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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,352
Posted By rishardh

I understand your dilemma. There are certain...

I understand your dilemma. There are certain bikes I would not alter, especially if it's an older bike. In this case if you really like how it rides I would go for it and call it a Tern Verge S11i-E...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,352
Posted By rishardh

If you are going to take a hit selling it as it...

If you are going to take a hit selling it as it is now might as well remove the parts to make it work for traveling and if you don't like it build it up again and put it on craigslist and get a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By rishardh

Nice, red cables is a nice touch....

Nice, red cables is a nice touch. Congratulations! Let us know what you think.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-18-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By rishardh

S Bar owner here and I looked into this not too...

S Bar owner here and I looked into this not too long ago. The short answer is it depends on the shape of the bar ends and the width of your handlebar. If your handlebar is around 48cm wide then the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By rishardh

Helium in tires will make your bike float over...

Helium in tires will make your bike float over the ruff stuff :lol: I am kidding of course. I ask my wife to walk if it's too sketchy because if she falls I will not hear the end of it plus she will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By rishardh

I will be upgrading mine too. The plus Q Factor...

I will be upgrading mine too. The plus Q Factor of the Brompton left pedal bugs me to no end. I had my eyes set on a removable MKS Touring Lite Ezy Superior but them came across a folding type MKS...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-04-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 197,961
Posted By rishardh

Beautiful pic. If not for the bike and trees the...

Beautiful pic. If not for the bike and trees the left and right look like mirror images. Nicely done :thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By rishardh

That's a nice looking bike. I have been...

That's a nice looking bike. I have been researching pedals too and am thinking of the MKS Ezy Suoperior pedals. A bit pricey but everyone seem to like them and they last a long time. They are not the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By rishardh

That's an interesting thought. I am lazy and will...

That's an interesting thought. I am lazy and will wash my bikes only if I have to but if a bike is caked in mud it has to get a wash. Won't wiping away dirt with a dry flannel or brush scratch the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By rishardh

Some very good tips. Thanks! I've got a Park...

Some very good tips. Thanks! I've got a Park Tool gear clean brush for the greasy parts. I think I bought it over 10 years ago and still use it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By rishardh

I would get the clip just to have a peace of...

I would get the clip just to have a peace of mind. It has already tried to fold under you once and you will be thinking of that every time you have to brake hard. They are fairly inexpensive and no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By rishardh

Good tip. Thanks! Is it just the cable entry...

Good tip. Thanks! Is it just the cable entry hole?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By rishardh

Thank You! I like it so much that I got another...

Thank You! I like it so much that I got another on the way for my wife.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By rishardh

How to wash a folder

This is a rhetorical questions I guess. A bike is a bike, right? Bubble it with dish detergent, rinse and wipe it down. Anything else you guys or gals do?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By rishardh

In your case I don't think it will be an issue...

In your case I don't think it will be an issue but if there is too much slack the cables dangles a bit too far under the main tube and can drift towards your right pedal when riding. That's one thing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By rishardh

I took some pics to show how my cables are when...

I took some pics to show how my cables are when folded. Even though it looks like the front brake cable is hooked on the derailleur it comes off cleanly when unfolding. Can't remember if it was the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-21-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By rishardh

Sorry to hear about the crash. Hope you and the...

Sorry to hear about the crash. Hope you and the bike are doing well now. I've got the 2017 shifters and they are very nice. I went from M to S bars and did not shorten the cable. There is a little...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-18, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,634
Posted By rishardh

Meow-nificent!

Meow-nificent!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By rishardh

Get well soon fitlerbend. Glad you were wearing a...

Get well soon fitlerbend. Glad you were wearing a helmet.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,417
Posted By rishardh

Merckx Corsa Zero Uno - Perfection! But does not...

Merckx Corsa Zero Uno - Perfection! But does not want to fold.Sorry, wrong place to post this but I love it so much I give it praise whenever I can :giver:
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,417
Posted By rishardh

I try :) ... cheers :beer:

I try :) ... cheers :beer:
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,417
Posted By rishardh

My Brompton S6L - Not enough cup holders. Wait,...

My Brompton S6L - Not enough cup holders. Wait, there aren't any. For the price I paid I think I should have got at least 5. Wish it was whisper quiet. The internal hub makes a tickity tick sound....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 197,961
Posted By rishardh

Yeah, one perk of my job is riding to work on...

Yeah, one perk of my job is riding to work on well maintained trails. At least 75% of the ride, the rest are neighborhoods, sidewalks, parking lots... still better than driving and the best parts of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 197,961
Posted By rishardh

Took some pics on my way to work today. ...

