Monday, March 31, 2014

Hearing A Weird Noise When You Ride? Here Are 23 Solutions

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Got a Pinch Flat? Creaky Crankset? We Have Some Great Solutions For Common Issues

1. You fixed a puncture, and the new tube keeps going flat

If the holes in the tube are in the bottom, the rim strip may be out of position, allowing the tube to get cut by the spokes. If they're on top, there may be some small sharp object stuck in the tire. Find it by running your fingers lightly around the inside of the tire, then remove it.

2. A remounted tire won't sit right on the rim

Let the air out, wiggle the bad spot around, reinflate to about 30 psi, and roll the bad spot into place with your hands. By pushing the tire in toward the middle of the rim you will be able to see if any of the tube is poking out. When the tube is fully inside the tire, inflate as normal.

3. A patch won't stick to the glue on the tube

Apply more glue and let it dry completely, about five minutes (DO NOT BLOW ON THE GLUE) When you apply the patch, avoid touching its sticky side with your fingers.

4. A creaking sound from the wheels

A spoke may have loosened. If tension is uniform, the sound might be caused by a slight motion of the spokes against each other where they cross. Lightly lube this junction, wiping off the excess.

5. A creaking sound when you pedal

Tighten the crankarm bolts. If the arm still creaks, remove it, apply a trace of grease to the spindle, and reinstall the arm.

6. The large chainring flexes, and the chain rubs against the front derailleur cage.

Check for loose chainring bolts

7. You have removed the chainrings to clean the crankset, but now the front derailleur doesn't shift right. 

You may have installed a chainring backward. Remove the rings and put them on correctly. Usually, the crankarm bolts fit into indentations on the chainrings. Sight from above too, to make sure there's even spacing between the rings.

8. While trying to remove or adjust a crankarm you stripped the threads- Now you can't remove it

Ride your bike around the block a few times. The crankarm will loosen and you'll be able to pull it off.

9. Shifter housing rubs the frame, wearing a spot in the frame

Put clear tape beneath the housings where they rub.

10. Noisy sloppy shifting can't be remedied by rear derailleur adjustment

The cassette lockring might be loose, allowing the cogs to move slightly and rattle around on the hub. You need a special tool to tighten the lockring fully, but you can spin it tight enough with your fingers to ride safely home or to a stop.

11. The cog cassette is getting rusty

A little rust won't damage the cogs quickly, so it's not a major concern. Usually, using a little more lube will prevent additional rust, and riding will cause the chain to wear away the rust while you're pedaling.

12. In certain gears, pedaling cause loud skipping

There may be debris between the cogs. If you can see mud, grass, leaves, twigs, or any sort of foreign matter trapped between cogs, dig it out. It's probably keeping the chain from settling all the way down onto the cog to achieve a proper mesh. If there's no debris, a cog is probably worn out. Most often this is a sign that the chain and cassette will have to be replaced.

13. Front derailleur won't shift precisely to a chainring

Check that the cage is parallel to the chainrings (when viewed from above), and loosen and reposition the derailleur if necessary. If it's parallel, you probably need to adjust the high- and low-limit screws, best done by a shop or experienced amateur mechanic.

14. The rear derailleur makes a constant squeaking noise

The pulleys are dry and need lubrication. Drip some light lube on the sides, then wipe off the excess.

15. Braking feels mushy, even though the pads aren't worn out

The cable probably stretched. Dial out the brake-adjuster barrel (found either on the caliper or on the housing closer to the lever) by turning it counterclockwise until the pads are close enough to the rim to make the braking action feel as tight as you want.

16. Braking feels grabby

You probably have a ding or dent in the rim. This hits the pad every revolution, causing the unnerving situation. Bring your bike into Bumstead's. We'll fix it for you.

17. One pad drags against the rim or stays significantly closer to the rim than the other

Before messing with the brakes, open the quick-release on the wheel, recenter the wheel in the frame and see if that fixes the problem. (This is the most common solution.) If the wheel is centered but a pad still rubs, you need to recenter the brake. On most modern brakesets this is done by turning a small adjustment screw found somewhere on the side or top of the caliper. (There may be one screw on each side, as well.) Turn the screw or screws in small increments, watching to see how this affects the pad position. If you center the brake and the wheel, and a pad still drags on the rim, it probably wore unevenly from being misadjusted; sand the pads flat and recenter everything. 

18. With each pedal stroke you hear a click coming from the saddle

The pedal may have loosened. Tighten it.

