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Forum: BMX 07-23-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By hockeyref
Raced late 70's thru late 80's had a few state...

Raced late 70's thru late 80's had a few state plates, one National plate. Had the opportunity to ride a lot of different bikes. I basically had my dream 20" as I had Cycle Craft built me a custom...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 07-17-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By hockeyref
So what would be an average time & a good time...

So what would be an average time & a good time for a 20km or 40 km TT?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-28-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By hockeyref
I'm only 48 and I can remember them & I still...

I'm only 48 and I can remember them & I still have a clamp too. I can remember using a couple of those to repair a blow out on a 20" tube that a cold patch wouldn't fix...... (I was desperate and it...
Forum: Commuting 07-28-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By hockeyref
For the record, this occurred on a section of a 4...

For the record, this occurred on a section of a 4 lane highway that has a bunch if traffic lights due to walmat/sams club/lowes/home depot/restaurants, etc. speed limit is 45 and you have about 200...
Forum: Commuting 07-28-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By hockeyref
Hey guys... I have no issue with the guy...

Hey guys... I have no issue with the guy signaling and crossing lanes when safe... I cannot say that he did\didn't signal because I COULD NOT SEE HIM UNTIL I NOTICED MOVEMENT AND NEARLY AFTER THE...
Forum: Commuting 07-27-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,310
Posted By hockeyref
Have you ever got into your car and looked at your setup from the drivers viewpoint?

I almost hit a guy last week..... I really almost couldn't see him.
He had the little red blinky light under his seat that was almost invisible... NOTHING ELSE TO THE REAR - no reflective tape or...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,846
Posted By hockeyref
I just jump into the shower with them, get them...

I just jump into the shower with them, get them good and wet and then hand wash with antibacterial soap and rinse well. I then wrap in a towel to wring the water out hang hang dry. Synthetic chamois...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
Ok JYL..... I used my google-foo and i do recall...

Ok JYL..... I used my google-foo and i do recall seeing those from time to time. My frame does not have the rear brake mounted like that. The posts are in the traditional place for rear brakes like...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
That Marin is about what the Peugot looks like...

That Marin is about what the Peugot looks like with 700c's but the biggest tire i had spare was 700cX21.

Chainstay break? Post a picture of one cuz either i forgot about that one, never heard of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
Ahhhh there's a nugget that slipped from memory....

Ahhhh there's a nugget that slipped from memory. "Cantilever brakes".

Cantilever, V, U..... They are different but at a glance the mounting post looks the same but the location/reach would be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,563
Posted By hockeyref
Was gonna mention the Simplex derailleur.......

Was gonna mention the Simplex derailleur.... Wasn't it plastic\nylon?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-17-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
Skydog, You caught me in a particularly sarcastic...

Skydog, You caught me in a particularly sarcastic moment and I did indeed miss what you were alluding too.... I figured is was a smarta$$ comment and fired one back that I thought would be...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-16-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
SKydog75 - thank you for your basically useless...

SKydog75 - thank you for your basically useless input, but I really don't give sideways fart what anyone thinks it does or does not look like. I have a frame and a bunch of assorted parts that I am...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-15-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By hockeyref
Want to convert Peugot Orient Express to Hybrid need some parts info

My daughter's Trek mountain bike was stolen two weeks ago and I'm looking at my stash of parts and stuff to build something for her. I have the Peugot Orient Express frame and fork that appears to be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-12-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By hockeyref
OK, looked at 1987 catalogue on vintage...

OK, looked at 1987 catalogue on vintage cannondale site and based on the color and 24" rear it was an SM600.....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-12-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By hockeyref
Calling Cannondale experts unique old Mtn bike Frame and Fork

I just dug an old Cannondale Mtn bike frame out of storage to scavenge some parts off of it and I'm looking for info. Will post pics once I clean it up a little, but some background in the mean time:...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,407
Posted By hockeyref
Unfortunately, I am in charge of "The Bat Phone"...

Unfortunately, I am in charge of "The Bat Phone" for emergency IT support for the entire weekend. Best case is that i will spend the holiday sitting in a back yard with my wife & kids, sisters, mom,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By hockeyref
Dave, I HATED clinchers back in the 90's...

Dave,
I HATED clinchers back in the 90's because of pinch flats n such. I never had an issue once I started riding the tubs.... Everything that you stated are reasons why I like(d) tubs. I just...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By hockeyref
I was actually just looking at the Velocity Major...

I was actually just looking at the Velocity Major Tom's on ProWheelBuilder.com... I ran through their custom build program just to see what it said thinking that maybe I could get them built up and...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By hockeyref
Tubulars for Clyde's? Or is that a laughable notion.

Any opinion on tubulars for Clyde's? I rode 'em years ago when I was a svelt 215 without problems. I'm working on dropping the weight from 300+ back to a more reasonable 240ish and was considering...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,208
Posted By hockeyref
Anyone else remember when 23 pounds was...

Anyone else remember when 23 pounds was considered LIGHT?
Forum: BMX 03-26-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By hockeyref
Looks like an early freestyle frame... Haro?...

Looks like an early freestyle frame... Haro? Dyno? mid 1980's
Forum: BMX 03-26-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By hockeyref
Nope - not without an adapter of some sort. Back...

Nope - not without an adapter of some sort. Back in the day there were a few companies that made sealed cartridge BB's to fit the larger shell. They were usually proprietary to the make\model of...
Forum: BMX 03-26-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By hockeyref
Prob mid late 80's... the first Pro Class came...

Prob mid late 80's... the first Pro Class came out around 1984-86 and IIRC it had a square tube between the bottom bracket and the chain stay loop vs the open channel that is on this one. I got out...
Forum: BMX 03-26-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By hockeyref
IRC Agressor, comp II & III tires, Araya, Ukai,...

IRC Agressor, comp II & III tires, Araya, Ukai, Wienman, and ProClass rims, Skyway Graphites, ACS Zytel rims, Phil Wood, GT, ACS, Campognolo, Meiche, Suntour, & Shimano hubs. Redline, Profile, and...
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