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Old 04-06-17, 10:52 PM   #601
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Third photo down on the left - What type of train is that? Amtrak? Did you have to cover it? I just took my first Amtrak trip in 10 years and now that I've been turned on to folders, it has me dreaming of new travel options.
That's Metro-North a commuter train out of NYC. Planning to do a few on Amtrak this year, although they may not allow it in the overhead - may need to use the luggage areas by the doors. I carry an cover and lock, but not used either for the B yet. Look for one that rolls well while folded - made a huge difference for where I was willing to take the bike.
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Old 04-07-17, 07:44 AM   #602
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we crossed manggar bridge, Balikpapan, around 2009. Back that time, folding bike was a novelty here...
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Old 04-07-17, 07:48 AM   #603
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still with my Hasa...it was in Lombok, around 2009-2010.

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Old 04-07-17, 08:02 PM   #604
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here is my DT mini, went out to watch small parade and kind of karnival here in Balikpapan.
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some of us believed that we were "gifted with mental gps"...well that day our "mental signal" were bit low
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Old 04-07-17, 09:46 PM   #606
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Well, there is a Brompton next to a urinal just above, so the bar has been set.
Looks like that one is a Flamingo, not a Brompton. FWIW, I have taken my Brompton into the "facilities" with me several times, but I've never bothered to take pictures.

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Old 04-07-17, 10:14 PM   #607
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Looks like that one is a Flamingo, not a Brompton. FWIW, I have taken my Brompton into the "facilities" with me several times, but I've never bothered to take pictures.

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Birdy on San Francisco Bay

Took the Birdy out to the salt marshes on San Francisco Bay this afternoon (the Raleigh Superbe came as well).

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here is my DT mini, went out to watch small parade and kind of karnival here in Balikpapan.
About 40 years ago I worked on the project management of a gas collection and treatment facility built in Balikpapan, the client was Total Oil Marine I think, never got there at the time, but great to see the name again and some photos. Thanks for posting !
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Old 04-10-17, 01:35 PM   #610
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Hardpack beach is a lot of fun to ride, esp with a 15mph tailwind... and of course folders can often hop public transport for an easy ride upwind/back too .

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Took the Birdy out to the salt marshes on San Francisco Bay.....
Something about riding a Birdie that so fun off road. Difficult to describe but its a bike that makes you smile.
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Old 04-12-17, 08:10 AM   #612
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About 40 years ago ........ but great to see the name again and some photos. Thanks for posting !
You are welcome !! Good to hear that some of you know this place !! Sure enough if anyone of you ever plan to visit Balikpapan please let me know, we could have quick ride around the town at least !!
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Up on Jeddah's North Cournich, just about under the takeoff path of King Abdulaziz International Airport a couple of very early mornings ago.
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Old 04-24-17, 01:40 PM   #614
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Old 04-25-17, 07:37 PM   #615
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On the way to work after lots of rain yesterday and overnight:

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Moulton APB with electric-assist?
Is it heavy?
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Old 04-26-17, 05:42 PM   #617
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Moulton APB with electric-assist?
Is it heavy?
Yeah it's heavy. Moulton's don't break any records for light weight to begin with (mine's around 13kg originally), and adding the electric drive pushed it to 21kg. Although with electric drive weight isn't an issue unless you need to carry it.
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A red Brompton enjoying the view at Half Moon Bay California near the bike trail. The trail was opened recently after the collapsed bridge was rebuilt.




Same Brompton in hibernation mode. I remove the seat post to reduce the folding size and tie the bike together with an elastic velcro strap.

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We had heavy rains in California this season (very good).

To avoid overflow at the Anderson damm, released large amount of water that flood the Coyote Creek bike trail. Here is some of the damage near the golf course.

Most of the trail is open now.

In the background is our faithful DT Nova. Still going like new and the wife would not replace it with any other bike.

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Old 04-28-17, 02:31 PM   #620
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Same Brompton in hibernation mode. I remove the seat post to reduce the folding size and tie the bike together with an elastic velcro strap.

Very clever! Put the Brompton in your Mini, then put your Mini on your keychain!
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I want this bike. Its looks so good and I can carry it anywhere.
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Old 05-01-17, 05:33 AM   #622
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New to me resurrected Dahon 6 speed Boardwalk. Bringing a bike back to life while away from home is a bit frustrating and expensive, but in the long run (ride?) I think this will be a nice addition to the herd. Suppose I should mention the location. Quebec City along the St. Lawrence River.
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Touring Dallas, Texas
With my Origami "Dragon", Carbon frame with DiSC Brakes

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