Guide Archives - Folding Bike 20
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.
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.
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.
When I first received the Brompton folding bike, I was very confused because the kickstand couldn’t be found anywhere. It was so inconvenient and I had to fold it or lean it up against a wall on the first day. I thought they removed the kickstand to reduce the price but I was wrong.
One of the biggest problems with almost every bike rider is the unadjusted derailleurs. Derailleur is a part of bike that is present at the back and front of the drive chain where it derails that chain into the suitable place. This is something a beginner or an uneducated person cannot tackle. They definitely need to get some assistance or take it to an expert.
You will never know when your tire will lose air on the road. Probably you can check pressure before the ride but it doesn’t guarantee your tires will be good during a long trip. All cyclists, especially folding bike riders, need to prepare a mini pump (hand pump) so that we can inflate the flat tire anytime.
One of the primary considerations for any cyclist will be basic safety, that’s why finding the proper safety equipment is very necessary. The days involving large mushroom type helmets are over, with a number of trendy and stylish designs are now available on the market. Nevertheless with a great number of models and sizes available in the market, picking out the right helmet can be confusing to any cycle rider.
When being asked about a folding bike, we used to think that it is an ugly, heavy and inconvenient vehicle that is foldable. Apparently, that’s not the truth. Fortunately, the market of folding bikes has evolved significantly in the last few decades, so we can see there is a huge range of the bicycles now. It’s important to point out that folding bikes come in different colors, design styles and prices. Most of them have decent quality, however, they are not created equally and it is not easy to please fastidious consumers.