Your Ultimate Guide to Buying Folding Bikes

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Your best buddy when it comes to city travels abroad, short trips and eco-friendly way of commuting is a folding bike or an electric bike. There is a wide array of folding and electric bikes available and the common feature among all of them is being able to compact them in a smaller package without requiring any tool. To name a few, there are small-wheeled and large-wheeled, one-speed folders, folders with gears and folders made from every material you can think of. Unlike regular bikes, folding bikes have a very good appeal to riders who need a bike that will fit into less space. Storing conventional bikes is really difficult most especially in a small flat, and more so transporting them to a bus or train, or parking inside most offices. But with folding bikes, these problems disappear.

Using bulls folding bike allow you to explore a place in lesser time, skip boring areas and move on to different interesting places easier, go on bicycle tours with other people and pack your bike for flight in just minutes. Before you purchase your own folding bike, it is essential to take into consideration some important factors such as foldability, performance, wheel size, sizing and fit, specification, carrying luggage and the price. In terms of foldability, you have to consider the folding size of the folding bike when folded as well as the folding speed.

The folding speed of a folding bike is just important if you are  folding and unfolding your bike multiple times every day. Depending on the type of folding bike, the folding speed may range from ten seconds to ten minutes. The folding size is directly proportional to the wheel diameter with the bike volume increasing 100 cubic liters per wheel diameter. If you bring your bike in a public transport, it is important to put a cover to prevent any disputes or lengthy explanation that it’s okay to bring it in because the volume does not exceed 200 liters.  To learn more about electric bikes, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_Mobility.

Higher-performing folding bike allow you to feel the pleasure when you’re riding a regular bike, and this is affected by the gear ratios, wheel size, the handle post or frame stiffness and your position on the bike. To be considered as a higher-performing folding bike, the wheel should have a 20″ and above diameter, with a good frame design, good quality frame or handle post and great parts. When it comes to the wheel size, select larger wheels if you plan to go long distance with a wider gear range, and a smaller or more compact size if you will be bringing it in a public transport regularly.

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