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11-17-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,106
Posted By nomadmax

Anytime the word "proprietary" comes up in the...

Anytime the word "proprietary" comes up in the first 30 seconds of a how to video; you're in trouble.
11-03-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By nomadmax

And then take it like a man instead of a crying...

And then take it like a man instead of a crying child.

News Flash: The burners on the stove are HOT when they're on.
11-02-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By nomadmax

The reason why you know so much is because you're...

The reason why you know so much is because you're willing to question what you "know". I'd like to thank you for sharing your knowledge Jacek.
11-02-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you for serving this great country. Keep...

Thank you for serving this great country. Keep riding and having a good time :thumb:
11-01-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By nomadmax

I don't think I'd use water with salt content in...

I don't think I'd use water with salt content in it to wash anything metal. (apart from silverware and other things I don't care about)
11-01-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By nomadmax

You're out there on your bike, wearing what you...

You're out there on your bike, wearing what you want and having a great time; good for you friend ;) My guess is you'll never have a car left turn in front of you and that's a bonus right there ;)
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By nomadmax

RIP A GREAT actor!

RIP

A GREAT actor!
10-26-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By nomadmax

Divorces are expensive. Because they're worth it...

Divorces are expensive. Because they're worth it ;)

Heal yourself up stay on your successful journey friend :thumb:
10-23-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By nomadmax

I've "knighted" a dog or two in my time...

I've "knighted" a dog or two in my time ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,861
Posted By nomadmax

I remember the first BBS forum thread (on a 300...

I remember the first BBS forum thread (on a 300 baud modem & a RGB monitor) regarding the uselessness of Shimano Indexed Shifting. I was firmly in the camp of "It's worthless and will never catch...
10-19-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By nomadmax

A bike cop article and a birth announcement for...

A bike cop article and a birth announcement for Taylor Phinney who weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces ;) Now let's see, what was the name of that famous American cycling team?

Love this and the other...
10-19-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,729
Posted By nomadmax

Most successful scams involve an element of greed...

Most successful scams involve an element of greed on the part of the person being scammed. If you're not immediately turned off by the offer of something brand new for half the price everyone else is...
10-18-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By nomadmax

Cycling technique can make up for differences in...

Cycling technique can make up for differences in fitness. Running is just running. I can sometimes best younger riders because I know how, when & where to apply power and do it efficiently. But...
10-18-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,219
Posted By nomadmax

If I were going to look at the potential cause of...

If I were going to look at the potential cause of that chainstay failure I'd start with the rear hub to make sure it wasn't undersized and causing the dropouts to be drawn in when tightening the...
10-18-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,729
Posted By nomadmax

One sure way to find out is to send them 5 grand....

One sure way to find out is to send them 5 grand.

Seriously, if makes you wonder at ALL, run the other way. If it seems to be too good to be true; it is.
10-15-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By nomadmax

Can't touch this....

Can't touch this....
10-15-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By nomadmax

I draw the line at 8 bucks for an inner tube. ...

I draw the line at 8 bucks for an inner tube. There are no lap premium prizes on my regular routes.
10-14-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By nomadmax

Thrift store ironing board.

Thrift store ironing board.
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By nomadmax

Everyone is a tough guy; until they meet one ;)

Everyone is a tough guy; until they meet one ;)
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,678
Posted By nomadmax

Twenty six years of being a police officer; it...

Twenty six years of being a police officer; it was absolutely the best and most rewarding job I've ever had.

However, there were also times when it was the worst job I ever had. Not because of the...
10-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the...

The only thing Snap On about that bike is the sticker. That said, it beats walking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,156
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with you 100%.

I'm with you 100%.
10-08-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,876
Posted By nomadmax

I'm standing fast on it won't increase total...

I'm standing fast on it won't increase total capacity.
10-06-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By nomadmax

My "trainer tires/tubes" (x2 as I use rollers)...

My "trainer tires/tubes" (x2 as I use rollers) are all cast offs from the season that I wouldn't trust on a descent or a high speed corner. No need to buy something specific in my book.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By nomadmax

To put a fine point on this, both frames...

To put a fine point on this, both frames currently offered by Colnago have crimped tubes but they are not Gilco. Colnago stopped sourcing Gilco tubes long before the company was sold. So the answer...
10-04-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By nomadmax

Another "It won't hurt to turn a Trek into a...

Another "It won't hurt to turn a Trek into a Masi" heartbreak.
10-02-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,883
Posted By nomadmax

You're one of the people who make me come here...

