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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By zebede

A couple of years before the societal reset.

A couple of years before the societal reset.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,362
Posted By zebede

I purchased a used Tikit from the second owner...

I purchased a used Tikit from the second owner (making me the third).

I live cross continent from Bike Friday, a replacement stem was shipped at no cost.

I installed it myself with help from...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By zebede

Nice Bike

Congratulations! Nice Bike!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By zebede

Let me guess (to generate some postings)...

Let me guess (to generate some postings) Question: Does the manufactures name begin with the letter C? yes or no?
01-05-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By zebede

I imagine there are others besides this: ...

I imagine there are others besides this:

https://www.velofuze.com/Thru_Axle/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc34vhF80Rw (https://www.velofuze.com/Thru_Axle/)
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-26-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By zebede

Free Moultons OH MY! and the lucky winner...

Free Moultons OH MY!


and the lucky winner IS?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By zebede

Very Nice! Congrats on your score!

Very Nice!
Congrats on your score!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By zebede

If the seat posts are the same diameter and the...

If the seat posts are the same diameter and the plastic shim is in good condition, I personally would not feel a need to replace it, since it is largely not-seen.

As far as tires, I think you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By zebede

Here is the MKS style removable pedal holder I...

Here is the MKS style removable pedal holder I mounted on a Brompton I recently sold. The holder did come with an insert washer so that it could be mounted on a smaller diameter bolt (5 mm?)

It...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By zebede

Welcome, look forward to seeing and hearing of...

Welcome, look forward to seeing and hearing of your progress. The Helios is a nice bike and worthy of restoration.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By zebede

This video shows an alternative means of applying...

This video shows an alternative means of applying preload to the system with out the special tool.

I think it would be relatively easy to fabricate your own tool with threaded rod two nuts and two...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By zebede

I learned along time ago that plastic "latch"...

I learned along time ago that plastic "latch" will rip right thru the big TIKIT decal and the mast arm stem must be folded with attention.
Bike Friday used to sell the TIKIIT decal, I assumed for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,768
Posted By zebede

https://www.bodenschatz-parts.com/en/special-spare...

https://www.bodenschatz-parts.com/en/special-spare-parts/sram-shift-pins/
OR
...
09-22-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By zebede

People who plan and research (such as you have...

People who plan and research (such as you have done) have a higher rate of mission success.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By zebede

Agreed they are nice tires, and an excellent...

Agreed they are nice tires, and an excellent recommendation IMO, but I could not find them in 451 .
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By zebede

https://www.modernbike.com/451-20-inch-tires ...

https://www.modernbike.com/451-20-inch-tires

There are 37 tires listed with a BCD of 451 . Widths up to 1.75 inches

Take your pick. or not
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By zebede

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1007x1090/image_c38121a85df2cbd803d8039b852ab8dab9e61bd9.png
08-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By zebede

Yesterday after getting caught in downpour on the...

Yesterday after getting caught in downpour on the way home.

1. Gently hose off bike to rinse away grit.
2. Wiped off seat
3. Let bike sit overnight in front of a fan in a dry garage.
4. relube...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 336,188
Posted By zebede

https://sarasota.craigslist.org/bik/d/bradenton-br...

https://sarasota.craigslist.org/bik/d/bradenton-brompton-titanium-superlight/7355368444.html...
07-22-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By zebede

This web site gives you the diameter of the...

This web site gives you the diameter of the cassette based on tooth count : https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/pages/chainring-diameter-by-tooth-count

Search for a "spoke protector" with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 336,188
Posted By zebede

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bop/d/essex-junctio...

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bop/d/essex-junction-free-folding-bike/7352369439.html
...
05-04-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By zebede

The BFs venerable guru Mr. Stewart gives us...

The BFs venerable guru Mr. Stewart gives us priceless insight.

I looked up your Worksman Newsboy and I gather it is a bicycle not a Tricycle?

Do you have the new 3 speed rear wheel with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By zebede

Ones persons trash is another persons treasure. ...

Ones persons trash is another persons treasure.

I used to sell Dahon Parts to a guy in Philly who collected these stainless ones, At that time he had almost 50. But he was also trying to be the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By zebede

Is it this model? These are collectable. ...

Is it this model?

These are collectable.

https://www.togoparts.com/marketplace/ad-details/1038948/for-sale-very-rare-dahon-classic-mark-ii-stainless-steel-folding-bike
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By zebede

post some pictures, Is it stainless steel?

post some pictures,

Is it stainless steel?
04-23-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By zebede

I have had both (Topeaks and Zefals). As stated...

