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 Post subject: Shimano Alfine hub gear
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:42 pm 
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Anyone have any experience of a Shimano Alfine hub gear?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:10 pm 
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There's a subforum devoted to internal gear hubs at mtbr, http://forums.mtbr.com/forumdisplay.php?f=154


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 Post subject: alfine
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:34 pm 
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I've got one on my commuter/roadie

What do you want to know?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:22 am 
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i've not long sold 1


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:25 am 
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[quote="scant"]i've not long sold 1[/quote]

Did you sell it because it was crap?


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 Post subject: Re: alfine
PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:28 am 
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[quote="bobgarrod"]I've got one on my commuter/roadie

What do you want to know?[/quote]

I just interested to know what you think - are they good/bad? what sort of riding do you do? what size chainring you use at the front?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:17 pm 
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worked well enuff, just wasnt for me. i cant get over the dead weight feel


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:29 pm 
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Will do allright for a commuter or some light trails, for harder use save some more and go for a Rohloff :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:08 pm 
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Err wrote:
There's a subforum devoted to internal gear hubs at mtbr, http://forums.mtbr.com/forumdisplay.php?f=154



Theres some very interesting bikes in the shows your thread :shock:


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