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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,420
Posted By L Arnold

Rode Gravel around Boulder yesterday and today.

With my Green machine (Visc D18). I should have taken a pic. Lovely rides. Some wind but the snow has melted now.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-13-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By L Arnold

Speed D8 (recent US models) were very good bikes...

Speed D8 (recent US models) were very good bikes and very good values. Sold through and only D9's now. The gearing was quite wide on the D8's. I liked them.
03-17-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 36,794
Posted By L Arnold

Well, Unplugging and replugging just now worked...

Well, Unplugging and replugging just now worked for me. Thanks for the tips there guys. Seems to need a shove more often than I would like ( Twice after the replug) May need to make an adapter...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 35,853
Posted By L Arnold

Either bike would work for you. Slightly...

Either bike would work for you. Slightly different use case.
Eezz is smaller (also abit shorter seat to handlebar). It packs very small and easy to commute with and simply carry.
QIX rides as a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,023
Posted By L Arnold

I like the Maxxis Holy Rollers and often like the...

I like the Maxxis Holy Rollers and often like the Kenda KRad
.
(one bad batch of Krads wouldn't hold to 406 rims somehow)

They are very...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,036
Posted By L Arnold

Perhaps stated elswhere. Dahon Curve is...

Perhaps stated elswhere.

Dahon Curve is rated to 280 lbs.
Dahon bikes with Delta Line are rated to 250 lbs.

Also a nice one from the Czech museum that is at least a century old....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,262
Posted By L Arnold

Never seen a drift alert before.. But anyway, ...

Never seen a drift alert before.. But anyway, It depends on the BB width. Assuming it is 68mm you should be able to do that TCS. I will take a look at a Jifo that I have and see. Might be a good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,613
Posted By L Arnold

Visc SL next to normal suitcases., 16" wheels. ...

Visc SL next to normal suitcases., 16" wheels. Easy pack. Longer and narrower no wheels need to be removed.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,946
Posted By L Arnold

I don't have exact numbers. Should caluculate,...

I don't have exact numbers. Should caluculate, but looks like you have. My experience is that it has a nice range of gears. Nice for climbing and reasonably fast.
Great Final Mile Bike no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,946
Posted By L Arnold

I am 5'10", 210 lbs with pretty long legs. The...

I am 5'10", 210 lbs with pretty long legs. The Eezz has worked well for me. It has both an adjustable handlebar post and a double telescoping seat post. As such, you could likely even put a longer...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,931
Posted By L Arnold

I actually also have a fast city bike with nutted...

I actually also have a fast city bike with nutted axles - I even electrified it. The whole MTB world is going with solid axles. Not so bad an approach.
Have fun riding!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,946
Posted By L Arnold

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/564x501/eezz_f_564x503_386899764fdf62ac20b51a8d633dfc967081db0f.png
Dahon Eezz in my experience is the most compact. Great Value right now too.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,931
Posted By L Arnold

I have swapped QR hubed wheels on to the front of...

I have swapped QR hubed wheels on to the front of the Vitesse I7 which is the same as the Mariner D8. It works. My expeirence was that the skewer of the wheel sticks out a bit further than I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,420
Posted By L Arnold

5 Days, no car. Hanover New Hampshire and Norwich Vermont

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/324x576/2018_06_18_13_11_33_scaled_2a1dec29d372e780faf22e3a7fe87f9e131bef28.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,672
Posted By L Arnold

Same Suitcase in both pictures I might add....

Same Suitcase in both pictures I might add. Paul's Origami Traveller case is quite rugged and has fit all 20" bikes I have tested it with when the wheels are removed.

Here it is also being used in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By L Arnold

The Curve D3 is available again in the US. Could...

The Curve D3 is available again in the US. Could get you one.

If you just need a frame, PM me and I can inquire. Likely also available.

Nice bike btw.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,672
Posted By L Arnold

Well, Given your size, which is almost identical...

