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08-03-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By Mad Honk

Good on ya Kabuki! This is what BF is all...

Good on ya Kabuki! This is what BF is all about! Smiles, MH
08-03-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By Mad Honk

SurferRosa, I have plenty of Record hubs...

SurferRosa,
I have plenty of Record hubs that could be put into service but no Tippo. I am going to look on Flea bay and see if any are out there. I can also contact Sammy at Old Spokes Home...
08-03-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By Mad Honk

Clifford, I think you meant to say a...

Clifford,
I think you meant to say a "Wheel Man" AKA LAW member. Har! MH
Forum: Foo
07-30-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 578
Posted By Mad Honk

Only a waste of good ice if it was carved out of...

Only a waste of good ice if it was carved out of a glacier that is 40,000 years old! I suspect ahsposo has been hitting his rockpile a bit too long. Best use of free ice at the end of the hall that I...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,359
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Higgs, All this time and nothing has...

Well Higgs,
All this time and nothing has tripped your trigger... Perhaps hanging around in the Foo forum and posting will be your new hobby. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 940
Posted By Mad Honk

I don't have a lot of best friends, but I do have...

I don't have a lot of best friends, but I do have many friends. For example: I had one of the young BMX crowd from the 1970's flag me down and asked to talk with me for a few minutes. I have rarely...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 887
Posted By Mad Honk

Ghost Rider, I had one of those mystery...

Ghost Rider,
I had one of those mystery voltage drains about a month ago. Turns out it was a light in the glove box. (Why a glove box light in a truck is beyond me!) I found that the light...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 887
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy my autos outright for cash. I am currently...

I buy my autos outright for cash. I am currently driving a '95 half ton truck that cost $850. Replaced battery at the bone yard for $24 and it ran just fine. One year later at 210,000 miles bought a...
07-24-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Mad Honk

Zandoval, I think I might try moving the...

Zandoval,
I think I might try moving the wheel in the drop outs a bit farther forward and see if you get a bit more room to fit the larger cog. With the wheel pulled all the way back the...
07-20-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Mad Honk

Noob, I have been using these guys for...

Noob,
I have been using these guys for about two and a half years it is; Pro Kote Indy. They are hot rod guys and couldn't find some one to do the work they wanted so they started up...
07-20-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Mad Honk

FS: Trek 670 F&F

I have been cleaning up the bikes I bought in the 1980's when I was a bit taller. My 670 which is one I bought direct from Trek in 1985 while working in a dealership is one of those too tall bikes...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,354
Posted By Mad Honk

Here in Bloomington, IN, other cities give...

Here in Bloomington, IN, other cities give homeless tickets to get here. We have a pretty lenient city government that allows them to stay and get free meals at the city food kitchen, and sleeping...
07-09-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Mad Honk

To clean the seat tube I use a bit of sand paper...

To clean the seat tube I use a bit of sand paper wound around a dowel. You can get a dowel about 1/2inch or even 3/8inch and cut a slit in the dowel that you can thread the sandpaper into. Build up...
07-08-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Mad Honk

If it slipped in there it should slip back out. ...

If it slipped in there it should slip back out. I would lube the inside of the seat tube with some oil and attempt to pull it back out with a piece of wire like a coat hanger. It may be an easy...
07-07-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Honk

Sciguy, If you specified the 6mm fixing...

Sciguy,
If you specified the 6mm fixing bolt size they would provide the needed spacers for the bearings. The spacers are sometimes a bit thick for the cage you have so cutting a bit of the...
07-06-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,625
Posted By Mad Honk

Sam, It seems I got the address wrong and...

Sam,
It seems I got the address wrong and it caused a bit of delay. I think dyslexia may be setting in (smiles). I have had a time with sending a few things out to BF members, like the six...
07-06-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By Mad Honk

Mosman, I deal with CF everyday. I am a Golf...

