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07-22-22, 06:42 AM
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Posted By rhenning

When you get enough posts add some pictures. ...

When you get enough posts add some pictures. Schwinn never used the name Cruiser in the time frame frame you are talking about. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By rhenning

When you get a few more posts add pictures of the...

When you get a few more posts add pictures of the bike. Dahon has many different models of bikes and at least 2 of mine mine have 20 inch rims. Some are also 16 inch rims. Roger
06-20-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By rhenning

I would grease or over haul it first and if you...

I would grease or over haul it first and if you have neither the skills, the tools or parts a bike shop is your friend. Roger
05-16-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By rhenning

Type in Schwinn Cruiser 3 into GOOGLE and read...

Type in Schwinn Cruiser 3 into GOOGLE and read the answer. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By rhenning

I bought a Dahon Board walk for $50 as a project...

I bought a Dahon Board walk for $50 as a project and a few weeks later was given one that is basically the same. Drive train is basically 7 speed Shimano and seems to work good on both. Roger
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05-04-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By rhenning

Take the tire off at home and see what you need. ...

Take the tire off at home and see what you need. You will soon decide which kind you need. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,089
Posted By rhenning

It is not a S1 if it has gears but Dahon makes...

It is not a S1 if it has gears but Dahon makes similar bike with gears. Most are not internal gear hubs but are derailluer drive trains. The picture is one of my 2 Boardwalk a D7s. Roger
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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By rhenning

2 things (1) I have modified kickstands with a...

2 things (1) I have modified kickstands with a hack saw (2) before doing anything I would call Bike Friday and see what they suggest to use. The call is free. Roger
03-27-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,595
Posted By rhenning

That kind if not old and was made in China long...

That kind if not old and was made in China long after Schwinn stopped building USA bikes. Probably 1995 and newer. They are good bikes. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By rhenning

Call BF on their 800 number and they will help...

Call BF on their 800 number and they will help will help. BF keeps all the info on all the bikes they have built. PS because you live in Portland just go see them. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 882,996
Posted By rhenning

Why bother for one gear. I wouldn't. Roger

Why bother for one gear. I wouldn't. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By rhenning

I have 2 turn of the century (2001 and 2002)...

I have 2 turn of the century (2001 and 2002) Boardwalks and they look like basically the same thing and ride very well. I suspect the major differences are the components are different as the ones on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By rhenning

They shouldn't cause damage unless used...

They shouldn't cause damage unless used incorrectly. Owner forcing things that shouldn't be forced. Basically tools do not cause damage but their but the tool owner might. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By rhenning

I should of added that trip the longest day was...

I should of added that trip the longest day was just under 200 miles a shortest was a bit under 100. Started in Everett Washington and finished In Williamsburg VA in 3 weeks time. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By rhenning

My longest was a 3 week PAC Tour supported tour...

My longest was a 3 week PAC Tour supported tour across the Northern United States on my Bike Friday Pocket Rocket in 2005. Roger
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02-02-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By rhenning

Take the wheel off. Take it to a bike shop or...

Take the wheel off. Take it to a bike shop or repair man. Tell them you want to buy a new or used one. Pay them then take it home and put it on the bike. It is a 26 in x 2.125 rim and a coaster...
01-29-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By rhenning

This is my Cranbrook . Fork on this older one was...

This is my Cranbrook . Fork on this older one was curved. Roger

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01-10-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By rhenning

The best seat is the one that fits your butt. I...

The best seat is the one that fits your butt. I personally like Brooks and specifically the B 15 model. Roger
01-09-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,765
Posted By rhenning

Weight is not important on a Cruiser type of...

Weight is not important on a Cruiser type of bike. They are designed for cruising not racing or high speeds. Just pedal and enjoy the ride. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,898
Posted By rhenning

Put the last post in the fore sale section. Roger

Put the last post in the fore sale section. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-10-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By rhenning

You might contact Bike Friday and see what they...

You might contact Bike Friday and see what they suggest to use. Email ot 800 number. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-09-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By rhenning

What length spoke do you need?? That is the...

What length spoke do you need?? That is the first question you need to answer. Roger
11-09-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By rhenning

Try Electra and if they do not have them I have...

Try Electra and if they do not have them I have had luck with Testors model paints in hobby stores. Roger
11-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By rhenning

Look up the "$16 cotter press" on this forum and...

Look up the "$16 cotter press" on this forum and you can look up how to make your own. I did several years and ago and am still using it. Roger
11-06-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By rhenning

If it breaks the replace with a newer wheel. It...

