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01-22-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks I don't think I am a troll, but some...

Well folks I don't think I am a troll, but some may see me that way. And I don't really hold very many bad vibes for long, My life is too short. As I said it was a "rant" over some behavior I find...
01-21-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mad Honk

I volunteer at a co-op that serves a lot of...

I volunteer at a co-op that serves a lot of homeless and indigent folks. We frequently find some of our clients are former addicts and folks who have gone through 12 step programs. If any of the BF...
01-21-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Mad Honk

Most of he inventory is bistro oriented, and the...

Most of he inventory is bistro oriented, and the few gems like the fizik saddle is priced at wholesale. Items like display cabinets are of little to no value unless you have a storefront. In four...
01-21-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

Nhmtb, I went to ebay and searched for...

Nhmtb,
I went to ebay and searched for Campagnolo bottom bracket parts. First listing is by nedaxe, french cups for $20, scroll down and vievelo has 10 lock rings for $5@, There are some...
01-20-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By Mad Honk

Wiz, How many do you need, and do you need...

Wiz,
How many do you need, and do you need both front and back? I have no problem with driving them in and out of hubs, and there is no shortage of those old hubs.
I doubt that the races have...
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Mad Honk

Current prices are $23 to $45 for complete clamp...

Current prices are $23 to $45 for complete clamp on shifters. Smiles, MH
01-20-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

SC, The freewheel came right off, Looks like...

SC, The freewheel came right off, Looks like someone actually slathered some Campy grease liberally on the threads. I locked the freewheel down and loosened the rings. If you have a FW body they...
01-19-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mad Honk

And so you call me"mad" for engaging in this...

And so you call me"mad" for engaging in this banter. Smiles, MH
01-19-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 218,229
Posted By Mad Honk

Finally getting to clean up a front hub with fire...

Finally getting to clean up a front hub with fire damage. A few hours on the hub polishing jig (and some help from the buffing wheel). Before and after pics:...
01-19-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By Mad Honk

My NOS parts certainly are! Smiles, MH

My NOS parts certainly are! Smiles, MH
01-18-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mad Honk

I seriously doubt we could re-assemble the Team...

I seriously doubt we could re-assemble the Team Cinzano group. And I am not about to volunteer for the pump through the front wheel scene. Maybe the pedal installation scene, or the bowling ball...
01-18-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Mad Honk

Wow! A lot of stuff in this thread. I guess I...

Wow! A lot of stuff in this thread.
I guess I see things in a slightly different light especially on tire size. The roads I ride today are filled with potholes, cracks, and trash to ride over. Not...
01-17-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,614
Posted By Mad Honk

Looks like my version of old skool building with...

Looks like my version of old skool building with 16" OC framing. Plywood or OSB? (not that it will matter much in the big picture) Good structure on the triple stud instead of hollow triples for...
01-16-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,296
Posted By Mad Honk

My recollection of Klein frames of that era, had...

My recollection of Klein frames of that era, had pressed in sealed cartridge bottom brackets. So if it were a proto-type it would likely have the same treatment. This thing is a wreck waiting to...
01-16-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By Mad Honk

Where is squirtdad on that 59 cm 1000?

Where is squirtdad on that 59 cm 1000?
01-15-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,560
Posted By Mad Honk

davidad, You Purdue grads always grab the big...

davidad,
You Purdue grads always grab the big hammer first! Smiles, MH
01-15-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Mad Honk

As a rules official I would tell you what Payne...

As a rules official I would tell you what Payne Stewart was told in a players meeting. "Learn how to play out of those divots!" However I would exempt you for pointing out it is in casual water....
01-14-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

No I think it is real. Any steel is real person...

No I think it is real. Any steel is real person will tell you carbon fibre is not the same. And the joke is about the fibres in the matrix, you could put carpet fibers in some parts and still come...
01-14-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,301
Posted By Mad Honk

Welcome to the "Over the Bars Club"! I did that...

Welcome to the "Over the Bars Club"! I did that riding home about 35 years ago, three days in the hospital, and permanent brain damage: it left me with a sense of humor! My physician came in looked...
01-14-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 77,747
Posted By Mad Honk

You mean that little bag of white powder I put in...

You mean that little bag of white powder I put in there was hazardous? Smiles, MH
01-13-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By Mad Honk

Azuki's were the predecessor for Nishiki. They...

Azuki's were the predecessor for Nishiki. They were solidly built but used a lot of early Shimano parts like the 333 series of derailleurs and shifters. Definitely old school steel with first...
01-13-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,614
Posted By Mad Honk

So you are leaning toward the suspended double...

So you are leaning toward the suspended double head repair stand idea? Great choice. Lemme know when I should ship it to ya, Smiles, MH
01-13-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,560
Posted By Mad Honk

I have used these for the last 40 years. Maybe...

I have used these for the last 40 years. Maybe even the ones we used in the pedal installation scene in Breaking Away, but worrying about how long they will last; I had these in the second picture...
01-13-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By Mad Honk

The clown-eye or diamond boss looks like it...

The clown-eye or diamond boss looks like it didn't have any brass under it. You could try cleaning the parts with a Dremmel tool and epoxying the part back in, but even with 2800 psi epoxy it would...
01-13-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Mad Honk

Both are going to be great gravel bikes, and...

