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Folding Fanciers

Partial to origami riding? Into compact cycling?  Are you a folding frame fan?  This is the group for you!

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Latest Activity: Mar 26

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Hasa F2 16 speed foldable

Started by Peter H. Last reply by Peter H Mar 26. 2 Replies

So, it seems that those that control the trains hate bikes (at least during "peak" times). They do have an exception, a folded bike that is in a bag. My response to hearing that was, "So, you allow…Continue

Bromtoberfest- Brompton Ride Oct 13, 2018

Started by Bob Moore Oct 2, 2018. 0 Replies

Brompton ride on Saturday October 13, 2018. Ends at Concordia Club in Marrickville for a…Continue

Tags: bromtoberfest, brompton

Brompton To The Gong

Started by Nicholas. Last reply by Mark Green Sep 26, 2014. 1 Reply

Howdy folk - just repeating the invite on behalf of all of us at Cheeky Transport - If you want to get involved in our next Brompton adventure, we’d like to invite you to join our 2013 team for the…Continue

Post a picture of your folder!

Started by hartleymartin. Last reply by Melea Mar 12, 2014. 65 Replies

Simple - just let us see a photo of the folding bicycle that you ride.

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Comment by Matt Shearer on March 18, 2011 at 4:39pm
A great bike peter but unfortunately they do not fold rather they a disassembled and are then able to be placed in a rigid case. It is a slow operation. Almost always built with derailliers they are sort of bespoke construction and are built, I think, on the NW coast of USA. They cost multiples of the price of a Brompton which itself is not inexpensive and what you actually pay depends on how you specify it. MattS
Comment by Matt Shearer on March 18, 2011 at 9:31pm
Peter when you wrote that the bikes you saw were Bike Fridays I have assumed they were not Tikits which is a folder built by Bike Fridays but usually does not have that sticker attached - just "Tikit". It folds quicker than a Brompton but into a larger packet and it has deraillier gears. About the same price point.MattS
Comment by PeterT on March 19, 2011 at 3:35pm

Ta Matt, I had initially thought that they were a club of some kind as all bikes had the sticker on them, and I happen to see them on a Friday.

Just founds a list of their models here.

Comment by CM on April 16, 2011 at 6:54pm
Here's a cool little video which says a lot about the way a folder can transform your commute, even in the city of Genoa (Italy) which apparently cops as much flack as Sydney for having bike-hostile terrain (cheers to Nick at Cheeky for showing me this today)

Comment by Bicycle Belle on April 16, 2011 at 7:18pm
Breaking News...today I ordered an Orange Brompton (M3R)!! I'm very excited!
Comment by Matt Shearer on June 8, 2011 at 4:51pm
Folders, Hope to see you all out riding your folders on the 2011 Tweed Ride on the 26th June. This ride is particularly suited to Folder fanciers in that is is ridden at a sensible pace in non lycra clothing over a course that suits a Folder ie no steep hills. Hope to see you all there. I will be atop my nanoBrompton. MattS
Comment by Bicycle Belle on June 10, 2011 at 1:16pm
My Bromette FINALLY arrived - photos to come in next few days - woo hoo!!
Comment by hartleymartin on June 10, 2011 at 2:40pm

Strictly speaking, not a folder, but a small-wheeler.

 

Missing/Stolen from Old Toongabbie, NSW a couple of weeks ago. Brown Raleigh Twenty non-folding with brown brooks saddle. Has broken spokes in both wheels. If you see it, please contact me.

 

Comment by Common Old Garrwain on June 10, 2011 at 9:30pm

 

What happened Martin?

Was it locked up?

Comment by Kerry Blue on June 14, 2011 at 9:54am
Just ordered my Brompton....it's going to be a LONG LONG 6 weeks plus before it arrives.....

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