s
- deburr the edges of all the spoke holes
- went for 21mm Schwalbe...
09-12-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By gugie

I used it on another bag awhile back and forgot!

I used it on another bag awhile back and forgot!
Replies: 88
Views: 8,513
Posted By atwl77

Nice! There was also a 200k ride but I didn't...

Nice! There was also a 200k ride but I didn't participate because this weekend was my first time outdoors for ages, didn't feel like it was a good idea to suddenly do 200k from out of nowhere....
Replies: 55
Views: 7,513
Posted By Bulette

I said I've been waiting for the heat to break,...

I said I've been waiting for the heat to break, and today it did -- the high was in the low 90's with a low heat index and a generous offering of clouds in the sky.
...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,513
Posted By clasher

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty...

Got to ride a centenary 200k yesterday! Pretty awesome turnout for our rides, we had 24 starters and only one DNF. The route had some gravel and a headwind for the last 100km that was gusty, ~50km/h...
09-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By dwmckee

Just a heads up that Will and John made it across...

Just a heads up that Will and John made it across the state and back to complete the route on schedule in 8 days. They have provided some route update suggestions that we will incorporate and they...
09-08-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Gravel Rider

Bombtrack

Brought a 2021 Bombtrack Hook home today. Looking forward to many adventures. Share your photos if you own a Bomber!...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 275,328
Posted By ponchotempest

Just finished my first complete frame. It's...

Just finished my first complete frame. It's mostly Columbus Zona tubing with a 38mm downtube, 44mm headtube, 27.2 seatpost, non-boost spacing. It has plenty of clearance for 29x2.3 tires, and could...
09-07-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By jaxgtr

So the owner of the LBS I bought the stages bike...

So the owner of the LBS I bought the stages bike through, actually drove to St. Pete, FL to pick the thing up. There was a large fitness equipment store going into Bankruptcy and Stages did not want...
09-07-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By Bob Ross

Update for anyone following along w/ this saga: ...

Update for anyone following along w/ this saga:

Amazingly, after bringing my bike to the local Cannondale dealer and listening to his sob story about how crappy parts availability has been...
09-07-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,018
Posted By shelbyfv

Pete, I don't think there is much more of use to...

Pete, I don't think there is much more of use to come from this thread. As OP, normally the mods will close it if you ask.
09-07-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By billridesbikes

I guess Im just old and slow. Takes me at least...

I guess Im just old and slow. Takes me at least 5 minutes to find my bike shorts. 😂
09-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By Rdmonster69

Got My Metric Century

63 miles today .....longest ride of the year by 2 miles. Not bad for a 51 year old decapitated guy. The new Domane was pretty comfy but my legs got pretty tired. Good temps but the wind was whipping...
09-06-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,663
Posted By base2

It could be the lack of battery life. It sucks. ...

It could be the lack of battery life. It sucks.

It could be the lack of on-device A to B navigation. So your routes can only be preprogrammed from your computer at home.

It could be the lack of...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,850
Posted By shelgame

Tacked up the frame today. ...

Tacked up the frame today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51428637270_d3bcd8dd4b_c.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51427661796_a5c84f348c_c.jpg
Replies: 55
Views: 7,513
Posted By Bulette

Although meteorological/astronomical summer is...

Although meteorological/astronomical summer is still in full swing, my colleagues would likely say "summer's over". Life has gotten to be rather hectic the last several weeks, so I'm thankful for...
09-05-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By JacobLee

JTEK makes an eccentric shim that lets you use a...

JTEK makes an eccentric shim that lets you use a 34.9 der on a 28.6 seat tube and sells it through SJS Cycles in England. They are fairly painless to order. Great for making the wrong derailleur work...
09-05-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By dwmckee

We have considered 3D-printing a shim for this...

We have considered 3D-printing a shim for this purpose where the inner hole is offset by 2.5MM to compensate for th GRX wider spacing. We have not yet had to do it, but glad to hear thsi wirked as...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By Doug Fattic

Ryan, here is a picture of those chain stays and...

Ryan, here is a picture of those chain stays and BB shell I used on my wife's bike. The tires are 650B X 42 Rene Herse Baby Shoe Pass tires. I'm not where I can do any measurements.
...
09-04-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 811
Posted By JohnDThompson

Take the fork to an established bike shop with a...

Take the fork to an established bike shop with a proper fork race seat tool and have the race seat milled to ISO 26.4mm diameter. It shouldn't cost very much or take very long if you just bring the...
09-03-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By spelger

Zwift updates really suck

why does zwift update at teh most inconvenient times?

i rarely do events but i found one that i really wanted to do yesterday. a race up the alpe. turn on the pc, fire up zwift and am greeted with...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-03-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By duanedr

My understanding from some cursory research (I'm...

My understanding from some cursory research (I'm not an expert on Keirin racing!) is that to be a true 'Keirin' bike, it has to be made by a certified builder of specific sized tubes and lugs so,...
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