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What type of DLT Dahon is this?

Old 04-25-20, 04:43 AM
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What type of DLT Dahon is this?

Morning!

I am having difficulty working out which Dahon this Bocas DLT most resembles.

Any ideas?

ItĎs from about 2011.

Also, how does one best fold it? I didnít have much luck and didnít want to force or break anything.

Thanks in advance!

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Dahon Route

Folding is:
1. Position pedals where they won't get in the way (will need to experiment to find best position) and put the seat all the way down and lock it.
2. Lower the handlebars to the folding position (will need to experiment to find best position) and then fold the handlebars down.
3. Bring the two wheels together with the handlebars on the inside in-between the wheels.
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Make sure the seatpost is all the way down, so it acts as a kickstand when the bike is in the folded position. Otherwise the chainring/guard sits on the ground and gets damaged.
Nice looking bike BTW.
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Thanks! It folds a little better now that the hinge is unfrozen!
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Nice looking bike whichever model it is. It threw me off a first, the fold, until I realized the fork was backwards.
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Yeah, I realized I had done something fundamentally wrong with the fold, plus the hinge was mega stiff so I gave up and asked for advice here which (as always) was both excellent and gratefully received!
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I believe the handlebars are supposed to be inside the fold, so the backwards fork is a bit confusing looking. I take it there's no magnets to keep it folded? I'd recommend some velcro strapping then. I have it for a folder or three.
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I do not recall an equivalent model but see that it is nicely equipped with upper shelf features, such as the IGH, Dynamo hub radius stem (?) rear rack and fenders. Nice Bike1
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Yeah, I realized I had done something fundamentally wrong with the fold, plus the hinge was mega stiff so I gave up and asked for advice here which (as always) was both excellent and gratefully received!
If you lived in NY, USA I'd have been making you an offer on this bike. I love it,...
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Sold, to a delighted new owner.

It rode pretty well but I much preferred my Dahon Espresso:

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