Never mind a folding bike...

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by John the Monkey, 1 Feb 2008.

  1. John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

  2. Tynan

    Tynan Veteran

    erm yeah

    horrid web page, why does the text have to be rammed into the left side like that, unacceptable
  3. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Why have a folding wheel? My tyres go flat all the time...
  4. biking_fox

    biking_fox Veteran

    The biggest problem to me is that it isn't going to work on a typical folder.

    Who wants to take the wheels off everyday in order to put on a train/bus as part of your commute?

    It's a good idea for a bike that lives in a bag in your boot, for occasional holidays when you might want a bike

    But as a practical use everyday commuters folder, there's no way I'm going to take the wheels off. Even if they then fold up small.
  5. palinurus

    palinurus Guru


    I don't know if it's going to be any use but it's neat.
  6. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    nobody that ever had to fix a rear wheel puncture , that's for sure. taking the back wheel off a derailleur fitted bike knows what a pain in the arse that is.
  7. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    I don't know...

    I have an Airnimal in my stable, and an S&S coupled Thorn Nomad........

    Both could possibly benefit from a folding whhel
  8. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    I think it is this ====> shoot
  9. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I love
    the lay
    out of
  10. HJ

    HJ Cycling in Scotland

    Auld Reekie
    I folded a wheel once, couldn't unfolding again though...
  11. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    After a little practice it's quite quick and easy, that is until someone is watching and then difficulty quadruples!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  12. threefingerjoe

    threefingerjoe Über Member

    St. Louis, MO, USA
    Yup, Keith! "The probability of failure is directly proportional to the number of people watching you work!" ;-)
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