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Forum: Folding Bikes 04-30-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Lugnuts001
I rode a Downtube Mini and liked it. FYI,...

I rode a Downtube Mini and liked it. FYI, Skyways come in 16" too! The only thing is it will have to be singlespeed.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-30-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
The Skyways were $150 shipped. You can get no...

The Skyways were $150 shipped. You can get no name mags for half the price brand new on ebay. I spent about $350 on the Twenty, which is still a couple hundred less than the Giant Halfway that I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-29-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
I picked up a Samsonite Oyster suitcase today... ...

I picked up a Samsonite Oyster suitcase today...
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It fit without a struggle. I didn't have to take the fork off the front half of the frame (and didn't have to deal with loose bearings). ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-01-09, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
parcoju, great slideshows! I like the close-up...

parcoju, great slideshows! I like the close-up shots. I wish I could get my cotters out that easily.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-30-09, 01:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
Thanks Ed! Because of the rain I only took it...

Thanks Ed! Because of the rain I only took it for a very short ride. The biggest thing I noticed was the coaster brake. The last time I had one was when I was 10 I think. It feels weird not...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-29-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
Nice R20s guys! It took over 2 weeks, but I...

Nice R20s guys!

It took over 2 weeks, but I finally got all my parts today! Here's where I'm at now:

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Forum: Folding Bikes 01-26-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
The Skyways came in a week ago. I placed an...

The Skyways came in a week ago. I placed an order almost two weeks ago with BikePartsUSA and it was all supposedly in stock at the time and was going to be shipped the next day. I've contacted them...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-26-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,787
Posted By Lugnuts001
That would be a perfect beach cruiser with...

That would be a perfect beach cruiser with Skyways!
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-26-09, 10:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,178
Posted By Lugnuts001
I'm back now. I'd be riding it if the parts from...

I'm back now. I'd be riding it if the parts from BikePartsUSA would come in already. It's been almost 2 weeks!
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-25-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,178
Posted By Lugnuts001
Nice photos Ed! Unlike the sub freezing temps we...

Nice photos Ed! Unlike the sub freezing temps we got last week, we'll be hitting 80 this week thankfully. It'll be nice to be back. I'm in NJ where it's 12 degrees.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-23-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,845
Posted By Lugnuts001
Be careful when going to Trophy Bikes around any...

Be careful when going to Trophy Bikes around any holidays. They say they're open everyday, but when I was up in the area over Christmas, both of their stores were closed for about 2 weeks. There...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-23-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 180,960
Posted By Lugnuts001
Regarding the "Prompton" in NYC, I e-mailed the...

Regarding the "Prompton" in NYC, I e-mailed the seller this morning and made it before the ad got deleted. I didn't get a response. :(
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-13-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,330
Posted By Lugnuts001
Try tires with thicker tread and use thorn...

Try tires with thicker tread and use thorn resistant tubes. I just ordered some today for my R20.

I suppose airless tires could be a good idea for folders though, if used along with folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-12-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Lugnuts001
Nice, what are the dimensions of that suitcase? ...

Nice, what are the dimensions of that suitcase? I just picked up an R20 this past weekend.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-11-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
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Dissambled...
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Forum: Folding Bikes 01-11-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
Thanks guys. I'll update this thread as I make...

Thanks guys. I'll update this thread as I make progress and need help. I can't tell what year it is yet, the hub is hard to read. I don't plan on restoring it to original. I plan on making a very...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-11-09, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 180,960
Posted By Lugnuts001
Pair of Raleigh 20s in Lake Havasu, AZ...

Pair of Raleigh 20s in Lake Havasu, AZ http://mohave.craigslist.org/bik/983374188.html
Get one to keep original and one to modify!
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-10-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lugnuts001
Another gorgeous day here in Florida. Ed, I...

Another gorgeous day here in Florida. Ed, I found an R20 today! After I bought it I went to Siesta Key Beach:

http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn95/Lugnuts001/Folding%20Bikes/100_3765.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-10-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,799
Posted By Lugnuts001
Got myself a Raleigh Twenty

After missing a couple local craigslist finds here in Florida and losing an ebay auction, I finally got one! I picked it up at a moving sale. It was my first time riding one. That thing is the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-09-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Lugnuts001
I've seen that exact design under a number of...

I've seen that exact design under a number of different names down here in Florida while doing craigslist searches. I can't tell you much about it, but it seems pretty common. What do you think...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-08-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lugnuts001
Ed - yeah, where are all the people? The bike...

Ed - yeah, where are all the people? The bike looks good without the rack and fenders. I did the same thing to my bike yesterday (see pic above).

Pocko - I came across a website for your bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-08-09, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lugnuts001
Here's a shot of the bike from the other day. ...

Here's a shot of the bike from the other day. Ed, yeah I stayed in yesterday. It's supposed to be sunny today, but not as warm, only 73F...

What country are you in Pocko?

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Forum: Folding Bikes 01-07-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,091
Posted By Lugnuts001
I've been here in Florida for a couple years and...

I've been here in Florida for a couple years and I've only noticed two couples on folders. The last couple I saw was exactly a month ago. After talking with them, they might've been the same as the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-07-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lugnuts001
Hi Ed, I enjoyed the weather yesterday too on the...

Hi Ed, I enjoyed the weather yesterday too on the hills of Clermont. I pretended the Halfway was a single speed and stayed in top gear. The hills were more tough than usual, but doable.

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Forum: Folding Bikes 01-01-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Lugnuts001
I was planning to test ride the Swift on Monday...

I was planning to test ride the Swift on Monday at Trophy Bikes in Philly. Unfortunately both Trophy Bike stores were closed for the holidays. Their website says they're open everyday and there was...
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