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Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 194
Posted By nomadmax

That's the truth, and unless a big box is...

That's the truth, and unless a big box is anchored you shouldn't open more than one drawer at a time. They can easily tip over,
09-18-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By nomadmax

I'm lucky that my best friend is a machinist. He...

I'm lucky that my best friend is a machinist. He has milled down the length of several stems and quill adapters for me. That said they were all high quality, Nitto, Cinelli etc. You just have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 943
Posted By nomadmax

What suddenly makes me faster? Taking all data...

What suddenly makes me faster?
Taking all data logging devices, of any kind, off my handlebars.

What suddenly makes me slower?
Putting them back on and seeing the truth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,490
Posted By nomadmax

I can't understand why someone would get their...

I can't understand why someone would get their panties in a bunch about what someone else has on their bicycle? Life doesn't bring them regular/real problems and this is all they have to work on? ...
09-18-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with you on that.

I'm with you on that.
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 194
Posted By nomadmax

Good tools and organization makes a job go faster...

Good tools and organization makes a job go faster and easier.

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09-18-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 635
Posted By nomadmax

You're one of the reasons I come here :thumb:

You're one of the reasons I come here :thumb:
09-18-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By nomadmax

There should be no doubt that this guy is all...

There should be no doubt that this guy is all about deception.
09-18-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By nomadmax

Let's get the Trek that was rebranded as a Masi...

Let's get the Trek that was rebranded as a Masi from Breaking Away; that'd be a good test ;)
09-18-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By nomadmax

Holding on to feelings of anger and/or hatred is...

Holding on to feelings of anger and/or hatred is like drinking poison hoping someone else will die.
09-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By nomadmax

A thief will steal and a murderer will kill, but...

A thief will steal and a murderer will kill, but you never really know where you stand with a liar.
09-17-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By nomadmax

OR, they did test positive and he made another...

OR, they did test positive and he made another "donation" to the UCI :roflmao2:
Forum: Introductions
09-17-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from Germantown.

Welcome from Germantown.
09-17-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 423
Posted By nomadmax

Aerospoke knock offs. Naw.

Aerospoke knock offs. Naw.
09-17-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By nomadmax

;) But here you are King!

;)

But here you are King!
09-17-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By nomadmax

RIP to your brother, my condolences. But, in my...

RIP to your brother, my condolences. But, in my opinion, your brother is still riding with you.
09-17-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,477
Posted By nomadmax

I order from PBK and other overseas sellers all...

I order from PBK and other overseas sellers all the time. What I don't do is order stuff from them I need right away. Apparently, there's some sort of virus going around (making people sick) that's...
09-17-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By nomadmax

If nobody else is gonna connect the dots, I will....

If nobody else is gonna connect the dots, I will.

Bike shop in Aspen selling fake/misrepresented bikes and denying deception to the very end??? Hmmmmmmm
...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 881
Posted By nomadmax

That ^ right there. I got a pair of those...

That ^ right there.

I got a pair of those bad boys in handicap height and it'll flush golf balls out to the street ;) They've had a couple recalls on the plastic tanks but they contacted me about...
Replies: 56
Views: 4,081
Posted By nomadmax

Exactly. This thread will wind up like it...

Exactly.

This thread will wind up like it did last time. The worth of something is determined by the buyer, not the seller.
09-14-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By nomadmax

Wow. Now that is an eye for detail, but I'd...

Wow.

Now that is an eye for detail, but I'd expect nothing less from you J ;)
09-13-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,574
Posted By nomadmax

Let's have some pictures of the rides please !

Let's have some pictures of the rides please !
09-13-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,842
Posted By nomadmax

Sitting here at home unable to ride has me hoping...

Sitting here at home unable to ride has me hoping you'll post some pictures of today's ride.
09-13-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By nomadmax

BMW used to use penta fasteners on their radios;...

BMW used to use penta fasteners on their radios; they required a specific tool to remove them. The fasteners on your bike may be there for "security" reasons so I'd start with looking at who made...
09-13-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By nomadmax

If you're looking for someone around here to tell...

If you're looking for someone around here to tell you to stop, you're out of luck ;) If it makes you happy there's no problem. Post up a picture of you new acquisition.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you for that. Wow, it certainly looks cool...

