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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-18, 01:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 48,941
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

That $975 will get you a round trip ticket to...

That $975 will get you a round trip ticket to Amsterdam. Buy the ti if you will lift/carry the bike often but not otherwise as weight really doesn't matter much when riding.

Buy the 6 speed...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-18, 01:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,101
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

My wife and I have toured extensively using the...

My wife and I have toured extensively using the brompton b-bag supplemented with a thermorest z-lite sol sleeping pad. Two sections cut from the full size pad sit in the bottom of the bag while the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-20-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,878
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Very cool - looks like fun!

Very cool - looks like fun!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-20-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,515
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Yes, perhaps "maintain" was not the best choice...

Yes, perhaps "maintain" was not the best choice of words. If we want to cover distance, on flat roads with no wind (is there such a thing?) an average of around 18 mph for an hour plus would be more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,515
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Urbanescappee - since you are interested in...

Urbanescappee - since you are interested in travel with the bikes, I’ll share my thoughts, even though I am not a former owner. My wife and I are avid cyclists and have owned our Bromptons for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-17, 12:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,218
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

It appears to have an aluminum frame. Is the...

It appears to have an aluminum frame. Is the forl Al as well?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-17, 12:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,098
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Good luck - I hope that they come through for you!

Good luck - I hope that they come through for you!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,098
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Yes - Rabasa has just what I am looking for but...

Yes - Rabasa has just what I am looking for but they seem hard to come by.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,098
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Seems that they should change the name of the...

Seems that they should change the name of the company from Respect to Disdain...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-17, 12:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,098
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks for checking in Mulliganvelo. Did you...

Thanks for checking in Mulliganvelo.

Did you pay for the Respect bike already? Will they give you your $ back? I had the impression they were legit - have sold bikes in the past - but you make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-17, 01:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,098
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Not sure what the OP's purpose was, other than to...

Not sure what the OP's purpose was, other than to acquire a minivelo, but he was seeking alternatives. Personally, I would rather have the Respect than the Mercier, but it look like he has decided...
01-26-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

It seems that most who buy/build ebikes do so for...

It seems that most who buy/build ebikes do so for the assist that the electric motor and battery provide them. Pedaling down hill for the sake of getting better regen numbers seems counter to this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-17, 10:48 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 88,195
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

The Mezzo/Ori had it's fans, just not enough of...

The Mezzo/Ori had it's fans, just not enough of them...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Pro - Lightweight, compact. Con - Absurdly...

Pro - Lightweight, compact.

Con - Absurdly expensive, extremely short range. Misleading bullet points.

I would like to see this thing fold and qualify for standard checked luggage on a plane...
11-29-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

That's some great weight training Bizman. If you...

That's some great weight training Bizman. If you really want to get a work out, get a bigger battery....
11-16-16, 12:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,044
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

This is probably not the advice you are looking...

This is probably not the advice you are looking for but in the interest of leaving no stone unturned in solving your problem, as two long time cyclists have you considered a non-motorized tandem? ...
11-16-16, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Given that a bicycle is the pinnacle of...

Given that a bicycle is the pinnacle of efficiency and ebike efficiency varies wildly over differing conditions it would seem best to cut out the middleman and forego the electric "assist".
11-16-16, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,795
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

These guys have a good rep, but I am not familiar...

These guys have a good rep, but I am not familiar with their Brompton kits:

Brompton Kits - Conversion Kits - Shop (http://www.ebikes.ca/shop/electric-bicycle-kits/brompton-kits.html)
11-16-16, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

I'm not sure that I would call it casual, but...

I'm not sure that I would call it casual, but this certain adds a degree of protection:

EMF Shielding Garments and Clothing (http://www.lessemf.com/personal.html#279)
10-24-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,431
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks alomoshun!

Thanks alomoshun!
10-21-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,970
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

A 250w hub on a big wheel is not going to be a...

A 250w hub on a big wheel is not going to be a great climber but would be fun on flats and gentle grades.
10-21-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,431
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Can you run more 48V through the Clean Republic...

Can you run more 48V through the Clean Republic 350W kit or are they constrained to 36V?

Slightly off topic but what's the difference between the Bafang G01 and G02?
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

So the fact that All-City, one of many brands of...

So the fact that All-City, one of many brands of QBP, the biggest bicycle parts / accessories distributor in the world uses lower priced labor rather than manufacturing in their home country means...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 47,848
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Those are very cool bikes. Maybe a litle upscale...

