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    Oyama folding bikes?

    Does anyone have any opinions on Oyamas? They are going pretty cheap now, For example , the Rockaway for under 300. The components look good, e.g. Tiagra gears.

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    I think dealer support would be an issue that has been brought up. I agree for the money some good components.
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    Last time I looked most of the range was very heavy, the single speed bikes weighing as much as geared Dahons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynocoaster View Post
    I think dealer support would be an issue that has been brought up. I agree for the money some good components.
    +1 on support and parts. I don't own an Oyama but my Pinnacle has Oyama folding mechanisms and I'm pretty sure other components. I can't find a dealer (not called Oyama direct though) and internet searches for parts come up empty.

    However, I think they're good bikes as the guy who got me into cycling recommended them and has a sporty Oyama and he swears to its quality.

    I'm looking into modding my bike with Dahon or other parts so will see how compatible Oyama-like things are with others.
    Last edited by keke; 10-20-11 at 04:00 AM.

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    Here's the distributor based out of Montreal that I had met at the recent Bike Show in Toronto. I think the bikes would be good for someone that is good at tinkering. I personally rather find a used known name brand bike. It's easier to find mods / upgrades for them and if all else fails, it's easier to resell....it's kinda like computer components.

    On a side note, I think I would have gotten the RR1 for $900 that day but it was already gone.
    Last edited by matchpoints; 10-20-11 at 03:17 PM.

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