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    looks great. the wheelset looks newish. "i see...

    looks great. the wheelset looks newish.

    "i see a red bike and i want to paint it black." -jagger

    http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=402808&d=1409426301
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    your 16/13 gives a 302% range. 16/12 will give...

    your 16/13 gives a 302% range. 16/12 will give you 327%. it is, however, all in the top end which, i know, doesn't meet your requested requirements. i was thinking of how to get most of the way there...
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    16/12 would be quite wide without having to...

    16/12 would be quite wide without having to do/spend anything crazy. i made a chart.

    https://i.imgur.com/ntxzszQ.jpg
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    seems legit: E.3.5.1. high-speed-drive for...

    seems legit:


    E.3.5.1. high-speed-drive for Brompton folding bike

    " A very popular combination is the Brompton folder combined with high-speed-drive. It needs a +6.5mm cone ring to...
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    fietsbob passes 40k

    well, when i went to bed last night, i noticed fietsbob was at 39991 posts. i thought i would offer him a little congrats on his 40,000. however, i missed it and fiets has blazed on with 44 more...
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    you might like some of these...

    you might like some of these.
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/avatars/globalexplorer.g...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/avatars/globalexplorer.gif?dateline=1404565475
  8. bolt will loosen under consistent vibration, but...

    bolt will loosen under consistent vibration, but what you describe is truly a "dahon thing". i would advise removing the bolt and applying a small piece of teflon tape to the threads nearest the bolt...
  9. don't forget he also said he was worried if he...

    don't forget he also said he was worried if he stopped modifying his brompton he would become bored with the bike. ;)
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    that's lovely. i imagine this is a two coat...

    that's lovely. i imagine this is a two coat process - translucent sliver over black.


    http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=401802&d=1409014202
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    chrome black... that sounds so damned appealing!...

    chrome black... that sounds so damned appealing! :D

    i'd love to see that. at any rate, you can rarely go wrong with black. coco chanel taught us that long ago ;)
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    maybe you feel the need to have a rant not...

    maybe you feel the need to have a rant not because of something someone may have said months ago about this bike, but possibly because you made yourself the defacto representative for the genesis...
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    https://i.imgur.com/5ynp1uC.png

    https://i.imgur.com/5ynp1uC.png
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    well, i already knew the size. to clarify what i...

    well, i already knew the size. to clarify what i meant, i think the mini in the video has a new 305 size wheelset. also, if you choose to keep the 50 year old wheels, the only tire you will find that...
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    that's lovely. but, depending on the as-is...

    that's lovely. but, depending on the as-is condition of your new bike, it could be an expensive project. i'm pretty sure these are 16/305 wheels...

    https://i.imgur.com/ZC5RS6I.png
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    speaking of which, i recently picked up a...

    speaking of which, i recently picked up a bridgestone picnica which has 14" wheels. the first thing i did was clean it. the second thing i did was fit it with a pair of 14" big apples. what a...
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    good luck. steve perry's mini/brompton/tikit...

    good luck. steve perry's mini/brompton/tikit hybrid:

    https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8520/8636464811_318c837412_o.jpg
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    what you will want to do is replace the wheels...

    what you will want to do is replace the wheels with 16" 305 rims. i doubt you will be able to fit big apples. primo comets will be great for the mini. the actual diameter of a 305 wheel with a primo...
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    dahon piccolo...

    dahon piccolo in scottsdale:

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/Y6kAAOSwRLZT2w0L/$_57.JPG

    dahon curve in pink: this person is asking stupid money for shipping.
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    yes. incidentally, that bike is a piece of junk.

    yes. incidentally, that bike is a piece of junk.
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    i think it's not a good idea. it will never be...

    i think it's not a good idea. it will never be stable and you will have destroyed the seatpost.


    i could be wrong, but to be clear, i think what you need is a seatpost with setback that has a...
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    most likely the guy wasn't trying to "scam" you...

    most likely the guy wasn't trying to "scam" you on the downtube mini. as another poster said, the rear hub probably just needed adjusting. but, if you don't know much about bikes and maintenance,...
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    i'm providing you with images for ideas. you...

    i'm providing you with images for ideas.

    you can visualize cutting the seatpost then bolting it back together but, you cant conceptualize how to modify the 33.9 seatpost to accept a 27.2 seat...
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    yes, i understand the issue. ...

    yes, i understand the issue.

    http://www.fearlessgearless.com/files/images/Seat_crimb.large.jpg

    http://www.fearlessgearless.com/files/images/Nitto_Tri_seatpost.png
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    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/000/611/799/d8...

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/ksr/assets/000/611/799/d899bdf467943a0b3dd5a4e11795b2b7_large.gif?1369250449
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