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04-03-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By unterhausen

New York state legalizes ebikes

NYC had temporarily suspended the ban on throttle bikes, which are widely used for delivery. Someone snuck a provision into the new state budget to make it permanent.
03-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,729
Posted By unterhausen

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously...

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously angry about some things right now. Trying not to take it out on anyone that doesn't deserve it. Or the mentally incompetent, like that cyclist...
03-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By unterhausen

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really...

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really isn't in the right place, but I didn't feel like moving it. Probably would have gotten more engagement in general cycling or even in C&V

It's a...
03-25-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By unterhausen

Back soreness usually signals core strength...

Back soreness usually signals core strength issues. A lot of people have weak lower backs, I don't think youth is a guarantee that isn't the case. Cycling uses the lower back.

Those bikes were...
03-25-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 454
Posted By unterhausen

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't...

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't matter if they match, just use one. Have to admit it's weird, they probably are doing smoothing differently. My guess is the 500 does less.
03-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

My commute is either 5 or 7 miles, depending on...

My commute is either 5 or 7 miles, depending on how I want to go. 7 mile route is a bit more pleasant. It takes approximately the same amount of time to go by car as by unassisted bike. I'm pretty...
03-25-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,041
Posted By unterhausen

ghost riding a fleche is an idea that wouldn't...

ghost riding a fleche is an idea that wouldn't occur to me. Hopefully we can get back on track by summer. It's going to be tough though. Especially in the U.S., where a lot of people want to get...
03-24-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

I think that the problem is Americans can't force...

I think that the problem is Americans can't force themselves to see the value in an ebike. Are they really much cheaper in Europe, where they are selling much better? My lbs wasn't selling ebikes,...
03-21-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

That video "this is the future" doesn't look that...

That video "this is the future" doesn't look that bad. I have seen videos from people going much faster than car traffic on their ebikes, and the car traffic wasn't going slow
03-18-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,102
Posted By unterhausen

If you're an engineer, maybe you know how to draw...

If you're an engineer, maybe you know how to draw a free body diagram. What that will tell you is that there is no difference in moment when you shorten the stem. I went through this when someone...
03-18-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

do you think motor vehicles should have their...

do you think motor vehicles should have their speed limited? I do. I'm not sure how bicycles are more dangerous than cars, there are many examples every day of pedestrians being killed by motorists...
03-16-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,041
Posted By unterhausen

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando...

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando events will be canceled, but it's hard to say. Convenience stores may go to only sales of gas, for one thing. The whole getting cards signed was...
03-16-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

seems so obvious to limit car speeds, but no,...

seems so obvious to limit car speeds, but no, they can go as fast as the carmakers want.
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By unterhausen

I am hesitant to ride with fenders on gravel/mud....

I am hesitant to ride with fenders on gravel/mud. They have breakaway stays, but there is still the issue of them locking up. I know Jan recommends a lot of clearance, but it doesn't give me a lot...
03-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By unterhausen

It's a bit crazy, I'm sure motorists kill in much...

It's a bit crazy, I'm sure motorists kill in much greater numbers, and nothing is done about them
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By unterhausen

Everyone should take the counsel of people they...

Everyone should take the counsel of people they trust. I will take resting my body and not my mind over resting neither, ymmv. I think the OP needed to rest his body.

In case you hadn't noticed,...
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By unterhausen

that's not what I have seen. And like I said,...

that's not what I have seen. And like I said, most people aren't actually lying in bed awake for as long as they think

The sleep specialists in this article agree with me. First link I found by...
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By unterhausen

It's probably not a great idea to go to sleep...

It's probably not a great idea to go to sleep really early. I usually go to bed somewhere between 11-12, and I think going to bed a 7 would be a mistake. Veg out in front of a computer until 9 if...
03-06-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,248
Posted By unterhausen

I'm mostly just concerned that all the people...

I'm mostly just concerned that all the people diminishing the danger of covid 19 are going to convince people they don't need to wash their hands.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,081
Posted By unterhausen

it's the thing that holds your pump so you can...

it's the thing that holds your pump so you can use it on another person's bike when they run out of CO2 cartridges. See also: one extra tube you'll probably need to lend to them.
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By unterhausen

I think the training for getting up the second...

I think the training for getting up the second day is to get up the second day. You really have to decide you want to ride, or you'll stay in bed. And possibly regret it later. But I guarantee the...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By unterhausen

I hate that when I clean off the flux and there...

I hate that when I clean off the flux and there is a spot like that. As I keep saying, I need to get my cataracts fixed
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By unterhausen

The main thing is sleep in between the two rides....

The main thing is sleep in between the two rides. Don't drink too much beer. I usually feel like garbage after a long ride, even if it's as short as a century. The hard part will be getting started...
03-01-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By unterhausen

The thing that got me to upgrade from a garmin...

The thing that got me to upgrade from a garmin 800 to an 830 is that the 830 is much faster. Not sure that would be the case for the OP. I have never experienced a computer being fun, they are...
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By unterhausen

I can move this to valuations, but I think you...

I can move this to valuations, but I think you just established that it is worth $100
02-29-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By unterhausen

I have a vivoactive 3, so no VO2. Wrist isn't...

