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    Pliobond may be good for sticking shims in place....

    Pliobond may be good for sticking shims in place. Can be used as a contact or general cement, stays flexible, and loosens with most solvents. Available at many hardware stores.

    Looking at the...
  2. This thing's popped up on ebay again, would want...

    This thing's popped up on ebay again, would want to get some feedback from a user on build quality or see it in person. With that many moving parts, poor construction would lead to early self...
  3. Check out Sheldon's reference to Threaded...

    Check out Sheldon's reference to Threaded Headsets here - http://sheldonbrown.com/gloss_ha-i.html#headset

    The Spacer between the Locknut and Threaded Top Race is keyed to a slot in the Steerer,...
  4. Was thinking along the same lines. My guess was...

    Was thinking along the same lines. My guess was that the lock washer was missing between the lock nut and bearing cap(or whatever the technical term is). Turn it one way, tightens bearing. Turn it...
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    Bars steer rear wheel and would take some getting...

    Bars steer rear wheel and would take some getting used to, especially with that short wheel base.

    OP - Interesting stuff on there. Make sure to report back if you find the place. Looks like a...
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    Thor is the best asset Dahon/Tern has, as he goes...

    Thor is the best asset Dahon/Tern has, as he goes the extra mile to make up for corporate's deficiencies. If not on the payroll, he should be. (now that should keep him puffed up for awhile...)
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    Sticky: "58 all original DnB on ebait -...

    "58 all original DnB on ebait - http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Vintage-1959-DNB-Folding-Bicycle-Bike-Not-Brompton-Dahon-Fridays-/280886409269?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4166227835#ht_500wt_1413
  8. Geared bottom bracket, so frame needs to be...

    Geared bottom bracket, so frame needs to be designed around it. Seems that they should be able to come up with lighter/cheaper/fewer geared versions, and if successful will probably prod others into...
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    [QUOTE=Chop!;14293424] Hi Chop - Thanks for...

    Hi Chop -

    Thanks for the reply. Funny how this company and it's products evaporated so quickly, from what I can remember of the pics of their facilities it was quite an operation and they seemed...
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    As this has happened to a very low milage, fairly...

    As this has happened to a very low milage, fairly new bike, that has seen only one wet extended ride, it could possibly be a warranty situation. He also indicated that it was difficult to fold/unfold...
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    [QUOTE=Chop!;14258057]Here is my new homemade...

    [QUOTE=Chop!;14258057]Here is my new homemade matching Strida trailer I've called a 'Traida'
    I made it from some frame parts given to me by Mark Sanders.
    I'll be getting it welded and strengthened...
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    Meanwhile, back at the ranch... You haven't...

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch...

    You haven't mentioned model/year of your bike, but in any case, unless Dahon has gone even lower spec on their crank sets you only need the chainring, which would...
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    Doesn't look like 'wear' per se. It appears the...

    Doesn't look like 'wear' per se. It appears the finish(paint) has flaked off, leaving the aluminum to corrode. In fact, it looks like it's pitting on the rest of the contact area as well, indicating...
  14. Like car repair, it helps to educate yourself...

    Like car repair, it helps to educate yourself about the basics even if you don't plan on doing the work yourself. Nothing keeps mechanics more honest then being able to call them on their bs.

    For...
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    Never used triggers on a diamond frame and...

    Never used triggers on a diamond frame and installed my first one on a folder, having suffered through mis-shifts with twisters over the years. Like most things, there's no pat answer.

    The quality...
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    Sticky: Nice BF NWT on the bay

    Very nice looking Bike Friday NWT with case on ebait, closes in 10 hours. http://www.ebay.com/itm/160792739542?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649#ht_3102wt_1165.
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    I think you're probably back to the 30lb range...

    I think you're probably back to the 30lb range with this and unless mechanically inclined with bicycle repair experience, I'd shy away from modified bikes. You'll end up paying a tech for the time it...
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    if available where you are, check out the...

    if available where you are, check out the Birdy(also sold as BD-1). My wife is 5' with shortish arms and rides one with flat carbon bars with no problem. Compact fold, fully suspended, and weighs...
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    It looks to be a dead ringer of the Classic...

    It looks to be a dead ringer of the Classic framed 20" Birdy, which they marketed for just a short while. Funny that the only reference I can find is from the outfit in the Philippines, maybe they...
  20. Having struggled with a variety of Schwalbe...

    Having struggled with a variety of Schwalbe tires, including Marathon Racers, I've found the Kool-Stop Tire Bead Jack to make life much easier. I keep one in the bike bag for on the road repairs.
    ...
  21. Thread: Fenders ....

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    I've used these on a variety of Dahons -...

    I've used these on a variety of Dahons - http://ecom1.planetbike.com/rec1000a.html.
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    Looks nice, but seems to address maneuverability...

    Looks nice, but seems to address maneuverability more than carrying capacity. Sort of like the Brompton wheel system.

    If looking for the same idea but with more rack usability, check out the one...
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    Sticky: FT - Dahon Helios P8

    Have - Very good condition Helios P8. All original, except I-Beam post and saddle have been replaced with a standard mount seatpost so any conventional saddle can be used. Comes with a like new Sele...
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    How about a Camelback type of solution? Nothing...

    How about a Camelback type of solution? Nothing to hang on the bike and probably lighter in relation to capacity of both the liquids and spare gear.
  25. Hmmmm...sounds like Silverlake. Don't most of the...

    Hmmmm...sounds like Silverlake. Don't most of the hipsters shop on Melrose anymore? After parking the Harley in front of Johnny Rockets. In any case, the yups could be considered an improvement over...
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