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06-02-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,347
Posted By nomadmax

I'll probably never take an x-gf's statement "you...

I'll probably never take an x-gf's statement "you can have a relationship with whoever you want" to mean it's ok to date her sister ;)
06-01-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By nomadmax

Did you let RobbieTunes ride the bike?

Did you let RobbieTunes ride the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,895
Posted By nomadmax

He has a bicycle that he really, really likes; so...

He has a bicycle that he really, really likes; so in order to save it, he packed it up in a box.

OP, it's your bike and if that's what make you happy then by all means that's exactly what you...
Forum: For Sale
05-28-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By nomadmax

Bump for the sale. I'd buy it but it's a little...

Bump for the sale. I'd buy it but it's a little too small for me.
05-26-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By nomadmax

If you ride on the bad days, you'll appreciate...

If you ride on the bad days, you'll appreciate the good ones much more.
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By nomadmax

Ronald McDonald has killed more people than...

Ronald McDonald has killed more people than smallpox. There's nothing there I'd be in line for.
05-26-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By nomadmax

Buy or make a ghillie blanket. ...

Buy or make a ghillie blanket.


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05-25-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By nomadmax

Jack, you're my new hero, bumping Greg LeMond out...

Jack, you're my new hero, bumping Greg LeMond out of the top spot. You don't need to HTFU, you're already there.
05-24-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By nomadmax

Ride your bike outside and stop watching the...

Ride your bike outside and stop watching the "statistics". You're at the point in your life where cycling should be enjoyable and make you healthy and strong for the other parts of your life....
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By nomadmax

I dunno about the geometry but that's a hundred...

I dunno about the geometry but that's a hundred dollar bicycle to me, at best. There's too many bikes out there for sale locally that are better for less money than the asking on that bike.
05-24-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By nomadmax

No way in the world that bike is a 56cm.

No way in the world that bike is a 56cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,605
Posted By nomadmax

I carry everything except the kitchen sink...

I carry everything except the kitchen sink because I ride alone in rural areas with no cell service.

Two tubes
Patch kit
Duct tape on a section of pencil
Zip ties
Three 16g Co2 cartridges...
05-22-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By nomadmax

They are very nice, but.......I just couldn't...

They are very nice, but.......I just couldn't consider them unless you opened them :roflmao2:

Just a light hearted bump, sorry ;)
05-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By nomadmax

Has she got any sisters that ride a 55cm?

Has she got any sisters that ride a 55cm?
05-19-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,264
Posted By nomadmax

Unlike most internet debates, riding against...

Unlike most internet debates, riding against traffic is one that will sort itself out eventually.
05-19-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By nomadmax

I agree that the boom in bicycle sales will pass;...

I agree that the boom in bicycle sales will pass; Americans love their wheelchairs (aka cars & trucks). The upside for me and other enthusiasts is that in 12-18 months there will be some screaming...
05-18-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 339
Posted By nomadmax

Flat Tire Mojo

I have a friend, who also happens to frequent these forums. He is a skilled rider and mechanic; yet, he has the worst luck with flat tires. He doesn't ride heavy in the saddle, doesn't ride thru crap...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,482
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not paying. If they can't make money selling...

I'm not paying. If they can't make money selling the contacts info and browsing habits from my phone, they don't deserve to stay in business :roflmao2: As far as I'm concerned, a ten dollar Casio...
05-17-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By nomadmax

I like mine ;) ...

I like mine ;)


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05-16-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By nomadmax

You lost me at "add weight". Especially to the...

You lost me at "add weight". Especially to the wheels.
05-16-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,408
Posted By nomadmax

It's ironic that bicycles were the reason roads...

It's ironic that bicycles were the reason roads were paved and now they're being pushed back to unpaved roads. "Gravel bike" is just a marketing term; I have one out in my shed, it's called a...
05-16-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By nomadmax

Well, we avoided the heat this year.

Well, we avoided the heat this year.
05-16-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,861
Posted By nomadmax

Or...... "Junk in the Trunk" undergarments...

Or......

"Junk in the Trunk" undergarments ;)

To answer the the OP's question, NAW.
Forum: Foo
05-15-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 675
Posted By nomadmax

I once took a break at the side of the road and...

I once took a break at the side of the road and noticed a sign that said "No Trespassing, No Sh*t", it had bullet holes in it from BACK to front.
05-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By nomadmax

That's a cool bike.

That's a cool bike.
05-15-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,491
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not buying anything from a company that...

I'm not buying anything from a company that killed the LeMond brand for a cheater :innocent:
05-15-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,861
Posted By nomadmax

Wear what? I don't see anything.