Thank you for that. Wow, it certainly looks cool but I only recently got a bike with a threadless fork and stem. That set up is a bridge too far for me.
09-12-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,110
Posted By nomadmax

All I can say is wow, those are nice!

All I can say is wow, those are nice!
09-11-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By nomadmax

I said "Ride THAT bike" meaning the one with a...

I said "Ride THAT bike" meaning the one with a 4mm difference, not a made up one with a foot difference.

4mm doesn't matter if the chainline is correct. Your time would be better spent riding...
09-11-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By nomadmax

Ride that bike. If the chain line is right, the...

Ride that bike. If the chain line is right, the rest doesn't matter.
09-11-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By nomadmax

Skid Lid or not, he's on Boyer's wheel and that's...

Skid Lid or not, he's on Boyer's wheel and that's no easy feat ;)
09-11-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By nomadmax

Booting a tire with sidewall cuts to avoid a long...

Booting a tire with sidewall cuts to avoid a long walk in cycling shoes? Sure. Doing that when you're home and a new tire is available? Naw.
09-11-20, 04:57 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By nomadmax

That's a pretty unique stem set up. I'd like to...

That's a pretty unique stem set up. I'd like to see how that works.
09-11-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By nomadmax

I wonder if they spread salt on the pavement in...

I wonder if they spread salt on the pavement in winter???
09-09-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By nomadmax

I'll see your Turbo Spoke and raise you a V-rroom...

I'll see your Turbo Spoke and raise you a V-rroom Motor ;) As far as getting people out of the way on the MUP, I find coughing loudly as I approach seems to do the trick.
...
09-09-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By nomadmax

Going fast on a bicycle doesn't have anything to...

Going fast on a bicycle doesn't have anything to do with understanding it technically. I'm sure he'd give you pass for being slow (compared to him); why not pass on the same grace?
09-09-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By nomadmax

I'll build upon what Doug posted. In the...

I'll build upon what Doug posted. In the early/mid 80s Mike was working for Huffy at their technical development center on Byers Road in Miamisburg, Ohio. I was racing for the dominant local team and...
09-09-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By nomadmax

Baseball card and a clothes pin.

Baseball card and a clothes pin.
09-09-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By nomadmax

I ride that bike more than I ride the others,...

I ride that bike more than I ride the others, it's my favorite. The stem is a Nitto Dynamic II, zero degree, 120mm length. The bars are Soma Highway Ones @ 42 C to C, 130 drop & 75 reach. Below is...
09-08-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,243
Posted By nomadmax

I have a few nice bikes; I'd step over all of...

I have a few nice bikes; I'd step over all of them to get this one out of the house in the event of a fire.
...
09-08-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,107
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a Campy man right down to my tattoo, BUT, I...

I'm a Campy man right down to my tattoo, BUT, I can see beauty in all brands of components. The Sante group always looked great to me but it never really caught on.

...
09-08-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,868
Posted By nomadmax

This is the winning post of the thread ^^^. I'm...

This is the winning post of the thread ^^^. I'm obligated to quote it so it'll always be remembered. :roflmao2:
09-07-20, 01:41 PM
09-07-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By nomadmax

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09-07-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,071
Posted By nomadmax

I buy used Campy Ergopower shifters that are...

I buy used Campy Ergopower shifters that are carbon; that's as far as I'll go with used stuff. I do have one set of Campy carbon aero wheels (with aluminum brake tracks) but I bought them new. I...
09-05-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a thrifty SOB, however, I'd just replace that...

I'm a thrifty SOB, however, I'd just replace that saddle. Aside from being a load of work and that saddles are available on CL or the local shop in a bin for next to nothing; I don't want to sit on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By nomadmax

As mentioned by others; when it seems like you...

As mentioned by others; when it seems like you suddenly have "suspension" with every pedal stroke, pull over and investigate thoroughly.

That said, if you're riding with RobbieTunes, that means...
09-05-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,362
Posted By nomadmax

What about this one? (no additional photos to...

What about this one? (no additional photos to upload)


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Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By nomadmax

Education has a cost; no matter where or how you...

Education has a cost; no matter where or how you get it.
09-04-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,482
Posted By nomadmax

I've gone over the handlebars of many bikes;...

I've gone over the handlebars of many bikes; never was it the fault of the brakes (of any kind). This isn't an "equipment" thing, it's a "skills" thing. Once you objectively identify the true...
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