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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-19-16, 05:32 PM
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Posted By v1nce
Very nice! :D

Very nice! :D
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By v1nce
Very nice Black dahon, i like your upgrades,...

Very nice Black dahon, i like your upgrades, exactly the stuff I would do first since it actually makes the biggest/a difference.
jur. Stainless steel thing, I have one now and it seem lighter but...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-04-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By v1nce
Thanks for reply 2wheeldeal! Very nice sleek,...

Thanks for reply 2wheeldeal! Very nice sleek, black and sorto special ops model! :D Turns out the one I am buying on Saturday is almost most mint 115 euros. Stainless steel frame, aluminium rims, 3...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-02-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By v1nce
Thanks so much for that response! :) Yeh this is...

Thanks so much for that response! :) Yeh this is also what I have concluded from all my research yet having 0 hands on experience with these bikes. That they are really rather overlooked bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-28-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By v1nce
Thanks for all the replies! If you want to...

Thanks for all the replies!

If you want to see some insane, beautiful mods that I think will make any true folder enthousiast excited, check this:
:slightly_smiling_face: Flickriver: Photoset...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-27-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By v1nce
Sooo, too many questions? :) Or, has nobody ever...

Sooo, too many questions? :) Or, has nobody ever owned or ridden a single one of these bikes which for quite a number of years were the most frequently sold folding bikes in the US? Any insights at...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-26-16, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By v1nce
Classic/Old Steel Dahons, questions and dreams! :)

I was hoping thinking we could make this thread a repository for knowledge on older (80s to early 90s) steel Dahons. I am specifically interested in the 16inchers but also the Boardwalk, Uno etc.
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-08-16, 02:08 PM
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Views: 1,197
Posted By v1nce
Free Podcast: "Ideal" do it all bike, tool selection, flipping bikes, durability, etc

I adored the Sheldon Brown podcasts. Found few or none like it. Made my own podcast inspired by his. Emphasis on durability and affordability, DIY, Bike Tech, Retrogrouch, how to select tools, easy...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-31-15, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By v1nce
Glad some people got something out of the story!...

Glad some people got something out of the story! :) Truth be told, in 33 years of living in Holland and Berlin, i have found at least 50 bikes obviously abandoned, most of the time i left them....
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-30-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By v1nce
My $5.23 ct like new Nakamura MTB (found and maintained).

9 Pictures:
Nakamura - Album on Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/pEL3v)

In parts of Europe people generally don't value bikes much and MTBs get the least love out of any type of bike. 4 weeks ago,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-05-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By v1nce
Hyper Efficient/Experienced wrenching, videos..

Been a bike mechanic for a long time... still, every year i learn that there is always a slighty better, more efficient and faster way of doing almost anything. Knowing these techniques, for me at...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,247
Posted By v1nce
Tange Question, MTB tripled butted VS other Tange..?

Have a few questions about Tange Tripled butted MTB tubesets. 1. Does anybody know the thicknesses?
2. When a frame is Tange triple butted will it always be all tubes, or main triangle or...? Any...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-17-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By v1nce
Thanks guys! That is cool to see which is out...

Thanks guys! That is cool to see which is out there. :) I spotted an abandoned quite nice folder today. Saddle had been stolen, tires are quite down, chain totally rusted solid. But very good...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-17-14, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By v1nce
Ha! That is beautiful! But to be honest i would...

Ha! That is beautiful! But to be honest i would not buy it. I imagine it would be very expensive and i plan to use the folder as a "fits everyone" that comes to visit loaner bike. I want it be in...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-16-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By v1nce
Back on this subforum, Good folders in Berlin?

After another hiatus that lasted years i am back posting on this forum. :) I moved to Berlin. Sold all my Dutch folders, bikes and Raleigh 20. No regrets! I got an amazing Merida MTB and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-25-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By v1nce
Brompton, bought my first one, thinking about selling it.....!

Hi Guys and Gals,

Haven't posted for years! Nice to check this place out once more. :) So i have been a folding bike afficionado for more than ten years. Own a pimped Raleigh twenty, just sold a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-27-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,501
Posted By v1nce
Just a heads up about putting those 12 and 13 T...

Just a heads up about putting those 12 and 13 T cogs on the coaster hubs! :

Due to the design of those cogs those sizes have rather little material left so they are fairly weak. It is somewhat...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-27-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By v1nce
Easy, make a little wooden tray with one of those...

Easy, make a little wooden tray with one of those Motorcycle tanknets/nets used on some bike baskets and if possible make the wooden
tray easy to remove from your rear rack. This would set you back...
Forum: Foo 12-08-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
More good ideas. :) @ Knobster, i also...

More good ideas. :)

@ Knobster, i also reaallly want to know what you do!! My brother has a similar job for tech support on high end audio equipment. But no way he gets 1 call a year!!
Forum: Foo 12-04-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
Some good ideas. Even a couple of things that are...

Some good ideas. Even a couple of things that are feasible for me. :)
Forum: Foo 12-01-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
Some interesting replies! Thanks! What is...

Some interesting replies! Thanks!

What is the e-mail checker/reader thing?! Elaborate please. What does it involve? How do i get into that?

@ Knobster. What exactly do yo do and how did you get...
Forum: Foo 11-30-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
Anyone actually had those jobs or have any idea...

Anyone actually had those jobs or have any idea how one goes about getting them?
Forum: Foo 11-30-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
Funny you should say that. That is what i do!...

Funny you should say that. That is what i do! Bike mech. Except not self employed. Which is the whole problem. :) Any more ideas anyone?
Forum: Foo 11-30-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,691
Posted By v1nce
The best, low stress job (you ever had) ?

Hi Guys,

I wanted to ask for ideas, opinions and experiences in terms of low stress employment.

To clarify:
-I did a little research. Librarian, janitor and Florist are some of the least...
Forum: Foo 05-04-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,322
Posted By v1nce
Yep good point. The bike is an insanely efficient...

Yep good point. The bike is an insanely efficient machine, that is true. Us humans, well, not bad! However, a lot of our resources are used up in maintaining brain and other higher functions, so our...
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