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Forum: Commuting
09-29-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,210
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. ...
09-29-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By nomadmax

I just can't get around the words "Helmet" and...

I just can't get around the words "Helmet" and "Collapsible" in the same ad copy.
09-29-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,222
Posted By nomadmax

That ^ Don't turn a prom date into a due...

That ^

Don't turn a prom date into a due date ;)
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 613
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: 23
Views: 449
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: 12
Views: 317
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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09-28-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By nomadmax

Now here's a guy who understands bike racing...

Now here's a guy who understands bike racing tactics ^^^^^^^^^^^.
09-26-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By nomadmax

I may well see you there ;)

I may well see you there ;)
09-26-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By nomadmax

Good looking out OP. If anyone knows; what are...

Good looking out OP. If anyone knows; what are the chances of running up on 1980s-1990s road bikes, frames & components?
09-26-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 983
Posted By nomadmax

That lawyer has given some solid advice...

That lawyer has given some solid advice ^^^^^^^^^..
09-26-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,576
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: 238
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, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By nomadmax

I don't care how this thread turns out, you gave...

I don't care how this thread turns out, you gave me a laugh that will last the rest of the day. Thank you ;)
09-26-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 542
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.
09-26-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By nomadmax

Bars and stems are things I won't take a chance...

Bars and stems are things I won't take a chance on trying to reuse after damage of any sort. The penalty in the event of a failure can very, very high.
09-25-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By nomadmax

WTB Ten Speed Drive Imports Items

Looking for old Ten Speed Drive Imports items, clothing, posters etc.

Thanks
09-25-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 964
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,458
Posted By nomadmax

That is a great article! Thank you.

That is a great article! Thank you.
Forum: For Sale
09-25-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By nomadmax

An SLX Merckx frame for 300 bucks. The world has...

An SLX Merckx frame for 300 bucks. The world has turned upside down.
09-24-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By nomadmax

EVERYONE knows that isn't true ;)

EVERYONE knows that isn't true ;)
09-24-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By nomadmax

Hearts of Lions by Peter Nye

Hearts of Lions by Peter Nye
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,497
Posted By nomadmax

Well played;)

Well played;)
09-23-20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 588
Posted By nomadmax

In cycling, the more you pay the less you get ;)

In cycling, the more you pay the less you get ;)
09-22-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 669
Posted By nomadmax

He said that when he said "doping"...

He said that when he said "doping" :roflmao2:
09-22-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,112
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, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By nomadmax

Everyone in this thread will be long dead and...

Everyone in this thread will be long dead and gone before that open cable gangway will cause any problems; if ever. Work on another problem, that one is OK.
09-22-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,261
Posted By nomadmax

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

Where were the Dyna Drive pedals and cranks???? :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,497
Posted By nomadmax

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09-22-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,261
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...
09-22-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By nomadmax

OK, here's a photo below on how the cable should...

OK, here's a photo below on how the cable should be anchored for 10 speed Campag shifters, a 9 speed Shimano Deore RD and a Shimano/Sram 9 speed cassette. You put the cable on the outside of the...
09-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By nomadmax

2000 to 2009 versions. I'm on my phone or I'd do...

2000 to 2009 versions. I'm on my phone or I'd do it for you, google the shimano cable anchor for ergo power levers and you'll see what I mean.
09-21-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By nomadmax

I run Campy 10 speed ergo shifters with a Shimano...

I run Campy 10 speed ergo shifters with a Shimano 9 speed Deore long cage RD and a 9 speed Shimano/Sram 11-32 cassette. No shiftmate but you do have to reroute the anchor point for the cable on the...
09-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,662
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: 516
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: 81
Views: 3,237
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, 04:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,557
Posted By nomadmax

Campag also had aero levers in the CDA group as...

Campag also had aero levers in the CDA group as well.
09-21-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a good one ...

Here's a good one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7B4t1bUUF0
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,237
Posted By nomadmax

When it comes to road bike tire inflation, how...

When it comes to road bike tire inflation, how someone rides also comes into play. I've known 135 pounds riders that trashed wheels because they didn't know how to unweight the saddle or bars and...
09-21-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,112
Posted By nomadmax

Arnie Nashbar was selling some good bikes as well.

Arnie Nashbar was selling some good bikes as well.
09-21-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,168
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: 1,964
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: 3,351
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: 308
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: 396
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,
09-18-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 406
Posted By nomadmax

I'm lucky that my best friend is a machinist. He...

I'm lucky that my best friend is a machinist. He has milled down the length of several stems and quill adapters for me. That said they were all high quality, Nitto, Cinelli etc. You just have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,573
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: 199
Views: 7,695
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? ...
09-18-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with you on that.

I'm with you on that.
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By nomadmax

Good tools and organization makes a job go faster...

Good tools and organization makes a job go faster and easier.

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