However, folding bike course also has its disadvantages. With a taller structure, a bike of this type requires different control feeling with a conventional bicycle. However control of the bike will not be as perfect as a conventional bike. With such a structure is of course also not as good as the rigidity of conventional bicycles. The existence of collision or buffeting when traverse various barrier on the road, obviously would make the deviation in control would be more disturbed. In extreme circumstances is not impossible that the risk of injuring the rider gets bigger.
Folding bicycles weaknesses that need to be aware
Almost all foldie (folding bicycles riders) must have experienced a situation where suddenly the wheel bikes tend to be wild and uncontrollable. This is surprising, usually caused by Letting folding-box-handle on the handlebar and stem. Yes, it can be folded with the bike, there will be some folding-box all of which becomes a weak point, either just a slack or even broken. Do not pass up, too, points the quick-release (QR) is suddenly loosened, because most of the fold up bike currently available do not have a perfect QR. Common, seat-post and sag control become suddenly awkward. For that you should be sure that all the folding-box and QR is locked properly before ride your fold up bike. Pause or if there is a chance to stop in the middle of the road to check the firmness of folding-box and QR periodically along the way is a measure of prudence is good.
Folding bicycle does have several advantages, but must also realize has many weaknesses. For that prudence demanded more to drive than a conventional bike. In addition, keep the safety device (helmet), although the folding-bike riding just to relax alone.