Re: [rootsradicals] Free radical conversion or Big Dummy?
- Wheel size? 26 or 700c?
One option is to add a rim brake and either use a 1-for-2 converter, or one of these weird gadgets that Rivendell is selling, at least for a little while:
Big Dummy is a lot of fun, though it is also heavier (at least for me). Part of the fun comes from having a bike you can happily ride off a curb with a load on it, which is where the weight figures into it.
On 2010-08-28, at 11:45 AM, camillemt wrote:
> I'm contemplating a Free Radical conversion of a commuter bike with an internally geared 8 sp hub with a roller brake. (Masi Soulville which was previously converted to roller brake from coaster). Does anyone anticipate issues with the plan? Alternatively, I've considered a Big Dummy, though I hate to buy a bike before I've ridden it. Thanks for your help.