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01-20-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 550
Posted By nomadmax

There's a few on ebay right now. Break that...

There's a few on ebay right now. Break that wallet out.
01-20-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 550
Posted By nomadmax

If you want the real thing, be prepared to look...

If you want the real thing, be prepared to look where people who don't care what something costs buy stuff. Then be prepared to BOAH, "break out another hundred". As mentioned above, buy a Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By nomadmax

I'm not savy enough to make google maps show...

I'm not savy enough to make google maps show elevation and grade percentage. If I routinely rode where a 34x34 on road bike bike wouldn't get it done, I'd get an e-bike. If the budget didn't allow...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By nomadmax

No problem. I'd be interested in hearing/seeing...

No problem. I'd be interested in hearing/seeing where the grades are you're talking about. I'm 62 and apart from Mt Washington I can't think of anything that requires more than a 34 x 34 for me.
01-20-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By nomadmax

If I had even an inkling that a full face helmet...

If I had even an inkling that a full face helmet was needed, I'd ride my motorcycle. Or drive my brodozer pickup.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By nomadmax

If I read your post correctly, your low gear is...

If I read your post correctly, your low gear is 34 x 34. On an unladened bike thats a pretty low gear. I don't know your age, fitness level or the climbs you're having difficulty with but there's...
01-20-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By nomadmax

ISO/WTB Zeus Hubs & Brake Levers

Looking for Zeus hubs and brake levers for a friend. PM details if you're holding.

Thanks
01-17-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,744
Posted By nomadmax

None of that hit the mark in my case ;) ...

None of that hit the mark in my case ;)

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1536x1024/2003_07_ak48_start_of_dalton_hwy_eba9bf6d171041a0edaf7b983ecae8294d327750.jpg...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 534
Posted By nomadmax

I try my best to be a live and let live kinda...

I try my best to be a live and let live kinda guy. However, I propose that we ban anyone who posts about home repair or yardwork :roflmao2:
01-13-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,631
Posted By nomadmax

When it's that windy I go down to Corwin or...

When it's that windy I go down to Corwin or Loveland, and ride the bike path depending on which way the wind is blowing (I like a tailwind on the return trip). You being from SW Ohio you'll know...
01-13-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By nomadmax

Thats about what I have. As I said, I did a very...

Thats about what I have. As I said, I did a very muddy gravel race at the end of the season and didn't have any fouling issues. If the conditions/course calls for for than that, I ride an original...
01-11-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,667
Posted By nomadmax

No. Every bike in my fleet is a rider and...

No.

Every bike in my fleet is a rider and has improvements to the pedals, saddle, bars, stems and gearing. I'm not 28 years old any more.
01-11-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By nomadmax

The majority of my vintage fleet is Campag 10...

The majority of my vintage fleet is Campag 10 Ergo Power. However, I still have a few downtube shifter bikes for reasons already mentioned. The chief reason is because Ergo/STI shifters have (in my...
01-10-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By nomadmax

I have a Felt VR40 and I run 35mm Gravel Kings. ...

I have a Felt VR40 and I run 35mm Gravel Kings. Last year I did a muddy UnPAved gravel race and didn't have any clearance problems. That said, 35mm is the limit at the chainstays.
01-06-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By nomadmax

ISO/WTB TRP or TEKTRO CALIPERS

Looking for:

TRP 925 REAR brake caliper

Tektro 725 REAR brake caliper

Mid level or higher, bottom pull REAR brake caliper (not Dia Compe)

Mid level or higher REAR side pull brake caliper...
01-05-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,892
Posted By nomadmax

Many times, I don't even need to post because...

Many times, I don't even need to post because somebody has alread said what I was thinking.
01-05-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,945
Posted By nomadmax

2012 :roflmao2:

2012 :roflmao2:
01-05-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By nomadmax

Thanks all. I'll get a list of dealers in...

Thanks all.

I'll get a list of dealers in the area I'm willing to drive to and start calling around.
01-04-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By nomadmax

ISO/WTB TRP or Tektro

Looking for:

TRP 925 REAR brake caliper

Tektro 725 REAR brake caliper

Mid leverl or higher, bottom pull REAR brake caliper (not Dia Compe)

Mid level or higher REAR side pull brake...
01-04-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By nomadmax

All good info above, thank you very much! ...

All good info above, thank you very much!

Why the Creo lost out to the Trek:

I have a fleet of lightweight steel road bikes (light weight so to speak). Honestly I'm buying the bike for the work...
01-04-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By nomadmax

These RACEBLADE LONG SET - SKS GERMANY...

These

RACEBLADE LONG SET - SKS GERMANY (sks-germany.com) (https://www.sks-germany.com/en/products/raceblade-long-black/)
Forum: Foo
01-04-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By nomadmax

Say what you want, that keyboard was better than...

