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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,654
Posted By Pahana

Has anyone noticed that the front cables come out...

Has anyone noticed that the front cables come out far in front of the stem. If the picture is right this could be an issue. I assume that it is because of the front rack add on but without the rack...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Pahana

What is the problem with adding an stem extention...

What is the problem with adding an stem extention on a eezz? The cockpit is quite close and I'd like to open it up and go to a 560mm handlebar. The bike is a little unstable as is and I was hoping...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Pahana

Controltech stem extention from 25.4 to 31.8

I'm thinking of adding the Controltech stem extention to my new Dahon. In order to mount it I guess I would need to cut down the current handlebar to use it to mount the extension. Are there any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,694
Posted By Pahana

After one month of commuting on the eezz d3 I...

After one month of commuting on the eezz d3 I have to say that it's just great for short rides. As a Brompton owner also I have to add that there is no comparison in the ride. The Brompton rides like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-12-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,362
Posted By Pahana

The advice you've been given is correct. If you...

The advice you've been given is correct. If you don't mind giving up 2 to 4 mph from a full size bike, what you'll get is a bike that turns on a dime. You'll be the first one to the other side of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,122
Posted By Pahana

I have to agree with your statement. Nice bike...

I have to agree with your statement. Nice bike but seems over engineered. What's with the the 3 click turn to lock out the fork? I can't see who this bike is for. It's folds down really small but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-22-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,694
Posted By Pahana

My first week riding EEZZ D3 was great. The bike...

My first week riding EEZZ D3 was great. The bike seems like it was made for me. Being short helps and having hills to climb also but I must say for a tall person on flat roads this is not for you....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Pahana

Dahon eezz d3 Questions

Just bought a eezz d3 on ebay for $545.00 new with free shipping. I've got a few questions to ask. Can I put my own MKS Allways pedals on it? What is the largest tire size the bike can take without...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Pahana

Togs Thumb grips were designed for mountain...

Togs Thumb grips were designed for mountain bikes. With the new longer handlebars being used no one uses bar ends any more. They offer a little more control where bar ends were being used. I find...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,797
Posted By Pahana

I nominate the Helix. It says the world's best...

I nominate the Helix. It says the world's best folding bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 449,745
Posted By Pahana

I hope I'm wrong here about the pricing, I really...

I hope I'm wrong here about the pricing, I really do but facts are facts. Seattle Cycles Ti folding bikes are going for $5,500 and I'm sure if Brompton had a full Ti bike we would be looking at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 449,745
Posted By Pahana

The base prices seem a little low for Ti frame...

The base prices seem a little low for Ti frame bikes. As the owner of a Ti Brompton and the ex-owner of a Ti 18 pound mountain bike something doesn't add up here. The frame of a Ti bike should cost ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,573
Posted By Pahana

Peter now works for Brompton USA .

Peter now works for Brompton USA .
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,632
Posted By Pahana

My comment to you is that the best bike is the...

My comment to you is that the best bike is the one that fits the first time. I've own many bikes over the last 20 years and the best ones were the ones that felt great on the first ride. I can say...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,632
Posted By Pahana

I'm also 5ft 4in and find the Brompton M bar fits...

I'm also 5ft 4in and find the Brompton M bar fits great. The Tern I had never quite felt right but it wasn't a bad fit. Some of the 16 inch wheels that Dahon makes are really suitable for short...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-19-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,810
Posted By Pahana

I see Schwalbe has 2.4 x 20 inch tires. They...

I see Schwalbe has 2.4 x 20 inch tires. They come with the Tern electric bike and I guess for bmx use. They look great and would pimp out any 406mm folding bike. Could these be mounted on standard...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-19, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By Pahana

I just remembered the stabilization device is by...

I just remembered the stabilization device is by Hopey, I think. On my Micro Black scooter I added a 115mm stem and wider handlebars and now it rides much more stable. Try the longest stem you can...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By Pahana

Wider handlebars is the first thing I would do....

Wider handlebars is the first thing I would do. Get them as wide as you can. I need help with this one but isn't there a headset stabilization device by Hope. Please someone help me out with this one...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,146
Posted By Pahana

Dahon curve i3 vs Dahon eezz d3

I'm thinking of replacing my Carryme that I've been riding for 4 years with either the curve i3 or eezz d3. I'm tired of the single geared Carryme and want something more stable. My short commute has...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,041
Posted By Pahana

My first folding bike was a Tern Verge X10. It...

My first folding bike was a Tern Verge X10. It looked like a folding rocket and road great so I thought. After getting on a Brompton there was no comparison. The Brompton felt much more stable...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,361
Posted By Pahana

May I ask how much did it cost? Brompton needs to...

May I ask how much did it cost? Brompton needs to stop making owner buy after market modifications and partner with these manufacturers. They need to stop with these special paint jobs and really...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By Pahana

If you go to check out bike tire rolling...

If you go to check out bike tire rolling resistance the Marathon's have a lower rolling resistance than both the Racer and Kojacks. Anyway CNN style lists the Brompton as one of 20 most influential...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By Pahana

Last Saturday I took my wife's 2 speed Ti...

Last Saturday I took my wife's 2 speed Ti Brompton out for a change. I forgot that it doesn't have a pump and got a flat on the Kojacks. Lucky I was near the end of the ride but I was out for more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,593
Posted By Pahana

There is one on ebay going in 3 hours top bid...

There is one on ebay going in 3 hours top bid right now is $58.00. Looks like it could be a steal for someone. I've bought from Piermont bikes before. I got a BMC Speedfox 02 mountain bike new for...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-28-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By Pahana

Gravity bike with Upgrades

A guy on Craigslist has a Gravity fat bike with a Rockshox Bluto 120mm fork and Sram x7 x 2 drive train. The price is $799 and the pictures look like the bike is in very good condition. Also 45...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

The plate and the Klickfix work great . You can...

