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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-10-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,697
Posted By AvnerBen

[ Does anyone know how Peter wants to integrate...

[ Does anyone know how Peter wants to integrate fenders without them getting in the way when folded?[/QUOTE]

The mudguard is designed to come in two parts which split for folding. Yet to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-10-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Update

Update: over 65 bikes delivered so far. Expecting 4 bikes a day by end of month. To be updated every two weeks.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
05-22-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Update

There has been an update.
"Over 40 bikes" delivered thus far. Integrating a comprehensive quality control system from scratch has taken a long time and resources. The team has grown and another...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Peter and his small team seem to not only be...

Peter and his small team seem to not only be perfectionists, but also resourceful to match, and that is a rare combination. Perfectionists that adhere to plan at all costs are not hard to find....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Production

Also, one part that delayed the assembly process considerably was simplified, saving much assembly time. Right now, they are two months behind schedule. From now on, expecting three bikes per day.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
04-08-19, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Production

in response to popular request, promised to update production figures on a regular basis.
An interesting update detailing the production process is due.
:thumb:
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-05-19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

I agree about the new paradigm in folding bikes....

I agree about the new paradigm in folding bikes. That's what lured me in, in the first place, and for all I see in the pictures and some review published, Peter had indeed made that. As a long-time...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

thanks for your review. Very interesting!

thanks for your review. Very interesting!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

The formal forecast was 100 pieces a month to...

The formal forecast was 100 pieces a month to start with, reaching 250 in spring. By this rate, my August delivery estimate was realistic. If we are down to two-digit month rate, then it's 2020....
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-04-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

let's hope you are wrong, as I can now expect my...

let's hope you are wrong, as I can now expect my bikes somewhere in 2020. I seriously hope you turn out to be wrong!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

​​​​​​The update mentions: 1. custom parts - ...

​​​​​​The update mentions:
1. custom parts - dropouts, swingarm, wheel to-wheel-connection - up to half pound.
2. Other components - saddle, cranksets and rims - up to one pound.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Current update

The March update has come at last!
The assembly process had to be restructured, some part of the locking mechanism had to be refined, The factory had to be tidied up, and two more hands had to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

I once fitted my Brompton with one of these...

I once fitted my Brompton with one of these carrying handles (the very original), but I found it a useless addition of 200 grams. However, one nice additional feature it had, was a shoulder strap you...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

little more than 1700

little more than 1700
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

👍 Good news!

👍 Good news!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

We know for sure about 5. The next update is...

We know for sure about 5. The next update is supposed to come on beginning of March, which is imminent. The forecast was starting with 100 per month, eventually advancing to 250.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-05-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Was supposed to be on the first week of March....

Was supposed to be on the first week of March. That should be about now...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Good idea. I liked it!

Good idea. I liked it!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

I had twice stay failures with stock aluminum...

I had twice stay failures with stock aluminum racks. The small tubes are also unreasonably priced. That's why I changed to titanium. I also replaced the easy wheels with something more practical. I'm...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-28-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

I bought mine from a private guy named Maxim Nreg...

I bought mine from a private guy named Maxim Nreg (or something simmilar) on eBay, but I cannot find his listing there any more. H&H make aesthetically pleasing products, but I had some problems with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

yes. Mine turned out to be very strong (up to...

yes. Mine turned out to be very strong (up to 30kg carry according to maker, but I never passed the 10) and 100 percent compatible with the original. I transferred the straps and both easywheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Yes. They started doning that lately. I've...

Yes. They started doning that lately. I've actually tested one for a couple of weeks on my road bike and found it surprisingly comfortable. But it's not made of leather...😊
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

my P6RX Brompton fully equipped (but with...

my P6RX Brompton fully equipped (but with Russian-made titanium rack) weighs 13.5kg. This leaves a little over 3kg for equipment, which is not much. It is left to see how much the helix rack and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

yes, I used that trailer for air travel and had...

yes, I used that trailer for air travel and had no problem with Lufthansa and El Al, with the exception of having to carry it to the irregular sized baggage port, but with no additional fee. Of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

I traveled the Elbe bike track and others with...

I traveled the Elbe bike track and others with Brompton followed by Radical Design Chubby trailer on a variety of surfaces, and it was very comfortable.
The great thing about the Chubby trailer is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Trailers need more work, because they rely on...

Trailers need more work, because they rely on adding a hinge mechanism under the closing nut of the rear hub, and the helix does not have one. Peter assured me he's working on an optional universal...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Bikes sent

The official picture shows the three founders standing by five folded bikes, to be sent to the USA and two more remote places. The USA orders are likely to be there soon. (But I have to wait till...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Accessories

For the bike touring enthusiasts among us: I got an interesting update from Peter concerning accessories. Once production stabilizes, they are going to turn to the promised set of accessories, aiming...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Re: Production capacity

The number mentioned above - 500 - is optimistic. I remember expecting reaching 250 per month after a few months, starting with no more than 100.
This quite fits the July-August schedule for my two...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Checked out

Checked out my two bikes. Now have to wait till July and August (at least). I selected both 10 speed for the same reasons above - reliability, maintainability, bike touring abroad. Cannot wait to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-19, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Checkout system

Still working on fixing a bug in the checkout system
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Checkout system

There has been an update. The checkout system is about to become available soon. One of my bikes now has a serial number
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-19, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Can they make it

Peter gave a rather detail account of his financial resources in one of his latest videos. According to the video he can make it through another year.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Number of bikes

I think the number should be slightly higher, judging by the number given to the other bike I bought from another backer half a year ago. They had that order remembered.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-06-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Not actual?

I have noticed that my order numbers are followed by "(not actual)". What could that mean?
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-18, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Latest update

There has been a lengthy update indeed. Including photos of a number of finished swing arms, which are said to be the hardest part to make. They discuss finishing and some production schedule.
But...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 457,177
Posted By AvnerBen

Re: helix for sale

Hi Derek,
Sent you reply in private.
Avner.
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