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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Hinge

Any chance you could contribute some bike/cable...

Any chance you could contribute some bike/cable porn?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,590
Posted By Hinge

WICKED AWESOME. How did you source that...

WICKED AWESOME.

How did you source that frame?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Hinge

Thanks for the reply. What brand/source of...

Thanks for the reply.

What brand/source of housing are you using?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,699
Posted By Hinge

Expect awesomeness and severe addiction.

Expect awesomeness and severe addiction.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Hinge

Has anyone had any luck with aluminum shift/brake housing?

I just wired up my bike with aluminum shift and brake housing. It's very similar to Jagwire Link.

The brakes are OK, and the front derailleur seems OK, but the rear derailleur is a disaster. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,175
Posted By Hinge

The Dragon looks like a great bike for the price....

The Dragon looks like a great bike for the price. I REALLY wish it had a front derailleur hanger. It has a flat mounting point for it, but sadly no hanger.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By Hinge

When I go to Costco, I fold up my Verge and put...

When I go to Costco, I fold up my Verge and put it in a cart and push it around in the store. Then I get people asking me what aisle I found the bike on!

You could also fold up the Travoy and put...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By Hinge

Check out this guy: planbike: Fly, Land,...

Check out this guy:

planbike: Fly, Land, Bike! Look Ma, no transit, no rental car. (http://www.planbike.com/2012/05/fly-land-bike-look-ma-no-transit-no.html)

I'd really like to try this myself....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By Hinge

That seems rather incredible/amazing, quite...

That seems rather incredible/amazing, quite frankly.

I don't even know how that's possible. :foo: It would take a LOT of work for me bend one of these, and I weigh considerably more than you and I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,418
Posted By Hinge

What generation of P10 is it? Is it the current...

What generation of P10 is it? Is it the current version with 451 wheels and disc brakes?

Regardless, one quick and dirty way to shave some weight would be to replace the bulky Tern seatpost with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,564
Posted By Hinge

Yes, the website does leave something to be...

Yes, the website does leave something to be desired. LOL. True, the wheels are 20" but the folded size difference between it and a 16" folder may not be that significant, but then again maybe it will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,564
Posted By Hinge

Check out the Euromini LIberte. Every bit as...

Check out the Euromini LIberte. Every bit as good as a Dahon Mariner (in some respects better) for $399. It's a nice bike and cheap enough that you wouldn't necessarily feel terrible for subjecting...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-18, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Hinge

How about an update? Did you buy it for $200? ...

How about an update? Did you buy it for $200? That is a GREAT price!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Hinge

I posted the question on their own forum and was...

I posted the question on their own forum and was able to get the info I needed. Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Hinge

Nice. Start building!! What color...

Nice.

Start building!!

What color scheme are you going to go with?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Hinge

Any Euromini Liberte owners here?

I'm interested in getting a Euromini LIberte but I'd like to know some measurements before buying.

Unfortunately, I have not been able to get the answers I'm looking for from the company.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,855
Posted By Hinge

Great pics and info. Thanks for posting

Great pics and info. Thanks for posting
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,009
Posted By Hinge

Do you by any chance have any pics of your bike...

Do you by any chance have any pics of your bike packed?

What suitcase are you using?

What country are you in? Luckily, I've never had anyone unpack my bike and I've flown many times in the US...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,565
Posted By Hinge

Hey Abu, a few questions for you: 1. Where...

Hey Abu, a few questions for you:

1. Where did you see that Titanium FSIR? I can't seem find anything on it.
2. What are your plans for components with your 406 FSIR build?
3. What's taking...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Hinge

Yes, there is. I found something that...

Yes, there is.

I found something that worked at a local Ace Hardware. Some better hardware stores have a pretty extensive fastener section that also includes things like furniture hardware etc....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,009
Posted By Hinge

With my Tern Verge, I disassemble the bike quite...

With my Tern Verge, I disassemble the bike quite a bit. It's total overkill, but knowing how rough baggage handlers are, I don't want to risk arriving with a damaged bike.

Generally, here's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-02-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,700
Posted By Hinge

Exactly which Sram hub do you have? I'd like to...

Exactly which Sram hub do you have? I'd like to check it out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-02-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,342
Posted By Hinge

Schwalbe Durano. Put about 2000 miles on them...

Schwalbe Durano. Put about 2000 miles on them last summer all over Europe and not a single flat.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-02-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,700
Posted By Hinge

I think your gearing is larger than the X20. As...

I think your gearing is larger than the X20. As far as I know, the X20's largest gear is 55/11.

I have a heavily modified P18 (w/ 20 speeds)

I do a fair amount of riding with fairly decent...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Hinge

Thanks for all the replies. I will check out the...

Thanks for all the replies. I will check out the links provided.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Hinge

Source for folding bike parts in Europe

I will be in Europe (mainly Italy & Spain) for the next few months and would like to find a good online source for parts. Normally, I would just go through ebay and order stuff from the U.S. or...
05-21-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,871
Posted By Hinge

I had a nice chat with Rotor. They were very...

