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07-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Goldrush

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A...

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A couple of baths withTri-Flow and it's working fine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,861
Posted By Geepig

We had a plan to visit the ruins of a renaissance...

We had a plan to visit the ruins of a renaissance castle on the side of a lake, about a half hour’s drive north of here. First, though, we planned to visit some friends for coffee, in their apartment...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Schwinnsta

A DIY quick release Brompton seatpost Luggage Block

I put together a quick release seatpost luggage block. It was made from an eBay purchased use Delta Post Haste rack, a McMaster purchased 1 1/2" shaft collar...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 23,238
Posted By Winfried

The Alfine has a 135mm OLD, so you just need to...

The Alfine has a 135mm OLD, so you just need to widen the triangle 2mm more. It's been done (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/774080-my-alfine-11-speed-brompton.html).

An Alfine 11 offers...
05-07-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By hotbike

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20 watt solar panel helps the battery ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 23,238
Posted By Winfried

Turned out to be a lot easier than I had read on...

Turned out to be a lot easier than I had read on the Net.

It only took ~20mn to a seasoned frame maker to cold set the frame with a metal bar as lever, and could probably do it faster with...
05-07-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By hotbike

More photos: ...

More photos:


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The Pannier/Tailbox. Panniers, but...
04-26-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By big john

I went into a local bike shop and he had an old...

I went into a local bike shop and he had an old Shimano triple crankset and he let me take the middle ring off of it. Crankset had no name on it but the ring said HG and the ramp things were bigger...
04-25-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
Posted By TiHabanero

My preference is for interrupted cable housing....

My preference is for interrupted cable housing. Makes servicing cables easier, provides better brake feel, and it looks better. Two of my vintage bikes have full length brake cable housing held in...
04-18-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By AlmostTrick

When the best chain lube is none!

This chain was degreased and "installed" 6 months ago. It has never been lubed. Performance has not suffered one bit, in fact, I believe it looks better now! *
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,861
Posted By Geepig

Well, what with the improvements in the weather...

Well, what with the improvements in the weather and the actual rideability of Zenit, I thought it was time to make some kind of trip in its new field of action. Luckily wifie agreed with me, dug out...
04-14-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,140
Posted By JohnDThompson

The most difficult tires I ever had to mount were...

The most difficult tires I ever had to mount were the 7" diameter front tires on my Dad's wheelchair. I had to get them hot in the clothes drier, and even then they were a struggle, even using a bead...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By cat0020

Now over 20 months of using my cheap folding bike...

Now over 20 months of using my cheap folding bike for my 3-4 times a week commute in NYC.
https://i.imgur.com/cBZzq5m.jpg
The bike is holding up great, some minor pain chips, lots of dirt, winter...
04-12-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By davidad

I have this one. 2 L Industry Heated Ultrasonic...

I have this one. 2 L Industry Heated Ultrasonic Cleaners Cleaning Equipment Heater W/ti – Vevor US...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,789
Posted By Schwinnsta

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Arriving home.
03-29-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,879
Posted By sweeks

As I mentioned, after a season or two I have...

As I mentioned, after a season or two I have placed "Mr. Tuffy" tire liners in the Marathon Winters to prevent studs perforating the tire's carcass from causing flats. I haven't had any flats, and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,422
Posted By Schwinnsta

Braking forces are much greater because the...

Braking forces are much greater because the acceleration is much stronger. Your braking from speed in just a couple of seconds. That is a lot force. F=MA where A is the change of speed with time.
03-22-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By IndianaRecRider

Well, I decided to go with the used / refurbed...

Well, I decided to go with the used / refurbed GoPro Hero+ with the LCD screen. It's not the fanciest camera out there, but for the "simple" recording I do (basically just ride videos), 1080p is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,789
Posted By mingo

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In the wild in the Netherlands
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03-08-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,600
Posted By Bike Gremlin

My experience with those: ...

My experience with those:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPov5zO7Yd4
02-23-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Hypno Toad

Why Canadians Can't Bike in the Winter (but Finnish people can)

Love this short documentary:

https://youtu.be/Uhx-26GfCBU
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,476
Posted By chris1234

So after going to Loro Cycles in Setagaya...

So after going to Loro Cycles in Setagaya (folding bike specialist shop which has 34 demonstration bikes available for a decent test ride) I decided to go with the Tern Verge N8.

I rode quite a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,237
Posted By seat_boy

At one point I had three Bike Fridays in the...

At one point I had three Bike Fridays in the garage, but I recently sold the Pocket Llama:

...
01-28-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,519
Posted By gregf83

5.5mph up an 11% climb is about 970VAM which is...

5.5mph up an 11% climb is about 970VAM which is manageable by most of my riding friends and we're all over 55. The steeper the hill the higher the VAM possible, provided you have the right gearing. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,237
Posted By bugly64

Pocket Companion

Just got this today!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50872527552_f785beb361_o.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,861
Posted By Geepig

Ah yes, the classic 'let the light out of the...

