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08-25-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By nomadmax

Bottle Relocation Product Review

Like almost everyone who frequents this particular forum, I ride older steel road bikes and I'm a little less flexible than I used to be. Hydration is especially important to me so I almost always...
08-24-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,821
Posted By nomadmax

Here's one but they didn't ride that kinda money...

Here's one but they didn't ride that kinda money good.

Medici LA Sheriff's Team Pro Strada Rare 56 x 57cm Made by Mike Howard in SoCal | eBay...
08-24-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By nomadmax

Yep that's a great idea. Bicycle Museum of...

Yep that's a great idea.

Bicycle Museum of America (http://www.bicyclemuseum.com/)

@TiHabanero (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/tihabanero-327993.html)

Anything from Ten Speed Drive...
08-24-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 22,704
Posted By nomadmax

I saw that same one! The ranger wanted to give...

I saw that same one! The ranger wanted to give me a ticket for using the stairs ;)

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08-24-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By nomadmax

I don't know how much 220 pounds is in USD but I...

I don't know how much 220 pounds is in USD but I stop looking at a bike when I see a claw mount rear derailleur.
08-24-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with you. Maybe I'm still remembering those...

I'm with you. Maybe I'm still remembering those broken Super Record BB and pedal spindles but I have a distrust of anything titanium that bears nearly all my weight at some point.
08-24-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,962
Posted By nomadmax

A 52x15 was my gear, I could wind it up quick for...

A 52x15 was my gear, I could wind it up quick for a gap. If it looked like more gear was needed I'd loosen the thumb screw (just slightly) on my Campy RD shifter and start in the 15. By the time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By nomadmax

I can't speak for the civility end of it because...

I can't speak for the civility end of it because of what I did for a living, I.E. the people I dealt with never had any so my view is undoubtedly skewed. However, I have finally come into "my" time...
08-24-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,821
Posted By nomadmax

I know this is a zombie thread but the original...

I know this is a zombie thread but the original team bikes were black and white Medicis.; then they changed to green and yellow. After that the team bikes were Lightspeeds. I recently saw Jeff Pierce...
08-24-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

Absolutely, I have no other friends that can see...

Absolutely, I have no other friends that can see the logic in what I'm doing ;) I hope it won't take too long to get this accomplished, I'm hoping to be done and on the road before the end of season....
08-23-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

UPDATE The seller and I conversed via email...

UPDATE

The seller and I conversed via email and he offered to refund the entire purchase price (not including shipping) and let me keep the bike. I told him that taking something for nothing is...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,430
Posted By nomadmax

Be thankful your life is so good that too many...

Be thankful your life is so good that too many items in express lane is a concern. I've had some troubles in my life, but never that one.
08-22-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,389
Posted By nomadmax

I fill my bottles from the bathroom sink in gas...

I fill my bottles from the bathroom sink in gas stations & C-stores when I'm out riding. Then again, I was in the Corps and I never met a Marine who hasn't "drank out of a puddle" ;) Dog parks are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By nomadmax

Am I the only one who sees the irony in a guy...

Am I the only one who sees the irony in a guy named LowCel having trouble with electronic shifting? ;)

Low, I hope you get it sorted out. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,109
Posted By nomadmax

Cleaning up cat throw up is the worst for me....

Cleaning up cat throw up is the worst for me. That said, I HATE yard work of any kind. I know every neighbor I've ever had has wondered "How is it that he has the energy to ride that bike for 100s...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,202
Posted By nomadmax

OP, the good news is it's safe to glue tubular...

OP, the good news is it's safe to glue tubular tires in your one bedroom apartment. The bad news is the cost of running tubular tires will keep you in a one bedroom apartment :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,732
Posted By nomadmax

I can't speak for anyone but myself, here's how I...

I can't speak for anyone but myself, here's how I see it. I love old steel road bikes from the 80's to 90's. I love how they look, how they feel and the great memories in life they remind me of. That...
08-21-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

verktyg Yes sir, the tubing is Columbus SL...

verktyg

Yes sir, the tubing is Columbus SL based on a couple of things I know about Guerciottis of this era. The BB shell on the Aelle tubed bikes have a couple of slots in the bottom as opposed...
08-20-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you all for the suggestions and help. I...

Thank you all for the suggestions and help. I just got back in from a bike ride where I mulled over my experience with the seller, the overall poor condition (not as described) and the undisclosed...
08-20-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

Yes it has been re-sprayed in places and there...

Yes it has been re-sprayed in places and there are other parts of the frame that have this cracking, many places actually. I'm not quite sure how the seller avoided them in the secondary photos. ...
08-20-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

I pulled the BB and took a few photos. There was...

I pulled the BB and took a few photos. There was a fair amount of crap inside the BB shell as the previous owner used body masking tape to cover the star cut out on the outside as well as inside...
08-20-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By nomadmax

How does the Gebhardt look and perform for you? ...

