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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By crystalspin

Thanks Jordon! I'll have a look for that...

Thanks Jordon! I'll have a look for that date-code.

Sethro: the pre-price was $30 off... ironically, I PayPal'd (direct transfer) it without checking my balance and incurred 3 internal transfers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-06, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 402,110
Posted By crystalspin

Hee hee, betcha I get mine tomorrow! Friday...

Hee hee, betcha I get mine tomorrow! Friday latest! This is gonna be so cool.
~'spin!~
Well, hot, then.
07-05-06, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,345
Posted By crystalspin

Rit packages/markets SunGuard -- find it in the...

Rit packages/markets SunGuard -- find it in the holder/dispenser for the powdered Rit Dyes (according to the store's choice of carrying it or not. It was not at Joann's Fabric but was at Michael's,...
07-04-06, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By crystalspin

What is your green bike? In high school I...

What is your green bike?

In high school I had a 10-speed; don't know who actually made it, but Arctic Cat (the snowmobile company) co-opted it and sold it -- painted their color (at the time) --...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-04-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By crystalspin

Hi Nan! The advice about testride is jolly,...

Hi Nan!
The advice about testride is jolly, except depending on where you are, finding a store that keeps them in stock may be very difficult and if in a population-dense area where there presumably...
07-04-06, 01:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,345
Posted By crystalspin

Slowandsteady: Your "Okay, so..." sounds like...

Slowandsteady:
Your "Okay, so..." sounds like you are agreeing with someone else but I can't find anyone in this thread who has said or even implied anything of the kind.

I knew someone who...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By crystalspin

That's right, they do -- thanks George! ...

That's right, they do -- thanks George!

Anna, I'm from a bit further south, other side of the High Peaks -- Old Forge and later Indian Lake (and then back to Old Forge)... but Montreal/Quebec were...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By crystalspin

Well, maybe a counter for everyone to see...

Well, maybe a counter for everyone to see wouldn't be very good marketing (if the takers were a little slow at the start say) -- until it got down to just a few left, then the pressure to buy would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By crystalspin

Anna: Well, no, but haven't REALLY tried,...

Anna:
Well, no, but haven't REALLY tried, either. The pics in the gallery show some with handlebar inside the fold, some out... so there *are* variations to try. It's not crucial as my husband has...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By crystalspin

Link for "Dating" old Dahons?

Bought two old Dahons from eBay listing... dates (ages) were given as 1983/1986, but on meeting the sellers it was just an estimate based on the memory of the extended-family members *they* had got...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-06, 01:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 956
Posted By crystalspin

kcmrl: You know, I thought the same thing ab....

kcmrl:
You know, I thought the same thing ab. my new jersey -- I can't wear those "breathable" nylon shirts from T-smith, LLBean, etc that my husband *lives* in, either -- I put on the jersey and...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 675
Posted By crystalspin

kcmrl: Try drinking smaller amounts (more...

kcmrl:
Try drinking smaller amounts (more frequently)... I read where it is the volume not the temperature that causes the stomach-cramping. Maybe people tend to guzzle cold water? While warm...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 675
Posted By crystalspin

Az B: *you* are a dam' genius! I'm gonna...

Az B:


*you* are a dam' genius! I'm gonna tell that one to everyone I know in the Utah high-desert! (I have family and live part-time in that town with the funny Biblical name...)

~'spin!~
06-29-06, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,345
Posted By crystalspin

HiYo: My thanks too for the skin-savers link. ...

HiYo:
My thanks too for the skin-savers link. The first (boure) jerseys are jazzier, but love the SS prices more... as soon as they get back from vacation, I'll be ordering! I was already planning...
06-28-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By crystalspin

Stapfam: What is the tandem? ~'spin!~

Stapfam:
What is the tandem?
~'spin!~
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-06, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By crystalspin

DataJunkie: No really, I am Newbie with a...

DataJunkie:
No really, I am Newbie with a capital N. Learning something everyday, ten things, lost-count things.

~'spin!~

This is your Life! Pay Attention!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-28-06, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By crystalspin

Well, I did have a Sinclair "computer" (more a...

Well, I did have a Sinclair "computer" (more a note-taker, and excellent as such)... but considering the difference in comfort between a 16" and a 20" folder, I got my doubts this one would take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By crystalspin

Good point, stinky man -- I was having trouble...

Good point, stinky man -- I was having trouble figuring it out myself.
~'spin!~
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 10:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,458
Posted By crystalspin

Eric: I have a un-cool spot on the back of MY...

Eric:
I have a un-cool spot on the back of MY right hand, where I toppled that way (pushed over by a 1" driveway 'ledge' higher than road surface) and slid on the back of hand and rt elbow ... 20+...
06-26-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By crystalspin

There is a [mis]conception -- widely held among...

There is a [mis]conception -- widely held among physicians as well as laypeople -- that Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are "completely different".

What most of those who hold up this statement as some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By crystalspin

jasong: I do not know the difference of 2005 to...

jasong:
I do not know the difference of 2005 to 2006 but Yan recently commented on a different thread that the current 2006+1/2 frames are 2" larger than the 2006... and that may well be in the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-06, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 402,110
Posted By crystalspin

For my older Dahon w/3-sp internal hub, my LBS...

For my older Dahon w/3-sp internal hub, my LBS told me shift while pedaling but not hard (i.e. letting foot move the pedal with the wheels but not driving or as Rincewind said, "under load").

My...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 402,110
Posted By crystalspin

I personally am just as happy that my I.D. (and...

I personally am just as happy that my I.D. (and ability to contact me through eBay) was not made known to other manufacturers to spam me about their bikes, nor to members of this forum to know it was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-06, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 402,110
Posted By crystalspin

Slim: You say you have been on eBay for seven...

Slim:
You say you have been on eBay for seven years, yet it appears you need a refresher in proxy bidding.
Suggest you go here:
http://pages.ebay.com/help/buy/proxy-bidding.html

There are...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-06, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By crystalspin

Ni hao! Yours is a fascinating story! My...

Ni hao!
Yours is a fascinating story! My husband and I have been to Shenzhen once, as well as Beijing (7 times for me, 9 for him), and various other places in PRChina. Women ai Zhong Guo -- but...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By crystalspin

Thanks all, for the encouragement! Thanks Ron...

Thanks all, for the encouragement! Thanks Ron for suggestion of a class -- I never heard or even conceived of such a thing! What a great idea!

Unfortunately, the nearest one the League of...
Forum: Introductions
06-12-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By crystalspin

Conquering fear?

:eek:

I had a ten-speed as a teenager, never a long-distance cycler, I recall I never got past grinding those gears, and prolly never used more than three gears routinely (not nec. three...
Forum: Introductions
06-12-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By crystalspin

I just joined bikeforums because my DH (husband)...

I just joined bikeforums because my DH (husband) out of the blue -- or rather after reading last week's Business Week's cameo on folders -- suddenly announced he wanted to buy a folding bike and...
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