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Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,037
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: 49
Views: 608
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: 31
Views: 375
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: 31
Views: 375
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: 168
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...
07-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Mad Honk

Guygadios, Greg carries these in his shop...

Guygadios,
Greg carries these in his shop Cyclomondo. Do a web search and his site should come up. Smiles, MH
07-22-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Mad Honk

Dawg, I am not sure of the process they use...

Dawg,
I am not sure of the process they use but they get the frames this way on everything I take in. I tell Dawn I would like the serial number non-coated and that I want the shift post non...
07-20-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
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: 421
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: 55
Views: 960
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...
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Mad Honk

Joe, I could go for the deal, but I am on a...

Joe,
I could go for the deal, but I am on a limited budget for another two weeks. Contact me by PM. Smiles, MH
07-15-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 391,228
Posted By Mad Honk

Well AJI125, I think this is what you are...

Well AJI125,
I think this is what you are looking for:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01866_c05c7da557d6da1818cee23485d8b6a0b2ba3ecf.jpg
5 spoke high flange...
07-13-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Tripple Alarmer, So help me out here... ...

Tripple Alarmer,
So help me out here... What does Campy, Miche, and the like, do to get the mirror finish on the cones they make? I'm suspecting they are polished in some method to arrive...
07-13-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Tripple Alarmer, Your fascination with...

Tripple Alarmer,
Your fascination with fire and flames has me wondering about you?? Har! I am not so sure that going through the annealing process and then ramping the temperature back up...
07-12-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Tripple Alarmer, It looks like we are...

Well Tripple Alarmer,
It looks like we are rebuilding this Varsity! To start I will say that I always adjust the hub from the non drive side. When taking them apart it is easier to leave the drive...
07-10-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Mad Honk

Larry, Still available? PM me. Smiles,...

Larry,
Still available? PM me. Smiles, MH
07-10-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Mad Honk

Davetl, The picture of the inside of the...

Davetl,
The picture of the inside of the tube show what is called a delamination of the CF. The cause is not enough matrix in the layer between the CF plies, and maybe not enough matrix in the...
07-09-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Good on ya! for the rebuild. I will do...

Good on ya! for the rebuild. I will do something with the wheel here, It looks like a Matrix rim but the stickers are worn off, but will still be service able for some build. If anyone is...
07-08-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
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...
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Mad Honk

Tim, Check out Greg's site Cyclomondo for...

Tim,
Check out Greg's site Cyclomondo for the correct fork decals. Relatively inexpensive and easy to apply. Smiles, MH
07-07-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
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...
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Mad Honk

Tim, I painted it the same color as my 770 from...

Tim,
I painted it the same color as my 770 from '86 that was a team issued bike for Alex before the jersey incident. I know the teal was the only color for those and I got this one factory direct...
07-07-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, A trip to the Co-Op and look what I...

Well folks,
A trip to the Co-Op and look what I scored! Of course I bought a couple of other items like a Campy Record 5spd and a wheel that had a good Mavic rim on it. And a Gipiemme front hub....
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Mad Honk

1985 Trek 670

I have decided to get my frame to a new owner who will appreciate what it is. Size is 57cm. It has been re-coated by Pro Kote Indy in a metallic red. The former paint was smoke damaged in an...
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 135,805
Posted By Mad Honk

Golf eggs are hard to break! Smiles, MH

Golf eggs are hard to break! Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
07-06-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 799
Posted By Mad Honk

thooky, You been hanging around ahsposo...

thooky,
You been hanging around ahsposo too long! Smiles, MH
07-06-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
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: 1,803
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: 32
Views: 916
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...
07-05-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Sam and Steve, If you can send me the...

Sam and Steve,
If you can send me the defective cones I will re-condition them and then send them back to Steve. Send to me at: Dave Hohnke
...
07-05-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mad Honk

Sam, It appears I have been "DeJoyed" yet...

Sam,
It appears I have been "DeJoyed" yet again! I sent that hub out over two weeks ago and it has not arrived. I have one shell left here that I send out to him but no axles, spacers or cones or...
07-04-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,880
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: 32
Views: 916
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By Mad Honk

Sci guy, You are looking for 10 tooth...

Sci guy,
You are looking for 10 tooth pulleys with a 6mm inner spacing for the fixing bolt. They range in cost from $2 to $50. If you can find old school sealed pulleys they are the ones at...
07-04-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,442
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: 53,513
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: 1,425
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: 216
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: 508
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. ...
07-01-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Mad Honk

My first thought went to the Ceramic bearings...

My first thought went to the Ceramic bearings offered for pedals. But at the initial cost of $15 per bearing; the whole lot needed is astronomical for the convenience of never having to rebuild or...
07-01-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Mad Honk

This is what I use. It is in the second...

This is what I use. It is in the second generation with the hose assembly added instead of being brazed together. I am currently starting the third generation with a new change to the tool....
Forum: Foo
06-30-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 799
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...
06-28-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,880
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been waiting for a couple of spools of...

I have been waiting for a couple of spools of cable housing. One each of white 5mm and 4mm. They arrived today. Yay!...
06-26-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 46,647
Posted By Mad Honk

I went to my co-op today to drop off a headset...

I went to my co-op today to drop off a headset and pick up an 8 spd cassette for the Trek 1.2. Sunrace was $11 so it won the day. I was even asked to decipher fender questions for a couple from...
06-26-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
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...
06-25-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 19,738
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I have a pair of BR-R451 laying here...

Kurt,
I have a pair of BR-R451 laying here on the bench if they will make the grade for your bike. I bought them for a build that never materialized. I am not sure about the reach but I guess I...
06-25-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 614,936
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, I am not sure how it happens, but I...

Tom,
I am not sure how it happens, but I used to wear a 32" inseam pant and now it is 29". Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
06-24-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 799
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....
06-24-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, Here is the picture of the elusive washer...

Kurt,
Here is the picture of the elusive washer that tiger is looking for. Even though Campy never made the steel washer available for down tube braze on shifters. (they were all the nylon washers...
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