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03-03-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
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
03-02-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, Try putting the orange tyre on it and...

Ben,
Try putting the orange tyre on it and see. It looks like it will be a comfortable fit in those seat stays. smiles, MH
03-02-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Riddle of Steel, The Blair Witch treatment...

Riddle of Steel,
The Blair Witch treatment seems to be the result of a junk camera that changes it's mind during use. My non-intentional tremors don't help much either. As much as I would...
03-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, I have always been told that the...

Ben,
I have always been told that the red ones go faster! Har. MH
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03-02-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Mad Honk

Hazetyguy, it appears you have the elusive...

Hazetyguy,
it appears you have the elusive black stops and cable guides. It seems to me there are some folks paying extra $ for that model. Good luck with the sale. Smiles, MH
03-01-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By Mad Honk

Wiz, You got a patent ready to go on this? ...

Wiz,
You got a patent ready to go on this? Har! MH
03-01-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Jhabbs, I have pieced together bits and...

Jhabbs,
I have pieced together bits and parts for this thinking about it being a rider and not a museum bike. Mostly super record but generation 1. It will get Cinelli bars and stem. The...
03-01-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

And lastly I added the front and rear derailleurs...

And lastly I added the front and rear derailleurs for this one. Here are the pictures of those installed. Again all threads were covered in waterproof grease to prevent damage and make repairs...
03-01-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Along with the drop outs I was able to get the...

Along with the drop outs I was able to get the correct BB put in and add the crank arms. Clearance is about 3/16ths inch on the chain stays for the rings and 1/4 " on the q for the chain stays. Pics...
03-01-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Pastor Bob, It is a 51st anniversary model...

Pastor Bob,
It is a 51st anniversary model (1989), but the only decal set was for the 50th and it was the same set for both years. And Kurt doesn't like it enough to trade me that front clip for it!...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,636
Posted By Mad Honk

CG my picks: PLJensen for a great capture...

CG my picks:
PLJensen for a great capture of the disjointed
Nodes for capturing the about to be destroyed bit of history
CG for a great snapshot of another artists point of...
03-01-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok Folks, My day job got in the way of this...

Ok Folks,
My day job got in the way of this build today. The weather got a bit better and the golfers are coming out of the woodwork, and today was no different. One PGA pro and one hacker, but they...
03-01-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

Fuji F&F is on it's way to Mr. Spadoni, over in...

Fuji F&F is on it's way to Mr. Spadoni, over in his corner of the US. Thanks for all of the help with cleaning out the excess inventory around here. Smiles, MH
02-28-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Mad Honk

Paramount build

I finally got to work on the Paramount frame that Francophile said I could keep after it followed me home from the beauty shop. It has had a fresh coat of powder-coat in a baby blue color with some...
02-27-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 355
Posted By Mad Honk

Tiger, I find it to be a reasonably...

Tiger,
I find it to be a reasonably durable finish. For example to clean up the braze on bits I need to use some sandpaper or emery cloth to clean the bits down for best fit. Of the ten or so...
02-27-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Malcala, Thanks to your observance I...

Malcala,
Thanks to your observance I started counting the holes in some of the sets around here. I found one 28* and one 40* set mixed in with what were supposed to be 36*. I will look more...
02-27-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Folks, This came back from my powder coat...

Well Folks,
This came back from my powder coat shop with some newly refreshed coating Var tools. They gave the frame a hot tank paint removal and it is now in need of some fresh paint. It originally...
02-27-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By Mad Honk

Road Fan, The co-op was good to you this...

Road Fan,
The co-op was good to you this morning, and I scored a set of Sunshine hubs in 5 speed as well. A pretty good day! PM or call me with the shipping info/ Smiles, MH...
02-26-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By Mad Honk

I bought a bunch of tubes on sale and when...

I bought a bunch of tubes on sale and when installed they were a bit "iffy"; two out of four failed within five minutes of the install and all at the base of the stem. Each had a failure that was...
02-26-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Go to the Pinto web site and get the phone number...

Go to the Pinto web site and get the phone number and then call him. Smiles, MH
02-26-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, The Var tools were powder coated. And...

Ben,
The Var tools were powder coated. And after working on them today I will have to contact Wayne at Mel Pinto to get a few new tip bits for them. It is interesting that the repair parts for...
02-26-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By Mad Honk

OK Road Fan, I have two fronts here, and one...

OK Road Fan,
I have two fronts here, and one rear. But they will require springs and end nuts. I can go to our co-op on Saturday and likely find two pairs of skewers also. PM me. Smiles, MH
02-25-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, i gave the tire a quick inflation and...

Ben,
i gave the tire a quick inflation and it is truly an 18mm tire width, but it was just fine at 90psi. Once again my hoarding of eclectic parts has paid off for C&V. Next project is to...
02-24-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, Try this track tubular on for size. You...

Ben,
Try this track tubular on for size. You will need to clean the concrete off the centerline of the tread, But it is orange, Smiles, MH...
02-23-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok folks, Again I have a frame and fork that...