19. Squealing Brakes

Wipe the rim to remove any oil or cleaning reside. If this doesn't work, scuff the pads with sandpaper or a file. Still noisy? The pads need to be loosened, then toed in; an adjustment that makes the front portion touch the rim before the back- an easy fix for a shop, a tortuous process for a first timer.

20. Creaking Saddle

Dip a tiny amount of oil around the rails where they enter the saddle, and into the clamp where it grips the rails. Heritage purists take note: Leather saddles sometimes creak the same way that fine leather shoes can. There's not much you can do about this.

21. You can never remember which way to turn the pedals

Treat the right-side pedal normally — righty-tighty, lefty-loosey. The left side pedal has reverse threads (to keep it from unscrewing during pedaling). If that's confusing, just remember this simple phrase: Back off. This can remind you that, with the wrench engaged above the pedal, you ALWAYS turn toward the back of the bike to remove the pedal. 

22. You installed a pedal into the wrong crankarm - The left pedal into the right arm or vice versa

You can remove the pedal, but the crankarm will have to be replaced; its threads are softer than the pedal's and are now stripped out. ALWAYS check the pedals before installing. There is usually an R for right or an L for left stamped onto the axle. 

23. You pulled apart your headset to regrease it, and now the headset feels tight no matter how you adjust it

The bearing retainers are probably in upside down.

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Adjust Brake $20
Adjust Derailleur $20
Basic Tune-Up $60
True Wheel $20
Replace Brake Pads $20

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Not All Folding Bikes Are Created Equal - Bike Friday's Pocket Companion | Warm Planet Bikes

The Bike Friday Pocket Companion Gets It Done For Less

The Pocket Companion offers you all the basic elements of a Bike Friday at their most affordable price point.

The Pocket Companion is designed with a chrome-moly steel frame to give riders a comfortable, relaxed position without sacrificing handling.

As with all Bike Friday folding bikes, fit is key to ride performance. The Pocket Companion comes in three sizes (52 cm, 56 cm, 60 cm) to fit individuals from about 4-foot-6 to 6-foot-4 (1.3m to 1.9m).

 See another bike from Bike Friday: Just The Tikit

The bike's telescoping EasyPack seat mast to travel by car, plane or boat. When folded, it is compact and easy to store; making it easy to get on to the train, the trunk of your car or a cab, even on the bus!

The Pocket Companion has parts group for a 24-speed. W/sealed hubs, aluminum rims, touring hybrid tires, in your choice of our standard colors (Flag Red, Cream Soda Blue, Ink Black and Green Gear Green) to match your frame. 

As far as ride quality- Bike Friday bikes practically ride the same as your average road bike. It may not be as fast uphill or when coasting but it is light, comfortable, and just plain fun to ride.

Stop by Warm Planet Bikes today to see all the great folding and cargo bikes we have from Bike Friday, Dahon, Montague, and Tern. 

Warm Planet Bikes
1098a Market St.
San Francisco, CA, 94102
(415) 974-6440

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Current Bike Too Cumbersome and Bulky? The Dahon Curve D3 Has Your Solution

Stylish, Compact and Smooth, The Curve D3 Fits In To Most Places — and Budgets

The Curve comes fully loaded for commuting in the city. It comes with fenders in the front and the back, mudflaps for keeping your clothes, bags and gear clean. It also comes with a rack and bungee cord strap on the back. A bit smaller than other models, but it is extremely adjustable. The seat post and handlebar adjust to accommodate riders from about 4'6" to 6'2".

Also take a look at our previous post about the Dahon D7 - Warm Planet's Top-Selling folding bike.

 Folding this bike is a breeze via three main hinges. The first is at the middle of the handlebars, the second is at the junction of the handlebar and the frame, and the third is just past the middle of the frame near the seat post. Once you have folded and locked those into place, the telescopic seat post fits all the way down close to the frame, and the pedals fold in for an ultra sleek and convenient method of carrying and transporting your bike.

The Curve D3 is especially small and compact when compared to some of the 20" models, resulting from its 16" wheels. Great if you need to take the train or BART or if you just don't have much space in your home or office for your bike.

Comes with Shwalbe Big Apple tires — wide balloon tires that absorb lots of shock and are lined with a tough Kevlar lining, making the bike virtually flat proof.

Its simple 3-speed shifting is intuitive, covering a range that is more tha sufficient for city riding. Bright red in color, the Curve is definitely visible to the surrounding traffic AND to the throng of infatuated onlookers.
Comes in White Too!

