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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By boc

New front wheel for a Dahon Speed TR

I want to get a new front wheel for my Speed TR. I've never liked the dynamo that it came with and actually think there's something wrong with it now as there's an incredible amount of drag on it....
12-12-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,994
Posted By boc

Well that's kind of fantastic! I'm super...

Well that's kind of fantastic!

I'm super interested in the hitch. I thought Xtracycle advised against putting any sort of significant weight on that rear bar. The fact that he talked to them and...
10-12-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By boc

You're back and blogging again?! Yay! I've...

You're back and blogging again?! Yay!

I've missed your Xtracycle heavy down low glow illuminated shenanigans.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 212,619
Posted By boc

Sweet, glad to hear it. A rack is on my upgrade...

Sweet, glad to hear it. A rack is on my upgrade list but clearance was a question.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 212,619
Posted By boc

Nice! Is the pannier squished like that due to...

Nice! Is the pannier squished like that due to heel clearance issues?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 212,619
Posted By boc

Does anyone have a source for the previous...

Does anyone have a source for the previous Scorchers without the hideous checker pattern on the side? I've been trying to make up my mind about tires since the bike arrived and would go with the...
02-07-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,122
Posted By boc

NOOOO! THE GOAT!!! Very sad to hear that. :(...

NOOOO! THE GOAT!!!

Very sad to hear that. :( You and this thread have been a big part of the inspiration and information for my very slow build. I still need a lot of parts, mainly because I'm...
11-10-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By boc

Hahaha that is awesome!

Hahaha that is awesome!
09-29-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,122
Posted By boc

I've lost count of how many times I've read...

I've lost count of how many times I've read through this thread. It really has proven to be a valuable source of info. My girlfriend and I are finally gathering parts to build ours up!

Our main...
Forum: Touring
09-12-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By boc

Trike with an Xtracycle?! That is sweet. You...

Trike with an Xtracycle?! That is sweet. You should stop by their place in Emeryville, CA. I'm sure they'd love to see it.
09-05-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By boc

Dummy lost its curves!

From Eurobike:
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/4956769888_af195392dd_z_d.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tfj77/4956769888/in/photostream/

Don't like! I imagine they did it to lower...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,933
Posted By boc

Thanks for the ride, was fun! We enjoyed...

Thanks for the ride, was fun!

We enjoyed meeting everyone and checking out Electric Bikes La. It was nice to continue on a little further to Venice as well.

Looking forward to another one with...
Forum: Touring
02-26-10, 01:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,877
Posted By boc

I hadn't heard of the Washington Parks Loop...

I hadn't heard of the Washington Parks Loop before. That looks pretty amazing.

Currently planning a trip for sometime in May-July. Was thinking about part of the Pacific Coast route but now I'm...
Forum: Touring
02-23-10, 11:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,324
Posted By boc

Have only used our Dragonfly a few times so far...

Have only used our Dragonfly a few times so far but really happy with it. I don't get the noise complaints at all though. That was one of the biggest mentions in the reviews my girlfriend read during...
02-21-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,122
Posted By boc

Two frames arriving here on Tuesday as well! My...

Two frames arriving here on Tuesday as well! My girlfriend and I are pretty excited but we have a lot of parts to acquire still so it'll probably be a while before they're built up.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,933
Posted By boc

Add two more RSVP's for the ride! My...

Add two more RSVP's for the ride!

My girlfriend and I are looking forward to it. We just got her a 2006 Dahon Speed TR to go with my 2008. Yay!
02-13-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

Ordered! An 18" frame set in black for me...

Ordered!

An 18" frame set in black for me and a 16" frame set in green for the woman who contracted my highly contagious Big Dummy Fever(tm). The colors are irrelevant as both with receive custom...
Forum: Touring
02-10-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By boc

Thanks for that, looked like you had a blast in...

Thanks for that, looked like you had a blast in some gorgeous areas. Next time more more riding/scenery/etc shots!
Forum: Touring
02-09-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,084
Posted By boc

Absolutely awesome. Really looking forward to the...

Absolutely awesome. Really looking forward to the detailed writeup!
02-06-10, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

I feel that happened to me with my current bike...

I feel that happened to me with my current bike turned Xtracycle. Which is part of why I'm looking at the Big Dummy as I'm tired of putting money into it to get it to feel right. It's a bit reversed...
02-05-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

The ability to shift while standing still or...

The ability to shift while standing still or climbing is a definite plus. I also like the fact that everything is sealed up and I don't have to worry about cleaning or adjusting derailleurs.

I...
Forum: Touring
02-05-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,681
Posted By boc

Los Angeles to San Diego on two Xtracycled Trek...

Los Angeles to San Diego on two Xtracycled Trek 4300's. It was our first mini tour and it worked out wonderfully!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2459/3976343622_e2ac61fe87.jpg
02-04-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

I did see that and it sounds nice. I plan to tour...

I did see that and it sounds nice. I plan to tour with this bike though so the bullet proof reputation and bigger range of the Rohloff is what interests me. That said I still haven't decided what I'm...
02-02-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

Hahaha, I knew you'd like that! I'm now...

Hahaha, I knew you'd like that!

I'm now wondering if it might be worth buying the complete for $1000 more however and selling off the parts I don't need/want. Need to price out the components I...
02-01-10, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,044
Posted By boc

I've been trying to resist for a while now but...

I've been trying to resist for a while now but I'm afraid a "cheap" Big Dummy frame is just too good to pass up. I've spent the past couple days reading old build threads, trying to decided on what...
08-31-09, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By boc

I didn't haha. A friend of mine was selling the...

I didn't haha. A friend of mine was selling the 1x1 fork and said it was suspension corrected and would work so I snagged it and gave it a shot. I wish I could give you better info but I'm sure...
08-17-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By boc

I tightened down the suspension soon after I got...

I tightened down the suspension soon after I got the bike so there wasn't a whole lot of help on bumps and the like anyway. It seems like I feel things a bit more now with the rigid fork but not...
08-14-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By boc

This thought entered my mind the other day as...

This thought entered my mind the other day as well. I had the suspension locked down as tight as it would go but it did still move somewhat. I would be surprised if it compressed even an inch but I...
08-10-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By boc

Thumbs up New Fork!

Apparently I've never posted my bike here even though I've been actively lurking for quite some time. Figured this was a good occasion to do so!

I've always read that swapping out the suspension...
06-27-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,991
Posted By boc

I'm confused, aren't current Big Dummy completes...

I'm confused, aren't current Big Dummy completes $1800? You're not saying the frame is doubling in price are you? :( I've heard the next run will be more expensive but nothing concrete as to how much.
04-03-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,324
Posted By boc

I've been lurking for a few months and have been...

I've been lurking for a few months and have been meaning to make a hello post but I have to chime in!

J2 is absolutely fantastic! Very simple, stylish and professional. I like it A LOT and I don't...
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