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  1. Thread: Tyrell FX

    by Shaunbee
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    Hi all, I have been riding my Tyrell FX for...

    Hi all,
    I have been riding my Tyrell FX for about 18 months and felt that the stem is a little too long for my short stature. My question is, has anyone replaced their "turn stem" with a normal one?...
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    Hi sherilyn, I hope that your new X10 has been a...

    Hi sherilyn, I hope that your new X10 has been a blast since the installation of the chainring guard.
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    Hi Overgawa-san, I was in Chiba in Dec last year...

    Hi Overgawa-san, I was in Chiba in Dec last year and couldn't help but miss my bike to get around the city. Could you tell me what are the restrictions and regulations regarding folding bikes on the...
  4. Frankly, I used my wife as an excuse when I sold...

    Frankly, I used my wife as an excuse when I sold off her Tern C7 and "got her" a Tyrell FX. Needless to say I now use the Tyrell as well as my Tern X10 when she's not riding with me. There was no...
  5. Hi Keyven, from the posts above, there was...

    Hi Keyven, from the posts above, there was mention of the Dahon Dove. I know a lady who bought one for about SGD300 here in SG. She sent a video of her 7-year-old folding and unfolding it. Cute was...
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    Hi Overgawa-san, I was in Chiba in Dec last year...

    Hi Overgawa-san, I was in Chiba in Dec last year and couldn't help but miss my bike to get around the city. Could you tell me what are the restrictions and regulations regarding folding bikes on the...
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    Thanks for the tip, Al. I never thought of...

    Thanks for the tip, Al. I never thought of carrying silicone gloves. How silly of me when I use them when cleaning my chain but not carry a pair on my rides. Great tip!
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    Hi Sherilyn. Since you already got the chainring...

    Hi Sherilyn. Since you already got the chainring guard, the next thing to do is to adjust the chain keeper, that black plastic thing on the seat tube. The chainring guard is to prevent the chain from...
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    [QUOTE=tribe027;16594857]I did try holding off...

    [QUOTE=tribe027;16594857]I did try holding off pedaling while shifting, but is still able to reproduce the problem, although it is less common. So for now, i just stop using the chain guide. No chain...
  10. I would like to add "What you see depends on who...

    I would like to add "What you see depends on who you are..." For my siblings in Perth and Nova Scotia, my 25mile drive to work seems like a short drive while my countrymen would wonder where I work....
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    In all honesty, there are a lot of other lubes we...

    In all honesty, there are a lot of other lubes we used (for ourselves other than the abovementioned) that gives "more pleasure". Indeed, indoor activities is still alive for me although with less...
  12. I always make a point to look from 3 different...

    I always make a point to look from 3 different view points - driver, cyclist and pedestrian. Sad to say that in SG, there seems to be an "Us vs Them" mentality and the total presumption of "right of...
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    I used heart rate monitors before and being in...

    I used heart rate monitors before and being in hot and humid Singapore, it takes very little before my chest and the sensor is drenched. Recently, I had a heart scan and ECG done and the medical...
  14. The total lack of open spaces is the one thing...

    The total lack of open spaces is the one thing that would spur anyone to leave this city. I know this because my brothers have moved to Nova Scotia CAN and Perth WA while my sister is in Halifax CAN....
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    I hate to say this but I actually thought that...

    I hate to say this but I actually thought that "LBS" WAS local bike shop. It was the same when my brother flew in from Canada for a seminar, and told me that "he would be staying at the MBS (Marina...
  16. Thread: Hot feet

    by Shaunbee
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    I have replaced the grips before. The pair I used...

    I have replaced the grips before. The pair I used were the Ergon GP1. This model has a wide "platform" for the outside of your palm to rest on. This helps distribute the pressure on your hands....
  17. The name Brompton is synonymous with folders and...

    The name Brompton is synonymous with folders and this is something that even my niece asked when I posted pics of my bike on Facebook. Like BassNotBass, I have often been asked this same question....
  18. I ride the Tern X10 and it's usually the aero...

    I ride the Tern X10 and it's usually the aero rims and low spoke count that starts the conversation. For my Tyrell FX, it would be the additional trusses that catches their eyes and again, it's a...
  19. Thread: Hot feet

    by Shaunbee
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    I have since changed the socks that I normally...

    I have since changed the socks that I normally rode with, the thick ankle socks. I had the notion that being thicker would cushion my feet somewhat but I was wrong. I now wear thin moisture-wicking...
  20. I bought a folding bike, not out of necessity or...

    I bought a folding bike, not out of necessity or need although from where I come from, the folding bike is indeed an asset. I bought them initially for a most ridiculous reason - I was curious....
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    The general feeling here is to keep the bike as...

    The general feeling here is to keep the bike as it is, save a bit more get another bike, be it used or new. Upgrades can come in many ways. Some upgrades are more performance-based while others are...
  22. Thread: Hot feet

    by Shaunbee
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    Thank you all, for the your thoughts and advice....

    Thank you all, for the your thoughts and advice. For the records, I wear cotton socks and don't wear cleated shoes. My bum knees (yes, I'm so troublesome) needs some feet movement on the pedals....
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    Sticky: In the absence of lithium grease, I had used...

    In the absence of lithium grease, I had used petroleum jelly or Vaseline with great success. I used them on the O-rings on flashlights and cyclocomputers. Besides the low cost, they are easy to...
  24. I had this same skipping chain problem before and...

    I had this same skipping chain problem before and it was caused by severely worn cogs. The gear teeth looked more like hooks when viewed from the side. It was a very old Bridgestone with 7 speed...
  25. The Park Tool PCS-9 or PCS-10 allows it to be...

    The Park Tool PCS-9 or PCS-10 allows it to be folded and I store mine behind the door. Here in land-scarce Singapore, space is a premium and being able to store is top priority. I also commute to...
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