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by al_yrpal
5 Jun 2015, 4:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Folding bike
Replies: 16
Views: 1854

Re: Folding bike

I had a Milan Explore .http://bicycles4u.com/products/milan-explorer Great little bike with decent gears. It was an introduction to folders. It prompted me to get a Brompton at six times the price which is a bit lighter and folds smaller ...
by Bonefishblues
14 Oct 2014, 1:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Folding Bicycle
Replies: 17
Views: 2002

Re: Folding Bicycle

Done... Only had mine a week but am delighted with it. http://bicycles4u.com/products/milan-explorer Particularly impressed with the ride with its 20" wheels it seems to float over poor surfaces. If I were on and off trains I think I would choose ...
by al_yrpal
13 Oct 2014, 3:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Folding Bicycle
Replies: 17
Views: 2002

Re: Folding Bicycle

Done... Only had mine a week but am delighted with it. http://bicycles4u.com/products/milan-explorer Particularly impressed with the ride with its 20" wheels it seems to float over poor surfaces. If I were on and off trains I think I would choose a ...
by al_yrpal
9 Oct 2014, 12:53pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing Gear system on Folding bike
Replies: 19
Views: 1611

Re: Changing Gear system on Folding bike

Went out on my cheap new folder this morning and did a 22 mile ride http://bicycles4u.com/collections/20-folding-bikes/products/milan-explorer It has a Shimano RevoShift twist grip gear system. Obviously cheap and cheerful but it actually works fine with positive ...
by al_yrpal
8 Oct 2014, 5:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: First bought a coffin, now a BSO folder!
Replies: 23
Views: 2285

First bought a coffin, now a BSO folder!

... perhaps £50 on a a resale instead of hundreds. I mentally prepared myself for all the well known problems that BSOs offer. I bought this http://bicycles4u.com/collections/20-folding-bikes/products/milan-explorer. It has 20" x 1.75 tyres, mudguards, 6 gears, a rack and propstand and folds ...
by mfdaustrey
1 Feb 2014, 10:28am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Folding bikes - the real problem
Replies: 7
Views: 7418

Folding bikes - the real problem

... cheap is. Everyday cheap is not the same as once a year cheap. If I buy used how old can I go? Are old Dahons much better than say a new Ecosmo, bicycles4u etc. Sorry for the long post but haven't seen this problem really addressed from a non-commuter point of view.
by Edwards
9 May 2012, 3:33pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: an affordable folding bike for the bus ?
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: an affordable folding bike for the bus ?

I would not like to ride the one from Hawk around the block each day let alone more than a mile. All those joints are going to wear soon Cheap folding bikes are generally quite heavy at about 13 kgs, so the more you pay the lighter they get to a point. So if you want really cheap you could do a lot ...
by skrx
31 Mar 2009, 10:45am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Folding Bikes
Replies: 54
Views: 3387

Re: Folding Bikes

... surprised if the situation isn't different in other areas. Has anyone got a cheap folding bike ? (Folding BSO?) Something like this : http://www.bicycles4u.com/jpg/folded%20black%20400.jpg http://www.bicycles4u.com/jpg/black_400w.jpg It's £120 (20" wheels). The one with 16" wheels is ...
by glueman
5 Feb 2008, 10:34am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What type of folding bike.
Replies: 35
Views: 5726

Re: Folding bike

Has anbody tried any of these. http://www.bicycles4u.biz/index.php?bike=4 I have very little use for a folding bike on very short trips, but would find one useful on a few ocasions so tempted by the price. That weighs over 34 lbs! Or a bit more ...
by Edwards
5 Feb 2008, 10:14am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What type of folding bike.
Replies: 35
Views: 5726

Folding bike

Has anbody tried any of these.
http://www.bicycles4u.biz/index.php?bike=4
I have very little use for a folding bike on very short trips, but would find one useful on a few ocasions so tempted by the price.

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