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    I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift...

    I tried it with the 451 rear wheel off my Swift shod with a 1-1/8" Primo Comet. The tire hit the Nano's rear brake bridge. I didn't bother checking the front.

    Too bad, as I'd heard that the first...
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    Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses...

    Good call. The one about gluing on shifter bosses has so far been disappointing.
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    Been away for awhile and just now saw this...

    Been away for awhile and just now saw this thread. Man oh man is that frame beautiful. Great job there Jur.



    I had a problem with my Xootr frame with the chain hitting the seatstay in lowest...
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    Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark...

    Sounds like one of the documentaries by Mark Beaumont...

    Mark Beaumont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  5. Thread: swift folders

    by itsmoot
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    I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a...

    I had a setup like you describe on my Swift for a time. I succeeded in making an extremely cushy ride, but at the expense making it heavier and slower.

    368158

    I eventually removed the...
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    I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock...

    I've been using a 20x1-3/8 Tioga Powerblock on the front of my Swift lately.

    The price is right, and I like having some light tread on the front for cornering in the occasional patch of loose...
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    I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork...

    I'd want a White disc version to replace the fork on my Pacific Reach. I'm just waiting for the elastomers to die in the stock fork.

    Will it accommodate a 451-sized wheel?
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    I'd like to know how those wheels perform with...

    I'd like to know how those wheels perform with narrow high-pressure tires.
  9. Thread: Bikejoring

    by itsmoot
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    Try this search: ...

    Try this search:

    https://privatelee.com/search/?q=Bikejoring&s=sbv2

    Here's a multi-page thread discussing it:

    http://www.itsahuskything.com/t1115-bikejoring

    Google's results are biased...
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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-SILVER-RPM-BRAND-ALLOY-BICYCLE-CRANK-ARM-SET-170-MM-FREE-SHIPPING-/300702530166?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4603447a76
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    How about foam handlebar grips: ...

    How about foam handlebar grips:

    http://www.ebay.com/bhp/foam-handlebar-grips

    In bulk:

    http://www.grabongrips.com/foam_tubing.php
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    I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back,...

    I saw Hermes himself up on eBay a few years back, he only sold for a little over 4 grand.
  13. If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most...

    If you're basing your opinion on recumbents, most have a great enough distance between crank and cogset that chain angle doesn't get acute enough to cause the problem.
  14. Was it somehow difficult to view that information...

    Was it somehow difficult to view that information before smallwheeler plastered it here?

    This thread smells fishy to me.
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    "The picture you see is the bike before I...

    "The picture you see is the bike before I stripped it down to be a fixed/single speed"

    Troll. He copied the picture from oldtenspeedgallery here:
    ...
  16. Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend...

    Same color scheme as a Bianchi Eros a friend bought via craigslist for his son to ride at college.

    The kid was tickled pink...
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    Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a...

    Don't know if this happened to you but, due to a quirk in the sizing scheme for 20" tires, people sometimes end up buying ISO 451-sized tubes for your size tire when they really needed ISO 406.
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    That speaks volumes...

    That speaks volumes...
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    I'm sure it will cure dandruff too. The OP's...

    I'm sure it will cure dandruff too.
    The OP's issue was, they're broken or worn out some apparently proprietary part(s) on their 1st gen Dreamslide and need replacements.
    The OP has stated they're...
  20. Yes take that back to the shop. You're missing...

    Yes take that back to the shop. You're missing the pin that connects the latch to that strut-like part, don't know what it's called. The pin is a friction fit so it's possible it could come...
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    Here's my Swift yesterday on the MCT trail in...

    Here's my Swift yesterday on the MCT trail in Madison county, Illinois:

    https://imageshack.com/a/img11/2150/5x8t.jpg
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    A few miles down the trail the weather cleared...
  22. The voices tell him.

    The voices tell him.
  23. Thread: "Pact T Mo"

    by itsmoot
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    As my old friend Eliza often asked me, "Say, do...

    As my old friend Eliza often asked me, "Say, do you have any psychological problems?"
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    I have road drops on my Swift, several others on...

    I have road drops on my Swift, several others on this forum do also. The only appreciable difference I've noticed between my 700c road bike and the Swift is quicker (some say "twitchy") steering due...
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    A second vote for the Swift, renowned on this...

    A second vote for the Swift, renowned on this forum for it's speed and light weight, although not so much for it's folded size.

    Have you considered your landlord may go ballistic if he finds you...
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