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Posted By unterhausen

I'm too lazy to repack them periodically and I...

I'm too lazy to repack them periodically and I had a Shimano cassette body break in half and almost ruin my PBP. So I'm somewhat reluctant to use them
Forum: Framebuilders
09-30-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By unterhausen

where did you get that weightless clear? You...

where did you get that weightless clear? You think maybe the color coats kept outgassing?
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Views: 75
Posted By unterhausen

It's not crazy at all, I have done it many times....

It's not crazy at all, I have done it many times. I definitely have taken more than 24 hours to ride 400k, the max randonneuring time is 27 hours. 600km, 1000km, and 1200km all feature the...
09-30-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By unterhausen

My guess is that rental companies put crummy...

My guess is that rental companies put crummy batteries on the bikes they dispose of
09-30-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think Wayne Stetina has an account here. ...

I don't think Wayne Stetina has an account here.

I'm sure insiders are pretty busy trying to get more supply and figure out how to schedule things so they don't end up with unsellable inventory if...
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Views: 823
Posted By unterhausen

For me, the difference in cost between an SP and...

For me, the difference in cost between an SP and a SON is not a lot if you consider how long the hub will last. I have never had any trouble with my SP hubs, but they aren't cheap enough to take a...
09-30-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from General

moved here from General
09-29-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 620
Posted By unterhausen

Moved from General to Indoor Cycling, wherever...

Moved from General to Indoor Cycling, wherever that is.

j/k, it's here

If you are using a kickr, make sure your trainer bike has vertical dropouts
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Posted By unterhausen

If you were really worried about future-proofing...

If you were really worried about future-proofing a dynohub, the best choice would be 12mm TA disc with a QR adapter.
The SON is shockingly expensive though.

I'm seriously thinking about getting...
09-29-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,480
Posted By unterhausen

I don't care about warnings, but close passes are...

I don't care about warnings, but close passes are no good
09-27-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By unterhausen

If I need a project bike, I just go up into the...

If I need a project bike, I just go up into the attic
09-27-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,588
Posted By unterhausen

I have resolved to train myself to have more...

I have resolved to train myself to have more endurance at 90 or higher rpm, but so far it isn't happening. I seem to stick with 80rpm. It seems obvious you can put out more power with less muscle at...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By unterhausen

I first became aware of the dangers because of...

I first became aware of the dangers because of people that spray truck liners. They typically didn't use PPE at all. But, as you say, most people would eventually develop problems and the occasional...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 427
Posted By unterhausen

I'm always disappointed by those standards, they...

I'm always disappointed by those standards, they charge that much because they can, not because there is that much value inherent in them.

I would suggest you go to an engineering school library,...
09-27-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By unterhausen

New production is shipping now, I am not sure...

New production is shipping now, I am not sure what isn't shipping. The interesting thing for me is some parts apparently are only made on a fairly rare basis. The cassettes I mentioned above were...
Forum: Recumbent
09-26-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from road

moved here from road
09-26-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By unterhausen

It sounds like it might be in the normal range...

It sounds like it might be in the normal range depending on the fork and light. If you have previously used the same bike with the same light then it's cause for concern.

I had a lot more...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think isocyanates are going to be banned,...

I don't think isocyanates are going to be banned, could be wrong. Dupont did kill and disable a lot of people in Bhopal with it though. And the other place they make it is in Charleston WV, which has...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By unterhausen

There is no other place for a crack to start...

There is no other place for a crack to start other than the weld. Unless the tube suffered some insult that is not apparent in the picture we have. But it clearly started out of the picture, and...
09-26-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By unterhausen

I have seen a bike finished with cerakote. ...

I have seen a bike finished with cerakote. Looked really good.
09-26-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By unterhausen

I just started working part time at my LBS...

I just started working part time at my LBS because they were getting behind building new bikes to sell. I am working on 2021 models. Not sure what's going to happen when they sell through those. The...
09-26-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,568
Posted By unterhausen

I would say if you're a pro cyclist trying out a...

I would say if you're a pro cyclist trying out a weird bike, not getting dropped is working well. But obviously the UCI put a quick end to better results with it.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like an internal repair is virtually...

I feel like an internal repair is virtually impossible to do well.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By unterhausen

Doesn't 2k automotive clear still contain...

Doesn't 2k automotive clear still contain isocyanates?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By unterhausen

anyone know if 953 is magnetic? on edit:...

anyone know if 953 is magnetic?

on edit: unfortunately it is, otherwise it would be easier to tell what the material was, or wasn't
09-24-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
09-24-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By unterhausen

Your local bike shop probably has one of these...

