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Originally Posted by bikebikebike View Post
How are headposts fully described?

I have a collection of foldies and everything is a search and often contradictory.

the use of catalogs (bless you, Thor) is as close as I get and there ain't no Sheldon Brown on this.

Catalogs are meant to sell parts , not archive them.


The inside outside hinge folding nomenclature is an example.

? hinge and stem nomenclature another.


Dahon celebrated its 35th anniversary by not archiving bikes before 2011.


The only upside of this that I can see is that it causes the less hardy to abandon repairs

and pass older bikes along for parts at a discount

I already have an outside (right hand) folding stem en route.
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