Blog - Tag: Rohloff Speedhub
This classically-styled commuter belongs to a local Bay Area customer who was looking for the convenience and reliability of modern components like dynamo lighting and internal gearing for his vintage-inspired Rivendell Sam Hillborne frame.
36" Wheelset for DirtySixer Bikes Intended use: Road/Tour/Gravel Features: IGH: Durable and dependable hassle-free gear hub Recommended rider weight: <350 Wheel Size: 36"Wheel build details Rims: Nimbus Stealth2 Front hub: Novatech 150mm Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/14 XL Spokes: Sapim Leader Nipples: Sapim, Brass Lacing: front 3-Cross // rear 2-CrossDestina
Having a frame that perfectly fits your riding style and body type can make the difference between a bike that motivates you to get out and ride often and one that sits in the corner gathering dust. Changing a half a degree on a tube angle or a quarter inch of a tube length can completely alter how a bike rides and feels. (This might be too bold of a statement. Run this by Carmen and Tyler and see what they think. I am more inclined to say something like "relatively small changes in ........ can make a noticeable difference in how a bike rides and feels".
Trail / Cross Country / All Mountain Intended use: MTB Features: Rims-Width gives more traction / lateral stiffness without so much weight IGH: Durable and dependable hassle-free gear hub. Recommended rider weight: <275 Wheel Size: 29"Wheel build details Rims: Velocity Blunt Front hub: Chris King ISO LD 15Q Rear hub: Rohloff SPEEDHUB 500/15 Spokes: Sapim Force Nipples: Sapim Brass Lacing: front 3-Cross // rear 2-