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Forum: BMX
07-24-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By hockeyref

What have had the chance to Ride?

These are all vintage from the mid 1970's thru 1990:
Mongoose - Original with Cro-Mo front triangle, Ashtabula forks & cranks and MotoMag wheels
Supergoose - all Cro-Mo
CYC Stormer
MCS
Kuwahara...
Forum: BMX
07-24-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,590
Posted By hockeyref

CBRSTR, When CycleCraft first hit the scene in...

CBRSTR,
When CycleCraft first hit the scene in IIRC ~1985 there were several factory riders that shared my home track (PGH- South Park). I had the opportunity to talk to the owner and couldn't talk...
Forum: BMX
07-23-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,590
Posted By hockeyref

Raced late 70's thru late 80's had a few state...

Raced late 70's thru late 80's had a few state plates, one National plate. Had the opportunity to ride a lot of different bikes. I basically had my dream 20" as I had Cycle Craft built me a custom...
07-17-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
Posted By hockeyref

So what would be an average time & a good time...

So what would be an average time & a good time for a 20km or 40 km TT?
07-28-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,073
Posted By hockeyref

I'm only 48 and I can remember them & I still...

I'm only 48 and I can remember them & I still have a clamp too. I can remember using a couple of those to repair a blow out on a 20" tube that a cold patch wouldn't fix...... (I was desperate and it...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By hockeyref

For the record, this occurred on a section of a 4...

For the record, this occurred on a section of a 4 lane highway that has a bunch if traffic lights due to walmat/sams club/lowes/home depot/restaurants, etc. speed limit is 45 and you have about 200...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By hockeyref

Hey guys... I have no issue with the guy...

Hey guys... I have no issue with the guy signaling and crossing lanes when safe... I cannot say that he did\didn't signal because I COULD NOT SEE HIM UNTIL I NOTICED MOVEMENT AND NEARLY AFTER THE...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By hockeyref

Have you ever got into your car and looked at your setup from the drivers viewpoint?

I almost hit a guy last week..... I really almost couldn't see him.
He had the little red blinky light under his seat that was almost invisible... NOTHING ELSE TO THE REAR - no reflective tape or...
07-27-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,967
Posted By hockeyref

I just jump into the shower with them, get them...

I just jump into the shower with them, get them good and wet and then hand wash with antibacterial soap and rinse well. I then wrap in a towel to wring the water out hang hang dry. Synthetic chamois...
07-18-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

Ok JYL..... I used my google-foo and i do recall...

Ok JYL..... I used my google-foo and i do recall seeing those from time to time. My frame does not have the rear brake mounted like that. The posts are in the traditional place for rear brakes like...
07-18-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

That Marin is about what the Peugot looks like...

That Marin is about what the Peugot looks like with 700c's but the biggest tire i had spare was 700cX21.

Chainstay break? Post a picture of one cuz either i forgot about that one, never heard of...
07-18-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

Ahhhh there's a nugget that slipped from memory....

Ahhhh there's a nugget that slipped from memory. "Cantilever brakes".

Cantilever, V, U..... They are different but at a glance the mounting post looks the same but the location/reach would be...
07-17-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,731
Posted By hockeyref

Was gonna mention the Simplex derailleur.......

Was gonna mention the Simplex derailleur.... Wasn't it plastic\nylon?
07-17-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

Skydog, You caught me in a particularly sarcastic...

Skydog, You caught me in a particularly sarcastic moment and I did indeed miss what you were alluding too.... I figured is was a smarta$$ comment and fired one back that I thought would be...
07-16-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

SKydog75 - thank you for your basically useless...

SKydog75 - thank you for your basically useless input, but I really don't give sideways fart what anyone thinks it does or does not look like. I have a frame and a bunch of assorted parts that I am...
07-15-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By hockeyref

Want to convert Peugot Orient Express to Hybrid need some parts info

My daughter's Trek mountain bike was stolen two weeks ago and I'm looking at my stash of parts and stuff to build something for her. I have the Peugot Orient Express frame and fork that appears to be...
07-12-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By hockeyref

OK, looked at 1987 catalogue on vintage...

