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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By rhenning

MooGroc here is a You Tube video that compares...

MooGroc here is a You Tube video that compares different wheel size fold and the benefits of each. Roger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdWKagQrcYY
02-17-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By rhenning

You could go to a 12 tooth small cog and 28 tooth...

You could go to a 12 tooth small cog and 28 tooth large and should have no problems. Roger
02-17-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 738
Posted By rhenning

I also have a Raleigh/Carlton and a Holdsworth...

I also have a Raleigh/Carlton and a Holdsworth with wrap around stays. Both are black bikes. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 352,484
Posted By rhenning

For what its worth I did a You Tube search for...

For what its worth I did a You Tube search for Helix and there are a couple of videos of Helix bikes including one on the Streets. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 425
Posted By rhenning

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As I said in my first post if you spend the money you are stuck with it. It would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 425
Posted By rhenning

A used almost anything bike will meet your needs....

A used almost anything bike will meet your needs. In Dahon's at one time they made a stainless steel folder called the Mariner. Go and look at what is available and do test rides. One of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 213,672
Posted By rhenning

Stock inner tube will work. Roger

Stock inner tube will work. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By rhenning

Bike Friday for years has used Samsonite suit...

Bike Friday for years has used Samsonite suit cases. Mine is a 1995 and my wife's is a 2005 model. Roger
02-13-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rhenning

Dahon stickers might work. Roger

Dahon stickers might work. Roger
02-13-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By rhenning

Take the old parts into a local bike shop and...

Take the old parts into a local bike shop and tell them you need replacements. It will be quicker and cheaper in the long run. Roger
02-13-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By rhenning

Try a real bike shop in your area that can order...

Try a real bike shop in your area that can order from the Quality Bike catalog. Roger
02-13-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By rhenning

If it is a Stowaway and looks like this one it is...

If it is a Stowaway and looks like this one it is a Dahon built bike. Roger
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02-09-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By rhenning

I love the picture of the bike as I bought its...

I love the picture of the bike as I bought its twin new in 1989. Rode it a lot of miles. Still have slightly newer 1100 in the garage. Black with blue letters. instead of pink. Same bike with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By rhenning

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These are from my Bike Froday's owners manual and include the bike in its case....
02-07-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By rhenning

In about 1980 some LeTours were made/brased in...

In about 1980 some LeTours were made/brased in the Chicago plant also. Roger
02-05-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,389
Posted By rhenning

Did you try an Electra Dealer or Electra's 800...

Did you try an Electra Dealer or Electra's 800 number? Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By rhenning

You are facing the same as most of us in that you...

You are facing the same as most of us in that you want a high end bicycle and can only afford a entry level bicycle. At 70 years of age I have done this with many things I own. Patience you will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 352,484
Posted By rhenning

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02-02-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By rhenning

Take it to a bike shop that has BB taps and have...

Take it to a bike shop that has BB taps and have them clean/retap the threads. They will then tell you if it is possible or if the frame is junk. You do not want to buy the taps. Roger
02-02-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By rhenning

Sand blast the whole frame and then either paint...

Sand blast the whole frame and then either paint it or take it to a powder coat shop and they will blast it and put a permanent finish on it. Roger
02-01-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By rhenning

If it is a Schwinn it is reverse threaded. ...

If it is a Schwinn it is reverse threaded. Italians are the ones that used CW threads on both sides along with a few others. Roger
01-31-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By rhenning

Take the current BB spindle out and measure it...

Take the current BB spindle out and measure it end to end with a caliper or ruler. Buy the nearest size sealed BB. You will need to take it out for replacement anyway. Roger
01-25-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By rhenning

The plastic electrical tape may be compounding...

The plastic electrical tape may be compounding you problem as the liner needs to be flexible and follow the curves inside the tire. If you have old tubes you could cut new liners out of them. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-25-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By rhenning

I never said I disapproved of this product just...

I never said I disapproved of this product just questioned its placement in this forum. You really need to calm down. Roger
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-25-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By rhenning

The same could be said of a real bicycle. You...

The same could be said of a real bicycle. You should tout your product in exercise forums. Roger
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