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Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

Mr Fattic, sir... I do want to build my own...

Mr Fattic, sir... I do want to build my own frame(s). Especially as the designs I wish to create seem esoteric to the western hemisphere these days (brazed steel lugged frames).

I am in Wisconsin...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-02-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

If you know of a framebuilder in the United...

If you know of a framebuilder in the United States or Canada who is interested in building and painting a keirin frame for that specification of components and with that severe of a geometry, let me...
08-31-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By ethet

Thanks for this... It makes sense to me, though...

Thanks for this... It makes sense to me, though perhaps there was a devil in the details which a knowledgable wrench would catch. The stack height will be fine, indeed I have already anticipated...
08-31-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By ethet

Tires? Sometimes these replies baffle me so...

Tires?

Sometimes these replies baffle me so much that I just wish I could delete my entire question and remove myself from the equation... I have obviously not made myself clear and have no idea...
08-31-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By ethet

Mismatched Threaded Headset: Acceptable?

I have a track frame with a Dura-Ace HP-7410 headset installed with an undrilled track fork which has a 27.0mm crown race.

I have a Tange track fork drilled for a rim brake which I wish to install...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

It seems like I should be able to find someone,...

It seems like I should be able to find someone, doesn't it? Though there isn't anyone—strangely. I am begging for it. Indeed, it is such an odd vacuum that I am considering taking up framebuilding...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

These are all used frames, likely crashed and...

These are all used frames, likely crashed and thrashed on the velodromes in Japan before I was given the opportunity to buy them... And then I use the frame like a 'daily rider' and they disintegrate...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

The lovely thing is that in all of these keirin...

The lovely thing is that in all of these keirin frames that I have which seem to be failing, this one actually has the decal on the seat tube denoting the tubing:...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

The downtube is cracked, empirically. Thanks so...

The downtube is cracked, empirically. Thanks so much for the help :)
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

This is a brilliant idea and I'll set up the...

This is a brilliant idea and I'll set up the conditions for the experiment here following the postage of this message, purely for science... Since tacking my query, I reviewed earlier photos of my...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By ethet

Crack Analysis

I'd love for someone knowledgeable here to have a gander at what this crack in the paint—a fault leaking rust, apparently—in the downtube of a ~10 year-old steel track frame might mean for its...
08-14-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

This is so overwhelmingly dope... I love this...

This is so overwhelmingly dope... I love this bike.

(If I'm not mistaken, I 'pinned' an older photo of this bike on Pinterest a few years ago and it is still by far one of most 'repinned' things...
08-05-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

I know that I float this balloon every time I see...

I know that I float this balloon every time I see this bike, though it is the honest truth that this is my favorite bike in our secluded section of this forum... Indeed, so much so, that my...
08-02-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

The tires are nothing special: They're the...

The tires are nothing special: They're the Panaracer Pasela at 25mm... If I am honest, I don't like having such a costly tire at the rear when riding brakeless... I'd much rather a $20USD RiBMo or...
08-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

NBD: 2018 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Yay! I received the frame and built it up this morning, and then gave it an inaugural 70km ride this afternoon. I am kinda excited about this bicycle—more than I have been in quite a while when it...
05-20-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By ethet

It is obvious that the frame is a bit small for...

It is obvious that the frame is a bit small for you and I just want to put that out there so that we can all acknowledge it and move on...

I do love what you have done with the conversion and the...
05-20-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 153,656
Posted By ethet

For real... I am really enjoying this voyage into...

For real... I am really enjoying this voyage into The HU. I didn't know anything about this band and I love what you've allowed me to discover.
05-20-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 153,656
Posted By ethet

This is super dope... Thank you for introducing...

This is super dope... Thank you for introducing me to this!

Edit: This is giving me super Heilung vibes—which is likely an obvious response, but also something which further moves forward the...
05-20-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By ethet

I love swept-back bars with rise and curves, and...

I love swept-back bars with rise and curves, and have experimented wildly with the concept... My favorite is the 570mm wide Zoom Cruiser:
...
05-20-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 153,656
Posted By ethet

Dry Cleaning - Scratchcard Lanyard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PuqlOTyJt0
05-17-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By ethet

I ride by their US headquarters...

I ride by their US headquarters (https://www.pacific-cycle.com) everyday... What a shame.

Though when exchanging email with people at Waterford (https://waterfordbikes.com) who happen to have the...
05-17-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 153,656
Posted By ethet

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_l4qY...

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_l4qYtQpDCgb7fxuc95yeC5jdaE2VOzCKc
05-17-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 631,088
Posted By ethet

Whoa! Please let us know how the installation...

Whoa! Please let us know how the installation goes... I am passionately interested in tire clearances with this in a keirin fork. Super dope, yo!
05-17-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By ethet

For many, many kilometers everyday I ride a...

