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Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-11, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,327
Posted By Shaymo

How important is a lock for your folder?

I was wondering about the following as a good lock is the most important accessory for my folder.

1. Do you have a lock for your folder?
2. What type of lock is it?
3. How does it attach to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-03-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,817
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks Fietsbob, might have a look at the Velcro...

Thanks Fietsbob, might have a look at the Velcro option.

The on the front is extra cluter to me, I prefer my bike to be a as basic as possible, for ease and speed of use. I tend to use the the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,817
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks 2_I I catch your drift. My lock isn't...

Thanks 2_I

I catch your drift. My lock isn't an Abus but I should be able to modify to fit bracket. Thanks again
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-01-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,817
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks 2_i. I get it now from the image,...

Thanks 2_i.

I get it now from the image, makes sense now. I did'nt think of that. My next question is, is the strap specific to your U-Lock or is generic, could it be modified easily to fit all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 73,034
Posted By Shaymo

Hey Ekdog, I have no idea where you get them...

Hey Ekdog,

I have no idea where you get them now. It's a while since I looked into the whole bag thing. But if you do manage to get your seamstress to have a go, I would be interested in seeing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,817
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks 2_i. I would be interested to see how...

Thanks 2_i.

I would be interested to see how that works, do you have a picture?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-27-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,817
Posted By Shaymo

Attaching a u-lock to a Brompton?

I have been rapping by head of late trying to find a way to attach a u-lock to my Brompton when I am cycling and when I am not using the bike. There is absolutely no space available on the frame to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Shaymo

Nice concept bike with a new play on the fold....

Nice concept bike with a new play on the fold. The total price of the YikeBike is expected to be between €3,500 and €3,900....Ouch
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,683
Posted By Shaymo

Like the pictures, nice bike, shame about the big...

Like the pictures, nice bike, shame about the big apples issue. 2 defective tires, how about that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-09, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,755
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks for all the feedback here. VP components...

Thanks for all the feedback here. VP components also make a range of quick release pedals(See http://www.vpcomponents.com/pedals.asp?pcat2=43).

Its clear to me now that quick release pedals have...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,755
Posted By Shaymo

This is an interesting point. From a daily...

This is an interesting point. From a daily commuters point of view, you don't really want to be carrying extras tools. Also, it would appear the MKS quick release pedals take longer to disconnect...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,755
Posted By Shaymo

Removable Pedals - The Options?

I am in the process of putting together a thread on the Removable pedals options available on the market. I would like to know the models you use and your experience?

Also, a lot of folder riders...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 73,034
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks Amuro Ray for clarification about the...

Thanks Amuro Ray for clarification about the Birdy bag.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-15-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 73,034
Posted By Shaymo

The Birdy back pack should fit the brompton,...

The Birdy back pack should fit the brompton, afterall the brompton has the smallest fold size. I remember seeing confirmation of this somewhere in my research but can't locate it now.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 73,034
Posted By Shaymo

Back packs/ruck sacks for Foldaway bike?

I have been doing some investigation into foldaway back packs/ruck sacks to carry my folder. I have put together the best options/solutions I could find at:

If there are other viable options out...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Shaymo

People Design Awards

All of the bikes nominated for the people design awards (
http://peoplesdesignaward.cooperhewitt.org/2008/ ) are folding bikes.
And 3 of the 4 are by British designers. The Brompton, A-Bike and ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-12-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,901
Posted By Shaymo

Belt Drive Systems

Strida was one of the first bikes to use a belt drive system producing both weight savings and a greaseless solution.

One of the negative features of this system being banded about was slippage...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-12-08, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,820
Posted By Shaymo

Foldaway back pack for a Brompton

I am looking for a back pack for my brompton. I need to carry the bike folded on my back, unfold the bike and fold the pack into a small light package that I can attach to the bike.

Anybody know...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-18-08, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,840
Posted By Shaymo

You can see photos and video of the bigfish in...

You can see photos and video of the bigfish in action at http://bikesthatfold.com/content/view/41/

I would be interested in hearing any feedback from a day to day user of this bike. Its good to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Shaymo

You can get more Strida info at...

You can get more Strida info at http://bikesthatfold.com/content/view/33/

These bikes are very popular in the Singaphore and Asian countries. Thumbs up from me.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By Shaymo

'London Calling' All Folding Bike Cyclists

London commuters are invited to test their skills at the Smithfield Nocturne on 7th June as the Folding Bike Race returns.

This race might be worth checking out if in the area. It's open to all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Shaymo

Folding Bike Photos Required!

We have just set up an online Folding Bike Photo gallery.

If you have a folding bike, you can now publish a photo of it online at http://www.bikesTHATfold.com

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-08-07, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Shaymo

Mobiky Folding Bike Review

This a recent review we did on the Mobiky Folding bike. It might be of interest:

http://www.bikesthatfold.com/content/view/31/

Tks

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks Thor, The head lamp looks out of...

