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Folding bike recommendation.

Postby campmaster-k » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:49 pm

Before I go I do have one question.

I am sure it has been asked a thousand times and I do apologise for being to lazy to look it up.

I want a folder for camping. Just a good solid bike for tooling around the campground. Any advice is appreciated.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby nevadatear » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:21 pm

We bought citizens a couple of years ago. On the more inexpensive side. Have been happy with them. Happy enough i sold my regular bike and use it around town. We have the miami. Www.citizenbike.com. I think.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby campmaster-k » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:29 pm

nevadatear wrote:We bought citizens a couple of years ago. On the more inexpensive side. Have been happy with them. Happy enough i sold my regular bike and use it around town. We have the miami. http://Www.citizenbike.com. I think.


Thanks I will check it out.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby jeffmutch » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:21 pm

I was lucky enough to find a great deal on a Dahon from the early 80's. I was a bit nervous of how it would hold up, but have been totally impressed! I've even taken it on a few trails with no problems.

Good luck with your search, Craigslist is your friend! :thumbsup:
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby tearhead » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:45 pm

We like our Downtube Novas!
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby GerryS » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:35 pm

Throw about campin world? They just ran a special....almost bought, but was a little suspicious. The price seemed reasonable...
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby campmaster-k » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:26 pm

nevadatear wrote:We bought citizens a couple of years ago. On the more inexpensive side. Have been happy with them. Happy enough i sold my regular bike and use it around town. We have the miami. http://Www.citizenbike.com. I think.


Debbie (or is it Randy) - I checked out the Citizens. The prices seemed very fair to me. Hopefully I will have one to tryout by the dam.

Thanks everyone else I will check on that stuff.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby nevadatear » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:51 pm

This time it is debbie. Yes, the price was our primary purchase focus for a camping bike. They are no danon or even downtube, but we've been satisfied. Dragonfly checked em out on a trip last year.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Blind Dog Daddy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:44 pm

I bought a MINI folding bicycle last year. 8 speed derailleur with twist grip shifter. It has aluminum frame and is similar to the Dahons although I haven't found a Dahon just like it.....

http://www.shopminiusa.com/PRODUCT/822/MINI-FOLDING-BIKE

at 24 pounds, it's a very responsive bike to ride.

Hope the link works,
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Woodbutcher » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:04 pm

I bought a "Giant brand" folder last year. Great bike, and can easily be an only bike.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Fenlason » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:33 am

Woodbutcher wrote:I bought a "Giant brand" folder last year. Great bike, and can easily be an only bike.


an only bike??? :o

there is no such thing as an only bike... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Noob » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:19 am

Fenlason wrote:
Woodbutcher wrote:I bought a "Giant brand" folder last year. Great bike, and can easily be an only bike.


an only bike??? :o

there is no such thing as an only bike... :lol: :lol:


Agreed. It's like saying one pair of shoes is all you need ... It might work, but you'll get some funny looks/comments going to work in tennis shoes, or going hiking in tennis shoes.

... And for the op, Dahon boardwalk s1.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby lancew » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:56 pm

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Woodbutcher wrote:I bought a "Giant brand" folder last year. Great bike, and can easily be an only bike.


an only bike???

there is no such thing as an only bike...

my wife has argued with me for years. saying that im a bike hoarder and i need to throw them out. im sooooooo gunna show her your post. i dont have that many, Ironhorse on the wall, my Azonic <broken frame> my 99 GT i-drive, 08 GT force <current riding steed> and a diamond back road bike <kind of> . i just cant throw the old ones out.
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Woodbutcher » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:24 pm

I guess I struck a nerve Huh? I only need one bike. :shock:
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Re: Folding bike recommendation.

Postby Fenlason » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:54 am

Woodbutcher wrote:I guess I struck a nerve Huh? I only need one bike. :shock:


No nerve hit here either... just having fun :FNP :FNP

I am passionate about biking.. biking of all kinds.. My wife and I have sooo many bikes.. and ride year round.. as a matter of fact.. there will be four of us heading out to ride in the snow to ride the snowmobile trails .. in a few hours..
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