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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,894
Posted By cosmodc

As a new owner of a Season tikit and a total...

As a new owner of a Season tikit and a total weakling, I've been struggling with the disproportional weight issue while rolling (especially with the IGH). I have found that I have an easier time...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By cosmodc

Thanks! Yes, that's my 4.5-lb hellion, I...

Thanks!

Yes, that's my 4.5-lb hellion, I mean, Chihuahua. If you want to see more cuteness, he's on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da4EZFlTFFs
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-28-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By cosmodc

OldiesONfoldies -- great minds think alike! :) ...

OldiesONfoldies -- great minds think alike! :)

Thanks to everyone for the kind words! I'm definitely looking forward to the weekend and will hopefully try to get some "pootle" pics to post here.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By cosmodc

My Seasons tikit unveiled

After a month or so of waiting, I have just unboxed my new built-to-order (BTO) Seasons tikit. I sold my custom Swift folder with a Nexus IGH to another folder fanatic (hi John!) in order to make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-08, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

A nice looking Swift with a 14-speed IGH (not...

A nice looking Swift with a 14-speed IGH (not mine, sadly):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bikewallah/2489906644/in/set-72157605035215202/
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-08, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By cosmodc

Great photo set from Folds Up 2008

(photos not taken by me... just an admirer of the variety!)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bikewallah/sets/72157605058005535/
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

Nope, just an avid troller of craigslist. :)

Nope, just an avid troller of craigslist. :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-27-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Brompton S2L in DC.. ...

A Brompton S2L in DC..
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/772054287.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-22-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By cosmodc

Ha ha.. no, no mind-reading abilities, sadly. ...

Ha ha.. no, no mind-reading abilities, sadly.

I am, however, expecting the delivery of a new tikit next month, so I'm looking forward to the pay off after overcoming my crazy indecisiveness. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-22-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By cosmodc

Hi Sam, Gah indeed! If you end up...

Hi Sam,

Gah indeed!

If you end up needing to invest in a new/used bike, you might want to add the Bike Friday tikit (depending on your budget) to your list of options. With its 16-inch...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A brand new Brompton MR6 in Maryland: ...

A brand new Brompton MR6 in Maryland:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/758621321.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-16-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 22,865
Posted By cosmodc

You can see a photo of the 8-speed Brompton below...

You can see a photo of the 8-speed Brompton below with some Q&A:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cycleologist/2272585286/

I asked a Brompton dealer in my area if they would consider doing this...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,181
Posted By cosmodc

Yeah, I suppose they're adding charges in there...

Yeah, I suppose they're adding charges in there for the wheelbuild and I'm assuming they're using the "red band" Nexus 8. And of course, a la the iPhone, there's always an early adopter fee... :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,181
Posted By cosmodc

After speaking to a salesperson at BF, right now...

After speaking to a salesperson at BF, right now you can order the base model (model T) with the Nexus hub for $1675.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-10-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By cosmodc

AR, I'm a vertically-challenged female (5'2") in...

AR, I'm a vertically-challenged female (5'2") in DC and I've used a Nexus 8 Swift folder to commute for a while. I'm not a roadie, but I'm definitely a fan of the ride. I would not recommend it if...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 28,965
Posted By cosmodc

Sesame-- amazing photos! The mini horse was...

Sesame-- amazing photos! The mini horse was especially squee-worthy. So cute!
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By cosmodc

Check your PM folder...

Check your PM folder...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By cosmodc

Strida 5 in the NYT -- folding bikes on a wedding registry

It's part of a slide show profiling non-traditional wedding gifts called "The Registry | Forget the Place Settings and Crystal".

"WHEN it comes to active couples, especially in warm weather,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-30-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

Many more folders in the DC-area-- Strida 3 ...

Many more folders in the DC-area--

Strida 3
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/698077566.html

(a rare) Brompton M3L
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/698822324.html

Dahon...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-27-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Strida2 in the DC-area: ...

A Strida2 in the DC-area:

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/696261313.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 547,361
Posted By cosmodc

abarnard- awesome Brompton and website!

abarnard- awesome Brompton and website!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

An old school folder in Bethesda: ...

An old school folder in Bethesda:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/684445919.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Looks like Calhoun Cylce has the '07 Xootr Swift...

Looks like Calhoun Cylce has the '07 Xootr Swift on sale for US$599 (http://www.calhouncycle.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=139&idproduct=1119).
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A sweet Bike Friday in the DC area-- ...

A sweet Bike Friday in the DC area--
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/674465903.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Bike Friday Tikit (Tikit2Ride model) in...

A Bike Friday Tikit (Tikit2Ride model) in Seattle, WA:
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/663489374.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By cosmodc

A photo of the 8-speed Brompton on Flickr: ...

