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Forum: Folding Bikes 03-23-13, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By brommie
it's not a Brompton so what is it?

The bike looks a bit as a Brompton, but it isn't. So I'm curious to know what kind of a bike it is. And how is it to ride?

Brommie
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-13-12, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By brommie
hi, did many miles on Marathon and the bold...

hi,
did many miles on Marathon and the bold Kojaks. both oke, although the Marathons gave a more safe feeling. The Kojaks looked more damaged, because little stones were still in the tires. So the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-31-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,537
Posted By brommie
I do ride an Airnimal Joey but only use it for...

I do ride an Airnimal Joey but only use it for daytrips. Have the Schwalbe marathons on it and never had a flat tyre in about 3000 km's. The ride of the bike is good imo, as I can compare it with...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-25-11, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,873
Posted By brommie
I thought it was a joke! Really started to like...

I thought it was a joke! Really started to like that British humor, but it's reality, expensive and ugly, so this must be fashion, I suppose . . .
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-13-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By brommie
For me it's a must have because I like to read...

For me it's a must have because I like to read about folding bikes ( and many other subjects). The first edition was and still is fun to read. The tone is IMO typical British, so it has a touch of...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-11-11, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By brommie
If it's just as good as the first edition, it's a...

If it's just as good as the first edition, it's a must have for any Bromptoneer, IMO.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-13-11, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,000
Posted By brommie
We did a lot of touring on our 6 speed Bromptons....

We did a lot of touring on our 6 speed Bromptons. It's true, they are no MTB's but a sandy track sure is possible. They are no racebikes, but if you got the power you can be fast. When I don't need...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-01-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By brommie
maybe this is of any help? ...

maybe this is of any help?
http://clients.squareeye.net/uploads/brompton/documents/cable_routing.pdf
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-14-11, 03:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,172
Posted By brommie
About the Dahon: Yes, why not, or maybe better a...

About the Dahon: Yes, why not, or maybe better a Frog, (IMO a "girly" bike)

Go for it, buy what you like, if you can afford it. If you see the beauty in the "light" Brompton you should go for it ....
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-09-11, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By brommie
??? I don't suppose you have a picture of...

???


I don't suppose you have a picture of it?
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-02-11, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By brommie
How is removed front wheel being held to folded...

How is removed front wheel being held to folded bike?

Lou

I think this part did the job . . .
http://www.flickr.com/photos/56904888@N08/5285455088/in/photostream/
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-30-10, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,497
Posted By brommie
Maybe this might be of any help? serial...

Maybe this might be of any help?

serial numbers:

0001000001
=
2000
January
first (fictional) bike with serialnumber Framenumber 160000
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By brommie
Drumbrakes? I got one on my Brompton, not at...

Drumbrakes?
I got one on my Brompton, not at the back but at the front. Great break, no maintenance. Wish I could get one on the rear wheel.
A picture tells more than thousand words, you might...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By brommie
Airnimal invention

Nice short video on something new they are working on at Airnimal . .:thumb:


http://www.flickr.com/photos/56904888@N08/5285690924/
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-10, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,497
Posted By brommie
Why not give Brompton an email? There is also...

Why not give Brompton an email?
There is also some info about this on the Yahoo Brompton forum. It was a topic some time ago.
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By brommie
Looks like a nice folder, welcome to the fold! ...

Looks like a nice folder, welcome to the fold!
Did I get it right? You bought the bike without even seen one in real? Takes some guts, I suppose.
I did follow Amiiva for some time, but when they...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-10, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,986
Posted By brommie
There's just something about the Brompton and...

There's just something about the Brompton and it's more than the utility value. Since the bike has been around for over 20 years, it developed a following that can't be replaced.

I have the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-26-10, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,986
Posted By brommie
My Brompton is 8 years old and still in good...

My Brompton is 8 years old and still in good shape and gives a nice ride. (But I sure like to ride my Airnimal Joey).
But the mentioned evolving of the Brompton frame to improved over the years is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-04-10, 04:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,058
Posted By brommie
http://www.kendausa.com/media/567227/k193.jpg ...

http://www.kendausa.com/media/567227/k193.jpg

This Kenda Kwest is not a bad tyre but is marketed as having rain channels... bah !

I agree. The Kenda Kwest is not a bad tyre. It came with my...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-20-10, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By brommie
Just to make sure; is this the Swift you are...

Just to make sure; is this the Swift you are talking about?
http://www.phred.org/~alex/pictures/bikes/swift/reduced/swift-quickfold.jpg

Jos
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-18-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,395
Posted By brommie
Funny, that was just the reason why I didn't...

Funny, that was just the reason why I didn't bought it. The gearing is imo just to low for pleasure biking. It seems impossible to change the gearing, said the sellar.
To be more precise, I tested...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-18-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By brommie
I don't know about the Swift, they are not for...

I don't know about the Swift, they are not for sale in the Netherlands as far as I know. . .
But about the Joey, it's the "old " frame version. Nothing wrong with it, but something to know.
A new...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-27-10, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By brommie
I do have Marathons on a Brompton.(16 inch). They...

I do have Marathons on a Brompton.(16 inch). They were really hard to install. The plus should be even more difficult.
On my Airnimal Joey (24 inch) it was an easy job to install the Marathons. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By brommie
P.S. Nice Rido saddle! I just put one on my...

P.S. Nice Rido saddle! I just put one on my Brompton and it makes a world of difference.

. . . . I got one on my Brompton too . . .
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-10, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By brommie
After riding for many years ( and still do), on a...

After riding for many years ( and still do), on a Brompton I'm very happy with my Airnimal Joey explorer. The Brompton is a very good bike and if you need the folding often then it's the best...
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