Lightest folding bike

Dahon introduced the lightest production folding bicycle at Eurobike 2007, the Mu XXV. 250 of these limited edition bikes will be built to commemorate Dahon’s 25th Anniversary in 2008.

Dahon Mu XXV

This 7.5 kg / 16.6 lb folding bike is built up with Shimano Dura Ace along with custom components designed just for Dahon from FSA, Shimano, Syntace, Schwalbe, Kinetix and Kore. See more photos — including a nice one of the sweet white FSA crankset with ceramnic bearings — and details at Bike Radar.

Bike Radar also reports on other Dahon bike products like the eye-catching Smooth Hound 6.0 mini-bike with stylish touches like a leather Brook’s saddle and leather handlebar tape on moustache bars with bar-end shifters. This mini-bike is not a folder, but it is packable for travel and storage.

The Dahon Cadenza 2008 “urban mountain bike” is equipped with the Alfine internal gearing hub and Shimano disk brakes. This 28 lb bike folds in about 10 seconds, according to Dahon.

Read more about these Dahon bikes at Bike Radar.

8 Comments

  • Chris Trevino
    September 3, 2007 - 3:43 pm | Permalink

    Looks kinda like the Delta ixi

  • Chris Trevino
    September 3, 2007 - 10:43 pm | Permalink

    Looks kinda like the Delta ixi

  • Web
    September 3, 2007 - 5:36 pm | Permalink

    At 12 lbs, Sir Clive's A-Bike is lighter…

    Larry Lagarde
    RideTHISbike.com

  • Web
    September 4, 2007 - 12:36 am | Permalink

    At 12 lbs, Sir Clive's A-Bike is lighter…Larry LagardeRideTHISbike.com

  • Yokota Fritz
    September 3, 2007 - 6:33 pm | Permalink

    Good catch on that, Larry. You're right.

  • Yokota Fritz
    September 4, 2007 - 1:33 am | Permalink

    Good catch on that, Larry. You're right.

  • willow naeco
    September 4, 2007 - 3:33 am | Permalink

    Why'd they have to make it look like a Ghost Bike?

  • willow naeco
    September 4, 2007 - 10:33 am | Permalink

    Why'd they have to make it look like a Ghost Bike?

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