Re: [rootsradicals] The Big Dummy/Nuvinci/eZee build
- Carl to Carl : )I am talking out of turn here - my guess that it is pretty robust because on their website they mention that the hub is adaptable to many other motorized applications. I am curious about the true reliability when you actually turn pedals for awhile. It seems really cool for sure. I love cool technology.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Carl Mears <mears@...> wrote:
HiI'm lovin' those tires....Does nayone know anything about the long-term reliability of theNuvinci?-CarlOn Nov 26, 2008, at 9:08 PM, Morgan wrote:
"Our planes and automobiles have made it possible for us to go anywhere and see nothing, but our simpler, slower means of conveyance, our feet and our bicycles and wind-powered boats, still connect us to this earth that is not ours to master, but to treasure."
- I'm lovin' those tires too - they roll and cushion better than I expected them to, but
also do well in the gravel and grass. So far, their only downside is their weight,
but on a bike like this, I can't really be much of a weight weenie (not with both
the Nuvinci rear hub, eZee front hub, LiFePO4 battery, Longtail kit, myself,
I see nobody answered about the reliability of the Nuvinci. I have only been using it
for a few weeks so I cannot say from firsthand experience. However, in all my
reading on the 'net, it sounds like they are highly reliable - possibly even moreso than the
Rohloff (though they haven't been around as long, so getting good data on long
term is hard). There is at least one person running one with a stokemonkey, and it
has held up fine to the extra torque. And, they just feel very solidly built, reminding
me of other great products like Phil Wood hubs and Chris King headsets.
So, the tea leaves are positive for reliability, but, again, the proof of that won't
come until 10 years hence we can see how many are still running.
--- In email@example.com, Carl Mears <mears@...> wrote:
> I'm lovin' those tires....
> Does nayone know anything about the long-term reliability of the
> On Nov 26, 2008, at 9:08 PM, Morgan wrote:
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