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04-18-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By nomadmax

Squirrel!

Squirrel!
04-18-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By nomadmax

Snap On non impact sockets are thinner than other...

Snap On non impact sockets are thinner than other brands. I have a chest full them and they're all I use. That said, they weren't purchased for bicycle repair work.

That said, you might be...
04-15-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By nomadmax

When is the last time you saw an Origin8 tattoo...

When is the last time you saw an Origin8 tattoo on someone?
04-15-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,442
Posted By nomadmax

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a...

A proper gravel bike has been around for quite a while, it's called a Schwinn Varsity.

Uphill both ways baby.
04-15-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,086
Posted By nomadmax

I've come to the point in my life where I'm not...

I've come to the point in my life where I'm not really concerned where the "world" is headed. Much like when I was child, I just ride my bikes and have a good time. Someone else can worry for me.
04-15-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 795
Posted By nomadmax

The sooner you realize that you can't control...

The sooner you realize that you can't control what other humans do, the better off you'll be.
04-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 511
Posted By nomadmax

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT...

In the early days of STI, some racers used a DT shifter on the front to save weight and retain total control of FD cage trim. Hampsten was one, there was another guy but he turned out to be a fraud...
Forum: Foo
04-12-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By nomadmax

It's Brett Michaels!!

It's Brett Michaels!!
04-10-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By nomadmax

Old Matrix rims from back when Trek owned or had...

Old Matrix rims from back when Trek owned or had something to do with them. The spares are Mavic G40s.
04-10-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By nomadmax

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the...

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the fleet.

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04-10-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By nomadmax

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in...

All bikes perform the same hanging upside down in the garage; which is exactly where most "bikes" like that end up in pretty short order. It's the chicken or the egg thing, do they wind up unused...
04-10-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By nomadmax

I'm as fast as I'll ever be, there isn't anything...

I'm as fast as I'll ever be, there isn't anything left on the table.
04-10-21, 10:11 AM
04-10-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By nomadmax

I'm 62 and don't have a power meter. I do have a...

I'm 62 and don't have a power meter. I do have a piece of yarn taped to my stem and am happy when the end of it is lofted in the air ;) OK, now for the serious answer; IMO, at my age, what exactly...
04-10-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By nomadmax

Put tape or a sticker over it and call it good. ...

Put tape or a sticker over it and call it good. Better yet, write "Look at the road" on a piece of paper and put water proof package tape over it. It just might save you a trip to the hospital or...
04-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By nomadmax

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has...

Provided all thr fasteners are tight, it has proper air in the tires and the headset bearings aren't notched, it's probably just matter of you spending more time on it.
04-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is...

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is bent :roflmao2:
04-09-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By nomadmax

I rode mine to the store just the other day. ...

I rode mine to the store just the other day.

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04-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn Varsity prototype.

Schwinn Varsity prototype.
04-08-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,023
Posted By nomadmax

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the...

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the other. Itís a bicycle, not a Mars rover.
04-07-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By nomadmax

With Cav on the same team that might be one too...

With Cav on the same team that might be one too many cocks in the henhouse.
04-05-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you James.

Thank you James.
04-04-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By nomadmax

I always enjoy your posts.

I always enjoy your posts.
04-04-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By nomadmax

I know rim width plays a part but how do they...

I know rim width plays a part but how do they measure when inflated?
04-03-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By nomadmax

If you try hard enough, you can always meet...

If you try hard enough, you can always meet trouble halfway.
04-03-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,965
Posted By nomadmax

I always wanted a Tag watch like the ones in this...

I always wanted a Tag watch like the ones in this vintage ad. Team 7-Eleven wore the green and red versions. Now, I wouldn't even know where to look.
...
04-02-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,051
Posted By nomadmax

For the life of me, I can't figure out what...

For the life of me, I can't figure out what purpose or pleasure someone derives from these same kinds of threads over and over again.

BTW

Does anyone want to hear the gospel of bike fit...
04-02-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By nomadmax

That would be perfect.......but the fork is bent...

