Ciao P5

Price: £479.99  



Say "hello" to the friendliest folding bicycle around. With an ultra low step over frame design, the Ciao is perfect for anybody looking for a sophisticated bike for getting around town. It's especially suitable for inexperienced riders intimidated by high frames, riders with back or leg injuries, or riders wearing skirts. The Ciao includes a full complement of accessories: Hella lighting system to keep you safe and visible at night, hub dynamo to power the front light, SKS mud guards to keep you clean, and an ArcLight rack to carry your things. No matter what you are wearing, what your age or physical ability, the Ciao lets you navigate around the city in perfect comfort and ease.

Custom-drawn Sonus 7005 aluminum frame tubing with Lattice forged hinge and forged drop-outs

GroundFloor™ low step through frame design

Patented Fusion technology adds front end strength and stiffness

Fast folding - only 15 seconds

KlickFix frame bracket allows mounting of hundreds of different KlickFix bags

Fully equipped with dynamo hub, Hella light system, and SKS mud guards

Dahon Premium component package


COLOUR Chocolate, matte
GEAR INCHES 37" - 76"
DISTANCE: SEAT POST TO HANDLEBAR Min: 610mm (24") Max: 670mm (26.25")
DISTANCE: SADDLE TO PEDAL Min: 650mm (25.5") Max: 950mm (37.5")
FOLDED SIZE 33 x 65 x 84 cm (13" x 25.5" x 33")
WEIGHT 11.4 kg (25.1 lbs)
FOLDING TIME 15 seconds
SUGGESTED RIDER HEIGHT 142 cm - 193 cm (4'8" - 6'4")
MAX RIDER WEIGHT 105 kg. (230 lbs.)
FRAME L Series, 7005 aluminum alloy, ustom-drawn Sonus tubing, forged Lattice hinge, EmBed and ViseGrip technology
FORK Integrated, patented Fusion technology
HANDLEPOST Radius ProLite, patented Fusion™ technology, forged aluminum, patented InSide™ lock
HANDLEBAR 6061-T6 aluminum, riser
HEADSET Dahon Fusion, Zero stack, cartridge, sealed
GRIPS BioLogic™ Ergo, AirFlo™ design, reflective end plugs
SADDLE BioLogic™ Comfort, Ozone design, patented DualDensity™ base
SEAT POST BioLogic™ suspension seat post, 40mm travel, forged clamp
FRONT BRAKE Kinetix SpeedStop V brakes, stainless flex noodle, stainless link and anchor bolt, "SilentGrip" ceramic brake pads
BRAKE LEVER BioLogic V, ultra-smooth machined pivots, Kraton insert
CABLES AND HOUSING Dahon LiveWire, SIS housing, slick cable, LubeTube seal
FRONT HUB BioLogic™ Joule dynamo, 6V/2.4W
REAR HUB SRAM 5 speed coaster hub
SPOKES 14G, stainless, brass nipples
RIMS Kinetix Comp, doublewall, CNC machined sidewalls, wear line indicator
TIRES Schwalbe Marathon Racer, 85 psi, Qualifier Compound casing, RaceGuard puncture protection
CRANKSET Kinetix Wing, cold forged 6061 crank arms, hand-polished
FREEWHEEL Dahon Special Edition, 13T
BOTTOM BRACKET Cartridge, sealed bearings
CHAIN KMC Z610RB, RustBuster
PEDALS Folding
CHAINGUARD Full chainguard
KICKSTAND Aluminum, Dacromet bolt
CLIP SYSTEM Magnetix™ system
FRONT LIGHT Hella MicroFF, halogen
REAR LIGHT Hella Premium, SuperBright LED, light and motion sensors for auto on/off
RACK ArcLite, tubular aluminum, with luggage straps
MUDGUARDS Dahon Special Edition SKS Mini 20 w/ stainless hardware
LUGGAGE BRACKET KlickFix frame mount on head tube fits hundreds of KlickFix bags and baskets
ACCESSORY Reflective trouser clip, bell, bell, mudguards, rack

*Note: These are our standard model specifications. The specifications for your country may differ slightly. We do our best to ensure that the specifications listed here accurately reflect the exact parts found on our production bikes. However, component changes do occur for various reasons and there may be brief delays on site updates. Also our distributors also regularly ask us to make component modifications to better reflect the requirements of their local markets. We 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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