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Old 01-24-08, 09:07 AM   #1
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whats this on a dahon speed pro?

on the handle post half way up, a bit of plastic with 2 screws, plastic moves up and down, whats this for?
my first folder and i like it, now all i need is the correct gear; twirling bow tie, big red nose, baggy pants and size 15 shoes.
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Old 01-24-08, 09:40 AM   #2
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Oh no you don't, the clowns are on the big bikes!
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Old 01-24-08, 10:03 AM   #3
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Light? Cable routing? Hard to say without a picture, though it's likely to be there for a reason!
Perhaps it stops chipping /clips to something when the post is folded?

And hey - less of the clown comments boyo!
At least we don't wear lycra!

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Old 01-24-08, 10:09 AM   #4
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When you fold the handlepost down, that plastic nub buttons into a plastic portion on the frame to secure the handlepost when the bike is folded.
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Old 01-24-08, 10:24 AM   #5
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ah-thanks for that!
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[QUOTE=LittlePixel;6041043]Light? Cable routing? Hard to say without a picture, though it's likely to be there for a reason!
Perhaps it stops chipping /clips to something when the post is folded?

And hey - less of the clown comments boyo!
At least we don't wear lycra![/QUOTE]


Ummm, I do ....and when I'm on the Wasp.




As for the piece of plastic with the two screws.......maybe that's Dahon's feeble attempt for a secondary safety devise for when the stem hinge breaks....you know, to put the worried owner's mind at rest
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you are a tuff crowd down there in the land of oz

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Old 01-24-08, 04:20 PM   #8
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you are a tuff crowd down there in the land of oz

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Just tuff talking. When it comes to the real stuff we go into hiding...
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Just tuff talking. When it comes to the real stuff we go into hiding...
+1............I talk tough,

but I'm a kitty cat..really, and BTW I do like Dahons...I'm only stirring

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