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Test: Dahon Boost

Review: Dahon Boost

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The practical folding mechanism and the impeccable handling of Dahon Boost convince in the test. The weak, grumpy unfortunately pedelec motor not.

What we like

  • excellent folding mechanism
  • amazingly comfortable seating position, safe handling, good directional stability

What we do not like

  • weak grumpy motor that is prone to vibrations
  • bad brakes

Pedals and handlebars fold, unlock the main frame and fold – finished. A few manipulations make Dahon bikes a compact, space-saving package for the small city apartment, the trunk or the web. To the Dahon Boost aspedelec to “electrify” the engineers built a Sunstar motor ans bottom bracket and a small battery that can be easily removed and used, behind the seat tube. Visually a successful engagement.

Less impressively presents itself in the test, the engine of the folding pedelec: Under loud vernehmlichem hum and finely vibrant it attracts, tinkers diligently, but without – only approximately heranzureichen to force other pedelec engines in the test – even in the strongest of the three levels of support , It is understandable that the Dahon Boost for driver kg and 85 kg body weight releases. Otherwise makes the lively Bike Fun: Agil, but well controlled, it always remains safely on course. The comfortable saddle is not the small battery – and the good handles invite for longer trips.

Specifications of the test: Dahon Boost

Price: 1,999 euros
Price Replacement Battery: 599 Euro
Weight: 19.4 kg
Motor: Sunstar bottom bracket, 250 Watt
torque: kA Nm
Battery pack: 24 Volt / 5 Ah Lilon (120 Wh)
Circuit: Sram i-Motion twist shifter / Sram 3-gear hub
Suspension system: no
Brake: Felgenbremse Kinetix V-Brake front and rear
Lighting: Spanninga Hilux LED headlight / taillight Spanninga Premium
Test score Comfort: great handles, comfortable saddle, no spring elements
Test-driving safety rating: weak brakes, good directional stability and directional stability
Test Score Range: the small battery is sufficient for short trips in the city: 16 km
Test Evaluation Test Evaluation Battery Handling successful battery receiving the frame, no charging station

Conclusion:

The practical folding mechanism and the impeccable handling of Dahon Boost pedelec convince in the test. Unfortunately, the weak, grumpy engine fails.

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