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Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By unterhausen

I dunno, I tried to sell some domed 531 fork...

I dunno, I tried to sell some domed 531 fork blades on ebay and got zero takers. I was a bit surprised. I wish I could have taken a picture of the stamping
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By unterhausen

When I was a snotty teenager back in the '70s,...

When I was a snotty teenager back in the '70s, those domed ends looked old-fashioned to me and I always cut them off when I bought a set of Reynolds tubes.
06-28-22, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By unterhausen

There has to be someone in the Seattle area with...

There has to be someone in the Seattle area with a spare light. Probably someone with a spare dynohub wheel, but you don't need that if the hub is shown to work
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By unterhausen

We previously discussed products like alumiweld...

We previously discussed products like alumiweld in this thread. It's mostly cosmetic in this application.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By unterhausen

okay, great. Limongi was one of my favorite...

okay, great.

Limongi was one of my favorite builders back in the '70s.
Hopefully you can figure it out.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 287,548
Posted By unterhausen

That's adventurous to say the least, but it looks...

That's adventurous to say the least, but it looks great.

Wise man.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By unterhausen

Classic and Vintage forum here is full of...

Classic and Vintage forum here is full of experts.

I thought I had previously posted that you didn't upload any pics. The forum software is a little clunky about that. There is an "upload"...
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By unterhausen

I probably already said this in this thread, but...

I probably already said this in this thread, but Garmin responded positively to Wahoo having much better devices. So if your garmin experience is defined by something built before the 1030 or 830,...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-20-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By unterhausen

Trek would warranty it if it was one of theirs. ...

Trek would warranty it if it was one of theirs. Not sure if anyone else would though.
06-19-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By unterhausen

hate to say it, but the thing that solved my...

hate to say it, but the thing that solved my problem with butt soreness (tailbone in my case) was a rocker plate with fore-aft motion
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By unterhausen

there is not a lot of training you can do in the...

there is not a lot of training you can do in the time you have left that will help. I suggest your training should be easy to recover from. A couple of ~60 mile rides in the first of the 2 weeks...
Replies: 80
Views: 5,336
Posted By unterhausen

NJ always has great support on their rides.

NJ always has great support on their rides.
06-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By unterhausen

I got the green jersey a couple of times back...

I got the green jersey a couple of times back when I used to sprint in London. Should have taken a screen shot, there doesn't seem to be any record of it.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-10-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By unterhausen

I think they might mean single butted in the same...

I think they might mean single butted in the same sense that fork blades and stays are single butted. They are thin at one end to start with and then get tapered down. So in the end they aren't too...
06-08-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By unterhausen

I always assumed that at least some of those...

I always assumed that at least some of those updates were for security, which I understand. However, they could make it so their update system works on windows. They may have the worst progress bar...
06-08-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By unterhausen

yeah, it's annoying. Especially when I'm not...

yeah, it's annoying. Especially when I'm not using it very often, so every ride I get to wade through their defective update system.

And now they just announced a major update since I started this...
Replies: 80
Views: 5,336
Posted By unterhausen

That gravel in DT's post looks really fast, so I...

That gravel in DT's post looks really fast, so I wouldn't mind it. More dirt than gravel, and hard-packed. I have been on some really rough gravel on brevets that I wasn't particularly happy about...
06-07-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,370
Posted By unterhausen

One thing about your story is that if you...

One thing about your story is that if you actually do have speed wobble or shimmy, it's generally made worse by moving your weight back. I'm not sure if that was really what happened, since the air...
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By unterhausen

It worked for Lael Wilcox Okay, she rode from...

It worked for Lael Wilcox
Okay, she rode from Alaska. Or was that the Divide race?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-06-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By unterhausen

I suppose if you are hydroforming a frame tube,...

I suppose if you are hydroforming a frame tube, some of this nomenclature loses a lot of its meaning. I have built frames with double butted seat tubes and try to avoid it if possible.
06-05-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure that braking is the primary...

I'm pretty sure that braking is the primary reason why washboarding develops. There is a corner on one gravel hill near here that is badly washboarded. It's more of a problem descending. I have...
06-05-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By unterhausen

I lost something that belongs to someone else in...

I lost something that belongs to someone else in my shop. No car in there, so I feel confident it's in there. Where, I don't know. I'm going to have to move some big machines to find it, so the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By unterhausen

You would think someone bought one since...

You would think someone bought one since Eric/Incepi was the first to have a post mount front jig.
06-04-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,125
Posted By unterhausen

I think the limit on my gravel bike is no...

I think the limit on my gravel bike is no switchbacks. And no rock gardens either. But there is one, mostly singletrack, trail near me that takes me about an hour to do on my gravel bike and about 20...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,860
Posted By unterhausen

I don't think that tapered steerers are...

I don't think that tapered steerers are particularly useful on road bikes. But they have taken over on everything but steel. And it seems like the 1 1/4 taper is less common than 1 1/2. With a...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,860
Posted By unterhausen

Where do you think the forces go? They...

Where do you think the forces go? They definitely apply a bending moment to the steerer. That's why there is an upper headset bearing. The lower headset bearing will not support a moment, it takes...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-22, 03:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,860
Posted By unterhausen

If we are going to talk about history of...

