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Where did I see a 700c generator wheel for ~$100?

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Old 06-02-17, 10:11 AM
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I've been riding with a Sanyo hub for about five years now. No problems.
I don't expect to get anywhere near that kind of life out of mine but I did order a full wheelset and light and I wanna say again I'm dam glad y'all were havin this discussion
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I'd like to find one of these for a 26 inch wheel . . .
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I'd like to find one of these for a 26 inch wheel . . .
There are some options from a German retailer called Taylor Wheels that have good prices. Not sure about shipping to the USA... You shouldn't have to pay the VAT, though, so a pretty good price.

No experience with them, but I've considered it in the past.
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Zombie thread bump!

Found these wheels all over the place last year for just under $100.

Anybody seen any deal like this now?
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I'd like to find one of these for a 26 inch wheel . . .
Since this thread has been bumped, I would too. My main commuting bike has 26" wheels, and I'd love to have one less headlight to take off and plug in from time to time.

Building another wheel wouldn't be the end of the world (I personally enjoy it, and would love the excuse), but ~$100 is tough to beat!
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https://www.bike24.com/1.php?content...by=2;pitems=50

https://www.bike24.com/1.php?__qf_pr...D%5B19632%5D=1
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
Another downside is that the Sanyo's bearings are not replaceable, or so I've read here on BF. If a bearing fails, you have to replace the hub which means rebuilding the wheel or buying a wheel.

In tests I've read, the Sanyo creates more drag than all other dynamo hubs, but I can't perceive any of the drag, so that's little enough drag for me. I leave the system on whenever I ride, as the extra effort might be buying me a small bit of safety, allowing people to see me.
i have 2 of those hubs so it will suck when they fail but they have been working great for many miles so far!
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Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
Since this thread has been bumped, I would too. My main commuting bike has 26" wheels, and I'd love to have one less headlight to take off and plug in from time to time.

Building another wheel wouldn't be the end of the world (I personally enjoy it, and would love the excuse), but ~$100 is tough to beat!
I may have to talk to Santa about buying one of these wheels. No info yet on whether I've been good this year though.

TS: if you want to buy one for the team and report back on how well they work, let me know!

$92.50 shipped to the US, not bad.
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I have bought 2 dynamite from bike24. Both work great.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I may have to talk to Santa about buying one of these wheels. No info yet on whether I've been good this year though.

TS: if you want to buy one for the team and report back on how well they work, let me know!

$92.50 shipped to the US, not bad.
That's really tempting! As expressed earlier in the thread, I could not build that wheel for that price. (I would prefer double-butted spokes, but I would probably use a cheaper rim like a Sun Rhyno Lite, too.)
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I would love to see a 650b and/or 700c disc dynamo for through axle, but no luck finding it pre-built thus far.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I'd like to find one of these for a 26 inch wheel . . .
Interestingly enough, you can find them in 26 for cheap.

https://www.bike-discount.de/en/buy/...kaArPzEALw_wcB
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Those are noted as "28 inch". That could mean a lot of things. If you scroll down to the "Fact Sheet" tab, most are 700c!
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Interestingly enough, you can find them in 26 for cheap.

https://www.bike-discount.de/en/buy/...kaArPzEALw_wcB
cool beans, I think I'll have to pick one up. I like vintage mtbs for a commuter so a 26 inch wheel is perfect for me. This may get me to build a rear wheel around a SA 3 spd hub which would be perfect for winter commuting.
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cool beans, I think I'll have to pick one up. I like vintage mtbs for a commuter so a 26 inch wheel is perfect for me. This may get me to build a rear wheel around a SA 3 spd hub which would be perfect for winter commuting.
I built up a 26" dyno wheel for my with a Sanyo hub and a black anodized rim for my Hard Rock a few years back. Well, I don't have the Hard Rock any longer, but I still have the wheel. You can have it for cheap, @bikemig , if it'll fit the bill. I can send pics.
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I built up a 26" dyno wheel for my with a Sanyo hub and a black anodized rim for my Hard Rock a few years back. Well, I don't have the Hard Rock any longer, but I still have the wheel. You can have it for cheap, @bikemig , if it'll fit the bill. I can send pics.
Even better, yeah send me some pics and let's talk.
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