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11-15-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,942
Posted By unterhausen

So much whining about moderation, did anyone read...

So much whining about moderation, did anyone read the forum rules posted above which addresses that pretty clearly? The funny thing is there is just as much whining in here about us killing zombie...
11-15-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By unterhausen

my most recent frame build, I intentionally made...

my most recent frame build, I intentionally made the top tube longer so my front bag would be close to the steerer. No problem with that from a handling perspective. Some people say that the chain...
11-15-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By unterhausen

thanks for letting us know what you decided. I...

thanks for letting us know what you decided. I wouldn't go with fat tires unless you are planning on commuting in the snow. We get a lot of ice around here, so I commute on a fat bike with studs in...
11-14-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

I have seen your picture of the supernova before....

I have seen your picture of the supernova before. I wish I had taken a picture of mine, it was ridiculous in comparison.

Is the eyc board conformally coated, or is that fuzz just loose?
11-14-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 130,698
Posted By unterhausen

how would you trace out something like the...

how would you trace out something like the crossover beam from a suspension fork? I'm thinking about designing a light mount. There have been mounts available, but only for specific forks
11-14-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

Been a while since I set it up, but I am using a...

Been a while since I set it up, but I am using a supernova taillight with my Pure. And you can't use that taillight without going through a supernova headlight. The taillight is amazing. It's so...
11-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 601
Posted By unterhausen

I am pretty sure it's an official BF email. They...

I am pretty sure it's an official BF email. They are looking at it

Turns out I got this email twice. Gmail put it in spam, but Yahoo was too credulous to figure it out
11-14-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 601
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General because IB reps monitor...

Moved here from General because IB reps monitor this forum.
I am going to ping IB about this as well. I didn't see the email, or maybe it's in spam, dunno.

on edit: yeah, it was in spam. That...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-14-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By unterhausen

Did you get the Rene Herse 54mm crown? I think...

Did you get the Rene Herse 54mm crown? I think that's my favorite crown right now
Replies: 38
Views: 6,430
Posted By unterhausen

I had a similar thing going on one morning of the...

I had a similar thing going on one morning of the 1000k I rode in June. I would be riding along and then I would notice my rear wheels was skidding. Good thing the bike knows how to stay up. I kept...
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By unterhausen

I just carry my bottle of NFS in a zip lock bag. ...

I just carry my bottle of NFS in a zip lock bag. It's a bit expensive for that, but I haven't felt like looking for another bottle to put a smaller amount in
11-13-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By unterhausen

That's interesting, I have had this problem on my...

That's interesting, I have had this problem on my 800, but I've never taken it apart. If I wasn't going to get rid of it, I might fix it
11-13-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

he posted a hi-res picture up thread. The...

he posted a hi-res picture up thread. The markings are non-existent or really faint on some parts. Hi-res is here: https://imgur.com/Sc1bdUM

Some of the circuitry is probably for the stand light....
11-13-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By unterhausen

My experience with saddles is that almost any...

My experience with saddles is that almost any saddle is okay for 50 miles. It's a candidate for further experimentation if it is comfortable for 80 miles. I have had some saddles that were...
11-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By unterhausen

you should be able to make that fit. Finding a...

you should be able to make that fit. Finding a stem that short is possible, but might take a while.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-13-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By unterhausen

wasn't it colnago?

wasn't it colnago?
11-11-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

yeah, it's obvious from the hi res pic that it is...

yeah, it's obvious from the hi res pic that it is the leads to the cap. I suggest you put a few dabs of hot glue to hold the cap on the board. Like B&M should do.

Doesn't look like you did much...
11-11-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

can you tell what those 2 little screws just...

can you tell what those 2 little screws just above the emitter do?
11-09-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By unterhausen

"mic plugs" or DIN plugs look like this. This...

"mic plugs" or DIN plugs look like this. This must be a high power version. but it could well be proprietary. Not seeing anything like this on a search for "high power din plug" so I'm stumped
Forum: Framebuilders
11-09-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By unterhausen

I like 3/32 because there is more of it. 1/16"...

I like 3/32 because there is more of it. 1/16" works fine for most things though, and sometimes it takes too long to get the 3/32 up to temp. Just have a couple rods of it cleaned before you start
11-09-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By unterhausen

If my 800 had done half of that it would have...

If my 800 had done half of that it would have been gone. There was one time this year that it stopped navigating late at night when I really needed it, and I was questioning my sanity for thinking...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-09-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By unterhausen

that's really interesting, maybe he was aiming at...

that's really interesting, maybe he was aiming at Ritchey with his huge fillets.

Those Serotta bb shells are pretty weird. Just thinking about the failures I have seen on seat tubes, I might make...
11-09-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 907
Posted By unterhausen

I felt the same way about garmin vs. Wahoo until...

I felt the same way about garmin vs. Wahoo until they came out with the 830. I took a chance and bought the 830, and I have been happy with it. I should set mine up to display distance and time on...
11-06-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,693
Posted By unterhausen

I avoid neighborhood streets and if I do drive in...

I avoid neighborhood streets and if I do drive in a neighborhood, I observe speed limits. This probably came from cycling, because one thing that annoys me while I'm riding is how every road has to...
11-06-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By unterhausen

I am pretty sure that the partners are just...

