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07-04-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By nomadmax

Zero degree

Zero degree
07-03-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By nomadmax

Are your core/trunk muscles up to the task of...

Are your core/trunk muscles up to the task of supporting your body in a riding position? If not, your hands are supporting more weight than they should.
07-03-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By nomadmax

Very well done! Tom Eason would be proud.

Very well done! Tom Eason would be proud.
07-02-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,129
Posted By nomadmax

It had to sting huh? :roflmao2:

It had to sting huh? :roflmao2:
07-01-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,310
Posted By nomadmax

After all this, you had better post up some GOOD...

After all this, you had better post up some GOOD photos ;)
07-01-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 401
Posted By nomadmax

Wow! That is an awesome job.

Wow!

That is an awesome job.
06-30-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,310
Posted By nomadmax

If you keep deliberating, somebody else is gonna...

If you keep deliberating, somebody else is gonna but that bike. When it comes to vintage stuff, do or don't, but decide quickly.
06-29-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,013
Posted By nomadmax

If the RD is reluctant to drop to the smallest...

If the RD is reluctant to drop to the smallest cog(s) I'd take a look at the cable up inside the brake/shifter. If it's frayed it won't let the RD travel to it's most outboard position. I've seen...
06-28-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By nomadmax

I haven't had all my coffee yet and I may have...

I haven't had all my coffee yet and I may have missed the answer above. Can you tell me the typical seat and head tube angles for a Merckx Corsa Extra (x) on BB and a 54.5cm top tube?

I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,111
Posted By nomadmax

That right there ^^^^^. Stop changing...

That right there ^^^^^.

Stop changing equipment and get that core into shape. Then, if changes are warranted make them.
06-24-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 722
Posted By nomadmax

You can make a small bike bigger but you can't...

You can make a small bike bigger but you can't make a big bike smaller. If it were me, I'd get the 54 and run a longer stem and get a tighter triangle/better standover in the deal.
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By nomadmax

Hi

Hi
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,921
Posted By nomadmax

According to the video, not true thru axles.

According to the video, not true thru axles.
06-23-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,129
Posted By nomadmax

There's been plenty of riders on $5000.00 bikes...

There's been plenty of riders on $5000.00 bikes left like they were tied to a post by riders on $500.00 bikes.

The biggest difference in cycling is the motor.
06-23-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By nomadmax

This right here. Works better than anything for...

This right here. Works better than anything for me.


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06-22-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By nomadmax

No I said what I meant; it was sarcasm. Some...

No I said what I meant; it was sarcasm. Some people look for difficult solutions to simple problems.
06-22-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By nomadmax

That's too easy and leaves you with a wrench...

That's too easy and leaves you with a wrench capable of two different pedal sizes ;) Better to ruin a good wrench ;)
06-22-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By nomadmax

Remember, you asked. I arrived at this...

Remember, you asked.

I arrived at this knowledge from the combined experience of:

*Being a former road & mountain bike racer
*Being an LAW Effective Cycling Instructor
*By developing a...
06-20-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By nomadmax

Although I've never met him, I've seen his videos...

Although I've never met him, I've seen his videos and read his posts. Despite having one of the nicest bike collections, he's enthusiastic about other people's bikes that don't even come close to...
06-20-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By nomadmax

Two words disc brakes ;)

Two words

disc brakes ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,309
Posted By nomadmax

I have Grandma's purse strapped under my saddle,...

I have Grandma's purse strapped under my saddle, that bad boy has everything but a tissue with some spit on it for clean up. I mostly ride alone where cell service is spotty so self rescue is the...
06-19-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,704
Posted By nomadmax

Cycling stopped being work for me a long time...

Cycling stopped being work for me a long time ago; if I don't feel like it, I don't ride. Most of the time, riding when you don't feel like it doesn't net you any performance gains.
06-18-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,076
Posted By nomadmax

Fixed it for ya;) "I believe the technical...

Fixed it for ya;)

"I believe the technical phrase is ea$y pea$y one two three$y". See you tomorrow.
06-18-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,650
Posted By nomadmax

Gotta lift the weight if you wanna lift the...

Gotta lift the weight if you wanna lift the weight.



Otherwise known as "horse shoe in the glove" ;)
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn used technology licensed from Klein. They...

Schwinn used technology licensed from Klein. They were manufactured at the Greenville, MS, Schwinn plant.
06-17-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By nomadmax

One sure way to determine 70s from 80s is the...

One sure way to determine 70s from 80s is the seat tube on a 70s Sprint will have a bend in the seat tube above the bottom bracket. An 80s model won't.

