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07-31-20, 01:37 PM
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Posted By iab

Not US. Italian. And probably closer to 1925...

Not US. Italian. And probably closer to 1925 than 1920, but close enough?

https://live.staticflickr.com/1729/41782751075_9c21b9ff76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26EcwcV)2L...
07-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By iab

I looked forever Period correct too much I'm...

I looked forever
Period correct too much
I'm broke and happy
07-30-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,488
Posted By iab

OK. One rule. Tell Dave to shorten his brake...

OK. One rule. Tell Dave to shorten his brake cables, or he gets the pump.
07-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Nice! :thumb:

Nice! :thumb:
07-29-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

I think need to add more cliches.

I think need to add more cliches.
07-29-20, 06:14 PM
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Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

A Mazda3 hatchback will drop a 308 like a bag of...

A Mazda3 hatchback will drop a 308 like a bag of wet sand. So sad.
07-29-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

I'd whole heartily agree about Italian (but let's...

I'd whole heartily agree about Italian (but let's be real, Campagnolo) groupsets from 1951-1983. Dominated, functioned the best.

Reynolds has a larger market share, why do you think that is? ...
07-29-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Absolutely. Horribly dated 80s dreck. ...

Absolutely. Horribly dated 80s dreck. Completely lacks any elegance. It's like a Flock of Seagulls haircut.
07-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,488
Posted By iab

1. Make your own rules. 2. Then break...

1. Make your own rules.


2. Then break them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By iab

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By iab

First, thanks for taking the time to type such a...

First, thanks for taking the time to type such a detailed response, it is very much appreciated.

If I am running a 1x12, no FD, is chainring width a factor between 11 and 12? Other than cross...
07-28-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Enzo is dead. He knows nothing of today. To say...

Enzo is dead. He knows nothing of today. To say Ferrari is not Enzo is the height of ignorance.

And it's too bad you seem to know little about the history of Ferrari, considering you participate...
07-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Italian ideas? Seriously, wtf? What ideas did...

Italian ideas? Seriously, wtf? What ideas did the Italians invent? Who was the first Italian to do it? What is the lineage of that idea? Can you trace that idea directly to everyone after the...
07-28-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By iab

Thank you good people. I figured Brooks would...

Thank you good people. I figured Brooks would keep the slippery-ness the same, but I wanted actual confirmation. I very much like my C15 with cotton. 8 years on the commuter, I figure 25K+ miles,...
07-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By iab

Brooks Cambium

I noticed that the Cambium has moved from an organic cotton top to a nylon top. Don't really care much about the material or why they changed, but my concern is the nylon is more slippery than the...
07-27-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Actually, my real problem with Ferrari are all...

Actually, my real problem with Ferrari are all the gold chains you have to wear if you own one.
07-27-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Let me get a shovel, it's getting really deep ....

Let me get a shovel, it's getting really deep ....
07-27-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

If you think building happened in the 70s, you...

If you think building happened in the 70s, you have a very limited view of history. Faliero Masi didn't teach **** to Pop Brennan, Oscar Waysten, Alvin Drysdale, Dick Power, Albert Eisentraut, or...
07-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By iab

Of course you can. Tullio was selling quick...

Of course you can. Tullio was selling quick release conversion kits as early as 1936 through the Rene Bancal catalog. 56 Francs.
07-26-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By iab

5. Clamp-on Keirin caliper.

5. Clamp-on Keirin caliper.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By iab

Thanks! I'll make new plans.

Thanks! I'll make new plans.
07-26-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Sure. If you entirely ignore the non-Italian...

Sure. If you entirely ignore the non-Italian builders doing the exact same thing at the same time of those "original" Italian builders did.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By iab

Yes, you can the Vittoria as a preventative...

Yes, you can the Vittoria as a preventative sealant.

5 of my 6 bikes are tubular. I don't use sealant as a preventative measure. I hear folks in the SW use it as they have nasty little things...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By iab

Sloppy method - oven cleaner. Precise slow...

Sloppy method - oven cleaner. Precise slow method - sandpaper (220-400-600-1000-1500-2000).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By iab

Campagnolo 11/12 compatibility

I'm going to get another bike and want it to be 1x12, Campagnolo, disc brakes, mechanical and most importantly, silver. So the setup would be,

Chorus 12 levers (I'll strip the black anodizing,...
07-25-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,439
Posted By iab

That and it is very cyclist friendly. There are...

That and it is very cyclist friendly. There are 2 races (in non-covid years) around these parts. The Firehouse 50 is a 50-mile road race and the Chequamegon Fat Tire 40 is a...
07-24-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,439
Posted By iab

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin,...

