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01-24-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 517
Posted By iab

Medical advice on BF. So many things to...

Medical advice on BF.

So many things to say .... hurts my brain ..... must ... leave ....
01-22-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By iab

A fine time was had by everyone. r0ckh0und was...

A fine time was had by everyone. r0ckh0und was to the left of me, Voldemort-tunes was to the right of me.

I came out behind, only because I met a new person with a penchant for old Italian...
01-22-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

Paint?

Paint?
01-20-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,859
Posted By iab

Normally, I would lament the time I would never...

Normally, I would lament the time I would never get back by reading this thread. But then I look at the time the OP put in and I know I have more of a life than at least one soul in 7 billion. ...
01-19-23, 02:56 AM
01-16-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,654
Posted By iab

Gaspipe Umberto Dei. Has a real ugly weld across...

Gaspipe Umberto Dei. Has a real ugly weld across the BB shell. Threading the BB was an adventure.

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01-16-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

Dugast Pipistrello. File pattern. It is used...

Dugast Pipistrello. File pattern. It is used for pavement and gravel.

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01-16-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,005
Posted By iab

I wrote that over 7 years ago. Whoopsie daisy. ...

I wrote that over 7 years ago. Whoopsie daisy.

Any how, progress! Rapid CNC is much cheaper now, and I make more money, so win-win. I had these bits and bobs made. Obviously there needs to be...
01-16-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

Not a problem for me and I put 34mm tubulars on...

Not a problem for me and I put 34mm tubulars on the same rim. Never had a roll (knock on wood). Then again, the only racing I do is a 50-mile road race that I consider an organized ride with a rest...
01-16-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/6123/6199567914_d9c3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/6123/6199567914_d9c38d80f6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arQpxY)Frejus085 (https://flic.kr/p/arQpxY) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
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01-15-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

I had one of those YJ tires folded, using the...

I had one of those YJ tires folded, using the DiabloScott method, for 5 years under the saddle when I had a flat. And as I unfolded it, it had a set. But a little air in it straightened well enough...
01-14-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

I am having a rational discussion. I throw a...

I am having a rational discussion.

I throw a tubular in a box, trust me, it is not fragile, print a label and put it in my mailbox where it is collected. What country do you live in where that...
01-14-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By iab

A few more pics of the bike I took in 2014, ...

A few more pics of the bike I took in 2014,

https://live.staticflickr.com/3871/14997451257_2fcff84b99_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oRgRKP)DSC_0076 (https://flic.kr/p/oRgRKP) by iabisdb...
01-14-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

This is exactly the myth non-tubular owners...

This is exactly the myth non-tubular owners perpetuate.

First, tubular tape. Literally takes seconds.
Second, for small punctures, sealant. Literally takes seconds.
Third, for complete blowouts,...
01-10-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By iab

Bumping. I will only bring the best stuff at...

Bumping.

I will only bring the best stuff at the best prices.




;)
01-08-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By iab

Personally, I'd just clean & lube the bike, get a...

Personally, I'd just clean & lube the bike, get a proper stem & bars and call it a day.
01-07-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,110
Posted By iab

If riding solo,, or without locals, in a new...

If riding solo,, or without locals, in a new place, I very much prefer the hassle-free turn by turn GPS. No memorizing street names. No memorizing left or right. No estimating distance to next...
01-07-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,110
Posted By iab

I don't know. Crappy directions are crappy...

I don't know. Crappy directions are crappy directions. Not having a GPS is not an excuse for poor design.

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01-06-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By iab

Another question. Are the dropouts Simplex or...

Another question. Are the dropouts Simplex or Campagnolo?
01-06-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By iab

3-digit Mod B. Don't see that often. Cool. ...

3-digit Mod B. Don't see that often. Cool. Decal set is something else you don't see often. I'm still leaning 55-58. US import. Still need that headbadge measurement. Also, your hubs are the...
01-06-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,183
Posted By iab

Most critical for me is the distance between my...

Most critical for me is the distance between my butt and hands (length and drop). Much of that can be controlled by the stem, bars and sliding the saddle back and forth if the top tube is close to...
01-05-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By iab

Cool bike. (except the stem and bars, you should...

Cool bike. (except the stem and bars, you should get something classier :))

My initial guess is 1955-1958. But there a re few things to clarify that. Do you know where the bike was originally...
12-31-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By iab

SSSInk only provides decals to professional...

SSSInk only provides decals to professional painters or restorers. Gary will not ship to regular folks like me.
12-30-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By iab

Ummmm..... They are going in the wrong...

Ummmm..... They are going in the wrong direction. Just sayin.
12-29-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

All of it is 6061 and will be welded to make it a...

