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07-13-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By rhenning

I see the originals on EBAY but will cost as much...

I see the originals on EBAY but will cost as much or more than a used one. This is my Huffy one made from a $50 frame and about $150 worth of parts and a few hours of time. Aluminum rims with a BMX...
07-12-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By rhenning

You might want to ask this and look in the...

You might want to ask this and look in the Folders section as Mini Velos are discussed often there. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 659,908
Posted By rhenning

You might look into Bike Friday. They are custom...

You might look into Bike Friday. They are custom built to you needs and size. They have an 800 number you can call. Roger
07-09-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By rhenning

CL would be a place to look for trailers. I doubt...

CL would be a place to look for trailers. I doubt you could pull a camper trailer but maybe it is possible. You could also build your own trailer. A picture of 2 that I did. Roger
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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By rhenning

You might want to contact Bike Friday as they...

You might want to contact Bike Friday as they made many of their own racks for their bikes. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

The only way to get them right is to buy the...

The only way to get them right is to buy the right size. At least you do not have a lot of money tied up in them. Roger
07-07-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By rhenning

I would say it is normal. Automobile disc brakes...

I would say it is normal. Automobile disc brakes do the same thing. Roger
07-04-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By rhenning

There are 622 vendors currently selling this on...

There are 622 vendors currently selling this on EBAY. Roger
07-04-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 866
Posted By rhenning

Doesn't appear to be a gal to me. Roger

Doesn't appear to be a gal to me. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By rhenning

When you get in 10 posts post a picture. Roger

When you get in 10 posts post a picture. Roger
07-01-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By rhenning

As Kirby999 said just add a front brake. The...

As Kirby999 said just add a front brake. The coaster should easily lock the rear wheel and at that point you are using the maximum braking possible. Roger.
06-28-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By rhenning

Mark then take her out to try bikes and ride...

Mark then take her out to try bikes and ride them. I can almost promise if you pick one she will not like or ride it. Roger
06-27-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By rhenning

Can you even get the rail? Years ago I took the...

Can you even get the rail? Years ago I took the rail out of a B17 for some reason and it was a bear of a job to get it back into the saddle. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

Since I dug the bike out I added front brakes to...

Since I dug the bike out I added front brakes to it. It took a couple of hours to do. The brakes are Schwinn approved side pulls used on Varsity bikes from about 1966 to the end of the 1970s. I am...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

Does your bike look like this one which is my...

Does your bike look like this one which is my single speed Stowaway. If so adding a brake would be simple. Roger
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06-27-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By rhenning

You need the ones (axle, cones, nuts washers etc)...

You need the ones (axle, cones, nuts washers etc) designed for that hub for it work right and last. No quick fix. Roger
06-27-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By rhenning

My only comment would be I would never buy a bike...

My only comment would be I would never buy a bike or or like it without riding it first. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

My advice is to go to a bike shop and ask their...

My advice is to go to a bike shop and ask their advice. They would be good people to know if you need other things for your bike. Do not just order a brake. They may have used parts that will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

Never seen one of them without a front brake and...

Never seen one of them without a front brake and assumed you had one. Previous owner must have taken it off. Yes get a front caliper brake and you do not need expensive one. Make sure the reach...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By rhenning

What is on the bike is about as simple and good...

What is on the bike is about as simple and good as you can get for that bike. Maybe replace the brake pads with new or Koolstop pads and adjust the brakes by the book/manual and you will be good to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By rhenning

Read the size of the tire printed on the tire and...

Read the size of the tire printed on the tire and replace with the same size. An example might be 20 x 1.75 or 16 x 2.125. First number is overall tire size and second is tire with. Roger
06-22-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By rhenning

Not funny. Roger

Not funny. Roger
06-21-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By rhenning

What does recs mean. Records, recommendations,...

What does recs mean. Records, recommendations, recycled and so on. Roher
06-20-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By rhenning

It means not to exceed 70 pounds total Roger

It means not to exceed 70 pounds total Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By rhenning

What is a backet? Roger

What is a backet? Roger
06-14-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22,893
Views: 2,570,338
Posted By rhenning

That bike has "death trap" written all over it. ...

That bike has "death trap" written all over it. Roger
06-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By rhenning

The SL 1 was made after 2010 to about 2018. Not...

The SL 1 was made after 2010 to about 2018. Not an old bike or very expensive bike. Roger
06-11-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By rhenning

If you see some labeled Hunt Wilde they would be...

