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05-30-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By cbchess

All these +1

All these +1
05-01-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,594
Posted By cbchess

+1 any time I fix up a frame, whether its used...

+1 any time I fix up a frame, whether its used or new I face the BB and head tube. Then I KNOW its right. My personal tool kit does not have a facer or thread chaser. Its one of two things I have...
05-01-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

oh and the weight was 21 lbs. 6.2 oz. when I...

oh and the weight was 21 lbs. 6.2 oz. when I mailed it out.
05-01-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

wow that park wrench didn't have to wait long!

wow that park wrench didn't have to wait long!
04-30-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

it might be on the reciept

it might be on the reciept
04-29-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

check the first page to see where you fall on the...

check the first page to see where you fall on the list
04-27-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

I also took out a couple of items for weight...

I also took out a couple of items for weight purge. If anyone is desperate for three very crude Bottom bracket axles that seem to weigh about 2 pounds each, I can send them along. If not they are...
04-27-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

box o crap photos

here are my photos of the box of crap
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what I kept313459
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departure for California!313461
04-27-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

It is a surgical strike in Virginia. 15 hour...

It is a surgical strike in Virginia. 15 hour turnaround! I am off to the post office this early Saturday morning.
04-26-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

The box has landed in Virginia! I will take...

The box has landed in Virginia! I will take pictures and mail it by Monday!
04-15-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By cbchess

Since that wheel is toast why not get a new wheel...

Since that wheel is toast why not get a new wheel and go disc? You can get mechanical discs like Avid BB7 for very cheap like $50 for new and almost free for used if you look. If you are not...
04-08-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

I have replied with my address! let make this...

I have replied with my address!
let make this the "super quick turn around crew"
I need to check the list for the person after me to get this B.O.C. moving right along
Forum: Framebuilders
03-28-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,289
Posted By cbchess

Bump- I think I will build a second Bamboo frame...

Bump- I think I will build a second Bamboo frame as the weather warms up here on the East coast. I've got a set of IRON bamboo poles that have been stabilizing for over a year now. Still using Aero...
Forum: For Sale
03-25-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 300,196
Posted By cbchess

With that small amount of use I think you could...

With that small amount of use I think you could contact Selle Anatomica and do a return and swap with them. I have had three of their saddles and always received excellent customer service with two...
02-06-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

yes good idea - some of that crap is just too...

yes good idea - some of that crap is just too craptastic and should go to the bin. makes more room for good stuff.
is there and update to the list on where we are and how many more folks have...
01-22-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,870
Posted By cbchess

Can you please add me to the list? I've got a...

Can you please add me to the list? I've got a bunch of crap to add to that box.
10-02-12, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,176
Posted By cbchess

+1 usually will pull back the dust seal and...

+1
usually will pull back the dust seal and stick the liitle red tube of the silicon spray can in there and give a quick squirt. Then I cycle the forks 5 or 6 times and then WIPE AWAY any excess so...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,999
Posted By cbchess

getting closer to build #2

getting closer to build #2
08-13-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By cbchess

Buy a good book that will teach you to do all the...

Buy a good book that will teach you to do all the repairs and upgrades you want to do then buy tools as you go.
Zinn's book is very good....
08-13-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By cbchess

Universal is very good too. very cheap shipping...

Universal is very good too.
very cheap shipping if you go fo the flat rate
http://www.universalcycles.com/
07-20-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,952
Posted By cbchess

I did mine not for any fashion but for more...

I did mine not for any fashion but for more controll of comfort and ride quality. This was to give me an adjustment in addition to the tension bolt.
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you can see I only...
05-31-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By cbchess

I was going to ask your weight. I am 185 and I've...

I was going to ask your weight. I am 185 and I've never even thought of replacing springs. I hope you haven't placed a seed of doubt in my mind now! do you have a link to the cheap-o-huffy you...
05-31-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By cbchess

that is a super high stress area on the frame ...

that is a super high stress area on the frame
+1 for Calfee
I think there is one more carbon frame repair builder name Kirin or something like that.
05-23-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By cbchess

did you try prolink? perfect lube for what you...

did you try prolink? perfect lube for what you need to do .
05-21-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By cbchess

a clank almost sounds like a broken frame

a clank almost sounds like a broken frame
05-21-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,375
Posted By cbchess

no need for water

no need for water
05-21-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By cbchess

I had some trouble with that before while lacing...

I had some trouble with that before while lacing with wheel smith spokes. I was using a used rim with a hop at the rim joint.- I could not pull things into shape - then one othe spokes failed at the...
05-21-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,720
Posted By cbchess

Not really sure how this is possible and this...

