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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By vmaniqui

hey there TrekJapan. glad you're back in the USA...

hey there TrekJapan. glad you're back in the USA and in NC. your speed pro is just like mine except I don't have the rack.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By vmaniqui

yes, Speed Pro TT is really something else. it...

yes, Speed Pro TT is really something else. it took me years to get one and love it. my brother in law wanted to buy it but I said nope. I now have the Speed TR and Speed Pro TT.
12-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,005
Posted By vmaniqui

not an on off switch on the handle bar but this...

not an on off switch on the handle bar but this LIGHT...
12-15-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,850
Posted By vmaniqui

I have this light...

I have this light...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-05-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By vmaniqui

I have this one,...MKS Pedals Ezy Ar-2 Qr Bk 9/16...

I have this one,...MKS Pedals Ezy Ar-2 Qr Bk 9/16 and like it a lot. MKS are a good brand.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-05-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By vmaniqui

you can't go wrong with a Dahon folding bike. my...

you can't go wrong with a Dahon folding bike. my only concern is price might be a little bit high as it's an older model. if you can bargain for $200 then it's a deal. at that age you need to check...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-24-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By vmaniqui

that's a nice bike. that's one folding bike on my...

that's a nice bike. that's one folding bike on my wish list. mind if I ask where and how much you got it for? what kind of stem you want to put on that bike?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By vmaniqui

their assumption out weighs reality. highly...

their assumption out weighs reality. highly doubtful that someone will bite that price.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-08-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,224
Posted By vmaniqui

hi, craigslist is your friend. I checked...

hi,

craigslist is your friend. I checked them and here's my recommendation

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/6196706545.html

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/6200204957.html
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-07-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
Posted By vmaniqui

a BIG CONGRATS to you THOR !!!

a BIG CONGRATS to you THOR !!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,803
Posted By vmaniqui

my speed tr weigh in at about 21lbs. my speed pro...

my speed tr weigh in at about 21lbs. my speed pro might be even lighter.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,487
Posted By vmaniqui

my multi modal commute is quite challenging...

my multi modal commute is quite challenging also.wish i could do a straight bike commute. i start my day biking 1.5-2 miles, fold the bike and take the bus 12 miles to bart. take bart for my 1 hour...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,487
Posted By vmaniqui

how to roll a dahon folding bike: ...

how to roll a dahon folding bike: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7L3luF4nWa0
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,405
Posted By vmaniqui

haven't tried buying at aliexpress - you have...

haven't tried buying at aliexpress - you have experience with them? how are they as a seller ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,405
Posted By vmaniqui

ooops my bad. didn't see the previous post. my...

ooops my bad. didn't see the previous post. my apologies. thor should have everything, right ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By vmaniqui

sounds a smart move on you. doesn't it make a...

sounds a smart move on you. doesn't it make a loud noise without the rod ? don't they hit the wheel/frame?

since that time on i decided to remove both my mudguards. now i am without the mudguads....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,405
Posted By vmaniqui

have you checked thor...

have you checked thor (http://thorusa.com/accessories/handlebar.htm)..... i am pretty sure he got them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By vmaniqui

My Quest for a super light Speed TR

awhile back i acquired a speed tr and since it was my daily commute bike my obsession for the lightest speed tr started. and here's the latest upgrade that i did - i removed the sram dd and put in a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,698
Posted By vmaniqui

there will be some listings at ebay you just need...

there will be some listings at ebay you just need to be patient. but in all honesty, i offered $500 and the seller counter offered $525. still a good price. but it got sold for $699 still.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,698
Posted By vmaniqui

yes, i saw that too. it's in Las Vegas and i...

yes, i saw that too. it's in Las Vegas and i think it got sold for $699. i checked it and it looks like it has an 8 speed shimano internal gearings. did dahon released a 5 speed model ?
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,698
Posted By vmaniqui

I had the d3 and SL and all I can say is if you...

I had the d3 and SL and all I can say is if you can get your hand on either of the two, get the SL. If you're wanting some gears curve d3 will not cut it in for you since it has just 3 speeds. SL is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By vmaniqui

sounds good. message me for pricing. i do need 2...

sounds good. message me for pricing. i do need 2 of those. i am just across the san rafael bridge. thanks a lot.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,466
Posted By vmaniqui

bag looks so big when on your back. would be nice...

bag looks so big when on your back. would be nice if parts are not separated. having all these unassembled parts is a recipe for disaster - in the sense that when you lose one part, there goes your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By vmaniqui

Need Help - I am Confused about Schwalbe 20" Tire Sizing

hi all,

i am a little bit confused with Schwalbe's 20" tire size and need an expert advise. i have a Speed Pro TT and the tire is an old Stelvio Mango. i checked the tire it has marking - 28-406...
05-28-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,730
Posted By vmaniqui

totally worth it. if i haven't gotten a Speed Pro...

totally worth it. if i haven't gotten a Speed Pro TT recently, i will be all over this beauty. didn't know you're selling it mr bruce metras. you could've have yelled across the bridge and i could...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,468
Posted By vmaniqui

thanks guys. i went the most economical way and...

