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04-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By unterhausen

That's weird, does that happen when you click on...

That's weird, does that happen when you click on the "add album" link on the right of your profile?...
04-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By unterhausen

My guess is that splitting your workouts isn't...

My guess is that splitting your workouts isn't quite the same, but 30 minutes is barely enough to get your body interested anyway.

That doesn't sound like a good diet to me.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure we need any other suggestions. Seems...

I'm not sure we need any other suggestions. Seems to work okay this way without any abuse.
04-20-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By unterhausen

My extra set of wheels are 6 bolt and the main...

My extra set of wheels are 6 bolt and the main ones are CL. I don't have to do anything to the brakes when swapping between them, although I understand that's not always the case. The disc is...
04-20-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By unterhausen

I have used my gravel bike with disc brakes for...

I have used my gravel bike with disc brakes for randonneuring. The most I have ridden it on gravel on one day was 200 km.
But it has gone over 400k a number of times on the road. I hope to do some...
04-20-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,077
Posted By unterhausen

What's the warranty get you if you need...

What's the warranty get you if you need maintenance? Probably nothing. I know people that have gotten parts from walmart and I was surprised how generous they were. But they won't fix those bikes.
04-20-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By unterhausen

Not too surprising since it's been hard to buy...

Not too surprising since it's been hard to buy rims for the last year.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By unterhausen

we used to have a for sale sticky in here. It...

we used to have a for sale sticky in here. It got unstuck.

Andy is an upgraded member so there isn't an issue with that.

I've always thought that appropriate for sale threads in here were...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 150
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for posting this thread. I applaud your...

Thanks for posting this thread. I applaud your desire to learn new things. I'm waiting until you decide you have to build a Ti frame.

JB weld is a metal filled epoxy. So it's not too surprising...
04-20-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having this...

Welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having this problem with your trainer. Upload some pictures to an album in your gallery and we can rescue them and post them here for you.

On edit: I see they...
04-20-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By unterhausen

That seems really unlikely to be the problem. ...

That seems really unlikely to be the problem. Did they ever have the light in their possession, or are they just making up excuses?

For whatever reason, dyno lights have gotten really complex and...
04-19-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, they should make the S&S parts out of...

Yeah, they should make the S&S parts out of different stainless alloys because they definitely suffer from galling. Maybe just the nut should be different.
I don't think most engineers know about...
04-19-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By unterhausen

There seems to be some people on this forum that...

There seems to be some people on this forum that got lost on their way to the aggregateworld.com forums. Most of us use the term "gravel" to refer to dirt, gravel, crushed stone, double track, smooth...
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By unterhausen

I see you got your answer elsewhere, but it looks...

I see you got your answer elsewhere, but it looks like they canceled everything through May. Check the RUSA site for the rides that are still planned at this point.
04-19-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By unterhausen

I haven't seen too many reports of IQ-X failures,...

I haven't seen too many reports of IQ-X failures, maybe a couple where the switch stopped working. I'm not sure the fact I never use my switch is going to help with that or not. I have seen reports...
04-19-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By unterhausen

I have always been afraid to use the topline...

I have always been afraid to use the topline light that I bought that has the brake light. I'm almost positive I ordered the non-brake light version.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, he said that the fixture in the insta that I...

Yes, he said that the fixture in the insta that I linked replaced his older one. I'm not sure it's significantly more sophisticated than other fixtures I have seen. It's nice though. The blocks at...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By unterhausen

Here is the 44 bikes fixture...

Here is the 44 bikes fixture https://www.instagram.com/p/CNbHljElRnV/

The second round bar on that design doesn't add anything.
04-19-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,652
Posted By unterhausen

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a...

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a build thread.

Have you thought of home hydroforming :)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By unterhausen

You can grab a link from a post on Instagram. ...

You can grab a link from a post on Instagram.

I have always just hand mitered my chainstays. No templates. I'm building a fixture because I want to check clearances ahead of time.

Paragon has...
04-18-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum There have to be some...

Welcome to the forum

There have to be some android ant+ logging programs. If zwift can see it, any app can see it.

I pay for ride with gps, which would work. I don't know about trainingpeaks,...
04-18-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. I find the garmin o-ring...

Welcome to the forum. I find the garmin o-ring mounts fairly easy to attach.
04-17-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Most gravel bikes...

Welcome to the forum.

Most gravel bikes nowadays have fairly high trail, which is stable, at least while sitting. High trail means higher flop, so it may feel less stable while standing.
04-17-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By unterhausen

I assume if you were in the habit of wiring up...

I assume if you were in the habit of wiring up microprocessors you wouldn't ask the question, so I'm pretty sure the answer is that there is no existing product like this.

I have a Wahoo cadence...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By unterhausen

My one purchase was not particularly fast. But...

My one purchase was not particularly fast. But it wasn't as big as some tubes.
04-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,925
Posted By unterhausen

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends...

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends ride away from you because you are on a lime green monstrosity you got on sale and they are on red bikes, well, you were warned
04-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By unterhausen

The only problem with that thesis is that modern...

