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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

First YouTube video of Helix in the wild

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4mkzRF3trJM&feature=youtu.be


4th backer from South Korea.

enjoy!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Commuting
09-26-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,329
Posted By Double0757

I went tubeless 3 years ago on my new bike. I’ll...

I went tubeless 3 years ago on my new bike. I’ll never go back to tubes. Having said that it’s not for everyone. There is a little of learning curve on putting the tires on and off, also the way you...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Double0757

I recommend you that after reading all the good...

I recommend you that after reading all the good advice given, you go to something like Craig list and find a bike that has most of the stuff you need and most importantly that fits! If a bike fits...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,396
Posted By Double0757

New bike could do it!

New bike could do it!
Forum: Commuting
07-08-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,953
Posted By Double0757

Drop! More places to shift hands positions and...

Drop! More places to shift hands positions and you be glad you have it on a stiff wind! But in reality do what’s more comfortable for you. I prefer drops on all roads, touring or gravel roads. Only...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

Well, that’s some freaking amazing bike!!! This...

Well, that’s some freaking amazing bike!!! This thing has to work, if he runs out of money all he has to do is show a rider loan officer of any bank and he will have the money! I’m impress beyond...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

Is this Video in the backers portal? I canít see...

Is this Video in the backers portal? I canít see it!
Forum: Commuting
04-10-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,959
Posted By Double0757

Agree with Blacloud! Ride your nice bike and find...

Agree with Blacloud! Ride your nice bike and find the best way to discourage any would be thiefís. Make sure your home owners insurance cover the bike and you can cover the deductible. Life is too...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

I have two bikes on the waiting, one as a backer...

I have two bikes on the waiting, one as a backer and one as pre order. It's been a rollercoaster of emotions waiting for them. Now that I see the light at the end of the tunnel, I should have had...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,355
Posted By Double0757

Like them!

Like them!
Forum: Commuting
12-27-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,355
Posted By Double0757

Selfie please!

Selfie please!
Forum: Commuting
12-26-16, 12:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By Double0757

Yep!

Yep!
Forum: Commuting
12-25-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By Double0757

I know I'm going to love it! The cut out assist...

I know I'm going to love it! The cut out assist speed is 28mph and the bike with battery weights less than 30lb in my estimation. Have 22 gears and well gear to go more than 28mph. If I can bike more...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,886
Posted By Double0757

I use both the take-a-look mirror and AirZound in...

I use both the take-a-look mirror and AirZound in the same fashion, with good results also.
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By Double0757

I know Tom! I've been going to this LBS for more...

I know Tom! I've been going to this LBS for more than 15 years and I see more and more selections of electric bikes. I see the usefulness of them, for people that no longer have the speed, but want...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By Double0757

Question for electric bike commuters!

I'm in a love relationship with my Light speed gravel grinder(tubeless, di2, hyd disc) that I don't want to end. Recently I stoped at my LBS and saw a Giant road electric bike with Yamaha mid drive...
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,802
Posted By Double0757

Very very nice!

Very very nice!
Forum: Commuting
12-22-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,886
Posted By Double0757

I adopted this philosophy in South Florida in...

I adopted this philosophy in South Florida in "bike death capital of America". What I also think helps more in bright daylight is bright fluorescent clothing. I use a neon orange reflective vest...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Double0757

In my opinion, that gap on the stay is not as...

In my opinion, that gap on the stay is not as critical as the tire to seat tube clearance. You seem to have plenty of a gap there! I say ride along!

The experience I had with little clearance...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-16, 12:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,560
Posted By Double0757

For me it depend how much weight I carry and the...

For me it depend how much weight I carry and the weather. In south Florida, more than 20 min with a backpack in the summer time and you would know why I went to panniers and trunk system. Going to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 534,062
Posted By Double0757

I believe he is going to pull it off. As a backer...

I believe he is going to pull it off. As a backer I would rather wait to have a better riding and more durable folder than the prototype. If he doesn't then, it will be lesson learned. $1300 would...
05-18-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,956
Posted By Double0757

I have my first tubeless tire that it'll need to...

I have my first tubeless tire that it'll need to be change soon (3500k). My question is what have you found to work well to clean the Stan sealant from the rim? I have CF Raynolds tubeless ready road...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-16, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By Double0757

Hi! I feel you! I've been there trying to justify...

Hi! I feel you! I've been there trying to justify a better bike for the price. My 2 cents!

When ever I have gone for economy, I have had second thoughts and sometimes regrets. When I bought my...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,689
Posted By Double0757

Mine went away with about 1/4" seat post raise by...

Mine went away with about 1/4" seat post raise by a a bike fitter. Would not have figure it out on my own. Now I can go for 4 hours before feeling the twinge on the knees. Before, I would go 1 1/2...
04-10-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Double0757

Would like to upgrade our Bilenky 1991 Tandem too be a travel tandem.

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I called Bilenky to retrofit this tandem with bracers. I want to be able to transport it in legal size suitcases. I also inquired about retrofitting the rear chain stay...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By Double0757

I don't know!?

I don't know!?
Forum: Commuting
04-02-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,689
Posted By Double0757

My 2 Cents! Overall looks very good! You need...

