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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Reddleman

You see similar quality components being used on...

You see similar quality components being used on off-the-peg tourers for sale these days such as the Surly Disc Trucker, which is mainly equipped with Shimano Alivio and Sora, which also costs about...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By kwantani

Rubbee-X e-bike conversion kit on my Zizzo Liberte

Just wanted to share my successful e-bike conversion kit by Rubbee-X on the Zizzo Liberte....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,582
Posted By Pinigis

OK, we finally have the prototypes just about...

OK, we finally have the prototypes just about complete. The rear rack needs to be painted black, and we need to add a kickstand, but otherwise, we are done. We did a 58T chainring, 11-42T 10-speed...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-10-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,200
Posted By jfouellette

Well, can’t live without a somewhat folding bike....

Well, can’t live without a somewhat folding bike. Here is my acquisition to replace my stolen bike.More details later.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ron Damon

Get Shorty. The Shimano Zee RD

The Zee RD is shorter pulley to pulley than even a short-cage SS Road RD. But just how short is it in practice, really? Feast your eyes... 👀
.305 wheels
Kenda KWest 45-305 tire...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Moe Zhoost

To me, it looks like a result of swaging the pin...

To me, it looks like a result of swaging the pin into the hinge. This would not be an issue. Do you feel any play in the hinge?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 601,208
Posted By glye

Some problems with this question: The Birdy comes...

Some problems with this question: The Birdy comes with a choice of different handleposts, which will likely have different max heights. I'll assume the Sport 21, which I have and it actually seems to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 601,208
Posted By Jipe

I have also two Moulton with the leading link...

I have also two Moulton with the leading link front suspension.

If I had to rate the suspensions of the Birdy vs. the one of the Moulton, I would say that the rear cone suspension with the bottom...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,284
Posted By willydstyle

Yes, if you want to make the BYB as compact as...

Yes, if you want to make the BYB as compact as possible when folded it requires more operations than the Brompton this is true. However, when I'm just putting my bike away in a shared basement, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 386,089
Posted By MezzoLew

Enjoy your ride - she looks great! I have a...

Enjoy your ride - she looks great!

I have a Mezzo D9 which is remote cousin of the Birdy. The fact that main bike frame tube is not split means the ride is better and stronger. I love zipping...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-22, 03:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,967
Posted By seat_boy

This math doesn't work. The rider is the same...

This math doesn't work. The rider is the same height from the ground. If anything, bigger wheels may roll over an obstacle that would stop small wheels, leading to less crashes.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,257
Posted By willydstyle

Some upgrades today: Front rack, pedals, and...

Some upgrades today:

Front rack, pedals, and a B17 special because the copper and honey go well with my bell and bottle cage....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By 2_i

Chain Management for Extra Derailleur Gears

Since the topic gets scattered around different, sometimes nominally unrelated, threads, I thought about starting one where the ideas could be focused. Myself, after equipping my Brompton with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By 2_i

Brompton Tensioner Chain Keeper

When debris gets in-between Brompton's chain and tensioner pulley, the chain routinely liberates itself. For me this has been a problem in winter, with the tensioner orienting itself low due to a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,386
Posted By pinholecam

Jan Heine does have a vested interest in selling...

Jan Heine does have a vested interest in selling his line of tires as well as 'vision'.
I don't fully disagree nor agree with him, based on my own experiences with bike types, tire and tire widths....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Pinigis

The rims are just the aluminum hoops that hold...

The rims are just the aluminum hoops that hold the tire in place. They are attached to the hubs with spokes. It is probably cheaper for you to just replace the entire wheels and relocate the tires...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,939
Posted By Pinigis

It's an interesting compromise between folding...

It's an interesting compromise between folding and disassembly. Personally, I don't like the idea of having to remove the front wheel to "fold" the bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-25-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By 2_i

Klickfix UniKlip Rack Bags

Klickfix/Rixen&Kaul UniKlip mount allows for of a bag on a rack without any provisions from the rack side. Two rack bags on the market are particularly well suited, in terms of dimensions, for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,967
Posted By Doc_Wui

Red loctite breaks down with heat, 500F or 250C....

Red loctite breaks down with heat, 500F or 250C. Needs a torch.

I never liked Vello's grandiose claims about riding without charging. Figured they couldn't be trusted.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,755
Posted By wesgreen

Best wishes for your future endeavors, Yan. I've...

Best wishes for your future endeavors, Yan. I've appreciated your contributions from a builder's perspective to this forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,207
Posted By Jipe

I know bike shops in Belgium selling the Ori M10....

I know bike shops in Belgium selling the Ori M10.

I had the opportunity to test it.

Its not a bad bike but it has major drawback:
- Its a bike made for Asiatic people, not for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,207
Posted By Fentuz

I think the ben cooper product/custom are great....

I think the ben cooper product/custom are great. The curl is nice but does not package as well as the brompton, the birdy is the same.

i would like a nice 20 brompton frame with derailleur :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 386,089
Posted By Geepig

I have a new bike, although not so 'new' as well...

I have a new bike, although not so 'new' as well worn. It is a Romet Wigry, and on its 20" wheels it seems tiny compared to my Romet Jubilats.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,247
Posted By 12boy

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190915_114630_23fb6f8ef7ad44081b8eb3b0e3e83bd6e1160992.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By 2_i

Brompton is easier to carry over stairs when it...

Brompton is easier to carry over stairs when it is not folded, than folded, but you then use both hands to grab it. It is best to have the rest of any load on your back as counterbalance. Within this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By biker101

I was able to put bar ends and drop ends on a...

I was able to put bar ends and drop ends on a Brompton without making the fold larger, see
http://mybikesite.org/#Handlebar
I like the different positions when I go for longer rides.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-28-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,760
Posted By 2_i

I did it on domestic flights as a try and do not...

I did it on domestic flights as a try and do not want to repeat it. You dangle a heavy object with sharp protruding edges above passenger heads, at times at the edge of your reach. The risks are far...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-17-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,498
Posted By rhenning

Look for a used Pocket Llama. They are around. ...

Look for a used Pocket Llama. They are around. EBay and Bike Friday it self has trade in bikes. If they don't have one put your name on the list if one comes in. Tell them your price range. That...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-14-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,550
Posted By jogya03

same situation, I rarely fold mine too, but...

same situation, I rarely fold mine too, but whenener I got problems (rain/flat tire or I'm just too tired) then I will fold the bike with a smile, and go home with car/taxi/bus etc......that's why I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,930
Posted By 2_i

Not sure here. Brompton has a wheelbase of...

Not sure here. Brompton has a wheelbase of 104.5cm, within the bracket for a full size bikes. Folders typically have a shorter wheelbase giving rise to a squirrelly handling. Now this 20" 'Brompton'...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,411
Posted By 2_i

I looked at a few of of the Driveline guards...

I looked at a few of of the Driveline guards around the home and Litepro on-line and the formula for their diameter seems to be D=0.4cm*(No of teeth)+1.1cm. Stacking this against the 22.3cm diameter...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,799
Posted By 2_i

Titanium Stays for Brompton Rack

Aluminum stays in Brompton rear rack/carrier had been a problem for me (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1156219-strengthening-folder-s-rack.html) and other...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-07-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 870,050
Posted By bendembroski

A thin camera strap attached from the rail of the...

A thin camera strap attached from the rail of the saddle to the upper QR post works a treat.
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