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Old 02-07-18, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe Remi View Post
Why wouldn't you just buy a different Dahon Speed with brakes and gears?
#1: there's no 8 speed igh Dahon bike that folds this way,...
#2: cromo steel, it's what the Uno is,...
#3: my speed p8 has a derailleur, and I want a straight chainline,...
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Old 02-07-18, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe Remi View Post
Why wouldn't you just buy a different Dahon Speed with brakes and gears?
Modifying bikes is fun and he has the Hub ready for action it sounds.
To your point however, I personally really like the Vitesse D3 which is effectively a Speed Uno w/ an aloy frame and Sram/Sachs 3 speed.

For "ultimate" Internal setup, I just modified a bike and I really like it. No pics it seems so maybe I will post tomorrow.
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Old 02-08-18, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Audrey.Adrian View Post

Mu Uno Chain = 9.9 kg (22 lbs)
Mu Uno Belt = 11.4 kg (25 lbs)
Wow! Are Belt drive system really that heavy?
It weighs 3 pounds!?
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I suspect the belts are not that heavy but the chainring and sprocket are unless you get into exotic metal manufacturing choices. I am surprised it is that much different. Roger
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I suspect the belts are not that heavy but the chainring and sprocket are unless you get into exotic metal manufacturing choices. I am surprised it is that much different. Roger
My prior is that with respect to a chain, chainring, and cog, the belt drive would be lighter not heavier. I thought that was the case with tandems and timing belts, for instance.
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