A photo of the 8-speed Brompton on Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cycleologist/2272585286/
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-27-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Dahon Helios in the DC metro area: ...

A Dahon Helios in the DC metro area:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/655838583.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A (possibly over-priced) Brompton S2L in the DC...

A (possibly over-priced) Brompton S2L in the DC metro area:

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/578386583.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By cosmodc

Wow, I am really saddened by this news. Sheldon...

Wow, I am really saddened by this news. Sheldon Brown was the reason I got turned onto folding bikes (especially the Raleigh Twenty) several years ago. My thoughts go out to his family and friends....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-05-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

Interesting..a Xootr Swift fitted with an...

Interesting..a Xootr Swift fitted with an electric drive system:...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A green folding Raleigh Twenty in Arlington, VA: ...

A green folding Raleigh Twenty in Arlington, VA:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/454901966.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-07, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By cosmodc

I'm not sure how accurate the online quotes are;...

I'm not sure how accurate the online quotes are; last month I shipped a non-folding R20 from DC to NJ in a standard bike box via UPS Ground for $30.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-04-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Dahon Helios in Annapolis: ...

A Dahon Helios in Annapolis:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/439937229.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By cosmodc

Here is a link to the blog invisiblehand was...

Here is a link to the blog invisiblehand was referring to: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=rzyi&doc_id=2482&v=Fg
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-07, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A barely ridden 9-speed Downtube in DC: ...

A barely ridden 9-speed Downtube in DC:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/428142748.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By cosmodc

Love the pictures and the "Photo by: Qoo" logo....

Love the pictures and the "Photo by: Qoo" logo. :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Raleigh Chopper that has seen better days: ...

A Raleigh Chopper that has seen better days:
http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/400918203.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Hi James, thanks for the advice. While checking...

Hi James, thanks for the advice. While checking out potential riser bars, I've noticed that several of them are sold at varying lengths. I have a Nexus 8-speed twist grip shifter; do I need to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-15-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Hi all.. I tend to lurk around here most of the...

Hi all.. I tend to lurk around here most of the time, but lately I've been thinking about swapping out the stock flat handlebars on my Swift for a riser bar. I'm taking Park Tool school classes at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-10-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

Not on craigslist, but a non-folding Raleigh...

Not on craigslist, but a non-folding Raleigh Twenty in the DC area.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260148214610
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-07, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Raleigh RSW Compact in the Boston area: ...

A Raleigh RSW Compact in the Boston area:
http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/383001077.html
Forum: Northeast
07-10-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 28,610
Posted By cosmodc

1. Trek_Rider_05 - Alexandria, VA 2. cc_rider -...

1. Trek_Rider_05 - Alexandria, VA
2. cc_rider - Falls Church, VA
3. ks1g - Herndon, VA
4. derath - Baltimore, MD
5. Marylandnewbie - Silver Spring, MD
6. bluehorizons - Columbia Heights, DC
7....
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 254,750
Posted By cosmodc

A Xootr Swift on Ebay ...

A Xootr Swift on Ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/Xootr-Swift-Folding-Bicycle_W0QQitemZ180134942770QQihZ008QQcategoryZ98084QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-23-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Check your private messages. I'm inclined to...

Check your private messages. I'm inclined to agree with james_swift though.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-19-05, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

The black frame is pretty sweet, Wavhshdr, but...

The black frame is pretty sweet, Wavhshdr, but the green sounds awesome as well.

I'm thinking that a self-proclaimed junkie can't be satisfied with just one... ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-19-05, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Cosmodc will test her Apex fenders out shortly...

Cosmodc will test her Apex fenders out shortly and get back to you all. Unfortunately, Cosmodc lacks a driveway and a garden hose, but she'll find a way. :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-05, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Hey Wavshrdr- Sorry I'm making you jealous! :o I...

Hey Wavshrdr- Sorry I'm making you jealous! :o I managed to remain busy while waiting for mine, so now that I have it, the Swift and I have been outside a few times today (no comments from...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-05, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Finals are over, the weather is cooperating, so...

Finals are over, the weather is cooperating, so today was the big day...

I'm a newbie's newbie. I hadn't ridden a bike in about 10 years (I'm 25 now) when I bought a barely used Trek 700 a little...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-05, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Thanks! I counted down the days until I received...

Thanks! I counted down the days until I received mine- it took about a little over a month. I hear business has been pretty good for Peter these days.. I wonder why? ;)

Given my riding needs I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-05, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 648,906
Posted By cosmodc

Good news: I received my Swift from Peter on...

Good news: I received my Swift from Peter on Monday.

Bad news: It is still in its sealed box because I cannot trust myself to bust it out until finals are over (in two more days). It taunts me!
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