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Old 04-20-09, 02:57 PM
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The hummer logo must cover a swathe of drilluminium holes
Sweet - people must do a double take when the lift it...

I wanna see it with slicks...
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Old 04-21-09, 10:31 AM
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Brakes are Mrazek MOC V+ Limited (magnesium)
http://www.mrazek.com/break.html

Pedals are M2racer Orb Ti

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Old 04-21-09, 11:06 AM
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Brakes are Mrazek MOC V+ Limited (magnesium)
http://www.mrazek.com/break.html

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Speaking of Mrazek.. I forgot all about his project bike..

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Old 04-21-09, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by LittlePixel View Post
I wanna see it with slicks...
Yeah, if it's 8kg with those fat knobblies it must be a real feather with slicks.

Amazing how much weight was saved with just component swaps on that heavy frame...makes me wonder how light a compact folder can be made.
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Old 04-21-09, 05:07 PM
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Yeah, if it's 8kg with those fat knobblies it must be a real feather with slicks.

Amazing how much weight was saved with just component swaps on that heavy frame...makes me wonder how light a compact folder can be made.
I expect those knobblies to be very light.

That frame wasn't heavy... only about 1kg heavier than a very light roadie frame and only a few 100g heavier than a hardtail MTB frame.

There's a guy who has a Birdy of around 8kg. My Swift is about 8.5kg using fairly plain parts, and if I could find a suitable fork I could cut it to 8kg. I might cut another 1/2kg by going all-out with weight-weenie cranks and brakes and using a dura-ace cassette.
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Old 04-21-09, 05:30 PM
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Recent update: now 7910gr.

Very classy mods Raxel. Love the anodized red accents here and there. Well thought-of and very pro.


Tell me, is the bike so light that it stays upright on it's own without needing a stand?

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The frame is filled w/ military anti-gravity technology keeping it standing upright on its own?
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Old 02-12-19, 02:19 PM
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Resurrecting a 10 year old thread. I made the bike as light as 7.81kg with knobby tires and carbon rigid fork, before switching to a separable frame. I still have fond memories of this montague bike....





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When I replace my sedan with a hatchback car...I'm going to get a Hummer for sure. I am sick of harshness of 20" wheels...and I can barely pass it thru the trunk lid. It would be very difficult to squeeze a 26" FB thru.
The Hummer looks to be excellent design. I am surprise Dahon and Tern has not made a copy of it yet.
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Old 02-14-19, 02:12 PM
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When I replace my sedan with a hatchback car...I'm going to get a Hummer for sure.
You should have an eye on what you buy. There are conterfeits / fakes around and probably any new Hummer bike for sale today will fall into that category following Montague:



IMPORTANT: Any new bike using the Hummer brand name is a copy. Montague did work with General Motors to produce Hummer branded bikes between 2002 and 2007. Since that time Montague has produced NO Hummer branded bicycles.
Further reading with lots of pictures: https://www.montaguebikes.com/foldin...a-counterfeit/
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Fascinating thread. Brings back memories of the Montague CX-7 I used to years as the daily bank runner for the job I'm about to retire from. Always loved them as a commuter, found them comfortable, very useful, and the folding capabilities allowed me to easily store it in the front of the shop's service department (I work for a Honda/Yamaha/Can-Am dealer). Two years ago I went down to a part time, semi-retirement schedule and quit cycling daily on the bank run - so I sold it. Probably not one of my better moves.

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