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Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

:) one prinicpled man, by his own example alone...

:) one prinicpled man, by his own example alone may bring down the whole system. This kind of considered and reasonable behaviour must be snuffed out before it catches on.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

Indeed. Worth noting that the welds required no...

Indeed. Worth noting that the welds required no post processing as I understand, unlike I believe some of the brands you mention, further reducing costs.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

Boo, hiss. What kind of devilment is this?!...

Boo, hiss. What kind of devilment is this?! Refraining from opinionating until you are more informed is unnatural and surely against thread rules.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-21-19, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

I don't think the final iteration can roll on...

I don't think the final iteration can roll on both wheels when folded. Just the front.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-19, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

I'm sure someone will post a video soon, boom boom

I'm sure someone will post a video soon, boom boom
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-19, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

Not so secret sauce. Helical hinges were declared...

Not so secret sauce. Helical hinges were declared in the Kickstarter campaign.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-19, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

:) I assume after market mud guard options...

:)

I assume after market mud guard options are limited. We have seen designs for various dedicated accessories including mudguards but it seems they are a ways off being available still.

No one...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-19, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

The choice to eliminate the collar on the...

The choice to eliminate the collar on the seatpost presumably allows a smaller fold but is a worry from a fatigue standpoint and not replaceable/easily repairable.

The drive chain is not on top of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-19, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

The hebicidal qualities of the bike's hinges are...

The hebicidal qualities of the bike's hinges are an excellent design feature to stave off vegetal reclamation when i leave it too long between rides. Peter's thought of everything.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

if you look at the other end of the seat tube, it...

if you look at the other end of the seat tube, it is round.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-16-19, 03:23 AM
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Posted By Gibsonsean

No, Canada, just no.

No, Canada, just no.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 11:10 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

For clarity, by 'unqualified' i mean statements...

For clarity, by 'unqualified' i mean statements with with no acknowledgement of the basis for the rationale and the potential limitations of that basis. By 'uninformed' I mean statements whose basis...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 10:38 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

I'm sure many more qualified than I will be...

I'm sure many more qualified than I will be posting reviews here and elsewhere but I will of course be posting my impressions.

There has been some interest on the backer forum in a London Helix...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 10:36 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

Well the fat lady's final song is long and so far...

Well the fat lady's final song is long and so far we've only heard her breath in and the sound of the first note has yet to reach us.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 10:32 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

I understand the Brompton tribe are a fierce and...

I understand the Brompton tribe are a fierce and ornery bunch who are as protective of the brand as the company itself - mess with them at your peril. I don't imagine being run over by a herd of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

The Helix forum is accessible to backers only and...

The Helix forum is accessible to backers only and backers already have access to info. There is discussion aplenty there too, though usually of a different nature. I do hope that Helix share the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

;) I am learning that strategic ambiguity is more...

;) I am learning that strategic ambiguity is more fun than explicit clarity sometimes and practice accordingly.

For me, this thread is primarily about 2 things:

sharing information available...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 07:29 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

I think so!

I think so!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 03:38 AM
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Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

Thanks for sharing. Interesting articles. They...

Thanks for sharing. Interesting articles. They prompt more questions than they answer on the topic of overall market state and trends.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

As owner of a road bike, user of bike share...

As owner of a road bike, user of bike share schemes and luster-after of an e-scooter, I don't feel any less inclined to purchase a folding bike. They all have their merits and fit different use...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

How disappointing. I do enjoy a dance and i do so...

How disappointing. I do enjoy a dance and i do so hate to be unmemorable.


I don't know Peter personally, but do use his given name - seems easier when I am talking about him or what he has said....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

I don't buy the equivalence of the positive and...

I don't buy the equivalence of the positive and the negative. I struggle to recall any unqualified positivity, yet so often the negativity seems unqualified and uninformed. Could just be my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

The bike will speak for itself in due time and it...

The bike will speak for itself in due time and it will sink or swim based on it's merits and the currents in the market. Why not speculate and discuss in the meantime? It is mostly entertaining,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

Assuming your objections to ETRTO 507 are as laid...

Assuming your objections to ETRTO 507 are as laid out here boiling down to weight and limited tire choice:
https://www.bikeforums.net/20786577-post1553.html

I think in most cases the size of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,770
Views: 356,674
Posted By Gibsonsean

We've already danced that tune have we not Avole?...

We've already danced that tune have we not Avole?
https://www.bikeforums.net/20502492-post1196.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/20504573-post1204.html

But still, for fun...
I like the Helix,...
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