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Re: Oh yeah, picture of my Bianchi Milano + xtracycle

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  • anthonyeberger
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 20, 2009
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      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.

      Tony B.


      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, Sean Moore <moore.sean@...> wrote:
      >
      > http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/9307/bianchi640.jpg
      >
      > 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
      > moore.sean@...
      >
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