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12-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thanks! I'll see what i can find in town today.

Thanks! I'll see what i can find in town today.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By unterhausen

I hate to be that guy, but put discs on it.

I hate to be that guy, but put discs on it.
11-18-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Paul Barnard

Just wanted to come back and say thanks again. ...

Just wanted to come back and say thanks again. The parts arrived today and bolted up perfectly.
11-15-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thank you. I really appreciate you helping me...

Thank you. I really appreciate you helping me figure this out.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-10-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By unterhausen

I used to always go for shorter chainstays. I...

I used to always go for shorter chainstays. I have one bike I really like that probably would still be my main road bike if I had just made the stays 10mm longer. Which is nothing. It does work...
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 719
Posted By Riveting

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not...

"Common on this forum" and "trivial" are not mutually exclusive.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 278,957
Posted By ShaunJohnson

I shared my first frame...

I shared my first frame (https://www.bikeforums.net/11675374-post92.html) in this thread back in 2010. I thought I would share my second that I completed this summer:

...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By guy153

It was Columbus. I don't remember how much...

It was Columbus. I don't remember how much material I had to remove but it was pretty slow and painful. The drill battery ran out at least once :)
09-12-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By cxwrench

Pedaling backwards. Nothing you do at the...

Pedaling backwards. Nothing you do at the derailleur will change what's happening when you back pedal.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 278,957
Posted By guy153

Latest build completed. As you can see some...

Latest build completed. As you can see some pretty rad yet traditional geometry on this one. The idea is high stack for commanding road position, no sore neck, hands or shoulders, plus a comfortable...
08-26-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,615
Posted By DarKris

Thought Id add my thoughts on this groupset with...

Thought Id add my thoughts on this groupset with my drop bar MTB build:

Pros - Cost, levers work well with cable to hydro calipers, shifting is good for the price, no chain drops.

Cons -...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-25-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By duanedr

These are different from annular cutters. I...

These are different from annular cutters. I tried one of those and they don't work well for cutting thin walled tubing - .maybe for thick walled tubing of like 0.125" walled....

The AET look...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks, I was tryin' to think, but nothing...

Thanks, I was tryin' to think, but nothing happened.
08-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,307
Posted By mstateglfr

You have a consistent dislike/negative approach...

You have a consistent dislike/negative approach to the word 'gravel'. Its so comically extreme that I actually remember from the last generalized rant you went on.

Gravel riding is as expensive...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-08-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,952
Posted By guy153

Thanks! This is really useful. Seat-stays usually...

Thanks! This is really useful. Seat-stays usually only need very gentle bends anyway.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,952
Posted By unterhausen

It's not that hard to bend tubes like that, all...

It's not that hard to bend tubes like that, all you need is some plywood to make a form.
07-29-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By jays35

I have pressed the old bearings out of the BB...

I have pressed the old bearings out of the BB from the captains BB (yes it is a standard GXP, but the bearings are on opposite sides) and identified both of them. They can be purchased at a...
07-14-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,615
Posted By RobiEli

Thanks for posting. I ordered the same groupset...

Thanks for posting. I ordered the same groupset for my custom build (by the way, great job on your frame!) and so far very happy with it. I'm using it with a 11-52T in the rear and the shifting is...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By unterhausen

Those look great. The place I have been...

Those look great.

The place I have been using recently is Send Cut Send https://sendcutsend.com/
I had something I wanted cut that was too expensive for me at oshcut, but much cheaper at send cut...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,893
Posted By unterhausen

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko...

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko Engineering, probably because of linuxcnc

On edit: I guess I had the most recent stable and upgraded it. Hopefully not too much of a mistake. I am...
06-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,294
Posted By unterhausen

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero...

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero length. I once told a 'bent rider that their idea of a zero length stem was a bad idea, and then decided to draw a free body diagram and check. It...
05-27-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,349
Posted By jgwilliams

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful....

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful. None of my bikes have ever had a derailleur with a clutch and I've never had an issue like this, even on my mountain bike. Clutches are for bikes that...
05-06-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By jolly_codger

Yep, I'm an idiot. Thank you icemilkcoffee (got...

Yep, I'm an idiot. Thank you icemilkcoffee (got me thinking) and JoeTBM (once I saw the FD in that video I knew I had egg on my face) for making me realize it. The FD is actually a 5700 with the...
04-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By unterhausen

I would go for a 395mm A-C fork, it's the most...

I would go for a 395mm A-C fork, it's the most common size for this kind of bike. The dimension you give is not A-C. A-C is the hypotenuse of the 45mm-388mm triangle. Many gravel forks now have 55mm...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By KPacenti

Great looking bike, well done!

