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04-22-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By unterhausen

Sure, this is the way. It's not sustainable if...

Sure, this is the way. It's not sustainable if enough people do it though.
I used to worry about rim brake rims, but I think that's not really going to be a problem for a long time. My new worry is...
04-22-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 528
Posted By unterhausen

Because rims with brake tracks are only going to...

Because rims with brake tracks are only going to be available on custom built wheels. Most rim brake specific equipment is going to be niche product soon. Or is now, due to industry shortages.

I...
04-22-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By unterhausen

I need to start wearing sunglasses and I'm a bit...

I need to start wearing sunglasses and I'm a bit concerned about sweat.
04-22-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 239
Posted By unterhausen

I rode an organized century without eating any...

I rode an organized century without eating any food once. I actually made it all the way to 99 miles in fairly good form and then I couldn't move and went to sleep on a median. It took me a couple of...
04-22-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,400
Posted By unterhausen

I felt like the Denali was dangerous when brand...

I felt like the Denali was dangerous when brand new. Bad brakes, bad rims. I have a lot of experience truing horrible wheels, and I couldn't get the wheels trued. These low-end bikes are built to...
04-22-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 925
Posted By unterhausen

I'm only level 3, so the way I'm reading zwift...

I'm only level 3, so the way I'm reading zwift insider, there is only one gravel bike I can buy.
04-21-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling

Moved here from General Cycling
04-21-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 239
Posted By unterhausen

It lowers your performance though, and this is...

It lowers your performance though, and this is easy to measure. I am not saying you can't exercise while fasting, and have no idea if it's harmful to you. But your performance fasted doesn't match...
04-21-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By unterhausen

They were going to put out an update that hides...

They were going to put out an update that hides your height and weight, but they put it off until later.
04-21-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By unterhausen

Zwift figures out your speed from the amount of...

Zwift figures out your speed from the amount of power you are putting out and their physics model. No other sensors are needed. I think they try to figure out your cadence from power if you don't...
04-21-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 239
Posted By unterhausen

In 2019, I rode the second half of a 400 km...

In 2019, I rode the second half of a 400 km brevet on almost no calories because I managed to get my stomach upset. Not for lack of trying to eat, unfortunately. There was one point with 20 miles to...
04-21-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 925
Posted By unterhausen

That tower climb was just not what I needed after...

That tower climb was just not what I needed after riding up the big hill. I have thought about doing it again to see if it's easier the second time. That was the first big climb I did on zwift, and...
04-21-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 239
Posted By unterhausen

I would budget some calories for before your...

I would budget some calories for before your ride. Riding fasted is a thing people do, but I find it somewhat unpleasant.
04-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General cycling so you get a few...

Moved here from General cycling so you get a few less, "just ride outside" posts. I find my trainer to be very useful all year round because it takes less time.

What programs are you going to be...
04-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By unterhausen

That's weird, does that happen when you click on...

That's weird, does that happen when you click on the "add album" link on the right of your profile?...
04-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 239
Posted By unterhausen

My guess is that splitting your workouts isn't...

My guess is that splitting your workouts isn't quite the same, but 30 minutes is barely enough to get your body interested anyway.

That doesn't sound like a good diet to me.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure we need any other suggestions. Seems...

I'm not sure we need any other suggestions. Seems to work okay this way without any abuse.
04-20-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By unterhausen

My extra set of wheels are 6 bolt and the main...

My extra set of wheels are 6 bolt and the main ones are CL. I don't have to do anything to the brakes when swapping between them, although I understand that's not always the case. The disc is...
04-20-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 528
Posted By unterhausen

I have used my gravel bike with disc brakes for...

I have used my gravel bike with disc brakes for randonneuring. The most I have ridden it on gravel on one day was 200 km.
But it has gone over 400k a number of times on the road. I hope to do some...
04-20-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,400
Posted By unterhausen

What's the warranty get you if you need...

What's the warranty get you if you need maintenance? Probably nothing. I know people that have gotten parts from walmart and I was surprised how generous they were. But they won't fix those bikes.
04-20-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By unterhausen

Not too surprising since it's been hard to buy...

Not too surprising since it's been hard to buy rims for the last year.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By unterhausen

we used to have a for sale sticky in here. It...

we used to have a for sale sticky in here. It got unstuck.

Andy is an upgraded member so there isn't an issue with that.

I've always thought that appropriate for sale threads in here were...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks for posting this thread. I applaud your...

Thanks for posting this thread. I applaud your desire to learn new things. I'm waiting until you decide you have to build a Ti frame.

JB weld is a metal filled epoxy. So it's not too surprising...
04-20-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having this...

Welcome to the forum. Sorry you are having this problem with your trainer. Upload some pictures to an album in your gallery and we can rescue them and post them here for you.

On edit: I see they...
04-20-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By unterhausen

That seems really unlikely to be the problem. ...

That seems really unlikely to be the problem. Did they ever have the light in their possession, or are they just making up excuses?

For whatever reason, dyno lights have gotten really complex and...
04-19-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, they should make the S&S parts out of...

