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  1. #1
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    Dahon handlepost recall from 2008 -- anyone had the post replaced?

    I recently learned that there was a recall of Dahon folders from 2008 for bicycles without the Radius handlepost.

    Here's one of the recall notices:
    Dahon and REI Novara Folding Bicycles Recalled Due to Fall Hazard |

    The recall notice mentions only 25 reports ("complaints").

    If you had your handlepost replaced, please share details and a picture of the new part if possible.

    I've been trying to communicate with Dahon about this but I have the distinct impression that they do not want to provide any service.
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    Senior Member ThorUSA's Avatar
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    first you need to make sure if your bike is indeed affected
    this should help you

    where are you located ? All my customers got notices from me and Dahon as well at the time. But depending where you got your bike it might ..gotten lost ...
    I sure dont have any more warranty posts in my possession, I pay for the ones I have in my stock ( and consequently sell them )

    but first things first
    most likely your bike has not been recalled anyhow

    Best Thor
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    jur is offline
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    Thor, exactly how did Dahon modify the post to fix it? Because the "R" marked ones have the same design as the dud ones, so I find it hard to trust.

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