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01-09-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,654
Posted By nomadmax

"The old stick up the b*tt trick huh?" in my best...

"The old stick up the b*tt trick huh?" in my best Maxwell Smart voice ;)
01-07-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By nomadmax

Because most of the world doesn't live where...

Because most of the world doesn't live where there's a beach? Sometimes there's accuracy in a name.
01-04-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,374
Posted By nomadmax

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal...

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal route to stay grounded on how good we have it these days.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By nomadmax

You didn't say what clamp diameter but if it's...

You didn't say what clamp diameter but if it's 31.8 you're looking for the Cinelli Vai might do.
12-30-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,112
Posted By nomadmax

There was a time when a lot of good pro cyclists...

There was a time when a lot of good pro cyclists were speed skaters.
12-29-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By nomadmax

Buy the best rollers first; E Motions.

Buy the best rollers first; E Motions.
12-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,442
Posted By nomadmax

No, I do not put a patched tube back in the...

No, I do not put a patched tube back in the saddlebag.

The reason being is there's no better way to insure a patch will hold than to re-install it in the tire and bring it up to pressure. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By nomadmax

I have low volume feet and use insoles to make up...

I have low volume feet and use insoles to make up for it. BUT, I cut the insoles down and use them on the TOPS of my feet so I don't compromise my bike fit or add compressible material between my...
12-28-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,045
Posted By nomadmax

I ride fast enough to wind up in Intensive Care...

I ride fast enough to wind up in Intensive Care on life support ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By nomadmax

I use Giro road shoes and they fit my narrow feet...

I use Giro road shoes and they fit my narrow feet pretty well.
12-24-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By nomadmax

When I was young I had a coach who used to have...

When I was young I had a coach who used to have me ride rollers to a metronome. There are digital ones now, you can DL it to you phone or tablet and use headphones.
12-18-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't ride anything that was damaged carbon...

I wouldn't ride anything that was damaged carbon fiber. That said, I had a relative who smoked two packs of Camel non filters a day, they finally killed him when he was 96. Maybe you'll have his...
12-16-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By nomadmax

Record doesn't have teeth on the post or cradle...

Record doesn't have teeth on the post or cradle so it can be set at any angle, instead of "this angle or that angle, them's your choices". A quick way to tell the difference is if you can't see the...
12-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By nomadmax

Bump You have to love a place where square...

Bump

You have to love a place where square taper cranks are "newer". ;)
12-11-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By nomadmax

how to remove old star nut in fork tube - Google...

how to remove old star nut in fork tube - Google Search...
12-10-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,381
Posted By nomadmax

Mine are still going strong with no sign of new...

Mine are still going strong with no sign of new cracks.
12-10-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,975
Posted By nomadmax

Not really. Watts are indeed watts, BUT a...

Not really.

Watts are indeed watts, BUT a mid drive can take advantage of the bicycle gearing for greater leverage. Power at the rear hub does not use gearing so the power/force can not be...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-10-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By nomadmax

Meh, it's motorpacing. Next thing you know there...

Meh, it's motorpacing. Next thing you know there will be E-bike "distance" records.
12-10-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By nomadmax

What kind of bike is a "Trek 7010"? What is...

What kind of bike is a "Trek 7010"?

What is your cycling inseam?
12-09-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomadmax

I honestly don't remember, Northern Tool or...

I honestly don't remember, Northern Tool or someplace like that I's say. They have magnets on them so they don't fall off the jaws.
12-09-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By nomadmax

One thing is certain; the laws of physics have a...

One thing is certain; the laws of physics have a "strict liability", Live your life as such and you may not need insurance.
12-08-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomadmax

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12-08-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,414
Posted By nomadmax

My set up. ...

My set up.

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12-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,149
Posted By nomadmax

Skips in one or two of the most used cogs = worn...

Skips in one or two of the most used cogs = worn cogs

Skips in all cogs = chain (many times it's a stiff link. Inspect all links to see if they return to straight freely after being "bent" around...
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,360
Posted By nomadmax

Show your friend the local drinking water report,...

Show your friend the local drinking water report, that should get her mind off 5G :D
12-06-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By nomadmax

Nice bike!

Nice bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By nomadmax

I didn't say it would necessitate a change in...

I didn't say it would necessitate a change in frame geometry. I pointed out that the compromise would be the tops of the bars would be 8cm closer to you. That puts the torso in a more upright...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,014
Posted By nomadmax

As a life long road cyclist, a dropper seat post...

As a life long road cyclist, a dropper seat post is a cure for a problem I don't have. Hard pass.
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By nomadmax

A very nice bike but you need a helmet with...

