Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: iab
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 5.72 seconds.
08-10-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By iab

SImilar to Chequamegon? Mah-wah-kee-tah is...

SImilar to Chequamegon?

Mah-wah-kee-tah is my guess. Emphasis on the wah.
08-10-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By iab

Maybe we should arrange a virtual 1895 1-mile...

Maybe we should arrange a virtual 1895 1-mile challenge.

Fixed gear would be ideal, but you could just pick 1 gear, no shifting
Flat road. Elevation gain is OK, no elevation decrease
Start...
08-10-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By iab

So a 15-year-old managed nearly 20 mph (from a...

So a 15-year-old managed nearly 20 mph (from a dead stop I assume) on some janky dirt road and you think that's slow?
08-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 47,608
Posted By iab

Haven't tried that one, I'll add it to the list. ...

Haven't tried that one, I'll add it to the list. Thanks!
08-08-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By iab

Forgot one. Ganna grigio. ...

Forgot one. Ganna grigio.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4091/5211202330_d773de6218_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8WuLU3)Masi Ganna 1946 (https://flic.kr/p/8WuLU3) by speciale corsa...
08-08-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By iab

Nice! Although I suspect the Legnano pista...

Nice!

Although I suspect the Legnano pista was claimed to be 7.8 kg and not 7 lbs. 8 oz.
08-08-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By iab

Legnano verniciato verde ...

Legnano verniciato verde

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1429/2017_11_18_12_29_02_copy_abba278d58724d88f42c050b01826e18fcff7ab5.jpg


Bianchi celeste

...
08-07-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 47,608
Posted By iab

And as you can tell from that bottle, my drinking...

And as you can tell from that bottle, my drinking has stepped up during the pandemic. I'm too old for that ****.
08-07-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 47,608
Posted By iab

So Don Julio anejo has been by go to tequila for...

So Don Julio anejo has been by go to tequila for the last 5-6 years. At $60/bottle, it could not be beat. Sure, something over $100/bottle was better, but I didn't want to spend that much. So I...
08-07-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By iab

Brooks. meh. How about a cheap Italian knockoff...

Brooks. meh. How about a cheap Italian knockoff for a Canadian bike with an Italian name?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7006/6496037661_7cc624a056_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aU2TFk)Milano Saddle 3...
08-06-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By iab

I have never seen that marquee before, but I do...

I have never seen that marquee before, but I do like it. Nicely made. Riding it fixed would be an easy "restoration".
07-31-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By iab

Not US. Italian. And probably closer to 1925...

Not US. Italian. And probably closer to 1925 than 1920, but close enough?

https://live.staticflickr.com/1729/41782751075_9c21b9ff76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26EcwcV)2L...
07-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 498
Posted By iab

I looked forever Period correct too much I'm...

I looked forever
Period correct too much
I'm broke and happy
07-30-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By iab

OK. One rule. Tell Dave to shorten his brake...

OK. One rule. Tell Dave to shorten his brake cables, or he gets the pump.
07-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Nice! :thumb:

Nice! :thumb:
07-29-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

I think need to add more cliches.

I think need to add more cliches.
07-29-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

A Mazda3 hatchback will drop a 308 like a bag of...

A Mazda3 hatchback will drop a 308 like a bag of wet sand. So sad.
07-29-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

I'd whole heartily agree about Italian (but let's...

I'd whole heartily agree about Italian (but let's be real, Campagnolo) groupsets from 1951-1983. Dominated, functioned the best.

Reynolds has a larger market share, why do you think that is? ...
07-29-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Absolutely. Horribly dated 80s dreck. ...

Absolutely. Horribly dated 80s dreck. Completely lacks any elegance. It's like a Flock of Seagulls haircut.
07-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By iab

1. Make your own rules. 2. Then break...

1. Make your own rules.


2. Then break them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By iab

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.

Thanks Dave. Hopefully they offer Ekar in silver.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By iab

First, thanks for taking the time to type such a...

First, thanks for taking the time to type such a detailed response, it is very much appreciated.

If I am running a 1x12, no FD, is chainring width a factor between 11 and 12? Other than cross...
07-28-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Enzo is dead. He knows nothing of today. To say...

Enzo is dead. He knows nothing of today. To say Ferrari is not Enzo is the height of ignorance.

And it's too bad you seem to know little about the history of Ferrari, considering you participate...
07-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Italian ideas? Seriously, wtf? What ideas did...

Italian ideas? Seriously, wtf? What ideas did the Italians invent? Who was the first Italian to do it? What is the lineage of that idea? Can you trace that idea directly to everyone after the...
07-28-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By iab

Thank you good people. I figured Brooks would...

