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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By jur
+1 on all this. I had Marathon Plus on my Birdy,...

+1 on all this. I had Marathon Plus on my Birdy, and had several flats over the usage time. Also, unless they were pumped rock-hard, they squirmed going though corners. I hated them. Expensive,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By jur
Methinks Abu likes building far more than riding....

Methinks Abu likes building far more than riding. Which is totally fine of course. This could be the metamorphosis of the Dash.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,853
Posted By jur
Helix team are now doing welding jig checking....

Helix team are now doing welding jig checking. For reason as yet unknown, they have jettisoned the cast lugs idea and are back at robotic all-welding technique. Right now the welding jigs are being...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 03:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By jur
You have beautiful bikes Abu.

You have beautiful bikes Abu.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-27-16, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 545
Posted By jur
Brompton finally came out with a plastic insert...

Brompton finally came out with a plastic insert to do the height adjustment job.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-20-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,853
Posted By jur
The updates are given on their website, and for...

The updates are given on their website, and for those with login credentials only. Kickstarter updates are fewer and for backers only. So from the outside, it looks like a disaster. From the inside,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-20-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,853
Posted By jur
There's been a good update couple of days ago.

There's been a good update couple of days ago.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-14-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By jur
I have transported 2 doz beer in my Brompton...

I have transported 2 doz beer in my Brompton shopping basket; and similarly heavily loaded during shopping trips. The problem is that the basket itself flexes. The internal frame of course does not...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-13-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,923
Posted By jur
125psi is definitely way too high. Current (new)...

125psi is definitely way too high. Current (new) research has shown rolling resistance to increase sharply above 110psi on perfect road surface. With a realistic surface, 90psi is more realistic.
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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-12-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,650
Posted By jur
Bromptons have a very high re-sale value, because...

Bromptons have a very high re-sale value, because they are deemed desirable, and don't come out with radical model changes often at all, so even one that is a few years old is still fairly current. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-10-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By jur
I have flown several times with my Brompton...

I have flown several times with my Brompton wrapped in the shrink wrapping service you find at airports. That stuff, while transparent for a single sheet, by the time wrapping is done, you can't see...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-07-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,168
Posted By jur
A well deserved place. Say what's happening...

A well deserved place.

Say what's happening with the other Bannard?
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-07-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,227
Posted By jur
smallwheeler is hot. :love:

smallwheeler is hot. :love:
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-07-16, 04:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,718
Posted By jur
And of course don't forget the Tern which folds...

And of course don't forget the Tern which folds while rolling.:innocent:
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-07-16, 04:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,227
Posted By jur
Thanks for that. Of all the BFs, I like this one...

Thanks for that. Of all the BFs, I like this one most.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-05-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By jur
Nope, been published: Check Spoke Tension by...

Nope, been published:
Check Spoke Tension by Ear (http://sheldonbrown.com/spoke-pitch.html)
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-04-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By jur
These older Dahons aren't worth much IMHO. Heavy...

These older Dahons aren't worth much IMHO. Heavy and really low end componentry, being from the 80s. I think the only ones worth having are the stainless steel ones.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-02-16, 03:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,274
Posted By jur
Google Tern Recall.

Google Tern Recall.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-01-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By jur
Great going! I think building wheels is not dead...

Great going! I think building wheels is not dead easy at all; I have built a fair number over the years but it takes a while for each one. I also started with the Sheldon guide. Building your own...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-27-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,269
Posted By jur
From the FAQ:

From the FAQ:
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-27-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,718
Posted By jur
Not really. The Helix is an example of a fold...

Not really. The Helix is an example of a fold which is designed to make the folded package take up comprehensively less space that the full bike. If the folded package is shorter, narrower and lower...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-27-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By jur
I had a 16" older one... ...

I had a 16" older one...

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t188/juried/Dahon%20Da/Dahon000.jpg~original (http://s160.photobucket.com/user/juried/media/Dahon%20Da/Dahon000.jpg.html)

As you can...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-26-16, 03:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,718
Posted By jur
I find it a slight puzzle, this rolling while...

I find it a slight puzzle, this rolling while folded. Whenever rolling my bikes, they aren't folded because they roll best like that. So jogging to get to the train, not folded, definitely. When...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-24-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,594
Posted By jur
Dahon hinge latches are poor design; you need to...

Dahon hinge latches are poor design; you need to constantly baby them. One design in particular is appalling. I wonder which one you have. Anyway contact ThorUSA for help.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-22-16, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By jur
Is it a cassette or a freewheel? 7 speed are...

Is it a cassette or a freewheel? 7 speed are often freewheels, and watch those replacements, they could be freewheels not fitting your setup, assuming it is a cassette. Anyway, putting a cassette...
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