Ok folks,
Again I have a frame and fork that used to be the bike for the War Department that needs to find a new place to play. She rode it about twenty miles before it was relegated to a wall...
02-23-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was not a postal day but a trip to Pro Kote...

Today was not a postal day but a trip to Pro Kote Indy for some parts that were finished. I had a frame striped by chemical process, and a bunch of Var tools re-coated that were rusted beyond normal...
02-22-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mad Honk

Ed, I doubt it is about the "why this and...

Ed,
I doubt it is about the "why this and that talk" I suspect it is way above the pay grade of the bike shop and why bikes get the inexpensive parts deal on the bike as it comes from the...
02-22-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Mad Honk

Use a light weight grease to hold the bearings in...

Use a light weight grease to hold the bearings in place during the re-build. HTH, Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 714
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Hondo, I didn't have any busted pipes...

Well Hondo,
I didn't have any busted pipes this week also. But I am reminded of the lesson my high school English teacher gave us: Only women are busted! Har! MH
02-21-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Wow! What a great thing to get! Smiles, MH

Wow!
What a great thing to get! Smiles, MH
02-21-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, It looks like there is one in the...

Kurt,
It looks like there is one in the hands of guidogag, in the looking for a bike to fit my seat post thread. MH
02-21-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, It took too long to get the last anchor...

Ben,
It took too long to get the last anchor to sail out of the marina! Today's project is to clean a SR rear derailleur, and get a set of hubs ready for a wheel build later this week for the...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,636
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, It isn't a model, it is a real plane!...

Hondo,
It isn't a model, it is a real plane! Smiles. MH
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,764
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, You seem to have inadvertently...

Hondo,
You seem to have inadvertently ventured into the political forum. I will admit that your senator needed police protection to be escorted to the airport to fly and not drive to South of...
02-20-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Mad Honk

Well, King of the Obscure, After having to...

Well, King of the Obscure,
After having to close my PP account from fraud, you hit me with this! I will PM and see what develops. Smiles, MH
02-20-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mad Honk

TiHabanero, Today has been day three for me...

TiHabanero,
Today has been day three for me of cleaning and upgrading Campy rear derailleurs here in the workshop. I spend time replacing worn steel rusted parts with stainless steel and broken...
02-20-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By Mad Honk

I am always a fan of the local co-ops where the...

I am always a fan of the local co-ops where the parts can be found easily, but if you can't get any the skewers can be threaded down a bit with a die set. Cost will be mostly time on your part. ...
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, I talked to a friend today in Houston...

Hondo,
I talked to a friend today in Houston and she had her toilet freeze up. Neighbor was helping her but I suspect her pipes are not very deep inside some non-insulated walls. I'm lucky ...
02-15-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

The boat anchor has left the marina. New...

The boat anchor has left the marina. New projects abound so the next will come soon. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,764
Posted By Mad Honk

I went out this afternoon and plowed through four...

I went out this afternoon and plowed through four inches with a snow blower. Tonight will bring another eight inches of snow which I will deal with tomorrow. It is all part of getting along with...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Hondo, There has been about three inches...

Well Hondo,
There has been about three inches on the ground until this week. Today added 1 inch before 8:00 am and during the day we got another three inches. Tonight we are supposed to get about...
02-15-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,602
Posted By Mad Honk

Mr. Dliberteur, This season I was able to...

Mr. Dliberteur,
This season I was able to procure a Masi F&F that had damage to the chromed fork. I asked around and I think I am going to send mine out to the recommended chrome shop from my...
02-15-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Mad Honk

mstateglfr is correct about heat during...

mstateglfr is correct about heat during powder-coating, and my experience with Carpet Fibre is that it will delaminate at heats of 330*. So powder on CF is not an option. I work with golf shafts...
02-12-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

malcala, What about these two? Slight...

malcala,
What about these two? Slight rash on right lever. I will take them off and rebuild as I am sure the lever washers are damaged from heat. Smiles, MH...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,764
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found...

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found out about ice on the roads this morning. Last I heard there were a few fatalities. The police say it will take all day to clean it up. No smiles on...
02-11-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, it may be a boat anchor, but somebody here...

Yeah, it may be a boat anchor, but somebody here likely has a boat in need of it. Har! MH
02-10-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 335,518
Posted By Mad Honk

This thing showed up here this week, and It is...

This thing showed up here this week, and It is looking for a new home on a period correct bike. I m sure there is someone on BF that is in need of it. As always cost of shipping and a picture of it...
02-08-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was a good day for MH. These two items came...

Today was a good day for MH. These two items came in and will likely be going forward to some C&V member who really needs them. Smiles, MH...
02-08-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Mad Honk

Skip, I think he is looking for a 36* like...

Skip,
I think he is looking for a 36* like this:
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02-06-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,240
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the...

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the case. I use it to remove grips both on golf clubs and bikes. I dries clean and within less than a minute so the grips can be reused easily and...
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