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02-23-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By unterhausen

I like to set my phone up as backup with offline...

I like to set my phone up as backup with offline maps and the same route as I am following on my garmin. I am not sure about my current phone, but my previous phone would burn battery so fast when...
Replies: 4
Views: 186
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
Forum: Framebuilders
02-23-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By unterhausen

you aren't going to get it to move by bending,...

you aren't going to get it to move by bending, unfortunately

If it wasn't twisted, but moved over, then bending would work
Forum: Framebuilders
02-23-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By unterhausen

I thought the motor on the heavys was in the...

I thought the motor on the heavys was in the base. I always wanted a heavy 10 until I got my Sheldon tool room lathe. It's beat, but very nice.
02-22-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 956
Posted By unterhausen

I recently got a free update to the maps on my...

I recently got a free update to the maps on my 830. Never had any reason to complain. I don't rely on POI at all, I should probably look at them.
02-22-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By unterhausen

I think you'll find that electric motorcycle...

I think you'll find that electric motorcycle can't be ridden legally in the U.S. That might not stop a lot of people.
https://www.kuberg.com/en/freeriderstreet
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By unterhausen

Doug, you spritz the tub? I always add too much...

Doug, you spritz the tub? I always add too much water, I put it in the microwave
02-22-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 956
Posted By unterhausen

Garmin charges a nominal fee for the OSM maps. I...

Garmin charges a nominal fee for the OSM maps. I tried to talk a friend into just d/l France from openfeitsmaps, but he got the Garmin version of Europe instead. $20

Of course it didn't work :)
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By unterhausen

He has been practicing, warms my heart. You too...

He has been practicing, warms my heart. You too can make fillets like that, just practice a lot.
02-22-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 956
Posted By unterhausen

does Garmin do anything to the OSM maps? My...

does Garmin do anything to the OSM maps? My experience with maps that people sell is they are really out of date, but maybe Garmin is better at that.
02-21-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By unterhausen

I only vaguely remember they have mountain bike...

I only vaguely remember they have mountain bike rides to accommodate trainers with steering

If they simulated Central Pa gravel, it would be climb, downhill, climb, downhill, etc
02-21-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

I suspect a repaint because it's not chipped. My...

I suspect a repaint because it's not chipped. My Viner chips if you look at it funny. I swear the paint is somehow made of the same material as the coating on chiclets gum. I really love the color...
02-21-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
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...
02-21-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 862
Posted By unterhausen

I noticed there was a bike that was always locked...

I noticed there was a bike that was always locked outside our building for a different reason -- it's hard to get a spot and people just store their bikes there instead of taking them home. I didn't...
02-21-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 518
Posted By unterhausen

does one of the North Shore Billet spiders fit on...

does one of the North Shore Billet spiders fit on an Apex? https://northshorebillet.com/collections/drivetrain-components
they have chain rings too

I have a sram force road crank with Shimano mtb...
Replies: 42
Views: 2,559
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,240
Posted By unterhausen

a welding table top is probably going to be fine....

a welding table top is probably going to be fine. I would get a thicker one.

Another kind of table top that probably would work is an optical table. They show up used occasionally
02-21-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By unterhausen

It's not going to matter soon, because we'll...

It's not going to matter soon, because we'll doing our gravel rides in our basement during quarantine.
02-21-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,147
Posted By unterhausen

I think the OP should own up to the fact that his...

I think the OP should own up to the fact that his post was just a troll, there is no comedy there at all. Making fun of things that people value isn't that nice, and making fun of things you don't...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By unterhausen

Something like that would be pretty nice for...

Something like that would be pretty nice for filing, have to think about it. I somehow manage to do without, but it can be annoying
02-21-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By unterhausen

I always felt that Eisentraut was the first...

I always felt that Eisentraut was the first builder to expose the contemporaneous European builders as hacks. Someone in my home town had an Eisentraut touring bike, it was just beautiful
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Views: 2,559
Posted By unterhausen

QR dropouts on a disc fork is definitely an...

QR dropouts on a disc fork is definitely an anachronism nowadays. I suggest getting TA hubs and using a QR adapter. OTOH, if you use 40mm tires with sealant, no reason to take your wheels off.

I...
02-21-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

it looks just like my special corsa except for...

it looks just like my special corsa except for the dropouts. I'm assuming they were put on afterwards
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Views: 1,282
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't realize Columbine was around that long...

I didn't realize Columbine was around that long ago. I guess we were pretty parochial in those days. In fact, I didn't discover them until about 10 years ago when I bought some of their...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By unterhausen

I made that same fixture. Sans the fancy wingnuts...

I made that same fixture. Sans the fancy wingnuts though. I was recently wondering if I could find it.

