8S: Front Suspension 8 speed Folding Bike

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8S folding bike
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Aluminum frame, suspension fork, 8sp cassettes drive train, sub $350 price
8S folding bike Myrtle Beach

The 8S is a foldable bike that combines comfort and speed at an affordable price. Thanks to its state-of-the-art front suspension system and small wheels, the 8S is one of the most comfortable folding bikes you’ll ever try. With the same aluminum frame as the top-selling 9S, the 8S is as solid as it is comfortable.

In addition to being super comfortable to drive around, the 8S has an 11-32 rear cassette, which allows its rider to climb steep hills with ease. In addition to peak performance at steep roads, the rear cassette allows the 8S to reach speeds up to 20mph. We’ve also included front derailleur braze-on with cable routing, which allows the gears to be easily expandable up to 16 or even 24 speeds, which makes its perfect for riding through mountains.

To accommodate people of different heights, the lengths of the 8S stem angle and virtual top tube can be adjusted simultaneously.

The 8S has wide handlebars and cool bar ends that make controlling it much easier. The bar’s design makes riders hold it from its end, which provides additional leverage and make turning much smoother.

When it comes to quality parts, we always provide the best value for money, even on our budget models. The 8S has a high-quality 8sp gripshift drivetrain by Microshift.

It is worth mentioning that we are the only folding car manufacturer who that uses cassettes on a $300 bike model. Cassette drivetrains provide a much smoother shifting than that of the low-end freewheels used by other manufacturers for their similarly-priced bikes.

Add to that the high-end aluminum frame, comfortable fork and small fold and you have a bike that is hard as rock and smooth as silk at the same time.

The bike’s lightweight frame, light plastic rear fender, adjustable kickstand and removable frame protector all make it a perfect commuter bike as well.

The frame of the 8S includes a headtube bag interface (check out our head tube bag system), pump interface (behind the seat tube), and water bottle braze-ons (pump and cage are not included). Installing upgrades like disc brake tabs, bag system interface, water bottle interface, kickstand, rear fender for the rain is super-easy on the 8S.

All those features are never at the cost of mobility, which is a key feature in any good foldable bike. When folded, the 8S can easily fit in any vehicle with ease.

The only reason such a bike is available for $329 is our low-cost, high-value business model which provides customers with value for money that by far exceeds that offered by any of our competitors.  


  • Aluminum frame
  • Heavy Duty rear rack
  • Kickstand
  • Rear Fender
  • Front derailleur braze-on will allow one to turn it into a 24sp bike.
  • Head tube and seat tube interface for bags, pumps, or battery packs
  • Angle adjustable stem
  • Microshift 8sp drivetrain w/trigger shifters
  • Lighter fork with aluminum lowers and crown
  • Preload adjustable trans-arch suspension fork
  • Rear disc tabs
  • Lightweight and easy to fold right pedal ( left non folding )
  • Aluminium frame
  • Lowest price 8-speed suspension commuter folder in the world…most others cost over $1,000!
  • 24H/28H spoked front/rear wheels for light weight
  • thinner 1.5" front tire for low rolling resistance
  • Stainless Steel spokes
  • Frame interface for pump on the rear of seat tube
  • Mini bar-ends (With many folding bikes, it is difficult to steer with a long stem. Bar-ends solve this problem but make the bike difficult to fold. Not with our mini bar-ends – they are easy to turn and easy to fold!)
  • Plastic chainring cover to make keep chain from getting dirt and grime in your car or storage area. 
  • Bell to alert pedestrians and cars
  • Soft foam comfortable grips
  • Adjustable height stem allows bike to be used by kids and adults
  • Front and rear Quick Release skewers to quickly remove either wheel
FRAME Downtube Aluminum frame ( strong and light )
FORK HL Corp.#510 suspension fork 20" ( w/ disc tabs and cable routing )
HANDLEBAR HL Corp. MTB-AL-100PP,alloy , W: 560, 22.2*25.4 ( perfect length to be paired with bar ends for comfort )
Kalloy AS-820 alloy 28.6*25.4 E:90 H:35L adjustable ( 0-60 degree angle adjustable stem makes a comfort fit quick and easy )
BAR ENDS Kalloy BE-21 alloy φ22.2 W/φ16 L:80mm ( short bar ends are perfect for a folding bike, since longer ones will get in the way of the fold )
GRIPS Cionlli ( very comfortable foam grips )
SADDLE Cionlli ( with love channel for comfort )
SEAT POST HL Corp. SP-214 alloy φ30.4*500mmL ( super long seat post to accommodate tall riders )
SEAT PIN Yen Yue ( nice quick release )
CHAINWHEEL Prowheel ( replaceable chain ring to easily customize gear range )
CRANK Prowheel
CHAIN GUARD Prowheel ( this will keep your pants free of dirt and grime )
PEDALS VP FLD-50 L/R hi-impact body, φ9/16" axle ( nice plastic pedals, the right one folds )
CHAIN KMC Z82, 1/2"*3/32"*112 links ( high quality 8sp chain )
TIRES Kenda F:K-193, 20"*1.5" R:K-935 20"*1.75 ( mix matching tires minimizes rolling resistance in the front and provides traction in the rear )
RIMS HJC DA-18 alloy Double F:20"*1.50" 14G*24H R:20"*1.50 28H ( excellent double wall rims )
SPOKES & NIPPLES Shun Lih 14G*72 pcs,45#stainless braze nipples ( stainless steel spokes )
FRONT HUB Quando KT-AP5F alloy 14G*24H*M9" QR ( quality front hub with a quick release )
REAR HUB Quando KT-AYER alloy 14G*28H E:41 M10*135*145 QR ( quality cassette freehub with quick release )
R/DERAILLEUR MICROSHIFT RD-M25-D 7/8 index ( high quality rear derailleur )
SHIFTER(S) MICROSHIFT 8-speed Gripshift ( high quality grip shifters )
Cassette MICROSHIFT CS-H091 ,8 sp, index,11-32T ( beautiful wide gear range cassette with ramps & pins for easy shifting )
FRONT BRAKE Apse L207D, alloy linear spring V-brake, brake shoe - 55mm ( quality front brake )
REAR BRAKE (I) Apse L207D, alloy linear spring V-brake, brake shoe - 55mm ( quality rear brake )
BRAKE LEVERS Apse 428D-1, alloy levers w/alloy black clamp ( excellent brake levers )



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  • 5
    I love this bike

    Posted by Jana Jankech on Oct 11th 2017

    I love this bike. It's very lightweight, very easy to fold and unfold. The seller was very nice, easy to deal with. He answered all of my questions. Enjoying riding this cute bike every day. 100% satisfied customer. I recommend this bike for anyone.

  • 5
    Great Commuter

    Posted by John Gatling on Sep 4th 2017

    The suspension is smooth. Great commuter for around town., with rack, kickstand, & fender.