Articles tagged with: Rohloff
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We’re back! And what a scorching start to the year… not just the temperature but also more people pedalling around town!
I’ve started with some local news from the shop and pasted in this month’s BikeFun newsletter after that.
Happy summer cycling. Cheers, Bill and the crew
MORE BIKES, BETTER BIKES(!)
As always, we’re keeping a beady eye peeled for sweet bikes to add to our range.
1. some of the Kona range have made the grade and are starting to appear on the showroom. Already the Dew City, Dew and Dew Plus are here
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Jai had some pretty extreme requirements: “Bill, I’ll be riding through rice paddys for about a year. I need to carry a stack of gear and I like the Big Dummy. I also like the Rohloff and the Son dyno lights.” This is a summary of the requirements but here’s what we produced for Jai:
Surly Big Dummy frame and fork set
Xtracycle long loader kit with bags
Twin bar setup to take accessories and give range of hand positions
Ortlieb Classic bar bag
FSA pig heavy duty headset
Tubus Tara front rack for Ortlieb Front …
So you like riding. A lot. You ride for transport, for fitness, to work, on holiday, around town, in the bush… basically, you ride all the time. And, predictably, your drivetrain wears out. Quite often. Ouch. Quite inconvenient and pricey.
Then along came the Rohloff Speedhub: the 14 speed hub with a super wide gear range. Ok so it’s not entirely maintenance free (an oil change every 5,000 clicks is recommended).
We’ve now got three staff hooked on Rohloffs – Moz with four Rohloffs (!) on his various bikes, Joel with one …