Dahon Custom Built Glide P8 Midnight Blue


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Available delivery method: Pick up in our High Street Shop SN16 9AG

With a step-through frame, larger 24” wheels inspired by the famous bikes of Amsterdam, the full-size Glide P8 is easy to fold.

Smooth, effortless, graceful… that’s the dictionary definition of Glide, and it’s the perfect description of this low step through folder. Instead of jumping in the car for that trip to the local café for a baguette and a latte, grab a Glide and cruise the streets in sleek Euro inspired style. Everything you need for a day on the bike is right there with you. A rear rack, SKS fenders, and the brilliant Biologic™ PostPump give you the freedom to take your full sized bike anywhere. The train, the bus… the choices are as limitless as the places the Glide can take you.

We have built this model for those of you who need a folding bike but prefer the ride of large wheel bikes.  The enclosed hub gears are always a boon on folding bikes when they are lifted in and out of other modes of transport, as the system is cleaner and the chain won't fall off the sprockets.  Please remember however that due to the larger wheel size they are inevitably quite a bit bigger in size than a Brompton  and also larger than Dahon and Tern 20" Wheel folding bikes, though compared to most 26" wheel folders proportionally they are remarkably compact.

COLOUR Midnight Blue/Orange
DISTANCE: SEAT POST TO HANDLEBAR Min: 620mm (24.4") Max: 645 (25.4")
DISTANCE: SADDLE TO PEDAL Min: 660mm (26") Max: 1020mm (40.2")
FOLDED SIZE 33 x 72 x 85 cm (13" x 28.4" x 33.5")
WEIGHT 15 kg 
FOLDING TIME 15 seconds
SUGGESTED RIDER HEIGHT 150 cm - 193 cm (5'0" - 6'4")
MAX RIDER WEIGHT 105 kg. (230 lbs.)
FRAME L24 Series, 7005 aluminum alloy, custom-drawn Sonus tubing, forged Lattice hinge, EmBed and ViseGrip technology
FORK Integrated, patented Fusion technology
HANDLEPOST Radius Telescopic, patented Fusion™ technology, forged aluminum, patented InSide™ lock
HANDLEBAR Dahon Crescent Handlebars
HEADSET  Zero stack, cartridge bearings
GRIPS  Ergo design
SADDLE  AirFlo™, Mojo Groove design
SEAT POST Biologic Post Pump  (Used like  track pump)
SEAT CLAMP Dahon Turtleneck clamp
FRONT BRAKE Kinetix SpeedStop V brakes, stainless flex noodle, stainless link and anchor bolt
BRAKE LEVER Shimano Aluminium V Brake
CABLES AND HOUSING SIS housing, slick cable
FRONT HUB Dahon Formula Q-Release
REAR HUB  Shimano Nexus 8 speed Hub Gear
SPOKES 14G, stainless, brass nipples
RIMS  Kinetix Comp, doublewall, Silver
TYRES Schwalbe Marathon 24” x 1.75”,  puncture protection, 75 psi, Reflex
SHIFTERS Shimano Nexus 8 Revoshift
CRANKSET Suntour, cold forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, black
BOTTOM BRACKET Cartridge, sealed bearings
PEDALS Alu/Rubber Grip folding
CHAINGUARD Full chainguard, 38T
MUDGUARDS SKS Max 24, stainless hardware
RACK ArcLite, tubular aluminum, with rack straps
KICKSTAND Double Aluminum with adjustable feet
CLIP SYSTEM Magnetix™ system
ACCESSORY  Mudguards, Bell, Reflex Tyres, Post Pump


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