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    Guilty, I was for a week on a conference and...

    Guilty, I was for a week on a conference and living 50 meters from the mall. I'm as tourist as you can get.
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    I really wish I can answer that for you but I...

    I really wish I can answer that for you but I cannot. The ONLY thing i know of that's different is New York is tightly packed and you can get anywhere you want quickly. also there's been quite a bit...
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    I find one of the reasons it scrubs off too much...

    I find one of the reasons it scrubs off too much speed is because it was improperly rebuilt. When I rebuilt mine I used 400 Celsius high temp grease and be generous but don't go crazy that you end up...
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    Those people that think $1000 for a good folder...

    Those people that think $1000 for a good folder is expensive should look into how much money they spend a year on transit alone! most don't think of the bigger picture and how you don't need to take...
  5. Clip ball system is the new replacement for...

    Clip ball system is the new replacement for magnetix there's actually a ball on one side and a cup on the other side instead of the magnet system and they just snap together. I've never seen one in...
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    I don't think that's going to happen anytime at...

    I don't think that's going to happen anytime at the moment when there is still a 2 month waiting list to even get your hands on a typical Brompton with your specs. doing a low cost one would just...
  7. Thread: Carryme DS

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    by the way i heard from back then that the...

    by the way i heard from back then that the gearing and chain are just electric scooter parts so i did a quick search... when you get your bike start looking at these pieces:

    micropitch replacement...
  8. Thread: Carryme DS

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    wow for $350!?! i would just say BUY IT NOW and...

    wow for $350!?! i would just say BUY IT NOW and just use that one gear and slowly work on making the 2nd gear useful. I always wanted a carryme but I was never willing to pay the $750 price tag for a...
  9. Thread: Carryme DS

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    say you are riding a 10 speed road bike and speed...

    say you are riding a 10 speed road bike and speed 5 is the comfortable one. with that gearing the next up is straight to gear 8 on that bike so it's a very big jump and at 80 gear inches I know i...
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    They are already at $175K for backers! I...

    They are already at $175K for backers!

    I checked the kickstarter page and there's one thing that's bugging me. They said besides the middle connecting box which is steel they are going to build...
  11. Thread: New terns!

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    Thor said it was going to be about $1K from his...

    Thor said it was going to be about $1K from his other posts somewhere I've read.
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    the subject here went off from the main OP's...

    the subject here went off from the main OP's subject but I actually found it a wonderful info and discussion here. On top of that 80% that's living in urban areas most of the cities in the states are...
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    Thor is getting two of them. ONLY TWO. for $1k so...

    Thor is getting two of them. ONLY TWO. for $1k so if you want it you better check if they are not spoken for ;)
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    In north america they go big. hence mtn bikes and...

    In north america they go big. hence mtn bikes and road bikes are the norm here and most are not restricted to small spaces here unless you live in New York. that's one of the reason why you'll never...
  15. seem like sks makes them for 24" wheelsets also,...

    seem like sks makes them for 24" wheelsets also, sks is the "standard" for fenders.

    VELO 55 JUNIOR - mudguards - us - SKS Germany
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    you also have to take into account the smaller...

    you also have to take into account the smaller wheel, with a smaller wheel and the same gears as a big wheel bike then it's like you are switching to a LOWER gear and you expend LESS effort. So...
  17. LOL at tcs, was wondering what the heck were you...

    LOL at tcs, was wondering what the heck were you talking about but yeah it's a very nifty bike for a single speed. Also I like that it's basically an open canvas that Tern setup to let you do ANY mod...
  18. the frame is the same just more gears from the...

    the frame is the same just more gears from the looks of it. jack has less gears but is lighter and a bit better on the components.

    as for someone suggesting the birdy for off road i think that's...
  19. considering a new one is $1300 and if this rides...

    considering a new one is $1300 and if this rides good it's a hell of a deal!
  20. I would say with rough trails go for a used...

    I would say with rough trails go for a used montague or dahon jack and get as fat tires as you can get on it. and if you are talking parts that might be single track type with roots and rocks then I...
  21. there are soooo many other brands of folding...

    there are soooo many other brands of folding bikes than giant, giant folders are just a tiny side business for them their main business are road bikes and mtn bikes.

    if you go for a folder there's...
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    So besides being $1200 there seems to be little...

    So besides being $1200 there seems to be little or no real advantage over a $1500 equivalently setup 3 speed english made brompton?!? That $300 is very little incentive to go for the dahon here...
  23. he speaks the truth it may be nice to be able to...

    he speaks the truth it may be nice to be able to fit it into that backpack but have you guys ever USED a backpack with a 26lbs+ weight on it!?!? your shoulders WILL get sore within minutes and for...
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    you guys and duranos! ;) If you have rough roads...

    you guys and duranos! ;) If you have rough roads and durano's with their MINIMUM pressure of 85PSI, that's bound to make any rough ride really exhausting on the rider. What anyone should be doing is...
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    That has nothing to do with being fat, just make...

    That has nothing to do with being fat, just make sure your spokes are properly tensioned on a regular basis :)
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