A very nice bike but you need a helmet with Belgian colors ;)
12-06-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By nomadmax

One of the key differences between tubulars and...

One of the key differences between tubulars and clinchers is that rim width can affect clincher tire width and aspect ratio. A tubular tire width and aspect ratio is more consistent because it...
12-06-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 936
Posted By nomadmax

Good tip. It's the same principle as using a QR...

Good tip. It's the same principle as using a QR skewer on freewheel removal tool so it doesn't slip.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,596
Posted By nomadmax

It does put the tops of the bars 8cm closer to...

It does put the tops of the bars 8cm closer to you.
12-06-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By nomadmax

Mine is a 54cm. I have another set of mech...

Mine is a 54cm. I have another set of mech calipers to put on but it's my beater (inasmuch that my true love is vintage steel) so I'm not inclined to change them until the pads are gone. I think it...
12-06-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,427
Posted By nomadmax

I had the opportunity to ride with Wayne out in...

I had the opportunity to ride with Wayne out in Moab, he's a very strong and talented cyclist; I never got the chance to know Tom Doughty. Janelle, as you know, came from our team/cadre of racers and...
12-05-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By nomadmax

I have a Felt VR40 I got off CL and use it for...

I have a Felt VR40 I got off CL and use it for foul weather riding. The only knock I can put on it is the cable operated disc brakes aren't as good as a set of rim brakes.
...
Forum: Introductions
12-05-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome back from Germantown. I used to work up...

Welcome back from Germantown. I used to work up in Dayton.
12-05-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,246
Posted By nomadmax

I'd look a little closer. Those aren't figures,...

I'd look a little closer. Those aren't figures, they're greeting cards with pictures of figures. :D No wonder they were cheaper :roflmao2:
12-05-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,246
Posted By nomadmax

Might be edema. he should get that checked by a...

Might be edema. he should get that checked by a professional ;)



I was all in until I saw it was red ;)
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12-05-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By nomadmax

Who Remembers SoloSports Bike Shop in Cinci Area?

Another thread made me dig into some boxes for old race photos. I was reminded of two strong teams from the Cincinnati Ohio area, one was Queen City Wheelmen (still in existence) and the other was a...
12-05-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By nomadmax

Only because this is the internet and no one is...

Only because this is the internet and no one is supposed to agree, I believe it would be nearer to 98% ;)
12-05-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,975
Posted By nomadmax

Tell that to a wounded war veteran who lost part...

Tell that to a wounded war veteran who lost part of, or a whole limb. Or, a life long cyclist who was indeed "fast" but has suffered the ravages of disease, serious injury or at the very least,...
12-05-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,269
Posted By nomadmax

I may not live long enough to see it but...

I may not live long enough to see it but Specialized's pricing will eventually be their undoing.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,600
Posted By nomadmax

Heel drop is a byproduct of saddle height and set...

Heel drop is a byproduct of saddle height and set back. Sometimes it has it's advantages, sometimes it doesn't. OP, make sure the bike fits you (starting with saddle height/set back) and then pedal...
12-04-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,427
Posted By nomadmax

The cycling world is a small one.

The cycling world is a small one.
12-04-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By nomadmax

STOP RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE. Tell the guy you...

STOP RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE.

Tell the guy you aren't interested anymore and stand pat with the Somec. This ain't the good kind of three way.
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,526
Posted By nomadmax

But you weren't the one trying to break the glass...

But you weren't the one trying to break the glass my friend.
12-04-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,427
Posted By nomadmax

Tom was my size, 5' 9" 150-160. If I remember...

Tom was my size, 5' 9" 150-160. If I remember right, he didn't like long stems. At the time I was of the opinion to get the frame as small as possible and make up for it with stem and bar reach (I...
12-04-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,427
Posted By nomadmax

I figured it was the same Tom ;) Yep, Pete...

I figured it was the same Tom ;) Yep, Pete DiSalvo and Tom were very good friends. International Pro is still in business, owned by Roger Schroeder (since 2009) and still the only place to get nice,...
12-04-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,263
Posted By nomadmax

We don't have the time for me to wax poetic about...

We don't have the time for me to wax poetic about my old Mel Pinto Cortina rollers with a towel jammed between one of the back rollers and the floor to create resistance. Even when "wind trainers"...
12-04-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,427
Posted By nomadmax

I used to race with a Tom Faulkner in SW Ohio...

I used to race with a Tom Faulkner in SW Ohio during the 80s; he was very fast. Tom had some nice bikes back then because he worked at a local GM plant. I can't go so far as to say I remember the...
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