Discussing the finer points in life
Spotted out and about. An amazing, radical frame- do an image search and see
Result- the channel is now re-cut into the steerer tube, allowing me to set the bearing axial tension using the hand tightening bearing cone, and to then torque down the top lock nut with no fear of spinning the bearing cone too tight. Whole bike picture coming soon
I used the Bridgeport milling machine vice to gently clasp the hollow tube, ensured all was horizontal, and started cutting
I wanted to cut down my steerer tube to fit a smaller frame. The headset thread was long enough, but the channel to hold the non-twist washer didn’t.
A new saga?
Perhaps not today. Another time
Saga end, day five
and it was all worth it for wine, grapes, and a huge piece of bread. Again?
Saga part Four
By now things are a little more practised, also discovered that those pannier bag covers aren’t waterproof. Front panniers make comfortable and practical handbags for carrying money and passports
Day three of the Saga: It’s been so wet, so wet, the first bicycle computer has ceased to function. This one seems more waterproof, so far
Saga day 2: Touring on the cheap