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07-29-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 984
Posted By nomadmax

No crime or call for service has ever been within...

No crime or call for service has ever been within 1/4 mile of a police station house?

Have the courage to say what you mean, IE "I don't like cops and here are THREE of them who have the audacity...
07-29-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 984
Posted By nomadmax

Sometimes on bike patrol you have to ride in ways...

Sometimes on bike patrol you have to ride in ways that seem (or are) counter to the rules of the road. Those officers aren't out there on a bike ride ride, they're on patrol. They may have been...
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By nomadmax

I think it's a Billato (who was making frames for...

I think it's a Billato (who was making frames for Guerciotti) sans the fork crown "G" and the printed "Guerciotti" on the spooned seat stays. Maybe they were trying to make a little money on the...
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By nomadmax

"Was Athena the most beautiful 90s brake set?" ...

"Was Athena the most beautiful 90s brake set?"

In my opinion, no but dropped in 92' ;)

...
07-29-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Me.
Views: 989
Posted By nomadmax

It's Big Brother I tell ya ;)

It's Big Brother I tell ya ;)
07-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 569
Posted By nomadmax

Don't run the 34 chainring and the #1...

Don't run the 34 chainring and the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) cog, it isn't designed to do that and it isn't as mechanically efficient as the 50t ring and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By nomadmax

You can make a smaller bike larger but you can't...

You can make a smaller bike larger but you can't make large bike smaller.
07-28-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By nomadmax

The bike the thief was riding could have been...

The bike the thief was riding could have been someone else's bike too.
07-27-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,946
Posted By nomadmax

Figjam

Figjam
07-27-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Me.
Views: 989
Posted By nomadmax

Figjam

Figjam
07-27-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,558
Posted By nomadmax

Tell yourself it had a dent in the top & down...

Tell yourself it had a dent in the top & down tubes and the seat post was stuck ;)
07-26-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,120
Posted By nomadmax

Body position on the bike is job #1...

Body position on the bike is job #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) when descending. If you don't have that, being good at everything else might not matter.
...
07-25-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By nomadmax

Heavy feet.

Heavy feet.
07-22-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,115
Posted By nomadmax

I'm partial to these ...

I'm partial to these


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07-21-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By nomadmax

I think it's a matter of not much common sense. ...

I think it's a matter of not much common sense. I had an experience on that ride I've never, ever, had before. The silicone gripper on my right shorts leg and right jersey sleeve burned my skin...
07-21-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By nomadmax

At least he didn't say they had to drink out of a...

At least he didn't say they had to drink out of a puddle ;)
07-21-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,235
Posted By nomadmax

If they work for you then it's all good. I...

If they work for you then it's all good. I wouldn't trade one of my Italian built steel framed Colnagos for any carbon fiber version they make, regardless of the fact that it would probably be...
07-21-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By nomadmax

If you've had three crashes with motor vehicles...

If you've had three crashes with motor vehicles in three years time, your traffic riding skills may need updating. Start there, before the next crash which could serious or fatal. Or, as my old...
07-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,235
Posted By nomadmax

Soul. ...

Soul.
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The same thing a Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul has. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By nomadmax

Do you mean rim tape for a clincher rim or...

Do you mean rim tape for a clincher rim or adhesive tape for gluing tubular tires to a rim?
07-20-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By nomadmax

RAIN Ride 2019

RAIN Ride 2019
07-19-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 57,496
Views: 8,351,890
Posted By nomadmax

That fork is not original to the bike and is not...

That fork is not original to the bike and is not Schwinn.
07-18-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By nomadmax

At least it doesn't have disc brakes ;) ...

At least it doesn't have disc brakes ;)

Thank you for sharing that!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By nomadmax

French/Swiss Alps Iowa County Wisconsin Land...

French/Swiss Alps
Iowa County Wisconsin
Land Between the Lakes, KY
07-16-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 25,288
Posted By nomadmax

The closest they got to the model name...

The closest they got to the model name "Professional" was "SLX Pro" ?
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By nomadmax

This is only my opinion. There's one on Ebay...

This is only my opinion.

There's one on Ebay that won't pull a grand. I'm a big fan of the team and I'd be at 700.00-800.00 or so if it was my size. That said, one dent, no matter how small...
07-16-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By nomadmax

You win the internet Glen. I didn't say it...

You win the internet Glen.

