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03-28-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 240,928
Posted By Mad Honk

Jimmy Fish, Good on ya! I think that every...

Jimmy Fish,
Good on ya! I think that every so often a good deed does go unpunished, and this might be one of those. Thanks for doing a good! smiles, MH
03-28-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Mad Honk

Rvg700, Sorry for hijacking your thread! But I...

Rvg700,
Sorry for hijacking your thread! But I think it may be a combination of parts that have worn together over time, all of the drive train is worn as a unit and makes no noise because of that....
03-28-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Mad Honk

reconnaissance, Here are a few pics of today's...

reconnaissance,
Here are a few pics of today's overhaul of the derailleur. Lots of grime and took a bit of cleaning. I got a crappy pic of the parts when cleaned and not worth posting here You have...
03-28-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Mad Honk

reconnaissance, The replaced pulley is a...

reconnaissance,
The replaced pulley is a Shimano and can be found but there are some limitations. The older Shimano pulleys used a 5 mm pivot bolt, and newer ones take a 6 mm pivot. I have been...
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mad Honk

I was wondering when this would be observed. ...

I was wondering when this would be observed. Now to post a lie about the previous poster: Probably thinks his responses will matter. Smiles, MH
03-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, I'm making the best of it cleaning the...

Ben,
I'm making the best of it cleaning the shop and divesting all of the extra equipment from closing down my golf shop at the university. The Premis is gone, and the Raleigh now as well. Next is...
03-27-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 559
Posted By Mad Honk

Your'e mowing already? I've got another three...

Your'e mowing already? I've got another three weeks here before even thinking about it. How is the new Grudge? Smiles, MH
03-27-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

Natterberry, I snuck out (under the radar)...

Natterberry,
I snuck out (under the radar) today. Picked up a shipping box left out on the back of one of our shops here in town, then packed it up. Again under the radar, I was able to get it to...
03-27-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Mad Honk

Base 2 How about these? ...

Base 2
How about these?
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01167_fb1dc79d39b1feb3d11fa46df402e45a796a9f18.jpg
Worn well beyond useful...
03-26-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, It is still here thanks to the lock down...

Ben,
It is still here thanks to the lock down from Covid19. There is some rust under the braze on both sides of the seat stays as it looks to be a quick brazing with just the top of the braze being...
03-26-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Mad Honk

I had one at my co-op a few months back but it...

I had one at my co-op a few months back but it had bad spoke holes on the rim. No replacements for the rim so it likely is still hanging on a hook there. The free hub was OK though. You might...
03-26-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,363
Posted By Mad Honk

Bianchigirll, Well at least no-one will get...

Bianchigirll,
Well at least no-one will get closer than 6' when you are in the cab. And the radios in truck sure do make communication with the yard office easier. Back in the late 70's I had a...
03-25-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,363
Posted By Mad Honk

BianchiGirll, That wasn't your truck was it?...

BianchiGirll,
That wasn't your truck was it? I've been SIP as per the Gov's order, but had to go outside today. 60* and the college kids behind my house were out playing beer pong. Stoopid neighbor...
03-25-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah some are not thinking! Like the eight or so...

Yeah some are not thinking! Like the eight or so college kids living behind me who are out playing beer pong today. We are under statewide SIP orders with limited travels. And I went outside and...
03-25-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Mad Honk

Well PureFix and some of the gentle persons who...

Well PureFix and some of the gentle persons who spoke up here. Welcome to the "Over the Bars Club"! Please send a complete printed account of your story, (along with a crisp new $10 bill*) to the...
03-23-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

Crank_addict, I have a couple of bandana's...

Crank_addict,
I have a couple of bandana's that I intend to wear. At first I thought it might be good as a tool to fool the lone ranger, but now more of a preventive tool for my breathing...
03-23-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,363
Posted By Mad Honk

OK Gugie, You are on! There are two shops in...

OK Gugie,
You are on! There are two shops in this mess, one for golf, and one for bikes. I am totally up for your challenge, but you got to get a bit messier to beat me! Before pics:...
03-23-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By Mad Honk

Randy, I'm glad you made it home safely and...

Randy,
I'm glad you made it home safely and are in good hands. I'm not so sure about riding inside a barbed wire fenced in area though! I'm used to being out in a lot of social settings though,...
03-23-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm not up for endless tv watching, but I will...

I'm not up for endless tv watching, but I will take the "find the top of my workbench" challenge posted in another place here. And in the spare moments I will finish my taxes! Smiles, MH
03-23-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 240,928
Posted By Mad Honk

Fuji Sam, I hope they clear coated that weld...

Fuji Sam,
I hope they clear coated that weld on the Rear drop out. That is where almost all of the failures of the Suntour drop outs occurred. Be sure to check the alignment of the drop out...
03-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By Mad Honk

WHAT? You mean I still gotta meet with my...

WHAT? You mean I still gotta meet with my probation officer and keep paying the $50 a week court fee that goes with that meeting? What an outrage, where am I gonna get that money with the stay in yer...
03-23-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Mad Honk

John, You are brandishing "logic"on this...

John,
You are brandishing "logic"on this subject. The incompatibility of parts is what drives the need to buy new tools every couple if weeks. Proprietary parts require special tools to do any...
03-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

Iowegian, If you can get your hands on a low...

Iowegian,
If you can get your hands on a low dollar socket in 16 mm, you can grind the outer walls of the socket down to a thinner wall profile. It will take a bit of work, but I have done stuff...
03-23-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

John, It is a ZEUS. Looking at it from ten feet...