All of it is 6061 and will be welded to make it a one piece setup. Back in the day I suspect the bars were brazed to the stem and the levers brazed to the bars. Instead of chrome, I'll just polish...
12-29-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

No levers. Bars are just bent 0.875 6061 tubes. ...

No levers. Bars are just bent 0.875 6061 tubes. That's done already.
12-29-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

Yes. It is part of a "modern" take on an...

Yes. It is part of a "modern" take on an integrated stem/bars/levers in condorino style.
...
12-28-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

And in full disclosure, rapid CNC is quite...

And in full disclosure, rapid CNC is quite affordable. I use the link below. I just sent for a fully custom stem and with the 20% they knocked off, it came in at $90. You can't get a stem from the...
12-28-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

Well, you don't need to be mean about it. ;) I...

Well, you don't need to be mean about it. ;) I would say that in previous posts limitations of printing were clearly stated.

I would also add, there is something to be said about...
12-26-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,752
Posted By iab

I like riding a bike, old and new. That's all,...

I like riding a bike, old and new. That's all, it ain't rocket science.
12-25-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By iab

OK, not a bike, but made in Italy like my...

OK, not a bike, but made in Italy like my off-topic Cinelli. And it matches.
...
12-24-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,950
Posted By iab

I use a program called Rhino for surfacing. I...

I use a program called Rhino for surfacing. I don't care much for surfacing module on SolidWorks or the one in Creo. If I had real money I'd get Alias.
12-24-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By iab

I'm 1 for 2. Send me a PM with your email...

I'm 1 for 2.

Send me a PM with your email and I can send a pdf template. You need 2 of each part and 2 wood screws. In the template, the top piece is 18" x 1.5" x 0.375" stock aluminum bar stock...
12-23-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,660
Posted By iab

Well, it is the only powdercoat I have had done. ...

Well, it is the only powdercoat I have had done. So it qualifies, even though there ain't nothing special about it.


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12-22-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,679
Posted By iab

I think that is generous and perhaps possible...

I think that is generous and perhaps possible with a top end collection of Herse, Cinelli & Hetchins. Anything less I think you would be lucky to get $0.10 on the dollar.
12-22-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,679
Posted By iab

When the snowplow kills me today in our...

When the snowplow kills me today in our "blizzard", I know 1 person who may schlep over 6 hours to haul the crap out of the basement. Realistically, most bike people have their sweet spot. Most...
12-18-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

No. You can categorize new products into 3...

No. You can categorize new products into 3 categories, core, adjacent and game changer. Core is next year's 911. Adjacent is the Cayenne, sporty SUV, but still the same tech as a two-seat sports...
12-18-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

Yes, of course. But there is no reason why a new...

Yes, of course. But there is no reason why a new design can't incorporate the design language of a previous design. That is pretty much standard operating procedure in most industries. A 2023...
12-18-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

I have been in new product development for the...

I have been in new product development for the last 30+ years. Most of it is in medical devices, I have done a little consumer goods and on the side I design and fabricate furniture. While your...
12-16-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,502
Posted By iab

Schwinn Varsity. Duh.

Schwinn Varsity.

Duh.
12-16-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,759
Posted By iab

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Not only is the paint...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Not only is the paint design awesome, I love the palette too. Fits my color theory aesthetic.
12-16-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,565
Posted By iab

On the other hand, technically this started in...

On the other hand, technically this started in 2011, I am in year 12 of a 5-year project. Off-topic but I want to design a commuter with the Italian design cues that float my boat so I consider it...
12-16-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,565
Posted By iab

This has been ongoing for 2 years. You folks...

This has been ongoing for 2 years. You folks make me seem like an overachiever, although I know that is far from the truth. I have a line on the proper derailleur and should have it February (knock...
12-15-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,321
Posted By iab

I do. ...

I do.

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12-15-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,759
Posted By iab

Nice cap. :)

Nice cap. :)
12-15-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,759
Posted By iab

This got finished. ...

This got finished.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51879350408_2fae73df91_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n3peqL)Frejus 01 (https://flic.kr/p/2n3peqL) by iabisdb...
12-12-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

There is no IP. It expired 65 years ago. I...

There is no IP. It expired 65 years ago. I suspect you would also be angry if he called it "the Heine" claiming he just ripped off "the Nivex". And you have got to be kidding about your hate of...
12-12-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

I'm currently in the market for an RD that is...

I'm currently in the market for an RD that is also technically a knockoff of the original. Yet I suspect it's cost will make this offering look downright cheap.

Please, insult me for how I wish...
12-11-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,092
Posted By iab

You mean the thread I did on April 1? Yeah, I...

You mean the thread I did on April 1? Yeah, I remember. derp.
12-09-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,092
Posted By iab

an anal-retentive german? I know what you...

an anal-retentive german?

I know what you are thinking, I'm being redundant. Again, blame the german in me. :(
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