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09-17-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By unterhausen

you can post a visitor message on his profile. ...

you can post a visitor message on his profile. Then he can delete it later.

I sent an email to your registration email address.
09-17-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By unterhausen

I suggested to Reed that he could try...

I suggested to Reed that he could try ultrasonics, but I didn't know how to do the measurements. The relatively cheap ultrasonic thickness measuring devices only go down to about .1mm, so not useful...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By unterhausen

most people recommend more substantial tubes for...

most people recommend more substantial tubes for a first build.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By unterhausen

I should probably track down some of the blades I...

I should probably track down some of the blades I bought from McMaster Carr. They do last a long time. The trick to cutoff blade life is to keep the blade moving in the cut. Plunging in will just...
09-17-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 322
Posted By unterhausen

I'm curious how easy it will be to download the...

I'm curious how easy it will be to download the data from one of these devices. Does it generate a standard file?
09-16-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By unterhausen

My lbs sells a 1" threaded Tange headset for $12...

My lbs sells a 1" threaded Tange headset for $12 and you can get either crown race for it. They have a pile of JIS races in the drawer they store the headsets in.
09-16-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,760
Posted By unterhausen

the rules about not counting posts in foo and...

the rules about not counting posts in foo and other non-cycling forums were set back in the early days before the forum got sold. Not sure it really ever made sense, but maybe people get embarrassed...
09-16-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think any framebuilder supply shop sells...

I don't think any framebuilder supply shop sells rack tabs in stainless, do they? I have only seen steel. I'm getting some laser cut.
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By unterhausen

I thought about putting a Velogical on my...

I thought about putting a Velogical on my fatbike. It was the only bike without a dynohub. Then I gave in and bought a dynohub for it.
09-15-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By unterhausen

There are very few battery lights that have a...

There are very few battery lights that have a beam that's as good as many dyno lights though. So much of the power is wasted.
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By unterhausen

they certainly have been around long enough for...

they certainly have been around long enough for people to hate on them if they had problems. It did take a while for them to catch on though.
09-15-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By unterhausen

Any new mid drive systems of note?

I keep looking at getting a Bafang Ultra to modify a steel hardtail mountain bike frame I have. Luna doesn't seem to be stocking them right now. I see that there are usually some 6000-series STePs...
09-15-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't go with wet paint for a gravel bike. ...

I wouldn't go with wet paint for a gravel bike. Powder coat by someone that knows what they are doing is best for that. My All City Macho Man is powder coated, and has virtually no chips in the...
09-15-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,755
Posted By unterhausen

I was going to get some GK slick 38's, but when I...

I was going to get some GK slick 38's, but when I needed them this past spring, there weren't any in the U.S. to buy. So I bought some Maxxis 40mm Velocita. Seems about the same as the GK. I run...
09-15-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,533
Posted By unterhausen

yes, arguing isn't against the rules as long as...

yes, arguing isn't against the rules as long as it's civil, i.e., no insults. Of course, most people can't keep it civil in a long back and forth argument. And some people consider disagreement to...
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By unterhausen

1.5 watts is fine for front and rear lights. 3...

1.5 watts is fine for front and rear lights. 3 watts is needed for halogens.
09-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,465
Posted By unterhausen

Really, there is no reason to apologize. The mod...

Really, there is no reason to apologize. The mod team decided it was too close to a sales thread to be allowed in the regular forums. You can always upgrade and post a sales thread in the sales...
09-14-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By unterhausen

That Routens is a great deal

That Routens is a great deal
Replies: 241
Views: 20,785
Posted By unterhausen

Out and back routes are bad, my Garmin 800 can't...

Out and back routes are bad, my Garmin 800 can't handle about half of my perm routes because of that. Haven't tried yet with my 830. I always worry about routes that have a spur to get to a control,...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By unterhausen

thanks for the report ROT 01, have you ridden...

thanks for the report ROT 01, have you ridden other 1200k's before this?

One thing I like about a 1200k is it completely obliterates any concern outside of the ride. it's a nice change of pace. I...
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By unterhausen

Not a user, but people seem really happy with...

Not a user, but people seem really happy with them. And they are zero drag when the lights aren't on.
09-14-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,438
Posted By unterhausen

I have a dynohub on all of my bikes. It was a...

I have a dynohub on all of my bikes. It was a great addition to my riding, i don't have to worry about getting home before dark or charging lights. I always had a bike with a dyno back in the '70s...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By unterhausen

I used a rack with p-clamps at the top for many...

I used a rack with p-clamps at the top for many decades. Given that many racks have sheet metal mounts at the top, it seems like that is clearly adequate. I have always wondered about p-clamps at the...
09-14-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By unterhausen

As far as converting to 650b, you should be able...

As far as converting to 650b, you should be able to do it with a brake switch to Mafac RAIDs. I suspect the rack could be made to fit.
09-14-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,999
Posted By unterhausen

I know of someone second hand that got jail time...

I know of someone second hand that got jail time for riding drunk in Pennsylvania. Previously had gotten a dui in a car, so it was serious. We are also famous for drunks being arrested for riding a...
09-14-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By unterhausen

I have an older Fizik Aliante that flexes quite a...

