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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Since moving to a smaller apartment, I've decided...

Since moving to a smaller apartment, I've decided to sell my nano to make some room. Its been a blast riding and I've had fun upgrading it. If anyone is looking to buy one in the Chicago area, let me...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,706
Posted By clanke01

Quick question for those crossrack owners: I...

Quick question for those crossrack owners: I recently purchased a crossrack for my Mu Uno and attempted to install it. It appears one of the four screws (the longer ones) that attach the stub to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Which stem(s) are you looking at? I've been...

Which stem(s) are you looking at? I've been looking around too.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By clanke01

My girlfriend has the Gotham2 model. I've...

My girlfriend has the Gotham2 model. I've mentioned it before on the "pics" thread, its a solid, reliable folder. However, it seems much heavier than other folders and takes up a little more room...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Thats the tool I used. Remember that the thread...

Thats the tool I used. Remember that the thread is backwards on the drive-side :thumb: I found an excellent deal on a sora crankset, so I installed an external bearing bottom bracket. Once I got the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

So, I've been trying to remove the bottom bracket...

So, I've been trying to remove the bottom bracket from my nano. I was able to get the non-drive side cup out fine, but the drive-side was near impossible without a huge breaker bar. I was eventually...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Finally got my Racers on... although I'm missing...

Finally got my Racers on... although I'm missing a few layers of skin on my thumbs! Love your upgrades james ... If I didn't have my Mu Uno, I'd probably follow your upgrade path.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Has anyone replaced the tires yet? I just...

Has anyone replaced the tires yet? I just received my marathon racers and cannot get these suckers on. Spent the last hour and tried a little soap and tire levers, but no luck. Its driving me nuts...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,209
Posted By clanke01

Well, I got myself a flat -- same problem as...

Well, I got myself a flat -- same problem as james_swift mentioned in his earlier post with the rim tape. Enjoyed a nice 5 mile walk back home :notamused: At least the rain let up a little.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 532,652
Posted By clanke01

The Citizen is definitely lower quality than my...

The Citizen is definitely lower quality than my Dahon. The folding hinges are not as nice and it can be very heavy to drag down the stairs in my apartment. It is also much larger folded and can be an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 532,652
Posted By clanke01

I've been checking out this forum for some time...

I've been checking out this forum for some time and I've really enjoyed reading everybody posts and their enthusiasm for folders.
I've been riding a Mu Uno and my gf rides a Citizen Gotham 2. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 184,786
Posted By clanke01

Anybody know if 20 x 1.10 tires will work with...

Anybody know if 20 x 1.10 tires will work with these rims? I'm hesitant to order new tires before knowing for sure.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,209
Posted By clanke01

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-klyQxYQMY9U/Tc2...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-klyQxYQMY9U/Tc2ygnFDURI/AAAAAAAAC2A/Vz62ItP8-yc/s288/DSCN2252.JPG

Just received mine in Chicago, nice looking bike.
Have to agree with subigo with the brakes -...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-10, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 243,961
Posted By clanke01

There is a Xootr Swift in Chicago for $285, looks...

There is a Xootr Swift in Chicago for $285, looks to be in really good shape. I'd go for it, but I don't have the cash lying around.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/1778207282.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By clanke01

Stock, they come with 20x1.5"s.

Stock, they come with 20x1.5"s.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By clanke01

New to Folders-Tire question

Hi all,

After looking hard at several folders, I just purchased two Citizen Gotham2 bikes for myself and the woman. I'm planning to use mine to commute to work after getting off the Metra, and...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-05-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,244
Posted By clanke01

Thanks for all the replies. It is nice to...

Thanks for all the replies.

It is nice to hear that the trail is relatively safe (as safe it can be for a city) :thumb:
Forum: Great Lakes
11-04-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,244
Posted By clanke01

Chicago Lakefront at night

Hey all,

I recently just moved to Chicago -- in the Wrigleyville area. I was wondering, for those of you from Chicago, is the lakefront trail a safe place to be at night? I tend to bike and run...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-09, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By clanke01

Thanks for all the advice, I think I made up...

Thanks for all the advice,

I think I made up my mind with the Hybrid, and leaning towards a more "road friendly" one.
Right now I am looking at the Trek 7.3FX and Gary Fisher Wingra.

I'll miss...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By clanke01

Moving to Chicago

Hey guys,

I am moving to Chicago from New Jersey for graduate school and am looking to purchase a new bike. I am looking to use it to commute back and forth from DePaul and use it for recreation...
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