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Forum: Framebuilders
05-23-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,175
Posted By Nomad2

I just realized how I'd left this thread and...

I just realized how I'd left this thread and thought I'd update it. We found a great frame builder in the end and have gone ahead and had my wife's bike modified. Well, it's more a case of a new...
Forum: Recumbent
05-04-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,117
Posted By BlazingPedals

Nocom has a pretty LOW bottom bracket. It's still...

Nocom has a pretty LOW bottom bracket. It's still above the seat, but my heels are pretty close to the ground with 170mm cranks. It could be a little more laid-back, but then it would need a longer...
Forum: Recumbent
02-07-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,107
Posted By andychrist

You bet you are! ADC of Recycled Recumbents fame...

You bet you are! ADC of Recycled Recumbents fame recommended your services to me when building my first recumbent, a Mach 2. Purchased a 20 front wheel with a Vuelta hub from your site and its...
Forum: Recumbent
02-07-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,107
Posted By JGaerlan

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/cruzbike_88fdbd48423dcc9a9801b9e183fc5cf2304feb40.jpeg
Here's the final addition to the recumbent garage before the wife kicks me out....
Forum: Framebuilders
11-30-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By Tandem Tom

My wife ,whom I am making this frame for, came to...

My wife ,whom I am making this frame for, came to my rescue and switched the printer setting!!
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By Cynikal

I generally use this tool. Haven't had those...

I generally use this tool. Haven't had those problems. You may want to check your print settings.

https://dogfeatherdesign.com/ttn_js/
Forum: Framebuilders
11-11-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your creativity and engineering are just off the...

Your creativity and engineering are just off the charts. Just brilliant!! Incredible job!
Forum: Framebuilders
11-11-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By tangent70

Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Come Again #150

It's time to continue my MtB frame project, or restart it after last spring's attempt ending in a nasty crash. Here's the link to that story A Long Time Coming - Bike Forums...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By MrK.

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a...

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a clunker frame similar to my DX that I have posted on this forum but with modern tubing and components. I too want to build a bullmoose bar first. This...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 289,323
Posted By ShaunJohnson

I shared my first frame...

I shared my first frame (https://www.bikeforums.net/11675374-post92.html) in this thread back in 2010. I thought I would share my second that I completed this summer:

...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By unterhausen

I have a similar project in mind, but since the...

I have a similar project in mind, but since the rear triangle is dead, I was thinking of making it into something like a big dummy.
The thing that's stopping me is I want to make it electric, and...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By Devin Rickey

This is a super cool build! Thanks for sharing! ...

This is a super cool build! Thanks for sharing! I had a feeling the holes in the front of the headtube were for internal routing...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By unterhausen

It seems like you could build your handlebars...

It seems like you could build your handlebars combining that design with the luv handles design https://www.cyclemonkey.com/blog/more-groovy-goodies-ti-luv-handle-handlebars
Center piece straight...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By guy153

Good idea! Have never made a whole handlebar but...

Good idea! Have never made a whole handlebar but did make, or rather convert, this stem.

The main thing with fixturing is you want your handlebar to be level. Because it's quite long any small...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By GrayJay

Fix would require un-brazing the bent fork legs...

Fix would require un-brazing the bent fork legs from the crown, replace with new legs. While it is possible, unless you can do the work yourself, probably more economical to just find a different...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-04-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By guy153

Could have used the canti posts for a rando rack!

Could have used the canti posts for a rando rack!
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By headwind15

I think what you are doing is really super! I...

I think what you are doing is really super! I owned bicycle stores in San Diego, which gave me exposure to a lot of different handlebar types. At some point I discovered the swept back Wald 395...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-08-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By dsaul

This is how I did it before I had real tubing...

This is how I did it before I had real tubing benders and I still use them for more gentle bends. It is 2 pieces of 3/4" plywood with a 45 degree angle routed on one edge and then glued and screwed...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,739
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

To further move this thread and invite other's...

To further move this thread and invite other's home made tools here's a couple of braze on bit holders.

The tinker toy version is my earlier attempt. I have 4 of them. No special machines to make...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,739
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Another thread tangented to a tool I had photoed...

Another thread tangented to a tool I had photoed and I remembered this thread. So I'm resurrecting this starting with that tool....
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,739
Posted By dsaul

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I made this one for another builder, because I don't use these...
06-18-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,642
Posted By nomadmax

Gotta lift the weight if you wanna lift the...

Gotta lift the weight if you wanna lift the weight.



Otherwise known as "horse shoe in the glove" ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 289,323
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My newest finished frame. A great paint job by...

My newest finished frame. A great paint job by Todd, as usual. He's a car guy and I wanted a Gulf Ford GT look in my usual pattern. I think he hit the colors really nice.

This is my station wagon....
03-05-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,435
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Kurt Kinetic. Buy a used one on Craigslist for...

Kurt Kinetic. Buy a used one on Craigslist for $50-$100.

The increased inertia feels better, and may make indoor power numbers closer to outdoor. The resistance is more stable with temperature,...
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,026
Posted By Skankingbiker

not new, but new config. 26 rear wheel. 451...

not new, but new config. 26 rear wheel. 451 front. New fork.... the original highracer fork (replaced the folder fork) new handlebars ( homemade..cut from old road bars), brake levers mounted higher...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 289,323
Posted By mikeread

Finished at last

My second frame is finished at last. It took just 15 years after completing my first.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 289,323
Posted By duanedr

26" MTB for a local shredder

Here's the latest one to leave the shop. The rider is 11yo so, the design criteria was light weight and low. The dad rides a lot and knows the benefits of a high end bike so he wanted something...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,318
Posted By Nessism

First of all, I'm a mechanical engineer and have...

First of all, I'm a mechanical engineer and have worked in the field for 23 years so far...

It is not a "theory", it is fact that the elasticity of steel does not change as it's used. The metal...
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