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Posted By Mad Honk

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Today I got this mutt from a friend who owns a hair salon.
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08-03-20, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, Today the Karma thing bit me again!...

Well folks,
Today the Karma thing bit me again! I sent the two head bike stand to Mountain Dave and took a nail gun back to the hair dressers shop that I repaired when he jammed nails in the...
08-02-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 917
Posted By Mad Honk

indyfabs, I think there is a difference in...

indyfabs,
I think there is a difference in reading and reading comprehension. I took two years of reading classes in college just to get my speed up. And that improved my comprehension...
08-01-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,654
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah Merziac, I kinda figured it was something...

Yeah Merziac, I kinda figured it was something like that. Lots of opinions and few options for real help. JMHO, MH
08-01-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,654
Posted By Mad Honk

Hailstorm, It has been about a week and no...

Hailstorm,
It has been about a week and no postings, so I am thinking you have made some decisions about the bike. Should you choose to go to 27"rims and tires I have a few options for you that...
07-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 258,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Last Ride, The seven foot fencing is on...

Last Ride,
The seven foot fencing is on order but needs to be shipped into Bloomington. The deer have decimated the hostas, and went after the pepper plants as well. interesting that they don't...
07-31-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,333
Posted By Mad Honk

So tonight lightning struck right here at home. ...

So tonight lightning struck right here at home. My wife is a hospice social worker who had to visit a patient who contracted Covid after doing the PPE dance. Her clothing is quarantine for three...
07-31-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mad Honk

Bump.

Bump.
07-31-20, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, Mountain Dave is doing a...

Well folks,
Mountain Dave is doing a summer vacation as a mechanic at a shop which will upgrade to this set up. Hopefully they will pass along the single unit they are currently using to a...
07-30-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Mad Honk

Miche caps fit also if you can find them. ...

Miche caps fit also if you can find them. Smiles, MH
07-30-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,976
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Posted By Mad Honk

Folks, Once again the war department has gotten...

Folks,
Once again the war department has gotten wound up. The thing that started it was another city deer issue (eating her garden plants like it was a salad bar) and the fire spread quickly. So...
07-29-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,995
Posted By Mad Honk

Wait a minute! Isn't that an Atlanta built...

Wait a minute! Isn't that an Atlanta built German branded car in the garage? Something is not right here... Smiles, MH
07-29-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 57,378
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Posted By Mad Honk

Why does he ask a high price followed by the "Or...

Why does he ask a high price followed by the "Or Bug Off" signature line? Smiles, MH
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Mad Honk

It has all the looks of a Guerciotti, perhaps a...

It has all the looks of a Guerciotti, perhaps a mid 70's model. Mine is a 80's with the treatment from Ten Speed Drive for the paint. The newer one has a different stay cap, embossed brake bridge...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 528
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, The IU football team has had four cases...

Hondo,
The IU football team has had four cases this week, I seriously doubt they will have a season. IU golf which I was a part of, will likely not have any matches this year. Covid has taken over...
07-26-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By Mad Honk

Cpach, I will agree that lower inflation...

Cpach,
I will agree that lower inflation pressures can help with traction and handling. A few examples: Tractor tires that are pretty large run at lower pressures but with a lot of air inside...
07-25-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy and All, Interesting discussion and I will...

Andy and All,
Interesting discussion and I will add my bit to the confusion. I worked for Goodyear tires for a few years as the shop service manager. Goodyear pounded into my head that they put the...
07-24-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 571,727
Posted By Mad Honk

Michelle the postal girl brought me some needed...

Michelle the postal girl brought me some needed bits for builds in progress.
The Raleigh has stopped momentum waiting for some bar tape, and Michelle came through with six rolls of cloth tape for...
07-24-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,329
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Science guy, It would help if I knew...

Well Science guy,
It would help if I knew what size you need. I have two mid eighties Treks that will be leaving MH's stable this year due to his shrinking stature. 58cm and 57cm are just a bit...
07-22-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,329
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, I fear for the postal workers who have...

Tom,
I fear for the postal workers who have had to lift the Exalted Box O' Crap, and hope they have not been seriously hurt in the transport of the BOC. I also suspect the excessive weight of the...
07-22-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,654
Posted By Mad Honk

@ merziac, Yes! The question is: What are you...

@ merziac,
Yes! The question is: What are you going to do with the $25 drop bolt for the rear brake? It would fit in with my collection of drop bolts! Smiles, MH
07-20-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,748
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, Only one bed available in lower TX tells...

