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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-25-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,047
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Posted By linberl

Isn't the Change bike either 26" or 700c? That...

Isn't the Change bike either 26" or 700c? That makes comparison like apples and oranges, regardless of fold.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By linberl

I have a bike friday pakit and you can't use a...

I have a bike friday pakit and you can't use a magnetic system on the rear as there's no where to put it. I've been quite thrilled with the combined performance of my Cat Eye Stealth Evo+ and my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 244,079
Posted By linberl

$300 for a nice looking Birdy!!!! ...

$300 for a nice looking Birdy!!!! https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/oakland-riese-and-muller-birdy-folding/6847246960.html
03-17-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,584
Posted By linberl

I personally use pant straps for my trousers and...

I personally use pant straps for my trousers and for skirts, well, I don't wear anything much longer than knee length skirts. Most women don't wear full length skirts to work typically, so it's not...
03-17-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,584
Posted By linberl

FWIW, I use Squirt wax lube on my pakiT. Apply...

FWIW, I use Squirt wax lube on my pakiT. Apply and let dry overnight. Next day it is absolutely clean and non-transferable. I use public transit a LOT with my pakiT folded and I have to carry it...
03-17-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By linberl

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Are you considering an electric cargo bike? Bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By linberl

Other than reputation, I don't know the Mini but...

Other than reputation, I don't know the Mini but I personally don't find 16" wheels suitable for anything remotely off-road. I love my Bike Friday pakiT but the low wheels also means lower clearance....
03-16-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By linberl

https://www.cyclerepublic.com/bikes/electric-bikes...

https://www.cyclerepublic.com/bikes/electric-bikes/gocycle-gs-folding-electric-bike-with-base-pack.html

36 lbs and you can probably drop it a bit by putting on a super light saddle and pedals and...
03-15-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By linberl

Check out Vello bikes from Austria.

Check out Vello bikes from Austria.
03-15-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By linberl

If you know someone planning a trip to the US (or...

If you know someone planning a trip to the US (or you feel like taking a vacation) I highly recommend the Bike Friday pakiT. It is custom sized and configured. I am 69 years old, female, and also...
03-15-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By linberl

Bike Friday's ride just like regular bikes. You...

Bike Friday's ride just like regular bikes. You can get them from BF with motors or add your own. For travel, the NWT packs down to a regular suitcase size. For daily folding on multi-modal trips,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

I put an Off Yer Bike handle on my pakiT and used...

I put an Off Yer Bike handle on my pakiT and used it for a while - it's a nice product. But then I realized adding a half pound+ handle to a sub 19 lb bke was kind of stupid, and it's easy enough to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

How far down does the seat have to drop on the...

How far down does the seat have to drop on the Helix for it to stay folded? On my Pakit it has to go almost all the way down so not sure there would be any advantage but it the Helix locked with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

This bike would do great with a Revelate bag...

This bike would do great with a Revelate bag setup. Put the Tangle bag inside the main frames. https://www.revelatedesigns.com/index.cfm/store.catalog/frame-bags/TangleFrameBag and put the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

Is it possible he's going slowly for a reason? ...

Is it possible he's going slowly for a reason? My ShareRoller is ready to ship but the dev is sending a few units at a time to backers in his local area first to see if there are any issues or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,374
Posted By linberl

Or, if you don't like that one, BF is selling a...

Or, if you don't like that one, BF is selling a new OSATA (fully adjustable frame length) for $499! https://www.bikefriday.com/folding-bikes/advert/bike-friday-osata-adjustable-frame-bike
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

Yeah, but that's not what it was designed for,...

Yeah, but that's not what it was designed for, unfair to judge it in that regard. It would be like complaining that the Brompton doesn't float, lol. That said, I did take my NWT on the bus a few...
03-05-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,230
Posted By linberl

Ahh, so not sure this would help me. I just need...

Ahh, so not sure this would help me. I just need something to keep the rain from dripping into my shoes from my pants (or taller boots). I will go see what the new decathlon store has when it opens...
03-05-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,230
Posted By linberl

After looking at some pics of cycling shoe...

After looking at some pics of cycling shoe covers, they look like they are made for cycling specific shoes only....is that true? I wear Bogs rain boots or basic sneakers to ride, not cycling shoes;...
03-05-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,230
Posted By linberl

Ahh...that "z" makes all the difference,...

Ahh...that "z" makes all the difference, lol!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,374
Posted By linberl

Bike Friday/Brompton are steel (there is a BF for...

Bike Friday/Brompton are steel (there is a BF for $700 that comes up on craigslist near you). This, however is aluminum, very lightweight, and a very well regarded bike....
03-04-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,230
Posted By linberl

I'm hoping sealskin is a brand you are referring...

I'm hoping sealskin is a brand you are referring to, because otherwise, ughhhhh. I'll google and see what you're talking about. thx
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,461
Posted By linberl

Joe, fwiw, my son took my NWT offroad a few...

Joe, fwiw, my son took my NWT offroad a few times. It was not the diamond frame model, either, and had the lower BB than the Llama. However, he said it did really well. He did not try to hop any big...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By linberl

Glad the coupon helped. FWIW, if I had not fallen...

Glad the coupon helped. FWIW, if I had not fallen into a great deal on a barely used Dahon Mu Uno, I would have purchased a Zizzo (that's how I got on their mailing list). And, also fwiw, they were...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 384,351
Posted By linberl

Perhaps, but the NWT is a packable bike for...

Perhaps, but the NWT is a packable bike for travel, not a bike made for multi-modal use. It fits in a standard suitcase so there's no airlines fees. I do think I was very restrained in my response,...
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