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08-07-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,846
Posted By jfouellette

You bring an interesting perspective to the...

You bring an interesting perspective to the issue. For the parents, could bringing a law suit be a way of coming to closure with this this sad situation? I'm not a psychologist but I do wonder.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,263
Posted By jfouellette

For this winter, maybe I’ll buy a Fnhon Gust...

For this winter, maybe I’ll buy a Fnhon Gust frame (20´´ tires) and transfer the components from my Fnhon Blast. Question is the reach on the Gust longer with the 20 inch versus the 16 inch? Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,129
Posted By jfouellette

I ordered through Aliexpress without any...

I ordered through Aliexpress without any problems. Select a reputable vendor.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

He probably buys a lot from Walmart to save money…

He probably buys a lot from Walmart to save money…
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

Thank you for the info. caveat emptor (buyer...

Thank you for the info. caveat emptor (buyer beware). Buy the original.
08-06-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,846
Posted By jfouellette

Let s see. 13 year old child owns an ebike. 11...

Let s see. 13 year old child owns an ebike. 11 year old child takes the bike for a ride with a 12 year old child sitting on the rear luggage rack. They have an accident, one dies. Manufacturers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By jfouellette

Microshift has a new group set line of Acolyte...

Microshift has a new group set line of Acolyte for smaller wheels down to 20 inch. They named it Super short. I ve ordered the 8 speed (9 speed also available) for my folding bike. I ve also received...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 370
Posted By jfouellette

I didn t know that size tire is available in 451....

I didn t know that size tire is available in 451. Vee has the speed booster at 1.4 inch (1 3/8). The 451 tires have very limited widths available (2 or 3) while 406 tires are available is many width....
07-28-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By jfouellette

The Paris Saint-Martin canal is full of bikes!

I found this velo related article. Anybody interested in restoring them?:)

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/jul/28/bicycle-graveyards-why-do-so-many-bikes-end-up-underwater
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-22-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By jfouellette

I’ve contacted Ascent for further info. I weigh...

I’ve contacted Ascent for further info. I weigh 75kg so I’m ok.
Forum: Commuting
07-15-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,827
Posted By jfouellette

To be a real commuter, you have to have mudguards...

To be a real commuter, you have to have mudguards on your bike. Their absence is a clear indication you are a clear weather cyclist or hardcore roady.
Forum: Commuting
07-15-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By jfouellette

Congratulations. I'm your age. At work I carry...

Congratulations. I'm your age. At work I carry around my bike helmet when I arrive in the morning and leave in the evening. I also get to ride a bit over lunch. That helmet gets a lot of attention...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By jfouellette

I don't know about shoes but for tepid and warm...

I don't know about shoes but for tepid and warm rain I choose a rain poncho for air circulation.
Forum: Commuting
07-15-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By jfouellette

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3e102fd4_5537_4c09_98e9_bfb276f917c4_3501220dbe131a9efb1b56a9067fa47a16ebd4cb.jpeg
This is my attempt at ugly for my commuting bike....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By jfouellette

The Birdy may also have a suspension which makes...

The Birdy may also have a suspension which makes the ride more comfortable. The fold could also be smaller.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By jfouellette

I replaced an old 52 chain ring with a 53 lite...

I replaced an old 52 chain ring with a 53 lite pro ring. That was a small change which didn't cause an issue with gear change. I will replace the 53 with a 47. This will probably require shortening...
07-12-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By jfouellette

Update: Thanks everyone for taking time to offer...

Update: Thanks everyone for taking time to offer advice. I think I have the solution. I found a Schwinn adjustable rear rack. As you suggested I used same eyelets as those holding the mudguard stays....
07-11-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By jfouellette

How to install rear rack on bike without eyelets

Hi everyone. I’m in need of some advice. First, I know about P clamps. I don t want to add brazeons. In the pictures notice the absence of eyelets but the mountings for disk brakes. I already have a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 348,558
Posted By jfouellette

Goes to show that there is an interest in...

Goes to show that there is an interest in minivelo bikes. I’m surprised of how little product offering is available in North America. Asia and Europe have access to many minivelos.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,107
Posted By jfouellette

Correct I forgot about that. My size is small or...

Correct I forgot about that. My size is small or medium. The XXL would be oversize for me. I’m 5’5’’.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,107
Posted By jfouellette

Oh well, I can get a Nutrino and enjoy riding it...

Oh well, I can get a Nutrino and enjoy riding it in the snow at -20c. In your case you don't have a Nutrino but can ride year long by the ocean...Tough choices :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,107
Posted By jfouellette

Actually that would fall in the Indian ocean. Are...

Actually that would fall in the Indian ocean. Are you on a ship :)?

https://www.antipodesmap.com/#coordinates-converter

Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, China ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,107
Posted By jfouellette

What part of the world are you in? Actually, I...

