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Old 07-23-14, 04:51 PM   #1
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Do they sell these in the states?

http://www.triacebicycle.com/bikes/u...lc-series.html
I found them on this site full of gorgeous mini velo's - Folding Style : Mini Velo - Small Wheel Bicycles

They look very nice and very good value!
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The Rabasa is smokin!!! Home
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currently, there are no high quality mini velos sold in the US. maybe someday.. sigh..

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Triace Bicycle Inc. is a new bike company founded in the United States of America.
Doubtless outsourced to Taiwan , like most stuff, at posted prices..
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Wow... some of them are impressive.
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The Fuji Comet is another sweet ride.

Rakuten sells some of these bikes,... They're all somewhat expensive, considering you can't really return them if your not happy.

Still,...the the Rabasa and Fuji Comet really pique my interest. The Rabasa more,...and they sell direct to the customer (contact info is in the link I provided).
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There are some available for sale.

I have a Big Shot Mini Polo - nice double-butted steel mini velo.
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All carbon fiber mini velo:

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180 Degrees Mini Velo:

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Kimori Colossus Mini Velo:

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Abici Abicino Mini Velo. Bellismo!

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Indeed!

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Bianchi Lepre. Smokin' Hot Celeste Green Mini Velo:

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La Mula cargo mini velo from Spain:

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This is the beautiful Fuji Comet, which can be ordered via Rakuten:

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There is always the Cannondale Hooligan. They use to have at least one other model, but seems to be not sold anymore at least in North America.

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currently, there are no high quality mini velos sold in the US. maybe someday.. sigh..
You may still find some Soma's at some dealers.

And Moulton is sold here too
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I'm contemplating the Fuji Comet me'self. The Rabasa is a bit expensive for me,... Especially since I haven't sold off my Xootr Swift yet.
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being in Spain Vs China makes things being made cost more.
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