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Old 04-19-18, 05:36 PM
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I was only messing with you,...LoL!!!
I know, but there are some peopel here who I think have misunderstanding others as a hobby so it is best to be careful...
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Old 04-24-18, 09:02 AM
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Hi all after all the search I have bought a:


Dahon Presto Lite

It's the most lightweight bike Dahon ever produced with only 8.7kg and a 3 IHG and it's a 16" wheel.

So in all I think I grabbed a bargain because the bike is very new, used by a lady a few times.. but I will be riding it for a while and then I will post my review on it. The seatpost is great and longer and there is a large frame with great distance between the handlebar and the seatpost, so I dont feel cramped at all.

My Órbita Flex 16 that I quite like weights 12.5kg, 4 kg more than the Dahon Presto Lite.

I got what I wanted because I need the bike to move around and travel between islands and 8kg is an acceptable weight to carry inside of a bag that came with the bike. Not bad at all.

If someone has more info about the Dahon Presto Lite than would be great to know more about it.
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Old 04-24-18, 05:10 PM
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Wow. Congrats on your new bike! Buying lightly used is a smart thing to do. You get plenty value for your money if you find the right bike.

Now you know why we kept telling you to get a longer seatpost
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Old 04-24-18, 05:27 PM
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A longer seatpost makes a WORLD of difference!!! Enjoy,...and please keep us posted.
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Old 04-24-18, 07:03 PM
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Waiting for the pretty pix....please.
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