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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By 2bridges1bike

If you won’t be folding it often for your commute...

If you won’t be folding it often for your commute then a montague would probably work well. I used to own one and taking the front tire off and then hauling the frame and tire separately through a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,228
Posted By 2bridges1bike

You don’t really need to test drive a folder...

You don’t really need to test drive a folder since most of them are “one size fits all”. Otherrwise the guidance in size based on height from the bike grands website usually works well. Fit is only...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-04-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Did you order the rims? Do let us know your...

Did you order the rims? Do let us know your thoughts if you go tubeless!
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Don’t have a link but pretty sure the Schwalbe...

Don’t have a link but pretty sure the Schwalbe pro one comes in a 20” size
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Would love to get your thoughts in the Tyrell. ...

Would love to get your thoughts in the Tyrell. I’ve also been window shopping them but of course there is no place to try them here in the United States.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,104
Posted By 2bridges1bike

I also have Dahon that I bought used and decided...

I also have Dahon that I bought used and decided to see if it was affected by this recall after reading this post. It turns out that it was! Thank you for posting this!
Forum: BMX
06-29-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By 2bridges1bike

20” tubeless rims and tires

Has anyone here tried using 20” tubeless rims and tires?? What are your thoughts?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By 2bridges1bike

check out these rims ...

check out these rims

https://www.smcbike.com/products/carbon-rims-wheels/20-406-carbon-rim-wheel.html

Schwalbe also makes a 20” tubeless tire.

I’ve found some reviews on this stuff for use...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By 2bridges1bike

406 Tubeless wheels and tires

Does anyone have a tubeless 406 setup on their folder? Which wheels and tires are you using? How much weight did you save and how is the performance?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-21-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,965
Posted By 2bridges1bike

If you plan on removing the front wheel, disc...

If you plan on removing the front wheel, disc brakes can be a mixed bag because they are prone to locking up relative to calipers. This would make re attaching the front wheel difficult to...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,756
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Banana republic has a few “performance” dress...

Banana republic has a few “performance” dress pants. I haven’t tried them specifically but I have other performance items from them that have worked well. I just started using them this year so I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,557
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Sweet bike, what wheels and tires are those? Also...

Sweet bike, what wheels and tires are those? Also what is the size/sweep in the handle bars?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Fair enough, with regards to parts, many on this...

Fair enough, with regards to parts, many on this forum recommend calling ThorUSA (online dealer based in California). If you wait until you get to NYC, there are a lot of bike shops that service...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By 2bridges1bike

I’d wait until you come to NYC before investing...

I’d wait until you come to NYC before investing any money in this. The Citibike bike share program has very good coverage and you may find yourself using your dahon much less than you thought. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,654
Posted By 2bridges1bike

This is brilliant! I also wondered about a kids...

This is brilliant! I also wondered about a kids folding bike as my five year old really likes my Dahon Mu SL. My have to see if I can pick one of these up on Craigslist
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Thanks for the response, any recommendations for...

Thanks for the response, any recommendations for wheels? I am not sure what is compatible as the bike uses the cliq release hub in the front and only has 7 speeds in the back
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Montague wheels constantly crooked

The wheels on my Montague crosstown constantly need to be trued. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why this might be happening? I am very new to bike maintenance.

I feel there are 3...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,261
Posted By 2bridges1bike

That a cool bike! How old is the frame?

That a cool bike! How old is the frame?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Montague’s are definitely suited to “rarely fold”...

Montague’s are definitely suited to “rarely fold” situations. That said, unless you need to occasionally put the bike in a car trunk, have you considered getting some wall mounted bike racks for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Its actually a Crosstown to which I added the...

Its actually a Crosstown to which I added the rack stand. I wanted the navigator as well but I found the crosstown for more than 50% off from a lbs that was closing its doors.

If you can try...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By 2bridges1bike

If your looking to do more traveling, montague...

If your looking to do more traveling, montague makes full size folding bikes. They are used by the military and are made out of 7005 aluminum.

I wouldn’t recommend them for commuting unless...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,956
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Getting safely to my destination. I live in nyc...

Getting safely to my destination. I live in nyc and commute through three boros. I see more crazy stuff in a single ride than any commuter should have to put up with in a year.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,176
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Needed to get my front wheel trued. Kept rubbin...

Needed to get my front wheel trued. Kept rubbin against my brake pad
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,156
Views: 471,736
Posted By 2bridges1bike

That is amazing, seriously considering that ti...

That is amazing, seriously considering that ti swift frameset from aliexpress, do you know if anyone bought one and posted about it?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,156
Views: 471,736
Posted By 2bridges1bike

As in a titanium swift folding bike? Can you post...

As in a titanium swift folding bike? Can you post a pic?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2bridges1bike

[Early in the ownership of this bike, I noticed...

[Early in the ownership of this bike, I noticed small cracks radiating from the

Taken on the train after riding a mile standing up![/QUOTE]

Thanks for this reply, my bike has no where near...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Great suggestion, I guess shelling out some cash...

Great suggestion, I guess shelling out some cash for tune up will be worth the peace of mind. I called b fold and they no longer sell dahon, they did refer me to another shop that still sells and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,750
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Would the swift be ok to get through the narrow...

Would the swift be ok to get through the narrow subway turnstiles? I am thinking to get one and take it on the PATH from NJ which does not have the as good access as the NYC subways.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2bridges1bike

Is my folding bike too old?

Hey Everyone

I recently came into possession of a 2007 Dahon Mu SL, how can I inspect the frame and handle post joints to make sure its still in good shape? Do these things have an unofficial...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,690
Posted By 2bridges1bike

I tried a bunch of Terns at NYCEwheels before...

I tried a bunch of Terns at NYCEwheels before they closed, I really liked the 24” wheels offerings. Made a big difference going over all of the potholes here. If your out of the city and will be...
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