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Old 09-03-17, 12:14 AM   #26
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Now I've got the wheels, it became "Hope 20 five with nav RS4" It may not be the best touring wheels, I'll buy better later.
Why buy twice instead of just getting strong wheels the first time around?
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Old 09-03-17, 01:51 AM   #27
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Why buy twice instead of just getting strong wheels the first time around?
I got them cheap, I to have the wheels to know how I'm going to sit so I can see how long stem and handlesbar I need etc.Plus I will get everything for the bike, and the money is not enough for Everything.
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Old 09-08-17, 08:39 AM   #28
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Bottom bracket and headset

Now I have got bottom bracket, I bought Hope stainless steel. and headset Cane Creek 40 Series
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Old 09-15-17, 10:56 PM   #29
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Some pictures from my bike building
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I look forward to seeing the complete build.
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for better life of the bottom bracket bearings, it is suggested to have that area of the frame "faced", with a special bike shop tool that makes sure that both sides are exactly parrallel and that there is not any paint "bumps" left.

given that you are starting from a bare frame, its worth it to get this done, or at least verified by an experienced mechanic at a good bike shop that knows what they are doing.

re putting some sort of frame saver product inside the frame, I agree that it is worth doing considering you are starting from scratch, from a bare frame. I bought a used bike last year and dismantled it, and while it was a bare frame, I did this procedure--I figured why not, it will be the only time the frame is all apart.

of course, if you didnt do it, its not the end of the world.

I do think its worth getting the bb bottom bracket shell part of the frame checked , for longest bearing life with outboard bearings. This is only from what I have read, I dont have lots of experience with outboard bb's, but it is probably worth at least asking an experienced mechanic that you know is good, about this aspect.
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Old 09-16-17, 10:56 AM   #32
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for better life of the bottom bracket bearings, it is suggested to have that area of the frame "faced", with a special bike shop tool that makes sure that both sides are exactly parrallel and that there is not any paint "bumps" left.

given that you are starting from a bare frame, its worth it to get this done, or at least verified by an experienced mechanic at a good bike shop that knows what they are doing.

re putting some sort of frame saver product inside the frame, I agree that it is worth doing considering you are starting from scratch, from a bare frame. I bought a used bike last year and dismantled it, and while it was a bare frame, I did this procedure--I figured why not, it will be the only time the frame is all apart.

of course, if you didnt do it, its not the end of the world.

I do think its worth getting the bb bottom bracket shell part of the frame checked , for longest bearing life with outboard bearings. This is only from what I have read, I dont have lots of experience with outboard bb's, but it is probably worth at least asking an experienced mechanic that you know is good, about this aspect.
Thanks for the tip, When I got the frame I went straight to the bicycle shop and fixed this.The problem I have now is and know what stem and handlesbar I will buy, I want to sit quite upright
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Old 09-29-17, 09:24 AM   #33
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Brooks

The saddle is now in place it became a Brooks B17, Also bought fender, pictures come when I have mounted them. Here's what the bike looks like now, stem and handlesbar I do not know if it's going to be like the picture.
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Old 10-07-17, 05:16 AM   #34
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Fender

The fender are now in place, but it should make some adjustments when the racks come on. ( Gilles Berthoud )
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Old 10-13-17, 08:48 AM   #35
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Update

Now I have put on the brakes and gear levers, I bought the Shimano XT T8000, and so I have mounted bar grips "brooks leather"
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