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Forum: Folding Bikes 03-24-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By regfman
Yeah, I came across that video too. The guy was...

Yeah, I came across that video too. The guy was talking about having a pump in the seat stem, so I took a look at mine and it didn't have it. I have a Litepro seat stem. Wondering if that is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-24-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By regfman
Dahon Archer

I just bought this bike on craigslist. The seller said he bought it and used it in Hong Kong. I didn't get a chance to talk to him much about it. Didn't even get a chance to ride it because the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-27-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By regfman
Also, this morning I see a used vitesse D7 with...

Also, this morning I see a used vitesse D7 with derailleur on craigslist for $600 less than I'd be paying for a new vitesse I7 after sales tax. Maybe I should forget the IGH thing. Hmmm.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-27-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By regfman
Are 3 speed hubs less tweaky (easier to adjust...

Are 3 speed hubs less tweaky (easier to adjust the cable tension) than 7 speed hubs?
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-27-16, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By regfman
Answering my own question, there appears to be...

Answering my own question, there appears to be the Dahon Curve I3 20 with 3 Speed Shimano Nexus Revo, and the Vitesse i7 with 7 speed Nexus Revo Shifter. So the question is are the Shimano Nexus...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-27-16, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By regfman
I don't mind the disadvantage of needing a couple...

I don't mind the disadvantage of needing a couple wrenches to get the wheel off. I am using the bike mostly for commutes that are short and I don't carry tools. If I get a flat tire I'll figure out...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-27-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By regfman
Sturmey Archer IGH - fixing flats

I have a Dahon S7 that I use for commuting.

I'd like to get a second folding bike and pass the S7 to my wife. I'm thinking about another Dahon with an internal hub 3 speed since my commute is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-28-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By regfman
So I tried to build a PVC stand and after about...

So I tried to build a PVC stand and after about $20 in PVC and another 10 for a pipe cutter and 5 for PVC cement, a couple trips to the hardware store and an hour or two of building I built something...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-12-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By regfman
DIY PVC pipe bike stand for a Dahon D7?

I'd like to build/assemble a bike stand for working on my D7. I figure it needs to be different than the standard DIY stands for regular bikes. Does anyone have a good design for a stand using PVC...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-04-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,767
Posted By regfman
Thanks for the tip about low step through height....

Thanks for the tip about low step through height. With my current limited mobility in the right hip I already find that the step through height is a little awkward on some exercise bikes that I have...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-03-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,767
Posted By regfman
Contemplating a Hip Replacement - Exercise bike recommendation?

I've been told that arthritis in one hip (other hip is fine) is now pretty bad and I will probably end up with a hip replacement.

While I currently have problems with a limp and restricted...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-17-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By regfman
While doing a search for a product to use to try...

While doing a search for a product to use to try to keep my bike tires in decent shape I came across this old thread and mention of "ATF". What is ATF?
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-21-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By regfman
Yes, it definitely was harder than the City Jet,...

Yes, it definitely was harder than the City Jet, but I got it on okay.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-21-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By regfman
I called the shop that I mentioned earlier to see...

I called the shop that I mentioned earlier to see if they got in another 1.75 tire to exchange for the 1.95 City Jet that I had ordered. They told me that they were having trouble getting the 1.75...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By regfman
Yes. The fender was a bit wobbly. I would pull on...

Yes. The fender was a bit wobbly. I would pull on it a bit and open up some clearance in one spot and it would be touching somewhere else. It was that close.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By regfman
That tire looks about the same size as the City...

That tire looks about the same size as the City Jet but my experience was that it seemed too close. You apparently got your 1.95 to fit. I did play around with adjusting it on the slotting. Maybe...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,209
Posted By regfman
another of my tales of woe: I have an...

another of my tales of woe:

I have an electric air compressor in the garage that I bought to keep my car tires inflated, rather than paying to use the pumps at the gas stations. I'm old enough...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,417
Posted By regfman
Yes. Now that I just checked and figured out...

Yes. Now that I just checked and figured out that the parts that I have shown are not magnetic, and that the magnet is obviously on the other wheel, I can understand the purpose of the little set...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-16-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,417
Posted By regfman
Can someone explain the purpose of the three...

Can someone explain the purpose of the three washers and the threaded sleeve that go on the bolt that holds the magnet to the rear hub? Also what is the purpose of the little black set screw that...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-14-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By regfman
I can recommend Warm Planet Bikes by the train...

I can recommend Warm Planet Bikes by the train station at 4th and Townsend. They have a small collection of Dahon, Bike Friday, Downtube and Strida bikes there.

One of the guys working there in...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-13-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,417
Posted By regfman
Hey, I just noticed something on my fake strida: ...

Hey, I just noticed something on my fake strida:

The brakes are reversed.

The right hand brake lever operates the front brake and the left hand brake lever operates the rear brakes. Is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-10-09, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By regfman
I couldn't make it either, but it's good to read...

I couldn't make it either, but it's good to read of rain being forecasted. We need it.
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,417
Posted By regfman
Oh man I feel stupid. Yes, I definitely didn't...

Oh man I feel stupid. Yes, I definitely didn't notice that second hole on the forward side of the tube. If I had made sure that the pin was engaging all the way through the tube to that front hole I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-07-09, 10:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,417
Posted By regfman
Here is a followup to the two problems that I...

Here is a followup to the two problems that I mentioned in this thread:
- broken ball joint socket
- wiggly (side to side) seat clamp

I should mention that in some of the discussions about...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-24-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By regfman
Okay, we'll see. I've marked it on my calender...

Okay, we'll see. I've marked it on my calender and will pm you when the date approaches.
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