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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-21-14, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,531
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Well,... could be a bit simpler, remove the front...

Well,... could be a bit simpler, remove the front carrier block, the fenders, and the rear reflector.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-20-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Congratulations on your new bike, she's a beauty....

Congratulations on your new bike, she's a beauty. I'm sure you'll have a nice time riding her.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-15-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,631
Posted By Ed in Toronto
I've got it, but with a 3 speed. Without the...

I've got it, but with a 3 speed.

Without the fender, it folds up fine. Except, I find that when pushing the seat all the way down to the fold-up position, it helps to tilt the bike a bit away...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-25-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Ed in Toronto
As someone who has worked with iron and metal my...

As someone who has worked with iron and metal my entire life, including welding and inspecting welds. I can tell you that the answer is yes and no.

Yes the braze looks fine. But,... no it wasn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-14, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Welcome to the board. I'm sure you're going get...

Welcome to the board. I'm sure you're going get lots of enjoyment out of your Dahon. With a folding bike your really have to measure posts and frame thickness anytime you want to buy accessories. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Here's some Brompton rims at SJS in London that...

Here's some Brompton rims at SJS in London that can be ordered online;

Brompton 16 x 1 3/8 (349) Rim - 28H - 20.75...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-14, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,975
Posted By Ed in Toronto
You got a great deal on a nice bike. It looks in...

You got a great deal on a nice bike. It looks in fantastic condition in the picture. I'm sure you're going to love it. I ride mine almost everyday.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,915
Posted By Ed in Toronto
I agree, I wouldn't hit the trails on my...

I agree, I wouldn't hit the trails on my Brompton, or any bike with 16" wheels. If they make folding mountain bikes with larger wheels that's probably the first bikes you should take a look at.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-06-14, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,915
Posted By Ed in Toronto
It depends on the bike, how well it's made and...

It depends on the bike, how well it's made and what it's made of (steel, aluminum, or plastic) Also how large the wheels and the distance between the wheels. There is no easy answer except try a...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-19-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,127
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Cycling is still normal for me. I hop on my bike...

Cycling is still normal for me. I hop on my bike and go for a ride, and never feel the need to change my outfit first, like a superhero. I also think that canvass top running shoes are the best for...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,785
Posted By Ed in Toronto
If you want to save some cash. Leave the bike as...

If you want to save some cash. Leave the bike as it is and peddle harder :giver: :p :roflmao2: :roflmao:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-11-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,859
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Sweet bike, welcome to the folders forum.

Sweet bike, welcome to the folders forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-09-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,934
Posted By Ed in Toronto
If you want some speed on the weekends, you...

If you want some speed on the weekends, you probably would enjoy larger wheels. But not too large that it doesn't fold up small enough.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-05-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,770
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Damn! We be fooled. A zombie thread...

Damn! We be fooled.

A zombie thread :deadhorse:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-05-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,770
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Welcome to the board. Congrats on your upcoming...

Welcome to the board. Congrats on your upcoming Brompton purchase. I can guarantee you, you'll enjoy riding it.

I use the battery lights, I don't need lights that often, so I can get away with...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-04-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ed in Toronto
If you get one, I'd like to see a picture of it...

If you get one, I'd like to see a picture of it on your bike. If it's not too much trouble.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-04-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Ed in Toronto
If you don't want to spend money on it, than...

If you don't want to spend money on it, than probably it might be better if you just leave it as a single chainring in the front and just peddle harder when you come to a hill. That way you can put...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-03-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Good points from dynaryder. Also there is a...

Good points from dynaryder.

Also there is a small bolt or threaded pin called the centering screw that is on the other side of were the cable attaches, it's pointing down and the head is recessed....
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-30-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,965
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Congrats on your new bike, I'd love to see a...

Congrats on your new bike, I'd love to see a picture if you have any.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-19-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,190
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Those are pictures of a real Brompton, with it's...

Those are pictures of a real Brompton, with it's 16" wheels. Scam alert! Scam alert!
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-18-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Awesome! I love bikes that fold up tiny. Great...

Awesome! I love bikes that fold up tiny. Great video of it posted on the 'Who else wants one of these?' thread;
001-1.mp4 Video by gydha88 | Photobucket...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-14-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Besides Black; Orange, Cobalt Blue and White are...

Besides Black; Orange, Cobalt Blue and White are also no extra charge. Just a thought.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-13-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ed in Toronto
My Brompton did something amazing today

It fit on the floor in front of the seat in my tiny Ford Focus. The hatchback was full of tools and stuff so I was going to put it on the back seat. But then I thought I’ll see if it fits on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-12-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,292
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Are you pulling the lever on the seatpost clamp...

Are you pulling the lever on the seatpost clamp all the way back to the loose position, as far as possible?

I find sometimes when I'm in a rush I don't fully release the seatpost clamp, and the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-06-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,953
Posted By Ed in Toronto
Great news, all Brompton dealers are required to...

Great news, all Brompton dealers are required to have a demo model for test drives. You can try one out and see how it feels.
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