Thanks Thor,

The head lamp looks out of place. I have also seen a few of these bikes knocking around Eastern Europe.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By Shaymo

Kalkhoff Folding Bike??

Has anybody any info on this recently acquired Kalkhoff Folding Bike (The frame actually comes apart where most bikes fold)

It is likely from the early 1970s. (see attached picture)

I believe...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-18-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Shaymo

I agree, that is a very useful point to note that...

I agree, that is a very useful point to note that the MKS MTS-2EZY clip pedals have the added bonus in that they act as a theft detterent, a certain type of bike robber will not be interested in a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Shaymo

Thanks Simple Simon, I should have included the...

Thanks Simple Simon, I should have included the VP pedals, which are sold under various
brands. http://www.vpcomponents.com/pedals.asp?pcat2=5# (http://www.vpcomponents.com/pedals.asp?pcat2=5)
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Shaymo

Folding Pedals - The options?

I have put together an article on Folding Pedals at http://www.bikesthatfold.com/content/view/28/ which lists all the options currently on the market.

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-03-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By Shaymo

Pacy Bikes - Can you buy in US

Hi,

I am looking at a Pacy 28, german made folder. Has anybody any experience with them? Also, are they avaiable in US?

Tk

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,786
Posted By Shaymo

Looks a nice job. Here is a good link with other...

Looks a nice job. Here is a good link with other modified Raleigh 20's

http://drumbent.com/folders.html
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-07, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Shaymo

I have the Hummer version of the Montague...

I have the Hummer version of the Montague Paratrooper and I use it both off road and on road. If you plan to do serious off road stuff, it might be worth upgrading the front forks. Rather than that,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-07, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By Shaymo

A Folding Crash Helmet.

If you are looking to complicment your folding bike experience. STASH have come up with the novel idea of a Folding crash helmet. You can check it out at http://bikesthatfold.com/content/view/25/
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,520
Posted By Shaymo

I have the Montague Hummer version, great bike....

I have the Montague Hummer version, great bike. Only downside is the gears are'nt as fliud as would like with a lot of noise and some sliding.

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-09-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,641
Posted By Shaymo

Beautiful Bike. How's it working out for you? ...

Beautiful Bike. How's it working out for you?

S
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By Shaymo

I second the wheels motion. Rather than that, its...

I second the wheels motion. Rather than that, its got that executive look.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-19-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By Shaymo

How about a folder can be folded so small, it can...

How about a folder can be folded so small, it can be brought as hand luguage on an aircraft.

I think the weight is a big thing also.

DrK
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Shaymo

Good work Matt. It looks like a lot of work...

Good work Matt.

It looks like a lot of work went into it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,569
Posted By Shaymo

For looks alone, its got to be the Gobike

For looks alone, its got to be the Gobike
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By Shaymo

Yea, it definately looks good, if you got to sell...

Yea, it definately looks good, if you got to sell it, hopefully you will get someone who appreciates it
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Shaymo

I cant imagine heading anywhere fast on it ...

I cant imagine heading anywhere fast on it either, its a gimick
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,167
Posted By Shaymo

Looks a decent bike to me and has everything a...

Looks a decent bike to me and has everything a biker needs.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-07, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Shaymo

Very depressing figures. I've had a few bikes...

Very depressing figures. I've had a few bikes stolen in the past and its a real kick in the teeth. So now, I always try and keep my folder inside or with me.

DrK
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-07, 03:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,192
Posted By Shaymo

I think the Brompton, Birdy, Airnimal or Dahon...

I think the Brompton, Birdy, Airnimal or Dahon would do the job very well. Ask you bike dealer if you can try out the models. For pure speed, the Airnimal.

DrK
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-07, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,671
Posted By Shaymo

I have'nt seen this one before. It looks very...

I have'nt seen this one before. It looks very like the strida. Anybody tried one?

DrK
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,423
Posted By Shaymo

Sounds like a very close shave. Your a lucky man!...

Sounds like a very close shave. Your a lucky man! You should buy yourself a new folder as a reward.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,545
Posted By Shaymo

Maybe in the past but i have never heard of...

Maybe in the past but i have never heard of modern day folders breaking in half.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-07, 07:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,662
Posted By Shaymo

I'm thinking of heading over to the annual...

I'm thinking of heading over to the annual Eurobike show in Germany(http://www.eurobike-exhibition.de/html/en/home/index.php). How does it compare to the Taipei Show?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-07, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By Shaymo

Like some of you guys, I have been tempted to buy...

Like some of you guys, I have been tempted to buy one of these cheap folders, just to see if they are any good. There must be one that is half decent, the Citizen folder for a $149 looks pretty good.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-07, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By Shaymo

SLINGSHOT Folding Bike Frame

This is a performance mountain bike that happens to have a folding feature. There is a review at http://www.bikesthatfold.com/content/view/21/

I was wondering has anybody any experience with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-29-07, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,097
Posted By Shaymo

Some really cool bikes...I think I want a swift...

Some really cool bikes...I think I want a swift now.
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