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02-25-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By nomadmax

Bump for price drops.

Bump for price drops.
02-21-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By nomadmax

Campagnolo Triomphe, Athena & Chorus

All prices are USD and include shipping to the CONUS. Everything I own is dirty, if I have to clean it to sell it , the price goes WAY up ;)

Triomphe brake set complete PRICE DROP 70.00
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02-16-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By nomadmax

There will always be doping in cycle racing as...

There will always be doping in cycle racing as long as there's money in the "testing and detection" of it. The riders dope to win and the governing bodies hope they do so there will be a "need" for...
02-16-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By nomadmax

"Papaw, what are BOA cycling shoe closures for?" ...

"Papaw, what are BOA cycling shoe closures for?"

"They're for selling son."
02-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By nomadmax

Stunning work!

Stunning work!
02-15-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 661
Posted By nomadmax

Spray some fluid film in there and call it good. ...

Spray some fluid film in there and call it good. It actually performs better than Frame Saver.

https://www.fluid-film.com/
02-12-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By nomadmax

Google "Salt Away". I keep a yard sprayer full...

Google "Salt Away". I keep a yard sprayer full of it for my winter bikes and the one motorcycle I have ready year round.
02-12-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By nomadmax

Wasn't there an episode of Deadwood that featured...

Wasn't there an episode of Deadwood that featured a guy taking delivery of an old bone shaker?
Forum: Introductions
02-12-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome my friend! This is just the beginning. By...

Welcome my friend! This is just the beginning. By this time next year you'll be deep into the C&V world as well ;)
02-12-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By nomadmax

Many times, cycling back pain is due to tight...

Many times, cycling back pain is due to tight hamstrings. They make the lower back lose it's inward curve and bulge disks toward the rear of the spine causing impingement.
02-04-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,944
Posted By nomadmax

I used Grip Shift on my work bikes that got...

I used Grip Shift on my work bikes that got shifted A LOT and never had a problem with them.
02-04-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By nomadmax

Of all the times I've said this in jest; that...

Of all the times I've said this in jest; that fork is BENT :eek:
Forum: Foo
01-29-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,113
Posted By nomadmax

You make me happy every day. ...

You make me happy every day.


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01-28-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,879
Posted By nomadmax

And money ;) I'm envious ;)

And money ;) I'm envious ;)
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By nomadmax

I was gonna go with "a deer hunting plane"...

I was gonna go with "a deer hunting plane" because of the camo. ;)
01-28-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,525
Posted By nomadmax

Good for you! Let's hear the story on how that...

Good for you! Let's hear the story on how that one got to be "the one".
01-17-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,442
Posted By nomadmax

My handling skills went up when I started on...

My handling skills went up when I started on bicycle patrol. During that period of time, being on the bike was nearly as stable as being on my feet.
01-14-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By nomadmax

All I got for an animal ride around my house is...

All I got for an animal ride around my house is zebras.


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Forum: Recumbent
01-13-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By nomadmax

I used a Camelbak strapped behind the seat and a...

I used a Camelbak strapped behind the seat and a retractable key holder on the hose clipped to my seat so I could drink whenever I wanted and not have to remove it when when getting off the trike.
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01-12-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By nomadmax

Being a thief is not without pitfalls; sometimes,...

Being a thief is not without pitfalls; sometimes, it's can get you killed. In my opinion, they got off easy. Probably not workable today but when I was on the job the guys who took the bikes and got...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,638
Posted By nomadmax

I have a dedicated rollers bike that I sometimes...

I have a dedicated rollers bike that I sometimes ride outdoors in less than optimal conditions; weather & roads. The measurements are the same as my other road bikes.
01-11-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,874
Posted By nomadmax

That right THERE ^.

That right THERE ^.
01-11-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,563
Posted By nomadmax

I've seen your stuff too, and it's nice ;) If...

I've seen your stuff too, and it's nice ;) If you're ever up for any vintage riding, give me a shout, I'm in Germantown.
01-10-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,526
Posted By nomadmax

This one is very nice, I've been to it a couple...

This one is very nice, I've been to it a couple of times. I believe at the moment they have some of Robin William's bikes on display.
01-10-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By nomadmax

I'm gonna miss seeing you guys and the possible...

I'm gonna miss seeing you guys and the possible deals as well. But given the weather and what a poor driver I am, I'm out as well.
01-09-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,924
Posted By nomadmax

If he's keeping his bike at his girl friend's...

If he's keeping his bike at his girl friend's house then I wanna be like him too ;)
01-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,424
Posted By nomadmax

If they truly weigh out at 380 grams that's a...

If they truly weigh out at 380 grams that's a start. As I said, my rough duty wheels were 330s and my climbing wheels were 280s. The whole "these wheels weigh xxx" doesn't tell the whole story. I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,742
Posted By nomadmax

Tommaso = Thomas Eason (hence the play on his...

