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07-02-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By iab

Acetone, a case or two of q-tips and a few dozen...

Acetone, a case or two of q-tips and a few dozen hors.
07-01-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By iab

Why yes. We were only on a 8% grade.

Why yes. We were only on a 8% grade.
07-01-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,033
Posted By iab

I'd chalk it up to what they sold in Italy versus...

I'd chalk it up to what they sold in Italy versus what was imported to the US. In the same catalog, the Gran Premio has mod 68s. You would have to go to the low-end Sport bikes before seeing center...
07-01-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By iab

I'd be impressed with my 42/24 granny, but then...

I'd be impressed with my 42/24 granny, but then northbend blew by me on his 45/24.
07-01-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,033
Posted By iab

From the 1972 Legnano catalog, if it is of any...

From the 1972 Legnano catalog, if it is of any interest. This is obviously the Italian catalog and I don't no if this spec matches what was exported.
...
07-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 728
Posted By iab

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2...

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2 pics. 2 days, 200k, 8-9k climbing for the last 2 pics.

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06-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

It would be interesting to know more about the...

It would be interesting to know more about the shop dynamic/workflow. I understand Valsassina and Gilardi were the primary builders, but were they the only builders? Brazing? Filing?, Etc. What...
06-27-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 675
Posted By iab

While aluminum bottles and handlebar mounts were...

While aluminum bottles and handlebar mounts were made by Coloral, the only downtube holders they made I have seen were steel, not aluminum. I think the OP is looking for the ubiquitous design in...
06-27-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,409
Posted By iab

Yeah, pretty great, certainly entertaining. ...

Yeah, pretty great, certainly entertaining. Never heard of the bike either and I wouldn't give a plug nickel for one. But I understand that is not a valuation. Many here don't.
06-27-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,409
Posted By iab

I'm happy to offer some, if you quit being a pain...

I'm happy to offer some, if you quit being a pain in the ass. :)
06-27-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

Well that's interesting. Maybe my translation...

Well that's interesting. Maybe my translation sucks, or the article may have gotten it a little wrong, but his indicates he did build. -...
06-27-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By iab

Top and down tube look wonky too. Could be the...

Top and down tube look wonky too. Could be the pic, but a straight edge would solve the question.
06-27-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,409
Posted By iab

Well, according to over half the posts here, if...

Well, according to over half the posts here, if it is free or on the internet, you deserve it.
06-27-22, 04:33 PM
06-26-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Obviously no problem if not vintage, its just a...

Obviously no problem if not vintage, its just a bit cooler to hang with vintage folks. Myself, I'll ride off-topic if raining/wet.
06-26-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

I look forward to the visit. :) :thumb:

I look forward to the visit. :) :thumb:
06-26-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,409
Posted By iab

Yes. Considering someone paid that amount. ...

Yes. Considering someone paid that amount.

But many of the "valuations" in the OP's thread are what the poster would pay for the item, which is an entirely worthless opinion, let alone appraisal....
06-26-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Seems to me nothing stopping you from doing 2...

Seems to me nothing stopping you from doing 2 loops.
06-26-22, 04:07 PM
06-26-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Food! ...

Food!

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06-26-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

idk, whole book about him. Lotsa folks own it. ...

idk, whole book about him. Lotsa folks own it. Too old-timey, maybe?
06-26-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

Also, can't believe 3 pages and no mention of...

Also, can't believe 3 pages and no mention of Pinella de Grandi.
06-26-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

I certainly understand the bias on the forum. ...

I certainly understand the bias on the forum. But how do I measure a PR without my Alessi watch? Post to the forum without my Karetll chain and Artimide light? Type on my computer without...
06-26-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,774
Posted By iab

In no particular order. Anna Castelli...

In no particular order.

Anna Castelli Ferrieri
Ettore Sottsass
Achille Castiglioni
Cesare Colombo
Marcello Nizzoli
06-23-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By iab

Cinelli looks like a pista. Hard to see exactly...

Cinelli looks like a pista. Hard to see exactly in the picture but looks like round fork tubes, track dropouts. Wolf ears, so pre-1960.

What's interesting that the fork crown is nothing I have...
06-22-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By iab

Wait. So you aren't giving away a free Bianchi? ...

Wait. So you aren't giving away a free Bianchi?

:(
06-22-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,526
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/8219/29722018415_080...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8219/29722018415_08022b3058_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Mhr7zn)Going To The Sun (https://flic.kr/p/Mhr7zn) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
06-22-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,526
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae257d0a76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB)2020 Up North 013 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
06-20-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By iab

If interested, a 1920s Gerbi is on ebay.it. ...

