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Lotus Franken Gravel Winter Bike

Old 12-22-19, 05:10 AM
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Lotus Franken Gravel Winter Bike


I got the Lotus Eclair converted, to a winter/gravel bike, out yesterday. I love riding this bike! This is a two speed kickback SA. I am looking forward to winter now!
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Old 12-22-19, 06:23 AM
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650B?

How are those Panaracers on snow and ice?
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Old 12-22-19, 06:39 AM
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Snow and Ice

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650B?

How are those Panaracers on snow and ice?
Snow and slush. Great. Ice. Not so good. I'm not clipping in if there is ice in the roads or bike paths. I made that mistake a number of years ago. Torn MCL. The bike was ok though.
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Old 12-22-19, 08:25 AM
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Nice. Did that come with the Shimano crank with the odd size bolts making clipless hard to do? I ask because I almost bought one of these a few years back but did not because of that.
Love the color.
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Nice bike, need details, build list, lots of pictures.
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jjames1452 That is a big bike... Kudos on a nice build sir.
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I'm pretty sure the frame came from Thrifty Bill.

I getting ready for another ride.

Hopefully on Christmas day as well.
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jjames1452 That is a big bike... Kudos on a nice build sir.
thank you.
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Nice bike, need details, build list, lots of pictures.
done.
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That might be the first picture of a bike with the latest Open Pro rims posted here.
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done.
What did you use for spokes, JJ?
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