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04-19-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 450
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: 7
Views: 108
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: 7
Views: 108
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: 20
Views: 10,449
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: 7
Views: 108
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: 116
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: 2
Views: 113
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: 1
Views: 125
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: 102
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: 143
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: 81
Views: 1,445
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: 63
Views: 1,870
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: 801
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: 16
Views: 422
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: 15
Views: 314
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: 74
Views: 1,878
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: 15
Views: 314
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: 2,805
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: 74
Views: 1,878
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: 733
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: 15
Views: 314
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: 372
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: 235
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: 74
Views: 1,878
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: 471
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: 5,847
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: 733
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: 18
Views: 420
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: 18
Views: 420
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: 411
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: 2,597
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: 508
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: 3,788
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: 598
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: 598
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...
04-12-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By unterhausen

I felt like canceling last night when i found out...

I felt like canceling last night when i found out the course I was on had a 4.5 mile lead-in.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,847
Posted By unterhausen

I'm glad you didn't damage your leg. Do you ride...

I'm glad you didn't damage your leg. Do you ride platform pedals?

Look at it this way, a carbon bike would have been in pieces, so inconvenient to get it back to the start.
04-12-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,788
Posted By unterhausen

Auto scroll wasn't on but there were things like...

Auto scroll wasn't on but there were things like nearby connections that could explain why weird lists of unreadable text were showing up at random times.

Not sure why they insist on having...
04-11-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,571
Posted By unterhausen

Discussions of government monetary policy are...

Discussions of government monetary policy are strictly limited to the Politics and Religion forum.

Please take this into consideration when drafting your future posts.
04-11-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 450
Posted By unterhausen

I'm trying to remember a time when the wiring on...

I'm trying to remember a time when the wiring on one of my bikes wasn't "temporary."
I use gorilla repair tape to hold it to bare tubes, and usually it doesn't look too bad for a couple of years....
04-11-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,037
Posted By unterhausen

Brake pads have been scarce since last spring.

Brake pads have been scarce since last spring.
04-11-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,409
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, so it's just China bashing. I'm actually...

Okay, so it's just China bashing. I'm actually just going to close it. You might want to get approved to post in P&R if you aren't already.
04-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,409
Posted By unterhausen

I'm just trying to understand what the point of...

I'm just trying to understand what the point of this thread is. If it's just China bashing, then I can move it to P&R.

I'm sure anyone that works in a shop is going to see some horror stories...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,805
Posted By unterhausen

The 200k in question has been finished at least...

The 200k in question has been finished at least twice on a recumbent, although that bike has reasonable size tires, 50mm or so. Granted, the crash on the scouting ride was also the recumbent.
I...
04-10-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By unterhausen

I think the caps were cast that way, not panto'd....

I think the caps were cast that way, not panto'd. The flat plates on trek seat stays were stamped. It's not that easy to fake such things, but I guess if it was actually machined instead of cast...
04-10-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By unterhausen

The LBS I work at sometimes just accurately...

The LBS I work at sometimes just accurately prices out what it would take to make every bike work properly and doesn't cut the owners any slack because they are cheap. That always works, although the...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,805
Posted By unterhausen

So I guess I will not be able to interest you in...

So I guess I will not be able to interest you in my gravel 200K?
Everyone has finished it so far, although we did have a crash on the first scouting ride.
04-09-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, it would be really weird to have all those...

Yeah, it would be really weird to have all those panto'd parts on a fake. But the frame looks genuine too, and the fake decals you can easily get aren't like that...
04-09-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry the forum didn't show your post because you...

Sorry the forum didn't show your post because you aren't allowed to post links in your first 10 posts. The listing ended, did you buy it?
04-09-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By unterhausen

I'm going to try ATF and acetone on the next...

I'm going to try ATF and acetone on the next thing that's rusted shut. I did a garage cleanup and realized I have ATF I'm never going to use. I think PB blaster and similar are okay, but the...
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