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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By splithub

I would try Vee Speedster if in need - but for...

I would try Vee Speedster if in need - but for sure they suffer the same limitations as every BMX tire, heavy, no protection, no rain skills. I ride Apples on my 14", but i would never recommend...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By splithub

...thank you for that great resource, it...

...thank you for that great resource, it literally shifts gears on me.
Am i wrong thinking that bottom bracket transmissions like the Schlumpf must be 3x or more sturdier because the 3x lower speeds...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By splithub

...maybe the TS want the lightness and efficiency...

...maybe the TS want the lightness and efficiency of external gearing. I can't see how 500% could be a problem with 2x9, even with a 16" folder. Unless you really want to be able to drive biggest...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By splithub

...seems to pair with the bottom bracket height....

...seems to pair with the bottom bracket height. :foo::lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By splithub

When i converted a bike that small and...

When i converted a bike that small and lightweight into IGH drive, i was disappointed by the weight impact, it lost a big part of it's easy handling, balance. On my Spin5.1 i drive a Sora3000 SS...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,769
Posted By splithub

Clamp force seems sufficient to me. ​​​I...

Clamp force seems sufficient to me.
​​​I changed the cable routing to allow longer brake arms to accomodate thicker tires. Space is tight on the Spin2. Spin5 seems fine as i see on yours. Side...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,769
Posted By splithub

...yes, they are more fiddly to adjust but i did...

...yes, they are more fiddly to adjust but i did it once and never had to do it again. I dont miss the stopper it folds in both directions. The one thing to concern about that i see is the stock...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-14-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,769
Posted By splithub

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/16183919032540_5b3e2cf39674b4b719c2e3a11e78d796ed826b28.jpg
..these clamps together with nylon sleeves shave off another 65g for small...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-21, 03:29 AM
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,715
Posted By splithub

...yes, but they pop up available every few...

...yes, but they pop up available every few weeks, stable cheap. I kept checking the two online shops that permanently list them. The 16" are currently available, have them for the third season on my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,715
Posted By splithub

These are very much like the Kojaks but wider,...

These are very much like the Kojaks but wider, 1.75 - (Schwalbe would claim 2.15 😉) and with thicker sidewalls. 480g each. Wire bead....
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,116
Posted By splithub

https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/bicycle-parts-ci...

https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/bicycle-parts-city-bike/tern-folding-bike-parts/tern-xr18-rim-20-20-hole-alu-verge-d9-black-495882/?country_id=81
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-16-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By splithub

I guess you refitted the 53T Chainring to it. If...

I guess you refitted the 53T Chainring to it. If it is meant for use with a front derailleur, it has a pattern on the teeth to help switching the chain from the smaller chainring to it. Those are not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-17-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 44,108
Posted By splithub

The X shaped ones i tried, and then unmounted...

The X shaped ones i tried, and then unmounted them. They might work if the axles were 3cm longer.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,209
Posted By splithub

Hutchinson Greenville 20x1.75 will be next on my...

Hutchinson Greenville 20x1.75 will be next on my 406 bike. On my 16" 305 folder in 16x1.75 they replaced BigApples 16x2.0 and are a massive improvement over them. Wider, even specced narrower, but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,446
Posted By splithub

To me it looks like 406. I don't understand the...

To me it looks like 406. I don't understand the derailleur choice, mid-long MTB on a 11-25 RR cassette? Should change gears poorly in the slow range.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,972
Posted By splithub

...nice FSIR Spin 5.1, except the ugly decal

...nice FSIR Spin 5.1, except the ugly decal
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-03-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,117
Posted By splithub

handlebar clamp?

...so you need tools to fold and unfold? There is no quick release visible at the stem-/handlebar connection clamp.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-23-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,362
Posted By splithub

..it looks like a designated sequel to the Java...

..it looks like a designated sequel to the Java Carbon Air that i ride happily since 2015. It is also mainly made of carbon and has a different fold but, it is bigger when folded, and heavier. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,591
Posted By splithub

Shimano makes a 74mm front generator hub...

Shimano makes a 74mm front generator hub (capreo), with a quick release axle. The Skewer must be widely available....
https://www.tomsbikecorner.de/Shimano-Schnellspanner-komplett-107-mm-fuer-DH-F703
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-18, 03:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

...found a litepro headset in my spares to check...

...found a litepro headset in my spares to check closer. Forget what i said about different comes, they have a different approach on that, had that prob before with Gineyea and FnHon headsets. From...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-18, 01:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

..helpful pictures would show: bottom side of...

..helpful pictures would show:
bottom side of handlepost base mount
headset in pieces
headset mounted with fork in but without handlepost
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-18, 01:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

..if everything else is alright, this missing...

..if everything else is alright, this missing washer cannot cause any play. It looks like the handlepost's base mount has a different design. The hole where the washer goes, should be 36mm in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,348
Posted By splithub

This might be not easy to find out. It depends on...

This might be not easy to find out. It depends on the hub in your rear wheel. Typically those 3 speed cartridges are meant to replace 1 speed cartridges of the same brand, but might cross fit with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,348
Posted By splithub

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/fsir14_c9f9d745c75fdba07fe9b4db4a6de6e55ec064d4.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-30-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

This is very sad to see, i hope you dont lower...

This is very sad to see, i hope you dont lower the expectations for the result. It looks like a quality check fail or assembly trainer from the factory :-(
Do you have a fork for it already?
Make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

..just spotted one good example in the upper...

