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09-17-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By rhenning

Two of my trailers and some of the hitch...

Two of my trailers and some of the hitch pictures. Roger

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09-16-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By rhenning

Caliente was another name for a Varsity one year....

Caliente was another name for a Varsity one year. Schwinn marketing maybe? Roger
09-14-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By rhenning

Other than the axle bearings that hub should only...

Other than the axle bearings that hub should only have oil in it. If you greased the internal parts you basically glued the hub together and it will not spin well. Roger
09-13-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By rhenning

I believe the negative is reversed. Photographer...

I believe the negative is reversed. Photographer probably never rode a bicycle. Roger
09-12-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By rhenning

The problem with the seat post mount is it makes...

The problem with the seat post mount is it makes it harder to get off the bike as you try to get off the bike. Just get another bike part of the hitch and put it on the other bike. My hitches are...
09-07-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,605
Posted By rhenning

The 333 hub is a Shimano. Roger

The 333 hub is a Shimano. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-05-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By rhenning

That is only true depending on the ride, the bike...

That is only true depending on the ride, the bike and the rider. Such blanket statements drive me nuts. All bikes and almost all rides are fun or at least a new experience. Roger
09-01-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By rhenning

Rage pictures are nice. Many of different kinds...

Rage pictures are nice. Many of different kinds of Treks out there. Roger
08-30-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By rhenning

Google your question and you will get more and...

Google your question and you will get more and maybe better answers. Roger
08-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By rhenning

High Ten is a cheaper heavier steel. May be...

High Ten is a cheaper heavier steel. May be seamed. Roger
08-26-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By rhenning

NO unless you are going to worry about it if you...

NO unless you are going to worry about it if you trip when you are out for a walk. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By rhenning

I was just riding my Twenty this morning and...

I was just riding my Twenty this morning and there is no tradition stem bolt. There is clamp like a seat tube clamp that holds it in place. You can see what it looks like in 3speedslow's picture. ...
08-24-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By rhenning

A picture would help. My brain is not picturing...

A picture would help. My brain is not picturing your problem. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By rhenning

Post 5 more times so we can see the problem. Is...

Post 5 more times so we can see the problem. Is the bike a Raleigh 20 or a newer model would be my first question. Roger
08-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By rhenning

Most likely not. Roger

Most likely not. Roger
08-21-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By rhenning

I have had a lots of Brooks saddles in my 60 plus...

I have had a lots of Brooks saddles in my 60 plus years of riding. I am 71 right now. This part of me Brooks spares bucket. Roger
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08-21-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By rhenning

This is my Huffy Good Vibrations with a Brooks...

This is my Huffy Good Vibrations with a Brooks B17 on it. Roger

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08-20-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By rhenning

More info please. Brand of bike and wheel size. ...

More info please. Brand of bike and wheel size. Would be a good start. When yoou have 10 posts then add some pictures of what he is working with. Roger
08-17-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By rhenning

That is why my cruiser has a Bendix red band 2...

That is why my cruiser has a Bendix red band 2 speed hub. 46 teeth in the front and 19 in the back. Low gear is about a 2 to one reduction. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,014
Posted By rhenning

1970s "U" framed folders were built by many...

1970s "U" framed folders were built by many companies under many different names in different European countries. Generally not worth a lot and most would sell for less than $100 and being a...
08-17-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By rhenning

What are the prices for the parts. A far as...

What are the prices for the parts. A far as parts you also forgot cables and housings, grips and couple of hours for labor. It seems a bit high but I am not surprised at the quote. Roger
08-13-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By rhenning

Not a Schwinn. Roger

Not a Schwinn. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-12-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By rhenning

When you get 10 posts post a picture of the bike...

When you get 10 posts post a picture of the bike to better get a correct opinion. Roger
08-12-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By rhenning

This was a big thing in the 1990s and was more a...

This was a big thing in the 1990s and was more a sales gimmick than something that made the bike better. My bikes like that eventually had the cable on the outside of the frame. Roger
08-12-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By rhenning

Other than wearing bicycle gloves I am not aware...

Other than wearing bicycle gloves I am not aware of any other things. I am 71 and starting riding a bike before I was 5 and have never hurt a wrist from bike riding. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By rhenning

No it is not repaired. Roger

No it is not repaired. Roger
08-07-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By rhenning

Being a folder collector and owning 2 Bickerton"s...

