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07-29-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By nomadmax

I'm you man on the TVM and Motorola. I'll PM you.

I'm you man on the TVM and Motorola. I'll PM you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:02 PM
07-28-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By nomadmax

Fretting from a press fit BB?

Fretting from a press fit BB?
07-28-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By nomadmax

I wish I was a 36" chest "XL". bump for nice...

I wish I was a 36" chest "XL".

bump for nice jersey
07-27-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 382
Posted By nomadmax

1986 tdf

1986 tdf
07-24-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By nomadmax

He has two sets of wheels, one of which has a...

He has two sets of wheels, one of which has a wide range freewheel?
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,092
Posted By nomadmax

Moral high ground purse swinging :roflmao2:

Moral high ground purse swinging :roflmao2:
07-21-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By nomadmax

If a BB isn't marked with the thread/pitch,...

If a BB isn't marked with the thread/pitch, measure the shell witdth. Tipically, an English BB is 68mm and Italian is 70mm.
07-20-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,773
Posted By nomadmax

I'm with that guy ^

I'm with that guy ^
07-19-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,773
Posted By nomadmax

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,397
Posted By nomadmax

If nobody does things like you think they should...

If nobody does things like you think they should be done, ride alone or stay at the front. The latter of course will leave open to some who doesn't brake the way you think they should.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

If your elbows are going numb you have might have...

If your elbows are going numb you have might have neck trouble vs hand trouble.
07-19-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By nomadmax

The crankset is drawn onto a tapered spindle on...

The crankset is drawn onto a tapered spindle on both side using those 7mm bolts. Turn them counter clockwise to draw them off the BB spindle. It will require some force.
Replies: 22
Views: 627
Posted By nomadmax

That's exactly what I meant.

That's exactly what I meant.
Replies: 22
Views: 627
Posted By nomadmax

As soon as you get the claw RD hanger, stop...

As soon as you get the claw RD hanger, stop looking.
07-17-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By nomadmax

If your friend is going to ride old equipment...

If your friend is going to ride old equipment that isn't in a manufacturer's current line up, he better learn how to hoard parts. I ride Campagnolo 10 on almost all my rides (a dozen or so) and I...
07-17-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By nomadmax

This was a heck of a find, thank you OP. I'm...

This was a heck of a find, thank you OP. I'm gonna try a set of these on my MTB.
07-15-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,855
Posted By nomadmax

All you have to do is be determined and think...

All you have to do is be determined and think outside the box. I wouldn't call any Harley "sports" oriented but here's my bagger with a road bike on it.
...
07-13-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By nomadmax

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone...

This isn't a situation where I would make a phone call, I'd go to the shop.
07-13-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,242
Posted By nomadmax

That right there ^ Merckx for me.

That right there ^

Merckx for me.
07-09-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,610
Posted By nomadmax

Gifted is gifted. There was never anyone strong...

Gifted is gifted. There was never anyone strong enough to gift Merckx anything.
07-09-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,610
Posted By nomadmax

No comparison between Merckx and Cav and I like...

No comparison between Merckx and Cav and I like them both, a lot.

Most, if not all of Cav's victories in the Tour are a result of race radios and DSs being able to control the efforts of the...
07-07-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By nomadmax

As far as the handlebars go, I don't even see...

As far as the handlebars go, I don't even see 130mm of drop and no more than about 75mm reach in your photo. They may come shorter and shallower than that but not a lot, at least road bars anyway....
07-07-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By nomadmax

I don't think you completely understand the...

I don't think you completely understand the rabbit hole you're trying to go down. Here are a couple things you'll need to know before you can source another fork.

From your current fork:

Axle...
07-06-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By nomadmax

Change the stem for one with greater angle. A +17...

Change the stem for one with greater angle. A +17 might be a good start. Use this site to see how the higher stem angle will effect reach.

Stem Comparison Tool | yojimg.net...
07-01-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact...

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact numbers of what was on the bike before and what's on there now. A thread asking "How do my shoes fit" is basically worthless, even in a forum full of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,801
Posted By nomadmax

You mean there's another component manufacturer...

You mean there's another component manufacturer besides Campagnolo???

In all seriousness, if cycling is a big part of your life and you aren't hoarding consumables, I don't know what to tell you.
06-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 123,005
Posted By nomadmax

You are a great human being 3 Speed!! The...

