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Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like an internal repair is virtually...

I feel like an internal repair is virtually impossible to do well.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By unterhausen

Doesn't 2k automotive clear still contain...

Doesn't 2k automotive clear still contain isocyanates?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By unterhausen

anyone know if 953 is magnetic? on edit:...

anyone know if 953 is magnetic?

on edit: unfortunately it is, otherwise it would be easier to tell what the material was, or wasn't
09-24-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
09-24-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By unterhausen

Your local bike shop probably has one of these...

Your local bike shop probably has one of these https://uniorusa.com/products/hub-genie-12-15mm-1758-4
Not sure if there is a cheap alternative
09-24-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,189
Posted By unterhausen

the current market has a niche for steel, but...

the current market has a niche for steel, but it's not the cheap bikes of old. It's upscale. Almost all the cheap bikes are aluminum.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By unterhausen

Welding the crack is the kind of repair that...

Welding the crack is the kind of repair that relegates the bike to coffee shop use in my opinion. I suspect it started at a weld defect. It's an uncommon failure.
The proper repair is...
09-22-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By unterhausen

Well, a Shimano cassette is better than whatever...

Well, a Shimano cassette is better than whatever no-name generic cassette that a wahoo comes with, so that's something.

I think the high power is nice, means you have some headroom. I think a lot...
09-22-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,647
Posted By unterhausen

put it in your gallery and I will post it for you

put it in your gallery and I will post it for you
09-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,647
Posted By unterhausen

My understanding is they don't have boards for...

My understanding is they don't have boards for repair of the original, can't get any, and they offer you a discount on a refurb. Hopefully I don't have to find out if that's true or not.
09-22-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,096
Posted By unterhausen

I never quite understood how cycling can be...

I never quite understood how cycling can be considered not to be weight-bearing. Sure, nothing in your upper body gets much of a workout.
09-21-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,810
Posted By unterhausen

Now I'm going to take a tube into the bike shop...

Now I'm going to take a tube into the bike shop and see what it looks like when an evt is applied too strenuously.

I did this with a park stand on the first frame I ever build. It's easier with...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By unterhausen

Every time I gas weld something, I wish I had...

Every time I gas weld something, I wish I had bought a Tig. Not that it's much better for thick sections, but my gas setup is made for thin metal brazing, not getting something 1/4" thick hot enough...
09-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from general. You might want to...

moved here from general.

You might want to consider a cargo bike. There are many more of those than e-cargo tricycles
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By unterhausen

I'm curious why they would do such a thing.

I'm curious why they would do such a thing.
09-21-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By unterhausen

this design element has been used for quite some...

this design element has been used for quite some time. If there were serious issues, I think we would have heard about it. Having said that, I don't like it either.
09-20-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By unterhausen

I have this problem, mostly with my right knee. I...

I have this problem, mostly with my right knee. I am pretty sure for me it is a patella tracking issue caused by muscle imbalance.

I use kt tape when it gets bad. Look up "kt tape for it band" on...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By unterhausen

I found stick welding to be pretty frustrating. ...

I found stick welding to be pretty frustrating. But I only did it twice, and the second time was because I flunked the class the first time.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By unterhausen

longtail cargo bike

I have a mountain bike with dead chain stays that I want to convert to a mid drive ebike/cargo bike. I have a fixture for making singles. Anyone have any ideas about extending it to put the rear...
09-20-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By unterhausen

in the video, the guy puts it on during a ride,...

in the video, the guy puts it on during a ride, so maybe a mechanic isn't needed?
09-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By unterhausen

https://bimotal.com/elevate goofy video about...

https://bimotal.com/elevate
goofy video about it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8wYmn1gL-o
09-18-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By unterhausen

watts/kg is very important for cycling...

watts/kg is very important for cycling performance. If you just want to emphasize watts, then you will probably have more muscle mass and more watts. The holy grail is losing weight without losing...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-18-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By unterhausen

OP never came back and so I'm closing this now

OP never came back and so I'm closing this now
Forum: Recumbent
09-18-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
09-18-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,647
Posted By unterhausen

asking questions doesn't require posts. If you...

asking questions doesn't require posts. If you want to post a picture, then put it in your gallery and I'll rescue it for you.

I would like to know where this circuit board is, don't want to have...
09-18-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 624
Posted By unterhausen

I have had extremely poor luck with Shimano...

I have had extremely poor luck with Shimano cranks that aren't torqued using a torque wrench. Sram cranks aren't so bad since the torques are so much higher.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By unterhausen

I need to change my fixture so that the dummy...

