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    Senior Member samosaurus's Avatar
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    Mrs Samo's ultimate ride...

    Hey folks! Just picked up my wife's new full-suspension folding bike: the 2010 Dahon Jetstream P8. Rides like a dream!



    This one's an eight-speed ride with a front and rear shock... Its pretty affordable too!



    The front shock, its now a RST suspension instead of the German-A



    Ahhh... the rear shock.. adjustable for a smoother ride..



    The 8-speed drivetrain..



    Side-by-side with Samo's Jetstream EX



    Mrs Samo enjoying her ride..

    Sam
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    Eh? Where the hell did that suspension fork come from? I've never seen that before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chagzuki View Post
    Eh? Where the hell did that suspension fork come from? I've never seen that before.
    Good observation.. the German-A suspension was missing this time, replaced with the RST suspension.. At least these are what we get here in Malaysia..

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    It certainly gives the bike cleaner lines. I had a 2007 Jetstream P8 for a while and found the parallel linkage suspension didn't really move much. It was stiction-free alright but being non-adjustable I couldn't coax it to be more active. Perhaps this fork has a little more travel.

    Despite having owned one and gotten rid of it I want one again now. oops.

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    Thanks for the close-up bike porn pics. Most bike shops I go to don't have a Jetstream in stock. It's a really beautiful bike. I have a question. I bet you probably tried out both bikes, I was wondering how you like or thought of the difference between the front suspensions? And what year is your bike?

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    I used to have an old jetstream. I was never satisfied with the cushiness of the rear or front fork. I know one guy here ended up installing a thudbuster on the seatpost. That kinda defeated the purpose of a full suspension ride, IMHO. Anyway, would like to get your opinion of that new jetstream. See if they've improved on the model.

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