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04-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

Yesterday my Gerch saw the light of day and open...

Yesterday my Gerch saw the light of day and open road again. A perfect end to the project and new beginning for an old warhorse, the bike not me ;)

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,165
Posted By nomadmax

Take everything off the bike that records numbers...

Take everything off the bike that records numbers and ride; make a concerted effort to see the world around you because this is your one and only chance. The difference between what you could be...
03-27-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,754
Posted By nomadmax

I have a few nice bikes. But if the house caught...

I have a few nice bikes. But if the house caught fire and I could only get one out, it'd be my Merckx 7-Eleven.

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03-27-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By nomadmax

That's a good way ^. On bikes that don't have a...

That's a good way ^. On bikes that don't have a cable tension adjustment for the FD I screw in the low limit until it touches the chain when it's on the innermost cog in back. Then I pull the cable...
03-27-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,105
Posted By nomadmax

OP, here are a few things to consider: ...

OP, here are a few things to consider:

Obeying all traffic laws is probably a great way to minimize the risk of injury and driver hostility (it will never eliminate it). Whatever words the...
03-23-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 61,661
Posted By nomadmax

It's been raining here, a lot. I had to re-route...

It's been raining here, a lot. I had to re-route my normal loop three times. Seems the car driver didn't get the memo....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By nomadmax

I have several sets of Zondas and I can't say...

I have several sets of Zondas and I can't say enough good things about them. They're not just great wheels for the money, they're great wheels.
03-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,628
Views: 2,160,542
Posted By nomadmax

I just got this Guerciotti SL back together after...

I just got this Guerciotti SL back together after long restoration process. I haven't got to ride it yet.

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03-22-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you for the pics ;) Should you ever hear...

Thank you for the pics ;) Should you ever hear of a NGW jersey come up for sale (regardless of size) please let me know. It's a big part of this bike's history and I don't want it, or your...
Forum: Introductions
03-21-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By nomadmax

A guy posted a pic of a bike and the fork was...

A guy posted a pic of a bike and the fork was bent and nother guy posted pics of a Trek that he painted up as a fake Masi. Welcome back and ride safely ;)
03-21-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

I would like to thank all that helped me along in...

I would like to thank all that helped me along in this project; urging me to go forward when I needed a little push. Most of all for not saying what some may have been thinking, "he's got more money...
03-21-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

Alright, it's 1430 hours on 03-21-2020 and I'm...

Alright, it's 1430 hours on 03-21-2020 and I'm sitting here with a glass of wine (I know it's too early) and nearly at the conclusion to this adventure. I say near conclusion because it isn't over...
03-18-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By nomadmax

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's...

Especially when he billed it as "rare". That's the same thing as saying "collectable Tupperware". :roflmao2:
03-16-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By nomadmax

Now everybody knows what it's like to be a...

Now everybody knows what it's like to be a cycling fan in the United States.
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By nomadmax

This has been around for a long time, it's called...

This has been around for a long time, it's called "shoplifting". ;)
03-12-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By nomadmax

Don't be so hard on yourself; you're out there...

Don't be so hard on yourself; you're out there doing what you can and right now that's all that matters. Chin up :thumb:
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By nomadmax

You could increase the bike's value if you could...

You could increase the bike's value if you could get Greg LeMond to sign it :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By nomadmax

I had the opportunity to work with Hans Rey on a...

I had the opportunity to work with Hans Rey on a project once and he gave me some pointers/instruction. His description of the leading foot was "your chocolate foot", meaning which one you like/feels...
02-16-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By nomadmax

"Papaw, what are BOA cycling shoe closures for?" ...

"Papaw, what are BOA cycling shoe closures for?"

"They're for selling son."
02-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By nomadmax

Stunning work!

Stunning work!
02-15-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By nomadmax

Spray some fluid film in there and call it good. ...

Spray some fluid film in there and call it good. It actually performs better than Frame Saver.

https://www.fluid-film.com/
02-12-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By nomadmax

Many times, cycling back pain is due to tight...

Many times, cycling back pain is due to tight hamstrings. They make the lower back lose it's inward curve and bulge disks toward the rear of the spine causing impingement.
02-04-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By nomadmax

Of all the times I've said this in jest; that...

Of all the times I've said this in jest; that fork is BENT :eek:
Forum: Foo
01-29-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,204
Posted By nomadmax

You make me happy every day. ...

You make me happy every day.


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Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By nomadmax

I was gonna go with "a deer hunting plane"...

I was gonna go with "a deer hunting plane" because of the camo. ;)
01-12-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
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...
01-09-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,705
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 ;)
01-04-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,013
Posted By nomadmax

That's like trading meth for crack ;)

That's like trading meth for crack ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,266
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: 1,813
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...
01-02-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,156
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, 04:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,015
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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Forum: Foo
12-28-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
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...
12-26-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
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...
12-24-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By nomadmax

I was hoping "NOVA" meant Northern Virginia. I'd...

I was hoping "NOVA" meant Northern Virginia. I'd love to do one of those rides but Cali is too far to go for it.
12-23-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By nomadmax

Diagonal straps aren't a compromise to me, I used...

Diagonal straps aren't a compromise to me, I used them in NORBA races :thumb:

...
Forum: Foo
12-23-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By nomadmax

I consider myself to be the lucky one when it...

I consider myself to be the lucky one when it comes to my cats ;)
Forum: Foo
12-23-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By nomadmax

This is my oldest cat Roger, five and a half...

This is my oldest cat Roger, five and a half years old. He had a severely blocked urethra about nine days ago and had to be rushed to the vet. He spent seven days with a catheter in place and he may...
12-23-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,592
Posted By nomadmax

Get a full physical with a complete blood panel....

Get a full physical with a complete blood panel. If everything checks out good, get out there, give it hell and be thankful that you can. I had a good part of my ability taken from me when I was 49...
12-23-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By nomadmax

Measure your current set up using the 80mm wide...

Measure your current set up using the 80mm wide point of the saddle to the center of the grips where your hands go. Then install the new bars (or lay them over the current bars) and measure again. ...
12-21-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By nomadmax

The hospital :roflmao2: I'll have to dig...

The hospital :roflmao2:

I'll have to dig around in the shoe boxes in the basement, there should be more. If I remember right, I had three come unglued and one broke completely at the DT behind the...
12-21-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,030
Posted By nomadmax

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at...

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at Cabelas using factory ammo, Australian Outback 69 grn SMK. Harris swivel bipod, Sightron 8-32 scope (which cost more than everything else). Five...
12-21-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,030
Posted By nomadmax

Motorcycles/Travel ...

Motorcycles/Travel

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12-19-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

According to Jack, you were exactly right!

According to Jack, you were exactly right!
12-19-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

It's 4am or so and Jim From Boston isn't up yet...

It's 4am or so and Jim From Boston isn't up yet so I can't do the multi-quote properly ;) Let me see if I get all the questions answered.

I had seen Jack's work for many years, sometimes ahead,...
12-18-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

Man this has been a busy day. Yes, the BB...

Man this has been a busy day.

Yes, the BB was cracked between the downtube and the seat tube. Jack says it happened from incomplete braze penetration at the downtube and BB lug. That allowed the...
12-18-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-18-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By nomadmax

I'm so very happy about how this turned out! ...

I'm so very happy about how this turned out!


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12-18-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,004
Posted By nomadmax

THAT ^ right there.

THAT ^ right there.
12-17-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,314
Posted By nomadmax

Get back on your bike, go ride your regular route...

Get back on your bike, go ride your regular route and when the cop stops you again; slap him ;)
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