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10-29-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,465
Posted By iab

Entertaining thread, thanks to everyone. My...

Entertaining thread, thanks to everyone.

My .02. **** happens. While one can be frustrated in the moment, after some time, that frustration goes away. I have taught myself to cut that time way...
10-29-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,735
Posted By iab

Change pro to bro. Yah. Mind blown.

Change pro to bro.

Yah. Mind blown.
10-29-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,735
Posted By iab

I have nothing better to do. :(

I have nothing better to do. :(
10-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,735
Posted By iab

Forgot, Legnano also had a Specialissimo.

Forgot, Legnano also had a Specialissimo.
10-28-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,735
Posted By iab

Actually, the opposite is true, "Speciale" was...

Actually, the opposite is true, "Speciale" was the "mistake". The 1963 and 1973 Cinelli catalogs called it the Super Corsa. Also around 1963, the bike started to appear with the Speciale Corsa...
10-28-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By iab

How is it not cheap? Seems entirely reasonable to...

How is it not cheap? Seems entirely reasonable to me for an hour or two of work. Hire a plumber lately?
10-28-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,045
Posted By iab

While the seller lists it as a Rossignoli, and it...

While the seller lists it as a Rossignoli, and it very well could be, a decal and headset does not make it a Rossignoli.

The only thing I know, it ain't a Cinelli.
10-28-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,045
Posted By iab

Saw this today. Pretty good match. ...

Saw this today. Pretty good match.

https://www.ebay.it/itm/TELAIO-CORSA-BICI-VINTAGE-FRAME-PROFESSIONAL-EARLY-1950-ROSSIGNOLI-PELA-VOLTA/363156683162?hash=item548dd3399a:g:BmAAAOSw9Olfiv2V
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10-26-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,465
Posted By iab

fwit, I probably know a guy with one or two of...

fwit, I probably know a guy with one or two of those stems. I can make inquiries if interested.
10-25-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,045
Posted By iab

That fork crown is common. Vicini, Benotto and...

That fork crown is common. Vicini, Benotto and Peloso just to name a few who have used it. The BB is nothing like I have seen on any Cinelli. A Giotto Cinelli sort of has a similar seat cluster,...
10-25-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By iab

Just a wild guess, those wheels aren't stock and...

Just a wild guess, those wheels aren't stock and the hipster that built them didn't care about logo placement. Can you see the logo through the valve hole?
10-25-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,652
Posted By iab

From an older...

From an older thread,https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1032076-classic-vintage-weigh.html

1933 Frejus Model A (spare tire removed for weighing) - 25.0
...
10-24-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 903
Posted By iab

Where it's best for you?

Where it's best for you?
10-23-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,230
Posted By iab

Nope. No line whatsoever. It's all good man.

Nope. No line whatsoever. It's all good man.
10-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By iab

I'd have no problem putting a single speed...

I'd have no problem putting a single speed freewheel on a fixed/fixed hub. And I probably wouldn't worry too much about a 3-5 speed freewheel either. Maybe if I planned tens of thousands of hard...
10-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,627
Posted By iab

Any excuse to show pinky ..... ...

Any excuse to show pinky .....

https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_45198bef76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur)Umberto Dei 01 (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur) by iabisdb...
10-19-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,908
Posted By iab

The commuter stays in the garage, I'm too lazy to...

The commuter stays in the garage, I'm too lazy to carry it up and down every day. The good stuff stays in the basement.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4812/45651622362_56a63935db_h.jpg...
10-18-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,761
Posted By iab

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as...

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as serene. North central Illinois.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50453643052_3f1920f675_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jSq7is)4Care 17...
10-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By iab

The downtube logo is a dead ringer with what's in...

The downtube logo is a dead ringer with what's in their 1970 catalog and nothing like the downtube logo from the 1946 and 1954 catalogs. Even the lower tier models in the 1970 catalog had forged...
10-18-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By iab

Next Saturday looks wet, cloudy, windy out of the...

Next Saturday looks wet, cloudy, windy out of the north, a start in the low 30s, not a lot of interest and 6 hours driving round trip.

Eff rule #5...
10-17-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By iab

They will also look like crap.

They will also look like crap.
10-17-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By iab

The printed hood will tear, the soft durometer...

The printed hood will tear, the soft durometer materials have no strength. You will throw away $50.
10-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By iab

As someone posted above, my tutorial spells out...

As someone posted above, my tutorial spells out every step to make a mold. For costs, figure $200 for the silicone to make the mold (you will have plenty leftover to make other molds if you want),...
10-14-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,296
Posted By iab

The as mentioned 1947 Ciclismo Italiano and and...