Both are going to be great gravel bikes, and there has to be someone in the area who could help out on these. Good luck with a local finder for these project bikes! Smiles, MH (a bit out of your...
01-12-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Mad Honk

Dave, Glad to see you are still swinging the...

Dave, Glad to see you are still swinging the clubs. Smiles, MH
01-12-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

Thanks folks! Turbo rim. Sun rim and Scheeren are...

Thanks folks! Turbo rim. Sun rim and Scheeren are all that is left. All shifters have found new homes. Adding to the in search of a new home;
Some clinchers and a couple of complete wheels. Same...
01-11-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

ISO: A new home for these: ...

ISO: A new home for these:
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28* tubular ...
01-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,496
Posted By Mad Honk

Well wimpy dude, how about paying you tomorrow...

Well wimpy dude, how about paying you tomorrow for a hamburger today? The folks out there who will get your knickers twisted aren't worth dealing with, in the larger scheme of things. Some times...
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By Mad Honk

Alright, You're a healthy skeptic! I'm just...

Alright, You're a healthy skeptic! I'm just glad your not unhealthy. Still a good back story. Smiles, MH
01-10-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,496
Posted By Mad Honk

UK Fan, From an IU fan you can sympathize...

UK Fan,
From an IU fan you can sympathize with the cross border jabs, but the behavior of being hateful is what will drive me over the edge. As a former IU coach I have had plenty of jabs...
01-10-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 861
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah! Bracing for 3"-5" of rain for the next two...

Yeah! Bracing for 3"-5" of rain for the next two days. Flooding instead of riding through snow. Looks like the indoor trainer for a few days. Smiles, MH
01-10-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 180,964
Posted By Mad Honk

ISO: new home for this orphan: 36* front, no...

ISO: new home for this orphan: 36* front, no skewer. As usual cost of postage/shipping....
01-10-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,511,087
Posted By Mad Honk

Unca, If my memory serves correctly, In the mid...

Unca,
If my memory serves correctly, In the mid 70's Cook Bros. were just one of many that jumped in the BMX mix. Mongoose was the cheap bike of choice then it moved to some exotics like PK Ripper...
01-09-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,511,087
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm fighting with a few sellers right now who...

I'm fighting with a few sellers right now who have high shipping costs. They have some inflated idea about what they are selling, and the bin price is ok but the shipping is equal to the item for...
01-09-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5,795
Views: 485,847
Posted By Mad Honk

A lot of the tool exchange programs seem to be...

A lot of the tool exchange programs seem to be aware that there are folks like me out there. This week netted one damaged Snap-On 1/2" wrench, two Craftsman screwdrivers, and two 9/16"wrenches. ...
01-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Mad Honk

Kinda reminds me of the Trump races about 20...

Kinda reminds me of the Trump races about 20 years ago. Didn't last long as they didn't produce the $ DT hoped to raise. Smiles, MH
01-08-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By Mad Honk

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available...

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available and should be easy enough to tap out on the frames. Next size up is 4 X.7 mm and the heads may be too bulky but if using stainless screws they can be...
01-08-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 218,229
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, You are being way too nice to some...

Tom,
You are being way too nice to some youngster who will put that on a 10spd frame and deliver Jimmy John's on it. Smiles, MH
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,713
Posted By Mad Honk

I guess you can be in good company with me, ...

I guess you can be in good company with me, Smiles, MAD HONK
01-07-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Mad Honk

You haven't said anything else about your habits....

You haven't said anything else about your habits. A small dose of metformin will create leg cramps at night as the drug creates excess of lactic acidosis. Especially if you have any alcohol intake...
01-07-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Mad Honk

Those jockey wheels are available on Flea Bay,...

Those jockey wheels are available on Flea Bay, just plug in the right size pulley. For about $15 they will get you way better than OEM but what do I know? As for the ceramic bearing, those were...
01-07-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,795
Views: 485,847
Posted By Mad Honk

No pic but received a Campy record crank set in...

No pic but received a Campy record crank set in 170 mm. Found as an orphan on Flea Bay for $27! Smiles, MH
01-07-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Mad Honk

A store front will drive you into personal...

A store front will drive you into personal bankruptcy in my city. Monthly prices per square foot is over $5 and the added expenses will drive a store to thousands of dollars per month. Continue to...
01-07-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,097
Posted By Mad Honk

Bump

Bump
01-06-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy the cheap readers from my local store for...

I buy the cheap readers from my local store for about $2. I have a prescription for reading glasses after having cataract surgery. I requested distance vision lenses, which work fine for 300 yds.,...
01-06-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,795
Views: 485,847
Posted By Mad Honk

Skip, You will notice I used the older made in...

Skip,
You will notice I used the older made in USA model wrenches. They are a chrome vanadium mix ( the same as in the Damascus knives) that are difficult to bend. For some time I used the Craftsman...
01-06-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Mad Honk

How about a picture of the wheel in question? ...

How about a picture of the wheel in question? Smiles, MH
01-06-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,795
Views: 485,847
Posted By Mad Honk

I got these back from the fabrication shop today!...

I got these back from the fabrication shop today! I have tried to replicate the old pedal wrenches from Schwinn as they are no longer available, and I expect mine will eventually wear out. These are...
01-05-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Mad Honk

It is not always the dishing of the wheel. It...

It is not always the dishing of the wheel. It can be bit of frame alignment that is off, and a perfectly dished wheel sits in the frame off center. I remember a frame repair that needed a rear...
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