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07-22-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks, I have a few kinks to work out, but just...

Thanks, I have a few kinks to work out, but just haven't messed with it in a while.
07-15-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

I don't know where the pictures went. ...

I don't know where the pictures went.

https://s15.postimg.cc/6hcbqouwr/IMG_20171211_163810800.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/7wdwfevzr/)
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,255
Posted By Hickory n steel

My bike is an '87-ish dayon stowaway. ...

My bike is an '87-ish dayon stowaway.
https://s31.postimg.cc/9rxy1n26z/IMG_20180217_163048608_HDR.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/jchkoiriv/)
I have since put a different seat on it, but other than...
04-06-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Hickory n steel

I reused one a couple times, but ive got them...

I reused one a couple times, but ive got them written down in case I need to know one.
I've got everything on auto sign in , so I only need to remember stuff every once in a while.

I would've...
04-06-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks, I went ahead and joined another forum...

Thanks, I went ahead and joined another forum specifically for motorized bicycles.
Now that makes 5 forums I'm joined now.
04-06-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Hickory n steel

So these are considered a moped and don't get...

So these are considered a moped and don't get disgussed on this forum ?
04-06-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Hickory n steel

Yes I am talking about gasoline powered motorized...

Yes I am talking about gasoline powered motorized bikes.
The kind where one buys a kit with gas engine and everything else needed which you mount to your bike.

Do these not get discussed on this...
04-06-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Hickory n steel

I know nothing about motorized bicycles.

I thought there was a section for motorized bikes but cannot find it, so I'm sorry if this is the wrong section for this.

Anyways tomorrow I'll be picking up one complete and one supposedly all...
03-26-18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,657
Posted By Hickory n steel

My dad did this when I was a kid with parts he...

My dad did this when I was a kid with parts he found at the local dried up " Creek "/ unofficial dumping area.
If I remember right he actually put screws in it, but he sold it to a neighbor friend a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,126
Posted By Hickory n steel

Real nice, and definitely on great shape. I...

Real nice, and definitely on great shape.

I wish mine was so nice, but I ain't got nothin' new and shiny so it would be out of place.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Oh my channellock ****s are nice and sharp, sharp...

Oh my channellock ****s are nice and sharp, sharp enough to cut string actually so they'll work just fine.
And I've got a few good scratch awls I could use to clean up the end.
In general I try not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hickory n steel

Maybe see if you can soak it in some evaporust or...

Maybe see if you can soak it in some evaporust or clr you can get the ball detents freed up.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

I'll try as suggested. Btw I don't check the...

I'll try as suggested.

Btw I don't check the forum every day, so I personally like getting the email notification though I can see why some might not so I stopped quoting him.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-18, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,126
Posted By Hickory n steel

How about an '87-'90 stowaway , is that classic...

How about an '87-'90 stowaway , is that classic enough?
https://s6.postimg.org/qxyoy04z5/IMG_20180217_163048608_HDR.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/xbns199v1/)
It's not in the greatest condition,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-18, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hickory n steel

Ok, so you're talking about this ? ...

Ok, so you're talking about this ?
https://s6.postimg.org/n1ld1lzap/IMG_20180217_163101766.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/nr45dyzu5/)
My bike is an '87-'90.

Mine uses a ball detent system...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hickory n steel

Does it look like the part seen here where the...

Does it look like the part seen here where the bike folds ?
https://s6.postimg.org/rvdsr41pt/IMG_20180217_101942827.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Alright, thanks.

Alright, thanks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Ok thank you. Now I think I would need to...

Ok thank you.
Now I think I would need to determine the proper length, I have downloaded the 1987 Dahon manual so I'll look to see if it has any of this stuff in it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

But would they actually be the right length for...

But would they actually be the right length for this bike ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-18, 12:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

I got it all back together and while the...

I got it all back together and while the derailleur is moving more easily now it's shifting hasn't improved.
Some WD-40 and some use may get things freed up some more and working better.
If not it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

I didn't trim the cable, but the housing which...

I didn't trim the cable, but the housing which it's messed up end wasn't moving easily through.
I don't know what kind of bike it came off of, but I'm pretty sure its not original as it's pretty...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Got the derailleur off and am about to soak /...

Got the derailleur off and am about to soak / scrubbing it.
I don't know if this was good or bad, but I trimmed the cable housing back so it can actually go through the guide.
The last 8 or so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Hmm, well the cable is not routed through th...

Hmm, well the cable is not routed through th guide and there's no way to get it though it so I'm thinking it's not original.
It also seems kind of long, but this is a folding bike after all.

I've...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks, that's what I needed to know. Do you...

Thanks, that's what I needed to know.

Do you know how hard the lever should be to move and how far I should have to move it ?
Right now I have to pull it all the way over with some force.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks. I think I got it working as it does...

Thanks.
I think I got it working as it does shift to all gears now, but I've never had a multi speed bike to ride before.
This may not be an easy question, but what should the gear shifting...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

I got it shifting into all 5 gears now, but since...

I got it shifting into all 5 gears now, but since I've never had a bike with gears to ride I don't really know how things should work.
So obviously i don't really know if the derailleur is actually...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Here are some before pictures and forgot to post....

