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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-18, 06:51 AM
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Posted By blodorn

Where can I buy one of these single piece curved...

Where can I buy one of these single piece curved stem/risers for the Xootr Swift? I see a couple photos with them and they look good. Some titanium but also non ti. Any pointers?
04-24-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,451
Posted By blodorn

BikeSomeWhere has k710 and k810 for $11.39 ...

BikeSomeWhere has k710 and k810 for $11.39
http://www.bikesomewhere.com/bikesomewhere.cfm/product/520/4983/30862
Can anyone tell me if these chains are very quiet?
04-23-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,644
Posted By blodorn

I also have brakes on my fg. Two brakes even....

I also have brakes on my fg. Two brakes even. However skid patches are important to me, and if that is the only variable between different gear ratios (other than size/weight/etc) then i think it is...
04-23-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,644
Posted By blodorn

42/15 leaves you with only 5 skid patches (unique...

42/15 leaves you with only 5 skid patches (unique areas on the tire which can be locked out during a skid, more = more even wear across the tire and prevents your tire turning into a square) which is...
04-20-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,375
Posted By blodorn

There was a good thread about a week ago about...

There was a good thread about a week ago about sore hands, might want to use the search and check it out. Based on my experience with my Mark V, i would suggest you try moving your seat back a bit.
04-14-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,936
Posted By blodorn

My example was using a specific amount of time...

My example was using a specific amount of time where a rider would be only in one gear. Of course they would change gears at some point, and at that point is where my comparison ends. You switch to a...
04-13-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,936
Posted By blodorn

Please read the post before replying next time.

Please read the post before replying next time.
04-13-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,936
Posted By blodorn

Incorrect, I think. Two similar bikes all...

Incorrect, I think. Two similar bikes all components are the same, one weighs more for a gears, derailleur etc. On any length of flat or hill (not downhill I don't think), where the road biker would...
04-08-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By blodorn

I put both the cranks the same direction on one...

I put both the cranks the same direction on one my old bikes for a couple minutes, was kinda fun.
04-03-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 72,168
Posted By blodorn

What is the reason for asymmetrical chains like...

What is the reason for asymmetrical chains like that? I am curious.
04-03-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By blodorn

Or if you don't care about those hubs, you could...

Or if you don't care about those hubs, you could get yourself some JB Weld (or any other metal/metal epoxy) and just glue the cog on. It's what I did with my first fixed/convo, on some junk steel...
04-03-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By blodorn

That hub has threads, they're what the freewheel...

That hub has threads, they're what the freewheel is threaded on.
+1 on the formula hubs
04-02-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By blodorn

Why would you tell someone not to ride the bike...

Why would you tell someone not to ride the bike they want, how they want?
04-02-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,576,824
Posted By blodorn

What's jackass about the bike?

What's jackass about the bike?
03-30-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 127,170
Posted By blodorn

Now this is best thread.

Now this is best thread.
03-28-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,110
Posted By blodorn

I rode brakeless until this morning, when my...

I rode brakeless until this morning, when my brake lever got in. I'm happy now that I can finally approach corners at speed, and not have to start slowing down half way down the hill.
03-28-09, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By blodorn

You shouldn't let yourself get discouraged so...

You shouldn't let yourself get discouraged so quickly.
03-25-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,881
Posted By blodorn

And some people prefer a pickup all the time.

And some people prefer a pickup all the time.
03-24-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By blodorn

That chainring looks larger to me than 52 in the...

That chainring looks larger to me than 52 in the picture.
03-24-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By blodorn

That chainring looks larger to me than 52 in the...

That chainring looks larger to me than 52 in the picture.
03-18-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By blodorn

In the picture, the chair looks pretty loose.

In the picture, the chair looks pretty loose.
03-14-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By blodorn

3in = 7.62cm Does it make more sense now, with...

3in = 7.62cm Does it make more sense now, with only one significant figure? I said crude because i measured it with a tape measure, not anything very precise. Could possibly be designed for 27"...
03-14-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By blodorn

165mm

165mm
03-14-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By blodorn

Bottom Bracket Height/Drop

My biggest problem so far with riding fixed gear is I get pedal strikes, a lot. The current frame I have is just an old schwinn by my crude measures it has a bottom bracket drop of 7.62cm. I am...
03-12-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By blodorn

IRO Angus help

I am planning on buying an IRO Angus frameset soon and would like a little help finding some information. The biggest problem I have with my current frame (an old schwinn) is that I get pedal strikes...
02-25-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By blodorn

I was thinking about trying clipless pedals and...

I was thinking about trying clipless pedals and was wondering if there was a specific type that worked well or worked very poorly for FG use? I do not understand the locking mechanism well, would...
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