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Old 07-07-16, 06:17 PM
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Nice ride in the very rare British sunshine!
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Originally Posted by Abu Mahendra
Dash in the rice fields of Bali
How does it fold?
Any pic of your bike when it's folded?
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Old 08-28-16, 02:58 PM
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It's got LockJaw hinges on the downtube and toptube.


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How does it fold?
Any pic of your bike when it's folded?
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Old 08-29-16, 10:58 PM
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I happened on this page "One Man Show Bike Developer" from someone in Bangkok who apparently built a "Brompton meets Birdy", which uses a copy of the Brompton frame, and has a double chain ring + derailleur:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/4085...2285187644439/

It sells for US$350.
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These are photos from our 18 mile ride through a swamp headed to Virginia Beach. We, and our Origami Crane 8 models, ended up pretty muddy, but we had fun. We found a good pizza place with outdoor seating (we were too dirty to go inside) and a nice spot to store our bikes and trailer while we ate.

The ride back was even more eventful because a red fox attacked my wife's bike while she was pushing it through some deep loose sand on a hill. Thankfully, she was on the left side of the bike when the fox attacked the derailleur.
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Originally Posted by Winfried
I happened on this page "One Man Show Bike Developer" from someone in Bangkok who apparently built a "Brompton meets Birdy", which uses a copy of the Brompton frame, and has a double chain ring + derailleur:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/4085...2285187644439/

It sells for US$350.
Often wondered about this combination. Looks Great, except bar and gear set up. Central pillar retro gear shifter? With bull bars, surley something slicker could be done.
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I really enjoy seeing the Older Folders still out there, in great shape, being enjoyed. Nice!
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Old 09-16-16, 10:37 AM
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A little ride last week,... Sorry I didn't manage to get the bay in the photo.
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A recent ride on the modded PedalFlow.
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Originally Posted by tds101
A recent ride on the modded PedalFlow.
TDS, It's probably in another thread, but, what mod did you do?

Also, I am curious about the pedalflows.... do you pedal more like a bike? or pedal up for a speed then coast like a scooter?
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Originally Posted by SkunkWerX
TDS, It's probably in another thread, but, what mod did you do?

Also, I am curious about the pedalflows.... do you pedal more like a bike? or pedal up for a speed then coast like a scooter?
I swapped out the rear cog. It was a 12t, and I put a 19t on there. It was too darn slow. Now, I put a 16t cog on, and it's pretty much just right. I also opened up almost everything, except the bottom bracket (I don't have the right tools,...yet), and greased everything up. I gave it new pedals as well. The stock ones didn't even have bearings.

I have a second one I'm planning on swapping the bottom bracket on, and the chainring and pedal arms as well. That will be a real custom PedalFlow.

As for the ride, you start like a scooter, and pedal like riding a bike. It's similar to riding a scooter for the coasting, but so is a bike. It's basically a scooter with pedals, and a coaster brake. You'd need to try one out to really form an opinion. And the gearing is definitely too high when the rear cog isn't swapped out.

It is fun though!!!
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My Dahon Speed D7 at rest on today's 30 miler (scenic viewpoint):
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Originally Posted by tds101
I swapped out the rear cog. It was a 12t, and I put a 19t on there. It was too darn slow. Now, I put a 16t cog on, and it's pretty much just right. I also opened up almost everything, except the bottom bracket (I don't have the right tools,...yet), and greased everything up. I gave it new pedals as well. The stock ones didn't even have bearings.

I have a second one I'm planning on swapping the bottom bracket on, and the chainring and pedal arms as well. That will be a real custom PedalFlow.

As for the ride, you start like a scooter, and pedal like riding a bike. It's similar to riding a scooter for the coasting, but so is a bike. It's basically a scooter with pedals, and a coaster brake. You'd need to try one out to really form an opinion. And the gearing is definitely too high when the rear cog isn't swapped out.

It is fun though!!!
Thanks for the explanation. It sounds interesting. I`ll need to find a place that sells them to see how they ride.
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Originally Posted by SkunkWerX
Thanks for the explanation. It sounds interesting. I`ll need to find a place that sells them to see how they ride.
I believe that you can only get them from micro kickboard directly. They were having a sale, $149.99. It's back up to full price right now, but they have sales often.

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