Well, Given your size, which is almost identical to my size, I will again recomend the Dahon Visc (D18 or D20) depending upon what is available. A few reasons for this. First, the top compression...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,262
Posted By L Arnold

(RE PAGE 2 of this thread) If the goal is a...

(RE PAGE 2 of this thread)

If the goal is a second ring, and If no space for a 2nd Chainring (really?) then put a Patterson Crank in. That will give you 28-45 or whatever Ring you put in (130bcd)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,064
Posted By L Arnold

Technically, no. The frame build should be of...

Technically, no. The frame build should be of similar quality.

Variances will be the the material and the components.
The Mu Uno is Aluminum Alloy (Dalloy in Dahon parlance).
The Speed Uno is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,039
Posted By L Arnold

2 speed crank

If I were to want to make a Vybe "faster" I would do as has been shown, add a bigger and better crank set and sprocket.

If I wanted a bigger range of gears. (Low to high) I would add a Metroplis 2...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By L Arnold

Is your belt tensioner also using the NuVinci "No...

Is your belt tensioner also using the NuVinci "No Turn Washer" on the axle? Using at lease one on one size is very important. If you leave your axle nuts loose without one of these you can mangle...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,206
Posted By L Arnold

On the converstions I have done I have also...

On the converstions I have done I have also replaced the bottom bracket in order to assure a straight belt line. I did not reverse the Gates Sprockets. Reversing the front Gates Sprocket might...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,806
Posted By L Arnold

The Origami case has worked well for me. I would...

The Origami case has worked well for me. I would not just put it in a bag both because of Oversize and because of potential damage.
Many suitcases will work but you need to practice taking apart...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,225
Posted By L Arnold

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/2018_06_06_17_05_14_3f95adc91565ac47f3d9694cc3306de0b9423e62.jpg

Dahon Mu SL11 BB...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,094
Posted By L Arnold

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/634x991/2016_03_31_17_15_07_krad_ca469b1a738b2c5ad7dfe9ebfab638ab6da484f2.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By L Arnold

Put some Inner Tube over the couplers if...

Put some Inner Tube over the couplers if concerned. Open it up and slide it over.
you could also carry some tools perhaps in the tube.

I, personally, would leave them exposed. They look great....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,823
Posted By L Arnold

Jetstream p8/d8 are great bikes. I've got one in...

Jetstream p8/d8 are great bikes. I've got one in my showroom and I always want to ride it but have been learning the joy of looking. I have had a few in the past which I rode a lot. Wonderful in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,810
Posted By L Arnold

One method, and definitely lighter than...

One method,
and definitely lighter than anything attached with bolts (Local crop too) :)

I also have some 46 or 42 Tchain ring protectors (I need to count). They can normally work for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,810
Posted By L Arnold

My Velo Pant Guard (Nomadic built, Boulder, CO)

I'll send you a Pants Guard if you need. I'm with you generally on wearing pants not tights. This is actually mesh so it is very comfortable to wear.

Also, if you are interested, I've modified a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,364
Posted By L Arnold

Consider the Hinge. I like the retro look of a...

Consider the Hinge. I like the retro look of a Boardwalk. That said I am worried about my 95-100 kg.
Speed is a great bike. Not only a good gear set it has:

Quick Release Skewer/Axle System...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By L Arnold

Take your bikes to the Car shop and try them out....

Take your bikes to the Car shop and try them out. I do that with Suitcases.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,811
Posted By L Arnold

Nice Pics. Why did you take the bike down to...

Nice Pics.
Why did you take the bike down to the Frame? Are the built pics after the build?

I am going to work on getting some similar bikes. Not really in Dahon's current offering but hey....
04-29-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 86,752
Posted By L Arnold

Pretty difficult to scroll down in a long...

Pretty difficult to scroll down in a long response thread like this.

Main thing though, Put a Link to the Forum Set (ie Folding Bikes) at the bottom of the page as well as the top of the page....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,598
Posted By L Arnold

I think Abu Mahendra makes a good point. People...

