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Forum: Commuting
03-15-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 933
Posted By 1nterceptor

I think the FX series should be decent bikes....

I think the FX series should be decent bikes. Been commuting and riding all over New York City for over 10 years now.
Day and night; no problems so far....
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,974
Posted By 1nterceptor

My 349's don't have any problems keeping up with...

My 349's don't have any problems keeping up with roadies:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROYHoXiJNOM&index=26&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
Or any other type of bike on any size tire. :)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,571
Posted By 1nterceptor

Been using a Velocity Aeroheat rim w/ the...

Been using a Velocity Aeroheat rim w/ the original 2013 superlight Brompton hub.
No problems. Not sure what brand shop used for the new spokes:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,568
Posted By 1nterceptor

First av. bike path is pretty close by. I used...

First av. bike path is pretty close by. I used that path the other day.
Saw from the path "For Lease" sign is still there.

Why, you're hoping for some sort of resurrection?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By 1nterceptor

Check with ThorUSA for the part. Also maybe BFold...

Check with ThorUSA for the part. Also maybe BFold in NYC.

Also, that bike looks like the older Oyama models. Maybe you can try them too.
That's all I can suggest for now, good luck
Forum: Commuting
03-01-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1nterceptor

Same cam; different bike. :) ...

Same cam; different bike. :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh5V2BYUiL4&index=28&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
More angles from a Polaroid CUBE:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,333
Posted By 1nterceptor

If you visit New York in September; that's...

If you visit New York in September; that's usually when the NYC Century is held:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20LB84l6NMw&index=57&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
Forum: Commuting
03-01-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1nterceptor

Capturing plates at night; very hard. In the dark...

Capturing plates at night; very hard. In the dark and raining; even harder. ContourGPS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA&index=71
For documentation; helmet...
03-01-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,616
Posted By 1nterceptor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUayxfS5vPM&index=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUayxfS5vPM&index=2&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5754/23348645080_7c800541d2.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BzeUJd)
Lights on my Brompton...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By 1nterceptor

I was able to fit a Citizen Tokyo in a 28"...

I was able to fit a Citizen Tokyo in a 28" standard suitcase. If I recall correctly;
I just took off the wheels and seatpost:
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2826/9655248592_fd56e235a6.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By 1nterceptor

There was a photo of a Vello bike(looks electric)...

There was a photo of a Vello bike(looks electric) in NYCEWheel's showroom back in Dec.
NYCEWheels showroom is closed; but the website is still open. I'd be very careful of ordering
anything though....
02-15-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,827
Posted By 1nterceptor

Here in New York City; finishing with the sun...

Here in New York City; finishing with the sun still up depends on the time of year.
Most of my centuries are while volunteering for charity events. NYC Century is in
the summer; should still be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By 1nterceptor

Yeah, it was a tight fit. In addition to the...

Yeah, it was a tight fit. In addition to the bike; I brought home some goodies from China. :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fi0156wPqe0&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA&index=63
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By 1nterceptor

Samsonite Winfield 2 28" Hardside Spinner Luggage...

Samsonite Winfield 2 28" Hardside Spinner Luggage
with a Tobukaeru folding bike with 20 inch wheels:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUQNU2DKiWw&index=54&list=UUHyRS8bRu6zPoymgKaIoDLA
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,193
Posted By 1nterceptor

Another option is a non-standard chain...

Another option is a non-standard chain ring/wheel. Instead of choosing only between 44T and 50T only;
going aftermarket gives you more options - 46T, 48T, etc. One thing nice with the standard 130...
Forum: Foo
02-11-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By 1nterceptor

We were having cabin fever during last year's...

We were having cabin fever during last year's winter. Told my wife we should drive south for a few days.
She said our 1998 Honda Civic(160K miles) may not make it. I said that's fine; we'll take a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By 1nterceptor

Aluminum can be repaired/weld by the right...

Aluminum can be repaired/weld by the right person/equipment. The question is if your item CAN be weld.
I think the rack stays are hollow. Don't have one so unsure. Another option might be to find a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By 1nterceptor

How do you figure that packing in an Ikea bag...

How do you figure that packing in an Ikea bag didn't play a role in the damage? It may not happen every time;
but damaged roller arms and racks happens all the time when using soft luggage.
Forum: Foo
02-07-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By 1nterceptor

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone/compact...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone/compact camera(10X optical zoom):
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8874/28816619341_2c6f54e3ac.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KUqGYv)
Sunsetting (https://flic.kr/p/KUqGYv)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By 1nterceptor

Most Brompton shops should have replacement...

Most Brompton shops should have replacement stays. These usually aren't repairable; just replaced.

What type of luggage used; soft bag? I normally use the original cardboard box from Brompton....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By 1nterceptor

Where are you located OP? Were you folks able to...

Where are you located OP? Were you folks able to test any Bike Friday?

If there's no Bike Friday test ride available; and you folks are already happy with your Tern test ride -
I'd suggest to go...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1nterceptor

I got that suitcase specifically for that bike....

I got that suitcase specifically for that bike. When I switched to a different bike(Brompton) and bike luggage(cardboard box);
I got rid of both the Tobukaeru and that suitcase. But I think it's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By 1nterceptor

My old Tobukaeru has a similar fold and wheel...

My old Tobukaeru has a similar fold and wheel size(20 in.) as yours.
If you remove the wheels; might be able to squeeze everything in 1 standard size suitcase:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,568
Posted By 1nterceptor

Yes, there are a few Brompton dealers in town;...

Yes, there are a few Brompton dealers in town; including the corporate owned Brompton Junction NYC.
But after Bike Habitat(3 or 4 NYC locations), NYCEWheels(midtown) and now Trophybikes(Philly)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,568
Posted By 1nterceptor

I live about 20 minutes away. I think they had...

I live about 20 minutes away. I think they had the for rent sign on the 2nd day the shop closed.
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