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Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By iab

Fusion 360 is free? Or are you talking about the...

Fusion 360 is free? Or are you talking about the 30-day trial?

If that is the case, I'd go with Rhino. Better surfacing tools than 360 or SW and it's a 90-day trial.
10-15-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By iab

Looks British. Bayliss Wiley? Racelite?

Looks British. Bayliss Wiley? Racelite?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By iab

I looked into printing lugs a couple three years...

I looked into printing lugs a couple three years ago. Yes, you can print in wax for investment cast. A single set of lugs will be cost prohibitive compared to direct printing (at least for...
10-13-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By iab

Not a Brooks. ...

Not a Brooks.

https://live.staticflickr.com/894/41596063332_ee5008b80c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26nGGrJ)
Frejus 54 (https://flic.kr/p/26nGGrJ) by iabisdb...
10-13-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/6130/6199567158_66b3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/6130/6199567158_66b3594f46_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arQpjW)
Frejus086 (https://flic.kr/p/arQpjW) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
10-13-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By iab

I'm sure my son to hack any ANT+ system. But...

I'm sure my son to hack any ANT+ system.

But the question is only a thought problem. Ride outdoors, knock yerself out. What I don't understand is why would waste the time on a dumb or irreverent...
10-13-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By iab

That's exactly what I'm asking. Zwift is a...

That's exactly what I'm asking. Zwift is a purely power to weight ratio race. Aero, bike weight just don't matter. You could stand, be prone, supine and everything in between. I don't know which...
10-12-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By iab

Ideal Zwift position

Yeah. Maybe not the right forum, but you certainly can use an on-topic bike to Zwift. And I hang out here so I'm asking here. Speculation and wild-ass guessing is allowed everywhere..

I'm...
10-12-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By iab

You can't weld or braze onto chrome. It will...

You can't weld or braze onto chrome. It will only make a mess.

Either remove the chrome, which is not an easy job, or just use a clamp on.
10-12-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,010
Posted By iab

Why are trying to suck out the subjectivity from...

Why are trying to suck out the subjectivity from this thread? Party pooper. :)
10-11-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,010
Posted By iab

And. I physically cannot tell the difference...

And. I physically cannot tell the difference between Loverboy, REO Speedwagon, Journey, Styx and Foreigner. blech
10-11-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,010
Posted By iab

If that epiphany includes putting out the Luckys...

If that epiphany includes putting out the Luckys (never was a Marlboro person) in my eyes in hopes that pain distracts from my ear pain, then you betcha.

:)
10-10-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,010
Posted By iab

Obviously, you have fallen from the grace of god....

Obviously, you have fallen from the grace of god.

But along your theme, anytime Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin plays on xrt, I turn immediately to 101. When they play Linkin Park, I turn back. Hate...
10-10-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,010
Posted By iab

Hate to say it, but pretty much every Peugeot...

Hate to say it, but pretty much every Peugeot ever made.
10-10-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By iab

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-09-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,979
Posted By iab

I think it was about a 135mm lens on a DSLR on a...

I think it was about a 135mm lens on a DSLR on a tripod. Lens center at about 50cm off the ground. Camera far enough back so a single bike fills the viewfinder.

Bikes are vertical, BBs are set...
10-08-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 78,716
Posted By iab

It's pretty much impossible to pick a builder...

It's pretty much impossible to pick a builder better than DiNucci.

:thumb:
10-07-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,494
Posted By iab

Can't like this? ...

Can't like this?

https://live.staticflickr.com/6169/6199109771_a6ab6ccb3a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arN4mX)Cinelli_Model_B 057 (https://flic.kr/p/arN4mX) by iabisdb...
10-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By iab

3 pieces of MDF on 2x4 base. Cheap, sturdy, flat...

3 pieces of MDF on 2x4 base. Cheap, sturdy, flat - pick all 3.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1939/44977536284_455ce6bc87_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bwvCxw)Basement81 (https://flic.kr/p/2bwvCxw) by...
10-06-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By iab

Aluminum pipe with a notch cut for the top tube. ...

Aluminum pipe with a notch cut for the top tube. The wood at the end away from the wall extends back to the notch so the bike rests on wood, not aluminum. On the wall-end of the pipe is a keyhole. ...
10-06-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,975
Posted By iab

Changed a bit for me in the last 2.5 years. ...

Changed a bit for me in the last 2.5 years.

1925 & 1933 Frejus.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4868/44977539814_7550faf83a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bwvDAo)
Basement35...
10-06-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By iab

Stay away from Campagnolo then.

Stay away from Campagnolo then.
10-05-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,178
Posted By iab

2009. Bought a road bike and a commuter. ...

2009.

Bought a road bike and a commuter. Thinking I may get another road bike in the next 5 years.
10-05-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By iab

And fashion. ...

And fashion.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48774273453_4bc2aaa9a6_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hj1Uec)
20190914_184634_1f7b9d846e5925de217d75906720e890a2b51de5 (https://flic.kr/p/2hj1Uec) by...
10-05-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By iab

I've said it before, everyone should have a pink...

