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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By 2_i

Thanks, very neat! :thumb: My packing (Dahon/Bike...

Thanks, very neat! :thumb: My packing (Dahon/Bike Friday) on many occasions has been far more of a mess :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By 2_i

Rim wall thickness should not go down below...

Rim wall thickness should not go down below 0.5mm. Some people recommend taking the rims off already at 0.7mm. The most convenient way to measure the thickness is with dental calipers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 181,141
Posted By 2_i

I see that the kickstand at front wheel comes...

I see that the kickstand at front wheel comes standard for Lift. Does it work well? The effective stem length is pretty unusual too. Since you ride the bike it must function adequately though.
03-17-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By 2_i

An alu rim may still employ steel elements. A...

An alu rim may still employ steel elements. A steel insert is e.g. used where the band forming the rim closes on itself. Besides spokes, eyelets for the spokes will be out of steel. Alu is soft and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By 2_i

Titanium Stays for Brompton Rack

Aluminum stays in Brompton rear rack/carrier had been a problem for me (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1156219-strengthening-folder-s-rack.html) and other...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By 2_i

Is your hub BSR or BWR? Depending on the case, a...

Is your hub BSR or BWR? Depending on the case, a 5-speed hub would either increase the gear range or decrease gear spacing, both being an advantage. However, if you find current gears adequate, you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By 2_i

I have 3 cogs on my BWR and mounting required...

I have 3 cogs on my BWR and mounting required only either original Brompton parts or parts common for all bikes. You do not need the expensive Ti Parts kit and, if you need a kit at all, you can get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By 2_i

If you already have BWR and put 3 cogs on you get...

If you already have BWR and put 3 cogs on you get 9 speeds, not much different from 10, and the upgrade cost is minimal unlike with the 5-speed hub.
03-09-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By 2_i

Of course you do what you feel that you need to...

Of course you do what you feel that you need to do. However, relative to what you can encounter in winter, short flat patches characteristic for temperatures going up and down late and at at times...
03-09-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By 2_i

I use studded/aggressive tread only on rutted...

I use studded/aggressive tread only on rutted ice/heavy snow. Otherwise I ride on non-studded Continental Winter tires that take me without hiccups between seasons with swinging temperatures below...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By 2_i

Thanks for the info. If you do not mind, once...

Thanks for the info. If you do not mind, once opportunity arises please post a photo of the bike outside and inside of the suitcase and suitcase details.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By 2_i

I work at an enterprise of which primary purpose...

I work at an enterprise of which primary purpose of existence is to push boundaries. The success relies on collaboration of people bringing in different skills, obviously including those bringing in...
03-07-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By 2_i

Trailer with electric motors?! What is this world...

Trailer with electric motors?! What is this world coming to :lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,940
Posted By 2_i

Congratulations! I hope you have fun....

Congratulations! I hope you have fun. Incidentally techniques for riding on a sandy surface are quite similar to that for riding on powdery snow :D.

My packing and unpacking of NWT takes even...
03-05-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By 2_i

When I visited the best local store in the US,...

When I visited the best local store in the US, looking for better lighting than at a supermarket, at the time of bottle dynamos and of incandescent bulbs, they were willing to give me all their...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,307
Posted By 2_i

Thanks for the post. I was hesitating about...

Thanks for the post. I was hesitating about placing some order with them and will now pull back.
03-03-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By 2_i

When you ski downhill and get off a lift at top...

When you ski downhill and get off a lift at top station, -30C (or close to it) is not that uncommon and in addition it might blow so that your head is about to fly off and maybe that head is not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2_i

Indeed looks like a good touring option. On the...

Indeed looks like a good touring option. On the personal side, I find it interesting that, out of the multitude of suitcases in the market, their suitcase update for their trailer system ended up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By 2_i

My commute takes me over a rail overpass. The...

My commute takes me over a rail overpass. The tracks are active, with a train there in one or other direction once every few h. During warmer times of the year, from the overpass I can see, with some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

I recently put 50/32/20 rings on Brompton, in...

I recently put 50/32/20 rings on Brompton, in place of the 50 ring, without a change in chain. The primitive Brompton derailleur absorbed the extra 30T in slack without problems. The bike folds and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

On the Radical Design + dealer sites you can now...

On the Radical Design + dealer sites you can now get real dimensions, that finally agree with my past measurements, and they come up to 31+25+14=70 inches >> 62 and I do not think that I will be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

Wow! My current stay solution is described here...

Wow! My current stay solution is described here (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1156219-strengthening-folder-s-rack.html). It is OK, but could be better, hence my poking around.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

Thanks. My problem is that I need to move the...

Thanks. My problem is that I need to move the location of the roller wheels and the H&H has no place where I could drill. Also the top of the original Brompton rack seems strong enough, maybe even...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

I presume your rack is the one by H&H Design...

I presume your rack is the one by H&H Design (https://dinokiddo.me/shop/hh/titanium-rear-regular-size-rear-rack-for-brompton-folding-bike/). It is indeed structurally sound unlike most of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 381,666
Posted By 2_i

My lock with its bag weigh close to 2kg, so I am...

My lock with its bag weigh close to 2kg, so I am actually not that far away.

I had an early version of Chubby 4, before they started making different versions for different bikes. I paid under...
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