John,
It is a ZEUS. Looking at it from ten feet away the bolt on outer rings gave me the impression that it might be a TA. In removing it to send to Natterberry, I found my ancient ATD wrench was...
03-23-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By Mad Honk

Jan, The quarry was first cabled off with...

Jan,
The quarry was first cabled off with warning signs and no trespass signs. But after a death there they filled it in. The ones north of town on the west side have been filled as well. ...
03-22-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mad Honk

CCmute, Only if you aren't a mechanic. As for...

CCmute,
Only if you aren't a mechanic. As for the obsolete technology, Please go to any wally world and buy a bike and then come back to this thread and tell me about the technology. I am going...
03-22-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mad Honk

So out of these forty some odd posts no one has...

So out of these forty some odd posts no one has mentioned a Var bottom bracket tool. Easily the best tool for the job, but not cheap. Just an observation, Smiles, MH
03-22-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

This one is going to Natterberry who asked for it...

This one is going to Natterberry who asked for it second, and the first person declined to be able to get it. Thanks for saving this oldie but goody Natt! Smiles, MH
03-22-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By Mad Honk

Jan, I am just revisiting this thread. Those...

Jan,
I am just revisiting this thread. Those were Detto's and if you look closely they didn't have the cleats attached. He struggled with cleats so they filmed without them. Gary on the other hand...
03-21-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 447
Posted By Mad Honk

Anyone here think the change from 6 spd to 7 spd...

Anyone here think the change from 6 spd to 7 spd might have anything to do with it? and the larger 34 t cog? MH
03-21-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

i sent my hands off to be sanitized, and got the...

i sent my hands off to be sanitized, and got the thing home today (In spite of the city-wide lock down). A case of CV19 in one of our students from out of the country, So got everything closed down...
03-20-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

Johnny D, My wife was in the pharmacy...

Johnny D,
My wife was in the pharmacy tonight and the bright yellow x's on the floor were for social distancing. So, if I am infected with something like sars or mers or some other viral...
03-20-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Mad Honk

JD, (from another "Old fart") I'm not doing...

JD, (from another "Old fart") I'm not doing anything for our co-op. The problem with ours is the homeless population, and I don't really need them hanging around my home. Not trying to be...
03-20-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mad Honk

It is still the hardest part of the dance steps!...

It is still the hardest part of the dance steps! Smiles, MH
03-20-20, 07:23 PM
03-20-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Mad Honk

When I first started riding a brain basket was...

When I first started riding a brain basket was sufficient for races. Then it was a two piece fiberglass and foam construction. Now a plastic and styro-foam liner construction. In comparison my...
03-20-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,282
Posted By Mad Honk

I think the bottom bracket is the hardest dance...

I think the bottom bracket is the hardest dance to master! Doing the crank arm wrangle is hard enough in itself, but then you have to go through the lock ring two step. Same thing for a tight...
03-19-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Mad Honk

Same advice here for the solution MM sends. ...

Same advice here for the solution MM sends. Smiles, MH
03-18-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By Mad Honk

Anything like having seven sets of high flange...

Anything like having seven sets of high flange Campy hubs nib in a drawer? That is me, I'm now off to the liquor store to stock up for CV season... Smiles, MH
03-18-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

I was the one who provided the information to...

I was the one who provided the information to Miele Man who posted it for me. I was responding to criticism from others who wanted to know what basis I had for saying the virus wasn't likely airborne...
03-17-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mad Honk

TS, I have sent the info to Miele Man who...

TS,
I have sent the info to Miele Man who posted the info to the general cycling forum. I trust you can read it there. Smiles, MH
03-17-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,015
Posted By Mad Honk

Miele Man, Thanks for posting this for me! ...

Miele Man,
Thanks for posting this for me! Smiles, MH
03-17-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 634
Posted By Mad Honk

For me it is something that I think I need,but...

For me it is something that I think I need,but don't really. Something a bike builder/hoarder is always doing. Like; Why do I need another campy head set when I have three? Smiles, MH
03-17-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mad Honk

That's alright! They also forgot to dye the...

That's alright! They also forgot to dye the Chicago river green today. All of the local pubs are closed and as close to an Irish meal for me will be Reuben bites. Go figure!
I am thinking it will be...
03-16-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,198
Views: 200,192
Posted By Mad Honk

So I went to my co-op tonight to find a seal for...

So I went to my co-op tonight to find a seal for a Shmano headset to no avail. But there is a 22" Raleigh competition hanging there. White with blue head tube, Nervar or TA crank, and what appears to...
03-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By Mad Honk

Raemoe, Does it look like this? This one is a...

Raemoe,
Does it look like this? This one is a co-op find that will get some TLC and be functional again soon. It will take a couple of hours to revive it, diamond infused rubber bits to clean the...
03-16-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,558
Views: 3,002,145
Posted By Mad Honk

Starts with an H and ends with a y. Smiles, MH

Starts with an H and ends with a y. Smiles, MH
03-16-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mad Honk

Miele Man, That is what the current thinking is...

Miele Man,
That is what the current thinking is by health professionals. ZB: I am infected, and cough into my palm. Then I enter a room by grasping the door knob with the same hand. Door knob now...
03-15-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mad Honk

Bump

Bump
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,723
Posted By Mad Honk

If you are in anyway interested look at the up...

If you are in anyway interested look at the up data from Dr. Otto Yang infectious disease doctor at UCLA. He lays out in serious fashion how the disease is spread and how to prevent it's...
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