The plate and the Klickfix work great . You can carry a lot of stuff between the front and the 8 inch wheels. I also made my own rear rack to carry heavy items. I have carried 20 to 30 pounds, you'll...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

Folding problem

I stupidly put Castor oil on the front down tube during the winter because the cold was causing problems folding. Instead of making it easier it made it much worse to fold. I've tried degreaser,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Pahana

As far as the Brompton is concerned I'm going to...

As far as the Brompton is concerned I'm going to have to cutdown the grip. I've ordered a hacksaw but not sure if I'm going to cut the grip. I really think you should use ESI grips that can easily...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Pahana

I'm not sure if there will be enough room for the...

I'm not sure if there will be enough room for the Togs on the older M bar. I'm riding with cut off Ergon grips. There's not much space there but it seems worth the try. I think they would be best on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Pahana

Togs Thumb grip

Has anyone out there added the Togs Thumb grip on their Brompton? I ordered a pair for less than $20.00 dollars and figured what can I lose. If no one has tried these thumb grips I'll post a short...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Pahana

Tern makes a nice product. I owned a Tern Verge...

Tern makes a nice product. I owned a Tern Verge X10 for years and it was a nice ride but then I bought a Brompton. I think you'll be fine with the Tern P10 as the X10 was more bike then I needed. I...
08-31-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Pahana

First I want to apologize to everyone for taking...

First I want to apologize to everyone for taking up your time. Thank you all for your replies. I took out my Felt 3 niner off road after a year and now remember why I stopped riding it. It rode like...
08-29-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Pahana

Choosing Winter Bike

I have 2 bikes sitting around not being used . One of them is a Felt 3 niner a nice hardtail but super stiff. It's a very hard ride and that is why it is sitting. The other bike is a 18 year old...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,853
Posted By Pahana

When I first got my Brompton I had this issue but...

When I first got my Brompton I had this issue but I just changed to wider pedals. That will put an end to heel strike. I now use the MKS Allways pedals. It's a simple solution and makes for a much...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 05:11 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

It seems like they want you to buy the 2 speed...

It seems like they want you to buy the 2 speed with the prices almost the same. When I bought mine there was a $300 difference in price but now about $100 USD difference .
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

Can someone help explain the difference between...

Can someone help explain the difference between the latest Carryme and the older style. I see the rear drop out is screwed into place and there is no longer a chain tensioner. Without the welding it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

That looks like a beautiful folding bike. Where...

That looks like a beautiful folding bike. Where did you find this foto?
08-11-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By Pahana

Winter Cycling Questions

I'm new to winter cycling as I have lived in Miami and Phoenix most of my life. I'm now living in Northern Arizona where it snows a little in the winter . We don't get a lot of snow and if we do most...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-08-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

You might try to take out all the air in the tube...

You might try to take out all the air in the tube and move the valve over where you can inflate the tube. That's what I did on the straight valve. I let the air out of the tire so I could get to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-06-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,810
Posted By Pahana

Your Carryme should have come with angled valves....

Your Carryme should have come with angled valves. A while back I had a flat and didn't have a tube with angled valves so I used a straight valve. I left it on even though I got angled valve tubes....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Pahana

406mm Front Wheel Upgrade

A few weeks ago I bought a Yedoo Wolfer kickbike . It was a demo from Interbike last year and I paid $500 shipped. It was a good deal but wheels seem poor quality. The front wheel is 700c and I have...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,805
Posted By Pahana

I remember a group ride and I was in the rear...

I remember a group ride and I was in the rear with this guy on a recumbent. I remember him saying that if the store or place of business wouldn't let him in with his bike they didn't want his...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-18-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By Pahana

The Ergon GP3 should be more than enough. When I...

The Ergon GP3 should be more than enough. When I added them the control over the bike went up maybe 30 percent or more. It makes a big difference.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Pahana

I'm thinking if I asked my local Tern dealer...

I'm thinking if I asked my local Tern dealer where I've bought 3 bikes,he maybe able to get me one as a replacement wheel . As Tern uses that wheel size now on many of their newer models it is worth...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-18, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Pahana

Looking for a 451mm x 74 old wheel

I am in the market for a 451mm x 74mm old front wheel to mount Kenda Kriterium 23mm tires . I've been trying to find one out on the Web but just found hubs and rims . I'm sure they may have bmx...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Pahana

406mm Tires for racing

I'm I missing something ,I can't find 406mm tires less than 28mm wide. Some manufacturer must be making them. I've come up empty, please help.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,737
Posted By Pahana

Bike Friday Pakit vs Brompton

I own 2 Bromptons one a six speed and the other a 2 speed Ti. Bike Friday has a prelove Pakit for sale. It looks like a good fit as it's a small and I'm 5ft 4in tall. The bike is just under 20 pounds...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-16-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,416
Posted By Pahana

On ebay there is a 40t chainring with a chain...

On ebay there is a 40t chainring with a chain guard for Brompton from H&H. It's expensive at $98.00.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By Pahana

Thank you for the information, I'm not sure how...

Thank you for the information, I'm not sure how this crank would work with the Carryme drive train. I wrote Patterson bike asking if this would be compatible with the #25...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By Pahana

My bike is 2013 and the bb is too thin at 3mm's...

My bike is 2013 and the bb is too thin at 3mm's for a speed drive crank. Utah Trikes told me that 5mm's is standard for the speed drive. Also Max Yeh from Pacific Cycles told me the same. But Max...
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