Ah yes, the classic 'let the light out of the box' type, which they have resolved here by making the catches so difficult to open that one considers replacing the lamp when the bulb blows... ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By linberl

My 2002 NWT had a folding seatmast, fyi. BF has...

My 2002 NWT had a folding seatmast, fyi. BF has made folding seatmasts since 1993. https://www.bikefriday.com/folding-bikes/folding-history-the-bike-friday-pocket-rocket The non-folding seatmast...
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,117
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,659
Posted By Winfried

https://www.facebook.com/ysroadueno/ ...

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Why is that?
01-05-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,938
Posted By rekmeyata

Exactly, and the biggest problem I've had with...

Exactly, and the biggest problem I've had with cheap tubes is crappy Presta valves that fail after using them 3 to 6 times.
01-03-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,363
Posted By HillRider

Uh, this thread was last current about 2-1/2...

Uh, this thread was last current about 2-1/2 years ago. i hope you get a response.
12-26-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,022
Posted By rsbob

Method used: Napa brake cleaner and upholstery...

Method used: Napa brake cleaner and upholstery attachment on carpet cleaner machine with carpet cleaning solution. After cleaning the area, it came out so well I used the machine to do the rest of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By Willy Gee

I spoke with Peter from Bike Friday today. If...

I spoke with Peter from Bike Friday today. If there is a more honest salesperson in this world, I have not met him or her. He asked a bunch of questions, and showed me that the PakIt would not work...
12-05-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By revcp

If you need more leverage

and don't mind spending a few bucks, I recommend the Birzman Damselfly Universal chain tool. Very precise, good solid tool.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By tcs

When it all goes back together, you'll note there...

When it all goes back together, you'll note there are no shift alignment marks or references with that three-speed hub. You progressively stuff the threaded rod into the 'quick-release' until the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,789
Posted By Bym

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 781,167
Posted By Bym

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Handlebar, seatpost, saddle, crank = changed to carbon
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By zebede

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to...

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to quality tires.
10-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By momoman

I already own 20v Dewalt power tools so I bought...

I already own 20v Dewalt power tools so I bought the 20v air compressor (tool only) for $80 on sale a year ago on Black Friday. I use it for car tires, wheelbarrow tires and bike tires. I pump up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By calgarc

Literal C: ... The bike will be stored on my...

Literal C: ... The bike will be stored on my Pearson 30. It will be stored in a water proof bag and taken out when I reach whatever destination I sail to.

I have a single winter here in Canada...
09-23-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By noglider

A manufacturer contacted me and asked me to...

A manufacturer contacted me and asked me to review one of these devices. He sent it to me for free. I'll post my impressions here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,878
Posted By ericoseveins

I've owned three Tikits from three different eras...

I've owned three Tikits from three different eras (still have two, I just gave one to a friend because I didn't need three) so I feel qualified to weigh in about the ease of repairing a Tikit with or...
09-19-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Good job. Andy

Good job. Andy
09-16-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kapusta

Anyone who thinks they can eyeball whether a...

Anyone who thinks they can eyeball whether a hangar is straight as well as a DAG is delusional.

And anyone who thinks they can eyeball whether a hangar is straight enough for 11 speed to work...
09-15-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By 50PlusCycling

The problem is shipping. Small goods are sent in...

The problem is shipping. Small goods are sent in small packages in airmail shipments, and most of these ride in the bottom of passenger airliners. The cost of air mail is low, so the prices for...
09-15-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By masi61

Cut me some slack here. Lots of businesses have...

Cut me some slack here. Lots of businesses have had to modify their business practices to operate safely during the pandemic. Your response is out of line and not really very funny either.
09-12-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By dsbrantjr

I have had 2 sizes (C3 and C7) of Felco cable...

I have had 2 sizes (C3 and C7) of Felco cable cutters, and their #8 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) pruning shears as well, for decades and they still work as...
09-08-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

IIRC this "Bassworm" was used to help the rear...

IIRC this "Bassworm" was used to help the rear der parallelogram return spring pull the cable. The "rubber" tube acted as an additional spring on the cable. This was back when Shimano was reducing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-05-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,789
Posted By BromptonINrio

Dahon Curve d8 on Paineiras Road, Rio de Janeiro,...

Dahon Curve d8 on Paineiras Road, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dahon went jealows about my ride with brompton and ask for another ride on same route.
https://i.ibb.co/nRkkz5x/IMG-20200905-122342.jpg...
09-03-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By kahanabob

the 2" radiator hose clamp squezing it smaller...

the 2" radiator hose clamp squezing it smaller seems to have worked. the two ends were just touching now have about a 3/8" overlap. i will post before and after pic's as soon as can attach pic's.
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