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05-26-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By unterhausen

3/4" is a huge seat adjustment. It almost surely...

3/4" is a huge seat adjustment. It almost surely requires a seat height adjustment as well
05-26-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By unterhausen

There was a study where they found that down to...

There was a study where they found that down to 60 degrees was pretty safe to cross railroad tracks and anything below that was likely to cause a fall. The study was conducted by pointing a camera...
05-22-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling. I deleted a...

Moved here from General Cycling. I deleted a batch of posts that were problematic, y'all know better
05-20-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By unterhausen

the very fact that someone is asking the question...

the very fact that someone is asking the question actually answers the question. They don't want your company. Seems easy enough to understand. To be a woman online is a constant flood of unwanted...
05-19-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,841
Posted By unterhausen

In my estimation as a moderator, the discussion...

In my estimation as a moderator, the discussion of tarries could become political, which is not allowed in this forum. That's all, no deeper meaning. If I thought your previous posts were over the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By unterhausen

I got the stays and dropouts. The stays look...

I got the stays and dropouts. The stays look good, although big from the side. Good thing I'm using 2OS tubes, they might look funny with smaller tubes. Pictures later.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By unterhausen

strange attachment points on the seat stay are...

strange attachment points on the seat stay are zip tie cable guides in case you want to use disc brakes.
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By unterhausen

Start eating at no later than 20 miles. Lots of...

Start eating at no later than 20 miles. Lots of people don't eat and get to 50 miles and feel like warmed over dog poop
Forum: Framebuilders
05-08-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By unterhausen

The RH oversize bb might have worked out, but I'm...

The RH oversize bb might have worked out, but I'm pretty sure I want a dropper on this bike and I don't like the idea of a 27.2 dropper.
05-08-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By unterhausen

Companies offer gravel bikes with suspension...

Companies offer gravel bikes with suspension forks. Which I think is a bit much. It's pretty close to a hard tail drop bar mountain bike. But it seems to me that when mountain bikes were invented, it...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By unterhausen

A 200k can be ridden on any bike, especially if...

A 200k can be ridden on any bike, especially if it's in the summer. A 400k a lot of times features some radical changes in the weather, so storage is necessary for extra clothes.

A low trail...
05-06-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By unterhausen

I agree with this, and that's how my bike is set...

I agree with this, and that's how my bike is set up. Solid dyno and flashing battery. I have experienced the disorienting effect of blinking lights myself. I usually find the blinking pattern that...
05-03-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By unterhausen

you might think about asking your bike shop to...

you might think about asking your bike shop to convert it to tubeless. Going tubeless is the best thing I did for my gravel riding. If you have thorns in the area especially. I had 20 flats in the...
05-02-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,196
Posted By unterhausen

I'm a randonneur. In my case, that's a lot like...

I'm a randonneur. In my case, that's a lot like touring, except I'm not smart enough to stop for the night. My mother never did figure out why, if I was going for a 750 mile ride, I wouldn't need a...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By unterhausen

Those dropouts are not that easy to get on a new...

Those dropouts are not that easy to get on a new bike. I'm struggling with that right now. I don't see how it's really practical to try on an existing bike, especially assuming it has straight stays....
Forum: Framebuilders
04-30-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By unterhausen

I wouldn't do this to the Lemans, the fork can't...

I wouldn't do this to the Lemans, the fork can't take it for one thing. The Hardrock is probably okay, and it depends on the vintage of the Skyliner
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By unterhausen

If it's a steel frame and you are happy with a...

If it's a steel frame and you are happy with a disc mount on the back of the seat stay then it's likely that a disc mount can be added to the frame. It also needs a brace between the seat stay and...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By unterhausen

Andy, you have to exercise one of my pet peeves...

Andy, you have to exercise one of my pet peeves this early in the morning? Don't drill "stop holes." Doesn't usually stop anything. Reduces the strength of the frame. Encourages crack growth. ...
Replies: 43
Views: 7,367
Posted By unterhausen

As you say, if your hands are off the bar, your...

As you say, if your hands are off the bar, your core needs to supply a torque to keep you from face planting into the handlebars. However, if your hands are on the handlebars, it's mostly just...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,742
Posted By unterhausen

You can get really good in a few months of doing...

You can get really good in a few months of doing it full time. On technical subjects, I like the rule of thumb that it takes 5 years to become an expert, because that seems better than no rule. In...
04-21-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By unterhausen

The mystery poster was a spammer

The mystery poster was a spammer
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure that there are people with small...

I'm pretty sure that there are people with small jars of epoxy and a brush sitting at the QC tables in carbon bike factories.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By unterhausen

If it really matters to you, you're going to have...

If it really matters to you, you're going to have to research it. Unless it's a classier bike than this one, where you might find Tange Prestige or some other label that has a clear meaning. The...
04-18-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 999
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Posted By unterhausen

crank_addict one week, repeated infractions

crank_addict one week, repeated infractions
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By unterhausen

Buy up a size too, you don't want the front of...