My 2 Cents! Overall looks very good! You need about an hour of continuous ridding to see if anything needs adjustment. The seat forward and aft appears good, the hight also good, the reach also looks...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,973
Posted By Double0757

I'm just saying, that's the logic the Prius must...

I'm just saying, that's the logic the Prius must of used to justify hes/her actions!
Forum: Commuting
03-30-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,973
Posted By Double0757

We all have thick skins, but once in a while...

We all have thick skins, but once in a while comes along an A$$$$ and gets out your worst. I don't see anything wrong with you yelling "REALLY". Bottom line, you had the right of way. Unless you have...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By Double0757

Very nice Bike! I think with a back pack or the...

Very nice Bike! I think with a back pack or the Tubus Aire rack and front panniers, would be a very fast commuter. If you put Racing fenders, it would keep the muck out of your clothe.
Forum: Commuting
03-13-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By Double0757

Here goes my 2 cents! If you're going to...

Here goes my 2 cents!

If you're going to ride on pavement 95% of the time, get a road bike! Faster is more fun, practical and you can go slow to go with your 6 year old or fast to go with a local...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,577
Posted By Double0757

Nice looking bike! Enjoy!

Nice looking bike! Enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
03-07-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

It's a raised stainless steel washer I had laying...

It's a raised stainless steel washer I had laying around. I serrated the bottom with a Dremel so it digs into the plastic and doesn't slip. Also lock-tied the first nut with red lock-tie, so as to...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

Thank you everybody! This is what I ended up...

Thank you everybody! This is what I ended up doing.
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Totally serviceable and none permanent. Haven't tried it on the commute but light and fender holding...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

Thanks! Beautiful Fork! That's about what the...

Thanks! Beautiful Fork! That's about what the Easton fork went for. I didn't see any Quick release fork options with eyelets for fenders in the Litespeed site. Any way, I was thinking on a stainless...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15,295
Views: 11,046,015
Posted By Double0757

I have thought about it and i want to install the...

I have thought about it and i want to install the front SKS fender that came with the rear. I started this thread to get some ideas on how....
Forum: Commuting
01-30-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

No, Its a solid piece all around, no holes except...

No, Its a solid piece all around, no holes except for the caliper brake mounts.
Forum: Commuting
01-30-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

Thanks! I didn't think of that before. That would...

Thanks! I didn't think of that before. That would solve the fender's bottom support wire mount problem! Little metal strip with 2 holes in an "S" shape. One hole for the quick release skewer and the...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

Thanks for the suggestions! The best for me would...

Thanks for the suggestions! The best for me would be the SKS pro-black 2. Even thou is not a full fender, I could combine with existing mud guard and "complete" a full one. The fork would be the best...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,661
Posted By Double0757

How can I mount full fenders on front CF fork?

I know you're not going to disappoint! Here's the fork.
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I've been thinking of using thicken marine epoxy (which I have) to glue and fillet (used on wooden boats to attach parts...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15,295
Views: 11,046,015
Posted By Double0757

Been blessed with this beauty! It's a Litespeed,...

Been blessed with this beauty! It's a Litespeed, Ultrega Di2, Reynolds CF ds rims and Hutchinson sector 28 tubeless, tubus rack and Son dynamo. Smoothest and quickest responsive bike I ever ridden....
Forum: Commuting
12-11-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By Double0757

This, or a very similar system was what John used...

This, or a very similar system was what John used to fit me on both bikes. I'm sold and I'm a hard bargain (cheap). Money well spent IMHO!
Forum: Commuting
12-09-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By Double0757

Yes he does! You don't have to buy from him...

Yes he does! You don't have to buy from him either. He recommended a custom steel bike for me ?I ended going with a Titanium lite speed that he help me put together, some things I bought from him...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By Double0757

A year ago in October I had a car/bike accident...

A year ago in October I had a car/bike accident that took me to several health proffecionals. Nothing serious to keep me off the bike for longer than a week. However, many month after the accident I...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,733
Posted By Double0757

I used to pass gas for living, now, I drive...

I used to pass gas for living, now, I drive Santa's sled all year round. Passing gas was more exiting, but driving Santa's sled pays the bills!
09-08-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,709
Posted By Double0757

Your giving your age! I remember going to the...

Your giving your age! I remember going to the bike shop at a strip mall my parents went to and I would spent hours building my dream bike (in my mind) with Campanolo high end componets that where in...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Double0757

471023 Keen sandals in south Florida! It still...

471023
Keen sandals in south Florida! It still hot!
Forum: Commuting
07-14-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,882
Posted By Double0757

I ride 28 & 32. Rode Armadillo, conti gatorskin,...

I ride 28 & 32. Rode Armadillo, conti gatorskin, conti 4 season (front only), conti 400gp, mitchellin ??? and others that don't come to mind. The most puncture resistance with decent riding qualities...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,812
Posted By Double0757

I find that two front Ortlieb front rollers can...

I find that two front Ortlieb front rollers can carry more than I ever need for my commute. I carry them on my rear rack. It works great with the CF road racing bike with an Airy Tubus rack mounted...
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