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Old 08-01-16, 09:23 AM
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For the Bromptonista who has everything

Bicycle storage Bike shed Planter for Brompton & Dahon Jifo SALE PRICE ExDisplay | eBay

I was quite interested till I saw that the bikes and the flowers were not included in the price.
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Old 08-01-16, 09:49 AM
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It's probably being sold because the owner,s brompton was stolen.
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I'd want a titanium flower pot for that price.
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it is pretty neat though.

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Have a Really Tiny Flat in the Heart Of London ?

"Ex Display" It was in a Shop and It did Not sell , No surprise there
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Old 08-01-16, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Have a Really Tiny Flat in the Heart Of London ?

"Ex Display" It was in a Shop and It did Not sell , No surprise there
Wow if one was to own a flat that doesn't even have space for a folded Brompton!?! if this was the case that person would have other problems to deal with first. just cleaning up your space a bit and that would be enough for a folded Brommie!

that planter to get to the US is like $3559 USD!?! no thanks I'll just buy TWO MORE Bromptons for that price and probably have change to buy a planter at a garden store. 0 bids so far.

EDIT: just read more of that ebay ad and apparently the NEW FULL price of this item costs $6,987.01 USD?!?!? what market are you selling to!? anyone that owns a Brompton mostly would be storing them INSIDE their unit with them for the added security benefit. And if you are living in a flat, you cannot just park this giant planter on the property without management coming down on you and pretty much throw it out, which means you would have to own a house to have this in place, but alas house owners aren't really the ones that are tight on space here. Since it only fit a Brompton and nothing else looking at the tight tolerance in the pic the item is pretty much a failure.

I love their ad statement quote: "Keyless,secure and beautiful folding bike storage planter with handy extras-expertly designed for when space is a precious commodity."
so yes space is a precious commodity lets add a giant planter box in the way now!

2nd Edit: apparently it was on Kickstarter this year with 0 backers

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...?ref=backerkit

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Old 08-01-16, 09:35 PM
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https://www.google.com/search?q=Worl...w=1447&bih=957
Amsterdam's narrowest house | I amsterdam

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sm...e_in_Amsterdam
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So they are selling the model they built for the kickstarter because it didn't kickstart?

Overengineered, overpriced and (as others have said) without a clear market. I feel a little sorry for them.
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touche fietsbob i tip my hat to you

but then with such a narrow entryway I don't see how it would be better having that giant planter take up half of your already narrow entryway. And looks like right out the door for most of these houses is public property so you can't put it outside.
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Probably have an Ancient Opa/Oma chained up near by anyhow.
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Price aside, it is kind of cool. Secure place to put your bike,quality hardware and workmanship, compressor pump, and FOB access.

I like everything about it except the price.
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Would not a wall hook and bike lock be about 1000% cheaper in a flat??
Crazy world.
Next buy a large storage space to store your folding bike that cost twice the bikes price. Also includes a pump.
Genius.
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Oh I don't know, if you had a flat with a balcony it would work quite well.
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Then you put it in your Bentley Boot and park just outside the city of London's Taxed congestion zone ,
and ride your Brommy to your job office suite , maybe in the Pickle building.

http://www.emlii.com/images/article/...f7259b2a6.jpeg
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Yeah,, Living In a tiny flat I can see the advantage of such a thing..

But I'd Build my own for 20% the cost of that one, and make It better
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I think I remember that Bestå is the right size. Maybe not with extended seatpost so swap to a telescopic one.

BESTÅ system - Combinations & Frames - IKEA
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