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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By foldupJim

ooh! now you're asking! Yes- I think...

ooh!

now you're asking!

Yes- I think that would have an effect; if you can get the right conditions; but 'i think' electrolysis is a process normally associated with plating; you might be best...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

I've found a couple of bikes from the 70's now,...

I've found a couple of bikes from the 70's now, which although the tyres were flat, when pumped up; held-air, and could be ridden

It's incredible how long these things will last actually...
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By foldupJim

I do have a Dawes folder as it happens- more...

I do have a Dawes folder as it happens-

more pictures will need to be taken!

(but perhaps that's not for THIS thread...)
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By foldupJim

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0285_f72e6c35cea6125ee1304a29dd8f7b887bcec85e.jpg
oh- sorry- apologies for photobombing the thread with irrelevance-

thankyou...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

okay- here's one of mine; this is a bit of a...

okay-

here's one of mine; this is a bit of a silly picture really as you can't see anything of the bike.

It's when I was taking the long way home during a heavy week of serious-winter that we...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

i like the tyres- I bet they're original

i like the tyres-

I bet they're original
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By foldupJim

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0474_138f7284b67bbaac1bfc656473c6d7e0232c55b8.jpg
interesting-

I wonder if I can post pictures yet;

I think I've got a peach...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,735
Posted By foldupJim

you'd have to design a custom rack to fit within...

you'd have to design a custom rack to fit within the folded shape...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By foldupJim

'lightly modified'! I too would offer such a...

'lightly modified'!

I too would offer such a gesture; but I'm typing from Edinburgh...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

r e s p e c t ! I'm in total awe of that, as...

r e s p e c t !

I'm in total awe of that, as a trip.

I think it tells you a lot about the geography (& geology) of Japan) that you achieved those kinds of climbs, whilst mostly riding the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

good heaven's- that's epic; what a trip! do...

good heaven's- that's epic; what a trip!

do you have the language?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By foldupJim

the way you've worded that 'voice- implies a...

the way you've worded that 'voice- implies a value I wasn't aware of...

Are these things REALLY sought after..?
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By foldupJim

I like what you've done there 'Tourist- all...

I like what you've done there 'Tourist-

all my bikes are foldups (or foldup sized) and I had considered that position myself.

I've always felt however, it was better to keep the light closest...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-29-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

wow, dgodave- what an adventure! what...

wow, dgodave-

what an adventure!

what kind of mileages have you pulled out of that trip? How long were you away for..?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By foldupJim

you don't see 'alot' of disc brakes on this...

you don't see 'alot' of disc brakes on this format...

I like it- but I'd have to try it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

okay- well sorry about that It certainly...

okay- well sorry about that

It certainly looks like a lovely place to ride anyway...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

is that a life-jacket in the front pannier??!...

is that a life-jacket in the front pannier??! :roflmao:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By foldupJim

hey Grayrest- you've made some really...

hey Grayrest-

you've made some really interesting points there!

good luck with this Kiwi; as every year goes past; the opportunity for improvement on such a project increases bit by bit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

sounds like a project! all my gear is on...

sounds like a project!

all my gear is on Schwalbe rubber
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By foldupJim

I've got one of these- I think! let me dig...

I've got one of these- I think!

let me dig it out and get a picture- (if I can post pictures, yet...?!)
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

Hey Linberl- that pakiT is a peach- how...

Hey Linberl-

that pakiT is a peach- how heavy is it?; I really like the stripped down look of it- looks perfect for those trails...


That Dahon is tremendous tds- is that rolling on 16"s?- I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

thanks for coming back to me tds- the Mezzo...

thanks for coming back to me tds-

the Mezzo isn't the only bike I've got; I'm just riding it at the moment a lot, as I've just got it- yeah; I've seen the dedicated thread and it's my name down as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 198,547
Posted By foldupJim

You think the cone nuts are overtight, tds? ...

You think the cone nuts are overtight, tds?

i need to replace most of the front end of my i4, after the Mezzo released the front wheel on me last week; sending me over the handlebars.

it still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 546,242
Posted By foldupJim

Single speed! i didn't spot that; that's ace...

Single speed!

i didn't spot that; that's ace

i just scored a retro Dawes, that's rolling on 18" wheels that is a single speed. It's SO relaxing to ride!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-16-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,802
Posted By foldupJim

hey Washuai, thanks for coming back to me- ...

hey Washuai,

thanks for coming back to me-

what brakes have you got on the bike?

Or to ask that other way; have you got black front & rear arms?

I think the pictures of bikes I have seen...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-10-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,802
Posted By foldupJim

I've read a lot about people saying these bikes...

I've read a lot about people saying these bikes need brake-upgrades; is that REALLY an issue for some folk?

I've found the i4 to be the most significant 'stopper' of any bike I've got...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,802
Posted By foldupJim

incidentally- my new 'narrow' chain started...

incidentally-

my new 'narrow' chain started jumping yesterday, as soon as I'd fitted it;

I've got a Nexus i4 sprocket wheel on order from SJS and I've refitted the old chain in the meantime...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 46,802
Posted By foldupJim

sorry lilolee, I don't.. (but I expect...

sorry lilolee, I don't..

(but I expect you've fixed it by now, yeah..?)

just acquired an i4 myself; but things seem to be slowing down on the Mezzo front, eh..?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 546,242
Posted By foldupJim

hey Vaclav- I love that Auto-Mini! Is that...

hey Vaclav-

I love that Auto-Mini! Is that 20" wheels..?

I particularly like the matching saddle and handlebar grips!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 54,817
Posted By foldupJim

got my new front tyre today- hoping for a 1st...

got my new front tyre today- hoping for a 1st ride tonight;

can anyone conform what their brakes are on the Mezzo??

I seem to have different front & rear calipers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By foldupJim

I can't believe these things are 'out there;, all...

I can't believe these things are 'out there;, all over the world...!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 54,817
Posted By foldupJim

hello everyone, I'm Jim from Edinburgh, and...

hello everyone,

I'm Jim from Edinburgh, and I love small bikes.
I've managed to cut down to just the five at the moment, but the other day; a Mezzo i4 came-into-my-hands.

I've got to tell you;...
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