View Single Post
Old 04-15-19, 10:21 AM
tcs's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Parts Unknown
Posts: 5,803

Bikes: 1980 Mike Melton, 1982 Stumpjumper, 1982 Santana, 1984 Alex Moulton AM, 2008 BikeFriday tikit T-11, 2010 Dawes Briercliffe, 2017 Dahon Curl i5, 2019 Surly ˝DT14

Mentioned: 20 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 492 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 14 Times in 13 Posts
Here's a cross-section of a turbine blade superimposed on a Dahon Curl image:

Why is the Curl designed this way? Well, form follows function, and it achieves a notably smaller fold:

BTW, in a detail of this image, you can compare the smooth welds of the Dahon with the lumpy braze work on the Brompton:

tcs is offline