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12-04-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By unterhausen

I can't imagine they would have a shortage of...

I can't imagine they would have a shortage of riders. If someone wants to ride with other people they just have to go to the volcano
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72
Posted By unterhausen

Nova has some listed, but they are sold out. No...

Nova has some listed, but they are sold out. No pictures either. https://cycle-frames.com/products/201628-0850-nova-lever-boss-kit-for-aluminum-frame

Every aluminum part:...
12-03-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By unterhausen

As long as we're complaining about zwift, I have...

As long as we're complaining about zwift, I have to say that I don't understand why they don't let you (without a hack or a group ride) choose from more worlds on zwift. Of course, the alternate...
12-03-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By unterhausen

I've never heard of anyone complaining about...

I've never heard of anyone complaining about return shipping of a kickr. Unfortunately, I feel like that doesn't mean a lot, but it's something. Since they pay less, it would be nice if more...
12-02-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By unterhausen

The zombie is a great idea. Or just turn the...

The zombie is a great idea. Or just turn the envelope a sickly shade of green
12-02-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By unterhausen

I gave this a little while in framebuilders...

I gave this a little while in framebuilders before I moved it to C&V, but there were no responses. I figure people here were more likely to know, and the framebuilding forum is primarily about...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By unterhausen

Until relatively recently in bicycle history...

Until relatively recently in bicycle history timeline, nobody chose what seat tube bore to use. They got a tube and used it (hopefully after checking that a shop seatpost fit okay). Even today, I...
12-01-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By unterhausen

Going a little OT, but Garmin makes it really...

Going a little OT, but Garmin makes it really easy to add apps to their devices. Maybe spesh didn't want to do it because the ones that can run apps also have fall detection, IDK.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By unterhausen

I've always been confused about how much...

I've always been confused about how much clearance you should have for a seatpost. I don't think there is an industry standard. Some seatposts are undersized, and sometimes people want to use them...
11-27-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By unterhausen

I would check on one of the shipping resellers. ...

I would check on one of the shipping resellers. I think bikeflights would ship a trainer, for example. I have gotten decent rates from Pirate Ship. If you pay retail you are paying too much. From...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By unterhausen

You might want to ask dsaul about a post, I got...

You might want to ask dsaul about a post, I got some head tube cones from him and they were really nice.

If I figure out where my old fixture post is, I'll let you know. I can't see why I would...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By unterhausen

I think the red was the primer. It's a bit...

I think the red was the primer. It's a bit weird. It shows up on the fork too.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By unterhausen

If it's something like a Lemond Poprad with...

If it's something like a Lemond Poprad with oversized tubes, it's probably best to ignore it if the front triangle is a little out. There are definitely pictures out there of buckled oversized...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By unterhausen

If I lived near a place with a good makerspace, I...

If I lived near a place with a good makerspace, I would definitely join. We have one that pretty much just replicates the tools I have so I haven't gotten around to joining it. The training classes...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By unterhausen

I think I would go with something like the...

I think I would go with something like the Bringheli c-channel for bending. I have used my milling machine table, but it's a lot stronger than a tablesaw table. I also used to have a piece of 2"...
11-22-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By unterhausen

I did okay while moving my bikes. I don't have...

I did okay while moving my bikes. I don't have 20 complete bikes though. The one thing I did wrong was somehow let something rub on a front rack, which nearly wore through it. I don't think I used...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By unterhausen

I always wanted a deckel, but the availability is...

I always wanted a deckel, but the availability is poor. I have been told they are a bit annoying to set up because the machine is in the way. For most things that wouldn't be particularly important...
Replies: 29
Views: 8,431
Posted By unterhausen

no need to dig up threads this old, sorry....

no need to dig up threads this old, sorry. Closing.
11-21-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By unterhausen

You could get the kids to run the garage door up...

You could get the kids to run the garage door up and down while you are on zwift and see if the problem happens again. I'm not sure what you would do about the garage door opener other than getting a...
11-20-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By unterhausen

Or you could get a rainbow jersey instead of a...

Or you could get a rainbow jersey instead of a yellow jersey
11-20-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By unterhausen

I don't see them, where are they?

I don't see them, where are they?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-20-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not Andrew, but does it come with any...

I'm not Andrew, but does it come with any tooling? I suspect most of them come with R8, but if they didn't then Andy's doesn't really tell you what the one you are looking at comes with.
11-18-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By unterhausen

I couldn't do anything until today, they took my...

I couldn't do anything until today, they took my splint off and I got a boot. I'm going to go try to ride tomorrow. I was too busy to get flat pedals on the bike before the surgery, and it wasn't...
11-18-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 500
Posted By unterhausen

I can go less than 10 miles from home and be out...

I can go less than 10 miles from home and be out of cell range. A majority of the good riding around here is out of cell range. I think people don't recognize how often they are out of cell range...
11-17-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 500
Posted By unterhausen

I had a medical (almost) emergency last summer. ...