From Customers rave about the stylish and delightfully smooth handling of the Curve D3, one of our most popular bikes. It's the perfect bike for an easy commute or as a secondary mode of transportation stashed in a car. With its impressively small folded package, it's easy to take two for a weekend getaway!

Come in to Warm Planet Bicycles today to see the Curve D3 as well as many more great folding bikes from DAHON, Bike Friday, Montague, and Tern.

Warm Planet Bikes
1098a Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 974-6440


Speeds: 3
Gear Inches: 43"/56"/80"
Distance (Seat Post To Handlebar): Min: 580mm (22.6") Max: 620mm (24.2)
Distance (Saddle To Pedal): Min: 680mm (26.5")  Max: 945mm (37")
Folded Size: 34 x 67 x 64 cm (13.3" x 26.1" x 25")
Weight: 11.5 kg (25.4 lbs)
Folding Time: 15 seconds
Suggested Rider Height: 4'6" - 6'2"
Max Rider Weight: 220 lbs.
Frame: 16", Custom-drawn Sonus tubing, forged Lattice hinge, ViseGrip folding latch, integrated tube
Fork: Integrated, patented Fusion technology
HandlePost: Radius Telescope adjustable, patented Fusion technology, forged aluminum, patented InSide lock
Handlebar: 6061-T6 aluminum, Flat bar
Headset: Dahon Fusion, Zero stack, cartridge bearings
Grips: BioLogic Ergo
Saddle: BioLogic Como
Seat Post: BioLogic Zorin PostPump
Brakes: Promax V, aluminum, linear spring
Brake Lever: Promax V, aluminum bracket/aluminum lever
Cables and Housing Sis: Pearl silver housing, slick cables
Front Hub: Dahon Mini, aluminum, sealed
Rear Hub: SRAM 3 speed hub, freewheel
Spokes: 18/8 stainless steel, brass nipples
Rims: Aluminum, silver anodized
Tires: Schwalbe Big Apple, 16 x2.0", 75 psi, Kevlar puncture protection, Reflex sidewall
Shifters: SRAM Twist

Monday, March 3, 2014

Warm Planet Has It. XtraCycle EdgeRunner Cargo Bike

XtraCycle EdgeRunner Cargo Bike at Warm Planet San Francisco

A Cargo Bike just makes sense in San Francisco

There have been so many different methods devised for carrying kids on your bike.  They all just seem to lack something.  Stability, safety, freedom for the passengers.  All that is solved with the ExtrCycle Edgerunner cargo bike.  But the great options for usability certainly don't end there.

The possibilities seem endless with the multiple accessories that you can add to the bike to make it super versatile. Take the side car.  Think about the ways you could use that!  How about to bring home a small TREE!

 But just in case, you also spied a few additional plants or maybe a bag of mulch, you don't want to make a second trip.  Try a cargo bag that you can use with or without the side car.

   If you'd like to see the details of the Edgerunner in action.  Check out this short video.  You'll find other videos that give even more details about the use of your amazing cargo bikes.

Yes Virginia, There Is a Production Folding Cargo Bike in San Francisco

Colaboration between Tern and Xtracycle yields world's first folding cargo bike.

CargoJoe - the world's first production folding cargo bike, representing a partnership between Xtracycle and Tern, a premier folding bike manufacturer. Cargo Joe is a full featured cargo bike that fits where you need it to - it will fit on transit, fit in the back of your Prius, fit in your apartment, or fit in your office. For maximum functionality, with minimum footprint, consider CargoJoe as your next cargo bike all around the San Francisco bay.

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Cargo Joe Facts and Features

Warm Planet has added the Cargo Joe to our extensive line of folding and cargo bikes after seeing the incredible feature package being offered.  Cargo Joe features a 21-speed Shimano drivetrain, linear-pull brakes, lightweight alloy parts, and a steel front fork. The CargoJoe also features Xtracycle's bolt-on FreeRadical Classic, which includes 6000 series alloy cargo racks, our 100% recycled HDPE FlightDeck and quality FreeLoader Cargo bags. Tern and Xtracycle have teamed to offer this complete cargo bike for only $999. Adding a PeaPod III child carrier to the CargoJoe would add $270 to the final cost.

Media Mentions of CargoJoe

  The Active Times - "The World's Most Practical Bike?"

