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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Bruce,...

Bruce, http://www.nycewheels.com/reach-review.html, specifically the sentence "Under very hard acceleration on flats, it does bob a little, but under moderate acceleration, you wouldn't guess you had...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Bass, I would hope that a brand new bike has...

Bass, I would hope that a brand new bike has balanced wheels, but not necessarily? So wrap solder wire around the enlarged nipple part of the spokes on both wheels, test the ride down a steep hill,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

I wanted to conclude by giving some love to...

I wanted to conclude by giving some love to NYCeWheels after my recent bash session of Bfold. I just bought the Reach Road (Racing) 2009 model.

I went into the store on two separate occassions,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

I can definitely see the convenience of that,...

I can definitely see the convenience of that, with the suitcase doubling as a wheeled attachement for the back of the bike. I would just be concerned about the weight. I would think a hard case...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 84,802
Posted By pctjeff23

Very informative thread. For airline travel, I...

Very informative thread. For airline travel, I want to use a Pacific Reach Road which folds up to slightly over the checked bag limit of 62 inches. I think it would be around 67-70. Do you think...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Yeah, I get what you're saying about the...

Yeah, I get what you're saying about the possibilty of stricter, but more friendly staff in a smaller city. New Yorkers are notorious for unfriendliness, so if I took it to one of the NYC airports...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Ozon, is your Brompton under the 62 inch limit? ...

Ozon, is your Brompton under the 62 inch limit? Obviously any overcharge I want to avoid, but $50 is not that big of a deal. I guess the question is, some airlines are more strict about the 62 inch...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Thanks for the link, Juan. That's what I would...

Thanks for the link, Juan. That's what I would think: that the older model would be very similar in ride quality to the new one. I know both the 2007 Reach Road/Racing and the current model fold...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Jur, I assume your wife has traveled with that...

Jur, I assume your wife has traveled with that suitcase so what has been her experience with the airlines? Do they accept it as regular luggage or charge the overcharge fee? Do you know the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Haha, thinking optimistically yes. Other than a...

Haha, thinking optimistically yes. Other than a picture on nycewheels website (no specs.), I can't find any information on it: positive, negative, neutral. I e-mailed Pacific and apparently they...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By pctjeff23

Pacific Reach Road (2009 model)

Hi,
Does anyone have this silver model, which is the model prior to the current Reach Racing model? I'm looking to see if the folded dimensions are different than the current model. I know the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Ratdog, Hi. I have a name. It's Jeff, not OP....

Ratdog,
Hi. I have a name. It's Jeff, not OP. You bring up some good points, but I think you may be misinterpreting my post slightly. I am not sore that he did not discount the price. He can do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

The experience that Ozonation had with Fairfield...

The experience that Ozonation had with Fairfield bicycle sounds like exceptional customer service. Stuff like that seals the deal and gets you a customer for life. A little patience and willingness...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Not worth it

Not worth it
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Regarding NYCE Wheels, I've had a similiar...

Regarding NYCE Wheels, I've had a similiar positive experience with them, and agree with Ozonation. I went there to look at the Pacific Reach Road they had. The employee was extremely helpful,...
Forum: Touring
02-27-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By pctjeff23

Lew, one of my possible routes is coming up from...

Lew, one of my possible routes is coming up from Organ Pipe Northwest through Yuma toward Salton Sea. Google maps has the most direct bike route to Salton Sea as travelling on Sidewinder Rd. to Ted...
Forum: Touring
02-27-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By pctjeff23

I see what you're saying, Brennan, about the...

I see what you're saying, Brennan, about the issue being more south of the border, but I'm just thinking of a border jumper or illegal spotting a nice flashy bike that would be a quick ride for him...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

I received two e-mails from the Marketing Manager...

I received two e-mails from the Marketing Manager and CEO of Pacific Cycles. Both said they have never heard of andibicycles and that Bfold is the only authorized dealer to the US. Confirmation.
Forum: Touring
02-26-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By pctjeff23

Southwest desert tour

Tucson to Palm Springs in 7.5 days. Has anyone done any biking in this area of Southern Arizona or Southern Cal? I've been playing around with deciding on the best route to take, but maybe some...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Damn, I was hoping they were not from Indonesia. ...

Damn, I was hoping they were not from Indonesia. Like HGR said, casting aspersions on an entire country as far as scams is somewhat stereotypical, but from what I've heard Indonesia is a hotbed for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,906
Posted By pctjeff23

Pacific Reach SL; SCAM SELLER

I need some help with this. I'm looking to buy a folding road bike and have my eye set on the Pacific Reach SL: very lightweight, folds to under 62 cubic inches, quality of ride is comparable to a...
Forum: Introductions
02-25-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By pctjeff23

Brewster, NY says Hello

If anyone knows where that is, you'll make my day.

I've done some long day rides before, but I'm here to hopefully learn more from the members about multi-day trips (bike-packing I guess is the...
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