I'm building a new bike for touring while traveling, so I want a break-apart frame with S&S couplers, like the Salsa Vaya Travel, or another steel touring frame retro fit with couplers. I want a ...
You generally see the top tube on steel bikes being parallel to the ground, whereas on a lot of carbon bikes it's angled. Why is that? (my observations are obviously limited, but it seems like a ...
Given that frames are generally brazed, not welded and given that MIG welding will work on simple bike hacks what are the downsides of MIG welding these hacks? For example, I would like to make a ...
I'm currently reading The Bicycle Wheel by Jobst Brandt, and I'm reading all of the issues with offsetting the rear rim toward the drive side of the hub... Asymmetry in a rear wheel built for a ...
What tools are required to begin building a frame? Are there DIY substitutes for any of them? Are there things that aren't requirements, but simplify the process enough to be worth the cost? Aside ...