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Old 06-30-13, 07:20 PM   #1
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Newbie spreadsheet

Has someone pulled info from all the folding bike vendors and put it in a spreadsheet?

I am thinking this could be a third bike..
The bike to be used when jumping on the subway.
The bike to be taken on vacation.
There have been several times when having a bike would make carrying the camera gear just a little easier.

I am thinking this would be a good idea and I could keep it for many many years. So even if the Mt. Bike gets most of the miles...it will be good for many many year.

But........
I am 265# and 6,1. But I am trying to lose the weight.
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Check out foldingcyclist.com.
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Old 07-01-13, 10:22 AM   #3
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bike friday builts one which is reinforced
dont need a spreadsheet for that one .... very very very few bikes cant handle the weight and size ...
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bike friday builts one which is reinforced
dont need a spreadsheet for that one .... very very very few bikes cant handle the weight and size ...
I see some bikes have weight limits. Fbike is 225#; I am 40# over plus 15# of camera equipment. Is that limit something I need to worry about?


Based on what I can tell, there are only three issues with BikeFriday..
1. I can not ride then buy.
2. There is a wait. Like more than a month wait.
2. Cost....For a bike that I don't plan on putting thousands of miles on....$$$$ is just a little stiff. (Maybe if I love it I would put more miles on it, but this is bike #3 ......)
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Terns are asround 240 .. but thats still ten percent under the limit ....not counting camera equipment which can be heavy
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these Swift versions are made in steel , often built when order comes in ,
so say what you weigh/ want to carry, and the material picks can be adjusted to suit..

http://hpm.catoregon.org/?page_id=214

note the front rack option..


[You will have to do your own spreadsheet. ]

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damn.. that's awesome..
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