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06-30-19, 04:49 PM
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Posted By elizilla

I now have four miles on it. It's been years...

I now have four miles on it. It's been years since I rode a bicycle so longer rides will have to wait for me to get better shorts and shoes and a helmet - I used to have all those things but they've...
06-27-19, 12:06 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Ok I did not wait for the weekend. It is alive! ...

Ok I did not wait for the weekend. It is alive!

I still want to tidy the wiring a bit, and fine tune the shifting. Adjust the seat, bars, etc to get it just right. And it needs some toe...
06-23-19, 02:19 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Just checking in with an update... the 7 speed...

Just checking in with an update... the 7 speed freewheel, the new 9 speed freewheel, and the freewheel removal tool arrived.

The new 9 speed freewheel looks a lot like the first one, I guess that...
06-20-19, 11:59 AM
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Posted By elizilla

It is not the one I got, but I am interested! I...

It is not the one I got, but I am interested! I think I will wait and see what happens with the parts I already have coming, though, before I buy any more.

Since I posted last night I have been...
06-19-19, 07:13 PM
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Posted By elizilla

I appreciate that the seller of this wheel is...

I appreciate that the seller of this wheel is willing to stand by it, even though I am annoyed at their poor product description. They could have just ignored me, or run me in circles with bad...
06-19-19, 06:54 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Yes, I do have the hub motor wheel. I expected it...

Yes, I do have the hub motor wheel. I expected it to have a 9-speed cassette on it. But when it arrived and I tried to install it, I discovered that what it actually has is a 7-speed conventional...
06-18-19, 03:57 PM
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Posted By elizilla

The Microshift thumb shifter fit on my handlebars...

The Microshift thumb shifter fit on my handlebars and does not foul on the other controls, so that part is all resolved. At least temporarily. Because... now it turns out the cogs that came on this...
06-13-19, 08:01 AM
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Posted By elizilla

Since tucking in nicely is a problem, I'm...

Since tucking in nicely is a problem, I'm avoiding it. But I am glad to hear of Microshift; I had not previously been aware of this brand and they had more choices.

I just chose some of their...
06-12-19, 01:36 PM
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Posted By elizilla

The decision to get rid of the IGH is already...

The decision to get rid of the IGH is already made, fietsbob. You can't change my mind on this. Unless you want to offer me some $$ for the parts I am taking off, you should probably just move on....
06-12-19, 11:11 AM
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Posted By elizilla

Yes that is my bike in # 8 above. Though I notice...

Yes that is my bike in # 8 above. Though I notice that pic leaves out the right brake lever with its two cables. I wonder why the OEM deleted that part from their catalog pic?

I will try to get...
06-12-19, 10:09 AM
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Posted By elizilla

Here I am back to ask for more advice. I did...

Here I am back to ask for more advice.

I did order that claw, and it works, it fits my bike. I installed it and I used my new Park derailleur hanger alignment tool to get it perfectly straight....
05-25-19, 08:37 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Just checking back in to let you guys know, I did...

Just checking back in to let you guys know, I did order that Claw and it fits the bike. So I have gone ahead and ordered a bunch of other parts. I’ll keep you posted as the project continues.
05-21-19, 01:52 PM
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Posted By elizilla

fietsbob, I do get why you like IGH. They...

fietsbob,

I do get why you like IGH. They are super neat. But if I want a rear hub motor, there is just one IGH choice, the TDCM motor. It has a five speed Sturmey Archer, it's one of the most...
05-21-19, 12:49 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Oh and I ordered that Claw, too. Amazon Prime, it...

Oh and I ordered that Claw, too. Amazon Prime, it should be here tomorrow. :)

I haven't yet ordered the rest of the pieces. I want to make sure I can get past this part first.
05-21-19, 12:22 PM
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Posted By elizilla

OK I will share the reasoning that has led me...

OK I will share the reasoning that has led me here.

It's an adaptive machine for me. I have MS and I am too weak to ride a normal bike. It's a trike because while my balance is good, I am not...
05-21-19, 07:30 AM
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Posted By elizilla

Ah! "Claw". This is the search term I need. ...

Ah! "Claw". This is the search term I need. Thanks! :)

In learning about derailleur hangers I realized this is an adjustment that has caused me annoyance in the past and that I would love to...
05-20-19, 05:12 PM
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Posted By elizilla

Converting from IGH to rear derailleur system

Hello,

Because of disability I am in process of heavily modifying a bike. (Trike, actually. It is a Pfiff Primo. It suits my requirements in ways I won't get into here; I'll just say I want to...
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