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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 110,361
Posted By tds101

We can't answer a folding bike related question...

We can't answer a folding bike related question when we have no idea what the make, model, and possibly even release year of the bike is.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 63,927
Posted By tds101

Philphine - Any post is welcome,...especially...

Philphine - Any post is welcome,...especially since these bikes tend to resurface every now and then. Please post pics if you acquire one of these babys,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,556
Posted By tds101

If I borrowed a chop saw from work I'd be through...

If I borrowed a chop saw from work I'd be through it in 30-45 seconds,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By tds101

Read his threads,...

Read his threads,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By tds101

Even though people all suggest differing brands,...

Even though people all suggest differing brands, which I've tried as well, I always end up falling back on the Schwalbe Big Apple tires. They just tend to work!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By tds101

I have the Nexus 3 speed on 1 of my bikes. I've...

I have the Nexus 3 speed on 1 of my bikes. I've never had a problem with it, and after changing a flat or 3, it's still easy as pie to keep adjusted.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By tds101

Schwalbe Big Apple 20x2.0 should be perfect....

Schwalbe Big Apple 20x2.0 should be perfect. Comfortable, not bad when it comes to rolling resistance, durable, not Too expensive,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,408
Posted By tds101

Hmmm,...maybe I should take you up on your...

Hmmm,...maybe I should take you up on your offer,...:innocent:
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By tds101

Gawd,...I luv it!:love:

Gawd,...I luv it!:love:
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,442
Posted By tds101

According to ThorUSA the info posted here is the...

According to ThorUSA the info posted here is the exact specs: Dahon Jifo 16 (http://www.thorusa.com/dahon/current/jifo.htm)

The wheels are 16", NOT 14',...
06-06-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By tds101

https://youtu.be/VdUQKVMPF5I

https://youtu.be/VdUQKVMPF5I
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

:rolleyes: how did you know my plan? :D

:rolleyes: how did you know my plan? :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

Thanks! It's a very solid frame, so an update or...

Thanks! It's a very solid frame, so an update or 2 and it's good,...for now,... :p
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

1: I don't own a brompton 2: I'll never...

1: I don't own a brompton
2: I'll never purchase a brompton
3: I've never ridden a brompton
4: I'll never ride a brompton

Just so you know, I personally have nothing against the brommie, but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

The freewheel swap was a total success,...she's a...

The freewheel swap was a total success,...she's a bit faster, and wonderful to ride. Now she just needs a new set of folding pedals, and some fenders (the tires I installed are too fat for the stock...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

A Wasp in the wild,... ...

A Wasp in the wild,...
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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By tds101

And a good bike shop will help install a bmx...

And a good bike shop will help install a bmx fork,... The bike shop by my house does threaded to threadless conversions on occasion.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By tds101

I guess the 2 bike shops I use are bit better...

I guess the 2 bike shops I use are bit better equipped.



The other folding bike owner above managed to get a Dahon Ciao that had been fitted with a fork that fit. I'm sure a bike shop can...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By tds101

All that needs to be done is to purchase a new...

All that needs to be done is to purchase a new bmx fork and trim it to size.
https://www.danscomp.com/bmx/Parts/Forks/
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

Here it is,... Now I just need to wait until...

Here it is,... Now I just need to wait until Sunday for my test ride! :thumb: Oh, and the freewheel is a bit more towards the frame, so the limiting screw needs adjustment.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

Thanks for the review. The freewheel I received...

Thanks for the review. The freewheel I received is in perfect shape, so I'm hoping I have the same excellent results that you have. Now, I have the tool, so I'm actually prepared for the swap....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

My DNP freewheel arrived yesterday, but I'm too...

My DNP freewheel arrived yesterday, but I'm too busy with work to do the installation before Sunday. I'll post a pic or 2 then,...

And FYI: It's a screw on,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,913
Posted By tds101

I only posted the link to Lunacycle as a...

I only posted the link to Lunacycle as a reference for typical BBS02 mid drive kits, so it's not the exact spec'd mid drive kit the OP plans to use. But, installing ANY mid drive kit on a Schwinn...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,258
Posted By tds101

Here ya go:...

Here ya go: https://www.origamibicycles.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjw27jnBRBuEiwAdjQXDLYQyDCb9ph31x2FlL-rRmPA293EPyLRSYXQ0IKedHekNI4JO_nnXhoC0mcQAvD_BwE
:p
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,913
Posted By tds101

Actually, bafang makes mid drive motors to...

Actually, bafang makes mid drive motors to install on any bike. All you need to do is remove the crank arms/bottom bracket, and then install it.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,362
Posted By tds101

As stated in the above post, there's no issues...

