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Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By unterhausen

the other side would be interesting. I have a...

the other side would be interesting. I have a frame where someone cut off the nds dropout. I am going to cut the other one off and check it.

When I was there, the stays and dropout were brazed...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By unterhausen

I expect that the number of brazed dropouts that...

I expect that the number of brazed dropouts that would be solid filler at the point where (I imagine) the OP cut the stay is pretty low. In fact, this one has penetration pretty far into the tube,...
07-04-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By unterhausen

I rode gravel for a year on 30mm tires and got 20...

I rode gravel for a year on 30mm tires and got 20 flats. YMMV, depending on the nature of your gravel. The issue around here is there are some giant embedded rocks and you will inevitably hit them...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By unterhausen

Back when people were building more single speed...

Back when people were building more single speed bikes, this was a big decision people had to go through. I think a lot of builders did a couple of eccentrics and then got tired of the creaking...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-04-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By unterhausen

What's the other side look like? I'm having...

What's the other side look like? I'm having trouble telling how far into the tube that is. I'm sure they have had the occasional failure there, a lot of the people doing brazing were relatively...
07-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Were his handlebars at fork...

Welcome to the forum. Were his handlebars at fork level? Mountain bikers will occasionally ride holding on to the fork crown to get more aero. And there have been bikes built with handlebars at the...
07-03-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,980
Posted By unterhausen

I've never checked cpu usage when using garmn...

I've never checked cpu usage when using garmn express. But I don't leave it running
on edit: you're right, it's a hog. I think it might have been using most of a core. Wow, just looked again and...
07-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 680
Posted By unterhausen

Depends on how long a ride takes me. There are...

Depends on how long a ride takes me. There are some short rides around here that are just a climb up a mountain, and I probably would eat on a 25 mile ride. Generally I wouldn't though, I usually...
07-03-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By unterhausen

I have 2 bikes with centerlock on one wheel and 6...

I have 2 bikes with centerlock on one wheel and 6 bolt on the other.
07-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 758
Posted By unterhausen

There are many different types of bike thief. ...

There are many different types of bike thief. One just steals to ride the bike home from the bar. So any bike with air in the tires will do. Some just steal to get a few bucks, so just about any...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think it will matter. If it labels top...

I don't think it will matter. If it labels top or bottom, they will be upside-down if you do it wrong.
07-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By unterhausen

I have had an extra wheelset since I got my...

I have had an extra wheelset since I got my gravel bike. What I found was that I would either ride with the road tires or the gravel tires, so there wasn't much reason to have two sets of wheels...
07-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By unterhausen

I have an Osprey, and I think the design does a...

I have an Osprey, and I think the design does a fairly good job of keeping my back cooler than one would expect with a backpack. I find it fairly uncomfortable though, trying to get used to it...
06-30-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,318
Posted By unterhausen

I have had a Spot tracker for years, and I think...

I have had a Spot tracker for years, and I think if I were to buy now, I would go with the garmin.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-30-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By unterhausen

On the frame I mentioned, a 27.2 appeared to fit....

On the frame I mentioned, a 27.2 appeared to fit. The end of the tube was not a cylinder. The problem was that the part that was 27.2 was not the first bit in the lug, so a 27.2 would slip when...
06-30-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,869
Posted By unterhausen

I know people that ride extremely long distances...

I know people that ride extremely long distances on platform pedals, a.k.a. "infinite float." I have had problems with them. One time I noticed my knees were hurting and realized it was because I...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By unterhausen

I don't have any experience straightening...

I don't have any experience straightening unicrown forks. My first response is to be hesitant. I don't think the steerer is bent, or the headset wouldn't be smooth. I would look at the top of the...
06-29-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,566
Posted By unterhausen

I think we've exhausted this subject pretty well....

I think we've exhausted this subject pretty well. Sorry this was the OP's introduction to the forum.
Closed
06-29-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from the main CnV forum

Moved here from the main CnV forum
Forum: Framebuilders
06-29-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By unterhausen

probably the most appropriate tool for that is a...

probably the most appropriate tool for that is a telescoping hole gauge and a micrometer or a caliper. I bought a Chinese set thinking that Starrett can't be all that much better, but I ended up...
06-28-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By unterhausen

I have had a lot more of a problem with them not...

I have had a lot more of a problem with them not heating because of lack of oxygen as opposed to getting too hot. I prefer not to have them in close contact with skin.
06-28-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By unterhausen

I stopped to offer help one time and it turned...

I stopped to offer help one time and it turned out the motorist was getting water at the spring I can never find. So it was a two-fer, got to feel good about myself and also got water.

I offered...
06-27-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By unterhausen

I would go for a wider rim. It would work though

I would go for a wider rim. It would work though
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By unterhausen

I saw a butt checker that's just a rod with a...

I saw a butt checker that's just a rod with a ball bearing brazed into it at the end. indicator stand sits on the bench and put the rod in a vise.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By unterhausen

I am pretty sure you are going to crack the frame.

