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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,891
Posted By VertigoCycles
Looking really good. I have a splitter...

Looking really good.

I have a splitter that's never going to get used again in my shop. If you want use it indefinitely, let me know. I just got my Renazco seat on Saturday and have been...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By VertigoCycles
Let Jim know about sliding toward the tank. I'll...

Let Jim know about sliding toward the tank. I'll bet he'll sort you out. I just received the seat for my 990 ADV today and that's one of the issues he addressed for me.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,891
Posted By VertigoCycles
Take this with a grain of salt since I've haven't...

Take this with a grain of salt since I've haven't done an exhaust yet but you shouldn't have to spend a lot of money to do a proper back purge on an exhaust system if you're doing a one-off. Some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,891
Posted By VertigoCycles
A custom one with more coverage and a smoother...

A custom one with more coverage and a smoother flow than a #12 cup and a large lens
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,891
Posted By VertigoCycles
Damn, that's going to look amazing! I have...

Damn, that's going to look amazing!

I have some new cups that make it easier to keep it clean (but they flow a ton of argon $$) If you want to borrow one, let me know.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,405
Posted By VertigoCycles
found one. This was the day after I finished the...

found one. This was the day after I finished the bike mount. no front wheel mount yet. Loaded up for what turned out to be a 4 hour ride from hell in freezing fog and terrifying road conditions...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,405
Posted By VertigoCycles
I made one last year and somehow manage not to...

I made one last year and somehow manage not to snap any photos of the whole setup.

The fork mounts to this gizmo that mounts in place of the right rear peg. It obviously has different positions...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 547,027
Posted By VertigoCycles
The puddle contracts as it cools and leaves a...

The puddle contracts as it cools and leaves a krinkled texture.
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 547,027
Posted By VertigoCycles
just to be clear, that link takes you to Brads...

just to be clear, that link takes you to Brads welding. It's ridiculous.

This is one of mine from recently.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7128/13996015434_95c5447c95_o.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By VertigoCycles
I made a prototype last year but don't have a...

I made a prototype last year but don't have a great shot of the rear. I made a fork mount that pops into the pillion peg base and an arm that holds the frame by the top tube/seat tube joint. Other...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 351,328
Posted By VertigoCycles
I've had the pants for a few years but rarely...

I've had the pants for a few years but rarely wear them to be honest. My junk got soaked in a near freezing trip last weekend because of a leaky seam in the crotch somewhere. I'm just beginning to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,032
Posted By VertigoCycles
for the record, it doesn't make me nervous, it...

for the record, it doesn't make me nervous, it seems like a bad choice and I was curious as to whether or not I was misinformed.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,032
Posted By VertigoCycles
I was in the center of the lane, there was a...

I was in the center of the lane, there was a manhole on the exit on the left side. It was all the stranger to have him crowd into the remaining space.

Anyhow, thanks for the answers. I thought...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,032
Posted By VertigoCycles
pulling up next to another rider at a stop?

I've only been riding for a few years so I admit to being somewhat naive about road courtesies but is it normal for a rider to pull next to another rider at a stop light or sign on a one lane road? ...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By VertigoCycles
Mesh pant suggestions for big legs

I bought some RevIt Airwave pants this spring and while the ventilation is great, they're WAY too tight in the thighs to be of much use. I can get into them just fine but have a hard time getting on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Gregor, I'm working on a bicycle mount so I...

Gregor,

I'm working on a bicycle mount so I can ride down to Sisters for a MTB campout in late October. Seeing as you'll have your bike by then, maybe I should just make two?

So close. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,034
Views: 258,955
Posted By VertigoCycles
I finished welding this ...

I finished welding this

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3752/8896938392_d7c18e422e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/vertigocycles/8896938392/)
upload...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Such an inspiring project. Thanks for documenting...

Such an inspiring project. Thanks for documenting it! Congrats on the PDX house too... Great news!
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,599
Posted By VertigoCycles
Props to those who take the time to snap pics...

