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09-26-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By iab

It is tempting. But so spendy. The single...

It is tempting. But so spendy. The single though maxes at 40t. I was hoping for a 44-46t.
09-26-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By iab

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-25-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By iab

fwiw, Sugar River Pizza has outside seating. And...

fwiw, Sugar River Pizza has outside seating. And I have never it crowded either.
09-25-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By iab

Need a silver 1x 11sp crank

What's out there? What else?

Velo Orange


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09-25-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 891
Posted By iab

Well, I don't want a non-metal silver. :) I'm...

Well, I don't want a non-metal silver. :) I'm not opposed to non-metal materials, I just prefer things in there natural state.

I want to update pinky with a new pinky. I don't care for a...
09-24-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By iab

Maes Kint Titan stem/bars are pretty sweet.

Maes Kint Titan stem/bars are pretty sweet.
09-24-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 891
Posted By iab

Not silver. I was hoping. :(

Not silver.

I was hoping.

:(
09-24-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 948
Posted By iab

As for bikes, whichever I'm riding. They're all...

As for bikes, whichever I'm riding. They're all good man.
09-24-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 948
Posted By iab

So smooth. And does not induce hangovers. ...

So smooth. And does not induce hangovers.

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09-24-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By iab

I hope there is a Brazen Dropouts. I need every...

I hope there is a Brazen Dropouts. I need every excuse to get out of the house. The building is pretty much the same as being outside. Slap a mask on me to contain my cooties? I'm not...
09-23-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By iab

I will agree, weather in October can cancel the...

I will agree, weather in October can cancel the ride for me, but I'd rather stay optimistic, it will be a lovely sunny day, high, low 60s (knocks wood :)).

For the covids, yes WI is on the ban...
09-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By iab

Anyone up for a color ride in SW Wisconsin in October?

I'm not up for a whole lot of pain. :D

Let's say Saturday, October 24. Meet at the Hollandale Village Hall at 8:30, ride at 9:00. Ride could be anywhere from 40-80 miles, depending on who shows...
09-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By iab

Doing something the second time is rarely as...

Doing something the second time is rarely as memorable as the first.

I tried it. I liked it. But there is so much more new to try, more than I can do in a lifetime.
09-22-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,255
Posted By iab

While I agree 100% with everything else you...

While I agree 100% with everything else you wrote, this is a bad assumption. I deal with non-conformance (NC) on parts/finished goods all of the time. They most definitely occur most frequently...
09-22-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By iab

I understood your point. Haven't seen many China...

I understood your point. Haven't seen many China Marxists. I have seen plenty of old white men telling me how to live my life.
09-21-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By iab

Better than some old white guy telling her what...

Better than some old white guy telling her what to ride.

:D
09-20-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 394
Posted By iab

Me sing? Can't carry a note. Of course there...

Me sing? Can't carry a note. Of course there could be some little ditty in my head, could be anything, including Diddy.

What I do despise is some jack@ss with a can speaker in their water cage...
09-20-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By iab

A Bobke story is always a good story.

A Bobke story is always a good story.
09-19-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,255
Posted By iab

It's a bike. They are inherently fun. As soon...

It's a bike. They are inherently fun. As soon as I read as I read things like "dead", "lively", "tracks", "vertically compliant, laterally stiff", or any other bullsh*t when a person likes or...
09-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By iab

Something classy. American built. ...

Something classy. American built.

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09-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,546
Posted By iab

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. ...

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. Shipped the same package USPS to Italy, still hasn't arrived in 34 days. In the meanwhile, I received a package from Italy via USPS in 15 days.
...
09-14-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By iab

Nothing. If I have 100 today, I save my...

Nothing.

If I have 100 today, I save my money, tomorrow I have more saved and I buy something I want, not something that is a price point.
09-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By iab

Late 40s/early 50s Simplex.

Late 40s/early 50s Simplex.
09-10-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
Posted By iab

The 1010/1 dropout is in the 1953 #12...

The 1010/1 dropout is in the 1953 #12 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12) catalog. I don't have a copy of the 1951 catalog to check.
09-10-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,183
Posted By iab

You guys and your modern stuff. Gran Sport. ...

You guys and your modern stuff. Gran Sport. Because it was first.


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09-06-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,174
Posted By iab

This thread has been you complaining about...

