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07-30-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,274
Posted By unterhausen

I was going to post an anecdote about why I quit...

I was going to post an anecdote about why I quit using friction, but decided against it.

I don't really think that rim brakes are that hard to adjust, but I really have to generate some patience...
07-29-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 339
Posted By unterhausen

I never thought that having a mirror would be...

I never thought that having a mirror would be something I wanted, then I tried it and it made me feel more confident that people were passing me safely. Not sure if the varia really fulfills this...
07-28-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By unterhausen

There's no reason to post links to an obvious...

There's no reason to post links to an obvious scam site. Yes, there are scam sites out there and this is clearly one of them. Yes, they pay good money for people to post links here. Don't do it...
07-27-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By unterhausen

If you buy a bike and continue riding, you...

If you buy a bike and continue riding, you probably will end up with a bike that costs at least $2000. If you buy a really cheap bike, you might be so discouraged that you don't keep riding.
07-27-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By unterhausen

It's a little more expensive and takes more work...

It's a little more expensive and takes more work to design a pass through charging system, so in order to save money, a lot of devices don't allow it. A lot of devices that seem to be expensive to...
07-27-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,274
Posted By unterhausen

I used to be one of those, "rims are just a big...

I used to be one of those, "rims are just a big disc" people. Then I got some disc brake bikes. I have often wondered how many people who don't like disc brakes really have given them a chance. I'm...
07-27-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,827
Posted By unterhausen

I used to read every post in A&S because the...

I used to read every post in A&S because the rules were being constantly violated. Then I had them move it down the forum hierarchy a little so it doesn't get quite so much exposure. And that helped...
07-26-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By unterhausen

I feel like the OP is probably the best person to...

I feel like the OP is probably the best person to judge their needs. Also, I don't think people really think of hybrids as being a hybrid any more. It's a useful form factor in its own right. The...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-25-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By unterhausen

The reason I'm not painting right now is the lack...

The reason I'm not painting right now is the lack of a suitable compressor. It's an interesting question where I would spray if it's not warm enough. I probably could use the garage.
Replies: 70
Views: 5,747
Posted By unterhausen

Longer can be used as well as a fleche.

Longer can be used as well as a fleche.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By unterhausen

That's true, I have thought of painting under our...

That's true, I have thought of painting under our deck with tarps strategically placed. Not sure the snake that lives under the steps would appreciate it too much though.
OTOH, it's a nice snake,...
07-24-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By unterhausen

But would your seat post fit if you did need it?

But would your seat post fit if you did need it?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By unterhausen

Party tents/pavilions don't typically have...

Party tents/pavilions don't typically have floors. There are "spray shelter" tents that aren't too expensive. People who finish guitars buy Ikea portable wardrobes, but I think that might not be...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By unterhausen

I was thinking about getting a tent style booth.

I was thinking about getting a tent style booth.
07-21-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By unterhausen

I hate it when words lose their obvious meaning. ...

I hate it when words lose their obvious meaning. "Canceled" meaning having to withstand a little disagreement being one of the more annoying examples. I like it when people are cancelled and get to...
07-21-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By unterhausen

Your seatpost doesn't fit in space provided? I...

Your seatpost doesn't fit in space provided? I think I would rather work on a carbon bike upside-down than set it on its top tube like that
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By unterhausen

Eddy Merckx sold his name to companies to make...

Eddy Merckx sold his name to companies to make bikes before he opened up his own company. The shop I used to work in sold Eddy Merckx made by Falcon. I think there were other examples of this.
So...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By unterhausen

Good catch. I think it would take hydraulics to...

Good catch. I think it would take hydraulics to bend a head tube. Or an incredibly long lever arm.
07-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,970
Posted By unterhausen

yeah, this thread seems like a spammer magnet....

yeah, this thread seems like a spammer magnet. closing
07-15-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By unterhausen

I have a feeling there is something going on with...

I have a feeling there is something going on with the phone. Is it an older phone? Wahoo gives up on older versions of phone OS very quickly in my estimation. They told me to buy a new phone when...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By unterhausen

I think that's a particularly clunky fork, even...

I think that's a particularly clunky fork, even for an all-road fork.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By unterhausen

I think I see evidence that the head tube has...

I think I see evidence that the head tube has cracked. At some point you just have to cut your losses. Or find someone to replace the whole front triangle. The previous owner decided it wasn't...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By unterhausen

A Ti fork will weigh just as much as a steel...

A Ti fork will weigh just as much as a steel fork, so it's a lot of work for no payback. People make them though.
07-09-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
Posted By unterhausen

Can you fit larger tires? It's hard to say...

Can you fit larger tires?

It's hard to say if you are going to hate bigger tires on the road, it really depends on what you think you are going to feel. Get all hyped up on Jan Heine's...
07-08-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,322
Posted By unterhausen

This was a very mad rattlesnake because a jogger...

