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Old 10-09-17, 09:26 AM   #1
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Anyone know about this?

Anyone know who makes these?

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Old 10-09-17, 09:57 AM   #2
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Erector set? Lol.


On second look, that is some ugly welding...nice color, though.

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You Too Can be a Frame designer, just cherry-pick a few features off other bikes and combine them..
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That is a lot of metal, but I am not sure why so much is necessary.
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Looks like a Moulton without the ability to break apart for easy transporting. The Moulton's are made about 40 miles away from my home but pricing even more exclusive than Brompton. I wonder if it flexes to give a suspension effect.

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That looks a lot like a Moulton, but the frame mesh is different.

MOULTON Bicycle Company

I'm not convinced that bike above folds, so it would fit under Mini-Velo. Do you have a link to the original E-Bay ad?

It does seem to have some writing on the chainstay, but I have troubles making it out. "MEAVON"? The top tube also appears to have "VCS". And, there is also something on the seat stay that one can't make out, as well as a bunch of writing on the seat stay (hub/drive details?)

I'd talk to the seller. He should be able to confirm whether it folds, as well as confirming the brand and photos of all the decals.
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On second look, that is some ugly welding...nice color, though.
Steel fork, & Aluminum main frame. So, a little more texture than with steel, but still, it is a bit rough.
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I like how they took all the weight lost with small wheels and added it back to the frame.
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It looks like all the components are pretty new---Back tire has significant wear. Interesting Mini Velo.
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I like how they took all the weight lost with small wheels and added it back to the frame.
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Nexus IGH rear hub with a roller brake... that's how I have set up my old Dahon Mu XL for use as a "winter" bike.
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