OK, looked at 1987 catalogue on vintage cannondale site and based on the color and 24" rear it was an SM600.....
07-12-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By hockeyref

Calling Cannondale experts unique old Mtn bike Frame and Fork

I just dug an old Cannondale Mtn bike frame out of storage to scavenge some parts off of it and I'm looking for info. Will post pics once I clean it up a little, but some background in the mean time:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By hockeyref

Unfortunately, I am in charge of "The Bat Phone"...

Unfortunately, I am in charge of "The Bat Phone" for emergency IT support for the entire weekend. Best case is that i will spend the holiday sitting in a back yard with my wife & kids, sisters, mom,...
03-31-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By hockeyref

Dave, I HATED clinchers back in the 90's...

Dave,
I HATED clinchers back in the 90's because of pinch flats n such. I never had an issue once I started riding the tubs.... Everything that you stated are reasons why I like(d) tubs. I just...
03-31-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By hockeyref

I was actually just looking at the Velocity Major...

I was actually just looking at the Velocity Major Tom's on ProWheelBuilder.com... I ran through their custom build program just to see what it said thinking that maybe I could get them built up and...
03-31-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By hockeyref

Tubulars for Clyde's? Or is that a laughable notion.

Any opinion on tubulars for Clyde's? I rode 'em years ago when I was a svelt 215 without problems. I'm working on dropping the weight from 300+ back to a more reasonable 240ish and was considering...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,631
Posted By hockeyref

Anyone else remember when 23 pounds was...

Anyone else remember when 23 pounds was considered LIGHT?
Forum: BMX
03-26-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By hockeyref

Looks like an early freestyle frame... Haro?...

Looks like an early freestyle frame... Haro? Dyno? mid 1980's
Forum: BMX
03-26-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By hockeyref

Nope - not without an adapter of some sort. Back...

Nope - not without an adapter of some sort. Back in the day there were a few companies that made sealed cartridge BB's to fit the larger shell. They were usually proprietary to the make\model of...
Forum: BMX
03-26-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By hockeyref

Prob mid late 80's... the first Pro Class came...

Prob mid late 80's... the first Pro Class came out around 1984-86 and IIRC it had a square tube between the bottom bracket and the chain stay loop vs the open channel that is on this one. I got out...
Forum: BMX
03-26-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By hockeyref

IRC Agressor, comp II & III tires, Araya, Ukai,...

IRC Agressor, comp II & III tires, Araya, Ukai, Wienman, and ProClass rims, Skyway Graphites, ACS Zytel rims, Phil Wood, GT, ACS, Campognolo, Meiche, Suntour, & Shimano hubs. Redline, Profile, and...
03-21-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By hockeyref

Go visit your Chiropractor? And then stretch more...

Go visit your Chiropractor? And then stretch more often..??

I say this because currently I can find a neck\head position that will make my finger tips go numb and it is directly related to my neck...
Forum: BMX
03-21-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By hockeyref

I'll throw a few more out there that I raced at...

I'll throw a few more out there that I raced at least once and spent some time riding... Spent a most of my seasons on the original goose, the Profile, the Hutch, and the Cyclecraft.
Mongoose...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,161
Posted By hockeyref

^^ This^^^ and ask her how she feels about the...

^^ This^^^ and ask her how she feels about the really goofy tan lines due to the golf glove on the left hand ..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,256
Posted By hockeyref

Here's a situation that is similar and really...

Here's a situation that is similar and really scares the crap out me.... There's some local roads that I have ridden and have seen others on that are relatively narrow 2 lane with blind curves.......
03-01-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,411
Posted By hockeyref

I've generally found the barcode scan matches the...

I've generally found the barcode scan matches the product label. You definitely do need to look at the portion sizes and adjust to suit.
03-01-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,411
Posted By hockeyref

OK, Been using it for a month now and getting to...

OK, Been using it for a month now and getting to know the app and the website better.... there are some reporting feature that I didn't find before and they look to offer some decent info. Maybe not...
02-13-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,617
Posted By hockeyref

I had a 1987 Tempo - Teal & White... bought it...

