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Forum: BMX
04-16-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By marioval

FST/FSX was lower tier of the Haro Freestyler's....

FST/FSX was lower tier of the Haro Freestyler's. The Sport was better. The Master was the best. If it's in good condition I would say you could realistically list it for about 500 to 600 dollars.
Forum: BMX
10-30-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By marioval

So what did you end up getting?

So what did you end up getting?
Forum: BMX
10-02-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By marioval

I'm also 43 and just got back into riding BMX...

I'm also 43 and just got back into riding BMX after about 30 years. I test rode a few new bikes and just didn't like the way they felt. When I rode standing up the top tube was down by my ankles. it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By marioval

Check out craigslist for used Montague's. They...

Check out craigslist for used Montague's. They come up all the time where I live, usually for around $300.
Forum: BMX
08-23-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By marioval

Yeah weight wasn't even something I was...

Yeah weight wasn't even something I was considering but the RL is insanely lighter than the Zippo was.
Forum: BMX
08-22-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By marioval

The 1999 haro zippo had to go. As much as I liked...

The 1999 haro zippo had to go. As much as I liked it, the 20" top tube and frame geometry made for an uncomfortable ride. So out with the old and in with the older. I just picked up a true old school...
Forum: BMX
08-20-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By marioval

Only took it for a quick spin. Feels pretty good....

Only took it for a quick spin. Feels pretty good. it's been a while since i've ridden a BMX so it will take some getting used to..... I ripped all the brake cables off since they were all pretty...
Forum: BMX
08-18-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By marioval

I ended up getting a 1999 Zippo. ...

I ended up getting a 1999 Zippo.
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Forum: BMX
08-14-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By marioval

Haro Zippo or Redline Two Five?

I'm getting a used BMX just to kick around , nothing crazy. A little flatland here, a little street there. I found 2 on the LetGo app in my price range that I like. One is a 1998 Haro Zippo, the...
Forum: BMX
08-09-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,778
Posted By marioval

Franko Grind edition? Pretty rare if I recall...

Franko Grind edition? Pretty rare if I recall correctly but not particularly valuable. There coincidentally happens to be a similar one listed...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

My cat says its pronounced meow.

My cat says its pronounced meow.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

Some new pics. Why not. ...

Some new pics. Why not.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x360/20180611_062619_dbe8b8a3662f6969d1b0db9b955535f68efbce1c.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By marioval

Correct. that thread has the info. I got it from...

Correct. that thread has the info. I got it from flatbike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By marioval

I did a bunch of the Blue Trails at the...

I did a bunch of the Blue Trails at the SingleTracks Of Rockland in Madison CT this past weekend on my ChangeBike 612. Handled it no problem. I ride it down stairs, up and over cement blocks, and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By marioval

The D24 is a road bike so I would say no. You can...

The D24 is a road bike so I would say no. You can get a Montague Paratrooper Express for about the same price though which is made for more rugged style riding. The components are low end but still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-16-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By marioval

Can you buy a Bazooka folding beach cruiser?

Their main site says no products available to purchase. I found a Kickstarter page that links to Indiegogo and there it says "get this perk", it doesn't say "buy" or "purchase". Is this one of those...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By marioval

Wife actually really likes the Citizen Barcelona...

Wife actually really likes the Citizen Barcelona which doesn't have a fork and isn't under $300 :)
BARCELONA Citizen Bike 20" 3-speed Folding Cruiser with Alloy Frame...
Forum: Northeast
04-17-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By marioval

Gay City White Trail for a beginner?

Hi all. I'm new to mountain biking and looking for good beginner trails. Has anyone ridden the white trail at Gay City and care to share any insight, thoughts, or opinions? Thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,678
Posted By marioval

If it matters to you the Vilano only weighs...

If it matters to you the Vilano only weighs 21.5lbs. The Critical weighs 26lbs. At least according to the descriptions on amazon.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By marioval

At this point we are still deciding between the...

At this point we are still deciding between the Downtube 8s with the fork and rear rack and the Nova with no fork or rack. The price is right on both so it will come down to what the wife's gut tells...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By marioval

Just a heads up on postimg.org

If you use postimg.org to add images to posts here on this site (like I do) be advised that they moved to postimg.cc so none of your images will show anymore. You have to go into your post/thread and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By marioval

That Downtube 8S might be exactly what i'm...

That Downtube 8S might be exactly what i'm looking for. Thanks linberl and everyone else for the assistance.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,617
Posted By marioval

20" wheel folder with front suspension around $300

Hi all. Looking for something for my wife to ride around town. She likes the small wheel folders but also wants a front suspension for a smoother ride on bumps. She doesn't want to spend more than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

Some more pics taken from today's ride. ...

Some more pics taken from today's ride.
https://s19.postimg.cc/u7j9r9tkz/20180409_160936.jpg
https://s19.postimg.cc/a05tyz3tf/20180409_170231_1523313010504.png...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

Yes it comes with 2.1" wide tires. I don't know...

Yes it comes with 2.1" wide tires. I don't know the max width tires the wheels will accept? The wheels are Mavic Crossride.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

So I've had it four about 2 weeks now and I've...

