Wow. That's a good looking bike. If I had one (and they fit tall people), 
I'd move the silver Paul dingle wheelset over from the Quickbeam, and run 
black Rock N Road tires. 
It's nice to fantasize! Good luck with both your builds. 

Santa Rosa, CA

On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:14:18 PM UTC-8, Ken Yokanovich wrote:
> I am surprised how much room there is. That was a Pasela Tourguard 35 in 
> the earlier photo. Tried out some 38 Barlow Pass that look like will fit 
> with some Honjo fenders with plenty of room in the back.  There is about 
> 5mm less clearance on the fork crown.
> I was able to do a temporary assembly enough to go for a brief test ride, 
> but now the bike is apart again and project has stalled.  I bought a 
> Cheviot frame for my daughter and that is the top priority :D
> On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:50:57 PM UTC-6, Philip Williamson wrote:
>> How big a tire can you run on the Frank Jones? I see "fenderable to about 
>> 35," but that's some massive clearance there. 
>> Philip
>> Santa Rosa, CA
>> On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2:35:39 PM UTC-8, Ken Yokanovich wrote:
>>> Don't get too excited about the 610's  I had a NOS pair of the Gran Comp 
>>> version that proved to work on the front, but NOT on the back.  I wound up 
>>> going with a pair of NOS Gran Compe 700's instead.  
>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:14:18 PM UTC-6, Jeremy Tavan wrote:
>>>> Well, looks like the rear on mine just didn't want to reach far enough. 
>>>> It's going to be 610 centerpulls for me.
>>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:08:14 PM UTC-8, Jeremy Tavan wrote:
>>>>> I have just picked up a set of Tektro R737 long-reach calipers for 
>>>>> Frank. On their web site they're indicated as 47-59mm reach, but when I 
>>>>> picked up the box it indicated 57mm max reach. A quick mock-up fit seems 
>>>>> to 
>>>>> indicate that they WILL reach the rims, but I'm a little concerned and 
>>>>> will 
>>>>> report back. If they don't work out, I'll go with Dia-Compe 610 
>>>>> centerpulls. I'm not a huge fan of the extra-long-reach sidepulls. This 
>>>>> is 
>>>>> a bike where I really wish they'd gone with canti brakes.
>>>>> On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 1:48:18 PM UTC-8, nathan wrote:
>>>>>> One of the interesting differences between Quickbeam/Simpleone and 
>>>>>> Frank Jones is that brake options are different (canti vs side/center 
>>>>>> pull). I'm curious: if you were to build up a Frank Jones would you go 
>>>>>> with 
>>>>>> Tektro R559 sidepull, a centerpull (eg. Dia Compe or Paul), or something 
>>>>>> else? Why?
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Nathan

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