If we are going to talk about history of steerers, people used to be so afraid their steerers would break that they put broom handles inside. I assume there was some reason for that. I'd rather this...
06-02-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By unterhausen

I should do this more often. It started up much...

I should do this more often. It started up much faster than normal.
06-02-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By unterhausen

Apparently they will just blindly try to apply a...

Apparently they will just blindly try to apply a patch without checking it. This is reading between the lines on their forums. Hopefully I got a good download this time.

I just got an answer from...
06-02-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By unterhausen

if a zwift update fails

is there a fix? A message box popped up saying the patch failed and would I like to start anyway.
One edit: it doesn't let me ride if the update didn't complete so I uninstalled and now the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-02-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,860
Posted By unterhausen

Steerers flex quite a bit. Disc brakes are going...

Steerers flex quite a bit. Disc brakes are going to make them flex more. That's why the mountain bike industry has gone to tapered steerers. If it's you that's potentially getting sued, you can sell...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-02-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By unterhausen

I'm confused about your revised weight...

I'm confused about your revised weight requirements. 35 pounds without tires and wheels should be no problem for the cheapest walmart mongoose fatbike.
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By unterhausen

The big aero brands certainly make some aspects...

The big aero brands certainly make some aspects of maintenance difficult with the way they run housing through the head tube. I suggest looking into that before buying, that's for sure. I don't...
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By unterhausen

I moved this to its own thread for visibility. ...

I moved this to its own thread for visibility.

Disc makes the switch between 650b and 700c particularly easy. iTrod did that, went to 650b from 700c by 35mm. He has a lightspeed gravel bike...
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By unterhausen

There is a long discussion on the RUSA mailing...

There is a long discussion on the RUSA mailing list about Bolts not working that well for randonneurs after a firmware or hardware update. Not sure why it came up on that particular venue since...
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By unterhausen

They have their own tracking site this year. Let...

They have their own tracking site this year. Let me see if I can find it

there is an app, called RideYrBike
I'm not sure if I'm going to dot watch this year if I have to look at the results on my...
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty happy with my 830. Small screen...

I'm pretty happy with my 830. Small screen though, and the 1030+ might be about the same price if you can find one.

there are a couple of things I don't like about the 830, but I think I need to...
05-31-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By unterhausen

Dual sided shimano power meters are known to be...

Dual sided shimano power meters are known to be inaccurate. The shape of the drive side arm is too complex for power meters, even the one that shimano sells. Every engineer thinks they can design a...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-30-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By unterhausen

They have been using isocyanates since the '70s,...

They have been using isocyanates since the '70s, and apparently there is nothing better they can use in urethanes. It's bad stuff. charcoal filters are needed at a minimum, and they need to be...
05-30-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By unterhausen

I think it's a fair way to say udp isn't...

I think it's a fair way to say udp isn't guaranteed to be reliable. The funny thing is how many people have reinvented tcp in the effort to make udp more reliable. I have used both, there isn't...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-28-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By unterhausen

tl;dr: it all depends on how much risk you want...

tl;dr: it all depends on how much risk you want to take.

It's not too hard to find pics on the internet where a blade has folded because of a disc brake. The solution a lot of people use is to put...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By unterhausen

Welcome to the forum. I think most people are...

Welcome to the forum. I think most people are using 5l/m concentrators.
As far as the valves go, I feel like they aren't bidirectional. But I'm not sure I understand what you want to do with them....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By unterhausen

I didn't order yet from Nova, but I probably will...

I didn't order yet from Nova, but I probably will soon. Monday, I got an email from Andy Newlands saying he finally had pre-bent Reynolds 631 disc specific blades in stock. They are amazingly...
05-25-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By unterhausen

The switch to through axle has caused a lot of...

The switch to through axle has caused a lot of trouble for companies that make wheel-off trainers.
We need to know the trainer and the bike, because not all trainers fit every bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry for belaboring this. You can get 2x...

Sorry for belaboring this. You can get 2x chainrings and a bash guard for that crank, I'm not advising you to discard the bike. It's just that I suspect you don't really need the 48 or whatever it...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, aluminum braze is mostly cosmetic, for very...

Yes, aluminum braze is mostly cosmetic, for very low-stress applications.

I just noticed the OP's location. I'm not sure what to say about finding a welder that could do this properly, a bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By unterhausen

designing a chain ring in solidworks is on the...

designing a chain ring in solidworks is on the list of things to do. After designing some lugs to be 3d printed.
Considerably after.
05-24-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,780
Posted By unterhausen

I saw something that said 1/3 of all crashes in...

I saw something that said 1/3 of all crashes in the U.S. were caused by texting. Unsourced, so I'm just passing it on so you can pass it on unsourced.

If that's true, probably the low quality...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By unterhausen

I find arguments against 2x to be less than...

I find arguments against 2x to be less than compelling. Are you sprinting in the pro peloton on your mtb?
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By unterhausen

Agree about the OP I was overtrained for...

Agree about the OP

I was overtrained for 2019 PBP, I blame peer pressure. 2011 was perfect, I rode a 200k every month because of medals, but my training was short and snappy. I do best with a...
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