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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-23, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 414,389
Posted By john m flores

Bike Friday Pocket Crusoe, similar to the Pocket...

Bike Friday Pocket Crusoe, similar to the Pocket Rocket but also very different.
https://youtube.com/shorts/lfF49mAnS4s?feature=share
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-27-23, 04:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By Jipe

With a road bike like this Airnimal Joey, the key...

With a road bike like this Airnimal Joey, the key element for performances is the tires.

But there are no high performances road tires in ETRTO507.

I am pretty sure that a folding road bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-26-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I have an Airnimal Joey, built it up in 2006....

I have an Airnimal Joey, built it up in 2006. That is a 24 inch bike. I built it up with 507 wheels, 520 was the other option.

A folding bike is a compromise. The designer either prioritizes...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-23, 07:07 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,257
Posted By pm124

My n of 1 experience

My office banned bicycles inside the building for 10 years. During that time I owned a number of 20 inch bicycles. They were all folders of different brands and mix. For me, the Birdy was one of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-25-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 414,389
Posted By Waiitwi

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_0117_ab740f5334a0a16c7304bb007b43509a3dabd108.jpeg
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 962,435
Posted By LannyPots

The Helix backers' portal is active and getting...

The Helix backers' portal is active and getting updates. They were (January 2023) in midst of welding bikes through ~#2500. There were just over 1000 backers so...it's getting there. I was lucky to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-13-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By jfouellette

I’m reviving this old thread. I just bought this...

I’m reviving this old thread. I just bought this used Dahon Glide over ten years old. It’s a deluxe version of the Briza with IGH and Dynamo. The 24 inch tires really make a difference.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-03-23, 03:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,498
Posted By BikeLite

Youtuber Phil Jones from UK rode the 2022 Tour...

Youtuber Phil Jones from UK rode the 2022 Tour Divide with an insta360 Go 2..lol..his video is not as clear as yours though.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6GYhxqtFRg
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-23, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By Reddleman

For a gravel bike, it looks a bit sparse for...

For a gravel bike, it looks a bit sparse for braze-ons for racks and bags and all that dangling stuff bikepackers like. Only one standard bottle mount and nothing on the front fork? A bit poor.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-29-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Jipe

Its not really possible to make a lightweight...

Its not really possible to make a lightweight bike with an APB frame because the frame is too heavy (also valid for the TSR).

The APB had a weak point: its rear suspension block is placed on the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Jipe

More or less the same problem: in the city were I...

More or less the same problem: in the city were I live, there are a lot of cobbles roads and a lot of short steep roads.

The Brompton is miserable on cobbles and its transmission very bad in case...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-28-23, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Joe Remi

I would buy one for that. Bromptons are great for...

I would buy one for that. Bromptons are great for the magical fold, but it's not a priority for me and I quickly discovered after I moved last year that our choppy roads are miserable on one.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Ron Damon

If you've followed this channel for years, you'll...

If you've followed this channel for years, you'll know that the experience with Moulton described here ("sluggish"), unique but hardly mind-blowing in performance, low performance to price ratio,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Schwinnsta

I owned two Moultons. A 1964, 4-speed Std....

I owned two Moultons. A 1964, 4-speed Std. Huffy-Moulton and later Space frame Land Rover model. I found that the front suspension on both wasted more power than it saved for city streets. I would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By tcs

Brompton descending

Mentioned on this forum before was the GNC climbing challenge involving the Brompton folding bike. Here's the other side of the mountain, as it were:

https://youtu.be/d1kz_AcdztQ
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-04-23, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By tcs

Something like... ...

Something like...

https://eu.dahon.com/bikes/curl-i4-3/
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,498
Posted By Ron Damon

Where is that? KL is inland. I am in Penang...

Where is that? KL is inland. I am in Penang myself at the moment, btw.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-21-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,843
Posted By Ron Damon

Yeap... Nine out of ten in that list are out of...

Yeap... Nine out of ten in that list are out of reach for most people. The K3+ sells for about $570 in Indonesia. Incidentally I rode one just yesterday. I was looking around a bike shop in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-13-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,591
Posted By jhoneil

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x960/a50d0fb1_2fe0_4b20_98f7_f608cf6938a3_1746285949ca88ab368f70f200372ca881fd2f20.jpeg
My Dahon Bullhead.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-09-22, 01:08 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,498
Posted By Reddleman

The rail trails and other Great Rides here can be...

The rail trails and other Great Rides here can be quite epic itís true, but sadly getting to many of them by public transport or bike paths is difficult or impossible from here in Auckland. For...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Reddleman

Know your headtube luggage brackets

After spending some time and money, I thought I should pass on my experiences with the range of head tube mounted luggage brackets on the market for Terns, Dahons and most 20" wheeled folding bikes....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By passerby38

Been quite a long while. Having some hiccups over...

Been quite a long while. Having some hiccups over my side.

Here's a little update to the problematic fork which i had some mishap over it as well haha. I couldn't unscrew the vbrake shoe screw and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,676
Posted By Ron Damon

I'd look into a Dahon Dash or Altena and be done...

I'd look into a Dahon Dash or Altena and be done with it. A bonus is that they fold but that need not deter nor distract you....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,676
Posted By Nyah

Velo Orange unfortunately doesn't offer a...

Velo Orange unfortunately doesn't offer a mini-velo frameset that I'd consider. I'd rather pay Indonesia-used plus shipping to the US, for a Raleigh MV8. It's a much better thought out bicycle than...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By passerby38

Main color coating :popcorn ...

Main color coating :popcorn


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/1666499909600_min_b258f24464dee696243306fedc3eee451b481674.jpg
first coat...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-22-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By passerby38

Time for some updates; sanding and priming...

