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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By Joe Remi

The Brompton situation is madness, too. It's...

The Brompton situation is madness, too. It's extremely difficult to find any new ones in stock in the USA, and the CHPT3 models are listing for thousands over MSRP on Ebay. The bike boom + overseas...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-18-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By Joe Remi

At the moment I believe it's a "grab it if you...

At the moment I believe it's a "grab it if you can get it" price. There are precious few new Moultons available anywhere right now, and the used market in the US for modern ones is non-existent. If...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 48,874
Posted By Joe Remi

Here's my Rocket Red/Black Edition H6L-X with...

Here's my Rocket Red/Black Edition H6L-X with Gilles Berthoud ti saddle. Sorry about the glare, that red powdercoat is really shiney. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 48,874
Posted By Joe Remi

That's quite a Brompton journey you went on since...

That's quite a Brompton journey you went on since this thread started! I dig your Graphite 2-speed ti with all the mods, it's got a really cool "just what you need and no more" vibe.

My reread of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-25-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Joe Remi

You need a brand name for the bike, Shimano is a...

You need a brand name for the bike, Shimano is a decal referring to parts on it. It's either Adventurer - which I've never heard of - or that's the model name and you need to know which brand...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-23-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

Start with instructions from a regular bike with...

Start with instructions from a regular bike with that hub and see if it looks the same as your bike. You should be able to disconnect the shifter cable somewhere near the wheel, then loosen two bolts...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

They had a steerer failure?? I do not understand...

They had a steerer failure?? I do not understand how that happened after all the years spent on prototyping and testing before bikes were delivered.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Joe Remi

Yep Linberl, that's the issue. I probably would...

Yep Linberl, that's the issue. I probably would have thought of that idea eventually but my riding time has been not-so-great the last year so I never got around to being bothered by it. For the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Joe Remi

I'm the seller, I paid $1200 (plus shipping) for...

I'm the seller, I paid $1200 (plus shipping) for it from the original owner last year. It's not a rattle in the hub, it's that the coaster brake creates a reaction in the junction where the rear...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,853
Posted By Joe Remi

Well more power to him if he ever comes back. I'm...

Well more power to him if he ever comes back. I'm rarely here anymore myself so it wouldn't make any difference to me. Live and let live!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By Joe Remi

That's very cool. And with a very rare Selle...

That's very cool. And with a very rare Selle Italia Flite Carbon saddle, I don't think very many people were brave enough to try it!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,853
Posted By Joe Remi

Oh that would be hilarious. The last time I saw...

Oh that would be hilarious. The last time I saw Abu was on the Velo-Orange blog chewing them out about their Neutrino mini velo. Fun guy!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,943
Posted By Joe Remi

The person who was going to get the Urbano never...

The person who was going to get the Urbano never posted again.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-23-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,203
Posted By Joe Remi

It's appalling that Tern is still in business. Do...

It's appalling that Tern is still in business. Do not buy that bike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Joe Remi

Try to test an H model Brompton if you can. It's...

Try to test an H model Brompton if you can. It's marketed to taller riders but I'm 5'-6" with arthritis in my wrists and couldn't make the M bar work. The H is taller and works for me tilted back a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,805
Posted By Joe Remi

You got some oddly complex answers to your simple...

You got some oddly complex answers to your simple question. No there won't be a massive change, the bars will just be a bit lower.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By Joe Remi

He was talking about new models on his MTBR forum...

He was talking about new models on his MTBR forum three weeks ago with a link to his site.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

I think the SF Craigslist seller's price is...

I think the SF Craigslist seller's price is unethical gouging, and the fact they're still available supports this. But who knows, maybe he'll get lucky one day.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

And you're getting pushed back by new orders if I...

And you're getting pushed back by new orders if I understand the situation correctly. I just don't see the point anymore, man. You could spend that money on something you can actually RIDE.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,289
Posted By Joe Remi

I've ridden a Brompton on trails, they're quite...

I've ridden a Brompton on trails, they're quite sturdy little bikes. Terns shouldn't be ridden anywhere AT ALL.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 73,424
Posted By Joe Remi

Well, I think my point was clear.

Well, I think my point was clear.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 73,424
Posted By Joe Remi

That company shouldn't be selling bicycles....

That company shouldn't be selling bicycles. They're bad at it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

It's a shorter Haul-a-Day with a Bafang mid-drive...

It's a shorter Haul-a-Day with a Bafang mid-drive kit. Which is ok I guess, but it's not a dedicated integrated ebike.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

I folding bike you can't carry without the...

I folding bike you can't carry without the derailleur scratching the handlebars is not a minor flaw. I would be livid if my expensive bike did that.
12-03-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,594
Posted By Joe Remi

Bike Flights has an option for shipping a battery...

