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Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
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: 22
Views: 470
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: 207
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: 9,327
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: 207
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from Germantown.

Welcome from Germantown.
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
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: 347
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: 5,315
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: 303
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: 259
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: 91
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: 531
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: 166,983
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: 982
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: 27
Views: 724
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: 1,752
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: 166,983
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: 309
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: 912
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: 730
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: 636
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: 2,047
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: 5,052
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: 1,263
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: 166,983
Posted By nomadmax

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

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune

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10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 730
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: 8,179
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: 2,047
Posted By nomadmax

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

Did you say "Snap On" ? ;)

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10-05-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,332
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: 608
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: 1,604
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: 5,052
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: 5,052
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: 1,198
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: 6,032
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: 1,332
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: 1,198
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: 1,573
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: 1,604
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: 39,054
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.

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10-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,179
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...
10-04-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By nomadmax

I was think toe clips and my old Chuck Taylor...

I was think toe clips and my old Chuck Taylor "low tops" ;) But you might be right, some Look clipless and road shoes could be the perfect touch.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,573
Posted By nomadmax

OP, I'm sorry to hear about this. Do you...

OP, I'm sorry to hear about this.

Do you ride a 54-55cm bike? :D

I'M KIDDING. As the others have said, it has to be fun. Just go out and ride your bike, someplace other than where you've been...
10-04-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By nomadmax

To right the wrong of bringing two vintage road...

To right the wrong of bringing two vintage road bikes to Coppi that had modern Campagnolo components on them, I'm considering riding this for Hilly....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By nomadmax

That right there ^^^^^^^^ Bringing a set of...

That right there ^^^^^^^^

Bringing a set of wheels to put on someone else's bike introduces more opportunity for problems. Ride the rental.
10-02-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By nomadmax

She can hang out with my wife, she's coming and...

She can hang out with my wife, she's coming and doesn't ride.
10-02-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By nomadmax

I can't wait.

I can't wait.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,949
Posted By nomadmax

In that case, we are in total agreement :thumb:

In that case, we are in total agreement :thumb:
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