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Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By erik c

late to the party here, but I'd recommend against...

late to the party here, but I'd recommend against the Pacenti lugs for a first build. They're beautiful, great for carving , nicely made etc etc....but they've got so much meat in them that you end...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-17-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By erik c

What I would do... is call Wade, ask him how many...

What I would do... is call Wade, ask him how many 1lb tubs will fit in the USPS flat rate box and order that many.
Get yourself a variety pack of their various flux offerings. Or just the variety...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-17-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By erik c

If three ounces of silver is going to last you...

If three ounces of silver is going to last you five years then there isn't going to be much help available on shipping costs. Buying a single 1 lb jar is absolutley the best way to pay the highest...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-24-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,796
Posted By erik c

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/4130...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/4130tubing_un1.php
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By erik c

http://www.amazon.com/80-20-SERIES-T-SLOTTED-EXTRU...

http://www.amazon.com/80-20-SERIES-T-SLOTTED-EXTRUSION/dp/B001F0F0YK/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1355504433&sr=8-6&keywords=80%2F20+store
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-12, 01:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,791
Posted By erik c

282877 Carbon seatposts are a great investment.

282877
Carbon seatposts are a great investment.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-01-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By erik c

unrelated to your choice of lugs. Please for...

unrelated to your choice of lugs.
Please for the sake of your teeth toss that damn book and either download the older edition of Paterek for free or pony up for the more recent edition or even the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-24-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,847
Posted By erik c

first bike I had a torch,approriate sized files,...

first bike I had a torch,approriate sized files, dial indicator/scratch guage,machinist square and a Bringheli C channel set up. I already had the torch so truly the additional cost was the files...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By erik c

http://www.kvastainless.com/bicycles.html ...

http://www.kvastainless.com/bicycles.html

http://www.columbustubi.com/eng/4_4_1.htm

http://reynoldstechnology.biz/our_materials_953.php

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By erik c

250645

250645
Forum: Framebuilders
02-14-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By erik c

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31imVcTpZeL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31imVcTpZeL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 01:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,689
Posted By erik c

Neither is anything special, and both will get...

Neither is anything special, and both will get the job done
DB is better spec'd and cheaper. :2cents:.

for all intents and purposes the frames are identical, as are just about all Asian aluminum...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By erik c

I doubt he's doing anything with bronze and MAPP...

I doubt he's doing anything with bronze and MAPP air.



I get the feeling he's not even looking at regular tabbed/plate dropouts, just external socket ala Dazza's stuff vs internal like Henry...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By erik c

Do you have an oxy-fuel torch, or are you trying...

Do you have an oxy-fuel torch, or are you trying to do this with an air-fuel torch?
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By erik c

I've got a pair of True Temper recumbent fork...

I've got a pair of True Temper recumbent fork blades that I'm not particularly attached to, but depending on the length needed I'd probably just look into cutting down regular blades as necessary....
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By erik c

Chimonas likely recomended the ends he did...

Chimonas likely recomended the ends he did because the crap torch he used doesn't produce enough heat to melt LFB and braze a track dropout in. Vertical dropouts will require an increased degree of...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-13-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,563
Posted By erik c

that's a fine kit. I'd recomend upgrading to...

that's a fine kit.
I'd recomend upgrading to the cast lugs and shell.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-06-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By erik c

Bringheli used to be insanely cheap given how...

Bringheli used to be insanely cheap given how long he's been around. They very well may still be but prices for frames aren't listed on his site anymore that I can see.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-19-11, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By erik c

A case where being able to actually see the...

A case where being able to actually see the picture is a much better solution than knowing what Doug's original looked like.:rofl: (work doesn't like Flickr)
Forum: Framebuilders
12-19-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By erik c

Your feelings about that book are absolutely...

Your feelings about that book are absolutely correct, or at least they were about the edition I looked at. :2cents:



The Berry T-tool upper "clamp" attaches at the seatpost clamping bolt...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-29-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,143
Posted By erik c

That wasn't me, I think I've only lurked or...

That wasn't me, I think I've only lurked or contacted folks off list there.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-11, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,143
Posted By erik c

He may not have it in his flickr, but that fork...

He may not have it in his flickr, but that fork jig most certainly exists.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,932
Posted By erik c

Let her pull, you'll thank me later. Wear...

Let her pull, you'll thank me later.

Wear black and you'll be fine.
Chose one of the positions shown and go, if it doesn't work move to the next.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,932
Posted By erik c

217951

217951
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,857
Posted By erik c

I didn't go from steel to carbon to steel unless...

I didn't go from steel to carbon to steel unless you count my early 90's steel MTB.
But the answer to your question is that yes I did just get rid of my carbon bike (2008 Madone 5.2) and that all...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-19-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,638
Posted By erik c

http://www.sandcreeksports.com/coni.htm

http://www.sandcreeksports.com/coni.htm
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By erik c

Anything you do for an 11 year old is probably...

