First Impressions – Fiido D2S

So I've added an E-Bike to my armoury, and of course it had to be a foldie! After much soul seeking and thought I picked the Fiido D2S (rather than opting for the earlier D2). A rather funky looking little machine with a rear swing arm suspension system and chunky 16" 1.95 tyres. The whole... Continue Reading →

Ortlieb Gravel Pack Panniers Review

Ortlieb Gravel Pack Panniers I've owned these panniers for about two years or so now, and think it's time they got a write up. So initially they were bought for the front rack on my foldie. The rack wouldn't allow any panniers on the front that I had, due to the bottom hook/clips being too... Continue Reading →

Fit Flip Microfibre Towel

Ever since I first listened to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy as a kid, I have made it a point to always know where my towel is at. Maybe that's why Kris let me review this product. The long standing problem with my previous microfiber travel towels has been size. As far as I... Continue Reading →

The First Foldie-Roll

The first Foldie-Roll took place on Saturday to Sunday and it was a great success. Here's to the next - bigger - event. The site shows excellent potential for future larger gatherings and we'll certainly be using it again! Plus there's decent shops and a couple of large pubs within about 15 minutes ride. Our... Continue Reading →

LTR : Schwalbe Marathon 16″ tyres

Folding bikes always get branded as road bikes. It's a sad fact, and whilst perhaps you wouldn't want to ride down from the summit of Scafell Pike on a Brompton, here at The Folding Bicycle Club like to push the boundaries with regards to what can be done on these tiny folding marvels. Most folding... Continue Reading →

Not long now to the first Foldie-Roll

Next Saturday, 11th of September is the first official Foldie-Roll camping trip. Make your way to this place (you'll find the entrance at what3words : ///forgives.flexed.flipper) assembling from 4pm onwards. There's a portaloo and running water but it is wild camping style so please follow the rules: 1. Leave no trace. Don't leave rubbish or... Continue Reading →

Tyre maintenance for your foldie

It's a boring and daunting task, but yes. We have to look after our little folders. These simple tips will help you avoid nasty breakdowns and spot tyre trouble before it happens. So lets get after it: Tyre Pressures Easy one to fall for, this one. Running at the incorrect tyre pressures will result in... Continue Reading →

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