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03-02-19, 09:56 AM
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Posted By LMCol

have you tried tightening the headset? If you...

have you tried tightening the headset? If you have and it hasn't helped, it could be that your head tube has ovalised.
It looks like the headset on the quick is semi-integrated, so it could also be...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-02-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

Good point on the end cap clearance. I was...

Good point on the end cap clearance. I was expecting something like a H7f7 axle/hole tol, but the stated tol. on the paragon drawings is waaaay wider than i'd have expected.
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Forum: Framebuilders
03-02-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

That's exactly the plan. The image witht he...

That's exactly the plan. The image witht he slotted dropouts in the intermediate before the two bushes are welded into place. I should be able to get then +-1mm or so by using the existing dropouts...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-01-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

I don't suppose anyone knows where i might find a...

I don't suppose anyone knows where i might find a proper detailed writeup of axle standards? i'm finding it impossible to find anything that includes hub cup diameters, axle tolerance classes etc....
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

​​​​​​ I'll definitely be welding the cups in...

​​​​​​ I'll definitely be welding the cups in place. As you said, losing one would be a nightmare! Plus it gives be another opertunity to check alignment and tweak if needed.
I'd love to do the...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By LMCol

Can't reccomend a machine, but look up AvE on...

Can't reccomend a machine, but look up AvE on YouTube. He's done a pretty good video on stick welding basics.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

Right, i can post some images now my post count's...

Right, i can post some images now my post count's up.
Here's the bike in question:...
Forum: Touring
02-09-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,555
Posted By LMCol

You'd have to be very lucky to see them in...

You'd have to be very lucky to see them in Scotland. I've seen them in Iceland, but as others have said, just go north. Weather is the determining factor a lot of the time.
02-09-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By LMCol

Couldn't Agree more. at this price range you'd...

Couldn't Agree more. at this price range you'd probably get a lot more for your money going for a lesser brand. here in the uk the likes of decathlon and go-outdoors are way ahead when it comes to...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-09-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,904
Posted By LMCol

yeah, long travel hardtail. smash the descents...

yeah, long travel hardtail. smash the descents and still have the efficiency for the climbs. something like a production privee, stanton slackline etc.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-07-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,904
Posted By LMCol

Horses for courses, I simply don't ride the...

Horses for courses, I simply don't ride the terrain for a fat bike. My one bike garage would either be a ~130mm full sus or an aggressive steel hardtail.
02-07-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By LMCol

Maybe look into getting a steel/ti frame with a...

Maybe look into getting a steel/ti frame with a bit more compliance in the rear end. That might get you the extra comfort you're after.
02-07-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By LMCol

Doing a rim swap isn't too hard if you take your...

Doing a rim swap isn't too hard if you take your time.
The only thing you have to look out for is the number of spokes, then plug your rim & hub specs into an online spoke calculator to get your...
02-07-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By LMCol

UK's pretty much got the market cornered when it...

UK's pretty much got the market cornered when it comes to steel full sus'.
02-07-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By LMCol

You first need to choose what wheelsize you want....

You first need to choose what wheelsize you want. 29ers will generally be faster and roll over terrain better, but not be as lively. The giant you mentioned is 27.5 wheras the other two are 29.
I'd...
01-21-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,896
Posted By LMCol

Tl;Dr - Get flats regularly? - go tubeless. Never...

Tl;Dr - Get flats regularly? - go tubeless. Never flat? don't bother.
01-12-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,896
Posted By LMCol

Whet tyre sizes are you talking? IMO it's much...

Whet tyre sizes are you talking? IMO it's much more useful in mountain-biking where it allows you to run lower pressures without getting pinch flats, meaning more grip. All I can say is that I've...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

Sorry for the late reply. I tried posting...

Sorry for the late reply. I tried posting pictures, but being a new forum member I'm not allowed until I've got 10 forum posts. The model I have is the red/silver version from either 2016 or 2017.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-09-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By LMCol

QR-Through Axle Conversion

Hi guys, New to the forum.
Forgive me if this has already been covered, but I've had a good search and couldn't find anything.
I've got a Marin Pine Mountain (steel rigid 27.5+ bike) that I'd like...
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