Your local bike shop probably has one of these https://uniorusa.com/products/hub-genie-12-15mm-1758-4
Not sure if there is a cheap alternative
09-24-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,034
Posted By unterhausen

the current market has a niche for steel, but...

the current market has a niche for steel, but it's not the cheap bikes of old. It's upscale. Almost all the cheap bikes are aluminum.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By unterhausen

Welding the crack is the kind of repair that...

Welding the crack is the kind of repair that relegates the bike to coffee shop use in my opinion. I suspect it started at a weld defect. It's an uncommon failure.
The proper repair is...
09-22-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By unterhausen

Well, a Shimano cassette is better than whatever...

Well, a Shimano cassette is better than whatever no-name generic cassette that a wahoo comes with, so that's something.

I think the high power is nice, means you have some headroom. I think a lot...
09-22-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,748
Posted By unterhausen

put it in your gallery and I will post it for you

put it in your gallery and I will post it for you
09-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,748
Posted By unterhausen

My understanding is they don't have boards for...

My understanding is they don't have boards for repair of the original, can't get any, and they offer you a discount on a refurb. Hopefully I don't have to find out if that's true or not.
09-22-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,242
Posted By unterhausen

I never quite understood how cycling can be...

I never quite understood how cycling can be considered not to be weight-bearing. Sure, nothing in your upper body gets much of a workout.
09-21-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,944
Posted By unterhausen

Now I'm going to take a tube into the bike shop...

Now I'm going to take a tube into the bike shop and see what it looks like when an evt is applied too strenuously.

I did this with a park stand on the first frame I ever build. It's easier with...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By unterhausen

Every time I gas weld something, I wish I had...

Every time I gas weld something, I wish I had bought a Tig. Not that it's much better for thick sections, but my gas setup is made for thin metal brazing, not getting something 1/4" thick hot enough...
09-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from general. You might want to...

moved here from general.

You might want to consider a cargo bike. There are many more of those than e-cargo tricycles
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By unterhausen

I'm curious why they would do such a thing.

I'm curious why they would do such a thing.
09-21-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By unterhausen

this design element has been used for quite some...

this design element has been used for quite some time. If there were serious issues, I think we would have heard about it. Having said that, I don't like it either.
09-20-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By unterhausen

I have this problem, mostly with my right knee. I...

I have this problem, mostly with my right knee. I am pretty sure for me it is a patella tracking issue caused by muscle imbalance.

I use kt tape when it gets bad. Look up "kt tape for it band" on...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By unterhausen

I found stick welding to be pretty frustrating. ...

I found stick welding to be pretty frustrating. But I only did it twice, and the second time was because I flunked the class the first time.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By unterhausen

longtail cargo bike

I have a mountain bike with dead chain stays that I want to convert to a mid drive ebike/cargo bike. I have a fixture for making singles. Anyone have any ideas about extending it to put the rear...
09-20-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By unterhausen

in the video, the guy puts it on during a ride,...

in the video, the guy puts it on during a ride, so maybe a mechanic isn't needed?
09-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By unterhausen

https://bimotal.com/elevate goofy video about...

https://bimotal.com/elevate
goofy video about it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8wYmn1gL-o
09-18-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By unterhausen

watts/kg is very important for cycling...

watts/kg is very important for cycling performance. If you just want to emphasize watts, then you will probably have more muscle mass and more watts. The holy grail is losing weight without losing...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-18-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By unterhausen

OP never came back and so I'm closing this now

OP never came back and so I'm closing this now
Forum: Recumbent
09-18-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
09-18-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,748
Posted By unterhausen

asking questions doesn't require posts. If you...

asking questions doesn't require posts. If you want to post a picture, then put it in your gallery and I'll rescue it for you.

I would like to know where this circuit board is, don't want to have...
09-18-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 641
Posted By unterhausen

I have had extremely poor luck with Shimano...

I have had extremely poor luck with Shimano cranks that aren't torqued using a torque wrench. Sram cranks aren't so bad since the torques are so much higher.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By unterhausen

I need to change my fixture so that the dummy...

I need to change my fixture so that the dummy axle drops out of the bottom instead of out the front. Definitely makes things better. I don't want to move the lower head tube holder if I don't have to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By unterhausen

I guess witch wanding with tig isn't that easy.

I guess witch wanding with tig isn't that easy.
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