Wow, that looks nice. Are there any others that are known to fit?
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Well after months of reading everything mini velo and folders, bidding on moultons and losing, trying terns and bromptons, took the plunge and ordered a nice new xootr swift from ebay today in the UK, finally I have a decent 20 inch wheel bike I can customise and get fit on, hope its as good as everybody says!
I think you'll enjoy it,... It's a surprisingly full sized ride in a small package.
Well my new bike came tonight, was impressed until I started to remove the packaging it came in and found 2 large chips on the top frame rail, spoilt the surprise somewhat but bikes built, instructions are not very clear and neither are the photos, tyres need pumped up, headset very notchy so that will need slackened off and checked/greased, all the clamps need greasing up but I haven't got the stuff advertised so I will try n get some sort of white grease tomorrow from the LBS, bars are narrow so unsure what to do with them just yet but I will probably fit wider bars with bar ends etc, not a good start so I hope its not an omen for the future, a dark cloud usually follows me everywhere and I have crap luck usually!
My Xootr Swift came with a small scratch on the top tube. I used some of the (excessively dry) touch up paint they supplied me with to cover it up. Not a huge issue, but there nonetheless. And the handlebars, those were the first thing to go - I hated "em.
PS: the Xootr looks so frigging sweet in silver! :thumb:
Vendor messaged me back and is sending me a set of mudguards/fenders for free for my inconvenience and says he will be getting some stock of touch up paint soon and to ring them soon for a pot, cant ask for more than that I suppose, the fenders are worth £40 here in the UK!
Excellent apology IMO, sounds like a fantastic seller!
I was in some "Meeting Folding" here in Brazil and I saw many different folding bikes ... put some photos ...
Folding Bike Porto Seguro
Folding Bike Graziella
Folding Bike Caloi
Folding Bike Btwin
Folding Bike Solorock
Folding Bike Soul
Folding Bike Brompton
Folding Bike Junma
Folding Bike Night Riders
Posts - Pictures ...
joaozinhomenininho: Brasil - São Paulo + 1º Encontro de Dobráveis SP - 90km
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Hugs from Brazil
What's the bike on the far right of the group shot, front?
Appears to be the same bike as the former Origami Fox.
Why are these in the Swift thread?
New Rido saddle fitted tonight!
I believe you are referring to folding bike
Hugs from Brazil
Question for those with the xootrs, I see some have fitted kinetix rims as fitted to the Dahon folders high end models, I have found a place in the Uk that do Dahon spares and sell the kinetix rims in silver or red as on the x20 model, will these be a straight forward fit on the xootr? there specifically for 8/9 speed cassettes and there obviously 20 inch rims, will I need anything else to make them fit? or will they be a straight swap? Dahon 20" Wheelset (1 Pair of Wheels) - Items - www.foldingbike.biz
Yup I just read about the front being smaller than standard, that's a bit of a hassle as I just want some nice bling 20 inch wheels for my new xootr but don't want to pay silly money for carbon clincher wheels etc, we cant get any decent affordable rims in the UK at all apart from the kinetix I found!
Maybe you can get a set of Velocity Spartacus paired spoke wheels .. I have them on my Moulton .. not as light as Rolfs, or the Kinetix Pro, but way lighter than stock ..
Its just finding them in the UK, it would cost me a fortune to get anything from another country!