I had a nice chat with Rotor. They were very helpful. I came away with 3 suggestions: 1. insure the chianline is correct (43.5mm) 2. check for spacers between the drive side crank arm and BB 3....
05-20-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Hinge

Oh great, compromise my principles...first, start...

Oh great, compromise my principles...first, start using conventional lubes then what's next? Smoking? Drugs? This is a slippery slope! Oh the peer pressure! :roflmao2:

Thanks for the input...
05-18-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Hinge

Thanks for the ideas and suggestions. ...

Thanks for the ideas and suggestions.

Texbiker, I will have access to a microwave but I've heard conflicting reports about whether or not it will melt the wax. Might be worth a shot

RoadTire,...
05-17-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Hinge

Paraffin wax while traveling

I realize this probably sounds nuts, but here goes...

I will be working on a ship in Europe for the next 4 months and I'm looking for a way to wax my chain while I'm gone. I am going to put on a...
05-17-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,871
Posted By Hinge

AnkleWork, I am going to call them tomorrow. ...

AnkleWork, I am going to call them tomorrow. I'll report back.

BTW, I took the bike to a shop to check if firmware updates were available. Everything except the junction box A needed an update....
05-17-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,871
Posted By Hinge

FB, Good ideas. Angling the rear end of the...

FB,

Good ideas. Angling the rear end of the cage out slightly does help a bit, especially with the trim since the chainstays are a bit on the short side.

I need to measure the chainring...
05-16-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,871
Posted By Hinge

Shimano 6870 Di2, Rotor Q-Rings front shift problem

I just installed the complete 6870 Di2 system on a Look 585 carbon frame. The frame is quite small. Rotor crank with 50/34 Q-rings. KMC X11SL chain. Previously I had 6800 front/rear derailleurs &...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-15, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Hinge

Oh my... That has to be one of the best...

Oh my...

That has to be one of the best folders I have ever seen! Amazing amazing amazing! Wow.

Vitesse P ██ . Nice!

The cockpit looks so clean without conventional shifter pods and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-15, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Hinge

Say it isn't so!!! You permanently neutered it!...

Say it isn't so!!! You permanently neutered it! :lol: Thanks for the fast update and for posting pics.

I was hoping you had found a less lethal solution, but this may be the only remedy.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-15, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hinge

Check out Wellgo QRD (Quick Release Device)...

Check out Wellgo QRD (Quick Release Device) pedals. Cool quick release system, plus they have a wide range of pedals available as quick release.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-15, 03:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,579
Posted By Hinge

Thanks for the fast response! I went there...

Thanks for the fast response!

I went there looking for the seatpost (http://dinokiddo.me/product-category/seatposts/) in the photo...it's $840!!! :eek:

WoW!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-15, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By Hinge

Did you find where the leaks were coming from? ...

Did you find where the leaks were coming from?

Here is on possible cause: If your rims were designed for Schrader valves, you may have cut the tubes at the base of the stem when you inflated the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,579
Posted By Hinge

Can you share with the class where you found the...

Can you share with the class where you found the picture of this hardcore Brompton?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,460
Posted By Hinge

Crazy. That shim/washer ought to be about $1,...

Crazy. That shim/washer ought to be about $1, maybe $2 on a bad day.



It is absurd. On a similar note, the USPS actually subsidizes Asian sellers with their E-packet shipping option. It...
02-10-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hinge

I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that...

I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that you tighten your bottom bracket. Let us know if that works. :lol:
02-10-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hinge

... I put new pedals on it and went over the...

... I put new pedals on it and went over the handlebars, ...



I thought the exact same thing! Hilarious.
02-10-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Hinge

Congratulations. It's a good feeling, isn't it? ...

Congratulations. It's a good feeling, isn't it? Glad you got it fixed.
02-09-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Hinge

before you took the caliper apart, and after you...

before you took the caliper apart, and after you disconnected the cable, was it still binding? I am just trying to find out if the problem is entirely in your caliper or partially in your lever as...
02-09-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hinge

So are you pedaling while standing or are your...

So are you pedaling while standing or are your feet stationary while standing?

Is this a recent development?

If the chain absolutely is not hitting the FD, here are some things to consider...
02-09-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By Hinge

I agree on both counts. You can get rid of the...

I agree on both counts. You can get rid of the cage and then add an extra ball or two, which will actually be an improvement. However, why not just upgrade to a cartridge bearing headset as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,190
Posted By Hinge

I completely agree. It would be great if all the...

I completely agree. It would be great if all the frames had a front derailleur hanger. It looks like they are getting closer to this end, however. The Verge P9 has a hanger even though it has no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,460
Posted By Hinge

I don't know why I didn't realize your FD and...

I don't know why I didn't realize your FD and clamp were one piece. I thought you had a separate clamp.

Now I see why you thought you would have to get a new FD.

Anyway, it looks like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,460
Posted By Hinge

Maybe you actually need the extra large spacer I...

Maybe you actually need the extra large spacer I referred to previously. It looks like this and would set the FD back and down a fair amount.

433201
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,460
Posted By Hinge

I'm not sure I understand your question, but the...

I'm not sure I understand your question, but the shim actually angles the FD counterclockwise slightly. Ideally it would lower the rear of the cage just enough to provide clearance for the chain...
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