Folding bikes

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Old Hon convertible in stainless. Not sure of the exact year, but it must be a very early one as it predates the name change from Hon to Dahon. The non stainless stuff is a bit rusty, but I took it on a 6 mile ride today and it was OK. Currently the folding mechanism is held closed with wire, but I have a frame latch on the way. Was ridable when I got it a few weeks ago, but needed some tightening up.

 
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Original 70's susanna (made in Italy)
In bits at the moment resprayed it black + red.Not happy with that so thinkin of a knew color scheme... Ridden it a few times,but I feel like a clown on it.
 
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Old Hon convertible in stainless. Not sure of the exact year, but it must be a very early one as it predates the name change from Hon to Dahon. The non stainless stuff is a bit rusty, but I took it on a 6 mile ride today and it was OK. Currently the folding mechanism is held closed with wire, but I have a frame latch on the way. Was ridable when I got it a few weeks ago, but needed some tightening up.

Old Hon convertible in stainless. Not sure of the exact year, but it must be a very early one as it predates the name change from Hon to Dahon. The non stainless stuff is a bit rusty, but I took it on a 6 mile ride today and it was OK. Currently the folding mechanism is held closed with wire, but I have a frame latch on the way. Was ridable when I got it a few weeks ago, but needed some tightening up.

interested if you ever consider selling it let me know.
 
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Saw this 2008 Dahon curve d3 in near mint condition and had to have it...what a cool little bike!...rides amazingly smooth and solid...first folder for me,,,and see more in my future...:)
 
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Picked this Fuji Folder out of a guy's pile of junk for free.

Maybe I'll soak it in penetrating oil until spring and work on it for next years build off!
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Update:
I entered this bike in the March Madness unofficial build off (March 2020) and got it running as a gift for my oldest son. Converted it to V-brakes, and changed out the wheels, seat, shifters and handlebars. Kept the ratty faded out original red paint and decals.
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They had one of these Biomega Puma folding bikes at a local pawn shop that I could have bought for ninety bucks
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But I was afraid I'd break it.
 
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Anyone got a picture of one?
The carrying handle was not included with the Tote Cycle. it was an extra cost item. Since most bikes sold for cheap at Sears, buyers were too cheap to spend more.

Mine in action below. The stock wing bolts are a temptation to take it a part. Easy. Reassembly takes 3 people. :crazy: There is no hinge. The 2 halves are top heavy so you need help to hold it in place, on person on each half, a 3rd person to put the bolts back in. I replaced the wing bolts with stainless hex head bolts to discourage that behavior. I changed to a standard Sturmey Archer trigger on the bars. The oem shift lever was mounted on the seat tube well below the seat to avoid having the cable span the unbolting action. I changed to a smaller sprocket and a larger cog as they are geared ridicuously high. Added the milk crate for cargo at a 45 degree angle for heel clearance. The bike has a ton of flex. Came in brown or gold, 1 speed or 3 speed varieties. My guess is they sold many thousands of them. Most wound up in closets and when unused. Plenty around in minty to poor shape. Best use is local grocery runner, keep it under 3 miles please.