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03-04-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By 3speedslow

Nope, itís in May. On the waiting list but my...

Nope, itís in May. On the waiting list but my divorce becomes final and I have a lot to take care of.:(

Maybe next year...
02-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,299
Posted By 3speedslow

That bike made me start to rust! Let us know how...

That bike made me start to rust! Let us know how it comes out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By 3speedslow

Tx! Brompton in the stable!! Sis was kind...

Tx!

Brompton in the stable!! Sis was kind enough to bring over the box so I could have something to do while I recouped.

It it was so well packed! Kudos to my buddy For a job well done!...
02-07-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By 3speedslow

The “Uncola” has my vote! Those sidewalls would...

The “Uncola” has my vote! Those sidewalls would look so right with my Brooks. Doesn’t hurt that the bike in mind is BRG also.
02-03-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 643,849
Posted By 3speedslow

Now that I am unattached, I need to get over to...

Now that I am unattached, I need to get over to Europe and compare notes with you! When this Covid ends...
02-02-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 643,849
Posted By 3speedslow

What?... Titanium sporks rule! ...

What?...

Titanium sporks rule!

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02-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,604
Posted By 3speedslow

I fixed up a Huffy Aero frame bike for a shop to...

I fixed up a Huffy Aero frame bike for a shop to sell. It never did.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 291,097
Posted By 3speedslow

Since we are writing about a Nano Mini Velo,...

Since we are writing about a Nano Mini Velo, which has no carrier block, a basket makes perfect sense.
01-31-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,144
Posted By 3speedslow

Some good stuff not usually seen showing up here!...

Some good stuff not usually seen showing up here!

geeteeiii

Nice looking track machine!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,191
Posted By 3speedslow

You are certainly busy this winter season!...

You are certainly busy this winter season! Enjoyed the read and bike model lesson.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By 3speedslow

I want those wheels!!

I want those wheels!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 291,097
Posted By 3speedslow

Close to bringing the frame in for its winter HS...

Close to bringing the frame in for its winter HS resize. Came up with a nice pair of titanium security skewers also for the build.

...
01-24-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By 3speedslow

+1 on the comfort mode of the SCR-5.

+1 on the comfort mode of the SCR-5.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By 3speedslow

Poster, awesome upgrades and great write up! What...

Poster, awesome upgrades and great write up! What country do you live in?

Also, Thanks for the vid! I could not figure the fold out!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,341
Posted By 3speedslow

No one has said it yet but dang Eric, you are one...

No one has said it yet but dang Eric, you are one lucky bugger to have a wife who is into all that! Fantastic!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,893
Posted By 3speedslow

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes, yes you did. It belongs to a good friend of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,341
Posted By 3speedslow

Interesting thread topic between cost, weight...

Interesting thread topic between cost, weight saving and usefulness of a Brompton. Tricky balancing act and one I am curious to follow. I found this chart from a previous thread which might give some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By 3speedslow

Cool read! Bottom line... The more cyclist, the...

Cool read! Bottom line... The more cyclist, the better!

My poor 79í R20 is languishing at my house waiting for me to jump into a aluminium rim change.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will...

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will cause a sound as it travels through the sprockets. My first quess!

Welcome to BF folders sub thread!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks for posting. Many folders used that...

Thanks for posting. Many folders used that generic frame shape. It reminds me of my first folder, a early 70ís Italian number.

I was bike racing around K-town near where your family was stationed...
01-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,245
Posted By 3speedslow

Japanese Steel.

Japanese Steel.
01-14-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,591
Posted By 3speedslow

“Privileged few”. Please stop the derogatory name...

“Privileged few”. Please stop the derogatory name calling. I certainly would not be able to afford it nor buy it but I don’t see the need to label those that do with an insult.
01-13-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By 3speedslow

I will miss him here. Do you know if anyone else...

I will miss him here. Do you know if anyone else got spanked?
01-10-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By 3speedslow

Showing? Well okay! ...

Showing? Well okay!

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96í in inkwell blue.
01-08-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,066
Posted By 3speedslow

No body is selling white mud guards anymore! Bugs...

No body is selling white mud guards anymore! Bugs me greatly!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By 3speedslow

My First Brompton.

Hello all!,

I have a 2016 M2L coming soon and wanted to do a place holder thread for showing it and asking questions. It came off of CL here in NC. The original owner bought it in Brooklyn at...
01-03-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,394
Posted By 3speedslow

Iím sure I have posted this one before but itís...

