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05-13-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By 3speedslow

Both great machines! Pity he did not ride them.

Both great machines! Pity he did not ride them.
05-12-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7,667
Views: 2,494,259
Posted By 3speedslow

New to me 2008 Specialized Globe Sport. CL find...

New to me 2008 Specialized Globe Sport. CL find at 40$. Really needs some cockpit reworking but overall, in good shape.

First pic when I grabbed it.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 313,284
Posted By 3speedslow

I seem to take ...

I seem to take
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Ahh, coffee, Brompton and favorite...
04-09-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By 3speedslow

Weird to see the BB oil port same colour as the...

Weird to see the BB oil port same colour as the frame...overspray? Maybe original paint was the burgundy.

Cool machine!
03-31-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,291
Posted By 3speedslow

It was a frame. I am so looking for the build to...

It was a frame. I am so looking for the build to happen on this one. I have the DA runner up parts and some of the 1st DA as well. Mine is green!
03-28-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By 3speedslow

I chuckle when you quote a time reference for...

I chuckle when you quote a time reference for picking up a bike... wouldn’t 30 minutes put you on the other side of the country:innocent: ?

Nice looking frame! Are the HS cups painted as well?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By 3speedslow

All three of my Dahons have easily accomplished...

All three of my Dahons have easily accomplished that task. Early Helios, 2003 Mariner, 2014 Boardwalk.

My fitness level is very good. My Brompton for that distance and elevation is a no brained...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By 3speedslow

If it’s the right bike= Better chance of having a...

If it’s the right bike= Better chance of having a positive commuting experience. Don’t short change your purchase too much.

deciding to commute is the first great choice!
03-22-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,391
Posted By 3speedslow

Reynolds 631 butted tig welded threadless Campy...

Reynolds 631 butted tig welded threadless Campy 10 speed Veloce brifted 2017 Raleigh RA...

No stones coming from my direction!
...
03-20-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By 3speedslow

These will do just fine on my 89 Gazelle Formula...

These will do just fine on my 89 Gazelle Formula Race
...
03-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By 3speedslow

Are you sure about the seat tube sizes? Shame...

Are you sure about the seat tube sizes? Shame it’s not the 22” sized one I have. I could use the blue in my stable
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 313,284
Posted By 3speedslow

Kubelwagon! Oh, you were talking about...

Kubelwagon! Oh, you were talking about folders.... sorry!

Raleigh was the choice of who owned mine for several years till he let it go to me.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By 3speedslow

The trick I guess is to find the handle stem...

The trick I guess is to find the handle stem section long enough to match the 31.8 threadless stem requirements.
03-14-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By 3speedslow

Sugino set ...

Sugino set

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Rear drive side nut is extended for...
03-13-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By 3speedslow

Party at my house Garth! ...

Party at my house Garth!

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Only some got invited...
03-08-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 46,611
Posted By 3speedslow

Slowly working on this one, a 1988 F1...

Slowly working on this one, a 1988 F1 DiamondBack. Not a true BMX nor a true roadbike, just something in between. Made by a couple companies to try and kickstart a variation to the regular BMX races....
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 313,284
Posted By 3speedslow

Slow roll around my city this weekend recouping...

Slow roll around my city this weekend recouping from some post Covid sinus mess. Sunshine felt great with 50+ temps.

2016 Brompton lagoon blue black edition
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,955
Posted By 3speedslow

S... Marathon racer would be my recommendation.

S... Marathon racer would be my recommendation.
03-04-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By 3speedslow

Nope, itís in May. On the waiting list but my...

Nope, itís in May. On the waiting list but my divorce becomes final and I have a lot to take care of.:(

Maybe next year...
02-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,747
Posted By 3speedslow

That bike made me start to rust! Let us know how...

That bike made me start to rust! Let us know how it comes out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,281
Posted By 3speedslow

Tx! Brompton in the stable!! Sis was kind...

Tx!

Brompton in the stable!! Sis was kind enough to bring over the box so I could have something to do while I recouped.

It it was so well packed! Kudos to my buddy For a job well done!...
02-07-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,095
Posted By 3speedslow

The “Uncola” has my vote! Those sidewalls would...

The “Uncola” has my vote! Those sidewalls would look so right with my Brooks. Doesn’t hurt that the bike in mind is BRG also.
02-03-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 671,258
Posted By 3speedslow

Now that I am unattached, I need to get over to...

Now that I am unattached, I need to get over to Europe and compare notes with you! When this Covid ends...
02-02-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 671,258
Posted By 3speedslow

What?... Titanium sporks rule! ...