Wear what? I don't see anything.
05-13-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By nomadmax

That's a fellow Jarhead for ya ;)

That's a fellow Jarhead for ya ;)
05-13-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By nomadmax

Complete strip down, re-chrome and paint; I...

Complete strip down, re-chrome and paint; I didn't regret it ;) When Jack Trumbull (owner of Franklin Frame) handed me this frame and fork after he was done with it, all I could think of was "I...
05-11-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,394
Posted By nomadmax

Where's the indian with a tear in his eye from...

Where's the indian with a tear in his eye from the 1970s commercial when you REALLY need him?
05-07-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By nomadmax

That bike/rack set up doesn't hold a candle to...

That bike/rack set up doesn't hold a candle to what I've seen perched on the passenger seat of a hog ;)
05-07-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By nomadmax

Motorcycle Bike Rack

Bicycles and motorcycles have always been present in my life, it's quite possible that I have more lifetime miles logged on two wheels vs four. My childhood best friend is a machinist/fabricator who...
04-25-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,685
Posted By nomadmax

Don't pass up the chance to do something you...

Don't pass up the chance to do something you desire only to fall in the bathtub and break your neck; nobody gets out of this thing unscathed. I ache every day from hitting the pavement in bike races...
04-21-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By nomadmax

If I were truly looking to avoid a particular...

If I were truly looking to avoid a particular subject, I wouldn't start a thread topic on it. On the bright side, you don't need to know very much technical information to ride a bicycle and enjoy...
04-08-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By nomadmax

It's something I wouldn't put my 159 pounds on.

It's something I wouldn't put my 159 pounds on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,288
Posted By nomadmax

It all came to a grinding halt with 2x10 for me....

It all came to a grinding halt with 2x10 for me. I have enough spare parts to make it all the way to the finish.
04-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,329
Posted By nomadmax

Yesterday my Gerch saw the light of day and open...

Yesterday my Gerch saw the light of day and open road again. A perfect end to the project and new beginning for an old warhorse, the bike not me ;)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By nomadmax

Take everything off the bike that records numbers...

Take everything off the bike that records numbers and ride; make a concerted effort to see the world around you because this is your one and only chance. The difference between what you could be...
03-27-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,755
Posted By nomadmax

I have a few nice bikes. But if the house caught...

I have a few nice bikes. But if the house caught fire and I could only get one out, it'd be my Merckx 7-Eleven.

...
03-27-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By nomadmax

That's a good way ^. On bikes that don't have a...

That's a good way ^. On bikes that don't have a cable tension adjustment for the FD I screw in the low limit until it touches the chain when it's on the innermost cog in back. Then I pull the cable...
03-27-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,274
Posted By nomadmax

OP, here are a few things to consider: ...

OP, here are a few things to consider:

Obeying all traffic laws is probably a great way to minimize the risk of injury and driver hostility (it will never eliminate it). Whatever words the...
03-23-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 67,642
Posted By nomadmax

It's been raining here, a lot. I had to re-route...

It's been raining here, a lot. I had to re-route my normal loop three times. Seems the car driver didn't get the memo....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 877
Posted By nomadmax

I have several sets of Zondas and I can't say...

I have several sets of Zondas and I can't say enough good things about them. They're not just great wheels for the money, they're great wheels.
03-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,726
Views: 2,216,715
Posted By nomadmax

I just got this Guerciotti SL back together after...

I just got this Guerciotti SL back together after long restoration process. I haven't got to ride it yet.

...
03-22-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,329
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you for the pics ;) Should you ever hear...

Thank you for the pics ;) Should you ever hear of a NGW jersey come up for sale (regardless of size) please let me know. It's a big part of this bike's history and I don't want it, or your...
Forum: Introductions
03-21-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By nomadmax

A guy posted a pic of a bike and the fork was...

A guy posted a pic of a bike and the fork was bent and nother guy posted pics of a Trek that he painted up as a fake Masi. Welcome back and ride safely ;)
03-21-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,329
Posted By nomadmax

I would like to thank all that helped me along in...

I would like to thank all that helped me along in this project; urging me to go forward when I needed a little push. Most of all for not saying what some may have been thinking, "he's got more money...
03-21-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,329
Posted By nomadmax

Alright, it's 1430 hours on 03-21-2020 and I'm...

Alright, it's 1430 hours on 03-21-2020 and I'm sitting here with a glass of wine (I know it's too early) and nearly at the conclusion to this adventure. I say near conclusion because it isn't over...
03-18-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 972
Posted By nomadmax

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's...

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's the same thing as saying "collectable Tupperware". :roflmao2:
03-16-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By nomadmax

Now everybody knows what it's like to be a...

Now everybody knows what it's like to be a cycling fan in the United States.
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