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09-18-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
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: 1,463
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: 2
Views: 132
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
09-18-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,433
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: 521
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: 200
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: 17
Views: 829
Posted By unterhausen

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

I guess witch wanding with tig isn't that easy.
09-16-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 231
Posted By unterhausen

You can't post pics until you make more posts,...

You can't post pics until you make more posts, but you can put pics in your gallery and someone will rescue them for you
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By unterhausen

Putting them on before the seat stays is a good...

Putting them on before the seat stays is a good idea. Make sure the chainstays are aligned properly first.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,981
Posted By unterhausen

It's pretty tricky, that's why many pros that use...

It's pretty tricky, that's why many pros that use fillet a lot have worn out fingers. Got to keep the file from hitting the tube.

My goal when filleting is to produce a smooth edge that doesn't...
09-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,413
Posted By unterhausen

Exactly, except this person didn't drive. Maybe...

Exactly, except this person didn't drive. Maybe he told the cab driver to buzz bicyclists that he didn't think were riding properly.
09-15-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,337
Posted By unterhausen

Gravel riding opens up a lot more area around...

Gravel riding opens up a lot more area around here. I have to ride an hour to get to a mountain road that isn't slightly terrifying to ride up because of traffic if I want pavement. On gravel,...
09-15-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By unterhausen

I have a ritchey torque key for 5nm bolts. ...

I have a ritchey torque key for 5nm bolts. Standard torque wrenches for the rest, but mostly the crank. I want a small torque wrench, for stuff in between, but most of it's not critical.
09-15-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,413
Posted By unterhausen

I think it's the people that get overly obsessed...

I think it's the people that get overly obsessed about people following the rules (in their interpretation) that cause most of the problems. Just like with road rage.

I once rode a ride that...
09-15-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,433
Posted By unterhausen

He didn't even answer after I offered to take my...

He didn't even answer after I offered to take my trainer apart to find out what that part is, so I doubt he will come back and answer any more questions.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By unterhausen

My lathe is partially painted too. It's a bit...

My lathe is partially painted too. It's a bit embarrassing, I probably should have chosen to paint it a matching color. Mine is getting encoders. I'm brush painting it though. I spray painted part of...
09-14-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,337
Posted By unterhausen

When I rode in Wisconsin 2 years ago, I was...

When I rode in Wisconsin 2 years ago, I was riding 32mm tires and I really wish I was riding bigger. Those roads are rougher than any I have ridden on gravel. I thought I was going to have pinch...
09-13-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, contact them. It might take a while. Take...

Yes, contact them. It might take a while. Take a picture of the serial number with your phone or they will waste a day asking you for it
09-13-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 775
Posted By unterhausen

I had this problem with some Mafac racers and had...

I had this problem with some Mafac racers and had to bend the spring
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By unterhausen

The nominal angle for a lug is just a suggestion....

The nominal angle for a lug is just a suggestion.

Lugged bikes represent a minority of steel bikes made nowadays. Similar numbers are fillet brazed and more are welded. Other people do...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

an automotive engineer should be able to do...

an automotive engineer should be able to do something like this :)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CE3wde8p1ug/
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like the weight and complexity is going to...

I feel like the weight and complexity is going to mute out a lot of the differences. Sure would be interesting to try it though
09-11-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By unterhausen

If you think a moderator should do something,...

If you think a moderator should do something, there is a report button at the bottom of every post.

Merged two threads
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

Did you make it? Do you have pictures?

Did you make it? Do you have pictures?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

just to be clear, it's a monstrosity, but I love...

just to be clear, it's a monstrosity, but I love it. The site with the videos on it are dead, I imagine it's out there somewhere. I like the fully mechanical data collection.

Never really...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

After I posted that, I wondered if you were...

After I posted that, I wondered if you were interested in having the two wheels in front or in the rear. If they are in the rear, you need to have some kind of differential or one wheel drive. It's...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

The mechanism for steering and also trying to...

The mechanism for steering and also trying to keep the weight down on a bakfiets bike is tricky. But I don't think the mechanism is too difficult. Americans call Helm joints "rod end bearings"
I...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By unterhausen

That's not a very popular configuration because...

That's not a very popular configuration because of the drivetrain issues it introduces.