  The Gear Caster - "Folding Cargo Bike Saves Space In Your Garage"

  Bike Rumor - "Tern & Xtracycle Folding Cargo Bicycle"

An Unbeatable Value, With A Few Tricks Up Its Sleeve

We believe CargoJoe, at under $1300 for a full family cargo bike, is a unique value in the LongTail marketplace. The folding aspect goes largely unnoticed until you need it - take CargoJoe with you on the train, or throw it in the back of the car as you head out for a weekend camping trip. Worried about parking your brand-new cargo bike outside? Bring it inside and park it in your cubicle. Cargo Joe just fits.

Shipping and Assembly Details

Cargo Joe ships for about $50 to your nearest dealer. To give you the best possible ride these bikes ship to either a Tern or Xtracycle dealers for assembly and tuning.

Where Do You Go to Buy a Tern Node D8 in San Francisco?

Do Everything Folding Bike at a Price You Can Afford

If you could design perfect urban transport for San Francisco, you’d want a bicycle that rode and handled like the best city bikes on the market. You'd want that bike with a reasonable price that could fold in a flash so you could take it on any city bus or stash it in any cafe coat closet. That’s the Node D8, a new kind of bike that’s designed to get you around and get your stuff done.

Fast, Light and Foldable Bike Works Perfect in San Francisco

The Pirate Ninja Eclipse X20 from Tern Folding Bikes

At Warm Planet Bikes we are always on the lookout for a standout bike.  And in this case we shouted bike ahoy!! Tern seems to be smuggling just the right gear onto the San Francisco shoreline.

This one is more than fast and light enough to launch a brigand’s attack on an unsuspecting roadie, yet stealthy enough to slip – folded and shrouded – into the subway unnoticed. The Eclipse X20 is as lithe and sleek as a ninja. But with its super-wide 25-107” gear range and lightning-fast Kinetix Pro wheels it’s got pirate-worthy swagger that demands attention. Slice to the heart of San Francisco – whether you prefer a katana, a cutlass, or both. A winning combination if there ever was one. Debate settled.

Consider these benefits:

N-Fold Technology
The Faster Fold
Folding bicycle design hasn’t changed much in decades. N-Fold Technology is a small but important change that results in a faster, and more compact fold. N-Fold Technology includes new frame and handlepost geometries and spins the front wheel by 180 degrees before the central fold, resulting in a package 40 mm (1.5”) shorter. Using N-Fold technology, our Eclipse and Castro bikes are only very slightly larger than the typical small wheel folding bicycle. Bicycles with N-Fold technology can also be folded – easily – in less than ten seconds.

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OCL Joint

Stronger, Better, State of the Art
The OCL Joint is a new reference in folding frame technology. It includes two new patents and everything we know about making the safest, strongest, and most durable frame joint.
  • Taller, Stronger, Stiffer — Making the hinge taller and moving the pivoting surfaces outward from the center axis more than doubles overall strength and stiffness and it’s a difference you’ll feel from your very first ride.
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3-D = Stronger

Folding bikes have a sometimes deserved reputation for flexy frames. All Tern frames feature patented DoubleTruss technology which turns the rear half of the frame into a three dimensional truss so that it’s much more resistant to torsional forces. That equals increased stiffness and much better power transfer from the pedals to the rear wheel.
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Smooth TIG Welding


Beauty Meets Function

The normal TIG welding process for aluminum bicycle frames is done by hand and involves the welder laying down a series of small, overlapping beads covering the two parts to be joined. The better the welder, the more uniform the beads. In the smooth TIG process, the welder makes a “double pass”, laying down a second layer of beads on top of the first. These beads are then sanded down by hand in an intensive process that requires extreme care. Done properly, the frame is strengthened because the possibility of stress risers is reduced. And the result is a very smooth weld joining the two tubes.
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Physis 3D Handlepost

3D-Forged = Even Stronger, Stiffer, Better Ride

The Physis has quickly built a reputation as the stiffest folding handlepost on the market, but the Physis 3D takes it up a notch with 3D forging technology. The Physis 3D is forged from a single, solid block of aluminum. Only a small handful of factories around the world can 3D forge such a complicated, large piece. Welds are eliminated and material distribution optimized for strength. The result is a handlepost that is 2 1/2 times as strong as the original benchmark on rigorous EN tests. Plus, it doesn’t look half bad either.
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Syntace VRO 47 Stem

Fitted to You

The VRO 47 stem gives you all-important adjustability so you can fine-tune your riding position for speed or comfort. The stem is 47 mm long (14 mm longer than the standard VRO) and it’ll go anywhere from -45 degrees to +90 degrees or even backwards if you want to reduce the reach. And it exceeds Syntace’s brutal in-house test procedures for downhill gear. Custom-built for Tern.
Syntace is a German company renowned for their incredibly light but amazingly strong stems and bars.
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Ergon GS2 Leichtbau Grips

