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08-03-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,613
Posted By Cynikal

If you are looking for a new SSCX, drop me a...

If you are looking for a new SSCX, drop me a line. I'm selling my Sycip as I'm not racing anymore.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

I'm getting this third hand so take it as such. ...

I'm getting this third hand so take it as such. Lon sold to someone but is still there for the transition. Sounds like they are restocking most parts but also starting some in-house production. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

I cross posted this to the FB framebuilder's page...

I cross posted this to the FB framebuilder's page and Alex Meade pointed me to what I needed at Ceeway with model numbers. Super helpful. I've copied it below.

Lugs LT07, LD07 and either...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

I completely agree with this. I'm a little...

I completely agree with this. I'm a little surprised with how nice those lugs are that it's not an option. I also don't focus on sloping top tubes that much but for this bike it seems like they way...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Cynikal

Those cups would make a really nice addition to a...

Those cups would make a really nice addition to a Bringheli jig. I may have to do this.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

That may be my best route. Thanks.

That may be my best route. Thanks.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. I looked at his stuff but he only spec's...

Thanks. I looked at his stuff but he only spec's 1" had tubes for standard OS lug sets. I already have most of the tubes that I want to build with.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-22-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Cynikal

Sloping Top Tube OS Lug Set

I'm currently designing a touring bike for both on and off road and want to use a lug set with a sloping top tube. I'm using single OS tube set (28.6 TT, 31.8 DT, 36mm HT, ect..) I can't seem to...
07-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,206
Posted By Cynikal

To clarify, to common filler we call "silver" is...

To clarify, to common filler we call "silver" is usually 56% silver which does not build up well but has great capillary action (filling lugs and what not). There are other silver fillers like 50n...
07-14-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,206
Posted By Cynikal

Ha!, I've done several things like this. ...

Ha!, I've done several things like this. Recently I was bending a fork blade after brazing on the dropout and ended up bending it the wrong direction. Stuff happens and you have to laugh about it.
07-14-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,206
Posted By Cynikal

Ok, I give up. How do you remove the threaded...

Ok, I give up. How do you remove the threaded rod once they are brazed on?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cynikal

Not to completely hijack this thread, but I have...

Not to completely hijack this thread, but I have yet to find a framebuilding website that has everything that I want. I think BFS is getting pretty close but they don't cater to the lugged frames...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed and they just refreshed their website,...

Agreed and they just refreshed their website, bummer. Lon is great and full of info when you talk to him. Nova is local for me so I try to use them as much as I can.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. I can see that now. I really do wish...

Thanks. I can see that now. I really do wish that Nova's web site was better.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cynikal

Can you adjust the width of the canti placement...

Can you adjust the width of the canti placement with the Nova Jig?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By Cynikal

The first question is what has your frame builder...

The first question is what has your frame builder said about this and what tube set (or tube mix) are they recommending? Getting this off the internet is a little like walking in to the kitchen of a...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Cynikal

I would agree with that. That remaining paint...

I would agree with that. That remaining paint would protect the surface. I've never used a Phil BB.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Cynikal

Yes, both. They are done for different reasons. ...

Yes, both. They are done for different reasons. Facing while building is for checking alignment. Facing after painting is to ensure that the BB sits square against the BB shell.
07-01-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Cynikal

There is also a bolt on pulley that allows you to...

There is also a bolt on pulley that allows you to use any bottom pull FD.

Edit: Here is a link to one. https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=31009&category=1613
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Cynikal

For the angle I would suggest experimenting with...

For the angle I would suggest experimenting with your 76.67 degree top tube joint, printing out and fitting it up to make sure it looks right. You may need to use the 103.33 angle instead. Some...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Cynikal

Here is the link. ...

Here is the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0luwCUpeRhA
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Cynikal

I had thought that I would braze feet on it so it...

I had thought that I would braze feet on it so it would stand on it's own. Turns out I just put that part in the vice like yours. Maybe I'll cut it off and repurposed it, who knows.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Cynikal

Agreed, the Farr gauge is really nice like all of...

Agreed, the Farr gauge is really nice like all of his tooling. I'm hoping he makes the Bringheli add-ons again. They would make my jig much more useful.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Cynikal

Homemade Tools

As I move through the process of building my first few frames, I'm spending much time making tools to make this easier. I'm seeking some inspiration for how others solve similar issues. I'll start...
06-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Cynikal

You can use a freehub wheel with two single speed...