What part of the world are you in? Actually, I can buy a Nutrino frame (US$ 1100) or bike (US$2300) here in Montreal (30 minute bike ride or take the metro and ride it back home). I'm looking to see...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By jfouellette

Ascent mini velo inquiry

Hi, does someone have experience with the Ascent Bolt or Intrepid mini velo? They are in Singapour. Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,107
Posted By jfouellette

Hi, taking a chance here. Does someone have a...

Hi, taking a chance here. Does someone have a Neutrino frame or bike for sale? Let me know. Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By jfouellette

The North American market is also more focused on...

The North American market is also more focused on larger wheel bikes. Anything less than 26 inches is for kids, so not serious…
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By jfouellette

Hi, anybody has a review or tested this...

Hi, anybody has a review or tested this drivetrain?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,263
Posted By jfouellette

You did write all in all? 😀 For the frame the...

You did write all in all? 😀 For the frame the total cost was CDN$350
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,263
Posted By jfouellette

As for the cost, I estimate it to be about...

As for the cost, I estimate it to be about US$600-$650. The cost will vary depending on the use of new or recycled components. The shimano 7 speed short cage RD came from ebay as an example. I’m sure...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,263
Posted By jfouellette

You can order a frame on Aliexpress. I did this...

You can order a frame on Aliexpress. I did this and received it four weeks later. This the final result

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By jfouellette

Update: I replaced the v brakes from Pro max to...

Update: I replaced the v brakes from Pro max to Shimano t4000 as well as using Cool stop salmon pads. I ordered new wheels (Novatec hubs) with freehub so I can use a cassette. The original wheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By jfouellette

I built one last winter with some parts from my...

I built one last winter with some parts from my old Dahon Speed....
05-07-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,140
Posted By jfouellette

Peewee Herman. Is this before or after going to...

Peewee Herman. Is this before or after going to the movies and enjoying himself?🤣
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By jfouellette

I m curious. I have plastic fenders on my folder...

I m curious. I have plastic fenders on my folder and other bikes. What are the advantages of using metal fenders on a folding bicycle? I agree they look better but what else?
04-17-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By jfouellette

Be careful using courrier service when shipping...

Be careful using courrier service when shipping from the US to Canada. They add on multiple fees that sometimes are not needed. USPS is a good option and safe. I don’t buy often from US vendors...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-02-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By jfouellette

Hi, Going to an e-assist mod may require some...

Hi, Going to an e-assist mod may require some work.

Bike friday does have this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZlJCfmdGD0
03-29-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,259
Posted By jfouellette

Nice build. Interesting front suspension. If...

Nice build. Interesting front suspension. If Batman had a bike, this could be it:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By jfouellette

Here is mine ...

Here is mine
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a6e85681_473a_45e2_95ea_8de0b139e017_e9ae5ef89bee6626575bb1b51aeada9d152f7843.jpeg
03-20-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 73,461
Posted By jfouellette

I think the use of the term « women s bike »...

I think the use of the term « women s bike » today , is more of a marketing term specifically in t’he anglo saxon world.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By jfouellette

Final update

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/be5bcec6_2d52_4721_b31c_eacb5198fab6_3914d0d1c25ad9ca42d827fe4313fc3962ef85dc.jpeg
The bike is finished. Short cage Shimano 105 seven...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 348,558
Posted By jfouellette

Mercer Nano minivelo is back

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/nano.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By jfouellette

I'll get this done soon. answer: 25-26 lbs

I'll get this done soon.

answer: 25-26 lbs
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By jfouellette

Another update. Cables installed, the...

Another update.

Cables installed, the derailleur needs adjustments which is a challenge. I ll maybe take it to the LBS. Summer tires next.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

Derailled by a troll?

Derailled by a troll?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

You started a good thread that got derailled. If...

You started a good thread that got derailled. If people want to make a point about the country of origin of a bike. They can open a new thread. BTW there are custom made bike manufacturers around....
03-09-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By jfouellette

Jeremy Adams, 76, tries out the Islabikes Joni:...

Jeremy Adams, 76, tries out the Islabikes Joni: ‘I can’t remember enjoying a bicycle so much.’Photograph: Shelly Morris/The GuardianIslabikes
...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By jfouellette

A new bike for smaller riders

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/mar/08/you-cant-just-lop-bits-off-uk-firm-debuts-bike-for-people-with-dwarfismYou can’t just lop bits off the bike’: UK firm debuts bicycle for people...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

And a shorter version for us vertically...

And a shorter version for us vertically challenged people 😊
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,622
Posted By jfouellette

This Swift bike looks interesting but...

This Swift bike looks interesting but unfortunately it s no longer made. Looking for a used one is the next option which is not very practical for someone looking to buy a folding bike. Another...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By jfouellette

You can also buy a frame and build it yourself...

You can also buy a frame and build it yourself with light weight components.
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