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Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,735
Posted By seanchon

I took Tim's class back in October 2009 and it...

I took Tim's class back in October 2009 and it was really great. It sounds like it was a really popular class. There are two other classes in the Bay Area that I know of, but I have not taken...
05-18-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By seanchon

If you're shopping from the US, there are some...

If you're shopping from the US, there are some pretty good deals by online shopping in the UK because of the changes in the exchange rate.

Check out http://www.wiggle.co.uk/ . There's also an...
05-18-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,332
Posted By seanchon

Good to know that all of these options are...

Good to know that all of these options are available. Thank you!
05-17-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,332
Posted By seanchon

Campagnolo 10 Speed Chain: 5.9mm Ultra Narrow versus 6.1mm

I'm upgrading the crankset, cassette, and chain on my bike. I have Campagnolo 10-speed shifters and 10-speed derailleurs.

I've been reading that the width of Campagnolo's Ultra Narrow chain is...
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By seanchon

Depending on where you live, there might be some...

Depending on where you live, there might be some books, maps, etc. on local riding. I would ask at a bike shop in your area. Also, these days with GPS phones it's easier to explore places you may...
12-07-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By seanchon

@JanMM I wish. Sometimes I wonder if I imagined...

@JanMM I wish. Sometimes I wonder if I imagined this whole thing, but I was riding with two other friends who witnessed it too. Of course that doesn't give the story any more credibility being the...
12-07-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By seanchon

Fixing a flat with the spit in your mouth

Years ago, I was riding on a stretch of bike path outside of Hellyer Velodrome. I was returning to my car and was about two miles out when I got a flat. I kind of just stared at the flat in...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,991
Posted By seanchon

I've never ordered from Richard Sachs, but...

I've never ordered from Richard Sachs, but they're listed on his website. http://www.richardsachs.com/rsachstoys.html

Does he verify that you're a frame builder before fulfilling your order...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,173
Posted By seanchon

Thanks for all the info! I ended up getting...

Thanks for all the info!

I ended up getting a Victor J-28. I purchased the Victor FB-1 flashback arrestor for the handle, but it turns out that they have different sized connectors. I wasn't...
12-01-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By seanchon

Campagnolo Shifter Rebuild - Grease?

My shifter needed to be rebuilt and I thought I would give it a go myself. I ordered some parts from Branford Bike (very nice guys by the way) and they recommended a light grease like Campagnolo...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By seanchon

I also have fenders from SKS. I like them...

I also have fenders from SKS. I like them overall, but had the same issues as doorunrun and narr33.

My support rods were also too long, but I didn't have anything to trim them with at the time. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-09, 01:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By seanchon

http://www.showerspass.com/photos/pd-S1601GRTW_M.j...

http://www.showerspass.com/photos/pd-S1601GRTW_M.jpg

Showers Pass makes a Portland Cap (http://www.showerspass.com/Products.asp?ProductId=13&Product=Portland).
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By seanchon

Gotcha. I wasn't even considering the thickness...

Gotcha. I wasn't even considering the thickness of the headset cups. Thanks!

I think I just panicked when I started to convert metric to US. :P
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By seanchon

head tubes: mm to in

I'm looking through the Nova Cycles site and am feeling like a bit of a math dummy.

If the outside diameter of a head tube is 31.7mm with 1.0mm walls, I would imagine that's a 1 1/8 inch head tube...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,653
Posted By seanchon

I second this. Sometimes the glass can be lodged...

I second this. Sometimes the glass can be lodged too deep to see. I like to deflate my tires every so often and glance across the surface for small holes. When I find one, I'll pinch either side...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-18-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,173
Posted By seanchon

Thanks for the info! I was thinking of getting...

Thanks for the info! I was thinking of getting the Victor J28 based off of another thread, but thought maybe getting a kit would insure that I don't mismatch parts.

I noticed that someone...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-18-09, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,173
Posted By seanchon

Light Duty or Medium Duty Torch Kits?

I built my first lugged frame in a frame building class and am very new to brazing (no experience aside from the class).

I'm hoping that someone can help me make a purchasing decision. I have...
Forum: Introductions
11-17-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By seanchon

Hi From San Francisco

Hi! I am a newly registered member, but I am sure I have come across bikeforums.net articles in the past doing Google searches. This place is a wealth of information.

I bike commute maybe once...
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