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Old 08-30-23, 06:32 AM
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Bike Friday All Packa

Thought that I'd start a thread to answer questions and share information on my New Bike Day!

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Folded pic tool, please. Good looking bike.
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I have no need of this bike, but I still want one.
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One of these came up for sale in my area, but I couldn’t think of where I could hide it from my wife…
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Cool ride!
How long have you had it, how many miles have you put on it?
So how do you like it?
I have a Diamond Llama in the queue, should be here in a few weeks, looking forward to a totally new experience..
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Nice! What size did you order? Colour, looks like dark green or black? What made you choose the All Packa over the New world tourist? We need more pictures😉

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Old 09-01-23, 05:23 PM
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I'm slowly assembling photos and video. Here's another...

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Old 09-02-23, 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted by HelpSingularity
Cool ride!
How long have you had it, how many miles have you put on it?
So how do you like it?
I have a Diamond Llama in the queue, should be here in a few weeks, looking forward to a totally new experience..
I'm up at Minnewaska State Park in NY riding gravel with my girlfriend and her Surly Long Haul Trucker. We're similar in size so we're swapping back and forth. The Surly is a Lincoln Continental. The All Packa is a VW Rabbit. So fun and surprisingly capable. Still early miles with the All Packa but so far so fun.

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Nice! What size did you order? Colour, looks like dark green or black? What made you choose the All Packa over the New world tourist? We need more pictures😉
It's a glossy dark gray. Chose the All Packa over the NWT for the larger tires, 2.4 Odyssey Path Pros that worked great on gravel today



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The bike just fit into a suitcase. At the left of the photo you will see the front derailleur and chain just inside the case. On the right, the front disk brake just clears the other side.

The Pocket Crusoe fit much easier in its identical suitcase. That said, I did manage to pack a folding front rack in the suitcase too and stay under the 50# limit. And the 2.4" tires need to be positioned just right to fit.

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I decided to remove the front disk and wrap it in some cardboard.

​​​​​​The All Packa has a spring-loaded retaining/alignment clip on the bike for the removable stem extension. It didn't quite fit so I removed it and will reinstall when I put the bike together.

The two-piece Packalope bars are great but they're a bit of a challenge packing. This trip will likely be more road than gravel; I wish there was a slightly narrower version of the bars to help with packing and squeezing through doorways.

I'm sure things will get easier with practice.

Spain, here we come...



Here's the Pocket Crusoe for comparison

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Size of the suitcase?

Hi, just bought an all packa and want to purchase a suitcase for international travel with it. What is your suitcase size?
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Originally Posted by orenrose1
Hi, just bought an all packa and want to purchase a suitcase for international travel with it. What is your suitcase size?
Caution: If the All-Packa is like other Bike Fridays, they offer them in different standard sizes as well as custom sizing. So make sure you are comparing apples to apples, whether your frame size is same as the OP. Also seat and handlebar posts I think can vary too, though smaller adjustments can be made in each size.
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My buke frame is smal, so no problem there
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Originally Posted by orenrose1
Hi, just bought an all packa and want to purchase a suitcase for international travel with it. What is your suitcase size?
Congrats on your purchase! Did you get the new model that supports wider tires?

Regarding suitcases, I believe I have a 29" Samsonite Oyster. It is from an older, used Bike Friday that I also purchased.

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