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Old 01-26-08, 04:35 PM   #1
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dahon curve d3 recommendations

I'm thinking of buying a Curve D3. So far, what I've read are all favorable reviews. I had the Jetstream P8 but sold it to buy a full size single speed, but am thinking I miss the little guy. I can't spend a whole lot, and the curve looks like a cool bike. Just looking for another bike to have some fun with. I ride on the road and bumpy bike paths.

Anyone like to weigh in with an opinion...
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Old 01-26-08, 05:54 PM   #2
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If you haven't read Kent P's blog posts about his D3 they are worth a read. Just type Dahon into the search box at the top left of the page when you get to his blog.
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Old 01-28-08, 07:07 AM   #3
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I'd suggest before you commit to the Curve, do a close comparison between that and the Downtube Mini. A lot of people don't want the fenders and rack that come with the curve, so it doesn't make sense to pay for them. On the Downtube for a similar price you get no fenders or rack, but a much better hub, which makes a big difference. If you need fenders and don't care about the more performance-oriented hub, the Curve may make more sense.
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