What?...

Titanium sporks rule!

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02-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By 3speedslow

I fixed up a Huffy Aero frame bike for a shop to...

I fixed up a Huffy Aero frame bike for a shop to sell. It never did.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 296,877
Posted By 3speedslow

Since we are writing about a Nano Mini Velo,...

Since we are writing about a Nano Mini Velo, which has no carrier block, a basket makes perfect sense.
01-31-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,900
Posted By 3speedslow

Some good stuff not usually seen showing up here!...

Some good stuff not usually seen showing up here!

geeteeiii

Nice looking track machine!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,432
Posted By 3speedslow

You are certainly busy this winter season!...

You are certainly busy this winter season! Enjoyed the read and bike model lesson.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By 3speedslow

I want those wheels!!

I want those wheels!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 296,877
Posted By 3speedslow

Close to bringing the frame in for its winter HS...

Close to bringing the frame in for its winter HS resize. Came up with a nice pair of titanium security skewers also for the build.

...
01-24-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By 3speedslow

+1 on the comfort mode of the SCR-5.

+1 on the comfort mode of the SCR-5.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,468
Posted By 3speedslow

Poster, awesome upgrades and great write up! What...

Poster, awesome upgrades and great write up! What country do you live in?

Also, Thanks for the vid! I could not figure the fold out!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By 3speedslow

No one has said it yet but dang Eric, you are one...

No one has said it yet but dang Eric, you are one lucky bugger to have a wife who is into all that! Fantastic!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,866
Posted By 3speedslow

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes, yes you did. It belongs to a good friend of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By 3speedslow

Interesting thread topic between cost, weight...

Interesting thread topic between cost, weight saving and usefulness of a Brompton. Tricky balancing act and one I am curious to follow. I found this chart from a previous thread which might give some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By 3speedslow

Cool read! Bottom line... The more cyclist, the...

Cool read! Bottom line... The more cyclist, the better!

My poor 79í R20 is languishing at my house waiting for me to jump into a aluminium rim change.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will...

Sometimes if the chain has a stiff link, it will cause a sound as it travels through the sprockets. My first quess!

Welcome to BF folders sub thread!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,639
Posted By 3speedslow

Not familiar with these models but those that can...

Not familiar with these models but those that can walk into a LBS where they live and see these folders are lucky buggers! Certainly not in my area!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks for posting. Many folders used that...

Thanks for posting. Many folders used that generic frame shape. It reminds me of my first folder, a early 70ís Italian number.

I was bike racing around K-town near where your family was stationed...
01-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,654
Posted By 3speedslow

Japanese Steel.

Japanese Steel.
01-14-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,157
Posted By 3speedslow

“Privileged few”. Please stop the derogatory name...

“Privileged few”. Please stop the derogatory name calling. I certainly would not be able to afford it nor buy it but I don’t see the need to label those that do with an insult.
01-13-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By 3speedslow

I will miss him here. Do you know if anyone else...

I will miss him here. Do you know if anyone else got spanked?
01-10-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By 3speedslow

Showing? Well okay! ...

Showing? Well okay!

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96í in inkwell blue.
01-08-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,727
Posted By 3speedslow

No body is selling white mud guards anymore! Bugs...

No body is selling white mud guards anymore! Bugs me greatly!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,281
Posted By 3speedslow

My First Brompton.

Hello all!,

I have a 2016 M2L coming soon and wanted to do a place holder thread for showing it and asking questions. It came off of CL here in NC. The original owner bought it in Brooklyn at...
01-03-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,189
Posted By 3speedslow

Iím sure I have posted this one before but itís...

Iím sure I have posted this one before but itís become a little less dressed up and now rolls as a winter delivery bike.

My motorbacon.
...
01-03-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By 3speedslow

I have one and itís quite appropriate for an...

I have one and itís quite appropriate for an older Japanese bike. In a pinch it can pass for a REG bottle cage. I agree, it needs a spring before the sale.

...
12-26-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,243
Posted By 3speedslow

Why remove material when you can just use one or...

Why remove material when you can just use one or two of the grip washers supplied by the manufacturer to bring it out from the head set?
12-25-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By 3speedslow

Not a bad heft for a 25” frame. I look for those...

Not a bad heft for a 25” frame. I look for those 575 tubing frames as well. Would love another Marathon in that tubing! It makes a great SS/FG.
12-20-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By 3speedslow

Which would be more painful to watch, the...

Which would be more painful to watch, the Breaking Away spin off TV show or the Quicksilver bike messenger TV spin off?
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