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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,337
Posted By Fear&Trembling

A long gestation period, LP - but worth the wait.

A long gestation period, LP - but worth the wait.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-08, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fear&Trembling

You can still get 7 speed 11-28 cassettes in the...

You can still get 7 speed 11-28 cassettes in the UK. If you wait a few months you might get parity between the and $...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-22-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fear&Trembling

@Lugnuts001 - I'd swop the stock 7 speed (13-28)...

@Lugnuts001 - I'd swop the stock 7 speed (13-28) cluster for an 11-28 cassette. This will give you a taller top gear, without affecting the lower ratios.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Any bike designed by Mike Burrows is worthy of...

Any bike designed by Mike Burrows is worthy of consideration. I have ridden the singlespeed Halfway and liked it a lot - it's an underrated bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,883
Posted By Fear&Trembling

No

No
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,469
Posted By Fear&Trembling

PDR - you can change the sprockets on the two...

PDR - you can change the sprockets on the two speed if you want slightly higher or lower ratios. However, a big jump in sprocket size is limited by tight tolerances at the rear.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,487
Posted By Fear&Trembling

John, I had the similar problems with the Pantour...

John, I had the similar problems with the Pantour suspension hub. IMO, a wider tyre at lower pressure is a lot less troublesome/expensive.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-08, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fear&Trembling

No, I don't think that would happen. If you had a...

No, I don't think that would happen. If you had a tensioner and you were skidding/skipping/leg braking heavily a tensioner would not last very long...

Under exteme braking the rear of the Brompton...
12-02-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,476
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Tell me about it, I've been hit by both.

Tell me about it, I've been hit by both.
12-02-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,476
Posted By Fear&Trembling

If you've cycled in Copenhagen in the rush hour...

If you've cycled in Copenhagen in the rush hour you certainly need to be vigilant as cyclists are everywhere!
12-02-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,476
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Not sure if you've come across this 2005 DFT...

Not sure if you've come across this 2005 DFT "look but failed to see" study:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 478,421
Posted By Fear&Trembling

I found that above 110 rpm the Birdy "bob" would...

I found that above 110 rpm the Birdy "bob" would become annoying and made for a bumpier ride.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Both the creators of the fixed Chameleon and...

Both the creators of the fixed Chameleon and fixed Brompton you refer to are, or have been contributors here (Mintyai and LittlePixel respectively) - hopefully they will chime in...

Personally I'd...
11-14-08, 04:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,180
Posted By Fear&Trembling

According to Social Identity theory, drivers see...

According to Social Identity theory, drivers see other drivers as part of their “in-group,” and see cyclists as an “out-group,” to be discriminated against. And in order to justify that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-14-08, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,241
Posted By Fear&Trembling

The trick is not to swop badly worn rears for...

The trick is not to swop badly worn rears for fronts - I don't.
11-13-08, 05:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,180
Posted By Fear&Trembling

It's bigger than A&S, Dobber - you need to...

It's bigger than A&S, Dobber - you need to remodel your conceptual framework! Proponents of social identity theory love us cyclists; we're an outgroup...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-08, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,016
Posted By Fear&Trembling

@djembob02 I'd keep an eye on the top of the...

@djembob02

I'd keep an eye on the top of the seat tube area for cracks/fractures. With your seatpost at that height you're putting a lot of leverage through the frame. I talk from experience...
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-08, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,241
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Tyre rotation is a good idea on small wheeled...

Tyre rotation is a good idea on small wheeled bikes. I eat through rear tyres at an alarming rate and swop them over a couple of times to increase their longevity.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 478,421
Posted By Fear&Trembling

56t on standard Birdy single ring/derailleur set...

56t on standard Birdy single ring/derailleur set ups. I found that pared with an 11t -32t cassette I was undergeared. I opted fora a bigger chainring as it was cheaper than a Capreo hub/cassette...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,241
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Marathon 40/406 Marathon Racer 40/406 Kojak...

Marathon 40/406
Marathon Racer 40/406
Kojak 35/406
Greenspeed Scorcher TR 40/406
Marathon Plus 35-406
S-Lick 37/406
Top Touring 2000 37/406
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 03:31 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,229
Posted By Fear&Trembling

On a folding bike, I'd agree - on a fully laden...

On a folding bike, I'd agree - on a fully laden tandem trike, it's a great combo!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 03:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,229
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Sorry, no idea. I'd try the manufacturers.

Sorry, no idea. I'd try the manufacturers.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,229
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Rohloff and HSD/MD = Invalidates warranty ...

Rohloff and HSD/MD = Invalidates warranty

Rohloff and SD = Does not invalidate warranty
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-08, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,016
Posted By Fear&Trembling

I'd get a quill stem - cheap and adjustable....

I'd get a quill stem - cheap and adjustable. That's how mine is bodged:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/19/116282387_414643fdab_o.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Nearly 4 years worth of opinions here:...

Nearly 4 years worth of opinions here: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=83711

Better start skim reading, Terry, otherwise make yourself comfortable in front of your monitor...
11-10-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 51,609
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Yep, shimmed. Simple, cheap and secure, but...

Yep, shimmed.

