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01-17-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,758
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: 734
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: 256
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: 927
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: 1,452
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: 10,476
Posted By nomadmax

That right THERE ^.

That right THERE ^.
01-11-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,056
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: 63
Views: 1,972
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: 6,491
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: 14,478
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: 1,170
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: 17,509
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: 1,170
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: 6,491
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: 12
Views: 285
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: 72
Views: 4,266
Posted By nomadmax

That's like trading meth for crack ;)

That's like trading meth for crack ;)
01-04-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
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: 267
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: 6,491
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" ;)

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,981
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: 1,981
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: 1,618
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: 1,653
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: 3,539
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: 1,618
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: 1,042
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: 6,491
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: 9,824
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: 81
Views: 3,535
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: 5,056
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: 1,214
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: 8,262
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: 29,602
Posted By nomadmax

And sparks

And sparks
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,104
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...
12-28-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By nomadmax

You'll like his work. Also, he is one heck of a...

You'll like his work. Also, he is one heck of a wheel builder.
Forum: Foo
12-28-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By nomadmax

Good for her, I encourage young people to become...

Good for her, I encourage young people to become passionate about something of substance. :thumb:

Now I'm gonna go to the window, remote start my truck, let it warm up, then drive three blocks to...
12-27-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

Paging RobbieTunes to the white courtesy phone...

Paging RobbieTunes to the white courtesy phone please.
12-27-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By nomadmax

Do you have recorded measurements from before and...

Do you have recorded measurements from before and a tape measure now that says the position hasn't changed?

Edited to add: I typed that before I read your resolution post.
12-27-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By nomadmax

He lost me @ no Campy ;)

He lost me @ no Campy ;)
12-27-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By nomadmax

A bike shop liquidation of $900.00 worth of...

A bike shop liquidation of $900.00 worth of parts?

Either he sold everything else or that was one small bicycle shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By nomadmax

I may try this the next time I mount new cleats...

I may try this the next time I mount new cleats but I'm not taking any off to put that memory piece in the there. Usually, when I replace cleats from being worn out, the new one settles into the...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,546
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have a commute but there are two stop...

I don't have a commute but there are two stop signs on a couple of my rural routes that I don't stop for. Both are a T intersections and the road that has the right of way has dips large enough to...
Forum: Foo
12-27-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 769
Posted By nomadmax

To my cats: "Who wants a treat?" Hint,...

To my cats:

"Who wants a treat?"

Hint, they all do ;)
12-26-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,944
Posted By nomadmax

I used to have a piece of paper with clear...

I used to have a piece of paper with clear packing tape over it on the stems of my race bikes:

"The will to win
isn't as important
as the will to prepare".
12-26-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By nomadmax

I think that bike got the Bike Forums "tribute...

I think that bike got the Bike Forums "tribute treatment".

When the guy built it up, half his friends said "it's his bike, who cares if it's fake?". The other half said "what happens when he no...
12-25-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you very much :thumb:

Thank you very much :thumb:
12-25-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,985
Posted By nomadmax

I'm for this but "convicted" would be my...

I'm for this but "convicted" would be my preference.
12-25-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks friend! I just ordered some for my steel...

Thanks friend! I just ordered some for my steel frames. Did you need to tape the BB threads up to keep them from getting fouled or is it more like a lube where it won't matter?
Forum: Foo
12-25-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 562
Posted By nomadmax

Orange ones are the best ;) ...

Orange ones are the best ;)


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12-25-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,696
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a "replica" that's priced higher than real...

Here's a "replica" that's priced higher than real Serotta/Huffys Davis actually rode.



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