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10-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 664
Posted By nomadmax

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I...

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I live in a bit of bubble being in a small town. But for the stuff they built up on the state route, there isn't anyplace you can't go by walking or...
10-16-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By nomadmax

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not...

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not likely to change in our lifetimes. If you read something else into it, it's what you were thinking, not me.
10-16-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By nomadmax

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our...

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our lifetimes.
10-16-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 664
Posted By nomadmax

In their defense, at least around here anyway,...

In their defense, at least around here anyway, people use motor vehicles a wheel chairs (ironically, the practice usually creates an inability to do anything physical later in life). At the...
10-16-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 558
Posted By nomadmax

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to full capacity.
10-16-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
Posted By nomadmax

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike...

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike that was marked "Police". We had one of the largest bike patrols and I worked with the company to enter the market.
...
10-16-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By nomadmax

RAGBRAI Trouble

Looks like there's trouble on the horizon.

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2019/10/15/ragbrai-event-staff-resigns-dispute-des-moines-register
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By nomadmax

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is...

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is broke in any way, I'm buying a new one.
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
Posted By nomadmax

Generally there are only slight differences in...

Generally there are only slight differences in the "Police" versions of mountain bikes used on bike patrol.

There's a pretty good thread on bike patrol here:
...
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By nomadmax

Give a shout next time you come over this way. ...

Give a shout next time you come over this way. I'm local to the area and would happy to be a guide :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,405
Posted By nomadmax

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give...

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give my street clothes in the reflection. I can't say I've ever seen anything like it before.
...
Forum: Introductions
10-14-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from Germantown.

Welcome from Germantown.
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By nomadmax

RIP What a great actor. The guy was a...

RIP

What a great actor. The guy was a genius, literally; a member of the TNS.
10-12-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By nomadmax

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it...

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it as well. I'm a little peeved at Doc for being taller than me ;)
10-11-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,318
Posted By nomadmax

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for...

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for selling". ;)
Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By nomadmax

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the...

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the past, very well made. My favorite quill adapter is the Nitto MTC-04.
10-10-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By nomadmax

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2
10-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By nomadmax

Ben, I've had that happen with NOS Benotto...

Ben,

I've had that happen with NOS Benotto tape, I just unrolled it and pulled it thru a clean dry shop towel, then wrapped the bars. There didn't seem to be any ill effects from it. That said,...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 544
Posted By nomadmax

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)
10-09-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,116
Posted By nomadmax

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be...

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be able to get a ball park by searching Google Images and finding one in the same colorway.
10-08-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By nomadmax

I was gonna say glasses :innocent: I'm...

I was gonna say glasses :innocent:

I'm kidding, just kidding ;) As mentioned above, based on what you describe I wouldn't worry too much about the fork.
10-08-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 813
Posted By nomadmax

This sounds very interesting! RobbieTunes...

This sounds very interesting!
RobbieTunes speedevil

What say you?
10-08-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,793
Posted By nomadmax

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but...

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but I feel like its in the 70-80F range. I don't know what the temps were on RAIN ride this year but I know for a fact it was too hot for me.
10-08-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,116
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a good place to start: Eddy Merckx...

Here's a good place to start:

Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)

Then you can post up here with photos (especially of the bottom of the BB shell) and we have a guy who is...
10-07-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By nomadmax

I hope good things come to you :thumb:

I hope good things come to you :thumb:
10-06-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest...

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest on Ebay or CL despite the fact that it's rampant. However, I belong to/visit this and one other cycling forum; the other one has a pretty active...
10-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By nomadmax

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent...

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent before now ;) Goes to show, you can always count on good riding buds:thumb: As far as the saddle, you know I love my modern equipment but I have to...
10-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By nomadmax

Choices are what it's all about :thumb: I...

Choices are what it's all about :thumb:

I got hooked on Ergo Power when it came out because I was racing. I could shift to bigger gears while sprinting in the hooks; that allowed me to jump in a...
10-06-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By nomadmax

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient...

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient points or leave them as is and make a note in the post to say "Example of xyz @ 2 M 30 S". Do it multiple times for the ideas/info you want to get...
10-06-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By nomadmax

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo...