This thread has been you complaining about someone else's complaining. You are the same as the ebay seller. Wishing someone acts in the manner you want them to is exactly the same as pounding sand....
09-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 901
Posted By iab

I'm gonna go with tubular tape. Glue isn't...

I'm gonna go with tubular tape. Glue isn't difficult, or even that time consuming. It is tedious. And that tedium finally overcame my cheapness, tape ain't cheap.

That said, it's not like I'm a...
09-05-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,174
Posted By iab

I don't know which is a greater waste of time,...

I don't know which is a greater waste of time, the ebay listing, or this thread.

But by all means, carryon.
09-04-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,917
Posted By iab

I'm out, sorry. I have a rotten fascia board at...

I'm out, sorry. I have a rotten fascia board at our cabin that needs attention.
09-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
Posted By iab

I don't think it is. I am referring to...

I don't think it is. I am referring to specifically the bikes sold from his shop. I have made inquiries to my usual Cinelli-o-philes on how to get access.
09-02-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
Posted By iab

The large one. Of course there are exceptions,...

The large one. Of course there are exceptions, but generally stopped being used in the late 50s. If the fork belongs to the bike, its a B. If it doesn't, could be an SC. With the lozenge decal,...
09-01-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
Posted By iab

Shape of lozenge on downtube. The shape of the...

Shape of lozenge on downtube. The shape of the head lugs, placement of serial number makes me think 1951-1955.
09-01-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
Posted By iab

What is the height of the head badge? Center to...

What is the height of the head badge? Center to center on badge screws?
08-30-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By iab

No. But tedious and time consuming. ...

No. But tedious and time consuming.



Your thinking is incorrect.
08-29-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By iab

Find a third guy.

Find a third guy.
08-29-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,759
Posted By iab

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is...

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is smoother than Steele.

...
08-29-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By iab

Oferchristsakes. Do the opposite of the...

Oferchristsakes.

Do the opposite of the Sharpie. Put wet paint on the flat face of your spindle. Put in cotter with only finger pressure. Take cotter out. Use francophiles nifty illustration to...
08-27-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,092
Posted By iab

Ummmm... Isn't that the point? I'd rather...

Ummmm... Isn't that the point?

I'd rather spend my money on a different riding experience than doing the same thing day in and day out. My hero in this regard is Doc. He is galavanting across...
08-25-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By iab

I use a cotter press to get the 98% there now,...

I use a cotter press to get the 98% there now, but I have used a hammer in the past. That is when I ruined some new "soft" cotters. :)

Always check flatness after a few file strokes. You can't...
08-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By iab

Old cotters are hard and can be reused. I do it....

Old cotters are hard and can be reused. I do it. New cotters are soft, maybe not a great idea to reuse them.

For my technique, I coat the flat of the cotter with Sharpie. I put it in 98% there....
08-25-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By iab

As pictured on my car, the Kuat Sherpa.

As pictured on my car, the Kuat Sherpa.
08-25-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By iab

Technically, I'm not supposed to have a hitch on...

Technically, I'm not supposed to have a hitch on my car, u-haul didn't offer anything at the time I got my hitch. Curt had one though. Bought it, brought it to my local mechanic, he installed. All...
08-24-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,303
Posted By iab

Yup. Don't need it. No major climbs. Nothing...

Yup. Don't need it. No major climbs. Nothing really steep. I didn't want the clutter up front.
08-24-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,303
Posted By iab

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08-24-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,303
Posted By iab

Passo Rolle - 1938 ...

Passo Rolle - 1938

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08-24-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,303
Posted By iab

Valetti-Bartali, 1939 ...

Valetti-Bartali, 1939

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08-23-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By iab

Bisbee Bicycle Brothel Bisbee Bicycle...

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08-22-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,321
Posted By iab

Hear hear!!! Forgot that one. Completely...

Hear hear!!!

Forgot that one. Completely unneeded and entirely overrated.
08-21-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By iab

This is just my wild-ass guess. The internal...

This is just my wild-ass guess. The internal cable routing, the pump pegs behind the seat tube and the seat cluster all point to a sport bike from the 1950s. Upright bars. Single chainring up...
08-21-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,333
Posted By iab

I believe that was the Bandit. But what was a...

I believe that was the Bandit. But what was a Texas county mounty doing in TN?
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