Downtube 8FH Folding Bike

DESCRIPTION

  • The Downtube 2008 FH ( 8 speed full suspension) folding bicycle is here. Upgrades for the 2008 model include:
  • Preload adjustable transarch suspension fork. ( biggest upgrade from 2007 )
  • Alloy lower stem
  • Front disc hub
  • Lightweight and easy to fold alloy pedals.
  • Low rise bars
  • Cold forged cranks
  • Stainless Steel chain
  • Alloy and stainless frame and stem quick releases
  • Machined sidewall rims
  • The above are in addition to the 2007 FS features:
  • lowest price 8 speed internal hub full suspension folder in the world!
  • Adjustable angle removable faceplace stem
  • 24H/28H spoked front/rear wheels for lightweight
  • 1.5" front tire (lighter than 2006 1.75")
  • Replacable 46T chainring
  • Stainless Steel spokes

  • USER REVIEWS

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    [Jun 21, 2009]
    John
    Recreational Rider

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Strength:

    Cost & comfort. Aftercare & warranty issues very good (pedals beak a lot)

    Weakness:

    Pedals - got through two sets in 500 miles. No mudguards for wet commutes.

    Rides well on shorter commutes. Shocks take up most bumps. On longer routes and rougher roads, the suspension makes life comfortable but extra weight can become a drag. The bar ends are a welcome feature & allow a good riding position. Good support forum on the web.

    [Apr 18, 2008]
    Francis Mulleady
    Commuter

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Strength:

    1) Looks
    2) Ride
    3) Gears
    4) Great value for money

    Weakness:

    Not many considering the price. I would recommend upgrading the folding pedals but that's a small cost.

    Excellent bike for the money. Rides very well and a great gear set. Very good looking bike in silver.

    Similar Products Used:

    Brompton and Dahon folding bikes.

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