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Old 07-21-09, 06:32 AM   #676
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Hey guys, check out this Hercules Twenty!

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dont know much about it but its all intact

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Old 07-21-09, 11:00 AM   #677
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http://detroit.craigslist.org/bik/1264543056.html

Any comments? It's near my house.
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Old 07-21-09, 11:04 AM   #678
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Any comments? It's near my house.
wouldn't buy it for that price. bike is really small yet so heavy. i am guessing about 32 lbs ???
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Old 07-21-09, 11:21 AM   #679
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I don't know much about used folding prices, but it did seem high.
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If it is a Stainless Steel frame they go for over twice that much, but they are heavy.
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Old 07-21-09, 09:26 PM   #681
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Brompton Raw Lacquer S6 for 100 bucks: LINK
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Nice looking bike. I'm sure it will go for a lot more than $100.
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Old 07-22-09, 05:42 PM   #683
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That is a Stainless Dahon Classic. The price is fairly good. The stainless ones go on ebay for close to $300. I have one of these that I got for only $25 at a yard sale.
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Old 07-23-09, 07:09 AM   #684
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Folding BMW Bike
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Old 07-23-09, 07:13 AM   #685
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Topone Folding Bike

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Old 07-23-09, 07:14 AM   #686
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Sweet Green Gear Bike Friday Pocket Crusoe

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Old 07-25-09, 11:36 AM   #687
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My own Brompton...

2007 Brompton M3L
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Old 07-25-09, 04:24 PM   #688
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Check out this old JC Penney Auto Mini folder from the 70s. It says that is is New In Box.

http://cgi.ebay.com/vintage-60s-or-7...3A1%7C294%3A50
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Old 07-25-09, 04:28 PM   #689
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Here is a 26" West German folder.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Folding-...3A1%7C294%3A50
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Old 07-27-09, 12:56 PM   #690
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Nearly perfect R20 Mpls Craigs list

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Old 07-27-09, 07:22 PM   #691
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Dahon Curve D3- Drop bar - $420

Is this one reasonable?

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Old 07-27-09, 07:33 PM   #692
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Dahon Curve D3- Drop bar - $420

Is this one reasonable?
Probably not. Below is a link to a new one that also has the seat post pump for $479 Buy It Now and free shipping.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-2008-Dahon-C...3286.m20.l1116
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Old 07-27-09, 08:03 PM   #693
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Even better deal on a new Curve here.
http://www.performancebike.com/bikes..._400001_400325
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Old 07-27-09, 10:40 PM   #695
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Even better deal on a new Curve here.
http://www.performancebike.com/bikes..._400001_400325
and they will even give you the 15% discount online. performancebike is pretty good with their online price matching....
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Ever heard of a KHS folder.
http://cgi.ebay.com/K-H-S-F20-A-Fold...d=p3286.c0.m14
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Old 07-31-09, 08:10 AM   #697
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2 Swift's (one's a single speed). Not bad for $550 - $575

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Old 08-02-09, 10:42 PM   #698
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Xootr Swift in Los Angeles area
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I'm new to this forum, but sponging up a lot of good info quickly. I'm looking for a folder for a shortish (<1 mi) ride at either end of my daily commuter train trip. There's a little bit of hilliness involved, nothing outrageous but it's not a simple flat block or two. So I think my priorities would be something that's simple to fold up, compact, and can climb a bit without struggling (so no single-speeds I guess)

Just found this one on Craigslist: 1986 Dahon California

http://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/1302974953.html

It's cheap and it's close to where I am at the moment (visiting folks). I'm tempted - it's cheap and it's old (which is kind of cool) but I know very little about vintage bikes in general, and absolutely nothing about older folders. I had my eyes on something newer but this is definitely budget-friendly if nothing else. Is it worth a look?
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