Thank you good people. I figured Brooks would keep the slippery-ness the same, but I wanted actual confirmation. I very much like my C15 with cotton. 8 years on the commuter, I figure 25K+ miles,...
07-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By iab

Brooks Cambium

I noticed that the Cambium has moved from an organic cotton top to a nylon top. Don't really care much about the material or why they changed, but my concern is the nylon is more slippery than the...
07-27-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Actually, my real problem with Ferrari are all...

Actually, my real problem with Ferrari are all the gold chains you have to wear if you own one.
07-27-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Let me get a shovel, it's getting really deep ....

Let me get a shovel, it's getting really deep ....
07-27-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

If you think building happened in the 70s, you...

If you think building happened in the 70s, you have a very limited view of history. Faliero Masi didn't teach **** to Pop Brennan, Oscar Waysten, Alvin Drysdale, Dick Power, Albert Eisentraut, or...
07-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By iab

Of course you can. Tullio was selling quick...

Of course you can. Tullio was selling quick release conversion kits as early as 1936 through the Rene Bancal catalog. 56 Francs.
07-26-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By iab

5. Clamp-on Keirin caliper.

5. Clamp-on Keirin caliper.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By iab

Thanks! I'll make new plans.

Thanks! I'll make new plans.
07-26-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Sure. If you entirely ignore the non-Italian...

Sure. If you entirely ignore the non-Italian builders doing the exact same thing at the same time of those "original" Italian builders did.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By iab

Yes, you can the Vittoria as a preventative...

Yes, you can the Vittoria as a preventative sealant.

5 of my 6 bikes are tubular. I don't use sealant as a preventative measure. I hear folks in the SW use it as they have nasty little things...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By iab

Sloppy method - oven cleaner. Precise slow...

Sloppy method - oven cleaner. Precise slow method - sandpaper (220-400-600-1000-1500-2000).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By iab

Campagnolo 11/12 compatibility

I'm going to get another bike and want it to be 1x12, Campagnolo, disc brakes, mechanical and most importantly, silver. So the setup would be,

Chorus 12 levers (I'll strip the black anodizing,...
07-25-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,583
Posted By iab

That and it is very cyclist friendly. There are...

That and it is very cyclist friendly. There are 2 races (in non-covid years) around these parts. The Firehouse 50 is a 50-mile road race and the Chequamegon Fat Tire 40 is a...
07-24-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,583
Posted By iab

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin,...

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin, 2020. The individual roads in each type pretty much look the same. And pretty much always open, so nice up here.

Paved
...
07-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,223
Posted By iab

While my birding skills are clearly questionable,...

While my birding skills are clearly questionable, I do know the little red arrow is pointing to a bald eagle that fortuitously flew into the shot of an empty road ahead.
...
07-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,223
Posted By iab

My bad. Thanks! I'm obviously not an...

My bad. Thanks! I'm obviously not an ornithologist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 339,150
Posted By iab

It's been 9 years since my last post in this...

It's been 9 years since my last post in this thread, I'm due.

Marengo river, Bayfield county, Chequamegon national forest, northern Wisconsin.
...
07-24-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,223
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460572_7e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460572_7e344fb509_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6rW)2020 Up North 012 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6rW) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
07-24-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,223
Posted By iab

Baby egret. ...

Baby egret.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149458662_d10d58e82c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx5T1)2020 Up North 035 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx5T1) by iabisdb...
07-24-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Comparing F1 to Le Mans is silly. It's like...

Comparing F1 to Le Mans is silly. It's like saying the Giro (Le Mans) is better than Milano-Sanremo (F1). An F1 car would be crushed at Le Mans and an LMP will never get pole at Monaco. Le Mans is...
07-23-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

V8. My Mazda is faster. Wedge design at least a...

V8. My Mazda is faster. Wedge design at least a decade late. ick.

Porsche was effectively never an F1 player. Nothing to disagree about there. Enzo rolled on everything except F1 how many...
07-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By iab

Best laurel evah... ...

Best laurel evah...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuHKWzWtBzM
07-23-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,030
Posted By iab

I was Lucky Strike straight person myself. ...

I was Lucky Strike straight person myself.

Still miss them. It's been 20 years. :(
07-23-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

Sounds like you are making a lot of excuses for...

Sounds like you are making a lot of excuses for Ferrari. :)

And you haven't come up with anything for the 308 (not that you could).

I'm off to the doctor's office ....

:)
07-22-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By iab

While growing up, I was firmly in the Ferrari...

While growing up, I was firmly in the Ferrari camp, my brother in the Porsche camp, And while sibling rivalry would have me lock step with you wrote, in reality, come on. Just come on. :)

The 550...
07-22-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,583
Posted By iab

In the drops climbing? Pure class. :thumb:

In the drops climbing?

Pure class.
:thumb:
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.