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08-19-23, 02:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,848
Posted By stoneageyosh

Hey gugie, just head south down the coast where...

Hey gugie, just head south down the coast where the winter and summer weather is better than Portland. PM welcome.
08-18-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,888
Posted By stoneageyosh

Most likely this bike was brought back by a US...

Most likely this bike was brought back by a US serviceman after WWII.
That is a headlight bracket on the front.
The head tube badge is a two-fer for the company name. It has “Ma ru u chi” in...
06-28-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By stoneageyosh

BITD of stem shifters and brake “safety” levers,...

BITD of stem shifters and brake “safety” levers, they were used on the least expensive and highest volume seller bike models. Far more stem shifter bikes sold than bikes that would have used low end...
06-26-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,587
Posted By stoneageyosh

Obviously, in a good way, more than enough to...

Obviously, in a good way, more than enough to enjoy tinkering with bikes.
06-24-23, 12:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,587
Posted By stoneageyosh

Hmmm. In all of this, when talking of wrenches...

Hmmm. In all of this, when talking of wrenches no mention of one that was designed specifically for installation of square taper crank arms, the Campagnolo so called “peanut butter” wrench. The...
06-21-23, 01:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,613
Posted By stoneageyosh

My (inflation driven) nickel’s worth: Get rid...

My (inflation driven) nickel’s worth:
Get rid of all decals
Keep head tube badge and down tube striping
Paint head, seat cluster lugs and BB shell white
Maybe include fork crown.
06-20-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By stoneageyosh

In checking, it appears that Sakae Ringyo started...

In checking, it appears that Sakae Ringyo started around 20 years earlier, 1947ish.
After WWII there were a lot of startups making any and everything to replace manufacturers lost during the war.
06-18-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,613
Posted By stoneageyosh

[QUOTE=AdventureManCO;22927482]Having fun...

[QUOTE=AdventureManCO;22927482]Having fun relaxing while doing some therapy cleaning. Happy Fathers Fay!


...
06-17-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,613
Posted By stoneageyosh

Should be salvageable for sure. FWIW, at my age...

Should be salvageable for sure. FWIW, at my age I know some people and a couple of Shar Pei that look worse.
06-16-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,613
Posted By stoneageyosh

This relic reminds me of a Puch Burgmeister that...

This relic reminds me of a Puch Burgmeister that I bought in 1960/61 to tool around while at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Sorta limey green with Campy DRs and Weinmann CP. Way better than most...
06-15-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,524
Posted By stoneageyosh

Heck yeah! Any of the above potions should keep...

Heck yeah! Any of the above potions should keep him in a sufficiently addled state of (and in process of losing his) mind to assure a totally ridiculous creation beyond any distorted fantasy that a...
06-14-23, 11:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,524
Posted By stoneageyosh

My choice is the (not so) Aerowind. If again,...

My choice is the (not so) Aerowind. If again, the goal is to see the most time, effort and financial investment poured into a bike build that is totally offensive and only encourages other deviant...
06-04-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By stoneageyosh

Back then logos or signage in larger sizes was...

Back then logos or signage in larger sizes was hand painted and even smaller ones were sometimes done by hand if only a few were needed. Regular text letters are easier to replicate consistently. ...
06-04-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

When they first came out with the smaller bolt...

When they first came out with the smaller bolt circle 753 chainrings we referred to them as Nuovo Record to go along with the new alloy RD. Made sense to us in making it simpler to keep track of...
06-03-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Wondered how long it will take for someone to...

Wondered how long it will take for someone to pull alongside, look over, realize what is next to them and faint. Unfortunately, that would resulted in a crash, so maybe just an uttered expletive...
05-31-23, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

The cable stop/guide did come out nice. One...

The cable stop/guide did come out nice. One could almost say that it makes up for the double yugly stay end that appears to have possibly been simultaneously stomped and spot welded.
05-31-23, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Way back near the beginning of this despicably...

Way back near the beginning of this despicably sacrilegious exercise, The Perpetrator declared that there was no budget, which caused pretty much all of us other folk to assume that there was no...
05-30-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 890
Posted By stoneageyosh

Totally agree, especially with Binda Extras. On...

Totally agree, especially with Binda Extras. On a jump a strap that stretched could have bad consequences not just for you but everyone behind you as well. Track sprinters would use extreme...
05-30-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Maybe not, but probably not enough people are...

Maybe not, but probably not enough people are aware of the impending assault on their sense of cycling decorum, status and common decency. If alerted to the now inevitable travesty that is about to...
05-30-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By stoneageyosh

They also made squarish 2D cell battery lights...

They also made squarish 2D cell battery lights that had a wide, flat U-shaped sheet metal receiver on the back that just slid on. Standard equipment on single speed utility bikes BITD.
05-28-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Getting the Huffentenago airborne to a height...

Getting the Huffentenago airborne to a height that would enable a graceful(?), stylish cartwheel definitely requires the lifting power of a SpaceX booster rocket. Even though it is a Huffy, the...
05-22-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Thinking(??) along those lines a rotisserie like...

Thinking(??) along those lines a rotisserie like contraption would allow the entire bike to be seen from various viewpoints. This would minimize the possibility of overly vigorous enthusiasts from...
05-22-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By stoneageyosh

It appears that whoever built the fork did not...

It appears that whoever built the fork did not have tooling to finish the crown race seat. How did it become undersized to start with? The diameter of fork crown race seats are usually slightly...
05-22-23, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

I am certain with your intimate familiarity with...

