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01-16-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By unterhausen

as far as I can tell, it stands for "as far as I...

as far as I can tell, it stands for "as far as I can tell"
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 582
Posted By unterhausen

Moved to 'bents from General cycling. We don't...

Moved to 'bents from General cycling. We don't allow 'bent evangelism outside of this forum. Sorry I didn't read through it to see if there is any anti-bent bigotry.
01-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By unterhausen

There are saddle pressure sensors and people have...

There are saddle pressure sensors and people have done tests with rocker plates. It reduces pressure hot spots. I noticed with the rocker plate that if I'm seated with relatively low cadence it...
01-16-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from Road. If nobody knows how to...

Moved here from Road.

If nobody knows how to do it here, I would ask TR support.
01-16-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure why strava cares, except other...

I'm not sure why strava cares, except other riders might care. I assume a fit file contains the word virtual. There are fit file editors, not sure they will help. Fit files are binary, so editing...
01-16-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By unterhausen

I assume you are talking about the pawls. Push...

I assume you are talking about the pawls. Push one of them in while turning the assembly backwards, like you're backpedaling. Use a small screwdriver, don't force them, it should retract easily. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-16-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not worried about the bosses failing, I worry...

I'm not worried about the bosses failing, I worry about the fork buckling.

If I make one, I'm going to ask Harry at the bike shop to do some stoppies for me.

I always thought that it would be...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks Mark, I figured if anyone had done this it...

Thanks Mark, I figured if anyone had done this it would be you. I am worried about getting the heatsink stuck in there. I wonder if "heatsink" isn't a misnomer, I don't think brass works all that...
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By unterhausen

The only person I know that has done it is...

The only person I know that has done it is anything but hard core and he does the "lots of clothes and a bivvy" technique. He says he goes to sleep without a lot of clothes and puts some on if he...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By unterhausen

Did you just line it up with a brake caliper and...

Did you just line it up with a brake caliper and wheel?

I am somewhat concerned about the lack of reinforcement with flat mount on a fork. Let us know if it works :)
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By unterhausen

It's not super important, but I would rather not...

It's not super important, but I would rather not have it distort as much as it did.
01-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,906
Posted By unterhausen

When I worked at Trek, I found a list of 10 names...

When I worked at Trek, I found a list of 10 names that they had considered naming the company. One of them was Kestrel, which Bevil Hogg used later.
I think he started 5 companies all together...
01-15-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By unterhausen

I think we should do something about the link in...

I think we should do something about the link in all these posts, but I didn't want to do it without your okay.
01-15-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By unterhausen

I have seen other bike forums do this and it gets...

I have seen other bike forums do this and it gets a bit ugly. Although the one time I got negative feedback it was pretty funny.
01-15-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By unterhausen

One day the owner of the bike shop rode in on a...

One day the owner of the bike shop rode in on a pristine early '80s Pinarello in my size. He found it in a pile of trash. It's hanging from the bike shop ceiling now. I was a bit jealous, but if...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By unterhausen

Anyone ever used heatsinks for brazing

Not quite a bicycle, but I want to make dishing gauges with my discarded chainstays, in the style of EVT. I made a couple of them before, and had a lot of trouble with distorting the center tube. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-15-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By unterhausen

his website is still up, I'm tempted to call

his website is still up, I'm tempted to call
Forum: Framebuilders
01-14-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By unterhausen

I don't know why you would want to be a supplier,...

I don't know why you would want to be a supplier, but thankfully people do.
01-14-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling I have a...

Moved here from General Cycling

I have a dedicated trainer bike. It's a parts bin build, so not much money invested. I might change my mind about riding outside at the last minute and go ride in...
01-14-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By unterhausen

I imagine it's a cheap lock and can be easily...

I imagine it's a cheap lock and can be easily picked. There are a million youtube videos about picking locks, look for one about tool chest locks
01-13-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,772
Posted By unterhausen

when I'm fixing a frame I burn the paint off with...

when I'm fixing a frame I burn the paint off with my torch in the affected area and then mechanically remove what's left. It really doesn't heat up the frame that much.

Probably why my asthma...
01-13-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By unterhausen

Please don't cross post in framebuilders, enough...

Please don't cross post in framebuilders, enough framebuilders have chimed in already
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By unterhausen

I remember you switched, but as I understand it...

I remember you switched, but as I understand it the DF to 'bent switch is more difficult for most people. OTOH, not too many people switch to DF from 'bent.
01-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By unterhausen

I have seen posts from people that had a head...

I have seen posts from people that had a head tube failure. One in particular led to a month in the hospital and extensive facial reconstruction surgery. It's not just a figure of speech.
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By unterhausen

What was the precipitating event that led you to...

