Folding Bikes - India's first folding bicycle
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TI cycles of India (http://www.ticyclesindia.com/) have announced the release of 2 folding bikes, claimed to be the first to be made in India. Under the BSA badge, it is called the 'Foldman' there are 2 models, the Utopia & the Spring.
TI have yet to add any further details, specs etc. to their website
Story here (http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=189495&cat=Health)
And yes I do know that the original Birmingham Small Arms company, in England, made full size folders for the paratroopers in WWII!
12-27-05, 10:06 AM
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"Turbo power"...so THAT'S how Lance Armstrong won the TDF 7 consecutive times! :eek:
Totally off-topic...my bad... :o
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