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06-19-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,252
Posted By FolderBeholder

210.22 mi. June so far as of this evening for me....

210.22 mi. June so far as of this evening for me.

(My goal is to beat my best month ever of 320 mi. From Sept. 2018. Can do)
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 199,003
Posted By FolderBeholder

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f2c02af6_9662_4176_97f1_7a66cdeaa763_058447aa82fac2c410e07bf6566260d728ce9971.jpeg

On the French Valley Parkway, Murrieta CA
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,797
Posted By FolderBeholder

X-factor

I have 3 folding bikes....including one Brompton. Other than the Brompton, they require moving and re-adjusting of both the handlebars as well as the seat in order to fold/unfold correctly which is...
05-30-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,715
Posted By FolderBeholder

209 mi. on the month as of 5-29 for me. Hope to...

209 mi. on the month as of 5-29 for me. Hope to hit 230 for the month.

All my riding is on my Brompton, or 20” EuroMini folder btw.

(glad to be back to my current goal of 200+/mi a month...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 199,003
Posted By FolderBeholder

Details, details.

Details, details.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,694
Posted By FolderBeholder

Dahon still has offices in Duarte Calif. formerly...

Dahon still has offices in Duarte Calif. formerly their HQ I believe, which is only about 40 miles from where I live. When I was shopping for a Dahon bike, I spoke with the person there (Monty?) who...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,694
Posted By FolderBeholder

In the US you cant actually order from that...

In the US you cant actually order from that website....it refers you to a Dahon dealer (which is fine, dealers are an integral part of commerce. Or have been) but the point is, there is no...
05-12-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By FolderBeholder

Right here: https://zizzo.bike/products/forte

Right here:
https://zizzo.bike/products/forte
05-07-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By FolderBeholder

Well the unfortunate truth is cars generate much...

Well the unfortunate truth is cars generate much more REVENUE than bikes, joggers, and hikers combined and inasmuch cars seem to get a “pass” in many places where they really aren’t optimal.

The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By FolderBeholder

....and pedals.

....and pedals.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By FolderBeholder

I love your set-up....I too enjoy solving...

I love your set-up....I too enjoy solving problems pertinent to personalizing my vehicles, to suit....ME!

The accesory bar you fabricated is the shizz!

What is the black disc I see at your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,214
Posted By FolderBeholder

In reference to question #3....the 2 speed cogs...

In reference to question #3....the 2 speed cogs definitely have a unique and distinctive sound....each of the cogs sound different from one another. So while I wouldnt call them noisy...they do make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By FolderBeholder

Paint, not powdercoat? (the steel Bromptons are...

Paint, not powdercoat? (the steel Bromptons are powdercoated. Ti?)

If it's paint, I can't offer anything but sympathy.

Powdercoat? Wasn't baked hot/long enough,,,,

Warranty issue.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-25-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,031
Posted By FolderBeholder

Do you know the name of the author?

Do you know the name of the author?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By FolderBeholder

^^^^this^^^^

^^^^this^^^^
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By FolderBeholder

^^^^THIS^^^^ (and some of you might have a...

^^^^THIS^^^^
(and some of you might have a different opinion were it YOUR IP that was being.....copied)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By FolderBeholder

warranteed by Brompton?

warranteed by Brompton?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By FolderBeholder

Well it sounds like it could be considered theft...

Well it sounds like it could be considered theft of IP if it’s simply a non-auth copy to which the original designers receive no benefit (Brompton).

At the very least, its plausible to consider...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By FolderBeholder

Does “clone” really mean “knock-off”? Or is...

Does “clone” really mean “knock-off”?

Or is this a legitimately produced (with Bromptons blessing/licensed I mean) unit?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

How true. There's always SOMETHING to discuss...

How true.
There's always SOMETHING to discuss ad naseum...
03-10-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By FolderBeholder

Sounds like OP is accustomed to a show more...

Sounds like OP is accustomed to a show more mass-producer centric, but I just reviewed the entire exhibitors list for the NAHBS and thats something I’d like to attend sometime....

The craft made...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

But...how do you REALLY feel about things? ...

But...how do you REALLY feel about things?

Seriously though, a business which (for whatever reasons) has thrown in the towel and is in the process of closing it's affairs has NO reason to take the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By FolderBeholder

I'm certain you'll enjoy it....we still adore our...

I'm certain you'll enjoy it....we still adore our 2 EuroMini Urbanos almost 2 years in.

Congratulations,
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By FolderBeholder

I am a longtime EuroMini (Zizzo) owner X 2 units....

I am a longtime EuroMini (Zizzo) owner X 2 units. In fact I can be found in their gallery in several pictures in their “ADventures” section on rides from Joshua Tree to the beaches of So-Cal.

We...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

You make some good points. Maybe someone in...

You make some good points.

Maybe someone in the (many) snow-impacted areas from Seattle to Boston isn't out riding and enjoying their new Helix bicycle purchase though.

