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BIKES - Smooth Hound 6.0




Smooth Hound 6.0

Price: £699.99




Take a healthy dose of old school Italian road bike design flair, a liberal application of Brooks leather accoutrements, a sprinkle of pannier and fender mounts and a very large dollop of cruising and touring comfort and voila, just like mamma would make it… well not really, but the new Smooth Hound certainly is an irresistible package of meticulously chosen components. The Smooth Hound packs flat in seconds and slips easily into a shoulder bag for you to carry aboard a bus or train or stash in your hotel room at night. It weighs only 10.8kg and has all the features you’d need (and more) for comfortable, hassle free bike touring. BioLogic™ Handlebars handlebars are ergonomically designed to give you multiple hand positions. Luggage racks are set closer to the ground for a lower center of gravity and improved loaded stability.

Shimano 16 speed drive train with Ultegra barcon shifters

Special Edition FSA crankset with 55/44T CNC chainrings



NVO InfiniteAdjust stem adjusts quickly to adapt to riders with different sizes and riding styles


Schwalbe Marathon Racer tires with Kevlar puncture protection



BioLogic™ PostPump - high capacity pump integrated inside the seat post



Mudguard and rack braze-ons



Available in Medium and Large frame sizes



COLOR Midnight Blue
GEAR INCHES 27" - 97"
FOLDED SIZE 19 x 97 x 141 cm (7.5" x 38.2" x 55.5")
WEIGHT 10.8 kg (23.8 lbs.) w/o pedals
FOLDING TIME 10 seconds
SUGGESTED RIDER HEIGHT M Frame (157 -179 cm/5’2" - 5’10"); L Frame (170 - 188 cm/5’7" - 6’2")
MAX RIDER WEIGHT 105 kg. (230 lbs.)
FRAME N type, DualArc design, 7005 double-butted aluminum, integrated head tube, replaceable hanger
FORK Kinetix Q - Designed by German A, suspension
STEM NVO, patented InfiniteAdjust technology, 6061-T6 aluminum
HANDLEBAR BioLogic™ Handlebar handlebars
HEADSET Dahon Fusion, Zero stack, cartridge bearings
GRIPS Brooks leather bar tape, honey
SADDLE Brooks B17 Champion leather saddle
SEAT POST BioLogic™ Zorin PostPump, 27.2mm
BRAKES Kinetix, forged aluminum, dual pivot caliper, adjustable angle pads
BRAKE LEVER Forged aluminum, with QR
CABLES AND HOUSING Dahon LiveWire, SIS housing, slick cable
FRONT WHEEL Kinetix Comp, 20H radial laced, ultralight 58 g. cartridge bearing hub, CNC machined doublewall rim
REAR WHEEL Kinetix Comp, 28H radial/2 cross lacing, Kinetix road hub, CNC machined doublewall rim
FRONT HUB Kinetix Neutron, cartridge bearings, Ultralight 58 gram design
REAR HUB Kinetix, Labyrinth water seal, 8spd. cassette, aluminum, QR
SPOKES 14 G, stainless steel, brass nipples
RIMS Kinetix Comp, doublewall, CNC sidewalls, wear line indicator
TIRES Dahon Special Edition Schwalbe Marathon Racer, 85 psi, Qualifier Compound casing, RaceGuard puncture protection, Reflex
SHIFTERS Shimano, Ultegra, Bar end, SL-BS64, Set, 2/3x8sp
FRONT DERAILLEUR Microshift, forged aluminum
CASSETTE Shimano HyperGlide 8 speed, 11-32T
CRANKSET FSA, forged aluminum, CNC alloy 55/44T rings
BOTTOM BRACKET Cartridge, sealed bearings
CHAIN SRAM PC971, 9 speed, PowerLink
ACCESSORY Reflective pants clip, Bell

FREE TUNE-UP - a £30 value!
Dahon requires all of their bikes to be checked and adjusted by a trained bicycle mechanic before riding.
This activates the warranty and you can then upgrade to a lifetime warranty simply by sending the warranty card in.
Without this service, you'd have to bring your bike down to the local bike shop for a tune up before riding and you'd get charged up to £30.
We offer this service for free, so when you get your bike from us, all you have to do is unfold it and you can start riding.

*Note: These are Dahons standard model specifications. We do our best to ensure that the specifications listed here accurately reflect the exact parts found on our delivered bikes. However, component changes do occur for various reasons and there may be brief delays on site updates. Dahon reserve the right to make component changes without prior notification, which may cause discrepancies with the information listed on the web.



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