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Old 06-17-10, 02:04 AM
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Lombardo Mini-Velo Made in Italy:

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Old 06-17-10, 11:49 AM
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The frame is rigid but you can detach the stem, bars and pedals to pack the bike in a small space. Incidentally, that is now the mini-velo functions in Asia, where space is at a premium.
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Well, I got my Lombardo Power 2000 today, put it together, and took it for a spin. Great bike, but it needs a serious tune-up. During shipping the chain got stuck in the shifting mechs on the pedals. All out of whack. I guess my LBS will be getting some business tomorrow.


Update: I checked out my gears, all are well. I tuned up the bike & have it running @95% ATM. I'll finish on Friday, and then get a new seat stem (so I can adjust the angle of my seat to a more safe & comfy riding position), and a adjustable stem for the handlebars (too low for meh!!!).


Now, one last comment,...this is not the fastest bike. Pretty good for my after work ride to go workout in the park. Not suited right now for commuting. Maybe later on,...but it does need tweaking/modding of the components.

I'll post pics at a later time,...and I didn't start a new thread since this is already available.
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Old 09-21-12, 02:41 PM
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is this bike still made? teh original link is 404'd
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https://scottandmartynis.com/product/...-In-Italy.html
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Old 09-21-12, 04:06 PM
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The link in your post leads to a dead end. I managed to get one of the last P2000's.



I'm going to post a pic of it later today, after I put on my new adjustable stem & the better seat post. Then, it's test ride time!!!
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Portapedal has this
https://portapedalbike.com/products-p...non-mini-velo/
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Old 09-21-12, 06:32 PM
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Hot bike!!! But, they also only have 1 in stock.
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Old 09-25-12, 03:25 PM
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tds... that is one snazzy looking bike! How does it ride? Inbetween a folder and a full size, or leaning more to one or the other?
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It actually has quite good speed, but feels more like I'm riding a BMX bike - no folder feel at all! I wasn't expecting that,... I actually expected more of a hybrid type ride. Even a bit of flex. Real stiff and controlled ride. I love the way it handles, like part of your body. I'm not used to that,...but I'll adjust. But, I find it doesn't resemble the ride my Puma gives,...that's a big boy ride. This is just FUN!!!

Now all I need is a riser bar, maybe 3", so I'm not leaning so forward. If I didn't have a rotator cuff issue I'd say it's actually great as is. This bike, with the riser stem and different seat & seat post, is wonderful.

Once my shoulder gets better I'm going to use it to get some distance riding. I may even opt for a nice drop bar. I really am impressed with it.

Oh, yes, I almost forgot. Heh, call me Fred!!!
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Very cool tds... I'd be tempted to try to get one myself. My wife, however, thinks I have enough bikes... ahem...
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Old 09-26-12, 06:59 AM
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Hmm, how strange. My wife feels the same way,...
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K, I did an 8 mile street ride last night, and I had an issue with the front derailer. It went out of alignment, then when I made it home (thank GAWD!!!) the chain popped off and got wedged behind the crank sprockets. I gotta remove a link or 2 later today (after work) and see if there's any damage.

I may need a new chain,...at least. But, I'm somewhat of an aggressive rider, so I kind of expect this. I just get annoyed when it happens.

And this is my bike for riding the bike paths in Alley Pond Park & Cunningham Park in Queens, NY. I really need to get this bike tuned up correctly if I'm going to do the whole length of the connected paths.

EDIT: I fixed the problem. It's the limiting screws, and they're wonky. I'm going to end up taking it to the LBS no matter what. But, at least my chain, frame, and sprocket sustained no damage.

Now, no ride tonight - I rode my Puma to & from work today. I decided to enjoy the fact that the rain didn't fall in the morning or afternoon.
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BUMP!!! Lombardo Power2000 is still going strong! A few scuffs and such, but totally enjoyable - especially with the Xootr Swift wheelset.

Now, to get the Xootr up to speed as well,...
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That is a very cool bike. I like it. Glad to hear it's still going strong.

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I'll post a newer pic later on. It's a bit different now, even if I do need to have the cables shortened a bit.
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Here's a (nighttime, after my evening excursion) pic from my ride:



I'll post another, better, pic tomorrow during the daylight.

I do plan on putting a Dahon crank & chainring on it by the end of the year.
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Hi, I bought the one that was listed on ebay. It was listed as new so I guess it should be ok to starts with. Delivery is no later than first week of november. I m looking for suggestions for a rear rack and fenders on both wheels. Thanks
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Hi, I bought the one that was listed on ebay. It was listed as new so I guess it should be ok to starts with. Delivery is no later than first week of november. I m looking for suggestions for a rear rack and fenders on both wheels. Thanks
For a rear rack, you could try a Racktime Foldit Fix for 20". I have one but it's still waiting to be installed on the mini-velo that I'm putting together.

The Tern Cargo Rack would probably work also. Bigger platform than the Racktime but also heavier.

For fenders, you could try the SKS Bluemel B53 for 20". They will require shortening the stays and other assembly related tasking. Once you get them setup, they're great.

Other options for 20" fenders are by Velo-Orange (more expensive) and Honjo (a lot more expensive but also premium). These too require setup. Fenders are apparently never plug-n-play.
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For a rear rack, you could try a Racktime Foldit Fix for 20". I have one but it's still waiting to be installed on the mini-velo that I'm putting together.

The Tern Cargo Rack would probably work also. Bigger platform than the Racktime but also heavier.

For fenders, you could try the SKS Bluemel B53 for 20". They will require shortening the stays and other assembly related tasking. Once you get them setup, they're great.

Other options for 20" fenders are by Velo-Orange (more expensive) and Honjo (a lot more expensive but also premium). These too require setup. Fenders are apparently never plug-n-play.
Thank you for the info. I'll use the fenders from my Dahon Speed and buy a rear rack.
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Originally Posted by jfouellette View Post
Hi, I bought the one that was listed on ebay. It was listed as new so I guess it should be ok to starts with. Delivery is no later than first week of november. I m looking for suggestions for a rear rack and fenders on both wheels. Thanks
Pictures or it didn't happen!!! And CONGRATS!!!
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Pictures or it didn't happen!!! And CONGRATS!!!
Finally here is the proof: Note the replacement handlebars and adjustable stem and seat. Rear rack and fenders are next. Maybe new cables since thay seem short now.

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Looking good!!!
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Here is an update. My LBS sugested a front rack which I ll give a try. He also added mudguards front and rear using 26 inch sized fenders. They fit well and cover the wider tires. I also replace the stand for a black and red one.

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Finally here is the proof: Note the replacement handlebars and adjustable stem and seat. Rear rack and fenders are next. Maybe new cables since thay seem short now.
Would you happen to have a link to the adjustable stem?
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