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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-24, 03:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

In the past I have used FSA Vero compact square...

In the past I have used FSA Vero compact square taper cranksets for racing and touring bikes, I would put the perceived quality of the Litepro crank just below that of the FSA.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-24, 03:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Just to add, as I donít have a tap and die set, I...

Just to add, as I donít have a tap and die set, I retapped / cleaned up the threading on the recalcitrant nut by running a longer chainring bolt in through the back of the bolt and working it back...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-24, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Just to gently nudge this thread back on topic,...

Just to gently nudge this thread back on topic, Iíve fitted the 47-tooth Litepro crankset.

One chainring nut needed to be re tapped.

The 114mm cup and cone BB was dry as a bone, rather than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-24, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Honestly, with the bars I have, it wouldnít work....

Honestly, with the bars I have, it wouldnít work.

Anyway I am happy with the stem extender from AliExpress. Itís from 2019Sporting Store. You need one of the longer ones or else the Tern stem...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-24, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

I looked at using a riser bar rotated 90degrees...

I looked at using a riser bar rotated 90degrees forward, I had a nice one in the parts bin.

Mine would have Ďsplayedí the ends of the bar forward if I rotated it; I ended up getting the stem...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-24, 01:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

When I got the bike I found the reach at the bars...

When I got the bike I found the reach at the bars too short and the handling very twitchy. I ended up with a stem extender from AliExpress which works superbly well:
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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Iíve gone with a Litepro 47t square taper...

Iíve gone with a Litepro 47t square taper crankset, for Ä33,50 it seemed like a decent deal.

I might convert the whole rig to drop bars too as I have the parts (drop bar with MTB clamp diameter,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-23, 03:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Brilliant ideas, many thanks. This isnít...

Brilliant ideas, many thanks.

This isnít the most important consideration, and I known itís impossible to get an accurate answer as I havenít weighed whatís on the bike, but can anyone give me an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 02:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

We all like photos of bikes, so here are a few of...

We all like photos of bikes, so here are a few of it post-wheelset upgrade. Itís a Link B7 I think
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 02:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1389/img_2849_185adad8368dbb5f23e222bb9cfebc322e86b572.jpeg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-23, 02:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,503
Posted By Barchettaman

Any experience with lighter square taper cranks?

I have converted my 7-speed Tern to 9-speed with a new wheelset from AliExpress. Itís been an excellent upgrade; the bike is however very slightly over geared, so I am considering a new crankset.
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