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12-31-14, 11:36 PM
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Posted By chumlypogward

I had back pain/sciatica for many years,...

I had back pain/sciatica for many years, including an operation to sort a prolapsed disc. Hence I now know a lot about this stuff - although only for my specific instance, but maybe it will transfer....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-14, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By chumlypogward

Paragon Polydrops and Cromoly Tubing

So I want to build a frame using Paragon Polydrops, but I see they only come in stainless. So far I have only built in Columbus Thron, and probably would with this frame as well.

My question is...
05-24-14, 02:36 PM
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Views: 501,870
Posted By chumlypogward

They are WTB Nano 2.1 - very very tight in there...

They are WTB Nano 2.1 - very very tight in there :)

In reality I need something smaller, the main problem being that the tyres pick up bits of gravel and roll them into the inside of the steerer...
05-13-14, 05:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,582
Posted By chumlypogward

That was when it was pretty fresh, it has another...

That was when it was pretty fresh, it has another few thousand kms and way more road grime on it now...
05-13-14, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,368
Posted By chumlypogward

They just are not that heavy, there are plenty of...

They just are not that heavy, there are plenty of standard mountainbikes way chunkier. They just look like they are heavy...

You really have to try one to understand just how appealing they are,...
05-13-14, 02:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,368
Posted By chumlypogward

The snarky stuff is almost certainly people being...

The snarky stuff is almost certainly people being funny, but maybe this does not translate very well depending on where you are from...?

And perhaps 19 months ago fatties were very fringe, and now...
05-13-14, 02:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,582
Posted By chumlypogward

I have done a similar thing with my drops, but i...

I have done a similar thing with my drops, but i run an Alfine eggbeater on my commuter, and mounted a Jtec shifter above the hoods. It works really well, I dont even have to think about it now. You...
05-12-14, 02:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,368
Posted By chumlypogward

Keen as anything for a fat sub. They are no fad,...

Keen as anything for a fat sub. They are no fad, not like 29ers anyway....
05-12-14, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 501,870
Posted By chumlypogward

My disc trucker in it's current incarnation; ...

My disc trucker in it's current incarnation;

http://i682.photobucket.com/albums/vv185/ladaspeed/DSC_0304_800x536_zps58c12155.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-05-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,362
Posted By chumlypogward

The material is titanium powder which is then...

The material is titanium powder which is then fused using a laser. The finished material is nearly as good as machined titanium. Do not be looking for cheap, easily customisable frames anytime soon...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,965
Posted By chumlypogward

I just went ahead and did it having watched the...

I just went ahead and did it having watched the Paterek DVD's once... I am a design engineer and I was a welder for a while so probably in a better position than most to start out though. I live in...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-08-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

My Fatbike has come along a bit - more pics and...

My Fatbike has come along a bit - more pics and info here (http://pogwardbicycleindustries.blogspot.co.nz/). I have also made a monster cassette hack to fit a 42 tooth sprocket on the rear for more...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

Got the fatbike build rideable for Global Fatbike...

Got the fatbike build rideable for Global Fatbike Day, this thing feels awesome..

More pics here; http://pogwardbicycleindustries.blogspot.co.nz/
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Forum: Framebuilders
11-05-13, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By chumlypogward

I guess mild steel should be ok, as long as there...

I guess mild steel should be ok, as long as there is enough joint area... it is not a massively stressed area of the frame. This is good, I can get a plate laser profiled to suit...

The twin top...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-13, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By chumlypogward

Advice on material for twin top tube plate

I am building up a fatbike frame that has a twin top tube setup;

http://i682.photobucket.com/albums/vv185/ladaspeed/FatBike_800x490_zpsd5999564.jpg

I am wanting advice on the material for the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-28-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

The jig is all Minitec 20.1067 45X90 UL plus a...

The jig is all Minitec 20.1067 45X90 UL plus a whole lot of custom turned parts, I am happy to post up the CAD file if anyone wants it, although all it shows is the Minitec layout and the fasteners...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

Pretty much finished now; ...

Pretty much finished now;

http://i682.photobucket.com/albums/vv185/ladaspeed/DSC_0106_800x536_zpscf2055ca.jpg
http://i682.photobucket.com/albums/vv185/ladaspeed/DSC_0109_800x536_zpsf8ca4f5d.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
08-04-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

Yea thats from a 100ish year old chain ring, I...

Yea thats from a 100ish year old chain ring, I thought it would be nice to incorporate something vintage into the frame...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-04-13, 02:47 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 226,518
Posted By chumlypogward

Hi All Found this forum the other day, and...

Hi All

Found this forum the other day, and it would have been sweet if I had found it a year ago...

Anyway, that didn't stop me rocking right into a spot of framebuilding to create a suitably...
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