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Old 09-19-11, 06:59 AM   #1
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New (?) Decathlon Folders

Hi,

I think this is a new decathlon folder with uno-ish tendencies ?

Also they have a new "hoptown" range of which this is the top

Any views ?
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Old 09-19-11, 07:17 AM   #2
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Interesting, at 149 I was wondering if it would make a good basis for a lightweight duo hub, belt drive, run around. The bike as sold weighs 13.8kg. Single speed and a steel frame, so you would need to loose 5 or 6kgs to get down to Mu levels. Not possible, is it ?
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no I don't think so on the weight, but not bad value - I wonder for Brits how these compate vfm wise with downtubes, after import taxes shipping n'all
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tap ... tap ... tap ... is this thing on?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...w-velos-pliant
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I wonder for Brits how these compate vfm wise with downtubes, after import taxes shipping n'all
Last prices I saw for Downtubes were starting at 379 for the 9 speed front suspension model and going up to 499 for the fully sprung 8 speed hub gear bike. A lot more expensive than they used to be but Still good value for money, if they are still available that is.
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...w-velos-pliant

Ooops, yes missed that one.
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Ooops, yes missed that one.
apologies ..... was in France... you might have seen me on the tv.... first brompton in the peloton to do mont ventoux. SL2 as well. X, mind you....

Actually on holiday getting rained on in a tent in France, sorry to have missed it....
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