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    Quote Originally Posted by jur View Post
    Hey smallwheeler, do you have any leads for me on the availability of those titanium cranks?

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    delilah:


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    high spec micro with folding fork. zerobike:




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    Quote Originally Posted by smallwheeler View Post
    delilah:

    Wow! That's a really cool front suspension setup.... reminds me of that BMW touring motorcycle front suspension from the 1990's!

    Is this bike a custom build? Got any more info about it?

    Smallwheeler... Your ability to find all these really unique folders and min-velos never ceases to amaze me good sir! Cheers to you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smallwheeler View Post
    high spec micro with folding fork. zerobike:

    The mid drive to boost the gearing is a pretty sweet idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darukhan View Post
    Wow! That's a really cool front suspension setup.... reminds me of that BMW touring motorcycle front suspension from the 1990's!

    Is this bike a custom build? Got any more info about it?

    Smallwheeler... Your ability to find all these really unique folders and min-velos never ceases to amaze me good sir! Cheers to you!
    sorry, man. i forget who made this.. i remember they were made in 2001 in a limited run of 20 bikes. i love this. it reminds me of the kuwahara gaap and the kimora bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cplager View Post
    The mid drive to boost the gearing is a pretty sweet idea.
    the reduction gear concept is very cool. what other bike uses it? handy bike? i can't remember. i'm tired.

    edit: mobiky genius:

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    Quote Originally Posted by smallwheeler View Post
    delilah:

    That is a neat looking bike but that steerer setup looks scary and it looks like there is zero fork offset. Super cool, I gotta do a custom frame mini this is great reference!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smallwheeler View Post
    delilah:

    I thought that looked familiar.......

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    I really like this one :

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    I love this thread but I went back through it and I hadn't seen the Origin8 Bully represented here, so here is mine as it looks today.

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    Awesome and interesting looking bike!
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    Quote Originally Posted by smallwheeler View Post
    here's another wonderfully weird Amanda offering. although i couldn't find a pic of it, this looks a separable to me.



    Scary frame design lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by lopek77 View Post
    Awesome and interesting looking bike!
    Thanks I love it, so far it is the only CR-MO frame mini with disc brake mounts I have seen. Its discontinued but the Wachsen BV-207 and BV-217 are almost identical but in Aluminum:

    http://www.b-grow.com/brand/WACHSEN/BV-207
    http://www.b-grow.com/brand/WACHSEN/BV-217

    I like mine better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thugpipe View Post
    Thanks I love it, so far it is the only CR-MO frame mini with disc brake mounts I have seen. Its discontinued but the Wachsen BV-207 and BV-217 are almost identical but in Aluminum:

    http://www.b-grow.com/brand/WACHSEN/BV-207
    http://www.b-grow.com/brand/WACHSEN/BV-217

    I like mine better!
    That one is NOT impressive lol Its like Chevy Aveo vs Chevy Corvette ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by lopek77 View Post
    That one is NOT impressive lol Its like Chevy Aveo vs Chevy Corvette ;-)
    Yea but mine looked about the same when I got it.

    I would have gone for the Chevette vs Corvette.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thugpipe View Post
    Yea but mine looked about the same when I got it.

    I would have gone for the Chevette vs Corvette.
    HUGE transformation! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by lopek77 View Post
    HUGE transformation! lol
    Well all you have to do is replace every single part frame and fork are all that is left

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    Woah...

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    5LINKS2: a new model from 5links. triangle frame design. brilliant, secure axle-to-axle latch mechanism. capreo 9 speed or nexus inter 5 hub as standard options. internal cable routing.















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    Reminds me of a carryme. Could be ace in many circumstances. Like the idea of a capsero. Do you have the weight.
    I think dahon should look at the wheel axle bolts interlocking design
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    avanttrigger javelin:

    wheelbase = 1334mm(!)




    love the suspension design..








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    reminds me of a hill-climber competition motorcycle , they made the rear swing arm real long
    so the thing wouldn't flip over, climbing wall like hills..

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    raleigh RSW rushhour: full cromo. 406 alex da16 rims. schwalbe durano tires. sugino crankset. tange seiki style threaded headset. fluted seatpost. classic style. an impressive package at around 550usd. (only thing i would change would be the entry level altus derailleur and cassette)






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