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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By chillspike

Yes, I read Suicidal Cycle Path. Highly...

Yes, I read Suicidal Cycle Path. Highly recommended.

Edit: Wait, you meant "our" as in the folding bike community? Um, no I don't really know of anything.
08-13-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,529
Posted By chillspike

Thanks. I still have a lot of time before I get...

Thanks. I still have a lot of time before I get my Pure Fix so maybe I have to catch up on what are the current offerings in wheel rims out there. As long as they are all generally going to be...
08-13-14, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,529
Posted By chillspike

Lighter Velocity B43 rim alternatives?

Hi,

I've heard good things about the performance and looks of Velocity B43 rims. However, I also hear they are heavy. I want to eventually put something comparable in looks and performance on a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,500
Posted By chillspike

Maybe. But compared to what we can do today, they...

Maybe. But compared to what we can do today, they are very plain. And I did say "the Model T of today." It's the principle of minimalism, not entirely the esthetic I'm talking about. Although the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,500
Posted By chillspike

Doesn't this look like the Model T of today's bikes?

http://www.camdencycles.co.uk/images/uploads/camera%202nd%20hand%20bikes/dahon.jpg

But in terms of price, it's probably more accurate to say this is the Model T of today's bikes:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-14, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 637,600
Posted By chillspike

I have been thinking about what will someday be...

I have been thinking about what will someday be considered the classy looking bicycles of our time and, after viewing countless pictures online, I have to say the Dahon folders can really pull off...
08-09-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,186
Posted By chillspike

Well, no matter the quality, as long as the...

Well, no matter the quality, as long as the bicycle is of a quality good enough for basic riding (at the least), it's always going to boil down to personal preference. People of different body types...
08-08-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,186
Posted By chillspike

Bicycles that only have their looks going for them, a second glance.

398198

I have been doing some thinking about low end bicycles with high end looks. Bikes that almost unanimously get condemned as a waste of money on serious bicycle forums such as this one.
...
06-07-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By chillspike

Thanks, guys. I was worried there for a bit that...

Thanks, guys. I was worried there for a bit that I might have to return them. They look pretty beat up. I'm surprised anyone would sell tires as "new" looking like they do. But, if you say it's okay,...
06-07-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By chillspike

20" Shwalbe Marathon tire question

Just received them today. I never ordered tires over the internet before so this may be a stupid question. Should these things be a little bent out of shape? They look a little crushed and twisted...
Forum: Northeast
05-23-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By chillspike

Trying to plot an all sidewalk/bike path route in NJ

Been at this all day. Starting from John Hall rd. I've plotted a route using google maps street view to Griggstown Canoe & Kayak Rentals 1076 Canal Rd Princeton, NJ 08540 with minimal vehicle...
05-08-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Let me guess, you have the bionx 350 too? ;)

Let me guess, you have the bionx 350 too? ;)
05-08-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

hmm...I'm starting to see the advantages of your...

hmm...I'm starting to see the advantages of your set up...unfortunately, my funds need to recover from the bionx kit.

Are the panels you have heavy? From the link, they look like they would be...
05-08-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Yea, I've been drooling over their panels for the...

Yea, I've been drooling over their panels for the last couple of months. Maybe some day....until I can afford those I will probably just get the sherpa with the inverter and one of goal zero's...
05-08-14, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Still haven't the funds to test this but I found...

Still haven't the funds to test this but I found very solid confirmation today that this will work:

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kvz61A0StkI

The way it's used in the video makes it look to be...
05-05-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By chillspike

Should pedestrians be permitted on bike paths?

This whole argument of whether electric bikes should be permitted on bike paths seems like a huge fake out to me.

Basically, the argument goes that electric bikes are a danger to pedestrians....
05-05-14, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By chillspike

Folding Electric Bike

I have a Dahon Speed P8 with a Bionx kit installed on it. Should I be worried about damaging the wires when folding the bike? Especially the wires going to the battery? I bought the bike for its...
04-19-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Update: okay I still haven't purchased a goal...

Update: okay I still haven't purchased a goal zero sherpa charger yet but I was reading through the Bionx manual today and found this at the bottom of page 14 in reference to their 48v battery, which...
04-17-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By chillspike

Anyone try to put a Physis 3D on a Dahon yet?

I've stumbled on a few threads from recently and the past where people have shared from bad experiences to mistrust of the handle post on a variety of folding Dahon's. This is starting to unsettle my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,527
Posted By chillspike

I would think that the Samsonite cases would all...

I would think that the Samsonite cases would all be the same and are just modified to accept a trailer. Do you already have the trailer? Wike makes a travel trailer which I have where the trailer...
Forum: Touring
04-16-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,400
Posted By chillspike

Wear a mosquito suit when you're in the woods....

Wear a mosquito suit when you're in the woods. Remove it before you get into your tent.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By chillspike

I have heard Tern builds better handlebar stems--...

I have heard Tern builds better handlebar stems-- their Physis 3D exactly. Do you think it is possible to replace a Dahon folding stem with a Tern? They are basically cousins, right?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-14, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By chillspike

On my speed p8 I see the same threads where you...

