Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: 1nterceptor
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 2.78 seconds.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By 1nterceptor

1. Correct. 2. I try to match the chain w/ the...

1. Correct.
2. I try to match the chain w/ the chainring(10 speed to 10 speed, 9 speed to 9 speed, etc.)
If your chain is not too old and want to reuse it; I'd try to find a 8 speed ring.

I went...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,278
Posted By 1nterceptor

MKS EZY models has circlips to prevent unwanted...

MKS EZY models has circlips to prevent unwanted removal.
Although most folks don't bother using them; myself included.
No problems for the most part.

MKS EZY Superior models require that you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By 1nterceptor

I've bought and sold 4 Bromptons so far. Have...

I've bought and sold 4 Bromptons so far.
Have tried 2, 3 and 6 speeds. My only Brompton
right now has 6 speeds. I travel a bit; and the 6 speed
helps when I visit a hilly city/town(Virginia,...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,885
Posted By 1nterceptor

Been doing this(runing w/ lites on all the time)...

Been doing this(runing w/ lites on all the time) for about 10 years now.
I'll add another tip; have at least 2 front and 2 rear lights. :)...
09-16-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By 1nterceptor

Normal and okay to use.

Normal and okay to use.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,054
Posted By 1nterceptor

Maybe ask Bfold in NYC if they stock both and...

Maybe ask Bfold in NYC if they stock
both and if you can see them side by side.
09-11-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By 1nterceptor

For me the best multi tool available is the Tern...

For me the best multi tool available is the Tern tool:
https://www.ternbicycles.com/us/gear/472/tern-tool

I don't know how you can improve on it. Make it out of
titanium for the weight weenie...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By 1nterceptor

I studied in Nanjing University for a few weeks....

I studied in Nanjing University for a few weeks. I brought my cheap folder.
I got a heavy chain + lock when I arrived. It came in handy when I went
shopping and going to parks. Even at the campus...
09-11-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,737
Posted By 1nterceptor

Who made up the law and why should anybody give a...

Who made up the law and why should anybody give a rat's behind to it? ;)
09-10-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,653
Posted By 1nterceptor

I'm in the New York City area; can walk to lots...

I'm in the New York City area; can walk to lots of shops.
But sometimes I want more choices, better price and/or quality.
Might ride 5 miles or more:...
09-10-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,737
Posted By 1nterceptor

Been running my lights day or nite; dry or...

Been running my lights day or nite; dry or raining
for over 10 years now. I guess it works; :D still in
1 piece here in New York City:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By 1nterceptor

Not for carrying stuff. For smoother rolling in...

Not for carrying stuff. For smoother rolling in shopping
cart mode. Especially E type; no fender wheel.

For carrying things; use front luggage system.
08-09-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,495
Posted By 1nterceptor

Only tried a few. Terns w/ Bafang & Bosch, Oyama...

Only tried a few. Terns w/ Bafang & Bosch, Oyama & Brompton.
Seems Bosch is the quietest of the ones I tried.
08-08-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,496
Posted By 1nterceptor

Bfold stocks and sells the Tern Vektron. You...

Bfold stocks and sells the Tern Vektron.
You can also order any Bike Friday from them.
I recently picked up a Tern Vektron from them;
very happy commuting with it. :)
https://bfold.com/...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,404
Posted By 1nterceptor

Never tried any 5 speed hub at the time this...

Never tried any 5 speed hub at the time this thread was created. But last year; BFold of New York City was
nice enough to let me take their Chedech on a long test ride. It has a Sturmey Archer 5...
Forum: Touring
07-31-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By 1nterceptor

Depends on the brand/model. Bike Fridays for...

Depends on the brand/model. Bike Fridays for example can
be ordered with a double up front and 11 speed at the back.
Forum: Touring
07-31-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By 1nterceptor

Just got a new folder; Tern Vektron Q9. This...

Just got a new folder; Tern Vektron Q9.
This thing has 20 X 2.15(I think, maybe wider?) Big Apple tires;
super smooth. You'll have a hard time telling what size it is
based on ride quality. Maybe...
07-31-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By 1nterceptor

Did you bed-in/break-in the pads/rotors?

Did you bed-in/break-in the pads/rotors?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 227,190
Posted By 1nterceptor

Lost in the jungles of New Jersey; Tern Vektron...

Lost in the jungles of New Jersey; Tern Vektron Q9. :)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48425244531_4b166b1508.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gMb36a)
Tern Vektron Q9 (https://flic.kr/p/2gMb36a) by...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By 1nterceptor

Have used both chromo and stainless steel...

Have used both chromo and stainless steel spindles.
As far as feel goes; seemed the same to me. I believe
it's all the same bearings regardless of material. One thing
though; the spindles usually...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,098
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFW-TXbZhHo&list=U...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFW-TXbZhHo&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA&index=6
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By 1nterceptor

Dahon EEZZ - a bit smaller than B'ton. Weighs...

Dahon EEZZ - a bit smaller than B'ton. Weighs less I think; some folks complain the
folding is more complex than B'ton. Discontinued; can be found for US$600.
Dahon Curl - copied B'ton's fold, so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By 1nterceptor

Was this sold as new or used? Serial number...

Was this sold as new or used? Serial number starting with 14 means it was manufactured in 2014. The dealer telling you it's a 2016 model may mean that was when it was sold. And that's the year the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By 1nterceptor

Always try to get my hands on a bike when I...

Always try to get my hands on a bike when I travel. In Holland; I borrowed a hybrid.
In Manila; I bought a new MTB(US$40). Then gave it away when I left. In Georgia;
rented a hybrid. My brother in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By 1nterceptor

BFold in New York City might/should have some...

