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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-16, 02:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,782
Posted By mulleady

I find my 2 Bromptons immensely reliable and the...

I find my 2 Bromptons immensely reliable and the bike mechanics I use have absolutely no issues working on them! It's like car mechanics in that people need to train and learn about different...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

Thanks for the heads up. Noted!

Thanks for the heads up. Noted!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

I'd love to read your review of a Curl if you get...

I'd love to read your review of a Curl if you get your hands on one! :-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

I referred to the curvature of the frame and...

I referred to the curvature of the frame and stand by my opinion that many will find it ugly and a minority will like it. I'm not saying Dahons are bad but the Curl is an anomaly and unoriginal. The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

The Dahon Eez is also 9.8kg vs the 12.8kg of the...

The Dahon Eez is also 9.8kg vs the 12.8kg of the Curl. A much more worthy rival for the Brompton and perhaps Dahon should try to have a more focused range and work with this form factor?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

I referred to the look of the frame....

I referred to the look of the frame. See:http://www.commuterbikeguide.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Andy-Masons-1982-Brompton-Bicycle.jpeg

Fair enough if you dislike Bromptons, lots don't....
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

I'm really sorry it looks like an old Brompton...

I'm really sorry it looks like an old Brompton frame from the 1990's. It looks ugly for a 21st century folding bike. I'll lay money down that it won't sell that much! The Dahon Eezz is much nicer and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,583
Posted By mulleady

I don't think Brompton will even look twice at...

I don't think Brompton will even look twice at this unoriginal attempt to be honest! Their upcoming special edition in April 2016 will way outsell the Curl alone IMHO! ;-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 580,653
Posted By mulleady

Anyone who wants to talk and share about Birdy...

Anyone who wants to talk and share about Birdy Bikes can also join us on our new FB group as well:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1649726268626764/
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-15, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,492
Posted By mulleady

Bike GangSTER will supply upgrades and...

Bike GangSTER will supply upgrades and accessories for this too haha?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

Apologies if I was ambiguous. I meant owners or...

Apologies if I was ambiguous. I meant owners or employees of company brands with vested interests. Otherwise it's what forums are all about and I agree with you wholeheartedly!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

I think you posed some good questions especially...

I think you posed some good questions especially re the possibility of a rear rack!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 05:09 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

Even an established company like Pebble have had...

Even an established company like Pebble have had delays on their 2nd generation smart watches especially the Pebble Time Steel. I think the Helix looks a serious proposition but the March deadline is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 05:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

Hi CPG. I do know that Helix plan to release some...

Hi CPG. I do know that Helix plan to release some mudguards for the Helix. It's worth asking Helix some questions on the messaging or comments section of their KS page.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 04:20 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

Well said Jur. I think owners of other bike...

Well said Jur. I think owners of other bike brands on BF should stay out of this and focus on their own company instead of casting doubts on other brands, start-ups or otherwise!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 04:05 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,665
Posted By mulleady

Kickstarter has delivered some great results....

Kickstarter has delivered some great results. Life is a risk and Mr Boutakis doesn't come across as a conman. The problem lies in some of the marketing hyperbole. Focus on the merits of their own...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-15, 03:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,591
Posted By mulleady

Before you start ranting and chastising others,...

Before you start ranting and chastising others, perhaps you should be aware that it is not the done thing for one bike brand to get on another's case over a defect or bike recall. They should stay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,591
Posted By mulleady

Respectfully Yan, you are speaking as 'Downtube'...

Respectfully Yan, you are speaking as 'Downtube' (A folding bike brand) not as an 'academic'. Do you think that's fair?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-15, 06:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,591
Posted By mulleady

Yan, with the greatest respect, if you want 'to...

Yan, with the greatest respect, if you want 'to stay out of it' as a bike company owner, why keep commenting? Surely you would simply hold your own counsel? I know you may feel some concerns but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,568
Posted By mulleady

Some people are just idiots, why worry about...

Some people are just idiots, why worry about them? As for how much it costs, another nosey idiotic question and just answer '100 from Halfords' and smile. Loads of people have such bikes!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-23-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,691
Posted By mulleady

Terns are great bikes!

Terns are great bikes!
Replies: 31
Views: 12,290
Posted By mulleady

Yes, but would you get personal and make inane...

Yes, but would you get personal and make inane xenophobic comments about 'foreigners'?
Replies: 31
Views: 12,290
Posted By mulleady

Westgl you've used these forums to troll a...

Westgl you've used these forums to troll a company and its owner and even slag off Chinese and foreigners while you're at it. The USA is a nation based on global migration and foreigners and such...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-15, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By mulleady

Magensium alloy 451 wheels for Pacific Reach

Advice and opinions please? Thanks in advance!

