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Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By thedutchtouch

i'm actually a bit more interested in building a...

i'm actually a bit more interested in building a wooden framed bicycle, rather than bamboo, as i have woodworking experience, but figured the question was relatively universal. i'll likely go the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By thedutchtouch

i was thinking if it's a steel bike, i could...

i was thinking if it's a steel bike, i could leave a few inches of seatstay and chainstay attached to the dropouts, and either cut some small slits up and down the sides for purchase, or smash the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By thedutchtouch

bamboo/wooden bike- hack up old frame for metal bits?

as the title states, if one were to want to give it a go at making a bamboo or wooden framed bike, would it make any sense to take a hack saw to an old/broken/crashed frame for stuff like the BB,...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,442
Posted By thedutchtouch

i think he's referring to the zig-zag lines such...

i think he's referring to the zig-zag lines such as the one that appears on the left hand side of the road (to the right of the bike lane) from 00:21 to 00:27 or so. i know i've seen them in videos...
06-18-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,061
Posted By thedutchtouch

eh, i'll keep riding my 722ts. it's got well into...

eh, i'll keep riding my 722ts. it's got well into the 4 digit miles on it and hasn't let me down. if it does, oh well, i got my money's worth out of it.
Forum: Introductions
06-16-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By thedutchtouch

heck, i'm just glad i remembered my password lol....

heck, i'm just glad i remembered my password lol. thanks guys, same here. it's helped that my daughter gets a kick out of being towed around in a bike trailer. the fixed gear isn't the best bike for...
Forum: Introductions
06-16-17, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By thedutchtouch

not really an intro, but i've been inactive for a very long time

getting back into riding on the regular, after life changed things for a few years. hello (again) Bike Forums. i've got a ss/fixed leader 722TS that i built a while ago, but looking to get a 58cm...
07-28-11, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By thedutchtouch

looks a lot like the plastic saddle that came off...

looks a lot like the plastic saddle that came off my old raleigh. i would not buy it.
07-27-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By thedutchtouch

I'd take your questions over to the touring...

I'd take your questions over to the touring forum. They won't bite and you'll get better feedback/faster help
07-27-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,227,832
Posted By thedutchtouch

Good eyes, that it is. It's a great seatpost for...

Good eyes, that it is. It's a great seatpost for the money, works well with the Brooks shorter rails, and is very easily adjustable, still dialing in the seat position exactly but I figure that will...
07-26-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 54,697
Posted By thedutchtouch

i enjoy building bikes/wrenching more than...

i enjoy building bikes/wrenching more than riding.

working on fixing that though
07-26-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,080
Posted By thedutchtouch

bumping this thread with more info as i'd...

bumping this thread with more info as i'd previously found it while searching/researching these covers, i just installed mine today, VO apparently has a new color "Cortado" that is a great match for...
07-26-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,227,832
Posted By thedutchtouch

58cm Leader 722TS/s803 fork ...

58cm Leader 722TS/s803 fork

http://justinvandenend.com/nonrelated/images/bikes/leader/finishedbike1s.JPG

http://justinvandenend.com/nonrelated/images/bikes/leader/finishedbike2s.JPG
07-26-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

sounds like its time to learn to do it yourself....

sounds like its time to learn to do it yourself. it aint hard.
07-26-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

nice looking bike, i love the leader diversity on...

nice looking bike, i love the leader diversity on this page alone (though i suppose i'm a bit biased)
07-26-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By thedutchtouch

is 34 your true cycling inseam or your pants...

is 34 your true cycling inseam or your pants inseam? i'm 6'2, just built a 58cm leader722ts. i'm using a 90mm stem and a velo orange grand cru seatpost (decent abount of setback), will be dialing it...
07-26-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

Thanks guys, it's only been 8 months since I...

Thanks guys, it's only been 8 months since I bought the frame haha
07-26-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

finished off my build this morning, had enough...

finished off my build this morning, had enough leather left over from the velo orange elk hide bar wraps(new color cortado, they match the honey brooks much better in real life than the photos, we'll...
07-24-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By thedutchtouch

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/228112-Fo...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/228112-Fork-rake-how-much-difference-does-3mm-make
07-24-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By thedutchtouch

the leader s803 fork comes in chrome, its decent...

the leader s803 fork comes in chrome, its decent (i have one on my leader 722ts)
07-24-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

yep im dumb i meant top tube. ive found them in...

yep im dumb i meant top tube. ive found them in 31.8 diameter, thinking i may try to pick up a set and see if i can bend them to shape. If not, i'll be attempting to manufacture some shortly.
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07-24-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

finishing up my 722ts build, just need to tape...

finishing up my 722ts build, just need to tape that bars and trim the cables. anyone know what the size of the top tube is and if anyone makes brake cable guides that'd fit it? or am i stuck with...
07-24-11, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By thedutchtouch

they dont fit inside the levers so i bet its jsut...

they dont fit inside the levers so i bet its jsut to make sure tehy fit different styles of brakes. everythings installed and working well
07-24-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,710
Posted By thedutchtouch

sounds like the hub is slipping forward in the...

