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10-20-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By nomadmax

I have two friends who use the Wolf Tooth...

I have two friends who use the Wolf Tooth version, one of which has it on a Campy set up despite the company saying they can't guarantee results with Campy. The ones pictured in the OP look like the...
10-20-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By nomadmax

I have those on my mountain bike. I like them...

I have those on my mountain bike. I like them better than any platform pedal I've ever used.
10-20-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By nomadmax

I agree. I use the skewer (leaving it a tiny bit...

I agree. I use the skewer (leaving it a tiny bit loose) to make sure the tool doesn't slip out and then put the tool in a vise. It's a lot easier to the use the wheel as a lever as opposed to a...
10-20-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By nomadmax

I'm kicking myself for missing this; I had some...

I'm kicking myself for missing this; I had some serious commitments that I just couldn't duck. Hopefully this wasn't a one off and I can make it next year.
Forum: Foo
10-20-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 299
Posted By nomadmax

I've always found that a bare finger finds stuff...

I've always found that a bare finger finds stuff stuck in a tire casing faster than a cotton ball. But then, there's the time it takes to stop the bleeding and dress the wound ;)
10-20-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,822
Posted By nomadmax

I'd hate to be you on "pump all the tires" day...

I'd hate to be you on "pump all the tires" day ;)
10-18-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By nomadmax

Does it slip on one cog or all of them? ...

Does it slip on one cog or all of them?

Usually:

One cog = a cassette/cog problem

All cogs = a chain problem

Slowly pedal the crank backwards with your hand. Look at the chain near the...
10-18-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By nomadmax

I have a carbon seat post in an aluminum frame. ...

I have a carbon seat post in an aluminum frame. I concur with above opinions, I can't feel any difference between the carbon post and an aluminum one.
...
10-18-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By nomadmax

There's always another one just down the road ;)

There's always another one just down the road ;)
10-18-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,867
Posted By nomadmax

My bikes have a picture of me (with the bike) in...

My bikes have a picture of me (with the bike) in a plastic bag stuffed down in the seat tube. Anybody who has one of mine is a 5mm allen wrench from a beat down. ;)
10-17-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 751
Posted By nomadmax

Campy 12 can be had with a 32/48 crank and a...

Campy 12 can be had with a 32/48 crank and a 11-34 out back.
10-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By nomadmax

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I...

You could very well be right, on all accounts. I live in a bit of bubble being in a small town. But for the stuff they built up on the state route, there isn't anyplace you can't go by walking or...
10-16-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By nomadmax

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not...

I didn't say who's fault it was, I said it's not likely to change in our lifetimes. If you read something else into it, it's what you were thinking, not me.
10-16-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By nomadmax

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our...

If you're over 60, as I am, not likely in our lifetimes.
10-16-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By nomadmax

In their defense, at least around here anyway,...

In their defense, at least around here anyway, people use motor vehicles a wheel chairs (ironically, the practice usually creates an inability to do anything physical later in life). At the...
10-16-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,585
Posted By nomadmax

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a return to full capacity.
10-16-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By nomadmax

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike...

This is the very first Cannondale mountain bike that was marked "Police". We had one of the largest bike patrols and I worked with the company to enter the market.
...
10-16-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By nomadmax

RAGBRAI Trouble

Looks like there's trouble on the horizon.

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2019/10/15/ragbrai-event-staff-resigns-dispute-des-moines-register
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By nomadmax

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is...

I'm tighter than an Amish tick. If my helmet is broke in any way, I'm buying a new one.
10-15-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By nomadmax

Generally there are only slight differences in...

Generally there are only slight differences in the "Police" versions of mountain bikes used on bike patrol.

There's a pretty good thread on bike patrol here:
...
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By nomadmax

Give a shout next time you come over this way. ...

Give a shout next time you come over this way. I'm local to the area and would happy to be a guide :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,591
Posted By nomadmax

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give...

I wasn't on my bike when I saw this so for give my street clothes in the reflection. I can't say I've ever seen anything like it before.
...
Forum: Introductions
10-14-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from Germantown.

Welcome from Germantown.
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By nomadmax

RIP What a great actor. The guy was a...

RIP

What a great actor. The guy was a genius, literally; a member of the TNS.
10-12-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By nomadmax

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it...

Add me in on "that's a nice bike", I've seen it as well. I'm a little peeved at Doc for being taller than me ;)
10-11-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,352
Posted By nomadmax

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for...

Like many things in the cycling world, "It's for selling". ;)
Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By nomadmax

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the...