This was a very mad rattlesnake because a jogger kept throwing handfuls of pebbles at it trying to get it off the road. I'll have to keep water in mind next time I see one I want to move. I think...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-08-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By unterhausen

It could have started because of a front hit, but...

It could have started because of a front hit, but more likely it had a defect in the weld due to the lack of real estate on the head tube. I would have thought it would start between the tubes, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-08-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By unterhausen

The reason it was at the dump is that there is no...

The reason it was at the dump is that there is no way to economically repair that.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By unterhausen

Those look great. The place I have been...

Those look great.

The place I have been using recently is Send Cut Send https://sendcutsend.com/
I had something I wanted cut that was too expensive for me at oshcut, but much cheaper at send cut...
07-05-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By unterhausen

Their offer is more than generous. Bikes have...

Their offer is more than generous. Bikes have changed a lot over the last 5 years.
07-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, this isn't about hybrids. Go ride your...

Okay, this isn't about hybrids. Go ride your bike. Closing
07-04-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,119
Posted By unterhausen

If you have the intent of getting an answer to a...

If you have the intent of getting an answer to a question like this, post the thread in Forum Assistance and Suggestions, because that's the only one anyone from IB reads. If it's just whining about...
07-01-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By unterhausen

I doubt it would hold up in that application. I...

I doubt it would hold up in that application. I use it on connections all the time.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-01-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,337
Posted By unterhausen

Pic assist ...

Pic assist
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06-30-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By unterhausen

do the ride before you give blood. I usually...

do the ride before you give blood. I usually feel okay the next day. Sometimes I ride the trainer after, not too hard.

Also O- I'm about due for my next donation, but they haven't sent me one of...
06-30-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By unterhausen

I have chased cars, it almost never works out,...

I have chased cars, it almost never works out, but I keep hoping one of them will watch me in their mirror and crash into a tree.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By unterhausen

Don't big black SUVs have insurance in New...

Don't big black SUVs have insurance in New Zealand?

We need to know the axle to crown measurement.
06-27-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,682
Posted By unterhausen

I think power meters have changed the way we...

I think power meters have changed the way we think about workouts. If I set out to go ride 5 hours at a given power level, I'm not going to go ride at 10% more power because I'm on a heavier bike. ...
06-26-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By unterhausen

I'm surprised that prices didn't go up more. ...

I'm surprised that prices didn't go up more. Expenses have definitely gone up
06-25-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
Posted By unterhausen

I'm a little surprised at anyone that has never...

I'm a little surprised at anyone that has never felt like they were going over the bars on their mountain bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By unterhausen

A seat tube just came up on the framebuilder's...

A seat tube just came up on the framebuilder's list, which I told the OP about. I'm curious if he has managed to buy it
06-24-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By unterhausen

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/21744273 ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/21744273

I have never seen an Atala like that. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By unterhausen

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko...

Looks like I'm already subscribed to Joko Engineering, probably because of linuxcnc

On edit: I guess I had the most recent stable and upgraded it. Hopefully not too much of a mistake. I am...
06-22-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,533
Posted By unterhausen

I was talking about consumer loans, not houses....

I was talking about consumer loans, not houses. It's pretty clear this thread is about consumer spending, not anything with tangible value. Housing certainly is one area where I'm never paying cash,...
06-22-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,831
Posted By unterhausen

I think there is so much misinformation out on...

I think there is so much misinformation out on the internet about a lot of this stuff that a google search will just result in confusion. Even some of the people advocating a google search have...
06-22-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,132
Posted By unterhausen

I was around for the '70s bike boom. Has there...

I was around for the '70s bike boom. Has there been a bike boom since then? I vaguely recall there being a mini boom due to the success of U.S. Postal, but I don't think there were shortages that...
06-21-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By unterhausen

I live in a valley, so it's very common to go out...

I live in a valley, so it's very common to go out and back. My garmin 800 used to get really confused about that. Interestingly, it always worked in situations like the OP's, even small out and...
06-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,831
Posted By unterhausen

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero...

It has barely any effect all the way down to zero length. I once told a 'bent rider that their idea of a zero length stem was a bad idea, and then decided to draw a free body diagram and check. It...
06-21-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,132
Posted By unterhausen

There will never be a glut of bikes. People hold...

There will never be a glut of bikes. People hold on to bikes for quite a while after they buy them. The bike industry depends on it to some extent.
Our CL has a few new bikes for sale that don't...
06-21-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,308
Posted By unterhausen

Bike shops have to order bikes ahead of time. In...

Bike shops have to order bikes ahead of time. In a normal year the order would be placed sometime in the summer for delivery the next winter/spring.
This didn't really happen last year, at least...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-19-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By unterhausen

That's too close for me. Columbus says their...

That's too close for me. Columbus says their Futura fork clears 28mm
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