Iím sure I have posted this one before but itís become a little less dressed up and now rolls as a winter delivery bike.

My motorbacon.
...
01-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By 3speedslow

I have one and itís quite appropriate for an...

I have one and itís quite appropriate for an older Japanese bike. In a pinch it can pass for a REG bottle cage. I agree, it needs a spring before the sale.

...
12-26-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,511
Posted By 3speedslow

Why remove material when you can just use one or...

Why remove material when you can just use one or two of the grip washers supplied by the manufacturer to bring it out from the head set?
12-25-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By 3speedslow

Not a bad heft for a 25” frame. I look for those...

Not a bad heft for a 25” frame. I look for those 575 tubing frames as well. Would love another Marathon in that tubing! It makes a great SS/FG.
12-20-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By 3speedslow

Which would be more painful to watch, the...

Which would be more painful to watch, the Breaking Away spin off TV show or the Quicksilver bike messenger TV spin off?
12-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By 3speedslow

+1 good info! I follow this when I set up my...

+1 good info! I follow this when I set up my adventure bike. I use a modern Specialized Hoover bar with the slight flares for just that reason.
12-11-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 136,525
Posted By 3speedslow

Not a SHX with that level of components. Still...

Not a SHX with that level of components. Still looks like a very good one and in great shape!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-09-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By 3speedslow

Then the frame is a good one! Butted Chromoly...

Then the frame is a good one! Butted Chromoly 4130. Other then upgrading the components if you wish you can ride it as is.

i tend to upgrade...

I got it all the way to 9 speed and had a blast...
11-27-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By 3speedslow

The bike which got the movie “Quicksilver”...

The bike which got the movie “Quicksilver” started. Also was the bike Voodoo used in his ill fated race against Jack, only they had painted it green.

Stunner of a machine you have!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,491
Posted By 3speedslow

Interesting choice for a model name. I wonder if...

Interesting choice for a model name. I wonder if the “man” himself would have rode it?

It does look like a good machine! So, what’s on the meal menu for the rest of the month!?
11-20-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By 3speedslow

If I remember, not as a drop bar bike but an...

If I remember, not as a drop bar bike but an upright city bike! If I could get to it this winter I am tempted to run it as a SS club machine.
...
11-15-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By 3speedslow

Only swag I brought with me to my loft. Proud of...

Only swag I brought with me to my loft. Proud of that dayís effort! Makes a dandy beer coaster.
...
11-15-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,917
Posted By 3speedslow

My Father, being a bike tourer himself, gave me...

My Father, being a bike tourer himself, gave me one good rule: The only time your bike is out in the rain is when you are on it. Never let it suffer alone!
11-12-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By 3speedslow

With that frame you can never have too much black

With that frame you can never have too much black
11-12-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14,193
Views: 3,117,045
Posted By 3speedslow

KK, Hope you can get some pics up here or on...

KK,

Hope you can get some pics up here or on the 3 speed thread! These are wonderful machines to use. I have a late 70ís brown one and love it. Only mod is going with aluminium rims for braking.
11-11-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,068
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes I think I know, then it all gets shot...

Sometimes I think I know, then it all gets shot to heckll.
11-08-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By 3speedslow

Hmmm, I think it means we buy, you drink. Would...

Hmmm, I think it means we buy, you drink. Would love to make a push to meet some BF members on the East coast!
11-08-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By 3speedslow

I’ve never met the man but he seems more about...

I’ve never met the man but he seems more about the history and importance of the bicycles he acquires, not the dollar amount they are. Yes, he sells stuff but the bicycles in his care, he knows.
11-08-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7,640
Views: 2,455,400
Posted By 3speedslow

Awesome rebuild! What tubing is the frame and...

Awesome rebuild! What tubing is the frame and fork?
11-08-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By 3speedslow

This rack from VO must be an early one. On site...

This rack from VO must be an early one. On site now they have the adjustable feature built in.

GLWS!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-06-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 291,097
Posted By 3speedslow

Will do. For the headset I plan on using ISO....

Will do. For the headset I plan on using ISO. This means I will be reaming the headtube and crown race to 30.2 and 26.4 I plan on using a Tange HS in silver.

This will be a fun winter build!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-03-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 291,097
Posted By 3speedslow

Pink October is over. Time for a “new” version...

Pink October is over. Time for a “new” version for my Mercier.

Took most everything off so it would transport easier to the bike shop. Time for a better headset after I resize the headtube.

i...
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