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07-27-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By smd4

I enjoy working on my bike. I actually like doing...

I enjoy working on my bike. I actually like doing routine maintenance and cleaning. But I don't need to do extra work, and with this issue, there is absolutely no need for me to "think outside the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By Ron Damon

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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-22, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 579,348
Posted By Jipe

This picture was taken this winter just after...

This picture was taken this winter just after installing the new 11s rear wheel in place of the original 10s (+new rear derailleur and new chain), its now much less clean! As you can see, the crap...
07-08-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 632
Posted By cyccommute

After digging around (mostly fruitlessly), I...

After digging around (mostly fruitlessly), I think I may have found the chemical I saw in an very old Rema MSDS on their patches. Zinc diethyldithiocarbamate is similar to what I recall from that...
07-07-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Harhir

DIY shifter chain for the Sachs/SRAM Spectro 3x7 hub

Found a way to build my own shifter chain for the old Sachs 3x7 speed hub. Since these shifter chains are no longer made and the chain for standard 3 speed hub is slightly too short I used a chain...
07-04-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,218
Posted By helijohn

Update

It has been some time since my last posting. My OFO is not completely finished but is so close you can get an idea of the end result.

The first picture is as it was when I bought it.

It now...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By SteveKB

Giant Halfway FD806 ...

Giant Halfway FD806


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Giant Halfway FD806
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By The Chemist

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Rode over 220km on my Dahon in the last month, which is the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By bwilli88

Update and finished. I got a disc brake fork...

Update and finished. I got a disc brake fork while I was last in the States with a longer steerer tube.
The parts listNew fork and tecktro mechanical disc brake 180mm disc.
New/old wheel set from a...
06-28-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 592
Posted By Trakhak

Gripshifter haters are alaways quick to advise...

Gripshifter haters are alaways quick to advise junking them. Not sure why. I've been riding derailleur bikes since 1963, and the gripshifters on my Cannondale hybrid errand bike work as well as any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By Pinigis

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Riding the Cap-to-cap trail in Central Virginia
06-22-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,096
Posted By Camilo

Very poor, don't use it. Go to a bike shop or...

Very poor, don't use it. Go to a bike shop or REI (heck, maybe even Walmart sells them) and simply buy a patch kit. Rema and Park make nice compact ones. I personally buy bulk patches and large...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 579,348
Posted By Schwinnsta

A few points and a few questions. First, the...

A few points and a few questions. First, the Brompton telescopic seat post pretty much solves most suitcase problems. You can remove the inner post and saddle and keep all your saddle settings. You...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 579,348
Posted By CEBEP

As Im reading the thread backwards came across...

As Im reading the thread backwards came across this message. If you happen to carry heavy loads on the carrier block bolted directly to the frame, Id strongly recommend to use Brompton original...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By Schwinnsta

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By tds101

From a little ride out by the bay yesterday,... ...

From a little ride out by the bay yesterday,...
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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By FoldingSpace

My other Eclipse (not as upgraded but not 100%...

My other Eclipse (not as upgraded but not 100% stock either) in Hawaii - Makena and the coastal cliffs near Lahaina. Beautiful riding as long as you remember not to ride through the wetlands north of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 882,988
Posted By Jipe

I have also followed the project since the start...

I have also followed the project since the start of the Kickstarter campaign and I have to disagree with you on several points.

It was never said that its a very ambitious risky project and during...
04-25-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 792
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

If you dont' like the replies, simply ignore. No...

If you dont' like the replies, simply ignore. No need to be snarky.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Fentuz

nice job!

nice job!
03-14-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Jeff Neese

Update. I bought two packs of these from Amazon....

Update. I bought two packs of these from Amazon. The two that I needed replacements for (with the Continental tubes) worked fine. I also examined them under a high-power loupe and they seem much...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By sjanzeir

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02-26-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bald Paul

Got a typewriter, cassette player, VHS? ....yes,...

Got a typewriter, cassette player, VHS? ....yes, to each of these, they all still work ....and, I am still able to obtain supplies for them

For now, at least. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 24,413
Posted By Schwinnsta

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Swifts are very versatile. Racks are easy to mount. I carry stuff like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By GTA

experiment report: OSPW as Brompton's chain tensioner

Guys:

During the past 2 years, I have done a couple of experiments on replacing Brompton's original gear shifting system with standard rear derailleur system. Now I want to share with you my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By bwilli88

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Partial build, lost 2 lbs with a Crankset and BB change ^^^^
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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,568
Posted By Jonesandrew

It's possible to build a nice compact 20" bike...

