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Old 04-17-19, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by pope_face View Post
Damn, I've gotta get myself a suitcase and try doing that myself. I'd love to be able to bring my bike along when heading on short trips, but I never actually expected to fit a Dahon into a suitcase (unlike a Brompton). I'm currently making some modifications to the bike, so I may have to see what I can do to minimize the weight/size of the folded bike, as well as making it easier to disassemble. I appreciate the step-by-step instructions; certainly gives me an idea of how to proceed with my bike.
Just be careful in selecting a suitcase. Many are only 19" wide, which makes it hard to pack a 20" wheel, and many of those that are 20" wide (the Samsonite f'lite 31") are well over the airline limit of 62" and are subject to oversize-bag fees.
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