Grab Hold

If you’ve never ridden with bar ends, you owe it to yourself to give ’em a try. Stand up and climb or just haul ass, the extra torque and control is like nothing you’ve experienced before. GS2 grips are bigger with softer and more generous wings to reduce pressure on your ulnar nerve and ease wrist strain. The soft kraton rubber main body gives just enough while a textured rubber insert on top dissipates jolts and vibration.
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Stasis Seatpost by Syntace

 Ultra-light, ultra-tough
The Syntace P6 is one of the strongest and precisely engineered seatposts on the market. We wanted the best so we worked with Syntace to develop a 580 mm seat post with a variation of their 3D cold-forged P6 clamp. Made from ultra-light 7075 aluminum and hard-anodized (black color option) for scratch resistance. ERS technology delivers loads of fore/aft adjustment for the saddle: you can run the saddle forward for zero offset stiffness, or all the way back like an offset seatpost. Two bolt micro adjust for infinite angle adjustment. Continue reading


Kinetix Pro 507 Wheel

Light and Fast

The Kinetix Pro 507 wheels represent everything we know about making the best possible wheels, costs be damned. We start with the best ingredients: custom ultra-light American Classic hubs rolling on stainless steel bearings; Sapim bladed spokes custom-forged to our specific lengths; Niobium-alloy rims that are light but incredibly strong. A master wheel-builder then hand laces each wheel to incredibly strict standards as defined by the man, Rolf Dietrich. Each wheel is laced and trued, de-stressed with our custom Black Box, trued again, and de-stressed, before the final truing.
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Schwalbe Kojak Tires with RaceGuard Puncture Protection

Liven Up Your Ride

We’re pretty sure the folks at Schwalbe were thinking ‘70s American TV when they named this tire because, yes, Kojaks are bald and more than a little sassy. Comfortable and surprisingly fast, we like the SpeedGrip multilevel dual compound for high levels of grip and low levels of rolling resistance. And there’s the proven RaceGuard protection belt, developed specially with racing in mind. Who loves ya baby? Kojak does. Ol’ Telly would be proud.
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Magnetix 2.0

Better Together
Our first-generation Magnetix were good and sticky. They did a fine job of holding a folded bike together. But in some situations – like carrying a bike up and down stairs – the magnets just weren’t strong enough. Our new Magnetix 2.0 increases the strength of the magnets by 300% to keep your bike folded even when being jostled and moved about. The previous Magnetix had a pull force of 4-5 Kgf. The improved version clocks in at 10-15 Kgf. We like the new Magnetix 2.0 a ton and think you will too.
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Tern Tail Masked Paint

 Super-fine Details

Getting this finish just right needed a LOT of work with our paint factory. It basically involves incredibly meticulous hand-masking to achieve the final result. With the silver/black finish, we hand-polish the aluminum frame to a mirror finish and then follow that with hand-masked black paint. Detail: the shape of a Tern’s tail is echoed in the paint masking.
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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Top Selling Folding Bike, Dahon D7, a Favorite at Warm Planet Bikes


Dahon Ciao D7 City Shopper perfect for San Francisco

This city shopper makes hopping on and hopping off a breeze. Safe and stable with a low center of gravity, it’s the perfect companion for folding bike beginners and those wanting a steadier, easier mount and dismount. Now with seven gears in a Shimano hub, the Ciao D7 is the perfect town and suburban bike.
  • Dalloy aluminum compact city frame has best inclass access - EZ on EZ off !
  • Full size ability and utility stores small and compact, as well as being easy to carry
  • 20" wheels easily maneuver around the vegetable market and glides down the hill on the way home
  • Maintenance free 7-speed drivetrain has all terrains covered
Detail Specifications
FrameLow-Step-Thru Design Frame, Dalloy
Aluminum Tubeset, Lattice Forged Hinge
w/ V-Clamp Technology
ForkSmooth Riding and Stable Hi-Ten Steel
Blades and Steerer
HandlepostForged Alloy Radius Telescope w/ Fusion
Technology, AdjuStable
Rims20" Lightweight Aluminum
Front HubDAHON Custom 74 mm Compact Alloy
20 Hole
Rear HubSmooth Shifting, Maintenance-Free
Shimano Nexus 7-Speed Hub Gear, 32 Hole
Spokes14 g Stainless Steel
TiresDAHON Rotolo, 20" x 1.75" by Kenda
CranksForged Alloy Arms w/ 38t Chainring
Bottom BracketSealed Bearing
ChainKMC Z410
Rear Cogs16 Tooth for Shimano Nexus Internal Hub
Front Derailleurn/a
Rear Derailleurn/a
ShiftersShimano Nexus Revo Twist Shifters
HandleBar6061 Aluminum Flat Bar, 590 mm Wide w/
18 Degree Crescent Sweep
GripsDAHON Ergo Comfort
HeadsetFusion, Zero Stack, Cartridge Bearing
BrakesWinzip Smooth and Powerful 110 mm
Brake LeversDAHON 3 Finger Composite Bracket/
Aluminum Lever
SaddleDAHON Ergo Comfort
SeatpostDAHON Custom 6061 Aluminum,
33.9 mm x 580 mm
PedalsDAHON Foldable, PC Body
KickstandLightweight Alloy Centerstand
SP-HBMin: 600 mm (23.6") Max: 630 mm (24.8")
Saddle to PedalMin: 650 mm (25.6") Max: 900 mm (35.4")
Rider Height Range137-188 cm (4'6"-6'2")
Rider Max. Weight105 kg (231 lbs)

