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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By 3speedslow

Welcome to BF folder sub thread! You indeed got...

Welcome to BF folder sub thread! You indeed got lucky to find a loose Brompton out there. Share some pics when you get your count up.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By 3speedslow

Just me but I’m having a hard time remembering...

Just me but I’m having a hard time remembering what you started with(bike). Pic or thread on this machine?

If folding is not important to you, a non folding set up is fine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

The rack did come in and I have fitted both the...

The rack did come in and I have fitted both the Junior and Camper long flap to it. With the short leather straps that come with each bag I can’t say I am impressed with the fit. Between the two, the...
02-23-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By 3speedslow

That RSX is a great group!

That RSX is a great group!
02-23-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

Needless to say but my bike nerd-ness has been...

Needless to say but my bike nerd-ness has been gold plated!
02-22-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

YES! Such a cool looking mini velo! Already have...

YES! Such a cool looking mini velo! Already have many if not all of the parts to build this one up. Gonna be so much fun blasting around town!

Thanks Gartenmeister
02-22-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

As in, I will buy it!

As in, I will buy it!
02-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

Seriously interested! Is it taken already? ...

Seriously interested! Is it taken already?

PM inbound.
02-21-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By 3speedslow

LX was not a bad group. Is that “ chromoly” down...

LX was not a bad group. Is that “ chromoly” down the front fork?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By 3speedslow

^^This, in a nutshell. Those 3 would probably...

^^This, in a nutshell. Those 3 would probably solve your issue.

Everyone is different. Brooks are wonderful too but not everybody can tour on one.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

With some good rides in I would say the saddle on...

With some good rides in I would say the saddle on it does fine. Lots of riding around town and errands on it with no discomfort. Will see when the weather warms and a long ride happens if I change my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Massive cold rain gave way to sunshine today....

Massive cold rain gave way to sunshine today. Perfect weekend day to get out and about!

early coffee stop.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By 3speedslow

What sort of top speed are you looking to get out...

What sort of top speed are you looking to get out of this thing?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 40,210
Posted By 3speedslow

I see that now. Easy to reach that number and ...

I see that now. Easy to reach that number and still get some bargains!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 40,210
Posted By 3speedslow

Caliwild pricing might be reasonable but I...

Caliwild

pricing might be reasonable but I heard shipping is crazy from Canada... Thanks for the site!

Seems to me that a space might take up the slack. I’ll give both your suggestion a try as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Don’t know. I also want to try the Kodak’s as...

Don’t know. I also want to try the Kodak’s as well. These Marathons which came OEM are still brand new.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 40,210
Posted By 3speedslow

Where did you order the JK stuff from? I want to...

Where did you order the JK stuff from? I want to drool for awhile!

My block has firm written on it but at 130#, not any bobbing going on. My main concern is the movement of the block and catch....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,024
Posted By 3speedslow

+1 Rolled on both, prefer the Marathon Racer for...

+1 Rolled on both, prefer the Marathon Racer for ride and puncture resistance.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

I asked a question about the front bag frame and...

I asked a question about the front bag frame and weather they can work well with the Carradice bags which normally hang off the back(#27 post). Nobody responded so I decided to go ahead and get one....
02-13-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By 3speedslow

Indeed, indeed it would! Are you starting with a...

Indeed, indeed it would! Are you starting with a frame already set aside?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,933
Posted By 3speedslow

That would be a great situation to have, a summer...

That would be a great situation to have, a summer cottage! I know some of my relatives in Finland have their cottages as well.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By 3speedslow

To paraphrase “ Why electronically shift a...

To paraphrase “ Why electronically shift a Brompton, because it’s there.”

I enjoy his vids. More subjects he undertakes and brings to us the better!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-11-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Thank You for that bit of info! I wondered...

Thank You for that bit of info!

I wondered if it might have been something overlooked when my frame was being built during the move over from the old factory to their new facility.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-11-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Another question for all who own a Brompton. ...

Another question for all who own a Brompton.

On the drive side rear frame there is a metal band welded on. The brake cable passes right beside it. Is it suppose to be routed through the band ? If...
02-11-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By 3speedslow

Too bad the reboot xO isn’t R631 again. My RRA...

Too bad the reboot xO isn’t R631 again. My RRA 2017 is and the ride is wonderful!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

So the initials of the frame brazer are stamped...

So the initials of the frame brazer are stamped on the bottom plate holding the BB. Mine read BB.

Does anyone know if Brompton has released the names of their brazer for us to match it with them?
02-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 936
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
02-09-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Question for those who have purchased a spare...

Question for those who have purchased a spare front frame rack. Do they fit well with the Carradice strap system which comes on them? I’d like to try one with the handle already on the rack.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By 3speedslow

I don’t know much about this model but I’ve seen...

I don’t know much about this model but I’ve seen Java brand advertised on Aliexpress at one time. Now I see discontinued notices on some of the frames. Nice looking fast road mini velo in CF as well...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

PS... those roller wheels have GOT to be...

PS... those roller wheels have GOT to be replaced! No way you can roll this without scraping the rubber down on the shock.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Today was the first real set of rides on the...

Today was the first real set of rides on the Brompton. Came home for lunch and headed out for a long roll around. It felt stable and quick in maneuvering around. Great fit to me also. A stop produced...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Got these tires for when the spring comes. Tan...

Got these tires for when the spring comes. Tan sidewalls will go great with the black frame parts. Plus I read that they’re not too shabby of a tire.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
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!...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By 3speedslow

You do good work! Thanks for the update. You’re...

You do good work! Thanks for the update. You’re kinda ambitious with that saddle!
02-07-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
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.
02-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,777
Posted By 3speedslow

Anodized purple is on my radar of late. Where did...

Anodized purple is on my radar of late. Where did these come from?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Totally put out! My Brompton is going to be...

Totally put out!

My Brompton is going to be delivered today and I have got a nasty head cold! I still have not fully recovered from Covid so I was an easy target.

And it is getting ready to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

Akubrabromptongirl There are tons of...

Akubrabromptongirl

There are tons of Brompton subject vids on U tube!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 290,516
Posted By 3speedslow

All good my friend! BTH is suppose to be BTW= By...

All good my friend! BTH is suppose to be BTW= By The Way.
02-03-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,777
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...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 290,516
Posted By 3speedslow

Deciding what other people could, should do with...

Deciding what other people could, should do with their own machines is not cool. Your BF names is cool, BTH!
02-02-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,777
Posted By 3speedslow

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

What?...

Titanium sporks rule!

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02-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
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.
02-02-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By 3speedslow

See what happens when I show a set of purple Ti...

See what happens when I show a set of purple Ti security skewers! Very nice but not the right time...

Might want to include stack height.

GLWS!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By 3speedslow

Calling. Geepig

Calling. Geepig
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By 3speedslow

Calling Geepig

Calling Geepig
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 290,516
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.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 290,516
Posted By 3speedslow

Geepig You certainly could make a better...

Geepig You certainly could make a better getaway riding these! Not that I’m suggesting...

The idea of a small basket intrigues me. With small mass low enough the effects could slow the somewhat...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,766
Posted By 3speedslow

You have a Kubelwagon!! We had one on Okinawa....

You have a Kubelwagon!! We had one on Okinawa. It was the coolest, most versatile car we ever owned!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,969
Posted By 3speedslow

My buddy has packed the bike up and ready to...

My buddy has packed the bike up and ready to ship. Service will be through Shipbike. His packing description involved removing the hinge clamps, one pedal and the seatpost clamp. He has memory foam...
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