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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Pinigis

1. No. The angle will be completely wrong. But...

1. No. The angle will be completely wrong. But replacements are easy to come by.
2. dunno
3. Velcro straps are idiot-proof and hold better than magnets.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 04:49 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Pinigis

Through axles are nice, but not necessary. QR...

Through axles are nice, but not necessary. QR skewers fave been used on bikes with disc brakes for decades, they work just fine.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,706
Posted By Pinigis

The Crane 8 has been temporarily replaced by the...

The Crane 8 has been temporarily replaced by the Eagle model due to limited availability of some components. But, it’s nice to hear your review. Maybe we can find a more durable tire for the next...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-07-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By Pinigis

what range of gear-inches are you looking for?

what range of gear-inches are you looking for?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-30-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Pinigis

“Adventurer” is Camping World’s store brand

“Adventurer” is Camping World’s store brand
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Pinigis

How silly is it that someone would list the...

How silly is it that someone would list the weight of their bike without seat or pedals? Who do you know that rides without those?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Pinigis

My Dragon is 23 pounds.

My Dragon is 23 pounds.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Pinigis

Share a photo

Share a photo
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

This is a placeholder on our website. We will...

This is a placeholder on our website. We will have them in stock in late May.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Pinigis

There is a shortage in tires from a...

There is a shortage in tires from a manufacturer's perspective. We are having trouble getting exactly what we want, and having to be more open-minded toward different suppliers.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-04-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

All we have so far is the drawing of the frame. ...

All we have so far is the drawing of the frame. We should have a prototype in about 6 weeks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

We will offer it with a derailleur option too. I...

We will offer it with a derailleur option too. I am not a big fan of the IGH simply due to the cost and added weight, but there are enough people out there that want one we cannot overlook them any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

The Dahon Speed doesn't have an expensive IGH or...

The Dahon Speed doesn't have an expensive IGH or belt drive, those things really impact cost. I am not sure where we will end up on pricing yet, but I can promise that we will beat anyone out there...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

Most adjustable dropouts require a triangular...

Most adjustable dropouts require a triangular rear, so they won't work. I will look at some horizontal dropouts with derailleur hangers so that we have options on the drive train.

There are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

Good point! Allowing for a wider tire is a minor...

Good point! Allowing for a wider tire is a minor change at this point.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

OK, we now have a design to accommodate 406...

OK, we now have a design to accommodate 406 wheels (with up to 2" tires), and IGH (using an eccentric bottom bracket for tensioning), belt drive, hydraulic disc brakes (my personal preference),...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

OK, OK, Ok, you win. What IGH would you like to...

OK, OK, Ok, you win. What IGH would you like to see us use? If we are going to do this, we better do it right.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

We are not pursuing a 406 option at this time,...

We are not pursuing a 406 option at this time, but it is possible in the future. Maybe I need to move that up on my list of things to do.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

We are looking at IGH options for later in the...

We are looking at IGH options for later in the year, probably with a belt drive. I just like disc brakes better, but can look at rack options.

Titanium is very unlikely due to cost.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
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: 101
Views: 8,228
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
02-20-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

no IGH this year, but probably next

no IGH this year, but probably next
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Pinigis

Why not just contact Zizzo and ask?

Why not just contact Zizzo and ask?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 34,123
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: 3,093
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: 101
Views: 8,228
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: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
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
12-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

I just checked, and we have 7/8" factor of safety...

I just checked, and we have 7/8" factor of safety on the "minimum insertion" line, so you wouldn't even need to get a longer seat post.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-24-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

no 406 wheels yet. colors: Dark Cherry,...

no 406 wheels yet.
colors: Dark Cherry, Tangerine, and Lime
should be available in May.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-24-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

no 406 wheels yet. colors: Dark Cherry,...

no 406 wheels yet.
colors: Dark Cherry, Tangerine, and Lime
should be available in May.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, we can do that.

Yes, we can do that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
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
12-23-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

Max pedal to top of seat is 35.5". Max rider...

Max pedal to top of seat is 35.5". Max rider height 6' 1"
Wheelbase is 37".
Effective Top Tube is 25 3/8"
Chainstay lenght 13"
Bottom bracket height is 12.5"

Folded sise is 25" x 25" x...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,766
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: 101
Views: 8,228
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, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By Pinigis

Have you lookded at Brompton or Bike Friday?

Have you lookded at Brompton or Bike Friday?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
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
12-16-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Pinigis

If your priority is 100mm hubs, then why focus on...

If your priority is 100mm hubs, then why focus on the thru-axle? 100mm disc-brake hubs have been used successfully for years, and will be for many years to come.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
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
11-30-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 132,679
Posted By Pinigis

This forum offers a lot of good advice and...

This forum offers a lot of good advice and insight. Do some research through the posts, then ask informed questions. Most of the people who participate here are friendly and willing to help
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

Since thease are 16" (349) rims, the widest that...

Since thease are 16" (349) rims, the widest that are available (as far as I know) are 1 3/8"
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-30-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Pinigis

What made you give up on the IGH?

What made you give up on the IGH?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

We are all set for quick releases, so thru axles...

We are all set for quick releases, so thru axles are a no-go for now. Maybe down the road.
We can easily offer different handleposts, no problem.
I really like the feedback and moduation of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
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: 101
Views: 8,228
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: 101
Views: 8,228
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, 01:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

What is it that you like about presta valves?

What is it that you like about presta valves?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-26-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,228
Posted By Pinigis

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

Yes, we should have all of that finalized next week
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