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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By linberl

BF's page says the repaired/replaced stems ALL...

BF's page says the repaired/replaced stems ALL have the red dot. If yours does not, chances are not good that the work was done. It's been so many years that BF may no longer have sources/setup to...
03-09-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By Saudadeii

I have a road bike with schrader and another road...

I have a road bike with schrader and another road bike with presta. My old mini pump has a hose to attach to the valve (schrader only). I keep the adapter on the hose so I always have it. I agree it...
02-24-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By CliffordK

Good clip. Watch to the end. I hadn't realized...

Good clip. Watch to the end. I hadn't realized that SRAM cranks would creak like that, and needed to be glued together.

The inner ring on my old Campy crankset had worn like that. A bit shark...
02-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By CliffordK

Do you have to be riding the bike to get the...

Do you have to be riding the bike to get the noises? Any way to replicate the noises on the work stand? Upside-down in the hotel room?

Do you get the same noise in both the large and small ring...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,862
Posted By tcs

"What was our big news this year? We offered a...

"What was our big news this year? We offered a new color with a cute name!"

https://youtu.be/6oIIylrktOo

Seriously, a factory full Ti model is cool...if it's UK built.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By BobbyG

2 New Tires...2 More MPH!

I bought a 2007 Dahon Boardwalk 7-speed last spring and have been making mods and upgrades. The original back tire was decomposing, but the front, a thick, heavy low-end Kenda 20 x 1.5" with ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By MAK

I do have a Lezyne Road Drive and I'll try it. ...

I do have a Lezyne Road Drive and I'll try it.
Thank you.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By Jipe

If you have a Lezyne Road Drive, you can place it...

If you have a Lezyne Road Drive, you can place it in the seatpost of the Brompton where its hidden but still always available.
09-21-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By dsbrantjr

Kool-Stop make a good line of replacement...

Kool-Stop make a good line of replacement blocks/pads as well as complete pad/holder assemblies; I have had good luck with their salmon compound.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Nyah

Looks like some cage pedals. MKS makes great...

Looks like some cage pedals.

MKS makes great pedals of many different types. Check out their BM-7 model.
07-12-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You'll need to remove 5mm of spacing on the NDS....

You'll need to remove 5mm of spacing on the NDS. (Actually, I'd remove about 3mm and force the DO's 2mm)
IF QR, you need to cut off 5mm off the axle so the ends don't protrude beyond the DO's.
...
06-11-21, 02:39 PM
05-03-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,182
Posted By DaveSSS

BAD idea. Maybe a Kool stop bead jack is needed....

BAD idea. Maybe a Kool stop bead jack is needed. Soapy water can help too. Oops, sorry. You know all the tricks. I have no such problem with my fulcrum racing 3 wheels.
04-19-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By spelger

you can try but it is doubtful. if yo attempt to...

you can try but it is doubtful. if yo attempt to do it do not grab the RD, you will likely just bend the RD. remove RD and remove the hanger from the frame. put the hanger in a vice and use an...
03-11-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Amt0571

This is an id360 hub. I have one on my road bike...

This is an id360 hub. I have one on my road bike and have disassembled it several times.

This hub freehub body is only held together by pressure. If you pull the cassette, or the freehub body with...
03-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By asgelle

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but...

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but several other brands have free hubs that just slide over the axle. The fit is tight enough that they usually stay in place, but it really doesn't matter...
12-18-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,457
Posted By Bill Kapaun

A good strategy is avoid the box store bikes like...

A good strategy is avoid the box store bikes like Roadmasters etc. Often they didn't function well even when new. Silk purse/sows ear.
It's hard to build self confidence and ability when you work on...
12-17-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By Geepig

Expensive is of course a relative term, and so...

Expensive is of course a relative term, and so everything I take off a bike is evaluated for future use ;)
12-07-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By dsbrantjr

Depending upon how much extra length your...

Depending upon how much extra length your existing chain has, it may very well be too short for a 4 teeth-larger big chainring. The Biopace ring further confuses the matter. Probably the best is to...
10-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Scroll down just a tiny bit- ...

Scroll down just a tiny bit-
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-spacing.html
10-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By woodcraft

Maybe I missed something, but the solution in...

Maybe I missed something, but the solution in that video seems to be to buy a $500 Wilton vice.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,866
Posted By fietsbob

Looked for some of the 3rd party light substitute...

Looked for some of the 3rd party light substitute parts coming out of Asia? they're into gram counting..

magnet test .. light headset, aluminum with steel race inserts . regular one is just steel....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By Barchettaman

Sold, to a delighted new owner. It rode...

Sold, to a delighted new owner.

It rode pretty well but I much preferred my Dahon Espresso:
...
10-29-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,015
Posted By JohnDThompson

From the picture, it appears to be a Campagnolo...

From the picture, it appears to be a Campagnolo 1010B dropout, post portacatena drilling, so probably early 80s. These are forged, mild steel dropouts and should be amenable careful bending. The...
09-30-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,089
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Bill's idea is a great one. The first law of BB...

Bill's idea is a great one. The first law of BB removal though, is "Thou shalt maketh sureth that one knoweth the thread direction".

As a bit of practical advice, once you get your tool threaded...
09-30-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,089
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Like this- ...

Like this-
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/bb_remover_ffffd2d58518a9318aa84f91023292a1fad73638.jpg
08-19-08, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,654
Posted By meb

Since noone could tell about the...

Since noone could tell about the merrits/compatibility/optimization of the automotive tubeless Slime in bike tires, I got some and put some in three tires so far. Went with an intermediate 24 oz...
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