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Wanted: Multi-speed Foldable w 16" wheels

Old 10-27-19, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Luckyword1 View Post
Thanks.

What is a "BF with a carbon drive," please? What is the make and model of the bike you're referring to, please. Thanks.
BF = Bike Friday.
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Old 10-27-19, 10:59 AM
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The trade war has created uncertainty for everyone. We changed our pricing to reflect the changing market conditions.

FYI over the past 15+ yrs our prices have been extremely stable. I hope the future will be stable, unlike the trade war stuff.

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Old 10-27-19, 02:31 PM
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Old 10-30-19, 06:58 AM
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Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
See post no. 4.
Bike Friday pakiT with a Gates carbon drive.
Just discovered this bike today, carbon belt and Alfine 11 hub -- looked into BFs in this forum and found your post. It's exactly what I've been looking for. Didn't know about the company before.

How many gear inches is your lowest low? And the highest high? Thanks.
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Old 10-30-19, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by MrJames67 View Post
Just discovered this bike today, carbon belt and Alfine 11 hub -- looked into BFs in this forum and found your post. It's exactly what I've been looking for. Didn't know about the company before.

How many gear inches is your lowest low? And the highest high? Thanks.
That was a demo bike that I just borrowed from BFold of New York City.
Sorry I don't recall the chain ring/wheel teeth count; that will dictate gear inches range.
You can probably get the range from Shimano's site.

When I placed an order for my pakiT; I went with the 8 speed der:

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Old 12-09-19, 07:43 PM
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...following up on this thread -- I finally bought a bike!

I bought a 6-speed Brompton off Craigslist. It's older, early 2000s, and has a tad of rust on some of the bolts, and could use a tune-up, but it rides great. So I've started watching Youtube videos on how to remove the rear tire, in the event of a flat, and basic maintenance tips, etc.

Thanks for all the input in helping inform this decision -- so many awesome bikes to choose from.
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Old 12-09-19, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
GOOD LOCK?

The Bike Friday PakIt comes with 16" wheels, and is deasigned to be packed rapidly. I assume the backpack is airline appropriate.

You can get it with an IGH multi-speed, also a belt drive.

Prices do add up.

There is a guy on this forum working with Oragami, although I'm not sure what they offer.

There should be quite a few other options.
Origami has the Wasp. Its 16 and seven speeds. Also very light at 25 pounds.
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Originally Posted by Luckyword1 View Post
...following up on this thread -- I finally bought a bike!

I bought a 6-speed Brompton off Craigslist. It's older, early 2000s, and has a tad of rust on some of the bolts, and could use a tune-up, but it rides great. So I've started watching Youtube videos on how to remove the rear tire, in the event of a flat, and basic maintenance tips, etc.

Thanks for all the input in helping inform this decision -- so many awesome bikes to choose from.
I've made some how to vids for my channel. Some are generic bike repair info; some are Brompton specific:
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Old 12-15-19, 05:00 PM
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Old 12-15-19, 10:39 PM
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The Brompton was the best choice. I’ve owned 3 and a couple of Dahon bikes. The bromptons have performed flawless and fold and unfold perfect every time.
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