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Old 01-07-22, 07:25 PM
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What do you all think? Aluminum frame, 9-speed gear set, 20 x 2.125 tires

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I like it Pinigis!
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I like it Pinigis!
We have had a ton of people lately asking for something better suited to trails and campgrounds. So, I figured that we needed nice wide tires, a very usable rack, nice saddle, and fenders.
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Very impressive.
What's the price point?
Could use the better crankset, perhaps the hollow type.
Missing the mounting for brompton front pig nose block.
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Very impressive.
What's the price point?
Could use the better crankset, perhaps the hollow type.
Missing the mounting for brompton front pig nose block.
$499, but We are allowing pre-orders for the next few weeks at 399. On the next go round we could use a hollow bottom bracket and a two piece crank but that will just post the price a little bit
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$499, but We are allowing pre-orders for the next few weeks at 399. On the next go round we could use a hollow bottom bracket and a two piece crank but that will just post the price a little bit
I see it's got a 260lb weight limit,...NICE!!! (It's BEAUTIFUL!!! )
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I see it's got a 260lb weight limit,...NICE!!! (It's BEAUTIFUL!!! )
Thank you. I am very happy with the way it turned out.
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1) The "thick" rim looks like it would need extended versions of schrader or presta.
2) The number of spokes and being so close to the valve can make it hard to use some chucks for air.
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Thank you. I am very happy with the way it turned out.
If this was also available with a rear hub motor and small battery, I'd have bought it in an instant. 350 watts, and not too much wattage, and it wouldn't even have been all that expensive. Especially since I'm not fond of the boat anchor, fat tire ebikes. This is a perfect ebike canvas.
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1) The "thick" rim looks like it would need extended versions of schrader or presta.
2) The number of spokes and being so close to the valve can make it hard to use some chucks for air.
1. Yes, those are longer schrader valves than normal.
2. Actually, there is plenty of space for even a larger chuck. The angle is a little deceiving.
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If this was also available with a rear hub motor and small battery, I'd have bought it in an instant. 350 watts, and not too much wattage, and it wouldn't even have been all that expensive. Especially since I'm not fond of the boat anchor, fat tire ebikes. This is a perfect ebike canvas.
OK, I have to admit, that is a pretty good idea. I will look into battery options.
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OK, I have to admit, that is a pretty good idea. I will look into battery options.
I'd have probably bought this, with a motor, instead of the Qualisports Dolphin.
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Seconded for the hub motor and small battery. This looks like a solid platform for it.
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$499, but We are allowing pre-orders for the next few weeks at 399. On the next go round we could use a hollow bottom bracket and a two piece crank but that will just post the price a little bit
whats the total weight of this bike, thanks
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whats the total weight of this bike, thanks
We are at 28.7 lbs. The 2.125" tires add comfort, and a little weight.
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We are at 28.7 lbs. The 2.125" tires add comfort, and a little weight.
thanks, any plans for a single speed, ala vilano urbano, super light, pedal brake ,no cables?
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thanks, any plans for a single speed, ala vilano urbano, super light, pedal brake ,no cables?
You must be a mind reader!! Yes, we have a single-speed, coaster-brake model coming in April. Since we name our bikes after origami paper figures, we considered the simplicity of the bike and went with a snake name (what could be simpler than rolling up a piece of paper and calling it a snake?), so it will be out Cobra.

I should have some photos of the final product in two weeks. It is an aluminum frame, very simple, and very light.
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awesome,be sure to post the pictures, i'm sure that baby will sell.....
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You must be a mind reader!! Yes, we have a single-speed, coaster-brake model coming in April. Since we name our bikes after origami paper figures, we considered the simplicity of the bike and went with a snake name (what could be simpler than rolling up a piece of paper and calling it a snake?), so it will be out Cobra.

I should have some photos of the final product in two weeks. It is an aluminum frame, very simple, and very light.
Killin it!!! (Hopefully it'll have a high weight limit,... )
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Killin it!!! (Hopefully it'll have a high weight limit,... )
220lb limit
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220lb limit
Damn,...
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You must be a mind reader!! Yes, we have a single-speed, coaster-brake model coming in April. Since we name our bikes after origami paper figures, we considered the simplicity of the bike and went with a snake name (what could be simpler than rolling up a piece of paper and calling it a snake?), so it will be out Cobra.

I should have some photos of the final product in two weeks. It is an aluminum frame, very simple, and very light.
did you ever get the photos of the cobra you mentioned earlier this year?
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did you ever get the photos of the cobra you mentioned earlier this year?
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awesome ! whats the price. when is it available. weight of the bike? thanks so much.
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awesome ! whats the price. when is it available. weight of the bike? thanks so much.
21 lbs with the fenders, $319.00
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