That would be perfect.......but the fork is bent ;)
04-02-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,358
Posted By nomadmax

There are still some good deals on Varsitys...

There are still some good deals on Varsitys around here; I'll keep my eyes out for a tall one. I look forward to getting to ride with you and some of the others this season. I'll ride the Varsity...
04-02-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,358
Posted By nomadmax

I have a lot of bikes, this one is still my fave....

I have a lot of bikes, this one is still my fave.

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04-02-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,393
Posted By nomadmax

In three hours per week, with the right kind of...

In three hours per week, with the right kind of training, you can become much stronger on the bike.
04-01-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,393
Posted By nomadmax

Mine will be 62 this year. I mean it, work on...

Mine will be 62 this year. I mean it, work on YOU; after that nothing else matters as much.
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

A couple of days ago they wanted a grand as a...

A couple of days ago they wanted a grand as a starting bid. I'd be curious to know if it's the original seller or the OP flipping the bike.

Vintage Guerciotti Italian Road Bike 56cm Campagnolo...
Forum: Touring
03-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By nomadmax

I ride the road with a guy who is affectionately...

I ride the road with a guy who is affectionately known as "Sandal Ray". His choice of footwear doesn't seem to affect his ability to go fast or far.
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

At the same factory, Billato ;)

At the same factory, Billato ;)
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

Guerciotti was indeed it's own brand, not lower...

Guerciotti was indeed it's own brand, not lower level at all. Tommaso was TSDI's "house" brand. As mentioned, they came from the same factory. The lower line Gerchs didn't have tubing stickers on the...
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

That bike was painted here in the USA by a...

That bike was painted here in the USA by a company called Ten Speed Drive Imports (they were shipped as raw frames), owned by a man Tom Eason. They had a house brand frame/bike called Tommaso ( a...
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

That's Columbus Aelle tretubi. Four hundred is a...

That's Columbus Aelle tretubi. Four hundred is a little more than I'd pay and I'm a Guerciotti nut.
03-24-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By nomadmax

One big difference between riding the...

One big difference between riding the rollers/trainer vs outside is there's no wind to help support your torso weight.
03-22-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 777
Posted By nomadmax

Google "tread splice". Sometimes directional...

Google "tread splice". Sometimes directional arrows are there for a reason.
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By nomadmax

You just can't go wrong with cat lovers. Here's...

You just can't go wrong with cat lovers. Here's one of my boys, dumped as kitten and lost his eye to infection. He doesn't ever remember the bad old days.
...
03-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By nomadmax

That one probably belonged to Bunkie, she just...

That one probably belonged to Bunkie, she just passed away.
02-26-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By nomadmax

That's going to be a tough find. It was a two...

That's going to be a tough find. It was a two year bike (1987 & 1988) and most of them broke in the size you're looking for. Ben Serotta was forced to use ultra light True Temper tubing against his...
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By nomadmax

By me for sure :thumb: This is also a Billato ...

By me for sure :thumb: This is also a Billato and one of my favorite bikes.
...
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By nomadmax

Happens to me all the time. I mean it ;) ...

Happens to me all the time. I mean it ;)

Yes Tommaso frames were made in Italy by a company called Billato. The bike in this thread is very nice example of a TSDI frame/bike. What's worse, it's...
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By nomadmax

Bill Semonian (who changed his name to Bill...

Bill Semonian (who changed his name to Bill McGann) founded Torelli Imports and wasn't associated with Ten Speed Drive Imports or Tommaso bicycles. TDSI was founded and owned by Tom Eason of Florida...
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By nomadmax

That's a very sellable size. I have to agree,...

That's a very sellable size. I have to agree, that bike is worth $500.00 USD. I'm not sure what it comes to in CDN. It's a house brand for Ten Speed Drive Imports owned at the time by Tom Eason. ...
02-08-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By nomadmax

Take the frame building class and build me a...

Take the frame building class and build me a frame Chad! ;)
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