Posted September 30, 2013 by in Dahon Folding Bikes

Dahon Speed Uno Folding Bike Review

Dahon Speed Uno Folding Bike
Dahon Speed Uno Folding Bike folded
After years of hauling around my big bulky mountain bike I finally bought a nice sleek folding bike. I bought the Dahon Speed Uno Folding Bike off amazon and got a pretty good deal. I got this model because a friend of mine had it and it seems like a pretty good bike.

The bike wasn’t cheap, but I’m told with folding bikes you don’t want to go down to the cheaper models because there is more things that could go wrong with a folding bike rather than a normal bike. Having said all this it was cheaper that my mountain bike and a lot easier to use on my morning commutes to work and to school.

The Dahon Speed Uno has a great look and is really light weight even compared to most folding bikes. When putting it together it was super simple which was a plus to me because I’m not the most mechanically inclined. Another good aspect about the bike is that there are no cables or wires which makes the bike a little more attractive and less apt to break.

I’m super happy with this bike. Though I can’t take it for 20 miles rides like my mountain or road bike. This bike is honestly my favorite of all my bikes and has suited me very well on my commutes. A+ BIKE

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Folding Bike Components

  • Color: Shadow
  • Speeds: 1
  • Folded size: 11.7 by 30 by 25 inches
  • Weight: 24.2 pounds
  • Folding time: 10 seconds
  • Recommended rider height: 4′ 8″ to 6′ 4″
  • Max rider weight: 230 pounds
  • Gear inches: 64
  • Distance (seat post to handlebar): 25 to 25.9 inches
  • Distance (saddle to pedal): 26.3 to 37 inches
  • Frame: K series, SuperLite 4130 chromoly, forged lattice hinge, patented ViseGrip technology, forged dropouts
  • Fork: Integrated, patented Fusion technology
  • Handle post: Radius, fixed, patented Fusion technologies, forged aluminum
  • Handlebar: 6061-T6 aluminum, Flat bar
  • Headset: Dahon Fusion+, Zero stack, cartridge bearings
  • Grips: BioLogic Ergo, single density
  • Saddle: BioLogic Como
  • Seat post: SuperOversize, MicroAdjust, aluminum
  • Seat clamp: Dahon Covert, high leverage design
  • Rear brakes: Shimano coaster
  • Brake lever: Aluminum
  • Cables and housing: Dahon LiveWire, SIS housing, slick cable
  • Front hub: Dahon Mini, aluminum, sealed
  • Rear hub: Shimano coaster, 1 speed
  • Spokes: 18/8 stainless steel
  • Nipples: Brass nipples, black
  • Rims: Aluminum, single wall
  • Tires: Dahon Rotolo, 20″ x 1.75″, high-pressure 65 psi
  • Crank set: Cold-forged 6061-T6 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
  • Bottom bracket: CH, chromoly axle
  • Chain: KMC Z410
  • Pedals: Suntour folding, non-slip
  • Kickstand: Aluminum, Dacromet bolt
  • Clip system: Magnetix system