Somebody's gotta know...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

The innernets...don't try to make sense of 'em. ...

The innernets...don't try to make sense of 'em.

Seriously-I too would like to see some actual, real-world reviews, impressions (hands on I mean) and dare I say it....pictures?
The cloud of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

This product is “about to drop”, it isn’t in it’s...

This product is “about to drop”, it isn’t in it’s infancy or early stages of development anymore (supposedly) THIS is the time increase the halo of interest and attract potential new buyers who arent...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

Apple is not a start-up, and already has millions...

Apple is not a start-up, and already has millions of fans/customers worldwide waiting for them to (once again) produce a product which has a very high probably of being a game-changer and are already...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

“Peter this; Peter that”. It seems odd to...

“Peter this; Peter that”.

It seems odd to me, that at this juncture (as close to a happy ending as this is now supposed to be) that Peter doesnt, hasn’t come out publicly....here for instance, and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

There is also a group of "disinterested"...

There is also a group of "disinterested" outsiders watching this thread, and sincerely HOPING for a happy ending to those who have vested interest in these,

But...the drama and the uncertain...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

He’s a great ambassador/advocate of the product. ...

He’s a great ambassador/advocate of the product.
Congratulations to him & Brompton USA.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

Well, in my area REI doesnt stock, nor do the...

Well, in my area REI doesnt stock, nor do the sales people speak Brompton (San Diego)
I might as well have been speaking Swahili....

So...just because REI “carries” them, doesnt mean they “carry”...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

Indeed, doesn't bode so well for the brand. ...

Indeed, doesn't bode so well for the brand.

I've encountered this with my Vespas. They have a history of Piaggio (Vespa's parent company) completely pulling out of the US market in the early...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By FolderBeholder

We ride our folders 21+ miles around the entirety...

We ride our folders 21+ miles around the entirety of this reservoir. 17 miles of which are unpaved, dirt, rocks, and cinders. We haven't even had a flat there (knocks on wood). If you're luck you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

I hope for the benefit of the many patient,...

I hope for the benefit of the many patient, empassioned backers and waiters that this bike meets their expectations when (if) it malkes it from the vapor-ware state to a reality. ( its still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

All homeowners will bear the burden of epic and...

All homeowners will bear the burden of epic and record-breaking wildfire losses in the west (mostly) and hurricane losses through their insurance premiums (not to mention volcanoes, 100 year floods,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,838
Posted By FolderBeholder

In my neck of the woods road bikes and (super...

In my neck of the woods road bikes and (super pricey) mountain bikes rule the marketplace, You see them everywhere.

Folders, commuters, cruisers, comfort bikes seem to be yesterday's news....
Forum: For Sale
12-05-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By FolderBeholder

Very nice stuff! As a serial folding bicycle...

Very nice stuff!
As a serial folding bicycle owner/rider a pin which nods to that unique sub-species of bicyclist and bicycle would be welcome. There are more than a few folder-fans out there who...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-05-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 199,003
Posted By FolderBeholder

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x856/jtfb_bb45444c8f9677250939b58b8a7c9b601fbec8e0.jpg

A picture-perfect day in Joshua Tree National Park, CA (11-2-18)
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-31-18, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

Like watching..... paint dry!

Like watching..... paint dry!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FolderBeholder

Yeah. Now maybe. Wait a coupla years.... Or if...

Yeah. Now maybe. Wait a coupla years....
Or if you've got the skills there are maker-shops and maker-sites you can upload your design to and bingo!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-18, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By FolderBeholder

Thats sucks...sorry about your bike. I'm a...

Thats sucks...sorry about your bike.

I'm a Clydesdale myownself and recently got a Brompton which I thoroughly enjoy. I also considered a BF Diamond Llama (?) The excellent fold is part of the...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FolderBeholder

3D printing these on metal can't be too far off...

3D printing these on metal can't be too far off for the average person.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FolderBeholder

Most excellent!

Most excellent!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FolderBeholder

Judging from some of the pictures of your...

Judging from some of the pictures of your framebuilding I think you are up to the task!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FolderBeholder

These look to start at $45. ...

These look to start at $45. https://www.headbadges.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

A quick Googsearch turned up others, but most of them are quite $pendy.

Were it me, I'd try to make my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By FolderBeholder

Any input or issues on this one?

Any input or issues on this one?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By FolderBeholder

Good input..Thank You. Can you elaborate on your...

Good input..Thank You. Can you elaborate on your preference over the pricier (smaller) ones you've tried?

My initial reaction to some of the others is the fastening point appears to be less than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By FolderBeholder

Aftermarket kickstands for Brompton...anyone?

Real-world input would be nice...the Missus is really tearing her mudguard (http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=mudguard) and rollers up and has expressed interest in a more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 452,984
Posted By FolderBeholder

This thread is starting to sound like a religious...

This thread is starting to sound like a religious debate between the faithful and the not-so-faithful!
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