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01-23-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
Posted By Winfried

Thanks. I started by screwing each nipple...

Thanks.

I started by screwing each nipple until the end showed through and the screwdriver could no longer work.

At that point, I got a somewhat oval rim, and I wondered: Should I tigthen the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the tips.

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Winfried

Easy clip-on front and rear racks?

Hello,

Belgium's Ahooga (http://www.brusselsbybike.com/en/Tips/Ahooga-electric-folding-bikes) — also available in a non-ebike version (https://ahooga.bike/e-shop/folding-bike-push-0v-essential/) —...
01-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the tips. A digital tension meter...

Thanks for the tips.

A digital tension meter (https://cyclingtips.com/2017/11/a-look-at-the-tools-professional-wheel-builders-use/) seems to help a lot to get it right and fast — I assume it's how...
01-21-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
Posted By Winfried

Tips to build wheel quickly?

Hello,

I want to build a new rear wheel for my Brompton by reusing the spokes + BWR gear hub, as it's about 10x cheaper than buying a whole, new wheel.

I've already done it for the front wheel,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,301
Posted By Winfried

https://demano.net/9428-large_default/verdi-l-eco-...

https://demano.net/9428-large_default/verdi-l-eco-friendly-backpack-brompton-for-mhp-handlebar.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-20, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Winfried

Will check. Thanks.

Will check. Thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Winfried

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Winfried

Upgrading from Nexus 7 to Nexus 8?

Hello,

Out of curiosity, how easy is it to upgrade a bike from a Shimano Nexus 7 (https://www.bickertonportables.co.uk/bikes/pilot/pilot-1507-city/) to a Nexus 8?

Can it be done by just pulling...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Winfried

Nice. There's also the Qbicle Folding Bike...

Nice.

There's also
the Qbicle Folding Bike Roller Wheel (https://handsonbike.blogspot.com/2012/07/qbicle-folding-bike-roller-wheel-on.html)
DAHON LANDING GEAR and SMART WHEEL...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Winfried

Thanks much Nightdiver for the feedback. 2_i...

Thanks much Nightdiver for the feedback.

2_i : Besides the SideWinder that you reviewed here (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1157960-sidewinder-brompton-rewind.html), there is this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Winfried

[Tern] Rapid Transit vs. Trolley Rack?

Hello,

Someone I know who bought a Link D8 is having a difficult time moving the bike folded, and is looking at the Trolley Rack. Unsurprising, but a Brompton was a bit overbudget.

I notice...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-26-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By Winfried

+ shipping (air/surface) + tariffs. Any...

+ shipping (air/surface) + tariffs.

Any reliable retailer in Taiwan?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-26-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By Winfried

RM 5,799 = € 1,265/$1,400. How much do Birdy...

RM 5,799 = € 1,265/$1,400.

How much do Birdy go for in their native land of Taiwan?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-26-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Winfried

For those who have a widened rear triangle: Is it...

For those who have a widened rear triangle: Is it really noticeable when the bike's folded?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-25-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Winfried

I wish Brompton would finally wake up, and offer...

I wish Brompton would finally wake up, and offer a 135mm OLD with a Nexus IGH. Financially, it would cost about the same compared to the BWR :notamused: and be much easier to use.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-25-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Winfried

Yes, Vincent van Eerd is very talented. More pics...

Yes, Vincent van Eerd is very talented. More pics on his Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Eerdermetaal).

Otherwise, what about adding a Litepro/Dahon/Aber Hallo stem extender to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-25-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Winfried

Thanks. The goal was to remove the...

Thanks.

The goal was to remove the derailleur from the equation, because 1) it gets jammed sometimes because of grime, especially when riding off-road, and 2) it makes for one more shifter. But...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Winfried

[Brompton] Speed Drive + BSR/BWR?

Hello,

Out of curiosity, what do you think about turning a single speed Brompton into a six-speeder with the help of a Haberstock mobility/ATS Speed Drive, and either a BSR or BWR gear hub?

The...
12-17-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,516
Posted By Winfried

I also got that el cheapo Deckas spoke tension...

I also got that el cheapo Deckas spoke tension meter, and here's a more legible scan of its "Convertible Table":
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Winfried

I have an Omni3 and the FlexTight SP-11 bracket...

I have an Omni3 and the FlexTight SP-11 bracket (https://www.cateye.com/intl/products/5342280.jpg) makes it possible to change the direction the light aims to. Did you try it?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Winfried

Non-drive side seat stay? ...

Non-drive side seat stay?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/658x438/60315197_57c6_4c50_8da8_4359015363a3_9435325b90c4adb1c60e6889469d41495bfcf5cd.png
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-13-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Winfried

Ultimately, I didn't need zipties: I got a 35...

Ultimately, I didn't need zipties: I got a 35 liter "foldaway cabin bag", cut one of the handles and sawed some velcro onto it to hang the bag from the frame, added a bit of velcro at the bottom to...
12-11-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the infos. I might try to hold the...

Thanks for the infos. I might try to hold the left-side piston with a clamp or an adjustable spanner, as an easier alternative to a brake piston press.
12-10-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Winfried

Do you mean I should apply mineral oil — the same...

Do you mean I should apply mineral oil — the same I use for the braking system — onto the right-side piston to help it get unstuck while I hold the left-side piston with a bake piston press...
12-09-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By Winfried

I'll add to this thread since the original...

I'll add to this thread since the original question looks similar.

