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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-03-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By willydstyle

I can't imagine this does anything good for your...

I can't imagine this does anything good for your tire life.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,112
Posted By willydstyle

So much talk in this thread about wheelbase and...

So much talk in this thread about wheelbase and stability, but IME one of the bigger factors for stability is having the grips have some distance from the axis of rotation of the fork. This is one of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By willydstyle

Most companies will put the height and weight...

Most companies will put the height and weight capacities of their bikes in the spec sheets. The common weight limits I've seen (in the US, not sure where you live) are 230 lbs, 260 lbs, and 300 lbs....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By willydstyle

Ok but how brutal is it for the stoker when the...

Ok but how brutal is it for the stoker when the pilot farts?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By willydstyle

The shifting setup on this thing is wild. Am I...

The shifting setup on this thing is wild. Am I seeing correctly that it has a triple chainring, a derailleur cogset, *and* a 3-speed IGH? What's the gear range like? Which shifting mechanism is the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,946
Posted By willydstyle

The thing that baffles me the most is how...

The thing that baffles me the most is how obsessed they seem to be with telling us how x or y bicycle component is available for extremely cheap in malaysia when it's just not pertinent information...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,797
Posted By willydstyle

I upgraded my Tern Link D8 to a D10 with a...

I upgraded my Tern Link D8 to a D10 with a Shimano Zee RD and shifter. I *really* like the gear range and how well this shifts with a Shimano 10 speed 11-36 cassette and a KMC 10-speed chain. The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

Last Pedalpalooza ride of the year. ...

Last Pedalpalooza ride of the year.

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08-30-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By willydstyle

As you can see in the picture I just folded it up...

As you can see in the picture I just folded it up and strapped it to the rack of my second folding bike.
08-30-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By willydstyle

How to get your recovered stolen bike home with no car

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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

My stolen BYB was miraculously recovered, but I...

My stolen BYB was miraculously recovered, but I don't have a car so this is how I got it home.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By willydstyle

New Bike Day to replace stolen BYB: Tern Link D8

As much as I miss my BYB, I think this bike is actually going to be more practical for my daily use, as it's got a more useful rack, and the front basket is very convenient for carrying a lock and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 730
Posted By willydstyle

Because you need to be able to pull the bottle...

Because you need to be able to pull the bottle out of the cage too.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,112
Posted By willydstyle

I was able to buy one on Amazone just last week...

I was able to buy one on Amazone just last week fwiw.
07-14-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By willydstyle

First off: you can get punctures from user error....

First off: you can get punctures from user error. If you fixed the flat then reinstalled the tube and tire poorly you could easily have pinched the tube between the bead of the tire and rim. If you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By willydstyle

Unless you can explain why you're on the fence...

Unless you can explain why you're on the fence about it I'm not sure how to respond to this thread usefully. Can you expand?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

Out and about enjoying the city. Used my...

Out and about enjoying the city.

Used my bike on a multimodal bus/train/bike visit to a friend for the first time and it was great on relatively uncrowded buses and trains, but might be more of a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By willydstyle

The continental contact urbans are definitely an...

The continental contact urbans are definitely an upgrade. They reviewed *extremely* well on bicyclerollingresistance.com and I would buy a set for my bike if I could actually ever find any in stock.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By willydstyle

Yes, if you want to make the BYB as compact as...

Yes, if you want to make the BYB as compact as possible when folded it requires more operations than the Brompton this is true. However, when I'm just putting my bike away in a shared basement, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By willydstyle

I'd like to second the Tern BYB. Folds up a bit...

I'd like to second the Tern BYB. Folds up a bit taller than, but with a similar footprint to, the Brompton, but has a *much* steadier ride, and 20" wheels. I bought mine thinking I would use it...
06-01-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By willydstyle

This folder is perfectly stable with the load on...

This folder is perfectly stable with the load on the rear, though I have also since added a front rack so I can carry more without using a backpack, it doesn't seem necessary for stability at all. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By willydstyle

Some upgrades today: Front rack, pedals, and...

Some upgrades today:

Front rack, pedals, and a B17 special because the copper and honey go well with my bell and bottle cage....
05-09-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By willydstyle

Grocery shopping with my new folding bike.

Bike is a Tern BYB P8 for those curious. I decided I was tired of trying to store my '80s touring bike in a crowded basement in a house with 5 adult occupants, and also wanted the potential to travel...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By willydstyle

I had zero issue with stability though. The...

I had zero issue with stability though. The stability was *excellent* with weight on the cargo rack.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By willydstyle

First real shopping trip. The bike is *super*...

First real shopping trip. The bike is *super* stable with loaded bags on the back, I would say much more so than my traditional diamond-frame bicycle.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 386,628
Posted By willydstyle

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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By willydstyle

NBD, and my first folder: Tern BYB P8

My first day with the bike, and it's a wet one! So far I haven't done much more than ride it home from the shop, but I'll give y'all my initial impressions.

The ride: the incredible adjustability...
05-15-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By willydstyle

1989 Fuji Ace Restomod

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Forum: Commuting
11-04-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15,596
Views: 12,008,834
Posted By willydstyle

Completely refurbished '79 Fuji America ...

Completely refurbished '79 Fuji America

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10-28-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,070
Posted By willydstyle

Got a professional fitting done, and the fitter...

Got a professional fitting done, and the fitter said I needed 2 cm *more* reach and 4 cm wider bars, so 46 cm Nitto Noodle to the rescue. In addition I wanted some pedals that would keep my foot in...
Forum: Touring
08-02-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 38,966
Posted By willydstyle

Is this heresy?

Is this heresy?
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