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Posted By unterhausen

I plan on 3 double centuries this week:eek: ...

I plan on 3 double centuries this week:eek:

Longest day is 270 miles. Not sure about that one. At least I'll be at the hotel for the free breakfast
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Posted By unterhausen

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of...

it's news because the ragbrai rider didn't die of alcohol poisoning


The main thing to take away from randonneuring deaths is that we are not immune. But there is only so much you can do. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-17-19, 11:41 AM
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Posted By unterhausen

travel bike started

I previously built the fork without posting about it. Experimenting with low trail, fork blades bent by John Clay

I put the couplers on. The gymnastics I had to go through to get them on the butts...
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Posted By unterhausen

don't forget to take off the freewheel first

don't forget to take off the freewheel first
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Posted By unterhausen

there is a dedicated bunch of dot watchers on...

there is a dedicated bunch of dot watchers on facebook They are monitoring this page: Trans Am Bike Race 2019 live tracker by trackleaders.com...
05-30-19, 07:41 AM
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Posted By unterhausen

wow, what a fun thread. OTOH, it's an...

wow, what a fun thread.

OTOH, it's an unstable design. CG behind the center of lift of the main wing. Oops. The only way it would fly is off a cliff, but it would almost surely end up porpoising...
05-30-19, 07:29 AM
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Posted By unterhausen

it's clear the OP doesn't have the handling...

it's clear the OP doesn't have the handling skills of an experienced rider, which is something that only comes with riding time. I have ridden on worse on 30mm tires, but I wouldn't say it was...
05-24-19, 07:49 AM
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Posted By unterhausen

Old plastic disks are worthless, that's true....

Old plastic disks are worthless, that's true. It's pretty common for them to shatter when used, if the bike rack at work is any indication. But metal disks were always the mark of a cheap bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-19, 07:02 AM
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Views: 1,990
Posted By unterhausen

A couple of experts chimed in on the thread...

A couple of experts chimed in on the thread linked to above, and they said it's doable but not easy. With any ductile metal, you have to over-bend to compensate for springback.

In general,...
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Posted By unterhausen

there is a Waxwing love thread in C&V now. I...

there is a Waxwing love thread in C&V now. I really like the organizers. My bag is a mess and it seems like an unnecessary annoyance...
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Posted By unterhausen

I don't know if I monitor mtb online activity...

I don't know if I monitor mtb online activity enough to see references to failures. I wonder what crazy guy on a bike has to say about touring failures. If you look at enough touring journals there...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-19, 04:23 PM
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Posted By unterhausen

confirmation bias is a powerful thing. I feel...

confirmation bias is a powerful thing. I feel like a lot of opinions about bike geometry are formed that way. But who has time to do double blind testing?
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Posted By unterhausen

I run the gravelking slick in 32mm and it's a...

I run the gravelking slick in 32mm and it's a nice tire.
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Posted By unterhausen

time limits in randonneuring are very generous. ...

time limits in randonneuring are very generous. I am always a little disappointed when people DNF because they are running behind where they think they should be, my philosophy is to keep going. I...
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Posted By unterhausen

I have also heard of people that make an...

I have also heard of people that make an instruction sheet for repacking. I have never really understood why they mess with bikes, but they do.
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Posted By unterhausen

I think strapping everything together helps,...

I think strapping everything together helps, particularly if you are using a case. Some people say they have asked TSA to let them help with the inspection, but I'm not sure if that would always...
04-29-19, 12:54 PM
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Posted By unterhausen

there is a Stan's office near here. I even see a...

there is a Stan's office near here. I even see a Stan's truck driving around from time to time. I have heard they stop people on the forest roads around here and make them convert to tubeless on...
04-21-19, 07:45 AM
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Views: 2,692
Posted By unterhausen

if you think that's bad, don't look at the price...

if you think that's bad, don't look at the price of road construction
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