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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-11, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,458
Posted By Joako

1. 19T was the smallest one SA had. I don't think...

1. 19T was the smallest one SA had. I don't think they longer make the 19T. Therefore, I believe that is why Kinetics uses the 20T one as that is the smallest one available.
2. I built the wheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

I have a silver redline chain tensioner that...

I have a silver redline chain tensioner that worked (sold the bike) perfectly with my swift.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,919
Posted By Joako

I had an identical shopping cart setup before in...

I had an identical shopping cart setup before in a titanium brompton. The thing I disliked the most was adjusting the seatpost with all the weight in the bag, as I did lower the seatpost in order to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

Cork tape and zip tie works perfectly.

Cork tape and zip tie works perfectly.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

Doable as the seatpost diameter is greater than...

Doable as the seatpost diameter is greater than the stem riser diameter. However, you steering will be affected by the extra weight on the front of the bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,821
Posted By Joako

These are the only pictures I have of the...

These are the only pictures I have of the Brompton with the S2C. I remember taking one without cables, brakes, feders, but I do not know where it go :wtf:

I sold the wheel, so I won't be able to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,821
Posted By Joako

There is some drag, but the efficiency improves...

There is some drag, but the efficiency improves after a short break-in period. I rode it for about 30 miles and could feel a big difference on the efficiency. The brake is strong enough on a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Joako

Tools and extra tire in a saddle bag. Pump in the...

Tools and extra tire in a saddle bag. Pump in the water cage or frame. I don't use it if I am going on a short trip as I can walk or take public transportation if anything happens. All of this is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By Joako

Depending on what folder. I would do it in a...

Depending on what folder. I would do it in a Swift folder or any 20" bike with a stiff frame, but not on a smaller bike like the Brompton.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,936
Posted By Joako

Thought you were done with bikes for now? For...

Thought you were done with bikes for now? For that amount, I would rather buy a new 2008 Speed TR from thor, as it includes the warranty and service from him. Also, it is $15 cheaper :p
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,521
Posted By Joako

Something like this, but without the brakes &...

Something like this, but without the brakes & fenders?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,821
Posted By Joako

They have landed in the USA. Looking forward on...

They have landed in the USA. Looking forward on testing it in a Brompton this weekend :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

Just wanted to share that I hit 40mph downhill...

Just wanted to share that I hit 40mph downhill this past weekend in an organized ride with the Swift Folder. I felt secure on it and even passed some roadies on their high end bikes (must have been...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,785
Posted By Joako

I thought the stress relief cut was on the back...

I thought the stress relief cut was on the back instead of the front. Maybe this is why the frame is more susceptible to damage?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,837
Posted By Joako

I recently tried a 2009 M6L and was very...

I recently tried a 2009 M6L and was very impressed with the BWR hub. It felt very efficient and light. The wide gear ratio was a plus too if you like to ride fast, or prefer a low gear. Have you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By Joako

A bit off in the following: 5) You need to...

A bit off in the following:

5) You need to multiply it by 3.25 as that is the new Sturmey Archer 8w gear ratio. So you get a bit more of a high gear here. Also BF have modular dropout for the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-16-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,333
Posted By Joako

chucky, I think she is using a 16T sprocket as...

chucky, I think she is using a 16T sprocket as that is the smallest one that the nexus/alfine hubs will accept. In addition, it is the one that gives a better gearing on small wheeled bikes, as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,071
Posted By Joako

You can, but with a chain tensioner or with a...

You can, but with a chain tensioner or with a magic gear . I would rather get the modular dropouts from BF as it is easier and looks "cleaner".
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Joako

vik, quick question on that brass bell. Does it...

vik, quick question on that brass bell. Does it rings everytime you hit a small bump on the road? I recently got one from BF and it rings everytime. I feel like an ice cream seller after a few...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,062
Posted By Joako

Hmmmm, all this Tikit discussions is making me...

Hmmmm, all this Tikit discussions is making me buy one. Might try one in bfold today. Don't really use the brommie for commuting so folding speed will be better for me than folding size.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Joako

thor or gaerlan maybe?

thor or gaerlan maybe?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,720
Posted By Joako

I am sure somebody will buy your brommie if it is...

I am sure somebody will buy your brommie if it is neglected for the TSR2... hint hint : )
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,071
Posted By Joako

He/she might be referring to the old Sturmey...

He/she might be referring to the old Sturmey Archer 8 hub. I got the new (w) hub and have ridden it for about 200 miles without any issues. The only con I find is that the hub sounds like a coffee...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-10, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Joako

This is what you are looking for right? ...

This is what you are looking for right?

http://www.amazon.com/Alfine-Nexus-shift-cable-fixing/dp/B001GSQW9I
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,704
Posted By Joako

My Brompton S8-E. My shopper and leisure bike....

My Brompton S8-E. My shopper and leisure bike. Not sure why Brompton wants S type users to only use the S type bag, but I have used both the touring and shopper bag without issues. The only thing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By Joako

Incorrect statement, as I built a 406 wheel with...

Incorrect statement, as I built a 406 wheel with a Sturmey Archer 8w (bigger flange than regular hubs) 2X and was able to use my park tension meter. It was a bit tight, but it worked.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Joako

Do a search for the ones made for the Nexus 7 & 8...

