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11-19-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By unterhausen

Nice, I can get a pre-rusted drivetrain!

Nice, I can get a pre-rusted drivetrain!
11-19-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By unterhausen

If it was my bike, probably

If it was my bike, probably
11-19-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think I have ever replaced a stem or...

I don't think I have ever replaced a stem or handlebar due to a wreck. Tape, for sure.
Without further details, I'm going to speculate that there is a lip at the interface between the sidewalk and...
11-18-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,375
Posted By unterhausen

I just saw that someone was coming out with a...

I just saw that someone was coming out with a drop bar fatbike. Bearclaw bicycle company
https://www.instagram.com/p/CHskam9l22W/
11-16-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By unterhausen

I assumed he was using his mountain bike for...

I assumed he was using his mountain bike for off-road riding. I'm a big believer in fenders, I just don't want to be cutting them off so I can get home after a stick destroys them. This would be...
11-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By unterhausen

I'm surprised you can get away with that on a...

I'm surprised you can get away with that on a mtb. Around here they would be destroyed by sticks fairly quickly.
Replies: 60
Views: 2,551
Posted By unterhausen

We do two wraps for road and one for MTB, but I...

We do two wraps for road and one for MTB, but I see nothing wrong with 2 for MTB. Get the right width Stans, there are 10 different widths.
There are shortages of some widths right now. You can...
11-14-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,263
Posted By unterhausen

I kinda like riding with a helmet light in the...

I kinda like riding with a helmet light in the woods in the summer. The bugs fly around your head, which is bad, but it attracts bats, which I like.
So far no bats have hit me.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-14-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By unterhausen

His partners wouldn't know anyway, Kurt was a...

His partners wouldn't know anyway, Kurt was a long-time framebuilder and the lugs predated them.

I get the impression that Darrell McCulloch of Llewellyn bikes also did the cad for his lugs. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-13-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By unterhausen

Someone recently posted a video of a motorcycle...

Someone recently posted a video of a motorcycle guy doing the "stack of dimes" method of brazing and now I'm going to practice that with my tubing scraps. If I feel good about it, I might do a bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By unterhausen

There is some truth to the structural advantages...

There is some truth to the structural advantages of lugs in the face of poor mitering and other faults during construction. Not sure about brazing, lugs can fail quite spectacularly if poorly brazed...
11-12-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,340
Posted By unterhausen

Everything bike related is going to go up. Not...

Everything bike related is going to go up. Not sure if it's going back down after this initial craze cools down. You can expect bikes and components to be 10-20 percent more expensive next year. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By unterhausen

You're going to get a steeper head angle. I don't...

You're going to get a steeper head angle. I don't see the drop marked on there, but it's not going to change much. Even if it was going to drop 7mm, that wouldn't be a problem

The head angle will...
11-11-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,340
Posted By unterhausen

There is a world-wide shortage of everything...

There is a world-wide shortage of everything related to bicycles. Even now, as winter approaches, things in a shop's cart at QBP are likely to be canceled before the order gets placed. Today I was...
11-09-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By unterhausen

Contrary to a thread somewhere on this site, 650b...

Contrary to a thread somewhere on this site, 650b is pretty common nowadays. 26" isn't
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By unterhausen

I agree with Mark, a drop bolt is a great idea. ...

I agree with Mark, a drop bolt is a great idea.

I was thinking maybe a "Colnago style bridge" was the biconical ones, but then I googled for the term and it looks a lot like the ones that Paragon...
11-08-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,215
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure that classics thread is still around, we...

I'm sure that classics thread is still around, we un-stick threads a lot nowadays because they waste a lot of space and nobody reads them.

The banned user thread is in this forum....
11-06-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,215
Posted By unterhausen

There (inexplicably) was a post with a screen...

There (inexplicably) was a post with a screen shot from the banned user thread here. We have always had that thread to explain why someone was banned. I don't sere why it was posted here and so I...
11-04-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

Well, that shows how badly I scan through...

Well, that shows how badly I scan through threads.

I want to see pictures of this thing, but it might be better in the utility cycling forum
11-04-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,696
Posted By unterhausen

It's typical for adjustable hubs to be...

It's typical for adjustable hubs to be over-tightened because it's easier than adjusting them properly. Most bike shops would have checked that and adjusted them. I suggest checking every adjustment...
11-04-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

are you going to tell us what you are using them...

are you going to tell us what you are using them for? Really curious now.
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By unterhausen

It's really nice to have 10mm or more. With...

It's really nice to have 10mm or more. With bigger tires, more works better. If you only have 6mm or less, it's likely you will find yourself fussing with the fender pretty often.

When I build...
11-04-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By unterhausen

there are garmin stem cap mounts for about $10, I...

there are garmin stem cap mounts for about $10, I think. At least that's what I bought mine for

This is the one I bought, seems fine...
11-03-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By unterhausen

I suspect they decided to go with something...

