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05-04-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By zebede

The BFs venerable guru Mr. Stewart gives us...

The BFs venerable guru Mr. Stewart gives us priceless insight.

I looked up your Worksman Newsboy and I gather it is a bicycle not a Tricycle?

Do you have the new 3 speed rear wheel with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By zebede

Ones persons trash is another persons treasure. ...

Ones persons trash is another persons treasure.

I used to sell Dahon Parts to a guy in Philly who collected these stainless ones, At that time he had almost 50. But he was also trying to be the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By zebede

Is it this model? These are collectable. ...

Is it this model?

These are collectable.

https://www.togoparts.com/marketplace/ad-details/1038948/for-sale-very-rare-dahon-classic-mark-ii-stainless-steel-folding-bike
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By zebede

post some pictures, Is it stainless steel?

post some pictures,

Is it stainless steel?
04-23-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By zebede

I have had both (Topeaks and Zefals). As stated...

I have had both (Topeaks and Zefals). As stated above one of the more important thing is to keep water and dirt out when not in use.
Zefals come with a little cap that covers the head.
When I had...
04-15-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By zebede

Pretty Lil Birdy, just needs someone to love her....

Pretty Lil Birdy, just needs someone to love her.
Attractively priced, in my opinion.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By zebede

Don't buy it on the assumption that the Dahon...

Don't buy it on the assumption that the Dahon aftermarket parts will fit the KHS. Confirm. The Dahon Speed variants I am familiar with use an internally threaded headset and threadless stem.

As...
03-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By zebede

That looks like a Brompton Titanium Fork. It...

That looks like a Brompton Titanium Fork. It appears that the welds used for the add on disc brake have cracked.
You say Picture from the web, I hope they are explaining what they did wrong and are...
03-16-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 478,197
Posted By zebede

This Utility Bike and the front end is very...

This Utility Bike and the front end is very impressive.
Nice work.

Is this front end available as a kit?

Did you design and build this yourself?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By zebede

The Big Apples come stock on several Dahons and...

The Big Apples come stock on several Dahons and are an excellent choice and that would be my inclination for replacement, Though I didn't know Schwalbe did the Marathon Plus in that size.
01-30-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By zebede

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg
01-30-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By zebede

Pictures from O.P. Album

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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By zebede

Do you know how to inspect a bike for damage or...

Do you know how to inspect a bike for damage or wear? Do you know your repair capabilities?

I think used bicycles are fantastic opportunity to own the top shelf products at affordable prices.
...
01-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By zebede

Another one bites the dust

Another One Bites The Dust!
12-25-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 104,168
Posted By zebede

I was corrected and "clarified" just the other...

I was corrected and "clarified" just the other day on a 10 year old thread. These threads that still come up in searches can be updated, corrected, clarified with technical information. Whether a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By zebede

Tern 26"

Tern has some 26" Tire folders: Tern Eclipse D 16 (http://www.thorusa.com/tern/eclipsed16.htm)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By zebede

Its been a while, the fork most likely was from...

Its been a while, the fork most likely was from Niagara. It was a traditional external threaded fork tube. The Dahon Ciao and some other Dahons use a proprietary system similar to a threadless...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By zebede

Buy a BMX fork and install. This Ciao was...

Buy a BMX fork and install. This Ciao was rescued by this method. Its long gone from my fleet....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-10-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,227
Posted By zebede

An after market carrier block might be less of an...

An after market carrier block might be less of an obstruction.


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10-25-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By zebede

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
10-12-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
$?
Views: 617
Posted By zebede

Check E-bay ...

Check E-bay

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l2632&_nkw=chainring+bash+guard&_sacat=7294
...
10-11-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By zebede

Sounds like very tight fit. But there is only one...

Sounds like very tight fit. But there is only one for sure way to tell is to (try) install the fenders.

After install your tire/fender clearance will be even less than what you measured. If your...
10-11-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By zebede

In certain limited circumstances, It could be a...

In certain limited circumstances, It could be a worthy project. If budget is limited and access to used parts is readily available and time is available. If my choices were no bike and your refined...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By zebede

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to...

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to quality tires.
10-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By zebede

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/freehub-...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/freehub-service
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By zebede

Oh yes the Speed Pro TT, I remember it well....

Oh yes the Speed Pro TT, I remember it well. Dahon has subsequently come out with new fast folders, but they never caught my fancy as the Speed Pro TT did. Its always been on my list.
09-30-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By zebede

IMO - I have used sealants in seldom used...

