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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

we are going to offer a seat-post-mounted rear...

we are going to offer a seat-post-mounted rear rack in addition to the front luggage mount.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

yes, we are considering offering frames alone, or...

yes, we are considering offering frames alone, or with some components attached.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 31,941
Posted By Pinigis

we are working on bamboo fenders that will fit...

we are working on bamboo fenders that will fit the 16” models.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,587
Posted By Pinigis

I prefer the term “personal mobility device”. It...

I prefer the term “personal mobility device”. It seems to baffle them.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

no rear rack, but we do include a front luggage...

no rear rack, but we do include a front luggage block.
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Front luggage block on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

We wanted to make sure that this will work for...

We wanted to make sure that this will work for the American market, so we beefed up the seat post and used one with six stiffeners on the inside (see photo). This added a couple ounces but I feel no...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

In our final configuration: with 58t chain ring,...

In our final configuration: with 58t chain ring, stronger seat post for 260 lb capacity, more rigid adjustable-height handlebar, and front luggage block, we came in at 25 lbs.

It is always a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,432
Posted By Pinigis

I recommend an adjustable wrench instead. Since...

I recommend an adjustable wrench instead. Since you get a larger flat surface in contact with the disc, you have less chance of creating a local deformation in the surface that could cause you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

its actually a hollow BB snd 58t chainring. ...

its actually a hollow BB snd 58t chainring.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Pinigis

Do you plan to pack the bike in a suitcase gif...

Do you plan to pack the bike in a suitcase gif travel? Are you looking for a particular wheel size? Is speed or hill climbing a priority?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

Ohhhhhh! Since we used disc brakes, we can...

Ohhhhhh! Since we used disc brakes, we can install either 305 or 349 wheels. I will have to play around and see what the widest tire option will be.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

We went with the 349 tire to keep the bike...

We went with the 349 tire to keep the bike compact. But, it wouldn't take much redesign to offer a 406 option. I want to have the current design out by February, but will seriously consider a 406...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

The advantage of hydrailic disc brakes is lighter...

The advantage of hydrailic disc brakes is lighter weight, better feedback and modulation, and (beleive it or nor) simplicity. There is no cable to stretch or break, just a thin tube of oil and three...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

we have been moving all of our models to disc...

we have been moving all of our models to disc brakes for the improved stopping ability, easy modulation, and minimal maintenance. We did add Vee-brake bosses on our Falcon model, but I don’t like...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, we should have all of that finalized next...

Yes, we should have all of that finalized next week
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-23-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,187
Posted By Pinigis

The gear range is more important than the number...

The gear range is more important than the number of gear ratios. The higher number of gears gives you more options, but you may find that you only use a few anyway.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

an IGH is not light.

an IGH is not light.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

Here is a better (cleaned-up) photo. Note the...

Here is a better (cleaned-up) photo. Note the block on the headtube
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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

ask and you shall receive. ...

ask and you shall receive.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

Maybe something similar, but not exactly like...

Maybe something similar, but not exactly like this.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,471
Posted By Pinigis

I will shoot for 260 lbs

I will shoot for 260 lbs
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Pinigis

I am not a fan of child seats being mounted to...

I am not a fan of child seats being mounted to folding bikes at all. There may be some that will work, but I am not comfortable with them. I use a child trailer instead. This gives me more room...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 394,411
Posted By Pinigis

Microshift makes really nice products, but they...

Microshift makes really nice products, but they don't have the household name of someone like Shimano. We have been using their thumb-shift gear selector for years, and will be using their...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By Pinigis

I am not sure that I understand where you are...

I am not sure that I understand where you are coming from. Yes, in general, you can add a double or triple up front to multiply the number of gear combinations, but this doesn't give you 18, 21, or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,801
Posted By Pinigis

Disclosure: I own Origami Bicycle Company ...

Disclosure: I own Origami Bicycle Company

Take a look at the Wasp. There are a couple of threads on the bike forum.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By Pinigis

For £1,100 difference, the Hummingbird wouldn’t...

For £1,100 difference, the Hummingbird wouldn’t even be in the running for me. The Brompton is more compact, better looking, and not much heavier.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Pinigis

Check with Thor, he is a great resource for Dahon...

Check with Thor, he is a great resource for Dahon issues.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By Pinigis

The headset should be a very easy fix, but the...

The headset should be a very easy fix, but the frame hinge would worry me much more. If the pin is worn, that’s a difficult piece to remove, and it’s likely that the hole has been elongated from...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 24,050
Posted By Pinigis

yes, just loosen the fastener that is exposed...

yes, just loosen the fastener that is exposed when you fold the handlebar stem, align the handlebar, and tighten.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 44,699
Posted By Pinigis

We have chosen the direct sales route simply...

We have chosen the direct sales route simply because retailers add 35% to the cost of a bike. My goal has been to keep Origami bikes affordable, and adding 35% markup would make that difficult.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Pinigis

You are better off just replacing the set.

You are better off just replacing the set.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,963
Posted By Pinigis

The Gear range is much more important than the...

The Gear range is much more important than the number of years. If you have an eight speed in a nine speed with exact same gear range the only difference is if you have one more step in the middle...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-01-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 298,141
Posted By Pinigis

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-19-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 298,141
Posted By Pinigis

I usually travel with a Crane 8, but since the...

I usually travel with a Crane 8, but since the Dragon only takes a few minutes to pack (with quick release pedals installed) I decided to take it this time.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 298,141
Posted By Pinigis

Origami in Yokosuka Japan

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,855
Posted By Pinigis

Good point! I will update the information soon.

Good point! I will update the information soon.
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