It has some advantages over the fancy Anvil fixture I have now, but of course that's what I...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,240
Posted By unterhausen

it's best to put something like a counter on a...

it's best to put something like a counter on a compliant base. They make rubber mats for this purpose, usually called "vibration damping pads" I have some under my granite plate so that it doesn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

If anyone has amazon prime, I watched "ride to...

If anyone has amazon prime, I watched "ride to extraordinary" which is about a 600k mountain bike ride, the trans north Georgia. https://bikepacking.com/routes/trans-north-georgia-tnga/
Pretty...
02-20-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By unterhausen

I have an 830 and I'm pretty happy with it. I...

I have an 830 and I'm pretty happy with it. I have resolved to use the trainerroad outside workout functionality but I haven't gotten around to it. There are other ways to set up workouts, that's...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By unterhausen

the worry about heat damage is overblown IMHO. A...

the worry about heat damage is overblown IMHO. A beginner using silver for a fillet is just a bad combination.
I think you should practice brazing a lot before you do this. That's a lot less...
02-20-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,147
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure how this is response to my post, I...

I'm not sure how this is response to my post, I think 40 is a very nice size for gravel. Although I just saw a picture of gravel from somewhere where about 10% of the rocks were grapefruit size. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,240
Posted By unterhausen

where do you get a cheap precision 48"...

where do you get a cheap precision 48" straightedge?
Forum: Framebuilders
02-19-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By unterhausen

I am pretty sure it is a light precipitate of...

I am pretty sure it is a light precipitate of copper, sort of like the carbon precipitate you see on a typical joint. I have seen it sometimes on my fillets. It's easy to overheat some bronze. I...
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

That's not much sleep over 4 days, it's true. ...

That's not much sleep over 4 days, it's true.

I don't think it's too surprising that you don't feel sleepy off the bike. I have been really sleepy, gotten somewhere and ate without being sleepy,...
02-19-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By unterhausen

I think you can just wipe off the wd-40, no real...

I think you can just wipe off the wd-40, no real reason to clean it afterwards. I use it to clean my bikes, although I have switched to T-9 for that.

As someone said above silicone spray is not a...
02-19-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 556
Posted By unterhausen

The Park sliding t wrenches look good, my lbs has...

The Park sliding t wrenches look good, my lbs has a set. I like the Wiha dual drive T handles the best of the tools that I own. bondhus is okay. I also have the fancy Wera hex-plus L wrenches. I...
02-19-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,147
Posted By unterhausen

I think you have the uniform all wrong....

I think you have the uniform all wrong. Beard,flannel shirts and some kind of non-cycling specific shorts are for mountain bikers. Gravel is usually much more like road, unless you are a mountain...
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

I did pretty good this year at PBP by sleeping...

I did pretty good this year at PBP by sleeping ahead of time. I wasn't sleepy the first night and I got 90 minutes at Loudeac. But after Carhaix, I wasn't great, had to stop and take a nap on the...
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Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

I got 6 hours on a 1200k. 90 minutes the first...

I got 6 hours on a 1200k. 90 minutes the first and last night. I was dragging a bit on the last day, but didn't get sleepy
02-18-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By unterhausen

it uses the same optic and led as the Cyo...

it uses the same optic and led as the Cyo Premium, one generation back from the IQ-X
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By unterhausen

I like fresh flux, but I always let it dry out. ...

I like fresh flux, but I always let it dry out. I have never noticed any difference between fresh and dilute flux in the way it works
02-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,016
Posted By unterhausen

how would he know that? You have 12 posts.

how would he know that? You have 12 posts.
02-18-20, 12:06 PM
02-18-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By unterhausen

find some purple titanium bolts. I don't think I...

find some purple titanium bolts. I don't think I would use aluminum bolts on a water bottle either, I have had cages fail, I don't see how the bolts are immune.

Really, black on black looks fine...
02-18-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By unterhausen

the bearings should be the last thing to fail. ...

the bearings should be the last thing to fail. I'm a bit more worried about the electronics
02-16-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By unterhausen

A Free Spirit had 32mm tires on it. That's a...

A Free Spirit had 32mm tires on it. That's a little small for a lot of gravel, but I think it's probably okay for the midwest gravel I have ridden on. When I lived in Southwest Virginia, a lot of the...
02-16-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,429
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, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By unterhausen

really depends on the gravel. Around here riding...

really depends on the gravel. Around here riding a road bike on the gravel will most likely teach you how hard it is to push your bike back to civilization after you've had enough flats to go...
02-16-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,110
Posted By unterhausen

IB owns bikeforums. ibemail.com is a company...

IB owns bikeforums. ibemail.com is a company domain. It does come from bikeforums.
Just to clarify, it's not all that devious
02-15-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By unterhausen

Are you planning on using the rack for something...

Are you planning on using the rack for something on top or panniers on the side? That rack is bolted together, so if you don't like where it puts the light, you can bolt a mount to the front bolt...
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