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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,750
Posted By bhkyte
Hi I thought they had another drilling on the...

Hi I thought they had another drilling on the bottom bracker tensioner for a bigger gear.
cqg did this conversion to a larger chainring so he should know.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-14-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By bhkyte
I have had three paint cans in the front of a...

I have had three paint cans in the front of a Brompton and it handled fine. Also used to load it up with scarp paper for a monthly chairty collection.
It handle well loaded. But dont expect much...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-14-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By bhkyte
See my threads. Bullbars made from cut down...

See my threads. Bullbars made from cut down upside drops can be set up to give 2 out of the 3 hand postions of dropped bars with the same geometry. But with a much more compact fold. If you add a QR...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-12-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 234,026
Posted By bhkyte
Wow Welcome back smallwheeler.

Wow

Welcome back smallwheeler.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-12-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By bhkyte
I think I have forgotten how to buy bikes that...

I think I have forgotten how to buy bikes that don't fold!
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-12-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,868
Posted By bhkyte
So profits are good. So you can finally afford...

So profits are good.
So you can finally afford to give me a mini Yan!
I been asking for 5 years.
Any plans for back in UK?
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-11-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,019
Posted By bhkyte
I was quite enjoying the squabble! It may...

I was quite enjoying the squabble!
It may raise the boardness of apeal and image of electric bikes. Thats on topic. Yeah lets see the bike. Remember it a Tern and I want them to go bankrupt....
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-10-16, 04:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,019
Posted By bhkyte
You seem to miss the point by some way...... ...

You seem to miss the point by some way......
Nether mind your young still......
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-10-16, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,019
Posted By bhkyte
Thank you for kind words. My point is you can...

Thank you for kind words.
My point is you can never know what is round the corner.

I like the idea of ebike touring. That seems reasonable. Rather than sap all your engery getting there you can...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-10-16, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,019
Posted By bhkyte
Let me share a story. Relatively fit 40...

Let me share a story.
Relatively fit 40 something competed in national level sport previously.
Sat down to enjoy dinner at work next week annual leave, then holiday to Italy.
I stood up...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-06-16, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By bhkyte
Train as a hairdresser and then sell it to your...

Train as a hairdresser and then sell it to your customers at a rock bottom price despite the customer telling you its worth a lot more.
Thats how I got my Brompton.
Seller was happy.
Rest in...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-06-16, 01:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By bhkyte
But then again there arent many EU trade deals...

But then again there arent many EU trade deals with USA. The largest encomany that bilaterlly Uk has negiogaited a deal with is Mexico afaik.
The idea that loads of EU or bilaterial trade deals are...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-01-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,157
Posted By bhkyte
I have 6 folding bikes and none of them feature a...

I have 6 folding bikes and none of them feature a folding front tube.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-01-16, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By bhkyte
Doubt if Bromptons will get cheaper. Afaik small...

Doubt if Bromptons will get cheaper. Afaik small manufacturer get their parts direct from source in Japan via EU handlers or from large warehouses in Germany. It is not know if import tariffs will be...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-28-16, 03:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,696
Posted By bhkyte
Some folders have very easy rolls while folded...

Some folders have very easy rolls while folded qualities. Have you tried rolling a birdie with rack and rollerblade wheels. I now use my birdie in towns and shops over my rolling rack mezzo,much...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-25-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By bhkyte
My nexus 8 is the same. It's better since a...

My nexus 8 is the same. It's better since a service but still stiff backwards.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-25-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,696
Posted By bhkyte
Birdie also rolls when folded if you get the Rack...

Birdie also rolls when folded if you get the Rack version. Although it only has two wheels on the Rack it is the best bike for rolling folded imo. I have tried many folders. The reason is the front...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-25-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 260,663
Posted By bhkyte
Hi Yan. What about putting contrasting decals or...

Hi Yan. What about putting contrasting decals or use of stencil on the two tone frames?
Ie a white sticker on blue then a blue sticker on white. or undercoat with contrast colour then stencil out...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-16-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By bhkyte
I would steer clear of any Tern bike. They...

I would steer clear of any Tern bike.
They have been deceptive of the number of bikes affected, the reason for the failures, the injuries caused, closed the forums with this issue on, claimed it...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,662
Posted By bhkyte
Aren't they 80% pressurised like the cabin? ...

Aren't they 80% pressurised like the cabin?
Letting some pressure out seems safer option,
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-11-16, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By bhkyte
Run away, run fast, run far and don't look back. ...

Run away, run fast, run far and don't look back.
Tern seem to well evidenced in the unscrupulous handling and covering up of manufacturing or design faults resulting in complete failure of their...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-10-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,115
Posted By bhkyte
Sounds like a ss coupler custom

Sounds like a ss coupler custom
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-08-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By bhkyte
Your better off without drops on folders for...

Your better off without drops on folders for compact fold in most cases.

I use upside down drops, cut down to be low profile type bars. Sort of like a bulbar but with upright brakes.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-16, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By bhkyte
I think if you put dropped bars on a montage they...

I think if you put dropped bars on a montage they would fall off.......
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-04-16, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By bhkyte
All bike fold, Given enough force..... Glad...

All bike fold,
Given enough force.....
Glad your ok.
Ss couplers do sound like a good idea. Possibly cheaper to get a quality bike and lighter?
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