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    wsj article on fashionable folders

    kind of poorly researched. ignored bike friday completely? and stupid claims about "twitchy" rides, when any folding bike rider knows you get over the twitchy-ness in the first 10 minutes

    i guess some exposure is better than nothing

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    they should have consulted bikeforums
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    They also ignored the Swift!

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    link?

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    They may have changed the link, but it's here now.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...KEYWORDS=dahon
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Wall Street Journal
    like owners of small dogs, brompton fans tend to take their bikes everywhere, mostly because they can: The bike fits comfortably under a desk or restaurant table.

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    Seems about right,mass market uneducated narrow minded attempt to review folding bikes. First review 6 bikes, 2 of which aren't folders!
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    yeah its not 'twitchy' its more 'maneuverable' is the correct word they need to be more politically correct !

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