Flanged/hooded/Breeze-style dropouts

I need help figuring out how to better miter chainstays for hooded dropouts. Wow, it took way longer than i'm going to admit in writing.  My chainstays are also 1mm shorter than i planned because of the file/check/repeat process not going as smoothly as it could have. Do others that use hooded dropouts file the... Continue Reading →

Brazing eyelets to dropouts

If you will be using dropouts with no eyelets, but want some on there anyways, here's what I figured out: I saw the use of a simple drilled and tapped plate of 4130 steel plate used as a 'fixture' so I tried one dropout using this method and the other dropout with just a Sputnik... Continue Reading →

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