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Old 02-13-10, 08:31 PM   #101
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It looks great Alan!
Yes superb!

(The above Dahon also looks great!)
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Old 02-17-10, 03:49 PM   #102
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Is that kick -back hub enough for the hills of San Francisco?

I have a buddy who has a spare one I am trying to bribe him something for it...
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Old 02-17-10, 04:05 PM   #103
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Is that kick -back hub enough for the hills of San Francisco?

I have a buddy who has a spare one I am trying to bribe him something for it...
Depends on the engine .. the Duomatics have a range of 136% .. so you would gear your low range for the hill you would least want to walk up and then your top gear would be 136% more..
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Old 02-17-10, 04:31 PM   #104
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Is that kick -back hub enough for the hills of San Francisco?

I have a buddy who has a spare one I am trying to bribe him something for it...
I don't live in the city of SF. I have the gearing at 48/68 gear inches. Good for the mellow around town rides I do with it. When I do big hilly rides, I choose another arrow from the quiver.

I hope you can talk your buddy out of that hub. I love the simplicity and elegance. It's built like a tank, too.
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Old 02-19-10, 07:04 PM   #105
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I found an old wicker basket that matched up very nicely, and functions for those trips to the grocery store.
are you kidding me - to the grocery store on your moulton.......give me your moulton and i will hand you over my dahon mu for your market ride (ha, ha, ha)....
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Old 02-19-10, 09:27 PM   #106
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are you kidding me - to the grocery store on your moulton.......give me your moulton and i will hand you over my dahon mu for your market ride (ha, ha, ha)....
I ride my Orbea to the store but I take some pretty nice roads to get there.
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are you kidding me - to the grocery store on your moulton.......give me your moulton and i will hand you over my dahon mu for your market ride (ha, ha, ha)....

Sorry, no trade. I like to ride in style, even if it's to the market.

And, by the way, how come you didn't offer to trade when my Moulton looked like this -



Hmmmmm??!
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Old 02-20-10, 11:46 AM   #108
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And, by the way, how come you didn't offer to trade when my Moulton looked like this ...
Because at that state it was only marginally better than the Mu ;-)
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