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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-27-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By intheways

You sound pretty ready to build your wheel. In...

You sound pretty ready to build your wheel. In my experience, there is more art than science once the measurements are correctly made. I find smaller wheels to be easier, because of less spoke...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-23-10, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By intheways

Nice ride! I guess I will just have to try it...

Nice ride! I guess I will just have to try it out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-23-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By intheways

Placed an order for a Brompton...barends?

I liked the Brompton which I rode so much, I decided to order an S6L in black. I can't wait:D

Has anyone run Ergon grips with barends? I'm curious as to whether it affects the fold.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By intheways

Got to borrow a Brommie to test on my commute......

Got to borrow a Brommie to test on my commute... I think I'm sold. Anyone want a pimped out Tikit?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the info. Excuse my ignorance, but do...

Thanks for the info. Excuse my ignorance, but do you happen to know where the next BWC is going to be held.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By intheways

Do you happen to know of any sources of info...

Do you happen to know of any sources of info (primarily people's experience) regarding these two options?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the replies. I wasn't aware that the...

Thanks for the replies. I wasn't aware that the Brompton setup had so much range.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By intheways

Interesting idea. I would be down.

Interesting idea. I would be down.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By intheways

Brompton with Capreo Hub

I'm curious as to whether anyone has tried it (Steve Parry or the likes)?

While I love my Tikit with the Capreo, I can't help but long for a smaller fold (to be less obtrusive on the bus). I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By intheways

I feel for you. Sounds like a nice setup. I...

I feel for you. Sounds like a nice setup. I will watch Seattle craigslist
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,048
Posted By intheways

I've heard of one report of someone receiving a...

I've heard of one report of someone receiving a partial colectomy from a carbon seatpost. Ugh!

YMMV
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,276
Posted By intheways

Anyone happen to know the width of the front hub?

Anyone happen to know the width of the front hub?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By intheways

Recently, I had an e-discussion with Walter at BF...

Recently, I had an e-discussion with Walter at BF regarding modifying a QTandem to include a middle section which would be compatible with Xtracycle components. He seemed somewhat optimistic that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-05-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,277
Posted By intheways

I don't have a ton of experience with folders,...

I don't have a ton of experience with folders, but the performance of the Fridays really impress me. I'm fairly particular (anal) about how my bikes ride and had dismissed folder for years. I tried...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,452
Posted By intheways

Makes me want to get one

Makes me want to get one
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By intheways

Best cable housing for folders

Hey Everyone,

I'm trying to get my Tikit ready for the dark, wet winter coming up here in Seattle and I'm looking or opinions for the best cable housing for folders. I've been having some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By intheways

Sweet bike! I currently have a Tikit, but the...

Sweet bike! I currently have a Tikit, but the small fold and looks are tempting me to the dark side
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By intheways

I felt the same way and now I have one bike...a...

I felt the same way and now I have one bike...a BF Tikit. The only full size ride that I can really see myself getting is a FS MTB.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the info and pics. Looks like a cool...

Thanks for the info and pics. Looks like a cool setup!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By intheways

Do tell! I've never heard of that hub. I have...

Do tell! I've never heard of that hub. I have the Capreo 9 spd. How do you like the 24?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-10, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By intheways

Vik- Thanks for the info. It's good to hear...

Vik-

Thanks for the info. It's good to hear that the Tikit performs so well comparably
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-10-10, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By intheways

Belt drive tikit

Can't wait to see more pics: http://pikchur.com/x5x
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,848
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the picks. Not quite as small as I...

Thanks for the picks. Not quite as small as I thought, but still looks pretty good
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,458
Posted By intheways

I'm with porschetoyz, but I want a normal...

I'm with porschetoyz, but I want a normal seattube and option for V-brakes. Being as durable as a NWT or Pocket Llama would be nice.

or a 20" wheeled Tikit durable enough for offroad riding
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-10, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By intheways

Brompton mounting block

I'm interested in trying to further adapt my folder (BF Tikit) for commuting. I really like the iike the idea of the Brompton bags.

Has anyone mounted a Bompton mounting block on a Tikit?:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,848
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the comments. How wide do you think...