I suspect they decided to go with something anodyne so they didn't have to change it again.
10-31-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,171
Posted By unterhausen

All I know is I didn't make it. C&V is much...

All I know is I didn't make it. C&V is much better at this, although people sometimes read both forums

Moved here from framebuilding.

Looking at it again, it's a repaint, I'm pretty sure. ...
10-31-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By unterhausen

use carbon friction paste

use carbon friction paste
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By unterhausen

Is there a cable guide under the bb? Often the...

Is there a cable guide under the bb? Often the screw holding it on is too long and keeps the BB from coming out.
10-31-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't call tubeless tape a "strip," but what...

I wouldn't call tubeless tape a "strip," but what kind of tubeless tape are you using?
My gravelking seat using a hand pump on Stan's rims. I have some Maxxis where I had to get a air blow gun to...
10-31-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By unterhausen

Are you running them tubeless? If tubeless,...

Are you running them tubeless?

If tubeless, and they are true to size, I probably would run them somewhere at around 40psi. I have run my 38mm tires as low as 20. Didn't really like the way they...
10-30-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By unterhausen

you could possibly braze in a new head tube, but...

you could possibly braze in a new head tube, but it's a lot of work. Something was wrong with the way the frame was built. Best to retire it.

Tig welding doesn't work near a brazed lug.
10-29-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,722
Posted By unterhausen

Lots of current gravel bikes are what used to be...

Lots of current gravel bikes are what used to be called drop bar mountain bikes. If you had shown me your bike 5 years ago, that's what I would have called it. If you are riding rock gardens like...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-27-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,979
Posted By unterhausen

I don't know why it never occurred to me that...

I don't know why it never occurred to me that calling it "stick" welding was so appropriate. The rod sticking is definitely a problem for a beginner. I assume that it's not so much of a problem for...
10-25-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from the main C &V forum

Moved here from the main C &V forum
10-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 709
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling I don't think...

Moved here from General Cycling
I don't think our dogs would approach someone on a trainer. My daughter has a wheel-on trainer that she doesn't use much. I have a kickr and i think they are...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By unterhausen

I have never used one of those carriers, but they...

I have never used one of those carriers, but they seem fine in the pictures I have seen of them being used. And as the OP said, they make bikes with really stout tubes for jobs like that. I have a...
10-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,475
Posted By unterhausen

yes, the story is not credible at all. They...

yes, the story is not credible at all. They probably did get passed by a cyclist and then they found their dog that they hadn't been watching by the side of the trail. All else is just not credible....
10-21-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By unterhausen

It would be nice to have a storage charge option...

It would be nice to have a storage charge option for batteries. RC chargers have that
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By unterhausen

Hard to say from here. I can imagine that it...

Hard to say from here. I can imagine that it might be crushed badly enough to not be fixable by rolling
10-20-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,475
Posted By unterhausen

if it was behind them, did they actually see the...

if it was behind them, did they actually see the kick? Maybe the dog did something unexpected. Labs bite tons of people every year.

My experience with kicking dogs is that it's really hard to do....
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By unterhausen

There is something to be said for a little tread...

There is something to be said for a little tread on gravel.
10-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,059
Posted By unterhausen

Moderator note: Please, let's not make this covid...

Moderator note: Please, let's not make this covid 19 forum fodder. Stick to naming rides or we are going to close the thread.
10-18-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By unterhausen

same to me.

same to me.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,979
Posted By unterhausen

There are definitely people welding all day at...

There are definitely people welding all day at their jobs. Sure, a lot of machinists do it as part of their jobs too. But there are more "welding" shops in this area than "welding and fabricating"...
10-18-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,969
Posted By unterhausen

The uniform vehicle code seems like a thin sliver...

The uniform vehicle code seems like a thin sliver to base an argument on. And now there is a pointless argument about how it applies. Generally states adopt it and then ignore parts of it.

Does...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By unterhausen

v brakes are never coming back. Not sure about...

v brakes are never coming back. Not sure about narrower tires either, the roads aren't fixing themselves.

I like that fixture
10-17-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum, I hope you find a saddle...

Welcome to the forum, I hope you find a saddle that works for you
10-15-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By unterhausen

I always do it after. on a frame I built I also...

I always do it after.
on a frame I built I also do it before.
10-15-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Posted By unterhausen

I ride 38mm tires on gravel and down around 20...

I ride 38mm tires on gravel and down around 20 psi feels good on gravel, but scary while cornering. 30-40 feels fine at whatever speed. Not sure I would ride a 32mm at 40psi, because it would bottom...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By unterhausen

I don't paint, but Brian Chapman has posted...

I don't paint, but Brian Chapman has posted videos of him using a Kemper Fluid Writer for this. Get the large...
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