For many, many kilometers everyday I ride a brakeless fixed-gear bike on city streets with occasional hops on and off a MUP to avoid freeways whilst strictly obeying stop signs and signals (a...
05-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

I use the Hold Fast (https://holdfastordie.com)...

I use the Hold Fast (https://holdfastordie.com) product... I absolutely love them.
05-16-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By ethet

Absolutely the best option... The Sugino...

Absolutely the best option... The Sugino (https://www.benscycle.com/sugino-xd2-701d-crankset---3450t---silver-crankset_sugino_xd2-500d_434/p) XD2...
05-16-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Level Keirin

I retrieved the beloved Level frame out of the closet last week with the intent to build up something a bit more punk rock to contrast with the bubblegum pop of the other bike I’m riding around...
05-09-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

It is the carved Brooks C17 All Weather saddle.

It is the carved Brooks C17 All Weather saddle.
05-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Ah, Spring... Glorious spring. That time when we fiddle the most with our bicycles and possibly update/upgrade every contact point of our favorite one for the coming year (if we/they are lucky)......
05-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By ethet

I have no idea how you pulled that magic trick,...

I have no idea how you pulled that magic trick, but consider me amazed: Wow.

Edit: You totally nailed it... It truly is a Tiemeyer with those downward-dog track ends:
...
05-07-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 631,088
Posted By ethet

Keirin bottom bracket tools

Just received these tools designed for servicing the NDS of a Sugino 75 or Hatta R9400 bb...
...
04-16-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

This is dope.

This is dope.
03-23-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By ethet

Perhaps that is part of my problem: I really...

Perhaps that is part of my problem: I really don't like the sensation when my saddle is too low. I really, really don't like it... It causes knee pain and I feel like I can never get on 'top' of the...
03-23-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By ethet

Slight One-sided Discomfort in the Saddle

I have long (always?) had a minor issue with my left sit bone/interface being slightly uncomfortable: whether it be a subtle extraneous pressure or that things feel ‘pinched’ over there. My left leg...
03-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

2013 Interpro Keirin

I began searching for a Korean keirin frame last summer (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1206033-source-korean-keirin-frames.html) and finally found a suitable one this January: A...
03-02-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

This is beautiful—I am gobsmacked. Though it is...

This is beautiful—I am gobsmacked. Though it is killing me that there isn't a clear view of the track ends! I'd love so much to see the details of the rear interface... Especially as everything else...
02-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Wow...This has thrown me for quite a loop. I did...

Wow...This has thrown me for quite a loop. I did not know anything about DynaDrive until now... (In doing research, I also never knew that Fuji made keirin frames...
02-28-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

What is the bottom bracket? The only Dura-Ace...

What is the bottom bracket? The only Dura-Ace keirin bottom brackets I know of are the Octalink interface, the 7700 and 7710... Is that what you have? If you have a square taper NJS Dura Ace BB, I...
02-28-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Oh, thank you so much :) The bins of parts...

Oh, thank you so much :)

The bins of parts have become something which I have only very recently realized as being nifty: I had been considering them a nuisance and something to be ashamed about...
02-28-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of...

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of my favorite bicycles posted to these threads :love:
02-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Panic in the Springtime

As the snow begins to melt, I decided to build up a 'Late Winter/Early Spring Bike', this current time when studded tires are usually no longer necessary around here. Built from parts I had but...
01-31-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

I love this bike... It looks so perfectly at home...

I love this bike... It looks so perfectly at home when framed by deepest winter :)
01-29-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Oh no, don't repaint it! At least not until you...

Oh no, don't repaint it! At least not until you build it up properly and give it an honest go at its original self... (Do you have an idea of what crankset you'd like to install, and/or what flavor...
01-26-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

Absolutely!

Absolutely!
01-26-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 45,524
Posted By ethet

2021 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Let's go...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1342/20210126_20210126_dsc_67432_b424a3443703ddff8e6794e844993b61a658e03c.jpg
01-22-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By ethet

Nitto everything with silver crankset and ring :)...

Nitto everything with silver crankset and ring :)

Edit: What veganbikes typed, for real (https://www.bikeforums.net/21884860-post2.html)... I apologize for being redundant.
01-21-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 103,131
Posted By ethet

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/20210121_20210121_img_20210116_153809_b228bc93732532d7478911bcf491a5c7a16b66691_732e27efe89ff90b016e22d189dc73fb2e815171.jpg
(I felt...
01-20-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 103,131
Posted By ethet

This is dope.

This is dope.
01-08-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 103,131
Posted By ethet

Thank you :) I have quite a few keirin bikes and...

Thank you :) I have quite a few keirin bikes and they all tend to eventually look like one another, I admit. One might wonder why I keep collecting them, I suppose... 'We all have our weaknesses', is...
01-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 103,131
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

My beloved Rinsei Lab keirin bike...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1370/20210102_20210102_dsc_67419_edit_2_e16420b2503b97f02a3531e080254c590f836ed5.jpg
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