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fietsbob replied to the thread 6'2" 280lbs.
" At $400 you will probably be going thru several over time .. thats the Dahon clone price range.. "

05-26-16, 07:20 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread 56t Chain Ring on a 20" folder.
" well actually Sachs was bought out by SRAM , who unbolted the German production Machinery and shipped it all to their new Factory complex in Taiwan. "

05-26-16, 07:17 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread trying to find gear inches for 14 inch tires.
" only tricky part is finding the gear % of the hub.. "

05-26-16, 07:13 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Backpack Friday.
" Sent in my bene sugg Brompton head tube block* & have the pack function as a touring/shopping bag when you ride.

with reusable grocery bags for your stuff.. then put the bike in the bag when you need to. take your shopping bags Out.

* they already have that as a Tikit Frame... "

05-26-16, 07:09 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Rear Derailleur Shifting Expectations.
" read the terrin and make expectations of the gear you need so you're in it before you l need it.

forcing a late shift can be how chains break. "

05-26-16, 06:59 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Di2 Tandem.
" drop it in the granny and a smaller cog in the back, as the hill steepens then you just keep downshifting in back. "

05-26-16, 06:56 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Sealed Bearing PSA.
" FWIW Enduro sealed Bearing cartridges have a higher Ball fill count per bearing. "

05-26-16, 06:54 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Quick release causing crooked wheel.
" No. actually My thought... take it to a shop where they can See what you are talking about. "

05-26-16, 06:51 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread How much does your loaded bike weight?.
" Like I said on the redundant thread started on this same topic..

How much time off are you getting for your Vacation? "

05-26-16, 06:47 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread bike weight.
" How much time off are you getting for your Vacation? "

05-26-16, 06:46 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Beautiful Cars.
" just turn left, then another left, then another.. "

05-26-16, 06:40 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread best upgrade for 7 speed cassette.
" one shortcoming of freewheels weak, long 10mm drive side axles ... beefy hubs like Phil wood cures.

loaded tour bike had that for over a decade , now I have a Bullseye tandem hub set doing the same.. "

05-26-16, 06:33 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Aero Bars After Dislocated Shoulder.
" Not following an Injury.. Just For an Hour Long Commute ... I had a set of Profile aerobar bull-horn aero bar combination ..

1 tube formed into Both..

also got a Zzipper thriller road Fairing , in front of it, so the aero was Not Me , bent way over , but the fairing.

so the bars... "

05-26-16, 06:22 PM

fietsbob replied to the thread Choosing the Right Bike for NZ Touring.
" staying home is even less. "

05-26-16, 01:01 PM

fietsbob created the thread Prototype announced at bike friday a Back Pack bike.
" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=op3aHDOunW4

It does have to come apart to pack down small , but the job is quick & tool free.

and like their other bikes, made in multiple sizes for the buyer's body . "

05-25-16, 03:41 PM

fietsbob created the thread How about this race?.
" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9_Fs1QtsOY



I think its this one that is still an annual event, http://3peakscyclocross.org.uk/ "

05-23-16, 11:18 AM