Say what you want, that keyboard was better than ANY on screen version in my opinion.
01-04-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By nomadmax

Locating a Trek Domane+ HP ?

I've come to the conclusion that an E Road bike would be a good tool for recovery days. I did my research based on needs/wants and narrowed it down to one bike, the Trek Doman+ HP. There's a semi...
01-02-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 793
Posted By nomadmax

Cheater bar.

Cheater bar.
12-30-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,621
Posted By nomadmax

And make it easier to find the stem when topping...

And make it easier to find the stem when topping up the tires;)
12-28-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By nomadmax

Were they some kind of rare fenders ?

Were they some kind of rare fenders ?
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By nomadmax

Unless it's in showroom condtion (and I mean with...

Unless it's in showroom condtion (and I mean with the tag still hanging on it) it's not worth much, as in 20 to 30 bucks. Then, only if doesn't need tires, tubes or other essential items to make it...
12-27-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By nomadmax

"Ding" is the word sellers use when trying to...

"Ding" is the word sellers use when trying to sell something that has a DENT or is completely trashed. Similar to "Ran when parked" (35 years ago).
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By nomadmax

Not only do I not have a land line, my cell phone...

Not only do I not have a land line, my cell phone never gets answered. If you can't text or email it to me, I don't what to tell you. I hate talking on the phone.
12-27-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,896
Posted By nomadmax

Rider first and always. Collector second and...

Rider first and always. Collector second and wrench only to facilitate the first two.
12-26-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By nomadmax

It's easy to be fast when you use EPO :roflmao2:

It's easy to be fast when you use EPO :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,328
Posted By nomadmax

fridge

fridge
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By nomadmax

You have two bikes and want to get rid of...

You have two bikes and want to get rid of one**********?


You need to find another forum. :roflmao2:
12-22-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By nomadmax

Then you want Chris King hubs.

Then you want Chris King hubs.
12-22-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By nomadmax

There's a way to make a freehub quiet. Keep...

There's a way to make a freehub quiet. Keep pedaling.

Kidding aside, I ride Zondas, a lot, I never notice the noise of the pawls.
12-22-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,147
Posted By nomadmax

International Pro Bike Shop in Bellbrook, Ohio. ...

International Pro Bike Shop in Bellbrook, Ohio. Roger cares for my entire vintage fleet. He speaks Campagnolo and sells new bikes as well.

Kettering Bike Shop in Kettering, Ohio is run by third...
12-21-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By nomadmax

Get a home kit to test the tap water you drink. ...

Get a home kit to test the tap water you drink. You'll forget all about the paint on that frame.

What's the goal in your quest?
12-20-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By nomadmax

Flutes and cut out sections are just BEGGING to...

Flutes and cut out sections are just BEGGING to stick a seat post when they aren't north of the seat lug clamp. The old "French Fit" ;) You won Classtime, bravo!
12-20-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By nomadmax

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/981x419/campagnolo199106record_001_73d6905122812508abd9904d006e9432c4d5d6b3.jpg
12-20-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By nomadmax

This can't last long.

This can't last long.
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 755
Posted By nomadmax

My truck has crank windows, rubber floor and an...

My truck has crank windows, rubber floor and an 8' bed. Any idea where I fall on the "technology" as an improvement scale? ;)
12-20-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By nomadmax

To be clear "graphite" is the color of the finish...

To be clear "graphite" is the color of the finish not the material composition.
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By nomadmax

Nobody here loves Gerchs more than me,...

Nobody here loves Gerchs more than me, however.....

That's an ALAN frame badged as a Guerciotti, they also provided aluminum versions as well. They're prone to lug and head tube cracks so having...
12-20-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By nomadmax

He's right ^

He's right ^
12-20-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By nomadmax

The brakes pictured in the OP are 1991 Croce...

The brakes pictured in the OP are 1991 Croce d'Aune brakes. In the 2nd photo you can see the external spring on the back as opposed to Corsa Record models with internal springs. The CdA's are 5 axis...
12-19-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By nomadmax

They had me at the pink and teal furnature ;) ...

They had me at the pink and teal furnature ;) Reminds me of old south Florida.
12-19-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By nomadmax

I use these Cassette Pliers | Feedback...

I use these

Cassette Pliers | Feedback Sports | Precision Bike Tools (https://www.feedbacksports.com/product/cassette-pliers/)

Pliers are game changers compared to chain whips.
12-18-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By nomadmax

Take the cover off and you'll see the cable and a...

Take the cover off and you'll see the cable and a 3.5 mm head allen grub bolt. That's how the cable is anchored. Get on youtube and search Campagnolo Delta Brake and you can see how to get the...
12-18-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,386
Views: 367,957
Posted By nomadmax

I have to say thank you to my fellow BF members...

I have to say thank you to my fellow BF members for the outright belly laughs you give me ;) There are people here who could make a living writing comedy. The laughs I get from here always brighten...
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