Mosman,
I deal with CF everyday. I am a Golf Equipment Professional and about 90% of the golf shafts are made of CF. I have picked out a specimen that was the tip section of a failed carbon fiber...
07-05-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Honk

zandoval, I don't get it. The Chaser tech...

zandoval,
I don't get it. The Chaser tech are $16 per set and work quite nicely. I use them on every Campy rear derailleur that I work on. Sealed bearings, and the right size, with the...
07-04-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,200
Views: 699,545
Posted By Mad Honk

It has been a good week for the MH as for the...

It has been a good week for the MH as for the postal service. First up was the Campy Rally rear derailleur and then a bunch of stuff from Mel Pinto imports. All of the needed pins and replacement...
07-04-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Honk

zandoval, The BullsEye vintage sets are at...

zandoval,
The BullsEye vintage sets are at $50 last time I looked. I have been using the CT for my Campy rebuilds as they offer 5mm bolt adaptors for the Campy repairs. The BullsEyes were a...
07-04-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,554
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks it has now come to the time for me to...

Well folks it has now come to the time for me to part with this piece of history. One of only 1185 made and for only one year. This one is a good rider and was for a short time my daily driver....
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 53,695
Posted By Mad Honk

Kat12, Back when I was in psychology...

Kat12,
Back when I was in psychology school they asked the question "does my soul leave my body?" for DUI questions. As student we always responded "yes, when I take off my shoes". I...
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,499
Posted By Mad Honk

Says the guy who was going to quit drinking beer...

Says the guy who was going to quit drinking beer for 90 days! Har! MH
07-04-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Mad Honk

To all of my newly acquired friends at C&V a big...

To all of my newly acquired friends at C&V a big Happy Fourth of July. I hope everyone is safe and enjoying the freedoms that this country afford us to have. I got a dose of gunpowder smoke this...
07-03-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 514
Posted By Mad Honk

I'd suspect the tube leaks around the stem under...

I'd suspect the tube leaks around the stem under pressure. I ran through a batch of Sunlite tubes that were hit or miss. the failure was at the stem juncture with the tube at about 100psi. ...
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 805
Posted By Mad Honk

SG, The oil flush is just that, a lot of oil...

SG,
The oil flush is just that, a lot of oil run through the tool. After having to replace a seal in a 9K hoist the setting for water valve was rest to open more frequently to reduce water build...
06-26-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By Mad Honk

Troul, I have posted before on the dangers...

Troul,
I have posted before on the dangers of cutting carbon-fiber. If you used a cut-off wheel there will be enough carbon dust to clog your lungs for a while. I am a Golf Equipment...
Forum: Foo
06-24-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 805
Posted By Mad Honk

Thooky, It looks like the seal kit for a...

Thooky,
It looks like the seal kit for a Snap-On air gun. Find your local tool truck or check with the local garage as to when the truck comes around. They should be able to get the seals for you....
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 805
Posted By Mad Honk

Thooky, I have owned several impact...

Thooky,
I have owned several impact wrenches over the years and currently have four, two 3/8 and two 1/2 inch wrenches both in Snap-On and Mac. You must use a lube in the wrench on a regular...
06-22-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,625
Posted By Mad Honk

sd5782, Is this what you are looking for: ...

sd5782,
Is this what you are looking for:
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I can ship it to TOO LEE DOO in a...
06-17-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,414
Posted By Mad Honk

Bumping this to recruit new "Crapateers" only...

Bumping this to recruit new "Crapateers" only one person left in the waiting line. Smiles, MH
06-14-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,554
Posted By Mad Honk

Natterberry, I did run the taps through the...

Natterberry,
I did run the taps through the BB and all of the bosses along with the drop-out adjuster screws. You may want to run some sanding drum in the top of the seat tube to be sure it is...
06-12-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,687
Posted By Mad Honk

Well dawg, I worked in the shop industry...

Well dawg,
I worked in the shop industry from 1976 to almost 1990. And spent a few years volunteering in out co-op lately. Now I am a retired curmudgeon and only play with the bikes I like. ...
06-12-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,167
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, I may be a bit alarmist about CF and...