If it breaks the replace with a newer wheel. It may lat longer than the bike and you will have worried for no reason. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-03-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By rhenning

Looks pretty similar to most Dahon setups. A...

Looks pretty similar to most Dahon setups. A couple of mine. Roger

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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-02-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By rhenning

Do you have better larger pictures as those are...

Do you have better larger pictures as those are so small and out of focus I can't really see anything. Roger
10-31-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By rhenning

I used to use pipe strapping for bikes with strap...

I used to use pipe strapping for bikes with strap this missing. Always worked good. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By rhenning

Mine will not work for what you want. I suspect...

Mine will not work for what you want. I suspect you will need to make a wheel specifically for your need. I doubt they are premade. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-08-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By rhenning

My experience at age 72 is if you do not have the...

My experience at age 72 is if you do not have the right tool you are wasting you time. Tools are a good investment and that may be why at this point in my life I have so many. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By rhenning

I have 451 rear wheel but need to know what you...

I have 451 rear wheel but need to know what you are trying to do with it to even consider it for your project. More info please. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By rhenning

Call or email Bike Friday they are the only place...

Call or email Bike Friday they are the only place you will get one from. They are a custom built bike (including the Tikit) and if you give them the frame number they will know exactly what is need...
09-27-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By rhenning

The original gearing is just fine. First works...

The original gearing is just fine. First works well for getting you up hills, second will do most of your riding and third will get you fast enough for down hills. You may want to post your question...
09-17-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By rhenning

As said above just put your bike in a gear and...

As said above just put your bike in a gear and ride it for a while. 5 to 10 miles should be enough. Then decide if you need a lower or harder gear. When you find the gear you like then duplicate...
09-10-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By rhenning

Depends on how bad. Normally chrome polish will...

Depends on how bad. Normally chrome polish will make will make it look better. If that does not work then it take serious money to get it rechromed. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By rhenning

Having racked full size tandems for 20 plus years...

Having racked full size tandems for 20 plus years the bungee cord works as good as anything and is easier to use and does less damage to the paint. Roger
09-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By rhenning

You will not find them for complete bikes but may...

You will not find them for complete bikes but may find them for each component. Not as critical as a car or motorcycle. Roger
08-28-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 32,845
Posted By rhenning

I sold the bike 5 or 10 years ago and never...

I sold the bike 5 or 10 years ago and never recorded the serial number but it was for sure Chinese made. Roger
08-24-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,396
Posted By rhenning

I would not waste the time using an inner tube to...

I would not waste the time using an inner tube to replace bat tape. Way to flexible and sticky. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By rhenning

These are my 2 Boardwalks. One is a 2000 and the...

These are my 2 Boardwalks. One is a 2000 and the other is a 2001. Repaired the drive train and used 7 speed bits as they were easy to get. Roger
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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By rhenning

What if the original poster is 6 foot 8 inches or...

What if the original poster is 6 foot 8 inches or like my wife 5 feet 0 inches. He or she needs to give more information if he or she wants an answer. Not sure if ShimJeck is a male or female name....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By rhenning

We need more information about why you are doing...

We need more information about why you are doing this. For looks, to save weight, to change gearing, your height, your legs inseam, you want to spend money, what you hope to gain, and so on? Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,027
Posted By rhenning

You do realize your last post on this was 12 +...

You do realize your last post on this was 12 + years ago. Roger
07-29-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,870
Posted By rhenning

It could be done but may cost more than the bike...

It could be done but may cost more than the bike unless you have all the parts needed and the skills you need to do it. Keep looking for a bike than meets you wants and needs. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,978
Posted By rhenning

Call Bike Friday on the 800 number and talk to a...

Call Bike Friday on the 800 number and talk to a real person and do your order. Roger
07-16-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By rhenning

Most likely different. Roger

Most likely different. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By rhenning

Call or email Thor and ask for help. He knows...

Call or email Thor and ask for help. He knows the right answers. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By rhenning

They might handle a 6 footer as I am that but...

They might handle a 6 footer as I am that but will not handle bigger than that. It would be nice to know the model of bike you have as there are many different kinds and styles of folders. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By rhenning

Call (800 number) or E-Mail Bike Friday and ask...

Call (800 number) or E-Mail Bike Friday and ask them. They are very helpful and accessible and would know the correct answer to your question. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By rhenning

You should contact Dahon and get their advice. ...

You should contact Dahon and get their advice. Roger
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