I had a 1987 Tempo - Teal & White... bought it new. I liked how it rode and put a lot of miles on it. but it was not stiff enough for me..... lots of chain rub when standing and sprinting. I actually...
02-07-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,085
Posted By hockeyref

Over the years I have cleaned and re-greased many...

Over the years I have cleaned and re-greased many "sealed bearings". I just pulled the inside seal, cleaned\flushed the old gunk out, repacked with Phil Woods and replaced the seal.
02-07-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,411
Posted By hockeyref

I set up an MFP account before I posted... that's...

I set up an MFP account before I posted... that's why i asked. The reporting on there at first glance looks rudimentary. But then again the "Diet Industry" is worth a lot of money to someone so why...
02-06-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,411
Posted By hockeyref

Any of these sites have any sort of decent...

Any of these sites have any sort of decent reporting? Actual analysis of your calories in, calories burned, graph intake trends, etc?
02-05-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,278
Posted By hockeyref

2013 sucked due to injury, surgery and recovery,...

2013 sucked due to injury, surgery and recovery, rain, and a general lack of available time. 2014 is looking to carry over.... broken leg is pretty much healed, ankle is doing ok, but it looks like I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By hockeyref

I just picked up a Minoura Mag 850 from ebay -...

I just picked up a Minoura Mag 850 from ebay - hope I didn't inadvertently snipe anyone here - if I did, I apologize. I mentioned to the wife that I was looking for one and she put up a couple ISO's...
01-22-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By hockeyref

+1 on bidding goodbye to 2013.... Started it...

+1 on bidding goodbye to 2013....
Started it off with torn meniscus and grade II PCL tear in January that I aggravated for the next two months until it finally gave out. Friend and riding partner...
08-15-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By hockeyref

Not quite ready to join the 21st century

So I'm back on the bike riding my old early 1990's Cannondale with 8 speed SIS on the down tube. As I've documented in other threads, I have some perfectly serviceable clincher wheel sets in 8 speed...
Forum: BMX
08-15-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By hockeyref

I'll just throw some thoughts out to you as I'm...

I'll just throw some thoughts out to you as I'm speaking from the dinosaur perspective... I raced BMX from the late 70's through 1988... (South Park and Delmont were my home tracks). I won a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,832
Posted By hockeyref

I'm one of those guys that might walk in wearing...

I'm one of those guys that might walk in wearing flip flops, grungy shorts, a t-shirt with holes and badly needing a shave ... When I am not working I really don't feel like looking presentable...
08-08-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By hockeyref

I'm 6'4" and currently hovering around 300. I...

I'm 6'4" and currently hovering around 300. I don't think that I will ever be sub 200 again seeing how the last time I was close was ~215 and <8% body fat almost 25 years ago.... If I get down to 240...
08-08-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 112,874
Posted By hockeyref

Rube...I wonder how many folks caught "all" of...

Rube...I wonder how many folks caught "all" of your Canadian references in there...
08-03-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 112,874
Posted By hockeyref

I'm out of town this weekend....My wife just sent...

I'm out of town this weekend....My wife just sent me a message with a pic... Jersey has been delivered and looks good!

Thanks again!
Steve
08-03-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,733
Posted By hockeyref

Portion problem..... yeah probably.... a habit...

Portion problem..... yeah probably.... a habit from when I was a kid along with the "clean your plate" club. My mom loved to cook - still does at 88yrs..... Usually the fist thing she asks anyone...
08-02-13, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 111,794
Posted By hockeyref

Well on of my questions was definitively ...

Well on of my questions was definitively answered last night... I went downstairs and looked at the Clements under a really good light now that they've been inflated for a few days... still holding...
08-01-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 111,794
Posted By hockeyref

Found some info about the rims on dcrwheels.co.uk...

Found some info about the rims on dcrwheels.co.uk http://www.dcrwheels.co.uk/products/rims/tubular-rims/campagnolo-victory-strada/:

//Qoute//
This is a pair of classic New Old Stock Campagnolo...
08-01-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,954
Posted By hockeyref

I worked at a small local shop for almost the...

I worked at a small local shop for almost the whole decade of the 1980's - starting before I had a drivers license. I was that kid that hung around all summer and asked questions about how to do...
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