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Why choose a folding bicycle over a regular bicycle?

Old 01-12-19, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by sjanzeir View Post
Well if you're having difficulties with reading comprehension, then you might want to have the point pounded home for you... with a really long, stiff seatpost.
Hey sunshine, no need to get all upset. Also, please keep your creepy seat post fantasies to yourself.

My reading comprehension is fine. After all, you're the guy who claimed that your small-wheeled folding bike is comfortable on "longer rides" and used 30km as an example of one of those rides that you can do "without issue" - because you eventually found your very special underwear.
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Old 01-12-19, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by balut bandit View Post
Hey sunshine, no need to get all upset. Also, please keep your creepy seat post fantasies to yourself.

My reading comprehension is fine. After all, you're the guy who claimed that your small-wheeled folding bike is comfortable on "longer rides" and used 30km as an example of one of those rides that you can do "without issue" - because you eventually found your very special underwear.
Who's upset? You're the one racking up the word count. Besides, you haven't seen me upset. As for my a$$ being comfortable in my very special underwear, I'll be happy to give you little snowflake an unguided tour up my rectal canal - you know, for science and $hit.
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Old 01-12-19, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by sjanzeir View Post
Who's upset?
See the quote below. That guy is upset.

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As for my a$$ being comfortable in my very special underwear, I'll be happy to give you little snowflake an unguided tour up my rectal canal - you know, for science and $hit.
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Old 01-12-19, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by balut bandit View Post
See the quote below. That guy is upset.
As a matter of fact I'm having so good a time that I can do this all day - or at least until I get banned. You're the one enlisting help as you run off to your safe space.
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Old 01-13-19, 07:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Rides4Beer View Post
I have no dog in this fight, but I'm just curious. Since "fast" is a relative term, what kind of speed are we talking about for a folding bike?
I hit 60 mph twice: Tourmalet going toward Luz (east side) and Slamgullion Pass in Colorado toward Lake City. The bike was Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Prom. There is a huge difference among fold-able bikes in riding, quality and price, so your comment does not apply to all fold-able bikes, some of them i would not touch them.
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Old 01-13-19, 10:52 PM
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We have two 20" folders, which like DWWaddel, have been electrified. They weigh 33 and 40 pounds respectively with my lighter batteries. My wife's bike is a Downtube model with front/rear suspension. Mine is bare bones. They fit inside my minivan, We're down in Florida right now with them, enjoying a few weeks away from winter snow. We've been riding the very nice rails-to-trails paths here and having a good time, along with other non-bike activities of course.

We have bigger bikes. Those require a hitch rack, and racks can make for nervous nights in hotels wondering if the gear will still be there in the morning. I always bring the bikes inside when on the road, and that's a pain with the big bikes, The folders can stay inside the car.
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Old 01-14-19, 09:12 AM
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Originally Posted by speedyvelo View Post
I hit 60 mph twice: Tourmalet going toward Luz (east side) and Slamgullion Pass in Colorado toward Lake City. The bike was Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Prom. There is a huge difference among fold-able bikes in riding, quality and price, so your comment does not apply to all fold-able bikes, some of them i would not touch them.
Impressive, I can't imagine 60mph on any bike lol
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