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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:44 pm 
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I really dont thing so. I was fuc**** mad when I though my 25's couldn't get on the back. It's pretty snug. Next time I will ask all these questions before buying. I have a problem with the seatpost. I run a Antares with oval carbon rails but it's states 7x9 and there is an adapter which should fit but it's shit. I think I will need to buy a new seatpost :-(. I need to tighten it way to much.
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:00 am 
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waltthizzney wrote:

I dont think I have ever seen a bike with a 100mm headtube...


The guy who made this frame probably copied the dimensions off a external headset frameset and transposed it onto an integrated headset design without doing the necessary compensation. For equivalent size frames, adding about 30~33mm to the headtube ( from and external headset) would have made things correct.


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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 9:52 am 
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Compensated for the bottom cup though? Fork and BB drop looks normal.
You're probably right. Sort of funny.


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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 4:52 pm 
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Where does one put the (internal) Di2 battery by the way? Can you actually at all? Does it fit in the seat tube? After some Google I just found people writing/pictures with external battery :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 7:47 am 
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So I've built up the Workswell-095 recently and noticed the same issue with the stem/handlebars. I switched the stem out with the stem from my donor bike prior to doing any rides with the workswell stem (I could tell while building the bike that the stem wasn't safe). Thus far, I've ridden it a few times and haven't had any issues with frameset. I just recently raced on it in a sprint triathlon and have no complaints about its performance. I will be happy once the new stem ships... FWIW, I'm running a mechanical Sram RED group. Due to the stem issue, I've routed the cables out the bottom ports of the handlebars(the holes intended for the front brake cable?), down along the down tube and into the access port located on the down tube just before it meets the seat tube (less than ideal). I was very wary on the first couple of rides and initially rode very conservatively. It is slowly gaining my confidence. If I had to do it all over again, I would've went with a different frame. Hopefully when the new stem arrives, it will eradicate any remorse I have.


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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 10:30 am 
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spliid wrote:
I really dont thing so. I was fuc**** mad when I though my 25's couldn't get on the back. It's pretty snug. Next time I will ask all these questions before buying. I have a problem with the seatpost. I run a Antares with oval carbon rails but it's states 7x9 and there is an adapter which should fit but it's shit. I think I will need to buy a new seatpost :-(. I need to tighten it way to much.
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Hello. I have ordered the FM008 frame from Hongfu. I want to get an Extralite headset while I'm waiting for the frame. Did you measure the internal bore dianeter for the top and bottom of the head tube? Many thanks!


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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 11:57 am 
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Lolemy123 wrote:
spliid wrote:
I really dont thing so. I was fuc**** mad when I though my 25's couldn't get on the back. It's pretty snug. Next time I will ask all these questions before buying. I have a problem with the seatpost. I run a Antares with oval carbon rails but it's states 7x9 and there is an adapter which should fit but it's shit. I think I will need to buy a new seatpost :-(. I need to tighten it way to much.
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Hello. I have ordered the FM008 frame from Hongfu. I want to get an Extralite headset while I'm waiting for the frame. Did you measure the internal bore dianeter for the top and bottom of the head tube? Many thanks!


Nope sorry. I thought I would get the normal Neco hs with white labels but the supplied one is completely black so I kept it. Didn't measure anything sorry.



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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 12:38 pm 
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Bartledo wrote:
I could tell while building the bike that the stem wasn't safe


quote of the century.


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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 12:55 pm 
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Bartledo wrote:
So I've built up the Workswell-095 recently and noticed the same issue with the stem/handlebars. I switched the stem out with the stem from my donor bike prior to doing any rides with the workswell stem (I could tell while building the bike that the stem wasn't safe). Thus far, I've ridden it a few times and haven't had any issues with frameset. I just recently raced on it in a sprint triathlon and have no complaints about its performance. I will be happy once the new stem ships... FWIW, I'm running a mechanical Sram RED group. Due to the stem issue, I've routed the cables out the bottom ports of the handlebars(the holes intended for the front brake cable?), down along the down tube and into the access port located on the down tube just before it meets the seat tube (less than ideal). I was very wary on the first couple of rides and initially rode very conservatively. It is slowly gaining my confidence. If I had to do it all over again, I would've went with a different frame. Hopefully when the new stem arrives, it will eradicate any remorse I have.

Same issue i had, they would need to change both the design of the stem and the handlebar to make it really stiff and safe
Did they give you a date for the new version ?


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