Buy up a size too, you don't want the front of the shoe anywhere near your toes.
04-12-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,939
Posted By unterhausen

I think I have an idea who this thread is about,...

I think I have an idea who this thread is about, and I have no idea if dealing with him is a good idea. In general, I would say being banned isn't an automatic strike against dealing with a person....
04-11-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By unterhausen

If gas motors aren't allowed, I doubt the law...

If gas motors aren't allowed, I doubt the law really cares if there is an electric transmission, which is what you are describing in the OP
04-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By unterhausen

that would be a very inefficient way of using a...

that would be a very inefficient way of using a small gas motor. Best to use it directly
04-08-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By unterhausen

From Acorn, who use similar materials: ...

From Acorn, who use similar materials:
https://www.acornbags.com/pages/bag-faq#clean
04-07-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By unterhausen

The only constant is change. I'm seeing...

The only constant is change. I'm seeing rumblings of people wanting to go to schrader. Some of them are quite adamant about the superiority of schrader. It never would have occurred to me. I...
04-03-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By unterhausen

New York state legalizes ebikes

NYC had temporarily suspended the ban on throttle bikes, which are widely used for delivery. Someone snuck a provision into the new state budget to make it permanent.
03-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,276
Posted By unterhausen

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously...

That is just weird. Best to avoid. I'm seriously angry about some things right now. Trying not to take it out on anyone that doesn't deserve it. Or the mentally incompetent, like that cyclist...
03-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By unterhausen

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really...

The OP didn't make the frame. This thread really isn't in the right place, but I didn't feel like moving it. Probably would have gotten more engagement in general cycling or even in C&V

It's a...
03-25-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By unterhausen

Back soreness usually signals core strength...

Back soreness usually signals core strength issues. A lot of people have weak lower backs, I don't think youth is a guarantee that isn't the case. Cycling uses the lower back.

Those bikes were...
03-25-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By unterhausen

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't...

yes, do the thing about your ego. It doesn't matter if they match, just use one. Have to admit it's weird, they probably are doing smoothing differently. My guess is the 500 does less.
03-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

My commute is either 5 or 7 miles, depending on...

My commute is either 5 or 7 miles, depending on how I want to go. 7 mile route is a bit more pleasant. It takes approximately the same amount of time to go by car as by unassisted bike. I'm pretty...
03-25-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By unterhausen

ghost riding a fleche is an idea that wouldn't...

ghost riding a fleche is an idea that wouldn't occur to me. Hopefully we can get back on track by summer. It's going to be tough though. Especially in the U.S., where a lot of people want to get...
03-24-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

I think that the problem is Americans can't force...

I think that the problem is Americans can't force themselves to see the value in an ebike. Are they really much cheaper in Europe, where they are selling much better? My lbs wasn't selling ebikes,...
03-21-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

That video "this is the future" doesn't look that...

That video "this is the future" doesn't look that bad. I have seen videos from people going much faster than car traffic on their ebikes, and the car traffic wasn't going slow
03-18-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,397
Posted By unterhausen

If you're an engineer, maybe you know how to draw...

If you're an engineer, maybe you know how to draw a free body diagram. What that will tell you is that there is no difference in moment when you shorten the stem. I went through this when someone...
03-18-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

do you think motor vehicles should have their...

do you think motor vehicles should have their speed limited? I do. I'm not sure how bicycles are more dangerous than cars, there are many examples every day of pedestrians being killed by motorists...
03-17-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,397
Posted By unterhausen

You might want to give it more time, you...

You might want to give it more time, you certainly will get used to more reach. I would say there is no harm in going shorter, but keep in mind you probably want to stretch out in the future if...
03-16-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,386
Posted By unterhausen

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando...

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando events will be canceled, but it's hard to say. Convenience stores may go to only sales of gas, for one thing. The whole getting cards signed was...
03-16-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

seems so obvious to limit car speeds, but no,...

seems so obvious to limit car speeds, but no, they can go as fast as the carmakers want.
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By unterhausen

I am hesitant to ride with fenders on gravel/mud....

I am hesitant to ride with fenders on gravel/mud. They have breakaway stays, but there is still the issue of them locking up. I know Jan recommends a lot of clearance, but it doesn't give me a lot...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,742
Posted By unterhausen

I think a dynafile would make short work of 853. ...

I think a dynafile would make short work of 853. Filing fillets is why you have thumbnails, to keep the file on the brass
03-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,404
Posted By unterhausen

It's a bit crazy, I'm sure motorists kill in much...

It's a bit crazy, I'm sure motorists kill in much greater numbers, and nothing is done about them
Replies: 30
Views: 1,746
Posted By unterhausen

Everyone should take the counsel of people they...

Everyone should take the counsel of people they trust. I will take resting my body and not my mind over resting neither, ymmv. I think the OP needed to rest his body.

In case you hadn't noticed,...
Replies: 30
Views: 1,746
Posted By unterhausen

that's not what I have seen. And like I said,...

that's not what I have seen. And like I said, most people aren't actually lying in bed awake for as long as they think

The sleep specialists in this article agree with me. First link I found by...
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