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Forum: Folding Bikes 11-20-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,939
Posted By phillybill
i could not live in a world where there could be...

i could not live in a world where there could be only one bike.......
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-20-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By phillybill
i think you can get away with a regular rack

i think you can get away with a regular rack
Forum: Commuting 11-20-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,451
Posted By phillybill
i used to think it made a difference..... but i...

i used to think it made a difference..... but i hit so many lights anymore
Forum: Commuting 11-20-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,221
Posted By phillybill
the difference looks like a parts upgrade from...

the difference looks like a parts upgrade from the 1 to 2. That is not uncommon.... weight difference is probably in better wheels and some lighter parts here and there... it does add up. The 1 is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-20-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,446
Posted By phillybill
i had them both last year.... go with the soma if...

i had them both last year.... go with the soma if cash is not a problem
Forum: Folding Bikes 11-20-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,160
Posted By phillybill
funny...i just ordered a 2 speed wheel from them...

funny...i just ordered a 2 speed wheel from them last week.... not here yet... but they answer question pretty fast.
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-03-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By phillybill
i just put one on my paratrooper and when with...

i just put one on my paratrooper and when with the front sports rack..... that way I can use different bags. But in the past I have used one of the backpacks with success.
Forum: Commuting 09-29-13, 05:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,062
Posted By phillybill
If money is no ya problem, try a cannondale bad...

If money is no ya problem, try a cannondale bad boy one with the lefty shock fork. I hot one this past year and ride in Philadelphia and it handles the potholes and obstacles just fine. It is a...
Forum: Commuting 09-28-13, 02:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,693
Posted By phillybill
Gator skins in a 700 / 28 give a nice ride an are...

Gator skins in a 700 / 28 give a nice ride an are on the shinny side of 28's . I have been riding them most of the summer in the city and ha be had no flats. But they are pricy
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-27-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,283
Posted By phillybill
I generally wear knickers in the winter and mtb...

I generally wear knickers in the winter and mtb shorts in the summer
Forum: Commuting 09-08-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By phillybill
very common in the philly area ..... nowhere is...

very common in the philly area ..... nowhere is safe
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-07-13, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By phillybill
i just rehabbed a paratrooper.... i got lucky .....

i just rehabbed a paratrooper.... i got lucky .. the frame was good.... but almost everything else was fubar
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-07-13, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By phillybill
cool beans

cool beans
Forum: Commuting 09-06-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 993
Posted By phillybill
it's whatever folder I have for the season

it's whatever folder I have for the season
Forum: Commuting 09-06-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,130
Posted By phillybill
I have my moments.... riding through CC Philly...

I have my moments.... riding through CC Philly can be fun (even with bike lanes). But I enjoy the change of pace that it affords me. Public transportation almost takes me from home to the doorstep...
Forum: Commuting 09-06-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,369
Posted By phillybill
looks like it will do the job well....

looks like it will do the job well....
Forum: Commuting 09-06-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By phillybill
I have been messing around with this front rack...

I have been messing around with this front rack mount. I can strap most bags to it that I use for comutting and I can transfer
it between my bikes....
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-04-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By phillybill
it came out better than I thought is would. used...

it came out better than I thought is would. used something heat resistant stuff that I use on my fore place insert and pellet stove. highly resistant to scratches
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-31-13, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By phillybill
337937 still in progress

337937 still in progress
Forum: Commuting 08-28-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By phillybill
Me...most of the time

Me...most of the time
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-28-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By phillybill
I had a classic DeRosa about 6 years ago that I...

I had a classic DeRosa about 6 years ago that I had Steve Bilenky repaint for me. It was supposed to be Purple.... but it came out closer to some sort of Pink... (Powdercoated). None of us could...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-28-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By phillybill
purple or lilac ..... pink.... not so sure

purple or lilac ..... pink.... not so sure
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-25-13, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By phillybill
I'm tinkering with it again.... going single...

I'm tinkering with it again.... going single speed and knobby tires..... had it as a 2x10 but was overkill for my flat commute. gave it a flat black paint job..
Will post some pic's later.
Forum: Commuting 08-23-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,801
Posted By phillybill
i guess i'd have to hit them with my pannier or...

i guess i'd have to hit them with my pannier or backpack
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-23-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By phillybill
I've had both....(Recently). They both ride nice...

I've had both....(Recently). They both ride nice and the espresso has a better fold (no shock fork). But I prefer the fit of the Montague better.
I basically sold an almost new mint 2012 espresso...
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