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Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 260
Posted By unterhausen

I know there are people bending heat treated...

I know there are people bending heat treated tubes, but I don't know how. Thinking about trying it with some chain stays. That's not quite as difficult as dimpling though
01-19-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By unterhausen

I see some campagnolo frame parts on ebay that...

I see some campagnolo frame parts on ebay that are probably counterfeit. Usually from Eastern European sellers. I have some "Campagnolo" dt shifters that I bought that had been panto'd to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By unterhausen

Nova has the Llewellyn stem kits. I thought...

Nova has the Llewellyn stem kits. I thought someone in the U.S. carried the Allotec or Long Shen kits, but I'm not seeing them

I have one of the Llewellyn stems on my travel bike. It's pretty...
01-19-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By unterhausen

we don't usually block website names, but the...

we don't usually block website names, but the amount of spam we got including links to ****** was ridiculous. And reporting abuse on there is worthless. I have no idea what they are thinking. I...
01-19-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

Svelto, definitely. I'm unapologetic about how...

Svelto, definitely. I'm unapologetic about how many Alvits and Schwinn approved derailleurs I have scrapped.

Well, I would get a shimano and sharpie in "Huret" on the outer parallelogram plate,...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By unterhausen

People have fabricated removable plates. Paragon...

People have fabricated removable plates. Paragon has parts for removable plates. They aren't cheap, but they are really nice...
01-19-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By unterhausen

I used road shoes for the first year or so of...

I used road shoes for the first year or so of gravel. I ended up wearing out the cleats pretty quickly. I understand the desire to keep using your pedals, I would just keep an eye on your cleats...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 260
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure I have some single bend true...

I'm pretty sure I have some single bend true temper in my stash that are almost the same as the El Mar stays. The stock stays are single bend and have a deep dimple, at least on the ones that I have...
01-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By unterhausen

looks like it needs exceptionally long front...

looks like it needs exceptionally long front struts. Surly has some racks with struts up to 370mm, is that long enough?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-18-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 260
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't know there were 853 stays that are...

I didn't know there were 853 stays that are anything like the El Mariachi stays. I have one of those with broken chainstays that's going to be an ebike someday
01-18-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,447
Posted By unterhausen

I wonder if someone had that chainstay ground...

I wonder if someone had that chainstay ground back to clear a modern hub/cassette. Richard is well known for advocating using a lot of filler at that joint. In fact, it looks like that is past the...
01-18-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 833
Posted By unterhausen

I think TA cages were pretty good, but we didn't...

I think TA cages were pretty good, but we didn't use giant bottles back then. So I'm sure my recollections are colored by that fact
01-18-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,719
Posted By unterhausen

the one thing that always bothered me is they...

the one thing that always bothered me is they made all their own parts, and they were all copies. I think I rejected them out of hand when I saw the TA crank copies. And I didn't like pressed in...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By unterhausen

one honk, I wave. Second honk, wave and move...

one honk, I wave. Second honk, wave and move over to the left 6". More honks, step 2 repeat as needed
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By unterhausen

they announced they put in an insurance...

they announced they put in an insurance application to cover perms and that they will announce december/january makeup rules for R12/P12 soon. So hopefully this is all going to be moot.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-17-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By unterhausen

I think the ears are the hard part. I generally...

I think the ears are the hard part. I generally tack at the top and bottom where the tubes are at the sharpest angle. And then start moving around from somewhere away from the centerlines where the...
01-17-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By unterhausen

I was wasting time on the interwebs recently and...

I was wasting time on the interwebs recently and found out there are a couple of torque sensing bottom brackets available. They aren't all that cheap, but they aren't power meter expensive either.
01-16-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 455
Posted By unterhausen

This is not true, in general. There may be some...

This is not true, in general. There may be some micro-cracking
01-16-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By unterhausen

check to see if any of the stages refurbs would...

check to see if any of the stages refurbs would work
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

If you have any pointers to literature about...

If you have any pointers to literature about damping in high strength steels, I would be interested in seeing it
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By unterhausen

I think anyone dong a pre-ride is doing a...

I think anyone dong a pre-ride is doing a service. I did a pre-ride once and discovered that the route wasn't passable at one point because some ******* took a big truck across a covered bridge. They...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

there is a significant number of framebuilders...

there is a significant number of framebuilders that have no idea about the properties of metals but are not afraid to talk about it like they do. This is pretty fundamental though, people should know...
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By unterhausen

they said that the problem wasn't stated and that...

they said that the problem wasn't stated and that there is nothing requiring the insurance companies to state the problem. I think they just didn't understand the perm program and are very...
01-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By unterhausen

Moderator's note: I think talking about Dr....