You are a great human being 3 Speed!!

The restaurant on New Bridge Street, how far is/was it from Court St? I spent a lot of time at Restor's Bike Shop (MC). Could have been in the same area.
06-19-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By nomadmax

Left hand drill bit might do it

Left hand drill bit might do it
06-19-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By nomadmax

This is all I use for putting modern stems on...

This is all I use for putting modern stems on older threaded fork bikes. Simple, high quality, doesn't make me change out a vintage headset for something that isn't native to the group I'm using and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By nomadmax

Hysteresis is very real, in all tires; it is the...

Hysteresis is very real, in all tires; it is the primary cause of rolling resistance. Exaggerated tire case deformation (due to lower tire pressures below intended engineering spec) will indeed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By nomadmax

I used to ride with a guy who constantly got...

I used to ride with a guy who constantly got flats and complained about every brand/make of tire he ever had. He never missed an opportunity to ride in the road sweep on the shoulder that literally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By nomadmax

If aero is a concern for me on particularly fast...

If aero is a concern for me on particularly fast rides, I wear a skin suit.
06-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,402
Posted By nomadmax

Personally, I wear my glasses over the helmet...

Personally, I wear my glasses over the helmet straps. That allows the straps to be properly adjusted and doesn't create a pinch point on the temples (with the arms of the glasses) if I hit the deck...
06-16-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By nomadmax

I'd be a no on the crushed rock thing, at least...

I'd be a no on the crushed rock thing, at least for my good stuff. That said, it wouldn't prevent me from going if my schedule would cooperate.
06-16-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 504
Posted By nomadmax

I'd move on. That's a lot of work for a frame...

I'd move on. That's a lot of work for a frame that's known for cracked lugs.
06-16-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By nomadmax

They're all gravel bikes when you're on a gravel...

They're all gravel bikes when you're on a gravel road or trail. I know that sounds like a trite answer and it's not meant to be. The condition of the gravel road/trail and your skills will dictate...
06-11-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,020
Posted By nomadmax

Your bike is much nicer! I was always smitten by...

Your bike is much nicer! I was always smitten by the yellow and opaque blue. Who cares who gets to the top first? We're here to enable each other ;)
06-10-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,744
Posted By nomadmax

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.

At that price I'd call it WTF lube.
06-09-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,102
Posted By nomadmax

One day, they will simply known as "shifters"...

One day, they will simply known as "shifters" because no one will remember anything else before them.

Is it really important what they're called now? Even if it is, I don't like the chances of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,303
Posted By nomadmax

Because people buy them. But I don't.

Because people buy them. But I don't.
06-08-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,575
Posted By nomadmax

That may be true. But it isn't our bikes...

That may be true.

But it isn't our bikes that are broke...
06-07-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,020
Posted By nomadmax

This bike is the reason I can climb hills ;) I...

This bike is the reason I can climb hills ;) I still ride it around town for errands.
...
06-07-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,575
Posted By nomadmax

I'm a Campagnolo man right down to my tattoo. ...

I'm a Campagnolo man right down to my tattoo. But it's pretty hard for me to believe a Shimano RD killed itself because of "design flaw". Truth be told, if it weren't for Shimano, Campy would still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,303
Posted By nomadmax

The only bad thing about most titanium bikes is...

The only bad thing about most titanium bikes is the carbon fiber fork.

There, I said it.
06-06-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By nomadmax

I voted "scroll through a bunch of threads". ...

I voted "scroll through a bunch of threads". But....it's riding season and when I'm in dire grip of winter I'll happily do so.
06-03-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By nomadmax

How many of the rears are 130s?

How many of the rears are 130s?
05-24-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,914
Posted By nomadmax

Paging Moisture to the white courtesy phone for a...

Paging Moisture to the white courtesy phone for a bike fit question.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By nomadmax

Lean the bike over toward the drive side and put...

Lean the bike over toward the drive side and put your left leg over the bars instead of the saddle. Usually it's lower.
05-23-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By nomadmax

How right you are.. Would you accept the...

How right you are..

Would you accept the amendment of using a Polaroid instant camera for the pics and then using the crappy digital camera to take photos of the photos, upside down?
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