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08-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 2,877,907
Posted By seat_boy

Surfing CL the other evening, I came across an ad...

Surfing CL the other evening, I came across an ad for, "Free Trek mtb, needs 6'+ rider, painted, new tires". No pictures or other details. I was the first to respond, so I ended up scoring this free...
08-15-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By seat_boy

The Rivendell Clem L can fit big tires and has a...

The Rivendell Clem L can fit big tires and has a nice, low step thru. Might be tough to find a frame or bike, though.... their last frame shipment sold out in seconds.
06-23-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By seat_boy

I've been mountain biking since 1990, and my...

I've been mountain biking since 1990, and my first few tries with a dropper really left me underwhelmed. Like you, I was so used to getting back over the seat, the dropper seemed like a detriment as...
01-31-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,992
Posted By seat_boy

I'm an inch taller than you, and I would...

I'm an inch taller than you, and I would definitely go with the 62cm. Surlys need all the stack they can get.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,772
Posted By seat_boy

At one point I had three Bike Fridays in the...

At one point I had three Bike Fridays in the garage, but I recently sold the Pocket Llama:

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,969
Posted By seat_boy

My new to me Pocket Llama

Taking my Bike Friday Pocket Llama our for a shakedown ride after a bar swap:
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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-06-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By seat_boy

Any mountain bike brake lever will fit your...

Any mountain bike brake lever will fit your handlebar, but you need to make sure the cable pull matches your brakes. If your Tern has V brakes, you need to get a long pull lever, cantis need a short...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By seat_boy

It looks like a lousy weld, it didn't even...

It looks like a lousy weld, it didn't even penetrate the main tube's material. Don't blame aluminum for shoddy workmanship.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-05-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,542
Posted By seat_boy

They're admitting their bikes are as fragile as...

They're admitting their bikes are as fragile as light bulbs? Not the best marketing strategy.
05-27-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By seat_boy

Same refund here. Dang, I was looking forward to...

Same refund here. Dang, I was looking forward to this build.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,296
Posted By seat_boy

I found one on another list, received it...

I found one on another list, received it yesterday, and made a few changes from the stock build: Tioga Powerblock 1.9" tires (they only fit because I slid the rear wheel all the way back), a real...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By seat_boy

Sorry, I don't have any pictures of it folded,...

Sorry, I don't have any pictures of it folded, but here's what it looked like assembled:
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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,379
Posted By seat_boy

FYI, I used this T handle from aliexpress that...

FYI, I used this T handle from aliexpress that folds to the outside:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32847751816.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.7d584c4dcPCdXl

Then you need some clamps like this:
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01-12-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 43,697
Posted By seat_boy

This bike is crying out for some fatter rubber.

This bike is crying out for some fatter rubber.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,600
Posted By seat_boy

My Lambda/Grip Kings have great traction... once...

My Lambda/Grip Kings have great traction... once I added pins to them. Now they're some of my favorite pedals.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,772
Posted By seat_boy

I picked up a Bike Friday Silk...

I picked up a Bike Friday Silk (https://bikingtoplay.blogspot.com/2020/01/bike-friday-silk.html) off Craigslist:
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12-30-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 130,852
Posted By seat_boy

My friend wanted fenders on his Roll. I didn't...

My friend wanted fenders on his Roll. I didn't find any good reviews of the Specialized fenders, so we went with these...
12-26-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 130,852
Posted By seat_boy

There's nothing unsafe about this as long as the...

There's nothing unsafe about this as long as the QR is secured. And even if the QR opens somehow, all that happens is the saddle will fall down.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,969
Posted By seat_boy

I did an urban overnight campout...

I did an urban overnight campout (https://bikingtoplay.blogspot.com/2019/09/urban-s24o.html) this weekend on my Dahon:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,318
Posted By seat_boy

I have a Travoy that I've occasionally attached...

I have a Travoy that I've occasionally attached to my Dahon. I attached it to the rear rack. It rode low, but worked fine.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 332,969
Posted By seat_boy

I brought my Dahon Speed 7 with me on a business...

I brought my Dahon Speed 7 with me on a business trip to Michigan last week, and got a chance to ride out to Lake St. Clair:
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04-14-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,429
Posted By seat_boy

Often I end up riding the same routes or trails...

Often I end up riding the same routes or trails over and over. In this case, it's nice to have some variety in the bikes if I can't get that variety in where I ride.

Also, maybe one bike can be...
04-15-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 260,958
Posted By seat_boy

Here's my 1981ish Fuji America...

Here's my 1981ish Fuji America (https://bikingtoplay.blogspot.com/2018/04/new-bike-1981-fuji-america.html) with GB Hetres:
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