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10-05-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,757
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Posted By trrubicon06

My new Fuji track for commuting to my new job...

My new Fuji track for commuting to my new job location.

https://s15.postimg.org/f6lxsyyyz/IMG_20161004_180842.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Nope, just the shifter and the limit screws on...

Nope, just the shifter and the limit screws on the derailleur. I'm using the stock derailleur at the moment, but plan to upgrade. I'm on the search for a new crankset as well, but trying to keep...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Updated pics for mine... ...

Updated pics for mine...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5597/15274190197_abc194d349.jpg

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2948/15460756025_7f4e79c5c5.jpg
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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-14, 04:29 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Each shop is different, just like an auto...

Each shop is different, just like an auto mechanic. Expect it to be over $40 at least, but probably more. Walmart bikes can be a pain for shops when the bike was assembled by a Walmart "assembler"....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

I found a possible solution for anyone wanting to...

I found a possible solution for anyone wanting to switch to a Dahon handlepost.

I'm in the process of upgrading a bunch of things to the Genesis and removed the handlepost to adjust the headset....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

I was having some problems with one of those...

I was having some problems with one of those spring latches and had to file a small burr off inside the hole. After that, I decided to upgrade the clip with some e-clips from Lowes. They are 5/32" in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Do you by any chance know the diameter of the...

Do you by any chance know the diameter of the upper portion of the handlepost? Thorusa sells the Dahon Revolve upper portion with quick release for $27. It says 1-1/4 on their site. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Thanks for the picture. I was curious with the...

Thanks for the picture. I was curious with the non QR stem. When I had my Dahon Speed Uno, I could fold the handle post over the frame after folding the frame. Hopefully I can work on a solution when...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

jimboach...please stop. It's one to voice...

jimboach...please stop. It's one to voice concerns about the mechanical aspect of this bike, but please leave your political views out of this thread. Discuss that in the off topic forums. This is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-19-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 95,525
Posted By trrubicon06

atombikes...Can you post a picture of the bike...

atombikes...Can you post a picture of the bike folded with the bullhorns? Just ordered this bike yesterday and I'm full of ideas. Thanks!
10-05-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 2,655,674
Posted By trrubicon06

My new Nashbar Steel CX. Plan to use it more for...

My new Nashbar Steel CX. Plan to use it more for gravel grinding and road riding. Probably gonna get a second wheelset to keep knobbies on for the trails.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By trrubicon06

I've seen this rack in person. It's pretty cool...

I've seen this rack in person. It's pretty cool and pretty crazy for being brazed together. But, the price is so ridiculous. I was told it was being offered someone in Japan for $600. So, $975 is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,446
Posted By trrubicon06

Cutting the axle is not as easy as it sounds. The...

Cutting the axle is not as easy as it sounds. The problem is the Dahon hub is 74mm compared to a normal 100mm front bike hub. A normal axle is also partially threaded. If you cut the axle shorter,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,446
Posted By trrubicon06

www.axlerelease.com These will be your...

www.axlerelease.com

These will be your easiest way of getting quick release on your stock wheels. Only issue I can see is maybe interference with magnet and metal magnet disk on the fork. I've...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,626
Posted By trrubicon06

I chose the hub route as my post above shows.

I chose the hub route as my post above shows.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,051
Posted By trrubicon06

I found this the other day. Could help people...

I found this the other day. Could help people adjust.

http://mccraw.co.uk/sram-automatix-review/
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,626
Posted By trrubicon06

Thought I'd add an update of my Brompton dynamo...

Thought I'd add an update of my Brompton dynamo upgrade.

Shimano dynamo with Biologic Reecharge dynamo kit attached to the fork. Don't mind the light...hadn't received my dynamo light yet....
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

I'm working on sources, but a lot of these...

I'm working on sources, but a lot of these company don't respond or don't like what I'm trying to accomplish. So, I'm hoping to start with a few niche items and hopefully my own creations. Always...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

I will definitely get in touch with them on the...

I will definitely get in touch with them on the Super Lightest guards.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Here's a sneak peek... ...

Here's a sneak peek...
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8189/8100592908_f455709efe_z.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8470/8100602276_84b7b2ed13_z.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Sorry I haven't been posting. Consumed by...

Sorry I haven't been posting. Consumed by research and sourcing.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Very nice input guys! I'm hoping to source as...

Very nice input guys! I'm hoping to source as much as I can. Brompton parts are what I wuld like to mostly achieve, but I know there's a big majority of Dahon riders out there. That's why I chose...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Also LitePro has the 20" Kinetix wheelset in red....

Also LitePro has the 20" Kinetix wheelset in red.

http://www.thecyclopedia.com/resources/LP-kinetic-wheelset.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

I'm definitely gonna look into the automatix. I...

I'm definitely gonna look into the automatix. I was actually looking at putting one on my Speed Uno.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-12, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Are there any specific Lite-Pro parts that you...

Are there any specific Lite-Pro parts that you are looking at?

I would also like to add... I'm in the process of making a universal bag mount that works with the Brompton carrier block. The mount...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By trrubicon06

Starting a small folder parts business. Need opinions on parts wanted. Brompton/Dahon

Note to MODS...I'm not trying to sell anything in this thread. I'm only seeking opinions. So, please contact me with any issues.

