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04-12-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,825
Posted By Mad Honk

I have sent a PM to guy1138 with no response, So...

I have sent a PM to guy1138 with no response, So today sending a note to southpawboston to be next in line. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By Mad Honk

roundypndr, It sounds a lot like you know...

roundypndr,
It sounds a lot like you know Steve Kinser! I remember being in the pits at Governor's cup races in Madison, IN where the Miss Budweiser crew had ten cases of beer in the pit area...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, Does that thing create a head wind...

Hondo,
Does that thing create a head wind for you while on the rollers? Har! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 639
Posted By Mad Honk

2020 was a lost year for me. I went into...

2020 was a lost year for me. I went into isolation from others about month two after a lot of coaching from a few virologists I know. I learned how to wear gloves all the time and wear surgical...
04-10-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,025
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was a good one at my Co-op. I scored all of...

Today was a good one at my Co-op. I scored all of the parts needed to finish the Trek 1.2 . Headset parts, tubes, and cables and housing, along with some cable ferules for 4mm shift cables. ...
04-10-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

Postal service was good tome today. i got a rear...

Postal service was good tome today. i got a rear hub for the War Department's Paramount, and surprise box of goodness for Campy brake cables from malcala....
04-10-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Mad Honk

f you can find a clamp I have this one you can...

f you can find a clamp I have this one you can have for cost of shipping. It has a bit of scarring on the inner plate and a chip in the chrome. It seems to work ok. Let me know, Smiles, MH...
04-09-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I have had a few requests to split this...

Kurt,
I have had a few requests to split this group apart but I am going to say the bike comes as a complete project. If I was going to split it up I could likely profit from all of the parts I...
04-09-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

more pictures: ...

more pictures:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01678_155e817ccfb3f69ccada60be457f09cd982ca187.jpg
Spare parts to complete the build. Cervelo brakes, spacers,...
04-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

Another wacky week for the MH! Glad week 56 of...

Another wacky week for the MH! Glad week 56 of covid house arrest is almost over. So yesterday I dug this thing out for some fella who wanted a 50cm to build up. Turns out he didn't want to build one...
04-09-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,825
Posted By Mad Honk

ascherer, I have two names in line. First is...

ascherer,
I have two names in line. First is guy1138, and next is southpawboston. I am contacting guy1138 this morning and we should be able to start again. Smiles, MH
Edit: adding ascherer as the...
04-08-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Mad Honk

Prowler, I'm sorry I thought I posted an...

Prowler,
I'm sorry I thought I posted an answer for you. I use a drift pin made of a solid axle and drop it through the hub, while resting the flange in the open jaws of my vise that is the one...
04-07-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I understand the reluctance to build...

Kurt,
I understand the reluctance to build even more wheels, but it may be better to send it to you to move along to another BF member who will use it for a restore. I also have a box of...
04-07-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, Yes, it is 40 hole and will be on...

Kurt,
Yes, it is 40 hole and will be on it's way to you if you want it to make your rim complete again. If not I am going to wait as someone here will want it as well s your rim. Kind of a...
04-07-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Mad Honk

My first set of Rollers was Cortina. The Var...

My first set of Rollers was Cortina. The Var tool line was an exclusive that we bought all of the bike shop tools at Mel's. It is good that Wayne has taken on the Pinto shop and still carries the...
04-07-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

I have had this piece of history gracing my...

I have had this piece of history gracing my workbench for the last month or more. It is a Phillips hub with an overlock nut spacing of 10.5 cm. Perhaps four or three speed spacing? It is complete and...
04-05-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Mad Honk

Spagetti legs to the rescue

I promised legs that I would post some pics of his rescue of my 40 hole Campy hubs with his damaged hub that he sent to me. The bearing race transplant was a success and now my hubs work like new. ...
04-05-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,825
Posted By Mad Honk

Ascherer, I have the exalted BOC ready to...

Ascherer,
I have the exalted BOC ready to resume it's mission of providing crap to the unwitting recipients who sign up. At this time we have had interest from guy1138, and southpawboston. If...
04-03-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mad Honk

jjhabbs, It is pretty easy when it is reality. ...

jjhabbs,
It is pretty easy when it is reality. Just like what Doug says about having one in the garage. Sometimes it is best to find the folks who have good documentation. I would suggest a trip...
04-03-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,638
Posted By Mad Honk

The hardest part for me was getting the lock...

The hardest part for me was getting the lock undone to remove the wheel. Locks on those are a bunch of tough buggers. Smiles, MH
04-03-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mad Honk

doug Fatic, That rule is still in effect. I was...

doug Fatic,
That rule is still in effect. I was the chief steward for the race during the late 70's and early 80's so I was in charge of being sure they were all the same. That meant a lot of late...
04-02-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mad Honk

Back in the early 80's sponsor money was pretty...

Back in the early 80's sponsor money was pretty big for a lot of professional riders. Our team was offered $10,000 to be riding a Raleigh USA labeled bike over the finish line at RAAM. AMF was also...
04-02-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,025
Posted By Mad Honk

I found this pair of hubs at my local co-op....

I found this pair of hubs at my local co-op. Older model of Sunshine hubs and a great case of Campy copy. They were pretty dirty as the pics will show, but cleaned up quite nicely without need for...
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,583
Posted By Mad Honk

My votes: C girl locolobo...

My votes: C girl
locolobo
majmt
Smiles, MH
03-31-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By Mad Honk

If you are looking for some rims, I have a pair...

