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12-01-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,796
Posted By wsteve464

There are so many places to ride in So Cal...

There are so many places to ride in So Cal depending on the type of riding and time of day you want to ride. For 40 mile ride during traffic times you will run into traffic but those same roads...
11-27-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By wsteve464

The rotor spacing should be standard between...

The rotor spacing should be standard between different manuf on the same type of hub, I have not had a problem with 3 or so wheel sets.
if there is a difference you can buy shims that go between...
11-26-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By wsteve464

Have you thought about hooking up a headlight...

Have you thought about hooking up a headlight modulator made for a motocycle.
...
11-25-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,348
Posted By wsteve464

Are you using an air compressor to seat the tire?...

Are you using an air compressor to seat the tire? Pull the valve put a piece of tubing over the core hold a rubber tipped air gun to the tubing blast away. Worked for me including Gravelkings.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-28-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,381
Posted By wsteve464

Very nice. I like the headlight mounting :)

Very nice. I like the headlight mounting :)
Forum: Framebuilders
10-13-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By wsteve464

You can cut the headtube but you will need to...

You can cut the headtube but you will need to ream the id of the HT to fit the bearing cup. This might make the wall too thin and crack easily. If you aren't sure if it will be a long term frame and...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-10-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,868
Posted By wsteve464

The flat mounts you show in the above pics will...

The flat mounts you show in the above pics will require some kind of jig to make sure the axle to caliper position is correct, there is no a lot of room for error. If you are set up with a machine...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By wsteve464

Not sure if this is what you are looking for but...

Not sure if this is what you are looking for but wheels manuf makes various BBs for the T47 flush and out board bearings.

https://wheelsmfg.com/bottom-brackets/t47.html

From looking at the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,414
Posted By wsteve464

Ok here's my idea. :). Buy a piece of 4130 the...

Ok here's my idea. :). Buy a piece of 4130 the same diameter or slightly lager than the ID of the chainstay, cut to about an inch long if the diameter is larger machine it until it fits inside....
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,260
Posted By wsteve464

If you want to continue welding buy a cheap gas...

If you want to continue welding buy a cheap gas mig welder they are good for up to 1/8th inch in a single pass over 1/8th use multiple passes, not recommended for the very thin bicycle tubing. A mig...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-12-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By wsteve464

You can get an approximate weight of the lugs vs...

You can get an approximate weight of the lugs vs tig. Framebuilders supply give weight measurements for the various lugs
...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-13-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

Take 18 gauge sheet metal to a metal working shop...

Take 18 gauge sheet metal to a metal working shop and ask them to cut/shear it and bend 90 degrees
Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By wsteve464

I used the Incepi fixture. The hardest part was...

I used the Incepi fixture. The hardest part was getting the distance from the dropout to the mounting crimp as it is a specific place on the stay. Other than that no problem bolt the fixture to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By wsteve464

I have used them. The flat mount crimp is kind of...

I have used them. The flat mount crimp is kind of rough but it mostly fills in when brazing, the outside of the stay is a bit uneven from crimping. They are tall/thick at the dropout end but they...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-05-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,699
Posted By wsteve464

Sounds like your builder is trying to sell you...

Sounds like your builder is trying to sell you the top of the line tubing, 853 and Omnicrom are light weight tubing designed more for go fast road bikes. Below are some of the different tubing...
07-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,631
Posted By wsteve464

Pretty standard on external hydro rake hoses...

Pretty standard on external hydro rake hoses saves bleeding new systems when building the bike. You can also get little pincer "C" clips

...
07-04-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By wsteve464

A great fuel for fireworks ...

A great fuel for fireworks

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/us/fireworks-hand-sanitizer-danger-scn-trnd/index.html
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

English is BSA it's pretty much the standard for...

English is BSA it's pretty much the standard for threaded BB most Sram Shimano cranks fit BSA BBs
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

If you do use one I would recommend a BSA...

If you do use one I would recommend a BSA threaded shell. The press fit shells require reaming after attaching to make the bearing fit, this allows for distortion from the heat of welding/brazing....
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

These guys carry blank bottom bracket shells in...

These guys carry blank bottom bracket shells in pretty much any standard you want.

https://www.paragonmachineworks.com/frame-building-parts/bottom-bracket-shells.html
07-01-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,890
Posted By wsteve464

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out...

Yes it that magical. I used to get a flat 2 out of 3 rides in Southern Calif, 40/60 dirt to street riding, very frustrating. Since going tubeless 3 years ago I have had 3 flats, one flat because I...
06-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,185
Posted By wsteve464

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as...

Evil Chamios Hagar I think this is about as hardtail 29er as you can get in a gravel bike.
06-30-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,168
Posted By wsteve464

Buy a GRX 2x crankset and take the big chainring...

Buy a GRX 2x crankset and take the big chainring off and replace with a bash guard. Then you can go 2x if you change your mind down the road.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By wsteve464

If you are going to do it yourself try using a...

If you are going to do it yourself try using a 28mm tapered carrot drift...
06-28-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By wsteve464

I'd go with the hollow axle, outboard bearings as...

I'd go with the hollow axle, outboard bearings as they are very easy to install replace plus a large selection of differing levels of quality, Should be no problem for your weight, I started back...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By wsteve464

Contact forum member Doug Fattic framebuilder he...

Contact forum member Doug Fattic framebuilder he is in your area.

Or you could ship it out for repair to a number of places :)
06-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By wsteve464

Yep buy a new tire. While you have the tire off...

