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07-10-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,567
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: 3,093
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: 7,831
Views: 2,189,204
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: 726
Views: 68,662
Posted By smallpox champ

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12-02-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,237
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: 4,237
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: 1,841
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: 4,237
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: 2,152
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: 3,810
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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