Not really sure how this is possible and this might be the reason for your tube wear.
05-21-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,720
Posted By cbchess

+1 not on the outside but on the Inside of the...

+1
not on the outside but on the Inside of the rim
05-17-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By cbchess

or could you find a 25.4 post with larger set...

or could you find a 25.4 post with larger set back and shim it to 26.6
http://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Alloy-Seat-Post-Shim/dp/B002NCZ7P6/ref=sr_1_35?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1337269872&sr=1-35
...
05-17-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,641
Posted By cbchess

http://www.amazon.com/Kalloy-Laprade-350mm-26-6x35...

http://www.amazon.com/Kalloy-Laprade-350mm-26-6x350mm-Seatpost/dp/B001CJV7AK

14 $
20mm setback
you could probably make up 5mm with moving the saddle back a bit further on the rails
04-24-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By cbchess

disc brake judder

I've had a few forks that really did this a lot. This issue seemed to be made worst with my Mech disc brakes rotor shape. The shape was called Roundagon and it seemed to grab while braking with a...
04-19-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,384
Posted By cbchess

simple green has been discussed before in threads...

simple green has been discussed before in threads and some claim it will harm your chain if you soak it in it. I know through my personal experience everytime I broke a chain while riding it was...
04-05-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,074
Posted By cbchess

Bravo! A nice bike and even nicer to help a kid...

Bravo! A nice bike and even nicer to help a kid out. kind of like the age old saying " give a man a fish VS teach a man to fish..."
04-03-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,258
Posted By cbchess

a dremel with cut off wheel will work too. go...

a dremel with cut off wheel will work too. go slow . Don't breath the carbon fiber dust.
04-02-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By cbchess

you can get a stem with more rise and skip the...

you can get a stem with more rise and skip the spacers - the spacer trick will only work if you can move them from on top of your stem to under your stem. You can't add spacers if you don't have...
04-02-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,070
Posted By cbchess

prolink on my front D- It flushes out the gunk...

prolink on my front D- It flushes out the gunk and lubes it just right.
03-29-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,202
Posted By cbchess

+1 for Feedback sports - I got mine back when...

+1 for Feedback sports - I got mine back when they were still called Ultimate stands and it is worth twice the $$ they charge.
03-29-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,729
Posted By cbchess

i don't care how you clean the chain. But I...

i don't care how you clean the chain. But I really like Chain-L lube. I got almost a year out of my last application.
03-16-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,993
Posted By cbchess

you could use disc brakes and not have any issues

you could use disc brakes and not have any issues
02-16-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By cbchess

Did you check an auto parts store? you might also...

Did you check an auto parts store? you might also find a metal one there. you could then file down the cap to the size you need.
02-15-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,563
Posted By cbchess

Park grease and Phil's have both worked great for...

Park grease and Phil's have both worked great for me
02-15-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By cbchess

Trolling? My wife just got her nails done...

Trolling?

My wife just got her nails done with some new high end stuff that is super strong - no chips for 3 - 4 weeks and then you have to get it professionally removed.
maybe use that kind of...
02-15-12, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,298
Posted By cbchess

I use Phil's tenacious oil (a thicker oil like...

I use Phil's tenacious oil (a thicker oil like Chain-L) in a small cup and put all my nipples in that as I build. I take each spoke and fill the threads with a high quality grease like Park or...
02-15-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,298
Posted By cbchess

Print Sheldon brown's wheelbuilding article out...

Print Sheldon brown's wheelbuilding article out in COLOR and go slow. do all the tips. use a punch to set the spoke heads. stress relieve the spokes as you go. I use and old wooden hammer handle,...
02-15-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,897
Posted By cbchess

Never had any trouble using the park tool cable...

Never had any trouble using the park tool cable cutters
http://www.parktool.com/product/professional-cable-and-housing-cutter-cn-10

It works every time. Plus it has a nice crimper for your end...
02-07-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,186
Posted By cbchess

Buy yourself the ZINN book and save $100s each...

Buy yourself the ZINN book and save $100s each year. I bought my book years ago and it paid for itself with my first repair when I saved $60. You don't need to buy a big tool set either. Just buy...
01-13-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By cbchess

I got something very close to this from deal...

I got something very close to this from deal extreme
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/ultrafire-th-t60-ha-ii-xm-lt60-5-mode-1200-lumen-white-led-flashlight-with-strap-1-x-18650-57007

The light I got...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-13-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,999
Posted By cbchess

bump I wanted this thread back on the first...

bump
I wanted this thread back on the first page. I got a new batch of bamboo for my next frame. This new stuff is MUCH thicker in the walls of the tubes and should make a much better frame. The...
01-11-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By cbchess

+1 for hair dryer

+1 for hair dryer
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