Simple, cheap and secure, but limited on-the-fly adjustment (not a major problem for me as it's my road bike set-up).
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-08, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,016
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Nice work, but if that were my bike, I'd be...

Nice work, but if that were my bike, I'd be lopping off 3-4 inches of the handlepost!
11-10-08, 06:03 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 51,609
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Here's a pic with my 3 X Q5 (2 X18650s). It...

Here's a pic with my 3 X Q5 (2 X18650s). It doesn't budge. The P7 is similarly tethered, but with 3 velcro mounts.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3127/2844709941_c92595457b.jpg
11-07-08, 03:39 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 51,609
Posted By Fear&Trembling

The Ultrafire 1000l P7 has pretty good throw: ...

The Ultrafire 1000l P7 has pretty good throw:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3007/2958294254_a629f79cc4.jpg

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15572
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-08, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Thanks for flagging this up - I've been lookig...

Thanks for flagging this up - I've been lookig for one of these for a while.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,182
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Go on, treat yourself... ...

Go on, treat yourself...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3028/2634242340_73a45379ba_b.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-08, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Very few folders come with hub or disc brakes as...

Very few folders come with hub or disc brakes as standard.

It doesn't surprise me that many bikes don't utilise disc brakes, but hub brakes would make a lot of sense, for a lot of riders.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-08, 02:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Rim and (particularly rear) tyre wear are the...

Rim and (particularly rear) tyre wear are the things that I have noticed over the years. FWIW, I have also had more frame failures on folders.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-08, 03:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By Fear&Trembling

70mph will not happen unless he is drafting.

70mph will not happen unless he is drafting.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fear&Trembling

This article originated from a whining letter to...

This article originated from a whining letter to the Daily Telegraph. It's lazy, poorly-researched journalism.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-08, 06:45 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

The former I'd suggest - she has ridden 700c...

The former I'd suggest - she has ridden 700c bikes for years and you become almost hard-wired to how a standard road bike handles; it takes time to adapt to the lighter steering of small wheeled...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Yes, English thread BB. I am selling my...

Yes, English thread BB.

I am selling my recently acquired HH as my girlfriend could not get used to small wheels!

Expect to see it on Ebay in a week or so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-08, 04:52 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,250
Posted By Fear&Trembling

They dispensed with the courier race this year as...

They dispensed with the courier race this year as no one knew what was going on in 2007!

If I was riding my fixed folder (20"/406 wheels) I'd want a 53/12 or a 55/13. It was hard to judge what...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-08, 02:56 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,250
Posted By Fear&Trembling

The problem is that the folding bike race is seen...

The problem is that the folding bike race is seen as a bit of fun - a crowd pleaser - and as such the organisers are happy to chop and change the format when it suits.

I may have been mistaken...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-08, 02:15 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,250
Posted By Fear&Trembling

It was a great evening. Congrats to Ricky for a...

It was a great evening. Congrats to Ricky for a deserved 3rd place. I missed the first heat so didn't get to see LittlePixel race, but I bumped into him towards the end of the evening. I can tell you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-08, 06:06 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

The extra width of the Kojak (35mm as opposed to...

The extra width of the Kojak (35mm as opposed to 28mm) and lower pressures make the rear end more comfortable over distance. There is very little weight penalty - just a few grammes and the rolling...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,288
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Truly shocking - Singapore relaxing it transport...

Truly shocking - Singapore relaxing it transport regulations. They'll let you drink water on the MRT next!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

ISO 406/35 - 20 x 1.35 I get mine from here:...

ISO 406/35 - 20 x 1.35

I get mine from here: http://www.wrhpv.com/small_stuff/schwalbe.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

I find the gearing fine for 95% of my riding. It...

I find the gearing fine for 95% of my riding. It is only on longer downhills that I would like a bigger chainring or the Capreo cassette. If I spot a bigger chaingring going cheap (130BCD), I'll get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,635
Posted By Fear&Trembling

My HH 7.0 is runing well. The suspension is a bit...

My HH 7.0 is runing well. The suspension is a bit soft when you're out of the saddle and the bike feels a bit squirelly when dancing on the pedals, but not too bad at all. Good for cruising along.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-08, 06:21 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Dahon did not produce a similarly shaped...

Dahon did not produce a similarly shaped hydroform frame. The Dahon technology is circa 2004.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 39,033
Posted By Fear&Trembling

My weight 89kgs. Bike: Trek F600...

My weight 89kgs.

Bike: Trek F600 (unsuspended) ISO 406 wheels

Stelvios: R: 105psi F: 95psi
Kojaks: R: 90psi F: 80psi
Scorchers: R: 85psi : F 80psi
Marathon Racers: As for Scorchers.
04-30-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,306
Posted By Fear&Trembling

Impressive credentials. However, don’t hide your...

Impressive credentials. However, don’t hide your light under a bushel, JoeyBike - I reckon you should amend your user title immediately as you were easily doing 22.5 + MPH in some bits of that video...
04-30-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 11,306
Posted By Fear&Trembling

I'll second your nomination as A&S's new...

I'll second your nomination as A&S's new harelquin. Anyone who customises their user title with "20+ MPH Commuter" should provide us with a dose of much needed hilarity.
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