Wow, really?! I'm very glad to hear that you like it, thanks for your compliments!
Yes I already made some experiments with the lever clamps, and it was exactly for weeracerweenie, but unfortunately I didn't managed yet to make a real product for use, only some prototypes, and until I'm not 110% happy with it I won't make them for sale. So it may take some more time that I really make it like I want it..
Thanks! For the fork - as you all probably know I'm limited with my financial status, so it unfortunately makes more sense to buy a fork instead of develop my own one. The moulds for it would be very expensive and at this moment I just can't really realize that. But there are quite a lot of options (Enve, 3T Rigida,..) and you can also get it for a reasonable price.
I already made the saddle shell and the seatpost tube, but didn't made yet any more work. If possible I'll make a new saddle shell with a groove in the centre (similar like the prototype model in the post above). The weight should be similar like most my combos, depends from the seatpost lenght (I'll make it with 350mm long seatpost, that I can still adjust it in case that I give my bike for a test ride to someone else - I have quite short legs for my 185cm, my saddle height is 755mm).
What can I say, I'm really glad to hear that and thanks for your time!
I'll give my best to keep you updated also in the future
Hehe interesting, didn't knew that! Although it's my surename, it's very rare here in Slovenia and if there is anywho with that surename it's most probably a relative..but hey, Slovenia only has 2 million inhabitants
Thanks! I wish all you guys the same, all the best for 2013
I really like your approach or better said the general ideas! It's for sure also more interesting for me to offer something that isn't really possible to get anywhere else. The only "problem" for those smaller parts is that I want some bigger challenges and I never really focus on projects like these. Probably that's because I really want to try each time something new, try to make it different, etc.,...that's what I love in carbon work the most - there is a lot of experiments and a lot of challenges! And I just can't help myself and I each time start with something new, of course if it's possible. But I'm also really happy that I somehow stick with the integrated saddles, and during all that time I also try to improve it, try to make something new etc.,..hopefully the combo for my own bike will turn out nice (with the groove), I'm really interested how it will be ride with it compared to the "standard" saddle shell.
Otherwise, for the monocoque frame, I'll make the moulds with an ISP, so I'll be able to bond a saddle directly to the ISP. It would be really light and would also look very special, just like I made it on PT3. And I have to admit that BmanX convinced me to make it like that for PT3
. I just pormised to myself that I'll make it again like that, and I will.
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