sounds like the hub is slipping forward in the dropout when you apply pressure.
07-24-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By thedutchtouch

Leader s803 fork, 28mm gatorskin.

not sure if this is common knowledge, but the leader s803 fork fits a 28mm gatorskin, just barely. the gatorskin rubs on my front nashbar brake when it's not attached to the cable, but when adjusted...
07-24-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By thedutchtouch

question about brake cable ferrules/installation (cane creek SCR-5 levers)

I'm installing a pair of can creek SCR-5 levers/nashbar brakes, and have a question about the ferrules- i got a set of cane creek cables which came with a pair of normal ferrules, and a pair of step...
07-21-11, 02:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,983
Posted By thedutchtouch

talk about heart sheesh.

talk about heart sheesh.
07-20-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,983
Posted By thedutchtouch

eh i think its probably a generous helping of...

eh i think its probably a generous helping of both, but i do agree that the man's showing great heart. hoing he keeps it. (or loses it to an american)
07-20-11, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By thedutchtouch

yup

yup
07-20-11, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By thedutchtouch

sounds like a troll to me. traded a bicycle for a...

sounds like a troll to me. traded a bicycle for a 69 gto? among other things...
07-18-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By thedutchtouch

well that got off track kinda quick, but i think...

well that got off track kinda quick, but i think i'll go with the sun cr18's, and save some money for some nicer wheels next year
07-18-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By thedutchtouch

thanks dude i totally forgot about velo mine. ...

thanks dude i totally forgot about velo mine. sun cr18 vs weinmann lp18... i have no idea if the 15 dollar difference has any effect on quality
07-18-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By thedutchtouch

best deal on wheelset? nothing special, box section/formula hubs is fine

anyone able to help me out? looking for a complete wheelset, fixed/fixed is ideal, box section or low profile rims, formula level hubs is fine, looking to spend ~200 or less, not trying to get...
07-14-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By thedutchtouch

got the shim from VO when i ordered the stem,...

got the shim from VO when i ordered the stem, good catch though thanks
07-14-11, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 941,280
Posted By thedutchtouch

today i have been awake since midnight (worked...

today i have been awake since midnight (worked overnight for my job in organ donation), ordered 3/4 of the components for my new build, and will try to stay up til 10 for virgin freefest tickets.
07-14-11, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By thedutchtouch

tonight i purchased a bunch of stuff, all i have...

tonight i purchased a bunch of stuff, all i have left to buy is:
headset
brakes/levers
wheelset
misc cables/bar tape/toeclips
07-12-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By thedutchtouch

how about the sugino rd2's instead of the sram...

how about the sugino rd2's instead of the sram s300? the sram cranks would look pretty off on this build
07-12-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By thedutchtouch

budget build-searching for a headset, brakes/levers, and wheelset

hey all, i've been out of touch with the internet for a while for various reasons, looking to finally build up a frame i've been keeping in it's box for way too long, leader 722ts. right now all i...
07-12-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,951
Posted By thedutchtouch

i love my seagull bag

i love my seagull bag
05-03-11, 09:57 PM
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,992
Posted By thedutchtouch

velo orange has some thing that's spring based...

velo orange has some thing that's spring based that attacched onto the brake bolt and the downtube. never seen them in real life so don't know how well they work.
04-12-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,004
Posted By thedutchtouch

probably because they're built to be used, not...

probably because they're built to be used, not looked at.
04-08-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,306
Posted By thedutchtouch

i've sold 2 bikes on CL, one for 150, one for...

i've sold 2 bikes on CL, one for 150, one for 1050. both times i made sure to have the car keys and license of the uyer/test rider. i also watched them each enter/exit thier car, and stood next to...
Forum: For Sale
04-05-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 130,474
Posted By thedutchtouch

I want a velo orange tall stack stem, but it...

I want a velo orange tall stack stem, but it appears they'll be out of stock for 4-5 months. I will pay for a brand new stem (or other component but this is a stem swap thread) of your choice (same...
03-31-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,013
Posted By thedutchtouch

the word hipster is rediculous. it's impossible...

the word hipster is rediculous. it's impossible to do anything without someone else labeling you as a hipster. ride a bike? hipster. trendy clothes? hipster. calling other people a hipster? hipster....
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By thedutchtouch

piocture isd too blurry to see anything. if...

piocture isd too blurry to see anything. if you're worried, take it back to the store, its under the paint so they cant act like you did it
03-19-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By thedutchtouch

think about it. 43 degrees is a lot (almost half...

think about it. 43 degrees is a lot (almost half of a right angle) there's no way that degrees is correct your fork would look like the lowrider above. it's probably 43mm. bring your bike into a LBS....
03-17-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,748
Posted By thedutchtouch

holy old post batman

holy old post batman
03-14-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,901
Posted By thedutchtouch

scrod, your opinion of the site seems to have...

scrod, your opinion of the site seems to have changed haha
03-13-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,894
Posted By thedutchtouch

none. its a boat, which is stored outside, just...

none. its a boat, which is stored outside, just need to add a few wheels and a tongue to tow it.
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