Took some pics on my way to work today.

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By rishardh

I am new to folding bikes too but I have been...

I am new to folding bikes too but I have been riding big bikes for a while and work on them. From a gearing tech perspective I would spend a tad more and go with a 8 speed bike because the hubs that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By rishardh

Make sure not to over tighten the inner big one...

Make sure not to over tighten the inner big one to avoid crushing the headset bearings.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Thanks and that's a beautiful pic that captures...

Thanks and that's a beautiful pic that captures how it looks. I tried but could not get a pic to do it justice. Congrats to you too :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,102
Posted By rishardh

Nicely done. Did you weigh it before you stripped...

Nicely done. Did you weigh it before you stripped it?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,268
Posted By rishardh

Very nice... and it comes with a bottle cage too...

Very nice... and it comes with a bottle cage too :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Neat setup. I might do something like this once I...

Neat setup. I might do something like this once I have ridden and have a feel for what I need. Mine will be for touring and commuting.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-05-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Thanks berlinonaut. That's an option I never...

Thanks berlinonaut. That's an option I never thought of but dislike dismounting to shift. If I get stronger I might go with the 2 speed and and do a double chain ring setup for lazy days / feel good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By rishardh

My vote is for MKS Ezy too. I might do this...

My vote is for MKS Ezy too. I might do this upgrade at some point to help with the q factor.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-18, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By rishardh

That's a very good result for someone unprepared....

That's a very good result for someone unprepared. Shoot for the top 5 next time. Anything can happen once you are in the mix for the win.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

From what I have been told a light weight...

From what I have been told a light weight Brompton will be felt only when carrying the bike. Due to the small wheel size and how fast they spin bike weight is not a factor when riding.Good to note...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

'Greasy finger shifting'... lol. Brilliant! Good...

'Greasy finger shifting'... lol. Brilliant! Good option for 2 speeders. Don't like the idea you have to stop to shift though but it's a good bail out option. A 'Brompton Granny' haha.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Some very good ideas. Thanks! I am building this...

Some very good ideas. Thanks! I am building this bike with weight not being a factor but still want to keep it around or under 30lbs. I am already thinking of a Brompton for my wife and will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By rishardh

Did you win? What model were you riding? Stock or...

Did you win? What model were you riding? Stock or modified?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By rishardh

Btw, congrats on your first BWC participation. I...

Btw, congrats on your first BWC participation. I have seem some on youtube and it looks like a lot of fun.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By rishardh

I am new to Brompton too. I believe that is to...

I am new to Brompton too. I believe that is to attach a cable fender disk if you dont have mudguards to prevent the cable from running into the tires I guess. I had the same question and that is what...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 12:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Converted the M to S type flat bars tonight. Once...

Converted the M to S type flat bars tonight. Once I cut the new bars to 52cm it took less than 15 mins to do the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 12:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

When I started looking for a folding bike speed...

When I started looking for a folding bike speed and being lightweight were top criterias. Almost bought a Dahon Mu 10SL from Thor (sorry Thor). Gave it more thought and realized I got other bikes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

I wish I could have test ridden like you did....

I wish I could have test ridden like you did. That would have been ideal. The closest dealer is about 3 hours away. I had to go with measurements given, reviews and pics and was still nervous until I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,992
Posted By rishardh

Got the folding basket today. My original plan...

Got the folding basket today. My original plan was to keep the backpack upright in the basket but noticed ample space on both sides which is good if you have the side pockets loaded with Nalgee...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Close ups of the black lacquer finish. ...

Close ups of the black lacquer finish.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Those are their retired tools I've got. Yes, the...

Those are their retired tools I've got. Yes, the wingman is also one my favorites due to the big scissors.Your thumbstud sounds like a neat idea.My EDC is a Juice S2 also due to scissors. Having a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Pics this morning. ...

Pics this morning.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Searched for upsweep habdlebars logic and found...

Searched for upsweep habdlebars logic and found this...
"Hold a pencil in each fist, then hold your arms out in front of you as if you are riding. Bend your elbows out. My pencils point a vector...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

Thanks for the tips. Never thought of the seat...

Thanks for the tips. Never thought of the seat tube. How do you access it? Pull out the top section of the telescoping seatpost?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,558
Posted By rishardh

This pic is for you :) ...

This pic is for you :)

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By rishardh

Looking at the Brompton fork shape I think it is...

Looking at the Brompton fork shape I think it is designed to flex a little to soak in the bumps. This will not be ideal for disk brakes as the caliper will rub the rotor even if you manage to...
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