I didn't say it wasn't a motorcycle. I merely pointed out that at one time Harley made pedal only bicycles and that the pedals on the machine you posted were really just...
07-15-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By nomadmax

Harley also made bicycles. On the pictured...

Harley also made bicycles. On the pictured machine, the pedals drive the rear wheel and in a pinch it can be ridden that way, but they're really used to start the bike with the leather belt drive...
07-15-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By nomadmax

Closest I ever came to that was test riding a...

Closest I ever came to that was test riding a Chinese made Schwinn cruiser that a guy put an ultra-light Rotax airplane motor on. It almost killed me when I shut the throttle off just prior to a...
07-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By nomadmax

If you're not too tired to take care of all the...

If you're not too tired to take care of all the other things in your life, aren't irritable with people for no good reason and aren't sick a lot; keep doing what you're doing. Everyone is different...
07-15-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By nomadmax

I ride fasted for distances of less than 50...

I ride fasted for distances of less than 50 miles. If going further, I'll start fasted and eat along the way, usually Cliff bars. That said, I won't start eating until I've ridden the equivalent of...
07-15-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By nomadmax

The Daytona crank is a square taper, it comes off...

The Daytona crank is a square taper, it comes off the same as other square taper cranks. Do pay careful attention to what Litespud said about getting it threaded all the way in.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,022
Posted By nomadmax

Rent or borrow an e-bike and go smash all of the...

Rent or borrow an e-bike and go smash all of the guy's KOMs and anything else he prizes on Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,398
Posted By nomadmax

And there ^^^^^ is the best post of the thread!

And there ^^^^^ is the best post of the thread!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,398
Posted By nomadmax

I'd bunny hop a tree branch or pothole and feed...

I'd bunny hop a tree branch or pothole and feed it to you.
07-14-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By nomadmax

Harleys also use Regina chains for the primary...

Harleys also use Regina chains for the primary drive, belt final drive.
...
07-14-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By nomadmax

Did you happen to buy the jerseys from...

Did you happen to buy the jerseys from RobbieTunes ?
07-14-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By nomadmax

GOOD for YOU!!!!! But....I think you should...

GOOD for YOU!!!!!

But....I think you should hang around to help others on their journey.
07-14-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By nomadmax

Not dead, they just don't make bicycle freewheels...

Not dead, they just don't make bicycle freewheels anymore.

https://www.reginachain.net/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,398
Posted By nomadmax

What this thread has clearly shown is that many...

What this thread has clearly shown is that many cyclists think it's unsafe or untoward to draft someone you might happen upon during your ride. So the response consensus here is; drafting someone you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,398
Posted By nomadmax

This is too close. ...

This is too close.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnl95zZr16U

Drafting someone you don't know at the age of 62 is a good way to get hurt; especially if you're 62 and don't have years of racing...
07-13-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By nomadmax

That's where I learned about the tape;...

That's where I learned about the tape; unfortunately sometimes it goes on AFTER the top tube is dinged.
07-13-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By nomadmax

Do you want the size or the geometry? The size...

Do you want the size or the geometry? The size will be stamped on the BB, the two below are SLX bikes, both are 54cm and have 54.7cm top tubes. Have the seller take pics and put a tape measure on it....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,824
Posted By nomadmax

If I "think" lighter wheels make a difference;...

If I "think" lighter wheels make a difference; they make a difference.
07-10-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,068
Posted By nomadmax

A pair or Guerciottis A pair of Colnagos A...

A pair or Guerciottis
A pair of Colnagos
A pair of Merckxs plus a couple others running Campy 10 speed that all get ridden ;)
07-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,028
Posted By nomadmax

As someone who is eventually going to need a...

As someone who is eventually going to need a transplanted organ; I wholeheartedly support the right of anyone over the age of 18 to ride without a helmet. (bicycle or motorcycle)
07-10-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,068
Posted By nomadmax

I have spare 10 speed Ergo shifters...

I have spare 10 speed Ergo shifters rebuilt/stored and ready for service. I just ordered six Campy 12-30 10 speed cassettes and chains. Ten speed stuff isn't hard to find.
Forum: Introductions
07-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome, from Germantown.

Welcome, from Germantown.
07-10-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By nomadmax

What he ^ said. Screen shot or it didn't...

What he ^ said.

Screen shot or it didn't happen ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,432
Posted By nomadmax

Everybody knows about "the wall" right?

Everybody knows about "the wall" right?
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