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Old 05-11-07, 02:57 AM   #1
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Perhaps most ridiculous folder ever

Actually, it's not even a folder... I've seen a few of these being ridden around the streets of Shanghai (very awkwardly...). I can't believe that someone would spend RMB 600 on one of these, when a basic 16" Dahon can be had here for about RMB750. Anyone else seen these before?


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Edit 2: Is this one even more ridiculous??

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Old 05-11-07, 07:58 AM   #2
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Old 05-11-07, 08:13 AM   #3
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I hadn't noticed that! Thanks for pointing it out...
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Old 05-11-07, 09:04 AM   #4
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That is truly, strange and ridiculous.
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Does it have a long enough wheelbase to avoid heel strikes on yer panniers?
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Old 05-11-07, 09:54 AM   #6
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It's unstable enough as it is! The idea of panniers on this thing is truly terrifying...

I'm still shocked that they're charging so much for it. RMB600 is not cheap for a bike in China.
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Yikes!

It sort of reminds me of those old clown bikes......I guess the good thing is that it always stays folded, even when you're riding it.
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I cant imagine heading anywhere fast on it either, its a gimick
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