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Forum: Folding Bikes 04-26-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
For vintage fans, a nice looking Bickerton in...

For vintage fans, a nice looking Bickerton in Philadephia for $250:

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/1140005863.html
Forum: Recumbent 03-10-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,699
Posted By bookishboy
I think you may have more luck combining a...

I think you may have more luck combining a balaclava and glasses/goggles. Maybe something like a Buff?
http://www.buyabuff.com/
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-14-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
Absolutely free. Craigslist is RSS enabled,...

Absolutely free.

Craigslist is RSS enabled, and the searches are reached by changing the url address. If you use a RSS reader (like google reader), you can perform a search on Craigslist once,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-22-08, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bookishboy
Interesting. Someone's offering one up on...

Interesting. Someone's offering one up on Craigslist and I'll admit, these bikes have a compelling design mix. The frames don't seem to be anything unusual; from what I can see they seem like...
Forum: Recumbent 08-02-08, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By bookishboy
Apparently not if you install a seamstress...

Apparently not if you install a seamstress underneath
Forum: Recumbent 08-02-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By bookishboy
Seen in 1943: a SWB, USS recumbent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdlpJqHxLxk

Apologies if it's a repeat.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-23-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
I don't expect this one to last long after I post...

I don't expect this one to last long after I post it.... a Xootr Swift converted to SS, with lots of the original parts included. Apparently it comes with a Brooks B-17 saddle.

$450
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By bookishboy
For me, no. But for the OP, who knows? If I...

For me, no. But for the OP, who knows? If I were to get a folder with wheels smaller than 20", I'd tend towards a Brompton, but lots of folks do like the Strida. I was putting out suggestions for...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By bookishboy
I would say to steer clear of it, unless you're...

I would say to steer clear of it, unless you're willing to upgrade the suspension. Someone in here (Jur, was this you?) put a rubber door-stop in the place of the existing suspension block.

My...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By bookishboy
Thanks for sharing the pics, Fanatic! 1. ...

Thanks for sharing the pics, Fanatic!

1. The shop looks great, and the workshop area is beautiful
2. We need to get the proprietor in here to say hello
3. It's nice to see a bike shop themed...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-18-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
Swift frameset in NYC for $250. ...

Swift frameset in NYC for $250.
http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/723782477.html

According to the author, it's aluminum, but it's painted black so must have been a custom paint job. This may...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-23-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
WHITE ELEPHANT SPOTTED! :) GoBike in...

WHITE ELEPHANT SPOTTED! :)

GoBike in Philly/South Jersey area. $800
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/688247293.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-15-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
Not super-cheap, but interesting: Raleigh...

Not super-cheap, but interesting: Raleigh Sixteen?

Raleigh folding bike with 16" wheels. NYC. $175
http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/677730141.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-16-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,117
Posted By bookishboy
-If she'll be riding the bike in inclement...

-If she'll be riding the bike in inclement weather, including days when the rain has stopped but the roads are still wet, recommend that she chooses (or equips) a bike with sufficient fenders. It's...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-15-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By bookishboy
Hang a folding bike in a closet (strida empasis via Treehugger)

Seen on [/url=http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/04/hang-your-folding-bike-in-your-closet.php]Treehugger:[/url]

Someone takes a Strida, some ducks in a Chinatown restaurant window, and some...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-04-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 454,431
Posted By bookishboy
From what Peter related to me (also via email),...

From what Peter related to me (also via email), there were 63 (don't know if this is exact or approximate) early Swifts build out in Oregon by Jan. I'm the proud owner of yet-to-be cleaned-up #25...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-25-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By bookishboy
These seem to be re-treads of the Puma folder, or...

These seem to be re-treads of the Puma folder, or the Puma was licensed from Slingshot.... can't remember which. The idea is that the bike locking cable is integral to the frame itself..... if you...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-20-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,070
Posted By bookishboy
This topic was addressed in some detail (and with...

This topic was addressed in some detail (and with just as many jokes about paranoia =) ) in the "Designing a bike for the post-industrial wasteland" (http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=234233)...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-11-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
A R20 for a realistic price! $50 in or...

A R20 for a realistic price!

$50 in or near Portland, Oregon:

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/602185486.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-13-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By bookishboy
http://www.davincitandems.com/comp.html#split ...

http://www.davincitandems.com/comp.html#split

I don't think you can order them directly, but apparently they'll sell to LBS's. So you'd have to ask your local shop to order them in for you.
Forum: Commuting 02-08-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By bookishboy
Deal spotted on Timbuk2 messenger bag; $40

http://www.rei.com/REI-Outlet/product/749477

Saw this on Gizmodo. Won't carry a very large laptop, but might be a good fit for some bike-commuting folks. Cheers if it's useful to any.
Forum: Introductions 02-06-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By bookishboy
Actually Julie, try reposting this (or ask a...

Actually Julie, try reposting this (or ask a moderator to move it) to the folding bikes forum. We've got lots of owners of folders, including Downtubes, and I'm confident you'll find someone willing...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-30-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
Here's a Best-Of.... or a Better Of, or whatever:...

Here's a Best-Of.... or a Better Of, or whatever:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/bik/

SanFancisco CL now has thumbnails in their classifieds, at least for bikes. I want this in my area too! ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-22-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,050
Posted By bookishboy
Raleigh Twenty near Spokane for relatively normal price

Found this listing on Craigslist; it's old, back from early December but is still up so the bike may still be available.

http://spokane.craigslist.org/bik/504096108.html

Listed at $100
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-05-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By bookishboy
New folding bike spotted, the Dutch "Qwic"-branded folding bike

Apparently it's called the Qwic Smartbike


Google-translated link (http://www.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.qwic.nl%2Fwww%2Fscripts%2Fsmartbike.php&langpair=nl%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF8)
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