On my speed p8 I see the same threads where you say in the picture you are missing a screw. Since I haven't really used my bike on the road yet, I'm pretty sure it is supposed to be like that...but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,147
Posted By chillspike

If you mean the hole on the left side of the...

If you mean the hole on the left side of the image you posted, I just checked my never ridden Dahon Speed P8 and there is no screw there.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,558
Posted By chillspike

I thought it might be a movie too but the guy...

I thought it might be a movie too but the guy pushed down looks really hurt.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-14, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 637,600
Posted By chillspike

Can't find an official website for the somerset....

Can't find an official website for the somerset. Maybe because it's in Chinese? Anyone know if they ever produced them?
04-12-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 910,751
Posted By chillspike

does the wrap go back on after you remove it or...

does the wrap go back on after you remove it or do you have to get it redone?
04-10-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Soon as I get a Sherpa, I'll start investigating...

Soon as I get a Sherpa, I'll start investigating this earnestly and post my results.
04-09-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

That at least would be a non issue because, if I...

That at least would be a non issue because, if I were to even attempt this, there is no way I would use anything but the bionx charger, which, incidentally, is built into the battery anyway on this...
04-09-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Thanks. I just wanted to know if anyone here knew...

Thanks. I just wanted to know if anyone here knew off hand for certain. I can always contact Bionx if I ever acquired a Sherpa 50.
04-09-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By chillspike

Can I plug a bionx 350 battery into

a goalzero Sherpa 50 charger with inverter to extend the range of the bionx battery?

Anyone tried this?
04-09-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,654
Posted By chillspike

Actually, never mind. I thought the straight down...

Actually, never mind. I thought the straight down tube would be a problem for fitting the battery to the frame but I see the Dahon formula 18 had a Bionx battery on the down tube and that has...
04-09-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,654
Posted By chillspike

Dahon Speed P8 or Tern D8 with Bionx on down tube?

Oddly, I haven't found any examples (images) online of either a Dahon Speed P8 or Tern D8 with a Bionx battery mounted on the down tube..Is there a legitimate reason for this or is it just a weird...
04-05-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,638
Posted By chillspike

ah, thank you. I seem to remember stripping the...

ah, thank you. I seem to remember stripping the crankshaft thread on my new bike in my younger cycling days and never really figured out what I did wrong. What's odd is that the pedal would even go...
04-04-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,638
Posted By chillspike

I'm am preparing to put new pedals on my bike....

I'm am preparing to put new pedals on my bike. Should I assume "righty, tighty. lefty, loosey"" probably doesn't apply for crankshafts?
04-04-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By chillspike

Just sauté them in a little butter. That should...

Just sauté them in a little butter. That should bring out the freshness.
04-03-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By chillspike

thank you. I was afraid I would need another...

thank you. I was afraid I would need another piece of electronics. Whew.
04-03-14, 09:25 AM
04-03-14, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By chillspike

What I think I will do is remove my reflectors so...

What I think I will do is remove my reflectors so all the illumination on my bike is electric. That way when I want to go completely stealth I can.
04-02-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By chillspike

Check this out

I bought four of those solar and usb chargeable LED dog collars to use as extra illumination on my dahon.

I put one on each side of my handlebars. (My fingers slide in behind them.) One going down...
04-02-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By chillspike

Hairspray worked but with my old grips. Guess I...

Hairspray worked but with my old grips. Guess I won't have to deal with this problem again until I'm ready to replace them. Meanwhile I have a brand new pair of biologic arx with the tool set removed...
04-01-14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By chillspike

The short grip is to accommodate a geared bicycle...

The short grip is to accommodate a geared bicycle where the gear shifter is on the handlebars.
04-01-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By chillspike

I don't understand. Did the industrial revolution...

I don't understand. Did the industrial revolution not happen?

Why the heck do I have to hillbilly engineer my own bicycle grips?

Grumble. Grumble.
04-01-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By chillspike

You think the industry would have standardized a...

You think the industry would have standardized a hole in handlebar so grips can fit on without ever slipping. The bicycle is like 200+ years old and they haven't figured out handlebar grips?

We...
04-01-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By chillspike

Recommend me a simple install long/short handlebar grip

If you remember a couple weeks back I was fuming over my handlebar grip problem on my dahon speed p8...and I said how I ordered the biologic arx grips...they came today the short grip is too $&@!...
03-16-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By chillspike

I took it outside and tried to hit it off with a...

I took it outside and tried to hit it off with a hammer. No dice. I could mail it to you and you can try.
03-16-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By chillspike

Tried one size up and it doesn't fit. One size...

Tried one size up and it doesn't fit. One size down, too small. The size I need, still has the screw on it and that is not coming off for nothing. I have to buy a new pocket tool set. Unbelievable.
03-16-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By chillspike

So I bought the biologic arx short/long grips. I...

So I bought the biologic arx short/long grips. I hope they come with installation instructions. I don't want to screw up the install.

Thanks for all the encouragement everyone. Feeling very much...
03-16-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By chillspike

Thats what I'm doing. Stepping out for awhile....

Thats what I'm doing. Stepping out for awhile. Ordered the new grips, though.
03-16-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,839
Posted By chillspike

Thanks for the needed encouragement! I have to...

Thanks for the needed encouragement! I have to not lose it.
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