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08-09-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By folder fanatic

Bicycle-Powered Sewing Machine Sewing Up (What Else?) A Bicycle Cap!

http://vimeo.com/22382844
http://vimeo.com/22382844 (http://vimeo.com/22382844)

Now presented for your personal enjoyment and entertainment, here is the "marriage" between a treadle (foot...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 39,705
Posted By folder fanatic

If you want to lock up bikes, you should have...

If you want to lock up bikes, you should have bought a regular bike. The fold up/carry about feature that folding bikes have to the lesser or greater extent is the way to best protect your bike. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,319
Posted By folder fanatic

I really love the Dutch made Basil-which are one...

I really love the Dutch made Basil-which are one of the suppliers of your Seattle Bike Supply wholesaler. http://www.basil.nl/ (http://www.basil.nl/) But being rather poor I cannot simply afford...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By folder fanatic

Another BBC Article On Brompton Bicycles For It's Many Fans & Foes

While there have been many, many articles and video features on the iconic and venerable Brompton bicycles over the years, here is some takes on why and the hows of it's successful place in the...
07-31-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,125
Posted By folder fanatic

Don't get too upset at these developments. I...

Don't get too upset at these developments. I sure did not when I rode my bikes. I learn to adapt to a simply hostile-to-bicycles/pedestrians/alternative small motor vehicles world that I always...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,091
Posted By folder fanatic

Everything for serious commuting on rather...

Everything for serious commuting on rather somewhat hilly ground. Without the hassles of derailleur exposed to everything damaging gearing. All my present bicycles are IGH equipped speaks for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,955
Posted By folder fanatic

I always just love these very creative ideas...

I always just love these very creative ideas about what to do about carrying your precious possession on a little bikes such as folders are. Though my own ideas involve as little work as I can get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,091
Posted By folder fanatic

With extreme caution. If an owner does not offer...

With extreme caution. If an owner does not offer proof of purchase or anything else important about that particular bicycle (i.e. like recalls), I personally would not buy from that private party. ...
07-22-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By folder fanatic

Real Truth About Cycling Anywhere; What You Believe, Even Adapt, For Yourself

The original challenge to cycling paradise-or the closest a first world country may do:

The Dutch Prize Their Pedal Power, but a Sea of Bikes Swamps Their Capital...
07-22-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,364
Posted By folder fanatic

Don't miss this for further reading on bicycles...

Don't miss this for further reading on bicycles and their use in your own post-Apocalypse visions. This guide really encourages starting out writers of this genre to keep it realistic with bicycle...
07-22-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,364
Posted By folder fanatic

Sure bicycles will be more valuable than a...

Sure bicycles will be more valuable than a car-right up there with food, water and a secure elements protected housing. They will probably be worth their weight in gold. As for lacking in...
07-21-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,422
Posted By folder fanatic

While I actually did not own a car for many years...

While I actually did not own a car for many years prior to this, I drove borrowed and rented motor vehicles-light weight manual transmission trucks, passenger cars, limited time on motorcycles, and...
07-17-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,063
Posted By folder fanatic

As for my own unique adaptation to making my...

As for my own unique adaptation to making my Twenty more like a modern folding bike (i.e. Dahons), here is my own take on keeping the parts together when it is folded up:
07-17-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,063
Posted By folder fanatic

I did just the opposite. The money and work I...

I did just the opposite. The money and work I did on my own Twenty was worth it. I don't miss my Dahons at all.



Huh :)



Just beautiful! Great result. Yours looks almost like mine does....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-13, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By folder fanatic

30 Years of Dahon Documentary

To demonstrate that I myself don't have a problem with Dahons-just actually owning one or two ;)-here is a short video documentary of the Dahon bicycle and it's people behind them:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 56,856
Posted By folder fanatic

I can only speak for myself. I noted that you...

I can only speak for myself. I noted that you did not specify a budget or space limitations. Just a enthusiasm and a strong attraction to the folding bike's unique ability and means of collapsing...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By folder fanatic

You Are No Longer Alone On The Road; What's Fueling The US Present Day Bike Boom?