Moderator's note: I think talking about Dr. Strangelove is fine, but if it leads you into politics, that's not okay
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By unterhausen

since the vast majority of perms are ridden by...

since the vast majority of perms are ridden by the owners, and the owners did all the administration, it seems like it was an honor system anyway

It's probably going to have to be electronic,...
01-13-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By unterhausen

my experience was they charged me $10 for 50...

my experience was they charged me $10 for 50 cents worth of parts. Hopefully they have changed their ways since then
01-12-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By unterhausen

FFS-1 is really useful, you should get that.

FFS-1 is really useful, you should get that.
01-11-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

assuming you did a good job of laying out the...

assuming you did a good job of laying out the string, that's a lot. I had a bike that was 10mm off and it would shimmy badly at low speed. Bent it back and no shimmy
01-11-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By unterhausen

that's not what I thought I was going to see when...

that's not what I thought I was going to see when I clicked on the thread. Could you add some more details?
01-11-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

My guess is that it was built a bit off. There...

My guess is that it was built a bit off. There probably isn't much to be gained by doing the string test. I would do it anyway (well, throw it on the alignment table). But the main fix is taking a...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By unterhausen

that's exciting.

that's exciting.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-09-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By unterhausen

what torch did you get? I taught myself to...

what torch did you get?

I taught myself to braze with a torch that was as big as my forearm. Now the torches like a J100 feel way too heavy. I'm glad I got some teflon hoses too, rubber ones...
01-09-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By unterhausen

there is one thing that I know of in the censor...

there is one thing that I know of in the censor to trap spammers. It's the name of a popular forum that doesn't seem to care that spammers use it to host movies. I can't remember the last time I...
01-09-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By unterhausen

If we had a huge number of paid moderators that...

If we had a huge number of paid moderators that could assess every post and bleep out improper uses of words, then we wouldn't need a censor. As it is, it works fine.
01-08-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure the real expertise is here in C&V. ...

I'm sure the real expertise is here in C&V. Moved here from framebuilding
Replies: 30
Views: 2,157
Posted By unterhausen

So you're a car collector now Rudi, nice. Did you...

So you're a car collector now Rudi, nice. Did you pick out a 1000k? I haven't looked yet. Okay, other than LOL, which is a truncated 1200, Hamid has the only 1000k on our side of the country.
01-08-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

This seems like a very C&V sort of question. ...

This seems like a very C&V sort of question. Maybe someone from there will follow you in here or I can move this thread
01-08-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By unterhausen

that's a weird one. Not sure who fixes these now...

that's a weird one. Not sure who fixes these now that Siu is gone
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By unterhausen

Is the Gentec UN-J mixer available anywhere. ...

Is the Gentec UN-J mixer available anywhere. Google really hates to answer any direct questions anymore
Forum: Framebuilders
01-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, someone said they were trying to contact him...

Yes, someone said they were trying to contact him and found out from Joe's daughter that he was in the hospital. Maybe Tom?
Replies: 30
Views: 2,157
Posted By unterhausen

I'm interested in LOL, but I haven't put myself...

I'm interested in LOL, but I haven't put myself on the LOL list yet. Might be too much of an adventure for me.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-06-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By unterhausen

interesting project. There is nothing wrong with...

interesting project. There is nothing wrong with bending 30 year old 531 in and of itself. Those Moulton rear triangles probably wouldn't be too happy about it though. I think some of the bracing...
01-06-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,012
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, I love this thread, but it gets a little...

Okay, I love this thread, but it gets a little too weird to have people arguing with 10 year old posts by people who haven't been active here for years. So we decided it's time to retire this one to...
01-06-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By unterhausen

I imagine they eventually need clean and lube

I imagine they eventually need clean and lube
01-05-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,012
Posted By unterhausen

No, set it on fire. That's the proper fix for...

No, set it on fire. That's the proper fix for any number of issues.

This message brought to you by the war on cars.

Sorry, I know the post I quoted is very old, couldn't help it
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By unterhausen

I guess I should have stickied it. But I hate...

I guess I should have stickied it. But I hate stickies.

okay, I moved clasher's post over to that thread and I'm closing this one
01-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By unterhausen

you can see evidence of concave washers in the...

you can see evidence of concave washers in the paint. When that bike was made, that's how brakes were held on. Most bikes didn't have a sleeve in the hole.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-05-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By unterhausen

Sad to hear. I always liked it when he called...

Sad to hear. I always liked it when he called me, which was every order.
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By unterhausen

same thing I usually eat. This is the long...

same thing I usually eat. This is the long distance forum, and pre-ride breakfasts are quickly forgotten over the course of the ride as on-bike nutrition becomes more important. The DC randos used...
01-05-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,402
Posted By unterhausen

I have been using a SRAM clutched rear derailleur...

I have been using a SRAM clutched rear derailleur on my road bike for a couple of years and am pretty happy with the way it shifts. I have a Shimano Ultegra GS on my travel bike, and I can't really...
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