5 of the best folding bikes
Pacific Cycle IF Mode
The IF comes close to the amazing bikes of the future promised to us in '80s TV shows such as Street Hawk. It uses built-in magnets to bind the wheels together and the bike's chain is encased in a grease-free, folding-arm, aluminium body that looks as if it could probably fly. Rolling the slimline frame is a doddle but the magents which hold the fold together are a bit weak. Sexy, clever and fast – better gears would make it a winner.