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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-01-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,176
Posted By checoles

Aaaahh brilliant! Everything I looked at didnt...

Aaaahh brilliant!
Everything I looked at didnt have that, so thats a huge relief.

Thanks a lot guys, I'll probably go Vaude, used a lot of their stuff in the past and never let me down.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-31-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,176
Posted By checoles

Bags for front folder rack (Tern Spartan Rack)

Hi all,

anyone know what bags will fit a front Tern Spartan Rack? All my panniers are too big and all the stores I've visited have nothing in that fits, they're all too big for the bottom clip to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 386,913
Posted By checoles

Legend, thank you for that! Im converting over to...

Legend, thank you for that! Im converting over to a thumb shifter so this all works out well for me. Im gonna get me some bullbars.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-21-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 386,913
Posted By checoles

I've logged in for the first time in a year, just...

I've logged in for the first time in a year, just to ask - what bars are they and how'd you get your shifter to fit? Look like bullhorns, all one piece. Didnt think the shifter/brake levers could get...
06-04-18, 04:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,888
Posted By checoles

I can understand those who need QR for the front...

I can understand those who need QR for the front for mobility and convenience etc, that's fair enough. But not on the rear, its never secure enough, just slides about messing your chain tension up. ...
06-01-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,888
Posted By checoles

Nope. Never understood having QR on SS/FG's...

Nope.

Never understood having QR on SS/FG's to be honest.
04-23-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By checoles

I'm sure you'll find a decent home for it, people...

I'm sure you'll find a decent home for it, people who will see that bike advertised will want it for the same reason you've got it :)

theres no pictures, did you post them elsewhere?
04-23-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By checoles

oh fantastic news! :) Get some pictures of it up...

oh fantastic news! :) Get some pictures of it up when you can, would love to see it :) Glad you got a great bike, which hopefully, you'll never need to replace anytime soon :)
04-12-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 108,915
Posted By checoles

I love your bike. I LOVE your bike. God damn. The...

I love your bike. I LOVE your bike. God damn. The colours, shapes, graphics are just spot on.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-27-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

Spot on man, and yeah, those overgrown...

Spot on man, and yeah, those overgrown bushes/hedges are all down to the farmers not doing their job...they don't like trimming up their fields... I've not been that far south though, so I don't know...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-26-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,698
Posted By checoles

I've had 2 Dahons, one Dahon for about 5 years as...

I've had 2 Dahons, one Dahon for about 5 years as a commuter before I decided to upgrade and get something new (Tern Link a7) and I tell you what... I miss the Dahon. Great build quality, got dropped...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-26-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

Ha, yes, the "Pub"... I don't think you can...

Ha, yes, the "Pub"... I don't think you can venture more than 5 miles in any direction, anywhere where you don't come across one. I would call this "Perfection."
Yeah the public transport is pretty...
03-23-18, 02:41 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 108,915
Posted By checoles

Is that running a oval chain-ring?

Is that running a oval chain-ring?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,687
Posted By checoles

I've recently got the Link A7, the budget folder,...

I've recently got the Link A7, the budget folder, just to use for casual commuting and a few mini tours here and there, and so far I'm fairly happy with it. Was a bit annoyed I didn't do my research...
03-01-18, 03:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,550
Posted By checoles

I used to have a full blown track bike that I...

I used to have a full blown track bike that I would stupidly use on the roads (young crazy hipster) and the stiffness in the frame/components was unbelievable. It would bounce and skip like mad, and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-18, 02:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

Ok, no worries. Thanks for the info, great help :)

Ok, no worries. Thanks for the info, great help :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Tern-Link-A7-20w-2017-Fol...

https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Tern-Link-A7-20w-2017-Folding-Bike_105864.htm

It's a 2017, literally only bought it a few weeks ago to replace my old Dahon. Is it worth me contacting Tern themselves with?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

http://i66.tinypic.com/mtt5iv.jpg ...

http://i66.tinypic.com/mtt5iv.jpg

http://i63.tinypic.com/28vwxn9.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/257nbly.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/2s1oub9.jpg

Best I could do with my terrible photo skills! :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-18, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

Cheers dude :)

Cheers dude :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

hmmm, might go get me a Brooks again then :)...

hmmm, might go get me a Brooks again then :) Cheers!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

AAAAHH sorry I'm with you now. Will post later...

AAAAHH sorry I'm with you now.
Will post later when I'm home
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

great pics there! Quick question, I see...

great pics there!

Quick question, I see you're using a Brooks saddle? How you finding that? I can't imagine the bumps in the road you constantly get with the smaller wheels would be absorbed well...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

I checked the bike over when I got it, the...

I checked the bike over when I got it, the welds/hinges etc are all spot on :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-18, 02:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

great links/advice guys, cheers. I don't...

great links/advice guys, cheers.

