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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-29-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By 1nterceptor
IF Reach Folding Bicycle NYCeWheels.com...

IF Reach Folding Bicycle NYCeWheels.com (http://www.nycewheels.com/if-reach-folding-bike.html) :

"This bike is currently not available in the US."
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-29-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By 1nterceptor
BFold of New York City has a Pacific Cycles Reach...

BFold of New York City has a Pacific Cycles Reach listed as stock on their website.
But only the Racing SL model; US$2,700.00.

Pacific Cycles Reach Racing SL : Bfold...
Forum: Introductions 07-28-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 60
Posted By 1nterceptor
Howdy and welcome aboard! For the parts you...

Howdy and welcome aboard!

For the parts you need; see if there are bike coops/kitchens in your area.
Here in NYC; we have Recycle a Bicycle. Lowe's & Home Depot have generic
screws, bolts,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By 1nterceptor
IF Reach is real and now. Hopefully people that...

IF Reach is real and now. Hopefully people that backed Helix won't
be part of those folks that never got anything for their money:

https://www.kickstarter.com/fulfillment

I would just sit and...
Forum: Touring 07-28-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By 1nterceptor
Can be used in the rain, takes up little space...

Can be used in the rain, takes up little space when rolled, can be used over & over:

Pearl Izumi Elite Barrier Cycling Jacket (For Men) - Save 60%...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By 1nterceptor
But how small does it fold; and how many gears? ...

But how small does it fold; and how many gears?
My budget is 3,000 Yens. :innocent:
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-28-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By 1nterceptor
I can't see the photo.

I can't see the photo.
Forum: Introductions 07-27-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By 1nterceptor
Howdy and welcome aboard! That's some story and...

Howdy and welcome aboard!
That's some story and I can relate to some parts. My wife loves to collect more stuff;
while I try to get rid of them. We still have an old Honda Civic. But if something...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 745
Posted By 1nterceptor
Have only tried SPD, Look, Eggbeaters and...

Have only tried SPD, Look, Eggbeaters and Speedplay X series so far.
Speedplay is pretty easy to get out of. But as others have mentioned;
clipless pedals are not mandatory to ride a roadbike.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-27-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By 1nterceptor
I have a S & S Backpack that was originally...

I have a S & S Backpack that was originally designed to fit a full sized
bike(26in wheels) with a S & S couplers. Bromtpon has plenty of room inside:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,742
Posted By 1nterceptor
I got the S and S backpack; but have not used it...

I got the S and S backpack; but have not used it on a trip yet:
https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7767/17245117870_0bdf55b10f.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sgTJJs)Brompton in S & S backpack...
Forum: Introductions 07-26-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By 1nterceptor
Howdy and welcome aboard! I'm sure our winters...

Howdy and welcome aboard!
I'm sure our winters here are milder than yours; but I try to ride year round.
Look into studded tires if you decide to ride through the cold months.
...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-26-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By 1nterceptor
"We have a cheat day on Monday" If your long...

"We have a cheat day on Monday"

If your long rides are on Sundays; can you make that day the "cheat" day?
Stick with what ever calorie schedule you're used to; just push the schedule
one day.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,068
Posted By 1nterceptor
The specs from the local shop here lists the...

The specs from the local shop here lists the weight at 9.9 kg (22lbs):

Xootr Swift 8 speed Silver : Bfold (http://bfold.lightspeedwebstore.com/xootr-swift-8-speed-silver/dp/2894)

Looking at the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,031
Posted By 1nterceptor
Over the years have slipped on wet metal...

Over the years have slipped on wet metal plates(twice) and once on black ice.
I think I could have saved myself from going down if I slowed down a bit over
the metal plates. Not sure if I could...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By 1nterceptor
Yes. I know Brompton came out with the insert. ...

Yes. I know Brompton came out with the insert.
But this didn't exist yet when I bought my 2013.
After a while; I just got used to estimating the
right height.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By 1nterceptor
Check out NYC Craigslist; there's some Dahons and...

Check out NYC Craigslist; there's some Dahons and a Downtube for sale there:

https://newyork.craigslist.org/search/bia?query=fold
Forum: Introductions 07-25-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By 1nterceptor
Howdy and welcome aboard! What kind of bike(s)...

Howdy and welcome aboard! What kind of bike(s) are you wrenching on and riding?
Do you do any of the local charity/club rides?
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-25-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By 1nterceptor
I used a black sharpie on my Bromnpton's chromed...

I used a black sharpie on my Bromnpton's chromed seatpost.
It stayed for a few days. Eventually; I guess the up and down
motion against the plastic sleeve rubbed it off.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-25-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By 1nterceptor
Another vote for the Parktools CT-5; works as...

Another vote for the Parktools CT-5; works as advertised.
Even though I don't have any issue with the CT-5; I got a
Parktools CT-4.3 a little while ago. Had some store credit
to use up. Haven't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,209
Posted By 1nterceptor
Keep practicing; you should get the hang of...

Keep practicing; you should get the hang of things after a while.
Use a higher/harder gear than what you would normally use for the
same place/location. I might stand for short burst on inclines;...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-25-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,198
Posted By 1nterceptor
Handlebars: Lezyne Mega Drive Seatpost: ...

Handlebars: Lezyne Mega Drive
Seatpost: Cygolite Hotshot Pro + Cygolite Hotshot Micro
Helmet: Niterider Lumina Flare(front + rear light combo)
...
Forum: Northeast 07-24-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By 1nterceptor
Yes; they use an "e" to mark the course. Like I...

Yes; they use an "e" to mark the course. Like I mentioned; not too many folks know about this ride. :D
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-23-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,198
Posted By 1nterceptor
Multiple lights for me + reflective clothing(more...

Multiple lights for me + reflective clothing(more coverage):
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7396/11040898083_c99b02e6f3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hPDukM)TEMP, 22F or -5C (https://flic.kr/p/hPDukM) by...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By 1nterceptor
If it works for you and your happy; then that's...

If it works for you and your happy; then that's all that should matter. Sure you can recommend it to others;
but that would only help if the other person has the same exact needs as you.

I need...
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