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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,026
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you,a couple decades of building and...

Thank you,a couple decades of building and customizing have taught me a lot. I decided on doing the prism clear coat before I decided on the color. Originally I was going to do a Arctic white base...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,026
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

How I got it,initial SS build and finally how it...

How I got it,initial SS build and finally how it is now.

​​​​​​I laid a light dusting of prism metal flake over the shark grey base for a little razzle dazzle without being in your face bling....
07-16-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Update: No longer blue or SS. Gonna keep it...

Update:

No longer blue or SS. Gonna keep it for now 😉.
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07-06-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

It will be easier to disassemble the caliper,set...

It will be easier to disassemble the caliper,set the spring in it's proper place and tighten everything back down. Should be a 5 minute job.
07-05-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 777,433
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Before: ...

Before:

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After:
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Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

​​​​i appreciate the input. Most of the parts are...

​​​​i appreciate the input. Most of the parts are second hand. I was going off memory from the model number of the brakes.

Good to know about the wheels. I was under the assumption that the hubs...
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

2000 Lemond Zurich 853

Frame. 2000 Lemond Zurich 57cm
Fork. Lemond OCLV
Headset. Ritchey Logic upper cup/Tange lower
Stem. Ritchey WCS 4 Axis 100mmx7 degree
Bars. FSA Adventure 420mm 14 degree flare
Tape. Cinelli...
05-24-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,294
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Traded some parts for this and built up with...

Traded some parts for this and built up with parts I already had on hand and pulled from other bikes.

Considering doing a repaint with violet,ink blue, fad...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thats how I got the cups when I bought the crank...

Thats how I got the cups when I bought the crank used. They spin smooth they just look like crap. They are on my short list to replace.
05-23-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I could easily fix this with Tig. Strip the...

I could easily fix this with Tig. Strip the paint,use a rotary tool to clean the break and add a bevel to each side of the butt and take it slow with just 2 to 3 dips at a time while letting it cool...
05-20-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 777,433
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Finished this Single speed double cog yesterday....

Finished this Single speed double cog yesterday. Hope this is old enough for here....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-15-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Reynolds 853 decal difference (Lemond)

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 107,991
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Some almost finished pics. I just pulled the FSA...

Some almost finished pics. I just pulled the FSA crank off because I like the RaceFace Cadence I have more,it's 130bcd vs the FSA 110bcd....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 107,991
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Threadless to threaded adapter. I did have to...

Threadless to threaded adapter. I did have to trim the steerer for a cleaner look because it came stock with a long steerer and an inch tall spacer between the locknuts.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Lots of good info here guys. Thank you. I've...

Lots of good info here guys. Thank you. I've watched a couple videos of Jodi over at welding tips and tricks and he used silicone bronze. Is there a specific rod I should use? 1/16 tungsten or 3/32?...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I do have an old Schwinn Moab with a dented top...

I do have an old Schwinn Moab with a dented top tube I was going to practice on before moving to prime time.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-10-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thats a lot of good info,thank you. I didn't...

Thats a lot of good info,thank you. I didn't consider distortion.

As far as finishing the braze,I thought that maybe since it's softer metal I could make it look just like a weld,stack of dimes...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-09-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Tig brazing over Tig welds for for a little razzle dazzle.

So, a little bit of background is that I'm a welder,went to school for it, certified in carbon steel,stainless steel and aluminum. Been working and Tig welding 6000 series aluminum for the past few...
05-09-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

FSA Carbon Pro modular spider?

I have an older FSA Carbon Pro crank with a 110bcd spider and a Isis interface. I have seen that the newer modular cranks and mine both use the same lockring removal tool.

​​​​​​I know that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,026
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

They are 25.5mm Jack Brown mile munchers

They are 25.5mm Jack Brown mile munchers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,862,026
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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05-04-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you,When I swapped headsets I had to trim...

Thank you,When I swapped headsets I had to trim the steerer tube because how it was stock it had an inch tall spacer between the 2 locknut's. Looked silly....
05-03-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

They are 35c so not too bad. I can keep a higher...

They are 35c so not too bad. I can keep a higher pressure for road and still get decent traction when I go in the hardpack.
05-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

And it's brother. The SS formerly known as...

