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  1. Depends on the rear wheel of the bike. If the...

    Depends on the rear wheel of the bike. If the wheel has a cassette hub or a hub threaded for a freewheel without reverse threads for a lockring, then you'll need a new wheel.
  2. Old Sturmey-Archer Wheel Build Question

    I'm getting ready to build a wheel with an old Sturmey-Archer AW hub. The flanges seem thinner than on current hubs. Should I be concerned?
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    Minoura & VO

    I've used one of these from Minoura -
    http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/WC3101

    These VO clamps look nice & are only $4 -
    http://www.velo-orange.com/vohatowaboca.html
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    Eggbeaters are easy to use. I have eggbeaters &...

    Eggbeaters are easy to use. I have eggbeaters & candys on 4 bikes. However, I've broken the spindles on 2 in the last three years. The pedals that broke had been used for a few years, but its still...
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    What's your favorite clipless pedal

    So, today I'm 15 miles out of town when the spindle of my Crank Bros. Eggbeater pedal snaps. This is the second time in three years I've had an eggbeater break, so I'm in the market for something...
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    Nothing wrong with the 24" gear

    A few years ago I talked myself into riding a 200k brevet on a single speed. In order to complete the ride, I decided I'd walk whenever I felt like it & ended up walking three or four big hills. To...
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    Wouldn't it be simpler to use a Sturmey-Archer...

    Wouldn't it be simpler to use a Sturmey-Archer three-speed hub? You my be able to get a fixed gear version - http://www.sheldonbrown.com/asc.html
  8. Don't get a Dahon

    Don't get a Dahon! I have two & have been really disappointed. They appear to have been assembled by half-trained spider monkeys. The wheels are crap, the bottom bracket is cheap & components were...
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    OT: Weakness is for the Weak

    Just to be clear...
  10. Poll: Do you check the Jackass BFSSFG thread for your bike?

    Do you check the 'Jackass BFSSFG poseur tarck bicyclist of the day' thread to see if YOUR bike has been posted?
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    Herse

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3024/2367036468_9776c83cb2_o.jpg
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    Poll: Married, with children

    A previous poll (Do you have to be well off?) got me think about this. I'd like to spend loads of time & money on my bike, but I have a wife & two kids to maintain. I'm wondering about the statis of...
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    They work with my 20" wheels......

    They work with my 20" wheels...
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2125/2111460348_3077353aed.jpg
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    Chin Haur B.B. is crap

    I,too, have replaced the Chin Haur bb on my two Dahons. They are crap! I used a much shorter spindle.
  15. If you think that's funny, check out this mess......

    If you think that's funny, check out this mess...

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/folding-racing...QQcmdZViewItem

    What's up with the fork - stem - handlebars - brake levers?
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    Sticky: Looks like a Dahon or Dahon-copy. Auction says...

    Looks like a Dahon or Dahon-copy. Auction says caliper brakes, but photo shows linear-pull. Also, something strange going on with the fork - it appears to be mounted backwards! Or maybe the...
  17. Experiment - choose the position most comfortable...

    Experiment - choose the position most comfortable for you.
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    I've got it right, unless you're working on an...

    I've got it right, unless you're working on
    an old bike that uses French or Italian b.b.
    Check with Sheldon Brown - http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_bo-z.html#bottom
    also see -...
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    Having a hard time removing the bottom bracket...

    Having a hard time removing the bottom bracket cups? Remember, the right-hand cup (drive side) is reverse threaded!

    I built up my Swift frame from scratch, using a Sugino crankset (RD maybe?) &...
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    I can't speak to the quality of Yeah bikes, but...

    I can't speak to the quality of Yeah bikes, but the three bikes you've posted are very different from each other & which you choose would depend on what you wanted to do with them. The first two...
  21. Maybe boat owners are a significant percentage of...

    Maybe boat owners are a significant percentage of the market. I had not noticed many folder companies targeting boat owners, but why not?
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    Poll: Henry Earl - wait, I already met him. How's...

    Henry Earl - wait, I already met him.

    How's about Tyler Durden.
  23. Check out this story... ...

    Check out this story...

    http://www.rusa.org/newsletter/05-04-04.html

    Starts in Vancouver, does the Rocky Mountain 1200k, then rides to Boston & does the BMB 1200k.

    Personally, the most I've...
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    Yeah, just like folding bikes... :rolleyes:

    Yeah, just like folding bikes... :rolleyes:
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    Not So!

    Not so. Look at touring bikes - they are not designed to go fast, but to carry a bunch of stuff
    comfortably. You cannot suggest that touring bikes are not well designed. They are designed for a...
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