« UPS Moose Mitts | Main | Welded, Vise Mount Truing Stand Using Removable Dial Indicator on Magnetic Base »

01/02/2013

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a0120a7ed5f9d970b017d3ed52167970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The AsSALT - Follow Up Post #3:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Kim Laroux

Or just use an aluminum frame. I bought an aluminum frame for this exact reason.

As for components, you have to realize that plastic is becoming more and more common in components. The rollers in my Sram X-4 derailleur have plastic on plastic bushings. The bushings of my Suntour suspension fork are plastic. Plastic won't rust, but it will get worn down fast by sand, salt crystals and other hard particles. Plastic also gets harder and shrinks under the cold. After a single winter, the bushings of my derailleur are scratched as if sanded with a grit 40 sandpaper. The chrome plating on my suspension fork was scratched off by the frozen plastic bushings.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Loading

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Cool Stuff

insert title insert title insert title insert title
Blog powered by Typepad
BikeHacks Flickr Pool

Roy Tanck's Flickr Widget requires Flash Player 9 or better.

Get this widget at roytanck.com