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09-03-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thanks! You should never underestimate the easy...

Thanks! You should never underestimate the easy solutions. My guidelines were, as easy as possible yet stable. Yours is easier, but less flexible. 😃🙌
09-03-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thumbs up Home built trainer table

Last season I was struggling with a good place for the laptop, water bottles, snacks etc. so before this season I decided to build a proper trainer table. I finished a few days ago and it works...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Limar 007 respray

The other day I picked up a project I started last winter, but never finished by then. I sanded down by and re sprayed one of my bike helmets, a Limar 007. Fun projdct and the result turned out quite...
08-23-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Iíve only had them out for two rides so far. But...

Iíve only had them out for two rides so far. But I rode tarmac, gravel, singel track and sand. Apart from a very steep accent in loos gravel/sand where I had to get off, I found them very competent....
08-22-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I know! ;) Thanks! :)

I know! ;) Thanks! :)
08-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thats true. The Scott speedster frame seems to...

Thats true. The Scott speedster frame seems to serve as both entry level road bike and entry level gravel/CX bike, so I guess it is what you want it to be. 😃
08-22-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thanks! These are noname china wheels that Iíve...

Thanks! These are noname china wheels that Iíve had for a while. I made a video with a walk through of the components check it out below. There are also two episodes of the preparing and painting of...
08-22-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thanks! Since itís built out of a Scott speedster...

Thanks! Since itís built out of a Scott speedster frame, and I will use it for gravel riding, rather than CX, I call it a gravel bike, but I guess you can call it that as well. What do you think...
08-21-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

My Gravel bike build is complete!

I'M SO PROUD!

After hundr.... many hours in the workshop my home built gravel bike is finished and the final part of my youtube series is live! This has definitely given me a taste for building...
08-21-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I'M SO PROUD! After hundr.... many hours in...

I'M SO PROUD!

After hundr.... many hours in the workshop my home built gravel bike is finished and the final part of my youtube series is live! This has definitely got a taste for building my own...
08-21-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

A little Off topic, but since I shared my first...

A little Off topic, but since I shared my first videos in my build series, I thought I would share the final one as well! Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQIkdympOUM
08-21-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

nice! Yes, us beginners need two cans to cover a...

nice! Yes, us beginners need two cans to cover a whole frame. I guess with experience, when you spray more even and effective, you can make it with one. The lacquer should be applied twice with...
08-18-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

there is chrome paint on aerosol can. Iíve never...

there is chrome paint on aerosol can. Iíve never tried and I doubt that its as hard and durable as ďrealĒ chrome. ButÖ maby worh a try.

another option is the brushed steel look. That you already...
08-13-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I have no experience, but try to get hold of an...

I have no experience, but try to get hold of an other handlebar in chrome and do a test. Try a number of different methods and see what you find to be the best.
08-12-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

do you want it to be chrome/metal finish or do...

do you want it to be chrome/metal finish or do you want to paint it in different color?
08-07-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Today I started to assemble the gravel bike. lots...

Today I started to assemble the gravel bike. lots of fun. I also released the video where I go through all the components and parts of the bike. So check it out! I I got pretty far with the assembly,...
08-07-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Yes, the cage is mounted with two hex bolts. If...

Yes, the cage is mounted with two hex bolts. If you find a long cage you can replace it.

Let us know how you do!
08-05-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Im not suggesting it, I said ďyou mightĒ and...

Im not suggesting it, I said ďyou mightĒ and finished off with probably not.
08-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

A 34t cassette will probably be to big. I think...

A 34t cassette will probably be to big. I think the small cage reaches up to 28t. You might be able to ďhackĒ it with a wolf tooth goat attachment and fiddling with the b limit screw, but likely not....
08-04-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Any pics from the project? 😃

Any pics from the project? 😃
08-04-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I havenít tried them myself, but the colors seems...

I havenít tried them myself, but the colors seems nice. The primers and clear coats/lacquers are only 1K though, so for a more durable and professional finish, the 2k systems are preferable.
08-03-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Me too! 😃👍

Me too! 😃👍
08-03-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Im currently waiting for the final parts, the...

Im currently waiting for the final parts, the tires and rotors. So I will give a little smorgasbord of parts. I will make a video where i go through all the comments before I start to put ghrm on the...
08-01-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thanks! The Spraymax 2k primers are great and...

