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Forum: Utility Cycling 07-28-16, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By zebede
Comes down to your life style choice and budget. ...

Comes down to your life style choice and budget.

ME, low budget, occasional use, I have trailers and re-built used trike (converted to 15 spd) for big tow vehicle (not glamourous, but certainly...
Forum: Touring 07-22-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By zebede
Having owned TWO Topeak morph G....I will never...

Having owned TWO Topeak morph G....I will never buy ANYTHING Topeak. I could not buy the rebuild parts needed. I finally got it going with refrigerant o-rings from an Autoparts store. Customer...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-21-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By zebede
The Dahon Speed TR has a stout chrome molybendum...

The Dahon Speed TR has a stout chrome molybendum steel alloy frame and came standard with Schwalbe big Apples. Unfortunately it is out of production. I am positive that Bike Friday could build you...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-17-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By zebede
Depends....do the spin smooth as silk?....don't...

Depends....do the spin smooth as silk?....don't touch em for season. otherwise, of course inspect and adjust.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-14-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By zebede
The bike Friday Tikit has front racks (single or...

The bike Friday Tikit has front racks (single or double) for panniers etc.

The right front pannier can still be loaded, while folded and rolling, on the front tire.
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-12-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By zebede
suggest you post to folding bike forums...it is...

suggest you post to folding bike forums...it is very active with extremely knowledgeable enthusiast riders.
IMO Brompton is a great choice....but do not rule out Bike Friday Tikit. Also very...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-08-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,719
Posted By zebede
The Tikit is the ticket! Hands down. As Bob says...

The Tikit is the ticket! Hands down. As Bob says Rolls on its front wheel, balanced, with a nice padded handle. Rolls on its front wheel, rolls on its front wheel. Not the smallest folder...But...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-04-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By zebede
Like a Raleigh 20

My Dahon Helios XL appears to be the same frame and fork. I bought this great little bike used a.year ago. My headset had a little.binding in the 10 o'clock position.

Inspired by your inquiry, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-04-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By zebede
Like a Raleigh 20

My Dahon Helios XL appears to be the same frame and fork. I bought this great little bike used a.year ago. My headset had a little.binding in the 10 o'clock position.

Inspired by your inquiry, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-04-16, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By zebede
Helios XL

Could be insufficient spacers, between race and lock ring.
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-02-16, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By zebede
Wow, nice looking trike, I am loving it,...

Wow, nice looking trike, I am loving it, especially that front drum brake and the 20" (?) wheels.

This past year I picked up a Trike at a garage sale in similar condition, changed it from single...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-30-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By zebede
I have done this, Fold my Bike Friday Tikit and...

I have done this, Fold my Bike Friday Tikit and put it in the shopping cart on several occasions in Walmart. Most people don't even notice. (sorta like riding a bike). The few comments I got were...
Forum: Touring 06-30-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By zebede
Compare cost of retrofit with this ready made...

Compare cost of retrofit with this ready made coupled frame.

Travelers Check | Bikes | Surly Bikes (http://surlybikes.com/bikes/travel_check)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-30-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By zebede
I use chrome polish. Its basically a rubbing...

I use chrome polish. Its basically a rubbing compound with wax. There are many products and variations on the market. Gently rubs off light surface rust, cleans, and leaves a wax barrier. Yes I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By zebede
Perfection...is a lifetime pursuit. IMO, These...

Perfection...is a lifetime pursuit. IMO, These vintage Miyatas' are an excellent foundation on which to pursue the goal.

I have rebuilt/overhauled and upgraded my 610- 3 times with increasing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By zebede
Mission impossible

Your job should you choose to accept it is to keep this women happy the rest of your life.

I must warn you that though this bike checks all of the "spoken" boxes it may not be readily apparent,...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-21-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By zebede
Sounds like a great idea. If its small, light...

Sounds like a great idea. If its small, light weight, simple to use, cheap, and works well in those functions described, I would buy one.

As far as the speaker, If used like a bell or for simple...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-21-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By zebede
Nashbar was distributing this BOB YAK knock off ...

Nashbar was distributing this BOB YAK knock off under theri name...had a lot of quality of construction and material failures on the first attempt. Second iteration was recommended by some....I got...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By zebede
Yes Yes Thanks I was very pleasantly...

Yes
Yes
Thanks

I was very pleasantly surprised to see one of the regulars, whom I enjoy reading ( MiamiJim / he whom should be called PeugeotMan), pop up on Bicycle Mechanics sub forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-09-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,775
Posted By zebede
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-05-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,624
Posted By zebede
Minimum -Tube -Tire levers -Pump -Park...

Minimum

-Tube
-Tire levers
-Pump
-Park MT-1
-Means of wheel removal

On bikes with out quick release, hack saw off the open end of a 15mm wrench and dress it on the grinding wheel (or file)...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-27-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By zebede
I ways under the impression that once the...

I ways under the impression that once the removable rubber type seal was removed that re-installation would have compromised the seal and it would be less than factory.

Just opened up an NTN...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-26-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By zebede
While Miami Jim's statement is true, there are...

While Miami Jim's statement is true, there are additional variables.
1) bearing quality varies between premium and cheap.
2) breaking the rubber seals is not advisable.

Therefore the next time...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-19-16, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By zebede
My hitch is from instructables web site. Two...

My hitch is from instructables web site.
Two U-bolts. Hold (4 bolt) furniture caster with caster wheel removed. Clevis pin goes in empty axle holes. Cost approx.5$
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-14-16, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By zebede
Disconnect cable. Adjust height and rotation....

Disconnect cable. Adjust height and rotation. Operate by hand and adjust limit screws. Reattach cable with shifter in low and chain on small ring.

I guess current problem is cable limits travel...
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