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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-06-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By LittlePixel
It's a Ridgeback Stowaway - which in itself is an...

It's a Ridgeback Stowaway - which in itself is an odd choice of name since 'Stowaway' a time-worn Raleigh trademark going back to the Twenty folders in the late sixties.

It's a Brompton clone of...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-22-15, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By LittlePixel
Yup - got your email and have just replied... ...

Yup - got your email and have just replied...
huw
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-21-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By LittlePixel
Hi Barnstormer I have a black S-type stem...

Hi Barnstormer

I have a black S-type stem from my Mercton (merc frame, brompton everything-else) going spare.
I changed to a clear-lacquer H-type stem for a little more height a couple of years...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-19-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By LittlePixel
SJS Cycles in uk have a lot of parts for all...

SJS Cycles in uk have a lot of parts for all bikes, and do a comprehensive set for Bromptons and other small-wheelers - and can ship to mainland Europe.
SJS Cycles Online Bike Shop for Touring,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-23-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By LittlePixel
Velocity Aeroheads / Aeroheats

Velocity Aeroheads / Aeroheats
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-03-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By LittlePixel
Raleigh was like the VW Group of its day and...

Raleigh was like the VW Group of its day and bought up pretty much all of its competitors over the years, then badge-engineered the bikes so you could get a Triumph, Rudge, Philips, BSA or Raleigh...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-19-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,355
Posted By LittlePixel
Love it. And I feel your pain with the Automatix....

Love it. And I feel your pain with the Automatix. I have one on my Brompton and it still shifts too low after several attempts to fix it. Fun to take apart as long as you're ready to find the spring...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-15-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By LittlePixel
Love it - super clean build (apart from the stock...

Love it - super clean build (apart from the stock stem - which I know are pretty hard to replace - 1" Aheads are lick rocking-horse p.)
I was thinking about the same Paul extender / 451 combo for...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-28-15, 02:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,950
Posted By LittlePixel
BruceMetras - sorry for appropriating your photo...

BruceMetras - sorry for appropriating your photo without a credit; I thought I'd pulled it from a more official source. [have amended caption, but can remove image if preferred]
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-27-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 260,775
Posted By LittlePixel
Little cross-post for downtubers - Yan and myself...

Little cross-post for downtubers - Yan and myself are happy to reveal the new Downtube branding

Post with details here...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-27-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,950
Posted By LittlePixel
Well Yan and myself had a bit of a talk behind...

Well Yan and myself had a bit of a talk behind the curtains about those early ideas, which resulted in me volunteering to work up a less generic and more folder-appropriate direction, which Yan was...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-04-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By LittlePixel
Would look better with all-black rims and disk...

Would look better with all-black rims and disk brakes. Just sayin'.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-02-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By LittlePixel
You could get some Velocity Aerohead rims (19mm -...

You could get some Velocity Aerohead rims (19mm - v.light) and just spoke them with less spokes sourced from wherever you want. Worked great on my B build.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-18-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,950
Posted By LittlePixel
Yan - I think it's a misleading logo for your...

Yan - I think it's a misleading logo for your company as a maker of small-wheeled bikes—It looks like you make aerodynamic carbon track bikes.
And I agree it looks generic, like you bought a logo...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-17-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,745
Posted By LittlePixel
@virtualchuta...

@virtualchuta (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/virtualchuta-323831.html) Like all things everything ends up on ebay eventually - setting up saved searches or RSS feeds of searches might help you...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-15, 04:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,745
Posted By LittlePixel
virtualchuta Never had a proper steel frame to...

virtualchuta Never had a proper steel frame to compare but I believe it is a saving, though not madly significant.
Pic here: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3022/3093828174_21aea31d32_o.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-15-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,745
Posted By LittlePixel
You used to be able to buy frames but they seemed...

You used to be able to buy frames but they seemed to pull back on this a little lately. My 'Mercton' (Flamingo 'Merc' alloy frame with Brompton forks, stem and seatpost) is testament and at the time...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-21-15, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,562
Posted By LittlePixel
smallwheeler - yes like that but perhaps with...

smallwheeler - yes like that but perhaps with less gold and pink bling ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-20-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,562
Posted By LittlePixel
Upright riding position = more wind resistance =...

Upright riding position = more wind resistance = more drag = slower.
Time to fit a S-type stem with my Aberhallo stem hack and then you can get down in the drops and add about 10mph...
Sorted.
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-15-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By LittlePixel
approves!

approves!
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-09-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,296
Posted By LittlePixel
Curious Stem is the "Aberhallo" hack - as...

Curious Stem is the "Aberhallo" hack - as preluded by me - at least on the Brompton (tootles own trumpet!)
It's basically an adjustable stem attatchment that allows fitting of non standard bars if...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-07-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 234,270
Posted By LittlePixel
mulleady - I remember.. A nice day for sure. ...

mulleady - I remember.. A nice day for sure. mconlonx - Handlebars are just North Road bars, fitted upside down with road tape fietsbob jur - yes was running fixed at time so no need for rear brake....
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-30-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By LittlePixel
Put 451 rims with cream-wall Primo Champ tyres on...

Put 451 rims with cream-wall Primo Champ tyres on it. And respray the frame to get rid of the 'urban' gfx and it could be quite a sweetie.
Maybe some matt/gloss varnish fun a la their 'Bad Boy'...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-23-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 234,270
Posted By LittlePixel
And oh - did someone say 'Brompton' a few posts...

And oh - did someone say 'Brompton' a few posts back? Here's mine for those that ain't seen it. 9kg. Old pic - now has raw stem and SRAM automatix 2 speed....
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-23-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 234,270
Posted By LittlePixel
That is actually one of Tony Rentschler's builds...

That is actually one of Tony Rentschler's builds (Brooklyn)
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