Thanks for the comments. How wide do you think the bike is when folded?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,848
Posted By intheways

Those are the sort of personal opinions, I'm...

Those are the sort of personal opinions, I'm trying to sort out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,848
Posted By intheways

Tikit vs Birdy

Forgive me if I missed it somewhere (I tried a search).

Have anyone directly compared a Tikit to a Birdy? I love my Tikit, but I can't help but wondering about the birdy.

Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-10, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the replies. I would like to ride one...

Thanks for the replies. I would like to ride one first and compare it to my Tikit.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By intheways

Where to get Birdy in US?

Now that I'm hooked on the folding bike thing, I'm interested in a Birdy. Anyone know of dealers in the Seattle area?

Thanks
08-13-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By intheways

I have had the RAM, Bicio and Dahon mount. I had...

I have had the RAM, Bicio and Dahon mount. I had the same experience as the OP. I think the concept is good, but the construction is obviously not up to par. As for the bicio mount, I just didn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,476
Posted By intheways

Cool! Thanks for the info

Cool! Thanks for the info
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-06-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By intheways

Thanks...I'd love the SON, but don't have the cash

Thanks...I'd love the SON, but don't have the cash
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By intheways

I did the same with mine after getting my Tikit :)

I did the same with mine after getting my Tikit :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-24-10, 11:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,959
Posted By intheways

+1 on that. There are plenty of establishments...

+1 on that. There are plenty of establishments to patronize, so fvk the ones that won't let you bring in the folder
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By intheways

Thanks for the responses Wes

Thanks for the responses

Wes
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,232
Posted By intheways

At the risk of being the target of a lynch mob, ...

At the risk of being the target of a lynch mob, how about a BF Tikit?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By intheways

Nice ride! I just picked up a BF Tikit as my...

Nice ride! I just picked up a BF Tikit as my first folder. Lots o' fun!
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,019
Posted By intheways

Not to hijack the thread, but I'm curious how the...

Not to hijack the thread, but I'm curious how the Dahon pump compares to other good pumps (i.e., road morph). I'm usually pretty excited by Dahon's products conceptually, only to be let down by the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By intheways

Belt drive?

Belt drive?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-28-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By intheways

I forgot about Jitensha. I had contacted the...

I forgot about Jitensha. I had contacted the owner of that shop regarding some bars. Maybe, I will go that way.

Thanks
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By intheways

Nice twenty! Thanks for the replies. I...

Nice twenty!

Thanks for the replies. I definitely agree that the North Road-type bars are the more comfortable than straight bars. I think they win in the style department, too
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By intheways

Handlebars?

Hello,

I'm relatively new to the folder world (don't even have one yet). I'm trying to work up a build with BF and I'm wondering what sorts of handlebars people like.

I currently have Nitto...
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By intheways

Upright bars?

Curious as to whether anyone is using upright bars for long-distance event. I recently switched from Nitto Randonneur bars to the Albatross and I'm really enjoying the upright position.

Just...
05-24-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By intheways

+1 for MotionX and the RAM Mount. I've tried...

+1 for MotionX and the RAM Mount. I've tried the Bicio and didn't trust it too much. The Dahon mount is a waste of $50. It looks like it should be really good, but the construction is not high...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,621
Posted By intheways

Alt bars for long-distance cycling

I'm curious as to whether any riders have used "alt" bars for brevets and other long distance events. As far as alt bars go, I'm referring primarily to Origin-8 space bars, jitensha flat bars,...
04-23-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By intheways

Stainless steel rack...

Does anyone know of someone who welds small guage stainless tubes in the Seattle area? I want to have a stainless steel rack modified.

Thanks
Forum: Touring
04-09-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,310
Posted By intheways

Killer looking bike! What kind of shelter is...

Killer looking bike! What kind of shelter is that?
03-28-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By intheways

I don't know where you are located, but I'm...

I don't know where you are located, but I'm currently having Swift Industries (http://swiftindustries.wordpress.com/choose-your-colors/saddle-touring-bag/) build a saddlebag. I went and talked with...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-26-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 54,637
Posted By intheways

Awesome work! I've been thinking of building a...

Awesome work! I've been thinking of building a similar frame for my wife with geometry optimized for 650B
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