..just spotted one good example in the upper picture for messing up the stock precision of these bikes, necessary for the rotational fold, by customizing them at some sensible spots. I wanted...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-18, 05:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

39mm on the 2.0, Q = 129, stock condition 45mm...

39mm on the 2.0, Q = 129, stock condition
45mm on 5.1, Q = 138, self build up
those funny less-than-1mm clearances you can find all over the 2.0, which is straightforward philosophy to it, no room...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-08-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

As far as i understand - but cannot speak for the...

As far as i understand - but cannot speak for the Spin 3.0, have a 2.0 and a 5.1, there is one big flaw against a front derailleur setup. There is no space behind the chainring for a second because...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-18, 05:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,761
Posted By splithub

..i found them on E**y in a mixed-bike-goods...

..i found them on E**y in a mixed-bike-goods shop, here in europe they are available from probikeshop and alltricks, online shops. They show up on Taobao also when you look for Hutchinson 16*1.75...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,761
Posted By splithub

...yes, the BA's had 44mm on rims with 16mm inner...

...yes, the BA's had 44mm on rims with 16mm inner width, the Hutch's are 46mm
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,761
Posted By splithub

...just got interesting 305 tires, Hutchinson...

...just got interesting 305 tires, Hutchinson Greenville 16x1.75. Compared to my previously used BigApple's 16x2.00, they are wider(!) on the same rims, lighter (325g vs. 370g specced, ~340g vs....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-18, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,888
Posted By splithub

...the Bickerton has 298, the 288 is still an...

...the Bickerton has 298, the 288 is still an usual size for kid bikes and wheel chairs.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,890
Posted By splithub

..i'm referring to the blue one only. Looks to me...

..i'm referring to the blue one only. Looks to me like material that was supposed to become a Tern Verge. Alloy hydroforming is expensive ;-)
I always look for affordable frame sets to build bikes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,391
Posted By splithub

..it does'nt roll when it is folded. The frame...

..it does'nt roll when it is folded. The frame tube is resting on the rear tire when it is folded. For me it was'nt necessary so far to roll it because my non-electric iF10 is 7Kg only. There is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,890
Posted By splithub

Feel a bit reminded that Tern cancelled contract...

Feel a bit reminded that Tern cancelled contract with a frame factory ;-) ..and the question when, where and under what brand label the already brazed will be recycled. Just kidding..
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-06-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,629
Posted By splithub

...if you change the height of the fork, the bike...

...if you change the height of the fork, the bike might lose it's ability to have a firm triangle stand on both wheels and the seat post when folded. I experienced that with one of my bikes. The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By splithub

..you need to get two standard Dahon or Tern size...

..you need to get two standard Dahon or Tern size seat tube sleeves to remove the seat post groove lock since it is one part with the original sleeves. I recommend GUB or Litepro plastic sleeves, use...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,891
Posted By splithub

There are no bearings Abu, it is a tube in a tube...

There are no bearings Abu, it is a tube in a tube only. My Spin 5.1 has a small bearing inside this head cap to allow the cap and hex screw to rotate around each other without abrasion. In my Spin...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-23-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,004
Posted By splithub

..it has horizontal dropouts, 800-830mm.

..it has horizontal dropouts, 800-830mm.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By splithub

Kenda Kadence K1081, 20x1.0 25-406 Schwalbe...

Kenda Kadence K1081, 20x1.0 25-406
Schwalbe One/ProOne 23-406
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 23-406
Joseph Kuosac Strozzapreti 25-406
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,004
Posted By splithub

Noahk iF10: handlebar stem too flexy ...

Noahk iF10:
handlebar stem too flexy
proprietary BB - width 50mm (..where to get replacement?)
original crank too short (152mm)
gearing and tire size increase only possible with sawing on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,709
Posted By splithub

..when it is done i would be very curious of...

..when it is done i would be very curious of which BB was installed. On my 2.0 was the ChinHaur CH-95, which is a known risk for health if rider is heavier than a child.
Greets from Berlin
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-16-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,713
Posted By splithub

...it is the cheap stuff you can find dozens on...

...it is the cheap stuff you can find dozens on aliexpress. i dont recommend! the paint finish is great, the headset cone seat and outer axle nut seats i had to mill over to make it work. compared to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-06-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,824
Posted By splithub

Beautiful bike. Looks like it has the little...

Beautiful bike. Looks like it has the little extra wheelbase i would need on my Spin2.0 to forget about the center of gravity for a moment. Must be very hard to resist since you know the qualities of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,996
Posted By splithub

It becomes a very small package if you take off...

It becomes a very small package if you take off the fork, which is easy, quick and clean since the headset has capsuled industrial bearings (..on my bikes) and the wheels additionaly. I didnt travel...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,713
Posted By splithub

..also on my Spin in 49-406. They were a lucky...

..also on my Spin in 49-406. They were a lucky shot, there was no alternative available in weight, volume, price. The other good things about came...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By splithub

...dont do their job for free ;-) When i see...

...dont do their job for free ;-)
When i see the development of Dahon, i have no questions anymore.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,713
Posted By splithub

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-10-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,080
Posted By splithub

...i was attracted of the wider space between the...

...i was attracted of the wider space between the dropouts. I planned to mount a combustion engine onto the rear axle between the left and right spokes and a splitted hub (like revo-powerwheel but...
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