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Dahon Ciao D5 Electric bike

The Dahon Ciao D5 electric is a wonderful bike with internal gears for zero maintenance and a silent front hub that can pull you up most hills with some help. The step trough frame makes this a great family bike. The folding mechanism is easy to use and makes this bike "the little engine that could."

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Our electric Dahon Ciao D5 is a beautiful folding electric bike. The low curved frame and relaxed seating make for a perfectly laid back cruiser bike. This bike is designed to be super low maintenance, easy to use, and straight forward. The front wheel motor has the strength to help you up even steep hills and the large capacity lithium battery, held in a bag on the rack, has the power to take you on rides up to 20 miles at a time!

 We picked the Ciao D5 because of its low step-through frame, comfortable upright seating position, and laid back feel. Our Dahon Ciao electric bike is a bike the whole family can enjoy!Folding down in just 20 seconds, you can store your Dahon electric bike easily at work and at home. You can also pop it in the trunk and head to the park for a leisurely ride on a nice day.

 Dahon Ciao Electric Bike Features:
  • Low step-through frame
  • Powerful front wheel electric motor
  • Large capacity lithium battery in bag
  • Simple throttle operation

The battery can be charged on or off the bike and a full charge takes about 4-5 hours. The motor and electric system is totally maintenance free and requires zero attention.

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Frame Sizes:1
Gear Inches:39"-87"
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:Min: 640 mm (25") Max: 680 mm (26.5")
Distance: Saddle to Pedal:Min: 650 mm (25.4") Max: 950 mm (37")
Folding Size:34 x 74 x 66 cm (13.3" x 28.9" x 25.7")
Folding Time:15 sec
Weight:26.6 lb (Without electric system) 45lbs total)
Suggested Rider Height:142 - 193 cm (4'8" - 6'4")
Max Rider Weight:105 kg (230 lb)
Frame:LA Series, 7005 butted aluminum alloy, custom-drawn Sonus tubing, Lattice forged hinge, patented Fusion and V-Clamp technologies
Fork:Integrated, patented Fusion technology
Handlepost:Radius V Telescope, adjustable, patented Fusion and V-Clamp technologies, forged aluminum
Handlebar:BioLogic Crescent, 6061 aluminum
Headset:Zero stack, cartridge bearings
Grip/Bars Tape:BioLogic Ergo, single density
Saddle:BioLogic Como
Seatpost:Aluminum 34 x 580 mm
Seat Clamp:Dahon Covert, high leverage design
Front Brake:ProMax V, aluminum, linear spring
Rear Brake:ProMax V, aluminum, linear spring
Brake Levers:ProMax V, aluminum bracket/aluminum lever
Brake Cable & Housing:Anti-compression housing, Slick cables
Front Hub:Dahon Mini, aluminum, sealed
Rear Hub:Dahon special edition Sturmey-Archer 5, freewheel, forged 6061 hub body
Spokes:18/8 stainless steel, brass nipples
Rims:Aluminum, ground sidewalls, anodized
Tires:Dahon Rotolo, 20" x 1.75", high pressure 65 psi, coffee skinwall
Shifter(s):Sturmey-Archer 5
Rear Derailleur:Sturmey-Archer 5
Crankset:Cold-forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
Chain:KMC Z410 or SRAM
Pedals:Suntour folding, non-slip
Cable & Housing:Anti-compression housing, Slick cable
Chainguard:Full chainguard
Kickstand:Dahon Double stand
Clip System:Magnetix system
Luggage Bracket:Luggage Socket, frame integrated
Rack:Arclite, aluminum, integrated luggage strap
Battery:36 volt Lithium Polymer 10(AH) Sanyo. 7.2 lbs
Charger:High-Power smart charger, metal casing with cooling fan
Motor:Brushless, gearless, 250 watt / 400 watt peak
Controller:36V 20A custom brushless speed controller
Throttle:Comfortable thumb throttle with battery indicator
Speed:18 mph, great hill climbing too
Range:20 miles per charge with pedaling

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