Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: unterhausen
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 10.96 seconds.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

There are a lot of clubs in California...

There are a lot of clubs in California https://rusa.org/cgi-bin/regiontable_GF.pl
If you want to ride PBP in 2023, starting soon is a good idea. And riding longer rides in 2022 will probably be...
07-20-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By unterhausen

I started a thread about the 830 on the randon...

I started a thread about the 830 on the randon google group, because I need some convincing before I buy one. Mostly I was concerned that they fixed the navigation issues on long rides. That's still...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By unterhausen

I agree about GLR, the Mac 'n' Cheese was the...

I agree about GLR, the Mac 'n' Cheese was the best run 1200k I have ridden
07-17-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,556
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure that BITD, many companies...

I'm pretty sure that BITD, many companies considered the lug to be the joint, and just got enough tube into the lug so that it would hold together. There are plenty of pictures people have taken of...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,183
Posted By unterhausen

Of course, you can always replace a 38mm tire...

Of course, you can always replace a 38mm tire with a 32 if it comes to that. I used to carry a spare that was considerably smaller than the tires I normally ran. Never used that one though, I just...
07-16-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,383
Posted By unterhausen

Isn't there a company is delivering food with...

Isn't there a company is delivering food with robots on a college campus in the U.S?
07-16-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By unterhausen

You can post in the bikeforums.net classifieds...

You can post in the bikeforums.net classifieds for the very low price of a $3 monthly membership
07-15-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 827
Posted By unterhausen

My edge 800 has courses. Don't see how to...

My edge 800 has courses. Don't see how to reverse a course on an 800 though. I usually do it ahead of time on ride with gps.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By unterhausen

I'm using a Revelate Vischacha. I'm not sure how...

I'm using a Revelate Vischacha. I'm not sure how widely available they are in the rest of the world though. Lots of companies have copied it. I was interested in the Ortlieb copy for a while. The...
07-14-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,378
Posted By unterhausen

okay, we don't need to see the pic of the guy...

okay, we don't need to see the pic of the guy impaled with the piece of the track, please don't post it any more.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By unterhausen

I like to leave the sharp cutoff scraps on the...

I like to leave the sharp cutoff scraps on the floor. When I step on them, the pain reminds me I'm alive.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By unterhausen

The reissue SL has been Niobium the whole time, I...

The reissue SL has been Niobium the whole time, I think. It was when I bought some back in 2010. Didn't they discontinue SL for a long time? I don't find Niobium that hard to file, but a beginner...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

That's a good strategy, but of course you are...

That's a good strategy, but of course you are already stopped at the controls, so eating there might save time. The riders spread out over time, so later in the ride the lines aren't as long. Lines...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,220
Posted By unterhausen

I'm about to talk myself back into powder coat,...

I'm about to talk myself back into powder coat, but I'm a little afraid of how they'll do with masking.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,220
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think I want to go with a clear coat. I...

I don't think I want to go with a clear coat. I was thinking just a urethane top coat. It looks like HOK has one, but their website is confusing about that.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

In 2011, it was pretty hot at the start and I...

In 2011, it was pretty hot at the start and I drank a whole bottle of water before I even started. But I stopped and got water from one of the spectators. I was out of water by Mortagne. I have...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Petrol stations and 24hr convenience stores are...

Petrol stations and 24hr convenience stores are in short supply, at least in this part of France. I didn't see any in 2011. I'm sure there are some stores that would be useful, but finding them on...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

What does the OSM icon for water look like? The...

What does the OSM icon for water look like? The OSM maps look more useful than the OSM cycling maps. I saw some fountain icons, but nothing that looked like a tap or a water fountain.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

I was wondering if searching for water on google...

I was wondering if searching for water on google maps would work. It works for patisserie and boulangerie

I suggest trying to buy food at cafes and such before controls. That way you know if...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

thanks. If anyone has any words of wisdom about...

thanks. If anyone has any words of wisdom about where to get water, I'm sure that would help a lot of us. I have heard that there is almost always a source of water in a town square, and it will...
07-11-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By unterhausen

some of the '70s 900 frames used an English...

some of the '70s 900 frames used an English threaded seat post binder bolt, but I think all the bosses were metric. Threads probably need to be chased.
07-11-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By unterhausen

HIT is a benefit in itself, and you should do...

HIT is a benefit in itself, and you should do some every week. I don't think there is any long-term benefit to fasted training or fasting in general. I try to do a little bit of fasted training...
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By unterhausen

I thought about going without a drop bag, but...

I thought about going without a drop bag, but it's a lot nicer to have one. I would say my drop bag saved me in 2011. I'm taking my Revelate viscacha bag, so Loudeac will probably work for me no...
07-11-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 978
Sticky Banned Users
Views: 350,660
Posted By unterhausen

FRIEND OF GOD, permanent. Incompatible objectives

FRIEND OF GOD, permanent. Incompatible objectives
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,220
Posted By unterhausen

Can anyone recommend a single stage paint,...

Can anyone recommend a single stage paint, particularly if I can get it in rattlecans? I have some frames I just want to get done and that seems like a good way to go.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Dreux. Card stamping on the way into the food. ...

