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July 10, 2014 08:33 AM in General Discussion

it looks like you have a tubular, so you at least have that going for you. doesn't have the same internal pressures that a clincher gets that said, i'd be afraid of compressi...

zipp 404 crack
July 10, 2014 08:28 AM in General Discussion

lenni.info/edd is the calculator i use dans comp has the cheapest spokes avaialable. I usually throw in some grips or beater pedals to hit the free shipping ($25?) careful...

Wheel Building questions/spoke nipple sizes/length?
July 10, 2014 08:21 AM in General Discussion

could probably clamp in a claw type derailleur, like shitty bikes in the bike boom used 120 spaced 5 speed freewheel wheel. some stem clamp or band clamp downtube shifters...

track to road conversion
July 10, 2014 08:18 AM in General Discussion

have the tange knockoffs on my kona unit it's my favorite system for bike with disc brakes. the caliper moves with the dropout so you don't need to worry about adjusting brak...

Paragon machine sliding and other dropouts?
June 22, 2014 07:06 AM in General Discussion

low coz buy local, bro

The ______ vs. _______ Thread
June 22, 2014 07:04 AM in General Discussion

don't scrimp on tools. the cheaper parts you'll buy, the more tools you'll need to keep them working. loose ball hubs are fine, but you'll want some decent cone wrenches to keep...

Building up a bike. Where to skimp, where to splurge?
June 22, 2014 06:55 AM in General Discussion

ACS for a cheapo, white ind for something nice. I have two WI freewheels, I like it. I mean, for $20 the acs ones never really catastrophically failed, but they were a bit out o...

Best single speed freewheel maker? And White's ENO?
December 9, 2013 07:41 AM in General Discussion

Why heads out radial?

Wheels question
December 9, 2013 07:39 AM in General Discussion

I havent built too many wheels, maybe 20 or so, but in my limited experience h+sons build up great. Theyre decently true, so tension is even, and the eyelets make it a breeze (t...

Araya RC 540 or Hplusson TB14