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  1. Mine had 104, lucky you, 130 should be a piece of...

    Mine had 104, lucky you, 130 should be a piece of cake..





    I forgot there is no chainstay to deal with, so there shouldn't be a clearance problem.. other installations I've done have been on...
  2. Not if you want the Gates Center Track .. you'll...

    Not if you want the Gates Center Track .. you'll probably want the 70t/22t combo to get a high enough gear ratio, and that 70t comes as 130BCD only, so you would have to ditch the 104 crank that is...
  3. Good you're not interested in an 8spd hub because...

    Good you're not interested in an 8spd hub because it won't fit the Mu Uno with 120mm drop out spacing.. I've done lots of playing around with the Mu Uno through the years.. last incarnation was 2...
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    Our friend Jur comes to mind.. I think he Birdied...

    Our friend Jur comes to mind.. I think he Birdied similar distances on a routine basis .. although I hear it was mostly downhill both ways .. :lol:
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    Very cool! Whose frame is set up for belt drive?

    Very cool! Whose frame is set up for belt drive?
  6. I like the Mu Uno.. had a couple of them over...

    I like the Mu Uno.. had a couple of them over time.. it rode great as a single speed and was pretty stable .. I changed mine to a 2 speed SRAM Automatix (coaster brake version) .. easy swap.. I also...
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    Nicely done! I like the wishbone stem! You...

    Nicely done! I like the wishbone stem! You should really enjoy that setup with the P5 .. Ideal hub for the TSR-2 .. Transforms the bike ..
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    The spacers I made are going to look like THESE ...

    The spacers I made are going to look like THESE .... had I known at the time that these were possibly available and so cheap, I would have never tried to cobb up the ones that I have on the bike..
  9. The last incarnation of my Xootr Swift going from...

    The last incarnation of my Xootr Swift going from box stock to weight weenie Rolf wheels, skinny tire, derailleur set up was a Nexus Redband/Alfine 8 install with paddle shifter and Big Apples .....
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    Where are the bikes located?

    Where are the bikes located?
  11. Nice bike, but nasty spoke angles .. 2 cross is...

    Nice bike, but nasty spoke angles .. 2 cross is not recommended for that setup .. I'd have it re-laced 1x if you plan on riding it regularly..
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    M5 is the size of the bolt .. .8mm is the thread...

    M5 is the size of the bolt .. .8mm is the thread pitch.. .50mm would be finer (more threads /inch) 1.25mm would be coarser (less threads/inch) .. definitely not ok to try to force 6mm bolts... you...
  13. Titanium!...

    Titanium!
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    And with one of my favorite hubs, Sachs 2speed...

    And with one of my favorite hubs, Sachs 2speed Automatic coaster brake ..
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    Pretty easy to find on the web .. probably have...

    Pretty easy to find on the web .. probably have to reach out to owners to see who is hoarding parts ..

    427102
  17. Thread: Gaerlan

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    That's a J. Gaerlan take apart bike designed for...

    That's a J. Gaerlan take apart bike designed for carry on .. not too many of them around ..
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    Dahon lists an FM32 as the rear hub of a Mariner...

    Dahon lists an FM32 as the rear hub of a Mariner on their spec sheet .. I'd guess that's a Formula FM32 rear hub .. more guessing is you buy the hub complete because it's so cheap with no user...
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    The diameter of a Brompton wheel is 349mm .. the...

    The diameter of a Brompton wheel is 349mm .. the diameter of a Birdy wheel is 355 mm .. that is 6mm difference in diameter, or a little less than 1/4" .. so the wheels clad with the same tires won't...
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    Any 8mm pitch cog will be smaller in diameter...

    Any 8mm pitch cog will be smaller in diameter compared with the 11mm pitch by design .. more belt, bigger teeth need more room to wrap .. the image of my TSR-5 shows an 8mm pitch 25t cog at the...
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    There's no "maybe" .. works fine as I indicated...

    There's no "maybe" .. works fine as I indicated ..




    I rely on what's known in the industry as 'hands on experience' .. sometimes trumps 'I read it on the internet' ..
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    Not really .. you can run them very loose and...

    Not really .. you can run them very loose and they work great .. see HERE for an extreme example.. Mark has used this setup since 2002 with many, many miles through the years (note the very...
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    Hi, go HERE ...

    Hi, go HERE ... knowledgeable source with the answers to all your F-Frame questions..
  24. Thread: Carryme DS

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    The single speed gearing will be 48" .. the...

    The single speed gearing will be 48" .. the CarryMe uses a micro chain/chainwheel/cog (84/14) so you won't be modifying drive ratios easily .. it's a fairly proprietary bike..
  25. Thread: Carryme DS

    by BruceMetras
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    I had a DS when they were first available in...

    I had a DS when they were first available in 2008.. I did not like the gearing .. 80 g/i is way too high on 8" wheels .. the 165% overdrive is a lot.. the Sachs/SRAM/Sturmey 2 speed hubs are at about...
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