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Forum: Foo
03-31-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I too have an old sewing machine (found on a...

I too have an old sewing machine (found on a curb) and a new one too (a gift). The new one is computerized for fancy stitch patterns. I am keeping the old one around because if the electronics fail...
Forum: Foo
03-30-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I'd disassemble the machine until I could get...

I'd disassemble the machine until I could get that needle out of there. I'd photograph each step of the process with a digital camera to use as a reassembly guide. You have nothing to lose since you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I use my folding bike as a coat rack and caddy. I...

I use my folding bike as a coat rack and caddy. I do a half fold leaving both handlebars and seat up, drape my helmet, gloves, goggles, shoulder bag and jacket across the bars and tip it back and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I visited the Bike Friday website today and found...

I visited the Bike Friday website today and found the following changes to the page which answers the question of frame materials:


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What materials are used to make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Keith C. Johns

My Dahons can be half-folded to allow them to be...

My Dahons can be half-folded to allow them to be wheeled around like a dolly indoors; so they never have to be lifted. I usually drape my helmet, jacket, shoulder bag, etc. over the handlebars, so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Thank you Thor. I think you are correct and so I...

Thank you Thor. I think you are correct and so I have fixed my original post. I was trying to think of "Yeah" bikes and I confused it with "Downtube". I think I got it right this time.

This...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By Keith C. Johns

unintended duplication, please delete.

unintended duplication, please delete.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Ranger Scott: Nothing is ever as bad or as...

Ranger Scott:

Nothing is ever as bad or as good as you feared or hoped
for. But fear makes us suffer before it actually happens,
and perhaps suffer worse. “A brave man dies but one death,
but a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Thank you for your reply, Rob. I agree with...

Thank you for your reply, Rob. I agree with everything you have said, and I apologize for ascribing deliberate intent to your website's avoidance of the word "steel" where it now appears that it was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Mr. Smith, I think you and Thor would agree, but...

Mr. Smith, I think you and Thor would agree, but are saying the same thing two different ways. It isn't that Chromoly steel weighs less than mild steels, it's that chromoly steel is stronger and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Thanks Speedo; you get it. I see steel as a great...

Thanks Speedo; you get it. I see steel as a great thing, and I do not understand why BF seems ashamed to mention the word.

Vik, If Dahon has omitted the word "steel" on a particular bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Anybody who doesn't care what their bike is made...

Anybody who doesn't care what their bike is made of isn't going to spend the kind of money Bike Friday charges for their custom frames.

Anybody who does care at one time didn't know what Cromo was.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Fat Boy, are you a Troll? I'll tackle one...

Fat Boy, are you a Troll?

I'll tackle one cause at a time, thank you. Perhaps you have more time to kill than I do?

Addendum: I looked at the Waterford Website and they are very up front about...
03-09-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 129,444
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Sheldon, can you read this forum in Heaven? I...

Sheldon, can you read this forum in Heaven? I assume it wouldn't be Heaven for you if you couldn't. You helped so many people so generously in this world, and your words of wisdom still remain to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I appreciate the positive responses. Please allow...

I appreciate the positive responses. Please allow me to elaborate on what I hoped was clearly enunciated in my open letter.

Yes I know that Chromoly is a specific flavor of steel. 4130 is even...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,894
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Raxel, how did you get that first bike to stand...

Raxel, how did you get that first bike to stand up like that? Or did you Photoshop out the hand?

Since this is a non-folder, is it still small enough that you can take it inside public buildings,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Fat Boy, I'll prioritize my own time, thank you....

Fat Boy, I'll prioritize my own time, thank you. I am sure you have pet causes I would not appreciate either.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-08, 02:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,770
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Open Letter to Bike Friday on "Steel"

What's wrong with saying "Steel"?

8 March 2008

To the President of Bike Friday

Hi Bike Friday,

I admire your bikes and your company's mission. And I hear that you make some of the best...
04-04-07, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Mezza, the concervative answer is, "Replace it."...

Mezza, the concervative answer is, "Replace it." I agree with those before me who said to use it in lieu of NO helmet, but then relegate it to emergency use only once it is replaced. These helmets...
04-02-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,403
Posted By Keith C. Johns

"My Cateye Astrale 8, Cateye Double Wireless...

"My Cateye Astrale 8, Cateye Double Wireless (CD300DW) and Polar CS200 all allow inputs in mm for tire circumference." --Dogbait

Thanks for the reply, Dogbait. (Is this your ID because dogs like...
03-24-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,403
Posted By Keith C. Johns

I think this has already been answered, but just...

I think this has already been answered, but just to be sure, the question of mounting the magnet a specific distance from the hub is only important insofar as it must be close enough to the sensor to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Keith C. Johns

When I tried to fit my 12 speed Fuji in the trunk...

When I tried to fit my 12 speed Fuji in the trunk of my 4-door sedan with a 48" wide opening, I still couldn't fit it in after taking off both wheels unless I also removed the seat. What a hassle!...
Forum: Introductions
03-24-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Thanks for warm welcome!

East Hill, thank you for your warm welcome. You are my first contact on BF, and a pleasant one.

I'll look for your posts around BF.
Forum: Introductions
03-23-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Keith C. Johns

Hello From Long Time Dahon Forum Contributer

Hi there everyone. I have visited this forum many times in the past, but only just got around to joining officially. I have been a regular contributer to the Dahon Forum where you will recognize my...
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