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  1. GPS, either a my Garmin or mobile phone. The...

    GPS, either a my Garmin or mobile phone. The great thing about GPS is that it doesn't care what you are on or what wheel size it is. If you want to do GPS on a budget, buy an old pocket pc/PDA with...
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    I use the same stem and a QR on my Mezzo. Better...

    I use the same stem and a QR on my Mezzo. Better ergonomics, a bit more reach and when folded, the bars can be rotated to keep it compact. Works very well and the handling improved.

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    Sturmey Archer hobs are very resilient and...

    Sturmey Archer hobs are very resilient and reliable, probably needs stripping, cleaning and re-lubing. It might just need setting up and new cables.
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    It will make good money on the second hand...

    It will make good money on the second hand market. It would be far easier and probably cheaper to sell it and buy a used 6 speed Brommie. A used 9 or 10 speed Mezzo could be had for a lot less than a...
  5. Thread: dunlop evolve.

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    That screw might be on a tapered nut, when you...

    That screw might be on a tapered nut, when you have slackened the screw off try lightly tapping it downward. If that doesnt work send it back to sports direct because its faulty.
  6. Thread: dunlop evolve.

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    Yep, a Sports Direct special. Its not a bad bike...

    Yep, a Sports Direct special. Its not a bad bike but that stem is a bit clumsy and mares the fold bigger than it should be. Frame looks well made and very similar to the Dahon Curve.
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    I have solvent based parts washer and the...

    I have solvent based parts washer and the particular solvent I use is liquid paraffin. That's probably why description is a bit confusing so to clarify the order was :
    1 - Soak and clean the chain...
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    Hinge. I had a similar amount of crud come out of...

    Hinge. I had a similar amount of crud come out of my chain. I gave it a good clean in the parts washed filled with liquid paraffin, then wiped it off and put it in the ultrasonic clearer with...
  9. Thread: dunlop evolve.

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    Have you slacked off the external pinch bolt that...

    Have you slacked off the external pinch bolt that lies between the headset and the handlebar stem hinge?
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    I am intrigued by this and think the only way to...

    I am intrigued by this and think the only way to form a genuine opinion is to try it. My hack road bike needed some attention today so I decided to give the waxed chain a try. Thoroughly cleaned the...
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    The Birdy was great apart from the fact that it...

    The Birdy was great apart from the fact that it dint have mud guards fitted. A few months before, I rode the Mezzo down a bridleway that was far rougher than I expected but it handled the punishment...
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    Ori is the same bike as the Mezzo so if you need...

    Ori is the same bike as the Mezzo so if you need more info about the bike take a look at the following forum posts. They are slightly larger than Brompton when folded but have a superior ride and the...
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    Something similar that you might be interested...

    Something similar that you might be interested in:
    http://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/875414-who-else-wants-one-these.html
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    Just been on the Ori website and fount this...

    Just been on the Ori website and fount this conversion kit for a front derailier. 16 inch FD upgrade kit - ORi Life Style Folding Bikes
    Shame there is lack of supply of Ori products to the rest of...
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    Have you seen the front carrier kit for panniers...

    Have you seen the front carrier kit for panniers on the Ori website?
    Front-fork carrier kit - ORi Life Style Folding Bikes
    I know there is a issue with the supply of Ori parts to the rest of the...
  16. I would say its easier, the hole could be plain,...

    I would say its easier, the hole could be plain, straight through and large enough not to need the corresponding hexagon as found on the end of the pedal axle. Then its just a simple spring loaded...
  17. That's neat, any plans to do one for the Wellgo...

    That's neat, any plans to do one for the Wellgo QRD?
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    The Mezzo commuter bag that is specifically...

    The Mezzo commuter bag that is specifically designed to fit on the Mezzo rear rack has a laptop compartment. The Mezzo is probably the closest alternative to a Brompton.
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    Robbiebrown, sounds like you need a Mezzo.

    Robbiebrown, sounds like you need a Mezzo.
  20. Thread: Bikes we like

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    And then they ruined it with gold hubs and spokes...

    And then they ruined it with gold hubs and spokes nipples :(
  21. Thread: Bikes we like

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    Grape looks good.

    Grape looks good.
  22. Thread: Bikes we like

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    Bright orange. Fire up Photoshop and try...

    Bright orange.

    Fire up Photoshop and try before you buy.
  23. Thread: The MEZZO Thread

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    Hi. The first thing is the cost of whichever hub...

    Hi. The first thing is the cost of whichever hub you decide to go with. I guess the most common is the Shimano Alfine range of hubs but I think Sram do some as well, have a look on the net for...
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    DON'T remove the front brake. When braking,...

    DON'T remove the front brake. When braking, weight is transferred to front of the bike so in theory you need better brakes on the front than on the rear.
  25. See replies on the Mezzo thread.

    See replies on the Mezzo thread.
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