How does the Gebhardt look and perform for you?

I may bite the bullet and get an IRD 30-46 crank.
08-19-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

This bike may be going back to the seller. I...

This bike may be going back to the seller. I can't remove the paint. Once I do it's mine forever.
08-19-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks guys. I'll pull the BB and tomorrow and...

Thanks guys. I'll pull the BB and tomorrow and post back the results.

Here's my next question:

It's gonna need to be completely stripped and repainted. Based on the bike's history it has to...
08-19-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,876
Posted By nomadmax

Guerciotti BB Crack?

I recently came across a Guerciotti that I think is made of Columbus SL tubing. What concerns me are the visible cracks in the paint and possibly the BB shell pictured below. I know of one other...
08-19-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 654
Posted By nomadmax

He probably has a Corvette too :roflmao2:

He probably has a Corvette too :roflmao2:
08-19-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 654
Posted By nomadmax

I think Schwinn belongs there; it is ,before all...

I think Schwinn belongs there; it is ,before all others, a Schwinn creation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By nomadmax

No problem, saddles these days cost bank and you...

No problem, saddles these days cost bank and you never know if it'll be "the one". If you made me pick between the two I think I'd pick the Pro Stealth, it allows me to move around fore and aft...
08-19-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By nomadmax

I'm 5' 8" and have an 81.5cm cycling inseam...

I'm 5' 8" and have an 81.5cm cycling inseam (32"). My center of BB to top of saddle is 72cm with 172.5mm cranks. I can ride a TT of 54 to 56 by using different stems, 130mm for 54 to 100mm for 56. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By nomadmax

I have Specialized Power and Pro Stealth saddles...

I have Specialized Power and Pro Stealth saddles on my road bikes. The Power is suited for a "you sit here and nowhere else" position and favors a more upright position (for a road bike). I rode...
08-19-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 654
Posted By nomadmax

Great job, both of you ! Glad to hear that...

Great job, both of you !

Glad to hear that the event is in the bag and you can relax a little. The two or three days of riding at Coppi will seem like nothing. You guys have inspired me to...
Forum: Northeast
08-18-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By nomadmax

Pay the ticket. Don't ride with two ear buds...

Pay the ticket.

Don't ride with two ear buds in your ears.

Carry ID.

The copper did you a favor by not booking/holding you, which is perfectly legal for them to do if you don't have ID....
08-18-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks I gotta keep a set of cheaters next...

Thanks

I gotta keep a set of cheaters next to the computer, I can't see anything anymore.
Forum: Introductions
08-18-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome to Bike Forums, I'm from Germantown as...

Welcome to Bike Forums, I'm from Germantown as well.
08-18-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By nomadmax

Those rear dropouts look an old Gios Compact. ...

Those rear dropouts look an old Gios Compact. What is that?
08-18-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,692
Posted By nomadmax

The drive thru has killed more people than small...

The drive thru has killed more people than small pox; why even go there for food?
08-17-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By nomadmax

I've never been beat by a bike or fancy...

I've never been beat by a bike or fancy equipment. The times I've been bested were with motor, smarts or both.
08-17-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By nomadmax

Great job, you'll love that bike.

Great job, you'll love that bike.
08-17-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you:thumb:

Thank you:thumb:
08-17-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By nomadmax

Anybody know what the largest tire that will fit...

Anybody know what the largest tire that will fit on one of the PDG bikes? 28s?
Forum: Introductions
08-17-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By nomadmax

How did you do at RAIN this year?

How did you do at RAIN this year?
08-17-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By nomadmax

What a transformation ! Great JOB :thumb:

What a transformation ! Great JOB :thumb:
08-16-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By nomadmax

Another nice bike and great story; thanks ! ;)

Another nice bike and great story; thanks ! ;)
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By nomadmax

"Only needs some adjustment" is the equivalent of...

"Only needs some adjustment" is the equivalent of "Ran when parked". :thumb:
08-16-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By nomadmax

Great find and story! What is a Frek?

Great find and story!

What is a Frek?
08-15-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By nomadmax

I like it !

I like it !
08-14-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By nomadmax

If I've learned anything here, it's always look...

If I've learned anything here, it's always look under tape or stickers on chainstays. It may be covering a hole with putty in it.
08-14-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,525
Posted By nomadmax

St Louis as in RAIN ?

St Louis as in RAIN ?
08-14-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By nomadmax

I think you can ride 28 hole rims all day long...

I think you can ride 28 hole rims all day long because you know how to "ride light".
08-14-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,525
Posted By nomadmax

It'll be good to ride with you again. I'm...

It'll be good to ride with you again. I'm looking forward to this event, I think it'll be the best of the season. Are you staying at the Dairyland?
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