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09-20-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Winfried

I'm interested in how the Brompton block was fit...

I'm interested in how the Brompton block was fit onto the rack, because it could be an easy way to hang a Brompton bag onto the front of a Strida.

For those of you living in the UK: Is SP a local...
09-20-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Winfried

Thanks for the feedback. I noticed the...

Thanks for the feedback.

I noticed the missing right-side pedal after posting.
09-19-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Winfried

Wondering about an odd accessory

Hello,

I happened on this picture from Cycling UK (https://www.cyclinguk.org/article/cycling-guide/barriers-on-cycle-paths) of a trike that appears to carry a removable rear rack with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Winfried

Install a 50/34 double-chairing and be merry. ...

Install a 50/34 double-chairing and be merry.

https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/1141224-2-chainrings-brompton.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-18, 01:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,932
Posted By Winfried

Thx. ?????????...

Thx.

????????? (http://www.pacificcyclesmuseum.com/en/Introd_e.htm)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,932
Posted By Winfried

If someone's in Taiwan, it'd be great if you...

If someone's in Taiwan, it'd be great if you could take pictures of what's in their show room.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 198,538
Posted By Winfried

What about adding a three-speed gear hub,...

What about adding a three-speed gear hub, effectively turning that Birdy into a Sram Dual Drive (https://www.sram.com/sram/urban/family/dd3) while keeping a more reasonable chainring?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Winfried

+1. For science's sake.

+1.

For science's sake.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 42,113
Posted By Winfried

Are any of those Dahon/Tern-to-Brompton adapters...

Are any of those Dahon/Tern-to-Brompton adapters available for sale on eBay or AliExpress?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-06-18, 02:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By Winfried

30kg of baggage is quite a lot. Provided I don't...

30kg of baggage is quite a lot. Provided I don't cook, I have no problem touring with 7-8kgs in the T-Bag, up to 2kg of food in a handlebar bag, and a 2kg bag on the rear rack for the camping gear.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-05-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By Winfried

When asked by a long distance bus driver — the...

When asked by a long distance bus driver — the company charges €9 for a bike, even for a folding bike — what was in the bag, I said: "Er… A wheel chair."

"Oh, sorry" was his reply :lol:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-05-18, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By Winfried

This question has been discussed...

This question has been discussed (https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php) a few times.

Unless you absolutely want to ride with a trailer — although it's harder and less convenient than carrying all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-03-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Winfried

Yes, but money-wise… Someone computed that...

Yes, but money-wise…

Someone computed that once you get the Brompton to weigh 10kg, it's about €1$ per gram saved :-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-03-18, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Winfried

Besides, we don't know how resilient that carbon...

Besides, we don't know how resilient that carbon bike will be, especially the hinges. And it's a shame they forewent the front luggage.

For that kind of money, the "superlight Brompton...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By Winfried

"Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam", or...

"Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam", or "Ceterum autem censeo Carthaginem esse delendam" (English: "Furthermore, (moreover) I consider that Carthage must be destroyed"), […] The phrase is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Winfried

For people living in the Paris area, there's one...

For people living in the Paris area, there's one for sale for €2.000

https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/1454545003.htm/

Considering it's a dead ringer for the Brompton, no wonder they don't dare...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-18, 05:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By Winfried

Thanks! Yes, because it's an easy solution...

Thanks!

Yes, because it's an easy solution to use a Brompton bag on a bike that has no welded lug :-)

Am I correct in understanding that you added a flat panel to connect the bracket and the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By Winfried

I did, but there are thousands of items with...

I did, but there are thousands of items with "motorycle bracket (https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=200004792&initiative_id=AS_20180730064940&SearchText=motorcycle+bracket)".

I'll dig...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By Winfried

Any link/reference where I could get it? How...

Any link/reference where I could get it?

How stable is the bracket + plate you seem to have added?
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By Winfried

How did you stick the Brompton luggage block onto...

How did you stick the Brompton luggage block onto the frame?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By Winfried

According to SB...

According to SB (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gear-calc.html), 26" wheel + 49T chainring + 11/32 cassette = 38.1 - 110.8 gear inches.

Are you spinning at least at 60RPM, as is recommended for your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 724
Posted By Winfried

Please read what I posted in the original post:...

Please read what I posted in the original post: She was asking for a cheaper alternative to the Brompton for touring, and mentioned the KHS because she'll be in Taiwan at the end of the year.

I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 724
Posted By Winfried

So at this point, considering she was looking for...

So at this point, considering she was looking for a…

folding bike
with a gear ratio that is wide enough for touring (about 25-30kg total, and she's retired)
cheaper than the six-speed...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 198,538
Posted By Winfried

If the "other thread" the one about the KSH, I...

If the "other thread" the one about the KSH, I don't see any post about getting a Birdy in Taiwan.

--

Edit: Besides Pacific Cycles proper, you mentioned this place : http://www.jeslerbike.com
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 198,538
Posted By Winfried

I have a couple of questions about getting a...

I have a couple of questions about getting a Birdy in Taiwan

Is the actual price in stores for the Touring (https://store.pacific-cycles.com/index.aspx) model (ie. Sram Dual Drive 3x8) US$2,150...
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