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    I noticed a world of difference when I switched...

    I noticed a world of difference when I switched to the hookworms from the kojaks on my silvertip and my bully. Its not so much a bombing around thing though both bikes seem to handle cobblestone...
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    Actually the nano is made of 4130 chrome molly...

    Actually the nano is made of 4130 chrome molly similar to the soma but the soma uses double butted tubing that thins in the middle to save some weight and the thicker tires are doing the nano no...
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    This is not my bike and it is not a conversion...

    This is not my bike and it is not a conversion but it is the coolest Ti scratch built BMX mini velo I have ever seen. A guy who works at Davidson built it and it makes me green with envy!
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    Cool, i was thinking of picking up a mixie...

    Cool, i was thinking of picking up a mixie crisscross as an extra bike. Not in love with the high ten steel wish they had gone with 4130.

    Do have yours set up as fixed or single speed?
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    my last addition is that if you want most of the...

    my last addition is that if you want most of the features of this smart bike you might just slap a set of helios bars(speaking of kickstarter) on your bike for a good bit less money although I am not...
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    guess I missed the different places bit, the...

    guess I missed the different places bit, the video was certainly well produced, I just don't like the condescending tone about how this piece of technology will fit some idealized bohemian lifestyle...
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    I dont think the bike itself has gps, looks more...

    I dont think the bike itself has gps, looks more like it has bluetooth to connect to an app on your phone and the only real "smart" feature of the bike itself is the turn signals triggered by the app...
  8. I am using CatEye Strada Wireless CC-RD300W I...

    I am using CatEye Strada Wireless CC-RD300W I have two sensor kits, one on my Origin8 bully and one on my Dahon Silvertip. Both bikes have 20" 406 wheels and I am not the tallest (5'7") so not sure...
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    Nice, keep the updates coming.

    Nice, keep the updates coming.
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    Yea but where? Ill give you a hint, not where I...

    Yea but where? Ill give you a hint, not where I live.......:(
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    The bike itself looks quite sexy I will agree,...

    The bike itself looks quite sexy I will agree, but put a human being on it = Birth Control. One looks so akward and upright its like the same position a rider took on those old bikes with the giant...
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    I loved the strida until I rode one, holy crap...

    I loved the strida until I rode one, holy crap that was the most unstable feeling bike I have ever been on. I really wanted to like it but there was no way. People complain how there are few fit...
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    I'm with you on that, I also prefer a rigid fork...

    I'm with you on that, I also prefer a rigid fork and at the very least the conceptual added stability of the longer headtube giving more distance between headset bearings.

    BTW, Nice bike, always...
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    Looks like 451s

    Looks like 451s
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    Ok according to what I found online his...

    Ok according to what I found online his doctorates are honorary but man he deserved them....I never knew he contributed to my other favorite small wheeled vehicle!!!!!!!

    He is the one who...
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    Well your initial question was centered around...

    Well your initial question was centered around gearing. There are many other factors that go into effort and all those are dependant on the individual bike, hell I have two near identical minivelo...
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    My point is that a gearing ratio is a gearing...

    My point is that a gearing ratio is a gearing ratio. You are acting like there are only two components making that up, the chainring and the rear cog but you are not factoring in the wheel. All the...
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    If two bikes are traveling at the same speed one...

    If two bikes are traveling at the same speed one with big wheels and one with small and each have the appropriate gearing to translate into the same distance covered per pedal stroke then all else...
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    Well the tyrell may be inspired by the birdy but...

    Well the tyrell may be inspired by the birdy but if it was then it happened incrementally because the tyrell fx was using a similar offset rear wheel fold and an identical fork design to this new...
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    Many Moultons are however separable frame bikes...

    Many Moultons are however separable frame bikes and do break down specifically for travel so they are in the folding bike spectrum really though not on the quick commuter fold end of it......
  21. My dahon though a different model had the 44mm...

    My dahon though a different model had the 44mm zero stack headset and it got notchy and inconsistent right away and despite adjustment and cleaning/repacking it I could not fix it. It was a loose...
  22. Well the range the person at the shop quote is...

    Well the range the person at the shop quote is correct in a very general sence but I highly doubt that the top gear is going to be very tall. From a quick look at the specs for the curve d3 I found...
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    +1 My biggest complaint about my bully,...

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    My biggest complaint about my bully, getting the wheel off with a derailleur and horizontal dropouts is a ***** and with a disc brake mount it complicates it even more although my chain...
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    I just gave out the original J&B importers...

    I just gave out the original J&B importers product page links to Ozonation. There is only one size frame for the bully.

    http://www.jbimporters.com/web/links/69193%20Bully.pdf
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    Cool man, express your individuality! I will...

    Cool man, express your individuality!
    I will definitely check out that shop as I may be moving back to brooklyn soonish. The bully is ideal for single speed or igh with its horizontal dropouts.
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