Thanks! The Spraymax 2k primers are great and quite common in stores all over (online and shelf). The one I used Is for aluminum, but I think the regular epoxy works good with steel, but do some...
08-01-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I'm about to start my build and I'm a bit unsure...

I'm about to start my build and I'm a bit unsure about in which order I should assemble the parts to make it as efficient as possible. I have a quite good idea, but I would love to have some input? ...
08-01-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

1 and 2. To begin with. You need to remove all...

1 and 2. To begin with. You need to remove all rust, ALL rust, as it will start to grow if you leave it. You then need to clean the frame properly with degreaser. Then a primer made for steel. The...
07-31-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

The build goes on. As I said I will use both new...

The build goes on. As I said I will use both new and already owned components to build the bike. Among the new I have a Shimano GRX 400 rear derailleur. So I did a unboxing video on the way. what’s...
07-29-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I agree. 🙂

I agree. 🙂
07-29-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

A lot of things ar marketing jibberish, if paying...

A lot of things ar marketing jibberish, if paying a few more $ makes you feel safe about you darling (bike) then itís probably worth it for them.

And no, Dawns soap is an American brand, but we...
07-29-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Again, I donít say there is anything wrong with...

Again, I donít say there is anything wrong with it. What I say is that many people prefer a bike specific cleaner on their very expensive bikes. Personally I live in Europe and Dawns i not even heard...
07-29-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Well, I agree that itís probably not an issue....

Well, I agree that itís probably not an issue. But car cleaners and other type of cleaners are not tested or made for bike parts, like brakes, bearings and other parts. If you buy a, letís say $6000...
07-29-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

What do you base that on (Iím not saying itís not...

What do you base that on (Iím not saying itís not true, but would like to hear a broader argumentation about it)?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

how do you paint now then?

how do you paint now then?
07-26-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Cause you would stop like all the time trying to...

Cause you would stop like all the time trying to find the damn ice cream! 😂
Forum: Framebuilders
07-26-21, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

As one who donít actually build the frames...

As one who donít actually build the frames itself, my build begins with the paintjob, or the preparation for it. The process is time consuming and risky (in terms of making mistakes and the need to...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

drying is always a challenge. When you paint...

drying is always a challenge. When you paint several objects and you donít want over spray places to hang from are always needed. The laundry room is a bittoo much of dust for my satisfaction though...
07-24-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

It says Hack?! Not Hack! And beside, having...

It says Hack?! Not Hack! And beside, having personal grunts about certain expressions on ďthe internetĒ will most likely cause you more headaches rather than change the way they are used! 👍

this...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

No, but like in my case, you can easily put some...

No, but like in my case, you can easily put some other floor, like protective cardboard or a tarpuline!?
07-24-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Assembling Shimano components

A while ago I reassembled my bike after returning the frame. Me and the shop owner built the bike and he showed me a great source of detailed information for assembling bike parts that I was unaware...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Yes, Calif provides a great weather. Here in...

Yes, Calif provides a great weather. Here in sweden the temp is low, lots of bugs and lots of rain. I use a good respirator to avoid getting the stuff in me, and after the each paint session i vent...
07-23-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

A bike ALWAYS need cleaning! 😉👍

A bike ALWAYS need cleaning! 😉👍
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

like a party tent/pavilion?

like a party tent/pavilion?
07-23-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Muc off review

I picked up a bundle of Muc-Off bike cleaner and Bike protect a while ago and made a review. Whatís your experience from them and whatís your go-to cleaning product?

https://youtu.be/rD9MzPpWchc
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Show your home paint booth

Painting can be a messy task so I guess there are many home made solutions. Whatís yours?

Here is mine! 😃👍

https://youtu.be/zlxDnVSpUuQ
07-20-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
07-20-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

since I removed the original padding, the sealing...

since I removed the original padding, the sealing doesnít build much more than before the switch. So not a problem. 👍
07-20-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Do you mean from the sunburn or from the sealing?...

Do you mean from the sunburn or from the sealing?

From sunburn, no, never had that problem.

From the sealing, a bit, check the video, but it wears off in half an hour or so. 😃
07-20-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

I doubt there is a 100% solution, it''s more...

I doubt there is a 100% solution, it''s more about damage control. And some ways are better than others! :)
07-20-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 780
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

and rear derailleur!?

and rear derailleur!?
07-20-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

My gravel build

Hi guys!

As a result of the covid situation the winter commuting was canceled and decided to give my commuter bike a good renovation.

Spec:
Scott speedster S30 disc 2015
Aluminum frame...
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