Hondo,
Only one bed available in lower TX tells me you are about maxed out. Rio Grand area is engulfed in the virus, and the coastal area is overwhelmed as well. Me-thinks TX is getting a run on FL...
07-20-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mad Honk

If you had lost an arm and a leg you would be mad...

If you had lost an arm and a leg you would be mad too! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
07-19-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 815
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo and others, They keep getting into the...

Hondo and others,
They keep getting into the War Department's plants and eating them, so I put up a barrier of filament line around the area. Seems that when they feel something against the kin they...
07-19-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Mad Honk

Check out the two in the Mega sale thread. ...

Check out the two in the Mega sale thread. Smiles, MH
07-19-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 258,534
Posted By Mad Honk

Verktyg, Two of those are in the C&V sales...

Verktyg,
Two of those are in the C&V sales sheet "Mega parts sale". HTH, MH
07-18-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Mad Honk

That cassette is a Suntour freewheel and won't...

That cassette is a Suntour freewheel and won't come off like a Shimano cassette. The entire freewheel will need to be taken off and likely replaced. Individual cogs or Suntour freewheels can be...
07-18-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Mad Honk

Wes, Any kid who ever raced BMX bikes had...

Wes,
Any kid who ever raced BMX bikes had more than a few of these freewheels. Here are a few pics of a freewheel and a wheel that has been kicked around the shop for the last year. Note the...
07-17-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Mad Honk

Wes, It is a flip flop wheel designed for a...

Wes,
It is a flip flop wheel designed for a single speed track gear on one side and a single speed freewheel on the other. It fits a track frame or any other fixte frame. Mastic is fine. I...
07-17-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Mad Honk

Triple Alarmer, After it comes out I always...

Triple Alarmer,
After it comes out I always use Stainless screws as a replacement which kind of keeps the rust binding down. I also always coat the threads with a light coat of grease and use a...
07-16-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,410
Posted By Mad Honk

It is a wonder that you still have front teeth...

It is a wonder that you still have front teeth from the crash that bent the frame and broke the font wheel when the brake pads went flying out ahead of the bike! Smiles, MH
07-16-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 3,160,894
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah just like OBO means "or bug off" ...

Yeah just like OBO means "or bug off" Smiles, MH
07-15-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Mad Honk

With today's hacking of the Twitter site I think...

With today's hacking of the Twitter site I think a lot of the accounts are shut down. I got a surprise package from a long ago friend in Korea today that had two fifty packs of dental masks in it!...
07-13-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 296,368
Posted By Mad Honk

Hazety, Low horsepower or high? Those were...

Hazety,
Low horsepower or high? Those were great little engines, that cost very low money to run around town back in the 60's. Looks good! Smiles, MH
07-12-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Mad Honk

delbiker1 Good on ya! It still has the...

delbiker1
Good on ya! It still has the classic look and some newness to the group. I'm beginning to like the look of the burnt orange paint. It reminds me of the Plantenga I had in the...
07-10-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 571,727
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was a good day! I got a box from ...

Today was a good day!
I got a box from Bianchigirll with some pad holders for Modolo brakes, and a mystery box from South Korea. Two boxes of dental face masks from the country who got the...
07-08-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mad Honk

Jjames, It is possible to sometimes weld...

Jjames,
It is possible to sometimes weld the broken drop out, depends on the break/crack (some dry ice or liquid N to keep the tubes cool from the heat of the weld). Or replacing the...
07-07-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,049
Posted By Mad Honk

I think it might have been when I was told I...

I think it might have been when I was told I needed a stem that put my bars ahead of my fork trail to be correctly fit. But I grew up in the 60's and found that some things are best when well...
07-07-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mad Honk

BG, Heck, I participate in the Box 'O Crap...

BG,
Heck, I participate in the Box 'O Crap series so this should be fun! Anything to help out a Girll after getting into a new place. BTW do you need the adjuster parts for your trout? Lemme know, MH
07-07-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,778
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Hondo, News tonight is TX had 10,000...

Well Hondo,
News tonight is TX had 10,000 cases in just one day. I will have to fact check NBC, but that is not good news. Here in IN we have stepped back from a re-opening, for two more weeks...
07-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 571,727
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: 2,976
Views: 258,534
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: 27
Views: 1,529
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: 76
Views: 3,715
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: 76
Views: 3,715
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: 452
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: 2,976
Views: 258,534
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: 403
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: 13
Views: 443
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: 174
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....
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