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01-16-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By bkkboy

Skip UK part of London to Paris

Now that I have cycled from Paris to Dieppe, and part of the way from Newhaven to London, my experience is that it is better to catch a train in UK, cycling in France is a lot more enjoyable.
10-07-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks Andy and everybody else. If I understand...

Thanks Andy and everybody else.
If I understand correctly, the industry is moving towards 2 and preferably 1 front chain rings, away from 3. I agree that I do not have the best technique, at age 72...
10-07-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By bkkboy

Two or three sets of teeth - front deraiileur

I just took my relatively new bike on a 2,000+ km ride across Europe, took 5 weeks. A few things I noticed, including that the tires and inner tubes were cheap and needed replacing with good brands....
06-29-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By bkkboy

London to Newhaven worth the ride?

I plan to cycle from Richmond (London) to Paris, following Donald Hirsch's route in France. I have not lived in UK for many years so have not cycled there. Some posts say the route from London to...
Forum: Europe
06-24-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By bkkboy

Vueling Airlines in Spain

I want to fly from London to Pamplona in Spain. I can fly with either Vueling or Air Nostrum. My bike box is 176.5 * 23 * 101.5cm. Their web sites are not clear if I can take a box this big. Vueling...
06-14-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks Juan el Boricua.

Thanks Juan el Boricua.
06-14-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By bkkboy

They came with SuperB TB-1121 puncture repair...

They came with SuperB TB-1121 puncture repair kit.
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Juan el Boricua: where do you get bulk patches...
06-13-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By bkkboy

When I look at the manufacturer's web page, the...

When I look at the manufacturer's web page, the contents of the kit are listed and shown, but the tube is not included. I have bought three now, and the tube was in each of them.
06-13-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By bkkboy

Small tube in puncture repair kit

Can you let me know what this small rubber tube is for? It came with my puncture repair kit.
Thanks...
06-05-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks dsbrantjr. If I understand what you are...

Thanks dsbrantjr.
If I understand what you are suggesting, the connection, or arch, joining the two legs of the fork already has a hole. It is at the bottom of the forks, near the axle of the wheel,...
06-05-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks dabac. Good idea.

Thanks dabac. Good idea.
06-05-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bkkboy

Unable to attach front mudguard

I wanted a front mudguard to go touring because it is likely to rain a quarter of the days. Without checking the front forks, I bought an SKS set of mudguards. Now I find that, because of the design...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks kabuto and sweeks. I was looking for a...

Thanks kabuto and sweeks. I was looking for a spare "hanger" since I did not want to go on an 800km tour and damage the connection between frame and derailleur without having a replacement. It looks...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks sweeks. DeraileurHanger tells me that it...

Thanks sweeks. DeraileurHanger tells me that it is not a hanger, but a b-link. The Tern Link C8 has an integrated derailleur hanger, although this seems to be splitting hairs if a b-link is needed. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By bkkboy

Model is a Tern Link C8.

Model is a Tern Link C8.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By bkkboy

Unable to find Tern Link hanger

I have a Tern Link, but am unable to find a replacement derailleur hanger. The pictures that come up are different to the hanger on my bike. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
Thanks in advance....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks everybody. I think it is more likely I...

Thanks everybody. I think it is more likely I will take the folding bike, I will use it in the next few months to feel how comfortable it is.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By bkkboy

I had thought of taking my small bike, and with...

I had thought of taking my small bike, and with the cost savings use the money to rent a bike for the 800km section. For smaller trips I could then use the Tern.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By bkkboy

Time isn't the problem as I am retired. Getting a...

Time isn't the problem as I am retired. Getting a full size bike to Spain is OK also. I do not want to spend money equipping my fold-up for touring though. After Spain I wanted to visit relatives in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-18-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By bkkboy

I planned to go on a multi-day ride but COVID and...

I planned to go on a multi-day ride but COVID and the rainy season here in Thailand got in the way. Rainy season will not end till late October unfortunately. Big bike is much more comfortable I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By bkkboy

Folding vs. full size for touring

Planning to go on a 800km ride across norther Spain in September, mostly road, but some flat off bike tracks if suitable. The occasional hill. Debating whether to take my full size or fold-up bike. I...
05-13-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks indyfabz. Good idea, although are you...

Thanks indyfabz. Good idea, although are you protected from the front wheel? I am expecting it to rain in northern Spain 25% of the days, and will be cycling for three weeks.
05-13-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks everybody. Some good advice.

Thanks everybody. Some good advice.
05-13-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks everybody. Some good advice.

Thanks everybody. Some good advice.
05-13-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By bkkboy

Rear mudguard does not fit under parcel rack

I plan to go touring in September and need to install mud guards. My cycle shop says that the space between the rear tire and rack is too small. Instead, as a temporary measure while touring, he...
Forum: Touring
05-04-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks muse kidd. A good ideal although I will...

Thanks muse kidd. A good ideal although I will arrive at a different airport than where I shall leave.
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By bkkboy

Depends on the airline, the rules for each...

Depends on the airline, the rules for each airline are different and not easy to find. Code sharing really messes things up. Airlines seem to be going out of their way to hinder the development of...
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks everyone. KLM Customer Service just...

Thanks everyone.
KLM Customer Service just replied they "believe" the charge for a bike may be around 100 euro, which is the amount that the above link implies. For a long distance flight like mine,...
04-28-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks htown_rider. I bought a Decathlon...

Thanks htown_rider.
I bought a Decathlon waterproof case, it it can be attached or removed within a minute with no trouble.
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By bkkboy

Not as simple as this. I contacted KLM and asked...

Not as simple as this. I contacted KLM and asked how much it would cost to take a bike from Bangkok to Spain. The reply was that I would need to book a flight and give them the booking number before...
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By bkkboy

Cost of bike on plane

I plan to fly from Thailand to Spain later this year and take my touring bike with me. It seems to me that Qatar and Emirates are the cheapest since bikes are regarded as part of my 25kg check in...
04-22-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks dsbrantjr. The SRAM Universal Derailleur...

Thanks dsbrantjr. The SRAM Universal Derailleur Hanger seems to be well recommended - AC-DRHG-MTB-A1. At $15 it is a lot cheaper than a brand name derailleur.
04-22-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks.

Thanks.
04-22-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By bkkboy

Derailleur hanger

I have an infinity road bike and a Tern Link folding bike. I cycle long distances with them and, next year hopefully, I plan to cycle 800km in Spain. Some web pages recommend buying a spare...
04-18-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks unterhausen. I will look at it.

Thanks unterhausen. I will look at it.
04-18-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By bkkboy

Easy to attach GPS bracket

I rent bikes most weeks so am constantly attaching and removing my Samsung phone holder from a rental bike, with different size handlebars and places to attach the bracket this has become a pain in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-06-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. One of these...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. One of these should work as I sort through them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-05-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By bkkboy

The Link C7 uses a Q-Lock, forged aluminum...

The Link C7 uses a Q-Lock, forged aluminum handlebar post, the spec for Andros says I need a T-bar Physis handlebar post which is only available in later models. My Tern dealer says that Andros will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By bkkboy

Thanks mack_turtle. More reach I need, so this...

Thanks mack_turtle. More reach I need, so this Tern attachment should solve the problem.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By bkkboy

Seat not far enough back

I have a Tern Link C8, the seat is as far back as I can move it but needs to go back another inch or two for me to be comfortable. My dealer (in Thailand) says that he is not aware of a seat post...
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