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Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Chop!
Thanks Thor, We will only need to make enough...

Thanks Thor,
We will only need to make enough money to pay for diesel, food and beer! With the workshop in the butty (the unpowered boat) means I can make and fix lots of stuff.
There is also a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By Chop!
I'm downsizing to live on our narrowboats

Hi guys

Sorry I haven't been able to contribute to this forum for while, I've been busy working on a pair of traditional narrowboats (narrowboats-freyja-and-christina.blogspot.co.uk) that we...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-24-12, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Chop!
Bon vacances alors! I keep in touch with Mark,...

Bon vacances alors!
I keep in touch with Mark, he gave me the bits I needed to make my Traida (Strida trailer)
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I will be at the boats Aqueduct marina, Church Minshull on 2nd or 3rd...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-23-12, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Chop!
Hi John Long time no see, very busy at the...

Hi John

Long time no see, very busy at the moment, kids going to Uni etc. moving to a smaller house and trying to find the time to move the boats 150 miles and through 130 locks.
Hate selling 'my...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-23-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Chop!
Cutting down on my collection

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My German Falter with butterfly headbadge

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My rivetted F-frame Moulton (unrestored but rides well) and my Oke-ja recumbent (trailer & Strida not included,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-23-12, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Chop!
Cutting down on my collection

Hi Guys N Gals

Due to the fact we've bought a pair of narrowboats Freyja and Christina (http://narrowboats-freyja-and-christina.blogspot.co.uk/) I intend to cut down on my collection of bicycles...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-02-12, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,159
Posted By Chop!
I had the exact same thing when he was fitting my...

I had the exact same thing when he was fitting my Rohloff etc, I was given false completion times, non existant tracking numbers and when I did eventually get it back, he'd done it his way, not the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-26-12, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By Chop!
BMW electric folder

http://www.zeitnews.org/transportation/pedelec-bicycle-concept.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-19-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,374
Posted By Chop!
Tidy job there Boyo! :thumb:

Tidy job there Boyo! :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-19-12, 02:26 PM
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Views: 266
Posted By Chop!
The Big Weekend at Hackney Marsh

Hi Chaps & Chappesses

I'll be parked up (with sound crew) at the Hackney Marsh event from Thursday to Sunday, if anyone fancies meeting for a drink, I'll be Strida-ing around the canal towpaths...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-31-12, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
Hi Clownbike Nope, sorry, no luck on finding...

Hi Clownbike

Nope, sorry, no luck on finding any spares, my mate has cleaned & champfered the damaged faces of my steering stem and a guy is just moving into a local workshop & I'm told he is good...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-29-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,699
Posted By Chop!
States in the UK? I think not!

States in the UK? I think not!
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-24-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
Tried to e-mail you the pics, the e-mail kept...

Tried to e-mail you the pics, the e-mail kept getting returned. I must be on your blacklist! LOL!
I managed to split the tube trying to straighten it after I'd cut a section out of the back (to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
I shortened the yoke on my BoB trailer so it...

I shortened the yoke on my BoB trailer so it fitted a 20" wheel, made it so stiff I carried my daughter in it!
It's no good attaching a BoB trailer with a 26" yoke to a small wheel folder.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
No problems there, I'm not a practicing catholic!

No problems there, I'm not a practicing catholic!
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,699
Posted By Chop!
BTW, we have had a lot of threads, on here,...

BTW, we have had a lot of threads, on here, claiming that one or other folder is taking over (Downtube was the supposed villain for a while) If you want more posts about your particular marque, it's...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,699
Posted By Chop!
Only similar, I think you'll find! :lol:

Only similar, I think you'll find! :lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
Well, it would be a way of using up old frame...

Well, it would be a way of using up old frame parts, or even just extend the lower rail and add the QR.
I have thought about doing this for a long time, I discussed it with Mark & he kindly donated...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
I only made the trailer yesterday, The box folds...

I only made the trailer yesterday, The box folds flat, but was too long to fit between the tyres, so I cut a section out of the rear to clear the rear tyre,
this will also solve another...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-12, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Chop!
My new matching trailer for my Strida

Here is my new homemade matching Strida trailer I've called a 'Traida'
I made it from some frame parts given to me by Mark Sanders.
I'll be getting it welded and strengthened when I get my GoBike...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-12-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,660
Posted By Chop!
The German Bernds cargo bike...

The German Bernds cargo bike (http://www.bernds.de/pack-bernds.html) folds (not the smallest fold, however)
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-05-12, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Chop!
I don't think it would easily fit into a seat...

I don't think it would easily fit into a seat tube, as it has a metal 'over centre' style clip to attach it to the valve, length is only about 6"
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-03-12, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Chop!
Yes, they look great too, but $79+ for these, and...

Yes, they look great too, but $79+ for these, and about 16 delivered for the Airace is a big price difference, I plan to buy a second one to put in my GF's Brompton bag.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-03-12, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Chop!
It is normally hidden inside the pump (which can...

It is normally hidden inside the pump (which can also be used as a normal rigid, double telescoping pump), I would say that the flexi section, which is released by twisting the end cap, is 2.5"-3.0"...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-02-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Chop!
Great & innovative mini pump

I recently bought an amazingly clever mini-pump, which is particularly suitable for a lot of folding bikes, It's called an 'Airace Fit Tele R'...
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