I don't know where to start, but I've been wanting to do something like this for awhile for other newbies out there. Sure...there's a ton of info out there on the message boards but trying to find some of the info is really not easy in my experience. I also think many framebuilders keep their... Continue Reading →
Back from a couple weeks off messing around in the shop. Got the front triangle tacked and it's ready for the chainstays. The new Sputnik CS fixture is in the mail, should be mitering those stays next week...psyched!
Finished up mitering the front triangle tonight. The mill got it close, but in an effort to not mess up more tubes than I need to...i measured twice and (under) cut once...and filed each tube for a long, long time. It's good practice if nothing else. File, check, file, check, to infinity...kinda meditative really. I'm... Continue Reading →
It's done! Finally. This is a big fork. 510mm length, 51mm offset, and it's pretty heavy. It copies the Fox Float fork for the "G2" geometry, for a frame I've yet to build...that's coming next. It turned out OK for my first fork, but the real goal was to learn and that I did. Forks... Continue Reading →
First unicrown fork is coming together, slowly but surely. Getting more skiing done than fabrication lately. The snow has just been great! Tonight i got the legs welded. The first pass was without the pulser and the second pass was with the pulser (set at 94 peak amps, 24 low, 45%, 1 HZ). The welds... Continue Reading →