...
06-17-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,943
Posted By nomadmax

You've been wronged my friend, you just don't...

You've been wronged my friend, you just don't know it. Get a lawyer and sue ;) All kidding aside, the only reason I don't have an E-road bike right now is I want the development of the next three...
06-17-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,024
Posted By nomadmax

When you get the drinking out of a bottle in a...

When you get the drinking out of a bottle in a group thing mastered you can start learning how to pee off the bike while a team mate pushes you ;)
06-17-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,024
Posted By nomadmax

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you...

If you can't drink from a bottle while riding you don't belong on a group ride where you're in close proximity with other riders. Take your bike out to big parking lot and figure it out; remember,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,395
Posted By nomadmax

There is absolutely NOTHING as entertaining as a...

There is absolutely NOTHING as entertaining as a Bike Forums crash reconstruction thread :roflmao2: There can't be any "structural engineer" positions open in the USA given the number of people on...
06-17-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By nomadmax

This doesn't really mean much but I'm 5'8" with...

This doesn't really mean much but I'm 5'8" with an 81.5cm/32" cycling inseam. I ride 54.5cm-55cm top tubes with a 120mm 0 degree stem. On the surface, it sounds like you might be riding a frame...
06-16-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By nomadmax

Turn off Strava, take everything off your...

Turn off Strava, take everything off your handlebars that relates to speed, time or distance and ride your bike; you'll be a lot happier. It doesn't matter how fast somebody else is unless that's...
06-16-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By nomadmax

You have to shim the chainrings (only one) on...

You have to shim the chainrings (only one) on modern cranks to allow for the wider chain.

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/crank-pedal-parts/chainring-spacers.html
06-15-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,601
Posted By nomadmax

Do you want an ALL steel bike or a steel frame...

Do you want an ALL steel bike or a steel frame and CF fork?
06-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By nomadmax

That looks like a 10 speed "compact" FD. Large...

That looks like a 10 speed "compact" FD. Large chain ring is usually not bigger than 50T.
06-15-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,325
Posted By nomadmax

gfk_velo I really appreciate the time and...

gfk_velo

I really appreciate the time and effort you put in to help us around here. Thank you.
06-15-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,475
Posted By nomadmax

Ding ding ding, correct. He was a member of...

Ding ding ding, correct.

He was a member of Stealers Wheel ;)
06-14-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,751
Posted By nomadmax

I rocked model 65s on all my Crit bikes. Good for...

I rocked model 65s on all my Crit bikes. Good for sprinting and not hitting your wrists on the tops.

And to the main point, BRAVO OP!!!!!
06-14-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By nomadmax

I used them at work and raced with them. Great...

I used them at work and raced with them. Great product.


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Forum: Recumbent
06-14-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By nomadmax

The cheapest recumbent is the one you only have...

The cheapest recumbent is the one you only have to buy once. Half stepping is usually pretty expensive.
06-14-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,475
Posted By nomadmax

What does "Baker Street" and "Stuck in the middle...

What does "Baker Street" and "Stuck in the middle with you" have in common? ;)
06-14-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By nomadmax

No. Numbers, especially in the TDF should be...

No.

Numbers, especially in the TDF should be earned.
06-14-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,448
Posted By nomadmax

An MUP path is barely one step above a wide open...

An MUP path is barely one step above a wide open mega-store parking lot (pick a brand, Wally, Home Depot, Lowes etc) when it comes to people's behavior & predictability. Drivers who generally follow...
06-12-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,845
Posted By nomadmax

If I can square a schedule conflict I'm in. ...

If I can square a schedule conflict I'm in. Great riding down there and being around BF people is always a pleasure.
06-12-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By nomadmax

I'm almost afraid to post this; red jersey, blue...

I'm almost afraid to post this; red jersey, blue shorts & pink Benotto tape ;)
...
06-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By nomadmax

Who's Going to Dodgeville?

Who am I gonna get to see/ride with in Dodgeville, WI next week? ;)
06-11-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 532
Posted By nomadmax

That's some kind of nice!

That's some kind of nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By nomadmax

Cut off those jersey sleeves and show those GUNS!...

Cut off those jersey sleeves and show those GUNS!


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06-10-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,574
Posted By nomadmax

Semper Fi Marine, ride that bike any way you...

Semper Fi Marine, ride that bike any way you want. BUT, don't ever let a guy get by you on the trail with a Navy jersey on ;) We're nearly the same age so probably served at the same as well, 77-81.
06-10-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By nomadmax

It's today's version of two A. Binda straps per...

It's today's version of two A. Binda straps per pedal. It eliminates slop between the foot and the shoe as well prevents unclipping.
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