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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-04-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Pinigis

Good point! I will update the information soon.

Good point! I will update the information soon.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,885
Posted By Pinigis

The flat mounting point is there to be drilled...

The flat mounting point is there to be drilled for a hanger. You have to drill it and use a threaded insert.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-20-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,885
Posted By Pinigis

They weigh about the same (FSIR posts their...

They weigh about the same (FSIR posts their weight without pedals which is deceptive). The other major advantages to carbon fiber are its ability to absorb vibrations and the ability to integrate an...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Pinigis

Most folding bikes will roll on their own wheels...

Most folding bikes will roll on their own wheels in the folded position.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-03-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By Pinigis

Please post a photo of broken part.

Please post a photo of broken part.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-02-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pinigis

No seat?

No seat?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Pinigis

Just be careful in selecting a suitcase. Many...

Just be careful in selecting a suitcase. Many are only 19" wide, which makes it hard to pack a 20" wheel, and many of those that are 20" wide (the Samsonite f'lite 31") are well over the airline...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Pinigis

What is the broken stuff in the first photo?

What is the broken stuff in the first photo?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Pinigis

What are we looking at?

What are we looking at?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-15-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Pinigis

Origami Dragon in a suitcase

This is the Origami Dragon packed in a < 62" suitcase. With quick release pedals, it can be disassembled and packed in about 3 minutes (I had a friend time me).
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,701
Posted By Pinigis

The 3sixty looks to be a very true copy of the...

The 3sixty looks to be a very true copy of the Bromption, but scaled down a little for the Asian market. The price seems good, but you have to accept that it could be seized by customs when it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,701
Posted By Pinigis

I agree. The Brompton is elegant and beautiful,...

I agree. The Brompton is elegant and beautiful, the Curl is very off-putting.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,701
Posted By Pinigis

Copyrights can be renewed perpetually.

Copyrights can be renewed perpetually.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,701
Posted By Pinigis

Their patents have expired, but their copywright...

Their patents have expired, but their copywright has not. Their overall shape, placement of cables, and something else that I cannot recall, are all covered by copyright as intellectual property.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

The TZ21 is definitely a threaded freewheel. The...

The TZ21 is definitely a threaded freewheel. The splines that you see from the front in the photo are just for attachment of the tool to remove the gear set.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

That's a damn good question. I have to go back...

That's a damn good question. I have to go back to the original components list and see when the substitution took place. On the bright side, we provided something better than we promised.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

This appears to be a spline connection, rather...

This appears to be a spline connection, rather than threaded, and will not fit on a freewheel.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-10-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

Yes, there is a threaded freewheel on the Wasp.

Yes, there is a threaded freewheel on the Wasp.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-09-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

You can still swap the chainring for something...

You can still swap the chainring for something larger if you really want to add some top end.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pinigis

No, adding a mid-drive would be difficult since...

No, adding a mid-drive would be difficult since we have to build the frame to accommodate the motor. I have seen a couple of add-on mid-drives, but I cannot attest to their efficiency or noise level.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pinigis

with a hub motor, probably not. But, with a...

with a hub motor, probably not. But, with a mid-drive motor, yes. The mid-drive drives the crank wheel so you can much more efficiently use the power by choosing a lower gear. Hub motors just turn...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pinigis

Stopping on the hill is a non issue. Simply...

Stopping on the hill is a non issue. Simply downshift and be on your way.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Pinigis

An e-assist should minimize the need for so many...

An e-assist should minimize the need for so many gear ratios. You can get a wide gear range without the complexity, weight, and redundancy that you get with with a multi-chainring setup. There are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Pinigis

I really really really really want to do this!

I really really really really want to do this!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Pinigis

Most bikes require at least some disassembly to...

Most bikes require at least some disassembly to fit in a suitcase. You can see an example here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=430&v=iFV9_e2UQ9I
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By Pinigis

I am happy to answer any questions that you have...

