I use one of these:
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I use one of these:
Done this, this works.
For a commuting light I think the perceived need to stick with AA or AAA is not really necessary and increases the initial cost and operating cost.
18650 based lights are cheaper to buy and...
The Brompton is overpriced for what you get. Those of us who would like a small folder (like the Brompton) but won't pay the inflated price welcome the competition offered by the MIT bike line.
Get this one first.
I have had several of these and I like them very much (I have one right now waiting on a front wheel),
Oh I think you will find a lot of fans of mini-velo here.
Check out this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/897915-Bikes-we-like.
MIT (IGH version) Folded size: 61*36*67 cm (LxWxH)
Don't know if it meets your dimensional criteria.
Your Bike Friday NWT or the Dahon HAT 060 do not.
The MIT also comes with an internal gear option, employing the Shimano Nexus 7.
I have pulled apart and rebuilt 50...
All my folders are second hand from Craigs List ! I do think you need to be a mechanically inclined to buy a used folder so that you can check it carefully (or take a friend). But I think this...
Thank you for the opportunity to clarify:
Yes the shifters and brakes that are pictured above are Not the best quality, expensive, Non Industry Standard and are made in Taiwan.
Yes, I would...
Thank you for the correction and clarification, original post edited
Industry Standard attachment points and components!
MANY price and quality level choices, easy to find replacements parts or upgrades in your LBS.
Country of Origin: Taiwan
MIT rear drop
Brompton drop out
One of the advantages of Hydro Formed aluminium is the ability build complex shapes that only place material where it needs to be. A bike frame is like a truss it bears the least amount of load in...
WOW! I am impressed with MIT V8.
-The quality of the welds and general construction looks very good!
-The use of high quality industry standard componentry is a big plus in my book.
It can be found on this page about a third of the way down:
The Bikes in the Picture are Dahon Speed TR (tour). They came with both racks...
Beautiful! Very nice looking, quality Bike.
As far as frips go I have become of the a fan of the ERGON style. Here they are on my Tikit.
I had these for several years and could not find a...
Pictures! We need pictures please, There'd is a joke on here, " pictures or it didn't happen" . Oh and congratulations.
I have the Bike Friday Tikit, Did 40 miles on it Saturday. Good Riding position, tailor made to the rider. Certainly is another one of the Top Shelf folders. The Tikit folds FAST but is a larger...
Ori are known for being closer to the riding position of a full size bike. You would find it easier to spend longer times in the saddle. All of the Ori components are industry standard so no problem...
-Brompton patent documents illustrate Bickerton handlebar design.
-Subsequently Brompton adopted a folding stem design pioneered by Dr. Hon.
-Should I not buy a Brompton because they "STOLE"...
I know its off topic from the OPs question about experience with a certain bikes but according to Wikipedia article on B'ton, the patents (which were about the fold) have expired.
I like this idea, and if the donuts are rubber, maybe use patch (rubber) cement.