Durban Bay 6 Folding Bike
Durban bay comes to the heavier part of the segment, weighing 32 lbs. the frame is made of high tensile steel having b type latch. 6 gear speed really help to attain smooth ride along the flat road and climb the mountain. Folded dimensions of the bike are 33″ x 25″ x 14″. Mudguards are included, but you have an option to choose rack or not. Colors available in the market are black, white red and blue. This is a decent commuter bike, not meant for serious work.
Give are the pros of folding bikes.
- Low price
- Different design
- Accessories are in the box
Main problems with folding bikes are:
- Very heavy
- Poor performance while riding
- Folding is hectic
By paying an extra 100 dollars, you can get this bike, which is definitely better than the metro version. The difference between the two of them is weight and gears. This bike weighs 26 pounds, dues to the aluminum frame, and has 7 gears. The foldable dimension of the bike is 26″ x 13″ x 31″. 20-inch wheels are perfect for riding, you can easily go on smooth and rough roads. Unlike others, this bike could be used for commuting purposes. The available colors are yellow, red and graphite.
- Improved Latch and folding technique
- Comfortable Saddle for long hours riding
- Sleek Handlebars
- Not for big mountains and long commutes
Durban Metro Folding Bike
Another bike from the house of Durban, but this bike doesn’t have much difference than mentioned above. It only rides smoother than the previous one due to 6-speed gears present. The gears make the bike to climb a hill easily, you can expect your bike to climb moderate hills. Still, it is very heavy and weighs 29 lbs (13kg) with folding dimensions of 6″ x 13″ x 31”. The previous one was not much of a commuter bike, but this one can be, due to the presence of gears.
- Very modern and stylish
- 20″ Wheels for adults
- B-Type Latch
- Heavy for a commuter bike and doesn’t fold good
Durban One Folding Bike
Durbon one is not for serious commuters but, surely a good average bike for everyday ride and fun. It weighs 29 lbs., making it heavy for the single speed segment. 20-inch wheels are good, This folding bike with big wheels doesn’t make it an adult bike. The whole frame is high tensile steel, which explains the heavy part. Colors available in the market are grey, white, red and blue. When folded, the dimensions are 6″ x 13″ x 31″inch. Mudguards are present when you buy a bike. This is your durable average bike.
- Very low cost, yet quality parts
- 20″ wheels
- Comfortable handle grips and saddle
- Single speed
- B-Type Latch is a problem giver
- Not for commuters