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Old 11-01-05, 04:38 PM   #1
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New Strida only shop in Amsterdam

Hi guys

You may be interested to know that there is now a Strida only shop in Amsterdam, it's the only one in the Universe! They have the new modified frame III's there (there's a small roller just behind the back pulley which stops the belt from jumping even when the belt is not too tight.
They supply Stridas with TomTom Go navigation fitted, I had my Strida III upgraded to spoke wheels with chrome hubs.
They are about to get coloured Stridas (Gold or Red) & are investigating a gear system for Stridas too.
They seemed very busy and said that they'd sold heaps since they opened in January.
Strida Shop in Amsterdam
or see pics On my Strida page
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Old 11-01-05, 05:25 PM   #2
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Chop,

Is it as portable as it looks? What about the saddle - can that be removed quickly for a neater fold? Also, how do you usually carry yours - on your back or over your shoulder?

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Chop! - Great personal web pages. I look forward to spending more time visiting them ....
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Chop,

Is it as portable as it looks? What about the saddle - can that be removed quickly for a neater fold? Also, how do you usually carry yours - on your back or over your shoulder?

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Hi Shilun, no the seat does not come off, but that's not a problem, you don't really carry it, as when it is folded it rolls very easily on it's wheels, yes, it's very light!
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Hi Etrto

Thanks have just added some more pages etc. Glad you like them!
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Great info and web pages Chop. Glad to see Stridas and Bromptons co-habiting ! (and Go-bikes, and Birdies, and 'bents, and ...... ;-)
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The Dutch are always ahead of the pack of nations when it comes to bicycle trends and different bike styles.
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Great looking Strida III you have and web page.

Thanks for responding to my email.
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Edit: Woops i posted in the wrong thread, this is suppossed to be in the thread where you link to your A - Z list:


Excellent effort Chop! As soon as i update my site i will definately link to your list, there are a few other lists floating about of folder brands. Often with reviews and often tons and tons of URLs, these list are sometimes very complete and also highlight some obscure, some great as well as some horrid folders (which is a good thing for a uninformed buyer). Might want to incorporate or link to these lists:

http://www.atob.org.uk/Buyers'_Guide.html

http://www.nordicgroup.us/fold/

The comparison chart below may be a bit biased but is informative none the less:

http://www.pertrans.com/folding-bike-comparison.htm

Gaerlan should prob. get honorable mention as their site is very infomative on a few folders too:

http://www.gaerlan.bizland.com/

Thanks again for making the list, very handy for newbies.

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Edit: Woops i posted in the wrong thread, this is suppossed to be in the thread where you link to your A - Z list:


Excellent effort Chop! As soon as i update my site i will definately link to your list, there are a few other lists floating about of folder brands. Often with reviews and often tons and tons of URLs, these list are sometimes very complete and also highlight some obscure, some great as well as some horrid folders (which is a good thing for a uninformed buyer). Might want to incorporate or link to these lists:

http://www.atob.org.uk/Buyers'_Guide.html

http://www.nordicgroup.us/fold/

The comparison chart below may be a bit biased but is informative none the less:

http://www.pertrans.com/folding-bike-comparison.htm

Gaerlan should prob. get honorable mention as their site is very infomative on a few folders too:

http://www.gaerlan.bizland.com/

Thanks again for making the list, very handy for newbies.

V.

Thanks for links will have a sniff around to see if I've missed any! Have added quite a few recently!

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Oh well, I'd already milked the links you sent! Glad of all suggestions, wierd folder photos etc. though!

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