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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By Geepig

Ah, it is always good to see a Fuji still out and...

Ah, it is always good to see a Fuji still out and about!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By Lug

Afternoon commute. ...

Afternoon commute.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By MezzoLew

Perfect storage place for your folder! :lol:

Perfect storage place for your folder! :lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 12boy

I don't see how rotating the handle post would be...

I don't see how rotating the handle post would be a bad choice. If it won't fold properly it would be easy to put it back.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By pinholecam

AliExpress will have lots of options or some...

AliExpress will have lots of options or some other website that has sources to the cheap China wheels.
Over here in Singapore, there are many such options.
Quality varies of course from maker to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 03:35 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By HeatherS

Four Years since purchase

I bought two Crane 8 travel bikes from Origami in the spring of 2017 and took them to Australia for an awesome road trip that included cycling in the towns we visited. The only issue I had was the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-07-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By tds101

Big Apple's are fatter tires,... Zizzo has...

Big Apple's are fatter tires,...

Zizzo has less expensive bikes, as well as Origami.

ZiZZO folding Bikes (https://zizzo.bike/collections/zizzo-folding-bike)

Origami Bicycle – Folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-26-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By tcs

Efneo or Schlumpf crankset. Maybe Dahon K3...

Efneo or Schlumpf crankset.

Maybe Dahon K3 wheels.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By 3speedslow

Kubelwagon! Oh, you were talking about...

Kubelwagon! Oh, you were talking about folders.... sorry!

Raleigh was the choice of who owned mine for several years till he let it go to me.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

I'm one of those people,...and I'm committed to...

I'm one of those people,...and I'm committed to getting this when the IGH model becomes available.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By Schwinnsta

For my 2 cents IGH and belt drives are negatives.

For my 2 cents IGH and belt drives are negatives.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By anga

You can design a frame with upgrade...

You can design a frame with upgrade possibilities.
135 mm rear dropout spacing. Adjustable and split dropouts. Braze-ons for rim brakes. Disc brake tabs.
Ability to fit rear racks and stand.

If...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

A 3 speed OR 7 speed IGH is more than adequate...

A 3 speed OR 7 speed IGH is more than adequate IMO. 8 speed would be killer,...but ANY IGH you make and I'm IN!!!
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By brdeleo49

KISS is what I say. 3spd IGH is my vote.... ...

KISS is what I say. 3spd IGH is my vote.... thanks, Ben D.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By anga

Looks good. Steel frame a big plus. Weight not...

Looks good. Steel frame a big plus.
Weight not an issue.
My suggestions.
406 wheels, IGH, adjustable and split dropouts to eliminate chain tensioner and allow belt-drive.
Rohloff capable.
Choice...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,687
Posted By mirfi

I had some time to work on Exclusiv. I...

I had some time to work on Exclusiv.

I needed to adjust the bottom bracket as it was loose. Tried tightening the nut, didn't work. TIL (Today I Learned), one loosens the nut and uses the 'dust...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Jipe

I am afraid that mid drive electric assist +...

I am afraid that mid drive electric assist + enviolo + gates belt + disc brake will end up in a quite heavy folder difficult to carry.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will...

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will cause a sound as it travels through the sprockets. My first quess!

Welcome to BF folders sub thread!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By tds101

Lower cost, excellent alternatives are as follows...

Lower cost, excellent alternatives are as follows (I still might miss something, so please forgive me):

Zizzo folding bikes: ZiZZO folding bicycle | Lightest folding bike | Max load 300 lbs...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,188
Posted By 3speedslow

My First Brompton.

Hello all!,

I have a 2016 M2L coming soon and wanted to do a place holder thread for showing it and asking questions. It came off of CL here in NC. The original owner bought it in Brooklyn at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 643,979
Posted By jmcullough101

An used entry-level local folder called Police...

An used entry-level local folder called Police Texas that I copped very cheaply just for the sole purpose of learning to ride a bike. I thought I might gonna drop the effort halfway (as with other...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,288
Posted By tcs

I know the practice of Brompton fans is to defend...

I know the practice of Brompton fans is to defend any perceived slight to the bike to the death, but...



I said 'carry-on' baggage. You're talking about 'checked' baggage.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By sjanzeir

But Dahon are already doing this. My recently...

But Dahon are already doing this. My recently acquired Hemingway (https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1217897-new-dahon-hemingway-my-first-disk-brakes-ever.html#post21798767) is on the 100mm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,288
Posted By tcs

Even as compact as the Brompton fold is, it's...

Even as compact as the Brompton fold is, it's still seriously bigger than the official carry-on dimensions of every airline I'm aware of.