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo but between STI and ErgoPower, the second mouse got the cheese ;)

Post up those pics OP !
10-06-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By nomadmax

Maybe on the box, but my money says your...

Maybe on the box, but my money says your knowledge base is deeper than mine. I specialize in "breaking" not "fixing" ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,087
Posted By nomadmax

All that engineering stuff is well beyond my...

All that engineering stuff is well beyond my intellectual pay grade. However, I know from personal experience that if a training technique or a piece of equipment genuinely creates an advantage in a...
10-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By nomadmax

Start camping and/or having lunch at the local...

Start camping and/or having lunch at the local Senior Citizens Centers. All you have to do to get a conversation started is ask "How are you doing today?". ;)
10-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,116
Posted By nomadmax

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune ...

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/merckx_corsa_extra_1987_0001_of_15_1bc8e0ba2bcc1c7f50320ee1a50112dcdd54cbdc.jpg...
10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By nomadmax

New (to me) Merckx

Like many of us here, I spend some time on the web looking for bikes to add to my collection. I found this 1987 Merckx SLX on the Milwaukee CL listed as a 52 cm but knew it was a mistake. I contacted...
10-06-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,192
Posted By nomadmax

I have but two words ^^^; Bob Dylan ;) Based...

I have but two words ^^^; Bob Dylan ;)

Based on all these posts and ancient receipts, it's no wonder manufacturers aren't making the bikes we like anymore; we aren't the buying public :roflmao2:
10-05-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By nomadmax

Did you say "Snap On" ? ;) ...

Did you say "Snap On" ? ;)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/garage_11__19518006081ade7a8d635d7a5b62cb336323f849.jpg
10-05-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By nomadmax

But.......you're an expert on what you like and...

But.......you're an expert on what you like and that's all that counts. :thumb:
10-04-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By nomadmax

Not me. Heck I have an old SR group laying...

Not me.

Heck I have an old SR group laying around including a Cobalto brake set. I like the newer Campy stuff.
10-04-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,607
Posted By nomadmax

I was 30 years younger then ;)

I was 30 years younger then ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,087
Posted By nomadmax

Yes 8 seconds because of aero advantage.

Yes

8 seconds because of aero advantage.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,087
Posted By nomadmax

You are correct. That IS Greg Lemond in the final...

You are correct. That IS Greg Lemond in the final stage of the 1989 TDF; a time trial. I'll give you three guesses who he made time on and beat; winning the overall victory. He gained those seconds...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,203
Posted By nomadmax

The thing I like about Colnagos is they're...

The thing I like about Colnagos is they're measured from center to TOP of the top tube. No guessing about exposed seatpost or how much standover the tubing adds to the common C to C measurement. IE...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,060
Posted By nomadmax

Respectfully, I would submit that a post count of...

Respectfully, I would submit that a post count of "over 6800" doesn't necessarily indicate success; especially if they all weren't understood.
10-04-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By nomadmax

Good for you Ben! Celeste is Bianchi but RED...

Good for you Ben!

Celeste is Bianchi but RED is Italian ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,203
Posted By nomadmax

I have a pair of Colnagos, a Merckx and a pair of...

I have a pair of Colnagos, a Merckx and a pair of Guerciottis. The Merckx (not Italian) handles the best according to me. That said, an older Gilco tubed Master is a nice, predictable ride. Keep in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,581
Posted By nomadmax

I'll tell you how in see you as a cyclist. I...

I'll tell you how in see you as a cyclist. I want to be like you. ;)
10-04-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,607
Posted By nomadmax

What the heck, I've done stuff way dumber than...

What the heck, I've done stuff way dumber than this. I'll ride it as is but for the seat, the foam in the stock one has had it. I think I have an old Brooks laying around somewhere.
10-04-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,124
Posted By nomadmax

I always get a chuckle out of this one when I...

I always get a chuckle out of this one when I pass.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20150911_103618_c0398a806915439a1dbdef41c75bcca59b012a82.jpg
10-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,192
Posted By nomadmax

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the...

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the LBS every few years. I still teach bike patrol classes and urban stuff beats up a bike. It's been a while since I bought a new road bike, mainly because...
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