20" Black Pair 5 Spoke Magnesium Alloy Novatec Hub Bicycle Bike Wheel Rim Set | eBay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-15, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By mulleady

Wish you all the best and enjoy! Should have some...

Wish you all the best and enjoy! Should have some fun and easy to store all 3 folded in a larger car or SUV!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-15, 03:56 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 138,524
Posted By mulleady

That's one of the sexiest bikes on the planet Jur!

That's one of the sexiest bikes on the planet Jur!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By mulleady

Yes they are durable bikes and good for their...

Yes they are durable bikes and good for their pricing point. They have a relatively good reputation. I've owned 2 and they are pretty good and excellent when you compare them to bikes priced $300-400...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,492
Posted By mulleady

Bike GangSTER everywhere :P

Bike GangSTER everywhere :P
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,554
Posted By mulleady

Fair play!

Fair play!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-14, 03:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,554
Posted By mulleady

What weight is the bike? How much did you pay for...

What weight is the bike? How much did you pay for it? Where are you based?

I'd hazard a guess that this bike is under 9kg and you might be able to resell it for a good price to a buyer with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-14, 02:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,554
Posted By mulleady

And that makes you what? A troll perhaps? ...

And that makes you what? A troll perhaps?

Just because the previous owner modded the bike to their needs and liking doesn't make them a 'tool' or 'mad'. It appears they modded the bike to be a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By mulleady

Happy Thanksgiving to you too Thor and wishing...

Happy Thanksgiving to you too Thor and wishing you a lovely day and weekend! :-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-16-14, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,570
Posted By mulleady

+1 It's not s special edition bike and more...

+1 It's not s special edition bike and more choice and configuration would be better!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

I think you will find they evolved other things...

I think you will find they evolved other things on their bikes and improved their distribution Yan ;-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

I can't see it on the bikes on their website!

I can't see it on the bikes on their website!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

How do you know Rocky Mountain Bikes sales...

How do you know Rocky Mountain Bikes sales increased because they emblazoned bikes.com on their frames Yan? I can't see anything obvious on the product pics their webpage.Even then its not their most...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-11-14, 01:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

Well I'm sorry but I disagree and there are many...

Well I'm sorry but I disagree and there are many who don't wish to buy an item that advertises a website. I'd at least put it to a significant market research sample before doing this. Bike1 may be a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

I thought Downtube was a great name Yan. It's a...

I thought Downtube was a great name Yan. It's a shame to release bikes with confused branding on both sides. Also .com branding on a product such as this takes away from it and makes it look like a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,085
Posted By mulleady

I tipped off US security to pay you a little...

I tipped off US security to pay you a little extra attention Herr Doktor lol :p
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,434
Posted By mulleady

Give me a MRP Thor lol! I just bought a Titanium...

Give me a MRP Thor lol! I just bought a Titanium Brommy for a lightweight project but may sell it on. Customising a Tern 2015 together with your expertise might be a more worthwhile project and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,434
Posted By mulleady

I want my hands on the Eclipse. I wonder if the...

I want my hands on the Eclipse. I wonder if the girl comes with the purchase, she's cute lol. But given one or the other, I'd take the already upgraded bike in the Op's pic above lol!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,434
Posted By mulleady

Never found you close to a troll, to the contrary...

Never found you close to a troll, to the contrary in fact. Even if I don't always agree on some topics you always bring interesting points to the table!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,554
Posted By mulleady

True TCS point taken!

True TCS point taken!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,536
Posted By mulleady

Let's qualify that by saying you are one...

Let's qualify that by saying you are one exceptionally fit lad Jur lol! It's pretty safe to say you would leave some lycra wannabees in your wake on your smaller bikes ;-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,536
Posted By mulleady

It is not 'normal to go 50 to 60km/h with any...

It is not 'normal to go 50 to 60km/h with any bike unless you're very fit or going downhill. If you can average 30km/h on roads for over an hour, you are worthy of gong into competitive amateur...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,671
Posted By mulleady

It may turn out to be a rare failure on a less...

It may turn out to be a rare failure on a less common Bike Friday model but it is a catastrophic failure nonetheless.

+1 on Joe Remi's advice. Get an alternative model and scrap this bike. Bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-14, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,536
Posted By mulleady

I'd recommend the Tern as it has a better frame...

I'd recommend the Tern as it has a better frame hinge than the Dahon. One like this:

Tern Folding Bicycle D8 Link | eBay...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-09-14, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,554
Posted By mulleady

On that basis, Dahon is experiencing what it is...

On that basis, Dahon is experiencing what it is has done to Brompton with the Curl. No cause for complaint I guess ;-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,816
Posted By mulleady

+1

+1
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-14, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,554
Posted By mulleady

Hello my old friend. I hope you are well!

Hello my old friend. I hope you are well!
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