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09-24-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By unterhausen

Does it have room for spacers on the steerer? I...

Does it have room for spacers on the steerer? I suppose you could get an outlandishly long stem and a steerer extension. I started out with downtube shifters, which works fine with erg training...
09-24-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry, my actual point was that I have changed...

Sorry, my actual point was that I have changed saddles and it didn't do anything. I suppose I could have kept searching, but it doesn't seem to me that it would help. The only thing that helped was...
09-24-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. The long nut/spacer in the...

Welcome to the forum. The long nut/spacer in the last picture should be on the drive side. I'm not sure what the other pictures are showing me.
09-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 793
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't do it, but there are a lot of them...

I wouldn't do it, but there are a lot of them around being ridden, so some people can do it. Have you ever seen a stayer bike? https://www.bikehugger.com/posts/stayer-bikes/
I can understand why it...
09-24-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 503
Posted By unterhausen

I use hope hubs and I have gotten so tired of...

I use hope hubs and I have gotten so tired of listening to them on long rides that I pedal instead of coasting. This usually takes quite a bit longer than 8 hours for me though. Shimano is a good...
09-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By unterhausen

I am not convinced that changing saddles will...

I am not convinced that changing saddles will help the soreness. I have problems with my sitbone. The rocker plate wasn't an easy project, but I designed my own to use parts that I had. There are...
09-23-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 564
Posted By unterhausen

That trek fork may be exceptionally heavy for a...

That trek fork may be exceptionally heavy for a carbon fork. Do they list a weight?
09-23-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 793
Posted By unterhausen

It increases the trail, so it's more stable. It...

It increases the trail, so it's more stable. It doesn't seem to be too much of a problem because assemblers at department stores have been putting the forks together backwards for a very long time....
09-23-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By unterhausen

I made a rocker plate with fore-aft motion and my...

I made a rocker plate with fore-aft motion and my butt hasn't been sore on zwift. I used to have problems any time the ride went over an hour.
There isn't a lot of fore aft motion, but it's just...
09-23-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By unterhausen

Moved from framebuilding. Since this tubing is...

Moved from framebuilding.
Since this tubing is 30 years old, C&V is probably a better place for this question.

TT stopped selling tubing years ago now, I have been a little surprised more isn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By unterhausen

I think one of the larger bikepacking bags should...

I think one of the larger bikepacking bags should work. There are handlebar bags that probably could be made to work as well.
09-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
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: 471
Posted By unterhausen

Looks like a trainer tire costs about $35

Looks like a trainer tire costs about $35
Replies: 9
Views: 262
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: 460
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: 9
Views: 293
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: 316
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: 25
Views: 714
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: 216
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, here they are ...

Yes, here they are
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Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
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: 170
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: 216
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: 382
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: 216
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: 187
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: 2,007
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: 238
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: 402
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: 3,982
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: 1,321
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: 316
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: 892
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: 246
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: 170
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: 408
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: 402
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: 410
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: 6
Views: 272
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: 316
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: 471
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: 326
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: 551
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: 2,824
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: 50
Views: 1,767
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: 2,824
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: 251
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: 939
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: 582
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.
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