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08-07-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 57,454
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Posted By Mad Honk

This specimen is a bargain at the price....

This specimen is a bargain at the price. Hopefully someone can facilitate for another BF member. I doubt anyone would not fall in love after just one ride on this bike. Smiles, MH
08-06-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, 119 confirmed cases in one nursing home...

Hondo,
119 confirmed cases in one nursing home here in Bloomington and no downward trend in sight. My wife is a hospice social worker and I hear daily about the rate of morbidity of this thing....
08-06-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Mad Honk

Find a co-op in town or ask for it in the C&V in...

Find a co-op in town or ask for it in the C&V in search of forum. This place has tons of folks willing to help out. Smiles MH
08-06-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By Mad Honk

Noob buckeye guy, Instead of repeating the I...

Noob buckeye guy,
Instead of repeating the I hate Ohio state thing like most big ten skools do, I think a more practical way to get you going again might be in order.
First how about just...
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Mad Honk

I have dis-assembled the frame and used the...

I have dis-assembled the frame and used the ATF/Acetone mix to free the seat post. I found some damage in the binder area of the seat clamp so it went to the weld shop this AM for a quick repair...
08-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 260,547
Posted By Mad Honk

OK C&V folks, Most of the Mutt parts have...

OK
C&V folks,
Most of the Mutt parts have been re-distributed. The only thing left are the pedals, tri-color derailleur, and the bars. Anyone wanting them PM me, otherwise off to the bike project...
08-05-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Mad Honk

No burro, but the MH wears one everywhere when...

No burro, but the MH wears one everywhere when out and getting essential supplies. 18th week of house arrest due to the covid experience, and still working on the clean your shop during covid...
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By Mad Honk

Surfer, I would still post them at higher...

Surfer,
I would still post them at higher than $100 on e-bay. If selling here perhaps that is a deal for someone. Smiles, MH
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Mad Honk

TugaDude, Would the L not indicate a November...

TugaDude,
Would the L not indicate a November build? It is going out for a new powder coat due to excessive scraping and some rust starting to appear. The guys who do my work will glass bead...
08-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 260,547
Posted By Mad Honk

Here are the parts that are in search of a new...

Here are the parts that are in search of a new home (pics are my same crappy photography but the parts all seem Ok)
Tri color crank with sealed BB 53/42 /170 reach Tri color short reach cage Look...
08-05-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 260,547
Posted By Mad Honk

Yesterday I gave the Mutt a shave to be sure the...

Yesterday I gave the Mutt a shave to be sure the fleas were all gone. The seat post was stuck so I gave it some acetone-ATF to drink. It needed to be house broken so the three foot persuader was used...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mad Honk

I don't see a listing for what I do in the poll. ...

I don't see a listing for what I do in the poll. I am a golf equipment professional. Believe it or not there is a demand for this work. It is kinda like being a bike mechanic for golf equipment. ...
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Mad Honk

frame id and year

Today I got this mutt from a friend who owns a hair salon.
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08-03-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 260,547
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: 50
Views: 1,313
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: 2,727
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: 2,727
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: 3,002
Views: 260,547
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: 1,384
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: 1,131
Posted By Mad Honk

Bump.

Bump.
07-31-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,002
Views: 260,547
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: 267
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: 3,002
Views: 260,547
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: 7,130
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: 57,454
Views: 8,344,296
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: 304
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: 579
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: 743
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: 743
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: 6,477
Views: 573,813
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: 91
Views: 4,544
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: 91
Views: 4,544
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: 2,727
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: 3,862
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: 1,463
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: 862
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: 242
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: 3,002
Views: 260,547
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: 322
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: 447
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: 447
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: 806
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: 8,606
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: 19,366
Views: 3,164,948
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: 823
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: 3,424
Views: 298,264
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: 397
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: 6,477
Views: 573,813
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: 1,571
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: 10,108
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...
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