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10-18-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, If this were current I would recommend...

Yeah,
If this were current I would recommend a left handed drill bit which would remove the set screw, with little difficulty. Smiles, MH
10-17-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,232
Posted By Mad Honk

I had a bike stolen after work one night, and it...

I had a bike stolen after work one night, and it was documented by the local Popo's. I checked the impound lot for four weeks before buying another one just like it. They were both Trek 770's...
10-17-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Miele Man, If you can get me specific numbers I...

Miele Man,
If you can get me specific numbers I will go through the 100 or so spindles in our co-op to find you the right one. I would like total spindle length, right side ledge to end of spindle...
10-17-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17,888
Views: 2,805,082
Posted By Mad Honk

That Schwinn is a varsity straight from the 60's....

That Schwinn is a varsity straight from the 60's. The old Huret parts are worth more than the bike, frame is damaged, and not much left to work with. A 60 year old bike isn't going to bring much...
10-16-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Mad Honk

All I can say is: Wow! As a teacher and...

All I can say is: Wow! As a teacher and mechanic I have not had this response ever. But what do I know... Smiles, MH
10-15-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mad Honk

+1

+1
10-15-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,204
Posted By Mad Honk

Talk about being too old or too stoopid to quit...

Talk about being too old or too stoopid to quit responding to these threads... Here I am!
I spent five years of my life around high school working in a veterinary clinic that handled mostly...
10-15-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By Mad Honk

Habanero dude!, If a rattle can ding can...

Habanero dude!,
If a rattle can ding can make you sick, just think what happens when you spend hours with an air brush using polymerizing paint to get it just right and the frame moves in it's...
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Mad Honk

Namnad510, Is that picture just a bit...

Namnad510,
Is that picture just a bit altered, or do I see a potential separation of the down tube starting to form? If so the frame is trash! JMHO, MH
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By Mad Honk

RB Chris, Measure the thickness of his wallet...

RB Chris,
Measure the thickness of his wallet first! When the dust settles, gimme a shout I may have a young gun in need of a frame. He sent me a note asking me to try a repair on a seat tube...
Replies: 30
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mad Honk

Major Taylor has been converted to a parks and...

Major Taylor has been converted to a parks and rec facility, but still survives. It does need an injection of help in the way of interested cyclists and spectators, but it can survive with a bit of...
10-09-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,207
Posted By Mad Honk

I have still and have had a bunch of Brooks...

I have still and have had a bunch of Brooks saddles, from the wide to the fan tail set up. It has been my experience that a good leather saddle needs some oiling and breaking in to fit right. I...
10-09-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By Mad Honk

Wiz, Kimmo, and Unca, At what point in the...

Wiz, Kimmo, and Unca,
At what point in the design process, did anyone think about down the line problems that might occur? I'm thinking (just like the last girl I asked out) NEVER! These guys...
10-09-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mad Honk

Alias5000, In this case you won't really need...

Alias5000,
In this case you won't really need a $200 reamer to do the work. Get a piece of 3/8" wood doweling and cut a slit in the end of dowel about two inches into the dowel. Put the dowel in...
10-09-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By Mad Honk

mc510, You have one too many filters on your...

mc510,
You have one too many filters on your request! That inexpensive part is the one breaking me up laughing.
I can go into my co-op tonight and get a whole wheel set in 24" for you at no cost....
10-08-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 178,855
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, What do you use the mixer for? Cement...

Tom,
What do you use the mixer for? Cement shoes for non-believers in C&V? Har,Har, Har! Smiles, MH
10-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

ISO: Centaur left crank arm 170 mm to match...

ISO:
Centaur left crank arm 170 mm to match right side road set. For trade; complete Shimano triples, BB's and brakes sets some road and a lot of V-brakes, bars stems and the usual stuff in my...
10-08-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By Mad Honk

Wiz, I find that a couple of Woodruff keys with...

Wiz,
I find that a couple of Woodruff keys with a bit if steel welded to them and placed in the hub will allow you to pull most hub bearings and races. I am currently having a new set created by one...
10-07-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,911
Posted By Mad Honk

Robbie, I live in Bloomington, so it is just...

Robbie,
I live in Bloomington, so it is just a hop, skip, and jump away. I should be there, barring any hazards that might crop up. Smiles, MH
10-06-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,911
Posted By Mad Honk

TriBiker, and Robby Tunes, What a great...

TriBiker, and Robby Tunes,
What a great story! And a great story for the community of BF. A rider in need, and a whole group of bike repair folks helping out. I just wish I had been in...
10-06-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,210
Posted By Mad Honk

I have used Burley rain gear and liked it. ...

I have used Burley rain gear and liked it. Suplex was the lining but after a few years it breaks down, and comes out in small patches. I now use Gore Tex for rain gear and it does keep me dry and...
10-05-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By Mad Honk

Wiz, The reason is they are easy to replace,...

Wiz,
The reason is they are easy to replace, and do not require a sense of touch to adjust. Put a new one in and it should be fine. Another thing about being a milenial; do the easy thing! I just...
10-05-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By Mad Honk

Alarmer, I use the rust reformer they make to...

Alarmer,
I use the rust reformer they make to coat brake lines replaced on pick-up trucks. The new use of brines on roads eats up the brake lines, frame members, and shock tower mounts on trucks...
10-04-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17,888
Views: 2,805,082
Posted By Mad Honk

Sykerocker, Ask about shipping it can't be more...

Sykerocker,
Ask about shipping it can't be more than a Franklin to get it to ya. Smiles, MH
10-04-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By Mad Honk

So who is making those delirium tremens hubs...

So who is making those delirium tremens hubs anyway? Smiles, MH
10-04-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By Mad Honk

About twenty years ago I had a dog chase me on my...

