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Old 02-17-08, 04:36 AM   #1
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Mezzos on eBay UK now

Before I purchased my bike, I had a look on eBay, but none were listed. But right now there are 2 there, one finishing in a couple of hours and one tomorrow. Both have no bids.

I'll be interested to see what they go for, if anything. But if someone wants to start their Sunday with a bargain, they may be quites successful.

For me - well, looks like the "if you don't like it you can always eBay it" may only apply to Bromptons But luckily I like it!

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Old 02-17-08, 08:05 AM   #2
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Does anyone rate the Mezzo compared to the Brompton? Won't get the same resale as not as well established. Seems very well engineered bike though!
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A to B rates many folders here:

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

Brompton, at the top of the page, is their only 5-star rating. Mezzo, scrolling down the page, rates 2 stars.
There are links to their reviews. Hope this helps.
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Old 02-17-08, 02:37 PM   #4
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A to B rates many folders here:

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

Brompton, at the top of the page, is their only 5-star rating. Mezzo, scrolling down the page, rates 2 stars.
There are links to their reviews. Hope this helps.
Sigh - the atob guide is old and (from the look of it) slightly Brompton-biased. The Mezzo has been tweaked in terms of design since the review. ezzos have their quirks and flaws like most folding bikes, but are certainly a strong alternative to the Brompton as a compact folding commuter for use multi-modal commuting in London. Might be worth checking the velovision site and buying an e-copy of the back issue with the Mezzo review - Peter Eland rated it (the Mezzo i4) very highly.

Ah - here we go - some old threads worth reading:

Newish Mezzo folder
Mezzo folder US dealer
Interesting article on folding bike handling
birdy-gobike hybrid
Brompton or Mezzo
The combination of Mezzo, Birdy and Brompton?
Mezzo Folders
"I can't afford a Birdy so I should get a.........?"
ORI - Best in 16" wheel class?
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Old 02-18-08, 10:47 AM   #5
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atob are Brompton fanatics, I don't trust their opinion on anything.
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If you read a later folding society of the post 2005? Mezzo review it is quite positive and fair. Never though I would be saying that ! This review is harder to fing though on google search engine.

http://www.foldsoc.co.uk/Mike/MikesMezzo/Mezzod9-2.html
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