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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Pahana

Pre Loved Bike Fridays

If anyone is interested I just went to the pre loved Bike Friday page and found many new bikes there. Looks like the folding bike rage of the Pandemic is coming to an end. I would guess that all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Pahana

I see they've been discontinued but been replaced...

I see they've been discontinued but been replaced by the Dahon K3. When I try to look for the K3 on thorusa the page is unavailable. I use mine for less than a mile ride back and forth from work. It...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,162
Posted By Pahana

I was into the shop to check out the two speed....

I was into the shop to check out the two speed. It was ordered almost a year ago for a customer but he couldn't wait anymore and backed out. As posted here there is more than a years wait and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-18-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,162
Posted By Pahana

I sure you're right but the 9 speed is $2,900 and...

I sure you're right but the 9 speed is $2,900 and the 2 speed is $2,700. Like Brompton the price between the 2 speed and 6 speed is just about $200 more. It just seems wrong mentally but on paper I'm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-18-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,162
Posted By Pahana

Moulton Tsr 2 Pricing USA

How much should a Moulton Tsr 2 speed with a rear rack be in the USA. My local bike shop just got one in and is pricing it at $2,700. I thought they were a little less than that but of course things...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,019
Posted By Pahana

I don't think Brompton has any thing to worry...

I don't think Brompton has any thing to worry about. Last time I visited my local Brompton dealer there were 15 Bromptons boxed and waiting to be shipped out. Even a single speed that he got his...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pahana

I believe the advice you've been given to...

I believe the advice you've been given to purchase a second hand folding bike is good advice. Nothing can outweigh riding a bike before making a purchase. All the bikes I've rode before purchasing...
03-08-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,190
Posted By Pahana

Ebikes and bike path infrastructure

Last week I and my wife rode on a bike path that I've been riding for 20 years. I've stayed away for most of the pandemic because it was built in the 1980s and is narrow at best. But we wanted a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Pahana

Dahon Eezz and Jifo Fold

Can anyone tell me what happened to this type of fold from Dahon. There was also a 20 inch version as I don't recall the name of it. I think it was the Vix d8 or something like that. Anyway was there...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 23,013
Posted By Pahana

I can pick up a 3 speed with belt drive and a...

I can pick up a 3 speed with belt drive and a rear rack in near mint condition for $1425 including shipping. It would mean having to sell off a Brompton which would pay for the Pakit. The question is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 23,013
Posted By Pahana

Does anyone know what the widest tire that could...

Does anyone know what the widest tire that could mount on the Pakit? I'm guessing 1.75.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,767
Posted By Pahana

If I would buy a new pair of tires for my...

If I would buy a new pair of tires for my Brompton I'd go with the Continental urban tires they seem like the best choice between speed and protection. As far as Stans in the tube they're not going...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,767
Posted By Pahana

There is no need to ever fix a Brompton flat...

There is no need to ever fix a Brompton flat again. I have started adding Stans sealant to my Brompton and flats are a thing of the past. Just add 2 oz of sealant to the inner tube every 2 to 4...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,131
Posted By Pahana

Best of luck on your new relationship. My first...

Best of luck on your new relationship. My first date with my wife was a 3 and a half hour bike ride. We have been riding together for the last 10 years and we're going out in about an hour for a ride...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,220
Posted By Pahana

This question has more to do with the rider than...

This question has more to do with the rider than the bike. My wife rides a 2 speed Brompton and climbs thousands of feet. I have a 6 speed and have trouble keeping up with her on climbs. If you're a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,020
Posted By Pahana

There is a Dahon Jetstream for sale on Craigslist...

There is a Dahon Jetstream for sale on Craigslist in Phoenix for 800. Looks to be in great shape. If your local it looks nice. I've been looking at it for a few weeks but will let it pass.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,029
Posted By Pahana

I rode my Carryme for 3 plus hours while my wife...