I am happy to answer any questions that you have on Origami.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Pinigis

Some bikes can be packed into an...

Some bikes can be packed into an airline-legal-sized suitcase in just a few minutes without the use of any tools, so traveling with your folding bike can be very simple.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pinigis

Could we do it like the Country Music Awards and...

Could we do it like the Country Music Awards and have them once a month?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By Pinigis

Here is a video that may help you: ...

Here is a video that may help you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jeBe0uCLy8
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By Pinigis

Most bikes will require some disassembly, and not...

Most bikes will require some disassembly, and not all will fit in a airline-standard suitcase, but there are a lot that will.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-06-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 109,858
Posted By Pinigis

They don't provide much detail, but the...

They don't provide much detail, but the components, latches, hinges, and brakes look to be very low-end.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-29-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,632
Posted By Pinigis

I would suggest that you make sure that the seat...

I would suggest that you make sure that the seat is adjusted forward for a start. We have had success using a riser bar and tilting it back toward the rider to decrease the reach; its an inexpensive...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,461
Posted By Pinigis

Like this ...

Like this

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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,461
Posted By Pinigis

I have kickstands that will fit. PM me

I have kickstands that will fit. PM me
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Pinigis

We do rail trails (and some state and federal...

We do rail trails (and some state and federal park trails) often on our Origami bikes. We do one 26 mile ride in Virginia Beach that includes about 11.5 miles of dirt, swamp, and sand. They hold up...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Pinigis

How many unique gear ratios did you achieve? How...

How many unique gear ratios did you achieve? How many are more than 2% different from all the others?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Pinigis

If the headtube is longer, the overall height...

If the headtube is longer, the overall height when folded would be higher. Given that transit companies limit folded dimensions for carry-on bikes, and packing in a suitcase would be more difficult...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 545,815
Posted By Pinigis

That's a good looking Wasp in there!

That's a good looking Wasp in there!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-11-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,522
Posted By Pinigis

e-assist has been legal there since April 2018

e-assist has been legal there since April 2018
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,522
Posted By Pinigis

The person that I spoke with yesterday said it...

The person that I spoke with yesterday said it was a complete surprise, but didn't know why it happened.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,522
Posted By Pinigis

NYCe Wheels closed its doors.

I learned yesterday from a NYCeWheels manager that their store has closed its doors for good. This is a blow to the folding bike community in NYC that was unforeseen.
What other options do folks...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,784
Posted By Pinigis

20" seems to be a sweet spot for both ride and...

20" seems to be a sweet spot for both ride and compact fold.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Pinigis

You noted both 451 and 406 above, what size are...

You noted both 451 and 406 above, what size are you actually looking for?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Pinigis

Has your battery actually run out, or is it just...

Has your battery actually run out, or is it just that the display is showing that it has run out? Often this is just a matter of resetting the controller and all is well.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,455
Posted By Pinigis

Purchasing online is generally less expensive...

Purchasing online is generally less expensive because there is no retailer mark-up to pay. When it comes to warranty claims, we generally contact a bike shop near the customer and arrange for any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By Pinigis

It is possible to disassemble some 20 inch wheel...

It is possible to disassemble some 20 inch wheel bikes in less than two minutes and have them ready to pack. Reassembly takes about the same amount of time. Its a pretty minute amount of time for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-28-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By Pinigis

Are you trying to avoid disassembly because of...

Are you trying to avoid disassembly because of the time involved?
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-23-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,586
Posted By Pinigis

My son started riding an Origami Wasp at age...

My son started riding an Origami Wasp at age seven. I had to cut about 8 off the seat post, but it worked well
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,646
Posted By Pinigis

It is a very attractive design, even if it is a...

It is a very attractive design, even if it is a bit pricey. In the photo that shows it being ridden on their website, the seat seems awfully low for the rider; I wonder if that was his preference or...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-06-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,859
Posted By Pinigis

Nothing came through. Please send it to...

Nothing came through. Please send it to paul@origamibicycles.com
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