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    Nice work Smallwheeler, it looks cool with 20"...

    Nice work Smallwheeler, it looks cool with 20" wheels.
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    If only I had seen the frog clamp before making...

    If only I had seen the frog clamp before making my Bickerton clamp :cry:
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    I like it. Is this a new version of Fubi? Home...

    I like it. Is this a new version of Fubi?
    Home :: Fubi.com
  4. Thread: The MEZZO Thread

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    Good news, the Shimano tool fits. Bottom...

    Good news, the Shimano tool fits.

    Bottom bracket with crank removed:

    394096

    With the tool in place:

    394097
  5. Thread: The MEZZO Thread

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    I had a look at the BB on my Mezzo I4 and it is...

    I had a look at the BB on my Mezzo I4 and it is the same as yours. I have never seen one like that before. If I get time over the weekend I will see if my Shimano BB tool fits.
  6. Thanks for the positive comments Smallwheeler,...

    Thanks for the positive comments Smallwheeler, its appreciated. I think silver might be the best way to make it blend in.
  7. My plumber friend gave me a nice cast iron handle...

    My plumber friend gave me a nice cast iron handle from a much larger valve. That really did look the part, a bit Victorian rather than 70's square alloy but sadly it was too big and fouled on the...
  8. Thread: Bikes we like

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    You would need to be in the slipstream of a truck...

    You would need to be in the slipstream of a truck to peddle a chainring of that size. Other than that, very tasty.
  9. I have now replaced the bolt on the frame hinge...

    I have now replaced the bolt on the frame hinge clamp with something a little more suitable, salvaged from a domestic plumbing gate valve. All that remains to do is paint it a more suitable colour.
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  10. Oh, did I say that out loud. :)

    Oh, did I say that out loud. :)
  11. That sounds like a good plan, good luck with...

    That sounds like a good plan, good luck with that. Looking forward to the photos, I had a magnifying glass somewhere, I shall go find it :)
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    Excellent work, bike looks great. Before you...

    Excellent work, bike looks great. Before you shorten the cables make sure you are happy that the bike will still fold. Cables on some folding bikes have to be longer to give some slack when folding...
  13. I finished the Bickerton the other week, I was...

    I finished the Bickerton the other week, I was waiting for a plumber friend to come up with the goods, a valve handle. In the end i had to go with somthing a thinner than your suggestion because...
  14. Thanks for link Smallwheeler but myself and Robin...

    Thanks for link Smallwheeler but myself and Robin Hood are both in Nottinghamshire County so that link is no use to either of us as its for Nottingham City. Yes, I think the photo is of my local tip....
  15. Robin Hood. Ignore smallwheeler's attempt at not...

    Robin Hood. Ignore smallwheeler's attempt at not very welcoming response to a new forum member, I don't think its meant to be offensive but it is a peculiar way of expressing thoughts that are...
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    And me.

    And me.
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    Birdy is also worth considering and shouldn't be...

    Birdy is also worth considering and shouldn't be a problem on a bus.
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    I own a Dahon Jack which is almost the same the...

    I own a Dahon Jack which is almost the same the Expresso. It is big when folded and fills the boot of my estate car. I would not attempt to take it on a bus. Other than that it is a good bike and...
  19. Thread: The MEZZO Thread

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    The bikes are still available to buy so I hope...

    The bikes are still available to buy so I hope the spares will still be available as well.
  20. Thread: The MEZZO Thread

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    The D9 and D10 curve are fitted with V brakes,...

    The D9 and D10 curve are fitted with V brakes, the straight frame models are fitted with dual pivot caliper brakes. I have no experience of the curve models but the straight frame model are standard...
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    In the UK the same bike was sold as the "Rudge...

    In the UK the same bike was sold as the "Rudge Bi-frame". They come up on ebay every so often and don't sell for much money. Unfortunately none have been located close enough to where I live to make...
  22. Thread: Urgent: Pls help

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    No, definitely did not write "hot air ***"....

    No, definitely did not write "hot air ***". Perhaps I should have written "An electric powered tool for the generation of very hot air for the purposes of removing paint and for other practical...
  23. Thread: Urgent: Pls help

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    Had that issue with the hinge and hinge pin on my...

    Had that issue with the hinge and hinge pin on my Dahon Jack. A few heating and cooling cycles and plenty of oil freed it up nicely. I used a hot air *** but be careful, powder coat is fairly...
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    Yep, that's the one I was thinking of.

    Yep, that's the one I was thinking of.
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    Origin 8 dropbar ends. I tried them on my Mezzo...

    Origin 8 dropbar ends. I tried them on my Mezzo but wasn't entirely happy with the riding position so I am now using long flat bar ends for more reach. I have no issues with Origin 8 bar ends, I just...
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