Yep buy a new tire. While you have the tire off check the rim tape that it goes all the way across the rim and covers the flat part of the rim all the way to the side of the rim also check to make...
06-27-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By wsteve464

Sounds like the casing is leaking. The tires that...

Sounds like the casing is leaking. The tires that came on my Salsa where supposed to be tubeless and started leaking sealant out of little pinholes along the sidewall could not get it to stop. The...
06-26-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,975
Posted By wsteve464

GPS cycling computer with heart rate monitor and...

GPS cycling computer with heart rate monitor and a subscription to Strava, keeps track of your improvements, miles, heart rate etc and shows you how you are doing compared to others.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,822
Posted By wsteve464

If you use a regular s bend stay you can use the...

If you use a regular s bend stay you can use the Paragon conical chainstay plugs between the dropout and stay the plugs make it easy to attach everything and don't look too bad when finished.

The...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,822
Posted By wsteve464

From the pics it looks like you plan to cut the...

From the pics it looks like you plan to cut the stays on the BB side of the crimped flat mount for the brakes to convert to ISO mount?
06-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By wsteve464

Are some what mechanically inclined? If so...

Are some what mechanically inclined?

If so convert an old 90s mtb to a mid drive E-bike

https://www.electricbike.com/mid-drive-kits/
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,822
Posted By wsteve464

Not sure where you are looking to get the 25mm...

Not sure where you are looking to get the 25mm but on the PDF of the dimensions I see 16.6 mm where the seat stays attach.

https://paragonmachineworks.com/files/public-docs/DR1102.PDF
06-21-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,217
Posted By wsteve464

Yes. Before going tubeless I'd get a flat...

Yes.

Before going tubeless I'd get a flat about 3 out of 4 rides, goatheads. Since going tubeless I think I have had 1 flat that wasn't a sidewall puncture and it was due to a puncture and dried...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By wsteve464

Here's an article by a stripper manuf. ...

Here's an article by a stripper manuf.

https://www.powdercoatguide.com/2013/07/stripping-powder-coat.html

Personally I'd torch and wire brush it off around the joints then sand to blend the...
06-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,846
Posted By wsteve464

I'll do an Elevate Jersey in a Relaxed Cut 2xl...

I'll do an Elevate Jersey in a Relaxed Cut 2xl long sleeve if possible.

Let me know about payment via paypal.

Thanks
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

LOL Well if it gets done at least you will...

LOL

Well if it gets done at least you will be in great shape .

Ok last idea :) have you thought about a 3/4 inch plywood floor, instead of a metal frame, with a couple of metal cross braces to...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

Based on this and the overall weight you have to...

Based on this and the overall weight you have to pedal I'd seriously think about about a 3 wheeler so I could hook up a motor. Use a cheaper suspension fork in the front and a trailing arm suspension...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

I admire your DIYness but this is way over built,...

I admire your DIYness but this is way over built, is will weigh too much to pedal. Check images online to see what is needed in the way of a frame. Have you thought about making a pan type...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,392
Posted By wsteve464

I don't know what you plan on making it from but...

I don't know what you plan on making it from but it looks heavy, if it were me I'd consider a couple of cheap electric motor hubs for two of the wheels to assist on the up hills.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By wsteve464

If you are talking about standard straight tubing...

If you are talking about standard straight tubing specifically for head tubes you will need to ream it as they are slightly undersize to allow for distortion when brazing. Buy your headset and take...
06-17-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By wsteve464

Both my Intense MTB and my Salsa came to me in...

Both my Intense MTB and my Salsa came to me in boxes, no telling what kind of damage may have occurred in transit if they weren't in a box.
06-16-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,965
Posted By wsteve464

As said above. Rob English Joe's light...

As said above. Rob English

Joe's light weight 13.5lbs

https://www.englishcycles.com/custombikes/joes-lightweight-road-bike/
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,426
Posted By wsteve464

The Xaris fork looks like it is steel so probably...

The Xaris fork looks like it is steel so probably not worth the cost for weight reduction. Try their 451 wheels/tires skinnier rims and tires should weigh less. Road bike seat, carbon bars/seatpost...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,892
Posted By wsteve464

Foot pump in a post. ...

Foot pump in a post.

https://www.ternbicycles.com/us/gear/472/biologic-postpump-20-seatpost
06-14-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,424
Posted By wsteve464

A longer bolt may work, it will get past the...

A longer bolt may work, it will get past the stripped threads and hopefully into any good threads left. If that doesn't work as above helicoil it they are not hard to use. Check the bolt size if it...
06-13-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,004
Posted By wsteve464

If you have not bought a new fork yet you ca get...

If you have not bought a new fork yet you ca get one of the quill adapters and used the threaded steerer. Just push the adapter in tighten it and put the devil stem over it.
06-13-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,004
Posted By wsteve464

You don't need a quill adapter on a threadless...

You don't need a quill adapter on a threadless headset. There are no threads holding the fork in place. The fork goes through the headset you will need an adapter to get the fork steerer that is...
06-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By wsteve464

They don't need to they are family, Twinzizes :)

They don't need to they are family, Twinzizes :)
06-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By wsteve464

I like the colors and the 65+ but the medicare...

I like the colors and the 65+ but the medicare eligible, meh ( which is spelled wrong you are missing an I or, maybe it's old folks humor that I am missing it)
How about some humor, Medicare Baby or...
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