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03-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By nomadmax

That one probably belonged to Bunkie, she just...

That one probably belonged to Bunkie, she just passed away.
02-26-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By nomadmax

That's going to be a tough find. It was a two...

That's going to be a tough find. It was a two year bike (1987 & 1988) and most of them broke in the size you're looking for. Ben Serotta was forced to use ultra light True Temper tubing against his...
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

By me for sure :thumb: This is also a Billato ...

By me for sure :thumb: This is also a Billato and one of my favorite bikes.
...
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

Happens to me all the time. I mean it ;) ...

Happens to me all the time. I mean it ;)

Yes Tommaso frames were made in Italy by a company called Billato. The bike in this thread is very nice example of a TSDI frame/bike. What's worse, it's...
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

Bill Semonian (who changed his name to Bill...

Bill Semonian (who changed his name to Bill McGann) founded Torelli Imports and wasn't associated with Ten Speed Drive Imports or Tommaso bicycles. TDSI was founded and owned by Tom Eason of Florida...
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

That's a very sellable size. I have to agree,...

That's a very sellable size. I have to agree, that bike is worth $500.00 USD. I'm not sure what it comes to in CDN. It's a house brand for Ten Speed Drive Imports owned at the time by Tom Eason. ...
02-08-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By nomadmax

Take the frame building class and build me a...

Take the frame building class and build me a frame Chad! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By nomadmax

I can do that. Provided you don't want any...

I can do that. Provided you don't want any reviews of products after Campagnolo C-Record. ;)
02-07-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By nomadmax

When the first guy used it and gained ground on...

When the first guy used it and gained ground on chasers, it became "faster". When it comes to descending, just believing you're faster/better/more aerodynamic can sometimes make it true. And...
02-04-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By nomadmax

I've always wondered what the jump function was...

I've always wondered what the jump function was supposed to do.
01-27-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nomadmax

You just sent me down a rabbit hole, I sincerely...

You just sent me down a rabbit hole, I sincerely thank you :D:thumb:
01-26-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nomadmax

Tiered Bike Racks

I know there are a few people around here that have tiered bike racks for storage/display. I'm considering a couple three bike models from Minoura:

Minoura | EBS-3 Bicycle Display Stand...
01-26-21, 05:47 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By nomadmax

I don't know about 11 speed parts availability...

I don't know about 11 speed parts availability but James is right, Peter is absolutely doing Campy lever rebuilds.
01-20-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,917
Posted By nomadmax

Don't ride any faster than you're willing to fall.

Don't ride any faster than you're willing to fall.
01-19-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,016
Posted By nomadmax

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01-19-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,832
Posted By nomadmax

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this. ...

There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this.

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01-09-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,108
Posted By nomadmax

"The old stick up the b*tt trick huh?" in my best...

"The old stick up the b*tt trick huh?" in my best Maxwell Smart voice ;)
01-07-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,939
Posted By nomadmax

Because most of the world doesn't live where...

Because most of the world doesn't live where there's a beach? Sometimes there's accuracy in a name.
01-04-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,740
Posted By nomadmax

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal...

I ride this bike every couple weeks on my normal route to stay grounded on how good we have it these days.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By nomadmax

You didn't say what clamp diameter but if it's...

You didn't say what clamp diameter but if it's 31.8 you're looking for the Cinelli Vai might do.
12-30-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,572
Posted By nomadmax

There was a time when a lot of good pro cyclists...

There was a time when a lot of good pro cyclists were speed skaters.
12-29-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By nomadmax

Buy the best rollers first; E Motions.

Buy the best rollers first; E Motions.
12-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,640
Posted By nomadmax

No, I do not put a patched tube back in the...

No, I do not put a patched tube back in the saddlebag.

The reason being is there's no better way to insure a patch will hold than to re-install it in the tire and bring it up to pressure. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By nomadmax

I have low volume feet and use insoles to make up...