I have an older Fizik Aliante that flexes quite a bit. I got a newer one, and it's rock hard. Not sure what part of "like a hammock" they didn't understand. i think they are supposed to get...
09-14-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,530
Posted By unterhausen

I have to say that at first I thought the rear...

I have to say that at first I thought the rear gear was conical. Maybe they had a conical version at some point? Still looks conical in some shots.

I am assuming that they are smart enough to...
Replies: 241
Views: 20,785
Posted By unterhausen

As much as I like to complain about the Garmin...

As much as I like to complain about the Garmin Edge, those units would complain if you went the wrong way. The part of the course you have already been on is not part of the course anymore. Unless...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks. I have been using 1 1/2" cutoff wheels...

Thanks. I have been using 1 1/2" cutoff wheels I bought from McMaster, but I finally went through all of them. Tried to order them from Amazon and they wanted proof I was a licensed dentist. Huh....
09-14-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,760
Posted By unterhausen

well, it's a good place for newbies to post their...

well, it's a good place for newbies to post their experiences here and get their post count up without posting junk posts. Which we just delete.
09-13-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By unterhausen

is it possible those GK were from before the...

is it possible those GK were from before the resizing that panaracer did?
09-13-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By unterhausen

first thing I would do is measure the OD of the...

first thing I would do is measure the OD of the seat tube somewhere in the middle. It would be 28.6 plus something for the paint. I would also measuring the inside from front to back.

The best...
09-13-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 13,760
Posted By unterhausen

for some reason, the bots always targeted general...

for some reason, the bots always targeted general cycling, even when it was at the bottom of the forum. Seems to me that the number of newbies that have posted in foo trying to get their post count...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By unterhausen

could you post a picture with a cutoff blade in...

could you post a picture with a cutoff blade in the tool? I have the Dewalt version of the Rotozip, never would have thought to use dremel accessories in it. The bearings are going out on my...
09-13-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By unterhausen

The lugs don't really identify much because they...

The lugs don't really identify much because they are standard, unmodified lugs.

I think the bike has been repainted, so someone might have had modifications done.
09-13-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,530
Posted By unterhausen

There were companies making roller gear shaft...

There were companies making roller gear shaft driven bikes before 1900. The picture that most of us have seen of Major Taylor shows him on a roller gear bike, for example. One thing is almost...
09-13-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,501
Posted By unterhausen

the way I read his Roam review was that it was...

the way I read his Roam review was that it was good, but it wasn't as good as it should have been relative to the new Garmins. My guess is they will do an update to catch up.
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By unterhausen

I use 26" on mine. LBS didn't have 650b. Then...

I use 26" on mine. LBS didn't have 650b. Then again, one of them has flatted just sitting in the shop
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, it was a bit of a shock when Don announced...

Yes, it was a bit of a shock when Don announced it.

One common way to attach tabbed dropouts when welding is to weld it to one side and scallop the other side and weld a piece of tube to cover the...
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure you can get a 700c tube to work...

I'm pretty sure you can get a 700c tube to work in a 650b if that's the only option. Of course, there is the guy that filled his tire with small sticks because he was out of tubes. Or so he...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By unterhausen

flat dropouts are traditional. Caps are for...

flat dropouts are traditional. Caps are for people that weld and are a relatively recent development if you consider all of bicycle building history. Most people that braze will cut slots in the...
Replies: 91
Views: 7,276
Posted By unterhausen

i heard of someone who didn't get a stamp at the...

i heard of someone who didn't get a stamp at the secret control at St. Nick because of a misunderstanding. That probably wouldn't show in the data though.
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By unterhausen

I was wondering if the bike shops on PBP had 650b...

I was wondering if the bike shops on PBP had 650b tires, but I didn't check. It would have been really easy to check at Mortagne, but I didn't think about it.
09-10-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By unterhausen

if there is any opposing slope at all, you should...

if there is any opposing slope at all, you should be able to do a track stand just fine on a bike with a freewheel.
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By unterhausen

I have noticed it's more work keeping up with...

I have noticed it's more work keeping up with someone on 42mm tires on rough chip seal. I would have thought 32mm was wide enough for that. That experience was why I rode my gravel bike on the 600k...
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By unterhausen

yes, Joe is still in business selling tools,...

yes, Joe is still in business selling tools, frame parts and tubes. BRINGHELI (http://www.bringheli.com/)

I order from him occasionally. Best to talk to him on the phone or send him an email...
09-10-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,404
Posted By unterhausen

we used to drill out rims occasionally when I...

we used to drill out rims occasionally when I worked in a bike shop. But with the right size drill bit. And it couldn't be easier to do a cleaner job than the one in the OP.
Replies: 241
Views: 20,785
Posted By unterhausen

wow, that's an impressive number of bonus miles. ...

wow, that's an impressive number of bonus miles. Great that you finished.
09-10-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By unterhausen

You can replace the entire body of the SRM...

You can replace the entire body of the SRM pedals. Not sure how much that costs though. Agree on the price, and if it's $1200, they probably will not sell a lot here. I was really close to buying a...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By unterhausen

I was looking through my braze on collection for...

I was looking through my braze on collection for something else and realize I have 10 of the bosses that go through the fork. I might use them on the next fork.
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