I need to change my fixture so that the dummy axle drops out of the bottom instead of out the front. Definitely makes things better. I don't want to move the lower head tube holder if I don't have to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By unterhausen

I guess witch wanding with tig isn't that easy.

I guess witch wanding with tig isn't that easy.
09-16-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 329
Posted By unterhausen

You can't post pics until you make more posts,...

You can't post pics until you make more posts, but you can put pics in your gallery and someone will rescue them for you
Forum: Framebuilders
09-16-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By unterhausen

Putting them on before the seat stays is a good...

Putting them on before the seat stays is a good idea. Make sure the chainstays are aligned properly first.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,111
Posted By unterhausen

It's pretty tricky, that's why many pros that use...

It's pretty tricky, that's why many pros that use fillet a lot have worn out fingers. Got to keep the file from hitting the tube.

My goal when filleting is to produce a smooth edge that doesn't...
09-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,658
Posted By unterhausen

Exactly, except this person didn't drive. Maybe...

Exactly, except this person didn't drive. Maybe he told the cab driver to buzz bicyclists that he didn't think were riding properly.
09-15-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,582
Posted By unterhausen

Gravel riding opens up a lot more area around...

Gravel riding opens up a lot more area around here. I have to ride an hour to get to a mountain road that isn't slightly terrifying to ride up because of traffic if I want pavement. On gravel,...
09-15-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By unterhausen

I have a ritchey torque key for 5nm bolts. ...

I have a ritchey torque key for 5nm bolts. Standard torque wrenches for the rest, but mostly the crank. I want a small torque wrench, for stuff in between, but most of it's not critical.
09-15-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,658
Posted By unterhausen

I think it's the people that get overly obsessed...

I think it's the people that get overly obsessed about people following the rules (in their interpretation) that cause most of the problems. Just like with road rage.

I once rode a ride that...
09-15-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,647
Posted By unterhausen

He didn't even answer after I offered to take my...

He didn't even answer after I offered to take my trainer apart to find out what that part is, so I doubt he will come back and answer any more questions.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By unterhausen

My lathe is partially painted too. It's a bit...

My lathe is partially painted too. It's a bit embarrassing, I probably should have chosen to paint it a matching color. Mine is getting encoders. I'm brush painting it though. I spray painted part of...
09-14-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,582
Posted By unterhausen

When I rode in Wisconsin 2 years ago, I was...

When I rode in Wisconsin 2 years ago, I was riding 32mm tires and I really wish I was riding bigger. Those roads are rougher than any I have ridden on gravel. I thought I was going to have pinch...
09-13-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, contact them. It might take a while. Take...

Yes, contact them. It might take a while. Take a picture of the serial number with your phone or they will waste a day asking you for it
09-13-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 813
Posted By unterhausen

I had this problem with some Mafac racers and had...

I had this problem with some Mafac racers and had to bend the spring
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By unterhausen

The nominal angle for a lug is just a suggestion....

The nominal angle for a lug is just a suggestion.

Lugged bikes represent a minority of steel bikes made nowadays. Similar numbers are fillet brazed and more are welded. Other people do...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By unterhausen

an automotive engineer should be able to do...

an automotive engineer should be able to do something like this :)
https://www.instagram.com/p/CE3wde8p1ug/
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like the weight and complexity is going to...

I feel like the weight and complexity is going to mute out a lot of the differences. Sure would be interesting to try it though
09-11-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By unterhausen

If you think a moderator should do something,...

If you think a moderator should do something, there is a report button at the bottom of every post.

Merged two threads
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By unterhausen

Did you make it? Do you have pictures?

Did you make it? Do you have pictures?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By unterhausen

just to be clear, it's a monstrosity, but I love...

just to be clear, it's a monstrosity, but I love it. The site with the videos on it are dead, I imagine it's out there somewhere. I like the fully mechanical data collection.

Never really...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By unterhausen

After I posted that, I wondered if you were...

After I posted that, I wondered if you were interested in having the two wheels in front or in the rear. If they are in the rear, you need to have some kind of differential or one wheel drive. It's...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By unterhausen

The mechanism for steering and also trying to...

The mechanism for steering and also trying to keep the weight down on a bakfiets bike is tricky. But I don't think the mechanism is too difficult. Americans call Helm joints "rod end bearings"
I...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By unterhausen

That's not a very popular configuration because...

That's not a very popular configuration because of the drivetrain issues it introduces.

Is there a reason you aren't considering the bakfiets design? Lots of help, plans, and kits there.

It's...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By unterhausen

somebody in the comments mentioned this...

somebody in the comments mentioned this monstrosity...
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