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by Brucey
16 Jul 2019, 4:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Best folding bike for me?
Replies: 24
Views: 1685

Re: Best folding bike for me?

... don't really fold as small as they should do. FWIW I rode my modified Rudge 'biframe' (an old montague design) yesterday to a friend's place (about an hour's ride) so that he can use it ...
by Brucey
23 Apr 2019, 7:11am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: the art of bicycle folding/packing for transport; modifications for rinko etc.
Replies: 77
Views: 3206

Re: the art of bicycle folding/packing for transport; modifications for rinko etc.

... using the Ritchey design) - Separable spaceframe Moultons - Airnimal - Montagues/Rudge BiFrame/Fuji folding MTB - Dahon/Tern folders with 24/26/700C wheels - any bike which ...
by Brucey
20 Apr 2019, 6:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Best Folding Tourer?
Replies: 59
Views: 2673

Re: Best Folding Tourer?

... you might not have considered: -Dahon Tournado - Ritchey Breakaway - Montague folding bike - Rudge BiFrame. - Rinko Bike - Rob English frameset In most of the folding bikes that have larger ...
by Brucey
18 Apr 2019, 6:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: German wants to reserve bikespace
Replies: 63
Views: 3001

Re: German wants to reserve bikespace

... you don't have to spend £1000; for example my folding bike is a Rudge (Montague) BiFrame and it cost me a small fraction of that. Better yet, apart from the frameset, ...
by Brucey
14 Feb 2019, 12:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

... low-spec parts on it and one or two scratches in the paintwork, but had obviously hardly been used. [edit; https://www.gumtree.com/p/bicycles/montague-bmw-folding-bike/1329623338 no affiliation to either seller of course.] cheers
by Brucey
17 Jan 2019, 9:14am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

at one point the BiFrame bikes were marketed as 'Montague' branded, presumably either before Raleigh (Rudge) and Schwinn branded bikes were produced, or after. http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/download/file.php?id=190362 ...
by Brucey
17 Jan 2019, 8:00am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

... could take it at face value but for one thing; unlike other similar-ish Montague/Rudge 'concentrus' type machines, the 'Olympic MTB' does not have nesting double seat tubes, ...
by Brucey
9 Dec 2018, 11:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

... owner's manual here http://www.veterancycleclublibrary.org.uk/ncl/pics/Rudge%20Bi-frame%20Manual%201992%20(V-CC%20Library).pdf supplied in Jan 1992, ... 1991 was when Schwinn first offered the Montague design for sale. Not sure when the Rudge version first appeared? ...
by Brucey
14 Nov 2018, 6:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Grease nipple on Rudge Montague folder
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Re: Grease nipple on Rudge Montague folder

I think they did make some changes on the later frames then; there is no way a UN53 would go in an earlier frame...

cheers
by Brucey
14 Nov 2018, 12:11am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Grease nipple on Rudge Montague folder
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Re: Grease nipple on Rudge Montague folder

is the old one blocked? Even if the grease nipple is in good condition you will need a proper high pressure grease gun to force grease into that fitting. I have never had to remove mine so I don't know what size it is. I have a stash of both M6 taper thread and 1/4" taper thread nipples somewhe...
by Brucey
21 Jul 2018, 6:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

... unfolded http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/dsc00008_131.jpg and folded http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/dsc00007_153.jpg details of montague/BMW 700C model (note different rear brake hanger) http://www.foldsoc.co.uk/fsn/bmw.jpg Montague started producing BMW branded bikes in 1992 ...
by Brucey
21 Jul 2018, 1:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New bike day! Rudge Bi-Frame
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Re: New bike day! Rudge Bi-Frame

... In fact I have just bought some with that in mind. It is indeed a Montague BiFrame with a Rudge badge on it; all were made in Taiwan but Raleigh sold them in the UK and gave them a ...
by Brucey
14 Feb 2018, 1:24am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: S&S coupled frames and bikes
Replies: 16
Views: 1857

Re: S&S coupled frames and bikes

... As a compromise I have built a kind of touring bike by starting with a Rudge (Montague) biframe, which in standard condition looks like this https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/683/23246711919_646b5cd616_k.jpg ...
by Brucey
26 Oct 2017, 10:19am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: IGH hubs for Bromptons
Replies: 19
Views: 1328

Re: IGH hubs for Bromptons

... vs any future plans you might have for this machine. I have a Rudge (Montague) BiFrame for such jaunts, but it officially doesn't fold small enough to count as ...
by Brucey
20 Oct 2017, 7:47am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?
Replies: 86
Views: 11870

Re: Rudge 'Bi-Frame' -a 'Proper' Folding Bike....?

A bit more digging has revealed that in the USA the Montague Bi-Frame design was also sold as - BMW 'Active Line' (RRP of 995USD... ... the rear dropouts look very similar to the ones on black rudge branded bikes http://localbikeoutlet.com/wp-content/themes/sport_grunge/dtbaker_thumb.php?c=&width=750&height=700&uri=http://localbikeoutlet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/2013-02-20-18.25.12.jpg ...