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Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 267
Posted By nomadmax

I used to use that video clip in training classes...

I used to use that video clip in training classes ;) I used it emphasize how something that seems easy can go bad very quickly. For the record, I do love cats; we have 3 rescues as part of our...
10-23-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By nomadmax

I've been riding LOOK pedals since they first...

I've been riding LOOK pedals since they first became available to the cycling public. Here's a couple of tips for riding/getting started from a stop:

Obviously, you'll start with one foot clipped...
10-22-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By nomadmax

I'm in to hear how it was done.

I'm in to hear how it was done.
10-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,452
Posted By nomadmax

Cinelli does make the 1A stem and Model 64 bars...

Cinelli does make the 1A stem and Model 64 bars again.
10-22-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By nomadmax

I have an 86 Allez SE that has a 34/48 Shimano...

I have an 86 Allez SE that has a 34/48 Shimano crankset, 11-34 9 speed SRAM cassette, Shimano Deore 9 speed RD and Campy Ergo 10 shifters on it.
10-21-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,452
Posted By nomadmax

There were a number of parts that were often...

There were a number of parts that were often found on Campy equipped bikes, Phil BBs and hubs were a couple of examples. My race bikes sported Super Record drivetrains with Simplex shifters. They...
10-21-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,102
Posted By nomadmax

As far as I know, you only really need to be...

As far as I know, you only really need to be concerned when your HR gets to zero ;)

Kidding aside, your max is YOUR max, not someone else's. Ride on and don't fret Bunkie; if you had a problem it...
10-21-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By nomadmax

If someone showed up with a 13-21 freewheel at a...

If someone showed up with a 13-21 freewheel at a team ride or club race they had to endure the shame of riding with a "pie plate" :D
10-20-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By nomadmax

I have two friends who use the Wolf Tooth...

I have two friends who use the Wolf Tooth version, one of which has it on a Campy set up despite the company saying they can't guarantee results with Campy. The ones pictured in the OP look like the...
10-20-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By nomadmax

I have those on my mountain bike. I like them...

I have those on my mountain bike. I like them better than any platform pedal I've ever used.
10-20-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By nomadmax

I agree. I use the skewer (leaving it a tiny bit...

I agree. I use the skewer (leaving it a tiny bit loose) to make sure the tool doesn't slip out and then put the tool in a vise. It's a lot easier to the use the wheel as a lever as opposed to a...
10-20-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,442
Posted By nomadmax

I'm kicking myself for missing this; I had some...

I'm kicking myself for missing this; I had some serious commitments that I just couldn't duck. Hopefully this wasn't a one off and I can make it next year.
Forum: Foo
10-20-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 427
Posted By nomadmax

I've always found that a bare finger finds stuff...

I've always found that a bare finger finds stuff stuck in a tire casing faster than a cotton ball. But then, there's the time it takes to stop the bleeding and dress the wound ;)
10-20-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,213
Posted By nomadmax

I'd hate to be you on "pump all the tires" day...

I'd hate to be you on "pump all the tires" day ;)
10-18-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By nomadmax

Does it slip on one cog or all of them? ...

Does it slip on one cog or all of them?

Usually:

One cog = a cassette/cog problem

All cogs = a chain problem

Slowly pedal the crank backwards with your hand. Look at the chain near the...
10-18-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 531
Posted By nomadmax

I have a carbon seat post in an aluminum frame. ...

I have a carbon seat post in an aluminum frame. I concur with above opinions, I can't feel any difference between the carbon post and an aluminum one.
...
10-18-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,558
Posted By nomadmax

There's always another one just down the road ;)

There's always another one just down the road ;)
10-18-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,893
Posted By nomadmax

My bikes have a picture of me (with the bike) in...

My bikes have a picture of me (with the bike) in a plastic bag stuffed down in the seat tube. Anybody who has one of mine is a 5mm allen wrench from a beat down. ;)
10-17-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,472
Posted By nomadmax

Campy 12 can be had with a 32/48 crank and a...

Campy 12 can be had with a 32/48 crank and a 11-34 out back.
10-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,558
Posted By nomadmax

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I...

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I live in a bit of bubble being in a small town. But for the stuff they built up on the state route, there isn't anyplace you can't go by walking or...
10-16-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By nomadmax

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not...

