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Old 03-05-16, 07:26 AM   #1
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Small wheel touring

I'm working on an old Huffy Moulton Stowaway with the intention doing light touring. It's currently got a 4 speed igh, but I'm thinking of moving to the Sturmey Archer 8 speed igh. Anyway I'm looking for some inspiration. Show me your small wheel touring bikes and whatever modifications you've made. Thanks!
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Old 03-05-16, 11:46 AM   #2
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I'm working on an old Huffy Moulton Stowaway with the intention doing light touring. It's currently got a 4 speed igh, but I'm thinking of moving to the Sturmey Archer 8 speed igh. Anyway I'm looking for some inspiration. Show me your small wheel touring bikes and whatever modifications you've made. Thanks!
If inspiration is what you need, head over to the Moulton Page.. you'll find info, articles, and first hand experiences with that type of conversion..
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I got a Rohloff 14 speed hub Bike Friday Pocket Llama... It is a 135mm wide Hub.

look up the hub company and the bike company . wheel is 406 20"

Huffy-Moulton i need a picture of that from You.

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Just set up a new page on facebook called "The Moulton F Frame Group" if you care to join, just posted info on 8 speeds yesterday as myself and a few others are building 8 speed bikes and some are already done.
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Raleigh 20 with 8sp hub on tour.
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That's an exciting development! I'll take a good look
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Just set up a new page on facebook called "The Moulton F Frame Group" if you care to join, just posted info on 8 speeds yesterday as myself and a few others are building 8 speed bikes and some are already done.
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I'm working on an old Huffy Moulton Stowaway with the intention doing light touring. It's currently got a 4 speed igh, but I'm thinking of moving to the Sturmey Archer 8 speed igh. Anyway I'm looking for some inspiration. Show me your small wheel touring bikes and whatever modifications you've made. Thanks!
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My SOMA Mini-Velo at sunrise this morning en route from Sonoma county to San Francisco (and from there to Mountain View). My Monday morning commute (and Friday-PM reverse) is a mixed-mode run including just over an hour cycling (the whole route is a ten-hour ride, which makes the office schedule tough!).

Yes. there are no fenders. If it's rainy I take another bike.

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Istanbul to Rotterdam..
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Stellar! What sort of route ddid you follow? Any technical issues with your NWT?
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Turkey ,Bulgaria,Romania,Hungary ,Danube bike Path, Germany,Holland..home..No problems ..10 years ago now...Now I have changed my touring style of riding..a Brompton or old Dahon now.....Jump on a bus or a train for the boring parts..Why ride down busy roads or boring countryside for days when you can go on a train or bus..10 years ago I would have argued against this but it doesn't matter..it's not a contest or an endurance event..I do it for pleasure..
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