Insane Bicycle Mechanic
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: other Vancouver
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Originally Posted by AllenG
I'm being lazy here and not doing an extensive Google search before I ask this, so forgive me.
I'm going to take the plunge next year and buy a tadpole.
I have a Rohloff hub in my parts bin and wish to use it on the build.
Do any makers provide framesets as apposed to complete bikes?
Many thanks for the help,
i'm still dopey from Thanksgiving dinner, so I haven't searched either. My impression is that unless you already have a supply of tadpole trike parts sitting around, buying just the frameset is going to cost you more to put together than buying a complete trike and retrofitting your Rohloff to it.
I would talk to Utah Trikes about the customized trikes they put together. They do a lot of internal hub setups- maybe you could ship them your hub and they'd send back a trike built around it.
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