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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-24, 06:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,937
Posted By Pinigis

I can get you an Origami Lotus within your price...

I can get you an Origami Lotus within your price range. Just call me at 855-767-4426 or email paul@origamibicycles.com.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-24, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,938
Posted By Pinigis

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/871x869/swift_and_blue_bird_02359b112c655cdc15026690c441bfe20ee08d20.jpg
Two sweet birds!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-08-24, 07:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,678
Posted By Pinigis

The beauty of the Swift comes in its lack of...

The beauty of the Swift comes in its lack of flex. Your proposed "improvements" would ruin that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

Ultimately, it is all up to what consumers want. ...

Ultimately, it is all up to what consumers want. I will make an 18-speed version this year and see how it goes. Thanks for putting so much thought into this.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-24, 07:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

People have different needs and wants, thatís why...

People have different needs and wants, thatís why we provide the option to add the front derailleur.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-24, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By Pinigis

I was talking about the tires.

I was talking about the tires.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-24, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By Pinigis

The Origami Swift comes standard with 50-406...

The Origami Swift comes standard with 50-406 tires, and there is room to go bigger. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-24, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Pinigis

Take a look at the Origami folding utility trailer

Take a look at the Origami folding utility trailer
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-06-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

We have generally been installing 500W mid-drives...

We have generally been installing 500W mid-drives instead so that you get full access to the 9-speed gear set. I am not a fan of hub motors.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-18-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

We would be happy to charge twice as much....

We would be happy to charge twice as much....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-24-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

If anyone is interested in the Swift, Origami has...

If anyone is interested in the Swift, Origami has a 15% off coupon for Black Friday through Cyber Monday on their website.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

here is the electric version ...

here is the electric version
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8580_761a18525379a70f06fb7881ddf771026d7ce24d.jpeg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Thank you, I am glad you like it. Now, you have...

Thank you, I am glad you like it. Now, you have to ride it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Here is the first one on our site:Fred H. left...

Here is the first one on our site:Fred H. left the following 5 star review for the product Origami Swift, Order #104538:

Great bike!

Thank you Origami for recreating the Swift for the 2020ís -...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

I will take a photo tomorrow.

I will take a photo tomorrow.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-05-23, 04:31 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

The new Swift begin shipping today!

The new Swift begin shipping today!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-03-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

customs released the container this evening. I...

customs released the container this evening. I should have it at my warehouse tomorrow evening.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Our container has arrived, but US Customs has...

Our container has arrived, but US Customs has decided to pull it for inspection. This could add two weeks.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-14-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,697
Posted By Pinigis

You can probably get a machine shop to bore out...

You can probably get a machine shop to bore out the hinge and sleeve it for a new pin. I really don't think that your pin is bent, it looks more like the hinge is just warn out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 156,488
Posted By Pinigis

I am trying for 15 orders to get the price down...

I am trying for 15 orders to get the price down and to make it worthwhile. If we ship directly from the factory to an destination outside of the US, the Trump tax would be avoided.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 156,488
Posted By Pinigis

As many of you know, Origami is bringing the...

As many of you know, Origami is bringing the Swift back with a chromoly frame and fork, but we have an opportunity to do a production run in titanium since the factory still have the original tooling...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Pinigis

Although Xooter no longer makes the Swift,...

Although Xooter no longer makes the Swift, Origami has begun producing it (with the approval of Peter Reich) and will begin shipping them next week.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

it will ship by Wednesday. Thanks for the order.

it will ship by Wednesday. Thanks for the order.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-23, 06:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

I am not sure why PayPal isn't working. You can...

I am not sure why PayPal isn't working. You can email your order to me and I can invoice you through PayPal. Email Paul@Origamibicycles.com
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

OK, here it is. I made a 15%-off coupon code...

OK, here it is. I made a 15%-off coupon code that will be good through Tuesday. I couldn't figure out how to limit it to just the Bull, so it will actually work on any order over $60.00. Just put...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-23, 06:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

ok, I will set up a coupon code for anyone...

ok, I will set up a coupon code for anyone following on the bike forum
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-23, 06:55 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Well, not quite yet. The bikes are complete and...