And it's brother. The SS formerly known as Prince.
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05-03-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Ok,last pics of finished bike. ...

Ok,last pics of finished bike.
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04-29-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Indeed it is. I might sell it,haven't had a...

Indeed it is. I might sell it,haven't had a chance to test ride it yet. It's TT is a full inch longer than the frame it replaced.
04-28-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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04-28-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

So. Damn. Nice.

So. Damn. Nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 107,991
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Traded some parts for this today. Trimmed the...

Traded some parts for this today. Trimmed the steerer tube and swapped the stem,headset and seatpost. All black components will look sick. Gonna rewrap my bars in black Cinelli tape too. This is...
04-22-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,189
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Most parts I have were either discontinued but...

Most parts I have were either discontinued but still high end parts I got cheap or high end low use parts from eBay. I have 3 custom builds that are amazing., probably 2500 to 3k invested. That...
04-22-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Finally cabled up the Klein. My initial plan was...

Finally cabled up the Klein. My initial plan was to part it out after fixing the swingarm. Only built it as a SS for the test ride. Now it's time to strip it down and part it out. Woot Woot.

Edit:...
04-19-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

My new SS project. Picked it up with a broken...

My new SS project. Picked it up with a broken swingarm for $150 on Wednesday. That night I ordered a NOS swingarm for $25 off eBay. It arrived yesterday and this is where I'm at so far....
04-10-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 654,860
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Montana paints are designed for graffiti. There...

Montana paints are designed for graffiti. There are different nozzles for different spray patterns. I'm sure durability is pretty meh.
04-06-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 654,860
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Super easy. I used a wire disc on my angle...

Super easy. I used a wire disc on my angle grinder for most of it and aircraft stripper for the hard to reach spots. "Sanded" the bare steel with Scotch bright and layed the paint. No finishing...
04-06-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 654,860
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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03-25-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,295
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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02-19-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I have the shifters and rear derailleur still,...

I have the shifters and rear derailleur still, everything else was moved to other projects throughout the years. The paint was perfect condition but the top tube cable guides were dented up with bad...
02-19-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you. It's come a long way since I picked it...

Thank you. It's come a long way since I picked it up on Craigslist a decade ago. It was almost new old stock condition with full Champagne 105.
...
02-19-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Newish wheels,pedals and wrap for the roadie. ...

Newish wheels,pedals and wrap for the roadie.

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02-14-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,053
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

If you know a welder or have your own machine you...

If you know a welder or have your own machine you could weld the end of a steel bar to the face of the cup. You will have all the leverage you need to turn it without fear of the wrench coming off.
02-12-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Liking the looks of a fork is not a consideration...

Liking the looks of a fork is not a consideration for how a bike handles for any given use.
02-12-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I think you have a freewheel and that would be...

I think you have a freewheel and that would be normal as a Freewheel is a self contained unit and the quality of freewheels varies. If it is indeed a cassette that slides onto a freehub body then you...
02-12-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Yeah,I know ghetto tubeless is a big thing for...

Yeah,I know ghetto tubeless is a big thing for mtb but they are high volume low pressure. Ghetto tubeless for road is almost impossible because high pressure low volume. I figured that the 35c is...
02-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Continental Cyclocross Race tubeless?

I have some wire bead 700x35 Conti Cyclocross Race tires I'm considering running tubeless. They will be going on Specialized Stout disc wheelset that is tubeless compatible. Can this be done safely...
01-31-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Don't forget Pengy.. ...

Don't forget Pengy..

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01-27-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,369,159
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you,I've since swapped the 11-42 wide range...

Thank you,I've since swapped the 11-42 wide range for a 11-27 for closer gearing.
01-26-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Indeed it is.

Indeed it is.
01-25-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

It is a KHS Urban X I picked up off BookFace...

It is a KHS Urban X I picked up off BookFace market for $70 last month....
01-22-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,417
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

You'd laugh if you saw her from the side view,her...

You'd laugh if you saw her from the side view,her rear legs are so disproportionatly longer than her fromt that she looks like a hot rod when she runs around the house.
01-14-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,369,159
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

The only thing that is stock is the frame. ...

The only thing that is stock is the frame.

Here's an updated crappy pic after paint..
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