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Old 09-23-22, 05:28 PM
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Giant Halfway

It turns out the “schwinn” are actually giant HalfWay bicycles. Anyone have an opinion on them. The frame closure looks a little dodgy to me but I am not a folder guy.

Otherwise they look pretty cool.
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Are you saying that they were not Schwinn bikes but are Giant Halfways???
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Are you saying that they were not Schwinn bikes but are Giant Halfways???
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Those were pretty good, I think.
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Originally Posted by bluesteak View Post
It turns out the “schwinn” are actually giant HalfWay bicycles. Anyone have an opinion on them. The frame closure looks a little dodgy to me but I am not a folder guy.

Otherwise they look pretty cool.
Giant Halfway folders are considered pretty solid bikes. https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...eird-bike.html
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Thanks to all for your help!!

Maybe you may be hearing more from me.

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Seat post diameter??

I saw when adjusting the seat height on the bikes I purchased that there is a collar/shim between the 28.6 diameter seat post and the down tube. This collar only goes in 4 to 5 inches, which seems like a bad idea. Shouldn’t the seat post fit snuggly the whole length of the Dow tube?

Is this just a shortcut for a base model bike? Are larger diameter aluminum seatposts available?
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My aluminum Dahon seatpost is 34mm. However I don't think you have a problem; the minimum insertion marking on my post is 4.5" from the bottom, so that's a safe amount of overlap. If you insert more than the minimum, it shortens the lever arm and your safety factor is even higher.
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I saw when adjusting the seat height on the bikes I purchased that there is a collar/shim between the 28.6 diameter seat post and the down tube. This collar only goes in 4 to 5 inches, which seems like a bad idea. Shouldn’t the seat post fit snuggly the whole length of the Dow tube?

Is this just a shortcut for a base model bike? Are larger diameter aluminum seatposts available?
that shim is exactly as it’s supposed to be. There is no need god it to go in any farther.
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Thanks for your input. I’m old school where if your seat post stuck out 4 inches you needed a bigger frame.

Seems like I will need to adjust my thinking.
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