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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 1:04 am 
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Nice bike and elegant top cap solution 8) Now you just have to make me one for my 1" c tech quill :lol:


i had to use a 1" CK top cap for a 1-1/8" stem, so i'm not sure if you'd be able to get one to fit a 1" stem. it's very simple to put together once you find the right parts. ;)


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:D so i mentioned installing an Amp canti hanger in preparation for…


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:32 pm 
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Hello,
can anybody tell me what kind of F is my fork ?
Instead of the collars on the legs for canti hangers, mine is with welded parts.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:06 pm 
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mudking wrote:
Hello,
can anybody tell me what kind of F is my fork ?
Instead of the collars on the legs for canti hangers, mine is with welded parts.


Cool! Never seen one like that before. Perhaps an early F2 or a prototype, before they went with the cinched collars? The steel F1 I believe had welded on canti posts.


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Great thread Frank!! That is looking really sweet!...


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Thanks! ;)

But I need someone to straight jacket me so I stop making changes to my "completed" build. :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 2:35 am 
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so i had put this off all summer after discovering that my set of CT cantis didn't fit over the base of the brake posts. As well i could tell i'd have some issues with the rear brake set up with the fact that there was a side pull to it on the Amp. not to mention needing to source an appropriate pair of brake levers.

early/mid summer i had the levers and had swamped out the beefy TWP brace with the lightweight and elegant AMP one. but by then it was all about enjoying the outdoors and all bike proj grounded to a halt. that finally changed this past week or two and i'm back with the RB bug.

first thing first i had to do was gently sand down the hex base so that the canti seated all the way down properly. next trying to jig the rear to clamp properly, as the right pull of the frame made the left arm pad contact the rim. this involved shifting the hanger to the right, and this not being sufficient to remedy the problem, unbending the curled end on the left side of the spring to give me more distance from the left arm to the hanger. glad to say i finally got it to work. i was getting worried at one point thinking i had to scrap the idea of using the CT on the rear. :(

so here are some shots of the final results. i do believe that this will be the last of any changes as i do believe i'm entirely happy with everything on it. :D


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very very nice
love those cantis too

i might start my amp project soon


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very very nice
love those cantis too

i might start my amp project soon


Thanks mikee! :) What model and parts will you be sporting? Got a build thread yet?


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