Re: [650B] Frame builder in CT/MA area?
4/2/2011 3:07:03 PM
The great guys at
do terrific work at a
fair price with reasonable turnaround times.
We've sent a fair bit of repair work to them from Harris and are
West Newton, MA
On Mar 28, 2011, at 1:45 PM, Scott A wrote:
> Hi all,
> My 650b ride is a converted 1967 Raleigh Sprite with external gearing,
> originally equipped with what I believe were 590mm steel rims. It was
> an easy conversion in terms of wheel diameter and brake reach, but I
> ran into difficulties spreading the frame to accommodate the wider
> hubs of my wheel set.
> Despite doing my best to follow Sheldon Brown's technique of spreading
> the rear dropouts, I ended up with a seat stay slightly bent at its
> joint to the brake bridge. So, I'm looking for a frame builder in the
> Connecticut/Massachusetts/Eastern NY area who could realign the frame,
> and possibly make some other minor modifications to it. Can anyone
> make a recommendation?
> Much thanks,
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