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07-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 553,779
Posted By Mad Honk

Today I received what is likely an anachronism...

Today I received what is likely an anachronism from the past but it sure was nice to get. It came from a BF member who apparently remembers how nice it is to communicate with others. To the member;...
07-04-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,794
Posted By Mad Honk

NHmtb, Why not just replace the cups in the...

NHmtb,
Why not just replace the cups in the hub? I have a Record hub shell here that had the spoke holes tear out and I saved the shell. I can pull the cups and polish them and all you will need to...
07-02-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By Mad Honk

jjames, He should love the Rauler! I...

jjames,
He should love the Rauler! I worked on one we used in 1983 RAAM and it was a sweet ride. Smiles, MH
07-02-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,116
Posted By Mad Honk

branko, I'd wager there is an agent...

branko,
I'd wager there is an agent somewhere that would sell insurance to folks in drunken moments who start every discussion with " Hey watch this! " Smiles, MH
07-02-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,116
Posted By Mad Honk

branko, Even more reason to have some kind of...

branko,
Even more reason to have some kind of insurance (smiles!). I was helping out tonight with a friend on a Holley four barrel that had 15 years of old gas varnished up in it. Gm 454 with HEI...
07-01-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By Mad Honk

I have a set of those Montrreal's laced up for...

I have a set of those Montrreal's laced up for track. Lightweight and can take some lateral force. Likely a good set of wheels. I hope you got a great price on them. Smiles, MH
06-30-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,794
Posted By Mad Honk

Looky here now Pogue! I did finally open...

Looky here now Pogue!
I did finally open the box! but I wasn't selling the new in un-opened box brake levers. Epic is at least 100 posts. Saga has to be less. Har Har! MH
06-30-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By Mad Honk

Is there not a co-op option here? 36* hubs are...

Is there not a co-op option here? 36* hubs are easy to find in the co-ops. Sometimes it is easier to cut out the hub in an existing wheel and start from scratch. Smiles, MH
06-30-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By Mad Honk

Or PM Pastor Bob, and ask him. Smiles, MH

Or PM Pastor Bob, and ask him. Smiles, MH
06-30-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Mad Honk

LeicaLad, I ran into similar issues with some...

LeicaLad,
I ran into similar issues with some of my cranks. I went to Fastenal and ordered the correct washers for fit but the bolts for the cranks were only 13 mm size and the fit was a bit sloppy....
06-30-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,633
Posted By Mad Honk

Mike, Those bearing sets are available on...

Mike,
Those bearing sets are available on E-Bay. Item listing 332799992849 The lister calls them Brarings, So it can be a slightly misleading add. Cost is $19.99 plus $9.99 shipping. Smiles, MH
06-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Mad Honk

Bill, you won't be sorry about this, but the...

Bill, you won't be sorry about this, but the cost of Stanisol is gonna be a bit of $. Smiles, MH
06-29-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,349
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, After reading the last few posts here...

Hondo,
After reading the last few posts here I am forced to put on my mask and head to the local liquor store to get necessary supplies to make it through the night. Perhaps some Tradiicional...
06-29-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,362
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been using Kucharik's chamois butter for...

I have been using Kucharik's chamois butter for the last thirty five years with no problems. Similar to A&D ointment for baby's butts and works quite well with natural chamois riding shorts. A...
06-29-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,116
Posted By Mad Honk

Bikeboystephen, At some point you will see...

Bikeboystephen,
At some point you will see the need to get liability insurance. In today's world it is a must! I own a golf club repair business, and have worked as a professional mechanic in...
06-28-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,349
Posted By Mad Honk

Thanks to the Mods for relieving me of this...

Thanks to the Mods for relieving me of this nonsense! I find it hard enough to keep up with accurate information from informed scientists and researchers. Not that it is coming in so fast that it...
06-27-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Mad Honk

I just sent two of those wheels to our co-op...

I just sent two of those wheels to our co-op because of pulled spokes in the rim. They will have parts for you. Contact Bloomington bike project via internet. MH
06-27-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 886
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, Most of those home guys only did a...

Kurt,
Most of those home guys only did a quick bath and electroplated, and didn't care about the environmental damage of the chemicals they used. Odds are it was a "quicky" job and not a good...
06-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,046
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, I just hope they are wearing the back...

Tom,
I just hope they are wearing the back support braces with the weight of the Box O' Crap! Smiles, MH
06-26-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19,127
Views: 3,115,101
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, That is about $0.20 in steel mixed...

Ben,
That is about $0.20 in steel mixed scrap. I hope it goes there instead of into a trash can, but what do I know? Smiles, MH
06-25-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mad Honk

Folks, Covid-19 house arrest kinda stopped this...

Folks,
Covid-19 house arrest kinda stopped this one in it's tracks. I have been able to hang Record parts on it, including derailleurs and shift levers,and seat post that is period correct. I am...
06-24-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,349
Posted By Mad Honk

flangehead, It is an unfortunate issue but...

flangehead,
It is an unfortunate issue but the problem is still about personal prevention, and only happens when we focus on Masks and other safety measures. Just my stoopid mind thinking here. ...
06-24-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,349
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, Houston has 100 percent of it's hospital...

Hondo,
Houston has 100 percent of it's hospital ICU beds filled as of tonight. Lack of paying attention to CDC guidelines is what we are experiencing. I have been under house arrest for twelve weeks...
06-24-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 553,779
Posted By Mad Honk

The luscious and lovely Kori, delivered this fork...

The luscious and lovely Kori, delivered this fork and a rather well insulated frame this morning. It will take a while to get to it and figure out what to do with it, but I'm hoping for a good...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Mad Honk

I am going to send that frame to the ISO thread. ...

