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09-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By unterhausen

Now I'm thinking about replacing the TA on my...

Now I'm thinking about replacing the TA on my mtb. They are just annoying to remove/replace. And the back one makes all kinds of noise.
09-21-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 410
Posted By unterhausen

Looks like a trainer tire costs about $35

Looks like a trainer tire costs about $35
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By unterhausen

I think the only choice for carbon 1" disc forks...

I think the only choice for carbon 1" disc forks is Woundup. There may be some no-name generic forks out there, but I don't think that's a great idea.
1" disc is probably not the best idea, I'm...
09-21-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By unterhausen

I'm confused by the "more comfortable" assertion....

I'm confused by the "more comfortable" assertion. You are inflating to a lower pressure? If you are using the same pressure, the comfort level will be exactly the same. I have considered it for...
09-21-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By unterhausen

The tires on my gravel bike wouldn't stay...

The tires on my gravel bike wouldn't stay inflated overnight. I finally got tired of pumping them up and decided to add sealant. Turned out there were dozens of little holes in the tread. Must...
09-20-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

The op isn't going to be throwing away his canti...

The op isn't going to be throwing away his canti equipped bike any time soon, so I'm confused why we're having a discussion of the relative merits of brake types in here. Except maybe between cantis...
09-20-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By unterhausen

I agree with bending it back. A friend dropped...

I agree with bending it back. A friend dropped his chain and it was skipping. In that case, it was a tight link. I just twisted it back and forth a couple of times and it freed it up. He's...
09-19-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, here they are ...

Yes, here they are
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/80_img_1370_8b94312bed030358bb01e0d649f92ea79d93bda5_ddcc27ca6d16b72e951dac15577b315da50c5b40.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By unterhausen

There are some threads in this forum about...

There are some threads in this forum about building a frame from bamboo. I'm not sure I remember anyone building a Calfee kit though.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By unterhausen

I like the engraving on the crown, but it would...

I like the engraving on the crown, but it would be a lot of work to take that fork apart.
09-19-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not seeing them, are you sure you hit the...

I'm not seeing them, are you sure you hit the "upload" button at the top right of the dialog?
09-19-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By unterhausen

that's interesting, I'm not sure how many...

that's interesting, I'm not sure how many segments near me have a time in the name. Usually the names are descriptive. I guess those people made them up for themselves.
09-19-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. First step is to figure...

Welcome to the forum. First step is to figure out how your wheel is held on. I'm not sure what you mean in your post. If it's a quick release, the Robert Axle project has a replacement nut for it....
09-19-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. Bare cable is fine and...

Welcome to the forum.
Bare cable is fine and has less friction. It might be better to remove the excess housing.

It's hard to know about truing your wheels. One thing you can do is oil the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,997
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum, I think in the last 12...

Welcome to the forum, I think in the last 12 years the OP has figured out a solution. I'm going to close this thread now.
09-19-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By unterhausen

Might not work for this device, but people are...

Might not work for this device, but people are usually pretty happy with the way they are treated by garmin when something like this happens. Although there are people that specialize in garmin...
09-19-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By unterhausen

I haven't used it much for swimming, but...

I haven't used it much for swimming, but switching my garmin watch between activities is a real pain. I suppose I would get better at it if I did it a lot. But also, maybe this is why triathletes...
09-19-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,974
Posted By unterhausen

If you don't mind, please don't quote a spammer.

If you don't mind, please don't quote a spammer.
Replies: 42
Views: 1,296
Posted By unterhausen

Ever since the advent of tubeless tires and...

Ever since the advent of tubeless tires and tubeless ready rims, I have been putting the last bit of bead in place at the valve. Yes, you have to push the valve in so that the tube isn't stuck, but...
09-19-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

If anything, I hate v brakes more than I hate...

If anything, I hate v brakes more than I hate cantis. OP, there are brake shoes that aren't as long on the frame side. I think they must be koolstop, but I'm not sure what they are called.
09-19-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By unterhausen

The owners of my LBS also own a shop that sells...

The owners of my LBS also own a shop that sells Kayaks. It has been bad for both.
09-18-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By unterhausen

I have a handlebar phone mount. I changed to a...

I have a handlebar phone mount. I changed to a tablet until I got a pc. I actually liked TR better on the phone, but I didn't like sweating on it.

I don't really remember, but I think I did the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By unterhausen

I have straightened a lot of forks. I think that...

I have straightened a lot of forks. I think that one is a write-off. The buckling is too severe for me. Yes, it can be bent back into shape, except the part that is buckled will still be buckled. ...
09-18-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By unterhausen

it's very common for flat mounts to be out of...

it's very common for flat mounts to be out of spec. I can't imagine it would be your adapter. You need to find a bike shop with the facing tool shown in the previous post. My lbs faces every flat...
09-18-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By unterhausen

I have a friend that bought a wahoo reflekt. He...

I have a friend that bought a wahoo reflekt. He said it never worked that well. Well, his language was somewhat stronger than that.

It wasn't that cheap. I think it was aimed at people like him:...
09-18-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By unterhausen

I think the 650 bike feeling spinnier is in line...