".............millions of Americans are doing just that having a sudden romance with their bicycles. From the cliffs of Santa Monica, Calif., to the canyons of Wall Street, Americans of all...
07-05-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

There is nothing wrong with using a car & a...

There is nothing wrong with using a car & a bicycle together. Or a train and a bicycle, bus and a bicycle, ferry and a bicycle, taxi and a bicycle, whatever happens to be available at the time. ...
07-04-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,937
Posted By folder fanatic

I do believe that Los Angeles area transit should...

I do believe that Los Angeles area transit should be positioned more at the top (closer to #1 than the bottom # 10). Not only it is beyond just terrible and doesn't really go anywhere important...
07-04-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,961
Posted By folder fanatic

Your place is not the only "car free" or more...

Your place is not the only "car free" or more accurately, vehicle limited, island around as your title seems to imply. Around Southern California, we have the rather large Santa Catalina Island some...
07-04-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By folder fanatic

Becoming "King Of The World" On A Bike-With The Future Cyclists-Rock & Roll Lullaby

Plus even a dog-however briefly in this new music video.

Anthony's Putsch - King Of The World (official video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34FyWCutqvw
"..........Official video of the dutch...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By folder fanatic

Welcome! :welcome Since you know you like to...

Welcome! :welcome

Since you know you like to use folding bikes and your need-to-fit inside your auto are really good reasons to look around on Craigslist. Since you said that you live in AZ, I...
06-26-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

Great! :thumb: I am very happy this particular...

Great! :thumb: I am very happy this particular video has been posted on your Facebook page. The more people are aware and educated that there are other alternatives, the better. :D

As for the...
06-24-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

This PDF file gives you an illustrated working...

This PDF file gives you an illustrated working models on what constitutes permanency in serious bike commuting/utility use.

http://www.cts.pdx.edu/pdf/Birk%20cycle%20track%20lessons%20learned.pdf...
06-24-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

As for more temporariness, here is another...

As for more temporariness, here is another example of government/large corporation sticking it's nose into something that does not need a "fix," just to be left alone:

"............the Bloomberg...
06-24-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

I needed the space that I once kept them when I...

I needed the space that I once kept them when I rode them frequently. They leaned against my sewing cutting table and since I don't use them anymore, I could not justify blocking my sewing table...
06-24-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

It's a mixed bag yes and no answer. While I have...

It's a mixed bag yes and no answer. While I have been seeing more bike lanes sprouting up most everywhere (and a real push in places where they are not), I tend to see the same old restricted...
06-23-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

Further backlash directed toward cyclists here in...

Further backlash directed toward cyclists here in Southern California described further by one of the local newspapers:

"............Is it going too far to call this the Summer of Cycling in...
06-22-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,468
Posted By folder fanatic

Making More Sense Of US Cycling Impermanence From A Dutch Visitor's Observations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2THe_10dYs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2THe_10dYs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2THe_10dYs)

It has been a little over a month since I returned to driving...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-10-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By folder fanatic

Very much so. I could not help but notice how...

Very much so. I could not help but notice how similar the Danes are to us (people in North America) who not only cycle-or dropping out in favor of cars, but children over there as well as right here...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By folder fanatic

A European Bicycle Library And It's Folding Or Fold-Up Bicycles In Action

http://vimeo.com/55433230
http://vimeo.com/55433230 (http://vimeo.com/55433230)
Translation: Tales from the Bike Library - Anne Dorte / Folding Bike. Bicycle Innovation Lab

Website pages:
...
05-31-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By folder fanatic

Tricycle+Sukkah=Pedi Sukkah-A Rather Unusual Way To Celebrate An Religious Holiday!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmX8UJROWCE&feature=bf_prev&list=HL1348813714
The official Pedi Sukkah Promo.-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmX8UJROWCE&feature=bf_prev&list=HL1348813714...
05-29-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,422
Posted By folder fanatic

I agree I tend to write a bit long at times. But...