I have a vivoactive 3, so no VO2. Wrist isn't the best for that measurement anyway, but I guess a measurement is better than no measurement. I like it. Mostly use it to track swimming, don't...
02-26-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By unterhausen

there are plenty of people on here that will take...

there are plenty of people on here that will take a discussion political given half a chance. That's why we don't allow talking about guns outside of PnR. Same thing for climate change, people take...
02-24-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,352
Posted By unterhausen

I have done that, it's not exactly a slam dunk....

I have done that, it's not exactly a slam dunk. Dave Moulton says the seat lug is the hardest part of a frame to repair, and I now appreciate that. Now I want to replace the chainstays, so the whole...
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By unterhausen

I have had some annoying rides with other people...

I have had some annoying rides with other people because their handlebar bags kept slipping down. I like racks
02-21-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By unterhausen

Kent was someone's house brand, I think. I never...

Kent was someone's house brand, I think. I never figured out who sold them, but they would show up at the shop occasionally in the early '80s. They weren't the worst, but there wasn't a line of us...
Replies: 43
Views: 3,785
Posted By unterhausen

the frame is really stout, but I guess my build...

the frame is really stout, but I guess my build is also pretty heavy. How much could a frame weigh? Can't be a pound heavier than a lightweight steel frame. All I know is I had to carry it up 9...
02-16-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,531
Posted By unterhausen

the seat tube was too big for the seat post, and...

the seat tube was too big for the seat post, and so it was just rocking back and forth on the clamp. Broke at the front of the seat tube/top tube juncture as demonstrated by how dirty the fracture...
02-16-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,381
Posted By unterhausen

Moderator's note: Let's drop the points in...

Moderator's note: Let's drop the points in Rollfast's posts, please. I think there probably could be a thread along those lines in P&R, but not here
02-15-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,381
Posted By unterhausen

I don't see how buying or not buying has anything...

I don't see how buying or not buying has anything to do with helping them with the disease. They still have to eat
02-13-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By unterhausen

the remote might be useful, but I also fail to...

the remote might be useful, but I also fail to see where I would mount it. If I had it, maybe I could turn off the touch screen. Which is very annoying
02-13-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By unterhausen

I had never heard of the remote before now. ...

I had never heard of the remote before now. Garmin's page says it's compatible with the 1030
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,581
Posted By unterhausen

I like that axle height gauge setup

I like that axle height gauge setup
02-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By unterhausen

never heard of that sort of judgement being made....

never heard of that sort of judgement being made. My guess is that they are looking at what percentage of your output is coming at certain parts of the pedal stroke and your normal pedal stroke looks...
02-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By unterhausen

This discussion of why the OP wants a quiet hub...

This discussion of why the OP wants a quiet hub just doesn't seem to be going anywhere good, so let's just agree to knock it off before I have to start deleting posts.

I was thinking about...
02-06-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,271
Posted By unterhausen

So does the 830. I thought the battery would...

So does the 830. I thought the battery would mount to the regular Garmin mount, why would it need a special mount? on edit: okay, I see now, its a goofy design. Pretty typical for garmin.

I have...
02-05-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,907
Posted By unterhausen

We rode out that way during spring planting...

We rode out that way during spring planting season. A lot of farmers use 6 Clydesdale sized horses to plow. It's a pretty impressive sight.

I figure if all the bike shops in State College go out...
02-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,907
Posted By unterhausen

there are plenty of buggy dealers within a few...

there are plenty of buggy dealers within a few miles of here
02-03-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,907
Posted By unterhausen

A long time ago, one of the owners of my LBS told...

A long time ago, one of the owners of my LBS told me he doesn't care if someone brings in parts they bought elsewhere. I have seen them assemble bikes direct bikes for people. They do good work and...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,546
Posted By unterhausen

Seems like I talked RHM into riding as well

Seems like I talked RHM into riding as well
02-02-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,907
Posted By unterhausen

My lbs saves me money. It's weird that this...

My lbs saves me money.

It's weird that this is the OP's only post, but he's complaining about something that happened online.
01-31-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By unterhausen

TransVirginia

I would really like to ride the transVirginia. Hopefully at close to randonneuring pace, not tourist pace. https://www.transvirginia.org/

Anyone else thinking about riding this route? I am...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for the pics Brett, I'm just can't make...

Thanks for the pics Brett, I'm just can't make myself take a ride like that nowadays.

I'm not going to sticky this thread. More people will see it if it's not stickied. Hopefully enough people...
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By unterhausen

It's really hard to advise you at your current...

It's really hard to advise you at your current level of experience. You would hope that someone selling bikes likes that knows how to fit a bike, but it's a bit of a gamble.

It's pretty typical to...
01-28-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,016
Posted By unterhausen

join the car helmet revolution. You are right...

join the car helmet revolution. You are right about head injuries, the ones suffered in cars far outstrip those suffered by cyclists. Spleen injuries is a different matter.

Note that helmet laws...
01-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By unterhausen

Instructions are on the TPS report form ...

Instructions are on the TPS report form
https://youtu.be/Fy3rjQGc6lA
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