The as mentioned 1947 Ciclismo Italiano and and subsequent 1948 edition featuring the Milano bike show highlights Cinelli's city bikes over the road bikes. Makes sense, typically the top end city...
10-14-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By iab

Not Boras. Miche. Still ending in a vowel. And...

Not Boras. Miche. Still ending in a vowel. And I believe lighter than Boras.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8024/7230277044_fffb4316dd_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/c1V4t3)Cinelli XCR with Super...
10-14-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,296
Posted By iab

Technically, Cinelli "rose". Mauve by any other...

Technically, Cinelli "rose". Mauve by any other name. (I have a pic of Heidi's (Mrs. Cinelli's) bike somewhere, can't find it right now.)
...
10-14-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By iab

Nice! Mine is on a bike ending in a vowel...

Nice!

Mine is on a bike ending in a vowel and it was acquired as a trickle-down EPS purchase in 2012.
10-14-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By iab

Sez the guy with full super record. :)

Sez the guy with full super record.

:)
10-14-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By iab

Looking at the pro peloton lack of these gizmos,...

Looking at the pro peloton lack of these gizmos, I'd say the $600 is well spent.
10-13-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By iab

Pink. Everyone should have a pink bike.

Pink.

Everyone should have a pink bike.
10-13-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,606
Posted By iab

Well if you people listened to Henri Desgrange,...

Well if you people listened to Henri Desgrange, ride fixed, you wouldn't need those nancy-boy jockey wheels. sheesh.

:)
10-13-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By iab

That's not mine baby.

That's not mine baby.
10-11-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,622
Posted By iab

Just a lovely day to ride in October. ...

Just a lovely day to ride in October.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50453483696_9d2389bccb_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jSphVW)4Care 13 (https://flic.kr/p/2jSphVW) by iabisdb...
10-11-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,622
Posted By iab

Harvest time in Illinois gives you plenty of...

Harvest time in Illinois gives you plenty of opportunity to draft combines at 25mph.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50453482251_edb47d39c9_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jSphv2)4Care 22...
10-11-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,622
Posted By iab

Bald eagle, just chillin', in a recently...

Bald eagle, just chillin', in a recently harvested soy field. Odd to see them on the ground without prey.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50453486271_58c121f461_h.jpg...
10-11-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,464
Posted By iab

Don't feel bad, I forgot to list Umberto Dei, and...

Don't feel bad, I forgot to list Umberto Dei, and I own one.
10-10-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,464
Posted By iab

Ottavio Bottecchia was the first Italian to win...

Ottavio Bottecchia was the first Italian to win the Tour.

Vicini
Bartali
Ganna
Guerra
Cipollini
10-09-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By iab

White? ​​​​​​​Yeah, white is a pain n the...

White?

​​​​​​​Yeah, white is a pain n the ass, but as I wrote before, not a fan of the black, especially with pink. Too harsh. Just my .02.
10-07-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By iab

I had one. I actually liked the virtual...

I had one.

I actually liked the virtual cadence. Based on speed & gearing, not actual cadence, it was nice ti know on descents if I would spin out on the gear selected.

Other than that, just...
10-07-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

It is an issue of concern. Damn corporations and...

It is an issue of concern. Damn corporations and their marketing juju. I'm just keeping my mouth shut. :(
10-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

btw, what the hell**********? So I have this...

btw, what the hell**********?

So I have this pump, (the dreaded Specialized pump), about 16 years, maybe a bit more. Never had a thought about it. Been pumping away for years, like a champ. ...
10-04-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By iab

Welcome back. I prefer silver rims. Just a...

Welcome back.

I prefer silver rims. Just a thought.
10-03-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,622
Posted By iab

Roadside jesus, just outside Zessmannsrieth...

Roadside jesus, just outside Zessmannsrieth Germany.

https://live.staticflickr.com/503/19526500690_260d8b416e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vKuqn1)Germany 211 (https://flic.kr/p/vKuqn1) by iabisdb...
10-03-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By iab

The counter weight opposite of the valve is too...

The counter weight opposite of the valve is too heavy.
10-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By iab

https://hnbshoe.com/

https://hnbshoe.com/
10-01-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By iab

They also have the 1947 bike show review. ...

They also have the 1947 bike show review.

And if you pay a mere 12 euro/year, they have scanned a couple dozen entire Ciclismo Italiano magazines, not just a single article, endless catalogs and...
10-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

Lower Latvia. Smells of elderberries. :(

Lower Latvia. Smells of elderberries. :(
09-30-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

Thread hijack. Bought some JagWire and...

Thread hijack.

Bought some JagWire and Newbaums.

Anyone pissed?
09-30-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

:)

:)
09-30-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,643
Posted By iab

Specialized, as my lbs sells them. 16 years old....

Specialized, as my lbs sells them. 16 years old. I have to service them?

I like the Police. I also like Black people. Go figure.
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