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05-07-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 348,315
Posted By jfouellette

Peewee Herman. Is this before or after going to...

Peewee Herman. Is this before or after going to the movies and enjoying himself?🤣
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By jfouellette

I m curious. I have plastic fenders on my folder...

I m curious. I have plastic fenders on my folder and other bikes. What are the advantages of using metal fenders on a folding bicycle? I agree they look better but what else?
04-17-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By jfouellette

Be careful using courrier service when shipping...

Be careful using courrier service when shipping from the US to Canada. They add on multiple fees that sometimes are not needed. USPS is a good option and safe. I donít buy often from US vendors...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-02-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By jfouellette

Hi, Going to an e-assist mod may require some...

Hi, Going to an e-assist mod may require some work.

Bike friday does have this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZlJCfmdGD0
03-29-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,012
Posted By jfouellette

Nice build. Interesting front suspension. If...

Nice build. Interesting front suspension. If Batman had a bike, this could be it:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By jfouellette

Here is mine ...

Here is mine
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a6e85681_473a_45e2_95ea_8de0b139e017_e9ae5ef89bee6626575bb1b51aeada9d152f7843.jpeg
03-20-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 72,853
Posted By jfouellette

I think the use of the term ę women s bike Ľ...

I think the use of the term ę women s bike Ľ today , is more of a marketing term specifically in tíhe anglo saxon world.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

Final update

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The bike is finished. Short cage Shimano 105 seven...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 337,770
Posted By jfouellette

Mercer Nano minivelo is back

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/nano.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

I'll get this done soon. answer: 25-26 lbs

I'll get this done soon.

answer: 25-26 lbs
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

Another update. Cables installed, the...

Another update.

Cables installed, the derailleur needs adjustments which is a challenge. I ll maybe take it to the LBS. Summer tires next.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,081
Posted By jfouellette

Derailled by a troll?

Derailled by a troll?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,081
Posted By jfouellette

You started a good thread that got derailled. If...

You started a good thread that got derailled. If people want to make a point about the country of origin of a bike. They can open a new thread. BTW there are custom made bike manufacturers around....
03-09-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,577
Posted By jfouellette

Jeremy Adams, 76, tries out the Islabikes Joni:...

Jeremy Adams, 76, tries out the Islabikes Joni: ‘I can’t remember enjoying a bicycle so much.’Photograph: Shelly Morris/The GuardianIslabikes
...
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By jfouellette

A new bike for smaller riders

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2022/mar/08/you-cant-just-lop-bits-off-uk-firm-debuts-bike-for-people-with-dwarfismYou canít just lop bits off the bikeí: UK firm debuts bicycle for people...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,081
Posted By jfouellette

And a shorter version for us vertically...

And a shorter version for us vertically challenged people 😊
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,081
Posted By jfouellette

This Swift bike looks interesting but...

This Swift bike looks interesting but unfortunately it s no longer made. Looking for a used one is the next option which is not very practical for someone looking to buy a folding bike. Another...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By jfouellette

You can also buy a frame and build it yourself...

You can also buy a frame and build it yourself with light weight components.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By jfouellette

Looks like the stem does. Yes, it uses a lock jaw...

Looks like the stem does. Yes, it uses a lock jaw

https://bikerumor.com/double-take-the-clinch-d10-folds-up-with-dahons-slick-lockjaw-hinge/

The Clinch D10’s high performance setup and slick...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By jfouellette

Available in Canada and US?

Available in Canada and US?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,081
Posted By jfouellette

You can look at these ...

You can look at these

https://www.ascent-bikes.com/mini-velo

https://www.birdybicycle.com/pages/about-birdy
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

Update: Handlebar, brake levers, front brakes,...

Update: Handlebar, brake levers, front brakes, mudguards, derailleur, chain, shifter housing, saddle. NExt will be adjusting the derailleur since I have a one speed bike for now. Brake housing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

Update: Took the bike to the LBS to install the...

Update: Took the bike to the LBS to install the bottom bracket and the headset cups. I don t have the tools for this. Received the carbon seat post. New v brakes in the rear. Installed the fork and...
02-25-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 877
Posted By jfouellette

The only thing between you,your bike and the road...

The only thing between you,your bike and the road , is your two tires and a patch of 2cm rubber. Don’t go cheap on tires. Go for safety and peace of mind IMHO.
02-21-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By jfouellette

I downloaded the book. Very interesting as he...

I downloaded the book. Very interesting as he also describes the discrimination he faced.

From the Montreal Bicycle Club web page:

The races at Queens park were held before a capacity audience...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

The bicycle frame arrived within two weeks. That...

