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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,489
Posted By jahwind

3 Speed DA Bar End for Rear Derailleur

I finally got the bar end shifter together for the 5 x 2 project. I had to grind a normal derailleur cable end in order for it to replace the shorter cable that comes with the Brompton rear shifter...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-25-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,489
Posted By jahwind

The nice thing about the 5 speed is that there...

The nice thing about the 5 speed is that there isn't a weight penalty you have with the 8 speed. Also, I have tried changing the crankset once already and had trouble with the fold. So I'm a bit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-24-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,489
Posted By jahwind

I just purchased the SRF5(N) from the fellow on...

I just purchased the SRF5(N) from the fellow on Ebay who sells the complete 5 speed wheelsets. I was surprised when I first opened the package to see that the hub was labeled as (W) not (N), but it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 34,251
Posted By jahwind

I just received my Standard Carrier frame for my...

I just received my Standard Carrier frame for my ML3 and fitted my Mountainsmith Day lumbar pack (which I had for many years) using the waist strap around the outside of the frame.
I looks great and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,365
Posted By jahwind

I'm running Soma Rando Bars (with the drops cut),...

I'm running Soma Rando Bars (with the drops cut), with TRP levers, and a S&A 3 speed bar ends.

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Works well and folds good too.

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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,339
Posted By jahwind

Hello, Update to original post... ...

Hello,

Update to original post...

Original bar position.

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I reconfigured the handlebars to enable me to shift without removing my hands from the bars.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-30-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,339
Posted By jahwind

I cut most of the drops off these bars. They...

I cut most of the drops off these bars.
They were a design that had flared drops, so the hoods are 40mm wide.
I don't find them to feel too wide and they fold well.
I am still considering using an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,339
Posted By jahwind

44 cm, I also cut the drops.

44 cm, I also cut the drops.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,339
Posted By jahwind

Here is the fold. 407795 Where is the...

Here is the fold.

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Where is the conversion kit available for the 2 speed?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 580,339
Posted By jahwind

Hello, I've retired my Citizen Tokyo, ...

Hello,

I've retired my Citizen Tokyo,

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and just bought a Brompton ML3 in Cobalt, BSR 13T x 50T.

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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By jahwind

Strumey Archer Thumb Shifters for Brompton 3 Speed

Are the Strumey Archer thumb shifters for the 3 speed an indexed shifter, friction shifter, or both?
It looks like it will work as a bar end or mounted on top of a flat bar...
I'm wondering if a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,319
Posted By jahwind

Is the Strumey Archer thumb shifters for the 3...

Is the Strumey Archer thumb shifters for the 3 speed an indexed shifter, friction shifter, or both?
It looks like it will work as a bar end or mounted on top of a flat bar...
I'm wondering if a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By jahwind

Primo Tokyo

Bike Friday has the chainrings, however, you do have to change the BB and cranks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By jahwind

Primo Tokyo

Hello,

Glad you're enjoying the new mods to your Tokyo. Here is mine, it is now one year old and going strong. Latest mods are 58T Chainring and hacked Ritchey drop bars with bar end shifters...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By jahwind

Great job so far. 173972 Some pieces...

Great job so far.
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Some pieces like these can be found at most hardware stores usually in the nut and bolts bins area. They come in various sizes and I've seen them in black and white. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

Good luck on your new project! Since it is...

Good luck on your new project! Since it is aluminum you should save a few pounds. Hopefully ride quality will be okay. I didn't really have any particular reason for folding my bike the way I do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-29-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

Sorry I gave the wrong size for the OD of the...

Sorry I gave the wrong size for the OD of the seatpost, it is 31.8.
It is stock.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

The OD of my seat tube is 38.1 mm The ID of...

The OD of my seat tube is 38.1 mm

The ID of my seat tube is 31.8 mm
The plastic shim in the seat tube is 31.8 mm

The OD of my current seatpost is 31.8 mm
I can't get an ID of the seatpost...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

No problems with a short cage. However you...

No problems with a short cage.
However you should check my other post to see the way the derailleur is set up....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-20-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

Kojaks would have been my first choice if they...

Kojaks would have been my first choice if they were available in 305's, but I'm very impressed with the Comet's.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-19-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

I like the BF Tikit too. It is probably my first...

I like the BF Tikit too. It is probably my first choice if I need to replace the Tokyo. I still have to see how the Tokyo holds up over time.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

I'll keep an eye out for a Swift. I've already...

I'll keep an eye out for a Swift.
I've already been spotting quite a folders in local area just recently, but unfortunately I haven't had a chance to speak with any of them.
I work at a University...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

Thanks for the comment. I must say that I'm a bit...

Thanks for the comment. I must say that I'm a bit shocked by the performance I experienced today. I was always a bit skeptical about forum members saying they are going to sell their road,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By jahwind

Primo Tokyo!

Hello All,

I just made the most significant change to my Citizen Tokyo yet! Two Primo Comet 16 x 1.35 305 steel bead tires with presta tubes. With this one low cost change I dropped 1.5 pounds...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,660
Posted By jahwind

Thanks, I'm glad you like it. I got some ideas...

Thanks, I'm glad you like it.
I got some ideas from your past experiences working on your Tokyo's gearing .

Take Care,
JahWind
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-10, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,660
Posted By jahwind

I must say it is a purpose built bike. So it is...

I must say it is a purpose built bike. So it is reserved for getting to work via bus or bike shuttle where I would carry it on board folded.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-09-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,660
Posted By jahwind

No, unfortunately the hanger is integrated with a...

No, unfortunately the hanger is integrated with a low end rear derailleur that mounts on the axle. I had to look through about 100 different pictures of hangers by Wheels Manufacturing. I was lucky...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,660
Posted By jahwind

My reasons for getting this bike are “two fold”

Hello,

I bought my Citizen Tokyo in June 2010 after doing some initial research on this, new to me, area of cycling. My reasons for getting this bike are “two fold”. First, as an alternative...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By jahwind

There are a few different models. I'd call them...

There are a few different models.
I'd call them and inquire as they were pretty helpful when I asked the same question about the Tokyo model (126mm and 75mm).
1-800-682-9579
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