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01-17-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,148
Posted By nomadmax

None of that hit the mark in my case ;) ...

None of that hit the mark in my case ;)

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Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 469
Posted By nomadmax

I try my best to be a live and let live kinda...

I try my best to be a live and let live kinda guy. However, I propose that we ban anyone who posts about home repair or yardwork :roflmao2:
01-11-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,481
Posted By nomadmax

No. Every bike in my fleet is a rider and...

No.

Every bike in my fleet is a rider and has improvements to the pedals, saddle, bars, stems and gearing. I'm not 28 years old any more.
01-10-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By nomadmax

I have a Felt VR40 and I run 35mm Gravel Kings. ...

I have a Felt VR40 and I run 35mm Gravel Kings. Last year I did a muddy UnPAved gravel race and didn't have any clearance problems. That said, 35mm is the limit at the chainstays.
01-05-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,850
Posted By nomadmax

Many times, I don't even need to post because...

Many times, I don't even need to post because somebody has alread said what I was thinking.
01-05-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks all. I'll get a list of dealers in...

Thanks all.

I'll get a list of dealers in the area I'm willing to drive to and start calling around.
01-04-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By nomadmax

All good info above, thank you very much! ...

All good info above, thank you very much!

Why the Creo lost out to the Trek:

I have a fleet of lightweight steel road bikes (light weight so to speak). Honestly I'm buying the bike for the work...
Forum: Foo
01-04-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By nomadmax

Say what you want, that keyboard was better than...

Say what you want, that keyboard was better than ANY on screen version in my opinion.
01-02-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By nomadmax

Cheater bar.

Cheater bar.
12-27-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By nomadmax

"Ding" is the word sellers use when trying to...

"Ding" is the word sellers use when trying to sell something that has a DENT or is completely trashed. Similar to "Ran when parked" (35 years ago).
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 615
Posted By nomadmax

Not only do I not have a land line, my cell phone...

Not only do I not have a land line, my cell phone never gets answered. If you can't text or email it to me, I don't what to tell you. I hate talking on the phone.
12-26-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By nomadmax

It's easy to be fast when you use EPO :roflmao2:

It's easy to be fast when you use EPO :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By nomadmax

You have two bikes and want to get rid of...

You have two bikes and want to get rid of one**********?


You need to find another forum. :roflmao2:
12-21-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By nomadmax

Get a home kit to test the tap water you drink. ...

Get a home kit to test the tap water you drink. You'll forget all about the paint on that frame.

What's the goal in your quest?
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 704
Posted By nomadmax

My truck has crank windows, rubber floor and an...

My truck has crank windows, rubber floor and an 8' bed. Any idea where I fall on the "technology" as an improvement scale? ;)
12-20-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By nomadmax

The brakes pictured in the OP are 1991 Croce...

The brakes pictured in the OP are 1991 Croce d'Aune brakes. In the 2nd photo you can see the external spring on the back as opposed to Corsa Record models with internal springs. The CdA's are 5 axis...
12-19-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By nomadmax

They had me at the pink and teal furnature ;) ...

They had me at the pink and teal furnature ;) Reminds me of old south Florida.
12-18-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3,386
Views: 367,088
Posted By nomadmax

Thank goodness we have another helmet thread;...

Thank goodness we have another helmet thread; there just aren't enough of them. OP, start with something a little more deadly, IE

Why do people:
Smoke
Over eat
Use drugs
Refuse to wear seat...
12-17-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,481
Posted By nomadmax

They aren't for walking, at all. Carry a pair of...

They aren't for walking, at all. Carry a pair of cleat covers.
11-24-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 907
Posted By nomadmax

If Campanolo Delta brakes are "new fangled",...

If Campanolo Delta brakes are "new fangled", you're old.

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11-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By nomadmax

Great video. One thing to note on the Ten...

Great video.

One thing to note on the Ten Speed Drive Import Alan/Guerciottis. The head tube castings were sometimes a little undersized, not reconciling the difference between the headset cups...
11-17-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,931
Posted By nomadmax

"Papaw what are those bike tires that don't use...

"Papaw what are those bike tires that don't use inner tubes for??"

"They're for sellin' grandson, they're for sellin"
11-12-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By nomadmax

I'd only do one of two things: Leave it...

I'd only do one of two things:

Leave it alone and do nothing, OR take it to a frame builder and have it corrected. There are only a few ways to get it right and a bunch of ways to get it wrong.
11-08-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By nomadmax

I have a Marinoni "Special" from about the same...