BFold in New York City might/should have some parts/accessories.
07-09-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By 1nterceptor

I've test ridden a few efolders; Pacific...

I've test ridden a few efolders; Pacific CarryMe(US$1,400?), eBrompton(US$3,600), Oyama(US$1,300?), Tern Vektrons(P9 w/ Bafang & S10 w/ Bosch).

Terns had the balance I needed; range,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By 1nterceptor

BFold of New York City let me test ride one a...

BFold of New York City let me test ride one a while ago(2 years?).
Handling takes a bit to get used to; even by folding bike standards.
Geometry is really weird. One advantage is you can remain...
07-05-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,432
Posted By 1nterceptor

Who should you trust? Helmet makers dispute...

Who should you trust? Helmet makers dispute Consumer Reports...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,473
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://live.staticflickr.com/8897/27691556554_e25...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8897/27691556554_e2511b8630.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jc1t1f)
https://live.staticflickr.com/539/19674669598_88751d509d.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vYzPPm)NY-NJ Pathtrain...
07-02-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,432
Posted By 1nterceptor

CR Pans 3 Helmets As Unsafe: Bontrager, Morpher & Woom

"Consumer Reports has rated three helmets as unsafe in its latest helmet test editorial package. For varying reasons, the independent, nonprofit member organization said helmets from Bontrager,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By 1nterceptor

Yes, Bob. MDF or particle board; but seems sturdy...

Yes, Bob. MDF or particle board; but seems sturdy enough. Sections are pretty thick/beefy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By 1nterceptor

This color is called "Weathered Gray" or...

This color is called "Weathered Gray" or something like that.
Also seems durable. We liked it so much that we got the matching
night stand/bedside table. Getting ready to order the matching TV...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,329
Posted By 1nterceptor

Campo might be slightly bigger in wheelbase and...

Campo might be slightly bigger in wheelbase and folded size; with it's bigger wheels.
I used to have the Tokyo; it was ok for me for short trips:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By 1nterceptor

Folding Bike Storage

This is a competitor for the IKEA Kallax(US$39). But I think this version comes in more colors.
Also, had 2 day free shipping at the time of purchase. I think IKEA wanted to charge me US$10
for...
06-23-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,229
Posted By 1nterceptor

Do whatever feels right for you. Don't listen to...

Do whatever feels right for you. Don't listen to random people on the internet.
They're doing what feels right for them. Or is every rider giving in to peer
pressure of using clipless?

Started...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By 1nterceptor

Brompton box is 25" X 23" X 12"; measurements in...

Brompton box is 25" X 23" X 12"; measurements in inches. Well within airlines' limit of 62". Birdy box will be slightly bigger; but I think within the limit.
If you're going to dissect the Dahon...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 61,805
Posted By 1nterceptor

If you or anybody you know is visiting New York;...

If you or anybody you know is visiting New York; BFold probably still has some.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By 1nterceptor

I think the Dahon cardboard box will be...

I think the Dahon cardboard box will be oversized. Because the Dahon bike is already complete/assembled. If you're willing to disassemble the bike anyway; see if it will fit a Brompton or Birdy box....
06-04-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,994
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St9SLzVxplo&list=U...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St9SLzVxplo&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA&index=16
06-04-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By 1nterceptor

Lots of folks statrted their clpipless jouney w/...

Lots of folks statrted their clpipless jouney w/ Shimano M520.
Myself included. :) It's a good set; last long, good price:...
05-30-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,321
Posted By 1nterceptor

La Jolla cove is nice; but too crowded. Cabrillo...

La Jolla cove is nice; but too crowded. Cabrillo National Monument is less crowded.

My brother lives in Temecula; I visit often. If you folks like tacos; TJ's Tacos are served/made
the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,415
Posted By 1nterceptor

I don't think you can install mid drive motors on...

I don't think you can install mid drive motors on bikes. Mid drives are designed from the beginning to be that way.
To modify your non electric bike; the labor/machining would probably cost more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,963
Posted By 1nterceptor

I don't think you can buy any more Swifts. The...

I don't think you can buy any more Swifts. The company stopped selling whole bikes.
They're still around and keep some frames for warranty. They pop up once in a while
on Craigslist. BFold in NYC...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,853
Posted By 1nterceptor

If you're in New York City; maybe bring it to...

If you're in New York City; maybe bring it to BFold for a safety check/tune-up.
They're familiar with Dahon models; have plenty of parts and accessories(fenders/bags/water bottle holder/etc.).
05-20-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,029
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St9SLzVxplo&list=U...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St9SLzVxplo&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA&index=16
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://www.ternbicycles.com/uk/gear/471/trolley-r...

https://www.ternbicycles.com/uk/gear/471/trolley-rack
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,141
Posted By 1nterceptor

What would be the price difference between...

What would be the price difference between getting a new frame + fork(including shipping).
Then your time swapping all other parts. Versus just getting another used Boardwalk?

Also if this was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,473
Posted By 1nterceptor

Don't have an Instagram account; just Youtube &...

Don't have an Instagram account; just Youtube & Flickr.
I still have both my 2013 Brompton and 2017 Bike Friday pakiT. For longer rides(over 50/60 miles); I'm preferring the pakiT.
For commuting,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By 1nterceptor

Been busy with work lately. Mon - Fri; some Sat...

Been busy with work lately. Mon - Fri; some Sat too. But the biggest obstacle was when Microsoft stopped supporting their free movie editor.
I was so used to it; I can get ready uploading pics &...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By 1nterceptor

If you price it too close to what a new one...

If you price it too close to what a new one costs; buyer most likely will just buy a new one.
The whole idea of getting used is to save; even though you take a chance since most likely
it will be...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.