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06-16-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By rhenning

The chainring must match the rear sprockets you...

The chainring must match the rear sprockets you use so if you use 10 then a 10 speed chain and the same is true if you use 11. You need a narrow chain ring. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rhenning

My first Classic had a broken knob and I made a...

My first Classic had a broken knob and I made a new ball part on my mini lathe and am still using it. You may have to make something for yours. No I do not want to start production of these parts. ...
06-12-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rhenning

Old English bikes used British Whitworth threads...

Old English bikes used British Whitworth threads which is a completely different system. Roger
06-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By rhenning

WD40 with WD meaning water displacement. Maybe...

WD40 with WD meaning water displacement. Maybe the most argued about lubricant there is. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By rhenning

It was made about 2002/3 so the only way you will...

It was made about 2002/3 so the only way you will find one will be used and not many were made. Keep searching but I suspect you will be looking a long time for one. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By rhenning

My comment would be you bought a BF designed as a...

My comment would be you bought a BF designed as a touring bike you should get dropped at group rides. You should of bought a Pocket Rocket or Pocket Rocket Pro if you wanted to go fast. I ridden...
06-05-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By rhenning

My first thing would be to call BF and ask them...

My first thing would be to call BF and ask them what they do to solve this. DP brakes fit right on my 1994 Pocket Rocket when I up graded. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,306
Posted By rhenning

Call Bike Friday at their 800 number and ask them...

Call Bike Friday at their 800 number and ask them to walk you through your problem. They are very good at helping with their bikes. I am not sure from your description what exactly is wrong. Roger
06-04-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By rhenning

There are spoke length programs on the net that...

There are spoke length programs on the net that you put in the answers to all of their questions they will give you the answer you want. What you gave here is not enough to help. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By rhenning

The correct thing for you to do is to bring your...

The correct thing for you to do is to bring your bike to a shop that will or can build wheels for you. They will know what you need and either make it or order the correct wheels for you. Not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By rhenning

They are not that good of wheels from the...

They are not that good of wheels from the factory. If they have been repaired many times I would suggest you find a wheel builder and have them duplicate new wheels for you out of quality...
05-31-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By rhenning

The easy way is to get 10 posts and then post a...

The easy way is to get 10 posts and then post a picture of the bike. Actually that is almost the only way. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,639
Posted By rhenning

I think you need to be communicating with Thor so...

I think you need to be communicating with Thor so you get the correct answers. The rest of us are just guessing. Roger
05-23-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By rhenning

Not sure what you mean by frame grommets? Roger

Not sure what you mean by frame grommets? Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By rhenning

You can post pictures after you have 10 posts so...

You can post pictures after you have 10 posts so a couple more and you can show the pictures to us. It says you have 9 posts now. Roger
05-13-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By rhenning

434ereeneyes why are quoting something I said 2...

434ereeneyes why are quoting something I said 2 years ago. For your Looks the standard black or red ARC cleats will work with the pedals you have. Those are not delta cleats but the standard ARC...
05-13-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By rhenning

It can be done but will be expensive as you need...

It can be done but will be expensive as you need to replace the full drive train. 7 speed is wider so new rear wheel or hub, 6/7 speed index derailleur, 6/7 speed index free wheel and 6/7 speed...
05-11-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,181
Posted By rhenning

You do realize this is about a 5 year old thread....

You do realize this is about a 5 year old thread. Roger
05-09-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By rhenning

The easiest is an Electra dealer. Second would be...

The easiest is an Electra dealer. Second would be a cruiser shop and if you are going to do this yourself take the old wheel into a shop and hope you get what you want. Roger
05-02-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By rhenning

The rear axle is to long and skewer is tightening...

The rear axle is to long and skewer is tightening against that instead of the frame. It is a problem when you used more modern wheels designed for a thicker dropout on a thin dropouts frame like that...
05-01-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By rhenning

KMC 7/8 speed chain will work well and last a...

KMC 7/8 speed chain will work well and last a long time. It may or may not have to be shortened. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,219
Posted By rhenning

I would also recommend a Boardwalk. I have 2 I...

I would also recommend a Boardwalk. I have 2 I bought used. One for $65 and one for $0. I did go though them and of course have more money in them now. Roger
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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,683
Posted By rhenning

Bikebikebike you do realize this thread has been...

Bikebikebike you do realize this thread has been dead for almost 5 years? Roger
04-16-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By rhenning

I hope you meant Roads not Toads. Roger

I hope you meant Roads not Toads. Roger
04-13-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By rhenning

You might try contacting Waterford. They seem to...

