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Old 02-27-14, 05:50 PM   #401
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high spec micro with folding fork. zerobike:



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Old 02-27-14, 06:10 PM   #402
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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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Old 02-27-14, 06:28 PM   #403
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high spec micro with folding fork. zerobike:

The mid drive to boost the gearing is a pretty sweet idea.
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Old 02-27-14, 06:32 PM   #404
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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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Old 02-27-14, 06:34 PM   #405
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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.

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Old 02-28-14, 12:05 AM   #406
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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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Old 02-28-14, 03:28 AM   #407
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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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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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Old 02-28-14, 02:29 PM   #412
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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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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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Old 02-28-14, 02:59 PM   #414
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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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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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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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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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Old 03-02-14, 02:36 PM   #420
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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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Old 03-03-14, 12:39 PM   #421
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wheelbase = 1334mm(!)




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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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Old 03-04-14, 12:43 PM   #423
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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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Shame they're not available here. I'd swap the skinny tires for some 1.35" Kojaks.
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Found this by accident, when I followed a link to an electric bike forum. I think it's awesome(without the motor stuff). Kind of the idea I had in mind when building my mini-velos... This one tops out over 40mph
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