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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

Thanks! Thats a great suggestion on the second...

Thanks! Thats a great suggestion on the second QR. I might give that a try if tightening the bolt doesn't do it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

Its finally here! (it got here about 2 weeks ago,...

Its finally here! (it got here about 2 weeks ago, but i have been too busy riding it around to post :-))
I made some last minute changes after i had ordered it through the LBS. I went with the Raw...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Fordprefect

Thanks! Will try it out with my chariot once the...

Thanks! Will try it out with my chariot once the bike arrives
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

Inspiring! Thanks for posting. I can't wait to...

Inspiring! Thanks for posting. I can't wait to get my bike and get on the road now!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,506
Posted By Fordprefect

Same here for Austin, tx. I am surprised we have...

Same here for Austin, tx. I am surprised we have something here that other cities don't have in terms of bike infrastructure

http://www.capmetro.org/riding/bikes.asp

"Folding bicycles are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 08:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

I did not, but will likely upgrade to that soon,...

I did not, but will likely upgrade to that soon, given all the reviews of the B17. I did see the thread on the Ergon biocork grips. Will be looking for those at my LBS when I pick up my bike :-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,266
Posted By Fordprefect

I came across this link while I was searching for...

I came across this link while I was searching for brompton tools to stock up on while I wait for my bike to arrive
http://www.cyclechat.net/threads/brompton-emergency-toolkit-recommendations.36110/...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

Thanks, that was my reasoning as well and it...

Thanks, that was my reasoning as well and it helps to have someone else confirm it! I keep logging in to look at the picture of your sage green bike, so yes, can't wait to get it! :)

From the last...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

I ordered the reduced gearing as well. Just...

I ordered the reduced gearing as well. Just curious, in your riding so far, have you felt that you are maxed out and wish you had that extra gear on the high end? I figure I will miss it more on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

:thumb:. That's a sharp looking bike! Three more...

:thumb:. That's a sharp looking bike! Three more weeks to go!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Fordprefect

Anyone have a child carriage attached to a Brompton?

I currently use my old Gary fisher with a child carriage when I want to go out riding with my son in tow. I was curious if anyone had this setup with a Brompton, since I just ordered one and would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

Thanks purpleorchid! I am really stoked. My LBS...

Thanks purpleorchid! I am really stoked. My LBS just called me today to let me know that it might make it in earlier than anticipated. Will post pics when I get it
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-12, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By Fordprefect

Any folding bike riders in Austin TX?

I just ordered my Brompton from the LBS..6 more weeks to go! Already planning trips and my commute route to work. Curious to see if there are other Folding bike riders in the city.

Cheers,
Noob...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,478
Posted By Fordprefect

Thanks all for the feedback. I will post on the...

Thanks all for the feedback. I will post on the folding forum as well. I am going to go check out the Dahons this weekend. The BFs are nice, but a tad on the expensive side. Comparable to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-12, 06:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fordprefect

I am curious too on the updates. I have been...

I am curious too on the updates. I have been recently obsessed by the Bromptons too and have followed the discussions on this forum. After a lot of obsessed reading and finally test riding one, I...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,478
Posted By Fordprefect

Any Commuters using bromptons for daily commute?

Hi,

I am new to this forum and also a bike commuting noob. I am considering commuting to work at least 2 days a week to begin with (12 mi each way) and slowly add more days as I get more...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Fordprefect

Newbie

Long time follower, first time poster to this forum. I like in Austin, TX and have been bike commuting on and off to work (about a 12 mile ride each way) for the past couple of years. I havent owned...
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