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Forum: Folding Bikes 03-11-09, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,317
Posted By jagatron
I can think of few places in Europe where...

I can think of few places in Europe where "american accent" english is taught or attempted. Can you? American english is often despised and mocked.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-03-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By jagatron
These are cool too, for "parking" and for...

These are cool too, for "parking" and for antitheft

http://www2.oredon.com/freelock.php

Someone else had posted a reference to sheldon b's idea of using a clamp at base of the steerer tube,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-17-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,908
Posted By jagatron
I think you've used this argument in many, many...

I think you've used this argument in many, many threads. The fact is is that Dahon accomodates you very well: simply buy the bicycle from them as a new owner, and the proprietary parts are guaranteed...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-08-09, 05:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,504
Posted By jagatron
You should know that BF does not sell bare frames...

You should know that BF does not sell bare frames - this is because they've ensured that they're bikes can and will work well with gearing options that they've spec'ed. Something must be wrong with...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-08-09, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,048
Posted By jagatron
One could also remove the wheel on the jack to...

One could also remove the wheel on the jack to get the package size down, too. The problem with either of these bikes is that if you add full size fenders, you're going to make it impossible to turn...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-08-09, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By jagatron
Yes, the large will give you exactly 2" more room...

Yes, the large will give you exactly 2" more room for leg length.

Normally you could "make a frame larger" (taller) by getting a larger seatpost.. but that's not so possible when you're already at...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By jagatron
I think that it basically has the effective top...

I think that it basically has the effective top tube length of normally a bike one size smaller - I just measured two frames for comparison. A Nashbar 19" frame has a 22" effective top tube. The 20"...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By jagatron
Your thoughts on its taking away from pedaling...

Your thoughts on its taking away from pedaling efficiency?
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-06-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By jagatron
33" is your cycling inseam? You may not have...

33" is your cycling inseam? You may not have enough seatpost extension on Medium Jack if so. I have 34.5" cycling inseam and have little seatpost room to spare on large jack. See thread on dahon...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-06-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,048
Posted By jagatron
You've ridden your 20" on pavés in Europe? ...

You've ridden your 20" on pavés in Europe?

You won't be turning the bars on the Jack - the NVO system is keyed so the stem can be removed completely or adjusted vertically, but not turned. At...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-06-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,048
Posted By jagatron
I have a Jack and several small folders. I needed...

I have a Jack and several small folders. I needed the Jack because I don't like the small folders for certain types of commuting - if you need to do more crazy things like very rough pavement,...
Forum: Commuting 02-01-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,402
Posted By jagatron
Do you guys notice any difference behavior from...

Do you guys notice any difference behavior from your bikes at these temps? Like stiffer rolling, other moving parts that don't pivot well, etc? Once it gets below a certain temperature, can you...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-01-09, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
Some other alternatives, prices aren't available...

Some other alternatives, prices aren't available for all:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-31-09, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
Chiapas: care to share your recipe?

Chiapas: care to share your recipe?
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-27-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
I think this price has gone way up, too : ...

I think this price has gone way up, too :

http://www.bikefriday.com/Service/NonWarrantyPrices

Add new split handlebars

$50US

Whether you supply them or we do that for you, make any...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-25-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
I could have assumed this before asking the...

I could have assumed this before asking the question - maybe something will come up.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-25-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
Yes, this is already clear from the website. But...

Yes, this is already clear from the website. But it doesn't answer the question posed.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-25-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By jagatron
who makes splittable/packable handlebars?

Bike Friday has had these available for some time,

http://store.bikefriday.com/index.php?cPath=3

But these aren't very price friendly, what was $50 is now $69.

Is there any competition?...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-24-09, 04:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,845
Posted By jagatron
This would be a good list to put onto a big...

This would be a good list to put onto a big google-based Map along with contact info shown for each point and maintain somewhere. So one could know when scheduling trips.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-20-09, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By jagatron
Where are your knees relative to the pedal axle...

Where are your knees relative to the pedal axle for the Brompton vs. the other bikes?

Q factor like Jur says is something that gets me between bikes, too. Distance between the two inner pedal...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-19-09, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By jagatron
Where exactly is the power lost in the smaller...

Where exactly is the power lost in the smaller cogs? I agree with you, but perhaps they have found a way to better minimize losses where they may had previously occurred. Like better distributing the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-19-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By jagatron
There were several things, from reading this...

There were several things, from reading this quickly, that weren't great. The age predates use of more modern internal hubs (8 speeds). Their assertion that an average person can't exert more than...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-18-09, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,343
Posted By jagatron
This "study" is from 2001 - Capreo was debuted...

This "study" is from 2001 - Capreo was debuted several years later.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-08-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By jagatron
How is it that JTek sells an $80 shifter and...

How is it that JTek sells an $80 shifter and doesn´t even mention if it´s friction or index?

The travel agent coupled with the 8 speed is a friction installation - difficult to find the right...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-04-09, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By jagatron
It was something about getting harrassed by some...

It was something about getting harrassed by some guys in a van, then a police officer asked the cyclist if they had given him enough space (they had), and then the police officer stopped the van and...
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