I am pretty sure that the partners are just importers that resell the hubs.
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By unterhausen

I think Steve's top speed on that route is...

I think Steve's top speed on that route is usually 60mph, and mine is 35mph.

Okay, on the pre-ride, Steve did 47.9mph top speed. I'm pretty sure the last time we rode Jack's mountain the other...
11-05-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By unterhausen

is it possible to upgrade the bearings?

is it possible to upgrade the bearings?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-05-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By unterhausen

I saw something that led me to believe that Bosch...

I saw something that led me to believe that Bosch is easier than Shimano for pro framebuilders to get. Not much evidence of that for the rest of us. Here is the framebuilder supply parts...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By unterhausen

Allotec makes some for shimano and maybe Bafang. ...

Allotec makes some for shimano and maybe Bafang. There is also this Shimano bracket https://www.ticycles.com/ticycletubes/motor-cabinet-shimano-steps-e6100-e7000-e8000-lightweight-bracket
You can...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By unterhausen

Brian Chapman does silver into brass. IIRC, the...

Brian Chapman does silver into brass. IIRC, the frame Herbie Helm had at NAHBS in Richmond had the tubes into the bilaminate with silver then filleted together with brass. Doug can confirm.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By unterhausen

my woodworking shop is a woodworking/machine...

my woodworking shop is a woodworking/machine shop. It's not a great combo, but it works most of the time
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By unterhausen

I agree #3...

I agree #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) is a bit much, but nobody seems to sell a didymium #2
Forum: Framebuilders
11-03-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By unterhausen

you can post links...

you can post links https://www.tinmantech.com/products/safety-products/eye-protection/TM2000-high-accuracy-gas-welding-lens.php

I could only find one version of those glasses. They are quite...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-02-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By unterhausen

my next frame is going to use the same tube...

my next frame is going to use the same tube sizes. I see Framebuilder supply sells tubes for horizontal top tubes. Not super happy with the styling. Pacenti used to have some lugs like that, but I...
11-02-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By unterhausen

anyone know how the torque sensor works?

anyone know how the torque sensor works?
Forum: Commuting
11-01-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,414
Posted By unterhausen

glad this has happened because of the sloppy dyno...

glad this has happened because of the sloppy dyno wiring on my commuter
Forum: Framebuilders
11-01-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By unterhausen

if it's in Cambodia, no idea. If you can get it...

if it's in Cambodia, no idea. If you can get it to the states, either Bilenky or Franklin Frames
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By unterhausen

I am somewhat biased against that just because I...

I am somewhat biased against that just because I would worry it would break.

I have used aluminum and stainless tubing.
10-31-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By unterhausen

IQ2 has posted that this is a scam

IQ2 has posted that this is a scam
Forum: Framebuilders
10-30-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By unterhausen

my mill weighs 5500 lbs. The knee weighs the...

my mill weighs 5500 lbs. The knee weighs the same as a Series I bridgeport. I had to get a 10000 lb capacity off-road forklift to get it in my basement. Got my lathe in there with a boom forklift,...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-30-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By unterhausen

yeah, the west coast has some nice machines, but...

yeah, the west coast has some nice machines, but most of the small machines are on the East Coast. We used to have a K&T horizontal in our lab, converted to some kind of bearing tester. That thing...
10-30-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By unterhausen

the BT version is $6 off right now, so cheaper...

the BT version is $6 off right now, so cheaper than a replacement strap for the wahoo. I bought one. I have been using the wahoo for a couple of years now, and I'm not particularly impressed. What...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-30-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By unterhausen

I wonder if all the little Nichols horizontals...

I wonder if all the little Nichols horizontals belong to framebuilders nowadays. They used to go for cheap on ebay, not sure how I would get one home though. The grizzly horizontal seems like it's...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By unterhausen

The manual bridgeports I have worked with had...

The manual bridgeports I have worked with had backlash. You just need to approach from the same direction every time.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By unterhausen

Kinda wish I had bought a pile of end caps when...

Kinda wish I had bought a pile of end caps when they cost $1

ETA: my travel bike has an 85mm bb drop. I am very happy with the way it handles.
10-29-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By unterhausen

thanks. Any personal experience with these? I...

thanks. Any personal experience with these? I was thinking about just getting a new strap for my Wahoo, but they are $20 plus shipping.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-29-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By unterhausen

that's true if you never have to climb cut. Some...

that's true if you never have to climb cut. Some mills have a nut that can be split to take up backlash. Dunno if the low-end Chinese mill drills have that or not. I imagine that many mills have...
10-29-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By unterhausen

Can you buy the Garmin strap by itself? It's a...

Can you buy the Garmin strap by itself? It's a bit annoying that the heart rate monitor is usually called a "strap" polluting the google results
10-29-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By unterhausen

I intend to modify a 29'er frame into an ebike. ...

I intend to modify a 29'er frame into an ebike. I am not sure what size tires I will use in good weather, but I have some studded 2.25" tires for winter.
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By unterhausen

I have gotten to the end of a 1200k and wished it...

I have gotten to the end of a 1200k and wished it wasn't over with. Okay, that happened once. For people that feel like that every time, there is a 2020km in Thailand in February and 1500 in Italy.
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