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Forum: Touring
12-08-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Economista25

New to touring and almost to cycling - Need advice

Hello folks:

Before I start, I would like to say that this is a wonderful forum and the quality of the information you get to find here is outstanding. After 25 years without riding a bike, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-05-12, 12:44 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-12, 07:34 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-12, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Economista25

What would be the recommended PSI for these tires?

What would be the recommended PSI for these tires?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-03-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Economista25

I received the bike yesterday and gave it a first...

I received the bike yesterday and gave it a first ride today. What a bike!!!! It rides smooooothhhhhhh!!!!! Thank you very much Thor for your service. This guy is a class act! He switched the Kojak...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Economista25

Great news Thor!!!! Thank you very much for the...

Great news Thor!!!! Thank you very much for the update!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Economista25

I have been doing some mountain with a 2012 Trek...

I have been doing some mountain with a 2012 Trek X-Caliber, but I think that my mountain biking days will be put on hold for a while with this new bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-29-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Economista25

Just ordered my first folding bike!!! - Dahon Formula S18

Hi folks:

I just ordered my first folding bike. A 2012 Dahon Formula S18. I ordered it from Thor USA. Will install an Aber Hallo Stem and have also asked Thor to switch the tires (Kojaks) to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By Economista25

Citta Minivelo or Origami Mantis - Help me make a decision

Hi folks:

I have no way of trying this bikes, but have narrowed my search for a road bike to these 2 bikes. I plan to install bigger tires on whatever I end up getting (thinking Big Apple tires)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Economista25

Thanks!!! Does anyone know the components of the...

Thanks!!! Does anyone know the components of the Mantis? I cant seem to find them on the Origami website.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Economista25

Origani bikes - How good are they?

Hi folks:

Im considering an Origami bike for purchase. The model that draw my attention is the Mantis. Has anyone here had any experience with this bike? How upgradable are they? Is the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Economista25

Thanks for the advice TDS. I guess it will have...

Thanks for the advice TDS. I guess it will have to be 8 gears.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Economista25

I would like to use Big Apple tires. As far as...

I would like to use Big Apple tires. As far as gears, I thought 3 gears would be fine for me.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Economista25

Xootr Swift and Internal Gear Hub upgrade

Hi folks:

I have decided to purchase an Xootr Swift and would like to ask you some questions as to the possibility of upgrading the bike with an Internal Gear Hub. My questions are the following:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 06:52 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Economista25

Newbie here looking for folding bike suggestions - I'm more confused than ever!

After reading a lot of threads in this forum, I'm extremely confused as to which folding bike I should get. I'm 6'2", 197 pounds. I'm looking for a folding bike that has 20 inch wheels (perhaps big...
09-10-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Economista25

MTB brands - how do these compare?

Hi folks:

Some folks in my office have formed a MTB team and I have been invited to join the group. I have not ride a bike in more than 20 years (I'm 43 by the way). I really want to get into...
08-26-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

BHOFM, you are absolutely right. I think Im...

BHOFM, you are absolutely right. I think Im going to go for something in the 7-8 hundred range. Perhaps some inexpensive modding could be done to increase performance, if necessary.
08-26-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

For a lower price Hybrid, what would you...

For a lower price Hybrid, what would you recommend then? Remember that it will have to be Cannondale or Trek.
08-26-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

Just checked the 2013 Cannondale catalog and it...

Just checked the 2013 Cannondale catalog and it seems that the Adventure has not been included. I guess that narrows the search to the Quick CX Speed Carbon.
08-26-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

Thanks again guys for your comments. ...

Thanks again guys for your comments. Unfortunately, I dont have the option for getting Specialized or any brand of bikes, aside from Cannondale or Trek. Right now Im getting inclined to get the...
08-26-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

Thanks for the responses!!! I started to take a...

Thanks for the responses!!! I started to take a look at the 2013 Cannondale catalog. What puts me off about road bikes is the riding position. I have back problems and cannot be in that inclined...
08-26-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,089
Posted By Economista25

First time on the forum, inexperienced biker and I need help!!!

Hi folks:

Im a 43 year old guy with very little bike riding experience (have not ride bikes for the last 20 years) and have decided to get back into bike riding for recreational and fitness...
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