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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-19-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By thugpipe
the NVO will fit on any 1-1/8" steerer so I am...

the NVO will fit on any 1-1/8" steerer so I am sure you can put it on there if you like.

yea I found a video of someone actually folding a P8 and I really don't like the handle bar fold with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By thugpipe
My one question about this new line of midtown...

My one question about this new line of midtown minis is what kind of stem are they using to achieve the 90 fold? My Silvertip used and NVO stem but on this dash P8 it simply lists a Dahon 3D forged...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By thugpipe
Ok so checking back in, I have been riding the...

Ok so checking back in, I have been riding the bike a bit more and folding it and carrying it around.

The fold really is the best part of this bike it's great though it is still quite heavy at...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By thugpipe
You know I really have to wonder about this...

You know I really have to wonder about this argument cause I hear it way too often. First of all any bike of this type that was ever sold in the US was never widely available and has been a special...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-15-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By thugpipe
I don't think I am breaking new ground or...

I don't think I am breaking new ground or anything just sharing impressions and the point is to see how they evolve over a period of time, this first post is by no means my final word.

it is...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-15-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By thugpipe
testing a loaner Brompton

So I have been wanting to ride a Brompton for quite some time now given how die hard the fan base is and I finally am getting a good opportunity. I have a really quite nice demo bike for the next...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-13-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By thugpipe
I just built up one of these framesets and I...

I just built up one of these framesets and I really like it got mine down to 18lbs. I have a thread in the forum detailing my build.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-08-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
yea the stock bike I though was fun but missed...

yea the stock bike I though was fun but missed the mark for me especially with the gearing so low forcing you to spin like a lunatic. With the mods I made I am really loving it, I didn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-07-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
Thanks, man.

Thanks, man.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-01-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
Yea, it feels like staying in the taller gear is...

Yea, it feels like staying in the taller gear is fine, as long as you keep up speed on the hill the pressure to maintain speed isnt all that great. That being said I am sure past a certain grade you...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-01-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
Well now since changing the brake to the magura I...

Well now since changing the brake to the magura I have been riding this thing all over. This is the first single speed bike I've had for like 20 something years and I am enjoying it, I sailed over...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-23-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,152
Posted By thugpipe
Well maybe I am misinterpreting the op but it...

Well maybe I am misinterpreting the op but it sounded like a minivelo, unless he meant a low single tube or a low diamond frame with a folding handle post of a typical folding bike just without a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-22-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,152
Posted By thugpipe
Its called a minivelo and they are big in Japan...

Its called a minivelo and they are big in Japan and Asia but never took off in the states throw on a NVO stem and some folding pedals, done. We have the technology, we have the capability, now go...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-22-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
Ok so small update: I changed out the front brake...

Ok so small update: I changed out the front brake and replaced the Avid BB7 with a Magura MT2 hydraulic system
https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7708/27571791660_cb0338f418_z.jpg
I have found the new...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-20-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 63,129
Posted By thugpipe
I hate to state the obvious here but if you...

I hate to state the obvious here but if you couldn't tell by now, there is no consensus on what is the right thing to do. This and any group is a conglomeration of opinions and you know what they...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 94,515
Posted By thugpipe
Well then find a origin8 bully, I have fat tires...

Well then find a origin8 bully, I have fat tires on mine (20" x 1.95 maxxis hookworms) and horizontal dropouts although mine is setup with gears and disc brakes.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 94,515
Posted By thugpipe
I am pretty sure the frame has clearance for 1.5"...

I am pretty sure the frame has clearance for 1.5" tires

I am running 1-3/8" tires
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 94,515
Posted By thugpipe
It a respect cycles minivelo, well that's the...

It a respect cycles minivelo, well that's the frame at least. I built it up with a Java carbon fork I got off eBay, shimano Zee cranks, a custom wheel set with velocity aeroheat rims and a BMX 9t...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 94,515
Posted By thugpipe
Yes 20" (406) wheels, it's a respect cycles...

Yes 20" (406) wheels, it's a respect cycles minivelo.



Well that and the rest too really.



Mine! Get your own!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 94,515
Posted By thugpipe
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7421/27120257704_6cc...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7421/27120257704_6cc67de67b_z.jpg
I just threw on the new carbon fork, it's a blast!
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-16-16, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
Well I installed the new fork and it is much...

Well I installed the new fork and it is much better than the previous one.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7391/27417961510_d85f1362dd_z.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-15-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
In the spec they say 320mm dropout to crown and...

In the spec they say 320mm dropout to crown and 350mm steerer
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
just got the new Java carbon minivelo fork today,...

just got the new Java carbon minivelo fork today, the quality looks excellent, it looks worlds better than the last one. I will try to put in on tomorrow afterwork if I can.
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Forum: Folding Bikes 06-14-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By thugpipe
My new Java carbon fork apparently arrives today!...

My new Java carbon fork apparently arrives today! Probably means I have to visit the post office tomorrow -_-
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-11-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By thugpipe
Where did this geometry come from, it doesn't...

Where did this geometry come from, it doesn't match my silvertip at all my head tub angle is more like 72.5 or 73 and to my knowledge they only offered 2 sizes L and M
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