Hi all. I'm looking for a London train-friendly bike to get me around town. Nothing fancy. Gears would be nice but I'm not sure it's absolutely necessary.
First and foremost requirement is the ability for the bike to be carried as on-train (London Underground and national rail) luggage in the rush hour regardless of the weather. It needs to fold clean, i.e. without getting myself dirty or have dirty parts exposed above knee level.
I'm intrigued by the Strida as a very simple and price-competitive bike. I'd like to know from owners what problems you've had and what expectations were not realised. If anyone can also make other better recommendations (with reasons why, in the above context) I would be grateful. Thanks.