Props to those who take the time to snap pics along the way. My iPhone (and camera) is usually docked and providing music while I'm in my shop. I'll see what I can do next week when I clean it up. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,599
Posted By VertigoCycles
I just installed mine a few days ago. From my...

I just installed mine a few days ago. From my very short time with it working, it appears to be a very functional little gizmo. It was nice to clean up the mess going to ACC2 that the previous...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By VertigoCycles
Not recently, about two years ago. I check the...

Not recently, about two years ago. I check the wiring behind it anyway for good measure and it's all fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By VertigoCycles
no pinches and no cut wires. Still need to do...

no pinches and no cut wires. Still need to do the voltage check on the black/green wire.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By VertigoCycles
I'll check it out, thanks. Though the warm =...

I'll check it out, thanks. Though the warm = fail and cold = OK isn't necessarily the case. It happened yesterday a 1/4 mile from my house.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By VertigoCycles
Troubleshooting: Motor cuts out after shift

It doesn't happen often and I can't force a recreation but occasionally my motor shuts down immediately after a shift. The gear selection doesn't matter, up/downshift doesn't matter and it won't...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,182
Posted By VertigoCycles
This is exactly my situation as well. I'm the...

This is exactly my situation as well. I'm the same age, have two young children who depend on me as I'm a part-time stay at home dad and run a business from home as well. I think about that every...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Do you think Chris would notice if you...

Do you think Chris would notice if you accidentally trailered his CNC mill when you load up to move? I'll fly out to help you load it. :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Incredible work! VERY nice! I can't wait to see...

Incredible work! VERY nice! I can't wait to see it in person.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
EEEEEEEEWWW! Yours is looking good. get it...

EEEEEEEEWWW!

Yours is looking good. get it done!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Everything looks fantastic! I'm so glad you're...

Everything looks fantastic! I'm so glad you're getting this experience with all the cutting, fitting and welding. It's going to come in handy when I need help building a ti exhaust next year ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
looking good, Gregor! A few more weeks and...

looking good, Gregor! A few more weeks and you'll be riding it...right? It was great to meet you and have you over, come again anytime.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-12-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
If you're on this coast when it comes time for...

If you're on this coast when it comes time for striping, I can get you the contact of a very good striper. He does all the pedal bikes for some buddy's of mine who build Vendetta. Really amazing...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
nice work Gregor! :clap

nice work Gregor! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 369,677
Posted By VertigoCycles
Nothing to add, but if you're looking to get this...

Nothing to add, but if you're looking to get this done by June, I assume there will be more frequent updating :evil I like where this is going.
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 547,027
Posted By VertigoCycles
A few more things... Experiment with 3/32...

A few more things...

Experiment with 3/32 tungsten too. I prefer it actually but mostly for cosmetic reasons. It spreads the cone a bit and makes the bead "wash" better into the parent...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 547,027
Posted By VertigoCycles
stainless

fwiw, i don't weld stainless much but have been versed in its use for the bicycle industry. So take my advice with a grain of salt until someone who's a real welder chimes in and tells you that i'm...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,706
Posted By VertigoCycles
I get quite hot above 70F with just a t-shirt...

I get quite hot above 70F with just a t-shirt underneath.
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 547,027
Posted By VertigoCycles
It depends on the application. I use 6/4 ELI rod...

It depends on the application. I use 6/4 ELI rod for everything and even though it says it's clean and comes in a plastic bag, it needs to be wiped with acetone.

Pure argon, always back purged,...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,194
Posted By VertigoCycles
I wouldn't know, I have a KTM.

I wouldn't know, I have a KTM.
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,194
Posted By VertigoCycles
I wore Ex Of boxer briefs for years and they...

I wore Ex Of boxer briefs for years and they treated me well. Once they started coming apart, I tried out a pair of Ibex ...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10,517
Views: 2,185,791
Posted By VertigoCycles
I haven't been reporting as much as I should... ...

I haven't been reporting as much as I should...

Installed a Hammerhead +10 shifter yesterday and had to remove a bit of aluminum on the back to get it to down shift without interfering with the...
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