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Forum: Framebuilders
02-29-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By potus

I corrected a head tube / seat tube misalignment...

I corrected a head tube / seat tube misalignment on the cheap once. I secured the bb of the frame in a bench vice. I then inserted a weight lifting bar (with an aluminum tube over the end that was...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-08, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By potus

http://www.aircraftspruce.com ...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com
http://www.onlinemetals.com/
there's also Dillsburg Aeroplane Works 717-384-5865

look for 4130 3/8" X .028"
people have reported having good results with a bender...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-30-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By potus

sometimes it's called a funny bike. it's usually...

sometimes it's called a funny bike. it's usually used for short TT's. the idea behind the geometry is to shorten the wheel-base and put the rider in an agressive position, (leaning down/forward).
Forum: Framebuilders
12-24-07, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By potus

the paterek manual is the book you're looking...

the paterek manual is the book you're looking for. http://www.timpaterek.com/

I used the paterek manual + general evening welding classes to build a few frames.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-08-07, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By potus

I'd buy an extra set of bosses and do a test run...

I'd buy an extra set of bosses and do a test run but I think it would work. I'd' trigger' weld it, a fancy term for a bunch of tacks. it probably wouldn't take much
Forum: Framebuilders
08-20-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By potus

http://www.bringheli.com/ is in Parma

http://www.bringheli.com/ is in Parma
07-09-07, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,793
Posted By potus

back in my day, you couldn't build a set of track...

back in my day, you couldn't build a set of track wheels for $300... if it appeals to you, buy it. it's a track bike, not a rocket ship. there ain't much to it so it doesn't surprise me you can buy...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By potus

cannondale uses a two pass weld. the second pass...

cannondale uses a two pass weld. the second pass smooths out the weld, you can read about it here:

http://toolingandproduction.com/archives/0602/0602welding.asp
06-29-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By potus

a lathe is a beautiful thing

a lathe is a beautiful thing
06-29-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,370
Posted By potus

jesse james uses them. 'nuff said.

jesse james uses them. 'nuff said.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By potus

I'd agree with that. Repairs are rough on Al,...

I'd agree with that. Repairs are rough on Al, even simple alignments. mainly due to the heat treating/artificial aging process that happens after the welding. figure out the cost of the repair +...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By potus

I've never heard a negative comment about UBI. ...

I've never heard a negative comment about UBI. There's also Doug Fattic's class in Mi & Mint's class in Az. May be worth checking out.

If I had the $ & time, UBI would be my first choice.
06-29-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,388
Posted By potus

My brother-in-law is from Taichung. I was...

My brother-in-law is from Taichung. I was visiting him one summer and he called them up to see if we could buy a frame. At the time (5 years ago) they said they'd sell us an un-branded frame. A...
06-25-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By potus

I sold one a few months ago on eBay for $100

I sold one a few months ago on eBay for $100
06-23-07, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,162
Posted By potus

I have an older park prs-5. (no longer available...

I have an older park prs-5. (no longer available from park, ebay maybe?) I really like it. it's the one and only repair stand I've ever used but couldn't imagine what else I would need in a stand....
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By potus

it may be flux rattling in there. if it is rust...

it may be flux rattling in there. if it is rust & you can hear it, it's probably too late.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-07, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By potus

you could apply bondo to give it a fillet-brazed...

you could apply bondo to give it a fillet-brazed look
06-21-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By potus

I find gear inches is more closely related to how...

I find gear inches is more closely related to how steep of hills you plan to ride up.
06-04-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,698
Posted By potus

+1

+1
05-26-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By potus

super glue the crack

super glue the crack
05-18-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By potus

+1 those hook looking things suck ****.

+1

those hook looking things suck ****.
05-18-07, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By potus

I'd skip that option if possible. looks cool but...

I'd skip that option if possible. looks cool but may cause a stress riser down the road.
05-18-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By potus

forget about it. it will take you a year...

forget about it.

it will take you a year (if not forever) to find several near mint keirin frames in the 56-59 range for about 400 each.

Keirin is .01% of Japan.

go to Japan, have fun &...
05-16-07, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By potus

this? http://www.xcontario.com/bikeCAD.html

this? http://www.xcontario.com/bikeCAD.html
05-13-07, 06:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,771
Posted By potus

doode... that set-up deserves a proper hex wrench...

doode... that set-up deserves a proper hex wrench set.
05-02-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,238
Posted By potus

I'll be there. I'd bet cash money Ceya & Sashae...