If you are looking for some rims, I have a pair of Wolber model 58 NOS here in the shop for any BF member that will use for a restore. Cost is $50 plus shipping. I am not trying to turn this into a...
03-27-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Mad Honk

Alejandro, It looks to be one of the bikes...

Alejandro,
It looks to be one of the bikes that came into the US to Ten Speed Drive to paint. Lack of a serial number is questionable but it is a real Guerciotti as can be noted by the cut out...
03-27-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 658
Posted By Mad Honk

James, As a Royal build I would expect...

James,
As a Royal build I would expect nothing less than a great feel in the ride. Othon took a lot of pride in the Swiss brand and followed through with this bike. I have enjoyed all three...
03-26-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Mad Honk

Flying G, Is this the one? 20 inches and...

Flying G,
Is this the one? 20 inches and compresses to about 18. Cost of shipping. PM me smiles, MH...
03-25-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 672
Posted By Mad Honk

I have become more amused over the DeJoy Debacle....

I have become more amused over the DeJoy Debacle.
He supposedly ran a company that was a private shipping operation for profit, and he wants to do the same to to the Postal service. Biggest...
03-25-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was a good day from the USPS! I got this...

Today was a good day from the USPS! I got this package that came in a plain brown paper wrapper just like the Playboy mags of yesteryear. The contents were even better than those old magazines. Pics:...
03-19-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

This set was under $50 delivered. Smiles, MH

This set was under $50 delivered. Smiles, MH
03-19-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

Today I got a set of blind bore bearing removal...

Today I got a set of blind bore bearing removal tools. after trying to buy them from Snap-On and Mac I found a set from a hot rod parts group in China. They will be useful for replacing damaged cups...
03-18-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 431
Posted By Mad Honk

Legs, When you do replace the hub let me...

Legs,
When you do replace the hub let me know. I am looking for a few donor hubs to harvest the organs for transplant. Let me know what you want and the cost of shipping. Thanks, MH
03-17-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Mad Honk

Sam, The Sram chains are the current...

Sam,
The Sram chains are the current equivalent of the older Sedis chains that worked very well. They are still priced as a value chain so go for one of those. Smiles, MH
03-17-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By Mad Honk

My 40 year old shop manual says it should take...

My 40 year old shop manual says it should take 1.1 hours to do a tune up. That is one hour and six minutes and it should be do-able by any proficient mechanic, even with the newer bike components. ...
03-15-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Mad Honk

h_curtis, I currently have a Masi fork out...

h_curtis,
I currently have a Masi fork out for re-chroming in a shop about 60 miles from me. When it come back I can post pics of the finished product and I am going to put them in the powder...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By Mad Honk

Higgs, My 1995 Chevy truck is on second...

Higgs,
My 1995 Chevy truck is on second engine and still going ok it has over 230k and had a complete rework of the drive train. But the door pins are starting to go and the cancer is all over...
03-13-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Mad Honk

FS steel frame derailleurs

I'm cleaning off my work bench and these need to go. I'm thinking I can ship each to the lower 48 for $20 each. I consider these rider quality and functional. They will need a good cleaning and...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm not sure what kind of vehicle you have, but a...

I'm not sure what kind of vehicle you have, but a search of recalls and factory bulletins for the make and model should give you a lot of resources. Normally recalls and bulletins are based on VIN...
03-09-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

Franc, I get it, since covid I have done...

Franc,
I get it, since covid I have done nothing in person and only through USPS or other carrier. After a PayPal hack I have even had to quit doing electronic payment. I am back to 1970's in...
03-09-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Mad Honk

Every mechanic knows that the tool box should be...

Every mechanic knows that the tool box should be a roll around! Good on ya! Smiles, MH
03-09-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

Franc, I though about you when I got this last...

Franc,
I though about you when I got this last night. Lots of mystery until I got through to the sender via social media. He responded right away and noted that it was an e-bay purchase I had made....
03-08-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Andy, It looks like you got a gem of a...

Well Andy,
It looks like you got a gem of a frame! Since you know the provenance I would leave it red and try to get some white decals. I was about to offer up this set from '86 that are factory...
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Mad Honk

Folks, I am in week 53 of covid house...

Folks,
I am in week 53 of covid house arrest, and still not wanting to go out like I could before 2020. I think a lot about how the world changes and 15 years ago we didn't have degrees in...
03-07-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,429
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy, This looks a lot like some of the...

Andy,
This looks a lot like some of the Trek imports from Gitane in the late 80's. Likely a professional model, but I don't remember what they painted them. I remember a metallic purple and a...
03-07-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 350,311
Posted By Mad Honk

kross57, I bought this from the Madison bike...

kross57,
I bought this from the Madison bike co-op last year thinking I would use it on a build. The build fell through and this fork has been here for a while. It cost me $30 to get it and I would...
03-07-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,644
Posted By Mad Honk

Unworthy, The braze on bits on the...

Unworthy,
The braze on bits on the Rotrax are of the Benelux variety and require special nuts to secure. I sent my stash of them to Brent so there are a few left in the world of C&V but...
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,640
Posted By Mad Honk

I got these derailleur bling in the post today....

I got these derailleur bling in the post today. Again making Campy parts useable. Smiles, MH...
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Mad Honk

Three days is a new record??? Looks like the...

Three days is a new record??? Looks like the Colorado cool aid won this one! Today was a day of cleaning parts for future builds, so I am raising one for you while I remove rust and debris from...
03-03-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Mad Honk

It is a chain hanger for removing the rear wheel...

It is a chain hanger for removing the rear wheel when changing a flat tire or removing the wheel for other reasons. Smiles, MH
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