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Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,575
Posted By G0balistik

I don't know why some of you are so hung up on...

I don't know why some of you are so hung up on wanting to go to HD or a local welding supply store. HJ has every part of what you need, why not just order it through them?

I recently had to buy...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,110
Posted By G0balistik

henry james. they are listed under aero tubing. ...

henry james. they are listed under aero tubing. there are two versions. one is round at the bottom and the other is ovalized. they are a bit tougher to use than a regular tube but it doesn't take...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By G0balistik

While you may not need a custom frame for the...

While you may not need a custom frame for the sizing aspect. I think that owning a bike that was made specifically for you can be really fulfilling. I can also see the merit in owning a really nice...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By G0balistik

that definitely sounds like more than not having...

that definitely sounds like more than not having a cs bridge. Unless of course it used to be there and was somehow detached. I learned that CS bridges are not necessary on some track bikes because...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,110
Posted By G0balistik

true temper still has a s curves seat tube. its...

true temper still has a s curves seat tube. its not round though, its aero in the bend section and was designed by Yamaguchi a while back.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-19-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By G0balistik

I don't get it. those angles are silly. are you...

I don't get it. those angles are silly. are you just wanting to paint frames? whay am I voting on what type of riding I like most? I vote track.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By G0balistik

Tiny track frame geo

I am in the process of building a pretty small track frame for a customer and I just wanted to get some of your opinions. She said that it was for track use only, so I made the fit and geometry to...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-08, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By G0balistik

also, thicker chainstays helps.

also, thicker chainstays helps.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By G0balistik

If that is what fits you, then it won't be a...

If that is what fits you, then it won't be a problem. as nessism said, there will most likely be significant toe overlap depending on the rest of your geometry. Depending on how you intend to use...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By G0balistik

I build fillet braze bikes, so I am biased. I...

I build fillet braze bikes, so I am biased. I think TIG looks unfinished and boring. Fillet brazing is my favorite because you aren't limited by angles and tube diameters but you still get a very...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,957
Posted By G0balistik

So far, I have found that if you are trying to...

So far, I have found that if you are trying to build a track frame that is going to have a fork with little clearance, you are going to need a different DT angle because the lug is probably made for...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,139
Posted By G0balistik

I would wonder whether or not it would be strong...

I would wonder whether or not it would be strong enough, depending on how extended it was. Usually when you put a seatpost in, you want to be submerged past where the top tube attaches or past the...
Replies: 4
Views: 7,264
Posted By G0balistik

I just did this a few weeks ago with the zipp 950...

I just did this a few weeks ago with the zipp 950 I have. when I bought it, it had some weird axle in it that didn't fit right at all.

I ordered a standard solid axle through QBP ( a bike shop...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-08, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,253
Posted By G0balistik

Moyer makes some beautiful stuff, its not...

Moyer makes some beautiful stuff, its not surprising that he is backed up. Didn't Don Walker just move to somewhere in texas? I may be completely wrong but I remember him moving somehwere.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By G0balistik

Thanks, that was I was looking for. I didn't...

Thanks, that was I was looking for. I didn't think it would be good to leave it untouched, next time I will just make sure to be more neat with the small fillet. The joint was definitely tighter...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-01-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By G0balistik

Most bike shops can measure you correctly but a...

Most bike shops can measure you correctly but a frame builder will still want to talk to you about everything else that needs to be considered for a custom frame.

HAve you looked at Leonard Zinn? ...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-01-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By G0balistik

Front triangle tacking question

I took a frame building course a little over a year ago and I am just now set up to do some building on my own. Not everything I have learned has stuck in my head so I have a question about taking...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-01-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,253
Posted By G0balistik

Where do you live? Its always nice to support a...

Where do you live? Its always nice to support a local builder.
10-22-07, 04:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,112
Posted By G0balistik

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/166/415084026_9a5c9...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/166/415084026_9a5c9a7fd9.jpg?v=0
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09-29-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By G0balistik

2-5

2-5
09-28-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By G0balistik

looks fragile

looks fragile
09-16-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,007
Posted By G0balistik

Wow Dutret, relax and let people buy what they...

Wow Dutret, relax and let people buy what they want. If you are just going to put people down all the time for using products how they want to, why don't you go do it on a blog?
09-12-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,007
Posted By G0balistik

i ride my tommasini pursuit everywhere right now,...

i ride my tommasini pursuit everywhere right now, and yeah its not comfortable for long ride, but i rode it the other night for 13ish miles and had no soreness the next day. I am young and flexy...
08-25-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By G0balistik

I have seen pics of the green rensho being ridden...

I have seen pics of the green rensho being ridden by the owner. He actaully has it set up with risers and a positive rise stem. the deep stem and drops were just put on for looks for taking...
08-14-07, 05:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,544
Posted By G0balistik

I use a tubular front all the time and its held...

I use a tubular front all the time and its held up plenty long. I have one for the rear, but I don't use it much because I don't want to skid through it too fast. Changing them is a real pain so...
08-14-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,312
Posted By G0balistik

They are designed for track ends (rear facing). ...