Yeah, they should make the S&S parts out of different stainless alloys because they definitely suffer from galling. Maybe just the nut should be different.
I don't think most engineers know about...
04-19-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,411
Posted By unterhausen

There seems to be some people on this forum that...

There seems to be some people on this forum that got lost on their way to the aggregateworld.com forums. Most of us use the term "gravel" to refer to dirt, gravel, crushed stone, double track, smooth...
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By unterhausen

I see you got your answer elsewhere, but it looks...

I see you got your answer elsewhere, but it looks like they canceled everything through May. Check the RUSA site for the rides that are still planned at this point.
04-19-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By unterhausen

I haven't seen too many reports of IQ-X failures,...

I haven't seen too many reports of IQ-X failures, maybe a couple where the switch stopped working. I'm not sure the fact I never use my switch is going to help with that or not. I have seen reports...
04-19-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By unterhausen

I have always been afraid to use the topline...

I have always been afraid to use the topline light that I bought that has the brake light. I'm almost positive I ordered the non-brake light version.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, he said that the fixture in the insta that I...

Yes, he said that the fixture in the insta that I linked replaced his older one. I'm not sure it's significantly more sophisticated than other fixtures I have seen. It's nice though. The blocks at...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By unterhausen

Here is the 44 bikes fixture...

Here is the 44 bikes fixture https://www.instagram.com/p/CNbHljElRnV/

The second round bar on that design doesn't add anything.
04-19-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,802
Posted By unterhausen

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a...

That frame is pretty neat, I'd love to see a build thread.

Have you thought of home hydroforming :)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By unterhausen

You can grab a link from a post on Instagram. ...

You can grab a link from a post on Instagram.

I have always just hand mitered my chainstays. No templates. I'm building a fixture because I want to check clearances ahead of time.

Paragon has...
04-18-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum There have to be some...

Welcome to the forum

There have to be some android ant+ logging programs. If zwift can see it, any app can see it.

I pay for ride with gps, which would work. I don't know about trainingpeaks,...
04-18-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. I find the garmin o-ring...

Welcome to the forum. I find the garmin o-ring mounts fairly easy to attach.
04-17-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Most gravel bikes...

Welcome to the forum.

Most gravel bikes nowadays have fairly high trail, which is stable, at least while sitting. High trail means higher flop, so it may feel less stable while standing.
04-17-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By unterhausen

I assume if you were in the habit of wiring up...

I assume if you were in the habit of wiring up microprocessors you wouldn't ask the question, so I'm pretty sure the answer is that there is no existing product like this.

I have a Wahoo cadence...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By unterhausen

My one purchase was not particularly fast. But...

My one purchase was not particularly fast. But it wasn't as big as some tubes.
04-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,211
Posted By unterhausen

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends...

Red bikes are faster. So when all your friends ride away from you because you are on a lime green monstrosity you got on sale and they are on red bikes, well, you were warned
04-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,411
Posted By unterhausen

The only problem with that thesis is that modern...

The only problem with that thesis is that modern mountain bikes have gone to even wider tires and a geometry that it a bit pointless for a gravel bike. There is considerable overlap between '80s...
04-15-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,356
Posted By unterhausen

$9 a tube is cheap right now. The shop may...

$9 a tube is cheap right now. The shop may actually be cutting margins because they don't want the price to be too high. The shop I work at sometimes is doing that. There are other tubes out there,...
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry to interrupt this thread. You need an...

Sorry to interrupt this thread.

You need an admin, not a mod. You can email the site administrator. "contact us" link at the bottom of every page. Or pm Siu when you get enough posts. We will ban...
04-14-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By unterhausen

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess...

Ventop is a bit of a disappointment. I guess it's not a horrible simulation of the real thing at the top.
04-14-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,780
Posted By unterhausen

Hate to follow that last post with a moderator's...

Hate to follow that last post with a moderator's note, but I deleted a couple of posts that were about the OP and other bikeforums members. Generally speaking, this is not allowed, particularly if...
04-14-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By unterhausen

I forgot about height. I might try it just so I...

I forgot about height. I might try it just so I can never beat my PR again.
Doesn't seem like being 3' tall would help climb, but Zwift made up their own physics, so it probably does.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,922
Posted By unterhausen

It has been a long time since I rode in Iowa, but...

It has been a long time since I rode in Iowa, but I doubt the roads have gotten better since I did. I doubt you will pick up much speed by going to 32 over 40mm tires. And you certainly will lose...
04-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,780
Posted By unterhausen

Obviously it varies between individuals, but...

Obviously it varies between individuals, but studies have shown that rapid weight loss can lead to gallbladder disease or gallstones. And a severe case of gallstones is sometimes cured by removal of...
04-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 925
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, and since they give you 25km free each...

Yeah, and since they give you 25km free each month, you can ride Alpe du Zwift every month and continue on the challenge.

I wonder if anyone has tested this idea.
04-13-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By unterhausen

I can't see well enough to see people's...

I can't see well enough to see people's power/weight, but isn't speed a direct function of W/Kg on zwift? How are they going faster than you?
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