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Tuan Do

Tuan Do

I am the founder of Folding Bike 20, the review website of the best folding bikes on the market.

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Best Smartphone Holders for your Bicycle

July 16, 2015 |

If you are riding a bicycle, you might want to bring your smartphone anywhere you go. You absolutely don’t want to miss important calls but it is not the only benefit. Either iPhone or Android phones will provide useful functionalities like music player, Google Maps, GPS tracker and you can install an app to keep track of your routes, calories, exercising time and miles traveled. Read More

InStep Sync Single Bicycle Trailer Review – Safe Way to Carry Your Kid?

July 13, 2015 |

Many people think that they can’t carry their kids with a folding bike because the bikes often use smaller wheels. That’s totally a misconception. Read More

Durban Bay 6 Folding Bike Review

April 23, 2016 |

For most people, spending over $400 for a folding bike is ridiculous. Particularly if you are a city dweller, you often use the bike for multi-modal commuting and you might not need extra features or premium materials of expensive bikes. That’s the reason why there are still a lot of low-budget folding bicycles out there. We are taking a look at the new Durban Bay 6 in the review.

$210 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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Allen Sports Urban X 7-Speed Folding Bicycle Review

April 23, 2016 |

I’ve reviewed a couple of folding bikes from Allen Sports and all of them are my favorites so far. The XWay is even one of the best folding bikes we are recommending on the homepage. I’ve been testing the Allen Sports Urban X folding bicycle in the last month and we’re going to see if this is another bike worth considering.

$324 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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STRiDA LT Folding Bicycle Review – Far From Perfection

November 27, 2018 |

A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to review the STRiDA SX, the first A-shaped folding bike I had ever used. I had good impressions with that bike and found it one of the best portable solutions. The STRiDA LT is even smaller and cheaper. So what compromises will you have to make when using this bike? Keep reading to find out.

STRiDA LT folding bicycle is another great A-shaped folding bike with an internal cabling and a height adjustable saddle. This type of a folding bike impresses cyclists with its unusual design. It’s worth noting that the bike comes with a triangular frame that is made of aluminum. Other bike’s parts are also made of aluminum. That’s why the bike is lightweight and you’ll definitely find it easy to transport it from one place to another.

Obviously, STRiDA LT folding bicycle has been designed to make it easy for cyclists to enjoy the ride anywhere they want. The bike’s key features also include: STRiDA special belt drive that allows a cyclists to ride up to 50,000 miles, 16 inch mag wheels, mudguards, disc brakes, folding handlebars, folding pedals, reflective Innova tires, etc.

What is great about a triangular frame is that it makes it possible for cyclists to fold (or unfold) the bike very quickly. In fact, the folding (unfolding) process is very simple. So, it will take you only about 5 – 10 seconds to fold (unfold) a bike when such a need arises.

It’s also important for you to know that STRiDA LT folding bicycle is available in five different colors – red, white, black, blue and turquoise. That means that you’ll be able to select a bike that meets your design preferences in the best possible way.

It’s fair to say that STRiDA LT is a light and compact bike that has everything that you need for a comfortable ride. Traveling with this folding bike would never be hard. Keep in mind that it will not take you too long to load a bicycle in your automobile. It’s pretty easy to take a bus on train.

$618.86 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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STRiDA SX Folding Bicycle Review – High-Quality Bike with Limited Usage

November 6, 2018 |

Are you a big fan of folding bikes that come with a triangular frame and a short wheelbase? If so, you should definitely pay a close attention to the STRiDA SX folding bike. Today, we are going to review the STRiDA SX folding bike and describe its key features as well as pros and cons in detail.

Once you take a look at the bikes of STRiDA SX series, you’ll quickly find out that bicycles of this type have been designed in an unusual style. You are likely to be highly impressed with the bike’s great design.

It’s crucial for you to know that there are five different styles of the STRiDA folding bikes – 5.0 folding bicycle, C1 carbon fiber folding bicycle, Evo folding bicycle, Lt folding bicycle as well as Sx folding bicycle. Another important thing that you need to be aware of the STRiDA folding bikes is that the bicycles of this series are available in six different colors – silver, matte black, blue, neon green, red, turquoise and white. All of this means that the STRiDA collection gives you a great opportunity to pick the bike that meets your design preferences in the best possible way. Keep in mind that the STRiDA folding bikes have either single speed transmission (STRiDA LT, STRiDA 5.0 as well as STRiDA C1 Carbon Fiber) or three speed transmission (STRiDA SX as well as STRiDA Evo).