I rode my Carryme for 3 plus hours while my wife was riding her Yeedoo Wolfer. I had no problem keeping up with her.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By Pahana

How much sealant did you use in each tire. How...

How much sealant did you use in each tire. How long since you've installed sealant are you flat free. On my mountain bike I've never had a flat in 4 years of tubeless riding. I will add that on my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By Pahana

Brompton Tire Sealant

I've added sealant to my Brompton tires. In fact my wife's front tire was flat when I went to do this from the ride the day before. I added 1 Oz of Stan's to each tube on both bikes. I guess that is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By Pahana

Going Tubeless on a CarryMe?

Had to change a flat on the Carryme yesterday a real struggle in hot weather. This is not the first time and I'm getting tried of all the time involved with changing out tubes. I see that they make a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Pahana

Thanks for the ideas I'm sure that will be a good...

Thanks for the ideas I'm sure that will be a good replacement. Again getting off the subject it's hard to believe that Bromptons have taken off so much. I can only believe 3 years from now there will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Pahana

Brompton Brake pads

I was at my local Brompton dealer last week to replace a defective Primo comet tire. I got the tire last December and it got a bubble causing a flat so I replaced it with a take off Schwalbe...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Pahana

Montague Fit Frame

I see that Montague is selling the Fit as a frame only. My question is they have a small frame for sale but on the complete bike page they list the medium as fitting a body from 5ft 3in to 5ft 10 in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By Pahana

Fat Tire Folding Bikes

I was out riding yesterday and saw 3 fat tire folding bikes in less than an hour. Is this the new trend in bikes or was this a coincidence. I believe that they were electric bikes and so this post...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,573
Posted By Pahana

I'm late to this discussion so maybe this has...

I'm late to this discussion so maybe this has been answered. Every once and a while I go to ebay and search Brompton to see what's new. More and more I'm seeing clone ti frames, forks and rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,125
Posted By Pahana

I'm 5 ft 4in so I have some idea what you're...

I'm 5 ft 4in so I have some idea what you're looking for. From my own personal experience the smallest decent folder out there is the Dahon Eezz d3. They're recommend for 5ft 7in and below. It maybe...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Pahana

I think your best bet is just to purchase MKS...

I think your best bet is just to purchase MKS quick release pedals. The dealer you purchased the bike from is probably not going to be of help. Have you contacted Dahon? There are a few bike dealers...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,247
Posted By Pahana

There's almost no difference between the weight...

There's almost no difference between the weight of the Brompton 2 speed and 1 speed. I own a Ti 2 speed and that second gear makes it large difference. I really don't know why anyone would buy a 1...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,218
Posted By Pahana

Beautiful folding bike. Do you have more pictures...

Beautiful folding bike. Do you have more pictures and up close. You did a great job with it. Was it a stock bike or did you build up a frame. I'd take this bike over a Helix any day.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,067
Posted By Pahana

I don't have experience with them but the Maxxis...

I don't have experience with them but the Maxxis Bmx race tires look nice. I like the Big Apple and the Super Moto but the Super Moto flats a lot. I think in the future of trying the Maxxis Torch or...
03-21-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Pahana

27.5 x 2.6 tires for standard 23mm rims

Are there any 2.6 that are not wide trail? I'm sure 2.6 inch tires would work better with 30mm rims but I don't want to spend the money on new rims. I'm riding a 2015 Giant Anthem sx with 135 mm rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,503
Posted By Pahana

It's a mini velo but they are small wheeled bikes...

It's a mini velo but they are small wheeled bikes and can be used for travel.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,503
Posted By Pahana

I was looking at this bike online a few days ago...

I was looking at this bike online a few days ago and it looks super nice. Looks like a good alternative to a Moulton. I know the Moulton comes apart but it's not a folding bike. I watched a video of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-11-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 39,897
Posted By Pahana

I would like to know if anyone has changed out...

I would like to know if anyone has changed out the 1/4 inch pitch chain for a standard bicycle chain and crank on the Carryme. I bent my chainring and might be able to straighten it out but this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Pahana

Not all carbon fiber is alike. There's cheap...

