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Old 11-11-09, 11:58 AM   #1
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A little something for Little Pixel!

Hey Little Pixel! Here's a little something to help you when you're too old to balance on that lovely 20 of yours!

Raleigh 20 balancing device
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Old 11-11-09, 01:39 PM   #2
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sweet, looks homemade! Appears to be a 451 on the front and 406s on the back. Also appears to be a single speed with no differential, and a dynohub in front. Lack of a differential would be a problem when cornering.

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Old 11-11-09, 01:46 PM   #3
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Not a dyno hub. It has both a drum brake and rim brake on the front wheel.
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I'd buy it and race it against the CF pretty boys at my local hammerfest.
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I'd buy it and race it against the CF pretty boys at my local hammerfest.
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Old 11-11-09, 06:11 PM   #6
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Scary thing is Jur, I would probably do just that, they all think I'm a nutter anyway, so I might as well confirm it!!
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Old 11-11-09, 06:14 PM   #7
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Haha - thanks Chop - that is Epic!
I don't think many trikes have differentials (even though they should) Pashley ones don't at least which makes them a real handful if you want to turn one on a sixpence (ie on a dime U.S. readers)

Speaking of R20 Drivetrains - anyone know where I can get a generic derailleur hanger like wot might fit on a Twenty dropout?
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Speaking of R20 Drivetrains - anyone know where I can get a generic derailleur hanger like wot might fit on a Twenty dropout?
Any LBS should have a hanger that bolts onto the R20 dropout. You will have to drill a small hole in the R20's flat part of the dropout to fit the nut 'n bolt, I've done this with my R20 SS so I could use a chain tensioner. I did have to grind the nut down a wee bit but it works fine.
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Sweet - I actually just found this which looks perfect. Yes - this means I might be making inroads in getting the fabled r520 on the road.. .


http://www.dotbike.com/ProductsP5577.aspx
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That's the one...now hurry up and finish this R520 so we can drool over it!!
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