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    Thinking of the Dahon Dash P18 or X20

    Hey everyone,

    I've been thinking of purchasing a new bicycle for some time now and am thinking that I'm finally going to dive in and pick up a Dohan Dash P18. I would prefer the X20 but I can't seem to find anyone that carries it.

    I work in Manhattan and live in Brooklym, so the bike would primarily be for commuting and fun..

    I was thinking of purchasing a road bike but size and storage are issues, until I discovered that folding bikes exist that are capable of pretty high performance.

    Does anyone have any experience with either of these two bikes?

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    Welcome to the fold. The smooth Hound is pretty cool also. http://www.thorusa.com/dahon/current/smoothhound.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynocoaster View Post
    Welcome to the fold. The smooth Hound is pretty cool also. http://www.thorusa.com/dahon/current/smoothhound.htm
    Yeah, the Smooth Hound is nice, but I think that I'm kinda more into the racing vibe of the p18/x20 as opposed to the retro/vintage look of the 'hound.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harorld View Post
    I've been thinking of purchasing a new bicycle for some time now and am thinking that I'm finally going to dive in and pick up a Dohan Dash P18. I would prefer the X20 but I can't seem to find anyone that carries it.
    I would consult Thor to see what will be available when.

    You don't want your first choice to be available one week after you buy the second choice ;-)
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    its the smoothound ..in stock ... or nothing ... as the Dash and all the others are sold out since quite some time and nothing similar is in the 012 program ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by brakemeister View Post
    its the smoothound ..in stock ... or nothing ... as the Dash and all the others are sold out since quite some time and nothing similar is in the 012 program ...

    thor
    What a bummer... I'm calling around to a bunch of shops and no one has the P18 in stock... What do you think the chances are of finding a used P18?

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    I have never seen a P18 for sale used. There is also the Dahon Hammerhead and you may find that used.
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    You can still buy the Dahon Silvertip new from some online retailers. It is the predecessor to the Dash P18.

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    pocket rocket. just sayin'
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    Did you try calling this place? It's in Brooklyn

    http://roysbikes.com/product/11dahon...18-82573-1.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjorke View Post
    pocket rocket. just sayin'
    Exactly what I was thinking.

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