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  1. I've started to look to south east Asia for...

    I've started to look to south east Asia for folding bike info as folding bikes seem to be much more popular there.
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    Sticky: There seems to be quite a few folding bikes...

    There seems to be quite a few folding bikes (Dahon, Tern, Bike Friday, Downtube, and some knockoffs) selling on the Vancouver, Canada, craigslist! Much more than several other places down the west...
  3. Biologic Portage 20 rack compatible with Dahon Speed TR?

    I'm preferring this rack to the Arclite. Does anyone know? According to the Urbane Cyclist, "this BioLogic product is created specifically for Tern bicycles and may not be compatible with other 20"...
  4. I've had success this morning finding the...

    I've had success this morning finding the instructions online.
  5. That is the exact pedal I use. So, you are good...

    That is the exact pedal I use. So, you are good to go:thumb:
  6. the MKS Esprit, for sure, as I have power grips...

    the MKS Esprit, for sure, as I have power grips on them. Another is the MKS MT-E, judging by the holes on the front/back. I think that any of the MKS pedals with similar hole placements should...
  7. Dahon Speed TR -- how to remove rear wheel to fix a flat

    Hello!
    I just picked up a second hand Dahon Speed TR (2008 or 2009). I haven't found simple instructions (or maybe I have but don't realize it) on how to remove the rear wheel and re-install should...
  8. Nice solution. I've never put the bar over the...

    Nice solution.
    I've never put the bar over the fender. And the bike has always remained secure, even at 80-90 km/h
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    The Dahon Hammerhead 7.0 had Shimano brifters on...

    The Dahon Hammerhead 7.0 had Shimano brifters on bullhorns.
    Compared to my Masi commuter with drop bars, the Hammerhead put me in a more upright position....
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    Quite durable. The jeans came with a tag that...

    Quite durable. The jeans came with a tag that recommended they be worn "as long as possible" before washing. Similar to the raw denim jeans I've heard of. I wore them for at least 3 months before...
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    I have two of the 511 Skinny Commuter jeans and...

    I have two of the 511 Skinny Commuter jeans and two of the 511 skinny commuter trousers. The jeans are quite snug, even buying one size up. There is stretch in the fabric. Good quality. Warm enough...
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    I would take it in for a complete overhaul. The...

    I would take it in for a complete overhaul. The usual tune-up doesn't repack the hubs, etc. The front cogs and rear cassette might be worn out by now. The chain probably needs replacing. Usual...
  13. How cool is cycling! Not only have I been working...

    How cool is cycling! Not only have I been working out more to be strong enough to ride a single-speed, now I get to take up juggling:thumb:
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    That's a good setup, sirtirithon. Good on you for...

    That's a good setup, sirtirithon. Good on you for thinking differently. I have a much smaller frame bag from Mountain Equipment Co-op. It mainly serves as a u-lock carrier. I'll be thinking about a...
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    Rain cape. Almost all the capes out there are...

    Rain cape. Almost all the capes out there are similarly cut, whether it's Carradice, Brooks Oxford, etc. I had one from MEC called the Cruise-Aider cycling cape. Definitely prone to wind and...
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    While I don't see anything on Metro Vancouver's...

    While I don't see anything on Metro Vancouver's Translink website saying anything regarding folding bikes on buses, I have asked and gotten written responses that they are allowed so long as they are...
  17. Thread: back packs

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    +1 to the Mission Workshop Vandal. With the...

    +1 to the Mission Workshop Vandal. With the amount of gear you are carrying, I highly recommend getting the optional waist belt for it. The Vandal feels much lighter with it.
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    I didn't like how the weight of a trunk bag and...

    I didn't like how the weight of a trunk bag and rack changed the feel of my ride (a Dahon Hammerhead), so I went to a backpack. The backpack (Mission Workshop Vandal) felt much lighter when I added...
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    In addition to a Kryptonite and On Guard u-locks,...

    In addition to a Kryptonite and On Guard u-locks, I have a Planet Bike Mountie mini u-lock. This is about the size of my palm and weighs about a pound. Best way I've used it is to lock it around a...
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    +1. Bought 2 pairs from the first year. Excellent...

    +1. Bought 2 pairs from the first year. Excellent through the fall and winter in the PNW. Comfortable, wind resistant. Did have to go a size up in waist for a looser fit around the quads and calves....
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    Mission Workshop Sanction Rucksack. Waterproof....

    Mission Workshop Sanction Rucksack. Waterproof. Sturdy. Simple. Made in the USA with lifetime warranty.
  22. One light is adequate. Two lights are better. On...

    One light is adequate. Two lights are better. On one fork I have a Planet Bike Blaze 2-watt; on the other, the Planet Bike Blaze 1-watt. (I'll upgrade to the 2-watt sometime.) I like the symmetry of...
  23. + 1 to Hardy's replies. I have a similar setup...

    + 1 to Hardy's replies. I have a similar setup with the Minoura light mounts on both sides of the fork. Before I got the Ortlieb bag, I used a bar extender for my lights. I much prefer the lights at...
  24. Thread: Cycling Jeans

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    +1 to all of what uvbears said. Excellent for...

    +1 to all of what uvbears said. Excellent for fall and first half of the winter in the PNW. Drizzle is no problem on my short trips. They dry off very quickly. Just bought a 2nd pair at half-price on...
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    Masi Speciale Commuter (2010). Comes with 32c...

    Masi Speciale Commuter (2010). Comes with 32c tires. Can take fenders. Flip-flop hub.
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