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Old 07-14-17, 07:53 AM   #1
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dahon folding bike.

I bought a used dahon folding bike. It's an older one. it has the steering support angle brace and a three speed hub. designed in usa made in tiwan. I would like to know how to find the model, years made and where to get parts if I need.
I found the numbers scratched in the hinge area. H707 1493

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the bike you have is often referred to as a "dahon classic". the date on the hub will very closely correspond to the date of the bike's manufacture.

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They keep on rolling, don't they ? Its probably around 30 years old, nothing wrong with that but some spares are very hard to find, especially fenders or other plastic pieces like a chainguard. The only good point is that neither absolutely needs to be on the bike to be functional.


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Is Dahon Classic becoming a collectors item?

I'm seeing never used one for $700 on ebay.

Parts must be expensive too.
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Is Dahon Classic becoming a collectors item?

I'm seeing never used one for $700 on ebay.

Parts must be expensive too.
Lets see if anyone is willing to pay $700 for it, or if the seller is just delusional.
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Old 07-26-17, 01:51 PM   #6
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Is Dahon Classic becoming a collectors item?

I'm seeing never used one for $700 on ebay.

Parts must be expensive too.
their assumption out weighs reality. highly doubtful that someone will bite that price.
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I see stainless impeccable examples go for that money. Painted ones,not so much ...yet anyhow
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"H707 1493" H = "Hon" 7 = 1987 07 = July

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