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Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 655
Posted By nomadmax

For me, Jack Trumbull (owner of Franklin Frame)...

For me, Jack Trumbull (owner of Franklin Frame) has no equal.
12-01-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By nomadmax

The answer to the orginal question is YES, Ultra...

The answer to the orginal question is YES, Ultra Torque cranks are compatable with English or Italian threaded UT BB cups.
11-29-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By nomadmax

Everything but what I'm looking for.

Everything but what I'm looking for.
11-25-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By nomadmax

Buy these Wellgo WAM cleats RC-1 red, 6...

Buy these

Wellgo WAM cleats RC-1 red, 6 degree & RC-2 black 3 degree. NEW | eBay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/273507027240)

or these

New Wellgo RC-1 RED Road Bike WAM Cleats 6 Degree Float |...
11-24-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 792
Posted By nomadmax

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

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

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11-24-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By nomadmax

That right there ^. I used old inner tubes. ...

That right there ^. I used old inner tubes.

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11-22-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 405
Posted By nomadmax

I use old inner tubes split down the middle as a...

I use old inner tubes split down the middle as a temp bar tape to make sure the levers are where I want them. Once my OCD is satisfied, I tape them up with the real thing.
11-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
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...
11-21-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By nomadmax

What's a ghost dismount?

What's a ghost dismount?
11-20-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By nomadmax

In my opinion, having multiple frames...

In my opinion, having multiple frames restored/rebuilt/repainted by Jack Trumbull (owner of Franklin Frame) he has no equal.
11-18-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By nomadmax

I'm in

I'm in
11-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By nomadmax

Allow the group to go ahead then do some bridging...

Allow the group to go ahead then do some bridging intervals. Same thing for going off the front to the next turn. Always put yourself in the wind and shelter those who might be struggling. But,...
11-17-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,582
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"
11-17-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By nomadmax

Set 6 PRs with it installed wrong, I say lube the...

Set 6 PRs with it installed wrong, I say lube the pin and leave it out there :D
11-17-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,332
Posted By nomadmax

There's no way in the world I'd ride on ANYTHING...

There's no way in the world I'd ride on ANYTHING I made. That said, just because I don't have the brains and skill to do it, doesn't mean the OP can't get it done. I'm in to see how this one turns...
11-17-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,111
Posted By nomadmax

Cheapest thing on a nice bike is the rider.

Cheapest thing on a nice bike

is the rider.
11-12-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 640
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, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,070
Posted By nomadmax

How do you adjust the saddle height on one of...

How do you adjust the saddle height on one of those things??
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By nomadmax

I'd be at 1500.00-1600.00 tops if it fit, weren't...

I'd be at 1500.00-1600.00 tops if it fit, weren't ANY dents or rust and the stem and seatpost weren't stuck.
11-08-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
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: 912
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: 286
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: 75
Views: 4,106
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: 1,263
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...
Forum: Touring
10-28-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,924
Posted By nomadmax

I do my route recon with google maps and state...

I do my route recon with google maps and state atlases that are county based, then a final boots on the ground inspection by motorcycle. That allows me the opportunity to see the road conditions,...
10-28-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
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".
Replies: 42
Views: 1,263
Posted By nomadmax

Based on the overall condition I see in the photo...

Based on the overall condition I see in the photo that would lead me to believe:

Probably needs tires and tubes. Dry rot or tread wear is an automatic replacement item for me. Dentist bills are...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,263
Posted By nomadmax

My answer is "no". that 50 bucks might the 50...

My answer is "no". that 50 bucks might the 50 bucks it takes to close a deal on a bike that isn't in such poor condition. But that's me, I'd rather buy "condtion" than create it with money and...
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By nomadmax

That thing looks like a real deal Paramount made...

That thing looks like a real deal Paramount made in Waterford. Not that the Asian PDGs were bad, far from it, but I'd put a Waterford made Paramount above any others price/desirabilty wise. That...
10-28-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
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, 10:27 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,419
Posted By nomadmax

One of the things I really, really like about...

One of the things I really, really like about this place is the collective sense of humor. I've busted out laughing too many times to count. And that, brightens my day. ;)
10-28-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,214
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: 14,419
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: 3,371
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: 402
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: 3,911
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: 425
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...
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
Posted By nomadmax

How far out is Kona on actual "we have it in the...

How far out is Kona on actual "we have it in the store"?
10-22-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By nomadmax

I wasn't able to sort where the name Fezzari came...

I wasn't able to sort where the name Fezzari came from?
10-20-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
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: 812
Posted By nomadmax

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

This isn't an airfield. Departures need not be announced.
10-13-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By nomadmax

Yes you can use it. "AS" doesn't relate to the...

Yes you can use it. "AS" doesn't relate to the chainring bolt pattern.
10-13-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By nomadmax

Buy it, fast.

Buy it, fast.
10-13-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By nomadmax

If you ride a bike with a carbon steerer, (or...

If you ride a bike with a carbon steerer, (or handlebars) you have to at least entertain the idea that it could fail catastrophically and decide if you're good with it.
10-06-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,852
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:
10-05-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By nomadmax

ASymmetric profile.

ASymmetric profile.
10-04-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By nomadmax

Use the valve stem as a reference point and...

Use the valve stem as a reference point and measure at the same part of the rim every time by rotating the wheel. There are two measurements, horizontal and vertical. Use the same point of reference...
10-04-21, 03:23 AM
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
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.
10-02-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By nomadmax

Isn't there something funky/different about Dura...

Isn't there something funky/different about Dura Ace 10 speed stuff vs other Shimano 10 speed road ?
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