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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-14, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,124
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Well,... could be a bit simpler, remove the front...

Well,... could be a bit simpler, remove the front carrier block, the fenders, and the rear reflector.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,152
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Congratulations on your new bike, she's a beauty....

Congratulations on your new bike, she's a beauty. I'm sure you'll have a nice time riding her.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,709
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I've got it, but with a 3 speed. Without the...

I've got it, but with a 3 speed.

Without the fender, it folds up fine. Except, I find that when pushing the seat all the way down to the fold-up position, it helps to tilt the bike a bit away...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,902
Posted By Ed in Toronto

As someone who has worked with iron and metal my...

As someone who has worked with iron and metal my entire life, including welding and inspecting welds. I can tell you that the answer is yes and no.

Yes the braze looks fine. But,... no it wasn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-14, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,654
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Welcome to the board. I'm sure you're going get...

Welcome to the board. I'm sure you're going get lots of enjoyment out of your Dahon. With a folding bike your really have to measure posts and frame thickness anytime you want to buy accessories. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Here's some Brompton rims at SJS in London that...

Here's some Brompton rims at SJS in London that can be ordered online;

Brompton 16 x 1 3/8 (349) Rim - 28H - 20.75...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-14, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,805
Posted By Ed in Toronto

You got a great deal on a nice bike. It looks in...

You got a great deal on a nice bike. It looks in fantastic condition in the picture. I'm sure you're going to love it. I ride mine almost everyday.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,717
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I agree, I wouldn't hit the trails on my...

I agree, I wouldn't hit the trails on my Brompton, or any bike with 16" wheels. If they make folding mountain bikes with larger wheels that's probably the first bikes you should take a look at.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-14, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,717
Posted By Ed in Toronto

It depends on the bike, how well it's made and...

It depends on the bike, how well it's made and what it's made of (steel, aluminum, or plastic) Also how large the wheels and the distance between the wheels. There is no easy answer except try a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,275
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Cycling is still normal for me. I hop on my bike...

Cycling is still normal for me. I hop on my bike and go for a ride, and never feel the need to change my outfit first, like a superhero. I also think that canvass top running shoes are the best for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,486
Posted By Ed in Toronto

If you want to save some cash. Leave the bike as...

If you want to save some cash. Leave the bike as it is and peddle harder :giver: :p :roflmao2: :roflmao:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,266
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Sweet bike, welcome to the folders forum.

Sweet bike, welcome to the folders forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,796
Posted By Ed in Toronto

If you want some speed on the weekends, you...

If you want some speed on the weekends, you probably would enjoy larger wheels. But not too large that it doesn't fold up small enough.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,516
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Damn! We be fooled. A zombie thread...

Damn! We be fooled.

A zombie thread :deadhorse:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,516
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Welcome to the board. Congrats on your upcoming...

Welcome to the board. Congrats on your upcoming Brompton purchase. I can guarantee you, you'll enjoy riding it.

I use the battery lights, I don't need lights that often, so I can get away with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,407
Posted By Ed in Toronto

If you get one, I'd like to see a picture of it...

If you get one, I'd like to see a picture of it on your bike. If it's not too much trouble.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,947
Posted By Ed in Toronto

If you don't want to spend money on it, than...

If you don't want to spend money on it, than probably it might be better if you just leave it as a single chainring in the front and just peddle harder when you come to a hill. That way you can put...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Good points from dynaryder. Also there is a...

Good points from dynaryder.

Also there is a small bolt or threaded pin called the centering screw that is on the other side of were the cable attaches, it's pointing down and the head is recessed....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-30-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,711
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Congrats on your new bike, I'd love to see a...

Congrats on your new bike, I'd love to see a picture if you have any.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,043
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Those are pictures of a real Brompton, with it's...

Those are pictures of a real Brompton, with it's 16" wheels. Scam alert! Scam alert!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-18-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Awesome! I love bikes that fold up tiny. Great...

Awesome! I love bikes that fold up tiny. Great video of it posted on the 'Who else wants one of these?' thread;
001-1.mp4 Video by gydha88 | Photobucket...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Besides Black; Orange, Cobalt Blue and White are...

Besides Black; Orange, Cobalt Blue and White are also no extra charge. Just a thought.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Ed in Toronto

My Brompton did something amazing today

It fit on the floor in front of the seat in my tiny Ford Focus. The hatchback was full of tools and stuff so I was going to put it on the back seat. But then I thought I’ll see if it fits on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,604
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Are you pulling the lever on the seatpost clamp...

Are you pulling the lever on the seatpost clamp all the way back to the loose position, as far as possible?

