Folding Bicycle

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Folding bicycle is bicycle that can be folded up. They are from 12 inch to 26 inch long, and 16-inch bicycle and 20-inch bicycle are the commonest types. They weigh from 8.5kg to 15kg, much lighter than common bicycles. They can be taken onto bus, into subway and train…

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When you go out for a trip, you can also put it into your package. If you drive out, you can put it into your boot. Folding bicycle is a cool and fashionable vehicle. It has become a recreation tool for young people. It is also a good body-building tool.
This high-end brand offers many types of folding bikes for those most concerned with performance. All Bike Fridays use 20" wheels and are built to fit into a suitcase for travel. Many also quick-fold and fit into a travel bag for use in commuting. A typical "stock" model (most Bike Fridays are custom made) quick-folds in 30 seconds to 27" X 27" X10" and weighs in at 24 pounds. Bike Fridays range in price from about $730 for a stock model to about $3400 for their best custom-made bikes.
The British Strida truly reinvents the concept of the bicycle. Its triangle frame is like nothing you have ever seen and its greaseless Kevlar belt drive (rated to last 100,000 miles) will never smudge your clothes. It folds in seven seconds (the shortest folding time of any model featured here) into a rolling, 22 pound walking stick with the dimensions of 44" X 20" X 20". This one is sure to turn heads. The Strida ranges in price from $430 to $680 (depending on accessories you get).
This maker offers only full-size folding bikes that are fairly light (around 30 pounds) but have correspondingly large folding sizes (36" x 28" x 12") Prices range from $395 to $645, a ...
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Folding Bicycle
When you go out for a trip, you can also put it into your package. If you drive out, you can put it into your boot. Folding bicycle is a cool and fashionable vehicle. It has become a recreation tool for young people. It is also a good body-building tool.…