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Forum: Folding Bikes 10-04-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,933
Posted By CameraMan
I've had success with a XL TNF base camp duffel -...

I've had success with a XL TNF base camp duffel - readily available in REI and many other outdoor shops.

Photos in this thread:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-02-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,467
Posted By CameraMan
I ran winter marathons on my 26" commuter a few...

I ran winter marathons on my 26" commuter a few years ago.
They were simply amazing on ice.
The most difficult part of my journey was trying to walk without slipping from the bike shed to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-01-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,467
Posted By CameraMan
Schwalbe Winter Studded tires for Brompton

Mine arrived today :)

Winter | Schwalbe North America (http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/winter)
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-14-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By CameraMan
Perfect if you already have one of these VWs ...

Perfect if you already have one of these VWs
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Ay-pAEk_4X8/Ty3mojXn3GI/AAAAAAAAQJo/TAbdrD6RJeY/s1600/gh-726491.jpg

I wonder if Titanium is available in the build it on...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-02-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By CameraMan
This is the key to the problems: When I first...

This is the key to the problems:
When I first tried installing mine, I noticed even a thin pedal spanner would bind to the cranks.
I ended up adding two washers per side.

You may have to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-02-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,044
Posted By CameraMan
I have the MKS Ezy Compacts on my Brompton: No...

I have the MKS Ezy Compacts on my Brompton:
No problems - they have a plastic circlip that stops accidental pedal detachment; this need to be taken off before the pedals can be removed - just hope I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-22-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,319
Posted By CameraMan
If you have any meetups, please post here - I...

If you have any meetups, please post here - I also refuse to deal with Facebook.

Thanks,
Donald (Santa Rosa)
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-08-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,015
Posted By CameraMan
The nut on the rear wheel is a pressure point...

The nut on the rear wheel is a pressure point that has the potential to damage the suitcase wall e.g. when other cases are stacked on it. I use about an inch of high density foam to surround it.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,787
Posted By CameraMan
Great place, my first time on that island, though...

Great place, my first time on that island, though I did see Castlebay from the deck on a prior Uist-Oban ferry voyage.
I'm sure I will return some other year and extend the journey up through the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,787
Posted By CameraMan
Sure looks like a hot , three bottles of water day

Sure looks like a hot , three bottles of water day
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,797
Posted By CameraMan
My 6 speed BWR has the 44 tooth crankset: As I...

My 6 speed BWR has the 44 tooth crankset:
As I no longer live where I can commute by bike, I rarely feel the need for more speed.
A 39 tooth setup would be a good fit for touring.
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,787
Posted By CameraMan
Flew to Barra with my Brompton a couple of weeks...

Flew to Barra with my Brompton a couple of weeks ago :

http://www.donaldingram.com/ForumImages/Barra-5.jpg

http://www.donaldingram.com/ForumImages/Barra-6.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-13-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
The Bag is now flight proven - trouble free, the...

The Bag is now flight proven - trouble free, the bike question never asked :thumb:

Here are a some photos ; first of the packed bag prior to departure in California, then some after the flight to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-17-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
Standard procedure with any packing would be to...

Standard procedure with any packing would be to unscrew the derailleur and put spacers held on with the wheel skewers.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-17-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
Bike Friday Pocket Llama fits in the XL bag. ...

Bike Friday Pocket Llama fits in the XL bag.
27"x21"x13" = 61 linear inches :)
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-17-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
Absolutely no issues with the duffel in backpack...

Absolutely no issues with the duffel in backpack mode with Brompton inside:
The straps are long enough with plenty of adjustment.
I felt no sharp protrusions in my back - I would be quite happy...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-15-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
The seat and tires form the longest dimension. ...

The seat and tires form the longest dimension.
There is room to pad the front hinge and 1/2" under/over the bike.
Lots of length left in the bag.
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-12-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
Yep that's the one - also other sites with more...

Yep that's the one - also other sites with more colors e.g. with -20% offer The North Face Base Camp Duffel Bag - 1525 - 9460cu in | Backcountry.com...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-12-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 45,980
Posted By CameraMan
A Brompton fits into a TNL XL Base Camp Duffel...

A Brompton fits into a TNL XL Base Camp Duffel :-)

The fit is snug for width - but the bike fits with the standard fold i.e. without removing anything.
The bag has compression straps on the sides...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-12-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
XL size is a winner

As the Brompton fitted into the XXL so easily, I went back and tried the XL.
It the fit is snugger - but the bike still fits and the ends of the bag are a non-issue.
The bag has compression straps...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-01-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
I took a chance and ordered the XXL from REI ( as...

I took a chance and ordered the XXL from REI ( as it is 20% off and annual dividend time ).
The Brompton fitted in with easy - no parts needed to be removed :)
Once I've worked out a scheme to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-26-14, 01:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
I have a B+W hard case, but was looking for...

I have a B+W hard case, but was looking for something that could roll up as well as being less obvious.
To make the duffels comply, I think all I need to do is cinch in the (empty) ends of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-25-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
The XL is 19" x 32" ; the XXL 19.5" x 35.5". If...

The XL is 19" x 32" ; the XXL 19.5" x 35.5".
If the cylinder is flattened to an oval 24" x 12", it should just fit the circumference.
But it's probably too close to call without trying it - so I...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-25-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,863
Posted By CameraMan
BF/Brompton into TNF XL or XXL duffel - will it fit ?

Has anyone had success packing a Brompton or Bike Friday into one of the large XL or more likely the XXL The North Face Duffels ?

These things are very robust and great for air travel ; a regular...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-14-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,855
Posted By CameraMan
Up here in Santa Rosa, Northern California, we...

Up here in Santa Rosa, Northern California, we have a Bike Friday dealership ; that's were I got my Llama last year.

http://www.bikepartners.net
A big part of their business is hiring out Bike...
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