Re: [CR] Measuring bike frame angles

(Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi)

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From: "Phil Brown" <>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 09:14:37 -0700
To: Rendezvous Classic <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Measuring bike frame angles

On Oct 6, 2009, at 8:44 AM, Neil Foddering wrote:
> I have tried, without success, to measure the frame angles on my 1930s
> and 40's bikes; does anyone know whether a purpose-made tool is
> available to do this (preferably idiot-proof)?
> Neil Foddering

A couple of short pieces of wood or metal strip with a pivot to make a protractor and relieved at the pivot to clear the lugs. You can buy such a tool with angles marked at the hardware store but it needs shortening and modifying to clear the lugs. Phil Brown Easy peasy in Oakland, Calif.