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Old 04-01-15, 04:58 PM
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carbon folding bike frame ?

Does anyone know where I can buy a folding bike frame made of carbon fiber? I will probably try to run 451 wheels. Thanks !
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Old 04-01-15, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by yumseyo View Post
Does anyone know where I can buy a folding bike frame made of carbon fiber? I will probably try to run 451 wheels. Thanks !
How about this? Safety not guaranteed.



Or this one, don't know if they sell frame only, the titanium version was on cycle show Taiwan, as always..

Buy Hasa Full Carbon Folding/foldable Bike 9 Speed 20 Inch | CD
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Old 04-02-15, 04:48 AM
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Originally Posted by yumseyo View Post
Does anyone know where I can buy a folding bike frame made of carbon fiber? I will probably try to run 451 wheels. Thanks !
Allen Sports makes two models with carbon fiber frames: Ultra 1, Ultra X
They both have 451 wheels, the Ultra X has carbon 451's. I don't think they sell just the frames though.
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Old 04-02-15, 09:29 AM
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I'd Go for a NonFolding Minivelo .. as the weight Needed For Hinges is Eliminated and I assume weight reduction is why you want exotic materials.
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I'd Go for a NonFolding Minivelo .. as the weight Needed For Hinges is Eliminated and I assume weight reduction is why you want exotic materials.
I wanted it for lighter weight, but needed it for foldability. No more bike racks for me. Everything goes in the trunk or back seat now...:-( you wouldn't happen to know how much a Vitesse P18 frame only weighs do you.. Stupid me, I put it all together and forgot to weigh just the frame..
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Old 04-03-15, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by FoldingCyclist View Post
Allen Sports makes two models with carbon fiber frames: Ultra 1, Ultra X
They both have 451 wheels, the Ultra X has carbon 451's. I don't think they sell just the frames though.
I saw that Ultra X on Amazon for 1400.00, thought about it for a day and ......bummer it got sold...now it is at 2999.99
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Old 04-03-15, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by yumseyo View Post
I wanted it for lighter weight, but needed it for foldability. No more bike racks for me. Everything goes in the trunk or back seat now...:-( you wouldn't happen to know how much a Vitesse P18 frame only weighs do you.. Stupid me, I put it all together and forgot to weigh just the frame..
I own a Brompton with steel Extremities .. I accept the weight of Materials Chosen, as a contribution to its reliability..
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Ori make a full carbon 20 folder. It's about 3000 pounds. 8 kilos afaicr.
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
I own a Brompton with steel Extremities .. I accept the weight of Materials Chosen, as a contribution to its reliability..
And its ability to return to its natural state in the form of iron oxide
No material is perfect, its all about compromise.
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Those are so weird
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