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    According to someone technical, the distance from...

    According to someone technical, the distance from center to center is actually 26mm (one inch = 25,4mm), and the screws are M5 (I guess that means 5mm in diameter).



    Maybe Tern would be...
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    I don't understand why that'd be a stupid...

    I don't understand why that'd be a stupid statement.

    Tern doesn't make bags, so it doesn't matter to them.
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    You mean the part that's welded to the headtube?...

    You mean the part that's welded to the headtube?



    26mm. Damn, Tern could have used the same distance and make it compatible with Brompton :notamused:
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    The Tern got in this morning. From center to...

    The Tern got in this morning. From center to center, the space is about 27,6mm:
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    The screws are 5mm.

    If you have a PayPal account, I can send some money to pay for the work + postage....
  5. Thanks. As for SKS, it appears that only the...

    Thanks.

    As for SKS, it appears that only the Bluemels are available for 20" wheels.
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  6. Which part does "plastic collet strut fixing...

    Which part does "plastic collet strut fixing scheme" refer to?
  7. Thanks for the infos. So it's either SKS or...

    Thanks for the infos.

    So it's either SKS or PlanetBike ("Recument" models).
  8. Alternatives to SKS for mudguards/fenders?

    Hello

    Title says it all: Besides SKS, are there other brands that provide fenders for 20" wheels that would look a bit sexier?

    I find the standard fenders provided by Tern a bit boring on...
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    The Klickfix system is the 0211ST or the...

    The Klickfix system is the 0211ST or the 0211VO(L). They hold only 5kg, and judging by the way they look, it looks likely that Klickfix might actually have built the luggage truss sold by Tern and...
  10. Removing the IGH from the hub is easy enough,...

    Removing the IGH from the hub is easy enough, even with two left hands:

    https://plus.google.com/photos/117578118624179125513/albums/6102163869303421649

    I'll try to figure out how the IGH works...
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    Interestingly, Tern...

    Interestingly, Tern and Dahon don't use the same truss. Besides, Dahon says it can hold 9kg while Tern says it can only carry 7kg:
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    If no one here has a Tern to check, you might...

    If no one here has a Tern to check, you might want to ask in Tern's forum.

    I ordered a Tern Verge P20 and would been interested in test-trying your adapter to hook a Brompton luggage block.


    ...
  13. Thanks. I'll give it a try this afternoon and see...

    Thanks. I'll give it a try this afternoon and see how it goes.

    This is how the IGH looks like at this point:
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  14. What about the "specially designed tool to avoid...

    What about the "specially designed tool to avoid disengaging the shift spring assembly" (a.k.a. TL8S11) in one of the videos you shot?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nsn8MP1X_qA
  15. Hello The link above is 404. Someone...

    Hello

    The link above is 404.

    Someone ditched a rear wheel with a Shimano Nexus 7 (SG-7R46), so I can experiment taking it apart and try to learn how an IGH works.

    This video shows how to...
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    I mentioned that because 1) I read it elsewhere...

    I mentioned that because 1) I read it elsewhere and 2) I briefly owned a Tern bicycle this year and noticed that the brake/derailleur cables stuck out further ahead than the Brompton.

    I currently...
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    Looks good. I'd like to carry a T-Bag, but am not...

    Looks good. I'd like to carry a T-Bag, but am not set about which Dahon/Tern I'll get.

    How much does the adapter cost, and how long would it take? Do you have a web page for infos?
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    More infos about the Vincita + Klickfix option...

    More infos about the Vincita + Klickfix option vs. Tern/Dahon luggage truss + Klickfix:



    So it doesn't hold more, but it might wiggle a bit less.

    As to why no one makes a Brompton-compatible...
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    BTW, why is Vincita's alternative...

    BTW, why is Vincita's alternative (adapter + different Klickfix adapter) better than the Dahon/Tern solution (luggage truss + Klickfix adapter)?

    Does it carry more and/or wiggle less?

    For those...
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    I'll keep my toes crossed. Thanks for the...

    I'll keep my toes crossed.



    Thanks for the links.
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    Thanks. Although I'm using Marathon tires and...

    Thanks. Although I'm using Marathon tires and didn't have a puncture yet, I did practise removing the rear whel just in case :)

    Come to think of it: Spending a day or two half-days in London this...
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    Thanks much for the infos. So derailleurs and...

    Thanks much for the infos.

    So derailleurs and IGHs are over a century old, so it looks like someone who makes a living riding 100km/day five days a week wouldn't go for a single-speed bike because...
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    [maintenance] Brompton-specific skills?

    Hello

    This is a question for Brompton experts out there.

    I'm trying to find someone to teach Brompton users how to perform basic maintenance on their own, and was wondering if there are tasks...
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    I read that the derailleurs was invented in 1895...

    I read that the derailleurs was invented in 1895 while the IGH was invented by Sturmey-Archer in 1903.

    Wrong infos?
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    Because it's Decathlon, a big retailer of sports...

    Because it's Decathlon, a big retailer of sports goods from France.

    DECATHLON - Sports Shoes, Sportswear and Sports Equipment

    I wouldn't recommend their folders, though, at least not for more...
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