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Old 04-02-10, 04:34 AM
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7 kg folder

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/busi...03600315F.HTML

personally i dont reall care if a bike weights less than 15kg as I weight near 90kg, its muscle i promise . However i do like engineering and good design, also some love lightweight bikes here is an intresting one.

but give me steal anyday!

and gears,

and alittle suspension,

and mudgaurds,

and a frame that if i crash doesnt crack or break ,

and a beautiful ladies saying "wow look at that guy on a brompton"

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Old 04-02-10, 07:43 AM
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Another image:

http://www.taipeicycle.com.tw/en_US/...75929DC107563B
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Old 04-02-10, 08:39 AM
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I want to see what it looks like folded, but if it folds like I think it does then I think we have a winner.

Way too expensive though. Needs to be able to compete with the Strida and the Carryme.
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Old 04-02-10, 11:51 AM
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Like Gocycle but not as neat
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Old 04-02-10, 02:13 PM
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I wonder what the max rider weight is?
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Old 04-02-10, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by chucky View Post
I want to see what it looks like folded, but if it folds like I think it does then I think we have a winner.
Did you happen to notice where the cranks were with respect to the two wheels? Dead in between. One wonders what impact on the geometry that decision will have. I'm guessing this is gonna be one seriously short reach, squirrelly bike.
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Old 04-03-10, 02:50 PM
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"...developed the new carbon fiber-based bicycle that weighs in at 7 kilograms, some 3 to 6 kilograms lighter than aluminum-based conventional folding bicycles."

Doesn' t sound reasonable to me, sorry.
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Old 04-05-10, 08:06 AM
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nice try
if the bike like pictured weighs 7 kg
I eat a hat

there seem to be mechanical disc brakes with rather large rotors ... a humoungous saddle, the fork is heavier than a " regular" one
the weight of the frame is really only partially responsible for a lightweight bike

In any case. nice try
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Old 04-05-10, 10:03 AM
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Thor is probably right, but I'm willing to test ride nonetheless.
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