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10-28-20, 07:36 PM
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Posted By unterhausen

What brand/model is it?

What brand/model is it?
10-28-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 749
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General. You're old enough...

Moved here from General.

You're old enough to wear long pants. I would have thought you would have switched long ago
10-27-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from general cycling. 141mm...

Moved here from general cycling.

141mm suggests through axle, and 130 would be quick release or bolted. So that would be a real problem for using the hubs. Can you tell us more about the hubs you...
10-27-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By unterhausen

No advantage that I'm aware of. Moved here...

No advantage that I'm aware of.

Moved here from General Cycling
10-27-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By unterhausen

If you're a cat 1 on a fatbike, you aren't doing...

If you're a cat 1 on a fatbike, you aren't doing it wrong.

Might work better on a faster bike though. I have heard of courses that didn't penalize mtb enough so MTB's were faster.
10-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By unterhausen

that's a good point about CX bikes no longer...

that's a good point about CX bikes no longer having mounts for fenders and racks. I always thought it was a bit weird to have a race bike that had rack mounts, like my Macho Man. Although it's so...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-27-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,539
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...
10-27-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By unterhausen

I like the brake booster idea. And as a really...

I like the brake booster idea. And as a really useless aside, Planet Bike (I think) includes something that allows you to use zip ties with some of their fenders.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-26-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By unterhausen

I think Lon is a little younger (maybe more than...

I think Lon is a little younger (maybe more than a little younger) than Hank, but both are retirement age. At least one person has said that Nova was moving on to new ownership and a new business...
10-25-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from the main C &V forum

Moved here from the main C &V forum
Forum: Framebuilders
10-25-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By unterhausen

Tramming a mill is no fun. Especially one that...

Tramming a mill is no fun. Especially one that doesn't rotate.
Replies: 25
Views: 6,894
Posted By unterhausen

CJ -- I was mostly just thinking about your...

CJ -- I was mostly just thinking about your desire not to have a bar end shifter, which I agree with. When I had them on my rando bike I constantly had a sore knee from hitting my bar ends.

My...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-25-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By unterhausen

I wonder if they closed with any lug inventory...

I wonder if they closed with any lug inventory left. I didn't really feel like adding to my lug inventory, but those were nice lugs
Forum: Framebuilders
10-25-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By unterhausen

nope, it's a fixed head. Although every time I...

nope, it's a fixed head. Although every time I think about this I realize I could do it in my lathe. A little more setup required.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-25-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think I can make that cut on my mill,...

I don't think I can make that cut on my mill, might have to buy a right angle head
10-24-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By unterhausen

they used to sell cx bikes that would only clear...

they used to sell cx bikes that would only clear fairly small tires, because all the racers used small tires. Now gravel bikes take much larger tires. You can still use smaller tires if you want to...
10-24-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By unterhausen

Zwift is a lot closer to road riding than erg...

Zwift is a lot closer to road riding than erg mode intervals, that's for sure.

I'm shopping my 5dof cycling simulator with RealCrash technology and not seeing a lot of interest among trainer...
10-24-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
Posted By unterhausen

does that mean it has a motor?

does that mean it has a motor?
Replies: 25
Views: 6,894
Posted By unterhausen

Maybe a lever below the back of the rack? Not...

Maybe a lever below the back of the rack? Not like you're going to be aiming the light all the time. One of the nice things about those vo racks is that you can braze things to them
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By unterhausen

Looks nice, great that they didn't crush it too...

Looks nice, great that they didn't crush it too badly. Are you going to get a dyno for that lever?
10-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 508
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...
Replies: 78
Views: 10,684
Posted By unterhausen

I like the matching fenders and mudflaps. I...

I like the matching fenders and mudflaps. I always wanted to do that.
Maybe next time I get a bike powder coated
10-23-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By unterhausen

Bike shops will usually save a box if you ask. ...

Bike shops will usually save a box if you ask. Depends on how much room they have
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Views: 433
Posted By unterhausen

Right now, there is a very real issue of what you...

Right now, there is a very real issue of what you can get your hands on. A complete bike that meets your needs might be better because parts availability is spotty
10-22-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By unterhausen

most factories don't face and chase bottom...

most factories don't face and chase bottom brackets. Or maybe they just chase the threads. I just faced a new production frame today that had a lot of distortion of the faces of the bb. It was...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By unterhausen

evr, welcome to the forum and thanks for your...

evr, welcome to the forum and thanks for your informative first post. My guess is that the Columbus recommended filler is still pretty tricky to use, but I would be interested in contradictory...
10-21-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,049
Posted By unterhausen

I only look straight at a driver's face when...

I only look straight at a driver's face when shining my helmet light at them is exactly what I want. My commute includes a road where the cross traffic doesn't stop for the stop signs unless there...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By unterhausen

a mtb FD is not going to work well with road...

a mtb FD is not going to work well with road chain rings. But if someone wanted to use one on subcompact or a mtb crank, then it would work much better than road.
Except for cx70 or GRX, which are...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
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...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By unterhausen

I thought that at least SRAM mtb FD are road...

I thought that at least SRAM mtb FD are road compatible.
10-21-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,620
Posted By unterhausen

Voler introduced some gravel clothes last year...

Voler introduced some gravel clothes last year and it looked pretty much like their regular clothes with maybe an inappropriate pocket or two. Only thing I know about clothing is that it's best not...
10-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,222
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: 21
Views: 681
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
10-20-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By unterhausen

updates when you shut down instead of when you...

updates when you shut down instead of when you start up would be a nice touch.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
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: 1,222
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....
10-20-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By unterhausen

for the longest time I was having better...

for the longest time I was having better connectivity with ant+, but the last time I rode on zwift I had a number of dropouts including one when I was putting out massive power on an interval. ...
10-20-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By unterhausen

the majority of the staff decided that road...

the majority of the staff decided that road riders were more interested in indoor cycling than other riders. I agree that there are a lot of indoor riders and there are a number of top level forums...
10-20-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,829
Posted By unterhausen

There is a covid forum where all that talk goes,...

There is a covid forum where all that talk goes, please don't post any more here.
10-20-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By unterhausen

I have hung out with enough CtC riders to know...

I have hung out with enough CtC riders to know that riding the route one way and then back is called "CtC Extreme" or something like that. AFAIK, nobody has done it, it's 1200km. dwmckee's route...
10-20-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By unterhausen

Also should note that I'm looking forward to...

Also should note that I'm looking forward to riding dwmckee's cross Pennsylvania route.
10-19-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By unterhausen

I thought it should be its own forum, but I was...

I thought it should be its own forum, but I was outvoted
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By unterhausen

I am not ready to use tubeless on higher pressure...

I am not ready to use tubeless on higher pressure tires. On my 38s, I had a series of small holes that were leaking when the sealant ran out, but now that I put sealant in the tire holds air for...
Replies: 6
Views: 355
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.
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By unterhausen

I have had the no sealing problem and it was...

I have had the no sealing problem and it was solved by adding sealant. I think the sealant was about gone though.

My understanding is the issue with eating rims has been addressed for the most...
10-19-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By unterhausen

is it on github? What language?

is it on github? What language?
10-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
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, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By unterhausen

clamp the seatpost. I keep a cheap seatpost...

clamp the seatpost. I keep a cheap seatpost around for bare frames. I squashed the seat tube of the first frame I built back in the '70s in a Park stand.
10-18-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 743
Posted By unterhausen

same to me.

same to me.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,539
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"...
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