Bike Flights has an option for shipping a battery or ebike. Anyone who tells you there's a problem with getting the product from home to box to truck is lying LOL ha ha.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

That's a completely subjective statement based on...

That's a completely subjective statement based on your preferences. There's a bunch of different Bike Fridays, and most of them fit a mission Brompton wasn't designed for.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

That Mu Uno is a shockingly good bike as just a...

That Mu Uno is a shockingly good bike as just a bike, not considering the fold. I had one with belt drive and miss it a lot, I should have kept it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

You're not addressing me but my answer would be...

You're not addressing me but my answer would be that if a Brompton folded like a Dahon it would be just another folder. The fold is what makes a Brompton the unique thing it is.
12-02-19, 02:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,594
Posted By Joe Remi

I've been following the trajectory of this bike...

I've been following the trajectory of this bike since it won an Oregon commuter bicycles competition, and invested in the Kickstarter. Beautiful bikes, but they started behind the market as a stealth...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

Well sure, you can just pretend all those changes...

Well sure, you can just pretend all those changes would work when I just factually claimed they would compromise the design. You can also claim a $500 carbon road bike isn't a death trap, but I'm not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

$1700 is not a lot of money for a good bicycle,...

$1700 is not a lot of money for a good bicycle, and Brompton has design factors for the fold that negate every "improvement" you think it needs. If you want a Dahon, Dahon makes them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By Joe Remi

Yes, $900 is a fair price for that one.

Yes, $900 is a fair price for that one.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By Joe Remi

Riding position matters a lot. M bars are...

Riding position matters a lot. M bars are significantly taller than S.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

Cool, you buy it. I'm bewildered that anyone...

Cool, you buy it. I'm bewildered that anyone feels the need to tell me I'm wrong about not wanting to buy a bike at its asking price.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Joe Remi

Well then. I have never seen a hub end-cap stick...

Well then. I have never seen a hub end-cap stick in a protector before! 🤷
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

Well, it's not worth $3500 to me..I wouldn't buy...

Well, it's not worth $3500 to me..I wouldn't buy from the factory for that, either. The guy can get all the profit he wants, my life will not be affected in any way.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Joe Remi

You should be able to hold the ends of the axle...

You should be able to hold the ends of the axle in your hands and roll the tire on the ground to get it spinning. I suspect this test will fail and your hub needs to be repacked and adjusted.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

He's trying to get the full price for a bike he...

He's trying to get the full price for a bike he didn't pay full price for, and I don't think a ti folder without the promised ti weight savings is worth $3500.

Also, I'm getting tired of people...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-23-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

I read it as honest, but emailed to confirm it's...

I read it as honest, but emailed to confirm it's 3500 each anyway. The answer is yes and I can't imagine anyone paying that. Good luck!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-14-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By Joe Remi

That's a $400 bike at best. And I wouldn't pay it.

That's a $400 bike at best. And I wouldn't pay it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

You're not who I was referring to that was being...

You're not who I was referring to that was being a jerk to linberl.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

He doesn't want to BELIEVE anything, he just...

He doesn't want to BELIEVE anything, he just wants to be a jerk to you. I have no idea why, you seem very nice.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,575
Posted By Joe Remi

Yeah I was surprised how much the parts cost on...

Yeah I was surprised how much the parts cost on the complete. I'd go with the frame and wheels and finish it out myself.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,575
Posted By Joe Remi

I'm very interested in that electric shifting...

I'm very interested in that electric shifting model. It looks fun!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

Bike Friday is not going to duplicate Brompton's...

Bike Friday is not going to duplicate Brompton's success. There is no room in today's market to repeat it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,643
Posted By Joe Remi

The moral of this story is don't wait until a...

The moral of this story is don't wait until a week before a trip to order a bike for said trip. Also, check your spam folder 👍
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

Nobody is renaming it Titanic Bikes, and nobody...

Nobody is renaming it Titanic Bikes, and nobody is pretending they can make a killing as a luxury brand in Asia. Come on you guys.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-07-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 770,719
Posted By Joe Remi

You're still a jerk, Abu. Welcome back.

You're still a jerk, Abu. Welcome back.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 47,816
Posted By Joe Remi

The NWT/Llama/Pocket needs to fold quickly and...

The NWT/Llama/Pocket needs to fold quickly and efficiently, that's the hook. But as the company person here already said, they want to do it but can't afford to.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 96,654
Posted By Joe Remi

I wouldn't. I've used that motor and it's a...

I wouldn't. I've used that motor and it's a monster, that frame is no match for the power you're dumping through it.
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