As stated in the above post, there's no issues with the hub being used on a Dahon Curve, and it's been done before,...and quite successfully. There's a thread dedicated to it if I'm not mistaken.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,786
Posted By tds101

Ah, got it,...LoL! I knew it was one way or the...

Ah, got it,...LoL! I knew it was one way or the other,...:p
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,221
Posted By tds101

I looked for this bike on the Solorock website,...

I looked for this bike on the Solorock website, even the other models with this frame, and it's all sold out in the USA. They do have some left on the Canadian website though,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,786
Posted By tds101

Looks like the presto lite has a sram 3 speed...

Looks like the presto lite has a sram 3 speed internal hub, and the presto is a derailleur.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By tds101

Duh,...

Duh,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By tds101

I have no problem with you doing mods to your...

I have no problem with you doing mods to your bike. I don't own a stock bike myself. I would just think it would throw off the compactness, and adding length to the handlebar stem might make it more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By tds101

What bike are you going to put it on? Not the...

What bike are you going to put it on? Not the EEZZ D3?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

Well,...I put on some Continental Ride Tour...

Well,...I put on some Continental Ride Tour 16x1.75" tires on it, Wellgo F265 folding pedals, Cloud9 bike seat, a more straight handlebar, got rid of the mini bar ends, put an inexpensive front...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 92,668
Posted By tds101

I wanna see PICTURES!!! :cry:

I wanna see PICTURES!!! :cry:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By tds101

Thank you,...I can return to sanity once...

Thank you,...I can return to sanity once again,... :p
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By tds101

Ah,...it's basically the same as the spare stem I...

Ah,...it's basically the same as the spare stem I had for a Dahon. I'd need to tap down the bolt hole in the fork, then use my pipe cutter to shorten it a bit, then put the new handlebar stem on. Got...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By tds101

Please tell me you plan to do a restoration of...

Please tell me you plan to do a restoration of this BSO,...because right now it's giving me friggin' nightmares!!! :eek:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,490
Posted By tds101

Tell me about it,...everyone thinks my folders a...

Tell me about it,...everyone thinks my folders a cool, and the internal gear hub bikes are always asked about the most. People think they're electric bikes,...and it's all me. LOL!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

I received the wrenches, adjusted the cone nuts,...

I received the wrenches, adjusted the cone nuts, then realized the brakes were also a bit "off" in the rear, so I adjusted that as well. The bike rides a bit smoother, but the hub still needs a bit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,081
Posted By tds101

2 more posts and your a full fledged BF member. I...

2 more posts and your a full fledged BF member. I see the contact email listed, so I guess that's the way to contact Peter for a Swift frame?

PS: for the Changebike fans,...
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By tds101

OK,......where did you find it? I'd love to do...

OK,......where did you find it? I'd love to do this with my mini as well. Looks great btw.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

No problem. I'm awaiting the delivery of the...

No problem. I'm awaiting the delivery of the freewheel. If it's sturdy I'll post a very brief description of the performance change.

Now, there's the DNP freewheel, or you can get the larger...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,221
Posted By tds101

Just be sure not to order from nycewheels. Their...

Just be sure not to order from nycewheels. Their retail store in Manhattan went belly up, and their online store isn't reliable.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

Yeah, the cone nuts are a bit snug. Mine need a...

Yeah, the cone nuts are a bit snug. Mine need a slight bit of a turn to be spinning smoothly.

Sorry to hear about your accident. I like the mezzo, but too high maintenance for my tastes. And the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,081
Posted By tds101

So, it's exactly like the bike I had - only mine...

So, it's exactly like the bike I had - only mine was blue, and I had a custom NuVinci N360 CVT hub in the back. I may have to look into getting a frame then. Do you have the link to the website?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By tds101

I own a DT Mini and a Dahon Curve,...the Curve...

I own a DT Mini and a Dahon Curve,...the Curve fold is better implemented, and the magnet holds it nicely when folded. This thread is about the Downtube, not dahon bikes. Create a dahon curve thread...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,081
Posted By tds101

Here's a video showing a review of the bike....

Here's a video showing a review of the bike. Nothing has changed much, except a new 1 will be custom geared (derailleur, single speed, or internal gear hub), and it will be a cromoly steel frame,......
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,773
Posted By tds101

I noticed. I made sure to order from Amazon, so...

I noticed. I made sure to order from Amazon, so if anything happens within the return period, I'll be able to send it back. I've never had a problem with Prime,... Hopefully this freewheel will be up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 200,544
Posted By tds101

I've ordered a set of cone wrenches, and I'm...

I've ordered a set of cone wrenches, and I'm going to ever so slightly adjust the cone nuts on the hub. The drag is so bad I slow down going down short hills. I think this, plus riding it a bit more,...
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