Not all carbon fiber is alike. There's cheap carbon and high quality. I'll take Ti over carbon fiber any day. I remember a guy telling me how great his carbon fiber bike is and then told me that the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-25-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Pahana

That 8 inch is just crazy. They look like the...

That 8 inch is just crazy. They look like the same wheels as on a CarryMe. Great video. Thanks.
I went to their website and can't find a price on the 8. Why would they spend time on a bike like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Pahana

All I can say is the bike felt really solid. I...

All I can say is the bike felt really solid. I see your point. I think most of us are looking for a bike that folds and rides fast and has a stiff frame. I love riding my Brompton but this was very...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Pahana

Seattle Cycles Burke

Yesterday I was riding around and stopped by PortaPedal in Tempe AZ. When I went inside there was a guy talking to Al the owner with a Burke. We got friendly and he only wanted me to try his bike. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By Pahana

There is a saying Trust in God and tie up your...

There is a saying Trust in God and tie up your camel. If someone is looking to borrow your bike and not return it I don't think it matters if it's a folding bike or not. I personally bring my folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,240
Posted By Pahana

I just finished a 2 and a half hour ride with the...

I just finished a 2 and a half hour ride with the Lamada pedals and they are great for out of the saddle riding. The bike is a 2 speed Ti Brompton so out of the saddle riding is necessary sometimes....
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By Pahana

Luggage for Dahon Eezz d3

My wife is going to stay with family for 5 weeks and would like to take a bike with her on the plane. Can anyone suggest a luggage to fit a Dahon Eezz d3? I can't get to a store before she goes so it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pahana

There's a Brompton dealer near you called Ride...

There's a Brompton dealer near you called Ride LA. My Brompton dealer is Al and Donna at PortaPedal in Tempe AZ. They are dear friends and honest people.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,116
Posted By Pahana

Just ordered 2 Primo comet tires for my Brompton....

Just ordered 2 Primo comet tires for my Brompton. I couldn't justify spending $160 for the tan sidewalls Schwalbe One. I have seen the Schwalbe One in person and they are beautiful looking tires but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 35,256
Posted By Pahana

I wouldn't recommend this bike for anyone over 5...

I wouldn't recommend this bike for anyone over 5 Ft 9 inches. I'm 5 ft 4 in and of course have no problem with this. The fold of the bike is terrible. After 9 months I still have to work at the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-05-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,475
Posted By Pahana

It's time Brompton came out with an all Ti main...

It's time Brompton came out with an all Ti main frame to go with the front fork and rear triangle. Also they need to look into a 20 inch wheel version that can fit Schwalbe Big Apple tires. I have...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-07-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By Pahana

Brompton Schwalbe One

I was in my lbs PortaPedal in Tempe AZ and saw the Brompton Schwalbe One tan sidewalls. Beautifull looking tire and has the appearance of being larger than they are. I need to replace the Kojacks on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-18-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 48,642
Posted By Pahana

I haven't read the whole topic but I don't know...

I haven't read the whole topic but I don't know if anyone noticed the large number of preloved bikes for sale. There are a lot of vintage models that may have been sitting around the factory.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Pahana

Grease or Oil?

I'm wondering if I should use grease or oil to lube the larger seatpost that drops through the frame on the Dahon eezz d3. I'm using silicone oil on all the moving parts of the fold but I'm not sure...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,715
Posted By Pahana

Any bike like your looking for if it's out there...

Any bike like your looking for if it's out there is going to cost a few thousand dollars. Ritchey makes the Breakaway, a bike I've read good things about but again your looking at a few thousand...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,715
Posted By Pahana

Please forgive me but I'm not sure what your...

Please forgive me but I'm not sure what your looking for in a touring bike. I've rode Moulton, Bike Friday, Tern,Dahon and Brompton. I like the Brompton the best but the other bikes are all good. I'm...
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