The cats @ Brompton Mafia carry-on their Bs on Southwest...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By Geepig

Winter wheels on, slightly lost in the forest....

Winter wheels on, slightly lost in the forest. The coaster brake was taking up to 200 m to re-engage after braking until I gave it a rebuild. Today I did some impressive sideways slides on the steep...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By seat_boy

My new to me Pocket Llama

Taking my Bike Friday Pocket Llama our for a shakedown ride after a bar swap:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By vanngoh

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,297
Posted By mirfi

It isn't the number as much as it is the range....

It isn't the number as much as it is the range. Research 'gear inches' on the Sheldon Brown site. For my case, if I want to go up steep hills I need low to be about 20 inches. If I want to go fast I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,147
Posted By Geepig

Tigger mostly lives in a bicycle rack outside our...

Tigger mostly lives in a bicycle rack outside our block, unless there are frosts or snow, so that I can just run away from my desk, unlock it and ride into the distance. It spent some weeks locked to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By linberl

See if anyone is selling a Bike Friday anywhere...

See if anyone is selling a Bike Friday anywhere near you. Designed for packing in a suitcase, rides great, uses standard parts, no hinge.
Even if you find one somewhere else on the continent, they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By kayakindude

Change bike is a really nice looking full sized...

Change bike is a really nice looking full sized bike. I was looking for something larger for my son and the Montague just seemed overpriced for what you get. Just keep in mind that speed has to do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By gdlerner

Hi what exactly do you want to know,I use to have...

Hi what exactly do you want to know,I use to have a NWT after I got a normal Llama I used for two years and just 2 months ago I got my new Llama diamond frame.Normally my plans were to tested in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By tdonline

Can't you just buy Big Apples for the D8? I'm...

Can't you just buy Big Apples for the D8? I'm pretty sure a pair won't set you back $500. As far as the extra gear goes, that's a compromise you can or can't live with.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By rhenning

As long as I brought it up I thought I would post...

As long as I brought it up I thought I would post some pictures of my early Pocket Rocket. It has had a few changes with up grades in various components. Roger
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

Oh HECK NO!!! Those are a pain. Schrader valves...

Oh HECK NO!!! Those are a pain. Schrader valves are easier to use. All you need to do to use a presta valve is put an adapter into the rim. Presta are a no-go,... :roflmao2:
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By rhenning

My only suggestion is neither of those will stop...

My only suggestion is neither of those will stop all flats and in my last 20 years of riding I have had maybe 3 flats and I ride about 270 days a year. Save your money and carry a tube, pump and a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-23-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

Change the dropouts,... The bike will look so...

Change the dropouts,... The bike will look so clean.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By Snowflake6

Fair point, but you're talking a half-kilo or one...

Fair point, but you're talking a half-kilo or one pound penalty in exchange for a *clean*, compact system. Not a trade-off i'd make for my road bike, but absolutely a trade-off i'd make for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By Snowflake6

Personal opinion only: A folding bike with a...

Personal opinion only: A folding bike with a greasy chain and derailleur, that will get that grease on anyting it touches, is a fail IMO. Belt drive and internal gear hub on something intended to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

An IGH with a standard chain drive would be more...

An IGH with a standard chain drive would be more than acceptable,... :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By brdeleo49

The Origami Hawk and Citizen Miami are less than...

The Origami Hawk and Citizen Miami are less than $300. Since you want/need flat resistant tires, you can have the bike fitted with flat resistant tire and tube and filled with a tire sealant. Check...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-15-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By Geepig

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Tigger the Romet Jubilat ready to go home after a morning in the forest...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tdonline

For a superlight folding bike, I don't think an...

For a superlight folding bike, I don't think an additional $200 being a barrier. I understand though that it may not be the best business decision to carry a separate model to appease a small group.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By BikeLite

It looks nice, Paul.

It looks nice, Paul.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

I'd be on board for that!!! :thumb:

I'd be on board for that!!! :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,540
Posted By tds101

I'm 240lbs, and I've gained this extra weight...

I'm 240lbs, and I've gained this extra weight after getting Covid 19 at the beginning of the year. I just purchased a Dahon Mariner i7 because the weight limit is 250lbs (plus it has 1 feature I luv,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 312,088
Posted By tcs

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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 758,481
Posted By pbutcher2000

Helix Customer Interaction

Yan, I am sorry but I disagree with you. Peter does owe his backers something, he owes them a bike.

There is no doubt that he has created something quite special and no doubt that he is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By LeChatNoir

Just for clarification when you say trails I am...

Just for clarification when you say trails I am assuming you mean paved trails or anything other than dirt trails?

I cannot comment on the ZiZZO Campo, but just recently bought the Gazelle for my...
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