The bicycle frame arrived within two weeks. That was faster than I expected. China to MONTREAL. Packaging was very good. It protected the frame. I wonder if thereís a link between the Silverock box...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jfouellette

Thanks and nice British roadster in the...

Thanks

and nice British roadster in the background
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

Lol ...

Lol
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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,474
Posted By jfouellette

New folding bike build

I decided that building a new folding bike is my next project. So, I ordered an apple green Fnhon Blast aluminium frame. Is the colour ugly? Hopefully it will turn away thieves and make it high viz...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jfouellette

Should I replace my wheels on my Dahon Speed?

I have an old 2007 Dahon Speed with its original 20 Inch wheels. Iím wondering if replacing them would be of any benefit. Would the new wheels be smoother, lighter, freehub with cassette etc? If so,...
01-31-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By jfouellette

Ice bicycling anyone

This looks like fun and a way keep riding

https://cyclingtips.com/2021/01/ice-biking-your-new-winter-sport/
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-27-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By jfouellette

You can also post your question in the Bicycle...

You can also post your question in the Bicycle mechanic section. You could get more answers.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By jfouellette

Cannondale Hooligan Bicycle on ebay

Saw this on ebay today.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By jfouellette

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

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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By jfouellette

Have you looked at Litepro brand? I just replaced...

Have you looked at Litepro brand? I just replaced my Dahon crankset to a Litepro (square bracket).
01-22-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By jfouellette

Why? It s winter and -20c outside🥶 I have the...

Why? It s winter and -20c outside🥶 I have the time to be home mechanic🚴😀

On the other hand I can service the bearings on the front wheel. It could be easier than working on a derailleur.
01-22-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By jfouellette

My cassette (freehub) is a 11-28 so it should...

My cassette (freehub) is a 11-28 so it should work.

Thanks
01-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By jfouellette

Should I replace the Shimano Altus with a 105?

I have an old small cage RD 105 RD1055 , 7 speed I think. Can and should I replace the Acera on my 7 speed cassette? The FD is a 105.The shifter is a combo brake shifter. Should I go with a friction...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By jfouellette

Confirmation of Dahon Speed vs Tern Link wheelbase

Hello,

Iím looking for this info and only found an article about the Tern Link stating its 99 cm. Is this correct? I measure my Dahon Speed at 104 cm which makes the Tern 2 inches shorter.

I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By jfouellette

Hi everyone, Winter means replacing parts on...

Hi everyone,

Winter means replacing parts on my used Dahon Speed (2007). This time I replaced the brake pads, the brake handles,...
01-21-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,141
Posted By jfouellette

I don t agree this is true all the time. In urban...

I don t agree this is true all the time. In urban environments, you need to quickly be able put your feet toes on the ground such as red lights, stop signs etc. Getting off on the saddle is not...
01-18-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,434
Posted By jfouellette

Canada is a quiet place 😀

Canada is a quiet place 😀
01-16-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,408
Posted By jfouellette

https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/...

https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/8d16-ecs-specs-dcm-design-criteria-sewers-watermains-Jan2021.pdf
01-16-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,434
Posted By jfouellette

Our laws make wearing a helmet mandatory but are...

Our laws make wearing a helmet mandatory but are not strictly enforced. You can’t wear earphones, earbuds or use you phone while bicycling.
01-15-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,321
Posted By jfouellette

A Concord horn will get peoples attention. It...

A Concord horn will get peoples attention. It does look strange on a carbon wonderbike though😀
...
01-09-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,202
Posted By jfouellette

This is from my buddy's shop across town, but I...

This is from my buddy's shop across town, but I see this bike in the wild all the time. The owner insists that this setup is fine. He's got another "more aero" bike, but I'll save that for another...
01-07-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,202
Posted By jfouellette

I don't understand why someone would remove a...

I don't understand why someone would remove a safety device from a bicycle. Reflectors add conspicuity to the bikes and cyclists. Maybe a testosterone behavior. "reflectors are for whimps" or "real...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-04-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,866
Posted By jfouellette

You can turn them around If you have a short reach

You can turn them around If you have a short reach
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-04-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,866
Posted By jfouellette

LOL. Vertically challenged EU/NAmericans do exist.

LOL. Vertically challenged EU/NAmericans do exist.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-03-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,163
Posted By jfouellette

Agreed, in the absence of mandatory use of test...

Agreed, in the absence of mandatory use of test methods, the producer can use a test method internally as a way to measure performance. I don t think not doing a test is a way to avoid liability. I m...
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