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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.
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...
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.
12-18-20, 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...
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?
12-08-20, 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...
12-06-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By nomadmax

Nice bike!

Nice bike!
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, 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,...
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...
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...
Forum: Foo
12-03-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,526
Posted By nomadmax

Those folks weren't very smart. Glasspack...

Those folks weren't very smart. Glasspack mufflers have fiberglass in them, not glass. ;)
12-01-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By nomadmax

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your...

If you run into these people on a MUP, it's your fault; because you willingly went on a MUP.
11-30-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,686
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not walking. It needs repaired, no time like...

I'm not walking. It needs repaired, no time like the present.
11-26-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By nomadmax

It really depends on the shape of the saddle. ...

It really depends on the shape of the saddle. Some XXX mm wide saddles may indeed provide that amount of sit space because it's relatively flat. Another saddle listed as the same XXX mm wide may...
11-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By nomadmax

Very cool! Great job!

Very cool! Great job!
11-25-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,684
Posted By nomadmax

This ride ^ was probably one of the best and the...

This ride ^ was probably one of the best and the worst, all at the same time.

But as far as best "best", it would have to be the the Tour de France HC "Beyond Category" climbs in the French/Swiss...
11-17-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,066
Posted By nomadmax

Anytime the word "proprietary" comes up in the...

Anytime the word "proprietary" comes up in the first 30 seconds of a how to video; you're in trouble.
11-03-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,587
Posted By nomadmax

And then take it like a man instead of a crying...

And then take it like a man instead of a crying child.

News Flash: The burners on the stove are HOT when they're on.
11-02-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By nomadmax

The reason why you know so much is because you're...

The reason why you know so much is because you're willing to question what you "know". I'd like to thank you for sharing your knowledge Jacek.
11-02-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you for serving this great country. Keep...

Thank you for serving this great country. Keep riding and having a good time :thumb:
11-01-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By nomadmax

I don't think I'd use water with salt content in...

I don't think I'd use water with salt content in it to wash anything metal. (apart from silverware and other things I don't care about)
11-01-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By nomadmax

You're out there on your bike, wearing what you...

You're out there on your bike, wearing what you want and having a great time; good for you friend ;) My guess is you'll never have a car left turn in front of you and that's a bonus right there ;)
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By nomadmax

RIP A GREAT actor!

RIP

A GREAT actor!
10-26-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By nomadmax

Divorces are expensive. Because they're worth it...

Divorces are expensive. Because they're worth it ;)

Heal yourself up stay on your successful journey friend :thumb:
10-23-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By nomadmax

I've "knighted" a dog or two in my time...

I've "knighted" a dog or two in my time ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,765
Posted By nomadmax

I remember the first BBS forum thread (on a 300...

I remember the first BBS forum thread (on a 300 baud modem & a RGB monitor) regarding the uselessness of Shimano Indexed Shifting. I was firmly in the camp of "It's worthless and will never catch...
10-19-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By nomadmax

A bike cop article and a birth announcement for...

A bike cop article and a birth announcement for Taylor Phinney who weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces ;) Now let's see, what was the name of that famous American cycling team?

Love this and the other...
10-19-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,396
Posted By nomadmax

Most successful scams involve an element of greed...

Most successful scams involve an element of greed on the part of the person being scammed. If you're not immediately turned off by the offer of something brand new for half the price everyone else is...
10-18-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By nomadmax

Cycling technique can make up for differences in...

Cycling technique can make up for differences in fitness. Running is just running. I can sometimes best younger riders because I know how, when & where to apply power and do it efficiently. But...
10-18-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,607
Posted By nomadmax

If I were going to look at the potential cause of...

If I were going to look at the potential cause of that chainstay failure I'd start with the rear hub to make sure it wasn't undersized and causing the dropouts to be drawn in when tightening the...
10-18-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,396
Posted By nomadmax

One sure way to find out is to send them 5 grand....

One sure way to find out is to send them 5 grand.

Seriously, if makes you wonder at ALL, run the other way. If it seems to be too good to be true; it is.
10-15-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By nomadmax

Can't touch this....

Can't touch this....
10-15-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By nomadmax

I draw the line at 8 bucks for an inner tube. ...

I draw the line at 8 bucks for an inner tube. There are no lap premium prizes on my regular routes.
10-14-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By nomadmax

Thrift store ironing board.

Thrift store ironing board.
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By nomadmax

Everyone is a tough guy; until they meet one ;)

Everyone is a tough guy; until they meet one ;)
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,020
Posted By nomadmax

Twenty six years of being a police officer; it...

Twenty six years of being a police officer; it was absolutely the best and most rewarding job I've ever had.

However, there were also times when it was the worst job I ever had. Not because of the...
10-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the...

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the sticker. That said, it beats walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,860
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with you 100%.

I'm with you 100%.
10-08-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,165
Posted By nomadmax

I'm standing fast on it won't increase total...

I'm standing fast on it won't increase total capacity.
10-06-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By nomadmax

My "trainer tires/tubes" (x2 as I use rollers)...

My "trainer tires/tubes" (x2 as I use rollers) are all cast offs from the season that I wouldn't trust on a descent or a high speed corner. No need to buy something specific in my book.
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