My bike has Shimano BR-M395 (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/product/component/alivio-m4000/BR-M395.html) disk brakes that have...
12-08-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By Winfried

Thanks partly to Dan Burkhart, I'm back in the...

Thanks partly to Dan Burkhart, I'm back in the saddle again.

It appears I didn't hit the drive side cone hard enough with the TL-S702 for the two tabs to show through, which prevented the driver...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-06-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 286,974
Posted By Winfried

Since R&M is clearly moving towards e-bikes, it's...

Since R&M is clearly moving towards e-bikes, it's not unlikely that it might stop selling non-e Birdys and allow Pacific Cycles to sell those in Europe, something they were barred from, possibly at...
12-06-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By Winfried

Turns out you do have to hit the right hand cone...

Turns out you do have to hit the right hand cone a bit harder with the TL-S701. I could successfully replace the RHS "Ball Retainer P (3/16" x 13) " (part 18).

Likewise, when putting the cone back...
11-30-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the feedback. I'll order a meter from...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll order a meter from X-tools.

Dropped by a bike co-op to rebuild the wheel using the DT Swiss rim, and successfully moved the spokes + hub onto the new rim,. The wheel...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By Winfried

I've come accross this modified Brompton bag...

I've come accross this modified Brompton bag frame.

If someone's done it, what material do you recommend to hold a 20-30 liter bag, and how did you secure it to the native base on the frame? Would...
11-28-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,676
Posted By Winfried

Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 286,974
Posted By Winfried

FYI, someone else drilled the head tube on the...

FYI, someone else drilled the head tube on the limited edition titanium Birdy and add the Brompton luggage block:

(courtesy of Google Translate)
"I actually dismounted the fork (very simple on...
11-28-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,676
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the infos. Since the bike is new,...

Thanks for the infos.

Since the bike is new, I assume there's no air in the system yet, and it might just need a bit of tightening at the lever, or possibly adjusting the caliper

Do both HS11...
11-25-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Before I shell out more money for a TM-1 from...

Before I shell out more money for a TM-1 from Park Tool (https://www.parktool.com/product/spoke-tension-meter-tm-1) or even this one from X-Tools (https://www.bike24.com/p2274099.html), has someone...
11-25-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,676
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the tips !

Thanks for the tips !
11-25-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the tip. Cheap, too. ...

Thanks for the tip.

Cheap, too.

https://www.bike24.com/p2315013.html
11-25-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,676
Posted By Winfried

Hello, I have a couple of questions about...

Hello,

I have a couple of questions about Magura rim brakes:

Can you identify those in the pictures? Are they HS11?
Although the bike is new, the brake levers are a bit soft, ie. you really...
11-21-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Thanks. No wonder wheel building is such a...

Thanks.

No wonder wheel building is such a PITA :foo:
11-21-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the tip. I loaded Spocalc in...

Thanks for the tip.

I loaded Spocalc in LibreOffice Calc, allowed macros, but the ERD doesn't change while I change settings. Does the macro not run in Calc, or should I run it somehow?
...
11-20-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

https://www.zweiradnetz.de/laufrad/felgen/26-zoll-...

https://www.zweiradnetz.de/laufrad/felgen/26-zoll-19-559-sdr-sport-disc-felge-32-loch-kaufen

Thanks, but this is the 26" version while I need a 28".

Mine broke after over five years, so it's...
11-20-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Winfried

Finding an alternative rim?

Hello,

The 28", 32 hole rim* on my city bike broke, but it seems only available to the public in 36 holes. The wheel uses 37-622 tires.

I'd like to buy an exact replacement and reuse the...
11-17-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Winfried

Question How reliable is Bushnell's Velocity Speed Gun?

Hello,

It seems like a lot of drivers in our town break the 30kph speed limit.

Before meeting with the mayor, we need to gather data.

Is Bushnell's Velocity Speed Gun...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-14-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,729
Posted By Winfried

In the mean time, there's still no "Brompton...

In the mean time, there's still no "Brompton killer" in Europe/North America, ie. a bike that passed certifications, folds like the Brompton, and provides a better transmission + brakes.

… or...
11-10-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Winfried

Question Why are add-on handbikes for wheelchairs so expensive?

Hello,

I know nothing about wheelchairs and so-called "electric handbikes", ie. electric third wheels that attach to wheelchairs.

A bit of googling shows that manufacturers include Batec,...
10-30-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Winfried

Good to know. In my case, it's fine since I ride...

Good to know. In my case, it's fine since I ride in the city, and only need lights to be seen.



👍
10-27-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Winfried

Since the question is very close… Do all Cat...

Since the question is very close…

Do all Cat Eye lights use the same bracket, or at least the Omni lights (https://www.cateye.com/intl/products/safety_lights/)?

I'm going to order an Omni 3 set...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-27-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,729
Posted By Winfried

If they can't even run a website… "This site...

If they can't even run a website…

"This site can’t be reachedThe webpage at https://unitedbike.com/content/trifold-3s-9 might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-24-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,930
Posted By Winfried

If no one's done it and people shell out big...

If no one's done it and people shell out big buck$ for tailor-made forks from Kinetics, Eerder Metaal, et al., I guess it's either not doable or unsafe with the original fork.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-24-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,930
Posted By Winfried

I notice there are 74mm disk hubs...

I notice there are 74mm disk hubs (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33004202246.html), and adapters...
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