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New Japanese longtail - thoughts?

Old 03-03-17, 05:44 AM
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New Japanese longtail - thoughts?

The 88 cycle "Papa Chari"

Comes with a fat 20" wheel in back and 24" x 2.10 in front, 8 speed transmission and disc brakes.


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Old 03-03-17, 01:28 PM
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Fat bike rear for air suspension.. why not? Disc brakes mean you can build another wheel like the front one if you like that better.
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Old 03-04-17, 09:24 AM
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i like the idea, but wouldn't buy. i've already gathered most of the parts for my own hacked up version of a fat cargo bike.
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nice
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Old 05-23-17, 08:27 PM
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Odd combo of wheels
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Old 05-24-17, 11:36 AM
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I like it.
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Nice. I don't know why it makes me think of something from WW2. Did they have bikes like this in WW2?
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Old 06-24-17, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by ikaika777 View Post
Nice. I don't know why it makes me think of something from WW2. Did they have bikes like this in WW2?
It sort of comes across as being a bit army green to me like that of WW2.
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"Lectric cycles" mid drive electric motors can convert by replacement of the typical crankset..
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If it is the Shimano 8sp IGH, I'd be leery of that on a cargo bike. The one I broke was on a commuter bike that I never loaded heavy, as it was a 70's vintage 27" frame (both wheels, and seat tube) and those have rigidity problems even without cargo.
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