They are designed for track ends (rear facing). I have not used the surly ones, only the mks ones and they really make getting good tension and allignment easy and hold the wheel in place well. You...
08-08-07, 12:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,030
Posted By G0balistik

i am 6'3" and I ride a bike that fits me and a...

i am 6'3" and I ride a bike that fits me and a muh smaller bike. with a 57cm seat tube. I have long legs so there is more seatpost exposed than I would like and it makes for a steep drop to the...
08-03-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,420
Posted By G0balistik

If I could do it, I would. it looks like fun.

If I could do it, I would. it looks like fun.
07-29-07, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By G0balistik

Well I don't know anything about olympias but...

Well I don't know anything about olympias but firs thing. What the dropouts? veritcal or semi horizontal? track? Cause if they are veritcal it is a bit of a pain to make it a fixed gear. you...
07-28-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,304
Posted By G0balistik

fir is another but i have only seen a few.

fir is another but i have only seen a few.
07-26-07, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By G0balistik

track rake is genrally 30-40mm depending on what...

track rake is genrally 30-40mm depending on what event its built for. Sprint event usually have smaller rakes. the headtube angle is between 74-75degrees.
07-23-07, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By G0balistik

Fillet brazing is a tough technique that not many...

Fillet brazing is a tough technique that not many builders use anymore. It takes more time to do the weld and more time to do the cleanup than any other type of joining. Its beautiful and I love...
07-12-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Its proving very difficult to find a replacement...

Its proving very difficult to find a replacement axle. If any of you have been succesfull, let me know. A LBS told me that zipp axles are proprietary and I would need to get one from them (but they...
07-12-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Well after what dutret talked about with some old...

Well after what dutret talked about with some old disc wheels having freewheel threads on the other side so they allow for a road or track chainline, I have decided that that is probably the case...
07-12-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

No thanks, I'll use it how I want to thanks. And...

No thanks, I'll use it how I want to thanks. And I don't like deepvs.
Your other information was helpfull though, thanks.
07-11-07, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Do you have all of the bikes in your signature...

Do you have all of the bikes in your signature built up and in your possesion? cause thats a nice fleet.
07-11-07, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

MMMmmmm Colnago pursuit. I just love the old...

MMMmmmm Colnago pursuit. I just love the old curvy tubed pursuit bikes. Even if they aren't the most aerodynamic or even legal anymore...they are just beautiful.
07-11-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,933
Posted By G0balistik

Surprise nobody has posted the ones up on...

Surprise nobody has posted the ones up on fyxomatosis. They are real nice, and up for grabs.
http://www.fyxomatosis.com/images/news/fs-hillman_corsa.jpg...
07-11-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

and since the fork is made for a 650c wheel, it...

and since the fork is made for a 650c wheel, it wont even spin all the way around.
07-11-07, 10:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

those bars are real slick, I wouldn't mind having...

those bars are real slick, I wouldn't mind having some for myself.
07-11-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,481
Posted By G0balistik

I commute by bike and its only around 8 miles...

I commute by bike and its only around 8 miles round trip, but I change the route frequently. Its an easy ride, and I just carry lock/tools/sweatshirt and gadgets in my bag.
07-11-07, 10:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Yeah, i really loved the fraome too, and when I...

Yeah, i really loved the fraome too, and when I heard about the owner selling it, i had to jump on it.
It is a really unique old tommasini, and they have neat paintjobs. I am not sure when have...
07-11-07, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Yeah, I originally just bough the frame, but the...

Yeah, I originally just bough the frame, but the guy who was very nice decided that the disc needed to stay with the frame and we did a swap of some parts to make that possible.

It has a 650c...
07-11-07, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Well to remind you Spooky, the velospace picture...

Well to remind you Spooky, the velospace picture is the bike when it was owned by another person, I just bought the frame and wheels from him. But one reason, is that its a 650c front, and a sloping...
07-11-07, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

that is now my bike. The velospace page is from...

that is now my bike. The velospace page is from the previous owner though.
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1047/781901719_22e1337a43.jpg
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1363/781901735_c854d46ad2.jpg...
07-11-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,448
Posted By G0balistik

Why does my track disc have a hollow axle?

I have an old Zipp1150 purple disc wheel. Yes it was made purple, not repainted. And its threaded for a lockring, and spaced for track...but for soem reason its got a hollow axle. I have already...
07-07-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,112
Posted By G0balistik

my buddy rides an old basso with chromes...

my buddy rides an old basso with chromes fork/lugs it has the bent tt and st and it makes for a beautiful conversion...just dont you ever hack of any braze-ons. that way it can always be setup with...
07-07-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By G0balistik

You can skid on any gearing. your gearing or...

You can skid on any gearing. your gearing or tires is nots whats holding you back. you just have to lean forward more than you're comfortable with. leg locked and balls to the stem is one part,...
07-03-07, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,444
Posted By G0balistik

Yes it was agressive, but I am so tired of thsoe...

Yes it was agressive, but I am so tired of thsoe people just thinking their behavior is acceptable. If I hadn't of done anything, I would have thought about what I should have done for an hour...
07-03-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,583
Posted By G0balistik

It sounds like alot of you tighten and loosen...

It sounds like alot of you tighten and loosen them while riding. This is something that I never do, maybe my legs are just freaky long and it makes it hard to reach down there. But I just set them...
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