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Forum: Framebuilders
04-18-13, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By rafi

Stainless necessitates silver.

Stainless necessitates silver.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-25-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,229
Posted By rafi

My experience: I'm new to the game, working...

My experience:

I'm new to the game, working on my own for a year under the name Raphael Cycles. Your hourly will be atrocious for a long time, and there will be no mortgage for a while for sure. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-26-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,294
Posted By rafi

As someone who is actively trying to break into...

As someone who is actively trying to break into the business, I +1 unter.

It's hard not being established. Costs for these machines are high, even if you have your own shop space (which I dont, I...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-18-11, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By rafi

It's a good idea to drill a pilot hole with a...

It's a good idea to drill a pilot hole with a smaller bit, and then go in with the bigger bit. Also, most likely, if you go in from the top, when you break through the bottom you're going to chip...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,114
Posted By rafi

BB facing is a must for alignment. When...

BB facing is a must for alignment.

When you see the paint on the face of the BB, presumably (hopefully) it is after the bicyle has had its final alignment check, and is off to the paintshop. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-17-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By rafi

I'm sure you're right, but I really am asking for...

I'm sure you're right, but I really am asking for a specific source. Not suggestions.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-16-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By rafi

Great, thank you.

Great, thank you.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-15-10, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By rafi

Im not really interested in just busting out a...

Im not really interested in just busting out a stainless headbadge, laser cut style.

I am particularly looking for the enamel, old school looking deal, like the link. Headbadges.com is nice, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By rafi

Headbadges

Hello All,

Any ideas where I could get an enamel headbadge run made, looking like this:
http://www.trackosaurusrex.com/pblog/images/KinfolkNuHeadbadge.png

?

I can't seem to find anything on...
07-13-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,522
Posted By rafi

HAVE: Carbon Quick Shift Chorus shifters, 175mm...

HAVE: Carbon Quick Shift Chorus shifters, 175mm carbon Chorus Ultra-Torque compact crankset, Chorus non-skeleton brakes, Record medium cage carbon rear derailleur, Quick Shift Centuar rear...
06-26-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,579,128
Posted By rafi

foul avatar

foul avatar
03-06-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,522
Posted By rafi

HAVE: 32 Hole NEW Silver Mavic Open Pros ...

HAVE: 32 Hole NEW Silver Mavic Open Pros

WANT: 36 Hole NEW Mavic Open Pros, or DT Swiss 1.1 or 1.2
03-06-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

HAVE: 32 Hole NEW Silver Mavic Open Pros ...

HAVE: 32 Hole NEW Silver Mavic Open Pros

WANT: 36 Hole NEW Mavic Open Pros, or DT Swiss 1.1 or 1.2
02-28-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

Want: (I know, wrong forum, but who knows) ...

Want: (I know, wrong forum, but who knows)

1" threaded cyclocross fork.

Have tons of ish.
01-11-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,522
Posted By rafi

New Pewter Chris King 700c Road Wheelset. 32...

New Pewter Chris King 700c Road Wheelset. 32 holes laced 3 cross front and rear, to Mavic Open Pro Ceramic Rims. DT Swiss Supercompetition spokes front and non-drive rear, drive side DT Swiss...
12-13-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

have: 110mm Thomson 31.8 silver X2, new...

have:

110mm Thomson 31.8 silver X2, new condition

Rear long cage ultegra d, slight scuffing

Tioga Spyder saddle

Campagnolo Chorus NON carbon 10 speed ergos, short cage rear derailleur,...
12-13-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,522
Posted By rafi

Have: 10 Speed Campagnolo Chorus bits, all...

Have:

10 Speed Campagnolo Chorus bits, all non-carbon, work perfectly, really really nice shape:

Shifters
Rear short cage derailleur
Front braze on double derailleur

Silver Thomson x2...
09-05-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

have: mounted but new Tioga black Spyder...

have:

mounted but new Tioga black Spyder saddle
used but good shape (scratchy but perfect mech.) ultegra 9/10 long cage rear derailleur
several pairs of black crank bro.s candy pedals, basic...
08-28-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

want: nitto mustache bars, pref. 26.0...

want:

nitto mustache bars, pref. 26.0 diameter
05-09-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

have: 110 silver thomson road stem 3 pairs...

have:
110 silver thomson road stem
3 pairs black crank bros candy c's
blueberry crank bros cady sl's
tioga spyder saddle

want it gone baby, and a pair of shimano spd 959's
04-10-07, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

have: 3 pairs black Crank Bros. candy C's -...

have:

3 pairs black Crank Bros. candy C's - 1 new, 2 lightly used
1 pair blue berry Crank Bros Candy SL's - new in box
Silver Thomson oversized 31.8 110mm road stem x2 - x2 i think?
Long cage...
04-06-07, 03:37 PM
03-09-07, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

Have: Mavic Open Pro 36 holes Ceramic Rim ...

Have: Mavic Open Pro 36 holes Ceramic Rim

NEED: same in 32! I can cover both shipping costs!
11-30-06, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

have an older, matte grey, xtr rear derailleur...

have an older, matte grey, xtr rear derailleur medium cage and want to trade for a long cage. will consider xt also, non rapid rise. mine is in quite nice shape. 9 speed.

