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10-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 946
Posted By iab

Lower Latvia. Smells of elderberries. :(

Lower Latvia. Smells of elderberries. :(
09-30-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 946
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: 71
Views: 946
Posted By iab

:)

:)
09-30-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 946
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.
09-29-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Thanks everyone for the input. Very helpful for...

Thanks everyone for the input. Very helpful for this newbie. I'll definitely look at clutch RDs. The roads I'm riding are really not bad, actually pretty smooth. The occasional washboard, but nothing...
09-29-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Probably ergo, I'm partial to Campagnolo. Must...

Probably ergo, I'm partial to Campagnolo. Must be silver. Ekar only comes in black.

A quick glance shows NW chainrings in black, but stripping the anodizing would be OK. They also seem to be...
09-29-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

So far, as best as I can tell, everything posted...

So far, as best as I can tell, everything posted here is compatible with an 11-speed chain. When I hear single speed, I think 1/8 chain.

While not narrow/wide, I want to run 1x11 as the location...
09-28-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Ya. It would be tough not spinning out on that. ...

Ya. It would be tough not spinning out on that. I'm not fast. And I prefer "grinding" on descents. Makes it a less useful choice.
09-28-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By iab

News in. My sister and brother in law,...

News in. My sister and brother in law, Wisconsinites, just tested positive. Saw the sister a week ago (outdoors, never closer than 15 feet) and spent the weekend repairing the cabin 3 weeks ago...
09-28-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By iab

For me, it is a day trip, easy in, easy out. ...

For me, it is a day trip, easy in, easy out. Easy for me to keep distant. While the risk isn't zero, I consider it manageable. Like I wrote before, never been a hugger, this is even more reason...
09-26-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Well, there's the very basic, if you have nothing...

Well, there's the very basic, if you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all. Then there's the idea of not raining on someone's parade. Then there's the personal satisfaction of not thinking...
09-26-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,057
Posted By iab

Great thread. I definitely have a pedal fetish. ...

Great thread. I definitely have a pedal fetish.

Wippermann

https://live.staticflickr.com/6167/6199128973_e1d566a110_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arNa52)Cinelli_Model_B 139...
09-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

8-10. I have 3-speeds too. :D

8-10. I have 3-speeds too.

:D
09-26-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

I bought them too, same place, same price. ...

I bought them too, same place, same price.

No longer for sale.
09-26-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Do I have to do the work to show a picture for you folks? :p
09-26-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Just curious. You could have gone with what your...

Just curious. You could have gone with what your mom taught you, or a simple, I don't like them. So why did you spend the considerable amount of time going on about something you don't like? I may...
09-26-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

Nah. Mostly lies on the spindle for chainline...

Nah. Mostly lies on the spindle for chainline and chainring itself. For example, the SunXCD I pictured is drilled if you want a double. The extra holes bother me. Petty yes, but I have nothing...
09-26-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 793
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: 40
Views: 793
Posted By iab

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

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09-25-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
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: 40
Views: 793
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: 964
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: 16
Views: 489
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: 964
Posted By iab

Not silver. I was hoping. :(

Not silver.

I was hoping.

:(
09-24-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,938
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
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Views: 1,938
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: 27
Views: 645
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: 27
Views: 645
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: 27
Views: 645
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: 41
Views: 1,049
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: 3,351
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: 1,377
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: 1,377
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: 416
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: 631
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: 3,351
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: 1,377
Posted By iab

Something classy. American built. ...

Something classy. American built.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4399/37227767091_ac540a1623_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YHG3ai)02 Chapman (https://flic.kr/p/YHG3ai) by iabisdb...
09-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,825
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: 180
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: 833
Posted By iab

Late 40s/early 50s Simplex.

Late 40s/early 50s Simplex.
09-10-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,226
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: 2,221
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: 2,192
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: 924
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: 2,192
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: 1,951
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: 1,226
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: 1,226
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: 1,226
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: 1,226
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?
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