Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: pammieellen
Showing results 1 to 33 of 33
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Touring
07-05-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,359
Posted By pammieellen

I'm excited to see what you come up with as well!...

I'm excited to see what you come up with as well! I'm doing a newish build with a semi-custom mixte touring frame! This story has me holding my breath for the final reveal and review!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,403
Posted By pammieellen

I finally used red twine with clear lacquer,...

I finally used red twine with clear lacquer, rather than the hemp/cotton twine. I also tried electrical tape and pattern tape - with little good results. I think I would probably recommend the grip...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,376
Posted By pammieellen

I fly with United quite a bit and use the B&W...

I fly with United quite a bit and use the B&W hard case - I've never come in over 50 (closest was 48.3) - but I tip at the curb for checking my luggage in curbside handsomely - I always thinks that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,403
Posted By pammieellen

I'm going to visit Riv bikes when I'm up in...

I'm going to visit Riv bikes when I'm up in Monterey in two weeks - hopefully I'll decide and post some pictures the next weekend! I'm not adverse to electrical tape (black? tan?) - or twine (the...
05-05-12, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 2,506,231
Posted By pammieellen

I'm sorry to hear that. . . thinking back my...

I'm sorry to hear that. . . thinking back my first twenty two years of my life - we had four bikes stolen in the family (Raleigh Mixte 3 speed, Raleigh Sport, Mongoose BMX and Ross Road bike)! ...
05-05-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7,672
Views: 2,506,231
Posted By pammieellen

Great looking bike!! Good job!!

Great looking bike!! Good job!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,403
Posted By pammieellen

I'll post pictures as soon as I decide on a final...

I'll post pictures as soon as I decide on a final finish (BTW, we did pound the end plugs in the bars - using two of us and a rubber mallet).
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,403
Posted By pammieellen

Haha! I did exactly the same thing two weeks ago...

Haha! I did exactly the same thing two weeks ago (it must have been in the air). . I didn't see this post. I am thinking of securing the ends with electrical tape, or alternatively, using some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-12, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,880
Posted By pammieellen

Congrats! I'd love to see it - I got my raw M6R...

Congrats! I'd love to see it - I got my raw M6R in January!! You'll love it!!!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By pammieellen

I just converted to Ezy wheels from a homemade...

I just converted to Ezy wheels from a homemade roller blade job and it has made the folding/rolling situation 100 times better. Seriously. Super clean. Also the shop inserted a gasket at the end of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-12, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,312
Posted By pammieellen

B & W Case

I too have the same; I've flown to three cities - all baggage checked (no charge status miles) - no problem with the hard case - I kinda think it's not that well made but it is durable and light so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-07-12, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By pammieellen

Brompton in Ventura

Congrats on your new Brompton. I have a M6R in Ventura (raw lacquer!). . . and do make use of the promenade on occasion. Last outing I saw a couple that lived in the Keys that had two Dahon...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By pammieellen

Wait times

Well, hopefully you'll enjoy it immensely when it finally shows up - I took mine immediately to Hawaii and fell in love.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By pammieellen

Brompton Wait times

Hi I ordered my Brompton from Calhoun cycles. And I received it via mail just before six weeks. I ordered it Thanksgiving weekend and I believe I could have gotten it in 5 weeks or under but for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By pammieellen

Great idea re: Helmet!

Great idea re: Helmet!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By pammieellen

I like that - I was at the Delta gate and saw...

I like that - I was at the Delta gate and saw some strollers that were incredibly larger (almost larger than a full size bike, no kidding) - great tips. . . but to take the Brompton through LAX I'd...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By pammieellen

Great tips! You had some really long trips too!...

Great tips! You had some really long trips too! Oops, never took the air down (but don't keep them fully inflated), and I like the idea about the stem. Make me think about taking my seat post...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By pammieellen

Travel Observations - and Need Travel Tips

Hi, I wanted to post a thread (and I know we have had previous conversations) - what is your experience traveling with major airlines in 2012.

Here is mine - used hard case for Brompton - flew...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,107
Posted By pammieellen

I bought the Brompton online from Calhoun Cycles...

I bought the Brompton online from Calhoun Cycles at (I think) Raw Lacquer, M6R, with lower gearing for (I think) 1480. And, I must admit the quality is sky high so far. I've traveled with it to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-04-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,959
Posted By pammieellen

Those are some good looking bikes!!!

Those are some good looking bikes!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-03-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,959
Posted By pammieellen

That's so true regarding Ventura! I live here now...

That's so true regarding Ventura! I live here now - and it's serious (ridiculously so) roadies, the poor and beach cruisers. There are a few of us starting to bike, tour and trying to commute but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-03-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By pammieellen

I ordered mine on Nov 26 - I believe the shop put...

I ordered mine on Nov 26 - I believe the shop put it in on the 30th - so I'm still waiting but dying to get my M6R!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,901
Posted By pammieellen

That's good to know - I may need to take mine in...

That's good to know - I may need to take mine in there for regular service. I've mail ordered it (and am on week 4 of a five-six week wait for delivery).
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-11, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,901
Posted By pammieellen

OH, I see it's an older thread but I thought I'd...

OH, I see it's an older thread but I thought I'd put in the info anyway!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,901
Posted By pammieellen

Hi - I'm in Ventura, in Santa Barbara, there is...

Hi - I'm in Ventura, in Santa Barbara, there is Dahon at VeloPro on State, Brompton at Wheelhouse in Santa Barbara, and Bike Friday (and a good selection) in Carpinteria. Not exactly LA but very...
12-07-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By pammieellen

I have an expensive roadie helmet (I'm crashing...

I have an expensive roadie helmet (I'm crashing this board:)). But, as a woman, I would check out some new helmets. Specifically:

Nutcase helmets at www.nutcasehelmets.com
or
Yakkay helmets at...
Forum: Introductions
12-05-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By pammieellen

By the way, Hi Curly - share some pictures of...

By the way, Hi Curly - share some pictures of your bikes:)
Forum: Introductions
12-05-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By pammieellen

Share pictures of bike

Yes, I would love to!

AND WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BIKE!!! I love it.

Here is one of our bikes - I'm toying with the idea of getting a touring bike - this bike is a bit aggressive - superlight -...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By pammieellen

Brompton 2012

Thanks! I know - I'm on a trip to DC then New Orleans this week - wish I had it; otherwise I'm fine to wait - my next trip is Hawaii the end of January - and I think I'm gonna take it! (for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-03-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By pammieellen

Brompton Prices

Yes, I concur - I had to order the bike too (at at the 2012 prices) but the bike turned out to be actually I think less or close to the same (I ordered the M6R) - than the 2011 price (I think with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-11, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By pammieellen

New Brompton Purchase Reply

So true about non-leather saddles - no fuss no muss! I do gave a terry butterfly and a cite that I do like (especially the cite). . .Dear J. (my other) swears by Fizik...

I'll just have to wait...
Forum: Introductions
11-27-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By pammieellen

Introduction from California

Hello!

I've been stalking these threads for years for invaluable advice and guidance.

I wanted to introduce myself: I am Pam now living in Ventura.

I have a roadie bike (Cannondale FS...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By pammieellen

New Brompton Purchase

Yes, I caved in and ordered a Brompton Folding Bike. Raw Lacquer, lower gearing, 12% reduction, Schwalbe Tires, M6R. Looks like a four-five week wait. Can't wait to get it - thanks for all of you...
Showing results 1 to 33 of 33


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.