Do a search for the ones made for the Nexus 7 & 8 speed hubs. They use the same nut & bolt.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,285
Posted By Joako

I have used a Cateye Wireless Strada on a Swift...

I have used a Cateye Wireless Strada on a Swift Folder and Brompton without issues and the numbers are big enough.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,648
Posted By Joako

ddez: Velocity rims are very good rims, but a bit...

ddez: Velocity rims are very good rims, but a bit expensive. I am also looking forward on building a 355 rear wheel using the new S2C, which is expected for release on June 2010. Let me know if you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Joako

This one?:...

This one?: http://www.flickr.com/photos/18998175@N04/3808059366/
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-26-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,821
Posted By Joako

Sturmey Archer S2C + More

Duomatic type hubs are back! Can't wait to make the 8 speed Brompton to a more simplified machine. Pictures of the S2C plus other new hubs below:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,458
Posted By Joako

Yes, there were some issues. For example, getting...

Yes, there were some issues. For example, getting a 19T sprocket, as they seem to be extinct, also I had to modify the chain tensioner as the sprocket was too big and the chainline was bad to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,458
Posted By Joako

Multiple. For example, I wanted to be able to use...

Multiple. For example, I wanted to be able to use non Brompton caliper brakes, 36H and 24H drilling, and I got 3 pairs of 355 rims for the price of 1 1/2 349 velocity aeroheat rims.




Just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,458
Posted By Joako

Brompton Mods

First one was a new S1L that I converted into an 8 speed:

Description of some of the mods:

- 355 rims and Kojak tires
- Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub
- Front sealed hub with quick release
-...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,637
Posted By Joako

I found easier to install a Nexus 7 than...

I found easier to install a Nexus 7 than installing the new Sturmey Archer 8 due to the chainline and bigger sprocket. The sturmey archer gets noisy in a few gears, but so far no skipped gears. Will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Joako

Not sure what rim size you are looking for, but I...

Not sure what rim size you are looking for, but I think Peter Reich only builds 20" wheels as those are the ones used for the Swift. You can try emailing him to verify, but do take into consideration...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Joako

Gaerlan, Peter Reich, Peter White, etc. Not sure...

Gaerlan, Peter Reich, Peter White, etc. Not sure who in Canada, but why don't you just buy the rim and bring it to the mechanic? Or build your own? It is a challenging but fun experience.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-10, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

Last time I asked the frame only was $700. I had...

Last time I asked the frame only was $700. I had one of the earlier steel frames and it was pretty light. It even felt lighter than the aluminm one. It might have been psychological, but I never had...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By Joako

So new forum new rules regarding posting about...

So new forum new rules regarding posting about bikes for sales? There is a thread for that. Maybe I should start 10 threads to sell my 10 folders.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-10, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By Joako

Maybe is that new stem? Also the 8 speed hub...

Maybe is that new stem? Also the 8 speed hub weights a bit more than the 7 speed. I also noticed that Dahon is coming out with various models with a belt instead of a chain like the MU XL above.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Joako

To make it simple on the bars installation: ...

To make it simple on the bars installation:

1. Get some Tektro RL740:

http://www.tektro.com/02products/10ql.php

They work with vbrake, fits oversized bars, and it has an hinge for easy...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-10, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Joako

1. Make sure to get a bullhorn with a 25.4 clamp....

1. Make sure to get a bullhorn with a 25.4 clamp. You will also need to change your brake levers and get an adapter for the grip shift.

2. Yes
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,106
Posted By Joako

Thanks. Yep, did this as recommended in the...

Thanks. Yep, did this as recommended in the brompton forum. Loosened it a few mm and hit the bolt with another bolt and a hammer. It came off easily after that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,752
Posted By Joako

Not recommended to bend the frame as it will...

Not recommended to bend the frame as it will damage it (i.e. crack the frame). going from 120mm to 135mm is too much. Either get a longer axle and use spacers (if the hub permits it), or get a new...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,106
Posted By Joako

Removing Brompton Stem

Hi, I am trying to remove the stem from a Brompton for a custom paint job, but find it challenging. Is there anything else I need to remove besides the screw? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-10, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,696
Posted By Joako

Taga Bike/Stroller

I was impressed when I saw this. Not your typical folding bike, but it looks like an awesome item for parents.

http://www.taga.nl/default.asp
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-10, 06:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,822
Posted By Joako

I created this post in order to provide people a...

I created this post in order to provide people a comparison of the folded/unfolded size of both bikes since this topic has been asked before, but I haven't seen a side by side picture. Not sure what...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,971
Views: 815,577
Posted By Joako

Check this website. It tells you what set of non...

Check this website. It tells you what set of non turn washers you need for your dropouts.
http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/shimano-nexus.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,764
Posted By Joako

Thor, will the front derailleur clamps work for...

Thor, will the front derailleur clamps work for tubes with a 38-39mm diameter? The Dahon's have an approximate diameter of 40-41mm right?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,852
Posted By Joako

Nice, the fold is similar to a CarryMe

Nice, the fold is similar to a CarryMe
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