About twenty years ago I had a dog chase me on my rides. The first time I had to stop and put the bike between he and I. The second time I had a couple of 3/4 inch pebbles in my jersey, nailed him...
10-03-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 178,855
Posted By Mad Honk

52 telecaster, Wasn't that in the Madison bike...

52 telecaster,
Wasn't that in the Madison bike project not too long ago? Smiles MH BTW whadda ya think about a '57 Gretch f-hole in ebony with white piping? It was stolen from my dad about twenty...
10-03-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,628
Posted By Mad Honk

Thinktubes, There is an antique mall four...

Thinktubes,
There is an antique mall four miles away, and tons of art shops and local artists. IU Art Museum is about seven miles away and so is the campus, which is the best walk in the Big Ten ...
10-02-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Mad Honk

Actually I own one of those non bike Pelotons...

Actually I own one of those non bike Pelotons built by Schwinn in 1986. However they were 10-12 speed bikes, so the spin rate would be different depending on the gear/inch ratio. JMHO, MH
10-01-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By Mad Honk

Ross, In looking at your drop outs I see some...

Ross,
In looking at your drop outs I see some damage due to compression but nothing that indicates de-lamination. your pic #10 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10)...
10-01-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Zeek the Barber, From the cheap seats; It...

Zeek the Barber,
From the cheap seats; It looks like you are heading toward contacting Junk and Bargains International. New rims at lower costs, but you have to have a dealers license to buy...
10-01-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Sam, I have a used with small brake scuffs Dino...

Sam,
I have a used with small brake scuffs Dino VP-20 26 X 1.5 Outside rim size 570mm ERD 544
Used HJC 26 X 1.75 no brake scuffs but a few small scratches from storage. rim OD 574 ERD 548 price of...
09-30-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 178,855
Posted By Mad Honk

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00947_041f4b8bc4279b55ed6dc5fcd0fefc93ccd8c0c1.jpg...
09-27-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,909
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm not sure what it is, maybe an innate desire...

I'm not sure what it is, maybe an innate desire to be a part of something or an innate desire to help others, For all I know it may be the upbringing or nurturing side of the philosophical question....
09-27-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Mad Honk

AndreT , How much of the measurement shown is...

AndreT ,
How much of the measurement shown is the plastic cap on the actual metal ? If you have 10mm of insertion of your 5mm skewer, it should hold just fine.
JMHO, Smiles, MH
09-27-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, I have a bit of knowledge about...

Well folks,
I have a bit of knowledge about rattles in closed spaces. As a golf equipment professional we often see clubheads coming in with rattle issues. We use a product called rattle stop,...
09-26-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By Mad Honk

Ross, CF doesn't like getting crushed at...

Ross,
CF doesn't like getting crushed at all. Watch any Indy car hit a wall and then tell me about crushing. Same goes for thin walled CF in golf clubs where I am certified at repairing. If...
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Mad Honk

Look for numbers on the drop outs on the rear and...

Look for numbers on the drop outs on the rear and numbers on the streerer tube, and or look for a number stamped on the head tube. I don't recall any Paramount using the BB shell that is in the...
09-25-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Yes, I haven't put them on the truing stand or...

Yes, I haven't put them on the truing stand or anything, I just got home. One tyre with the set. Smiles, MH
09-25-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 140,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Went to my co-op tonight and scored a pair of...

Went to my co-op tonight and scored a pair of Montreal wheels laced onto a set of nothing special track hubs. Willing to trade to anyone who would like this set-up. I'm too far past riding a...
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm not sure where you are but here in...

I'm not sure where you are but here in Bloomington, IN., you have one of the first generations of true mountain bikes. It appears to be all original down to the gum-wall tires, and the 175 cranks. ...
09-24-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Mad Honk

My experience says it was an X-ray because that...

My experience says it was an X-ray because that is definitive in the process. Problems with CF are that the delaminations begin with a small point of matrix that did not cure properly. They expand...
09-22-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Mad Honk

I may be whistling in the graveyard here, But...

I may be whistling in the graveyard here, But how do you think those cones got polished in the first place? How do you harden a surface after the polishing process to get the hardness different...
09-22-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Mad Honk

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00937_e808cd1bbccc9d24175bc7087fdf356b1e4b4b27.jpg...
09-21-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Mad Honk

gfk_velo, I just got back from a trip to New...

gfk_velo,
I just got back from a trip to New Harmony, IN ; a Utopian Society started in the 1830's, and a great place to get away from the real world. I will try to post pics of the process...
09-21-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy, Thanks for the words of support. It was a...

Andy,
Thanks for the words of support. It was a bit bad when it came in, but I did nothing to the outer shell other than a good cleaning with no polishing. And gave it the process described above.
...
09-19-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Mad Honk

Habanero, I just finished a hub that came...

Habanero,
I just finished a hub that came in damaged and sent it out to Oregon. Your buttery smooth feel can be restored by a bit of work. It isn't gonna be cheap but it gets you back to...
09-19-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By Mad Honk

Going to do any frame adjustments like cable...

Going to do any frame adjustments like cable bosses while it is in Dry Dock? Smiles, MH
09-19-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By Mad Honk

HPL, Are there cable bosses on that frame? ...

HPL,
Are there cable bosses on that frame? before any painting I would make sure I had all frame work done.
I think the best looking paint job of the early 80's I saw was the Metal-flake Pink...
09-18-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By Mad Honk

It won't buckle if the shim is tall enough to...

It won't buckle if the shim is tall enough to extend beyond the ledge from the original race cutting when it is driven on. That is the reason why it needs to be placed against the bottom of the...
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