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03-31-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 76,739
Posted By Murray Missile

Finally done after years of hanging in the...

Finally done after years of hanging in the rafters.

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02-26-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 64,143
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you for the clarification. ...

Thank you for the clarification.


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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-06-24, 02:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,321
Posted By edwong3

Just a short ride...

Today, the weather was absolutely beautiful. Temps were a bit up to 65 degrees F, no sign of rain and plenty of sunshine. I took the Liberte for a short spin to test my new XOSS G+ GPS cycling...
01-09-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,114,427
Posted By Kobe

It's a shame, when Photobucket started charging...

It's a shame, when Photobucket started charging an insane amount to host pictures it killed a lot of these.

1992 Diamondback Overdrive. A 29'er before the name was invented.
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01-05-24, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,114,427
Posted By DorkDisk

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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 45,777
Posted By Trakhak

Great find! That stem looks beautifully...

Great find! That stem looks beautifully engineered. The only downside is that if you want more travel, the only way to get it is with a longer stem.

Not everyone knows that there was a similar...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 440,312
Posted By john m flores

I'm not talking about speed, I'm talking about...

I'm not talking about speed, I'm talking about feel. When I ride the Pocket Rocket (451), it feels close enough to a 700c bicycle in how it rolls, handles, maintains its velocity, and manages...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By HelpSingularity

hey seat_boy I just picked up a Diamond Llama a...

hey seat_boy
I just picked up a Diamond Llama a few days ago. I've only had to adjust the F&R hubs because they were way too tight.
But in the far future when it's time for new cables I probably...
08-31-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,734
Posted By unterhausen

The 15 minute city concept isn't at all about...

The 15 minute city concept isn't at all about control. It's about making an area so that you can get what you need by walking less than 15 minutes. This is a positive, not some dastardly...
08-25-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,442
Posted By t2p

the one thing I miss with 1x you don’t get the...

the one thing I miss with 1x you don’t get the ‘feeling’ you get when you shift into the big ring ...

more the mental thing - almost like a reward ... maybe on a return trip with descents after a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-23, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Here they are: ...

Here they are:


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03-15-23, 11:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,421
Posted By P.L.Jensen

Taking things back another level of simplicity,...

Taking things back another level of simplicity, the drop bars are gone, upright bars are on…
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-23-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,215
Posted By Darth Lefty

This is trivially true of any bicycle....

This is trivially true of any bicycle. Nevertheless sizes are better.


Woom, Frog, Cleary, Islabikes, Trailcraft, Spawn
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 440,312
Posted By Ron Damon

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-05-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 440,312
Posted By The Chemist

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Making a Costco run.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,105
Posted By Schwinnsta

All steel weighs the same per unit of volume. The...

All steel weighs the same per unit of volume. The point of going with higher tensile steel is to reduce the weight of the frame by using less steel to achieve the same strength.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 440,312
Posted By vaultbrad

Becoming a favorite

This BF Pocket Llama was made for my neighbor, who seldom rode it. He passed recently and his wife gifted(!) their two matching custom Pocket Llamas to me and my wife. Riding this bike reminds me of...
06-27-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,114,427
Posted By stucon

1997 Schwinn Homegrown

Almost all original except maybe the tires and grips
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03-21-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By born2pdl

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Fold pivot points...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,215
Posted By joey buzzard

I noticed that the Lotus has a facility for...

I noticed that the Lotus has a facility for attaching a luggage block onto the front of the bike. I like this feature and reckon it'd be worth considering on the new Swift as well. Seems to me that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,215
Posted By BikeLite

Flat bars are my fav. Please leave the handlepost...

Flat bars are my fav. Please leave the handlepost as a two piece (ability to add stem of any length for proper reach) like original swift, not a single piece folding like on most folding bikes...
09-29-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,343
Posted By pbass

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel...

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel bike (and a mountain bike sometimes:)) Currently it's flat bar, has also had drops. Running WTB Nanos. Lotsa fun. I was originally inspired by this guy:...
06-03-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,114,427
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

It's been a while since I've posted, so here's...

It's been a while since I've posted, so here's the current status of most of my vintage mountain bikes. There are plenty of others, but they haven't quite been refurbished yet. I've also got a couple...
12-23-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,008
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, (semi) horizontal dropouts are better...

Actually, (semi) horizontal dropouts are better for road use, because they are angled the same as the rear brake, so you don’t have to re-adjust the brake pads everytime you move the rear wheel in...
07-29-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By sodsbodkings

geezus fietsbob you sound like a shill. did you...

geezus fietsbob you sound like a shill.
did you ignore my thread topic and discussion? this is the hybrid bike forum and i specifically asked about step-thru bicycles. a folding bike is not a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 935,621
Posted By Tall_Xootr

Have a pair of 100 mm riser bars that Xootr gave...

Have a pair of 100 mm riser bars that Xootr gave me that I never installed. So it is doable. You may want to email them, they are very helpful.

Also had a pair of 74 mm mountain bike bars, which...
01-25-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,233
Posted By dsaul

I'll try to answer your questions, but I feel...

I'll try to answer your questions, but I feel like your mission of a comfortable, vibration free off-road ride is misguided. Riding a bike off-road is never going to be a comfortable and vibration...
09-23-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,114,427
Posted By curbtender

Great Scott!

Great Scott!
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