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Old 06-26-17, 03:57 AM   #651
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Old 06-26-17, 09:19 PM   #652
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This smal wheel size can cause a rollover in a pothole at high speed. Can cost your life in heavy traffic.
I've been riding it all over the world for just over 5 years and I'm still here. Turns out God gave us 2 eyes to make sure you do not go over big potholes. Go figures.
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Old 06-27-17, 03:44 AM   #653
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Antietam National Battlefield

Took advantage of a travel day to bike the C&O canal from Harpers Ferry to Antietam. The tree to the left of Burnside bridge stood there at the time of the battle.
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Old 06-27-17, 07:50 PM   #655
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Another good reason to commute on a folder: when the doors on your train car don't open and you get hauled to the next stop! Luckily, it's only about 5 additional miles, and it's along a paved and fairly scenic path. A couple other people weren't so lucky and had to wait for rides. When I got home, I noticed that my bike (Tern Verge S11i) had turned over 5,000 miles!
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My fully re-built Dahon Classic III with two sandhill cranes. There is one in front of the seatpost and one above the water bottle. Normally, when passing by as they are grazing for grubs in our front lawns they watch me, heads held high at about 48 inches (122 cm). They are shy and slowly walk away if an observer stops to look at them.
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Old 06-28-17, 07:12 AM   #657
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Origami at Wompatuck

I bought an Origami Crane 8 last week and rode it to the Aaron River Reservoir at Wompatuck State Park this morning, 20 miles southeast of Boston. The 27-mile ride was my longest ever on a folder. I swapped the seat, added bar ends, Big Apples and MKS EZY pedals with power grips. It fits and rides great.
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had e-bike tour with my mate today, he was surprised i can keep up with him (e-bikes usually start require alot of power above 25 kmh)

and another one where i did a quick tour by myself
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Peaks Island, Portland, Maine

Enjoyed a quick ferry ride out to this small island. This section features many rock piles with the Atlantic in the background.
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Making a stop for water this morning:

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I would luv to have a bike like that in my collection...I'm a big fan of ashtabula cranks!
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What fenders are those? I'd luv a set for my Speed P8,...
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Old 07-15-17, 12:58 AM   #664
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Here you go. I bought them largely on faith (and because they shipped directly to me in Jeddah,) but they turned out to be of surprisingly good quality for the price; the plastic is high-grade and the mounting brackets are sturdy. And you've got some colors to choose from.
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Old 07-15-17, 06:53 AM   #665
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Cops have a new ride...

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Old 07-15-17, 11:11 AM   #666
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Here you go. I bought them largely on faith (and because they shipped directly to me in Jeddah,) but they turned out to be of surprisingly good quality for the price; the plastic is high-grade and the mounting brackets are sturdy. And you've got some colors to choose from.
Thank you,...

I ordered 2 sets, both black, for my 2 Dahon Speed folders.
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Old 07-15-17, 11:17 AM   #667
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Not exactly in the wild, but:



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Old 07-16-17, 05:02 PM   #668
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Brompton at the footbridge on Bayou Saint John New Orleans. Posted to if I could get this to work. Is there a way to paste image directly?

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Whatever it is that you did there didn't seem to work. You need a link to an image (that's stored somewhere other than Photobucket), which you then either paste into the box that pops up when you click the picture icon above, or just paste the code that sites like imgur generate automatically for you. Photobucket used to work just fine for this before they went all yakuza lately.
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Old 07-16-17, 10:47 PM   #670
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you can upload an image directly by using advance, manage media and keeping the file very small, below 150 kb. As in post 656 above.
Resize your photo image in photoshop so that the file is this small and you will be able to attach directly.
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You can then use the link to the picture you just attached (which will appear as a thumbnail at the bottom of the post) and paste that into the pop-up box, and put it anywhere within the text of the post.
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I tried again to no avail. See my last post. When I go to advanced I do not see a post button to complete the post.
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I tried again to no avail. See my last post. When I go to advanced I do not see a post button to complete the post.
You have to move the page, on the bottom of the screen, to the left. It's a glitch in the site's software. The reply button will be visible then,...
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Would like to avoid entering photos this way. Its too limited.
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Old 08-03-17, 11:14 AM   #675
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Oh Canada

Up in Newport VT on the Canadian border this past weekend to volunteer for the Kingdom Swim. Nice dirt bike path that used to go right into Canada but now is cut off right at the border, where it has overgrown.
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