Here are some before pictures and forgot to post.
https://s6.postimg.org/dh0b51vi9/IMG_20180217_101942827.jpg[/url...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Here it is mostly finished being cleaned up (...

Here it is mostly finished being cleaned up ( still gotta finish the rack and put it back on )
https://s6.postimg.org/3wbmla529/IMG_20180217_163048608_HDR.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/6qeryq78d/)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Here it is basically as i got it. ...

Here it is basically as i got it.
https://s6.postimg.org/7l1bki7ap/IMG_20180217_101922717.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/fdrzchd9p/)
It looks better in pictures than it does in real life.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Hickory n steel

Late 80's ? Dahon stowaway

I just received this 5 speed Dahon stowaway bike from my brother who recently had it given to him by a friend.

Everything unpainted has rust, and it's extreme dirty, but other than that the tubes...
02-16-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,671
Posted By Hickory n steel

Please delete

Posted in wrong section, sorry.
02-02-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Hickory n steel

Can't really help with this, but I have the same...

Can't really help with this, but I have the same basket on my grandfathers huffy cruiser which is my errand...ect bike and it's an awesome dual basket.
A little beat by now, but still great.
01-21-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks. Btw I can tell you from trying to...

Thanks.

Btw I can tell you from trying to ride this thing standing up that it's not really easy.
Not that it's a difficult feat, but just doesn't feel right.
It would be cool to rake the forks...
01-07-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Well since I spray painted the chain already...

Well since I spray painted the chain already don't ride this bike all the time , and keep it in the garages I think I'll be fine for now.

Btw I only had the problem wen wearing my slip on low...
01-06-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

I did some more work on it today. I cobbled...

I did some more work on it today.

I cobbled a kickstand to it, and painted the chain.
Not sure if there's anything wrong with painting a bike chain, but it was the option available to me so my...
01-03-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Oh hell no, never will I be caught dead in that...

Oh hell no, never will I be caught dead in that crap.
If I was dead and the funeral home tried to put skinny jeans on me I would come back alive just so I could tell the idiot to track down my...
12-31-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Well, this isn't one of those 😉 Though it was...

Well, this isn't one of those 😉
Though it was inspired by the two monkey bikes I had at different times as a kid.

I always had so much fun with them, and actually rode one to school a few times....
12-24-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Are you talking about those tiny wheeled little...

Are you talking about those tiny wheeled little bikes with the tall seat and handlebars ?
If so those are what inspired this, I had two of them which we knew as monkey bikes at different times as a...
12-22-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Maybe. It really just lightly brushes the chain...

Maybe.
It really just lightly brushes the chain which is totally covered with something thin and greasy.
12-21-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks. I still have to do something about the...

Thanks.
I still have to do something about the chain, it's rusty and was already covered in some kind of thin grease or something so it gets all over the bottoms of my pants legs when I ride it.
I...
12-20-17, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

I like it. Really makes me wish I could've done...

I like it.
Really makes me wish I could've done this more professional looking.
It looks like I threw it together from junk, and while I don't mind I think a more professional look would be...
12-19-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks. Btw I went back down there and got a...

Thanks.
Btw I went back down there and got a nice looking very very new set of cast pedals that Im going to give my dad for the cruiser he's going to buy for exercise.
I also tool a pair of...
12-16-17, 11:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

They're always blasting their spanish music or...

They're always blasting their spanish music or rap " music " so I figured it's my turn to annoy them for a change.
12-16-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

That would be cool. Especially if they all had...

That would be cool.
Especially if they all had matching leather jackets.
Now on a little kiddie bike like this I think one would have to be wearing a cowboy costume with cap gun set and all 😁
12-15-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

I own a blade or two ;);) Btw just to make...

I own a blade or two ;);)

Btw just to make this thing a little more ridiculous I added a card and bottle noise maker to the back.
I may get tired of the noise and take it off, but I feel like...
12-14-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Thanks. Btw to give you an idea of how easy...

Thanks.
Btw to give you an idea of how easy this was to build, if I had all the parts to make another I could do it in about 30 minutes.
12-14-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

That sounds interesting. This bike is fun to...

That sounds interesting.

This bike is fun to ride, but the seat isn't very comfortable.

One thing I thought about doing was mounting a small basket to it, we have a Chevron down the street and...
12-13-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,605
Posted By Hickory n steel

No kids, just me getting bored and deciding to...

No kids, just me getting bored and deciding to make something.
I thought about making another, I figured next time my brother visits me we could screw around on them and race or something. there's...
12-13-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By Hickory n steel

Threw together a unique and ridiculous little bike from garbage

I walked down to this dried up creek / canal behind my neighborhood where people like to dump their junk and found every single part I needed.
A next rocket with rear wheel ( holds air ), sprocket,...
12-13-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,605
Posted By Hickory n steel

https://s17.postimg.org/rfieje2bz/IMG_20171211_163...

https://s17.postimg.org/rfieje2bz/IMG_20171211_163810800.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/6vdkkwmkr/)

Here it is, I told you it was ridiculous.
The frame with sprocket and pedals was a little next...
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