I had a medical (almost) emergency last summer. No traffic, no cell, nothing. I was slowly pushing my bike up a mountain. I was debating pushing the sos button, but decided against it and one of my...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-17-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By unterhausen

OP probably bought a Trek 2 years ago

OP probably bought a Trek 2 years ago
11-16-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 500
Posted By unterhausen

I forgot the iphone was like that. But a spot...

I forgot the iphone was like that. But a spot isn't as expensive. The big advantage of the inreach is you can text. Spot has some devices like that now, but I have the one that will send 3 different...
11-14-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,084
Posted By unterhausen

2nd gen kickr had a large number of online...

2nd gen kickr had a large number of online complaints. And there were a number of people that just kept getting bad units. But in the end, wahoo made everyone happy, I think. So it really depends on...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By unterhausen

I think I'd rather have a 12" long tap handle...

I think I'd rather have a 12" long tap handle than one of those long taps. It's a bit weird there don't seem to be medium length tap handles. McMaster has an 8" long one.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,686
Posted By unterhausen

There is no need to talk to Surly about anything,...

There is no need to talk to Surly about anything, particularly since OP got rid of the frame.
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By unterhausen

I have been using toe clips and clipless for a...

I have been using toe clips and clipless for a very long time. I actually have more knee problems with flat pedals, because I often put my feet on them catawampus and then don't change until I...
11-10-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,549
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't buy an off brand chain, but I might...

I wouldn't buy an off brand chain, but I might consider a cassette
11-07-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By unterhausen

Well, it's embarrassing and it's not even my...

Well, it's embarrassing and it's not even my forum. I was sitting there banning bots thinking the people involved could probably find an honest living. Like prostitution or something.
11-07-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By unterhausen

It doesn't take them too long for them to cover...

It doesn't take them too long for them to cover the front page of general.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-07-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, I had a tek scope from the '60s where the...

Yeah, I had a tek scope from the '60s where the person that knotted the bundles of wires together was much better than that. But they got to use waxed cord.
I imagine it's a bit of a lost art...
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By unterhausen

I wish I could use those, but they make my knees...

I wish I could use those, but they make my knees hurt. I think it's a great idea.
11-07-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 979
Posted By unterhausen

You can buy them in the U.S. UBI sells them, I...

You can buy them in the U.S. UBI sells them, I think? Okay, I find no evidence of that, but there is a wholesaler in the U.S. so your bike shop could get you some. You probably wouldn't like the...
11-07-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,920
Posted By unterhausen

It's been an awfully long time since VO sold a...

It's been an awfully long time since VO sold a lugged bike. I thought they had an American builder making them and I can't imagine with their lack of brand image as a premium brand either entity in...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-07-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

I'm surprised they didn't use waxed cord for the...

I'm surprised they didn't use waxed cord for the mars rover. Maybe wax is not a good thing in space?

I'll have to try the soapy water and hair dryer technique. I use gorilla repair tape, which...
11-07-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,211
Posted By unterhausen

I definitely like OC rims, but I generally don't...

I definitely like OC rims, but I generally don't bother buying them. Didn't a couple of companies have problems with them early on?
11-07-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't take you for a big denizen of General. ...

I didn't take you for a big denizen of General. But I suggest not catastrophizing about it
11-07-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By unterhausen

I agree that if someone asks for help they should...

I agree that if someone asks for help they should say what country they are in. Some framebuilder on facebook asked for torch selections. I figured out they were from the U.K. from their poor grasp...
11-07-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By unterhausen

Yeah, it's pretty impressive.

Yeah, it's pretty impressive.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-05-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

I made a fork with curlicues made from spokes. I...

I made a fork with curlicues made from spokes. I didn't really like that setup.
If you are going to drill, do it in front of the neutral axis of the blade. Or go between the dropout and the blade.
11-05-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,265
Posted By unterhausen

TCAS may or may not be different. I worked in...

TCAS may or may not be different. I worked in field support engineering for airplanes and pilots were always ignoring warnings and blaming the airplane anyway. Then we would go through a big upgrade...
11-05-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By unterhausen

I would say don't report too many. They are all...

I would say don't report too many. They are all posting 5 threads. Ban them from one and you get all the threads.
11-05-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By unterhausen

I guess I shouldn't have slept in, but I'm...

I guess I shouldn't have slept in, but I'm recovering from surgery.
they are generally in places I don't want to go. Maybe some of the Indian cities.

Thread moved to user assistance from General
11-04-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 628
Posted By unterhausen

I switched to rechargeable taillights a while...

I switched to rechargeable taillights a while back. OTOH, they are backups, I have dyno taillights on all my bikes. I also carry spare lights on long rides.
11-04-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,265
Posted By unterhausen

It's well known that warnings are just ignored by...

It's well known that warnings are just ignored by pilots much of the time. These things warn drivers, who are much less capable and less interested in safety. I imagine youtube will be full of videos...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-01-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By unterhausen

I wish I could have gone. Maybe next year. Sorry...

I wish I could have gone. Maybe next year. Sorry I missed you, I was wondering if you were going.

There is a lot of nice riding around Allentown.
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