Time for some updates; sanding and priming journey:

Endless sanding lol, some scratches are quite deep, i have to play around with 150, 240, 400 grit. Welds are a pain in the a**, i had to deploy...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-19-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By passerby38

Journey of Raleigh MV8

Being a mini velo lover, i had my ultralight weight carbon mv but i still hope to have something more classic. I been searching high and low for those classic mv frame but either it was hard to get...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,676
Posted By passerby38

lol but no way man, your spray paint work looks...

lol but no way man, your spray paint work looks pretty smooth and nice man!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-22, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By ClayH

Help me price my Titicaca mini velo

I bought this Titicaca from a friend because it was unique, quick to spin up, and heck, it says Titicaca on it.:p But it is a little small for me and my 65-year-old knees/hips... need more room to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,498
Posted By Reddleman

https://flatbike.com/product/folding_gravel_bike/...

https://flatbike.com/product/folding_gravel_bike/

Bit of an ugly bugger if you ask me. Their foldaway stem doesnít help. I much prefer Pinholecamís build at the start of the thread anyway.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-07-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,498
Posted By biosync

FlatBikes their USA distributor just released a...

FlatBikes their USA distributor just released a new build for the ChangeBike. They silently introduced a gravel version of the MTB folder that they have.

Configurations offered are:
1. Grx 1x11...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Fentuz

I guess it all depends what you mean by...

I guess it all depends what you mean by travelling.

If by travelling, you mean changing location and stay there for a while like a consultant or technician visiting customer for several weeks at...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By IcySwan1

Great. I knew there must be such bikes out...

Great. I knew there must be such bikes out there. I am in awe of what Pin has done. Those bikes are extraordinary and the results impressive; I never heard of either brand before. His...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,675
Posted By kwantani

https://euromini.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115...

https://euromini.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002738673-Can-you-put-A-20-ZiZZO-Bike-in-a-suitcase-and-travel-fly-somewhere-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waYKfnc0RX4&t=2s
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ron Damon

Yeah, that second image of the Titanium color...

Yeah, that second image of the Titanium color model is an old rim brake model. The new ones are 406 | 451 disc.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Ron Damon

No more fence sitting. I scored it at $159 (plus...

No more fence sitting. I scored it at $159 (plus $6 shipping) so it's now on its way...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ron Damon

If it only were? ​It is. . ...

If it only were? ​It is.
.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1079x1080/1664120527232_773acbe25a798265d45bfd45426fd902e402de34.jpg
.
Rose Gold's not your poison? There's...
09-24-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,377
Posted By bwilli88

I have this Doppelganger 853 and it works well...

I have this Doppelganger 853 and it works well for my needs
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220226_161611133_hdr_95723263a573c164a278c474ad554f646c000a26.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,818
Posted By Ron Damon

Acceofix Flyer, 32-349 $13 Quite light. You...

Acceofix Flyer, 32-349
$13
Quite light. You wanna fly, these are the ones.
​​​....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,818
Posted By Ron Damon

Kenda K193 37-349, tan wall $5 Tan wall, 349...

Kenda K193 37-349, tan wall
$5
Tan wall, 349 version of the 305 Kenda KWest. As usual, fantastic value.
....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,956
Posted By Ron Damon

My FnHon Storm build project, 2023

This thread is dedicated to my custom self-build of a touring, around-town utility folding bike based on a FnHon Storm chromoly frameset.
​​​​​...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,640
Posted By Ron Damon

CST City 48-305

CST City (alias 'Coffee Wall') 48-305
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/1662251424551_8b9f45f85040bbc3dc40925de4ccdd50e26e7a14.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-01-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By tds101

He wasn't promoting anything, and was a pillar of...

He wasn't promoting anything, and was a pillar of the BF community. He definitely deserves to be asked back into the community, but I think he's a bit busy enjoying life right now.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-31-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By linberl

So I live in the Bay Area so similar bike theft...

So I live in the Bay Area so similar bike theft issues. I purchased a Bike Friday pakit customized to my own component specs; it weighs 19lbs and has 8 gears; I electrified it with a friction drive...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By cat0020

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes,...

I've also tried a few compact folding ebikes, genreally they are fine if you're not carrying it up & down stairs.
But my commute require me to take the PATH to get across from NJ into Manhattan,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-30-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By cat0020

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken...

I've been commuting on folding bikes from Hoboken to Coney Isl. since 2013.
I rode a Bike Friday Tikit from 2013 to 2017, until I got T-boned by an SUV in the rain.
https://i.imgur.com/j2akvCD.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By Ron Damon

I did this very same tour, plus two more branches...

I did this very same tour, plus two more branches off the main trunk, on a 20" wheel folder. In total, maybe 700km....
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By tds101

Origami Lotus,... 9 speed, cromoly frame, disc...

Origami Lotus,... 9 speed, cromoly frame, disc brakes, about 25lbs I believe, 16" wheels, $629 (solid price), and a looker: https://www.origamibicycles.com/shop/p/lotus...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By tcs

Dahon K3 Plus/K3 Pro. Disc brakes. 9-spd. 16"...

Dahon K3 Plus/K3 Pro. Disc brakes. 9-spd. 16" wheels. Small fold. Light. Less expensive than the 'Bs' (BikeFriday, Birdy, Brompton)
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-29-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By tcs

Strida, 16" tires, single speed, 600km tour: ...

Strida, 16" tires, single speed, 600km tour:

https://youtu.be/P5rfWH6AtnI

Dahon K3, 14"tires, 3-spd, 330 km brevet:

https://youtu.be/BuLv2v9YnbA
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