Re: Oh yeah, picture of my Bianchi Milano + xtracycle
- SuperHot Sean! If you don't mind the weight, go with an internal generator hub. Shimano makes a 6v model that I use to power dual headlights (I had the Xtra on my Novara Fusion initially with the same 8 speed internal you appear to have.
Dig it! Thanks for the photo.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sean Moore <moore.sean@...> wrote:
> North Road bend bars, CETMA brand front rack.
> Front fender has been readjusted since this pic, I never noticed from
> the cockpit ;) Rear fender sits too high but fits under the snapdeck,
> will ride it like this until I figure out what size tires I'll replace
> those with in a couple thousand miles.
> Stem to be replaced with a taller, shorter version to create a truly
> upright riding position. At that point I will mount the rack as close
> to the headset and as low as I can via some aluminum mount extensions.
> After this I'll determine if the saddle needs to be replaced, I'm
> lusting after a brooks but I don't ride more than 15 miles at a time
> at this point.
> I also want to eliminate the quick release from the front wheel, if
> anyone knows the cheapest way to do so please chime in. i.e. "Take an
> axle from XXXX instead of buying it new." I believe it is a sealed
> bearing Shimano front hub.
> This wouldn't have happened had dr2chase not upgraded to a big dummy
> and cut me a good deal on his used xtra, I would have just replaced my
> broken rear rack with a stouter model. Thanks again!
> Sean Moore