Anything you do for an 11 year old is probably going to be overbuilt and consequently it will also be heavier than need be, but probably lighter than any storebought frame that fits.
Depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By erik c

Just built my C2/NOS Centaur combo up. Like them...

Just built my C2/NOS Centaur combo up. Like them A LOT so far.
They build very nicely. Haven't put enough miles on to now how they'll hold up long term, but I expect them to be bombproof.
Schwalbe...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By erik c

http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/carbonomas-fo...

http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/carbonomas-fork/50-718
Forum: Framebuilders
06-22-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,835
Posted By erik c

Just wait if you're in his class next month. If...

Just wait if you're in his class next month.
If you can not wait.
Please,please don't do this with Mapp-Air.
It's highly likely you'll just end up with nasty habits for Doug and Herbie to try and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,252
Posted By erik c

Spinning out is a reference to needing to spin...

Spinning out is a reference to needing to spin the cranks faster than you physically can to go, not a traction thing. ie you you need to be at 130rpm and can only give 110rpm.


As mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,252
Posted By erik c

Are you claiming to be spinning out or do you...

Are you claiming to be spinning out or do you need to work on the engine?

No matter how hard I pedal I can't keep up with my local Saturday group ride either. It's got nothing to do with the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-17-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,835
Posted By erik c

I think "most" prefer square/crisp edges on the...

I think "most" prefer square/crisp edges on the lugs and any holes or other embellishments.
You intend to try a different aesthetic approach. No harm no foul.
I tend to agree with the previous...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By erik c

Just pretend it's a plastic pinarellol fork and...

Just pretend it's a plastic pinarellol fork and call it good.

(The above not intended in any way to resemble actual advice.)



Your budget seems a bit low to me for repair or replacemnt...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,749
Posted By erik c

Presumably you can read since you're posting and...

Presumably you can read since you're posting and replying.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-25-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By erik c

http://jtekengineering.com/AeroBrake.htm ?

http://jtekengineering.com/AeroBrake.htm ?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-22-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,413
Posted By erik c

from my discussion with S&S: Hi Erik ...

from my discussion with S&S:

Hi Erik

Thank you for your inquiry regarding S and S Couplings. If you are building and selling bicycle frames as a business and we have a means of confirming it,...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,413
Posted By erik c

I would argue that you can in fact get a set with...

I would argue that you can in fact get a set with a healthy over payment at any time by having them retrofit to a frame by an approved builder.
Nothing wrong with using them if you can get them,...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,413
Posted By erik c

http://imagehost.vendio.com/a/3561856/aview/rene_h...

http://imagehost.vendio.com/a/3561856/aview/rene_herse_001.JPG

google: rene herse demountable
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,413
Posted By erik c

Many builders can and will retrofit them for you,...

Many builders can and will retrofit them for you, none should be selling you gray market pieces if they value their relationship with S&S.

As hinted at previously there are other ways to couple...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By erik c

I think the thread heading was a bit misleading,...

I think the thread heading was a bit misleading, because of the special interests of the OP.
The new UCI regs apply to all frames used in UCI competition, not just monocoques.

I think RS is...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-18-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By erik c

He's not, he (RS) used the simplified tubular...

He's not, he (RS) used the simplified tubular procedure.
snip...
“ Monocoque” models used during massed start road races and cyclo-cross, as well as “Monocoque” models with backdated approval...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-17-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By erik c

Why won't playing with Bikecad get you anywhere? ...

Why won't playing with Bikecad get you anywhere?

Isn't a frame design that makes sense part of what you'd pay your framebuilder for?

Did the fitting not tell you a seat height etc. and reach...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-11, 01:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,424
Posted By erik c

The framebuilders forum you have to request...

The framebuilders forum you have to request access to seperately. PM tootall or e-richie
Forum: Framebuilders
02-24-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By erik c

yup

yup
Forum: Framebuilders
02-24-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By erik c

No worries, should have been something other than...

No worries, should have been something other than PF30 when BB30 is already out there.

I'm thinking about bringing the BFH30 standard to market. No need for post braze/weld reaming.:2cents:
Forum: Framebuilders
02-23-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By erik c

PF30 is not BB30, it's yet another "better"...

PF30 is not BB30, it's yet another "better" standard.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-23-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,424
Posted By erik c

Neil fired it back up a couple months ago,...

Neil fired it back up a couple months ago, participation is pretty liminted though.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-18-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By erik c

Oxygen Generators revisited

For those that might be interested

www.riogrande.com

now carry Oxygen generators

Producing 5 LPM @ 7psi

Run on 110 60hz
Forum: Framebuilders
12-10-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By erik c

cut the broken screw off flush, drill it out and...

cut the broken screw off flush, drill it out and tap a new hole, no need to bust out the welder for this.
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