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Old 04-06-09, 05:50 PM   #1
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Converting my Dahon Helios P8 to singlespeed

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Old 04-16-09, 09:43 PM   #2
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Conversion complete with pics

Converting my Dahon Helios P8 to singlespeed
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Old 04-26-09, 03:39 PM   #3
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This is the finished result.


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What's the before & after bike weight?
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From 23 lbs. to 21. lbs according to my digital bathroom scale. To lose significantly more would entail going to Kinetix Pro wheels and something like Stelvio tires. For a regular bike that sees almost daily use of some sort, I prefer a puncture resistant setup rather than all out lightweight.

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