Ok, I'm trying to start up a small business selling hard to find or...
10-16-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,076
Posted By trrubicon06

PICTURES PICTURES PICTURES! Please;)

PICTURES PICTURES PICTURES! Please;)
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-12, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,146
Posted By trrubicon06

Brompton Stem expander bolt size?

Does anyone know the size and length of the expander bolt on the brompton stem? I'm at work at the moment and cannot find a replacement or size info online.

I have an idea for using a bmx hollow...
10-09-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,953
Posted By trrubicon06

I found through another thread about another...

I found through another thread about another battery pack. The Hyperjuice Micro and Mini. The Micro is 3600mAh and the Mini is 7200mAh. Both of these batteries support passive charging...which is...
10-09-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,953
Posted By trrubicon06

The answer is NO. I just called the company and...

The answer is NO. I just called the company and their batteries do not support charging while charging.
10-09-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,953
Posted By trrubicon06

I kind of answered my own question by watching a...

I kind of answered my own question by watching a couple videos of the IMP60D on Youtube. The side is a micro USB and that is were the power IN goes. And the Biologic Reecharge dynamo kit has a micro...
10-09-12, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,953
Posted By trrubicon06

Can you confirm that indeed the Biologic Dynamo...

Can you confirm that indeed the Biologic Dynamo Kit can be plugged directly into the IMP60D? Pictures? Also the new dynamo kit says it has a micro USB plug that will plug directly into their phone...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-08-12, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,626
Posted By trrubicon06

I have Marathons on my brompton and they have the...

I have Marathons on my brompton and they have the dynamo strip on the sidewall. I'm probably gonna go with the Shimano hub, even though its a bit more then the bottle. Everything would be contained...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,626
Posted By trrubicon06

That's what I'm afraid of with the smaller wheels.

That's what I'm afraid of with the smaller wheels.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,626
Posted By trrubicon06

Brompton bottle vs hub dynamo?

I've been looking at some sort of dynamo system for my brompton. My goal is to basically use it to charge my phone or a gps, but would probably add lighting eventually. I've read a good deal on both...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,521
Posted By trrubicon06

That's one of my issues with the stock...

That's one of my issues with the stock levers...they take up too much space on the bars. I switched out my levers with a set with smaller clamping surface. The lock on grips I have now were still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-04-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,495
Posted By trrubicon06

I've actually been emailing back and forth with...

I've actually been emailing back and forth with Cyclopedia about their Multi-S Buddy stand. After a couple emails I mentioned that I really wanted the Color+ stand and provided a picture of it. Well,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,495
Posted By trrubicon06

Yea. I've come across a few generic stands that...

Yea. I've come across a few generic stands that would work, but none are pretty.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,495
Posted By trrubicon06

I understand that about the brompton. I also just...

I understand that about the brompton. I also just received my rear rack today. I plan on using it for the purpose of rolling it around, but also for a bag or other items. So, what do you do when the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,495
Posted By trrubicon06

Brompton kickstand?

Anybody put a kickstand on their Brompton? Lots of times when stopping quick to take a picture or to go in my bag...I don't want to fold and then unfold. So, I want a kickstand. But, I want something...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

You read that wrong. I'm saying I only payed $30...

You read that wrong. I'm saying I only payed $30 total for the Vincero system with bottle, minus the Walmart mount. I also had like $9 in Performance points towards the mount.

$25 Vincero...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

That's why you have to shop around. I got mine...

That's why you have to shop around. I got mine shipped for under $30. Bought the mount from performance bike which was $25, plus I had points to use, and the 20oz bottle was $11 shipped on Ebay. The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

I throw my folders in the car and ride around the...

I throw my folders in the car and ride around the beach with my son. I don't need my bag for these times, but still need water. My tools and tubes go in a small saddle bag.

Here's the bag with the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Sometimes you don't need a bag, but need water...

Sometimes you don't need a bag, but need water...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

I wouldn't trust that. This bottle is actually...

I wouldn't trust that. This bottle is actually shaped to fit the mount and keep it from rotating. You basically have to yank the bottle off, because its so strong.

Here is the brompton bottle......
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

The foam on the sides of the bag are actually...

The foam on the sides of the bag are actually removable. Ill have to try when I get home.

As far as the bottle goes...its not gonna fall off. The magnets are so strong that they pull themselves...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 34,852
Posted By trrubicon06

I forgot to add. The reason I made the bag attach...

I forgot to add. The reason I made the bag attach with the hooks, is so I can use the bag on my dahons rear rack. So, its like a pannier bag.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

There isn't a brand or logo on the bag. I believe...

There isn't a brand or logo on the bag. I believe the bags were used for electronic equipment. Does the EBay seller not ship international?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300694779904?ru=http%3A%2F...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300694779904?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D300694779904%26_rdc%3D1

I found this bag on Ebay and thought the dimensions(22"L x 23 1/2"H x...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,525
Posted By trrubicon06

Brompton magnetic bottle mount and travel case

I wanted a bottle mount on my Brompton for longer trips without a bag. Problem is every cage and mounting location would interfere with the folded size. Well, I came up with this solution...Vincero...
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