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Forum: Folding Bikes 04-10-15, 01:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
http://i.gyazo.com/c1597042e3e736d3cd83f1400af58ea...

http://i.gyazo.com/c1597042e3e736d3cd83f1400af58ea0.jpg

school holidays, so only really a teething run. Nephew down park.

Few tweaking on settings, still adjusting seat. Getting right friction...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-09-15, 02:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
I wrapped the bars evenly, but not bad for a 1st...

I wrapped the bars evenly, but not bad for a 1st attempt, whilst using all the tape :roflmao2:

I'll cycle somewhere nice and get a good pic in for you lot.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-08-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
I cocked up so build been delayed a little. ...

I cocked up so build been delayed a little.

Just been down the road for the 1st time on the bike and 1st time in spds.

Lets say the seat needs adjusting, as it's trying to castrate me more than...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-16-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
Right so the front dérailleur didn't angle right...

Right so the front dérailleur didn't angle right against the chain set, and the chain was rubbing the bottom of the cage.

That beautiful seat post also, was too small and I bought a 27.4mm Thomson...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-15-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By ziqpy
rechecking my bike, the thread is just poking...

rechecking my bike, the thread is just poking through on the rear, which is fine.

The front though the bolt is about 2mm inside the nut.

I think the dropouts are thicker again, because alu...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-14-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By ziqpy
dropouts + skewers

I bought some temp bolt on QR skewers for 100/135mm hubs.

My drop-outs are aluminium and wider than standard.

The threads don't go to the very end of the nuts, and why I bought them cheap for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-13-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
Posted By ziqpy
Didn't want to scratch my rims, so i've got...

Didn't want to scratch my rims, so i've got electrical tape only around the tube end. Looks nice and inline with my bike.

If you don't want to loose them again. Put 2 on each valve, and tighten...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-12-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ziqpy
I don't want to have a fat wrap around them...

I don't want to have a fat wrap around them though, or them moving during, would that be possible?

So in that respect, I wrap as normal over them, and then pope a hole for the screw?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-12-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ziqpy
Bar taping odd brake lever.

http://www.euroasiaimports.com/productcart/pc/catalog/leversonbar_2115_detail.jpg

Anyone bar taped any brake levers similar to this one? As this is the one I need to do :roll:
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-10-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
You get a 34.9 with a 31.8 shim when you buy...

You get a 34.9 with a 31.8 shim when you buy them, rephrase, if you can buy them.

Tried to register to buy one, and well japan market only, so emailed them today.

Retail the sram shim / angled...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-09-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
will i need a angled washer for the bolt?

will i need a angled washer for the bolt?
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-09-15, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
well i contacted my LBS where i bought my front...

well i contacted my LBS where i bought my front derailleur and blagged swapping it for a braze on, which are cheaper anyhow, and mine is still unused.

I'll pop round and swap it later today.

30...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-09-15, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
BOMA | PRODUCTS | ALUMINIUM BIKE FLAT-1...

BOMA | PRODUCTS | ALUMINIUM BIKE FLAT-1 (http://www.boma.jp/products/aluminium_bike.html)

This is the website link in Japanese for the frame.

http://www.boma.jp/products/img/img03_2.jpg


...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
well i have a bolt on not braze on atm, why it's...

well i have a bolt on not braze on atm, why it's a $75 fix
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
Do you end up running the front a little higher...

Do you end up running the front a little higher angle and space the overall height by the rear of the derailleur?

I would still have to buy a new derailleur with spacer and mount.

about $75 to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
SRAM Rival is all road only.

SRAM Rival is all road only.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
http://i.gyazo.com/480de587cb5bb0951310ee6e42dc76c...

http://i.gyazo.com/480de587cb5bb0951310ee6e42dc76c3.jpg

As Low as it can go, nice expensive waste of time :(

Is there any front dérailleurs with longer plates, so the tail will go under and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-15, 04:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,499
Posted By ziqpy
Front derailleur

Sram 53/39 w/ 11-28 rear.

Mocking up the front derailleur, and there is little up and down movement during the pivot.

This means I can't clear the 53T sprocket, and get enough drop on the 39t,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-05-15, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
http://i.gyazo.com/64a188350ec0094cc7260b1cfcd05ec...

http://i.gyazo.com/64a188350ec0094cc7260b1cfcd05ecb.jpg

Wheels and tyres done w/ cranks/ cassette. Got everything on the floor in front of me to finish the bike, bar the headset spacers.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 234,358
Posted By ziqpy
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/31053_383370400266_2077513_n.jpg?oh=0591224b0f5ab0c5079ff788adf72b6a&oe=5541AAD7&__gda__=1426068198_7dee8d9eb292eb796f4b02f5907db6aa
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-19-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ziqpy
20" thread less presta tubes

Trying to find Michelin airstop thread less tubes in 20" but no luck so far.

Anyone know where I can get some, or similar.

Damien
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-19-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By ziqpy
The weight are still on the steering and with 16...

The weight are still on the steering and with 16 inch wheels any potholing with too much weight or Bouncing, your going over headfirst. Get a side mounting messenger bag, and the weight yo the back...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-19-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By ziqpy
it's not good to have weight on your steering,...

it's not good to have weight on your steering, and I wouldn't have any on my bikes.
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-17-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By ziqpy
Sorry been a while since an update. Anyhow,...

Sorry been a while since an update.

Anyhow, some other bits came today by courier. The delivery van driver asked "Are you blind, need some help with that?" "No, what you look like when a parcel is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By ziqpy
Thanks for all the help chaps. I've dipped...

Thanks for all the help chaps.

I've dipped into pocket and have ordered.

Charge Slicer bullhorns....
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