You're one of the people who make me come here every day ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-29-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,194
Posted By nomadmax

Ride a bicycle 8 miles home after attending a...

Ride a bicycle 8 miles home after attending a Christmas party after 10pm?

No

During that time of year at that time of night too many people are driving after drinking alcohol or using drugs. ...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 911
Posted By nomadmax

Space Food Sticks ;) The original Power Bar.

Space Food Sticks ;)

The original Power Bar.
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By nomadmax

I drink no name brand instant coffee using hot...

I drink no name brand instant coffee using hot water from the tap. I don't want taste, I want the results.
09-28-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By nomadmax

Lug cracks on Alan bonded aluminum frames are...

Lug cracks on Alan bonded aluminum frames are pretty common.


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09-26-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,907
Posted By nomadmax

When you're pro cyclist, 23rd place isn't really...

When you're pro cyclist, 23rd place isn't really "worked well" ;)

...
09-26-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By nomadmax

Good for you OP. That said, if you're taking a...

Good for you OP. That said, if you're taking a "spring ride" in September here in North America, you're in for a shock in the next 60 days.
09-26-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By nomadmax

Only the people who are in close proximity to you...

Only the people who are in close proximity to you after one of your bird baths can say for sure if it's adequate.
09-25-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,230
Posted By nomadmax

Not only not silver, not made of metal. ...

Not only not silver, not made of metal.

Count me out on anything "1x", the jumps in gear changes are just too big.
09-24-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By nomadmax

Hearts of Lions by Peter Nye

Hearts of Lions by Peter Nye
09-22-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,440
Posted By nomadmax

I always like the Nashbar Alpha Road series. Kind...

I always like the Nashbar Alpha Road series. Kind of a poor man's Colnago Equilateral.

...
09-22-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By nomadmax

Where were the Dyna Drive pedals and cranks????...

Where were the Dyna Drive pedals and cranks???? :roflmao2:
09-22-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not a Shimano fan but if it weren't for them,...

I'm not a Shimano fan but if it weren't for them, Campy would still be selling old Super Record with friction shifters as "state of the art". The same way Honda (and the other Japanese MC...
09-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By nomadmax

For 50 bucks I'd buy it but I'd do a lot of...

For 50 bucks I'd buy it but I'd do a lot of research to see if it was stolen afterwards. If it was, I'd return it to the owner and give the seller's info to the police. This is a small community...
09-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,874
Posted By nomadmax

All of the above. Lots of things to do in a...

All of the above. Lots of things to do in a patrol car including operating a mobile data terminal for dispatches and running plates. It's safer to do that while stopped.

Just because you don't...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By nomadmax

It isn't social media if the majority of users...

It isn't social media if the majority of users remember Captain Kangaroo ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,154
Posted By nomadmax

Yes on hovering over the saddle but not pulling...

Yes on hovering over the saddle but not pulling up on the bars, more like unweighting the bars by using core muscles.
09-21-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,039
Posted By nomadmax

That right there ^^^^^^^. Why care if riders...

That right there ^^^^^^^.

Why care if riders are juiced? The genie has been out of the bottle for a long, long time and you can't get it back in. Make sure the bikes don't have motors and run...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,465
Posted By nomadmax

I've crashed road bikes at high speed a few times...

I've crashed road bikes at high speed a few times and they generally fared better than my body. Most of the time all I needed to do was re-mount.
09-20-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,179
Posted By nomadmax

Which is it? "It's a crying shame big...

Which is it?

"It's a crying shame big manufacturers don't make steel frame/fork, quill stem, down tube shifter, rim brake bikes anymore".

"That's a miserable excuse for a currently produced...
09-20-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By nomadmax

The only time something billed as "stick on" will...

The only time something billed as "stick on" will hold fast is when you want to take it off.
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By nomadmax

That's the truth, and unless a big box is...

That's the truth, and unless a big box is anchored you shouldn't open more than one drawer at a time. They can easily tip over,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,384
Posted By nomadmax

What suddenly makes me faster? Taking all data...

What suddenly makes me faster?
Taking all data logging devices, of any kind, off my handlebars.

What suddenly makes me slower?
Putting them back on and seeing the truth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,365
Posted By nomadmax

I can't understand why someone would get their...

I can't understand why someone would get their panties in a bunch about what someone else has on their bicycle? Life doesn't bring them regular/real problems and this is all they have to work on? ...
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