Help Building out a bike, shop or mechancic suggestions

TokyoLiving

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Hi there TCCers,

I have a bike that has a paint flaw which may be causing some rust issues after less than a year of use. Bought the bike from a company in Taiwan. Reputable stand up guy who is willing to ship me either a new aluminum frame like I have or upgrade me for a few hundred dollars more to a carbon frame.

So we are pricing out options and the most economical way to handle this. I am looking for either a mechanic or shop that would be willing to remove my group set with disk brakes from my current frame and put it on the new frame. Trying to get a sense of costs for this because he's picking up the tab.

Anyway, any suggestions on shops or mechanics and what an estimate might be?

I'd give it a shot myself, because it would be a good experience and useful for the future, but not 100% confident.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Hi there TCCers,

I have a bike that has a paint flaw which may be causing some rust issues after less than a year of use. Bought the bike from a company in Taiwan. Reputable stand up guy who is willing to ship me either a new aluminum frame like I have or upgrade me for a few hundred dollars more to a carbon frame.

So we are pricing out options and the most economical way to handle this. I am looking for either a mechanic or shop that would be willing to remove my group set with disk brakes from my current frame and put it on the new frame. Trying to get a sense of costs for this because he's picking up the tab.

Anyway, any suggestions on shops or mechanics and what an estimate might be?

I'd give it a shot myself, because it would be a good experience and useful for the future, but not 100% confident.

Thanks in advance.
Can't be that difficult to do yourself. Although if you don't have all the tools, then I suppose you might need a mechanic. I recently started going to Nocchi at Effffect. He seems like a super nice chilled out guy. I have no idea about prices though.
 
TokyoLiving

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Can't be that difficult to do yourself. Although if you don't have all the tools, then I suppose you might need a mechanic. I recently started going to Nocchi at Effffect. He seems like a super nice chilled out guy. I have no idea about prices though.
I Agree not that difficult. Actually I'm in the process of getting tools to be able to, but not ready to tackle it all yet.
Thanks for the suggestion.
 
theBlob

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Hey Fielding!.. Do you have a link to that shop because google is not helping much.


Can't be that difficult to do yourself. Although if you don't have all the tools, then I suppose you might need a mechanic. I recently started going to Nocchi at Effffect. He seems like a super nice chilled out guy. I have no idea about prices though.
 
theBlob

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Ah now I see the problem! Someone can't count to 5.....;)

I love the online store! I might have to pick myself up some new toothpaste!
 
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http://www.efffffect.com/
He is indeed a nice geezer and charges really good rates, to boot.
Annoying arbitrary number of Fs in his website name...

Edit: oops. Totally didn't see @GrantT 's message. My comments still stand though.
 
leicaman

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Yep, that's the one. @theBlob I had no idea how many f'in f's there were in it so I just hit the f key a few times until it looked about right.
 
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TokyoLiving

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That be a lot of friggin Fs he's got there.

Thanks!!!:glasses: