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Reflective Rims and Internally Geared Hubs

  Shimano Alfine and Velocity Halo Dyad A set of wheels are in for review and in the midst of getting installed on the famous Salsa Casseroll.   Utilizing a Shimano Alfine groupset I have been piecing together in the past 6 months, and the new Velocity Dyad Halo reflective rims. The wheels and review are also based all around the Shimano Alfine groupset, as I’ve been interested in internally geared hubs (IGH) since trying the Civia Lo…

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An Introduction to the 2013 Swobo Fillmore

…Until that time, BSG readers, meet the Swobo Fillmore. Stock set up Shimano Nexus / 170mm / 38t Hubs: Shimano (F)/Shimano Alfine 8spd (R) Tektro Aquilla mechanical disc Frame and fork: TIG welded Swobo Chromoly Size: 51 cm Crankset: Shimano Nexus / 170mm / 38t Hubs: Shimano (F)/Shimano Alfine 8spd (R) Wheels: 700c/36 hole/Alex DA22 rims/14g Stainless spokes Brakes: Tektro Aquilla mechanical disc Extras: Aluminum fenders and chain guard…

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Bike Builds in Queue & Beyond

…as much as possible. Surly Karate Monkey with Internally Geared Hub I’m going to be trying out a Shimano Alfine rear 8-speed hub on a 29er mountain bike, that will be mountain biked hard. Everything is built, just need a rear 160mm centerlock disc rotor for the back wheel. Can’t really mountain bike with only a front brake! (This is an 18″ and on my older Karate Monkey frame) Surly Karate Monkey Single Speed 16″ Karate Mo…

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