You can use a freehub wheel with two single speed cogs spaced 5 mm apart then use two chainrings (with are spaced 5 mm apart). The trick is to get the same length of chain to work for both combos. ...
06-19-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Cynikal

Ritchey?

Ritchey?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks for this. These are rough times, rougher...

Thanks for this. These are rough times, rougher for some more than others. For some of us bike stuff is a welcomed distraction others, not so much. Try to take care of yourself where you can.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. That is helpful.

Thanks. That is helpful.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. That's what I have done in the past.

Thanks. That's what I have done in the past.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

Fair enough. I guess I assumed a few things and...

Fair enough. I guess I assumed a few things and limited it to my experience. I've only built a fork with a crown with a 7 degree angle, straight blades and socket dropouts. Now I understand what...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

I have done the same but the fork I built was...

I have done the same but the fork I built was around 390-395 A-C but I had a really tight fit with mine which I preferred because I was using silver Anyway, that's good info, I'll switch to brass...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

Interesting. From what I have read is that you...

Interesting. From what I have read is that you want a tight fit between the crown and the blades, which would limit the amount of adjustment. Can you expand on this?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Cynikal

I would guess that it's just easier to build and...

I would guess that it's just easier to build and requires one less tool. The trade off is less control over rake.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Cynikal

Nice to see all the local folks here.

Nice to see all the local folks here.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,737
Posted By Cynikal

Just saw his post count. Thanks I'll drop him a...

Just saw his post count. Thanks I'll drop him a PM.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,737
Posted By Cynikal

Happy to sell the DVD's if you are looking. PM...

Happy to sell the DVD's if you are looking. PM me.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By Cynikal

I think you are missing an opportunity here. Why...

I think you are missing an opportunity here. Why not install the internals of a pump into the seattube with an external hose. Just loosen the seat binder bolt and use the seat to pump.
06-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,161
Posted By Cynikal

I may have a 650c rim gathering dust. I'm also on...

I may have a 650c rim gathering dust. I'm also on the left coast but still shipping rims is a pain.
05-26-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By Cynikal

PM sent on the X9 RD.

PM sent on the X9 RD.
05-26-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By Cynikal

Please don't move the Sacramento. Some of us like...

Please don't move the Sacramento. Some of us like it here.


But seriously, depending on where his internship is, I would be thinking about bike security. If he is working Downtown make sure he...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By Cynikal

With boost, the BB shell is wider, thus the...

With boost, the BB shell is wider, thus the spindle, so you avoid the crank conflicts with the stays. This with the wider rear end allows for additional tire clearance.

I've been in the same...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,439
Posted By Cynikal

That bike makes it look easy because it has boost...

That bike makes it look easy because it has boost spacing.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-06-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Cynikal

A 7 degree fork crown with a 390-400 ac would get...

A 7 degree fork crown with a 390-400 ac would get you really close to 60 mm.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Cynikal

Tom, He does answer questions rather quickly. ...

Tom, He does answer questions rather quickly. Also, if I remember correctly, someone asked him about his masking fluid in the comments of one of the videos. I thought he gave an answer there so...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-14-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By Cynikal

There is no reason to not file out the filler on...

There is no reason to not file out the filler on those dropouts. It was added to make aligning the rear wheel easier in a time when no one cared about single speeds or slide tensioning a chain.
03-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Cynikal

BF has a fairly busy framebuilders section here...

BF has a fairly busy framebuilders section here https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/ . A lot of good information for amateurs and a couple of pros hang out there. If you are looking for a...
03-10-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Cynikal

If the OP is not interested in the hubs above, I...

If the OP is not interested in the hubs above, I may be. I'll PM.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By Cynikal

Anywhere where you would need to build up a...

Anywhere where you would need to build up a fillet. I haven't used 45% but I have used Harris 50N on a small stainless rack repair.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By Cynikal

Don't think so. I was pointing out the the...

Don't think so. I was pointing out the the technique used above where he built up the silver then placed the peg was not possible with 56%.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,124
Posted By Cynikal

Probably important to note that he is not using...

Probably important to note that he is not using 56% silver for this. Read through the notes on the instagram post. He mentions what he uses.
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