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    Bike rider alexaschwanden's Avatar
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    2015 Dahon speed P8 2000+ mile review.

    This is my review of the Dahon speed P8. Let's jump in to it, I bought it 6 weeks ago. So for I have replaced a few things that wore out or needed to be replaced. This is what I did.

    - stock tires developed micro fractures along the sidewall at 1800 miles
    - brakes are at 70% and doing good.
    - the saddle was replaced with a Cardiff leather saddle
    - the hinge had to be tightened twice
    - the backwards (derailleur Neos 8)was replaced with a normal Acera derailleur
    - chain lasted about 1700 miles
    - cassette is doing good.
    The rest is stock and in good working order.
    I bike every day for fun.

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    Senior Member osco53's Avatar
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    Mine,, about 250 miles, love it I do .

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    I put a Shimano derailleur and a proper trigger shifter on the bike, swapped out the over built heavy chain.
    It shifts perfectly now..
    “Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” Mark Twain

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    Bike rider alexaschwanden's Avatar
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    Awesome bike.
    I bike every day for fun.

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    Portable Audio/Bike Lover tds101's Avatar
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    I'll eventually go igh on my Speed P8. I prefer internal grearing, and I don't mind a few extra lbs to have it work perfectly for me. I never seem to enjoy a derailleur the way others do.
    Last edited by tds101; 12-25-15 at 01:46 PM.
    Fitness is only a side effect,...I feel alive when I ride!!!

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    Bike rider alexaschwanden's Avatar
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    Update: 2313 miles, the saddle was to hard to break in so I replaced it with another one I had laying around. The brakes are almost done and will need replacement. The new kenda tires I put on are working great. So far the folding bike is doing well.
    I bike every day for fun.

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