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Forum: Folding Bikes 05-26-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,507
Posted By badmother
I like this thread :) About brakes when...

I like this thread :)

About brakes when converting- and also for a maintenance "free" solution I think hub brakes is not given enough credit. I remember many moons ago seing pictures of a B with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-26-17, 06:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By badmother
Ahh, thank you. I have not been reading all...

Ahh, thank you. I have not been reading all threads recently. Did not know that tread has turned into such interesting discussions :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-26-17, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By badmother
@ OP: If I had a 69t B I would have to carry it...

@ OP: If I had a 69t B I would have to carry it instead of riding it ;). My legs do not want to cooperate at the moment...

Could you (maybe in a different thread) give us some pix of the 305 MTB...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-25-17, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By badmother
Yes, but also this bike has no framehinge.

Yes, but also this bike has no framehinge.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-24-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By badmother
I was actually thinking of the frame hinge first...

I was actually thinking of the frame hinge first of all.

I have been offroad on my B (me and son) but I would not recomend somebody buying a B if they want to ride offroad. My guess is the OP is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-24-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By badmother
I do not own one and I have not real knowledge...

I do not own one and I have not real knowledge about this bike but my instinct is that a folding bike is a folding bike no matter what shape and wheelsize.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-17, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By badmother
Not sure. My Dahoon Curve has the same pump. I am...

Not sure. My Dahoon Curve has the same pump. I am not using it much, I am kind of saving it for a rainy day.

For sure oil can be a killer for rubber. I remember in the 90`s when they started...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,079
Posted By badmother
I found the solution: Bamboo bike! Get wooden...

I found the solution: Bamboo bike! Get wooden rims and you are done. You can strap it to the mast, no need to take it downstairs, wo`nt rust. If you go under you can use it as floating aid. Actually...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By badmother
Unless you install a Schlumpf in there...

Unless you install a Schlumpf in there...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By badmother
I know, but not the kind of tyres you want on...

I know, but not the kind of tyres you want on your bike!
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By badmother
Depends where you live. Where I live we could not...

Depends where you live. Where I live we could not find it in my country some years ago. Mail order only. Now I can buy them if I travel 2,5 hours total one way so 5 hours total(most of it by train)....
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 03:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By badmother
Looks like a great product but at usd 568 plus...

Looks like a great product but at usd 568 plus shipping- is it hand made by Swedish wirgins and coated in organic panda milk?

(Sorry, just joking- I am 1/4 Swedish myself.)

I guess for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By badmother
It depends what you mean when you say regular. ...

It depends what you mean when you say regular.

I think you are talking about size, not brand. There are several sizes that is celled 16" in bicycle tyres and rims. The most common one is the size...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-22-17, 12:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,079
Posted By badmother
I was not suggesting him buying a Brompton. There...

I was not suggesting him buying a Brompton. There is Titanium bolts in all sizes on Ebay, not just the Brompton ones. it is not a lot of bolts he need and they are not expensive.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 06:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,079
Posted By badmother
I always think that men who keep going on about...

I always think that men who keep going on about petroleum jelly are a little suspicious ... :D

Still bored? ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
You worry too much. Some of us has posted here...

You worry too much. Some of us has posted here for many years and sometimes we tease eachother- like I am teasing fietsbob here. I am simply saying that you now understand how to mount the AberHallo...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,079
Posted By badmother
Just a tip: It is fairly easy to buy titanium...

Just a tip: It is fairly easy to buy titanium bolts for bikes on Ebay. I replaced several of the screws and bolts on my B both for weight and rust rason. You may want to do that with the bike you end...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
You are right. Fietsbob is wrong. You need more...

You are right. Fietsbob is wrong. You need more computerclasses fietsbob :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
Part of the problem is that the bike (all...

Part of the problem is that the bike (all folders) is made exactely the way it is is to make it possible to fold it small. When you start changing things a small change can make a HUGE difference- in...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
6. About using your current stem and not a T...

6. About using your current stem and not a T stem. It is possible, no problem to make it fit but:

I kept searching for old posts and found a Bikeforums post about this. You need to take som time...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
One more thing. If you need quick fold like...

One more thing.

If you need quick fold like the bike is now buy the more expensive like Andros.

If a slow fold (using one tool) is ok or if a small fold is not important the cheaper Aber Hallo...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 03:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
In the picture: Top left YES ...

In the picture:


Top left YES Top right: Yes, but no need.

Low left: NO! Low right: YES
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 03:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
I do not own a Tern. I can not go to a shop and...

I do not own a Tern. I can not go to a shop and look at one, I can only use the internet to learn about them. I know there can be different parts on same bike in different part of the world so I can...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-17, 02:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
I think part of the problem is that you are...

I think part of the problem is that you are giving us wery little information. It is like asking "What shoes should I buy and where should I buy them?".

I understand the shipping problem but since...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-17, 03:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 566
Posted By badmother
handsonbike.blogspot.com Read this blog....

handsonbike.blogspot.com


Read this blog. Look at all the pictures. Read about Tern and Tern/Dahon stems.

Go to the Tern forum and do the same there.

Google search "changing stem on Tern...
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