I am pretty sure you are going to crack the frame.
06-27-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,893
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think it's correct to make a blanket...

I don't think it's correct to make a blanket statement that CF is cheaper to manufacture than steel. The cheapest bikes are steel. There are some really inexpensive carbon forks, but they are quite...
06-27-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,304
Posted By unterhausen

I haven't seen that particular crown design...

I haven't seen that particular crown design either, but I don't think that crown detail was touched by human hands. There were lots of crowns made in that time frame that we didn't see here in the...
06-27-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,566
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not a bike shop employee at the present, but...

I'm not a bike shop employee at the present, but I worked in a shop for nearly 10 years as a mechanic. So maybe you think I'm biased. Looking for cracks is not a thing. Stressing a frame to look for...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-27-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, ebike topics in the ebike forum, please. ...

Okay, ebike topics in the ebike forum, please. Even fat ebikes, which this one barely fits. It's a moped. Closing
06-26-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,566
Posted By unterhausen

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you...

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you anything other than apologies. Cracks are hard to see and that's not usually what a mechanic would look for
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By unterhausen

Nice work. How does the stop fixture mount to...

Nice work. How does the stop fixture mount to the head tube?
Replies: 30
Views: 1,956
Posted By unterhausen

There are things that production companies refuse...

There are things that production companies refuse to do, like incorporate light wiring. And one thing I did on my last frame was to lengthen the top tube so I could use a shorter stem. This moves...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By unterhausen

My butt checker is a bit embarrassing, even...

My butt checker is a bit embarrassing, even though it works fine, I have been meaning to make a new one. I really like the Farr butt checker https://farrframeworks.com/farr-tools
06-26-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By unterhausen

I bought one of the cheap amazon heart rate...

I bought one of the cheap amazon heart rate straps and couldn't get it to work very long with bluetooth. Never tried it with Ant+

Now that I'm using a contact lube with my wahoo tickr, it has been...
06-25-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,097
Posted By unterhausen

Hi, welcome to the forum. I moved this thread...

Hi, welcome to the forum. I moved this thread here from the framebuilders forum.

That's an interesting frame...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, cut off the crimp. I probably would go with...

Yes, cut off the crimp. I probably would go with the flat mount dropout that isn't in stock though. The ISO dropout is approximately the same size as the flat mount dropout up where I would attach...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By unterhausen

One thing I hate about outlook is they display...

One thing I hate about outlook is they display every mail. Isn't that obviously a bad thing? Have to use it for work now, they used to let me forward mail to gmail, which doesn't force you to open...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

couple of pictures. Not the same dropouts I want...

couple of pictures. Not the same dropouts I want to use, but very close to the same dimensions....
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

You have described the problem correctly. David...

You have described the problem correctly. David Tollefson's solution is the closest.
I'm considering 3 approaches.
I was thinking about using the paragon add-on hoods, but I don't think they...
06-25-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By unterhausen

Cadence can be really useful to know. Teaching...

Cadence can be really useful to know. Teaching yourself to spin is one of the quickest ways to more power. You do have to train for it though
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

Stays are a weird shape, I should post a pic. ...

Stays are a weird shape, I should post a pic. They are only round for the last inch or so. I need to cut off a couple of inches.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,924
Posted By unterhausen

wow, reading the first page of that thread is...

wow, reading the first page of that thread is interesting. They used to post the names of spammers, how quaint. Back before the new anti-spammer controls, there were a couple of times I banned...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

I did think about using the paragon plugs, but...

I did think about using the paragon plugs, but none of them fit.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By unterhausen

Hey, he said you have great taste

Hey, he said you have great taste
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,924
Posted By unterhausen

A&S and P&R are two forums that I can't really...

A&S and P&R are two forums that I can't really tolerate. People drive each other crazy in there, P&R in particular. Tom asked me to moderate in P&R and I had to decline, I'm just not up for the...
Replies: 31
Views: 14,187
Posted By unterhausen

Any time I say I was suffering from hyponatremia...

Any time I say I was suffering from hyponatremia the docs I know make fun of me. OTOH, I definitely think that it's not hard to make my body start worrying about it. It's one reason I stopped using...
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,924
Posted By unterhausen

i was raise to believe that you don't talk...

i was raise to believe that you don't talk politics or religion in polite company. Of course, that probably leaves most of the people that post at BF out, but sometimes we like to pretend.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By unterhausen

Seems like people are pretty happy with PNW...

Seems like people are pretty happy with PNW droppers. I'm not sure how much different they are than anonymous Chinese droppers from Ebay, but it's a real company that can overhaul old posts, so that...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By unterhausen

Andy -- your dropout is a wider than your blade. ...

Andy -- your dropout is a wider than your blade. I know people have done similar with the dropout smaller than the blade, but I'm thinking this might be too big of a mismatch in my case. Maybe I'll...
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