9 speed bar end...
10-17-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

unfortunatly we don't have an EAI account. ...

unfortunatly we don't have an EAI account. Quite the blower
10-17-06, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

Want: Nitto Gold Track Stem 100 would be best 110...

Want: Nitto Gold Track Stem 100 would be best 110 good too...

Have: Shop access, just can't get these stems. What do you want?
08-19-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

32 hole 3 cross Velocity Fusions, Silver laced to...

32 hole 3 cross Velocity Fusions, Silver laced to Silver high flange Phil Woods, Fixed only.

Used perfectly true. Quite clean, no pics. though.
08-10-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,823
Posted By rafi

What about Columbus Gilco tubing? The crimped...

What about Columbus Gilco tubing? The crimped steel, a bunch of Colnagos use it. Any info?
07-21-06, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

used 27.0 thompson silver WANT: used 27.2 in...

used 27.0 thompson silver

WANT: used 27.2 in the same
06-15-06, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,579,128
Posted By rafi

here in s/f i am aware that several people have...

here in s/f i am aware that several people have seperated the lugs on the head tube. really aggressive skidding / torque on parts of the frame that were never meant to see forces in those...
06-12-06, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By rafi

1.5mm shifter cable NEEDED!

anyone have a source? necessary for Nokon cablesets, and i need a replacement.

not avalible through qbp. i have checked the usual suspects online.

any help?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-06, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By rafi

NEEDED: 1.5mm derailleur cables

Anyone have a source? It is a replacement for a NOkon cableset.

Standard Shimano is 1.2. Anyone know where to find 1.5? NOkon
doesnt sell the cables alone.



Rafi
04-26-06, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

170mm Sugino 75 crankset - cosmetically not...

170mm Sugino 75 crankset - cosmetically not incredible, but otherwise great. Somewhat scuffed from strap rub, etc. Not for your show bicycle, but for your velo machine or street bicycle. 144 bcd. ...
03-31-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By rafi

11.4 just might be, as was stated in a previous...

11.4 just might be, as was stated in a previous thread, the track messiah, sent to redeem our sins.
03-31-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,022
Posted By rafi

Often tribal cultures provoke tribal responses. ...

Often tribal cultures provoke tribal responses. The most injurious aspect (barring any permanent physical damage) is the poor impression and thus projection of this particular piece of bicycle...
03-27-06, 02:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,694
Posted By rafi

I was wondering the same thing. I know that he...

I was wondering the same thing. I know that he makes some team bikes, but I haven't heard all that much about how the Vanilla bicycles ride. The top tier builders are all about how they ride -...
03-24-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By rafi

It is the stock fork. The JAckson vigorelli...

It is the stock fork. The JAckson vigorelli frames are grass track racers with slacker geometry than traditional track frames.
03-24-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By rafi

Mr. Jackson, I presume?

A thread all of her own...

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c188/rafirafi/IMG_0288.jpg

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c188/rafirafi/IMG_0291.jpg
...
03-23-06, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,296
Posted By rafi

i redeemed my cool points for a yo-yo

i redeemed my cool points for a yo-yo
03-22-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,579,128
Posted By rafi

Still working on the wheelset for that one...

Still working on the wheelset for that one Rodador Which demands the near impossible : NOS Araya CTL-385 32 hole rims. And the crankset is still makings its way over the seas. Update pics could be...
03-22-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,579,128
Posted By rafi

teaser flick: ...

teaser flick:

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c188/rafirafi/1.jpg
03-20-06, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,623
Posted By rafi

New raffle at FixedGearGallery - Campy track hubs / crankset

From FGG:

Monday: There's a new way to donate to The Big Fix and perhaps get an NOS Campagnolo Pista crankset, bb, and hubset for your new project. Go here to see photos and here to donate.
03-17-06, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,710
Posted By rafi

in s/f want / need : Suntour Superbe Pro...

in s/f

want / need : Suntour Superbe Pro English BB

have : whatever you want
03-17-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,207
Posted By rafi

What about specifically the low flange version? ...

What about specifically the low flange version? Does anyone have any information relating to how they hold up, strength-wise?
03-09-06, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By rafi

Track chainrings come in both 1/8 and 3/32 ...

Track chainrings come in both 1/8 and 3/32

http://www.businesscycles.com/trcomp.htm#chainrings
03-07-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,715
Posted By rafi

paging Alanbikehouston. He always has the...

paging Alanbikehouston. He always has the lowdown on lock related issues
03-06-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,141
Posted By rafi

Sachs bikes are perfection. The most understated...

Sachs bikes are perfection. The most understated there and yet, I felt that they surpassed everything else there in the grace and effortless-ness of his work. Truly needs to be seen to be understood.
03-06-06, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,939
Posted By rafi

So track bikes....

So track bikes....
03-02-06, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By rafi

In truth, I like to look at the pictures.

In truth, I like to look at the pictures.
03-02-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By rafi

I go out of my way to purchase their bar tape. ...

I go out of my way to purchase their bar tape. No adhesive, makes re-wrapping much easier, no residue if you take it off. 5 dollars.
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