You might try contacting Waterford. They seem to be able to find most things Paramount. Roger
04-13-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By rhenning

You might try contacting Waterford. They seem to...

You might try contacting Waterford. They seem to be able to find most Paramount things. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By rhenning

Lots of them on e-bay you just have to look. ...

Lots of them on e-bay you just have to look. Some are buy it now. Most a $1200 to $3000 range. Roger
04-10-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By rhenning

Take all your info and shop a bike shop or E-Bay...

Take all your info and shop a bike shop or E-Bay with it. That way you know it will work. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-08-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By rhenning

I have 3 Tote Cycles. The were made roughly from...

I have 3 Tote Cycles. The were made roughly from 1965 to 1975 plus or minus a year. Early ones were made in Austria and the last ones were made by Huffy. Black ones were coaster brake single speeds...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By rhenning

I build my own trailers and like 20 inch tires...

I build my own trailers and like 20 inch tires the best. Easy and cheap to find good ones. Generally use slick tires as they seem to pull the best. Roger

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04-05-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By rhenning

Depends who made the tire and how tight they made...

Depends who made the tire and how tight they made them. No way to know without having your bike, wheels and tires in my hand so I can try them. Could/should be easy but it also could be near...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By rhenning

Find a High School Physics or Science book and...

Find a High School Physics or Science book and spend some time reading. For that matter just look up the science of centrifugal force on the net and educate yourself. It has been 20 years since I...
04-04-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By rhenning

Trust the factory and find something else to...

Trust the factory and find something else to worry about. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By rhenning

You will need to answer all your questions...

You will need to answer all your questions yourself. Let us know hpw it turns out. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By rhenning

If you ever took a science class and paid...

If you ever took a science class and paid attention to the physics of centrifugal force the size makes a large difference in this case. Dream what you want but the science is against you on this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By rhenning

The smaller the wheel the less stability. That...

The smaller the wheel the less stability. That is from physics. They are stronger also from physics. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By rhenning

Can't see it and it doesn't bother me in the...

Can't see it and it doesn't bother me in the slightest. I DO NOT FOCUS on the front wheel when riding. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,306
Posted By rhenning

On my Purple BF in the above pictures I run front...

On my Purple BF in the above pictures I run front chain rings of 46/57 as in the picture. When I first got the bike I used a 46/60. Rear is a 12/28 eight speed. 170 crank arms as that is more...
04-01-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By rhenning

Good plan. Roger

Good plan. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,306
Posted By rhenning

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03-29-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,417
Posted By rhenning

In those days if you bought a Paramount you could...

In those days if you bought a Paramount you could pretty much get it custom the way you wanted it. Maybe the original owner want that BB. It was also "bike boom" times and parts were hard to come...
03-24-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By rhenning

Very similar frames and the only way to tell the...

Very similar frames and the only way to tell the difference is to ride them. The problem is that if you change to 650s that will change the way they ride. I have a Tempo and like the way it ride...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,437
Posted By rhenning

The place that repressures the shock should know...

The place that repressures the shock should know what it is supposed to be. I would ask them and also contact Dahon and get their numbers. Roger
03-18-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By rhenning

Sand blasting will not remove any stable steel. ...

Sand blasting will not remove any stable steel. Rust yes but good metal no. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,808
Posted By rhenning

The frame is made for the rider size not and made...

The frame is made for the rider size not and made to work with the wheel size chosen. Roger
03-12-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By rhenning

Probably do not exist except they will show up...

Probably do not exist except they will show up ounce and a while. Check everyday and you might get lucky. The Schwinn that built that bike losed it dooe in the early 1990s. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By rhenning

Get off the computer and go to bike shops and...

Get off the computer and go to bike shops and test bikes. We all have bikes we like but that doesn't mean you will. Buy the one you can afford and are most comfortable on. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By rhenning

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I have 2 Boardwalks built about 2000, Were originally 6 speeds and now are 7...
03-10-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By rhenning

Seems like you could find the answer as easily as...

Seems like you could find the answer as easily as we could buy using your web browser. Roger
03-09-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,169
Posted By rhenning

If your car/vehicle has a receiver hitch buy a...

If your car/vehicle has a receiver hitch buy a bike rack for one of them. Lower to put the bike on and stronger than any trunk rack. I have 2. One is a Saris and the other is a (OOPs brain fart) I...
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