Today, we would like to review the STRiDA SX folding bike. In this review, you’ll be able to find the Unboxing and Assembly video, bike’s features and specifications, folding and unfolding video as well as the information on the bike’s performance, pros and cons. Hopefully, this type of review will help you make your own conclusions about the bike.

The STRiDA SX is exactly what I imagined of a folding bike in the first time I heard about the concept. It looks so portable with a weird A-shaped design and many people love it, especially in the UK. Now we have the chance to test the bike in the U.S., let’s see if it could keep up with other folding bike manufacturers here.

It’s worth noting that STRiDA SX is a feature rich folding bike that has everything that’s needed for a comfortable ride. STRiDA SX has aluminum breaks and disc brakes. You need to know that the bike comes with a special belt that makes it possible for you to drive over 50,000 miles. The bicycle has three speed transition. And of course, the STRiDA SX folding bike is not a good option for people who want to travel over long distances. The reality is the bike’s design allows you to travel short distances only.

$854 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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Best Folding Bikes for Heavy People

October 31, 2018 |

Nobody is too heavy or too tall to ride a bike, even that is a folding bike. I heard stories of many people saying that they want the portability of folding bikes but they are doubtful that the folding frame and small size can withstand their weight. Therefore, they gave up. Read More

Allen Sports XWay Aluminum 20-Speed Folding Bike Review

April 28, 2016 |

Not long ago, I had the chance to test Allen Sports Downtown, the cheapest folding bike of the manufacturer, and I quite loved it. In this post, we are going to review the more high-end and of course more expensive one, Allen Sports XWay. Does its performance deserve the extra money and what makes the difference? Let’s check it out.

$1,078 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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Brompton S1E Single-Speed Folding Bike Review

November 20, 2018 | | 4 Comments

It’s fair to say that Brompton is the brand that really needs no introduction in the world of cycling. There has been a lot of talk about Brompton bikes. You should know that Brompton constantly gains in popularity.

What is great about Brompton bikes is that they are highly customizable. It’s worth noting that Brompton makes it possible for a cyclist to build his/her own bike fast and easy. In other words, if you give a preference to Brompton brand then you’ll get an opportunity to select components for your own bike. As a result, you’ll be able to build a bike of your choice.

Actually, it’s pretty easy to build a bike with Brompton. All that you have to do is to take advantage of a bike builder provided on Brompton site. It’s important to note that this great online tool has been designed to make the process of building a bike simple. So, it will take you a few minutes to select components and build your own bike. Once your bike has been created, you will be able to continue customizing it. Keep in mind that you’ll be able to pick luggage and other options for your Brompton bike as well.

The reality is you can pick many various components for your folding bike. Among the components that you can choose for your bike are: frame material, type of handlebar, gears, main frame color, extremities color as well as such components as gear ratio, saddle height, lighting, saddle and type of tire. Above all, you’ll be able to choose the type of luggage for your bike as well as transporting bag and charger for a bike. After you select all the necessary components, you’ll be able to see the price of your folding bike.

There’s been a strong belief among folding bike enthusiasts that Brompton is a luxury brand with high-quality products that could last for years and won’t suffer from depreciation. I had the chance to test ride the Brompton S1E Single-Speed Folding Bike in the last few months and I must say it is really different to other bikes we have reviewed here. Let’s check it out.

In this review, we would like to give you more details on Brompton S1E Single-Speed folding bike. First of all, we’ll give you an opportunity to watch the bike’s unboxing video. Then, we’ll provide you with the information on bike’s features and specs. After that, we’ll provide you with some insights into Brompton S1E Single-Speed folding bike’s performance. Plus, we’ll outline the pros and cons of the bike. Finally, we’ll help you come up with a conclusion whether Brompton S1E Single-Speed folding bike is worth buying or not.

$1,255

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Allen Sports Downtown Aluminum 1-Speed Folding Bike Review

April 28, 2016 | | One Comment

Honestly I didn’t know much about Allen Sports before trying the new bike. All I know is that this is a family owned company well known for its high quality rear mounted bicycle carriers including the best-selling Allen Sports Deluxe 2-Bike Trunk Mount Rack. I am also using a product of Allen Sports, which is the Allen Sports 5W light set and really it is worth every penny.

$245 at Amazon & Prime Eligible

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