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Forum: Folding Bikes 06-28-16, 02:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,146
Posted By owenfinn
The Giant Idiom is popular in Japan. ...

The Giant Idiom is popular in Japan.

http://www.giant.co.jp/giant16/bike_datail.php?p_id=00000054

http://www.giant.co.jp/giant16/images/bike/CA01/00000054_m.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-20-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,673
Posted By owenfinn
Did about 80 Kms along the beautiful Minamiboso...

Did about 80 Kms along the beautiful Minamiboso coast of Chiba this past Saturday on a Boardwalk D7. My friends were on a Dahon Speed D8 and a BF Tikit. What a great ride!
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,031
Posted By owenfinn
Wow - I wasn`t aware of failures in Japan as...

Wow - I wasn`t aware of failures in Japan as well. Thank you for posting that.
Forum: Commuting 05-19-16, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,665,429
Posted By owenfinn
I ride my Muirwoods to work on most days. When...

I ride my Muirwoods to work on most days. When it`s rainy I ride an old minivelo with a basket and fenders.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7505/26444964053_7aba8062e0_b.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-16, 12:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,455
Posted By owenfinn
Started with a bunch of Carrymes but have found...

Started with a bunch of Carrymes but have found 20" inch wheeled folders to be most popular. I can still easily tow 2 at a time behind my longtail.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-17-16, 01:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,455
Posted By owenfinn
For what it`s worth, I haven`t heard of any Tern...

For what it`s worth, I haven`t heard of any Tern frame failures here in Japan. Having said that, as soon as I heard the first reports, I thought it wise to replace the Tern Link C7s I was renting...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-14-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By owenfinn
"I guess it took place in Tōkyō, but Google...

"I guess it took place in Tōkyō, but Google didn't return infos about this 2016 occurence."

It`s actually in Yokohama this year.

http://www.cycle-style.com/
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-14-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By owenfinn
All carbon!

All carbon!
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-14-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By owenfinn
It`s a 17 Bikes "EX Walker" - and speaking of...

It`s a 17 Bikes "EX Walker" - and speaking of comical, my friend turned one into a tall bike.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3874/14934374301_1b0329b2ae_h.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-14-16, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By owenfinn
Ah thanks.

Ah thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-14-16, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By owenfinn
Photos from "Minivelo Festa" 2016

Spent some quality time this afternoon checking out the latest in small wheels at "Minivelo Festa '16".

...aaand of course I took a bunch of photos - enjoy!

https://flic.kr/s/aHskzM14CU
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-06-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,673
Posted By owenfinn
With 1nterceptor a few weeks ago. :thumb: ...

With 1nterceptor a few weeks ago. :thumb:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1524/24965709856_161ab0f8f1_b.jpg

..and yesterday with a couple friends in Chiba.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-06-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By owenfinn
Thanks for the help. They replaced the...

Thanks for the help.

They replaced the chain and it is running very smoothly.

It`s a 2010 model Dahon that really looks unused. Not a scratch on it, the tires are the original Rotolos. They...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-05-16, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By owenfinn
Possible causes of chain skipping

Yesterday, I came across, what I thought to be, a great deal on a used Dahon Boardwalk 7 speed folding bike at a local used bike shop.

The bike is a few years old but looks unused. However, when...
Forum: Asia 02-03-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By owenfinn
You won`t need a registration sticker if you are...

You won`t need a registration sticker if you are just visiting.
Forum: Asia 02-02-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By owenfinn
You could try selling the Dahon at one of the...

You could try selling the Dahon at one of the bigger used/refurbished bike shops here like a Cycly - http://www.cycly.co.jp/Shop/Browse?CatID=001004 but they don't pay much. They would probably...
Forum: Asia 02-01-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By owenfinn
Shin Yokohama Station is only about 40 minutes,...

Shin Yokohama Station is only about 40 minutes, at a leisurely pace, from Yokohama Station and the waterfront by bike. Not so different from using the train really, plus you will see more. ex. I...
Forum: Asia 01-07-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By owenfinn
Don`t know much about Nagoya but I`m sure it`s...

Don`t know much about Nagoya but I`m sure it`s interesting. How about Yokohama? It`s definitely accessible with great public transportation - and bike share/and bike bike rental options. Great for...
Forum: Commuting 11-08-15, 01:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,933
Posted By owenfinn
Love my Yuba Mundo - it is an awesome city bike....

Love my Yuba Mundo - it is an awesome city bike. Makes living without a car easy. Problem is, of course, you need a safe place to store it.

Tern now makes a folding longtail that might work...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-26-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By owenfinn
Based on personal experience, and feedback from...

Based on personal experience, and feedback from customers(I have a rental bike business here in Yokohama), I'd say that is a great buy. Customers often comment on how surprisingly smooth and...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-06-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,673
Posted By owenfinn
Boardwalk D7 in Yokohama ...

Boardwalk D7 in Yokohama

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5702/21641570040_17aa4ed72f_h.jpg
Forum: Asia 10-01-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By owenfinn
Really interesting - thanks for posting!

Really interesting - thanks for posting!
Forum: Recreational & Family 04-19-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By owenfinn
For my son`s 11th birthday he got a 26" Marin...

For my son`s 11th birthday he got a 26" Marin Muirwoods. The 15" frame fit him well enough then - and even better now that he is 12. He really loves the thing.
...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-19-15, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 1,623,207
Posted By owenfinn
My Muirwoods 29er ...

My Muirwoods 29er

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8824/16957752137_f3ef8a641c_b.jpg
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-16-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,210
Posted By owenfinn
Ha! Small world indeed. This one right? ...

Ha! Small world indeed. This one right?

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3913/14637316380_ee21a5a5be_b.jpg
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