I am certain with your intimate familiarity with similar materials, both at work and the current abomination in progress, that something appropriate and within your skill set can be readily assembled...
05-22-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

The suspense is killing me. How long will it...

The suspense is killing me. How long will it take for them to read it in disbelief, twice, then reject your entry??!
05-22-23, 12:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,109
Posted By stoneageyosh

Sometimes you don’t know how big a deal a gift is...

Sometimes you don’t know how big a deal a gift is until way, like decades, later.
Back in 1973, there was the second of two Grand Prix of the United States at the Encino Velodrome in California. It...
05-21-23, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By stoneageyosh

You have now explained your delusional rationale...

You have now explained your delusional rationale behind the Le Grande (Huffnagorosagnolo) project by stating that you would abscond to a far eastern (hmm, actually way west) destination with your...
05-19-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

You could check the head tube races for...

You could check the head tube races for squareness to the tube and parallel to each other if you really have to know. Reaming and facing does depend somewhat on how it is done, even with the best...
05-18-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

I am very glad that AMCO is sufficiently...

I am very glad that AMCO is sufficiently proficient with an angle grinder as well as having the inclination and tools to check his progress and final result. Because of his diligence and patience,...
05-15-23, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

As it has previously demonstrated a proclivity...

As it has previously demonstrated a proclivity for the front wheel to veer off in a different direction than the rear it probably is schizophrenic to start with and has needed counseling since it...
05-15-23, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

The formal unveiling of the Huffnagofente will...

The formal unveiling of the Huffnagofente will only serve to encourage owners of Huffys and other similar “quality” bikes that they too can enter the world of Campy snobs by equipping their bikes in...
05-14-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

In keeping with the way this “build?!” has gone...

In keeping with the way this “build?!” has gone from the beginning, how else would/should he do it?? It is only a double so the challenge is minimized.
05-13-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

He found a wire coat hanger.

He found a wire coat hanger.
05-13-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Maybe before this is all done and for sure...

Maybe before this is all done and for sure afterwards, everyone connected to this thread will want to scrub or destroy their device or hard drive to eliminate any evidence of their collusion and...
05-13-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Are you disavowing any knowledge of or connection...

Are you disavowing any knowledge of or connection to this thread, Mr. Phelps? That is your real name is it not? Stand back as your computer will self destruct in five seconds!

You gotta be...
05-10-23, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,425
Views: 996,460
Posted By stoneageyosh

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e6579613_397c_4362_ac8f_9283e10bdf6b_ead92a35ecc2bc7ec0e97fcab00a6721c456eb9d.jpeg

NOS Campagnolo Sigma Crono 28 hole tubular rims...
05-10-23, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

I am almost inclined to go with photoshopping. ...

I am almost inclined to go with photoshopping. After all he is working on a Huffy.
05-07-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

At this rate you’re going to need to hook up your...

At this rate you’re going to need to hook up your trailer for a trip around the block.


Ooops! Should have said Kurt’s trailer. It’s already loaded.
05-07-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Re: Muffler Shop If you really wanted to keep...

Re: Muffler Shop
If you really wanted to keep the BB repair old school you would need to find a muffler shop that still used oxyacetylene with coat hanger for filler.
The weld would then be soft...
05-07-23, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

I can assure you that Campy did not make a hose...

I can assure you that Campy did not make a hose clamp. However, except for the fact that it is too small for this application, the image that popped into my addled brain was of a Campy nutcracker...
05-06-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Aha! The previous references to the Huffy being...

Aha! The previous references to the Huffy being like a boat, much less an anchor, have been confirmed. It is like a hole in the water into which you just keep throwing money into, except this hole...
05-05-23, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

It should probably be considered, upon seeing the...

It should probably be considered, upon seeing the purposely placed brake mounting hole, that Huffy’s “Engineering” Department may have had intentionally(?!?) induced brake harmonics as an intended...
04-29-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By stoneageyosh

The three posts before the last have it right. In...

The three posts before the last have it right. In this case you are buying the frame and what it represents. The components are incidental and have little value when they are of mixed heritage.
...
04-29-23, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

For AMC’s purpose, make it three words: ...

For AMC’s purpose, make it three words:
Foredom Flexshaft Grinder
04-24-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f2c11567_cd50_42af_872e_336e0e21cdf3_9874c2968770ab4fc10984be53112ec61db02eea.jpeg
Big Buck Campy Stuff

Digging through some stuff...
04-21-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Not to get too technical, but you have to assume...

Not to get too technical, but you have to assume that the material used to bond/braze/weld(???) the subject frame could be any of the above. Also, if there was any gas surrounding the tube joints at...
04-16-23, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

All I had to do was wait fifteen minutes.

All I had to do was wait fifteen minutes.
04-16-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Really don’t think you want any of us talking to...

Really don’t think you want any of us talking to your wife about how much money in parts and labor will be involved in the final product.

Did get some response from former Campy employees...
04-16-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

It appears that the gigatanormous BB shell will...

It appears that the gigatanormous BB shell will prevent any clamp-on cable guide from sitting as designed at the junction of seat and down tube. Some modification of a highly valued period piece...
04-16-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 74,585
Posted By stoneageyosh

Yeah, I know, but have seen it before, just not...

Yeah, I know, but have seen it before, just not on a Huffy. We may be able to attribute this to AMC’s extended exposure to and perpetration of such sacrilegious blasphemy.
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