Sunday, February 21, 2010

Chainstays again

First you have to get your stuff laid out. I've got all the centerlines, and clearances marked. Now I'm going to trace my yoke and the dropouts on . . . Yes the dropouts are 90 off. It just gives it something to line up to.

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I need a 6 degree bend not to far, Like before I'm using a conduit bender. These chainstays are a lot tougher than 4130 to bend. At one point I didn't think I was going to get it done. I found the chainstay was too short to bend, so I have to put a piece of 1" 4130 over the othe end to get leverage.

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It worked perfectly.



How about Moby doing, Mission of Burma's, "That's when I reach for my Revolver"?


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OK what about the next race?
mwi's Gentlemens Race

It's a 55 mile, 6 man Team Time Trial, on farm roads in south-east, MO. Instead of re-inventing the wheel, just click on the link about and find out more if your interested.
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I was going to ride the course today, but I shyed away from the ice pellets coming from the sky. I've had to ride in them a couple times. Once they start bead blasting your face, you tend to slow down. A visor helps. Well it would have been epic.

3 comments:

Possum said...

Dude, I just noticed that the Gentleman's race starts and ends at my neighborhood clubhouse. What the fuck? I didn't think there was a single other cyclist in my neighborhood.

CurbDestroyer Chronicles said...

Ta daaaa!

Todd said...

We need to get together some time. I'm almost ready to build a cross bike.