Join Date: Sep 2004
Bikes: Kona Jake, Scott CR1, Dahon SpeedPro
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Wait for the '06 SpeedPro TT to come out.
No really, it sounds like a great solution for you. I don't have the link handy to the '06 Dahon catalog but it's basically the SpeedPro with bada55 cowhorn bars and brifters along the lines of a road bike. There's a thread around here on the new Dahon stuff... It's also probably less expensive than a BF, though I wouldn't know for sure about the model you're looking at. Also, it already has a TT angle to it, so to speak, which might make it better than the BF in the first place. I'd say though if you're on the short side you might have trouble getting a good aero position on it (though I can't say for sure having only seen the promo pics).
I have a SpeedPro '05 which I've used to ride the NYC Century and commute on most every day. At 6 feet tall, I have no trouble getting a good, aggressive position. The Stelvio tires on it are quite zippy; don't let the 28mm spec fool you. Fast little bike, believe you me!