Full Sized 27 Gear Montague Navigator at Warm Planet in San Francisco

The Monague Navigator

At Warm Planet Bikes our goal is to provide you with a full range of options for your folding bike needs.  The Navigator provides riders with an almost identical experience they might have on a road bike that doesn't fold.

The Navigator is a 27-speed folding bike that is built for the daily commute.  Along with 700c tires and the Octagon height-adjustable stem, this bike comes standard with fenders and a rear rack, prepared for the commute to work in rain or shine.  It folds in under 20 seconds without the use of tools, offering flexibility in today’s multi-tasking world.

Commuter Folding Bikes

The Navigator comes standard with a rack, to keep the load off your back, and fenders, to keep you warm and dry. The clever placement of the rack and detachable fenders keeps the folding simple and easy, the way we designed it.
Clever integration of CLIX technology allows for the Navigator to be folded in under 20 seconds without the use of tools. A flip of the CLIX quick release lever on the top tube and the folding bike morphs to a compact size.
Navigator Foldable Bike
The Navigator frame is designed around a patented folding system. This design eliminates the need to break the frame in order to fold the bike. Not only does this make folding easier but it makes this bike the strongest folding bike on the market. The Folding Integrated Technology (F.I.T.) is based around frame construction concepts designed for serious full suspension downhill bikes.
Each bike in our pavement series comes equipped with 700c wheels. This wheel size offers a significantly better ride than 24", 20", or 16" wheels. By keeping it smooth over potholes, and enchancing the handling of the bike, the 700c wheels are ideal over pavement and trails.
The Octagon offers all the benefits of an angle adjustable stem without shortening “reach” when raised. This unique design allows for handlebar height to be changed while preserving the way the folding bike handles and rides. Also, with the octagonal shape of the post, steering remains engaged while raising or lowering the stem.

Color Midnight Blue/Black
Frame Custom drawn 7005 Series Aluminum with FIT System.  Power Angle geometry.  Vibration Reduction Curve.  Double top tube.  Replaceable derailleur hanger and disc mount.
Fork Full Cro-Mo, with CLIX™ Wheel Release System Ramped Dropout.
Rims Alex. Alloy, 32 hole, Silver.
Tires Kenda Kwick Roller Sport 700c x 26mm semi-slick.
Hubset Shimano, Alloy sealed front & rear with CLIX™ front quick release.
Spokes 14 Gauge
Saddle Double Density Performance, with “Center Gap” Comfort Technology.
Seatpost 30.0 X 300mm Alloy.
Handlebars Alloy, 30mm rise.
Stem Octagon™ height adjustable stem. No tools required.
Shifters Shimano Rapid Fire Road for Flat Handlebar. 3-Speed Left. 9-Speed Right.
Front Derailleur FOR 42t, DUAL-PULL, 34.9MM CS ANGLE: 66-69,
Rear Derailleur Shimano Sora. 9-Speed.
Crankset SR Suntour. 48/38/28. Alloy 170mm crank arm. Black.
Speeds 27 Speeds
Brakeset Alloy. Caliper side pull.
Pedals Trekking pedal with all-weather non-slip tread.
Bottom Bracket Sealed Cartridge
Frame Sizes 17", 19”, 21”
Stand over heights TBA
Folded Size 36” x 28” x 12”
Weight 27lbs