I have had both (Topeaks and Zefals). As stated above one of the more important thing is to keep water and dirt out when not in use.
Zefals come with a little cap that covers the head.
When I had...
04-15-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,351
Posted By zebede

Pretty Lil Birdy, just needs someone to love her....

Pretty Lil Birdy, just needs someone to love her.
Attractively priced, in my opinion.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By zebede

Don't buy it on the assumption that the Dahon...

Don't buy it on the assumption that the Dahon aftermarket parts will fit the KHS. Confirm. The Dahon Speed variants I am familiar with use an internally threaded headset and threadless stem.

As...
03-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By zebede

That looks like a Brompton Titanium Fork. It...

That looks like a Brompton Titanium Fork. It appears that the welds used for the add on disc brake have cracked.
You say Picture from the web, I hope they are explaining what they did wrong and are...
03-16-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 532,555
Posted By zebede

This Utility Bike and the front end is very...

This Utility Bike and the front end is very impressive.
Nice work.

Is this front end available as a kit?

Did you design and build this yourself?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By zebede

The Big Apples come stock on several Dahons and...

The Big Apples come stock on several Dahons and are an excellent choice and that would be my inclination for replacement, Though I didn't know Schwalbe did the Marathon Plus in that size.
01-30-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By zebede

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjYoNL4g5Vg
01-30-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By zebede

Pictures from O.P. Album

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_3088_98ec5a8d8c0c48e9684e79cc1c0341d7f5fc8673_dc3e5acaa21a5121e6efdd5ac5cc228fe30d3f5c.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By zebede

Do you know how to inspect a bike for damage or...

Do you know how to inspect a bike for damage or wear? Do you know your repair capabilities?

I think used bicycles are fantastic opportunity to own the top shelf products at affordable prices.
...
01-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By zebede

Another one bites the dust

Another One Bites The Dust!
12-25-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 139,104
Posted By zebede

I was corrected and "clarified" just the other...

I was corrected and "clarified" just the other day on a 10 year old thread. These threads that still come up in searches can be updated, corrected, clarified with technical information. Whether a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By zebede

Tern 26"

Tern has some 26" Tire folders: Tern Eclipse D 16 (http://www.thorusa.com/tern/eclipsed16.htm)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By zebede

Its been a while, the fork most likely was from...

Its been a while, the fork most likely was from Niagara. It was a traditional external threaded fork tube. The Dahon Ciao and some other Dahons use a proprietary system similar to a threadless...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By zebede

Buy a BMX fork and install. This Ciao was...

Buy a BMX fork and install. This Ciao was rescued by this method. Its long gone from my fleet....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-10-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,829
Posted By zebede

An after market carrier block might be less of an...

An after market carrier block might be less of an obstruction.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1005x1005/clipboard01_27b6adc19ae90d09ae9951bdc115a748d5978eb0.png
10-25-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By zebede

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
10-12-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
$?
Views: 712
Posted By zebede

Check E-bay ...

Check E-bay

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l2632&_nkw=chainring+bash+guard&_sacat=7294
...
10-11-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By zebede

Sounds like very tight fit. But there is only one...

Sounds like very tight fit. But there is only one for sure way to tell is to (try) install the fenders.

After install your tire/fender clearance will be even less than what you measured. If your...
10-11-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By zebede

In certain limited circumstances, It could be a...

In certain limited circumstances, It could be a worthy project. If budget is limited and access to used parts is readily available and time is available. If my choices were no bike and your refined...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By zebede

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to...

IMO the best way to reduce flats is to upgrade to quality tires.
10-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By zebede

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/freehub-...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/freehub-service
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,886
Posted By zebede

Oh yes the Speed Pro TT, I remember it well....

Oh yes the Speed Pro TT, I remember it well. Dahon has subsequently come out with new fast folders, but they never caught my fancy as the Speed Pro TT did. Its always been on my list.
09-30-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By zebede

IMO - I have used sealants in seldom used...

IMO

- I have used sealants in seldom used ridden bikes that have lower pressure tires (wifes cruiser). I think they can have there use in these cases. I still make sure she has a spare tube etc......
09-27-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By zebede

See if you can remove a rubber boot on the...

See if you can remove a rubber boot on the non-drive side to access the cone locknut and then the cone to loosen the wheel bearings.

Concerning the worn axle...since you haven't disassembled the...
09-27-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By zebede

Measure shell width (probably 68mm), measure axle...

Measure shell width (probably 68mm), measure axle length and offsets, order modern version with those numbers...
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