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Old 02-08-17, 02:45 AM   #126
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Congrats on a great design! It makes me wish I had a Dahon so I can order one!
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Old 02-09-17, 01:33 PM   #127
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Congrats on a great design! It makes me wish I had a Dahon so I can order one!
Thanks! I admit I did it for myself, but hey if other people want it I'm all for selling it. If there are any adapters or problems to solve with the bikes you ride please do tell! I like solving problems, especially if a bunch of people appreciate it.
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Old 02-10-17, 02:42 AM   #128
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Well done! Hope you get to keep the sales for this one. Would be sad if cheap copys is all over ebay 6 months from now

Brompton sellers should be informed about this gadget. They should keep it in stock so they can sell Brompton bags to Dahon owners

What`s your next project?
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Old 02-10-17, 03:08 PM   #129
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I admit I did it for myself, but hey if other people want it I'm all for selling it
You could tweet @dahonBikes and @ternbicycles to get some customers.
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Old 02-12-17, 04:37 PM   #130
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Well done! Hope you get to keep the sales for this one. Would be sad if cheap copys is all over ebay 6 months from now

Brompton sellers should be informed about this gadget. They should keep it in stock so they can sell Brompton bags to Dahon owners

What`s your next project?
Thanks so much! I haven't sold a single one yet... maybe I should try eBay. I do have some experience with cheap chinese knockoffs, since you mentioned it... my dad's company (he made handmade copper sculptures) started getting ripped off after his sales reached a certain point. If I start getting enough sales I'll do what I can, but after seeing what happened to my dad I think it truly comes down to building a brand where people know and respect the original. Also, you have to continue to innovate and improve, otherwise people will just leave you for the better competitor. It takes honest, hard work. Good thing I love designing stuff

I'm working on a few ideas at the moment. I really like the clean and solid mechanism of the Garmin Edge quarter turn mount as well as the GoPro mount, so I've created a bunch of little products around leveraging those interfaces:
GoPro to Tern/Dahon or Brompton cargo mount (two different models, one for each bolt pattern):


GoPro to Garmin Edge quarter turn mount adapter:


iPhone case with integrated garmin mount for indoor training (those broken things in the bottom were the result of testing, they're all fixed now!):


and right now I'm working on a GoPro mount for the Brompton block, so it's super easy to mount a GoPro when you want it. I'm thinking of making a bunch of variants of this for different lights or cameras.


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You could tweet @dahonBikes and @ternbicycles to get some customers.
I don't really use twitter, I really should get on that! Just trying to solve problems and make stuff that is actually valuable first, then worry about how to market it later.
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Old 03-24-17, 06:30 AM   #131
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LS,

I will order your Brompton/Dahon adapter but have a question about which material is better: the strongflex or the alumide. And what's the difference between the different alumide finishes?

thanks, Casper
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Old 03-24-17, 08:50 AM   #132
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I'd be interested. I haven't been following the thread, but I have a Brompton and a Tern, so it could definitely by useful for me. I wouldn't have to switch bags every time I switch bikes. (Alas, my Tern was stolen, but I'm going to replace it soon.) How much, and how to order?
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Old 03-26-17, 12:41 PM   #133
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Hey Wilfried, I'll PM you since I think posting links is against the rules.
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Old 04-24-17, 10:26 AM   #134
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Hey Wilfried, I'll PM you since I think posting links is against the rules.
Do you have any customer pics? Or anyone have pics of their own bike they could post with slickginger's adapter block?
Would love to see a side profile picture with the block and bag mounted in a Dahon, tern, downtube. Any comments about use, moving cables, etc would be great.
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Old 05-05-17, 02:43 AM   #135
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I'm sorry,

since I am a new member I'm not allowed to send pictures or links until I have 10 posts on this forum. If you like I can send you links to my pictures on Imgur.

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I really like this strong work on this adapter!
I have a Brompton & Dahon and would be glad to get one
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Old 07-30-17, 09:04 PM   #137
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Old 08-10-17, 04:36 PM   #138
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Thanks! I admit I did it for myself, but hey if other people want it I'm all for selling it. If there are any adapters or problems to solve with the bikes you ride please do tell! I like solving problems, especially if a bunch of people appreciate it.
My adapter arrived today. Looks awesome in black and fit on my Vybe perfectly. Time to order the Brompton block.

Thanks again!
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Old 08-11-17, 09:29 AM   #139
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My adapter arrived today. Looks awesome in black and fit on my Vybe perfectly. Time to order the Brompton block.

Thanks again!
Glad you like it! That makes me over the moon knowing that someone else is enjoying this!
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Glad you like it! That makes me over the moon knowing that someone else is enjoying this!
Slickginger : Can you contact me by PM? I would like to order one also for my Dahon MU XL (3 holes in the frame) and since I am noob with less than 10 posts, I cannot post or contact anybody...!
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