Old 07-11-18, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
If someone who bought a bike friday has made themselves available,
you can contact the company and there may be someone a short train ride away ,
to try theirs.

but they are each made for the buyer, to order, not an all the same mass production..

but if you have data measured off your favorite non folding bike,
they will make every effort to make it's fit the same.
The Pakit is much more standardized with 4 frame sizes. Other than changing the stem, the fit is pretty much the same. I test rode a size small Pakit before I bought mine; the owner chose to set it very upright so I had "imagine" my preferred riding position but it was easy enough to get a good sense of the bike (which helped inform the upgrades I made). The Pakit is different from the NWT, Rocket, Llama, and Crusoe in this regard; it's a bit more mass produced than the other BF.
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