I have a Marinoni "Special" from about the same time. It rides, climbs, sprints as good as my Merckxs or Guerciottis. Were it a 55cm, I'd be typing a PM right now in lieu of this thread bump. Extra...
11-02-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By nomadmax

I'm in to find out about this one.

I'm in to find out about this one.
10-31-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By nomadmax

Let's get this thread off to a good start for a...

Let's get this thread off to a good start for a lock.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

go!
10-28-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,025
Posted By nomadmax

I'm 62, a dyed in the wool roadie (literally)...

I'm 62, a dyed in the wool roadie (literally) with a fleet of drop bar road bikes. OP, I'm younger than you and I've already stopped worrying about the future. Buy/ride the bike that fits you and...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,380
Posted By nomadmax

That's not bashing, that's the truth. Have you...

That's not bashing, that's the truth. Have you ever served this country (the USA)? I have and paid a high price to do so. So spare me the name calling, that told me everything I needed to know about...
10-28-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 15,436
Posted By nomadmax

And here I thought we were talking about the...

And here I thought we were talking about the theme song to the TV show "Movin On".
10-28-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 15,436
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not gonna lie, that seat does look...

I'm not gonna lie, that seat does look comfortable.
10-28-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,251
Posted By nomadmax

IMO, Snap On makes the strongest, thin wall...

IMO, Snap On makes the strongest, thin wall chrome sockets.

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10-28-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 15,436
Posted By nomadmax

Unless you're willing to ride old equipment and...

Unless you're willing to ride old equipment and do the work that comes from riding non current components (ie finding/procuring), you ride what's available. I started a vociferous campaign against...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,664
Posted By nomadmax

You can take the "why pay more" question even...

You can take the "why pay more" question even further. Why buy a new Trek, Spec or Giant when you can get a nice steel frame bike with indexed downtube shifters off Craigslist for pennies on the...
10-27-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By nomadmax

Those are there to help you get fitter. The more...

Those are there to help you get fitter. The more you squeeze the lever, the harder you have to pedal.
10-25-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,512
Posted By nomadmax

Frame pump to the spokes, then a sucker punch to...

Frame pump to the spokes, then a sucker punch to help him up.
10-22-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By nomadmax

Or Tomasso, a play on Tom Eason's first name who...

Or Tomasso, a play on Tom Eason's first name who owned Ten Speed Drive Imports. However, in the old days, they were actually made in Italy and shipped over. Another brand that sticks out in my mind...
10-20-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By nomadmax

New tech doesn't make basic safety checks of a...

New tech doesn't make basic safety checks of a machine that's supposed to support your weight at speed obsolete.
10-15-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By nomadmax

This isn't an airfield. Departures need not be...

This isn't an airfield. Departures need not be announced.
10-06-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,970
Posted By nomadmax

They'll wind up doing what SRAM did, quit trying...

They'll wind up doing what SRAM did, quit trying and pimp 1 X. :roflmao2:
10-04-21, 03:23 AM
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By nomadmax

That Sutra LTD would make a heck of a gravel bike.

That Sutra LTD would make a heck of a gravel bike.
09-30-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,434
Posted By nomadmax

I'd start the ball rolling with going down...

I'd start the ball rolling with going down descents a little slower and gain more handling experience. Speed is Feet Per Second, FPS. Roughly translated speed x 1.5 is FPS (actual is 1.466). The...
09-23-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,710
Posted By nomadmax

Any Guerciotti or Merckx and Campagnolo 10 speed...

Any Guerciotti or Merckx and Campagnolo 10 speed anything.
09-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 893
Posted By nomadmax

If a guy posted a thread here about walking on...

If a guy posted a thread here about walking on water, with a video of him doing it; he'd get dog piled for making ripples in the water. For some around here, the moral high ground is at skyscraper...
08-30-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By nomadmax

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.

I'm no expert, but that don't look good.
08-22-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By nomadmax

I nominate this for best post of the thread. ...

I nominate this for best post of the thread. Made my trip in here worthwhile ;)
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By nomadmax

That's a Waterford Paramount, not the same thing...

That's a Waterford Paramount, not the same thing as the unicrown forked PDG Paramounts (which are also great bikes). The Waterford built bikes command more than the offshore PDGs. That said, the...
08-15-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By nomadmax

Carbon fiber is an extremely strong material, til...

Carbon fiber is an extremely strong material, til it ain't. Be glad you found that before it failed.
08-13-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,930
Posted By nomadmax

In appalachia it's "Can/will you (carry me) to...

In appalachia it's "Can/will you (carry me) to town/home?"


BTW, where in heck are the text tools anymore? Underline, font and such?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,720
Posted By nomadmax

How long is a piece of string 🤣

How long is a piece of string 🤣
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