Being a folder collector and owning 2 Bickerton"s (both models) they are the worst bicycles I have ever owned. The aluminum tubing used is so soft and weak and flexible the bikes seem to be trying...
08-07-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By rhenning

Don't know how to decode the numbers but they...

Don't know how to decode the numbers but they have been sold the last 10 years so 2010 to 2020. Roger
07-30-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By rhenning

Looks like most B17s. Some have the ridge and...

Looks like most B17s. Some have the ridge and others do not. If you ride in padded bike shorts you will not know it is there. you may not even if you ride in plain clothes. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By rhenning

I looked for a 24mm suspension seat post on EBay...

I looked for a 24mm suspension seat post on EBay and there are none so that leads me to believe it does not exist. The only bikes I remember with that size are some old French bikes. Roger
07-27-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By rhenning

The bend (curve)in the derailleur cage can be...

The bend (curve)in the derailleur cage can be different depending on what it is made for. Road bikes have a bigger curve and mountain bikes a tighter curve which would be appropriate for the chain...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,498
Posted By rhenning

IT should be able to shift the cable from left to...

IT should be able to shift the cable from left to right side unless Brompton did something weird. I would take it to the place you bought it if its new and have them do it for you Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,550
Posted By rhenning

AJFUDGE you are trying to help on a 4+ year old...

AJFUDGE you are trying to help on a 4+ year old post so I am not sure it will help at this point. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-24-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By rhenning

You might want to read this and see how to do it...

You might want to read this and see how to do it as this is an original owners manual. Roger
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/379511/Giant-Halfway.html#manual
PS there are other sources for this...
07-22-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,311
Posted By rhenning

I just recently sold my 1974 Paramount in the...

I just recently sold my 1974 Paramount in the last year and it was the best bike I have ever owned. If you look at the left rear dropout you will find the serial number that will tell you more about...
07-13-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By rhenning

I see the originals on EBAY but will cost as much...

I see the originals on EBAY but will cost as much or more than a used one. This is my Huffy one made from a $50 frame and about $150 worth of parts and a few hours of time. Aluminum rims with a BMX...
07-12-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By rhenning

You might want to ask this and look in the...

You might want to ask this and look in the Folders section as Mini Velos are discussed often there. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,452
Views: 680,115
Posted By rhenning

You might look into Bike Friday. They are custom...

You might look into Bike Friday. They are custom built to you needs and size. They have an 800 number you can call. Roger
07-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By rhenning

CL would be a place to look for trailers. I doubt...

CL would be a place to look for trailers. I doubt you could pull a camper trailer but maybe it is possible. You could also build your own trailer. A picture of 2 that I did. Roger
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By rhenning

You might want to contact Bike Friday as they...

You might want to contact Bike Friday as they made many of their own racks for their bikes. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By rhenning

The only way to get them right is to buy the...

The only way to get them right is to buy the right size. At least you do not have a lot of money tied up in them. Roger
07-07-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By rhenning

I would say it is normal. Automobile disc brakes...

I would say it is normal. Automobile disc brakes do the same thing. Roger
07-04-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By rhenning

There are 622 vendors currently selling this on...

There are 622 vendors currently selling this on EBAY. Roger
07-04-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,071
Posted By rhenning

Doesn't appear to be a gal to me. Roger

Doesn't appear to be a gal to me. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By rhenning

When you get in 10 posts post a picture. Roger

When you get in 10 posts post a picture. Roger
07-01-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By rhenning

As Kirby999 said just add a front brake. The...

As Kirby999 said just add a front brake. The coaster should easily lock the rear wheel and at that point you are using the maximum braking possible. Roger.
06-28-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,867
Posted By rhenning

Mark then take her out to try bikes and ride...

Mark then take her out to try bikes and ride them. I can almost promise if you pick one she will not like or ride it. Roger
06-27-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By rhenning

Can you even get the rail? Years ago I took the...

Can you even get the rail? Years ago I took the rail out of a B17 for some reason and it was a bear of a job to get it back into the saddle. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By rhenning

Since I dug the bike out I added front brakes to...

Since I dug the bike out I added front brakes to it. It took a couple of hours to do. The brakes are Schwinn approved side pulls used on Varsity bikes from about 1966 to the end of the 1970s. I am...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By rhenning

Does your bike look like this one which is my...

Does your bike look like this one which is my single speed Stowaway. If so adding a brake would be simple. Roger
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