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04-26-19, 10:27 AM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

OK, I agree that E-Bikes are engineered for the...

OK, I agree that E-Bikes are engineered for the purpose. We have a WoundUp fork, disc brakes and weigh about 280lbs.

I've left you our SS-Couplers, assuming they're not damaged.

Or maybe...
04-23-19, 02:31 PM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Hi, we live in Scotland where it's hilly and...

Hi, we live in Scotland where it's hilly and often windy. We have a Co-motion Primera and at a couple of years over and under 70 we are struggling a bit and not using it so much, even though it's got...
10-02-17, 05:20 AM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Update to my 12-36 cassette. I adjusted the B...

Update to my 12-36 cassette. I adjusted the B screw to create more clearance between the jockey wheels and the cogs. Then I discovered the Ultegra has 2 Trim positions, so I adjusted the front...
09-27-17, 01:43 AM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

I had looked at the WI and priced it up from...

I had looked at the WI and priced it up from Germany, but it also meant a new BB, whereas I believe the Sugino is direct replacement. Not much difference in price either, unfortunately, but as you...
09-26-17, 02:28 PM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Thanks, Brian. As you say "expensive" - I'll...

Thanks, Brian. As you say "expensive" - I'll keep thinking and looking. Regards, Graham
09-26-17, 01:05 PM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

I fitted the IRD 12-36 cassette and find the...

I fitted the IRD 12-36 cassette and find the extra low gear a help on the hills, as expected. I feel a compact + (or ++) would be useful but the cost/benefit doesn't seem worth. The Sugino would...
08-19-17, 01:39 AM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Thanks for that, WG. Looks like my 12-36 should...

Thanks for that, WG. Looks like my 12-36 should be ok when it arrives. Can't understand why Shimano don't offer some other options like 46/30.
08-14-17, 01:20 PM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Thanks for the suggestions and links -...

Thanks for the suggestions and links - interesting. I still think I'll try the IRD cassette first and then think about a new crank if that's still not low enough, probably the Sugino as it will fit...
08-14-17, 08:47 AM
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Posted By ArDachaidh

Very interesting discussion. I recently bought a...

Very interesting discussion. I recently bought a road bike with Ultegra 6800 and feel I could do with a lower gear or two. It's 50/34 with 11-32 on the back. I'm thinking of fitting an IRD Elite...
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