Tommaso = Thomas Eason (hence the play on his first name), former owner of Ten Speed Drive Imports. The old steel bikes were built by Billato.
01-07-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,424
Posted By nomadmax

I only have two bikes with tubulars, both are...

I only have two bikes with tubulars, both are C&V. I won't use tubulars now because there aren't any light rims. I raced on GEL280s and GL330s, not even carbon tubular rims are that light anymore;...
01-07-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By nomadmax

Robbie's booth will be covered with a red canopy...

Robbie's booth will be covered with a red canopy and we should have signage or something to let BF members know the spot. If it isn't cold inside, I'll be wearing my Coppi shirt.
01-05-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks for the responses all. I truly admire...

Thanks for the responses all. I truly admire those of you with the skill to make something but I know my limitations. I'm going to look at the two listed here in the thread, I like the looks of the...
01-04-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,543
Posted By nomadmax

That's like trading meth for crack ;)

That's like trading meth for crack ;)
01-04-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By nomadmax

Two Bike Wall Mount (leaning) Racks?

I'm looking for ideas on a wall mount/leaning 2 bike rack for the office. I'd prefer something made of wood vs metal but I'm open to the the look.

Thanks
01-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By nomadmax

Are all the cogs separate on the cassette you...

Are all the cogs separate on the cassette you intend to use? If they are, that tends to dig into a freehub body faster than one with the 3 or 4 largest cogs joined together.
01-03-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By nomadmax

Robbie ought to buy that for no other reason than...

Robbie ought to buy that for no other reason than it's got "Havoc rims" ;)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,161
Posted By nomadmax

There's some folks in our cycling club that don't...

There's some folks in our cycling club that don't break a 15mph average that can ride until I say "uncle" despite me being able to go faster. I get your meaning though, they're probably not the norm.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,161
Posted By nomadmax

When riding with some of my friends I ride before...

When riding with some of my friends I ride before I meet up with them or make it on a rest day. I'm also conscious that I don't half wheel them. They're gracious enough to spend time with me, I...
01-03-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,748
Posted By nomadmax

I am fortunate that my experience with cancer,...

I am fortunate that my experience with cancer, despite a grim diagnosis, was a positive one. My PCP got on the ball, didn't take a "wait and see" attitude and made the discovery. He immediately...
01-03-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,798
Posted By nomadmax

I'll go on record as saying I'd be more prone to...

I'll go on record as saying I'd be more prone to use a CF fork with a steel steerer over aluminum or carbon.
01-03-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,771
Posted By nomadmax

I can vouch for it working for him, we've ridden...

I can vouch for it working for him, we've ridden in the hillier sections of our area and he can make it go.
01-02-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,748
Posted By nomadmax

Ain't THAT the truth ^. As someone who...

Ain't THAT the truth ^.

As someone who almost checked out from cancer I can tell you from experience, Google is the best way to get hysterical. Prior to my diagnosis I rarely went to the doctor...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By nomadmax

I hate to throw around a stereotype but my...

I hate to throw around a stereotype but my experience with triathletes is most of them are blind. They'll run over a California Redwood and feed it to whoever is drafting them. Add to that the...
01-02-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,875
Posted By nomadmax

Nine days left, here's to hoping everyone has...

Nine days left, here's to hoping everyone has good weather and safe travel. Now here's the true test of a C&V addict. Who's been looking at the Madison CL and places along the travel route for gems??...
01-02-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,114
Posted By nomadmax

This 87-88 Billato built Guerciotti SL will be...

This 87-88 Billato built Guerciotti SL will be back on the road come spring...
01-02-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,229
Posted By nomadmax

Natchez Trace Not a MUP/Bikeway, but better.

Natchez Trace

Not a MUP/Bikeway, but better.
01-02-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,563
Posted By nomadmax

This 1988 Merckx Pro SLX with a full Campy CdA...

This 1988 Merckx Pro SLX with a full Campy CdA gruppo.


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01-02-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,597
Posted By nomadmax

My metric has always been time and intensity;...

My metric has always been time and intensity; intensity metric is rated with recorded HR or RPE. If someone asks how far I rode today or for some reason I need to record the approximate miles, I use...
01-01-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,710
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have one and I'm not interested in...

I don't have one and I'm not interested in hauling one around the country and camping BUT........ I would love to have one of these in my back yard. Weird huh? I don't know why they do it for me,...
01-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 30,063
Posted By nomadmax

And sparks

And sparks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,149
Posted By nomadmax

Count me out on tubeless, road or otherwise. ...

Count me out on tubeless, road or otherwise. There just isn't any part of them that interests me. I repair motorcycles and change tires; anyone who brings me a tire job with sealant in them is...
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