Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Folding Bikes Discuss the unique features and issues of folding bikes. Also a great place to learn what folding bike will work best for your needs.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-10-08, 06:41 AM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Sonoma County, CA
Posts: 76
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Electric Brompton!

The Brompton enthusiasts here may already know this, but this is new to me:

ilovebicycling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-08, 07:14 AM   #2
Bicycling Gnome
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: 55.0N 1.59W
Posts: 1,877
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yes it's interesting. However, maybe you should follow the experiences of the guy who tried to ride one from North Wales to Brussels. It isn't that far, maybe 400 miles or so, but the Nano lost traction and broke down. I believe the gears in the geared motor had failed and that this is not the only case of this happening. Check it out yourself carefully. I'm not saying they mechanism is seriously flawed - anything can break, obviously, but there is a question mark over the technology in that motor.
EvilV is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:26 PM.

  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.