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Now I'm torn between these 2!!!

Old 06-10-13, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Simple : Buy Both , ride them , and Re sell the one that doesn't work for you.
Yes you are right. Unfortunately, at the moment, my budget only limits to 1 folder. And probably my 2nd bike will be a non-folder. The closest thing that I can do is to test ride them. But most of the shops that I rang don't have the paratroopers in stock at the moment, thus this thread started.
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Old 06-10-13, 07:34 PM
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My choice was neither of those.. Brompton , bought and sold a used one when I found a newer Used One.
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Originally Posted by decyph3r View Post
Yes you are right. Unfortunately, at the moment, my budget only limits to 1 folder. And probably my 2nd bike will be a non-folder. The closest thing that I can do is to test ride them. But most of the shops that I rang don't have the paratroopers in stock at the moment, thus this thread started.
https://www.evanscycles.com/products/...-bike-ec051409

https://www.evanscycles.com/help/test-rides
We have a great range of bikes in our stores ready and waiting for you to test ride them, but if you have a specific bike you would like to try at your local store, we can order the bike in for a no obligation test ride.

A maximum of two bikes can be ordered in at any one time. Each bike requires a 50 fully refundable to order it into the store. Custom built bikes (such as special order Bromptons) require full payment in advance before they can be ordered into store.
To book a test ride please contact your local store
(I believe you get 50 back when you test ride, it's to protect them from a no-show)
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Old 06-11-13, 09:51 AM
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Only those 2? get the Birdy. (why?) someone, previously has shown pictures of the off-road stresses ,
breaking the Aluminum center fold post on those Montagues. [steel version may be better, IDK]

Bike Friday Pocket Llama, not as much a fast small fold as the Brompton,
still .. no suspension other than the seatpost, but Its OK when the pavement ends..

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Old 06-11-13, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by jefmcg View Post
https://www.evanscycles.com/products/...-bike-ec051409

https://www.evanscycles.com/help/test-rides

(I believe you get 50 back when you test ride, it's to protect them from a no-show)
Just called them, and unfortunately the bikes are not on stock at the moment. Probably next month.

Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Only those 2? get the Birdy. (why?) someone, previously has shown pictures of the off-road stresses ,
breaking the Aluminum center fold post on those Montagues. [steel version may be better, IDK]

Bike Friday Pocket Llama, not as much a fast small fold as the Brompton,
still .. no suspension other than the seatpost, but Its OK when the pavement ends..
Hmmm... so Birdy will be better everyday commuter than the Paratrooper?
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Old 06-25-13, 05:01 AM
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I am about to test ride a paratrooper this week. Still undecided between the 2 tho.
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