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Forum: Folding Bikes 04-18-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By mtbdt
still loving it! i end up selling my curve a few...

still loving it! i end up selling my curve a few months after my last post. i have been riding the mantis locally and may go to ciclavia again if i feel better.
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By mtbdt
i own the mantis and started a thread here. it is...

i own the mantis and started a thread here. it is designed for taller riders since at 5'9" i have the seat near the lowest position. ill do my best if you have any specific questions on the mantis or...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-25-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By mtbdt
had a chance to enjoy and little ride again on my...

had a chance to enjoy and little ride again on my neighborhood. i also changed the handlebar grips and added some lights. i didnt really expect that this folder fits like a bike that i already own...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-19-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By mtbdt
heard him too on the stern show. howard asked...

heard him too on the stern show. howard asked "dont you look dorky with those foldable bikes?" :)
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-13-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By mtbdt
thanks ed and congrats on your new greenzone as...

thanks ed and congrats on your new greenzone as well!
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-12-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By mtbdt
Origami Mantis

I decided to go 20s again and discovered Origami thanks to the forum. I was interested in the crane at first but considering the attractive pricing and me missing my 9fs, I decided on the Mantis....
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-01-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 41,790
Posted By mtbdt
anyone in socal, play it again sports in simi...

anyone in socal, play it again sports in simi valley is selling one for $180 via cl. get it soon since i am tempted. :)
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-04-10, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
finally got a reply. not sure why it took two...

finally got a reply. not sure why it took two weeks and a follow up, but they concluded that it is a rim compatibility issue. at least i was not reminded again for having a low end bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-02-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
i think standard since the lbs fitted other 16"...

i think standard since the lbs fitted other 16" tires without issues.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-02-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
thanks, i need luck on these indeed. i havent...

thanks, i need luck on these indeed. i havent heard from schwalbe after 2 weeks, and now when i try to reply my email fails (did they block me? hehehe). i might get my lbs to fit one in the rear for...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-13-10, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,080
Posted By mtbdt
it looks like i have to let go of my 9fs due to...

it looks like i have to let go of my 9fs due to my bad back and other recent things. im keeping my tokyo and most likely get another lighter 16" (looking at curve or brompton). i guess in my case...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-12-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
ok, the shop was not able to fit the rear one at...

ok, the shop was not able to fit the rear one at all. the staff did mention that one of the tires seem tighter than the other. i might still take it to another shop and try the "rear" tire to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-12-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
thanks. i thought maybe 50 by counting a section...

thanks. i thought maybe 50 by counting a section with 10, but the next identical section is slightly short of 10, so i think it is 48.

i just got my replacement tires after a few weeks and now a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-19-10, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
looks like they need to see the tires to make a...

looks like they need to see the tires to make a decision. they also indicated that this happens a lot on a "low end" bike. since they mention that they will fit the tires now im thinking if i should...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-18-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
i got a hold of schwalbe and submitted a warranty...

i got a hold of schwalbe and submitted a warranty claim including the pic showing how the tires look like installed.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-17-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
it is actually brownish gray in color, that may...

it is actually brownish gray in color, that may explain the choice of fender colors (maybe i should consider brown saddle and grip later on). the seatpost is painted and so far has not slipped. ill...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-17-10, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
ill bring all the info to the shop next time. im...

ill bring all the info to the shop next time. im still thinking it is just harder to fit than other tires since both end up not fitting right.

current pics without the rack and fenders:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-16-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
i just verified 305 too via schwalbe site. ill...

i just verified 305 too via schwalbe site. ill try another bike shop and show them the label and suggestions from the site. maybe the third one will work.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-16-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
thanks. im looking at the label for the tires and...

thanks. im looking at the label for the tires and the step by step pics show that the rim liner must be full width of the inner part. i wonder if that has anything to do with the issue i have. im not...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-16-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
i just got back from my lbs and i thought the big...

i just got back from my lbs and i thought the big apple install will be routine. turns out that the tires are both defective. the shop tried a bunch of ways to center it and it always come out...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-15-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 181,027
Posted By mtbdt
looks like someone looked at the "brompton"...

looks like someone looked at the "brompton" already and turned out to be a neobike:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/1553270508.html
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-13-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,180
Posted By mtbdt
i would've considered one at that price, but i...

i would've considered one at that price, but i just bought my second folder just last week.
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-13-10, 01:45 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,180
Posted By mtbdt
great looking folders! the 16" are on ebay for...

great looking folders! the 16" are on ebay for $50 or best offer plus shipping (+$70 ups to los angeles).
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-12-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mtbdt
thanks again, first 9fs, now tokyo

i ordered a storm colored tokyo and got it just last week. as i mentioned on my other post, it looks like there were some slight updates mainly on the folding mechanism, color, and decals. here are...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-06-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,080
Posted By mtbdt
i just received the tokyo today and just finished...

i just received the tokyo today and just finished unpacking. my initial impression is pretty good and that it looks more than what i paid for. ill just try to get the right handlebar and seat height...
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