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    OK, I gave the bike a good once over. It's got...

    OK, I gave the bike a good once over. It's got corrosion in the folding mech. The wheels are cruddy and but decent condition, the shifters are wonky, and the frame is severely gouged. The seller...
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    Um, I actually had to do a lot of overtime to get...

    Um, I actually had to do a lot of overtime to get those bikes. And compared to some of the bikes you guys own my bikes are bargain basement priced! ;)
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    Thank you. I took your advice and contacted eBay....

    Thank you. I took your advice and contacted eBay. I'm awaiting some assistance as I type.

    My comments weren't condescending, they were about me basically sucking it up and just fixing the bike....
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    My ride going to work and going home from work...

    My ride going to work and going home from work are the most enjoyable part of my work day. Take your time and have FUN!!!
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    I try to use Nite-Ize TwistLit LED flashing...

    I try to use Nite-Ize TwistLit LED flashing lights. They don't blind the drivers, pedestrians, or other bikers. I use a bike light or flashlight strapped to my handlebars aimed down in front of my...
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    I know I can fix it, I'm just not willing to...

    I know I can fix it, I'm just not willing to overpay if the parts are proprietary. I'll give it a once over and see if it's worth it. It'll be my hobby bike. Especially since the only thing that I'm...
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    WOW!!! These are exactly what I need to use for...

    WOW!!! These are exactly what I need to use for my Gravity G29er Single Speed bike! I have my nexus 8 speed wheelset on my Puma Nevis, and they can't do disk brakes. I'm going to see about getting...
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    So, the bike has a shoddy headset and stem. Is it...

    So, the bike has a shoddy headset and stem. Is it proprietary, or is it an easy and inexpensive fix? I'm all ready to return it, as the seller lied about it's perceived condition. If I can do a...
  9. Hard drive devices are dying, as they are prone...

    Hard drive devices are dying, as they are prone to crashes & such. Flash memory based players are taking over. I used to be a moderator at "anything but iPod. Com", so I have a slight idea about...
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    My Puma Nevis is crank forward. I'm hunting down...

    My Puma Nevis is crank forward. I'm hunting down a replacement frame to solve that "problem". It's a nuisance to ride on hills,...totally KILLS meh knees!!!
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    Electra Townie 7D: Original 7D | Electra Bikes...

    Electra Townie 7D: Original 7D | Electra Bikes

    Is this fine? It's 4 more gears, and not an IGH - should work for you. It's not fully a Dutch styled bike, but it's similar in it's execution and...
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    I'm partial to the Swobo Dixon...

    I'm partial to the Swobo Dixon myself. It's got a rock-solid frame, has an 8 speed Shimano Alfine IGH, and just needs a few minor additions (racks, fenders, and a choice of seat - all not too...
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    I found quite a few pics by doing a Google...

    I found quite a few pics by doing a Google search,...
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    HOLY CRAP!!! Something reset his counter!!!...

    HOLY CRAP!!! Something reset his counter!!! :crash:
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    Sadly that's nowhere near NYC,... ;)

    Sadly that's nowhere near NYC,... ;)
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    I wish we had that in NYC.

    I wish we had that in NYC.
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    If someone with experience in putting a suspension fork on a Swift responds I'd love to find out myself. I'm not willing to spends hundreds of $$$ on it either. My needs arise from the road...
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    I ordered these handlebars from Amazon, and a set...

    I ordered these handlebars from Amazon, and a set of inexpensive ergonomic comfort grips. The setup is excellent for my once achy wrists and my rotator cuff issue.

    Retrospec BMX Style Bicycle...
  19. My Xootr Swift has a NuVinci hub. I'm personally...

    My Xootr Swift has a NuVinci hub. I'm personally not too fond of it.
  20. Woohoo! I bookmarked that site! Excellent,...

    Woohoo! I bookmarked that site! Excellent,...
  21. Thanks for the link. Too bad they don't ship to...

    Thanks for the link. Too bad they don't ship to where I live. I'd have to find something a bit more local. There are 2 sellers of Brompton in NYC, and I'm willing to investigate now. My interest is...
  22. At that price, considering the components, it...

    At that price, considering the components, it sounds like a fair price actually. Can you manage to post a picture?
  23. Thanks, I'll remember that for future reference....

    Thanks, I'll remember that for future reference. I'm preferentially contemplating Sturmey-Archer tho, as it requires no modification of the bike itself.
  24. I have a bike w/a Sturmey-Archer 5 speed hub, and...

    I have a bike w/a Sturmey-Archer 5 speed hub, and it's reliable once you get the hang of adjustment. The gearing is waaaayyyyyyyy spaced out, but it's quite solid. I might look into the 120mm OLD...
  25. It is valid for me, as I want simplicity. The way...

    It is valid for me, as I want simplicity. The way you advise is fine for you, but not for everyone. I pop a wheel off and back on my way. Something breaks I go right to my LBS and get it fixed, my...
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