So I've had it four about 2 weeks now and I've gone for about 5 or 6 rides. I'll ride it more if this ridiculous winter ever decides to go away this year. I've taken it on some trails and did some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By marioval

You can also keep your eyes peeled for an old...

You can also keep your eyes peeled for an old Fuji Folder. They pop up a lot on Craigslist. I just sold mine for $150 in perfect condition with many upgrades. You can usually find them for under $100.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By marioval

I actually just got a ChangeBike from...

I actually just got a ChangeBike from flatbike.com. I got the 612 model with the large frame which is a 19". There is a larger 21" too. By the time the front wheel is off, the pedals are off, and the...
Forum: Northeast
03-30-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By marioval

Sessions Woods in Burlington, CT?

Hi there. Total noob to the mountain bike world. I'm looking for a beginner friendly mountain bike trail that won't kill me. I'm going to be in the Burlington CT area this weekend and found "Sessions...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

With free shipping too..... I already made 2...

With free shipping too..... I already made 2 mistakes. You live you learn. It came with a piece of plastic on the downtube just below the Change decal. I thought this was part of the shipping so I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-27-18, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,415
Posted By marioval

I just got a ChangeBike

Just had my ChangeBike 612 delivered from flatbike. Simply amazing! This thing is so light and nimble and fast. Does not feel like I'm riding a folding bike at all. I upgraded to the mtb pedals and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By marioval

Fuji Folder - Convert front wheel to QR

Hi all. I'm looking on Amazon for a cheap QR skewers for the front wheel on my Fuji Folder. I see lots of types and sizes and i'm not really sure what this bike will accept. I still run the stock...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By marioval

This...

This (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000X65O84/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) front fender works great for me. I have 26inch wheels on my folder, not sure how it will do on smaller...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,850
Posted By marioval

I still have my Fuji Marlboro. I love it and ride...

I still have my Fuji Marlboro. I love it and ride it all the time. I think I read somewhere that the Fuji Marlboro was actually designed by Montague which is why it looks a lot like that Schwinn...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

Thanks for the info..... I just watched that...

Thanks for the info..... I just watched that Mills Peak Trail video. Looks like an awesome place to ride.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-17, 05:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

My main concern is the frame design itself. I'm...

My main concern is the frame design itself. I'm no structural engineer but the paratrooper doesn't technically have a down tube. It sort of does but instead of going from the crank to the headtube...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-17, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

gdlerner and BruceMetras, do you happen to have...

gdlerner and BruceMetras, do you happen to have any video of you riding the bike on rough trails?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

I saw that video. I didn't think the guy at the...

I saw that video. I didn't think the guy at the end of the video gave the bike a proper whoopin but that's still promising to see.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-17, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

How about the Change Bike? Says it's EN14766...

How about the Change Bike? Says it's EN14766 certified which is apparently some sort of European frame strength rating.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

I'm not looking to go to crazy, though I do hope...

I'm not looking to go to crazy, though I do hope to qualify for next years Hell Track :) ...I'm just looking for something I can take out on some trails with lots of bumps and small jumps. maybe...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

Are you referring to the old BiFrame? I don't...

Are you referring to the old BiFrame? I don't want one of those. I already ride an old bike. I'm looking for something new. I would love a Change Bike but its not in my budget.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,298
Posted By marioval

Can a Montague Paratrooper take a beating?

I thought Youtube would be full of videos of people beating the snot out of their Paratroopers but all I can find is reviews, unboxings, and casual strollers on calm trails. Can anyone provide a link...
Forum: BMX
05-12-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,999
Posted By marioval

The Fireman Texas Twenty Nine Cruiser Texas...

The Fireman Texas Twenty Nine Cruiser

Texas Twentynine (29?) Complete ? FIREMANS BIKES (http://firemansbikes.com/wp/texas-twentynine-29-complete/)
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-17, 06:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,276
Posted By marioval

I have the perfect solution for your 4 block...

I have the perfect solution for your 4 block commute

http://southernbellasways.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/heelys3.jpg

Its all in good fun :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,253
Posted By marioval

Am I missing something? How is the Vilano Midtown...

Am I missing something? How is the Vilano Midtown a clone of the Raleigh Twenty?

http://www.rhizomes.squat.net/PICT9774%20smaller.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,253
Posted By marioval

Hey procon and tman1965. If you're still around...

Hey procon and tman1965. If you're still around on this forum, care to offer any info now that you have had this bike for a few years. I'm thinking about getting the wife one of there.
Forum: Commuting
03-29-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 75,764
Posted By marioval

1997 ish Fuji Marlboro Folder. 4130 CroMo steel!...

1997 ish Fuji Marlboro Folder. 4130 CroMo steel! Since this photo i've upgraded the Canti brakes to side pulls and new grips. Saddle and folding pedals are new too but otherwise still mostly stock....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By marioval

I too ride a cheapo folding bike that I don't...

I too ride a cheapo folding bike that I don't like throwing too much money at. I have these inexpensive pedals...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By marioval

If you haven't considered that getting a new seat...

If you haven't considered that getting a new seat is a viable solution for your sore butt dilemma then yes there are full size folding bikes. Montague and Tern have 26" and even 27.5" wheel folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By marioval

if anyone is curious I found these on ebay that...

if anyone is curious I found these on ebay that worked perect for the headset.

Link...
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