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09-14-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By nomadmax

It's probably the cynic in me but when I see out...

It's probably the cynic in me but when I see out of focus, poor lighting or badly composed photos that don't show detail I think the seller is hiding something.
09-14-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By nomadmax

I'm always interested in the info you provide on...

I'm always interested in the info you provide on Merckx bikes. :thumb:
09-14-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By nomadmax

Campy peanut butter wrench ;) ...

Campy peanut butter wrench ;)

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x701/8536831057_bb952bc199_b_91b7b54ebdc2fc7c3f705041f40138a435d38ac9.jpg
09-13-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Bring those parts ! No cell service here...

Bring those parts !

No cell service here for me but having a great time already :thumb:
...
09-12-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Donna and I headed out in an hour or so from SW...

Donna and I headed out in an hour or so from SW Ohio. Hope to be there by 1800 CST hours, staying at the Dairyland Motel. Looking forward to this event in every way, the people, the riding and the...
09-12-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,188
Posted By nomadmax

Another advantage with the 48T is you can stay in...

Another advantage with the 48T is you can stay in the big ring for rolling/momentum hills and skip the front shift. :thumb:
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By nomadmax

Game, set and MATCH ;)

Game, set and MATCH ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By nomadmax

Not at all, especially considering Specialized...

Not at all, especially considering Specialized didn't sell bikes in the beginning, just parts and accessories. Founded in 1974, they didn't sell their first bike until 1981.
09-12-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,188
Posted By nomadmax

On my dedicated road bikes: 34/48...

On my dedicated road bikes:

34/48 chainrings, 12-30 cassettes (10 speed).

You can lose a lot more time going up a climb with the wrong gear than you can going down in the wrong gear.
09-11-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By nomadmax

Tim makes a good point. Poor quality glass can...

Tim makes a good point. Poor quality glass can be a safety hazard and a poor install can result in a leak. Remember, they're the same people who couldn't PARK a car; why trust them for the repair?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By nomadmax

You can pedal thru many corners by keeping the...

You can pedal thru many corners by keeping the bike more upright and leaning your body over center toward the apex.
09-11-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By nomadmax

I'll start it off: "I was Just Riding Along...

I'll start it off:

"I was Just Riding Along when......"

;)
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By nomadmax

There are a number of people in the world with...

There are a number of people in the world with more money than sense. All that seller needs is ONE.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By nomadmax

In my opinion, there's nothing more beautiful...

In my opinion, there's nothing more beautiful than an old steel frame going down the road at speed. If I have to put pink handlebar streamers on my bike to make that happen, I will.

Besides, they...
09-10-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,141
Posted By nomadmax

God job on the ride! As far as stashing...

God job on the ride!

As far as stashing water and food someplace, I've done it. If bears and the like are not a concern people are easy; just put it where they'll have to walk more than ten steps...
09-10-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Thankfully, I don't wash my bikes so I'm good...

Thankfully, I don't wash my bikes so I'm good with the rain, now lightning is another story.
09-10-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Looks like we're going to have some nice weather...

Looks like we're going to have some nice weather for Coppi ! It's raining right up to the time most of us will arrive and be dry for Fri, Sat & Sun ;)
...
09-10-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By nomadmax

scooterpants Post up some pics of that crimp...

scooterpants

Post up some pics of that crimp tube Guerciotti if you ride it!
09-10-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By nomadmax

Position your head between the rafters ? Not...

Position your head between the rafters ?

Not meant to be a joke. When I do pullups in the basement I have the bar centered between two rafters so my head doesn't hit the ceiling.
09-09-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By nomadmax

That's a nice bike ;)

That's a nice bike ;)
09-09-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

My guess is there will be some drinking Friday...

My guess is there will be some drinking Friday AND Saturday night :thumb:
09-09-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Aren't ALL book stores vintage ?? ;)

Aren't ALL book stores vintage ?? ;)
09-09-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,445
Posted By nomadmax

Bernard Hinault says this guy could wind up being...

Bernard Hinault says this guy could wind up being better than him; I'm putting my money on the Badger.
09-09-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By nomadmax

What that guy said ^. It's sounds like you...

What that guy said ^.

It's sounds like you might be "vintage" (read older) like many of us here. The older you get, the less you expect from someone who doesn't make a lot of money and are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By nomadmax

Yes, same wheels. Both are shod with Zondas or a...

Yes, same wheels. Both are shod with Zondas or a custom build of Campy Record Hubs & DT 411 rims, same exact build down to the spoke nipples. That's ^ a nice bike.
Forum: Touring
09-08-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By nomadmax

THAT ^ would have been my last night in a tent...