It's possible to build a nice compact 20" bike which folds exactly like Brompton by making the main frame tube(s) asymetric as I've done below....
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By sjanzeir

Pigeons! Lots and lots...

Pigeons! Lots and lots (https://maps.app.goo.gl/bT9aJhWp8wrd4zD1A) of pigeons!

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,737
Posted By Jipe

Look at the price of other titanium frame folders...

Look at the price of other titanium frame folders like Helix, Seattle Cycles Burke, Birdy Titanium... its similar or cheaper !
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By MezzoLew

After a long break due to covid I have now...

After a long break due to covid I have now recovered my Mezzo D9 and been out on it on a trip to Lincoln, UK. I have not ridden the bike for 2 years but when I jumped on it, it was like an old...
12-28-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By ZIPP2001

There was a coat of ice on most of the trail...

There was a coat of ice on most of the trail network, and I wouldn't have made it up most climbs without the studded tires.
12-26-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,195
Posted By rumrunn6

oh interesting! they seemed pretty good on our...

oh interesting! they seemed pretty good on our patio w/ a glaze of freezing rain the other day
12-25-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,848
Posted By rumrunn6

yes but a lot of work! ...

yes but a lot of work!
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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-24-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By mingo

Back in the Netherlands in the wild.. ...

Back in the Netherlands in the wild..

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Near The Hague
12-19-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By mpetry912

what's hooked up to what there ? I see hoses,...

what's hooked up to what there ? I see hoses, pump ends etc. Wait, I get it, that's a setup for pumping up both tires at the same time

very clever !

/markp
11-23-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Crankycrank

Kool-Stop brand salmon colored pads are one of...

Kool-Stop brand salmon colored pads are one of the best for stopping power and easy on the rims. Check their site for a match. Usually available online somewhere. Kool Stop International - High...
11-05-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 21,101
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nabbed a set of GT 365. Will offer a performance...

Nabbed a set of GT 365. Will offer a performance report given a few months of multi-condition riding.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By Bym

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,929
Posted By Frogfeet

Flying to Seychelles

Thanks for this. I'm going to try to pack my new to me Dahon Vitesse i7 into one of these 29" Samsonite Oysters for a trip in two weeks to Seychelles. Two long flights - DC to Paris and Paris to...
10-09-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think you can inflate an unenclosed tube...

I don't think you can inflate an unenclosed tube to 40 psi. Wasn't there a recent thread about this.:foo:
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-05-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By velojym

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09-29-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,765
Posted By Winfried

Using a flat head screw not Allen: Its head is...

Using a flat head screw not Allen: Its head is bigger and would sit on the cable , it seems to do the job.

Per your suggestion, I still ordered a flexible guide to experiment.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By SteveKB

I just got this Giant FD-806, have done a few...

I just got this Giant FD-806, have done a few mods, and took it for a short ride this afternoon to check the adjustments.
All the other Giant Halfways I've seen have that funky single fork, but this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By mingo

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In Granada, Spain, with Alhambra in the background
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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,102
Posted By Geepig

Well I am back, because I have actually done some...

Well I am back, because I have actually done some things on my folders as opposed to my other bikes.

I have a notebook in my warsztat where I have been developing a list of things I would like to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By joey buzzard

Open air mental asylum perhaps. Orgiva is a...

Open air mental asylum perhaps.

Orgiva is a town. There are other communities dotted around the surrounding mountains. Some more 'hippy' than others....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By sjanzeir

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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-01-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,716
Posted By Elvis Shumaker

forest folder, forty winks

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07-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Goldrush

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A...

Problem solved. The derailleur was gunked up. A couple of baths withTri-Flow and it's working fine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,102
Posted By Geepig

We had a plan to visit the ruins of a renaissance...

We had a plan to visit the ruins of a renaissance castle on the side of a lake, about a half hour’s drive north of here. First, though, we planned to visit some friends for coffee, in their apartment...
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