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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-19, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

The fold is independent of the seatpost as far as...

The fold is independent of the seatpost as far as i am aware, so the seat can be in any position whilst the bike is otherwise fully folded. This is what allows the bike to be wheeled around on its...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-10-19, 12:08 PM
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Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

For the seat bag, would perhaps be better served...

For the seat bag, would perhaps be better served with a design specifically for dropper seat posts like the Porcelain Rocket Dropper Seat Post bag. This would allow partial dropping of the seatpost...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 12:24 AM
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Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

boo hoo

boo hoo
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

For someone who insists you are taken at your...

For someone who insists you are taken at your word, yoi sure don't practice what you preach.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

not everything is about you Joe

not everything is about you Joe
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

I know right? They are just the pits. Appart from...

I know right? They are just the pits. Appart from the nice chap who shared some photos of course.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Just trying to inspire someone to create a dead...

Just trying to inspire someone to create a dead unicorn emoji.

I know it is just filling time until we actually get some new information to move the discussion on, but the weight discussion is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Entirely possible given cheap unicorn tears...

Entirely possible given cheap unicorn tears available out of China. The helical hinges are made out of baby unicorn horns so their mother's tears flow freely.

Peter's probably a whole animal kind...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-19, 05:23 AM
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Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

:deadhorse:

:deadhorse:
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-19, 04:45 AM
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Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

This completely ignores the opportunities to...

This completely ignores the opportunities to remve material from the frame which is where the additional 1.5 kg above KS spec went on - narrower guage/thinner walled tubing etc, less material on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Is it just me or is this thread turning a bit...

Is it just me or is this thread turning a bit dull :deadhorse2:
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

True for a 7kg bike but I doubt they will...

True for a 7kg bike but I doubt they will striugle to shave a kilo or two off the Helix.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

The designs for the Helix fenders and rack work...

The designs for the Helix fenders and rack work seemlessly with the fold without impact to rolling or folded size. That is the designs. We'll see how they are when realised.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

So how about that Helix then...

So how about that Helix then...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 12:32 AM
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Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Well said David Hunter. I often disagree...

Well said David Hunter.

I often disagree with you Joe, though sometimes only in tone. However, your scepticism always prompts interesting discussion. It is cool that you are passionate about and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

I'm putting a Gilles Berthoud Aravis saddle on...

I'm putting a Gilles Berthoud Aravis saddle on mine. Lovely leather in a more modern design and greater utility than Brooks' more recent saddles by many accounts.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

I think here in the UK is the same. Hub dynamos...

I think here in the UK is the same. Hub dynamos less common for commuting than they are for touring.

The challenges with accessories on Helix are that the tollerances are so tight for the fold and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Good points Jipe. We have seen designs for a...

Good points Jipe. We have seen designs for a universal front mount (frame mounted as with Brompton), rear rack, mud guards and a few other essential items you would expect from a practicality point...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

He bought the tubing at the outset and has...

He bought the tubing at the outset and has engineered for durability throighout. As someone highlighted before the frames etc withstood double the duration of testing require to pass and tests...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

chedech is a good price ($2k) at the lower end...

chedech is a good price ($2k) at the lower end but carbon a worry for rough and tumble of public and car transport.
ti brommie all in is not cheap ($3-4k) and a hassle to pull together. Ultimately...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

You make a good point. The final production Helix...

You make a good point. The final production Helix 10spd is just over 11kg. The KS campaign projected just over 9.5kg. I very am disappointed by this.

So many of the preceding posts highlight how...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

:) one prinicpled man, by his own example alone...

:) one prinicpled man, by his own example alone may bring down the whole system. This kind of considered and reasonable behaviour must be snuffed out before it catches on.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Indeed. Worth noting that the welds required no...

Indeed. Worth noting that the welds required no post processing as I understand, unlike I believe some of the brands you mention, further reducing costs.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

Boo, hiss. What kind of devilment is this?!...

Boo, hiss. What kind of devilment is this?! Refraining from opinionating until you are more informed is unnatural and surely against thread rules.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 382,851
Posted By Gibsonsean

I don't think the final iteration can roll on...

I don't think the final iteration can roll on both wheels when folded. Just the front.
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