If interested, a 1920s Gerbi is on ebay.it.

https://www.ebay.it/itm/bici-velo-CICLO-GERBI-1920-1930-ancien-vintage-eroica-bowden-giroruota-/325237043069?&_trksid=p2056016.m2518.l4276
06-20-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,218
Posted By iab

The classic shorts versus bibs thread. One of...

The classic shorts versus bibs thread. One of many and it will give no answers. :thumb:

What would be productive for those giving an opinion would be, what are your top 2-3 brands to recommend? ...
06-19-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Typical rest stop ...

Typical rest stop


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06-18-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,397
Posted By iab

In the last thread you stated an opinion and for...

In the last thread you stated an opinion and for some reason didn't and still do not expect others to have a different viewpoint. This thread is a statement of fact, the frame is bent and it isn't a...
06-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,397
Posted By iab

The seller is incorrect.

The seller is incorrect.
06-17-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,804
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/4697/26556966258_7cd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4697/26556966258_7cddf11bfe_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GsKoQA)Ghisallo 008 (https://flic.kr/p/GsKoQA) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
06-17-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,835
Posted By iab

Most my bikes are silver. ...

Most my bikes are silver.

https://live.staticflickr.com/868/39828023440_2cbf4a4d96_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj)Frejus 01 (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj) by iabisdb...
06-17-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By iab

This being a pro-Cardinal Cub-hating thread, I...

This being a pro-Cardinal Cub-hating thread, I cannot oblige. :(

:)
06-17-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 929
Posted By iab

Mauve.

Mauve.
06-17-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,319
Posted By iab

This is my personal grail city bike. ...

This is my personal grail city bike.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3885/14997245079_5c9f4ffc62_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oRfNt2)DSC_0028 (https://flic.kr/p/oRfNt2) by iabisdb...
06-17-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,319
Posted By iab

They are called condorino bars. Typically...

They are called condorino bars. Typically integrated stem/bars/levers. A company called Varese made a lot of them for the big bike manufacturers. You can find them pretty cheap on Italian ebay,...
06-17-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,319
Posted By iab

I don't think it is Bianchi. Head lugs and fork...

I don't think it is Bianchi. Head lugs and fork crown is not correct. Definitely a "Sport" style frame and likely 1946-1952. The internal routing for the RD was, to the best of my knowledge, for a...
06-15-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

That's too bad you're busy. I'll guarantee a...

That's too bad you're busy. I'll guarantee a better time than DLD.
06-14-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 786
Posted By iab

I hope you don't think I meant disrespect, that...

I hope you don't think I meant disrespect, that was not my intent. I very much enjoy the yammering. I especially liked when he replied to himself. :)
06-14-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,390
Posted By iab

Hey look, we're twins! ...

Hey look, we're twins!

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06-14-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 786
Posted By iab

Maybe a C&V record. Nobody jabbers like...

Maybe a C&V record. Nobody jabbers like patentcad in the 41.
06-13-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Beating the dead horse of ECA, if the vintage...

Beating the dead horse of ECA, if the vintage event sucks, go to a good event with vintage. What's nice about the BtB attendees is they actually find vintage as cool, not something to scoff.
06-13-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Last ride pre-covid was 2019. Check out the 2019...

Last ride pre-covid was 2019. Check out the 2019 menu if you don't believe me about the food.

Breakfast Snack

Yogurt (from Yodelay)

Chocolate chip, butterscotch pecan, and blueberry lemon...
06-13-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Sorry to hear about the surgery, that sucks. 30...

Sorry to hear about the surgery, that sucks. 30 and 60 mile options. Heart-healthy vegetarian food option too. Unless you want to go quick, then there is plenty of fat, salt and booze in Wisconsin.
06-12-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By iab

Anyone up for vintagefying the greatest ride in Wisconsin in September?

Some of you will recall this thread - https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/824362-anyone-up-whole-lot-pain-sw-wisconsin-august.html

Well, the Dairyland Dare is now in the hands of the...
06-12-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By iab

After 1952 it was. Campagnolo offered the...

After 1952 it was. Campagnolo offered the dropout so the customer could choose which derailleur to use. Campagnolo did not make these in 1949, take the date from SVB with a grain of salt.
06-12-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By iab

What is interesting is that by 1949, Gerbi was...

What is interesting is that by 1949, Gerbi was second news at best. Technically, Gerbi was run by the Red Devil's (Giovanni Gerbi) sister, Artemisia Gerbi. In 1921, Artemisia hired Francesco...
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