Great looking bike, well done!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By Nessism

Thanks for the comparison dsaul. With a...

Thanks for the comparison dsaul.

With a non suspended frame how much difference in ride can there be anyway? My question about that was predicated on your comment early in the thread mentioning...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This last post should be read by every rider who...

This last post should be read by every rider who hangs on popular media madness about weight, stiffness and other trendy measurements that have little real effect on riding joy. Andy (sounding...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By Nessism

Fantastic build thread! Thanks for sharing! ...

Fantastic build thread! Thanks for sharing!

How about a comparison with your similar steel bike? Please share, including info about the builds in terms of tubing used.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Nice work and story! Andy

Nice work and story! Andy
04-20-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,615
Posted By Mobilebike

Nice work, impressive.

Nice work, impressive.
04-19-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,615
Posted By unterhausen

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a...

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a build thread.

Have you thought of home hydroforming :)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-17-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By apollodriver

Dear DSaul many thanks for the quick reply...

Dear DSaul

many thanks for the quick reply - i am glad to hear from you



thanks - for helping out - " adjustable handles - " - that was missing here - this term.

thanks #
have a...
04-13-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By cxwrench

You have it backwards. And you have a basic...

You have it backwards. And you have a basic misunderstanding that most people have. The cable always remains the same length, the housing effectively becomes shorter or longer depending on which...
04-11-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,615
Posted By jonathanf2

I've been watching reviews on Youtube on the...

I've been watching reviews on Youtube on the Sensah SRX Pro. While not perfect it seems perfectly useable. Also I believe this is the same derailleur State bikes use on their State Off-Road gravel...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,205
Posted By Aldatroid

Hi guys! It's finally finished and I've taken her...

Hi guys! It's finally finished and I've taken her out on a few trails and seems to handle really well. I don't have that much to compare to so might not be that telling to be honest =)

But yeah,...
03-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,307
Posted By Amt0571

It's more than tight enough. There are no marks...

It's more than tight enough. There are no marks of movement in the dropout.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-27-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,012
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork...

Last shots for a while. The completed frame/fork will see a visit to my sandblaster (in sister's garage who is recovering from C-19, she has a week to go in her quarantine), get a final touch up...
02-27-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By JMH714

Updated: I received a Ritchey part almost...

Updated:

I received a Ritchey part almost similar with above and it fits perfectly. I haven't put saddle on it yet - but the clamp slide in bottom perfectly.

I couldn't even find it without any...
02-25-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By oj.

I used to have access to one in high school, and...

I used to have access to one in high school, and I could probably get one of my friends who's an art student to get them cut for me. Unfortunately the Scottish First Minister has placed us all under...
02-24-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By JMH714

Thank you, guys, for being helpful. Ordered...

Thank you, guys, for being helpful.

Ordered one and hopefully it worked out.

Again, thank you!
02-24-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By RichardHaven

Perfect Thanks

Perfect

Thanks
02-24-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Iride01

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.

oh! now things are more clear. My bad entirely.
02-23-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By Geepig

So, hot enough to leave a mark on the skin, but...

So, hot enough to leave a mark on the skin, but not hot enough to singe the hair...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By bulgie

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/352x532/if_it_looks_straight_it_is_straight_7d14efb144b620d6a0fae60088aff8196a5089b2.jpg
(Spotted in the workshop of Martin Molin, of...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,458
Posted By unterhausen

I made this its own thread because I thought it...

I made this its own thread because I thought it was interesting and didn't want to derail Andy's thread.

I thought it was interesting that the gap on the other side of the tube opens quite a bit...
02-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By timo888

Thanks for these answers, dsaul and dwmckee ...

Thanks for these answers, dsaul and dwmckee

Then blue threadlocker it will be, as usual. Though I have to say, spinning a pair of lock-wire pliers looks like fun.
01-31-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By leadholder

Thanks dsaul for your information regarding...

Thanks dsaul for your information regarding compatable Shimano cranks and the great link to the Garbaruk website. Awesome!!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,012
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I thought that it would be a few days before I...

I thought that it would be a few days before I had the house to myself and I could make the noise that finishing off the chainstays will produce. But the wife changed plans and I had almost 3 hours...
01-18-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By mack_turtle

Even with a power bank, do you think your phone...

Even with a power bank, do you think your phone will last 8-10 hours? There are some cycle computers with GPS that will last more than 10 hours easily and the prices have come down a lot. I'd save...
01-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By squirtdad

note, dsaul builds a lot of frames he knows of...

note, dsaul builds a lot of frames he knows of which he speaks.

More directly, trash the frame, the success factor of a fix is low, the injury factor of a failure is high.
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