Well folks, I may be a bit alarmist about CF and what the dust looks like and how quickly it becomes airborne. I cut down some golf shafts yesterday evening and here is what the results look like in...
06-08-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By Mad Honk

bikemig, There are documented cases of...

bikemig,
There are documented cases of Paramounts built with 531 tubing where the frame tubes for the seat post were installed upside down. At Schwinn they just put 26.8 seat posts in and kept...
06-06-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,957
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Folks, I have held my tongue a bit on...

Well Folks,
I have held my tongue a bit on this, but here is my take. I came to BF as a new member to check out some vintage bikes and get a valuation on a few of them. I have made comments...
06-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Mad Honk

Rob, It says so right there on the down...

Rob,
It says so right there on the down tube: Diamond Trek. Har! MH
Forum: Foo
06-02-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Mad Honk

The bikes are made specially for the Race and...

The bikes are made specially for the Race and they are a limited production run. I have worked on a few thousand of those bikes and some young mechanics at our co-op were amazed that I put a rear hub...
Forum: Foo
05-31-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,567
Posted By Mad Honk

CG, I think you may be correct based on...

CG,
I think you may be correct based on Hondo's beer choices, And on what I know of other Texans. If most American's knew what was being pushed out the ass end of a 737 during just combustion...
05-31-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mad Honk

If you are serious about those wheels contact me...

If you are serious about those wheels contact me and get yer checkbook out! I have a vintage pair here that I would part with for the correct $ amount. They were on my race bikes from 1984-85 and...
05-29-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,554
Posted By Mad Honk

OldsCOOL, I contacted Greg about decals and...

OldsCOOL,
I contacted Greg about decals and have not heard back from him. I am going to sell both the 670 and 770 and I guess I need to know about values. I am thinking about posting in the...
05-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 394,452
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, Cleaning off my work bench, and you are...

Kurt,
Cleaning off my work bench, and you are helping! I bought this box of Wheelmaster spokes for a 27" build of a front and rear pair. Half a box left over so 72 left they should fix your wheel....
05-27-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By Mad Honk

SurferRosa, The following sources for the...

SurferRosa,
The following sources for the cones: Casanova9898 item number 373266392161 and vievelo item number 393204058054 These are pairs of NOS cones. The other option is for Wes to send me his...
Forum: Foo
05-26-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Mad Honk

Deal 4. Jet Black won. Phi Psi rider...

Deal 4.
Jet Black won. Phi Psi rider lapped the field and with 30 laps to go was taken out after a rider went down in the beach sand in turn one right in front of him. The team could not...
Forum: Foo
05-26-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Mad Honk

The track has been pretty damaged in turn number...

The track has been pretty damaged in turn number one due to sand and it looks like a beach it is soft so everyone is trying to go slow thru it. Some of the crashes have been single rider so I don't...
Forum: Foo
05-26-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Mad Honk

Little 500 2021

xiaoman1,
Ben, Get your jersey on! Today is the big day! Women's race starts at noon eastern time and men start at 4pm. Light rain at 10:30 but I got to get a few pictures from a parking lot...
05-25-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Mad Honk

I have thought about this for a few hours and I...

I have thought about this for a few hours and I think you are experiencing what happens with every quill stem. The binder nut is deep inside the steerer tube and the stem is free to move a bit...
05-20-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,096
Posted By Mad Honk

Oops! I forgot to mention that after the wheel is...

Oops! I forgot to mention that after the wheel is done it will need a wash to remove the oil that went into the spoke nipple and rim holes. I trust this was helpful for others who have troubles with...
05-20-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,096
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok Merziac, Here are the last set of pics and...

Ok Merziac,
Here are the last set of pics and description of the wheel build process! My little seventeen year old buddie flew off and didn't stay to help supervise the final work. But here goes:...
05-20-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Mad Honk

The #40 is the right size and don't ask me why I...

The #40 is the right size and don't ask me why I know this. It sure looks like you did this the exact way I do it here in the shop. But I don't use the door to hold the frame. Har! smiles, MH
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