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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By L Arnold

I like the Maxxis Holy Rollers and often like the...

I like the Maxxis Holy Rollers and often like the Kenda KRad
.
(one bad batch of Krads wouldn't hold to 406 rims somehow)

They are very...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,026
Posted By L Arnold

Perhaps stated elswhere. Dahon Curve is...

Perhaps stated elswhere.

Dahon Curve is rated to 280 lbs.
Dahon bikes with Delta Line are rated to 250 lbs.

Also a nice one from the Czech museum that is at least a century old....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,086
Posted By L Arnold

Never seen a drift alert before.. But anyway, ...

Never seen a drift alert before.. But anyway, It depends on the BB width. Assuming it is 68mm you should be able to do that TCS. I will take a look at a Jifo that I have and see. Might be a good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,441
Posted By L Arnold

Visc SL next to normal suitcases., 16" wheels. ...

Visc SL next to normal suitcases., 16" wheels. Easy pack. Longer and narrower no wheels need to be removed.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By L Arnold

I don't have exact numbers. Should caluculate,...

I don't have exact numbers. Should caluculate, but looks like you have. My experience is that it has a nice range of gears. Nice for climbing and reasonably fast.
Great Final Mile Bike no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By L Arnold

I am 5'10", 210 lbs with pretty long legs. The...

I am 5'10", 210 lbs with pretty long legs. The Eezz has worked well for me. It has both an adjustable handlebar post and a double telescoping seat post. As such, you could likely even put a longer...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-18, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By L Arnold

I actually also have a fast city bike with nutted...

I actually also have a fast city bike with nutted axles - I even electrified it. The whole MTB world is going with solid axles. Not so bad an approach.
Have fun riding!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By L Arnold

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Dahon Eezz in my experience is the most compact. Great Value right now too.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By L Arnold

I have swapped QR hubed wheels on to the front of...

I have swapped QR hubed wheels on to the front of the Vitesse I7 which is the same as the Mariner D8. It works. My expeirence was that the skewer of the wheel sticks out a bit further than I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 177,116
Posted By L Arnold

5 Days, no car. Hanover New Hampshire and Norwich Vermont

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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By L Arnold

Same Suitcase in both pictures I might add....

Same Suitcase in both pictures I might add. Paul's Origami Traveller case is quite rugged and has fit all 20" bikes I have tested it with when the wheels are removed.

Here it is also being used in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By L Arnold

The Curve D3 is available again in the US. Could...

The Curve D3 is available again in the US. Could get you one.

If you just need a frame, PM me and I can inquire. Likely also available.

Nice bike btw.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By L Arnold

Well, Given your size, which is almost identical...

Well, Given your size, which is almost identical to my size, I will again recomend the Dahon Visc (D18 or D20) depending upon what is available. A few reasons for this. First, the top compression...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,086
Posted By L Arnold

(RE PAGE 2 of this thread) If the goal is a...

(RE PAGE 2 of this thread)

If the goal is a second ring, and If no space for a 2nd Chainring (really?) then put a Patterson Crank in. That will give you 28-45 or whatever Ring you put in (130bcd)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,356
Posted By L Arnold

Technically, no. The frame build should be of...

Technically, no. The frame build should be of similar quality.

Variances will be the the material and the components.
The Mu Uno is Aluminum Alloy (Dalloy in Dahon parlance).
The Speed Uno is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,098
Posted By L Arnold

2 speed crank

If I were to want to make a Vybe "faster" I would do as has been shown, add a bigger and better crank set and sprocket.

If I wanted a bigger range of gears. (Low to high) I would add a Metroplis 2...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By L Arnold

Is your belt tensioner also using the NuVinci "No...

Is your belt tensioner also using the NuVinci "No Turn Washer" on the axle? Using at lease one on one size is very important. If you leave your axle nuts loose without one of these you can mangle...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By L Arnold

On the converstions I have done I have also...

On the converstions I have done I have also replaced the bottom bracket in order to assure a straight belt line. I did not reverse the Gates Sprockets. Reversing the front Gates Sprocket might...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By L Arnold

The Origami case has worked well for me. I would...

The Origami case has worked well for me. I would not just put it in a bag both because of Oversize and because of potential damage.
Many suitcases will work but you need to practice taking apart...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By L Arnold

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Dahon Mu SL11 BB...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,593
Posted By L Arnold

There is a Dahon "Stow Bag XL" which fits 24"...

There is a Dahon "Stow Bag XL" which fits 24" bikes like the IOS D9/S9 bikes. It is just nominally bigger than the standard Stow bag and should let you get it onto transit without much notice.

If...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,594
Posted By L Arnold

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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-18, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By L Arnold

Put some Inner Tube over the couplers if...

Put some Inner Tube over the couplers if concerned. Open it up and slide it over.
you could also carry some tools perhaps in the tube.

I, personally, would leave them exposed. They look great....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,121
Posted By L Arnold

Jetstream p8/d8 are great bikes. I've got one in...

Jetstream p8/d8 are great bikes. I've got one in my showroom and I always want to ride it but have been learning the joy of looking. I have had a few in the past which I rode a lot. Wonderful in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,929
Posted By L Arnold

One method, and definitely lighter than...

One method,
and definitely lighter than anything attached with bolts (Local crop too) :)

I also have some 46 or 42 Tchain ring protectors (I need to count). They can normally work for...
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