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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-26-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 323,117
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I've been riding it all over the world for just...

I've been riding it all over the world for just over 5 years and I'm still here. Turns out God gave us 2 eyes to make sure you do not go over big potholes. Go figures.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-14, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Sorry to hear, but glad your GF is ok! what...

Sorry to hear, but glad your GF is ok!

what do you need exactly?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Unfortunately ducktape wouldn't work for a bottom...

Unfortunately ducktape wouldn't work for a bottom bracket fix.. sugru is 3D glue, so to answer OP's question, yes you could build a bottom bracket cover with sugru, since sugru is rubber!


I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-13, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,827
Posted By Folding-Bikes

My opinion doesnt count because its obviously...

My opinion doesnt count because its obviously biased.


Go to the store and try them both! I've tried them both and I know which one I would go for!





Personal opinion:
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-07-13, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Great you noticed! It was me that had to...

Great you noticed! It was me that had to drive/deliver the bikes to their Pinewood studios, I had to sign up a really long and tight Non-Disclosure-Agreement so I couldnt really share.

They wanted...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,624
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Last I heard they are still in Business. ...

Last I heard they are still in Business.


The Dreamslide, like most of this crazy bikes are engineered and built by Pacific Cycles (http://www.pacific-cycles.com), what parts are you looking for?...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Sounds good and by his post it sounds like he...

Sounds good and by his post it sounds like he knows what he has, but be careful that its not stolen.. if he has any receipt that will help.

Also check the Registration number and google it to see...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,064
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Sounds like a 16" or 20" bike with plenty of...

Sounds like a 16" or 20" bike with plenty of gears is your best bet, now you need to factor in all the other factors: Weight, folding, availability, comfort, quality etc etc


I know...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 323,117
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Some great looking bikes!! Hands...

Some great looking bikes!!




Hands down best comment on this forum! genius!


Population numbers are difficult to estimate because the carrymeobscuris is such an elusive creature and very...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-13, 02:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I know what you mean, the idea is that when the...

I know what you mean, the idea is that when the folded action is done, its good enough to take indoors without the need to fold seat, handlebar and pedals. It takes no longer than 6 seconds to fold...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-13, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 323,117
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Great idea! Wild in the city Here is...

Great idea!


Wild in the city

Here is my little carry me hugging its best friend

http://i.imgur.com/WM2jv9j.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-13, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Folding-Bikes

i have the both the old City version (Same frame...

i have the both the old City version (Same frame as Jur but with tougher elastometers and city components) and the new one, the new one is slightly smaller when folded, if you take the front fork and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-13, 01:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

It has 8 gears (Sram) and I am not 100% sure...

It has 8 gears (Sram) and I am not 100% sure what the final gearing is, but its quite wide!



First look at the kickstand, not finished but this will show you a little bit of what to expect, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-13, 01:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,052
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Thanks for bringing this up with us! Looks like...

Thanks for bringing this up with us! Looks like the website is no longer live.


Reach SL has the highest end components on a folding bike to date, and at 8.2kg for a 20" 451 I think the lightest,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-23-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I know exactly what you mean! I am sure a...

I know exactly what you mean! I am sure a kickstand similar to iF Mode will be developed, this allows the bike to be put down very easily and quickly, here is a video by David from Bfold that shows...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Looks like you are sitting a little too far back,...

Looks like you are sitting a little too far back, this shouldn't affect your knees but it will affect your handling.


If you go to Bfold test ride the Reach while you are at it too, its more of a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

The price will be more competitive, the iF Mode...

The price will be more competitive, the iF Mode has a lot of costly custom parts on it that are very difficult to engineer, the iFmove uses more standard parts, although design wise its just as...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

That weight limit is out of date, the current...

That weight limit is out of date, the current weight limit is 100kg for both iF Mode and iFmove.








Fudge Cycles Store (http://www.fudgescyclestore.com/) (London) has already placed a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By Folding-Bikes

For the amount of use I give my carryme, the Dual...

For the amount of use I give my carryme, the Dual Speed is a must, and 30% of my time I am on the higher gear.



Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,948
Posted By Folding-Bikes

CarryMe is one of does bikes that no matter how...

CarryMe is one of does bikes that no matter how much you tell people its AWESOME, people will not believe you, until they try it!

I have quite a few bikes, but 99% of the time use the CarryMe,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-14-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,965
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I can confirm that this might or might not go...

I can confirm that this might or might not go into production in 2013. It will also be around the 10kg mark, under that with a few mods we all love.

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-22-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Folding-Bikes

You bought yourself a hell of a bike! the first...

You bought yourself a hell of a bike! the first full suspension folding bike and one of does with a huge following, there is plenty of info on the web regarding upgrades, spares and accessories.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-16-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I didnt race this year (bad knee)! You can tell...

I didnt race this year (bad knee)! You can tell the "pro's" from the normal people by their shaved legs, looks like the guy who won this year was a very good pro, and would have won on any of the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Loads of great riders racing, I didnt race this...

Loads of great riders racing, I didnt race this year because of knee problems, but its a great race and is usually very tight! My best finish is 8th! very proud :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-14-12, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Used Brompton if you live in a flat area, look...

Used Brompton if you live in a flat area, look for a Dahon if you need more gears.

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-17-12, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Yes, all Birdy frames are made by Pacific Cycles....

Yes, all Birdy frames are made by Pacific Cycles. R&M sells Birdy in Europe under their own name and Pacific sells them in the rest of the world.