I've said it before, everyone should have a pink bike.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_45198bef76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur)
Umberto Dei 01 (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur) by...
10-04-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By iab

Ask Alan to tell you his story about that Varsity...

Ask Alan to tell you his story about that Varsity and a pack of Luckys. You won't be disappointed. And you may change your mind about keeping up.
10-03-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,910
Posted By iab

I have a pair too. Good stiff sole.

I have a pair too. Good stiff sole.
09-29-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,869
Posted By iab

As thinktubes pointed out, the road forum had 41...

As thinktubes pointed out, the road forum had 41 in their web address at one time. I may be dating myself as it looks like the address has changed.. But if you hang out there, it is a distinctively...
09-29-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,921
Posted By iab

Anything with a biscione (the dragon eating the...

Anything with a biscione (the dragon eating the baby, on the Visconti coat or arms, founders of Milano).

https://live.staticflickr.com/4266/35387951042_3fee019b66_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VV7uWW)...
09-29-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,921
Posted By iab

Giotto version. ...

Giotto version.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4702/39717449254_b4053c4e89_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23vGiVQ)
Scambio 060 (https://flic.kr/p/23vGiVQ) by iabisdb...
09-29-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By iab

Nothing. Good luck with that. :thumb:

Nothing.

Good luck with that.

:thumb:
09-29-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,869
Posted By iab

I was first lurking on BF in 03, 04 sometime...

I was first lurking on BF in 03, 04 sometime because it has a lot of great, searchable information. At the start, I was exclusively in the 41 as that was my interest at the time. I, and the people...
09-28-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By iab

^^^ I know that bike. :thumb:

^^^

I know that bike. :thumb:
09-28-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By iab

Yes it is. 2009. Serial number A002, the second...

Yes it is. 2009. Serial number A002, the second production unit made. Originally I put aluminum Centaur on it but a friend upgraded to EPS and he sold me his Super Record for nearly what I wound...
09-27-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By iab

Which, old or new?

Which, old or new?
09-27-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By iab

So I was packing some stuff up for some bike ride...

So I was packing some stuff up for some bike ride and show the other weekend. As you can see from the pics, I brought a bit of stuff.

Forgot my helmet and water bottles. Doh.
...
09-27-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,044
Posted By iab

So you're saying, iab, that's just corn. You're...

So you're saying, iab, that's just corn. You're from Illinois, you see corn all the time.

Well this ain't Illinois corn, its Italian corn. So weird (at least to me) to see corn in an "exotic"...
09-26-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Yes. I don't see any point of writing anything...

Yes. I don't see any point of writing anything other than year/make/model/dimensions with photo documentation. Its best for insurance or selling. Words are pretty much worthless.

And quite...
09-26-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By iab

Remove rust by any of many methods. Apply...

Remove rust by any of many methods.

Apply automobile wax.
09-24-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,400
Posted By iab

That's entirely reasonable. :thumb:

That's entirely reasonable.

:thumb:
09-23-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,670
Posted By iab

I've gotten lazy in my advanced years. Before...

I've gotten lazy in my advanced years. Before I'd swap a chainring and freewheel to "climbatize" a bike designed for a young skinny person. Now I just leave those bikes alone and enjoy them around...
09-23-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,400
Posted By iab

Found a fabulous family restaurant on via Gustavo...

Found a fabulous family restaurant on via Gustavo Fara. Didn't speak a word of English. Grilled octopus, risotto Milanese and a perfect Tuscan filet.
09-23-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,740
Posted By iab

Thanks. Those are standard side-pull calipers. ...

Thanks. Those are standard side-pull calipers. I did change the stem/bars/levers to be more period correct.
...
09-22-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By iab

Nice! 1956 Blondin on the left being ridden...

Nice!

1956 Blondin on the left being ridden at Centenario Coppi last week.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48774282268_04cded0c5a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hj1WRb)
48747523222_74d3777514_o...
09-22-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,740
Posted By iab

Pecorari ...

Pecorari

https://live.staticflickr.com/7587/16503873593_e7764a0400_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r9oECH)
Pecorari 001 (https://flic.kr/p/r9oECH) by iabisdb...
09-22-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,775
Posted By iab

Not a "bike" bag, but a feed bag nonetheless. At...

Not a "bike" bag, but a feed bag nonetheless. At the start my piece count was 8/hour, by the time I finished the 45-ish mussettes, my piece count was 12/hour. A 50% increase, not too shabby.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By iab

$8

$8
09-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,383
Posted By iab

Relating to those back in back in the day. ...

Relating to those back in back in the day. Having the same joy when riding as they did. The connection is timeless and satisfying. At least to me.
09-20-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,400
Posted By iab

I traveled 9000 miles and spent a lot of money on...

I traveled 9000 miles and spent a lot of money on a set of period-correct hubs.

You tell me if I'm ocd.
09-20-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,936
Posted By iab

Nice!

Nice!
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