I am going to send that frame to the ISO thread. The War Department was here when the Masi arrived this morning, and she is riled up again. If bikes were ladies shoes I could probably keep more...
06-23-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By Mad Honk

Trying to clean these up will require removing...

Trying to clean these up will require removing the clear coat on the crank to get to the aluminum underneath. It will be a major undertaking to get right but if you do go that route I wish you...
Forum: Commuting
06-23-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok Aircraftblues dude, This thing limped in...

Ok Aircraftblues dude,
This thing limped in yesterday needing a pair if wheels and tires and a seat post and seat and a clamp. I don't really need it hanging around here. And the War...
06-22-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, These axles are 135 and 136 in length,...

Kurt,
These axles are 135 and 136 in length, There should be enough old spare parts to fill your junk box as well. The cassette may be ok but will need some wire brush treatment and fresh paint. But...
Forum: Touring
06-21-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,507
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm pretty sure I have built thousands of wheels...

I'm pretty sure I have built thousands of wheels and they are pretty easy to do. But then again I am a professional and use a Var truing stand, along with doing the homework to build each one. I am...
06-21-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I have torn a few Shimano 6 speed...

Kurt,
I have torn a few Shimano 6 speed hubs out lately. If you want them send me a note with shipping info. It will be good to get them out of here. Smiles, MH
06-20-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, You already know this but you can...

Kurt,
You already know this but you can replace the axle and re-space the hub to fit without having to change your wheel dish. I would suggest doing that. Smiles, MH
06-19-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,170,540
Posted By Mad Honk

Rocket Sauce, Thanks for the assist with this...

Rocket Sauce,
Thanks for the assist with this one! It is in the works to keep my stable at N+1. It will be a fun restore and kinda a current grail bike. I can't wait to get it. Smiles, MH
06-18-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By Mad Honk

Skip, If you start pimping me, we are going...

Skip,
If you start pimping me, we are going to loose our love affair! I can always go to the sale sites but often ask full retail for my stash of very hard to find parts there and don't feel...
06-17-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 923
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been buying boxes of DT spokes for about ...

I have been buying boxes of DT spokes for about $60 per 100 spokes from 365 cycles. Boxes of nipples are cheap as well. The covid thing has changed my buying process but it has me buying from...
06-17-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 553,779
Posted By Mad Honk

I received today a head set from Cuda K and...

I received today a head set from Cuda K and couldn't be happier. It will go on a Guerciotti that I acquired last winter from CA. Thanks Kurt! Smiles, MH
06-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Mad Honk

Phil, I have two set of those left over after...

Phil,
I have two set of those left over after putting one in the Box 'O Crap last week. Gimme a shout I think they are oem issue. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
06-16-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo G, I grew up under segregation and the...

Hondo G,
I grew up under segregation and the divisions it created. 1968 was a bad one in Gary and we waited for the carnage to cease. My good friend George Taliafero who was the first to break the...
06-15-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By Mad Honk

So I have been replacing a lot of rims with the...

So I have been replacing a lot of rims with the LP-18 rims from Weinmann about $25 per rim. But more to the point is there a specific rim you are looking for. I have a number here that are about...
06-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By Mad Honk

Yes! Dangerous indeed. But it works so well....

Yes! Dangerous indeed. But it works so well. you are going to have some pretty clean steel when you are finished. Lye does work but just a bit slow. Smiles, MH
06-14-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,794
Posted By Mad Honk

M, Gimme a call 812-336-3283 Smiles, MH

M, Gimme a call 812-336-3283 Smiles, MH
06-12-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Mad Honk

Tomm, Sorry for the loss ! The bike was a...

Tomm,
Sorry for the loss ! The bike was a work of art. I am considering getting a clamp helper from Silca that supports from two points and clamps with rubber straps. Impossible to scratch the...
06-12-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By Mad Honk

Well for the OP, If you have that 2mm spacer...

Well for the OP,
If you have that 2mm spacer use ii. It will put you out to very close to the correct spacing and won't change the chain line enough to hurt the drive. Smiles, MH
06-11-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Mad Honk

That is the hub was used in the little five...

That is the hub was used in the little five hundred and yes it did groan under hard braking conditions. I have had hundreds assembled and re-assembled in my life as a mechanic. It is a metal on metal...
06-11-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By Mad Honk

A good search at Parks web site should get you...

A good search at Parks web site should get you the numbers for some of those clamp parts. I ordered repair parts for twelve stands in our co-op and was able to get them all from Parks. Try...
06-11-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Mad Honk

Ramzilla, Great deal on a tool box and tools...

Ramzilla,
Great deal on a tool box and tools one afternoon. Seems the wife met his girlfriend, and the box was at the end of the driveway marked make an offer. Smiles, MH
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Mad Honk

mods, This one has run it's course. Can you...

mods,
This one has run it's course. Can you please remove this thread. Smiles, MH
06-10-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Mad Honk

The appliance guys call them Jesus clips for the...

The appliance guys call them Jesus clips for the same reasons. They are always available in the local hardware stores. I keep a bag of them around for those that do just that when repairing rear...
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, I didn't even post in the for...

Well folks,
I didn't even post in the for sale portion because it was spoken for during the discussion about the parts on it. It will go out as a F&F with the Campy BB and HS. I will give the...
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Mad Honk

Tuga, Two folks from here have asked, so it...

Tuga,
Two folks from here have asked, so it will go to a BF member. I have contract agreements with my Golf venues to not sell on fleabay so I will sell it here. Smiles, MH
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Mad Honk

zukahn1, You are correct but finding the old...

zukahn1,
You are correct but finding the old steel Cinelli bars and stem will be an impossible task. I guess I will pull the bars and seat post and offer it up as a F&F with the Campy BB and HS....
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