Is there a reason you aren't considering the bakfiets design? Lots of help, plans, and kits there.

It's...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

somebody in the comments mentioned this...

somebody in the comments mentioned this monstrosity...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

attempting to link...

attempting to link https://www.instagram.com/p/CCB6u7elw8O/
09-10-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By unterhausen

The difference between the Racers was in the back...

The difference between the Racers was in the back plate (for lack of a better term). The arms were the same.
09-10-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By unterhausen

If there is paint on the mating surfaces, it...

If there is paint on the mating surfaces, it should be faced. Kona is pretty good, but my LBS faces and chases the headset and bb on every bike, including Kona.

As others have said, it's an...
09-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,413
Posted By unterhausen

My experience on these trails is fairly minimal,...

My experience on these trails is fairly minimal, but I don't find the pedestrians to be too bad. Especially in comparison to the cyclists, who are just horrible. Especially if you are traveling in...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

I think he would have to ship the bike. Not that...

I think he would have to ship the bike. Not that long ago, you could get a frame across the country for $30, but that doesn't seem likely now. People do modifications for far cheaper than I think...
09-10-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By unterhausen

I have made lights, if that counts. I...

I have made lights, if that counts.

I considered taking up anodizing. It's not that expensive. The issue for me was I didn't want to be in the hazardous waste disposal business. I know someone...
09-10-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By unterhausen

I get emails sometimes. You somehow got...

I get emails sometimes. You somehow got subscribed to those threads. I know you can unsubscribe. I'm pretty sure you have a "thread tools" drop down menu in the upper right which should allow you to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

I used to ride my 38mm tires at 20psi, but I do...

I used to ride my 38mm tires at 20psi, but I do have a dent to show for it. Suspension seatpost then.

You don't' really have enough space to get 5mm on both sides for 700c tires. 650 will move...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

use lower tire pressure? Or get a redshift...

use lower tire pressure? Or get a redshift suspension stem, people seem to like them

The lumps in the weld definitely say steel to me.
09-09-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By unterhausen

from your description, had you done the race with...

from your description, had you done the race with tubes you would have had pinch flats.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

I was thinking it would be easier to dimple the...

I was thinking it would be easier to dimple the stay where it would need to be dimpled for 650b. I thought about mentioning that you could just delete the bridge. I always put bridges in, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

What size is that tire, looks like a 38mm? Have...

What size is that tire, looks like a 38mm? Have you thought about going 650b?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for the picture, that clarifies the...

Thanks for the picture, that clarifies the situation a lot. I think your problem is that it's too close to that bridge to make much headway.

C-clamps aren't what they used to be. A good one...
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By unterhausen

Staying up that long over 2 days is NBD. Pretty...

Staying up that long over 2 days is NBD. Pretty big accomplishment though.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

I would have to see a picture before offering any...

I would have to see a picture before offering any opinions. I think you might have to ship the bike.

People use a die in a bench vise to do this, I can't imagine you breaking that.
09-09-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,413
Posted By unterhausen

we banned him because his username wasn't family...

we banned him because his username wasn't family friendly.

He does vaguely look like the other bad actor on NoVa mups.
09-08-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,163
Posted By unterhausen

more effective driver of the used market is how...

more effective driver of the used market is how bad motorists treat cyclists. But I think people will keep their new bikes because they will use them "some day." Which is how most bike sales end up...
09-08-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By unterhausen

I have always assumed the strain gauges are...

I have always assumed the strain gauges are adhered to a plate that they glue to the crank arm. Did you get that much detail from them?

One crank I was interested in (grx 600) has a groove in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-07-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

I was going to make a fork with many dropout...

I was going to make a fork with many dropout positions but I never got around to it. You can find pictures of forks like that on the internets.

I would say there is no reason to make an adjustable...
09-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,163
Posted By unterhausen

My LBS is getting in 2021 models. I was going to...

My LBS is getting in 2021 models. I was going to go in today to put some of them together, but no labor on labor day. Not sure about hybrids, so far I have only seen mtb's. Typically, each shipment...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-06-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By unterhausen

That was my first impression too, but I don't...

That was my first impression too, but I don't think Surley is going to be that far off. It's weird that the tall bikes have 74 degree HTA.
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