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Old 07-18-13, 03:53 PM   #1
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So many manufacturers makes one head spin.

I'm new to folding bikes, and had absolutely no idea that there was such an interest around the world for them. It seams that every day I'm discovering something new. So, what's your bike and why do you prefer it to other brands/models? I know for me, I will definitely upgrade to a better make when I can afford it. I'm enjoying riding my, although inexpensive, folding bike more than any other bike I have owned in the past. How many brands of folding bikes are there out there anyway?

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Old 07-18-13, 05:05 PM   #2
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Take a look at foldingcyclist.com for a list.

I am partial to Origami, but I own the company.
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Old 07-18-13, 05:47 PM   #3
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Take a look at foldingcyclist.com for a list.

I am partial to Origami, but I own the company.
Wow, that's an awesome website. I can't believe the number of manufacturers.
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& thats not the whole bike biz . folders are a small niche.

though some listed, have a main line in their brand + folding bikes..

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you really only need to know one website
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yes I am the owner ( of the website )
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Old 07-18-13, 09:24 PM   #6
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you really only need to know one website
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You own brompton.co.uk?
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Old 07-18-13, 09:28 PM   #7
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you really only need to know one website
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yes I am the owner ( of the website )

i'm on your website brompton.co.uk right now spec'ing my next purchase! thanks, dude!
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... I'm enjoying riding my, although inexpensive, folding bike more than any other bike I have owned in the past. ...
That's what counts, actual pedaling, not how fancy your bike or biking clothing are. ;-)

BTW, if you will limit the brand list to brands you actually can get where you live with a reasonable post sale support, the list will shrink drastically. If you will limit to brands you can test ride, you will be able to count on one hand.
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You own brompton.co.uk?
Touché!
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Old 07-19-13, 10:14 AM   #10
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i'm on your website brompton.co.uk right now spec'ing my next purchase! thanks, dude!
Buying a Brompton? Yay, keep us updated!

We are just about to fly With Our Bromptons for the first time. Hope they arrive safely .
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