I'll be there. I'd bet cash money Ceya & Sashae will be there as well.
04-18-07, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By potus

27.0 - 26.4 = .6 26.0 - 25.4 = .6 ...

27.0 - 26.4 = .6

26.0 - 25.4 = .6

http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ST0506 is a .6mm shim. it will work.
04-17-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By potus

http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ST0506 ...

http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ST0506

should do the trick
04-17-07, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By potus

Nitto Technomic Deluxe Stem ...

Nitto Technomic Deluxe Stem

http://www.rivbike.com/webalog/handlebars_stems_tape/16044.html
04-15-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,073
Posted By potus

http://search.bikelist.org/?SearchString=Drilling%...

http://search.bikelist.org/?SearchString=Drilling%20a%20fork%20crown%20&SearchPrefix=@msgsubject&SortBy=MsgDate%5Bd%5D&Scope=framebuilders

the post from Mike Zanconato is the most useful
04-09-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By potus

http://www.landsharkbicycles.com/photogal1.html

http://www.landsharkbicycles.com/photogal1.html
04-07-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,792
Posted By potus

the latest incarnation of the 'ol faithful steed ...

the latest incarnation of the 'ol faithful steed

http://www.popdan.com/images/blackbike.jpg
03-23-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By potus

WD-40 is a degreaser. The common mistake is...

WD-40 is a degreaser. The common mistake is using it in the place of grease. it'll work in the short-term but all it is doing is cleaning up and removing the old dirty grease. eventually you'll...
03-03-07, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By potus

you can make an extension for your dremel using a...

you can make an extension for your dremel using a piece of .125" steel rod. cut it to the longest length you'll need (plus a little more to clamp into the dremel). using black electrical tape build...
03-01-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By potus

this guy did...

this guy did http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2006/dec/Brad.htm
02-27-07, 10:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,479
Posted By potus

http://teamchainreaction.com/video/hungerford/

http://teamchainreaction.com/video/hungerford/
02-25-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By potus

+1

+1
02-21-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,452
Posted By potus

I'd go down a frame size. for wheelie'ness, the...

I'd go down a frame size. for wheelie'ness, the slacker the seat tube angle & shorter the chain stays, the better.
02-20-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,656
Posted By potus

finally. now, does anyone have pics of a regular...

finally. now, does anyone have pics of a regular chain break in a similar fashion as that one?
02-14-07, 10:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,656
Posted By potus

pictures please. I don't believe that chains...

pictures please. I don't believe that chains break. prove me wrong...
02-13-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By potus

if it's stripped there won't be any metal there...

if it's stripped there won't be any metal there to re-tap. he could try a helicoil but that's probably more trouble than it's worth.
02-02-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By potus

I think DID's are the only silver NJS chain out...

I think DID's are the only silver NJS chain out there. I picked one up in Japan over thanksgiving for ~$15, about the same price as the HKK Vertex.
02-01-07, 06:40 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 78,487
Posted By potus

there's always tokyo godfathers...

there's always tokyo godfathers (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388473/)

This animated tale tells the unlikely story of three misfit roommates -- Gin (a former professional cyclist), Hana (a...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-26-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By potus

overlap would not be a problem. handling is...

overlap would not be a problem. handling is dependent upon head-tube angle and fork rake. having a 64cm ST and 58cm TT can work. sounds like you have long legs. have you ever been fit by a...
01-22-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By potus

that's exactly where a former olympic track...

that's exactly where a former olympic track cyclist told me to put my hands the first time I rode a track
01-22-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By potus

it might be smaller than 1 3/4", pipe is measured...

it might be smaller than 1 3/4", pipe is measured from the inside. there's definitely a size that works perfectly with 1" forks. I have a chunk at my parents'.
01-21-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,363
Posted By potus

stanley's rule http://www.stanley-pmi.com/ if...

stanley's rule http://www.stanley-pmi.com/
if you pre-heat it your coffee will stay steaming hot all day. they don't leak & have replaceable parts
01-11-07, 10:51 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,792
Posted By potus

aka pajama, ao pajama, ki pajama

aka pajama, ao pajama, ki pajama
01-11-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,792
Posted By potus

baka janai! ii desu ne!!!

baka janai!

ii desu ne!!!
01-11-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,792
Posted By potus

we may be brothers from another mother. I had a...

we may be brothers from another mother. I had a pulse as well...
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