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04-10-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,443
Posted By unterhausen

I can't see why it's that big of a deal. Just...

I can't see why it's that big of a deal. Just delete the email or unsubscribe. The reason it's usually unsafe to unsubscribe is because you don't know who is going to get that notice, and it's...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-10-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By unterhausen

Sticking your finger into a tube only to have it...

Sticking your finger into a tube only to have it stabbed by a nail is how you know you're alive. I have actually done it more than once on the same bike, because I figure I can get my finger around...
04-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By unterhausen

that would be a very inefficient way of using a...

that would be a very inefficient way of using a small gas motor. Best to use it directly
04-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 786
Posted By unterhausen

I have thought they should close the parking lots...

I have thought they should close the parking lots in the state forest near here and make parking illegal. But I'm not convinced that isn't just selfishness on my part, since I ride my bike out there...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-08-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By unterhausen

The builder cutting off the butted end is a good...

The builder cutting off the butted end is a good guess. Having it bent forward probably is better than bent back, as far as the frame goes.
04-08-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By unterhausen

Does hope have different cassette bodies? On...

Does hope have different cassette bodies? On really long rides, I have been known to pedal rather than listen to my hope hubs ratcheting away. Never really noticed any issue with my DT hub
Forum: Framebuilders
04-08-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By unterhausen

I cleaned up the thread. If you wish to start a...

I cleaned up the thread. If you wish to start a new one that continues the discussion that was OT in this one, feel free.
04-08-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By unterhausen

From Acorn, who use similar materials: ...

From Acorn, who use similar materials:
https://www.acornbags.com/pages/bag-faq#clean
04-08-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 555
Posted By unterhausen

I think the OP's saddle is too wide. The most...

I think the OP's saddle is too wide. The most excruciating saddle I ever had was the one that came on my fat bike. It was really wide. I felt like I was being split in half. My usual rule of thumb...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-07-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By unterhausen

I knew they wouldn't charge enough, but they do...

I knew they wouldn't charge enough, but they do good work. And their paint jobs look nice too.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-07-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By unterhausen

Is the "arsenal of democracy" Detroit? If...

Is the "arsenal of democracy" Detroit?

If so, I would send an email to Franklin Frames and ask them what it would cost. I see nothing wrong with replacing a steerer, but you might decide that...
04-07-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By unterhausen

Crane Riten bell is the only bell to have. It's...

Crane Riten bell is the only bell to have. It's a bit heavy though.
04-07-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By unterhausen

The only constant is change. I'm seeing...

The only constant is change. I'm seeing rumblings of people wanting to go to schrader. Some of them are quite adamant about the superiority of schrader. It never would have occurred to me. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks, I always wondered how people could afford...

Thanks, I always wondered how people could afford her badges.
I follow Schild on instagram. Problem is I would have to do some design, and that's where it all falls apart
Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By unterhausen

I really like her headbadges, but is it always...

I really like her headbadges, but is it always $150 per bike?
04-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By unterhausen

Hub and rim manufactures don't care about either...

Hub and rim manufactures don't care about either of these things. It's extremely common for the randomly placed hub logo to be impossible to line up "perfectly". I have no idea why it might matter....
04-05-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

Cuomo didn't write the bill. It's a weird thing...

Cuomo didn't write the bill. It's a weird thing to have in a budget.
04-04-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By unterhausen

I saw this the other day, looks interesting. ...

I saw this the other day, looks interesting. https://www.f3cycling.com/formmount
configurable dependding on what you want to hang off of it
04-04-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By unterhausen

I use connect and the Ride with gps app. Ride...

I use connect and the Ride with gps app. Ride with gps is nice, you can d/l courses easily with your phone. I have had issues with automatically uploading rides, even with connect running. But...
04-04-20, 08:16 AM
04-04-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

no politics, please

no politics, please
04-03-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

New York state legalizes ebikes

NYC had temporarily suspended the ban on throttle bikes, which are widely used for delivery. Someone snuck a provision into the new state budget to make it permanent.
04-02-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By unterhausen

I like that, but it's probably proprietary to...

I like that, but it's probably proprietary to them. link assist (http://trek.scene7.com/is/image/TrekBicycleProducts/DS4_19_23176_A_Accessory2?$responsive-pjpg$&wid=1920&hei=1440)
04-02-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, thanks. It does appear that some garmins...