I have low volume feet and use insoles to make up for it. BUT, I cut the insoles down and use them on the TOPS of my feet so I don't compromise my bike fit or add compressible material between my...
12-28-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,458
Posted By nomadmax

I ride fast enough to wind up in Intensive Care...

I ride fast enough to wind up in Intensive Care on life support ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By nomadmax

I use Giro road shoes and they fit my narrow feet...

I use Giro road shoes and they fit my narrow feet pretty well.
12-24-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By nomadmax

When I was young I had a coach who used to have...

When I was young I had a coach who used to have me ride rollers to a metronome. There are digital ones now, you can DL it to you phone or tablet and use headphones.
12-18-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't ride anything that was damaged carbon...

I wouldn't ride anything that was damaged carbon fiber. That said, I had a relative who smoked two packs of Camel non filters a day, they finally killed him when he was 96. Maybe you'll have his...
12-16-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By nomadmax

Record doesn't have teeth on the post or cradle...

Record doesn't have teeth on the post or cradle so it can be set at any angle, instead of "this angle or that angle, them's your choices". A quick way to tell the difference is if you can't see the...
12-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By nomadmax

Bump You have to love a place where square...

Bump

You have to love a place where square taper cranks are "newer". ;)
12-11-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By nomadmax

how to remove old star nut in fork tube - Google...

how to remove old star nut in fork tube - Google Search...
12-10-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,821
Posted By nomadmax

Mine are still going strong with no sign of new...

Mine are still going strong with no sign of new cracks.
12-10-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,453
Posted By nomadmax

Not really. Watts are indeed watts, BUT a...

Not really.

Watts are indeed watts, BUT a mid drive can take advantage of the bicycle gearing for greater leverage. Power at the rear hub does not use gearing so the power/force can not be...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-10-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By nomadmax

Meh, it's motorpacing. Next thing you know there...

Meh, it's motorpacing. Next thing you know there will be E-bike "distance" records.
12-10-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By nomadmax

What kind of bike is a "Trek 7010"? What is...

What kind of bike is a "Trek 7010"?

What is your cycling inseam?
12-09-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,377
Posted By nomadmax

I honestly don't remember, Northern Tool or...

I honestly don't remember, Northern Tool or someplace like that I's say. They have magnets on them so they don't fall off the jaws.
12-09-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By nomadmax

One thing is certain; the laws of physics have a...

One thing is certain; the laws of physics have a "strict liability", Live your life as such and you may not need insurance.
12-08-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,377
Posted By nomadmax

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12-08-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,067
Posted By nomadmax

My set up. ...

My set up.

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12-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By nomadmax

Skips in one or two of the most used cogs = worn...

Skips in one or two of the most used cogs = worn cogs

Skips in all cogs = chain (many times it's a stiff link. Inspect all links to see if they return to straight freely after being "bent" around...
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,640
Posted By nomadmax

Show your friend the local drinking water report,...

Show your friend the local drinking water report, that should get her mind off 5G :D
12-06-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By nomadmax

Nice bike!

Nice bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,554
Posted By nomadmax

I didn't say it would necessitate a change in...

I didn't say it would necessitate a change in frame geometry. I pointed out that the compromise would be the tops of the bars would be 8cm closer to you. That puts the torso in a more upright...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,164
Posted By nomadmax

As a life long road cyclist, a dropper seat post...

As a life long road cyclist, a dropper seat post is a cure for a problem I don't have. Hard pass.
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By nomadmax

A very nice bike but you need a helmet with...

A very nice bike but you need a helmet with Belgian colors ;)
12-06-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By nomadmax

One of the key differences between tubulars and...

One of the key differences between tubulars and clinchers is that rim width can affect clincher tire width and aspect ratio. A tubular tire width and aspect ratio is more consistent because it...
12-06-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,063
Posted By nomadmax

Good tip. It's the same principle as using a QR...

Good tip. It's the same principle as using a QR skewer on freewheel removal tool so it doesn't slip.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,554
Posted By nomadmax

It does put the tops of the bars 8cm closer to...

It does put the tops of the bars 8cm closer to you.
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