That ^^^ is a good one that I've used in the past, very well made. My favorite quill adapter is the Nitto MTC-04.
10-10-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By nomadmax

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2

My 1986 Allez SE is 27.2
10-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By nomadmax

Ben, I've had that happen with NOS Benotto...

Ben,

I've had that happen with NOS Benotto tape, I just unrolled it and pulled it thru a clean dry shop towel, then wrapped the bars. There didn't seem to be any ill effects from it. That said,...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 599
Posted By nomadmax

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)

I've ridden thousands of miles without one ;)
10-09-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,676
Posted By nomadmax

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be...

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be able to get a ball park by searching Google Images and finding one in the same colorway.
10-08-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By nomadmax

I was gonna say glasses :innocent: I'm...

I was gonna say glasses :innocent:

I'm kidding, just kidding ;) As mentioned above, based on what you describe I wouldn't worry too much about the fork.
10-08-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By nomadmax

This sounds very interesting! RobbieTunes...

This sounds very interesting!
RobbieTunes speedevil

What say you?
10-08-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,050
Posted By nomadmax

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but...

I can't say for certain what my ideal temp is but I feel like its in the 70-80F range. I don't know what the temps were on RAIN ride this year but I know for a fact it was too hot for me.
10-08-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,676
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a good place to start: Eddy Merckx...

Here's a good place to start:

Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)

Then you can post up here with photos (especially of the bottom of the BB shell) and we have a guy who is...
10-07-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By nomadmax

I hope good things come to you :thumb:

I hope good things come to you :thumb:
10-06-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,687
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest...

I don't have time for fixing stupid or dishonest on Ebay or CL despite the fact that it's rampant. However, I belong to/visit this and one other cycling forum; the other one has a pretty active...
10-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 756
Posted By nomadmax

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent...

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent before now ;) Goes to show, you can always count on good riding buds:thumb: As far as the saddle, you know I love my modern equipment but I have to...
10-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By nomadmax

Choices are what it's all about :thumb: I...

Choices are what it's all about :thumb:

I got hooked on Ergo Power when it came out because I was racing. I could shift to bigger gears while sprinting in the hooks; that allowed me to jump in a...
10-06-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By nomadmax

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient...

Please don't stop; just edit them down to salient points or leave them as is and make a note in the post to say "Example of xyz @ 2 M 30 S". Do it multiple times for the ideas/info you want to get...
10-06-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By nomadmax

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo...

In my opinion, Campy was late to the game on Ergo but between STI and ErgoPower, the second mouse got the cheese ;)

Post up those pics OP !
10-06-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,164
Posted By nomadmax

Maybe on the box, but my money says your...

Maybe on the box, but my money says your knowledge base is deeper than mine. I specialize in "breaking" not "fixing" ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,213
Posted By nomadmax

All that engineering stuff is well beyond my...

All that engineering stuff is well beyond my intellectual pay grade. However, I know from personal experience that if a training technique or a piece of equipment genuinely creates an advantage in a...
10-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By nomadmax

Start camping and/or having lunch at the local...

Start camping and/or having lunch at the local Senior Citizens Centers. All you have to do to get a conversation started is ask "How are you doing today?". ;)
10-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,676
Posted By nomadmax

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune ...

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/merckx_corsa_extra_1987_0001_of_15_1bc8e0ba2bcc1c7f50320ee1a50112dcdd54cbdc.jpg...
10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 756
Posted By nomadmax

New (to me) Merckx

Like many of us here, I spend some time on the web looking for bikes to add to my collection. I found this 1987 Merckx SLX on the Milwaukee CL listed as a 52 cm but knew it was a mistake. I contacted...
10-06-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,294
Posted By nomadmax

I have but two words ^^^; Bob Dylan ;) Based...

I have but two words ^^^; Bob Dylan ;)

Based on all these posts and ancient receipts, it's no wonder manufacturers aren't making the bikes we like anymore; we aren't the buying public :roflmao2:
10-05-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,164
Posted By nomadmax

Did you say "Snap On" ? ;) ...

Did you say "Snap On" ? ;)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/garage_11__19518006081ade7a8d635d7a5b62cb336323f849.jpg
10-05-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,382
Posted By nomadmax

But.......you're an expert on what you like and...

But.......you're an expert on what you like and that's all that counts. :thumb:
10-04-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By nomadmax

Not me. Heck I have an old SR group laying...

Not me.

Heck I have an old SR group laying around including a Cobalto brake set. I like the newer Campy stuff.
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