Dreux. Card stamping on the way into the food. Probably just will be interested in food here unless you just can't make it the last 50km without a nap.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

There is a secret control after Loudeac on the...

There is a secret control after Loudeac on the return trip. I'm not sure where it is exactly.

You stop at all the controls again on the way back. Don't forget Mortagne is a control. Card...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Brest. Traffic. The first taste of traffic is...

Brest. Traffic. The first taste of traffic is when the route goes through the harbor. Felt a lot like home, and not in a particularly good way. Then climb a hill to the control. Bike parking is...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Sezun. Not official, but it's a great place to...

Sezun. Not official, but it's a great place to stop. In 2011, they had a tent in the square with bottled water. There is a small grocery and a cafe on the right. Other food on the side street off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Carhaix. I hear that all the smart people sleep...

Carhaix. I hear that all the smart people sleep here on the way out. I am not sure I will be able to make it this far. You go through a weird gate which apparently has been the scene of some...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Saint Nicholas de Pulem. food and sleep stop...

Saint Nicholas de Pulem. food and sleep stop only. Not sure how the lines are here, I decided my cleats couldn't take walking across the muddy yard to get food. I think a lot of people sleep here...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Loudeac. The obvious place to sleep, so you...

Loudeac. The obvious place to sleep, so you shouldn't sleep there. There is a courtyard. Showers and cots are to your right. Card stamping and the cafeteria are to the left. Horrible abused...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Quedillac. I think this was a secret control in...

Quedillac. I think this was a secret control in 2011, I'm pretty sure they were stamping cards. I remember the food service was really slow. They were serving some kind of pig in a blanket.

If...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Tintiniac. This is outside of town. They sell...

Tintiniac. This is outside of town. They sell sandwiches from a tent in the parking lot. Card stamping is in a building on your left as you enter. Bathrooms are in a building to the back. They...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Fougeres. The card stamping is in the building...

Fougeres. The card stamping is in the building behind the main bike parking at the top of the hill. There is food available in that building, but if you want to go to the cafeteria, it's the first...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

Villaines La Juhel. This town really enjoys...

Villaines La Juhel. This town really enjoys having a control There is a street party the whole time. In 2011, the mayor had a mic and was playing master of ceremonies. I think he might have...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By unterhausen

PBP controls

One very important aspect of PBP is making it through the controls without wasting any time. That's a little different than spending time there, the controls can be a nice part of the ride. There...
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By unterhausen

Did they say when the fougeres bags would be...

Did they say when the fougeres bags would be available? I really want to go with them, because I'm a lot more confident in their abilities to deliver. Ramboullet bag drop off and pickup is...
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By unterhausen

I may have started the rumor about TravelHaus...

I may have started the rumor about TravelHaus not having drop bags. They are, but they will not take payment now unless you book a travel package through them, which I still find really annoying....
07-10-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,936
Posted By unterhausen

Forcing you to use a phone seems like a support...

Forcing you to use a phone seems like a support nightmare, I doubt they will ever do that.
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By unterhausen

No idea about the frame, but those are some nice...

No idea about the frame, but those are some nice brakes. I think the market may be a little softer for Raids now that there are Rene Herse brakes available, but you should be able to sell them for...
Replies: 127
Views: 11,248
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, vigipirate appears to be a neologism, which...

Yes, vigipirate appears to be a neologism, which is why trying to get a translation doesn't work out.

I tried to talk the Editor of the Rusa magazine into reprinting the article about controls...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By unterhausen

The late Jocylin Lovell had a track bike with 2...

The late Jocylin Lovell had a track bike with 2 chains for just that purpose. It was apparently legal to use in racing. The first chain was for starting out, then the cog would fall off and the...
Replies: 127
Views: 11,248
Posted By unterhausen

Carrefour is nuts, felt like I was walking into a...

Carrefour is nuts, felt like I was walking into a super Walmart, only everything was a little nicer.

Anybody speak good French in here? Fougeres control volunteers posted this today...
07-08-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,936
Posted By unterhausen

830 seems like a better bet to me, except...

830 seems like a better bet to me, except possibly the screen size. But there was a cryptic post here spreading rumors about the release of the 1030 not all that long ago. Has it even been out a...
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By unterhausen

is it yours or are you thinking about buying it? ...

is it yours or are you thinking about buying it?

That's a really nice frame, but it might be worth more without the parts that are on there right now.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By unterhausen

That's interesting, I think steel bikes are...

That's interesting, I think steel bikes are rather rare in ultra racing. What bikes were they? The problem the OP would have with a steel bike in his price range is weight. If he were spending...
07-07-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By unterhausen

sounds like a good candidate for metal recycling....

sounds like a good candidate for metal recycling. The mechanicals could be fixed, but the frame is toast
07-07-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,874
Posted By unterhausen

I'm definitely slower on long mountain descents...

I'm definitely slower on long mountain descents than I used to be. I know I don't bounce as well as I did when I was younger.
07-07-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By unterhausen

I had trouble with GK 32mm slicks getting flats...

I had trouble with GK 32mm slicks getting flats late last year, so for the winter I used some Maxxis Refuse. I felt like they are really slow, but no flats, so that is good. The guys at the LBS...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.