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01-26-19, 04:40 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Landroid. And I carry mine in a zippered...

Landroid.

And I carry mine in a zippered pocket in the baggy shorts.
01-22-19, 06:52 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Just checking in. It appears that I was the...

Just checking in. It appears that I was the second post in this thread 10 years ago. Lots of new members. Some have disappeared.

Still riding, but not as fast or as far. These days I just...
01-22-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By maddmaxx

At 72 I've now had 3 with anesthesia. Polyps in...

At 72 I've now had 3 with anesthesia. Polyps in 2 that tested pre-cancerous so I'm on a 3 year schedule. My wife is a 2 time colon cancer survivor with colon resections each time so I'm not...
01-22-19, 06:42 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

I was diagnosed with glaucoma last year to go...

I was diagnosed with glaucoma last year to go along with my cataract replacement lenses in both eyes and several retina detachments, some requiring laser surgery to repair. I went through several...
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10-01-18, 05:00 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Very nice. I often forget that Roland Leong ran...

Very nice. I often forget that Roland Leong ran a dragster before his famous string of Funny Cars. A number of famous drivers drove for him along the way. This car would have been running about...
06-07-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,945
Posted By maddmaxx

I was 72 yesterday. I still ride. I'm no longer...

I was 72 yesterday. I still ride. I'm no longer fast. (was I ever) I no longer jump over things. I no longer ride for more than an hour or two at most on any one day. I no longer ride on the road...
06-07-18, 09:37 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

At 72 that's why I currently have a compact...

At 72 that's why I currently have a compact double with a 12/34 cassette and disk brakes with 32's. The bike also has flat bars and a slightly more upright position that the last few that I built. ...
04-04-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 83
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Posted By maddmaxx

This sort of thing is going to make a dash cam...

This sort of thing is going to make a dash cam (bike cam) mandatory in the future just to ensure that the perps get caught. Prices have come down so that this is becoming a viable practice.
04-04-18, 07:13 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

It was late last June that I got taken out of...

It was late last June that I got taken out of biking by a spider bite that led to a reaction to the antibiotics given. That was followed by a bit more eye surgery and a "lump" in my throat and a...
02-01-18, 03:53 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Cycling with preparation H

Hemorrhoids and cycling. Any advice or tips?
01-09-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,325
Posted By maddmaxx

You and RM RF may be correct. Our RC chassis...

You and RM RF may be correct. Our RC chassis plates are made for lightness and have routed edges. Steerer tubes may be more dense.
01-09-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,325
Posted By maddmaxx

Great thread Jppe. I've always enjoyed build my...

Great thread Jppe. I've always enjoyed build my own bikes. The sense of accomplishment is strong.

One tip that might be worth a try. In addition to bikes I still race RC race cars and there is...
01-09-18, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,562
Posted By maddmaxx

You will enjoy the difference that the operation...

You will enjoy the difference that the operation makes. In my case my vision had been awful since I was a child with my good eye being about 20/400. The new lenses cured that as well. Start...
01-03-18, 04:54 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

At 71 I've changed the style of bike I ride. I...

At 71 I've changed the style of bike I ride. I put this one together from a frame that I got by stripping a store bike with what were for me good dimensions. Nashbar had the bike and I had a better...
01-03-18, 04:43 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

I remember my time in Orlando. I liked it there...

I remember my time in Orlando. I liked it there but it was the year before I returned to cycling (98/99) so I never got to ride some of the places I would if I had the chance now. That was a...
01-02-18, 02:17 PM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Having spent a few years in Florida, 2 in Key...

Having spent a few years in Florida, 2 in Key West and 1 in the Orlando area, it's amazing that you can function at all in 48 degree weather. Are you a transplant. :lol:

I know the feeling by...
Forum: Foo
08-28-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,801
Posted By maddmaxx

Not one ounce of that research would have done...

Not one ounce of that research would have done Houston any good.
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08-28-17, 04:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,801
Posted By maddmaxx

He will wade in sometime this week. Perhaps a...

He will wade in sometime this week. Perhaps a corn cob pipe?
Forum: Foo
08-22-17, 04:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,305
Posted By maddmaxx

Football, with the certainty now that brains are...

Football, with the certainty now that brains are being turned to mush, is our gladiator sport for the masses.
04-15-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,599
Posted By maddmaxx

Tell us more about the trike (s). Now that I'm...

Tell us more about the trike (s). Now that I'm in my 70's I think it's time to look into one.
04-03-17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,289
Posted By maddmaxx

At the age of 70 I just retired and sold the MTB...

At the age of 70 I just retired and sold the MTB last summer. This year will be a mix of gravel roads, dirt bike trails and a bit of pavement on a more upright hybrid.
03-28-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By maddmaxx

Hello Dean. Part of my family lives in downtown...

Hello Dean. Part of my family lives in downtown KL just a block away from City Center. When you see all the monkeys are you out near Batu Caves? I was in KL two years ago for my oldest son's...
03-23-17, 04:04 PM
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Views: 3,790
Posted By maddmaxx

Yes. I'd vote for giving up on price so I could...

Yes. I'd vote for giving up on price so I could have a bike to ride. IMO the cost of the modern superbike is simply out of reach for many of us. The price is a part of the performance of the bike....
03-23-17, 03:51 PM
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Posted By maddmaxx

The best part of being retired is having the...

