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My Wife's full titanium Brompton clone

Old 06-21-19, 06:26 AM
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My Wife's full titanium Brompton clone (ver.2)

I ended up swapping most components, so this is practically a new bike.

Main frame, rear frame, fork, spoke, hinge clamp bolt: Titanium
Handlepost, seatpost, saddle, handlebar, crankset, chainring, rim, handlebar catcher: Carbon fiber
Tensioner, pusher, easy wheel: 3D printed plastic

Current weight: 5.20kg (verified)





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Old 06-21-19, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Raxel View Post
I ended up swapping most components, so this is practically a new bike.

Main frame, rear frame, fork, spoke, hinge clamp bolt: Titanium
Handlepost, seatpost, saddle, handlebar, crankset, chainring, rim, handlebar catcher: Carbon fiber
Tensioner, pusher, easy wheel: 3D printed plastic

Current weight: 5.20kg (verified)





does anyone ride it?
it looks so pristine that seems to be keept behing glass painels.

post a photo of you and your wife actualy riding your bromptons!
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Old 06-21-19, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
does anyone ride it?
it looks so pristine that seems to be keept behing glass painels.
post a photo of you and your wife actualy riding your bromptons!
It looks new because it is. Most parts are new.
And my wife (and only she) does ride her steeds.
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Old 06-22-19, 10:32 PM
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nice selective expenditure.. she have title to the House ?
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Old 06-22-19, 11:43 PM
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Looks awesome! Interested to hear about the 3D printed parts - this is my first encounter with someone who has done that.

Is there only two gears on this one?
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Old 06-24-19, 01:31 PM
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raxel, to me you are a bike shop onwer in seul and sell those bikes to top notch costumers.
you showed 4 bikes of us$ 6,000.00 and none where ridden ever.
an i right?
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Old 06-27-19, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
raxel, to me you are a bike shop onwer in seul and sell those bikes to top notch costumers.
you showed 4 bikes of us$ 6,000.00 and none where ridden ever.
an i right?
Does it really matter?

He posts spectacular builds of folding bikes and the few who post negative comments sound more jealous than envious.

One again Raxel, the bike is beautiful.
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Old 06-27-19, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by blakcloud View Post
Does it really matter?

He posts spectacular builds of folding bikes and the few who post negative comments sound more jealous than envious.

One again Raxel, the bike is beautiful.
it does matter indeed.
these forums are no place to sell bikes or superb whatever builds.
you dont see here any makers/brand owners advertising their bikes.
Thor was banned for that if i can remember correct.


If he is selling bikes or whatever service of custon bulding he cant make it here in a conceal way.
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Old 06-27-19, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
raxel, to me you are a bike shop onwer in seul and sell those bikes to top notch costumers.
you showed 4 bikes of us$ 6,000.00 and none where ridden ever.
an i right?
Does this place look like a bike shop to you, seriously?



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Old 06-27-19, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Raxel View Post
Does this place look like a bike shop to you, seriously?
Please keep posting your fantastic builds. I luv seeing them,...makes me jealous,...but I still enjoy every pixel!!!
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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
it does matter indeed.
these forums are no place to sell bikes or superb whatever builds.
you dont see here any makers/brand owners advertising their bikes.
Thor was banned for that if i can remember correct.


If he is selling bikes or whatever service of custon bulding he cant make it here in a conceal way.
Think he is selling his bikes or services, report it to the moderators but thanks for trying to police this forum. Now that Raxel has replied your baseless accusations it might be time for you to either enjoy looking at his posts or to use the ignore function which I am going to employ right after I post this.

The new photos of the bike are interesting because these are real world snippets vs the beautifully composed shots we see. I guess I relate to this more. Again Raxel thank you for sharing this bike for people who can appreciate the work that went into this build.
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Old 06-28-19, 04:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Raxel View Post
Does this place look like a bike shop to you, seriously?
Gotcha.

Raxel is trying to sell monitors.

Are they tvs? How good is it for text?
Models?
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Old 06-29-19, 10:55 AM
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Just beautiful!!! 5.2 kg. WOW! I want one JUST for the weight! Goodness gracious - this is amazing.
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Old 06-29-19, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by anga View Post
Are they tvs? How good is it for text?
Models?
I use two 35" 21:9 ultrawide monitors, one 27" monitor and one 160hz gaming monitor in my office. I plan to get samsung's 49" 32:9 one later this year.
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I don't think Raxel's services are for sale...though I almost wish they were.

However, Brompton would be wise to buy his services in designing a nicer bike.
I'd much more quickly buy one of his customs than a Brompton "Limited Edition."
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Old 06-30-19, 05:35 AM
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I use two 35" 21:9 ultrawide monitors, one 27" monitor and one 160hz gaming monitor in my office. I plan to get samsung's 49" 32:9 one later this year.
After posting my query, did some digging. Here are 2 references about using tvs as computer screens. Cost seems to be the primary motivation.

https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/be...age/pc-monitor
https://www.pcgamer.com/can-i-use-a-...puter-monitor/
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Old 06-30-19, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by anga View Post
After posting my query, did some digging. Here are 2 references about using tvs as computer screens. Cost seems to be the primary motivation.

https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/be...age/pc-monitor
https://www.pcgamer.com/can-i-use-a-...puter-monitor/
They are not TVs.
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Beautiful! ...and 5.2kg!!! W00T!

Thor was banned for that if I can remember correctly.


FWIW, all of our dealers seem to be MIA recently.

...using tvs as computer screens.


Off topic: As my father went blind I moved him up to larger and larger screens, eventually using a 52" HD.
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Old 06-30-19, 09:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Raxel View Post
They are not TVs.
You are not using TVs as monitors. I thought they were but you clarified otherwise.

The links I posted are about TVs that work well as computer displays.
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5.2kg, i can live with that...but it cost a bomb to buy
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Out of curiosity, out of those 5.2kg, how much do the titanium parts (frame + fork + rear triangle + seat post) weigh?
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Old 08-04-19, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Winfried View Post
Out of curiosity, out of those 5.2kg, how much do the titanium parts (frame + fork + rear triangle + seat post) weigh?
Carbon handlepost: 309gr
Titanium main frame: 1252gr
Titanium fork: 281gr
Titanium rear triangle: 457gr
===================== Total 2299gr

Steel handlepost (RL) : 738gr
Steel main frame : ~2000gr
Steel fork (RL): 550gr
Steel rear triangle(RL): 777gr
===================== Total 4065gr
So carbon+titanium frameset saves roughly 1.8kg compared to full steel one.
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Old 08-04-19, 03:03 PM
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Thanks!
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Edit: Out of curiosity, do you know how much…
- the whole bike costs in parts
- time you spent putting it together
?

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Old 08-06-19, 07:43 PM
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There's a ti Brom copy on Ebay. Any good?
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Old 08-08-19, 08:25 AM
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Been wondering the same thing Joe. Anyone have a tisport titanium fork or rear traingle? That might be an indication of their whole bike quality.
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