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06-11-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By smallpox champ

Thanks all for the suggestions. For those...

Thanks all for the suggestions.

For those interested: I used Loctite 271 to fix a nut onto the threaded rod, the result was the thread rod came out of the axle. Interesting there was a 4mm hex on...
05-29-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By smallpox champ

It can be particular, I've run these rings for a...

It can be particular, I've run these rings for a while and have dropped the chain or failed to shift at times. I treat it as a 1x and try to reduce shifting, predicting when it's necessary and...
05-28-22, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By smallpox champ

C&V Inspired NBD: Custom 26" Drop Bar Build

My latest build, a custom 26" or Rene Herse 'RTP' frame and fork sporting Humptulips Ridge tires.

My previous personal bike was built with 'superlight' 7-4-7 tubing, 650bx45mm (actual) max,...
07-10-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,948
Posted By smallpox champ

Builder, myself, not because I am great, but I am...

Builder, myself, not because I am great, but I am cheap.

Frame, "super light" .7/.4/.7 butted main tubes, in this case True Temper OX Platinum. Quick handling, traditional geometry, not low trail....
02-27-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,345
Posted By smallpox champ

Crust bikes has some quill stems made by Nitto,...

Crust bikes has some quill stems made by Nitto, not cheap, but less than the Analog w(Right):

https://crustbikes.com/products/nitto-26-0-bj-stem/

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01-20-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,698,654
Posted By smallpox champ

'85 Stumpjumper Sport, recently cleaned up for my...

'85 Stumpjumper Sport, recently cleaned up for my father. Mostly original except the bars and stem were long gone, my shop had the bullmoose laying around.

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12-09-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,108
Posted By smallpox champ

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-02-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,338
Posted By smallpox champ

ThermionicScott Yep. Additionally I try to...

ThermionicScott
Yep. Additionally I try to take into account tire sag, a bigger tire will lose more height with its lower pressure. So a 42 could be closer to 38mm height when ridden and a taller...
12-01-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,338
Posted By smallpox champ

repechage :thumb: tricky Stability,...

repechage
:thumb:

tricky
Stability, for pure road riding you can get pretty low. The frame is for 700x42 tires though, so 8cm is not a lot.

-Devin
12-01-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,858
Posted By smallpox champ

I'll counter what most are saying, I think taller...

I'll counter what most are saying, I think taller looks better. Perhaps it's an acquired taste or due to the trend of wider and wider tires, but something 60cm+ looks more pleasing to me. By being...
11-28-19, 01:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,338
Posted By smallpox champ

I've made a handful of frames, and I'm working on...

I've made a handful of frames, and I'm working on more. I'm technically a frame builder, but perhaps not a framebuilder yet. Two threads for the first two:
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05-29-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,302
Posted By smallpox champ

My 2018 custom lightweight build in two slight...

My 2018 custom lightweight build in two slight variations:...
08-07-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,620
Posted By smallpox champ

C&V Inspired: I made a frame

I decided to make a frame several years ago now, slowly accumulating the knowledge, tools, and skills to do so. It took a long time, often neglected, with mistakes, but lessons learned. In retrospect...
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