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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 183,292
Posted By monsterpile

As someone who ends up following this thread from...

As someone who ends up following this thread from time to time and kinda hooked on the mini velo thing, it seems like it may take a while but they bring back the Nano's again eventually. It's a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 183,292
Posted By monsterpile

I owned 2 of the bikes in the video. I still have...

I owned 2 of the bikes in the video. I still have the Silver Shetland. I acquired the little black Nano from another bike forum member and had it for a while till I passed on to another owner. It was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,846
Posted By monsterpile

wow I want one of these pretty bad I am tempted...

wow I want one of these pretty bad I am tempted to see if my friends in that are would pick it up for me and figure out to get it to me somehow, but I know I would really prefer to have more than 3...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 183,292
Posted By monsterpile

FWIW I have one of the 1 off Bikes Direct bikes...

FWIW I have one of the 1 off Bikes Direct bikes they did before they started making the Mercier mini Velo they sell now. It has 451 wheels and the geometry is a little different but I think my...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By monsterpile

This is pretty neat. It's kinda funny it makes a...

This is pretty neat. It's kinda funny it makes a lot of sense that an elite athlete would bike to work.

As for the Mazda I had a 1991 Mazda like that it was a surprisingly nice car. Drove the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 183,292
Posted By monsterpile

This is a few months ago, but I can answer this...

This is a few months ago, but I can answer this question to clear this up. The first pic is one of the Bikes direct 1 offs that had the 451 size wheels. the first post on this page of the thread has...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 10,803,378
Posted By monsterpile

I sold my Breezer last fall. I didn't want to but...

I sold my Breezer last fall. I didn't want to but I can't keep every bike and it was ready to roll so I found a buyer. Very smooth a great bike and I miss it a little, but the 3-speed wasn't enough...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,837
Posted By monsterpile

$150 is a steal, but you may wan to try adjusting...

$150 is a steal, but you may wan to try adjusting everything again. I haven't had that exact bike in my hands, but components like that can be just fine. The one I got from Bikes direct has been...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,766
Posted By monsterpile

I've always wanted one of these, but never found...

I've always wanted one of these, but never found a deal on one that was reasonable. Of course its nothing I need at all. If you don't mind me asking how much did you have to pay for yours? Not sure...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,141
Posted By monsterpile

I sold one in pretty good shape with the bag for...

I sold one in pretty good shape with the bag for around $80 to a guy that buys folding bikes and resells them. He said he woudl get at least $150, but that was at an airport bike shop in Texas. IMHO...
10-30-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,754
Posted By monsterpile

I don't have my Allegre but I figured I would add...

I don't have my Allegre but I figured I would add it to the party. I sold it for too little it was in amazing condition.

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09-26-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,475
Posted By monsterpile

There ar some great bikes in this thread. I think...

There ar some great bikes in this thread. I think this would be nice to have, but the price is too much for me and besides I don't need another bike.

...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 10,803,378
Posted By monsterpile

I won't be losing any sleep at night about this...

I won't be losing any sleep at night about this and I think on my mini velo I use for commuting has lower hanging fruit than anything pictured. I am not worried.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,625
Posted By monsterpile

I have a hard time naming things in general. When...

I have a hard time naming things in general. When my wife and I adopted our first 2 cats we didn't' like the names they had from the shelter and it took us over a month each time to agree on...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,825
Posted By monsterpile

IGH bikes are out there but you migh have to...

IGH bikes are out there but you migh have to search around depending on shops or if you want to order online. Online I think they are more common than they were a couple years ago. I've had a couple...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By monsterpile

Its a fun video. I don't think the beating a very...

Its a fun video. I don't think the beating a very good rider like the guy in the video is doing is any worse than a heavy casual rider that goes off curbs and the like with their full weight on the...
09-08-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,750
Posted By monsterpile

I love alot of frames from that year especially...

I love alot of frames from that year especially the Schwinn frames, but my favorite road bike I've ever ridden is my 1987 Le Tour with the True Temper tubing. Its nowhere near the level of some of...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 10,803,378
Posted By monsterpile

Sweet build!!! I look forward to whatever you...

Sweet build!!! I look forward to whatever you build up next.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,129
Posted By monsterpile

LOL I agree with this. I did try a couple very...

LOL I agree with this. I did try a couple very short triathlons that were organized in college but damn the swimming is hard to do and I never got close to finishing that portion. I swear I just sink...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,743
Posted By monsterpile

If you have room a fleet of bikes is pretty fun...

If you have room a fleet of bikes is pretty fun in that you have a nice variety of rides and one bike can't do everything well. I would love to have one do it all bike and stuff but until I find...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,129
Posted By monsterpile

I'd love to hear how you do. I love those 80's...

I'd love to hear how you do. I love those 80's Schwinns I have a 1987 Le Tour which is my favorite road bike I have ever ridden.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By monsterpile

Thats a good price for 7.3 like others said post...

Thats a good price for 7.3 like others said post some pics. I like the FX line and so do alot of people. If you decide later you want something different it won't be hard to find a buyer.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,743
Posted By monsterpile

I'll add this. Why more people aren't encouraged...

I'll add this. Why more people aren't encouraged to learn a trade I'll never know and it drives me crazy. Its like the only options are working at Taco Bell or go to college. Of course if you work at...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 10,803,378
Posted By monsterpile

I had one of these bikes I really liked the...

I had one of these bikes I really liked the chrome fork and the white pearl paint job. It was a size too small for me so it moved on. I am glad you found something that fit you.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15,114
Views: 10,803,378
Posted By monsterpile

+1

+1
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