Mini designs its own folding bike
Old world cities like London and Paris suffer from brutal traffic congestion in their downtown cores. That’s where a car like a Mini or Smart truly shines. But even a small hatchback can have trouble getting around when things really get tied up. That’s where a folding bike comes in handy. Little wonder, then, that Mini has designed a collapsible bicycle of its own.
The Mini Folding Bike is built around a lightweight aluminum frame that easily folds in a matter of seconds to be rolex watches for sale placed inside a car’s trunk or carried onto public transport with a minimal fuss. The crossbar, handlebars and pedals fold up and the gel seat retracts to save space. All told, the bike weighs only 11 kilograms (24 pounds) and packs eight gears, 20 inch wheels with mud guards, an under seat pouch, and a Teflon coated chain that reduces both wear and the prospect of getting dirty while handling it.
Munich. MINI presents the eco friendly solution to the parking space problem in city centres. The brand is celebrating the comeback of the folding bike with a modern version of the practical means of loc rolex watches for sale omotion. The special gimmick: when folded, the MINI Folding Bike fits into the boot of almost every vehicle and most definitely into the MINI. When travelling into the city, simply park the car outside the overcrowded city centre, then continue on the bike and relax. Park Ride with an environmentally conscious understatement!
The bike is also absolutely suitable for commuters and impresses in urban travels. When folded, it can be taken free of charge on public transport.
The MINI Folding Bike presents itself as a genuine high tech vehicle: high quality components, a light weight aluminium frame and a clever folding mechanism make the trendy bike the ideal companion while travelling. The bike can be folded and unfolded in just a few seconds. The bike is folded along the crossbar and handlebars. In addition the saddle can be retracted and the pedals be folded up. This makes the bike extremely easy to handle whilst saving space. Fitted in a sleeve under the saddle is a practical transport bag. The MINI Folding Bike can easily match the riding characteristics of a “normal” bike. Weighing less than 11 kilos and equipped with 8 gears and 20 inch wheels, it is quick and versatile. The teflon coated chain pr rolex watches for sale events annoying soiling caused by chain oil and reduces the wear and tear on the components. The comfortable gel saddle ensures comfort. Thanks to the front and rear mudguards, you can carry on peddling regardless, even in the rain. Good visibility on the road is guaranteed by the accompanying reflectors.
Even on two wheels MINI proves its unmistakable design expertise. The bike comes in exquisite matt black. Silver highlights are set by the MINI lettering on the crossbar, the brand logo on the handlebars and the Union Jack motif on the rear forks. The absolute eye catchers are the bike chain and bell in bold neon yellow.
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