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06-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By brdeleo49

It could be you are seeing Class 2 electric bikes...

It could be you are seeing Class 2 electric bikes with pedal assist and throttle option. Kinda like having a moped or scooter where you don't need to have optimum full leg extension while you pedal...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By brdeleo49

If the tubes need replacement, check the tires...

If the tubes need replacement, check the tires for small sidewall cracks in the rubber from UV damage over the years. The tires probably should be replaced, then you will have new rubber on the...
06-22-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By brdeleo49

See my reply to Unrad in another post about car...

See my reply to Unrad in another post about car hitches. I had a U-Haul hitch installed to our Honda HRV....
06-22-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By brdeleo49

Yeah it was a U-Haul hitch, comparable to a...

Yeah it was a U-Haul hitch, comparable to a Draw-Tite, and U-Haul installed to the vehicle. Just look up your vehicle on their website. The rack was from Amazon, and make sure the rack tongue will...
06-21-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By brdeleo49

We installed a hitch rack on the Honda HRV from...

We installed a hitch rack on the Honda HRV from U-Haul. Cost was about $200 installed. Then purchased a 2-bike rack for the hitch. If the bikes are properly secured, you should have no problem. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-30-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,811
Posted By brdeleo49

Yes, it is a nice bike, but it does have 16"...

Yes, it is a nice bike, but it does have 16" tires and a single speed. See the posts below from tds101 and linberl on the bike they found. Some in your area and the others on the left coast. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,811
Posted By brdeleo49

Here's one on CL that may be of interest:...

Here's one on CL that may be of interest: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-dahon-folding-bike-16/7114989775.html
03-22-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,569
Posted By brdeleo49

I was thinking more like this.... ...

I was thinking more like this....
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/248x1005/51aecphrsml_ac_sl1500__260e084fa8967335d02aab42e098e682592d981f.jpg
03-22-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,569
Posted By brdeleo49

That's another thought which could work. I was...

That's another thought which could work. I was thinking more like this.......
03-21-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,569
Posted By brdeleo49

If you are cramped up, why not search for a lay...

If you are cramped up, why not search for a lay back seat post that will position your seat a bit further to the rear. That will also give you a feet forward position, but still upright....
11-28-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By brdeleo49

The Priority Classic has great specs for what you...

The Priority Classic has great specs for what you are looking for. Belt instead of chain will be cleaner for you in the long term. Add a front basket or rear rack with panniers to carry your...
11-25-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By brdeleo49

You might check out the Specialized Roll "Low...

You might check out the Specialized Roll "Low Entry", and have your LBS change the bars to a beach cruiser type to give you a more upright position. The Electra Beach Cruisers are also an option...
11-20-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By brdeleo49

Welcome to you. Post some more questions or...

Welcome to you. Post some more questions or thoughts so you too can post pics after the "required" ten posts....
11-18-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By brdeleo49

I am sure your 12 year old can understand your...

I am sure your 12 year old can understand your limitations, and your ability to teach them the ropes. Eventually with your guidance they will experience what you once did and you can look back on...
11-18-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,036
Posted By brdeleo49

I just turned a young 70 the beginning of the...

I just turned a young 70 the beginning of the month, and enjoy riding my folding bike here in the mobile home park where I live. About 2.5 miles around the streets here. I would venture further,...
09-12-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By brdeleo49

I'll be heading up there in a couple weeks for...

I'll be heading up there in a couple weeks for about a week. My friend lives in the West Hills of Eugene and there are several areas near there. Bike Friday is located on West 11th and REI is on...
09-08-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,444
Posted By brdeleo49

Can I just say, that it seems by constantly...

Can I just say, that it seems by constantly switching seats, your "butt muscles" are not getting used to the seat and the seat is not getting broken in. Just my observation and not a criticism....
08-31-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,219
Posted By brdeleo49

Fins Up!....

Fins Up!....
08-28-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By brdeleo49

Restless, Is that the one on CL for $125? If I...

Restless,
Is that the one on CL for $125? If I didn't already have an Electra, I would give you a call. Nice bike....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By brdeleo49

I just put 47/406 Continental Ride Tours on my...

I just put 47/406 Continental Ride Tours on my Sundeal and they also have a kevlar belt....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,394
Posted By brdeleo49

Those tires do look a bit "big". If those are 406...

Those tires do look a bit "big". If those are 406 wheels, go the money saving route and maybe get a pair of 20x1.50 or 1.75 tires to try out for now. If that doesn't work out, then maybe the 451....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,394
Posted By brdeleo49

Nice choice. The blue stands out and is...

Nice choice. The blue stands out and is "noticeable", which helps when out on the streets. Check out some of the previous threads on tire types which may be what you need/want for your type of...
08-09-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By brdeleo49

Since you have an idea on what you would like,...

Since you have an idea on what you would like, check out Craig's List in your area, but be careful when you meetup. Bring your brother in law and meet at your local police dept. parking lot. Make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,415
Posted By brdeleo49

Continental Ride Tour 20x1.75

I had bought this Sundeal from Ebay a few months ago and decided to change out the OEM Kenda 20x1.50 with the Continental Ride Tour 20x1.75 with Kevlar belt. Should be no change in ride, but will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,338
Posted By brdeleo49

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x756/dahon_boardwalk1_b7544eb7c5f6146995fc0059e1472cd6884359c0.jpg
Bought this "old" Dahon Boardwalk a few months ago. Spokes are a bit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,784
Posted By brdeleo49

Very, very nice.... :ride:

Very, very nice.... :ride:
05-10-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,911
Posted By brdeleo49

Surprised that no mentioned, "Break On Through"...

