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05-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By buddiiee

Just for general info, I am a bike mechanic lol....

Just for general info, I am a bike mechanic lol. I've grown up working in bike shops. The questions I'm asking are questions that I've forgotten over the years (I've gotten out of road for a little...
Forum: BMX
05-06-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,454
Posted By buddiiee

As in what; the original color that bike came in,...

As in what; the original color that bike came in, or the paint codes offered by Mongoose overall.
05-03-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,054
Posted By buddiiee

I have. :) Except for Shimano's grease, I've put...

I have. :) Except for Shimano's grease, I've put EVERYthing known to man in a set of hubs or bottom bracket and still to date have never replicated the smoothness from Campy's ORIGINAL grease that my...
05-02-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By buddiiee

Looking for some 70's & 80's era Wolverine Sports Club people

Anyone here in the Wolverine Sports Club back in the 70's or 80's? Just wondering if there was anyone on this board.
Forum: Want To Buy
05-02-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By buddiiee

LTB Vintage Cycling Shoes

Looking for something in decent condition in size 42 maybe 43, preferably Italian. I'll take the ones that nail in, or screw in, doesn't matter.
Forum: Want To Buy
05-02-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By buddiiee

I think they did, maybe even to 40 if I remember...

I think they did, maybe even to 40 if I remember correctly. I don't know though, as I just can't see anyone needing over a 60mm; it's just too long. If you need a 110 like most of these guys ride...
Forum: Want To Buy
05-02-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By buddiiee

No one? Anyone?

No one? Anyone?
05-02-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

Oh I know lol. I've rode these Mafac Racers on...

Oh I know lol. I've rode these Mafac Racers on this frame since '85 lol. New school people just don't know the power of these brakes. I don't care how fast you're going or how heavy you are these...
05-02-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By buddiiee

I see. Well that's good news. Although, aren't...

I see. Well that's good news. Although, aren't only some aluminum forks bonded, and others welded?
05-02-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

That's cool. Edges are ok with me :) For me, I'm...

That's cool. Edges are ok with me :) For me, I'm into durability and oem look. I want the thickest and stickiest possible lol. I prefer niceness and durability and close enough over Concourse D'...
05-01-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

DAM!!! My drilled levers are PLASTIC... :mad: ...

DAM!!! My drilled levers are PLASTIC... :mad: I'm selling these things lol
05-01-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

Oh no! The drilled levers on the bottom aren't...

Oh no! The drilled levers on the bottom aren't plastic bodies are they????

(but dam those stronglight cranks are soo sexy.... had a pista set on my track bike the 'paris sport' when I used to ride...
05-01-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

Yayyyy. Cool, can't wait to try them. I had won...

Yayyyy. Cool, can't wait to try them. I had won a NOS set of those levers with hoods about 5 years ago, and when I started to look at them closer they're getting hard and starting to crack. It's...
05-01-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

Lol. Not too comfortable with words like "pray"...

Lol. Not too comfortable with words like "pray" and "usually" when dealing with businesses lol.
05-01-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By buddiiee

Ah ok, I will research that option too. Thank...

Ah ok, I will research that option too. Thank you!
05-01-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By buddiiee

You know, 20 years ago I would have, but today's...

You know, 20 years ago I would have, but today's spray paint seems to have changed a bit. I was (due to the formulation changes) an EXCELLENT spray painter lol. I painted all sorts of things as a...
05-01-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

Any pics by chance? I'm not sure which levers I...

Any pics by chance? I'm not sure which levers I have at the moment (I'm at work) but I think they're the Drilliums; though could that just be a name for another set of Mafac levers that were just...
05-01-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By buddiiee

Need Mafac Racer Lever Help.

Need new hoods for my Mafac Racer levers. Rustines sells Mafac hoods but they don't know if they'll fit Racer levers. Anyone here purchase repro hoods for their Mafac Racers lately?
05-01-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

Ah ok, that helps out a bit.

Ah ok, that helps out a bit.
05-01-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

One question would be his materials; the site...

One question would be his materials; the site states Premium cast 2 mil, premium cast 1 mil, water slide, glossy uv laminate, low gloss uv laminate, matte uv laminate; whats the difference in these...
05-01-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,174
Posted By buddiiee

Ahhhhhhh.... so I see I'm not the only person...

Ahhhhhhh.... so I see I'm not the only person that gets ZERO out of them WHATSOEVER... Interesting...
05-01-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By buddiiee

True :) I'm stuck with what I got. Not much...

True :) I'm stuck with what I got. Not much room in the budget for a hub change anyhow, plus, I just love old school too much :)
04-30-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

I have questions before I order though, lol. ...

I have questions before I order though, lol.
Also, looking for someone inside the continental USA. Not only am I patriotic :) but I just can't see ordering something like a rim decal from a place...
04-30-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

Yea, I canNOT get a hold of them whatsoever. Ive...

Yea, I canNOT get a hold of them whatsoever. Ive emailed them several times over the years and never a single response. Ever... Odd...
04-30-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By buddiiee

You're probably going to be the man I come to for...