The best part of being retired is having the trails almost to myself on weekdays.
03-23-17, 03:48 PM
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Posted By maddmaxx

I'm late to the thread but has anyone mentioned...

I'm late to the thread but has anyone mentioned that some of us over 70 really haven't got the budget to buy whatever we want.
02-14-17, 08:17 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

It always does.

It always does.
01-27-17, 06:25 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Not a build, but a geometry change to this old...

Not a build, but a geometry change to this old body resulted in purchasing a hybrid from Nashbar because the frame numbers lined up with what all my notes from building over the years said would be...
01-27-17, 06:12 AM
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Posted By maddmaxx

My current 8 speed ride uses brifters I had to...

My current 8 speed ride uses brifters I had to buy from Ireland. Cassettes and chains from SRAM are still easy but the chain rings are officially 9 speed. I doubt that it matters much as the...
07-08-16, 01:11 PM
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Posted By maddmaxx

Virus attacks since the change?

Today I used a computer that I hadn't used since the software change and I had to log in. My password didn't work and an attempt to get that emailed to me resulted in my anti virus software blocking...
Forum: Foo
04-02-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By maddmaxx

I blame bedbugs.

I blame bedbugs.
10-15-15, 05:53 AM
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Views: 1,774
Posted By maddmaxx

I spend most of my time on a hardtail mtn bike on...

I spend most of my time on a hardtail mtn bike on trails and fire roads. My road bike was reserved mostly for vacation time on Cape Cod riding around towns like Falmouth and Woods Hole. A couple of...
Forum: Foo
09-23-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By maddmaxx

That would mean that you don't know that the same...

That would mean that you don't know that the same stuff is available there as at most any other store. Jif Peanut Butter is Jif Peanut Butter. Tide detergent is Tide detergent etc.

But hey. If...
Forum: Foo
09-23-15, 12:41 PM
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Views: 822
Posted By maddmaxx

Where?

Where?
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09-23-15, 04:42 AM
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Views: 822
Posted By maddmaxx

I love box stores. Cheap prices and...

I love box stores. Cheap prices and entertainment all in one location.
Forum: Foo
09-20-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,729
Posted By maddmaxx

Paid for with Fiat money one would presume. ...

Paid for with Fiat money one would presume. Don't you know your kitchen isn't real.


There, political.


Nice kitchen.
09-03-15, 04:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,080
Posted By maddmaxx

I'm only concerned about heart rates of 0

I'm only concerned about heart rates of 0
09-03-15, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,319
Posted By maddmaxx

52 years! Congrats. I've only been married for...

52 years! Congrats. I've only been married for 42.

I have to admit that when I opened this thread I expected an announcement that you had been in this forum for 52 years. :p
Forum: Foo
08-20-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By maddmaxx

July. Hottest month in recorded history and it's...

July. Hottest month in recorded history and it's getting worse.
06-21-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By maddmaxx

Don't tell me you've lost another post ambassador.

Don't tell me you've lost another post ambassador.
Forum: Foo
02-23-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,432
Posted By maddmaxx

I'm never going to be a character in a book if...

I'm never going to be a character in a book if you don't hurry up and write it. I have a few important friends here and you are on the top of the list.
Forum: Foo
02-18-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By maddmaxx

People collect German helmets don't they?

People collect German helmets don't they?
02-16-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,818
Posted By maddmaxx

Cats. Looking up and seeing your cat...

Cats.


Looking up and seeing your cat stretch up an sink her front feet into the tire on your bike bolted to the trainer..........................no! stop!


sigh, too late.
Forum: Foo
02-15-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,912
Posted By maddmaxx

My experience is that when you make a job out of...

My experience is that when you make a job out of your hobby it's not going to be a hobby anymore and you will come to realize that was a mistake.

I would want to fly though. Anything, anywhere,...
Forum: Foo
02-14-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By maddmaxx

Damn. I have that album and it is old.

Damn. I have that album and it is old.
Forum: Foo
02-11-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 71,617
Posted By maddmaxx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5akEgsZSfhg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5akEgsZSfhg
Forum: Foo
02-11-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By maddmaxx

They will never stop calling you.........even...

They will never stop calling you.........even long after you find a job.
Forum: Foo
02-10-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By maddmaxx

Yes, selector switch, preferably amplified to...

Yes, selector switch, preferably amplified to make up for the signal loses of the switch.



Best choice however is 2 flat screen TV's, each mounted on the wall facing the city in question, both...
Forum: Foo
01-26-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By maddmaxx

State Shinto was a temporary subversion of a...

State Shinto was a temporary subversion of a religion for political reasons. It was undone after WWII



The Directive for the Disestablishment of State Shinto (1945)
The Imperial Rescript...
Forum: Foo
01-26-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By maddmaxx

I love Japanese culture. :p Shrines by day,...

I love Japanese culture. :p

Shrines by day, karaoke bars by night.
Forum: Foo
01-26-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By maddmaxx

My oldest son lived and worked there for 5 years....

My oldest son lived and worked there for 5 years. I stayed for a while in takatori-cho. That's a small castle/fort town south of the NARA plains where there is virtually no english spoken outside...
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