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Dahon x Birdy??

Old 07-31-18, 07:37 PM
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Dahon x Birdy??

A friend of mine, who is a folding bike enthusiast and a mechanical engineer, has put a BIRDY fork onto a DAHON frame.
There were some technical difficulties but finally all sorted out.
From my point of view, the hybrid freak looks really not bad. How do you think?
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The only question is then its name. Maybe we call it BIRDAHONY?
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Old 08-01-18, 01:47 AM
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Looks great. I believe the frame is a Dahon Courser, an old chinese model. And presumably the handlepost is from Tern.
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Old 08-01-18, 03:55 AM
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Originally Posted by GTA View Post
A friend of mine, who is a folding bike enthusiast and a mechanical engineer, has put a BIRDY fork onto a DAHON frame.
There were some technical difficulties but finally all sorted out.
From my point of view, the hybrid freak looks really not bad. How do you think?

The only question is then its name. Maybe we call it BIRDAHONY?
​​​​​​​front wheel fold also? Looks great
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Old 08-01-18, 07:52 AM
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I would call it a Bihon (as the Bridy fork is on the front, less than half of the bike and it sounds like a funny animal). Dady would be another possibility but may lead to confusion. On the other hand Bihon is also food but I hope no one would try to cook and eat a bike.
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Old 08-01-18, 11:57 AM
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Well done. I hope you post pics of the bike when its finished.
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Old 08-02-18, 01:52 AM
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Originally Posted by ttakata73 View Post
Well done. I hope you post pics of the bike when its finished.
The owner of this freak is an odd guy , I belive he is doing this only for fun. Not sure if it will be finished in the end......

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Old 08-02-18, 06:06 PM
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Hi.
how did you get the fork to connect to the forks?
birdies usually use an inverted stem.
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Old 08-02-18, 06:07 PM
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Oh
just realised.
​​​​​​​as it's a Dahon frame it doesn't need a Birdie stem.
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Old 08-02-18, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by bhkyte View Post
Oh
just realised.
as it's a Dahon frame it doesn't need a Birdie stem.
But you were right, there is an additional stem to make them compatible.
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