THAT ^ would have been my last night in a tent :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By nomadmax

I guess it's all a matter of personal perception...

I guess it's all a matter of personal perception and taste. My mid 80s Colnago Master (Gilco tubing) is more compliant (read less harsh) and doesn't corner as well as my Merckx Corsa Extra.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,508
Posted By nomadmax

As mentioned, riding a route in reverse is a good...

As mentioned, riding a route in reverse is a good way to mix it up. Having a quiver of road bikes that you can ride doesn't hurt either.
09-08-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By nomadmax

I don't remember any connection to Eddie B...

I don't remember any connection to Eddie B because I don't think the bikes were UCI legal; but that doesn't mean I'm right.

Here's a link:

https://www.slowtwitch.com/Tech/The_Hooker_237.html
09-07-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,510
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't put those King Cage hose clamps on...

I wouldn't put those King Cage hose clamps on anything but a gas pipe beater. I am going to a set of those hinged clamps mentioned above ;)
09-07-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By nomadmax

Tell the wife it's a tax write off as a "Medical...

Tell the wife it's a tax write off as a "Medical Device" ;)
09-07-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By nomadmax

I appreciate the offer, I'm looking for a 172.5,...

I appreciate the offer, I'm looking for a 172.5, 30/46.

I'll have to go with an Italian thread version of the 118mm x 70mm UN55 for the Guerciotti. The IRD does have the look I'm after. Is yours...
09-07-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By nomadmax

In my experience, the difference between a 30T...

In my experience, the difference between a 30T chainring and a 34T on a climb like Alpe d' Huez is more significant than a gear chart will reflect. I'm stuck on the the 30T as I have Mt Evans/Pike's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,641
Posted By nomadmax

Just A Dog by ZZ Top, ala American Flyers ;)

Just A Dog by ZZ Top, ala American Flyers ;)
09-06-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

Put me down for that.

Put me down for that.
09-06-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By nomadmax

I'm stuck on the 30T small ring.

I'm stuck on the 30T small ring.
09-06-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,672
Posted By nomadmax

On another note; with total honesty. How many of...

On another note; with total honesty. How many of you going to this event have perused Craigslist in Madison or places along the way (if driving) ? :roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
09-06-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,446
Posted By nomadmax

Put me down as fenders on at least one of my...

Put me down as fenders on at least one of my bikes. I learned their value when I rode a bike at work.
...
09-06-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By nomadmax

I carry some duct tape myself. It'll boot a tire...

I carry some duct tape myself. It'll boot a tire like nobody's business, among other things. I'm often accused of carrying too much, but never by anyone I help ;)
...
09-06-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By nomadmax

Take the lock nut and axle cone off the non drive...

Take the lock nut and axle cone off the non drive side, pull the axle out the drive and then use the tool to remove the cassette lock ring. The tool won't bottom out before reaching the splines and...
09-06-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By nomadmax

IRD Sub-Compact Reviews/Info?

I did an internal and external search for info regarding the IRD Sub-Compact 30/46 crankset. Specifically, I'm looking to hear reviews re the quality or any "gotchas" that may have popped up after...
09-06-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By nomadmax

Seat tube center to TOP ? Top tube center to...

Seat tube center to TOP ?

Top tube center to center?

Head tube?
09-05-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By nomadmax

Once you become a cyclist, you will forever be.

Once you become a cyclist, you will forever be.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,184
Posted By nomadmax

ANYTHING someone tries desperately to sell you is...

ANYTHING someone tries desperately to sell you is better for them, not you.
09-05-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By nomadmax

I'd get a set of calipers and check it. Dial vs...

I'd get a set of calipers and check it. Dial vs digital in my opinion.
09-05-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By nomadmax

Bar end shifters were used in the Tour and all...

Bar end shifters were used in the Tour and all the other major races in days past. In the early development of Shimano STI some racers favored a bar end shifter for the front derailleur or stuck with...
09-05-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,431
Posted By nomadmax

I have a friend who's bound and determined to do...

I have a friend who's bound and determined to do the Dirty Kanza ride:

https://dirtykanza.com/

I can only assume that there has to be beau coup gravel roads in the area.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-04-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By nomadmax

Whoa. ..... There's a 50 Plus ride with...

Whoa. .....


There's a 50 Plus ride with people from the forum?
09-04-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,566
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not one to wish away time but I can't wait.

I'm not one to wish away time but I can't wait.
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By nomadmax

I think more knowledgeable people will chime in...

I think more knowledgeable people will chime in but according to me, that's too much for a Trek Lemond. I'd be at $300.00 or so if the components and tires were rideable, less if they weren't. For...
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