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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-12-19, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Ozonation

That was *probably* me who argued that a couple...

That was *probably* me who argued that a couple of pounds in the entire scheme of things is probably less significant. And yes, I was also referring to carrying the folded bike: does a kilogram make...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 02:34 PM
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Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Perhaps I wasn't explicit enough... I agree: I am...

Perhaps I wasn't explicit enough... I agree: I am not saying that offering an item on KS is an excuse or defense to not deliver what was promised. Absolutely things should be delivered as promised....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Ozonation

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Damn. Now look what you made me go and do. I went to the Brooks...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:39 PM
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Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

I won't comment on your ass... out of respect....

I won't comment on your ass... out of respect. ... :roflmao:

I don't know if I would install a Brooks saddle on the Helix. To be fair, I find the Brooks saddle to be extremely comfortable, but...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:16 PM
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Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

What? You don't like the Brooks saddles? How can...

What? You don't like the Brooks saddles? How can you not like them? That's, that's... well, they are kind of overpriced. But comfortable.:)

I love my Brompton: the fold, the quirkiness, but yes, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Ha! You're just here for the drama, eh? :p I...

Ha! You're just here for the drama, eh? :p

I think the forum admins should give us all an award for our contributions to the entertainment world.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

And? The Helix made sense to literally hundreds...

And? The Helix made sense to literally hundreds of other backers and pre-order customers. If it doesn't meet your needs and if you have no desire to get one, great. As many have alluded to, to each...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 09:33 AM
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Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 09:16 AM
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Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

According to the statistics I could find, about...

According to the statistics I could find, about 39% of KS projects actually get funded. Another source cited that 65% of backers agreed that the reward was delivered on time. The other 35% isn't...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-27-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Then don't buy it. I've tried to point out that a...

Then don't buy it. I've tried to point out that a few pounds isn't the end of the world, but for you, it is the world. So be it. If you already have a bike that meets your needs, no need to obsess...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Thanks for the reminder... fair enough, but hey,...

Thanks for the reminder... fair enough, but hey, it's Kickstarter. Not only might you not get your product, but specs are subject to change. And the KS page only listed them as "approximate" weights....
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Sure... lighter is always better - nobody is...

Sure... lighter is always better - nobody is going to say they enjoy schlepping heavy weights around - but...
There's a lot of moaning and complaining how this titanium frame should be lighter and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Don't go there! Nikon rules! No Fuji! Canon!...

Don't go there! Nikon rules! No Fuji! Canon! Meh... who cares about Canon. LOL
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Their website lists the single speed at...

Their website lists the single speed at approximately 23 lbs, the 10 speed at 24.4 lbs, and the 11 speed Alfine at 27 lbs.

My Brompton weighs more than even the top configuration. Yes, it should...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Hmmm... time to buy a new toy for the bikes! Heh...

Hmmm... time to buy a new toy for the bikes! Heh heh heh.. not that I didn't look at the Travoy before... ahem... :)
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Huh... so I scanned the video... didn't manage to...

Huh... so I scanned the video... didn't manage to watch it entirely but I did catch the one part where he weighs it and it reads 11.38 kg, or 25.04 pounds. Did anybody else catch it? I think that's...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Fair enough, but I never really bought into the...

Fair enough, but I never really bought into the lightest this, fastest that, etc. Meh... I shoot photography too. If I believed every claim by every manufacturer about how bloody good their camera...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

I've pulled my kids' two seater WIKE trailer on...

I've pulled my kids' two seater WIKE trailer on my Brompton. It works! But it's awkward... not my first choice... if I'm bringing that large of a trailer, it's not exactly travel friendly, so I might...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-26-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Quite true, but given that there are few if any...

Quite true, but given that there are few if any other options for fatter tires for the 16" wheeled Brompton, then I have to move up in wheel size to get any sort of more capable ride. AND if I still...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Once you select your model of Brompton, the...

Once you select your model of Brompton, the height is fixed too. I picked the M bar - works in most situations. Not perfect, but comfortable enough.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-25-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Before we go down too far the road of the Helix...

Before we go down too far the road of the Helix can do this, or it cannot do that, we should reconsider why we even ride folding bikes in the first place. For me, it was the idea that I could have my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-17-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

There is a help group for people like us you...

There is a help group for people like us you know. :)
Brain Bag (an old one from 2000 still trucking along), Aeronaut (used all the time when travelling, Large Cafe Bag, Camera Insert...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/504x724/nj_poutine_48bb02fd2eb16b97a3daeccde3abf48bdf8beb6a.jpg

Here you go!
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

Okay... just for you, we'll keep selling you the...

Okay... just for you, we'll keep selling you the maple syrup at our super discounted rate of only 8X markup. Just for our American friends, of course... :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-15-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 383,239
Posted By Ozonation

As a real Canadian, I am offended. We will...

As a real Canadian, I am offended. We will immediately strike up a 5 year, $2.5 million Royal Commission to study this national crisis. We will not invite you our annual snow shovelling competition...
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