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Old 07-06-11, 06:50 AM   #1
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belt drive-internal geared hubs

I'm considering a used Trek Soho with belt drive and Shimano Nexus 8 hub.Most of my riding is on rail trails and bike paths.How suitable is this bike for this type of riding?
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Old 07-06-11, 07:38 AM   #2
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I dont know much about these systems except heard its hassle free and totally silent. I say get it and report on here how good it is.
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As an owner of a belt-driven, IGH-equipped bike my advice is to save your money until you can afford a new bike. Technology continues to improve as these bikes hit the market. The new CenterTrack system from Gates is a big improvement over the original system and so far is only available commercially on Spot Brand bikes.

http://spotbrand.com/
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