If you see some labeled Hunt Wilde they would be good ones. Roger
06-11-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By rhenning

I would need the bike in my bike stand to give an...

I would need the bike in my bike stand to give an answer. My wife has a Cranbrook and I have an older Good Vibrations Huffy for what it is worth. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By rhenning

You lower/raise the stem on the top quick release...

You lower/raise the stem on the top quick release as you indicated. Not knowing your bike the maker made have made it so you can't pull it out by mistake and crash. I would call them and ask if it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By rhenning

I think you need pictures if you want good help. ...

I think you need pictures if you want good help. On some of my Dahons for example there is no adjustment. Roger
06-10-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By rhenning

Maybe only the 23 tooth but not both or she will...

Maybe only the 23 tooth but not both or she will have a top speed way to slow. What I suspect is if she actually rides the bike she will soon want the 19 tooth back on the bike. Roger
06-10-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By rhenning

I suspect the Schwinn would get stolen quicker...

I suspect the Schwinn would get stolen quicker than a Fuji. Schwinn cruisers are fun to ride but are heavy, not very fast see first part of this and not first choice of ride unless I am going to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By rhenning

Just for information I own your bikes grandfather...

Just for information I own your bikes grandfather Pocket Rocket number 2 which I bought from Bike Fridays traded in bike program in I think 1995. I hope you keep yours as long as I have. Roger
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06-04-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By rhenning

You better be short or build it like a Sting Ray...

You better be short or build it like a Sting Ray or use it for display or you will never be able to ride it. Good luck with what you decide to do. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By rhenning

Is the shim slotted so it can compress or one...

Is the shim slotted so it can compress or one piece so it will not compress? Roger
06-03-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By rhenning

They built a similar cruiser style frame for the...

They built a similar cruiser style frame for the Kids bikes and for Sting Rays. I suspect the bike you are seeing is a custom made bike. I do not remember factory ones being built. Roger
06-01-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By rhenning

Sounds about right. I am less weight and 6' 0"...

Sounds about right. I am less weight and 6' 0" and ride a 58 CM bike most of the time but 56 CM is okay but a bit cramped for and aft. my advice is to ALWAYS RIDE A BIKE BEFORE BUYING. Would you buy...
05-31-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By rhenning

Most likely it will not index correctly. There...

Most likely it will not index correctly. There are many index compatible Sun Tour derailleurs on E-Bay. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By rhenning

Post a picture when you get 10 posts. Guess is...

Post a picture when you get 10 posts. Guess is there might be a spacer missing or it is the wrong size seat post. Without picture who knows. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By rhenning

Can you use EBAY? Very common there. Roger

Can you use EBAY? Very common there. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By rhenning

Call Bike Friday, they will be very helpful and...

Call Bike Friday, they will be very helpful and answer correctly all your questions. They have an 800 number and if you need parts they will have them for you. Roger
05-26-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By rhenning

When you have 10 posts post a picture of the...

When you have 10 posts post a picture of the pedals. Roger
05-26-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By rhenning

I use either Park Tool, Phil Woods or some green...

I use either Park Tool, Phil Woods or some green marine grease. All work equally well. Not sure what exactly you mean by disappeared. Maybe you just need to be more liberal with amount you are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By rhenning

I think this is funny but a couple of years ago I...

I think this is funny but a couple of years ago I need a chain guard for on of my folders that had a broken plastic chain guard. I actually made a chain guard out of a 54 tooth chain ring that I...
05-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,911
Posted By rhenning

I see this all the and think I posted this before...

I see this all the and think I posted this before but this is the head badges on my PDG 2. It very clearly says it was made in CHINA not JAPAN. Roger
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05-20-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By rhenning

Treat it like you would a Brooks B17 with Brooks...

Treat it like you would a Brooks B17 with Brooks Proofhide. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,097
Posted By rhenning

I think what he is trying to say is the handle...

I think what he is trying to say is the handle bars, fork, front of the bike all pivot forward on the frame hinge when braking. Not sure the reasons why. Maybe he is standing up or??? Roger
05-16-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,287
Posted By rhenning

Not worth the time invested doing it on a...

Not worth the time invested doing it on a bicycle. Mostly because the weight of bike tires and tubes is significantly less than auto or truck tires. Roger
05-16-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22,893
Views: 2,570,338
Posted By rhenning

Gster are you the ad manager/salesman for Kijiji....

Gster are you the ad manager/salesman for Kijiji. Roger
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