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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,044
Posted By termv

Heart beat

Seeing this, my heart beat did not change at all.


Therefore, not important!
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By termv

What happens in..... stays on.... Maybe not.

I got KS-MTTDL.

Works perfectly on my Dahon.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By termv

Here it goes

According to the Schwalbe list, it should be between 25 and 65mm

https://www.schwalbe.com/en/reifenmasse
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By termv

mm

Insufficient information.

We need mm.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By termv

Ringworm?

Maxxis Ringworm?

= 20 X 1.95

Would you please measure the width of the rim?

Because then we can consult the famous Schwalbe list!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By termv

A bit rusty

Please define!

Rust on a frame is a somewhat terrible idea/thing.

Take care/put the rust on the extinction list.

You might as well take a look at the chain, rest of the drive train, etc. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By termv

See my revised answer

We need more input.
Where do you want to go?
​​​​
Is your bicycle in a satisfactory condition?

​​​Again, pertaining to tires, Maxxis makes some good tires. Hookworm, Ringworm, etc.
The Wall...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By termv

Youtube

I would say, please consult Youtube.

Because changing a tire is an extremely low level activity and any advice given here should be accompanied with illustrations, hence the advice to consult...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By termv

Schlumpf Drive

Interesting, very interesting way to overcome certain limitations.

I realize that there is a certain penalty, HIGH PRICE.

However, at least there are options, pricey, but they do exist!

I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By termv

Thorusa.com

Shows 404


I wonder what happened?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 670,919
Posted By termv

My 2 cents

I have to fully agree word for word what the previous respondent wrote.

In addition, if one does not communicate, the more likely a Kickstarter project will not be fully funded next time such...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 82,684
Posted By termv

@rhenning

A bad welder can kill you (basically).

I fully agree with you.

When I obtained my certification as a car mechanic, welding was part of the comprehensive examination AND if one failed the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,515
Posted By termv

My 2 cents

Very nice work.

This will be at LEAST a very good back up bicycle for years to come.

As a little joke, you never know when the Zombie Apocalypse hits us!

Years ago during my time in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,868
Posted By termv

Advice

I second BELLITTE BICYCLES, they and Thor are my top choices.

Please go and see BB, great selection!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By termv

Mmh

I usually do not interfere with carnoisseurs, however, when a simple bottle cage for such a bicycle costs like $80, then this is a tad out of control.

Really, a bottle cage for $80, that is a bit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By termv

Mmh

Yes, as the previous respondent said, you should most definitely contact the seller.

This situation that you can not fold it is rather VERY unusual to say the least.

By any chance can you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By termv

Advice

Sorry for your problems,

Maybe you can bend the rear derailleur back in shape if not upgrade to something like a Acera M360, price is around $22

​​​​​​However, is your hanger still fine?
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By termv

I concur with the previously added statements. ...

I concur with the previously added statements.

+ you would buy AT BEST a bicycle WITHOUT warranty, at worst A SUICIDE BIKE (because I bet with you that you would engage the electric motor to its...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By termv

ThorUSA

I am sorry about your experience as it pertains to deal with Dahon directly.

However, as it pertains to ThorUSA, whenever I dealt with them/him, I MUST SAY the service was exceptional.

Nothing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,914
Posted By termv

Affirmative

Yup

Yup

Yup

This did not come overnight.

Sad, but true.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,914
Posted By termv

Recap

So, I am getting the impression

Either a COMPLETE buy out

OR

An extinction level event

Will happen!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,914
Posted By termv

My 2 cents

Very well put.

And YES, I unfortunately totally agree with your assessment.

SAD
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,858
Posted By termv

My 2 cents

Being an Accountant + a certified Car Mechanic, this is one sick story.

What gets me are the missing ball bearings.

This is a mistake which cannot happen.

Period!!!

This is truly a sad...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By termv

Berliner: bin ganz deiner Meinung = Berliner: I...

Berliner: bin ganz deiner Meinung
= Berliner: I totally concur
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,356
Posted By termv

I concur, this "is" paid advertisment. Seeing...