I don't think I'll be travelling to my tour as such, maybe go out of town on the train at most and start somewhere else, do a few days or so and then ride...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,747
Posted By checoles

Touring on your folder

How many of you have toured on your folders? And what adaptations did you make. I've got some holiday time to book and I'm tempted to book a few days off and use the folder, but somethings making me...
Forum: Touring
01-22-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By checoles

Trains are funny in the UK, some accept bikes and...

Trains are funny in the UK, some accept bikes and some don't. There are specific train services that run very strict routes that have big cargo storage carriages for bikes and such, but they're few...
Forum: Touring
01-22-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,596
Posted By checoles

Start afresh, like you have no bike at all. Then...

Start afresh, like you have no bike at all. Then build what you can, for as little money as you can.

I though common sense would've kicked in somewhere there...
12-18-17, 03:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,171
Posted By checoles

This forum is the best.

This forum is the best.
12-14-17, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,630
Posted By checoles

I second Oury grips

I second Oury grips
Forum: Fatbikes
12-12-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,150
Posted By checoles

I enjoy being the centre of attention - ENTER...

I enjoy being the centre of attention - ENTER FATBIKE.

Seriously, I love the looks you get with it. Love it even better when you offer it to people to have a go on.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-12-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,450
Posted By checoles

Admin - Please make this a sticky?

Admin - Please make this a sticky?
Forum: Fatbikes
12-12-17, 02:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,450
Posted By checoles

http://i65.tinypic.com/2jebmmo.png Charge...

http://i65.tinypic.com/2jebmmo.png

Charge Cooker Maxi
Love a good bumble about with it :) Great budget Fatty if anyone is looking for one!
12-11-17, 02:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,387
Posted By checoles

must be the first newbie post on here in a while...

must be the first newbie post on here in a while which didn't result in a riot of some description.

Well done guys! We can be helpful!

;)
11-30-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By checoles

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11-29-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By checoles

A hard working bike shop owner will happily help...

A hard working bike shop owner will happily help you out.
11-25-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,069
Posted By checoles

it looks like great fun doesnt it?? :D I...

it looks like great fun doesnt it?? :D
I really want one, do a ten mile ride out to a camp spot, rucksack and a few bags on the bike, take my time enjoying the scenery. Or just something to ride...
11-22-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,069
Posted By checoles

Reminds me of THIS BIKE...

Reminds me of THIS BIKE (https://i.pinimg.com/736x/a5/41/e8/a541e87474bb4aabd8a7d5be86c41ba8--kool-bicycles.jpg)

I can only find Pinterest links to the picture, but no details anywhere of anyone...
11-21-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,069
Posted By checoles

Whats the spec on that??

Whats the spec on that??
Forum: Touring
11-21-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,877
Posted By checoles

The great thing about all that, is that if you...

The great thing about all that, is that if you pay attention and remember things, you'll make that $150 back over the course of the next few years through fixing your own bike and not paying labour...
Forum: Touring
11-21-17, 03:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,877
Posted By checoles

I think if you're gonna go touring, especially...

I think if you're gonna go touring, especially remote areas, being able to fix your bike is a must. The basics covered should be -

FIX A FLAT - Can not stress how important that skill is. We take...
Forum: Touring
11-20-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,967
Posted By checoles

If you're building 700c rims, a 29" MTB rim...

If you're building 700c rims, a 29" MTB rim wouldn't be a bad choice. Same size, bit wider and normally more options for stronger rims. I'm a Mavic man myself, old reliable haha :)
11-17-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,343
Posted By checoles

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: Brilliant. Welcome...

:roflmao2: :roflmao2:

Brilliant. Welcome aboard!
11-17-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,343
Posted By checoles

You've been a member for a year, and THIS is your...

You've been a member for a year, and THIS is your first comment? :roflmao2: Love it!
11-16-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,343
Posted By checoles

You say that like I wouldn't... :innocent:

You say that like I wouldn't... :innocent:
11-16-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,419,478
Posted By checoles

thats actually brilliant squidpuppet hahah! :D

thats actually brilliant squidpuppet hahah! :D
11-16-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,419,478
Posted By checoles

Thing is, Prime sells itself to most people....

Thing is, Prime sells itself to most people. Because they give you a month of access to films/tv, next day delivery, and then you cancel your subscription...and more times than likely, go back and...
11-16-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,343
Posted By checoles

On another note, relating to what you said there,...

On another note, relating to what you said there, the UK is pretty good for cycling, I'm proud to ride here. We have great countrysides, cycle routes both on and off road, but I'd love to go to...
11-16-17, 03:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,975
Posted By checoles

I wouldn't use that shop again, and I'd be sure...

I wouldn't use that shop again, and I'd be sure to let others know that whilst yes, they were highly regarded, they did scratch my bike whilst doing something that could've been prevented had they...
11-15-17, 03:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,117
Posted By checoles

:popcorn This should be interesting...

:popcorn

This should be interesting...
11-14-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,343
Posted By checoles

Would you mind just messaging him and finding...

Would you mind just messaging him and finding out? I'm not entirely sure anyone's noticed, but I didn't want to tell him how to be safe...
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