Re: Breezer with Free Radical & NuVinci hub?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "teej310" <teej@...> wrote:
>We (Clever Cycles in Portland, OR) convert a lot of Breezers, mostly step-throughs. We've never had any structural issues. Email info@... a photo of your dropouts and any chaincase you may or may not have for possible caveats/tips. ("Breezer" dropouts with the little ears don't work.) NuVinci? no problem either.
> I have a 2004 Breezer Uptown, an aluminum step-through frame, that I want to turn into an Xtracycle. I was planning on attaching the Free Radical and having a new rear wheel built, with the NuVinci 360 continuously variable transmission hub.
> There seems to be some debate about the suitability of step-through Breezers as donor bikes. When I order the Free Radical, will I need additional hardware to bolt it onto the Breezer? Mine has horizontal dropouts, and apparently I'm going to need some kind of chain tensioner. Is it structurally risky to turn a step-through bike into an Xtracycle? Anybody have experience using the NuVinci 360 in a similar rig?