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10-01-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from C&V I can see the pics, but...

Moved here from C&V

I can see the pics, but you might want to upload them here
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

They don't disqualify people on the road. I had...

They don't disqualify people on the road. I had bad knee trouble in 2019 and was way behind where I should have been and was there when they closed a couple of controls. They were running around...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-01-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By unterhausen

Many solid modelers work the same. Draw a closed...

Many solid modelers work the same. Draw a closed sketch and extrude is the usual way to make a box. I remember the first time I tried to draw something in solidworks and how frustrating it was that...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-30-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By unterhausen

there are a ton of good youtube videos about...

there are a ton of good youtube videos about fusion. Lars for starters. Although if I knew nothing and didn't intend to make money off of cad I would learn freecad.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By unterhausen

It's politics adjacent, no doubt.

It's politics adjacent, no doubt.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By unterhausen

Is there any hope we can leave this thread open...

Is there any hope we can leave this thread open without getting into politics? Politics is only allowed in the P&R forum. Some people need to review the forum rules.
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

I forget if I mentioned this before, but riding...

I forget if I mentioned this before, but riding with an unregistered rider is against the rules for registered riders. So nobody can predict if this will cause problems for OP.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By unterhausen

I would have them laser cut. Rear track dropouts...

I would have them laser cut. Rear track dropouts are ideal for that either process though.
I keep thinking about having dropouts made. Too many projects right now though, and I would still need a...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By unterhausen

I forgot about Martin. M-engineering M-Gineering...

I forgot about Martin. M-engineering M-Gineering (http://www.m-gineering.nl/)

Website from 1998. Could be worse, could be a website from 2009

I follow a lot of European builders on Instagram,...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By unterhausen

They probably didn't get good penetration there,...

They probably didn't get good penetration there, and what little filler they did get has cracked. I have never tried it, but I think the rust will keep filler from penetrating, so it's not a simple...
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

The local people and volunteers are the best...

The local people and volunteers are the best part. Maybe not some of the riders, but most of them
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By unterhausen

Waterford apparently had a problem with this kind...

Waterford apparently had a problem with this kind of fastback because I have seen 4 of their bikes with this style and 2 of them were cracked. I looked at one in the hotel bike storage room before...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By unterhausen

That's an interesting collection. Probably every...

That's an interesting collection. Probably every builder that was active in the '70s or early '80s has something similar. The only thing I don't recognize is the dropout that appears to have an...
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

You attributed a quote to me that I didn't write....

You attributed a quote to me that I didn't write.
From what I hear, they are increasing the field enough that you don't have to do any prequalifying this year. It's just to get a better starting...
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By unterhausen

Rumor has it that they are going to do bike...

Rumor has it that they are going to do bike checks on the course. So fitting in would be important. Not having a number plate might get you unwanted attention. Like you say, the roads are open, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By unterhausen

The problem that builders have with that style of...

The problem that builders have with that style of fastback attachment is not getting penetration and then filing a nice sharp line at the joint. Because nobody wants a big fat fillet there. It...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By unterhausen

Mathias Scherer/Mawis seems to do good work. I'm...

Mathias Scherer/Mawis seems to do good work. I'm sure there are others I'm not thinking of, but he could set you on the right path if he doesn't want to do the job....
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By unterhausen

Some people probably change things and never tell...

Some people probably change things and never tell anyone, so we can't know what they are doing. But putting in an extra spacer or two is all I ever hear of anyone doing. People have extra stems...
09-26-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure why this thread turned so negative,...

I'm not sure why this thread turned so negative, although people probably wanted to see pictures. But they aren't forthcoming, and a lot of posts in here break this subforum's guidelines. That are...
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By unterhausen

I tried a 2 cm shorter stem and felt cramped. I...

I tried a 2 cm shorter stem and felt cramped. I think more people raise their stems. I'm not sure it helps comfort and slows me down, so I don't do it. Best to combat the causes of pain, i.e., do...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By unterhausen

Trail as we usually talk about it is the distance...

Trail as we usually talk about it is the distance along the ground between the steering axis and the contact point of the tire. Mechanical trail is the shortest distance from the steering axis to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By unterhausen

There is no way to get a bike tire tube into most...

There is no way to get a bike tire tube into most top tubes.
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By unterhausen

I think it took me about 2 years of riding...

I think it took me about 2 years of riding 200km/month and a super randonneuring series every year to dial in my bike so I was comfortable. Particularly my hands.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-24-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By unterhausen

I have never heard of mechanical trail before. ...

I have never heard of mechanical trail before. It's off by less than 10 percent from the trail that everyone uses over a fairly normal range of head angles. I suppose you could have long arguments...
09-22-22, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By unterhausen

I don't take my bp that often, maybe once a week....

I don't take my bp that often, maybe once a week. I have a blood pressure monitor where the electronics is separate. Omron has some of that type for $50-ish that are validated, but mine was about...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By unterhausen

That looks good

That looks good
09-21-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure you have to de-restrict a bafang...