Well, not quite yet. The bikes are complete and on their way to our warehouse, so we expect to begin delivery on September 15th.

We had a delay because I wasn't happy with one aspect and we had...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 38,067
Posted By Pinigis

We will add it, no problem.

We will add it, no problem.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-18-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

It should still fit in the same case.

It should still fit in the same case.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-22-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,753
Posted By Pinigis

We have made frame kits available on our website...

We have made frame kits available on our website for those who want a custom build.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-21-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,753
Posted By Pinigis

cool, like I said earlier, we are happy to swap...

cool, like I said earlier, we are happy to swap the 58t gif 52t at no cost.

The Swift is designed for versatility, thatís we prove such a wide gear range. Yes, it can do a lot
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Pinigis

Although Dahon likes to pretend that their...

Although Dahon likes to pretend that their aluminum is exclusive to them and deserves a unique moniquer, I believe it is either 6061 or 7005 alloy. 6061 tempers at 990 degrees fahrenheit and 7005...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, at the same cadence, a 58T is going to be...

Yes, at the same cadence, a 58T is going to be significantly faster than a 52T.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,753
Posted By Pinigis

If 28 gear inches isnít low enough for you itís a...

If 28 gear inches isnít low enough for you itís a simple job to swap out the chainring. We will even do if for you for free.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,753
Posted By Pinigis

The upcoming Origami Swift has a similarly-wide...

The upcoming Origami Swift has a similarly-wide gear range (11 - 42t) but will be faster with its 58T chainring, will be chromoly, will also have hydraulic disc brakes, will come standard with full...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-23, 10:10 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

It is hard to see in the photo, but we included a...

It is hard to see in the photo, but we included a message below the word Swift that says, "Original design by Peter Reich, reimagined by Origami". I wanted to make sure that Peter alway gets credit...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

This the is "boring" paint job. It is actually...

This the is "boring" paint job. It is actually quite attractive. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, I was trying to get a better date first, but...

Yes, I was trying to get a better date first, but that is pointless. I decided to remake all of the frames for this initial production run because I was not happy with them. I know it will add...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-08-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

You can purchase the frame kit and do whatever...

You can purchase the frame kit and do whatever you want with it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

I will get a photo of the grey tomorrow, but for...

I will get a photo of the grey tomorrow, but for now I have a photo of the production model in green. Note the adjustable handlebar stem, full fenders, black rims, and added bottle mounts.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,275
Posted By Pinigis

The Bull is still a great bike. One of our...

The Bull is still a great bike. One of our customers took one on the 50-mile Cap-to-Cap trail a few days ago. He averaged 11.6 mph st his relaxed pace. He had people at the finish line waiting to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

I guess our green isnít unique after all.

I guess our green isnít unique after all.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By Pinigis

If you are interested, just PM me, or email...

If you are interested, just PM me, or email paul@origamibicycles.com
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By Pinigis

The upcoming Origami Swift has an adjustable stem...

The upcoming Origami Swift has an adjustable stem so you can change the angle as you see fit.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Well, I would if I could. The mount on the...

Well, I would if I could. The mount on the prototype was made incorrectly so we had to revise the design on the production models. It is essentially a Brompton mount (but not an exact copy to avoid...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

The maximum seat-to-pedal length is 40". The...

The maximum seat-to-pedal length is 40".
The length from the front axle to the handlebar will depend upon the riser used (normal or tall) and the angle of the stem (this is user adjustable), but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, our new rack will fit on the old Xooter...

Yes, our new rack will fit on the old Xooter Swift.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, 451 wheels will fit in the Origami Swift.

Yes, 451 wheels will fit in the Origami Swift.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,824
Posted By Pinigis

That is great article. It's funny that the Swift...

That is great article. It's funny that the Swift cost $695 in 1997 and we have it on preorder now in 2023 for $699. Yes, that price is only temporary, but the similarity is interesting.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Pinigis

Let's see a photo of it folded.

Let's see a photo of it folded.
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