I find sometimes when I'm in a rush I don't fully release the seatpost clamp, and the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,469
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Great news, all Brompton dealers are required to...

Great news, all Brompton dealers are required to have a demo model for test drives. You can try one out and see how it feels.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,781
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Difference between steel and aluminum bike...

Difference between steel and aluminum bike frames;

https://www.missionbicycle.com/about/news/4-22-13/oversimplified-steel-vs-aluminum
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,469
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Welcome to folding Bikes. Here's a short...

Welcome to folding Bikes.

Here's a short little read to get you started;

Folding bicycle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folding_bicycle)

It's the folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,361
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Join the cult of Brompton. Get a Brompton...

Join the cult of Brompton. Get a Brompton H-Type. Not only will you enjoy riding it, you'll amaze family and friends at how quickly and small it folds up. It's an award winning design and 80% of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,735
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I don't get you guys. You want a bike that folds...

I don't get you guys. You want a bike that folds up super small like a Brompton. You want at bike with all the latest full sized high performance bike parts, and on a frame that rides like a full...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,735
Posted By Ed in Toronto

What's wrong with getting a Brompton made by...

What's wrong with getting a Brompton made by Brompton?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I'm in Canada, we sent some weather down to you...

I'm in Canada, we sent some weather down to you guys as a gift, I'm glad to hear it got there, enjoy... :roflmao2::roflmao::winter2: :D :P
03-06-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Sweet ride. I'll bet she'd also look good with...

Sweet ride. I'll bet she'd also look good with red tape and cable housing.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By Ed in Toronto

If you're going to be using it to commute 12km...

If you're going to be using it to commute 12km everyday, than you need a reliable bike. At that price, who know if it'll hold up.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Although it doesn't solve your problem, it was...

Although it doesn't solve your problem, it was nice of them to answer with so much detail.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Also the two bolts holding the mounting block on....

Also the two bolts holding the mounting block on. I'm sure they weren't designed for the stresses of using an electric motor.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Sweet, great idea. I hope they find great...

Sweet, great idea. I hope they find great success. I'm sure it'll be wonderful for many people. Although not for me, I like physical activity to stay healthy.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,435
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Physics; if you double the size of something, you...

Physics; if you double the size of something, you increase the volume by a factor of 8.
An object that is 1x1x1 has a volume of 1 cubic foot.
An object that is 2x2x2 has a volume of 8...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,435
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Ok, thanks guys, I see it now, sweet bike...

Ok, thanks guys, I see it now, sweet bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,435
Posted By Ed in Toronto

On thing I don't understand about the Ori bikes...

On thing I don't understand about the Ori bikes is why do they need a dog-leg in the stem. Can they not just have the stem go straight up from the headset? But then again I've only seen pictures of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,123
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I haven't done it yet, but if I have to go to the...

I haven't done it yet, but if I have to go to the bathroom, I'm going to fold my Brompton S3E up and take it in with me :P:roflmao::roflmao2:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,683
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Sure it's worth it, and you get a saddle bag...

Sure it's worth it, and you get a saddle bag also. Sometimes when you don't need the cover, you can leave it out and just use the bag to carry a few small items with you on your ride.

I didn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,636
Posted By Ed in Toronto

The fold does look nice. Looks like a nice bike...

The fold does look nice. Looks like a nice bike when it's not folded also. Did you swap out the pedals or are those the ones it came with?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,876
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Beautiful bike, congrats on you purchase.

Beautiful bike, congrats on you purchase.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,097
Posted By Ed in Toronto

What country are you in?

What country are you in?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,730
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Two sides to every story. If you're going to...

Two sides to every story.

If you're going to be buying a bicycle with the idea of it fitting a bag exactly, then I think getting the bag first, then going to your local bike shop and trying the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Ed in Toronto

They can make up anything they want, because they...

They can make up anything they want, because they don't ship anything, they don't even have a shipping department. :roflmao2::roflmao:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,097
Posted By Ed in Toronto

I chose black, because I thought it looks cool...

I chose black, because I thought it looks cool and a little on the rebel side. Also no fenders and 'S' handlebars for the same reason. But now I'm thinking I should have got raw instead, because...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Too funny. Wonder how much they're asking for...

Too funny. Wonder how much they're asking for them?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Ed in Toronto

Just speculation on my part but looks like...

Just speculation on my part but looks like someone ordered the wrong options and now wants to sell it.

Two speed with a low ratio doesn't make sense unless it's just for a very hilly area or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By Ed in Toronto

http://www.montaguebikes.com I don't know...

http://www.montaguebikes.com

I don't know the prices, but they look pretty.
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