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06-19-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

You know your beat better than anyone. If a...

You know your beat better than anyone. If a hybrid or a gravel bike will get it done and not be beat to death, that's what I'd want to ride. I've spent some time TAD in Vegas. This is me and...
06-19-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

A rope and the tow belt on an RD400? :eek: That...

A rope and the tow belt on an RD400? :eek: That was (in my book) "brutality" ;)
06-19-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 475
Posted By nomadmax

I'm no carbon expert but if that happened to me,...

I'm no carbon expert but if that happened to me, that crank would be trash.
06-19-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

I was fortunate enough to be selected to work a...

I was fortunate enough to be selected to work a variety of assignments during my 26 years. Motorcycle patrol does have it's place and in some cases, it's better than a cruiser. Like the bicycle, it's...
06-19-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

This is a re-post of something that happened...

This is a re-post of something that happened while I was on bike patrol. Our department was doing all of the training in our region; consequently, I knew most everyone who rode a bike on the job in...
06-18-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

You're right. ...

You're right.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/5273326/Fast-cyclist-chased-by-police-cars-making-amazing-getaway-becomes-YouTube-hit.html


"An anonymous commentator revealed that...
06-18-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things...

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things that ever happened to me.

I'll start one and hopefully the other current and former bike cops will chime in. There are many stories, some are...
06-17-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,614
Posted By nomadmax

I was the first Chairman/President of the...

I was the first Chairman/President of the International Police Mountain Bike Association for five years. I am also a founding member and a co-author of the Police Cyclist & Police Cyclist Instructor...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,226
Posted By nomadmax

As a former bike racer I made it a point to ride...

As a former bike racer I made it a point to ride in the rain for two reasons. First, it provided me time on task training for wet weather riding/grip. Second, it was a chance to get quality...
06-15-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,277
Posted By nomadmax

Before I retired, I talked about cycling all the...

Before I retired, I talked about cycling all the time with my co-workers; they never seemed to mind ;)
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06-10-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,782
Posted By nomadmax

I used to be a bike cop an I've chased down a few...

I used to be a bike cop an I've chased down a few people on road bikes, albeit most were not cyclists.
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By nomadmax

Where I come from, THAT is a felony. No one...

Where I come from, THAT is a felony. No one should skate for that kind of criminal behavior.
06-04-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,392
Posted By nomadmax

Use rubber gloves when you lube your chain and...

Use rubber gloves when you lube your chain and don't ask your city/county for a full report on your drinking water. That will give you bigger worries than the chain lube.
05-28-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,662
Posted By nomadmax

Really looking forward to this. Rode 40 miles...

Really looking forward to this. Rode 40 miles with Robbie yesterday in SW Ohio. Hoping for good weather but I'll settle for any weather and the good company.
05-10-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By nomadmax

Hey......I think I got one of those fake Merckxs!...

Hey......I think I got one of those fake Merckxs!

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05-10-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,812
Posted By nomadmax

Motorist Perception & Behavior

A couple times a year I'm reminded of how motorists only see what they consider to be a threat. Twice a year I take my truck to be detailed at a place up on the state route (2 lane road) just on the...
04-27-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By nomadmax

EIGHT GRAND?! Not even if there was five...

EIGHT GRAND?!

Not even if there was five grand cash in the seat bag. Clearly this is a case where someone's wife said they had to sell off some rolling stock. "But honey I've been trying to sell...
04-27-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,932
Posted By nomadmax

It'd be easier for me to make a list of the...

It'd be easier for me to make a list of the people I didn't want to meet. Everyone I've met face to face from BF are top notch, quality people. Now whether they can say the same after meeting me is...
04-25-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By nomadmax

That's worth more than 15 minutes Gerry. Great...

That's worth more than 15 minutes Gerry. Great Job!!!!!!!
04-25-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,424
Posted By nomadmax

I'm as DIY as you can get, but for health...

I'm as DIY as you can get, but for health problems I go straight to a board certified doctor for a face to face appointment.
04-08-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,690
Posted By nomadmax

Great post OP! You made me chuckle. There...

Great post OP! You made me chuckle.

There was one particular rail trail in our area that erstwhile TDF riders claimed for their own. They buzzed people (including families with little kids) at...
04-05-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,743
Posted By nomadmax

I'll start by saying if that person is your...

I'll start by saying if that person is your friend, don't let them ride that bike with all those spacers again. Even if it has an aluminum steerer tube that's too many spacers and too much leverage....
02-10-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,338
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks all! I was hesitant to post as it was a...

Thanks all! I was hesitant to post as it was a bit of an emotional journey and was afraid I wouldn't be able to convey the gravity or spirit of the moment, leaving readers with "I get it, you saw an...
02-10-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,338
Posted By nomadmax

The Best Dog I Never Had

Written in October 2018

I saw an old friend yesterday on my bicycle ride; a white German Shepherd that I've "known" since 2008. The farmer that "owns" her never gave her a name, I always called...
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