thanks guys. i went the most economical way and ordered the kool stop salmon pads. i'll see how it goes. btw, it looks like my cables are jagwire/slick already so no need to upgrade them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,468
Posted By vmaniqui

got the travel agents. i can use this on the...

got the travel agents. i can use this on the caliper brakes ? i might try the kool stop salmon.



that's what i am afraid of - cutting it too short. i might just go with travel agents and kool...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,468
Posted By vmaniqui

Dahon Speed Pro TT Brake Upgrade ??

hi all,

haven't post in awhile and now i'm back....

just a quick question -anyone have a Dahon Speed Pro TT here that have done some brakes upgrade? i recently acquired a dahon speed pro tt...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-05-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,610
Posted By vmaniqui

here's what i've done with my Speed TR. i myself...

here's what i've done with my Speed TR. i myself didn't like the dynamo hub as it's heavy and wanted to have a lighter TR. i bought a Dahon Kinetix Pro and Kojak tires and installed it. an easy...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-16-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By vmaniqui

i have this on my Schwalbe Kojaks : THIS TAPE ...

i have this on my Schwalbe Kojaks : THIS TAPE ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By vmaniqui

unless you ask a question, no one will be able to...

unless you ask a question, no one will be able to chime in or give you an advise. as what i have said, your question might not be specific to formula 18. it could be a generic question (bikes can and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-13-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By vmaniqui

what exactly is your question? there are so many...

what exactly is your question? there are so many dahon owners here so i am pretty sure anyone will be able to help you. all dahon bikes are pretty much the same - built, parts and all.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By vmaniqui

it could be a Dahon Curve SL 8 speed IGH.

it could be a Dahon Curve SL 8 speed IGH.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-13, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,201
Posted By vmaniqui

basic weight of sram dd 24 is about 2.14 lbs. and...

basic weight of sram dd 24 is about 2.14 lbs. and weight of a shimano 8 speed cassette is about .75 lbs. so you'll definitely save some weight by getting rid of your DD but at a price of having a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 312,836
Posted By vmaniqui

nice. that's the bike i've been wanting to get....

nice. that's the bike i've been wanting to get. but ended up with a curve sl 8 speed igh.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By vmaniqui

New Folding Bike on the Block. Looks like an upgraded A Bike.

just chanced upon this folding bike on YouTube. looking like an upgraded A Bike.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-cbgswzi4M

watching the video, i am more amazed at their train systems. our bart...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-13, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,240
Posted By vmaniqui

still looking good...

still looking good...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

you're welcome. notice the fender wire support ?...

you're welcome. notice the fender wire support ? i made that also out of cloth hanger. or you can check hardware store for a bigger wire.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

yes. i have a protective metal on my clickbox....

yes. i have a protective metal on my clickbox. it's just a diy project. i knew it will get bumped all the time so i decided to make one myself. i just bought a strip of aluminum at Orchard Supply and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,972
Posted By vmaniqui

how about $111, that sounds better (who knows,...

how about $111, that sounds better (who knows, Thor might start selling that suspension fork). honestly that look NICE...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-16-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

agree. if you plan on using your bike on...

agree. if you plan on using your bike on sand/gravel, switching to Kojaks and Kinetix Pro is not a good idea. in my case, the reason i switched is i normally bike on well paved/concrete roads. never...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

i would say my safe estimate is less than $400....

i would say my safe estimate is less than $400. but the best part is i got the Speed TR in excellent condition for a bargain price. it's such a good of a deal to pass.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

i did not. what i did was measure the weight of...

i did not. what i did was measure the weight of my stock Speed TR and my upgraded Speed TR. didn't have the weighing scale to weigh them individually. all i can say it at current state if i remove...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,334
Posted By vmaniqui

sorry. just saw your post. anyway on your...

sorry. just saw your post. anyway on your questions.
1) you can even use a regular plier. in my case, since i want to tinker with my bike, i bought a complete bike tool kit from performancebike.
2)...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-13, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,959
Posted By vmaniqui

got mine for about $15. my friend went to china...

got mine for about $15. my friend went to china on business and he carried it back for me. i should have gotten 2 as i really like this seatpost. way lighter than the original dahon seat post that i...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-28-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,610
Posted By vmaniqui

i have a dyno wheel and front rack from my 2009...

i have a dyno wheel and front rack from my 2009 Speed TR for sale. it's still brand new. never used it at all as i upgraded my TR's front wheel to a Dahon Kinetix Pro. let me know if you want them....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-13, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By vmaniqui

i don't need to confirm it. it looks like you...

i don't need to confirm it. it looks like you can't fold the bike. you need to go back to your bike shop.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-28-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 714,635
Posted By vmaniqui

this is what i've been eyeing for awhile now....

this is what i've been eyeing for awhile now. full carbon fiber and priced at $998++.

http://www.bicyclehero.com/au/cello-meridian-carbon-minivelo-shimano-105-road-bicycle-white.html

and they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-13, 01:54 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-18-13, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,353
Posted By vmaniqui

just in case i do have one that i took out from...

just in case i do have one that i took out from my Speed TR. almost brand new. if epicyclist didn't work out, PM me.
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