Dahon Route (Japan Version)

This entry level model adopts the frame technology and handle post which are used for the upper model so that everyone can feel the essence of the brand.  Comes with the 7 speed gripshift system which is easy to use, just twist it up or down to get into the right gears. This is an ideal choice of a folding bicycle if you are looking for that first bike; or a bike to take on a leisurely spin with family and friends; or to get some much needed exercise. Definitely a great my-first-foldie kind of bike.


Colour: Cloud White
Colour: Pure Silver

Colour: Obsidian Black


Weight: 12.2kg
Wheel Size: 20inch( ETRTO 406)
Transmission: 7 Speed
Folding Size (cm): W89 × H64 × D34
Saddle to Pedal (mm): 685~930
Frame: 7005 Alloy frame, Vice Grip technology
Fork: Dahon steel fork
Handlepost / Stem: Radius adjustable post, leftside folding, 340-440mm/8°
Seatpost: Aluminum, 33.9x580mm
Brakes: Winzip WB-991D
Brake Levers: Winzip WL-325C
Wheel / F: Dahon Assesse aluminum 406, 28H, OLD:74mm
Wheel / R: Dahon Assesse aluminum 406, 28H, OLD:130mm
Tires: Kenda Kwest, 20×1.50, E/V
Crankset: Aluminum, 52T, double chainguard
Derailleur / F: N/A
Derailleur / R: Shimano Tourney, RD-FT35
Shifter: Microshift MS-25
Cassette: Shimano MF-TZ21, 14-28T
Pedals: Folding pedal
Kickstand: Aluminum
Others: Mudguard

*Bicycle specifications may vary without notice in different territories and from time to time. Always check specifications with your retailer.

DFS(Dahon Folding System)Technology


This system, invented over 30 years ago, has been adopted by many folding bikes on the market, and the high degree of usage of the system can be seen by other brands around the world. Easy, even lighter, and more compact in 3 steps. By keeping improving the basics of the system, DAHON was able to establish its current position in the market of folding bicycle.

Vice Grip

Boasttechnology_img05ing a very strong holding power when locked, with the benefit of an ergonomic lever design and an adjustable tension rod that fits snugly inside the lever, surprisingly easy and smooth to fold.

High Leverage Quick Release

Improvement of lever shape used for seat clamp · handle clatechnology_img07mp · stem clamp. By enlarging the surface area of ​​the conventional quick release lever and efficiently using the force of the hand, we have improved the tightening force by about 30%.

Radius Handlepost

technology_img08With the fusion technology DAHON boasts, the Radius handle post has made it possible to connect smoothly from a fork to a frame and a stem. In addition, the coupling system, which is the center of the folding structure, has the best possible performance as a folding stem by adopting the “InSide ™” locking mechanism that provides strong fixing strength.

Adjustable Handlepost

A movable handle post that can change the handle position up and down by a quick lever at the center of the handle post. Grooves in the stem prtechnology_img09event rotation of the steering wheel to the left and right, achieving both safety and operability required for folding bicycles.

Retail Price: RM1,655.00

Credit: Text and Photo by Dahon and Dahon Japan.

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