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Old 10-29-10, 04:28 PM   #1
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Here's my folder, what ja' think?

Picked this up on CL. At first I wasn't going to keep it. It didn't feel quite right. Then I replaced to original gum-walled tires with knobbies, trued the wheels, repacked the rear bearings, and adjusted the headset. Now it rides pretty good and I think I'll keep it. It's nice having a bike that I can fold and put into the trunk of the car. I also degreased the chain and relubed it with WhiteLightning dry lube so that I don't get chain gunk all over me when I'm carrying the bike around. Anyone familiar with these bikes. I added a close-up pic of the decals.
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Old 10-29-10, 05:15 PM   #2
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Very nice, I had one they are a bit on the heavy side but they do ride nice. If I had kept mine I was going to swap out the front forks to make it lighter.
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You have a BMW/Montague Mountain Bike.. also known as a Montague BiFrame .. you can see it on the Montague Site they seem to always get good ride reviews for a full size folder..
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I noticed this bike has single-walled rims. Maybe I'll think about getting some stronger ones. I will be riding this bike on some trails and I like my bikes to be reliable.
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You should take a look at Montague's newer models. They've come a long way since that original frame design. They're certainly lighter now and a lot easier to fold. Check out http://www.montaguebikes.com/2010-folding-bikes/
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You should take a look at Montague's newer models. They've come a long way since that original frame design. They're certainly lighter now and a lot easier to fold. Check out http://www.montaguebikes.com/2010-folding-bikes/
I wonder if they would give me a trade-in.
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Old 12-17-10, 03:04 PM   #7
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Dealer may put yours on Consignment in their Shop..
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