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Posted By nomadmax

OK that broke me up :roflmao2:

OK that broke me up :roflmao2:
Replies: 56
Views: 1,687
Posted By nomadmax

Yeah, I'd be hot about 600 bones (or more)...

Yeah, I'd be hot about 600 bones (or more) myself. That said, I wouldn't take the word of anyone regarding taxes or duties that didn't work in that particular branch of the government; "Trust but...
Replies: 56
Views: 1,687
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not savy on the VAT thing. How much dough...

I'm not savy on the VAT thing. How much dough are we talking about ?
07-15-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,144
Posted By nomadmax

I don't have any vintage mountain bikes but if I...

I don't have any vintage mountain bikes but if I did, an early Specialized Stumpjumper would have to be where I started. The Stumpjumper was the first mass production mountain bike in 81.
07-15-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By nomadmax

Yes.

Yes.
07-13-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge...

Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge :thumb:
07-12-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By nomadmax

This is my Merckx Corsa Extra in 7-Eleven colors....

This is my Merckx Corsa Extra in 7-Eleven colors. As close as I can get on the info is 1989 or so?...
Forum: Introductions
07-12-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By nomadmax

Welcome from SW Ohio ;)

Welcome from SW Ohio ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By nomadmax

That's a nice bike and it deserves more than...

That's a nice bike and it deserves more than being attached to a trainer. Here's to hoping you make more great memories with it :thumb:
07-11-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By nomadmax

Ticked one off the list;)

A few days ago I did my regular CL and E-bay searches for "Guerciotti". I raced Gerchs during the time when Ten Speed Drive Imports was huge. As it is with many racers, my bikes were nothing but...
07-10-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By nomadmax

Get an e-bike and punish him ;)

Get an e-bike and punish him ;)
07-10-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By nomadmax

First and foremost, a wreck like that is not...

First and foremost, a wreck like that is not funny.

Second, you made me laugh out loud :roflmao2:
07-10-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By nomadmax

Treadle bikes aren't new. This guy did it in...

Treadle bikes aren't new. This guy did it in 1812:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkpatrick_Macmillan

In the early 1980s there was the Alenax:

Alenax: the Ultimate Vintage Freak Bike?...
07-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,160
Posted By nomadmax

I descend hills/mountains as fast as I can at age...

I descend hills/mountains as fast as I can at age 60. I have less life to lose than I did when I was 17.
Forum: For Sale
07-08-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,651
Posted By nomadmax

One and done.

One and done.
07-07-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By nomadmax

Wow. That's the ultimate.

Wow. That's the ultimate.
07-07-19, 03:34 AM
07-06-19, 04:59 AM
07-06-19, 04:07 AM
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Views: 644
Posted By nomadmax

Best set of patrol bars I ever had were Scott...

Best set of patrol bars I ever had were Scott AT-4s. They don't make them anymore and I doubt you could get the brake/shifter units to work their way around all those corners. That said, a lot of...
07-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By nomadmax

I buy and sell on CL pretty often. I have a...

I buy and sell on CL pretty often. I have a standing rule when buying; if it's worth what they're asking and it's as described, I pay the asking price, no haggling. The only time I haggle is when the...
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Views: 806
Posted By nomadmax

You'll be just fine. When you're ready for some...

You'll be just fine. When you're ready for some resistance you can lower the tire pressures a little, then fold up a bath towel and place it under one of the drums.
07-05-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,389
Posted By nomadmax

My experience patrolling the area of the bike...

My experience patrolling the area of the bike shop/national park, giving directions and talking to people told me 98% of them were airplane buffs and didn't ride a bicycle. Unscientific to be sure...
07-05-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By nomadmax

I rode 40 miles yesterday on roads that to most...

I rode 40 miles yesterday on roads that to most would be unremarkable. They are the roads of my youth outside this small town. Despite having ridden in many beautiful places around the world,...
07-05-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,689
Posted By nomadmax

This ^ is such a great picture!! Thank you for...

This ^ is such a great picture!! Thank you for sharing your journey; you're an inspiration.

PS
I hope the shingles thing is getting better
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Views: 806
Posted By nomadmax

I should have added. I've ridden a lot of...

I should have added. I've ridden a lot of different brands of rollers, starting with a pair of Mel Pinto Cortinas with a towel folded up under the drum. The E-Motion rollers have no equal as far as...
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Views: 806
Posted By nomadmax

The others have given some good tips, I'll add...

The others have given some good tips, I'll add this; put a mirror in front of you so you can see the front wheel on the drum with your head and eyes up.
07-05-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By nomadmax

I went to Knoxville for the races and had a great...