Hope this helps.

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,544
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Also the beauty of the standard Birdy rack is...

Also the beauty of the standard Birdy rack is that is suspended, unlike this.

I do like the caster idea tho!

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,446
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Some pics from me: 20" 451 seems to be the...

Some pics from me:

20" 451 seems to be the trend:

Ultremo ZX, Panaracers Lite and even bright green!
http://i.imgur.com/FRYjf.jpg
One of the many small wheel carbon...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-11-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,446
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Some pics from me: 20" 451 seems to be the...

Some pics from me:

20" 451 seems to be the trend:

Ultremo ZX, Panaracers Lite and even bright green!
http://i.imgur.com/ojziz.jpg
One of the many small wheel carbon...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,764
Posted By Folding-Bikes

they "tried" but unfortunately for them they...

they "tried" but unfortunately for them they realised its not as simple as adding a generic hinge, so the copy cant be rolled (obviously) and no one wants to lift a full size bike when folded, its...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,764
Posted By Folding-Bikes

It might be true who knows? I am yet to see a...

It might be true who knows? I am yet to see a China copy that is good, can you spot the fake iF Mode?

http://i.imgur.com/6lnCh.jpg

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,783
Posted By Folding-Bikes

1) Ride Quality - 90% of the time thats what I do...

1) Ride Quality - 90% of the time thats what I do with a bike. Feeling safe while riding is key, drinking water, signalling etc should feel like on any other bike also going FAST, I like to go fast...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-09-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Nice pic! Fair reviews too and very good buying...

Nice pic! Fair reviews too and very good buying advice for novices, maybe to be added to the "sticky?".

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-03-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Thanks :) but cant really take credit for making...

Thanks :) but cant really take credit for making them.

I think there is a market out there for a soft bag/card board combo for air travel,samsonite suitcases are great but the problem is, what do...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,713
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Stelvios are now called DURANO and will fit in...

Stelvios are now called DURANO and will fit in Velocity & Alex rims.


Schwable now makes the Ultremo ZX (their fastest/lightest tyre) for 451:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Folding-Bikes

The more bags out there the better! Here is...

The more bags out there the better!

Here is ours, it uses 2 velcros to attack to seat+seatpost, the bag folds on itself so no need to carry a bag for a bag, when opened this works as an extra...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,553
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Why did you take the covers for the speed drive...

Why did you take the covers for the speed drive off? is it not uncomfortable to change gears with such a small surface to tap?

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-02-12, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,662
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Nice work! ThePacific Reach SL...

Nice work! ThePacific Reach SL (http://www.pacific-cycles.com/product3.asp?cat1=1&cat2=6&pid=33) comes at 8.2kg/18Lbs before replacing anything (change durano tyres for Ultremo ZX and you get it on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-29-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,553
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Some people cant just stop tinkering.. Love...

Some people cant just stop tinkering..

Love it! :thumb:

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,124
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I'm in! I am going to TRY doing it in a...

I'm in!

I am going to TRY doing it in a CarryMe this time... so the first aider will be really hand!!

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-12, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 459,009
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Found some pics that belong here :) First...

Found some pics that belong here :)

First Birdy
http://i.imgur.com/cAcgH.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/15CQr.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/JJDaG.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/JpzAT.jpg

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-09-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,125
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I dont know the answer, but you might want to ask...

I dont know the answer, but you might want to ask on their facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/32350530665/

Juan
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-02-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Yes, thats a selection (currently they work with...

Yes, thats a selection (currently they work with 40 or so brands),90% of the trikes are made/or designed by Pacific, 1 in 5 employees at pacific are designers and they are the only ones that are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By Folding-Bikes

GreenSpeed trikes are AWESOME, I tried one at the...

GreenSpeed trikes are AWESOME, I tried one at the Pacific factory (where they are made (http://pacific-cycles.com/product2a.asp?cat1=3&cat2=17)), crazy fast.

Another australian brand: Craftwork...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-30-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,696
Posted By Folding-Bikes

I saw the JiFo at Taipei show last year, most...

I saw the JiFo at Taipei show last year, most innovative design they have done for a while.

Regarding all the "its a ladies bike" thats exactly what 90% of the population think of our folding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 34,218
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Let us know how it goes! and if it turns out...

Let us know how it goes! and if it turns out badly you could do what I do (I also live in a small house)

Hang it in the wall, you will be surprised how useful it is! :thumb:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-12, 06:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 34,218
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Edit: haha I didnt click on your link! I...

Edit: haha I didnt click on your link!

I quite like this:

http://thebromptonshelf.com/
http://thebromptonshelf.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/thebromptonshelf3.jpg...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,275
Posted By Folding-Bikes

Let me congratulate you for caring about what...

Let me congratulate you for caring about what many people tend to ignore:
The ride, I myself feel that the better the ride, the more I enjoy riding and therefore the more I ride, to me twitchiness...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-22-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,275
Posted By Folding-Bikes

To make things even harder, you might want to...

To make things even harder, you might want to check the iF Reach (fast folding) / Reach Racing (http://www.facebook.com/MyPacificReach)(more like the Airnimal/Montague, has to take front wheel off),...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By Folding-Bikes

In order to help you better; What does...

In order to help you better;


What does "light touring" mean to you? 100km per day for 2 weeks?
What is more important to you comfort or speed?
Why do you think you need 24 speed? what gears...
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