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by patavenier
Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: "My Pedersen"
Topic: Home-built in California
Replies: 7
Views: 19711

Re: Home-built in California

Hello all. Tubing used on the bike above is all 16mm (5/8") 4130 with the exception of the rear tubes on the fork which is 12.5mm (1/2") and the chainstays which are Columbus. I needed every mm of the raw chainstays to get the length needed. All tubes are of ,9mm (.035") wall thicknes...
by patavenier
Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: "My Pedersen"
Topic: Home-built in California
Replies: 7
Views: 19711

Re: Home-built in California

Hello Simon. I have sent our site admin some pics which should answer some of your questions. On the BB, I just made my own from a section of 4130 tube as I needed one quickly. Good technique with the torch results in a very strong joint, the spigots just add weight (and you will never find a cast o...
by patavenier
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: "My Pedersen"
Topic: Home-built in California
Replies: 7
Views: 19711

Re: Home-built in California

As requested, here are the major dimensions of the "Royal Large" frame size as currently produced. Wheelbase -1173mm. Head tube angle -65.2 deg. Fork offset/rake -104mm. Chainstay length -504mm. Seat tube(s) -750mm. Seat tube angle -59 deg. CL of seat tube to CL of head tube is 630mm. Fork...
by patavenier
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: "My Pedersen"
Topic: Home-built in California
Replies: 7
Views: 19711

Home-built in California

Hello from Northern California. The need to build has struck here too. I have been enthralled by the design since seeing a line drawing in the book "Bicycling Science" over 25 years ago. While I have built quite a number of fillet brazed (conventional) singles and tandems, this one remaine...
by patavenier
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: New Pedersens
Topic: More saddle making info?
Replies: 2
Views: 7852

More saddle making info?

Hello to all from Northern California. I am in need of a proper saddles to finish two recently built Pedersen frames. There seem to be leather ones available but the cost is prohibitive. Suspending a regular seat seems to work for some but does not look quite right. Ideally I would weave them as the...

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