I went to Knoxville for the races and had a great time. I even got to hang out and talk with this guy for a while on two different days. A genuinely nice man.
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07-04-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By nomadmax

Congratulations !!! Keep it up !

Congratulations !!! Keep it up !
07-03-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By nomadmax

I've had a few things printed in a couple...

I've had a few things printed in a couple publications. This is something I sent to Bicycling a long time ago. Sorry about the photo, I don't have a scanner.
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07-02-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,389
Posted By nomadmax

Here's their problem ^. We, for the most part,...

Here's their problem ^. We, for the most part, are bicycle crack heads. If they can't sell us a bike, who can they sell it to? Heck, I patrolled that area in Dayton as a bike cop; I wouldn't be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,666
Posted By nomadmax

I patch my tubes when I get home, reinstall it...

I patch my tubes when I get home, reinstall it and pump it up. I buy a new tube after three patches. Not because I think they will fail (I've never had a patch fail) but because I'm a bit of a...
07-02-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,389
Posted By nomadmax

Should you or any other Bike Forums member find...

Should you or any other Bike Forums member find yourself in Dayton again, I would be happy to be a tour guide.

On Topic

For 4k I can buy 2 vintage steel road bikes and a 105 equipped carbon...
07-02-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,909
Posted By nomadmax

Just got back in from a ride and saw this at a...

Just got back in from a ride and saw this at a tote the note car lot in the middle of nowhere....
06-30-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By nomadmax

I believe that's a 1985 Allez SE. The serial...

I believe that's a 1985 Allez SE. The serial number will say for sure.
06-28-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By nomadmax

I guess it comes down to perspective. Dura-Ace...

I guess it comes down to perspective. Dura-Ace 7900 was introduced in June of 2008, that makes it 11 years old. In the world of Shimano, I'd call that "older" too. That said, I understand what you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By nomadmax

All of that ^^^ right there. And the older you...

All of that ^^^ right there. And the older you get, the more the millimeters matter
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,685,691
Posted By nomadmax

A new to me bike from 1986 :thumb: Now where did...

A new to me bike from 1986 :thumb: Now where did I put my cowboy hat and Shaver Sport Hell of the West jersey?...
06-27-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,405
Posted By nomadmax

I was on a rainy club ride the other day that's...

I was on a rainy club ride the other day that's usually pretty cut throat in terms of pace/getting dropped. When it finally stopped raining/warmed up, I pushed ahead of the group by about 300m and...
06-27-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,722
Posted By nomadmax

On two wheels for 55 years now (started at age...

On two wheels for 55 years now (started at age 5). I still get excited every time I turn those first few pedal stokes and I magically stay upright.
06-27-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By nomadmax

The bike has a new home:thumb: Milkdudd's...

The bike has a new home:thumb:

Milkdudd's description of "Excellent Condition" was indeed spot on. I'm happy to have the bike and will take care of it as well as he did.
...
06-26-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,752
Posted By nomadmax

Here ya go ;) ...

Here ya go ;)

https://rouleur.cc/editorial/bernard-hinault-punch/
06-25-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,754
Posted By nomadmax

Head check and ACT on what you see.

Head check and ACT on what you see.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a Campy man through and through, even have a...

I'm a Campy man through and through, even have a Campy tattoo, but that ^^^ is funny! :roflmao2:
06-24-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,722
Posted By nomadmax

My 84 Colnago Master with modern components. The...

My 84 Colnago Master with modern components. The original threaded curved fork and Super Record components are stored for safe keeping.
...
06-23-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,795
Posted By nomadmax

That ain't no lie. I only ride that bike when I'm...

That ain't no lie. I only ride that bike when I'm forced to try and preserve one of my real bikes from destructive conditions. Even then, I wear dark glasses and surgical mask ;)
06-22-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,381
Posted By nomadmax

As promised, this is my best effort regarding the...

As promised, this is my best effort regarding the Bicycling article. I don't have a scanner and frankly even if I did; I'm not sure I have the technical ability to make it happen. This a pic from my...
06-21-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By nomadmax

Contact made! I'll be headed to the Motor City...

Contact made! I'll be headed to the Motor City next week :thumb: Meantime, I'll re-watch American Flyers this weekend :D Now all I need is a Breaking Away Masi;)
06-21-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By nomadmax

If you have trouble getting PMs I can give you an...

If you have trouble getting PMs I can give you an email address here.
06-21-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't use a rattle gun on any part of a...

I wouldn't use a rattle gun on any part of a bicycle.
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,525
Posted By nomadmax

As a former LEO and veteran; Amazing Grace on the...

As a former LEO and veteran; Amazing Grace on the bagpipes. I hope to never hear it again.
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