I think Abu Mahendra makes a good point. People ride bikes all around the world. It is true that some places they should ride more, perhaps for the sake of riding.

It looks like BikeForums went...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,829
Posted By L Arnold

I see several improvements there. No more of the...

I see several improvements there. No more of the "load more" process for scrolling through the bikes.

It takes a lot of work to keep the specs up to date. I3/I4 on the Curl... That is mostly...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,022
Posted By L Arnold

That's a good one. The chainwheel cover by...

That's a good one. The chainwheel cover by itself is an idicator. Good crank under neath it. I see a nice derailleur in the back etc.

In the US market the Speed D8 or Mu D9/D10 Bikes are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 311,918
Posted By L Arnold

Many folding bikes are highly adjustable in terms...

Many folding bikes are highly adjustable in terms of sizing. Seatpost, handlebar post, and sometimes stem.
Bikes with greater slant in the seatpost also spread buttband hands further as seat goes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,591
Posted By L Arnold

$150 for used maybe. Pretty much impossibke for...

$150 for used maybe. Pretty much impossibke for new. Folding bikes cost about $50 just to ship.

There are some great deals on some closeout Dahons Stateside right now. Speed D7 is one. Others...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By L Arnold

I think it has more to do with Market...

I think it has more to do with Market positioning. I think it is a better drive with fewer speeds than the Nexus... Also, the Nexus model generally supply the European and American market and are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By L Arnold

That is quite a factory there. I got a tour...

That is quite a factory there. I got a tour about a year ago. Interesting that it happened in the Anodizing area. Anodizing is a fairly nasty process, and was not on the tour.

Speaking of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,461
Posted By L Arnold

The SRAM Sachs 3 Speed is a great hub. I just...

The SRAM Sachs 3 Speed is a great hub. I just picked up 4 of them on closout (not really sure why, but hey). The Vitesse D3 uses it with a coaster brake. I don't love the coaster brake but it has...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-18, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,001
Posted By L Arnold

I'm out of the office this weekend (plus Thurs...

I'm out of the office this weekend (plus Thurs Fri) so speaking from memory.

The standard kit has:
BB
Crank Set
front and rear Gates Sprockets
Gates Belt
Belt Tensioner

The advanced set...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,022
Posted By L Arnold

Nice Bike! Archer is a China name version of the...

Nice Bike! Archer is a China name version of the Speed and there are often some really nice ones built and sold.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,364
Posted By L Arnold

Great pics of classic and curl side by side. ...

Great pics of classic and curl side by side.

I agree, bad terminology but I did read about the redirecta that started the thread. I think that was a local browser or perhaps router infestation. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By L Arnold

Send pictures. I have. New Dahon Mu Rohloff in...

Send pictures. I have. New Dahon Mu Rohloff in stock and woukd like to compare a bit. Can send pictures in a bit myself.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 30,188
Posted By L Arnold

Well, not sure if the picture follows this but...

Well, not sure if the picture follows this but the red sports car and the folded red Curl picture pretty much answers the frequent question as to why there is so much Frame arch in the Curl. It is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,001
Posted By L Arnold

Handlebar mounted click or twist shifter of your...

Handlebar mounted click or twist shifter of your choice on the Patterson. It works well.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,457
Posted By L Arnold

Looks Nice Paul. I'm not seeing the motor well....

Looks Nice Paul.
I'm not seeing the motor well. That is a concentric Motor w a Big BB hole or am I just interpreting the shadows wrong?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,660
Posted By L Arnold

Just saw a note about 15 lb Hummingbird. That...

Just saw a note about 15 lb Hummingbird. That would be round about 7kg. No hinge that I can see in the frame.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,720
Posted By L Arnold

Glad you picked up the bike. The hinges can...

Glad you picked up the bike. The hinges can nomrally be tightened some. You could consider a small foam or rubber shim if you wanted to "tighten" things a bit more, such as if you have a sqeak. Of...
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