I'm pretty sure you have to de-restrict a bafang to go more than 20 unless the vendor has de-restricted it for you. But you usually have to ask.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-20-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, OP would want it to be TIG welded

Yes, OP would want it to be TIG welded
Forum: Framebuilders
09-19-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By unterhausen

I couldn't make myself ride that. That's just...

I couldn't make myself ride that. That's just the way I am.
My criteria is if I know for sure there is no reason to suspect it would break. In this case I couldn't say that.
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By unterhausen

You can use it with a non-dynamo wheel. I have...

You can use it with a non-dynamo wheel. I have one, I built a fork, and I have never used it for goofy reasons. Mostly because I'm slow and intend to get the frame painted some day. I have done quite...
09-18-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By unterhausen

26" is fine. European pro mtb'ers stuck with 26"...

26" is fine. European pro mtb'ers stuck with 26" until their sponsors force them to switch. Then the manufacturers reintroduced 26" disguised as 650b. Don't take that last sentence literally. It's...
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By unterhausen

I don't know any randos that go stupidly slow up...

I don't know any randos that go stupidly slow up hills. A lot of them ride along at a reasonable pace until they hit a hill and then it's 500 watts to the top. Never quite understood it, I...
09-16-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,828
Posted By unterhausen

I have an extra set of wheels with some 40mm...

I have an extra set of wheels with some 40mm Maxxis Velocitas mounted. I'm not sure how much they speed me up, but they are quieter than the Gravelking SK I usually run. And they run fine on smooth...
09-16-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By unterhausen

We don't allow people to question pricing in this...

We don't allow people to question pricing in this subforum. You might be right, but people here are capable of deciding that for themselves and making an offer based on their own understanding of...
09-15-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,734
Posted By unterhausen

My lbs is sending new repair customers to a...

My lbs is sending new repair customers to a friend that runs a mobile repair service because they are too busy for anyone but existing customers. I think the mobile person will also fix bikes that...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By unterhausen

One of my frames had lugs with the adjuster on...

One of my frames had lugs with the adjuster on the head tube lug. The rear adjuster broke on the way to France and the whole time I was there shifting the rear derailleur was a bit random. The whole...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-14-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By unterhausen

the first thing the industry did when they got to...

the first thing the industry did when they got to 11+ is drop the front chain ring. So apparently we didn't need all those gears after all. I'm pretty much switched over to 2x10, but nowadays a...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By unterhausen

All I can say is that I put downtube shifter...

All I can say is that I put downtube shifter bosses on my frames even though they aren't going to have downtube shifters on them.
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By unterhausen

I always tell people that anyone can ride a 400km...

I always tell people that anyone can ride a 400km brevet, having proved it myself one year when I had a persistent sinus infection and didn't train. Just did brevets.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

Okay, I'll see what I have

Okay, I'll see what I have
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By unterhausen

I always remember getting to 200km on my first...

I always remember getting to 200km on my first 300k. I was pretty happy, because I felt good and I knew I could ride 100km, no problem. Plus, I was about to have a really good hamburger.

It's...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-13-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

I have used blo on a frame and it came out okay....

I have used blo on a frame and it came out okay. You have to wipe off the excess. And I waxed it afterwards. I didn't get to the point of blackening it though.

It was fun looking through my frame...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

I thought about other uses, but I need a small...

I thought about other uses, but I need a small table and these are low-end tubes that aren't too useful for the kind of bike I'm interested in building right now. I have more than enough tubing for...
09-12-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure there is anything more that needs to...

I'm not sure there is anything more that needs to be said. Closed for moderator review.
Some of you might want to review the forum rules on insults (not allowed) and inclusiveness (we don't allow...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

Interesting, so I can start my own bike tubing...

Interesting, so I can start my own bike tubing company?

I'm thinking seriously about turning my excess deda tubing into the base of a small computer desk. For balance, I'm making bike parking...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

When I restarted framebuilding after a long...

When I restarted framebuilding after a long hiatus, I got some zerotre. It was really cheap with a quantity discount. Not sure what I'm going to do with it, maybe make furniture?
The tapered...
09-11-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By unterhausen

I fail to understand why they didn't come up with...

I fail to understand why they didn't come up with a through axle standard. I guess I understand the different lengths to some extent, given that they are part of the frame/fork. But still, they...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

Where did you get your tubing? Joe Bringheli? ...

Where did you get your tubing? Joe Bringheli?
Now I have to go measure the butts on some tubing, I think I ordered it without considering the butt lengths.
I have seen some builders that have big...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By unterhausen

You can really get into minutia with bike tubing....

You can really get into minutia with bike tubing. Things like ultimate tensile strength, yield strength etc. The truth is that there isn't much difference in steel tubes except possibly cost and...
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