I think the 650 bike feeling spinnier is in line with other people's results. Lots of theories about why that might be
Forum: Framebuilders
09-17-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

Did you just fall over? Bikes don't like the...

Did you just fall over? Bikes don't like the front wheel being stopped short, but otherwise they survive most crashes without any damage
09-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

You are better off with shorter pads.

You are better off with shorter pads.
09-16-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 410
Posted By unterhausen

The frame wouldn't have any problem holding the...

The frame wouldn't have any problem holding the weight if the weight is transferred to the ground properly. Some people could design such a thing, I'm sure some other people would mess it up.

You...
09-16-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By unterhausen

There is a video link in my post. He's having a...

There is a video link in my post. He's having a problem with it with no bike on there at all.
I feel like he may have gotten it given the lack of a response
09-16-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By unterhausen

If you are used to mountain bikes, every road...

If you are used to mountain bikes, every road bike will feel a little wobbly at first. They are fine though, and you'll get used to it.
Fine gravel will knock you down no matter what bike you are...
09-16-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,781
Posted By unterhausen

I live in a town of 100k residents and it's...

I live in a town of 100k residents and it's really hard to keep track of all the fast guys because half of that number is college students. Not that I really care, it's a bit of a joke that they...
09-16-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,575
Posted By unterhausen

I rode one of the local rail trails with 25mm...

I rode one of the local rail trails with 25mm tires and I really wished I had 32mm tires. Probably larger tires would work marginally better, but 32mm seems fine.
09-15-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,781
Posted By unterhausen

I know someone that rides a velomobile and people...

I know someone that rides a velomobile and people kept flagging his rides because of that. So he had to make all his rides private. It really takes a lot of the functionality out of strava when you...
09-15-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By unterhausen

this is unimportant for those of us who aren't...

this is unimportant for those of us who aren't pros. And doubly unimportant for triathletes, because the UCI will never intrude into that sport.
Tri bikes are a little better for time trials...
09-15-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By unterhausen

There has been more than one occasion that I...

There has been more than one occasion that I wished I didn't have access to PnR
09-15-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 909
Posted By unterhausen

I saw some hybrids on PBP in 2011. That's a 4 day...

I saw some hybrids on PBP in 2011. That's a 4 day 750 mile ride. OTOH, if I caught them, they were in trouble :)

I don't remember seeing any in 2019. But maybe they were just overshadowed by the...
09-15-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By unterhausen

I have never discarded a Cygolite hotshot, but I...

I have never discarded a Cygolite hotshot, but I have lost 2 of them in the woods. My fault for the way I had them mounted.
09-15-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By unterhausen

They still make those tires, but I ran out of...

They still make those tires, but I ran out of patience for maintaining tubular tires back in the early '80s. If you really want to use that bike it might be better to switch to 650c clinchers.
09-15-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By unterhausen

That first picture has to be altered somehow. ...

That first picture has to be altered somehow. That spray of sparks looks like he's using a cutting torch. The original must not have been exciting enough.
09-14-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, so some garmin watches will store music. ...

Okay, so some garmin watches will store music. Not sure what to think about that. It might be useful when I'm mowing the lawn
09-14-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By unterhausen

When I bought my gravel bike, I somehow ended up...

When I bought my gravel bike, I somehow ended up with 2 sets of wheels. But I rarely swap. If I swap, it stays that way for a long time. Plenty of time that just swapping tires would have been...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,296
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't watch all of it. Interesting the tire...

I didn't watch all of it. Interesting the tire went on easy for him, I have seen people really struggle with those. But he did pull the slack in the bead around to the valve.
09-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By unterhausen

I'm trying to figure out why it would stop the...

I'm trying to figure out why it would stop the skewer. It seems like it might be misaligned, and threading it in makes it more misaligned
Can you see the end of the skewer from the drive side?
09-14-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By unterhausen

do these things stream music, or are you just...

do these things stream music, or are you just using it to control your phone?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By unterhausen

I have trouble looking at that short stem though....

I have trouble looking at that short stem though.

People are also going to longer top tubes on all-road bikes to get the front wheel further out. Slackening the HTA with longer rake affects the...
09-14-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

I imagine they have a range of days that they...

I imagine they have a range of days that they count active members for. The system keeps track of the last time someone logged in. I think the "viewing" number counts people that don't have an...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By unterhausen

I don't actually remember what bike it was copied...

I don't actually remember what bike it was copied from. I have a fairly long body in comparison to my legs, so it's idiosyncratic to me.

Last bike I built has a top tube that's 2cm longer than...
09-13-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By unterhausen

Too bad I'm across the country, I have a spare. ...

Too bad I'm across the country, I have a spare. I keep picking them up when I buy front bags. Turns out I'm too much of a weight weenie to use them. Plus I like the Ortlieb hardware mod for quick...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,296
Posted By unterhausen

I saw it there, but I lost interest a couple of...

I saw it there, but I lost interest a couple of months ago when I found out more about those tubes. Not being able to tolerate heat is a deal killer, but there was a list of things about them that I...
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