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05-26-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By insub2

Thanks guys/girls. I'll give that a try tonight...

Thanks guys/girls. I'll give that a try tonight or tomorrow pending free time.
05-26-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By insub2

Freewheel Not Catching

I got an old Trek of ebay that came with Campy parts and Phil hubs and a new IRD 5 speed Freewheel--which is awful or broken or something dangerous. When riding, after coasting a bit, I can pedal up...
05-26-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By insub2

Maticulously scraping it off with an x-acto knife...

Maticulously scraping it off with an x-acto knife worked pretty good. Slow. But good.
03-18-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By insub2

Campy Delta Brakes -> Nutted

Does anybody know ifh Campy Delta brakes can be converted to the traditional nutted style?
03-14-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By insub2

Oh, I wasn't offended. There is no way for you to...

Oh, I wasn't offended. There is no way for you to know my skill level. Thanks all!
03-14-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By insub2

I remember there is a saying about assuming... ...

I remember there is a saying about assuming...

I've been doing various machining since I was in early high school, build robots from scratch (FIRST Robotics!!!), and was an engineering major...
03-13-11, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By insub2

BB Thread Damage

I got a frame here that has some thread damage in the bb shell. Should my LBS be able re-thread that? How much should I expect to pay?

NOTES: It's already Italian. It's really not that much...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By insub2

Well, I would like to build a bunch of them.

Well, I would like to build a bunch of them.
03-13-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By insub2

Power coat on polished luggs :-(

I just got a frameset from a Craigslist ad with some perdy polished lugs that had been powder coated. Unfortunately the people doing the powder coating didn't tape off super good. The edges are a bit...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-13-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By insub2

Getting started in frame building.

They say the best place to start is the beginning but I'm not quick sure where that is....

The Community College in my area offers classes on welding but I'm not sure what kind of welding is...
02-25-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,973
Posted By insub2

That's pretty much what I figured as far as...

That's pretty much what I figured as far as available options based on my research. Hadn't really considered the physics of such a drastic change in fulcrum position. I'll just put it aside until I...
02-25-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,973
Posted By insub2

long reach v-brakes?

I got a frame from a friend of mine that--a Peugeot "Crazy Horse"(?).

Anyway, It's cot canti posts that seem positioned for 26" wheels but I kinda wanted to throw on a pair of Weinmann DP18s...
07-26-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,520
Posted By insub2

I got a frame of unknown origin (supposedly...

I got a frame of unknown origin (supposedly picked up in Germany) that I built up in a white/white/white/white/yellow/black color scheme. I am going to get black vinyl letters and put "BIKE" on the...
06-28-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,003
Posted By insub2

@52-12@95 I just wrapped my friends bars using...

@52-12@95
I just wrapped my friends bars using the Cinelli cork. Way easier than I thought it'd be. Except the logo finishing tape. I stretched it a little too hard and mess up the logos. So she...
06-22-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By insub2

I found it via Google Image Search. It was...

I found it via Google Image Search. It was posted to a forum: http://singlespeed.net/CS/forums/thread/2110.aspx

@flammenwurfer
Any close ups of the stem? Did it polish up nice?

@all
Great...
06-22-10, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By insub2

Thanks guys. I think this is what I want: ...

Thanks guys.

I think this is what I want:
http://singlespeed.net/CS/forums/storage/12/2110/supercourse.jpg

Specifically:
http://www.velo-orange.com/vomoha.html &...
06-21-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,003
Posted By insub2

No. You are totally right; that is bottom up. ...

No. You are totally right; that is bottom up. But I don't know how they finished it off so nice. And without electrical tape. Anyone able to enlighten us?
06-21-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By insub2

Post Your Handlebar/Stem Pics Please

I got a 70's Fuji Mixte that I'm gonna build up into a classy, grocery getting townie and want to get ideas for upright handlebars and stems.

Show off. Thank you.
06-20-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By insub2

Thanks for the replies...but I thought about it...

Thanks for the replies...but I thought about it and waiting a day for the LBS to be open (friggon west Michigan) will still be quicker than waiting for shipping. Hopefully they have what I want in...
06-20-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By insub2

27" Rim Width ...Sandard?

This a bit time sensitive. I am away from my bike and am itching to buy new tires online.

Is it a safe bet to get 27x1 1/8 or maybe even 27x1?
05-31-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,600
Posted By insub2

I don't remember which band it was or how the...

I don't remember which band it was or how the song goes but the point is that not doing something just because it's popular is as lame as doing something just because it's popular. And considering...
05-25-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By insub2

White Saddle

Any tips on keeping an white saddle white? The dye from my pants is changing it colors!
05-17-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By insub2

Bought some calipers and filed it down...

Bought some calipers and filed it down yesterday--checking every few minutes to make sure I was leaving it round and not taking too much off. Took a bit of time (my file is old and dull) but it...
05-11-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By insub2

Thanks for all the advice but my two LBSs are no...

Thanks for all the advice but my two LBSs are no help. :-(
05-09-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By insub2

Sorry. Should have mentioned that it is a 1"...

Sorry. Should have mentioned that it is a 1" threaded fork. The frame make and model is unknown (because it was powder coated and all branding removed or covered up) and the fork is generic. ...
05-09-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By insub2

Headset & Headtube & Fork don't match.

I got a frame and fork separately and each came with a headset. For sake of clarity, let's call the frame's headset HSA and the fork's HSB.

HSA is a Richtey Sealed (matte finish & black plastic)...
04-19-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By insub2

Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
04-15-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By insub2

Loosened Pedals?

I just got these Origin8 Track Pedals 1/2" (http://harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=3126) from the UPS guy and opened the package in excitement.

Oh no. The left pedal barely spins on it's...
03-10-10, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By insub2

I haven't any hubs yet. I was told that Surly's...

I haven't any hubs yet. I was told that Surly's use standard axles that are easy to replace so I was considering those.
03-09-10, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By insub2

Quick Release Bits

Firstly: I know. I know. I know.

...but where would buy a quick release axle to convert a fixed gear hub? About how much would it cost?
03-09-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By insub2

Unkown Caloi - Sprocket and Hub Questions

I picked up a bike from craigslist the other day. It's an unkown model (no sticker) unkown year Coloi five speed road bike. Guessing by style, early to mid 70's. There is a serial number stamped...
10-17-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By insub2

Gloves

This will be my first winter biking and I'll need to get some gloves.

Usually I wear small knit gloves from the dollar store. I like tight fit. They've been warm enough for me winters past and...
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