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin, 2020. The individual roads in each type pretty much look the same. And pretty much always open, so nice up here.

Paved
...
07-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,782
Posted By iab

While my birding skills are clearly questionable,...

While my birding skills are clearly questionable, I do know the little red arrow is pointing to a bald eagle that fortuitously flew into the shot of an empty road ahead.
...
07-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,782
Posted By iab

My bad. Thanks! I'm obviously not an...

My bad. Thanks! I'm obviously not an ornithologist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 336,922
Posted By iab

It's been 9 years since my last post in this...

It's been 9 years since my last post in this thread, I'm due.

Marengo river, Bayfield county, Chequamegon national forest, northern Wisconsin.
...
07-24-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,782
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460572_7e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460572_7e344fb509_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6rW)2020 Up North 012 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6rW) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
07-24-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,782
Posted By iab

Baby egret. ...

Baby egret.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149458662_d10d58e82c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx5T1)2020 Up North 035 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx5T1) by iabisdb...
07-24-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Comparing F1 to Le Mans is silly. It's like...

Comparing F1 to Le Mans is silly. It's like saying the Giro (Le Mans) is better than Milano-Sanremo (F1). An F1 car would be crushed at Le Mans and an LMP will never get pole at Monaco. Le Mans is...
07-23-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

V8. My Mazda is faster. Wedge design at least a...

V8. My Mazda is faster. Wedge design at least a decade late. ick.

Porsche was effectively never an F1 player. Nothing to disagree about there. Enzo rolled on everything except F1 how many...
07-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By iab

Best laurel evah... ...

Best laurel evah...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuHKWzWtBzM
07-23-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,956
Posted By iab

I was Lucky Strike straight person myself. ...

I was Lucky Strike straight person myself.

Still miss them. It's been 20 years. :(
07-23-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Sounds like you are making a lot of excuses for...

Sounds like you are making a lot of excuses for Ferrari. :)

And you haven't come up with anything for the 308 (not that you could).

I'm off to the doctor's office ....

:)
07-22-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

While growing up, I was firmly in the Ferrari...

While growing up, I was firmly in the Ferrari camp, my brother in the Porsche camp, And while sibling rivalry would have me lock step with you wrote, in reality, come on. Just come on. :)

The 550...
07-22-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,439
Posted By iab

In the drops climbing? Pure class. :thumb:

In the drops climbing?

Pure class.
:thumb:
07-21-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,956
Posted By iab

Depends on the ride. Plooting around town -...

Depends on the ride.

Plooting around town - personal phone to call for sag support

Long ride outside of town - personal phone, face mask, cash, credit card, ID, 2-ounce bottle of sealant,...
07-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Ironically, the French said it best, je ne sais...

Ironically, the French said it best, je ne sais quoi.
07-21-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,977
Posted By iab

Wow. Talk about plastic marketing.

Wow. Talk about plastic marketing.
07-20-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By iab

You also may need to back off the lower stop.

You also may need to back off the lower stop.
07-19-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,272
Posted By iab

Sorry to say, I just don't think so. Again, I am...

Sorry to say, I just don't think so. Again, I am happy to be wrong, :), but anything 3-piece was GS, every other hub Campagnolo made was all aluminum. You definitely have an odd duck. Wish I knew...
07-19-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By iab

Been there. Did that. It sucks. :(

Been there. Did that. It sucks.

:(
07-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By iab

I went for a ride yesterday. 90 on the tarmac in...

I went for a ride yesterday. 90 on the tarmac in the northwoods of Wisconsin, gravel was a bit cooler, but not much. It was damn hot and I ruined myself. Now, I'm drinking tequila and writing on...
07-18-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,272
Posted By iab

I don't know what your hubs are, but they are not...

I don't know what your hubs are, but they are not Gran Sport, not enough holes. FB first made Campagnolo 3-piece, high flange hubs. The first picture are a set of 1948 FB. I believe they started...
07-17-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,272
Posted By iab

I think we may be mistaken. I think they are...

I think we may be mistaken. I think they are Italian knockoffs of the GS. One of my saved Italian sellers just put up a front hub.
...
07-16-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,272
Posted By iab

Not identical to the GS. GS hubs have an...

Not identical to the GS. GS hubs have an additional small hole next to the big hole.

I am not a British afficienato, but I'd guess your hubs are either Airlite or Racelite. Racelites were a...
07-13-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,782
Posted By iab

:thumb: I'll try to get a picture of the...

:thumb:

I'll try to get a picture of the giant musky when I am in Hayward next week.
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