I agree I tend to write a bit long at times. But when it is necessary, here it is.

It has been about a week today since I became a full time driver and dismantled/stored the bikes away for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,258
Posted By folder fanatic

Should be subtitled: How To Really Abuse Your...

Should be subtitled: How To Really Abuse Your Ultra-Expensive Brompton, Just Like A Typical Far East Made Crappie BMX

But still a nice video & it does assure me most Bromptons will last pretty...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By folder fanatic

Brompton Interpretive Dance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Ko5jb_1p6EY
".........The Brompton folding bicycle is a marvel in modern human ingenuity. But due to its small, compact, folded size, many...
05-26-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,422
Posted By folder fanatic

Here is the latest Bike Jacking incident in my...

Here is the latest Bike Jacking incident in my city. For those who live around Southern California, keep an eye out for this unique bike. Even these high end custom bikes are not immune to criminal...
05-26-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,422
Posted By folder fanatic

Leaving Car Free Far Behind; Increasing Bike Theft & Even Jacking Changes The Reality

".........This is how I view these forums, especially this particular one. Originally, I joined up for information and personal promotion about bicycles and everything else concerning them. Now my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-13, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,674
Posted By folder fanatic

Update The Titanium Brompton has been sold-a very...

Update The Titanium Brompton has been sold-a very quick sale for sure!

This posting has been deleted by its author.

(The title on the listings page will be removed in just a few...
05-21-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By folder fanatic

A Little Bit Different Ciclavia For June 2013

Another Ciclavia Event is scheduled for June 23, 2013. While I have decided to sit this one out yet again, that does not necessary mean that you and yours should do as well.

Here are some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,674
Posted By folder fanatic

Especially with all those expensive-to-buy...

Especially with all those expensive-to-buy Brompton Accessories. They certainly do add up even purchased over a long period of time.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By folder fanatic

What are you saying? I am the original poster...

What are you saying? I am the original poster and developer of this thread!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,674
Posted By folder fanatic

Another Update-With Another-apparently better buy...

Another Update-With Another-apparently better buy even used-Brompton For Sale As Well!

The ad for the pink Brompton is still up here: http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/3775176670.html...
05-19-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,563
Posted By folder fanatic

Another Ciclavia (http://www.ciclavia.org/) is...

Another Ciclavia (http://www.ciclavia.org/) is approaching next month. This time, I plan to sit this one out as well. That does not necessary mean that I choose to sit out every bicycle event or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By folder fanatic

Although for most of us not lucky enough to have...

Although for most of us not lucky enough to have a local law enforcement that cares like the above article, here is the final say on what most of us have to rely on should your bike is stolen in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By folder fanatic

Or simply cautious as the old adage always seems...

Or simply cautious as the old adage always seems to prove true with prices and situations like the one above "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is." Pessimistic? Perhaps. But in this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,805
Posted By folder fanatic

The first order of business is to look at images...

The first order of business is to look at images that are similar to your bike to get an idea what is supposed to be on the bike itself. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,526
Posted By folder fanatic

Another Folding Bicycle Webpage For You To Enjoy

I have been enjoying this Webpage devoted to folding or fold up bicycles. While the original language it is in is Dutch, you can use the Google translator if you have a Chrome browser to translate...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-13, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By folder fanatic

You need not feel bad or apologetic about...

You need not feel bad or apologetic about considering a folding bike. One of the most important things about these bikes I absolutely love about them is the flexibility these bikes offer. There is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-13, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By folder fanatic

Sorry about not citing the ad. I forgot to put...

Sorry about not citing the ad. I forgot to put the link in! Now you have it!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By folder fanatic

Is This Bike Friday Worth It?

"........ Black Friday bicycle - $600 (Monrovia)

I have a Black Friday folding bicycle that I don't use anymore. It is in perfect working order and if you know about these bike they are really...
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