I concur, this "is" paid advertisment. Seeing things through my line of work, yup, if it it looks and smells like it, then most definitely it is.
08-24-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,637
Posted By termv

I try to answer it like this: Given that we...

I try to answer it like this:

Given that we are now living in a fragmented society, where way too many people have lost touch to what is a common desire, die another day, people in general are...
08-18-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By termv

Well, assuming that you have right now 160mm,...

Well, assuming that you have right now 160mm, going to 180mm would make sense if you would go downhill a lot. However, you have currently as far as I understand no fading issues, so it is not needed.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,437
Posted By termv

Unfortunate event, but avoidable.

Unfortunate event, but avoidable.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,437
Posted By termv

Speak to the Credit Card company. There was...

Speak to the Credit Card company.

There was never ever an executed contract!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-18, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,437
Posted By termv

Return it!

Return it!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-18, 05:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,527
Posted By termv

I say bury the dead and move on.

I say bury the dead and move on.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,437
Posted By termv

The contract has been breached. Talk to the...

The contract has been breached. Talk to the seller. If no agreeable solution can be found, the Credit Card company is your next step.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,527
Posted By termv

This is from 2013???? Why re-animate?

This is from 2013????

Why re-animate?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By termv

We own no Banks, we carry wallets.

We own no Banks, we carry wallets.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,122
Posted By termv

Price vs features.

Price vs features.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By termv

A Mariner with let's say 2.1 the wall tires is...

A Mariner with let's say 2.1 the wall tires is then therefore able to beat this exorbitant money monster, if not driven like a complete maniac.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By termv

I pass.

I pass.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By termv

My Mariner 7 came with Neos II. Now it has...

My Mariner 7 came with Neos II.

Now it has Claris.

Inadvertently I did not see that Dahon changed from the later models Tourney now to Altus.
07-30-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By termv

Yup. That will do. Installation is easy....

Yup. That will do.

Installation is easy. When in doubt watch YouTube.
07-30-18, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By termv

Simple Test: Take Off the cable. Squeeze the...

Simple Test:

Take Off the cable. Squeeze the brakes. If the brakes return freely to their original position the brakes are fine. If not clean or replace.

However, I highly suspect that you have...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-18, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By termv

I'm not convinced. The OP said that it is...

I'm not convinced. The OP said that it is shifting up and down. That sounds very much like a misbehaving Derailleur, not like a hanger. In addition, we are talking about a very much lowgrade...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By termv

How about a Claris Shortcage? Extremely fast to...

How about a Claris Shortcage? Extremely fast to setup.
Or Acera M360? Took a little longer, but extremely smooth shifting.

I replaced the M360 with the Claris because of the Shortcage.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,122
Posted By termv

+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By termv

Interesting design. Should be fun to drive.

Interesting design. Should be fun to drive.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-24-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By termv

Totally agree!

Totally agree!
07-22-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,397
Posted By termv

What about the Brake levers? Maybe SD7 could...

What about the Brake levers?

Maybe SD7 could make the desired difference? Remember, those can be dialed in. On my Mariner 7 the brakes (V) weren't so great, so they were replaced by SD7 Brake...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-18, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By termv

Need to find the Root Cause. I suggest to obtain...

Need to find the Root Cause. I suggest to obtain the proper repair kit. I heard your statement about the price. Sometimes you don't have a choice.

Safety is Paramount.

Find the Root Cause.
07-19-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,856
Posted By termv

Those are the ones I remember when I was younger...

Those are the ones I remember when I was younger during my time in West-Germany.
07-19-18, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By termv

Crazy idea, could they be made de magnetized, ...

Crazy idea, could they be made de magnetized,
​​​by using the appropriate tool?

Was just an idea. However, I doubt this would have any real life implications.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,122
Posted By termv

Mariner 7 bought some years ago new. Issue 1...

Mariner 7 bought some years ago new.

Issue 1 - I don't have this particular problem (having ergo grips, speedometer, ritchey bar, bell, left and right mirrors, shimano speed shifter). It did some...
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