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Anyone added a pump peg to a Ti frame???(6 posts)

Anyone added a pump peg to a Ti frame???hycobob
Mar 29, 2003 11:58 AM
When I got my Ti frame I didn't even think about a frame pump peg. Yet for extended rides it would be nice to be able to carry one under the top tube. I know some people put it verticle on the seat tube after removing the bottle cage...but I like having two cages. Will welding a pump peg discolor the steer tube? Also who could I get a Ti pump peg from? I shouldn't need to have a frame builder for the welding as a friend is a top notch Ti welder...I just haven't asked him yet.
re: Anyone added a pump peg to a Ti frame???toomanybikes
Mar 29, 2003 12:55 PM
Rather than have your frame welded, get a zip tie close to the colour of your frame and wrap it around the head tube.

Put the "Bump" facing out under the top tube and presto you have a pump peg. No welding involved.
I tried that...hycobob
Mar 29, 2003 1:08 PM
But with a polished Ti frame, it didn't look right. I'm probably being silly; I have even forgone my CatEye Astralle computer for the Specialized wireless to keep it looking clean.

Speaking of clean...Never-Dull is awsome for bare Ti!!!
jb weldrightsaidfred
Mar 30, 2003 12:56 PM
Maybe try a dab of jb weld and a nub of metal or just the jb weld itself.
Try putting the frame along your non-drive seat stayPsalm 147-10_11
Mar 31, 2003 8:11 AM
I ride a 60 cm Merckx and found that a medium sized Blackburn frame pump fits nicely along the seat stay. While the Merckx has a pump peg, I prefer the way it looks on the seat stay. I've ridden it this way for 3 years and have never had a problem.
Try putting the PUMP along your non-drive seat stayPsalm 147-10_11
Mar 31, 2003 8:31 AM