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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By GTA

Thanks man. Mine is belt drive. The tension...

Thanks man. Mine is belt drive. The tension adjustment is actually not complex, though I have not replaced the tyre yet.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-20-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By GTA

DAHON Mu UNO - so simple!

It took a couple of hours to get used to the rear coaster brake. After that, no more problem.

I do like the simplicity. No shifter, no lever, no noise, and no cable at all~
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By GTA

Congrats! Just press the LAUNCH button!

Congrats!
Just press the LAUNCH button!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GTA

more pictures

more pictures
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By GTA

Hi MAK, if you come to Beijing then I can show...

Hi MAK, if you come to Beijing then I can show you the best folding bike shops here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,646
Posted By GTA

congrats~~

congrats~~
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GTA

Surprisingly, the fork is compatible with some...

Surprisingly, the fork is compatible with some standard DAHON dropout.
It seems CURL frame was designed for standard drivetrain, but I dont why DAHON only make IGH models.

When folded, it is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GTA

being equipped with new wheels and SHIMANO Capreo.

being equipped with new wheels and SHIMANO Capreo.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GTA

geometry comparison with my Brompton

geometry comparison with my Brompton
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GTA

Upgrading DAHON Curl I3

I have got this CURL i3 for a while.
The ride was OK, but toooo heavy.

13kg didn't sound very inetresting.

Fenders and rack are not needed, in my case. So removed.

Handlebar set,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,627
Posted By GTA

I have two of these. Good quality. Fast...

I have two of these.
Good quality. Fast folding. Fun to ride. Easy maintenance.
Low speed. Unstable. Strange geometry.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

I bought them quite long time ago, perhaps 6...

I bought them quite long time ago, perhaps 6 years, but I was too fat--93kg--to use them. (also the wheel set has a rider weight limit of 80kg).

Luckily, they are still in perfect condition when I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

406wheels. I will not and I don't suggest to put...

406wheels. I will not and I don't suggest to put 451 wheels onto a 406 frame.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

You are right, The ULTREMO tires only work well...

You are right, The ULTREMO tires only work well on flat paved roads. But the ride is not so uncomfortable. Similar to the DURANOs.
And they are super light!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

For folding bikes, XO derailleurs are my...

For folding bikes, XO derailleurs are my favourate ones so far. They work quite well, almost as well as RED.
Light, fast, good look, relatively cheap, rare, so why not? :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

More pictures. Really love riding it!

More pictures.
Really love riding it!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,763
Posted By GTA

"for local shopping" ?

"for local shopping" ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

Hi G, the absolute speed depends on your legs....

Hi G, the absolute speed depends on your legs. However, this CLINCH is not yet the fastest folder for me.
The biggest advantage of CLINCH is the stiffness and stability of the frame. Way better than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,275
Posted By GTA

Come on these are crazy~~

Come on these are crazy~~
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,275
Posted By GTA

I have bought titanium clone Brompton frames...

I have bought titanium clone Brompton frames twice from two different suppliers, but didn't keep any of them in the end.
In general, the quality seemed OK, but, the problem is the tolerances. One...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

https://bikerumor-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-conte...

https://bikerumor-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Dahon-clinch-d10-folded-4.jpg​​​​​​​

CLINCH has a tool set plugged in the handle bar, with which you could easily "fold" it....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

Already did something similar. A plastic cap to...

Already did something similar. A plastic cap to cover it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

Controltech carbon wheelset and primo 451 tires....

Controltech carbon wheelset and primo 451 tires. The handlebar is customized, 52cm wide.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,074
Posted By GTA

Good deal! Congrats!

Good deal! Congrats!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,305
Posted By GTA

looks quite a balanced folder. but if you plan...

looks quite a balanced folder.
but if you plan further update, I would suggest to keep only the frame. :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

Thank you Cloudy, Everyone has his opinion and...

Thank you Cloudy,
Everyone has his opinion and usage of a folding bike.
I like folding bikes because they are not like road or mountain bikes which are somehow limited by "building bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

Weight is not everything. Your MU is a very nice...

Weight is not everything. Your MU is a very nice ride! For a folding bike, I would say 10kg is the acceptable standard. I often carry my bike to office, gym, train…Any one lighter than 10kg will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

talking about lightweighting, there are many...

talking about lightweighting, there are many details to be considered.
Foe example again, I have this thing on top the fork (don't know how to call it), and it is 30+g lighter than the original...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

Hi, maybe not that obvious, but I do have carbon...

Hi, maybe not that obvious, but I do have carbon bar, post, crankset, plus ti rail saddle, many ti bolts, ti pedals.
Perhaps my fork (AL ultralight, 380g) is a little heavier, but all others are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

Hi, you are absolutely right, a practical folding...

Hi, you are absolutely right, a practical folding bike should be practical.

But this bike is not for practical use. :p
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

:d:d

:d:d
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

I have put on carbon post, handle bar and...

I have put on carbon post, handle bar and crankset. Also a lighter front wheel and a whole new braking set are installed.

The pictures are not up to date. You can see the original crankset is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

Like 6 years old, but not much mileage.

Like 6 years old, but not much mileage.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

Thanks~ The wheels are customized, similar to...

Thanks~
The wheels are customized, similar to DAHON American Eagle wheel set, but lighter.
KMC chain, FS Energy crankset, ceramic BB, customermized chainring. All are light, with decent...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By GTA

I do put a clamp onto the stem. But compared with...

I do put a clamp onto the stem. But compared with S bar, it needs a bigger locking force.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

I do ride my bikes, and actually these are mine...

I do ride my bikes, and actually these are mine but some of them are used by my family. We almost don't use our cars any more.😊
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By GTA

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180915_174049_be0c11d058c769ef470d869d2af018838d94bcd6.jpg
almost perfect~
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By GTA

My BROMPTON TT2

Just replaced the S handlebar with TT handlebar.https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180915_141348_mh1536992222416_b1b322c4a359a05c6b16835db33caa396dc543c7.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,090
Posted By GTA

My BIRDY Rohloff

9.9kg, not bad for a 14spd IHG birdy. :)
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1346x1346/img_20190218_085901_mh1550452051746_db7178136791bf355769a7f40ba3f79baadd340c.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1800x1350/picsart_05_23_06_54_15_06012ea3882aaf0d5a74bcaf7bd4852619008e30.jpg


some parts are customized...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,003
Posted By GTA

My DAHON Mu

The frame is old. Everything else is new. Total weight is 7.7kg for now.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

Thanks. Officially, DAHON doesn't sell frames,...

Thanks. Officially, DAHON doesn't sell frames, but there are some dealers who do.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

posting more pics

posting more pics
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By GTA

You are right, the fork was reversed installed...

You are right, the fork was reversed installed when the bike arrived.
It is corrected already, but actually no difference. Strait fork.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

Total weight is 9.4kg now. Acceptable for a...

Total weight is 9.4kg now.
Acceptable for a commuting folder.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

headset

It took me some time to sort out how the headset works.
Quite different from regular DAHON design, or any other folding bikes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By GTA

No seat. Basically standing ride. I know what...

No seat. Basically standing ride.
I know what people think, "poor guy, saddle & post stolen." 😂
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By GTA

My DREAMSLIDE

Not a regular one, but it is a folding bike.

It is fun to ride, as long as you don't expect a high speed.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

and it folds

and it folds
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,860
Posted By GTA

My Dahon Clinch

Just get my CLINCH built recently.
Starting from the frame.
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