IMO

- I have used sealants in seldom used ridden bikes that have lower pressure tires (wifes cruiser). I think they can have there use in these cases. I still make sure she has a spare tube etc......
09-27-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By zebede

See if you can remove a rubber boot on the...

See if you can remove a rubber boot on the non-drive side to access the cone locknut and then the cone to loosen the wheel bearings.

Concerning the worn axle...since you haven't disassembled the...
09-27-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By zebede

Measure shell width (probably 68mm), measure axle...

Measure shell width (probably 68mm), measure axle length and offsets, order modern version with those numbers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By zebede

This not the OP, but some pics I where I...

This not the OP, but some pics I where I rehabilatated one a few years ago, I have done several but never had to replace the bottom bracket. The pictures show they are a traditional cup and cone and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By zebede

Me thinks you just want to show off your handsome...

Me thinks you just want to show off your handsome bicycle. Very nice in-deed. Such attention to detail.
One question: Why the rear wheel quick release on the drive side? Is it just because it is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-25-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,782
Posted By zebede

Having owned the Ori/Mezzo and currently have...

Having owned the Ori/Mezzo and currently have Brompton and a Tikit. (The Tikit by far the longest, 10yrs+)

ALL GREAT BIKEs. For long rides MY choice would be Tikit.

Note: There was a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-01-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,309
Posted By zebede

Alas I had to let her go

Here is my exd helios with bobed fenders.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,732
Posted By zebede

Maybe some one here knows, where the Brompton...

Maybe some one here knows, where the Brompton levers are made, My understanding was the majority of components are from Taiwan or PRC. Could be made at same factory, for all I know.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-30-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,732
Posted By zebede

Why Brompton does not include slots or slits in...

Why Brompton does not include slots or slits in there brake levers (as does almost every other upright riding stype brake lever) for easy cable removal is questionable. On normal bike the O.P.'s...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By zebede

Don't loose site of the primary objective, that...

Don't loose site of the primary objective, that is having a secure hinge clamp.
Its apparent from the photo that there has been no metal to metal contact in the area of the hole since the paint is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-23-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By zebede

Sorry no Halfway, but they cool bikes. 1....

Sorry no Halfway, but they cool bikes.

1. The hole is not threaded
2 The clamp and the shaped protrusion have similar shapes (one being male the other female) to maximize contact area.
This...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By zebede

its back up 6/12/20

its back up 6/12/20
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,010
Posted By zebede

The bikes on CL are not a particularly "good...

The bikes on CL are not a particularly "good deal" IF they were being sold in my area, because of where your at the markets maybe substantially different. You will just have to watch your market for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,010
Posted By zebede

I am a big fan of buying used, I probably have...

I am a big fan of buying used, I probably have bought and re-sold 10 folders over the years. The pickings look slim in your CL market at the moment and higher priced than mine. . Look on facebook...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By zebede

I do not recall an equivalent model but see that...

I do not recall an equivalent model but see that it is nicely equipped with upper shelf features, such as the IGH, Dynamo hub radius stem (?) rear rack and fenders. Nice Bike1
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,896
Posted By zebede

Go here Do this.

Go here Do this.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,896
Posted By zebede

This happens on my 1x8 Tikit. I am using a short...

This happens on my 1x8 Tikit. I am using a short cage derailleur and a bio-pace chain ring. I have theorized, during a shift, that when the derailleur arm snaps forward on an to smaller rear cog, ...
03-22-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By zebede

You idea of consulting a pro or knowledgeable...

You idea of consulting a pro or knowledgeable friend is a good idea. But don't give up!

Your Tern is decently equipped and worthy of further effort.
I think we all have experienced frustration...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,325
Posted By zebede

I have made several order thru AliExpress, Thru...

I have made several order thru AliExpress, Thru Jan, Feb and even early March. All have been received! It even seemed faster than usual. I have another order that I am waiting for (some Brompton...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,372
Posted By zebede

just retrofitted by 2007 S type 2 speed Brompton...

just retrofitted by 2007 S type 2 speed Brompton with this shifter kit from Ebay. It fits well and works well. You will need some shifter housing and cut to length.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By zebede

My primary commuter is an 80s sports tourer, with...

My primary commuter is an 80s sports tourer, with a pump peg (1986 Miyata 610). I was lucky to obtain a Zefal pump shop repair kit of a few years ago, so it seemed natural to buy a Zefal HPX pump for...
01-11-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By zebede

Dave is semi-retired

Dave is retired from building frames.

Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/)
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By zebede

I am of the same mind, I wish these were...

I am of the same mind, I wish these were available used here in the US at a reasonable cost. They look like GREAT fun.
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By zebede

Still waiting

Still waiting
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