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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have not done this but you may need to change...

I have not done this but you may need to change cable lengths. I changed an M to H and had to get new cables. I have heard that you won't need to do this online but cables are fussy when it comes to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Schwinnsta

You may get a lot hits but they appear to from...

You may get a lot hits but they appear to
from people who swap their stock bars out. I doubt they were sold that way, originally.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Schwinnsta

Really, what models and when?

Really, what models and when?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By Schwinnsta

But look how much smaller the wheels of the Dahon...

But look how much smaller the wheels of the Dahon appear.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Schwinnsta

On older folding bikes the stem assembly usually...

On older folding bikes the stem assembly usually is held in with an expanding wedge like most older bikes were. You may have to take it out and do some disassembly to get it out. If you only want to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 261,102
Posted By Schwinnsta

Agreed, thanks. My Swift is set up a lot like...

Agreed, thanks. My Swift is set up a lot like yours.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Schwinnsta

Changebike does. Google

Changebike does. Google
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 261,102
Posted By Schwinnsta

What kickstand?

What kickstand?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By Schwinnsta

I did this on my Brompton.

I did this on my Brompton.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Schwinnsta

Yes. I have had for a long time. I think it might...

Yes. I have had for a long time. I think it might have been off a Campi, but I am not sure. I made one for a different bike too. As I recall, the teeth snap off and leave a little that must be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Schwinnsta

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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-30-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

Where did you get your seatpost?

Where did you get your seatpost?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

I plan to change to trigger shift just to have...

I plan to change to trigger shift just to have cushier foam grips. I also plan to change out the Kwest tires for Big Apples.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

Here's mine ...

Here's mine
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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

Not those specifically but others. Fold won't be...

Not those specifically but others. Fold won't be an issue with the Swift. I am also planning to get a shorter stem.
04-06-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Schwinnsta

Wahoo question.

Can the Wahoo speed and cadence sensor be used with the smart phone app without having the wahoo computer?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,568
Posted By Schwinnsta

Can the Wahoo speed and cadence sensor be used...

Can the Wahoo speed and cadence sensor be used with the smart phone app without having the wahoo computer?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Schwinnsta

Air less tires are not going to be comfortable.

Air less tires are not going to be comfortable.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Schwinnsta

The model is H3R. The price is dependent on age...

The model is H3R. The price is dependent on age and condition which is hard to see by just a picture though it appears to be in good condition. If so I would say it is a good value if it is what you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Schwinnsta

It sounds like your analysis is correct. Too much...

It sounds like your analysis is correct. Too much weight on your hands. There are devices like this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-29-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,460
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have not owned one, but NWT always gets great...

I have not owned one, but NWT always gets great reviews.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Schwinnsta

2_i, what kickstand? thanks.

2_i, what kickstand? thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have had both and am going from impressions and...

I have had both and am going from impressions and experience. The marathon was heavy, stiff, and slower. Granted it was puncture resistant. I liked the racer. It seemed a better balance between...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Schwinnsta

Maybe I will try a soft case but not for the...

Maybe I will try a soft case but not for the reasons you give. The hard case takes up a lot of space. Which soft case do you have?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have been using the B&W for years. I have 3...

I have been using the B&W for years. I have 3 inch easy wheels on the front the rack on an H Brompton. The only problem I had is with the locks, once, when the case camecout at my destination, one...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Schwinnsta

If you want to take it as carry on you just take...

If you want to take it as carry on you just take it through unbagged. TSA does not care. You need a bag or covering when you get to the gate. You can take it in on larger jets and store it in the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have the B&W hard case...

I have the B&W hard case...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-29-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,416
Posted By Schwinnsta

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-29-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,416
Posted By Schwinnsta

You likely right. I did not see how close the...

You likely right. I did not see how close the chain stays are.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,416
Posted By Schwinnsta

I think you guys are being overly picky. Yes the...

I think you guys are being overly picky. Yes the bike is expensive, but they are built by Bilenski (sp) or in his shop, one at time. So for a hand made titanium bike, by a well known maker, you're...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-27-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 659,908
Posted By Schwinnsta

There is a another thread here with owner's...

There is a another thread here with owner's reviews.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Schwinnsta

There is Primo Comet. It is like Kojak. I have...

There is Primo Comet. It is like Kojak. I have one extra, unused with Kevlar belt. I would sell it. PM me if interested. There are many others.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

I am seeking a recommendation on a rear rack for...

I am seeking a recommendation on a rear rack for a Xootr Swift. It must allow allow fold so it would need round tubes to secure at seat stays. It needs to have tube rails that extend further back...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,004
Posted By Schwinnsta

Those connect to the handlebar not the frame...

Those connect to the handlebar not the frame block and will effect the steering.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

Will the Tern Cargo rack mount on Xootr and still...

Will the Tern Cargo rack mount on Xootr and still allow for folding. If this answered, I did not see it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Schwinnsta

Raleigh bolts are Whitworth...

Raleigh bolts are Whitworth (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Standard_Whitworth) sizing.
12-24-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,819
Posted By Schwinnsta

You might want to add Oragami Firefly...

You might want to add Oragami Firefly (https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-50831653/trump-impeachment-inquiry-sung-by-a-christmas-choir). It is similar to Furo but a mid drive, which is big...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Schwinnsta

I liked the suggestion to take it out of the...

I liked the suggestion to take it out of the frame and spin it. That way you can tell if it is from the hub. Was the mechanic you brought it too, at the the shop where you purchased the bike? The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Schwinnsta

Is the noise only when you turn the crank? Is...

Is the noise only when you turn the crank?
Is the noise there when the wheel turns with out the crank moving?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 37,995
Posted By Schwinnsta

Right off, hard to say. I like that it can carry...

Right off, hard to say. I like that it can carry so much. I like the way it rides compared to Dahon. I do almost all my riding in the city on city streets. If I were in the country, that might be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 37,995
Posted By Schwinnsta

I would agree with most of what you said but not...

I would agree with most of what you said but not that they are luxury fashion brand. There are improvements that could be made. I have had many bikes and folders but Brompton does more things better....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Schwinnsta

Could well be. The offset stem arrangement is...

Could well be. The offset stem arrangement is also very curious.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Schwinnsta

Other than acting as a brace for the long seat...

Other than acting as a brace for the long seat tube the top cables do not take much of a load. The lower ones do. All cables are tension cables :0. Maybe the upper ones help folding and unfolding.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Schwinnsta

If you can get by with the two speed, it is nice...

If you can get by with the two speed, it is nice way to go. The Sturmey Archer hub adds weight and complication. I still would recommend it if you need it. It makes changing a flat more complicated....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-15-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

I can understand the fender but why the rack?

I can understand the fender but why the rack?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-15-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

Bump..would someone address the above question.

Bump..would someone address the above question.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 733,878
Posted By Schwinnsta

With long horizontal drop outs, how do get the...

With long horizontal drop outs, how do get the rear wheel off if you have full fenders?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Schwinnsta

30 mm threaded length.

30 mm threaded length.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Schwinnsta

Wow. Is that for stainless steel bolt?

Wow. Is that for stainless steel bolt?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By Schwinnsta

I think Kipp makes very high quality in large...

I think Kipp makes very high quality in large variety including with a stainless steel bolt. You want the 6 mm 30 mm long if you go with theirs. Getting stainless bolt adds to the cost but they are...
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