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Old 07-19-2005, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Folding bicycles

I have been looking at the 'STRIDA' folding bicycle and would appreciate hearing any critiques from people who own or have ridden them.

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Old 07-19-2005, 05:46 PM   #2
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Pricey, clever, minimal threat of rust, pricey, not for those less improved environs one often wants to cycle in, and pricey...or at least that was my take with a trial at a boat show.

We´ve packed folding bikes (I purchased my Dahon in 1987 and still use it regularly) on two boats and for many years, but in many places it´s simply not feasible nor safe to use a bike. Thus, my unsolicited suggestion is to be sure how suitable your cruising grounds are for a bike´s use before you determine how much you´re willing to spend.


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Old 07-19-2005, 07:57 PM   #3
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Interesting design. One other thing to consider if you plan on using the bike for any touring. It has no gearing or way to carry a luggage that I could see. We ended up with aluminum Dahon's that seemed to offer more flexibility. But I would also consider what Jack said.
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