Those are very cool bikes. Maybe a litle upscale for a commuter, maybe not. If not, how about Ti?

https://www.sevencycles.com/bikes/mini/mini.php
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-24-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,977
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Makes perfect sense, actually. Increased lung...

Makes perfect sense, actually. Increased lung capacity = increased sales as smokers reduce their burn time per cigarette.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

What a sweet deal badmother - enjoy!

What a sweet deal badmother - enjoy!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,579
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Enjoy your new ride reppans - it looks like a...

Enjoy your new ride reppans - it looks like a beauty...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-16, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,579
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

blakcloud - It is not disrespectful to take the...

blakcloud - It is not disrespectful to take the Brompton inside in Japan. You just have to remove the tires first.
05-13-16, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,485
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

oldacura - Wish I could offer some advice but I...

oldacura - Wish I could offer some advice but I am certain that others here are more qualified, based on their experience with the Di2, of which I have none. My only comment is an observation to...
04-26-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,356
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Mid drive would definitely be favored if you will...

Mid drive would definitely be favored if you will climb significant hills often.

Here is link to e-bike use on Boulder paths - you may wish to check with local venders etc too:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-08-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,259
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

I call dibs on the rights to that batik mini...

I call dibs on the rights to that batik mini velo...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-01-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,676
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks for providing the info!

Thanks for providing the info!
03-31-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 35,177
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Man, just when I was about to pull the trigger on...

Man, just when I was about to pull the trigger on an e-bike you post this. I think I'll go with the Honda motorcycle.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

I figure as long as I don't pedal that hard it...

I figure as long as I don't pedal that hard it won't matter if two or three are compromised...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

I must have been taken advantage of. I never...

I must have been taken advantage of. I never received such a strap. Caveat emptor...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,676
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

catalancyclist - I like your handle, I'm sure...

catalancyclist - I like your handle, I'm sure there is a story behind it.

I can't understand why you would order this bike and it would be sent from Seattle. On the Montague website I did a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-16, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Just a little QC issue. Besides, you'll never...

Just a little QC issue. Besides, you'll never see it with the chainring mounted.

The other two that you can see look like they are probably okay - not sure about the other two, but how many do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-31-16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Included strap?

Included strap?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,159
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Like others here, I prefer the smaller wheeled...

Like others here, I prefer the smaller wheeled bikes. On the other hand, a child seat is an important factor that could perhaps bring larger wheeled bikes into the discussion. I think it could get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks for tracking that down in the Pedelecs...

Thanks for tracking that down in the Pedelecs forum jur. What well documented, successful exploration by Jerry.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks for the correction Bruce. It has been...

Thanks for the correction Bruce. It has been quite some time since I saw his work but I was very impressed. It seemed that he gave great thought to the project and was careful not to just add more...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,538
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Looks like you are good to go johnnywinter. I...

Looks like you are good to go johnnywinter. I think when it is time to stash the bike in the Sprinter you will be glad that you went with the 20" wheels instead of the 26".

By the way, I see a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

That was kevyen who has been using the...

That was kevyen who has been using the shareroller, but I was curious so I just checked their site again. I think this might be a newer version as it is smaller and cleaner looking than I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,553
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Well then, I guess that I am free to instigate...

Well then, I guess that I am free to instigate and you are free to continue to whine.

Now, back on topic...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Thanks for the info keyven - yes it was the...

Thanks for the info keyven - yes it was the Shareroller. A wireless simple pop-on - pop-off would definitely have advantages. I recall the shareroller is cheaper as well. How heavy is the unit?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

That's a pretty interesting set-up xray. ...

That's a pretty interesting set-up xray.

What is the total weight for the system? I checked the website but had trouble finding it.

I have seen a different product that is quickly removable...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,553
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Sounds good - just stop the name calling and...

Sounds good - just stop the name calling and personal attacks...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,553
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

Although you claim to be adult enough not to...

Although you claim to be adult enough not to whine, you are still whining.

Given your conduct in this thread, I am not convinced by your assertion that you are an adult.

Like the others here, I...
03-28-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

My office is in my home but my wife commutes year...

My office is in my home but my wife commutes year around on her bike, which means frequently in Seattle's rain. It really bothers her if she has something come up that prevents her from riding - she...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-28-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,553
Posted By DoubleDiamonDog

I didn't realize that I was instigating. Do...

I didn't realize that I was instigating.

Do you realize that you are whining?
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