You're probably going to be the man I come to for the future. Are you selling any of these cogs by chance?

And did you mean that the Dura Ace and 600 cogs are the same? So does that imply the...
04-30-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,485
Posted By buddiiee

Anyone hear from Velocals lately?

I've emailed them a few times, and never get a response. I've had emails to them from like five years ago, and nothing. Anyone else have any luck?
04-30-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By buddiiee

Trying a new freewheel. Need tech advice.

Ok, going to give a twist tooth freewheel a try over my 5 speed Winner. I'm seeing that Sunrace is a decent sub for Uniglides, but... I want to build a custom setup. I want to stay within 13-24 teeth...
Forum: BMX
04-30-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,454
Posted By buddiiee

I got whatever you need on that. The places...

I got whatever you need on that. The places you're going to need is this place for the research: Vintage Mongoose - The complete history of your old Mongoose bmx (http://www.vintagemongoose.com/)
...
Forum: BMX
04-30-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By buddiiee

I have an 85 myself. They were the last year of...

I have an 85 myself. They were the last year of the ALL chromo fst frames. As far as "good, better, best" thing that was hard to decide as they were built for different things in mind. The sport was...
Forum: BMX
04-30-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,240
Posted By buddiiee

www.porkchopbmx.com (http://www.porkchopbmx.com/)...

www.porkchopbmx.com (http://www.porkchopbmx.com/) and www.bmxguru.com (http://www.bmxguru.com/) The other places I look for my old school parts are the classified section of bmxmuseum, craigslist,...
Forum: BMX
04-30-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,288
Posted By buddiiee

Yea, it depends on what era you're talking about....

Yea, it depends on what era you're talking about. Back in the day (the 80s) there were a BOATLOAD of companies, and even though there were less actual manufacturers, there were still nonetheless a...
04-30-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By buddiiee

I see! My LBS laced this wheel for me when I...

I see! My LBS laced this wheel for me when I brought them the components. It was a long time ago but I probably told them I was using a 5 speed because that's what I've always used so that makes...
04-29-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By buddiiee

This is what I'm not getting; any closer to the...

This is what I'm not getting; any closer to the inside of the seat stay and the chain would be rubbing. These hubs are old; I've always thought they predated all that 3,845 speed sillyness. I have...
04-29-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By buddiiee

Rear spacing help.

Need a little history help. I'm currently running a Suntour Winner 5 speed rear freewheel on my Record hubs on this old Jeunet, and with my calipers I measure the widest points of my freewheel at...
04-29-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By buddiiee

It actually is a really inexpensive fork, and, I...

It actually is a really inexpensive fork, and, I have HORRIBLE luck. I mean you wouldn't believe me if I told you. Took my wife about 3 years to finally understand lol. She now fully agrees with me...
04-29-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By buddiiee

Here's the headset upper cup that was on there....

Here's the headset upper cup that was on there. https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/headset_cup_98ecf3f38199e489a3b8b5782f563cbd19b6f7ab.jpg
04-29-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By buddiiee

I forgot to mention that this fork is definitely...

I forgot to mention that this fork is definitely not stock; it's a plain jane low budget, chromed hi-ten replacement fork my older brother threw in there back in the 80's. I've ridden this bike on...
04-29-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By buddiiee

French Headset/Fork ID Help.

I have an old Jeunet that has been in the family since it was new (mid 70's) and was wanting to change the stem length, but I'm not sure what diameters I'm working with. I put a caliper on the stem...
Forum: Want To Buy
04-28-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By buddiiee

WTB really short Cinelli stem

Looking for a 22.2 old school aluminum Cinelli road bike stem with a really short reach (50mm or under). Anyone have any for sale?
04-26-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By buddiiee

Painting an aluminum fork question

I'm guessing aluminum road bike forks are bonded. So am I to assume no powder coating then?
04-26-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By buddiiee

Ah! Ok then... lol. And yea, I see that both...

Ah! Ok then... lol. And yea, I see that both conventions of naming were really jacked up lol. You guys shed a lot of light on this for me. Thanks! Really appreciate it gentlemen. :)
04-26-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By buddiiee

28 inchers for 26 inch rims? lol.

28 inchers for 26 inch rims? lol.
04-26-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By buddiiee

Wheel Diameter Help.

Ok, can someone please explain wheel diameters to me please? I'm seeing 622mm's, 29's, 27's, 28's etc etc I'm soo lost. Back in the day I remember only two types of wheels, 700c and 27 inches. One...
10-02-09, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By buddiiee

Need old Jeunet info.

Need some info...
05-01-09, 07:29 AM
05-01-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By buddiiee

Need help quick. Rear axle.

Got what I needed. Thanx!
01-22-09, 01:45 PM
01-22-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By buddiiee

I see.. good info. thank you very much sir. :)

I see.. good info. thank you very much sir. :)
01-22-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By buddiiee

I see. though, underneath their paint, decals...

I see. though, underneath their paint, decals and gruppos, what would make one go for more than the other? I thought an italian lugged steel frame is an italian lugged steel frame.
I'm looking...
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