The only problem with that thesis is that modern mountain bikes have gone to even wider tires and a geometry that it a bit pointless for a gravel bike. There is considerable overlap between '80s...
04-15-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By unterhausen

$9 a tube is cheap right now. The shop may...

$9 a tube is cheap right now. The shop may actually be cutting margins because they don't want the price to be too high. The shop I work at sometimes is doing that. There are other tubes out there,...
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry to interrupt this thread. You need an...

Sorry to interrupt this thread.

You need an admin, not a mod. You can email the site administrator. "contact us" link at the bottom of every page. Or pm Siu when you get enough posts. We will ban...
04-14-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By unterhausen

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess...

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess it's not a horrible simulation of the real thing at the top.
04-14-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,500
Posted By unterhausen

Hate to follow that last post with a moderator's...

Hate to follow that last post with a moderator's note, but I deleted a couple of posts that were about the OP and other bikeforums members. Generally speaking, this is not allowed, particularly if...
04-14-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By unterhausen

I forgot about height. I might try it just so I...

I forgot about height. I might try it just so I can never beat my PR again.
Doesn't seem like being 3' tall would help climb, but Zwift made up their own physics, so it probably does.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,862
Posted By unterhausen

It has been a long time since I rode in Iowa, but...

It has been a long time since I rode in Iowa, but I doubt the roads have gotten better since I did. I doubt you will pick up much speed by going to 32 over 40mm tires. And you certainly will lose...
04-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,500
Posted By unterhausen

Obviously it varies between individuals, but...

Obviously it varies between individuals, but studies have shown that rapid weight loss can lead to gallbladder disease or gallstones. And a severe case of gallstones is sometimes cured by removal of...
04-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, and since they give you 25km free each...

Yeah, and since they give you 25km free each month, you can ride Alpe du Zwift every month and continue on the challenge.

I wonder if anyone has tested this idea.
04-13-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By unterhausen

I can't see well enough to see people's...

I can't see well enough to see people's power/weight, but isn't speed a direct function of W/Kg on zwift? How are they going faster than you?
04-13-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By unterhausen

I hate carrying things in pockets. I think I...

I hate carrying things in pockets. I think I would figure out something under the downtube. There are a couple of good looking solutions for that.
04-13-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By unterhausen

The reason the Enve has more rake is because...

The reason the Enve has more rake is because newer gravel bikes are coming with slacker head tube angles, not 73 degrees any more. Forks with 43-45mm rake will not work well with slacker head tube...
04-13-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,500
Posted By unterhausen

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great...

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great part of a well-rounded eating disorder.

I know people that weigh a lot more than what they want to weigh also desire reasonably quick results. The...
04-13-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By unterhausen

Might have to get Waltly to make you a frame. ...

Might have to get Waltly to make you a frame. Most builders will tell you no deal, I think.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,915
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't think of toe clips, not too many people...

I didn't think of toe clips, not too many people use them on their mtb's. I think I would be a lot more likely to stay clipped in with toe clips and sneakers than platforms or STD.
In general, I...
04-12-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By unterhausen

I quit because I have a sheet of distances next...

I quit because I have a sheet of distances next to my trainer and I misread it as a 7.4 mile lead in, but that's km. I would have kept going if I realized I only had 3 more miles to go, even though...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By unterhausen

Are you talking about this info sheet? ...

Are you talking about this info sheet?
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/744x1024/753buildinfo_abfc24d84a659c1400d15e0571b929568bf6c7c1.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By unterhausen

I swear there was a recent thread about this and...

I swear there was a recent thread about this and the consensus of the people that have worked with 753 was that it wasn't a good idea. It's heat treated not so exotic steel, which means the force...
04-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By unterhausen

Those were standard lugs. Used to be easily...

Those were standard lugs. Used to be easily available, but they are getting scarce. Just saw some trade hands on facebook for more than I would want to spend on them.

I imagine Bulgie has a set.
04-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,690
Posted By unterhausen

I'm going to keep calling it a generator, like...

I'm going to keep calling it a generator, like people have been doing for the last 100 years. "I wired up my magneto last night" "your what?" " you know, generator" "oh"
04-12-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By unterhausen

Mountain biking started on dirt roads and as...

Mountain biking started on dirt roads and as people kept using them for more difficult terrain they changed. So it's not surprising that gravel bikes are similar to '80s mountain bikes. When I see...
04-12-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,941
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks, didn't think of that On edit: that...

Thanks, didn't think of that

On edit: that didn't work but there is a setting for "show elevation profile." I turned it off. It still shows in the field setup, but hopefully not when I actually...
04-12-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By unterhausen

I use 170mm cranks on my road bikes and 175mm...

I use 170mm cranks on my road bikes and 175mm cranks on my gravel bikes. There is a bigger Q difference, my gravel bike has a very wide crank on it. I can't notice the change between bikes in this...
04-12-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 659
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't do a good job of matching positions, but...

I didn't do a good job of matching positions, but they are pretty much the same. My road bike position is a little too upright. This would be my choice for a gravel position, a little more upright...
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