What was the precipitating event that led you to switch to the dark side?

Anyone can ride a 400k, you just have to give up on the idea of sleeping. 27 hours is plenty of time. And there's nothing...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-13-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks, Doug

Thanks, Doug
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

Thanks. I'm going to ask M&M, the relatively...

Thanks. I'm going to ask M&M, the relatively local company that Doug Fattic recommends, but if they don't have any, I'll go to dotmed.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By unterhausen

Doug, that looks nice. It looks like an oval...

Doug, that looks nice. It looks like an oval blade, how did you lay out the hole for it?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure they have power outlets, but probably...

I'm sure they have power outlets, but probably not places to mount the concentrators that have an outlet. And it's going to bounce around without a lot of work.

I was going to buy a concentrator,...
01-12-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,868
Posted By unterhausen

Well, I had to read a lot of opinions only to...

Well, I had to read a lot of opinions only to find out this thread was bumped by a spammer. Probably shouldn't have allowed this thread in the first place. Closed.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By unterhausen

Two words: flat plate crown. I never could...

Two words: flat plate crown.

I never could count

But really, there are places that do laser cutting for very little money. If it was good enough for Faliero Masi ...
01-12-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,075
Posted By unterhausen

Y'all can just put this person on your ignore...

Y'all can just put this person on your ignore list, unless you like to see poorly informed opinions that annoy you.
01-11-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By unterhausen

I think in general it's more comfortable so your...

I think in general it's more comfortable so your average power would be higher. I haven't gotten comfortable standing up yet, I just did my second ride with mine. Haven't sprinted yet because of...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By unterhausen

I would ask if you really want to make a French...

I would ask if you really want to make a French fork, but I guess there some demand for replacements. I imagine there are piles of French crowns rusting away in France somewhere.
01-10-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By unterhausen

I think the big hazard on gravel is glass shards....

I think the big hazard on gravel is glass shards. Wire would be somewhat less common, although one of the closed roads in the nearby forest had tire tracks last summer, so who knows?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By unterhausen

In normal times, it's far simpler just to swap...

In normal times, it's far simpler just to swap tanks

I think the issue is they don't like backpressure. Not sure how much crews would appreciate the alarms going off. Probably practical issues...
01-09-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By unterhausen

You need a spacer, but any 8 speed cassette...

You need a spacer, but any 8 speed cassette should work.

Never heard of that trainer. Here is a review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1Ke7imru-c
01-09-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By unterhausen

I thought about this, ifit https://www.ifit.com/ ...

I thought about this, ifit https://www.ifit.com/
no experience
Forum: Framebuilders
01-09-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By unterhausen

If this is a bicycle that doesn't belong to a...

If this is a bicycle that doesn't belong to a family member or a really close friend, I wouldn't do it either.

I have full confidence in _my_ work, but once you do something like that you own...
01-09-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,125
Posted By unterhausen

moved here from General Cycling

moved here from General Cycling
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By unterhausen

I imagine the fork was built by a different...

I imagine the fork was built by a different person than the frame, if that gives any solace.

For some reason people have problems with steerers. Takes a lot of heat, but most people don't have a...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By unterhausen

Shipping to Franklin might not be much more than...

Shipping to Franklin might not be much more than shipping to Portland. I'm sure there are builders in California that will do this too.

If it's your bike and lugged steel, i don't see why you...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By unterhausen

Sorry, I should have been clear they are butted...

Sorry, I should have been clear they are butted at the top, "triple butted" as some people like to call it. I call it double butted.
I stopped buying the double butted Spirit tubes after I got a...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By unterhausen

If the issue is gaps at the shoreline, brass will...

If the issue is gaps at the shoreline, brass will definitely flow in. Silver needs better cleaning, but brass flux is very active and brass will flow okay if things are less than perfectly clean. It...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By unterhausen

That's a really nice implementation of that tool....

That's a really nice implementation of that tool.

Columbus makes some butted seat tubes, e.g. Spirit
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By unterhausen

If you don't have the rear mixte stays, there is...

If you don't have the rear mixte stays, there is a real danger the seat tube will fail at the top tube. I think that's the main concern, not stiffness.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By unterhausen

I don't really think that will be successful ...

I don't really think that will be successful

I don't know of any evidence that extra heat cycles will hurt a steel frame, although it's widely believed. Just received wisdom as far as I know.
01-07-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By unterhausen

Moved to Indoor from General

Moved to Indoor from General
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By unterhausen

That's not really unstressed area on that Falcon...

That's not really unstressed area on that Falcon though, seeing how it's close to the area squished by the binder bolt. How far did the crack go?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By unterhausen

I really like that color

I really like that color
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