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It's a dahon. 20" wheels. good little climber, but on flats or downhills its quite slow.
took it on a 30+ mile ride this summer. kinda regretted that. wasn't easy.
It's a good bike for some purposes though. it's a great bike-there, get-a-ride-back bike. or for short commutes where you'll be able to bring your bike inside. i don't ride it through the 'hood, though. it's both flashy and slow.
last thing i expected when i bought it, but it's kind of a chick magnet.
This is her bike.
The Hon family apparently had a business disagreement and one of the sons has started his own company building folding bikes.
It does not fold in seconds (15 minutes) but it does fit in a regular size suitcase for people who travel a lot...
Its only 1 of the only fold bike you can actually race on by adding a few components (i.e clip on bars etc...)
So far so good, she only got 1 ride on it but really enjoyed how it feels.
The bike handles a little strangely & doesn´t feel particularly great climbing out of the saddle but other than that it´s OK.
I need to swap the 45 front single for a 50/34 and a different cassette, at the moment it´s very undergeared.
There is a front mech already on there as a chain catcher so I will rig this with a bar end shifter, I think.
Tektro V-brake levers and a Kinesis fork:
SLX 10-speed drivetrain:
Fits nicely in the back of my Vectra. Removing bars & seatpost obviously makes for a much smaller fold.
´Get the most aero and light bike you can get. With the aero advantage you can be saving minutes and with the weight advantage you can be saving seconds. In a race against the clock both matter.´