Okay, thanks. It does appear that some garmins will do this. This might be useful. Although my power meter is sitting in the basement, unused.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_X82njeO8I
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for posting the after pics. That bike was...

Thanks for posting the after pics. That bike was worth saving.
04-02-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By unterhausen

It seems that some people think Schrader is...

It seems that some people think Schrader is better for tubeless, but I'm not convinced. It's always a gamble to be on the vanguard of a change like that
04-01-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't know a gps unit could do this. Do garmin...

I didn't know a gps unit could do this. Do garmin gps units have a mode where it drives a trainer?
04-01-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By unterhausen

The rule of thumb I have always heard is 25%...

The rule of thumb I have always heard is 25% sagged.

You are going to need a conversion headset, it sounds like
03-31-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,756
Posted By unterhausen

1X got popular when there was a trend towards...

1X got popular when there was a trend towards super-short chain stays. That made a front derailleur a pain. Now that there is at least some movement away from super-short chainstays, MTB are still...
03-31-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,153
Posted By unterhausen

I'm closing it rather than move to ebikes

I'm closing it rather than move to ebikes
03-30-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,339
Posted By unterhausen

On the 800, displaying anything other than the...

On the 800, displaying anything other than the maps really increased battery life. Haven't had an opportunity to check that on the 830
03-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By unterhausen

If you are worried about comfort on gravel those...

If you are worried about comfort on gravel those tires are too small for you. I went to 38mm and run them at about 30psi. It's more of a stability concern than comfort, but it can't hurt
03-30-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By unterhausen

what specifically precludes standing? You can't...

what specifically precludes standing? You can't really stand much around here because you are either climbing or descending, and the climbs are too steep
03-30-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from gravel bikes. Ebike threads go...

Moved here from gravel bikes. Ebike threads go in ebikes, period.
03-30-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like the probability is high that this...

I feel like the probability is high that this will be the first year since I started randonneuring that I have zero km in rando events.
03-30-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from general

moved here from general
03-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't hold rides, but things are different...

I wouldn't hold rides, but things are different out your way
03-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,513
Posted By unterhausen

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously...

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously angry about some things right now. Trying not to take it out on anyone that doesn't deserve it. Or the mentally incompetent, like that cyclist...
03-29-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By unterhausen

an older player might have some decent size...

an older player might have some decent size motors, but newer ones have very small motors. No need for a lot of torque.
03-29-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,833
Posted By unterhausen

Ti bars are very rare. Have there ever been...

Ti bars are very rare. Have there ever been production Ti bars? All the ones I have seen were aftermarket custom and cost as much as that bike. Stainless bars are so rare that I'm not sure there...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-28-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By unterhausen

That's pretty funny, Eisentraut made all the...

That's pretty funny, Eisentraut made all the Europeans look like hacks.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-28-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By unterhausen

that's a big stay. I think most people using...

that's a big stay. I think most people using stays that big braze it to the stay and cover the opening on the other side. From Steve Garro's blog:...
03-28-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

I have to say I wouldn't mess with a fork until I...

I have to say I wouldn't mess with a fork until I measured it.
03-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By unterhausen

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really...

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really isn't in the right place, but I didn't feel like moving it. Probably would have gotten more engagement in general cycling or even in C&V

It's a...
03-27-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure what the Brandt treatment is, but I...

I'm not sure what the Brandt treatment is, but I have aligned many forks with the Park fork alignment checker and the Park bending arm tool
03-26-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By unterhausen

Here is what I saw...

Here is what I saw https://mailchi.mp/rusa.org/covid-1399816

The RUSA board cleared all April events from the calendar. This weekend's rides are the last until May
Replies: 54
Views: 4,639
Posted By unterhausen

It took me a while to learn how to eat on a...

It took me a while to learn how to eat on a longer ride when I started randonneuring. I did a lot of longer rides as a teenager, but I also dragged myself home in a sorry state a number of times. On...
03-26-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By unterhausen

Head units are just getting instantaneous power...

Head units are just getting instantaneous power readings. Nothing more fundamental than that. They are filtering it somehow. Garmin never seems to re-use any software, so they are almost surely...
03-25-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By unterhausen

well, NY-Montreal-NY is postponed a year

well, NY-Montreal-NY is postponed a year
03-25-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By unterhausen

I have a centurion semi-pro in my kickr. I...

I have a centurion semi-pro in my kickr. I sometimes think about switching it out for a different bike, but it's working for now.
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