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not likely to change in our lifetimes. If you read something else into it, it's what you were thinking, not me.
10-16-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By nomadmax

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our...

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our lifetimes.
10-16-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,558
Posted By nomadmax

In their defense, at least around here anyway,...

In their defense, at least around here anyway, people use motor vehicles a wheel chairs (ironically, the practice usually creates an inability to do anything physical later in life). At the...
10-16-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,753
Posted By nomadmax

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to full capacity.
10-16-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By nomadmax

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike...

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike that was marked "Police". We had one of the largest bike patrols and I worked with the company to enter the market.
...
10-16-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By nomadmax

RAGBRAI Trouble

Looks like there's trouble on the horizon.

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2019/10/15/ragbrai-event-staff-resigns-dispute-des-moines-register
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By nomadmax

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is...

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is broke in any way, I'm buying a new one.
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By nomadmax

Generally there are only slight differences in...

Generally there are only slight differences in the "Police" versions of mountain bikes used on bike patrol.

There's a pretty good thread on bike patrol here:
...
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By nomadmax

Give a shout next time you come over this way. ...

Give a shout next time you come over this way. I'm local to the area and would happy to be a guide :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,739
Posted By nomadmax

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give...

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give my street clothes in the reflection. I can't say I've ever seen anything like it before.
...
Forum: Introductions
10-14-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from Germantown.

Welcome from Germantown.
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By nomadmax

RIP What a great actor. The guy was a...

RIP

What a great actor. The guy was a genius, literally; a member of the TNS.
10-12-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By nomadmax

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it...

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it as well. I'm a little peeved at Doc for being taller than me ;)
10-11-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,365
Posted By nomadmax

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for...

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for selling". ;)
Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By nomadmax

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the...

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the past, very well made. My favorite quill adapter is the Nitto MTC-04.
10-10-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 267
Posted By nomadmax

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2
10-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By nomadmax

Ben, I've had that happen with NOS Benotto...

Ben,

I've had that happen with NOS Benotto tape, I just unrolled it and pulled it thru a clean dry shop towel, then wrapped the bars. There didn't seem to be any ill effects from it. That said,...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 632
Posted By nomadmax

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)
10-09-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,898
Posted By nomadmax

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be...

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be able to get a ball park by searching Google Images and finding one in the same colorway.
10-08-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,570
Posted By nomadmax

I was gonna say glasses :innocent: I'm...

I was gonna say glasses :innocent:

I'm kidding, just kidding ;) As mentioned above, based on what you describe I wouldn't worry too much about the fork.
10-08-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,442
Posted By nomadmax

This sounds very interesting! RobbieTunes...

This sounds very interesting!
RobbieTunes speedevil

What say you?
10-08-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,106
Posted By nomadmax

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but...

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but I feel like its in the 70-80F range. I don't know what the temps were on RAIN ride this year but I know for a fact it was too hot for me.
10-08-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,898
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a good place to start: Eddy Merckx...

Here's a good place to start:

Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)

Then you can post up here with photos (especially of the bottom of the BB shell) and we have a guy who is...
10-07-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By nomadmax

I hope good things come to you :thumb:

I hope good things come to you :thumb:
10-06-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,841
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest...

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest on Ebay or CL despite the fact that it's rampant. However, I belong to/visit this and one other cycling forum; the other one has a pretty active...
10-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 768
Posted By nomadmax

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent...

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent before now ;) Goes to show, you can always count on good riding buds:thumb: As far as the saddle, you know I love my modern equipment but I have to...
10-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By nomadmax

Choices are what it's all about :thumb: I...

Choices are what it's all about :thumb:

I got hooked on Ergo Power when it came out because I was racing. I could shift to bigger gears while sprinting in the hooks; that allowed me to jump in a...
10-06-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By nomadmax

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient...

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient points or leave them as is and make a note in the post to say "Example of xyz @ 2 M 30 S". Do it multiple times for the ideas/info you want to get...
10-06-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By nomadmax

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo...

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo but between STI and ErgoPower, the second mouse got the cheese ;)

Post up those pics OP !
10-06-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By nomadmax

Maybe on the box, but my money says your...

Maybe on the box, but my money says your knowledge base is deeper than mine. I specialize in "breaking" not "fixing" ;)
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