Surprised that no mentioned, "Break On Through" by the Doors
You know the day destroys the night
Night divides the day
Tried to run, tried to hide
Break on through to the other side. ...
04-17-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,389
Posted By brdeleo49

To the OP, have you looked at a folding bike? ...

To the OP, have you looked at a folding bike? Bike Friday builds the bike to your specs. Check out their website bikefriday.com This may or may not be your solution. Also, check out the folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By brdeleo49

To the OP: When I learned to ride motorcycles, I...

To the OP: When I learned to ride motorcycles, I was taught not to look down, but to look ahead. If you look down, you cannot see what is coming up ahead (potholes, debris, car turning, etc.) You...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,422
Posted By brdeleo49

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 667,850
Posted By brdeleo49

Kinda looks like In 'n Out Burgers "animal style...

Kinda looks like In 'n Out Burgers "animal style fries" here on the west coast....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,336
Posted By brdeleo49

Thanks, and I will go over the bike, checking...

Thanks, and I will go over the bike, checking what y'all have experienced. :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,336
Posted By brdeleo49

WooHoo. I just won a green Sundeal F1 on eBAY...

WooHoo. I just won a green Sundeal F1 on eBAY for $85.00 +34.00 shipping....
12-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 15,301
Posted By brdeleo49

:thumb: Yup!....

:thumb: Yup!....
Forum: Introductions
12-11-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By brdeleo49

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-07-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 604,596
Posted By brdeleo49

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x756/dahon_boardwalk1_147478cbfd8b5a679193e09925b9074704d083f6.jpg

I picked up this weather beaten DAHON from CL for $70. Put on a new...
11-28-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By brdeleo49

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: BMX
08-13-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By brdeleo49

Street type tire on my BMX

I have a BMX type bike that I use for "short" commutes. Instead of getting the "big" bike out to go to the mailbox, I just hop on my BMX. The street type tires seem to give me a bit more stability...
05-30-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,053
Posted By brdeleo49

Starting to look nice. Did they spray the fork,...

Starting to look nice. Did they spray the fork, handlebars, and crank black? What did you decide on the backrest? If you are in the downtown area around Planktown Brewery on Main St, you may not...
05-30-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,908
Posted By brdeleo49

One option is to look at Electra bikes. The seat...

One option is to look at Electra bikes. The seat is positioned a bit further back from the handlebars and also positions the pedals foot forward from the seat to give you an almost flat foot when...
Forum: BMX
05-25-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By brdeleo49

Clean, adjust, grease it up and ride it. Or...

Clean, adjust, grease it up and ride it. Or after doing all that, sell it for $50, and buy something else. Enjoy the ride....
Forum: BMX
05-25-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 50,473
Posted By brdeleo49

Hi all. I picked up a pretty well used 20 BMX...

Hi all. I picked up a pretty well used 20 BMX for $30. I changed out the tires and replaced the brake pads. I live in a mobile home park, and I use the bike primarily to "commute" to the mailboxes...
Forum: BMX
05-25-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,377
Posted By brdeleo49

WOW, thrift store find? SCORE!!! Nice bike, and...

WOW, thrift store find? SCORE!!! Nice bike, and enjoy the ride....
05-25-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,570
Posted By brdeleo49

I bought a Pedego City Commuter 5 years ago and...

I bought a Pedego City Commuter 5 years ago and enjoy the pedal assist especially on hills. The one improvement on the newer bikes is the battery below the rack so you can strap a small package if...
05-25-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,314
Posted By brdeleo49

WOW! That is a trick build that you did. That...

WOW! That is a trick build that you did. That has given me some ideas for some mods on one of my bikes....
05-16-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,577
Posted By brdeleo49

I would agree that your wife be with you in her...

I would agree that your wife be with you in her selection of a new bike. If you want her to join you when riding, then she would need to be comfortable doing so. Let her try out the standard position...
05-11-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,543
Posted By brdeleo49

Very nice bike indeed. It does look better...

Very nice bike indeed. It does look better without the backrest. If you're okay riding the 10 miles without it, then leave it off. I don't know if you could fit 3.00 tires, but then again maybe...
05-10-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,907
Posted By brdeleo49

I bought my ebike about 5 years ago, after dual...

I bought my ebike about 5 years ago, after dual hip replacement. I didn't ride it much and it probably has less than 500 miles. I was still riding my Ducati Monster more, until recently. I sold...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,793
Posted By brdeleo49

Yeah, looks like a nice "entry level" bike for...

Yeah, looks like a nice "entry level" bike for you. Buy it and ride a few times to get a feel for the "puffy" seat and handle bar position. Make sure you adjust the seat for optimum pedal...
05-09-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,053
Posted By brdeleo49

Wow, talk about a "Phoenix" rising from the...

Wow, talk about a "Phoenix" rising from the ashes. The bike is looking great. IMHO, it looks better without the "diamond plate" tank....
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