[Yak] 20 inch Bike Fridays: folding strategies when touring
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Fri May 8 20:30:54 CDT 2009
On 2009-05-06 02:04, "Geof Gee" <geoffreygee at yahoo.com> wrote (text prefixed
by one ">" sign):
> I have a NWT but use front panniers with an SQR bag on the rear.
Interesting! Would you mind to elaborate a bit, please?
Why such a choice? What's the approximate separate weights carried by the
panniers and the bag? How does it affect handling?
> 1. I don't fold and carry the bike other than to a train/bus for a trip or
> into a hotel.
> 2. Whenever I enter a location that a bike is not allowed. I lock it with a
> u-lock Sheldon Brown style supplemented with a cable lock.
> 3. I don't fold it when locked. Actually, I take that back, there was once a
> situation where the full bike didn't quite fit in a particular space well but
> partially folded it did.
How does the Sheldon's locking trick work with a hinged rear frame?
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