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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,688
Posted By Schwinnsta

I have recently become convinced that the...

I have recently become convinced that the twitchiness of the Brompton is mostly from its low trail. So it's a trade-off for its good handling.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Schwinnsta

I know that, but the problem with is that they...

I know that, but the problem with is that they still don't ride well enough due to their smaller diameter. The last two times I made a trip over the handlebars was aboard my Brompton due to a pothole...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By Axeman88

One of the articles states that crossing on foot...

One of the articles states that crossing on foot at one border crossing is illegal, and describes a pile of discarded bicycles, perhaps suggesting that "on bicycle" may be similarly prohibited. A...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Schwinnsta

A few things you should know about folding bikes...

A few things you should know about folding bikes - Manufactures inflate their height capacity by just considering the height of the seat to the pedal. They do not consider your physical ability to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-20-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By tds101

Whenever I rode my minivelo, the same as with my...

Whenever I rode my minivelo, the same as with my folding bikes, I've always had people interested in them. The question I almost always got was "where can I get one for myself?". The problem had...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-19-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By jfouellette

For the US (l’ll include Canada, that small...

For the US (l’ll include Canada, that small country up North) there is not much of a choice for small wheels. This market is small compared to Asia and the EU. There is not a lot of opportunity for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-19-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By Ron Damon

No comment.

No comment.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 380,810
Posted By SteveKB

My new ZiZZO Liberté's first quick test ride...

My new ZiZZO Liberté's first quick test ride after some mods & adjustments along the river Friday evening.

Mods done: Schwalbe Marathon Plus 20x1.75 tires, new handlebars, grips, mirror & bell,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By joey buzzard

Looks attractive. Nice matte black finish.

Looks attractive. Nice matte black finish.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By motochick

No farting while riding, he can, and does, do...

No farting while riding, he can, and does, do that when we stop. LOL
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,567
Posted By Joe Remi

I see we're back to the trolling from this "Ron...

I see we're back to the trolling from this "Ron Damon" person. The mods should ban this dude before he ruins the Folding Bike forum again.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 380,810
Posted By joey buzzard

Xootie's day out at the races. Vuelta a España...

Xootie's day out at the races.
Vuelta a España 2022
Stage 15
Sierra Nevada Mountains....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-04-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By 2_i

Your experience must come from the folding bikes...

Your experience must come from the folding bikes with a midframe hinge. The folding alone on Bromton requires taking off about 15T of slack, before you turn to any slack from differences in cog size....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-02-22, 08:18 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 380,810
Posted By GeezyRider

That is great news! I hope it didn't suffer much...

That is great news! I hope it didn't suffer much damage in the hands of the thief.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 380,810
Posted By vaultbrad

Bikes on bikes on bikes. Great recovery.

Bikes on bikes on bikes. Great recovery.
08-30-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By jon c.

glad you got it back

glad you got it back
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 380,810
Posted By Schwinnsta

Wow! Great news.

Wow! Great news.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,866
Posted By Jipe

Seems to be two problems with Vello+. The...

Seems to be two problems with Vello+.

The lack of after sale support of the seller VelloBike (can't really call VolloBile the manufacturer since they only assemble the Bike, all parts including...
08-03-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 605
Posted By Tammynovice

i think it was just me not understanding how...

i think it was just me not understanding how bikes work i didnt know the pedals would not move forward without the back tyre up so i thought it was stiff, this is the first bike ive had so im just...
08-03-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 605
Posted By rm -rf

no. Not everyone is good at mechanical things....

no.
Not everyone is good at mechanical things. Standing next to the bike, trying to spin the crank forward with both wheels on the ground, the crank won't spin forward, but will go backward, just...
08-02-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

One rarely anticipated issue with swapping rear...

One rarely anticipated issue with swapping rear ders on a 20" wheel is the tension pulley to ground clearance can become less than ideal... Andy
08-02-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By 70sSanO

This is the part that gets confusing, especially...

This is the part that gets confusing, especially with flat bar shifters.

For many years Shimano index “rear derailleurs” had a standard ratio for both mtb and road. For 10 speed mtb Shimano went...
08-02-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By alcjphil

You have to match the shifter to the derailleur....

You have to match the shifter to the derailleur. A 10 speed mountain bike shifter will not work with any 10 speed road derailleur. The cassette is not the important part of the puzzle
08-02-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

First you have to see if the freehub body is long...

First you have to see if the freehub body is long enough to fit the 10 cog cassette. This is best done by an actual measurement and not relying on some spec chart found on line. If you can't remove...
07-31-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By DiabloScott

Agreed, except that lots of beginners only THINK...

Agreed, except that lots of beginners only THINK they want a suspension fork because their bike is uncomfortable and they think that's what they need, then they get a bike with a suspension fork and...
07-14-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By alcjphil

Excellent analysis. It took me almost 40 years to...

Excellent analysis. It took me almost 40 years to discover all this
I am a slow learner
04-12-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Radsboy

Just gave up my car

Hi folks, new member here: 1st post.

I'm 73 and live in a small town in Maine, pop. 6,000+. I'm retired, living on a very small Social Security benefit, and really very comfortable. But: my old...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-26-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,226
Posted By tds101

I wouldn't recommend storing any bike on a NYC...

I wouldn't recommend storing any bike on a NYC balcony, especially a folder. I know most NYC micro apt dwellers do it, but it will destroy the bike. The folding mechs will be constantly exposed to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-20-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,226
Posted By Bonzo Banana

Thats a great price for a fairly high spec...

Thats a great price for a fairly high spec folding bike. I've seen people pay much more to get a much worse folding bike than that. The frame is 6066 aluminium which might point to the real...
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