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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-24, 04:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Seems a few of us are now sporting that same 47T...

Seems a few of us are now sporting that same 47T Litepro ring.


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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-24, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Everyone is doing Litepro these days. Not long...

Everyone is doing Litepro these days. Not long ago, I remember the days when the channel gurus here just scoffed at the brand. A few weeks back, one of the gurus told me the 47T Litepro chainring...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-24, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

If install it backwards, then when you rotate it,...

If install it backwards, then when you rotate it, the end of the bar point backwards.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-24, 11:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Or 29 x 2.5" meat.

Or 29 x 2.5" meat.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-24, 08:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

I don't know that a suspension stem is a...

I don't know that a suspension stem is a replacement or alternative to a suspension fork. Complements rather than substitutes, methinks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-24, 04:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

No, I have not, sorry.

No, I have not, sorry.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-24, 04:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Another, perhaps simpler way to add reach is use...

Another, perhaps simpler way to add reach is use a riser bar rotated forwards.

An advantage of this approach is that whereas stem of the sort above are kinda limited in size, riser handlebars come...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Hollowtech 2 (HT2) ...

Hollowtech 2 (HT2)

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Replacement metal bolt
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Do you mean to tell us that the self extracting...

Do you mean to tell us that the self extracting bolt self extracted? 😆

To be fair, though, I've heard plenty of stories from folks with HT2 cranks whose non-drive side crank arm simply feel off...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Well, for example, the Goode ole' Shimano BB-UN55...

Well, for example, the Goode ole' Shimano BB-UN55 ST BB weighs 300g while the BBR60 HT2 BB weighs about 80g so there's that. But, on the plus side, you gotta take into account the weight of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Not that I know of. The ones with the integrated...

Not that I know of. The ones with the integrated chain guard are the original, classic chainrings. I still like their simple aesthetic the most.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Litepro offers both straight-narrow and normal...

Litepro offers both straight-narrow and normal chainrings. I should know for I've installed and used both types. I, myself, always buy the crankarms and the chainring separately, both of which are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,501
Posted By Ron Damon

Several years ago I swapped out the Square Taper...

Several years ago I swapped out the Square Taper BB on my Dahon Dash for a Hollowtech 2 one. Removing a ST BB requires a crank arm extraction tool and then a wrench for the BB shellb itself. If you...
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